Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on April 4, 2013
UM’s Center for Hemispheric Policy hosts the eighth annual "Latin America Symposium." Conference topics include "Perspectives on Political Changes in Latin America," "The Economic and Trade Outlook for the Region" and "Expectations for US Policy toward the Region." Featured speakers include Moisés Naím, senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC; José Juan Ruiz Gómez; chief economist/manager of the research department, Inter-American Development Bank; and H.E. Mauro Vieira, ambassador of Brazil to the US. 7:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Four Seasons Hotel Miami, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. $125. Details: (305) 284-9918 or www.miami.edu/chp.
"Cities 2030: A Conference on Urban Futures" is a one-day conference featuring 12 international scholars and architects discussing the future of cities and urban sustainability in 2030. Cities and urban regions to be discussed include Accra, Dubai, Mumbai, Beijing, New York, Nairobi, Miami, South Florida and Manaus. 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. School of Architecture, Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center, Glasgow Hall, 1215 Dickinson Drive, Coral Gables. Free. RSVP required. Details: www.as.miami.edu/rsvp/cities2030.
The Doral Chamber of Commerce holds a business networking luncheon "The Future of Two-Way Trade Between Latin America and Caribbean with Florida," featuring keynote speaker US Rep. Joe Garcia. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1:30 p.m. program. Brazaviva, 7910 NW 25th St., Doral. $35 members. $45 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 477-7600 or email@example.com or www.doralchamber.com.
The Business Referral Group hosts a networking luncheon featuring speaker Yevgeny Senkevich, president of Digital Marketing Agency, Webatonic.com. He discusses "Digital Options for Your Business." Noon. Ana Capri Restaurant, 2530 Ponce de Leon, Coral Gables. Free for prospective members. RSVP required. Details: (786) 268-2779 or (305) 525-6742 or www.businessreferralgroup.org.
USA TODAY FORUM
USA Today and UM’s School of Communication present the "USA Today CEO Forum" featuring Univision Communications’ Randy Falco on the future of media and communication. 2 p.m. Bill Cosford Cinema, 5050 Brunson Drive, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 284-2198 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miami.edu.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts panel "Global Intelligence Briefing: Growing Your Business with Present and Future Trade Agreements," featuring
trade experts discussing growth under existing trade agreements, future agreements such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, and updates on the world’s major currencies. A keynote presentation is given by president and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Perrin Beatty. 11:45 a.m. registration and lunch. Noon-1:30 p.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $35 members. $45 others. $55 after April 5. Details: (305) 577-5477 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds a "Technology and Education Coverage" panel featuring industry leaders discussing the educational needs of the IT industry in South Florida, including progress that has been made to the K-12 and higher education curricula. Also, how Emerge 2014 aims to be a major catalyst in creating career opportunities for present students, as well as the emerging needs of tech industry employers. 9 a.m. registration. 9:30-11:30 a.m. program. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, treetop ballroom, Watson Island. $35 members. $45 others. $50 on site. Details: (305) 577-5491 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts the "Technology Leaders of the Year" awards luncheon, honoring individuals who have shown technological hands-on experience and whose management of technology resources and innovations has contributed to their organization and community. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, treetop ballroom, Watson Island. $80. Details: (305) 577-5451 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.