Does America Need a Fiscal Wakeup Call? Blueprint Briefing, June 30, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee; presented by Metropolitan Milwaukee Area of Commerce; moderated by Mike Gousha, with panelists Bob Bixby – Executive Director of the Concord Coalition, David Walker – Former Comptroller General of the U.S. and former head of the Government Accounting Office, Alice Rivlin – Former Director of the Congressional Budget Office, Director of White House Budget Office under President Clinton, Stuart Butler – Heritage Foundation, and Congressman Paul Ryan; $10 MMAC members, $25 for non-members; visit

The Deloitte Center for Multistate Taxation at UWM’s Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business will host the 12th Annual Multistate Tax Institute on Thursday, June 19 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave. The day-long national conference brings together the collective wisdom and experience of many of the country’s foremost multistate tax experts. The event opens with Paul Frankel (Morrison & Foerster, New York), and Richard D. Pomp (University of Connecticut Law School) discussing recent developments in both the income and sales and use tax areas, including a "U.S. Supreme Court Watch" and updates on recent state court decisions. Conference questions regarding reservations and logistics should be directed to 414-229-3835.

Turnaround Management Association Summerfest 2008 Celebration, June 30, 5-8 p.m.; $35 members and spouses, $50 nonmembers; visit or call 815-469-2935.

Financial Executives International Milwaukee Chapter meets on the second Tuesdays of the month at 5:30 p.m., University Club, 924 E. Wells St., Milwaukee. Call Mary at (414) 226-6975.

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