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TUESDAY

Compensation Challenges, sponsored by Software Association of Oregon, panel discussion on negotiating pay, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., Governor Hotel, 611 S.W. 10th Ave., $25 members, $40 nonmembers. Call 503-228-5452.

Money and Investing for Women, sponsored by Pen Associates, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., 5520 S.W. Macadam Ave., reservations by end of day before event, repeats Thursday. Call 503-295-0187.

WEDNESDAY

Small Business Ñ the Ultimate Financial Aid Tool, sponsored by Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., Kingstad Center, 15450 S.W. Millikan Way, Beaverton, $5 nonmembers, $1 for coffee. Call 503-644-0123.

Deal Structuring, sponsored by Oregon Health & Science University and Northwest Technology Ventures, workshop on making a deal once intellectual property has been protected, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., OHSU Hospital, eighth floor, Wing B, Room 60. Call 503-494-8231.

THURSDAY

The Sales Presentation: A Self-Employed Professional's Best Tool, sponsored by Self-Employed Creative Professionals, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., State of Oregon Building, Room 120C, 800 N.E. Oregon St. Call 503-287-8063.

Don't Make Your First 30 Seconds Your Last!, sponsored by Portland Business Alliance, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., networking in first and final half hours, 221 N.W. Second Ave., third floor, $10 PBA and OAME members, $25 nonmembers. Call 503-224-8684.

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Send business event information two weeks before the event by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; by fax to 503-226-7042; or by mail to Business Calendar, 620 S.W. Fifth Ave., Suite 400, Portland, OR 97204.