TUESDAY, DEC. 1
LEADERSHIP SESSION: "From Dead Poets to Beethoven to Geek Squad – How One Intrapreneur Did It." Sean Skelley from N.E.W. Customer Service Cos. will speak. 7:30-9 a.m. $20. The Prouty Project, 6385 Old Shady Oak Road, Suite 260, Eden Prairie. 952-942-2922.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2
RESEARCH WITH HUMAN PARTICIPANTS CONFERENCE: A discussion of current best practices with researchers, policymakers, bioethicists, patient advocates and other stakeholders. consortium.umn.edu/humanresearch. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Coffman Memorial Union, University of Minnesota, 300 Washington Av. SE., Mpls. 612-625-0055.
FRIDAY, DEC. 4
PUBLIC POLICY FORUM: A legislative preview and development plans for the Interstate 94 corridor. 7:30-9 a.m. Free. Wells Fargo Center, 90 S. 7th St., Mpls. 612-370-9152.
TUESDAY, DEC. 8
NETWORKING BREAKFAST: Presented by Women in Networking. www.mnwin.org. 9-10:30 a.m. $34-$54. Downtowner Woodfire Grill, 253 W. 7th St., St. Paul.