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TIME: All Day

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES and the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) of the U.S. Army War College hold a daylong conference, "The Defense Transformation Debate: The American Military at the Dawn of the 21st Century."

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions

Eliot A. Cohen, Professor and Director of Strategic Studies, SAIS

8:40 a.m. - Keynote Address

Paul Wolfowitz, Deputy Secretary of Defense (invited)

10 a.m. - Session I - Strategy

Francis Fukuyama, Professor of International Political Economy, SAIS

William Kristol, Editor, The Weekly Standard

Andrew Bacevich, Professor of International Relations, Boston University

11:45 a.m. - Luncheon Seminar Discussion: Imperatives for U.S. Defense Policy

Eliot Cohen, Professor and Director of Strategic Studies, SAIS

1:30 p.m. - Session II - Force Structure and Technology (1:30-3:00 p.m.)

Stephen Biddle, Associate Professor of National Security Studies, The Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College

Michael Vickers, Director of Strategic Studies, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Michael O'Hanlon, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution

3:15 p.m. - Session III - Organization

Thomas Mahnken, Professor of Strategy and Policy, Naval War College

Randy Larsen, ANSER Institute for Homeland Defense

Kurt Campbell, Senior Vice President and Director of the International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

DATE: October 5, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, Dc

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.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."

DATE: October 5, 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: Highlight:

Commerce Secretary Don Evans

DATE: October 5, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-739-9184

WEB ADDRESS:usbr.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: AFRICAN CENTER FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES presents Secretary General Of the African Union Amara Essy discussing The African Union Facing Today's Challenges."

DATE: October 5, 2001

LOCATION: National War College, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-602-2830

WEB ADDRESS:africacenter.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: MANETTE JONES GLOBAL STRATEGIES holds a discussion on "US Policy Toward Latin American And The Caribbean."

WHO: The speakers are:

James Jones, former Ambassador to Mexico

Maurice Sonnenberg, former vice chairman, The National Commission on Terrorism

DATE: October 5, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-4307

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION breakfast reception for publication of "The New Urban Leaders."

WHO: The speakers are:

Joyce Ladner, Senior Fellow, Governmental Studies, The Brookings Institution and Author of The New Urban Leaders

Kent Amos, Founder of the Urban Family Institute and Kids House

David Domenici, Founder of the See Forever Foundation and the Maya Angelou Charter School

Pablo Eisenberg, Founder of the Center for Community Change

DATE: October 5, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: HAMLINE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW presents a program on Islamic law.

WHO: The speakers are:

Azizah Al-Hibri, law professor University of Richmond,

Edward Gaffney Jr., professor, Valparaiso University Law School

David Cole, professor, Georgetown University Law Center

Abdul Aziz Said, director, American University Center for Global Peace Abdulwahab Alkebsi, executive director, Islamic Institute

Dr. James Forbes Jr., senior minister, Riverside Church, New York

DATE: October 5, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jim Castelli, 703-250-3099

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: LEXINGTON INSTITUE holds a forum on electronic warfare.

AGENDA: Highlights:

Christopher Bolkcom, Analyst, Congressional Research Service;

Rear Admiral Evan Chanik, Head of Aviation Plans and Requirements, United States Navy;

Major General John Corder, Study Manager, DoD Airborne Electronic Attack, Analysis of Alternatives;

Mark Kirk, Member, Electronic Warfare Working Group, and House Armed Services Committee

Antonio Marra, Study Director, Airborne Electronic Attack Analysis of Alternatives

Ken Miller, Senior Legislative Assistant for Rep. Joseph Pitts

Rep. Joseph Pitts, R-PA, Chairman, Electronic Warfare Working Group

Ray Sweeny, B-52, EA-6B, and B-1 EW Expert

Dr. Loren Thompson, Chief Operating Officer, Lexington Institute

Commander David Woods, EA-6B Requirements Officer, United States Navy

DATE: October 5, 2001

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

CONTACT: 703-522-5828

WEB ADDRESS: lexingtoninstitute.org

TIME: 9:45 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a briefing on "Countering Terrorism: Political And Economic Strategies."

WHO: The speakers are:

James B. Steinberg, Vice President and Director, Foreign Policy Studies Program, The Brookings Institution; former Deputy National Security Advisor

Philip H. Gordon, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies Program, and Director, Center on the United States and France, The Brookings Institution; former Director for European Affairs, National Security Council

Carol Graham, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies Program, and Co-Director, Center on Social and Economic Dynamics, The Brookings Institution; Co-author of Half Penny on the Federal Dollar: The Future of Development Aid

Paul C. Light, Vice President and Director, Governmental Studies Program, and the Douglas Dillon Chair, The Brookings Institution; Director, Brookings Center for Public Service

DATE: October 5, 2001

LOCATION: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program entitled "Non Proliferation: Adjusting Our Aim," with Leon Fuerth, professor, George Washington University.

DATE: October 5, 2001

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: PEW FORUM ON RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE holds a program on "Just War Tradition And The New War On Terrorism."

AGENDA: Highlights:

Jean Bethke Elshtain, Professor, University of Chicago

Stanley M. Hauerwas, Professor, Duke Divinity School Stanley M. Hauerwas, Professor, Duke Divinity School

Stanley M. Hauerwas, Professor, Duke Divinity School

James Turner Johnson, Professor, Rutgers University

DATE: October 5, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-955-5077

WEB ADDRESS:pewforum.org

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY School of International Service holds a program on "Sino-U.S. Relations After The 9/11 Attack: Time For Change?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Qingguo Jia, associate dean and professor, Peking University

Quansheng Zhao, director, Division of Comparative and Regional Studies,

American University

DATE: October 5, 2001

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950


TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents members of the National Symphony Orchestra perform works from their broad repertoire for various small ensembles.

DATE: October 5, 2001

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.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 5, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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