Events for Friday, September 12, 2008

All day (8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m). ServiceNation Summit 2008 at the Hilton, 1335 Sixth Ave. Speakers and panelists include Laura Bush,. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chris Dodd, Caroline Kennedy, Alicia Keys, Tobey Maguire, and Jon Bon Jovi.

9:30 a.m. Assembly energy committee members hold a press conference to address the expected winter home heating crisis at Self Help Community Service Inc., Maspeth Senior Center, 6961 Grand Ave. (11:30 a.m. at Staten Island Borough Hall.)

10 a.m. Meeting of the Directors of the Queens West Development Corporation at the ESDC, 633 Third Ave., 37th floor.

12:30 p.m. New York Building Congress Forum at Cipriani Wall Street, 55 Wall St.

2 p.m. Cynthia McKinney appears at The Madison, 27 W. 24th.

Events for Friday, September 12, 2008