A weekly listing of local events compiled by the SoCal Tech Calendar (www.socaltechcalendar.com) and Kathleen Brady.
Women in Tech Happy Hour
Women in Technology International and Women in Film New Media Council mixer features Susan Estrich, author of "Sex and Power." Friars Club, 9900 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills; 6 p.m.; free.
San Diego Networking Meeting
Raymond W. Cohen, chief executive of Cardiac Science Management, will speak on his company's success strategies in "When Time Means Life: A Corporate Resuscitation Story." La Jolla Woman's Club, 715 Silverado St., La Jolla; 6:30 p.m.; $35 (includes dinner).
L.A. Society for Technical Communication Meeting
Principles of interactive design for Web-based and online documents, with speaker Meryl Natchez, CEO of TechProse. Westside Pavilion Community Room C, Third Level, Westside Too, 10800 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles; 6 p.m.; $10 reserved; $15 at door (includes dinner).
Dodgers Business Luncheon
The Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce holds a luncheon for L.A. Dodgers players and coaches. Wilshire Grand Hotel, 930 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles; 11 a.m.; $65 members, $75 nonmembers.
Web: www.lachamber.net *
For professionals in the new-media, technology, Internet and communications industries. Red's BBQ, 2799 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village; 5:30 p.m.; free.
Business With Airports
Los Angeles World Airports and Inglewood's Economic and Business Development Office co-sponsor a two-day conference to help minority and women-owned companies do business with airports. Information: (310) 215-4208.
"Breakthrough Thinking: Creating Answers That Work," with author Gerry Nadler. Presented by the L.A. Organization Development Network. Luxe Summitt Hotel, 11461 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles; 7 p.m.; $52 at the door.
Virtual International Community networking event features Kurt Andersen, CEO, Powerful Media (Inside magazine and Inside.com). Four Seasons Hotel, 300 S. Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills; 8 a.m.; $65 at the door.
Executive Coaching and Resource Network luncheon for executives in career transition. Drake Beam Morin, 100 Bayview Circle, Newport Beach; 11:30 a.m.; $35.
Latin Business Assn. Gala
The Latin Business Assn. honors its five founders at the organization's annual gala. Century Plaza Hotel; 6 p.m.; $350. Information: (323) 721-4000, Ext. 228.
April 30-May 1
Digital Horizon Conference and Expo
A two-day educational technology event for small-business owners produced by I-strategy.com, with workshops, keynote speakers and exhibits. Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel, 5400 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles; 8 a.m.; free.
How to "Brick-and-Click"
Course by Cal State Fullerton, University Extended Education, to help businesses navigate the transition from traditional enterprise to the cyber world. Class meets three Wednesdays, May 2-16. Humanities Building, Room 619; 7 p.m.; $360.
Web: www.takethelead.fullerton.eduPlease submit events two weeks in advance to Marie Condron at email@example.com.