The Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami hosts workshop "Gift Tax Return Preparation" by Marcell Hentenyi, CPA and certified tax resolution specialist; and presentation on "Fiscal Cliff: Durable Planning Strategies," by Thomas J. Pauloski, national managing director, Bernstein Global Wealth Management. 5:30-6:30 p.m. workshop. 6:30-8:30 p.m. dinner and program. Bankers Club, Two S Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free for members. $65 others. RSVP required. Details: email@example.com or www.epcmiami.org.
LEAVE A LEGACY
Philanthropy Miami leadership forum "Changing the Way the World is Changed" questions whether non-profit leaders should adopt a more aggressive economic approach and manage their charitable organizations like businesses. Features author and social entrepreneur Dan Pallotta, presenting his philosophy to local leaders and guiding them through a discussion aimed at creating a shift in the traditional nonprofit mindset.
Noon-6 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $125-$200. Details: (305) 379-0800 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.leavealegacymiami.org.
BAGELS WITH BOSS
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts Bagels with the Boss, featuring chamber President and CEO Barry Johnson for bagels and an information session on joining the chamber. 8 a.m. registration. 8:30-10 a.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 577-5467 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts a general membership luncheon "A Fiscal Cliff Debrief of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012." Noon-2 p.m. Hilton Miami Airport, 5101 Blue Lagoon Drive, ballroom, Miami. $45 members. $60 others. $450 table of 10. Details: (305) 534-1903 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.sflhcc.com.
BRAZIL IN 2013
The UM Center for Hemispheric Policy hosts panel "Brazil's Key Challenges in 2013," featuring Armando Castelar, coordinator of applied economic research, Instituto Brasileiro de Economia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; J'ao Augusto de Castro Neves
Analyst, Latin America practice, Eurasia Group, Washington, DC; and Luciano Dias, managing partner, CAC Consultoria Politica, Brazil. 8-8:15 a.m. registration. 8:15-10 a.m. program. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Venetian room, Coral Gables. Free for academics and students. $30 others. Details: (305) 284-9871 or email@example.com or www.miami.edu/chp.
The Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly networker featuring complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres. 5:30-8 p.m. Atchana's East West Restaurant in the Mutiny Hotel, 2951 S Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove $10 members. $15 for potential members. Details: (305) 444-7270 or grovechamber@coconut grove.com or www.coconutgrove.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "Miami's Got Tech," featuring South Florida technology companies and technology talent from area universities, colleges and technical schools in Miami. 5:30 p.m. registration. 6-8 p.m. program. 600 Brickell Ave., suite 1400, Miami. Free for university students. $25 members in advance. $35 others. $50 on site. Details: (305) 577-5451 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
As Miami Beach is in the process of developing the 52-acre Miami Beach Convention Center District, community input will be collected at several public meetings and workshops. 6 p.m. City Commission workshop. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Hall C, Flamingo Ballroom, Miami Beach. Free. Details: www.miamibeachfl.gov/news/scroll.aspx?id=58484.