The National Library of Health and Healing hosts an IdEx 2020 forum and luncheon at the Golden Wok, 25 Washington Road, March 14 at 11 a.m. Seating is limited to 30; or (617) 953-8994 to reserve a seat. There is a cost for the meal.

The forum, titled "Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the United States' interests abroad," will be facilitated by Dan Ammons of Eliot, formerly of both the Army and the Navy. Ammons has experience in counter-narcotics operations in Pakistan, and also served as an attache to the U.S. embassies in Islamabad, Pakistan, and Bueno Aires, Argentina.