Events for Thursday, February 5, 2009

6:50 a.m. David Paterson will appear live on “The Take Away.” W.N.Y.C., 93.9 FM and 820 AM.  

7:30 p.m. Michael Bloomberg keynotes the Harris Obesity Prevention Effort benefit at Planet Hollywood, 1540 Broadway.

8 a.m. A panel on the latest economic trends and “how real estate markets offer opportunities for corporate decisions and restructuring” is hosted by N.A.I. Global 2009 at “Global Outlook Breakfast.” New York Athletic Club, R.S.V.P. requested.

8:30 a.m. Members and directors of the New York City Economic Development Corporation will meet at NYCEDC offices, 110 William Street.

8:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell and President of Carnegie Corporation of New York Vartan Gregorian will keynote conference on “National Concern, Local Action, and Immigrant Integration in New York,” followed by two panels. In the Great Hall of Shepard Hall, City College of New York, 160 Convent Avenue. R.S.V.P. requested, 212.650.6450.

10 a.m. The City Council’s Lower Manhattan Redevelopment and Transportation committees on “Chatham Square Reconfiguration and Its Impact on Lower Manhattan,” will hold a joint hearing in City Hall’s committee room.

3:30 p.m. Directors of New York Liberty Development Corporation to hold public meet at the Empire State Development Corporation offices, 37th Floor, 633 Third Avenue.

6:30 p.m. President of National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS C. Virginia Fields, delivers a speech urging President Obama to develop a national HIV/AIDS strategy. Council chambers, City Hall.

LONG ISLAND

8:30 a.m. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli will speak regarding the state budget and it’s economic impact. At Adelphi University, Adelphi Alumni House, 154 Cambridge Avenue, Garden City.

Events for Thursday, February 5, 2009