Social business thought leader
The New England Council is sponsoring an event for members with Nobel laureate Dr. Muhammad Yunus , a pioneer in the fields of social business and micro finance. Wednesday, 8 to 9:30 a.m., Bank of America, America Room, 100 Federal St., Boston. Free.
Mad*Pow and Health 2.0 have organized the Health Experience Refactored conference, in which companies will showcase their latest technologies devoted to improving patient satisfaction. The two-day event will feature live presentations, product tutorials, and a speech by Governor Charlie Baker. Wednesday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Westin Boston Waterfront, 425 Summer St., Boston. $399 to $2,149.
The Innovation and Design Building has organized a speaker series that will explore the intersection of design, technology, and innovation. A panel of design experts will discuss how technology has changed building and manufacturing. Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m., Autodesk, 23 Drydock Ave., sixth floor, Boston. Free.
Fund-raising in 2016
A law firm for technology companies, Gesmer Updegrove is sponsoring an event on the secrets to fund-raising success. Panelists include Ryan Moore, a general partner at Accomplice, and Maia Heymann, the senior managing director of Converge Venture Partners. Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m., WeWork, South Station, 745 Atlantic Ave., Boston. Free.Events of note? E-mail us at email@example.com.