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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND SWISS FOUNDATION FOR WORLD AFFAIRS hold a conference on "Stabilizing And Reconciling The Balkans."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction

Stephen Szabo, Interim Dean of SAIS

Christian Blickenstorfer, Ambassador of Switzerland to the United States

Edouard Brunner

Peter Ziegler, Executive Director of the Swiss Foundation for World Affairs

9:15 a.m. - Zarko Korac, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia

10 a.m. - International Engagement USA, Russia, UN, EU, NATO, OSCE: What future role in the Balkans?

James Pardew, Ambassador, Special Advisor for South Eastern Europe, U.S. Department of State

Ilya V. Gaiduk, Senior Research Fellow, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow

Jonathan Davidson, Senior Advisor, Delegation of the European Commission in Washington

Edward P. Joseph, Visiting Scholar, SAIS; former senior official with UNPROFOR (Bosnia and Croatia), UNMIK (Kosovo) and OSCE

11:30 a.m. - Institution Building and Democratization How to build new institutions in divided societies? How to enhance democracy

in a multi-ethnic context?

Saso Ordanoski, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of the news magazine "Forum" (Skopje); Director

of the Forum-Center for Strategic Research & Documentation

Ruth Wedgwood, Edward B. Burling Professor of International Law and Organization, SAIS; Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations

Wolf Linder, Professor, Center for the Study of Swiss Politics, University of Bern; author of "Swiss Democracy: Possible Solutions to Conflict in Multicultural Societies"

Chair morning session:

Jeffrey Smith, Associate Fellow, Remarque Institute, New York University; on sabbatical from "The Washington Post" (Southern Europe Bureau Chief)

1:30 Economic Reconstruction

How to overcome the crisis of war-torn, formerly communist economies?

Ivan Vujacic, Professor of Economics, University of Belgrade; President of the Political

Council of the Democratic Party

Karen Mathiesan, Director, Office of Central and Southeastern Europe, U.S. Treasury Department

Jean-Daniel Gerber, Head of the Swiss Federal Office for Refugees; former Executive Director in the World Bank

2:30 - Reconciliation

5:15 Can the Balkans (ever) be reconciled? Challenges, approaches, projects, new

Designs

Veton Surroi, Publisher of "KOHA Ditore" (Prishtina), the most influential Albanian

newspaper in Kosovo

Sonja Biserko, Chairwoman of the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia, Belgrade

I. William Zartman, Jacob Blaustein Professor of International Organization and Conflict Resolution, SAIS

Kurt R. Spillmann, Professor, Center for Security Studies and Conflict Research, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich

Followed, after Coffee Break, by a discussion with the speakers from the Balkans and:

Ana Trisic-Babic, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Government of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Brenda Pearson, Senior Political Analyst, International Crisis Group; author of the ICG-Reports on Macedonia

Daniel Serwer, Director of the Balkans Initiative, United States Institute of Peace

Chair afternoon session:

Charles Gati, Professor in European Studies, SAIS

Concluding remarks

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Robert E. Osgood Professor of American Foreign Policy, SAIS; Center for Strategic and International Studies; former National Security Advisor to

President Carter

Edouard Brunner, Ambassador, Chairman of the Swiss Foundation for World Affairs

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE COMMISSIONERS holds the Insurance Summit.

AGENDA: Highlights:

10 a.m. -- Sheila Bair, Assistant Secretary of Treasury for Financial Institutions

10:30 a.m. -- Sen. Bill Nelson, D-FL

11 a.m. -- Congressional Staff Panel

Nathaniel S. Shapo, Director of Insurance, State of Illinois

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-234-0700

WEB ADDRESS:naic.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN JEWISH CONGRESS holds its national convention to discuss terrorism issues.

