Doing Business in Mexico Seminar, Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 5 p.m., Milwaukee School of Engineering, downtown campus; presented by the U.S. Commercial Service Milwaukee Export Assistance Center; Speaker will be U.S. Commercial Officer Dale Wright who is based in Mexico City and is currently the Standards Attaché for Mexico, Canada, Central America and the Caribbean; Brief one-on-one meetings are available with Wright following his formal presentation; $25.00; Register online at

Peering Into the Crystal Ball: Change is Coming! Seminar, Wednesday, Nov. 19, Brookfield Suites Hotel, 1200 S. Moorland Rd., Brookfield; featuring presentation by William E. McCardell from DeWitt Ross & Stevens. The seminar is part of an ongoing series of seminars called HR Roundtable. To register for the free Brookfield seminar, go to and register under Events or send an e-mail to or call 608-252-9330 by Friday, November 14, 2008.

Lean-in- the-Office Seminar, Friday, Nov. 14, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m, hosted by Actuant, 6100 N. Baker Rd., Milwaukee; presented by the Association for Manufacturing Excellence.

Cost: $475 for AME members; $625 for non-members (non-members’ fee inclusive of a one-year AME membership and subscription to Target Magazine). Advance registration recommended. Visit

for event logistics/cancellation policy. 

Economic Crisis, Global Trade and The Change In Administration Seminar, Nov. 20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., University Club, 924 E. Wells St., Milwaukee; presented by the World Trade Center Wisconsin, featuring presentation by Israel Hernandez, assistant secretary for trade promotion of the U.S. Department of Commerce; $40; to register, call 414-274-3840.

Going Green Without Going in the Red, November 11, 2008 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Get the facts from the architects behind environmental design and the architects behind the contract. DeWitt Ross & Stevens and Durrant will conduct a free building seminar “Going Green Without Going in the Red” Tuesday, November 11, 2008, at the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum – Dining Room and Main Room on the 1st Floor, 2220 North Terrace Avenue, Milwaukee. Thomas Cox, AIA, LEED-AP, President of the Wisconsin Green Building Alliance and Managing Principal of Durrant and Attorney Michael Christopher, Shareholder of DeWitt Ross & Stevens will present information on Sustainable Design at No Additional Cost and Legal Risks and Opportunities in Building Green. Networking, free Cocktails and Hors d’ oeuvres will be from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm and the Presentation will begin at 5:00 pm and go until 6:00 pm. If you would like to attend this free event, please RSVP to Martha Olson at 608-252-9234 or by Friday, November 7, 2008.

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