Saturday, June 5, Career Focus: It's All About You. Workshop on how to achieve career goals.

8:15 a.m. to noon, Georgetown McDonough Car Barn, Prospect & 36th streets NW, Room CBN 202. Sponsor: Wharton Club of Washington DC and Georgetown's McDonough School. Cost: Varies. Registration is required. Contact: Alan Schlaifer Rae, 301-365-8999, Event Web site:

Saturday, June 5, Introduction to ColdFusion. Seminar on the basics of the ColdFusion programming language for writing Web pages that interact with databases.

2 to 4 p.m., Bethesda Chevy Chase Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, 2nd floor, Rooms A & B, Bethesda. Sponsor: Capital PC User Group's Entrepreneurs and Consultants Special Interest Group. Cost: $10. Registration is required. Contact: Karen Courtney, 301-762-9372, Event Web site:

Tuesday, June 8, ColdFusion Seminar. Discussion of ColdFusion programming and Internet developments.

6:30 to 9 p.m., TeraTech Training Room, 405 E. Gude Dr., Suite 207, Rockville. Sponsor: TeraTech. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: Michael Smith, 301-424-3903, Event Web site:

Wednesday, June 9, Innovative Technologies to Link Project Management With Project Accounting. Seminar on software to control costs, increase profit and produce accurate accounting for budgets.

Noon to 1:30 p.m., online. Sponsor: SSI Consulting. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: Jennifer Daniszewski, 410-944-3369, Ext.4618. Event Web site:

Thursday, June 10, New Government Contract Opportunities. Top officials from the State Department and FBI discuss how U.S. firms can be engaged for technical translation contracts related to defense and national security.

2 to 6 p.m., Embassy Suites Hotel, 1250 22nd St. NW. Sponsors: ASET International Services, Language Learning Enterprises, Monterey Institute for International Studies, Schreiber Translations, TV5. Cost: $100. Registration is required. Contact: Bob McLean, 800-338-4155,

Thursday, June 10, Fixing Help Desks That Don't Help. Discussion on implementing the Information Technology Infrastructure Library and deciding whether and how to outsource.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m., George Washington University, 800 21st St. NW, Room 310, Cafritz Foundation Conference Center. Sponsor: National Capital Area Local Interest Group of the IT Services Management Forum (itSMF). Cost: No charge for members; $5 for nonmembers. Contact: Kirk Holmes, 301-998-6108, Event Web site:

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