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

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


“Recent Tax Law Changes: How Will the New Laws Impact Your Business?” from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., seminar presented by ARB’s Construction Group with speakers from Albin, Randall & Bennett, an accounting firm based in Portland, who will offer an overview of the Fiscal Cliff Act and the Affordable Care Act. Held at DoubleTree by Hilton, 363 Maine Mall Road, South Portland. Register at www.arbcpa.com/events/arb-tax-law-changes-breakfast/

“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 on Thursday at DiMillo’s on the Water, 25 Long Wharf, Portland. The cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Call 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 that also features a panel discussion on a project to help businesses connect with clean technology. University of Southern Maine, Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., Portland. Go to http://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, cybersecurity and new Microsoft products. The annual conference is presented by Union Area Chamber of Commerce and is 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, $10 for nonmembers.

Mid-winter 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.


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.


Owning and Managing Residential Properties course, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. 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.