9 a.m. Acting buildings commissioner Robert LiMandri keynotes the BuildingsNY 2008; Javits Center.
9 a.m. Panel discussion on “From Soundbites to Solutions: Bias, Punditry and the Press in the 2008 Election”; Paley Center for Media, 25 West 57th St.
10 a.m. Hearing for Susan Lindauer, a woman accused of helping an Iraqi spy agency; U.S. District Court, 500 Pearl St., Room 12A.
11:30 a.m. Israel Cancer Fund holds Women of Action Luncheon; The Plaza.
Noon. M.T.A. holds online forum on environmental sustainability; http://www.mta.info.
1:30 p.m. Author Nicolaus Mills discusses his book Winning the Peace: The Marshall Plan and America’s Coming of Age as a Superpower; Demos, 220 Fifth Ave., 5th floor.
6 p.m. Manhattan borough hearing on the D.O.E.’s Contract for Excellence; Fashion Industries H.S., 225 West 24 Street.
6:30 p.m. Comcast C.E.O. Stephen Burke receives U.J.A.-Federation of New York’s Steve S. Ross Humanitarian Award; The Waldorf-Astoria.
7 p.m. Community Board 7 of the Bronx meetsat the Botanical Gardens, Mosholu Gate Entrance, Visitors Center Café, E. 200th St. and Kazimiroff Blvd. Call (718) 933-5650.
7 p.m. Jewish International Connection’s annual gala fund-raiser; Prince George Ballroom, 15 East 27th St.
ALL DAY (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) CUNY Center for Sustainable Energy hosts Solar Summit; Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green.