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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE ENERGY OFFICIALS' holds its 2001 Winter Fuels Outlook Conference

AGENDA: Highlights:

8.30 a.m. - David Terry, Managing Director, NASEO

Jeff Pillion, Chair, NASEO Energy Data and Energy Security Committee

8.45 a.m. - World Oil Market Outlook

David Knapp, Energy Intelligence Group

9.30 a.m. - EIA Heating Fuels Overview

Mary Hutzler, Acting Administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration (Includes Press Conference)"

10.30 a.m. - Distillate Supply Issues

Cheryl Trench, President, Allegro Energy Group

11:15 a.m. - Natural Gas Supply Issues

Bruce Henning Director, Regulatory and Market Analysis, Energy and Environmental Analysis, Incorporated

12 noon -Keynote Luncheon: Implementation of the National Energy Plan

Frank Blake, Deputy Secretary of Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

1.15 a.m. - Propane Supply and Demand Forecast

Pending

2 p.m. - State Energy Emergency Planning

Jeff Pillion, Chair, NASEO Energy Data and Energy Security Committee

3 p.m. - Closing Remarks

David Terry, Managing Director, NASEO

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: Holiday Inn Old Town Select, 480 King Street, Old Town, Alexandria, VA

CONTACT: David Terry, 703-299-8800

WEB ADDRESS:naseo.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CONSUMER FEDERATION OF AMERICA'S holds its annual utilities conference entitled ¡§Residential Utility Services: Meeting Consumer Energy and Communications Needs in a Dynamic Marketplace.¡¨

AGENDA: Highlight:

12:15 p.m. - Pat Wood, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: The Washington Plaza, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Adele Ellis, 202-387-6121

WEB ADDRESS: cfa.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: US RUSSIA BUSINESS COUNCIL holds its annual meeting. This year's theme, Russia in the Global Economy: Status and Prospects, will provide a forum for discussion of Russia's current political and economic situation and the steps Russia should take to speed its integration into the global economy.

AGENDA: Highlights:

12 noon - Annual Meeting Opening Luncheon with Condoleezza Rice, National Security

Advisor

2:15 p.m. - Panel Session: Politics Under Putin

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: Park Hyatt Hotel, 24th and M Streets NW, Washington,

CONTACT: 202-739-9184

WEB ADDRESS:usbr.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA Columbus School of Law, School of Nursing, School of Philosophy and the German Embassy hold a conference on the Ethics of Health Care: An Assessment in Germany and the U.S.

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas A. Scully, administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will deliver the keynote address.

Other speakers include Justice Rainer Schlegel, Federal Social Court, Kassel, Germany

Edmund Pellegrino, director of the Center for Clinical Bioethics at Georgetown University and former CUA President

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 3600 John McCormack Road NE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-319-6081

WEB ADDRESS:cua.edu

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Recent Developments in the Congo."

WHO: The speakers are:

Herbert Weiss, Columbia University

Richard Bogosian, State Department

Learned Dees, National Endowment for Democracy

Bakamana Mouana, Muinda Project for Peace

10 a.m. - U.S. Chamber of Commerce briefing on a New Report that calls for reform of the failing U.S. education system.

Governor Paul Patton, (D-KY), chair, National Commission on the High School Senior Year

Dr. Richard Ferguson, president, American College Testing, Inc.

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE holds briefing on a report that calls for reform of the failing U.S. education system.

WHO: The speakers are:

Governor Paul Patton, (D-KY), chair, National Commission on the High School Senior Year

Dr. Richard Ferguson, president, American College Testing, Inc.

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: UNITED NATIONS PROGRAMME ON HIV/AIDS holds a telephone news conference on a report entitled ¡§Status And Trends Of The HIV/AIDS Epidemic In Asia And The Pacific.¡¨

WHO: The speakers are:

Bernhard Schwartlander, Chief epidemiologist, UNAIDS

Karen Stanecki, US Census Bureau

Sarup Sarkar, team leader, South Asia Intercounty Team UNAIDS

DATE: October 4, 2001

CONTACT: 212-584-5024

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: NEWSEUM presents "Nick News" host Linda Ellerbee discussing news for kids and how to engage young people in world and local news.

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 1101 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA

CONTACT: 703-284-3527.

WEB ADDRESS:newseum.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: ECONOMIC POLICY INSTITUTE holds a policy briefing on a report entitled the State of U.S. Economy And A Comprehensive Proposal For Stimulus.