AGENDA: Highlights:

12:15 p.m. - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY Sen. John Edwards, D-NC

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: Westin Fairfax, 2100 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-736-1442

WEB ADDRESS:ajcongress.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN BANKING ASSOCIATION AND AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION hold the 13th annual Money Laundering Enforcement Seminar.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: Crystal Gateway -- Marriott, 1700 Jefferson David Highway, Arlington, VA

CONTACT: 1-800 BANKERS.

WEB ADDRESS:aba.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW holds its annual 43rd annual event.

AGENDA: Highlights:

7:30 a.m. - Show Hunter Competitions

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: MCI Center, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 301-840-0281

WEB ADDRESS:wihs.org

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN OF THE NATIONAL CAPITAL AREA holds a news conference to release a report on how the events of September 11, 2001 have impacted the local United Way Campaign and charitable giving.

DATE: October 23, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-488-2062

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: ASIA SOCIETY holds a program featuring Earl Blumenauer, D-OR, discussing his views on how trade, technology and infrastructure can be utilized to build livable communities in a global economy.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-833-2742

WEB ADDRESS:asiasociety.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: DIRECTORS ROUNDTABLE holds a program on Mitigating Earnings Disclosure Liability.

WHO: The speakers are:

Charles Miemeier, chief accountant, Securities and Exchange Commission

Paul Ferrillo, National Union

Harvey, PriceWaterhouse Coopers

MIchael Young, Willkie Farr & Gallagher

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: University Club, 1135 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 323-655-7001

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS holds a program with U.S. Trade Representative, Robert Zoellick, discussing Trade Promotion Authority and the advancement of the Free Trade Area of the Americas negotiations with the manufacturing community.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: Grand Hyatt, 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Lauren Patti, 202-637-3094

WEB ADDRESS:nam.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Dr. Emily Feistritzer discussing attempts to create ways for people to become teachers later in life. She will address the growing need for teachers - over the next decade states will have to hire 2.2 million teachers - and a federal education bill that would require states to have a certified teacher in every classroom.

DATE: October 23, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: COLLEGE BOARD holds a news conference releasing the findings from the report "Trends in College Pricing 2001 And Trends In Student Aid 2001."

WHO: The speakers are:

Gaston Capeton, president, College Board

Bill Schilling, University of Pennsylvania

Pamela Fowler, University of Michigan

DATE: October 23, 2001

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

CONTACT: 212-713-8183

WEB ADDRESS: collegeboard.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AN EDUCATION COALITION presents a briefing for the report "Building Tests To Support Instruction And Accountability."

AGENDA: As state-mandated achievement tests continue to be the measure of school quality, and with growing public attention on student testing, too often overlooked is the fact that few state tests are useful in helping children learn and few state assessments are designed to help teachers improve teaching.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jim Popham, Professor Emeritus, Grad School of

Education, UCLA

Paul Sandifer, Consultant to the Office of Assessment, South Carolina

Department of Education

Martha Thurlow, Director, National Center on Educational Outcomes, University of Minnesota

Bob Chase, President, NEA*

Paul Houston, Executive Director, AASA*

Vincent Ferrandino, Executive Director, NAESP*

Sue Swaim, Executive Director, NMSA*

Ann Miller, Director, School Leadership Development & School Improvement

Services, NASSP*

DATE: October 23, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-822-7251

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: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION holds a telephone briefing to discuss recommendations to help eliminate hepatitis in the African-American community.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Lucille Perez, President, NMA

Dr. Samuel Daniel, North General Hospital

Dr. Joanna Buffington, center For Disease Control and Prevention

DATE: October 23, 2001

CONTACT: 212-798-9739

WEB ADDRESS:nmact.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: INTERNET CONTENT RATING ASSOCIATION holds a news conference unveiling a uniform content labeling system.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: 1301 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-585-0256

WEB ADDRESS:itstrategies.com

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS holds a news conference "September 11: How Serious a Setback for the Housing Market?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Bruce Smith, President, National Association of Home Builders and a home builder from Walnut Creek, Calif., Moderator.

