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Technology Events Calendar

May 22, 2000

A weekly listing of local events compiled by the SoCal Tech Calendar (



WEBLA is a conference for Web professionals, providing practical education from industry experts, networking opportunities and community-building.

Location: Pasadena Center, Pasadena

Time: All day, Monday through Friday

For information: E-mail; Web site:


Software Council of Southern CaliforniaInternational Business

Learn how to globalize your e-commerce strategy and increase your international business presence. Experienced e-commerce professionals will explain how they sell and distribute software and Internet solutions internationally.

Location: Long Beach Hilton, 2 World Trade Center, Long Beach

Time: 6-9 p.m.

For information: E-mail; Web:


Vortex is an executive conference focusing on the convergence of the Internet, telephone and television networking industries. Vortex is by invitation only for senior industry executives, government policymakers, investment analysts and the media.

Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Time: 1 p.m.-midnight, Tuesday and Wednesday

For information: E-mail; Web:


Essentials of an IPO

This discussion will explore the challenges facing todays technology entrepreneurs using real-world scenarios, highlighting common mistakes and effective strategies.

Location: Westin South Coast Plaza, 686 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa

Time: 4-5:30 p.m.

For information: E-mail; Web:


AEA Fiscal Climate 2000

Find out what the governor and the Legislature plan to do with a $10-billion budget surplus, the chances for significant high-tech tax relief for 2001 and pending state privacy laws.

Location: Sonoma Systems, 4640 Admiralty Way, sixth floor, Marina del Rey

Time: 8-9:30 a.m.

For information: To register please contact Wannetta at (310) 563-1060. E-mail; Web site:

Tuesday, May 30


Continental breakfast and networking with leaders in the Southern California interactive community. Fee: members $30, nonmembers $50. RSVP. First come, first served.

Location: Four Seasons Hotel, 300 Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills

Time: 8-10 a.m.

For information: E-mail; Web:

Software Council of Southern California

VentureNet 2000

Both start-ups and established companies present their business plans, strategic partnering and financial needs.

Location: Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, Dana Point

Time: Tuesday and Wednesday

For information: E-mail; Web:

Saturday, June 3

WebgrrlsL.A. Career Fair

The morning sessions will help job-seekers and freelancers enhance their resumes and job-hunting skills. In the afternoon, employers will interview candidates on the spot to fill positions.

Location: American Intercontinental University, Playa Vista (between Lincoln Boulevard and Interstate 405 on Jefferson Boulevard)

Time: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

For information: E-mail; Web:


If you would like to submit your events for listings, please contact the SoCal Tech Calendar. Message Marie Condron at or Christian Gray at

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