The American Middle East Institute, 8 a.m., Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel, Downtown. Event: "Energy & Water 2013 -- Building a Global Energy Network." Business Conference Panel Discussions -- Panel One: Global Shale Plays - Propelling the Natural Gas Revolution; Panel Two: Downstream Renaissance - Economic Transformation for Consumers; Panel Three: Accelerating Innovation - Trends, Solutions in the Energy-Water Nexus; and Panel Four: Alternative Energy - Doing Business in the Middle East's Growing Renewable Energy Sector. Call 412-995-0076, or visit www.americanMEI.org.
Disability Matters with Joyce Bender, 2 p.m., online. Speaker: Josie Badger, former 2012 Ms. Wheelchair USA. Visit www.voiceamerica.com.
The American Middle East Institute, 8 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall. Event: "An Evening with General Colin Powell." Call 412-995-0076 or visit www.americanMEI.org.
Leaders for Literacy, noon (11:30 a.m., reception), Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel, Downtown. Guest Speaker: Mawi Asgedom, author, educator and motivational speaker. Call 412-393-7631, or visit www.gplc.org.
Community College of Allegheny County North campus, 9:30 a.m., Atrium, North Campus. Fall job fair. Call 412-369-3632.
Downtown Business Connections, 7:30 a.m., The Rivers Club, Oxford Centre, Downtown. Meeting. Call Ed Heal at 412-322-6676.
Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce, 7:30 a.m., Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport Hotel, 1160 Thorn Run Road, Moon. Panel discussion: "Sustainability in the Airport Corridor." Speakers: Katherine Fredriksen, Consol Energy; Shema Krinsky, Mall of Robinson; Mario Leone Jr., Monaca Borough and Rick Minsterman, Gateway Engineers. Call 412-264-6270 or visit www.paacc.com.
Seton Hill University's E-Magnify Women's Business Center along with Business & Professional Women of Pennsylvania, 9 a.m., Cecilian Hall, Administration Building, Seton Hill University's Main Hilltop Campus, Greensburg.
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Business Calendar appears every Sunday. To propose an item, send it to: Natalie Hill, Business Calendar, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 34 Blvd. of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, fax to 412-263-0908 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Items must be received by the Wednesday before publication.