WHO: The speakers are:

Lawrence Mishel, vice president, EPI

Christina Weller, Macroeconomics, EPI

Jeffrey Wenger, labor economist, EPI

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 1660 L Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Nancy Coleman, or Tom Kiley 202-775-8810

WEB ADDRESS:epinet.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AIDSWALK WASHINGTON 2001 kicks off with a performance by South African musical group Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-3514

WEB ADDRESS:mambazo.com

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Washington College of Law presents a panel to discuss the various legal responses to the terrorist acts. The discussion will include the Department of Justice anti-terrorist legislation package, the establishment of a homeland defense position within the President's cabinet, wiretapping, the Department of Justice anti-terrorist legislation package and many other issues that have surfaced as a result of this unprecedented situation.

WHO: The speakers are:

Herman Schwartz, professor of law

Thomas Sargentich, co-director, Program in Law and Government

director, LLM Program in Law and Government; professor of law

Steve Wermiel, associate professor of law

Jeffrey Lubbers, practitioner in residence

Mark Niles, assistant professor of law

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 4801 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NEWSEUM The World This Week" features People¡¦s Daily correspondent Rujun Wang; China Radio International correspondent Lei Yang and Voice of America¡¦s Huchen Zhang examining the state of press freedom in China.

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 1101 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA

CONTACT: 703-284-3527.

WEB ADDRESS:newseum.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: COOLER HEADS COALITION holds a briefing on the ¡§Skeptical Environmentalist Looks at Global Warming, Kyoto, and What We Should Do,¡¨ with author Dr. Bjorn Lomborg.

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: HC-5 U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-331-1010

WEB ADDRESS:cei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program entitled Iranian Women: Rising Expectations with Jaleh Shadi-Talab, Director of the Women's Center at Tehran University.

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB presents Ward McCarthy, Principal and co-founder, Stone, McCarthy Research Associates, "The Changing Role of the Dollar."

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: Montpelier Room, 6th fl., Library of Congress Madison Building, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN¡¦S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Robert McIntyre, Director of Citizens for Tax Justice, a nonpartisan research and advocacy group that fights for tax fairness at the federal, state, and local levels.

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY STUDY INSTITUTE holds a congressional briefing to discuss national energy security entitled "National Energy Security:

Implications for National Energy Policy."

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard H. Truly, Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; and retired Vice Admiral of the U.S. Navy.

Bill Holmberg, President, Biorefiner; Board Member, New Uses Council; and retired Marine Corps Lt. Colonel.

Richard Cowart, Director and Principal, Regulatory Assistance Project; and former Chair of the Vermont Public Service Board. He also served as President of the New England Conference of Public Utility Commissioners, and is the author of a recent study for NARUC, "Efficient Reliability: the Critical Role of Demand-side Resources in Power Systems and Markets."

Peter Bradford, former Chair of the New York State Public Service Commission and the Maine Public Utilities Commission; and former Commissioner of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 124 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-628-1400

WEB ADDRESS:eesi.org

TIME: 4:45 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program entitled "A Defining Moment: U.S.-Russian Relations in the Wake of September 11" with Wayne Limberg, chief of the Russian Foreign Policy Division at the State Department's Bureau of Investigation and Research.

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Eduard Shevardnadze, president of Georgia discussing ¡§Georgia, the United States and the New Security Paradigm in Eurasia."

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: Willard Inter-Continental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY presents Professor Akbar Ahmed discussing the understanding of Islam in relation to current events.

WHO: The speakers are:

Abdul Aziz Said, Mohamed Said Farsi Chair of Islamic Peace, American University

Osman bin Bakar, Malaysia Chair of Islam in Southeast Asia, Georgetown University?n

John Esposito, director, Center for Muslim and Christian Understanding, Georgetown University

Sulayman Nyang, professor of African Studies, Howard University

Lawrence Rosen, chair, Department of Anthropology, Princeton University

Tamara Sonn, William R. Keenan Distinguished Professor of Humanities, College of William & Mary

Yasmin Said, president, Muslim Student Association, American University

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Lunasa who uses melodic interweaving of wind and string instruments, pairing flutes, fiddle, whistle, and pipes in breathtaking arrangements.

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM features Richard Guy Wilson, architectural history professor at the University of Virginia discussing Schindler, Neutra, and Wright: Three Architects Respond to California.

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 401 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-272-3606

WEB ADDRESS:nbm.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features photographer Antonin Kratochvil¡¦s presenting a fresh look at the world of artists and movie stars in his latest, ¡§INCOGNITO.¡¨

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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