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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Trade Roots education program hosts 25 state and local chamber executives from around the country during a three-day Trade Leadership Conference.

DATE: October 10, 2001

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND NATIONAL CHAMBER FOUNDATION host a breakfast with R. Glenn Hubbard, Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers discussing the outlook for growth and the government's economic stimulus package.

WHO: The speakers include:

Martin Regalia, U.S.Chamber

John Felmy American Petroleum Institute

David Seiders, National Association of Homebuilders

David Swierenga, Air Transport Assn.

DATE: October 10, 2001

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 8:45 a.m.

EVENT: EUROPEAN INSTITUTE sponsors a seminar on "US and EU Approaches to Energy Policy."

AGENDA: Highlights:

Jacqueline Grapin, President, The European Institute

Clifford M. (Mike) Naeve, Partner, Energy Practice

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, OPEC's response to the crisis: oil price decrease?

9:15 a.m. -The Impact of the International Crisis on the New Energy

Situation: US and EU Responses

Christel M`ller, Director General for Energy German Ministry of Economy & Technology The German Approach to a coordinated energy and environment policy in times of crisis.

Callum McCarthy, Chairman, British Gas and Electricity Markets

Authority Are liberalisation and deregulation still on top of the Agenda? A British View.

Thomas A. Tribone, Executive Vice President, The AES Corporation

Industry Experience with Different Regulatory Environments.

11 a.m. - Reducing Energy Dependence on the Middle East

Vicky Bailey, Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, US Department of Energy

Changing the Energy Mix and the role of the International Energy Agency in Crisis Management

Pierre Lepetit, Senior Fellow, French Center on the United States

European Approaches to Changing Patterns of Energy Consumption and Supply.

Is the Nuclear Option Revived by the Crisis?

Judith Ayers, Assistant Administrator for International, Environmental Protection Agency G-8 Cooperation on energy and the environment

12:30 - Luncheon program features Frank Blake, Deputy Secretary, US Department of Energy Overall View of US Energy Policy and the Effect of Terrorist Attacks

DATE: October 10, 2001

LOCATION: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-895-1670

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: FEDERALIST SOCIETY FOR LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY STUDIES holds panel discussions on "Labor And Employment Policy And The Law Of Unintended Consequences."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Panel I: The Americans with Disabilities Act

10:45 a.m. - Panel II: The Occupational Safety and Health Act

12 noon - Luncheon and Keynote Address with Judge Laurence Silberman, United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

2:15 a.m. - Panel III: Civil Rights and Affirmative Action

DATE: October 10, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-822-8138

WEB ADDRESS: fed-society.org

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: ATLANTIC COUNCIL holds a program on "An Attack On Us All: NATO's Response To Terrorism," by Lord Robertson, Secretary General, NATO.

DATE: October 10, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-778-4990

WEB ADDRESS:acus.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL SPORTS ASSOCIATION FOR SPORT & PHYSICAL EDUCATION holds a news conference releasing a report entitled "Shape Of The Nation."

DATE: October 10, 2001

CONTACT: 703-476-3461

WEB ADDRESS:aahperd.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER presents Ted Turner, Vice Chair, AOL Time Warner discussing "Our Common Future."

DATE: October 10, 2001

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wilsoncenter.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CHRISTOPHER REEVE PARALYSIS FOUNDATION hosts a ceremony announcing a $2 million grant to provide referral services and self-help guidance to paralysis victims, their families and caregivers.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Tom Harkin, D-IA

Sen. Arlen Specter, R-PA

Rep. Bill Young, R-FL

Rep. Jim Langevin, D-RI

Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson (invited)

Christopher Reeve, chairman, Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation

DATE: October 10, 2001

LOCATION: 385 Russell Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Collen Dermody, 202-887-0500

WEB ADDRESS: paralysis.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK hosts a news conference releasing a report, "Competitiveness: The Business of Growth."

DATE: October 10, 2001

LOCATION: 1300 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Santiago Real de Azua, 202-623-1371

WEB ADDRESS: iadb.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program entitled "Arriving At The Endgame: The Politics Of EU And NATO Enlargement," with Howard Wiarda, Professor and Horwitz Chair, Political Science Department, University of Massachusetts; Wilson Center Senior Scholar and former EES Research Scholar.

DATE: October 10, 2001

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS:wilsoncenter.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR CONGRESSIONAL AND PRESIDENTIAL STUDIES AND THE PEW CHARITABLE TRUSTS hold a panel discussion titled, "Is Gridlock Dead: Presidential-Congressional Relations In Times Of Crisis."

WHO: The speakers are:

Gary Andres, senior managing partner, The Dutko Group and former deputy assistant of legislative affairs to former president George Bush

E.J. Dionne, columnist, The Washington Post

Patrick Griffin, partner, Griffin, Johnson, Dover, and Stewart, and former director of legislative affairs to former president Bill Clinton

Susan Page, Washington bureau chief, USA Today

David Skaggs, Center for Democracy and Citizenship and former Congressman (D-CO).

DATE: October 10, 2001

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "The Triangulated Ibero-American Marketplace and the Eventual Infrastructure Convergence Within the Americas," with Larry Harrington, executive director of the Inter-American Development Bank.

DATE: October 10, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS:sais.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: FOREIGN PRESS CENTER holds a briefing with Lawrence Greenwood, U.S. Coordinator for Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation discussing "The Upcoming APEC Meetings in Shanghai, China."

DATE: October 10, 2001

LOCATION: Foreign Press Center, National Press Building, Room, 898, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-724-1640

WEB ADDRESS:fpcusia.gov

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY School of Foreign Service Institute for the Study of Diplomacy holds a conference entitled "Sustaining Democratic Development: What Are the Priorities?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Paula Dobriansky, Undersecretary of State for Global Affairs "U.S. Policy Directions"

Mark Palmer, President, Capital Development Company, "Terrorist Dictators and Democracy

Mort Halperin, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, "The Role of Democracy in Dealing with International Terrorism"

Paul Collier, Director of Development Research, World Bank

Wayne Merry, Senior Associate, American Foreign Policy Council "Stability, Sovereignty and Territorial Integrity: Substitutes for Political Pluralism in U.S. Policy?"

Elizabeth S. Clark, Associate, ISD

DATE: October 10, 2001

LOCATION: 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Carolyn Eastham, 965-5735 x3002

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Yat-Kha, performing a mix of Tuvan traditional throat singing with western rock electricity.

DATE: October 10, 2001

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB presents Richard A. Ryan, president to the National Press Club and Ann Telanes, Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist, who are hosting "Cartoons and Cocktails," a live and silent auction of original editorial cartoons, to benefit student journalists and editorial cartoonists.

DATE: October 10, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: AUSTRIAN PRESS AND INFORMATION SERVICE holds a meeting on Austrian restitution issues with Hannah M. Lessing, Secretary General for the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism.

DATE: October 10, 2001

LOCATION: 3524 International Court NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-895-6745

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features an Islam panel discussing "The Last Great Revolution: Turmoil And Transformation In Iran."

WHO: The speakers are:

Akbar Ahmed, Islam Today

Thomas Lippman, Understanding Islam

Milton Viorst, In The Shadow Of The Prophet

DATE: October 10, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 8:15 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Kennedy Political Union's 2001-2002 lecture series presents "Charting The Course For Change; Commentary On The 21st Century" featuring the Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto.

DATE: October 10, 2001

LOCATION: Kay Spiritual Life Center, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5952

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

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