Events for October 11, 2007

8 a.m. The Port Authority and the World Trade Center Transportation Hub construction manager will co-host a conference regarding women- and minority-owned subcontractors at Cooper Union, Seventh Street and Fourth Avenue.

8:30 a.m. The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation chairman will discuss World Trade Center developments at Crain’s New York Business Breakfast Forum at the Hilton New York, 1335 Sixth Avenue.

9 a.m. Professionals and community leaders will discuss affordable housing on a panel at Hostos Community College, 120 Walton Avenue at 149th Street, in the Bronx.

9:30 a.m. Queens West Development Corporation directors will meet at the Empire State Development Corporation, 633 Third Avenue.

10 a.m. The New York City Campaign Finance Board will meet at 40 Rector Street.

10 a.m. Council committees will review the MTA’s proposal for cell phone service in the subway system at City Hall.

10 a.m. Elected officials and small business representatives will announce the reopening of Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s low-cost health insurance program at Brooklyn HealthWorks, 80 Hanson Place, in Brooklyn.

11 a.m. The Parks Department and the French consul general will celebrate the restoration of Lafayette Monument in Prospect Park at Prospect Park West and 9th Street in Brooklyn.

11:45 a.m. Sen. Charles Schumer will make an announcement regarding efforts to curb growing flight delays at New York City airports at his office, 757 Third Avenue between 47th and 48th streets.

12:30 p.m. Foreign minister of Kurdistan’s Regional Government in Iraq will speak at Columbia University’s International Affairs Building, 420 West 118th Street at Amsterdam Avenue.

1:30 p.m. State Senate Democrats will call on legislative leaders and the governor to put aside political differences and “get back to work” on the City Hall steps.

4:30 p.m. The New York State Democratic Conference will honor contributions of gays at a “Salute to Pride” event at City Hall.

6 p.m. Empire State Pride Agenda will host their NYC Fall Dinner at The Sheraton New York Hotel and Tower, 811 Seventh Avenue.

7:30 p.m. The Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club will host a forum on congestion pricing at The Riverdale Temple, 4545 Independence Avenur near West 246th Street, in the Bronx.

Events for October 11, 2007