To help you plan ahead, here is a schedule of Long Island business events for the week beginning Jan. 25, 2011.
PARALEGAL JOB MARKET | Mineola
“Strategies for 2011,” panel discussion for interested paralegals and students about the field’s job market; includes career development, networking and the paralegal profession, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Nassau County Bar Association, corner of 15th and West streets, free, nassaubar.org, 516-935-8745.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY | Upton
“What It Is and How to Protect It,” covering why technology entrepreneurs need to protect these assets while building their enterprise, includes networking and refreshments, 5-7:30 p.m., Brookhaven National Laboratory, William Floyd Pkwy., $10, must register, www.bnl.gov/efw, 631-344-4151.
2011 KICKOFF | Plainview
Business access breakfast open to local business professionals, 8-10 a.m., Carlyle at the Palace, 1600 Round Swamp Rd., free, register, 516-775-0435, ext. 5.
2011 KICKOFF EVENT | Northport
Association of Information Technology Professionals-LI Chapter, network with colleagues from the IT industry, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Northport Yacht Club, 11 Bluff Point Rd., register online, $45, aitp-li.org, 631-864-0271.
AFPLI MEETING | Melville
Association of Fundraising Professionals Long Island chapter, officers for 2011 to be presented for election and installed, networking and socializing, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Melville Marriott, 1350 Old Walt Whitman Rd., $25, reserve, afpli.org, 631-249-5008.
FINANCIAL PLANNING | Hampton Bays
Financial insight and strategies, 7-8 p.m., Hampton Bays Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., free, register, hbay.suffolk.lib.ny.us, 631-728-6241.
SHAKERS AND STIRRERS LI | Farmingdale
Business networking mixer, make quality business connections and mingle, 6-8 p.m., Black Forest Brew Haus, 2015 New Hwy., $15 advance, $20 at door, networkingforprofessionals.com, 212-227-6556.
HIA-LI EXECUTIVE BREAKFAST | Melville
Topic “LI Economic Summit, Surveying the Current and Future State of LI,” 8-10 a.m., registration at 7:30 a.m., Melville Marriott, 1350 Old Walt Whitman Rd., $75, hia-li.org, 631-543-5355.
TIME MANAGEMENT | Brentwood
For educators to learn strategies for managing their time and responsibilities both inside and outside of the classroom, 7-9 p.m., Long Island University, Brentwood Campus, 100 Second Ave., $30, register, liu.edu/brentwood, 631-273-5112.
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