The D.C. Chamber of Commerce is holding a forum on “Navigating D.C.’s New Insurance Exchange” on Wednesday.

District Mayor Vincent C. Gray is to lead the panel discussion on the new federal health care rules and how they will affect businesses, as well as how to navigate the District’s insurance exchange.

Panelists include Lee V. Bethel of Comprehensive Benefit Services, Chet Burrell of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Denice Cora-Bramble of Children’s National Medical Center, Kim Horn of Kaiser Permanente, Mila Kofmann of the D.C. Health Benefit Exchange Authority and Lynne M. Pettey of Keller Benefit Services.

The event begins at 4 p.m. at Arnold & Porter, 555 12th St. NW. $75 for members, $100 for everyone else.

Other events of note
Thursday, June 27

The Northern Virginia Technology Council is holding a panel discussion on “Security Threats: What Keeps You Awake at Night.” Panelists include Wade Baker of Verizon, Jon Boyens of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Tiffany O. Jones of Symantec and Steve Surdu of Mandiant. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. $45 for members, $75 for everyone else.

The 12th annual Montgomery All-County Networking Extravaganza begins at 4:30 p.m. at Seneca Lodge, 14500 Clopper Rd., Boyds. $25 for members of the various sponsoring organizations, $30 for everyone else.

Friday, June 28

The Greater Washington Board of Trade plays host to John Hendricks, founder and executive chairman of Discovery Communications in Silver Spring, who will talk about his book, “A Curious Discovery: An Entrepreneur’s Story.” The event begins at 8 a.m. at Hamilton Live, 600 14th St. NW. $85 for members, $105 for everyone else.

— Shawn Selby