* Monday, Aug. 29, Input Federal Executive Luncheon. Patrick Pizzella, chief information officer, Labor Department, discusses information technology at the department and its plans for the future.

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th St. NW. Sponsor: Input. Cost: Member, $75; non-member, $100. Event Web site: http://pizzella.input.com.

* Wednesday, Aug. 31, Accounting Software Preview. Online seminar with demonstrations of leading accounting packages: MAS 90, MAS 200, MAS 500, SAP Business One, Great Plains and Solomon.

Noon to 2 p.m., online. Sponsor: SSi Consulting. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: Danielle Parks, 410-277-4602. Event Web site: www.ssiconsulting.com/events/demoday.html.

* Thursday, Sept. 1, IT Adoption in Maryland Industry. Seminar will show that almost every industry in Maryland can benefit from adopting more information technology.

8 a.m. to 10 a.m., FileTek, Inc., 9400 Key West Ave., Rockville. Sponsor: 270Tech. Cost: $20; fulltime students, $10. Contact: Roger Erickson, 301-349-0798, rge@270tech.net. Event Web site: http://270tech.net/showEvent.do?id=58

* Thursday, Sept. 1, AutoCAD 2006: So What's New? Seminar will review the new features of AutoCAD 2006.

4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., KEI Pearson, 4250 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 1300, Arlington. Sponsor: KEI Pearson. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: 703-526-7133, info@keipearson.com. Event Web site: www.keipearson.com/atc.

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