David W. Berson, Chief Economist, Fannie Mae

Thomas Bozzuto, President, The Bozzuto Group, a major multi- and single-family builder in the Washington

Geaton A. DeCesaris Jr., President of Homebuilding Operations and Chief Operating Officer, Hovnanian Enterprises

Martin Edwards, President-elect, National Association of REALTORS,â and a REALTORâ from Memphis.

David A. Lereah, Chief Economist, National Association of REALTORSâ

David F. Seiders, Chief Economist, National Association of Home Builders

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: National Housing Center Auditorium, 1201 15th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Donna Reichle, 202-266-8473

WEB ADDRESS:nhab.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Center for Latin American Studies presents a lecture on Chile's Foreign Policy Priorities with Carlos Portales, former Ambassador of Chile to the OAS.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: Murray Room, 5th Floor, Lauinger Library, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-7467

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: ATLANTIC COUNCIL holds a luncheon program with Paul Chamberlin, author of Korea 2010: The Challenges of the New Millennium.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: Army Navy Club, 17th and I Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-778-4991

WEB ADDRESS:acus.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NO GREATER LOVE AND WHITE HOUSE COMMISSION ON NATIONAL MONUMENT REMEMBRANCE present the 18th Annual Remembrance Ceremony for All Victims of Terrorism. This ceremony also marks the 18th anniversary of the bombing of the U.S. Marine Corps Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: Section 59, Arlington National Cemetery

CONTACT: Missy Ickes, 202-783-4665

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled presents a program on 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: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE presents a lecture by activist Uri Avnery on Israel After 53 Years: What Realities Have Taught Me.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS:palestinecenter.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Malaysia After September 11: Local Elections, Political Posturing and 'Terrorists'"

With Bridget Welsh, SAIS assistant professor of Southeast Asian studies.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: Room 200,1619 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 entitled "Globalization and Development in the Western Hemisphere" with Marcel Masse, Canadian director of the Inter-American Development Bank.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: 1619 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 Darrell Green 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

TIME: 4:15 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Science, Technology and International Affairs presents "Meeting the Challenge of Climate Change: Multilateralism and the US National Interest" with William A. Nitze, EPA, Former Assistant Administrator for International Activities.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: ICC 7th Floor Executive Conference Room, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-2248

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: CONGRESSIONAL FIRE SERVICES AND EMERGENCY SERVICES CAUCUS hold a benefit event to support the 9-11 Disaster Relief Fund.

AGENDA: the program will pay special tribute to the fallen fire and emergency service personnel through video memorial presentations, speakers from the fire and emergency service community, and musical tributes from a variety of performers.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency, 400 New Jersey Ave., NW Washington DC

CONTACT: Bud DeFlaviis, 215-588-7500

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Hawaiian performers George Kuo, Martin Pahinui, Danny Akaka Jr., Alan Akaka, and Greg Sardinha celebrating the history of Hawaiian musical traditions.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON Capital Science lecture presents Michael O Rabin, discussing Cryptography, Trust, Privacy And Adversity. A newly developed encryption method has finally given the world a provably unbreakable code that can provide security.

LOCATION: 1530 P Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features author Eric, Seaborg discussing and signing Adventures In The Atomic Age: From Watts to Washington. It is a book about his father Chemist Glenn T. Seaborg who was a pivotal figure in our nuclear age. His work led to the discovery of plutonium.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents a lecture on Media Coverage of Presidential Elections: The Legacy of Campaign 2000 with Diana Owen

Associate Professor Communication, Culture and Technology Program.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: Murray Room, 5th Floor, Lauinger Library, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-7467

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: INTERNATIONAL REPUBLICAN INSTITUTE holds a program presenting its 2001 Freedom Award to Vice President Dick Cheney and Second Lady Lynne Cheney for their dedication to advancing democracy worldwide.

DATE: October 23, 2001

LOCATION: Capital Hilton, 16th and K Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-408-9450

WEB ADDRESS:iri.org

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