12 Communication in a Cooperative Environment 6:45 p.m. California Women Business Owners Marriott, 21850 Oxnard St., Woodland Hills $26 (818) 773-1976

13 Development in Downtown Los Angeles 7:30 a.m. Southern California Development Forum Sheraton, Universal City $45 (213) 389-6490

Navigating the Dysfunctional Office 11:30 a.m. Professionals in Human Resources Wyndham Gardens Hotel, Monrovia $22.50 (626) 304-9634 Writing Pain-Free Business Proposals 11:30 a.m. Company Coach One World Trade Center, #200, Long Beach $49 (858) 586-1783 Terminations Avoid a Fight 11:30 a.m. Professionals in Human Resources 5332 Stevens Place, Commerce $22 (323) 725-0099 Gaining Competitive Edge in the Marketplace 6:00 p.m. Association for Strategic Planning 11022 Aviation Blvd., L.A. $40 (877) 816-2080 Playa Vista: It's a Go! 6:00 p.m. CREW LA Regency Club, 10900 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. $55 (310) 358-5115

14 Why Salespeople Fail, What to Do About It 7:30 a.m. Corporate Strategies and Solutions 20315 Ventura Blvd., #C, Woodland Hills Free (818) 347-3191

Facility Engineering & Maintenance Show 10:00 a.m. Professional Trade Shows L.A. Convention Center Free (800) 548-1407 Mergers & Acquisitions 11:30 a.m. American Payroll Association Radisson Hotel, Culver City $45 (310) 843-5223 Liam McGee, Bank of America Noon Town Hall Los Angeles Omni Hotel, 251 S. Olive St., L.A. $35 (213) 628-8141 On Point Seminar: Development Strategies 5:30 p.m. Allen Matkins Leck Gamble & Mallory Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, L.A. Free (213) 622-5555 Public Workshop on Neighborhood Councils 6:30 p.m. Department of Neighborhood Empowerment 18605 Erwin St., Sherman Oaks Free (213) 485-1360 The Wired World & Existing Communications 6:30 a.m. Association of Business Communicators 3500 Ramona Blvd., Monterey Park $27 (888) 848-2934

15 Legislative Roundtable with Mayor Riordan 8:30 a.m. Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce L.A. City Council Chambers, 200 N. Main St. Free (213) 580-7565

Bricks or Clicks Getting Into Retail Markets 9:00 a.m. Small Business Development Center 19701 Hamilton Ave., #170, Torrance $25 (310) 965-4824 PhotoPlus Expo West 10:00 a.m. Photo District News L.A. Convention Center $20 (631) 549-7575 Toward a New Financial Architecture 4:30 p.m. Milken Institute 1250 Fourth St., Santa Monica Free (310) 998-2605 After-Hours Mixer 5:30 p.m. Pasadena Chamber of Commerce 336 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena $7 (626) 795-3355 Credit Security on the Internet 6:30 p.m. Consumer Credit Counseling Service 505 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena Free (800) 750-2227 Leveraging Diversity: Strategies and Results 6:30 p.m. Society for Training & Development 11301 W. Olympic Blvd., L.A. $30 (562) 908-3020 Public Relations Wine Tasting 7:00 p.m. Public Relations Society of America 2311 Cotner Ave., L.A. $30 (323) 461-4959

16 Expand Small Business Using the Internet 7:30 a.m. State Sen. Adam Schiff 1250 Harvard Road, Burbank Free (626) 683-0282

17 Wireless Internet: Next Gold Rush 7:45 a.m. Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum Baxter Hall, Caltech, Pasadena $40 (626) 395-3916

Starting and Operating Your Own Business 8:15 a.m. Service Corps of Retired Executives Fashion Square, Sherman Oaks $20 (818) 552-3206 Faith Business Festival & Gospel Showcase 10:00 a.m. Faith Business Builders 321 N. Eucalyptus Ave., Inglewood Free (310) 203-1570

19 The Confident Woman and Health Care 6:00 p.m. Women in Health Care Holiday Inn, 170 N. Church Lane, L.A. $30 (818) 368-1955

20 Growth Capital Conference II 7:30 a.m. Information Management Institute Wyndham Hotel, 6225 W. Century Blvd., L.A. $195 (310) 397-8899

E-Nabling Multicultural Business Success 8:00 a.m. Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce 350 S. Bixel St., L.A. $20 (213) 622-6513 Writing and Using Property Management Plans 8:00 a.m. Institute of Real Estate Management 450 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale $470 (213) 633-1990 Entertainment Meets the Web 11:30 a.m. Hollywood Radio and TV Society Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills $65 (818) 789-1182 Tools for Life After Job Loss 11:30 a.m. Professionals in Human Resources L.A. Athletic Club, 431 W. Seventh St., L.A. $30 (213) 739-9331 Barry D. Libert: Cracking the Value Code Noon Town Hall Los Angeles Le Merigot, 1740 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica $35 (213) 628-8141 Public Workshop on Neighborhood Councils 5:00 p.m. Department of Neighborhood Empowerment 10950 S. Central Ave., Watts Free (213) 485-1360 Investing in the New Economy 6:00 p.m. Salomon Smith Barney City Club, 333 S. Grand Ave., L.A. Free (213) 486-8814

21 Tune Up Your NAFTA Program 9:00 a.m. Center for International Trade Development One World Trade Center, Long Beach $40 (562) 938-3244

Membership Orientation Lunch Noon Software Council of Southern California 2461 W. 208th St., #202, Torrance Free (310) 328-0043

22 Hollywood Economic Summit 2000 7:45 a.m. Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd. $20 (323) 469-8311

Endangered Species Act, Habitat Conservation 8:30 a.m. CLE International Wilshire Grand Hotel, 930 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. $495 (800) 873-7130

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