“Hitting the Reset Button on the Korean Peninsula: What’s Ahead in 2013?” noon to 1 p.m. with Bradley Babson. Presented by the World Affairs Council of Maine. Held at CIEE, 300 Fore St., second floor, Portland. Bring your lunch. Free, donations appreciated. Visit www.wacmaine.org or call 221-4386.

DownEast Pride Alliance, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., gay and gay-friendly business networking at Spread, 100 Commercial St., Portland.


“Recent Tax Law Changes: How will the new laws impact your business?” 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., seminar presented by ARB’s Construction Group with speakers fromaccounting firm Albin, Randall & Bennett, who will talk about the Fiscal Cliff Act and the Affordable Care Act. Held at DoubleTree by Hilton, 363 Maine Mall Road, South Portland. Register at tinyurl.com/b9bdrf5.

“Diagnosing the Real Costs of Health Care in Maine,” noon to 1:30 p.m., presented by The Maine Heritage Policy Center with Joel Allumbaugh, director of Center for Health Reform Initiatives. Held at Schooners Seafood and Steakhouse, 5 South Main St., Brewer. The program will also be presented at the same time Thursday at DiMillo’s On the Water, 25 Long Wharf, Portland. The cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Contact Kate Clark at 321-2550 or go to www.mainepolicy.org for details and registration.


“Building and Growing the Clean Tech Sector,” 7:15 to 9:30 a.m., E2Tech Forum which also features a panel discussion on a project to help businesses connect with clean technology. Held at University of Southern Maine, Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., Portland. Go to e2tech.org for registration or more information.

“The Psychology of Selling,” 8:30 to 11 a.m., seminar presented by The Gorham Business Exchange and held in the community room at Gorham Savings Bank, 10 Wentworth Drive, Gorham. Breakfast will be served. For details or to register, visit www.gorhambusiness.org.

Winter Technology Conference, starting at 5:30 p.m., with talks about cloud computing, cyber security and new Microsoft products. The annual conference is presented by Union Area Chamber of Commerce and will be held at the Masonic Hall, 149 Sennebec Road, Union. There will be a question-and-answer session after each speaker. Admission is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. The public is invited.

Midwinter Mixer, 6 to 8 p.m. sponsored by Maine Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council and Maine Association of Building Efficiency Professionals and held at ReVision Energy, 142 Presumpscot St., Portland. Suggested donation is $5 at the door.


Maine Media Women, 9:15 a.m., with life coach Elizabeth Sylvester. Held at the Mobius Center, Business Route 1, Damariscotta. Suggested donation is $3 for members and $5 for guests. For details visit www.mainemediawomen.org.

Coming up

Owning and Managing Residential Properties course, 6 to 8:30 p.m. on March 6 at Westbrook Community Services and Adult Education, Westbrook. Registration deadline is Feb. 27. For more information or to register, go to www.ceimaine.org or call 882-7552