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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: BUSINESS WOMEN'S NETWORK INTERACTIVE holds its Women & Diversity Leadership Summit And Gala 2001.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:05 a.m. - Marilyn Carlson Nelson is Chair and CEO of Carlson Companies, which operates in more than 140 countries around the world.

1:15 p.m. - Rita Cosby, News Reporter, FOX News

1:20 p.m. - CELEBRATING MARYLAND, Lt. Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

DATE: October 17, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-463-3780

WEB ADDRESS:bwni.com

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program on "U.S. Biowarfare Defense: Creating Vaccines From Genetically Modified Plants."

WHO: The speakers are:

John J. Hamre, CSIS president and CEO

Charles Arntzen, Founding Director, Arizona Biotechnology Institute president emeritus, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research

Mich Hein, Founding Scientist, Epicyte Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE special symposium on "The New Realities: What You Need to Know to Run Your Association After September 11". Leading Authorities are assembling a "who's who" of experts on the economy, air travel, national and international affairs, and business, with the goal of helping you understand, anticipate, and navigate today's rapidly changing business environment.

WHO: The speakers are:

President and CEO of MacNair Travel Management, Michael MacNair

Former FEMA Director James Lee Witt

Former National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairman Jim Hall

CNN's Tucker Carlson (who will be returning from Pakistan)

Economists Larry Chimerine and Kevin Hassett

Business gurus, James Belasco, Oren Harari. and Don Neal

Former U.N. Ambassador and Secretary of Energy, Bill Richardson (Tentative)

Former Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Human Intelligence, Analysis and

Counterintelligence, Congressman Bill McCollum

Judith Kipper, Director Middle East Studies Program, CSIS

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: THE DISABILITY STATISTICS CENTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO AND THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION RESEARCH hold The 8th National Disability Statistics and Policy Forum.

WHO: The speakers are:

Mitchell P. LaPlante, Ph.D., Director, The Disability Statistics Center, University of California at San Francisco

Adrienne Asch, Ph.D., Henry R. Luce Professor in Biology, Ethics and the Politics of Human Reproduction, Wellesley College

Richard K. Scotch is Associate Professor of Sociology and Political Economy,

University of Texas at Dallas

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: The Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC

CONTACT: call 415-502-5217

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS AND THE WYE RIVER GROUP ON HEALTHCARE hold a Congressional briefing on consumer directed healthcare.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:10 a.m. - Project Overview by Dr. Marcia Comstock, MD Board Member, Wye River Group on Healthcare

9:25 a.m. - The Research: "The How To of Consumer Centric Healthcare Purchasing" by Mr. Ken Berkowitz, Consultant, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

9:45 a.m. - A Roundtable Discussion :"Do we have a quorum? Can we do business?"

Julie Appleby, USA Today, Discussion Moderator

Rep. Jim DeMint, House Education and the Workforce Committee

Dean Clancy, Office of the House Majority Leader

John Comola, Wye River Group on Healthcare

Jeff Lemieux, Progressive Policy Institute

John C. Goodman, National Center for Policy Analysis

Cathy Schoen, Commonwealth Fund

Ann Killian, TRW

Karen Williams, National Pharmaceutical Council

11 a.m. - A Glimpse of the Future: The Tools to Enable It, the Technology Behind It, and the Employer Appetite for Change

Tony Miller, Definity Health

Jess Parks, Channelpoint

Brian Medford, Cyberdialogue

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: HC-6, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-628-6671

WEB ADDRESS:ncpa.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a program entitled "The Khatami Presidency and Emerging patterns in Iranian Foreign Policy" Mahmood Sariolghalam, professor, University of Tehran.

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: US INSTITUTE OF PEACE holds a current issues briefing with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson discussing "Post Durban, Post September 11th, and the Anti-Discrimination Agenda."

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: 1200 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-429-3878

WEB ADDRESS:usip.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: UN WORLD FOOD PROGRAM Executive Director Catherine Bertini holds a news briefing on the crisis facing Afghanistan.

DATE: October 17, 2001

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

CONTACT: Abby Spring, 202-653-0010

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Walter Schwimmer discussing "The European Response to the September 11 Terrorist Attacks: Cooperative Steps Being Implemented by the 43-Nation Council of Europe."

DATE: October 17, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a briefing entitled "A View From the Frontlines: Innovations in Delivery of Welfare Services."

WHO: The speakers are:

Stephen Goldsmith, Chairman, the Corporation for National Service

Irene Lurie, Rockefeller College at SUNY Albany Paper Presenter

Bryna Sanger, The Brookings Institution, The New School University

Peter Harkness, Editor, Governing Magazine

Jerry Stepaniak, Executive Vice President, Welfare Reform Maximus

Daine Baillargeon, Senior Vice President SEEDCO

Juani Diaz, Director, Self-Sufficiency Division Fairfax County Department of Family Services

Kerry Korpi, Director, Research & Collective Bargaining AFSCME

Richard Stolz, Deputy Director of Public Policy Center for Community Change

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: 1775 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS:brook.edu

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "The Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Subsidy: CBO Replies."

