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By United Press International   |   Oct. 23, 2001 at 3:40 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: US CONFERENCE OF MAYORS holds a summit on security and safety issues

AGENDA: Highlights:

8 a.m. - New Orleans Mayor Marc H. Morial, President, U.S. Conference of Mayors

Washington Mayor Anthony Williams

Ruben Barrales, White House Director of Intergovernmental Affairs

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley

New Orleans Police Superintendent Richard Pennington

Denver Mayor Wellington Webb

9:30 a.m. - U.S. Senator Harry Reid, Assistant Majority Leader

The Role of Infrastructure Investment in Job Creation

10 a.m. - Opening press conference with morning speakers and U.S. Conference of Mayors leadership

10 a.m. -Boston Mayor Thomas Menino Dr. Tara O'Toole, Deputy Director, Center for Civilian Biodefense Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Rex Archer, Director, Kansas City Health Department

Dr. Kem Bennett, Director, National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center

11:15 a.m. Robert Mueller, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation

12 noon - Press availability with morning speakers, members of Federal-Local Law Enforcement Task Force, and USCM leadership

12:30 p.m. Tommy Thompson, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Reports from the Homeland

Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton

Charlotte Mayor Patrick McCrory

2 p.m. - Press availability with afternoon speakers, members of Emergency Preparedness

Task Force, and USCM leadership.

2:30 p.m. - St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman: Improving Intergovernmental Communication Long Beach Mayor Beverly O'Neill: Ports and Cargo Security

Lynn Mayor Patrick McManus: Cities' Role in Protecting Our Water Supply

Trenton Mayor Douglas Palmer: Cities' Role in Protecting Our Water Supply

Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer: Borders - Safe Access for Economic Security

DATE: October 24, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-861-6719

WEB ADDRESS:usmayors.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS holds its 14th annual conference themed "New Developments In Partnerships: Changing Opportunities A The Federal And State/Local Levels.

AGENDA: Highlights:

1:30 p.m. - Board Forum

Lynn Scarlett, Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management, and Budget, US Department of Interior, will participate in an informal discussion of the future directions of outsourcing and partnerships.

3:30 p.m. - NCPPP Board of Directors Meeting

DATE: October 24, 2001

LOCATION: Hotel Washington, 515 15th Street, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-467-6800

WEB ADDRESS:ncppp.org

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: All Day

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY School of Foreign Service holds a conference on The Bush Administration's Policy Towards North Korea: prospects for Inter-Korean Relations.

DATE: October 24, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-687-6626

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND CENTER FOR DEFENSE INFORMATION hold a special conference examining the far-reaching impact of the September 11 attacks on U.S. defense and proliferation policy.

WHO: The speakers are:

9 a.m. - The Transformation of Defense Policy - A discussion of nuclear forces, NATO, military posture, and homeland defense.

Bruce G. Blair, President, Center for Defense Information

John Newhouse, CDI Senior Fellow and former advisor to Undersecretary Strobe Talbott

Frank Hoffman, Marine Corps consultant and former staff, Hart-Rudman Commission

Rear Admiral (Ret.) Stephen H. Baker, CDI Senior Fellow and former Navy test director

11 a.m. - The Transformation of Proliferation Policy - The future of treaties, threat reduction programs, South Asia and chemical/biological regimes,

Joseph Cirincione, Director, Carnegie Endowment Non-Proliferation Project

Robert Einhorn, Senior Advisor, CSIS and former Assistant Secretary of State

Lee Feinstein, Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, former Deputy Director, Policy Planning

Amy Smithson, Senior Associate, Henry L. Stimson Center

DATE: October 24, 2001

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

CONTACT: Marshall Breit, 202-939-2296

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: PEW INITIATIVE ON FOOD AND BIOTECHNOLOGY holds a program entitled "Are The US And Europe Heading For A Food Fight Over Genetically Modified Food?"

WHO: The speakers are:

David Hegwood, Trade Advisor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Julia A. Moore, a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, who has written and spoken extensively about consumer attitudes in the US and in Europe toward biotechnology

Tony Van der haegen, Minister/Counselor for Agriculture, Fisheries and Consumer Affairs, the European Commission Delegation

Fred Yoder, president-elect of the National Corn Growers Association, who will discuss how the EU proposal would affect American farmers

DATE: October 24, 2001

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

CONTACT: DJ Nordquist, 202-347-9132

WEB ADDRESS:pewagbiotech.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE US holds a news conference to discuss the Federal Manatee Lawsuit.

