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MONDAY

Apple Computer Swap Meet, sponsored by Portland Macintosh Users Group, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., table setup starts at 5 p.m., Northwest Neighborhood Cultural Center, 1819 N.W. Everett St., $15 fee for sellers. Call 503-642-7386.

Seminar on Foreign Investment in France, sponsored by French-American Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest and Pacific International Trade Association, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Heathman Hotel restaurant, 1001 S.W. Broadway, $20 members, $25 nonmembers. Call 1-503-838-5716.

TUESDAY

Leading through Invitation and Consent, sponsored by Executive Forum, workshop by Peter Block, management expert and best-selling author of 'The Empowered Manager: Positive Political Skills at Work' and other books, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Doubletree Jantzen Beach Hotel, Salon, 909 N. Hayden Island Drive, $315 to $375 depending on number of participants per company, includes lunch, reservations requested by 4 p.m. Monday. Call 503-475-6503.

Hottest Internet Trends: A National Report, sponsored by American Marketing Association, Oregon Chapter, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Benson Hotel, 309 S.W. Broadway, $25 members, $40 nonmembers, $15 students. Call 503-222-9204.

Does Business Have a Heart?, sponsored by LionHeart Consulting, noon to 1:30 p.m., Mallory Hotel, 729 S.W. 15th Ave., $20. Call 503-632-8572, Ext. 3.

XML in Action: Demonstrations of Real-World Applications, sponsored by Internet Professionals Northwest, 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., includes networking 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Miller Auditorium, 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road, $10 prepaid members, $15 prepaid nonmembers and members at the door, $20 nonmembers at the door. Call 503-590-7653.

WEDNESDAY

Do We Have to Kill Fish to Save Money? The Success Stories of Sustainable Business, sponsored by Professional Services Council, 5:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., Laura Russo Gallery, 805 N.W. 21st Ave., $15 members, $25 nonmembers. Call 503-243-2734.

THURSDAY

The State of the Software Industry in Oregon, sponsored by Software Association of Oregon, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., World Forestry Center, Miller Hall, 4033 S.W. Canyon Road, $25 members, $40 nonmembers. Call 503-228-5411.

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