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Technology Events Calendar

A weekly listing of local events compiled by the SoCal Tech Calendar (\o7\f7

September 11, 2000

Today Protection Global Business Incubation and the 548 Building host a roundtable luncheon focusing on group benefits, retirement and financial services--specifically for Internet start-up companies--sponsored by ADB Insurance Services. Industry experts will discuss strategies and solutions for start-up companies and small businesses.

Location: Second Floor Conference Room, 548 South Spring St., Los Angeles

Time: 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Cost: Free (including lunch)

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Today, Tuesday

California-Israel Bio-Partnering and Investment Conference

At this event focused on biomedical technology, you can attend presentations by 15-20 of Israel's most successful biomedical technology companies; participate in panel discussions with industry experts; and schedule meetings with top companies and health-care entrepreneurs.

Location: Faculty Center, UCLA, 480 Young Drive, Los Angeles

Time: All day

Cost: $200 conference; $300 conference and luncheon.

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Los Angeles Venture Assn. Alternative Financing Forum

Experts in financing outline alternatives to venture capital. Panelists include: Jeri Harman, American Capital; Byron Hafner, Celtic Capital Corp.; Richard Israel, Dick Israel & Partners; Thomas Shockley, CIT Group.

Location: Riviera Country Club, 1250 Capri Drive, Pacific Palisades.

Time: 7 a.m.-9:15 a.m.

Cost: Free to prepaid LAVA members; $35 other LAVA members; $50 nonmembers; $20 students.

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First Tuesday

Panel and networking with venture investors, Internet start-ups and the women behind the Web. Speakers include Sylvia Paull, GraceNet; Mable Yee, KiraCom; Tony Winders, Interactive Agency; Louise Wannier, Enfish; Lynda Keeler, Redleaf Group; Emily Hancock, Moxie Magazine; Kellie-Bea Cooper, Webisode Academy; Lisa Atkinson, Soliton Images.

Location: Museum of Flying, 2772 Donald Douglas Loop N, Santa Monica.

Time: 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Cost: $10 in advance; $20 at the door. Includes museum admission and catered networking reception. Free flight simulator for early arrivals.

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Tuesday through Thursday

Digital Coast 2000

The second-annual gathering of major executives, artists and technologists in Southern California's burgeoning digital industries. Speakers include: Bill H. Block, president, Artisan Entertainment; David O. Carson, general counsel, U.S. Copyright Office; Bill Gross, chairman, Idealab; Hilary Rosen, president and chief executive, Recording Industry Assn. of America.

Location: Directors Guild of America, 7920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles.

Time: All day.

Cost: $1,000.

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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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