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Calendar Of Events Business

Written by on September 13, 2012


Thursday 9/13


   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "Chamber Open House & Member Marketplace" as it kicks off a new year of programming and events. Chairman Phillis Oeters shares opportunities for involvement and head coach Mario Cristobal of FIU Football shares tips on winning in South Florida. 5:30-8 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $10. Details: (305) 577-5421 or or

Friday 9/14


   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "Conversation with the County: County Reorganization," featuring Deputy Mayor Jack Osterholt, who oversees the County’s Permitting, Environment and Regulatory Affairs Department; and Sustainability, Planning and Economic Enhancement Department. Learn about his plan to streamline the following regulatory activities and to consolidate all under one organization for a more customer-friendly approach. 8:30 a.m. registration. 9-10:30 a.m. breakfast and program. Bilzin Sumberg, 1450 Brickell Ave., 23rd floor, Miami. $25 members. $35 others. $45 onsite. Details: (305) 577-5464 or or

Tuesday 9/18


   The UM Center for Hemispheric Policy hosts panel "Economics: Centerpiece of 21st Century US Foreign Policy." Featured speaker is Jose W. Fernandez, assistant secretary of economic and business affairs for the US Department of State. 8-8:15 a.m. registration 9:15-9:45 a.m. breakfast and program. Conrad Miami, 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami. $30. Registration required. Details: (305) 284-9871 or or

Thursday 9/20


   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "ADA in Real Life and Reasonable Accommodation Considerations." The program focuses on knowing how to correctly manage the interactive and reasonable accommodations process. Examine case studies culled from actual situations dealing with four key phases of the ADA compliance process. 9 a.m. registration and breakfast. 9-11 a.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level. $25 members. $40 others. $50 onsite. Details: (305) 577-5458 or or


   The UM Center for Hemispheric Policy hosts "Mexico The New Peña Nieto Administration: Prospects for Reform." Panelists include Gabriel Casillas, chief economist and head of research, Banorte, Mexico City; Roberto Salinas León, president of Mexico Business Forum and visiting fellow at the UM Center for Hemispheric Policy, and Luis Rubio, chairman of CIDAC (Centro de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo), Mexico City. 8-8:15 registration. 8:15-10 a.m. program. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Venetian room, Coral Gables. Free for students and academics. $30 others. Details: (305) 284-9871 or or

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