:: Today: 10/12 Magazine presents the Leadership Louisiana Forum, featuring five of the most influential leaders in state government. Speakers include Department of Transporation & Development Secretary William Ankner, Workforce Commission Executive Director Tim Barfield, Commissioner of Administration Angele Davis, Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals Secretary Alan Levine and Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Stephen Moret. The Southeast Forum is a continental breakfast scheduled for 8:30 a.m. at the Tchefuncta Country Club in Covington. The Southwest Forum is set for 4 p.m. at The City Club at River Ranch in Lafayette, followed by a cocktail hour. Sponsors include Business First Bank, Postlethwaite & Netterville and and Jones Walker.
:: Feb. 19: The St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation presents What’s In A Name?, a business assistance forum about intellectual property rights and how to protect them. The hour-long seminar begins at 8:15 a.m. in Room 330 of the Southeastern Louisiana University St. Tammany Center, 21454 Koop Drive in Mandeville. Speaker is Juan Lizarraga of Milling Benson Woodward law firm. The event is free, but registration is required. Call 985-809-7874 for information.