Panel "HealthCrunch: Leveraging Technology to Reduce Healthcare Costs," presented by MIT Enterprise Forum of South Florida and Lead305, focuses on the role of technology in reducing healthcare costs, expanding coverage, and improving services. Panelists discuss the impact and upside of leveraging social media, mobile, and technology innovations to improve healthcare delivery. 7:30 p.m. Pipeline Brickell, 1101 Brickell Ave., south tower eighth floor, Miami. $25-$30. Details: (305) 403-2080 ext. 134 or email@example.com or http://mitforumfl.org/healthcrunch-leveraging-technology-to-reduce-healthcare-costs.
UM's Center for Hemispheric Policy hosts The Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America "Outlook on the Americas" luncheon featuring Jose W. Fernandez, assistant secretary of economic and business affairs for the US Department of State. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-2:30 p.m. luncheon. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $60 US chamber members. $75 others. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.uschamber.com.
The French-American Chamber of Commerce hosts "FACC Chandeleur," featuring a tasting of crepes at the residence of the Consul of France. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 4896 SW 80th St. $20 members. $25 others. Details: (305) 374-5000 or email@example.com or www.faccmiami.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a Speed Biz Breakfast, a networking event for business owners and professionals. 8 a.m. breakfast and registration. 8:30-10 a.m. event. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 577-5467 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
AS/COA Miami and the Center for Latin American Studies at UM present "Enhancing Food Security: Technology, Infrastructure, and Cross-Sector Collaborations," a forum on food security offering dialogue on the most innovative approaches to enhancing global food security. 4 p.m. University of Miami Newman Alumni Center, 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables. Free with registration online. Details: (305) 779-4816 or email@example.com or www.as-coa.org.
The Business Referral Group luncheon networking event features Leslie Coller speaking on "The Fabulous Spring 2013 CAbi Women's Clothing" collection. Noon. Ana Capri Restaurant, 2530 Ponce De Leon, Coral Gables. Free for prospective members. Details: (786) 268-2779 or (305) 525-6742 or www.businessreferralgroup.org
The Florida Association of British Business hosts a networking event for professionals interested in establishing British business contacts. 6:30-9:30 p.m. The News Lounge, 5580 NE Fourth Court, Miami. Details: (305) 371-9340 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.britishflorida.com.
The Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami hosts the Estate Planning Symposium, a full-day program for financial planning, insurance, accounting, trust services, planned giving, and legal professionals. Features speakers discussing the latest estate planning topics and strategies. 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. University of Miami BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Drive, Coral Gables. $95 students. $200-$225 members. $225-$250 others. Details: (305) 232-7234 or email@example.com or www.epcmiami.org.
Hype Miami, the young professionals committee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, hosts a panel discussion featuring industry experts discussing Miami's real estate market. The panel highlights current and future real estate developments and their impact on the South Florida economy. 5:30 p.m. registration. 6-7:30 p.m. reception and program. Pipeline Brickell, 1101 Brickell Ave., south tower eighth floor, Miami. $20 members. $25-$30 others. Details: (305) 577-5486 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
REAL ESTATE 2013
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "The State of Real Estate in South Florida: What is in store for 2013?" Expert panelists discuss the current and future conditions of South Florida's housing, commercial real estate and credit markets. 8 a.m. registration and breakfast. 8:30-11:30 a.m. program. Hampton Inn & Suites Miami Brickell Downtown, 50 SW 12th St., Miami. $35 members. $50 others. $60 onsite. Details: (305) 577-5464 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and the Gay & Lesbian Lawyer's Association presents its monthly networking program tailored for attorneys, judges and legal professionals. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1:30 p.m. program. City Hall, The Restaurant, 2004 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $35 members. $45 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 673-4440 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gaybizmiami.com.