AGENDA: In May, the Congressional Budget Office issued a new report on the size of the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac subsidy, estimating that in 2000 these two government-sponsored enterprises received an implicit government backing of $10.6 billion. This was an increase of more than 50 percent from five years before.

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES WILL hold conference call briefings with Columbia University Professor Joseph Stiglitz, one of the 2001 Nobel Prize winners in economics.

DATE: October 17, 2001

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, Ph: 202-408-1080

WEB ADDRESS:cbpp.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum The Future of the Bomber Force.

WHO: The speakers are:

Gen. Richard Hawley, United States Air Force (retired)

John Tirpak, Air Force Association

Jack Spencer, Heritage Foundation

Ivan Eland, Cato Institute

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with William Gale, Brookings Institution, discussing "First Things First: The Case for Changing Budget Rules and Procedures.

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden Restaurant, 618 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: THE INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S FORUM holds "Women Facing War," as an expert panel explores how women, both within and outside the military, will be affected by this new type of war.

WHO: The speakers are:

Christina Hoff Sommers, Chairman of IWF's National Advisory Board and Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute

Elaine Donnelly, President, Center for Military Readiness

Margot H. Hill, Boston Police Department Commander and personal safety expert

Laurie Mylroie, Publisher of Iraq News, terrorism expert, and author of Study of Revenge.

DATE: October 17, 2001

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

CONTACT: 301-972-2367

WEB ADDRESS:iwf.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY AND Federalist Society presents a program on "Federally Funded Faith-Based Initiatives: Great Potential, or Problem?

WHO: The speakers are:

Kevin Hasson, The Becket Fund for Religious Liberity

Stephen Lazarus, Center For Public Justice

Michael Tanner, CATO Institute

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: George Mason University School of Law, Room 3301 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA

CONTACT: 703-993-8782

WEB ADDRESS:georgemason.edu

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a program on "God, Science, and American Politics." When was the last time religious, moral, or social considerations triumphed over science? How will the culture war over stem cells and human cloning change the face of American politics?

WHO: The speakers are:

Eric Cohen, Fellow, New America Foundation

James Pinkerton, Fellow, New America Foundation

DATE: October 17, 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: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE presents "The Effect of Allowance Allocation on the Cost of Carbon Emission Trading."

WHO: The speakers are:

Dallas Burtraw, Resources for the Future

Karen Palmer, Resources for the Future

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES "Contemporary Colombia Economics in the Broader Latin American Context" with Roberto Junguito, alternate executive director of the International Monetary Fund.

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION:1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program-featuring Chairman of the Federal Aviation Administration Jane Garvey.

DATE: October 17, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: AFRICA POLICY INITIATIVE OF THE CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND THE AFRICA SOCIETY OF THE NATIONAL SUMMIT ON AFRICA will host a symposium entitled, "Africans Speak Out on the War Against Terrorism."

WHO: The speakers include:

Ambassador Jerome Mendouga of the Republic of Cameroon

Ambassador Yusuf Nzibo of Kenya

Ambassador Cheick Diarrah of Mali

Ambassador Jibril Aminu of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

Ambassador Richard Sezibera of the Republic of Rwanda

Ambassador Makate Sheila Sisulu of the Republic of South Africa

Ambassador Mustafa Nyanganyi of the United Republic of Tanzania

Ambassador Hatem Atallah of Tunisia

Ambassador Edith Ssempala of Uganda

Rep. Edward Royce, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Africa

Jendayi Frazer, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council

William G. Thom, Defense Intelligence Officer for Africa.

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: Brookings Institution,1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Book Launch: No Peace, No Honor: Nixon, Kissinger, and Betrayal in Vietnam.

DATE: October 17, 2001

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Central Asia-Caucasus Institute Forum on "The Afghan Battlefield: Forces & Tactics" with Ali Jalali, head of the Farsi service for Voice of America and author of two books on Soviet and Afghan war tactics,

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: US CAPITOL HISTORICAL SOCIETY holds its annual meeting and the presentation of the 2001 Freedom Award. This year's Freedom Award id being presented to Corinne "Lindy" Clairborne Boggs. The award recognizes indivuduals who have advanced

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: 345 Cannon Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-543-8919

WEB ADDRESS:uschs.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Hernando de Soto, author and noted Peruvian economist. De Soto, one of the world's most creative minds dealing with the problem of poverty in the Third World.

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents award-winning guitarists/singer-songwriters John McVey and Terri Allard blending folk, country, and acoustic pop.

DATE: October 17, 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 Richard A. Posner discussing and signing copies of Breaking The Deadlock: The 2000 Election, The Constitution, And The Courts.

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: NEWSEUM Military and the Media discussion of how the relationship between the military and the media affects news coverage.

WHO: The speakers are:

Gen. James L. Jones, commandant of the Marine Corps

Victoria Clarke, assistant secretary of defense for public affairs

veteran journalist Peter Arnett

Susanne Schafer, military writer for The Associated Press

DATE: October 17, 2001

LOCATION: 1101 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA

CONTACT: 703-284-3527.

WEB ADDRESS:newseum.org

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