The conference “StartupAccelerator” will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Milwaukee County Research Park, 10437 W. Innovation Dr., Wauwatosa. The event is designed to bring entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, resource providers and other parties together, and will include seminars on marketing, pitching ideas, protecting intellectual property and more. For information or to register, visit

The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at UW-Milwaukee will present “An Insider’s View of the Madoff Scandal” as part of its business ethics speaker series on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. The keynote speaker will be Frank Casey, president of Fortune-USA, a London-based alternative investment firm. Casey was one of three investment professionals who believed that Madoff was running a Ponzi scheme as early as 2000. Cost is $40 per person or $400 for tables of 10. For information call (414) 229-4235.

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