Business & Tech


Weekend business agenda

Saturday, March 10


From employee to entrepreneur

Those hoping to someday leave their corporate job and start a business are encouraged to log into a webinar hosted by an entrepreneur coach who did just that. Participants will learn the step-by-step process to transition smoothly, the most promising kinds of businesses to start now, and the top mistakes to avoid. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., online. Register online or go to the business agenda at


Get help with income tax returns

The AARP Tax Foundation is sending trained volunteers to help local residents file personal, non-business income tax returns. Assistance will be provided on returns for income of less than $40,000 for singles, and under $60,000 for joint filings. Bring your Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s federal and state tax returns, and all of this year’s relevant tax documents. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Newton Free Library, 3rd floor, 330 Homer St., Newton. No registration required.

Sunday, March 11


Careers in medical communication

Attend a round-table brunch program on careers in medical writing and editing. The event is hosted by the New England Chapter of the American Medical Writers Association. Drinks and a breakfast buffet will be provided. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hilton Garden Inn, 5 Wheeler Road, Burlington. $39. Register online or go to the business agenda at


Family business symposium


MIT and Babson are hosting their 2018 Family Business Symposium, inviting students and families in business to participate in dialogues with industry experts on topics including how to manage conflict and how to keep family businesses going across generations. Breakfast and lunch provided. Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., MIT Sloan School of Management, Building E51, 2 Amherst St., Cambridge. $20. Register online or go to the business agenda at

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