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By United Press International   |   Oct. 24, 2001 at 3:20 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: ALLIANCE TO SAVE ENERGY holds its Summit on Energy Efficiency.

WHO: The speakers are:

Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham

Senator Jeff Bingaman, D-NM, Alliance Chair and Chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

James Woolsey, former CIA Director

Rep. Edward J. Markey, D-MA, Alliance vice-chair

S. David Freeman, Chair of California Consumer Power and Conservation Financing Authority

Adam Sieminski, Global Energy Strategist, Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown

Dean T. Langford, President, OSRAM SYLVANIA, Inc., Co-Chair, Alliance to Save Energy

Dr. Amory Lovins, chief executive officer, Rocky Mountain Institute

Dr. Philip Verleger, President, PKVerleger LLC

DATE: October 25, 2001

LOCATION: Willard Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-530-2207.

WEB ADDRESS:ase.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a briefing on The Telecommunications Sector in a Slowing Economy with former FCC Commissioner Harold Furchtgott-Roth.

DATE: October 25, 2001

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: MIGRATION POLICY INSTITUTE holds a briefing on The Humanitarian Crisis in and around Afghanistan: Propsects For the Coming Winter.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sippi Moghaddam, Women's Commission For Refugee Women and Children

Mark Bartolini, International Rescue Committee

Urs Boegli, International Committee of the Red Cross

DATE: October 25, 2001

LOCATION: 1400 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-266-1940

WEB ADDRESS:migrationpolicy.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a town hall meeting "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 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon with David Wyss, Chief Economist, Standard & Poor's, on "The Urge to Splurge: Why Consumers Can't Pay."

DATE: October 25, 2001

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

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION holds a news conference launching its college scholarship program.

DATE: October 25, 2001

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

CONTACT: 301-656-7900

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS holds a luncheon program featuring George Soros, Soros Fund Management releasing the Draft Report on Globalization.

DATE: October 25, 2001

LOCATION: IIE, 1750 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5432

WEB ADDRESS:iie.com

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NEWSEUM presents The World This Week featuring Jimmy Sabi, Humphrey Fellow at the University of Maryland's Phillip Merrill College of Journalism, and Maidstone Mulenga, reporter for the Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, N.Y., examine the state of press freedom in Zambia.

CONTACT: 703-284-2887

WEB ADDRESS:newseum.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a briefing on "The Afghan War And The Pakistan Dimension."

WHO: The speakers are:

Anatol Lieven, senior Associate, CEIP

Martha Brill Olcott, CEIP

DATE: October 25, 2001

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

CONTACT: Marshall Breit, 202-939-2296

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents author Roger Wilkins discussing and signing Jefferson's Pillow. It is a consideration of how men like George Washington, George Mason, James Madison, and Thomas Jefferson could profess to believe that all men are created equal and at the same time justify owning slaves.

DATE: October 25, 2001

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Senator Bob Graham, D-FL chairman of the Senate Committee on Intelligence.

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: 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 25, 2001

LOCATION: 1212 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-408-9450

WEB ADDRESS:iri.org

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Washington College of Law International Legal Studies Program holds a program on the then-upcoming IMF, World Bank Conference.

WHO: The speakers are:

Prakash Loungani, IMF External Relations

Ydahlia Metzgen, IMF Division Chief, Coordination and Standards, Program Development and Review

Kathleen White, Acting Division Chief, IMF Public Affairs

John Starrells, IMF External Relations

Jerome Levinson, Professor of Law, AU Washington College of Law

DATE: October 25, 2001

LOCATION: Room 603, Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: REPUBLICAN GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION holds an availability to be available to discuss how their states are united in support of President Bush's national security agenda and other related issues.

WHO: The speakers are:

Including RGA Chairman John G. Rowland, R-CT,

Gov. Mike Huckabee, R-AR

Bill Owens, R-CO

Dirk Kempthorne, ID

Bill Graves, KS

Jane Swift, R-MA

John Engler, R-MI

Donald T. DiFrancesco, NJ,

Gary Johnson, R-NM

John Hoeven, R-ND

Bob Taft, R-OH

Frank Keating, R-OK

Lincoln Almond, R-RI

Don Sundquist, R-TN

Scott McCallum, R-WI

Jim Geringer, R-WY

DATE: October 25, 2001

LOCATION: JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-863-8662

WEB ADDRESS: rga.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

TIME: 4:30 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY presents Florida Supreme Court Justice and GW Law School Alum Barbara Pariente discussing the infamous and controversial Election 2000 ruling

DATE: October 25, 2001

LOCATION: The George Washington University Law School, Lerner Hall, 2000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-994-6467

WEB ADDRESS:gwu.edu

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies presents Uri Avnery, founder of the Israeli Peace Movement Gush Shalom discussing "Beyond Retribution: Towards a New Middle East."

DATE: October 25, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents one of the major symphony orchestras in the UK, the Ulster Orchestra who is known and acclaimed worldwide through its numerous appearances and recordings.

DATE: October 25, 2001

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF POLICE ORGANIZATIONS hosts its eighth annual TOP COPS Awards Ceremony. The TOP COPS Awards pay tribute to law enforcement officers from across the country for outstanding service to their communities during the preceding year. The TOP COPS were nominated by fellow officers and selected from hundreds of nominations by an Awards Committee.

AGENDA: celebrity award presenters:

Al Roker of NBC's Today Show

Michael Beach

Coby Bell

Amy Carlson

Eddie Cibrian

Kim Raver

Anthony Ruivivar

Skipp Sudduth

Jason Wiles

Richard Belzer

Dann Florek

Yaphet Kotto

DATE: October 25, 2001

LOCATION: Warner Theatre, 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-842-4420

WEB ADDRESS:napo.org

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