Seminars, Meetings and Events

February 5

Newsmaker to speak
John McCorry, the executive managing editor of Bloomberg News’ print news operations, will be speaking at the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce’s monthly membership meeting.
   Bloomberg News is a 24-hour global news service with more than 1,200 reporters and editors stationed in more than 80 news bureaus worldwide.
   As executive managing editor, Mr. McCorry directs over 1,160 reporters, editors and support staff around the world.
   The lunch meeting will begin with registration and a reception followed by a buffet luncheon and presentation. Cost to attend is $30 for Chamber members and $40 for non-members. To register in advance call (609) 520-1776 or visit
*Princeton Chamber, 11:30 to 1:30 p.m., Doral Forrestal,
 100 College Road East, Plainsboro.
February 9
Traffic talks
Travel in New Jersey is never easy. Between construction projects and rush-hour congestion, getting from here to there can be a challenge.
   In an effort to fix things in the future, the New Jersey Alliance for Action is sponsoring an event to focus on the future of New Jersey’s roads and rails.
   The second annual New Jersey Transportation Conference will take a look at the state of New Jersey’s transportation system and figure out, "Where do we go from here?"
   Seating is limited to the first 1,000 reservations. To register contact NJAFA at (732) 225-1180 for a registration form or register online at
   The cost is $95 for individual attendees, $1,200 for a reserved row of 14 tickets and $45 for public officials. Reservations must be made by Jan. 30.
*NJAFA, 9 a.m., Trenton War Memorial Building, Trenton.
February 9
Coaching consultants
Sometimes consultants need to be more than consultants.
   According to Genevieve Bazelmans, president of Change Management Associates, consultants sometimes must take on more of a coaching role.
   She will outline why at the NJ Institute of Management Consultants’ dinner meeting.
   Ms. Bazelmans is a specialist in leadership, organizational development and change management. She is expected to present the differences between the consultant and the coach, describe occasions when the transition is necessary and teach dinner guests what they can do in such situations to seize the opportunity.
   The cost to attend is $40 for members and $60 for non-members. Registrations, directions and information can be found at There is a $10 surcharge for reservations received after noon on Feb. 6 and at the door.
*NJ Institute of Management Consultants, 6 p.m., Doral Forrestal, 100 College Road East, Plainsboro.
February 10
Employment tips
Whether its downsizing, restructuring, outsourcing or company mergers, businesses today are often in a constant state of change.
   And if you’re worried your job might be the next on the chopping block, the Society for Human Resources Managemnt of Central NJ has a workshop for you.
   Speaker and author Jean Gatz, a native of Baton Rouge, La., will provide tips for professionals on "How to be the Person Successful Companies Fight to Keep."
   Workshop fees are $60 for SHRM of Central NJ members, $80 for guests, $40 for members in transition and $30 for students.
   To register send a check to SHRM of Central NJ, P.O. Box 6151, Somerset NJ 08875, by Feb. 2. Registration after the deadline must be made in person. Walk-ins will be charged an additional $10.
*SHRM, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
Holiday Inn, Route 287, Somerset.

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