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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2001

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: CMD holds its annual North American Construction Forecast conference. The daylong conference brings together leading economists and analysts from the United States, Mexico, and Canada to explore the conditions that will determine building activity and opportunity throughout the NAFTA region in 2002 and beyond.

DATE: October 16, 2001

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

CONTACT: 404-720-8122

WEB ADDRESS: cmdg.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds its Spectrum Management Roundtable on "The Perils of 3G: Competing Priorities and Mechanisms for Resolution" with Harold Furchtgott-Roth, American Enterprise Institute.

DATE: October 16, 2001

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a briefing "President Bush's Trip To China: An Economic Summit With a Wider Agenda."

WHO: The speakers are:

James B. Steinberg, VP and Director, Foreign Policy Studies program, The Brookings Institution; former Deputy National Security Advisor

Lael Brainard, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies & Foreign Policy Studies programs, The Brookings Institution; former Deputy National Economic Advisor

Bates Gill, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies program, and Director, Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution

Nicholas Lardy, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies program, The Brookings Institution; author of China's Unfinished Economic Revolution

DATE: October 16, 2001

LOCATION: 1775 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS:brook.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR ACCREDITATION OF TEACHER EDUCATION holds a news conference describing the teaching profession's expectations for innovative institutions called Professional Development Schools. The implementation of these standards provides a way to enhance teacher quality and help answer the teacher shortage issue.

WHO: The speakers are:

Virginia Pilato, Chief of Program Approval and Assessment, Maryland State Department of Education

Robert Yinger, Dean of the School of Education, Baylor University and President, The Holmes Partnership

Kathleen Gagne, PDS Coordinator, Chestnut Accelerated Middle School Springfield, Massachusetts

Marsha Levine, Director of the NCATE PDS Standards Project

Arthur Wise, NCATE President

DATE: October 16, 2001

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

CONTACT: Jane Leibbrand, 202-466-7496

WEB ADDRESS:ncate.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR POLICY INNOVATION holds a program on "Effective Components of an Economic Stimulus Package."

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Dick Armey, R-TX

Sen. Phil Gramm, R-TX

Rep. Jennifer Dunn

Tom Giovanetti, President, Institute for Policy Innovation

Aldona Robbins, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Policy Innovation

Steve Moore, President, Club for Growth

Gary Robbins, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Policy Innovation

Larry Hunter, Chief Economist, Empower America

Steve Entin, President and Executive Director, Institute for the Research on the Economics of Taxation

DATE: October 16, 2001

LOCATION: 345 Cannon Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-912-5742

WEB ADDRESS: ipi.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CONSUMER FEDERATION OF AMERICA, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS AND AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ALLERGY, ASTHMA AND IMMUNOLOGY hold a news conference announcing a public health initiative to protect children from secondhand smoke hazards in their homes.

WHO: The speakers are:

EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman

Mary Ellen Fise, CFA

DATE: October 16, 2001

LOCATION: 111 Michigan Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jack Gillis, 202-737-076

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Middle Eastern Law Students Assn., South Asian Law Students Assn., Immigration and Refugee Law Society hold a program on "Backlash: The Impact of Sept. 11 on Middle Eastern and South Asian Americans."

WHO: The speakers are:

Muneer Ahmad, professor of law, American University

Karaam Shora, legal advisor, Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee

Benjamin Johnson, associate director of Advocacy and Public Affairs, American Immigration Lawyers Association

DATE: October 16, 2001

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: KOMEN BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION holds a Congressional briefing to address how we can deliver the promise of today's research to breast cancer patients.

DATE: October 16, 2001

LOCATION: B-340 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 212-453-2235

WEB ADDRESS: breastcancerinfo.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL HOURSE SHOW, KENNEDY CENTER, AND POINTS OF LIGHT FOUNDAITON hold a news conference announcing the Black Stallion Literacy Project.

DATE: October 16, 2001

LOCATION: Walker Jones Elementary School, 1000 L Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 301-407-9007

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND NATIONAL COALITION FOR ADULT IMMUNIZATION hold a news conference to alert consumers and health care professionals about critical and immediate influenza and pneumococcal disease vaccination recommendations for high-risk groups, healthcare workers and healthy persons.

WHO: The speakers are:

Nancy Cox, PhD, Chief, Influenza Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pierce Gardner, MD, Senior Advisor for Clinical Research and Training, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health

Bonnie M. Word, MD, National Medical Association

Stephen F. Jencks, MD, MPH, Quality Improvement Group, Office of Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (formally HCFA)

DATE: October 16, 2001

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

CONTACT: Taryn Green, 917-673-6696

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: SEN. DEBBIE STABENOW, D-MI, holds a news conference to discuss legislation honoring each of the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

DATE: October 16, 2001

LOCATION: Senate Radio/TV Gallery, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-4822

WEB ADDRESS:senate.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Nationalism And The Problem Of Inclusion In Hungary with Alice Freifeld, Associate Professor of History, University of Florida and former EES Short-term Scholar.

DATE: October 16, 2001

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION presents The Roots of the Computer Revolution: What Information Technology Today Owes to Government Investment and the

Vision of J. C. R. Licklider" with M. Mitchell Waldrop, Author, The Dream Machine: J. C. R. Licklider and the Revolution That Made Computing Personal.

DATE: October 16, 2001

LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Are Indigenous Artisans an Endangered Species?" with Lea Kaplan, executive director of the Crafts Center."

DATE: October 16, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, Dc

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture on "Political Consequences of Decentralization in Indonesia" with Mahendra Siregar, information councilor for the Embassy of Indonesia, and Anies Baswedan, a political science professor from Northern Illinois University.

DATE: October 16, 2001

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, Dc

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Japan's Role In The Fight Against Terrorism."

WHO: The speakers are:

Mike Green, Director of Asian Affairs for Japan, U.S. National Security Council

Toshiaki Miura, Political Correspondent, American General Bureau, Asahi Newspaper

Tomohito Shinoda, Associate Professor, the International University of Japan

Steven Clemons, Executive Vice President, New America Foundation

DATE: October 16, 2001

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN PROSPECT holds a forum on "Protecting Civil Liberties."

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-MA

Rep. Henry Waxman, D-CA

Rep. Hilda Solis, D-CA

John Sweeney, AFL-CIO

Burt Neuborne, Brennan Center

Morton Halperin, Council on Foreign Relations

Ralph Neas, People for the American Way

Robert Kuttner, The American Prospect magazine

Harold Myerson, The American Prospect magazine

DATE: October 16, 2001

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

CONTACT: 212-627-8098

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents the Ballet Folklorico Cutumba of Cuba performing energetic and athletic Afro-Cuban folkloric and Cuban traditional dance, music, and song.

DATE: October 16, 2001

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY presents a lecture with Maria Livanos, secretary general of the International Chamber of Commerce discussing Is There Power-Sharing In International Affairs.

DATE: October 16, 2001

LOCATION: 800 21st Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-994-3087

WEB ADDRESS:gwu.edu

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features Sue Miller discussing and signing her new novel The World Below. The book revolves around the lives of Catherine and her grandmother Georgia, who was instrumental in her upbringing.

DATE: October 16, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 8 p.m.

EVENT: MUHAMMAD MOSQUE OF ISLAM NO 4 presents via satellite Minister Louis Farrakhan marking the 6th anniversary of the Million Man March: A Holy Day Of Atonement, Reconciliation And Responsibility.

DATE: October 16, 2001

LOCATION: Easter High School, 17th and East Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-399-1010

WEB ADDRESS:finalcall.com

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