Wednesday, Sept. 7
Reinhard Selton, winner of the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1994, will speak at 5 p.m. at the Vanderbilt University Student Life Center. Selton is considered a leading authority on experimental economics and "bounded rationality," the impossibility of comprehending and analyzing all potentially relevant information when making choices.
Thursday, Sept. 8
Business Down Under, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, 211 Commerce St., Suite 100. The event will feature discussion about doing business in Australia and New Zealand with delegates to the annual conference of the Australia New Zealand American Chamber of Commerce and the New Zealand ambassador, John Wood. $15. Contact: Blewett Melton at 743-3052.
Nashville Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals, "Legislative Issues That Impact the Life and Health Insurance and Investment Business," 7:30-9 a.m., Nashville City Club, 201 Fourth Ave. N. Gif Thornton, lobbyist, Tennessee Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, will speak. Contact: Pat Boyle at 255-3175 ext. 249.
Friday, Sept. 9
Australian Trade Expo Featuring Food, Wine and Travel, 3-6 p.m. at Centennial Park, 2500 West End Ave. The expo, which is part of the Australian Festival, will bring more than 50 Australian and New Zealand products to Middle Tennessee, with opportunities for Tennessee-based companies to receive samples, demonstrations, and expert education on new and existing products now selling in the United States
The Business Calendar is compiled by Matt LeBlanc of the Career Transition Support Group. To join his Tennessee Networking listserve, or to submit your organization's events, contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.