Monday, Oct. 31, MexITech East 2005: Mexico IT and Telecom Workshop. A workshop for companies seeking to enter or increase sales in Mexico's information technology market.

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, Van Munching Hall, College Park. Sponsor: MexITech. Cost: $350. Contact: Bryan Larson, 410-962-6896, Bryan.Larson@mail.doc.gov. Event Web site: www.buyusa.gov/baltimore/mexitech.html.

Tuesday, Nov. 1, Financial Executive Forum: Cynthia Glassman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Glassman will offer an overview of recent developments at the SEC and answer questions from tech company chief financial officers.

7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Bethesda Country Club, 7601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda. Sponsor: Tech Council of Maryland. Cost: Member-plus status, free; members, $30; nonmembers, $60. Walk-ins, $10 extra. Contact: Charlie Scott, cscott@mdhitech.org. Event Web site: www.mdhitech.org/Calendar/html/473.html.

Friday, Nov. 4, The New GSA: A Holistic Overview and What It Means to Federal Contractors. Agenda will cover the status of the General Services Administration's reorganization and what it means to information technology contractors.

8:30 to 11 a.m., Hilton McLean, 7920 Jones Branch Dr., McLean. Sponsor: Northern Virginia Technology Council. Cost: members, $35; nonmembers, $70; walk-ins, $10 additional. Contact: 703-904-7878, Ext. 250. Event Web site: http://online.nvtc.org/calendar/geteventinfo.cfm?event=B2G-10.

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