Wednesday, Nov. 9, The Changing Landscape of the CFO World. Senior executives and experts in the field discuss the increasing demands on chief financial officers.

7:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m., Ritz Carlton, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. Sponsor: Northern Virginia Technology Council. Cost: $35, members; $70, nonmembers; walk-in prices, $10 additional. Contact: 703-904-7878, Ext. 250. Event Web site: http://online.nvtc.org/calendar/geteventinfo.cfm?event=CFOSERIES8.

Wednesday, Nov. 9, Howard County's Legislative Breakfast. Howard County technology companies join local delegates and state senators for a breakfast discussion of tech issues.

7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., John Hopkins University-Applied Physics Laboratory, Parsons Auditorium, main building, 11100 John Hopkins Rd., Laurel. Sponsor: Tech Council of Maryland. Cost: $30, members; free, Member Plus; $60, nonmembers. Contact: Charlie Scott, cscott@mdhitech.org. Event Web site: www.mdhitech.org/Calendar/html/474.html.

Thursday, Nov. 10, Marymount Graduate Technology Programs. Marymount University hosts an information session on graduate programs in technology.

7 p.m., Marymount's Ballston Center, 1000 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington. Sponsor: Marymount University. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: 703-284-5902. Event Web site: www.marymount.edu.

Friday, Nov. 11, Building a Competitive Workforce for the Bioscience Industry. Representatives from the bioscience industry and education community discuss how to supply a well-trained workforce for the industry in Maryland.

8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute's CARB Auditorium, 9600 Gudelsky Dr., Rockville. Sponsor: University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: Hillary Hansen, 410-385-6316, hansenh@umbi.umd.edu. Event Web site: www.umbi.umd.edu/nande/educationday.html.

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