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Thursday, March 10, 2005; Page E05

Friday, March 11, Federal Executive Breakfast with Tom Hughes, Social Security Administration's chief information officer. Speech on information technology at the Social Security Administration, key challenges the agency faces and how the private sector can help find solutions.

7 to 9 a.m., Fairview Park Marriott, 3111 Fairview Park Dr., Falls Church. Sponsor: INPUT. Cost: INPUT clients $50; non-clients $65; walk-ins $75. Contact: 703-707-3678. Event Web site: hughes.input.com.

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Monday, March 14, Finding Work in a Wired World. Presentation on how to harness technology you already own to help with your job search.

9:30 to 11 a.m., 40Plus of Greater Washington, 1718 P St. NW. Sponsor: 40Plus of Greater Washington. No charge. Contact: 202-387-1582, info@40plus-dc.org. Event Web site: www.40plus-dc.org.

Wednesday, March 16, Business Strategy and Viable Ventures. Seminar on business opportunities for energy and telecom companies in Bolivia, Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Mexico and Peru.

7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Ritz-Carlton Washington, 1150 22nd St. NW. Sponsors: BG Consulting, ApproaChina, ERG, World Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Merrill Lynch, China Telecom, Cisco Systems and Globalization Partners International. Cost: $250. Contact: Marc Ricart, 703-535-7577, Ext. 105, marcricart@bg-consulting.com. Event Web site: www.bg-consulting.com/events.

Wednesday, March 16, Re-Engineer Your Sales Process for 2005. Workshop on new approaches for increasing sales and profits.

8 to 10:30 a.m., Sandler Sales Institute, 5 Choke Cherry Rd., No. 380, Rockville. Sponsor: Sandler Sales Institute. Cost: $59; $49 if registered by tomorrow. Registration is required. Contact: Ken Smith, 301-251-5852. Event Web site: www.successinselling.com.

Wednesday, March 16, Is Your Backup Against The Wall? Seminar on options and emerging trends in computer backups for business.

Noon to 1:30 p.m., One Dupont Circle NW. Sponsor: Business Engineering Inc. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: Ellen Jennings, seminars@beinetworks.com. Event Web site: www.beinetworks.com.

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