MONDAY, NOV. 2
INTERNATIONAL ORTHOPEDICS: Orthopedic surgeons from Nicaragua will speak. 5:30 p.m. Twin Cities Orthopedics, 4010 W. 65th St., Edina. 952-512-5625.
TUESDAY, NOV. 3
LEADERSHIP SESSION: Deborah Edwards, executive director of Positive Coaching Alliance Minnesota, will speak. 7:30-9 a.m. $20. The Prouty Project, 6385 Old Shady Oak Road, Suite 260, Eden Prairie. 952-942-2922.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 4
INTERNATIONAL TRADE DISCUSSION: Tim Odegard, international trade representative at the Minnesota Trade Office, will speak. ucbcgroup.org. 7:30-9:30 a.m. Free-$35. International Market Square, 275 Market St., Mpls. 612-865-6543.
THURSDAY, NOV. 5
MINNESOTA COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE WOMEN AWARDS: Judy Shoulak, president of the North American division of Buffalo Wild Wings, will speak. mncrew.org. 3-6 p.m. $55. Metropolitan Ballroom, 5418 Wayzata Blvd., Golden Valley.
ACHIEVEMPLS LUNCHEON: Robert Simmons III, former chief of innovation and research for the District of Columbia Public Schools, will speak. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $100. Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Av. S., Mpls. 612-455-1552.
FRIDAY, NOV. 6
LABOR LAW SEMINAR: Fredrikson & Byron employment attorneys will speak about new employment law developments, including recent court decisions and agency interpretations. tinyurl.com/fredlawmn. 7:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. $225. Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-492-7000.
TRANSPORTATION MEETING: Adam Duininck, chairman of the Metropolitan Council, and Peter McLaughlin, Hennepin County commissioner, will speak at the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce meeting. 7:30-9 a.m. Free. Wells Fargo Center, 90 S. 7th St., Mpls. 612-370-9152.