DATE: October 24, 2001

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

CONTACT: Howard White @301-258-3072

WEB ADDRESS: humans

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CAMPAIGN FOR AMERICA'S FUTURE holds a news conference to charge that House Ways and Means Committee stimulus plan will divide the country and prove ineffective against growing recession.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Borosage, Co-Director, Campaign for America's Future

John Sweeney, President, AFL-CIO

Wade Henderson, Executive Director, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights

Kim Gandy, President, National Organization for Women

Cecilia Munoz, Vice President, National Council of La Raza

Iris Lav, Deputy Director, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

DATE: October 24, 2001

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

CONTACT: Tasha Spindler, 202 955-5665

WEB ADDRESS: ourfuture.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: INTERNATIONAL REPUBLICAN INSTITUTE presents former Presidential Candidate Dr Francisco Arias Cardenas discussing The Future of Democracy in Venezuela.

DATE: October 24, 2001

LOCATION: 1212 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-408-9450

WEB ADDRESS:iri.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Ranking Levels of Official Corruption and Its Relation to Trafficking of Women and Children" with Peter Eigen, founder and chairman of the Board of Transparency International.

DATE: October 24, 2001

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, Dc

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE holds a program entitled "Is Israeli-Palestinian Peace Dead?" With The Israeli journalist, writer, and peace activist Uri Avnery discussing the events of the past year and the future of the Palestinian-Israeli peace process.

DATE: October 24, 2001

LOCATION: MEI, 1761 N Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-785-1141

WEB ADDRESS: mideasti.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Loyalty Amidst Treachery: Austrian-Hungarian Relations During the 1956 Revolution," with Bianca Adair, Fulbright Scholar - Austria and Hungary, and former EES Research Scholar

DATE: October 24, 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: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE presents a program on "Succeeding Kyoto: A No Cap But Trade Approach to Greenhouse Gas Control."

With David F. Bradford, Princeton University and the NYU School of Law

DATE: October 24, 2001

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: INTERNATIONAL REPUBLICAN INSTITUTE holds a roundtable on "Struggle For Democracy In Cuba."

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Lincoln Diaz Balart, R-FL

Georges Fauriol, IRI

Javier De Cespedes, The Cuban Democracy Revolutionary Directorate

Orlando Gutierrez, IRI

DATE: October 24, 2001

LOCATION: 1212 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-408-9450

WEB ADDRESS:iri.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: 2 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL EXCHANGE CARRIERS ASSOCIATION holds a news conference releasing a Broadband study on the "Middle Mile" which focuses on the costs of transporting Internet traffic from an Internet provider in a rural telephone company's territory to an Internet Backbone Provider.

DATE: October 24, 2001

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

CONTACT: 973-984-3100

WEB ADDRESS:neca.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Academic And Media Freedom in China."

WHO: the speakers are:

Perry Link, Princeton University

Chin-Chuan Lee, University Of Minnesota-Minneapolis

Yongming Zhou, Niversity Of Wisconsin-Madison And Wilson Center

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, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "U.S.-China Relations" with J. Stapleton Roy, former U.S. ambassador to China.

DATE: October 24, 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 Hawaiian performers George Kuo, Martin Pahinui, Danny Akaka Jr., Alan Akaka, and Greg Sardinha celebrate the history of Hawaiian musical traditions.

DATE: October 24, 2001

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Women & Politics Institute presents Eleanor Clift, Journalist-In-Residence, AU's Women & Politics Institute and contributing editor, Newsweek discussing "In Search of Executive Leadership: Madam President: Shattering the Last Glass Ceiling" based on her latest book.

DATE: October 24, 2001

LOCATION: Ward Circle Building, Room 1, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features author Richard Reeves who

Uses newly discovered and declassified documents, which immerses us in the secrets, deceptions and paranoia that characterized Nixon's tenure in President Nixon: Alone in the White House.

DATE: October 24, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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