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Washington Agenda - Weekahead

By United Press International   |   Oct. 19, 2001 at 2:38 PM
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EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 22, 2001

October 23, 2001

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH AND MANUFACTURERS OF AMERICA holds a briefing on Pharmaceutical Industry and the WTO Ministerial.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: 1100 15th Street, NW, 9th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Grayson, 202-835-3465

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled presents The War In Afghanistan.

WHO: The speakers are:

David Isby, Author, "War In A Distant Country: Afghanistan Invasion And Resistance"

Jim Phillips, The Heritage Foundation

Dan Fisk, The Heritage Foundation

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Washington Redskin and Founder of the Darrell Green Youth Life Foundation discussing "The ICO Factor - Inspiration, Conviction and Organization."

DATE: October 23, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

October 24, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: ECONOMIC STRATEGY INSTITUTE holds a program on "Japan Relations: Past, Present, and Future."

WHO: The speakers are:

Steve Clemons, Executive Vice President, New America Foundation

Ed Lincoln, Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution

Koji Murata, Associate Professor, Doshisha University

Clyde Prestowitz, President, Economic Strategy Institute

Richard Samuels, Professor, MIT

Michael Schaller, Professor, University of Arizona

Kiyoshi Sugawa, Planning Director, the Democratic Party of Japan

Bruce Stokes, Columnist, National Journal

Alan Wolff, Managing Partner, Dewey Ballantine LLP

DATE: October 24, 2001

LOCATION: 2168 Gold Room, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-326-8573

WEB ADDRESS: econstrat.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a "Toward a Global Initiative On Basic Education."

WHO: The speakers are:

Sebastian Mallaby, Member of the Editorial Board and Columnist, The Washington Post

Gene Sperling, Visiting Fellow, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution; Director of the Brookings Forum on Universal Education; Former Director of the National Economic Council

Lene Buchert, Senior Program Specialist-UNESCO

Robert Prouty, Lead Education Specialist-World Bank

Andre Roberfroid, Deputy Executive Director-UNICEF

Phil Twyford, Global Advocacy Director-Oxfam International

DATE: October 24, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202- 797-6000

WEB ADDRESS:brookings.edu

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Academic and Media Freedom in China with Richard P. Madsen, Professor of Sociology, University of California-San Diego.

DATE: October 24, 2001

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

October 25, 2001

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a town hall meeting on "Are Americans at Home in the Global Village?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Andrew Kohut, director of the Pew Center on the People and the Press

William Spriggs, director of the National Urban League, Institute of Opportunity and Equality

Cheryl Peterson, director of the American Nurses Association's

International Nursing Center

Frank Sharry, executive director, National Immigration Forum

Susan Aaronson, senior fellow, International Programs at NPA

DATE: October 25, 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 Senator Bob Graham, D-FL.

DATE: October 25, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Empowering through Victimization: Moscow's Homeless Children with Clementine Fujimura, Associate Professor, Department of Language Studies, U.S. Naval Academy, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute.

DATE: October 25, 2001

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

October 26, 2001

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH REFORM presents a program on "The Uninsured: An Update

A Briefing on How the Latest Surplus Estimates May Impact Proposed Programs for the Uninsured."

AGENDA: Almost 39 million Americans lacked health insurance in 2000, even after the Census Bureau refined its measurement of the number of uninsured. In an attempt to further reduce that number, the Administration's budget proposal included funds for tax credits to allow the uninsured to buy private insurance.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jack Meyer of the Economic and Social Research Institute

Steve Zuckerman of the Urban Institute

Jeanne Lambrew of George Washington University

Judy Waxman of Families USA

James Frogue of Mutual of Omaha

Ed Howard of the Alliance

DATE: October 26, 2001

LOCATION: Columbus Club, 50 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Meg Booth or Bill Erwin, 202-466-5626

WEB ADDRESS: allhealth.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Dennis Archer Mayor of Detroit and President of the National League of Cities.

DATE: October 26, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

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