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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR GOVERNMENT INNOVATION holds a conference to discuss Evaluating, Measuring and Improving Performance Based Service Contracts for Federal, State and Local Government Agency.

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: Kellogg Conference Center/Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Avenue NE, Washington DC

CONTACT: 202-651-6000

WEB ADDRESS: nigi.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: SPACE FOUNDATION presents its International Space holds its "Where Space Means Business" symposium.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Robert Walker, Chairman of the Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry

1:30 p.m. - Daniel Goldin, Administrator, NASA

7 p.m. - "Bullish on the Space Industry"

John B. Higginbotham, Chairman, SpaceVest, Inc.

Featured presentation: "The View from Low Earth Orbit"

The Expedition 3 Crew of the International Space Station: Frank L. Culbertson, Jr., Commander and Cosmonauts Mikhail Tyurin and Vladimir Dezhurov

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: Ronald Reagan Building/International Trade Center, 1300

Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Julie Howell, 719-576-8000

WEB ADDRESS: spacesymposium.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND THE BRAZIL-US. BUSINESS COUNCIL hold a meeting on "Free Trade."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Meeting the Energy Challenge: Public/Private Solutions for Brazil's Energy Crises

Francisco Gros, President, BNDES (via videoconference)

Mel Heuer, Vice President, Power Generation, Texaco

Jose Bestard, Vice President, Government Affairs, Enron

10:10 a.m. -- Outlook for Brazil in 2002

Eduardo Ricardo, President, Patri, Inc.

Márcia Cavalari, Director of Public Opinion and Policy, IBOPE Institute

Flavio Castello Branco, Coordinator, Economic Policy Unit, CNI* (via videoconference)

11:20 p.m. -- Keynote: Update on the Status of the Brazil-U.S. Trade

Agenda in the FTAA and other fora

Regina Vargo, Assistant USTR for the Western Hemisphere

Amb. José Alfredo Graça Lima, Undersecretary General of Economic Integration and Trade, Ministry of Foreign Relations (via videoconference)

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: FINANCIAL SERVICES FORUM holds a program on How the War Against Terrorism is Affecting the U.S. and Global Economies and Key sectors.

WHO: The speakers are:

Diane Swonk, chief economist, Bank One Corp.

David Orr, Wachovia Corp.

Richard Bernard, Morgan Stanley

Chuck Phillips, Morgan Stanley

Heidi Wood, Morgan Stanley

Peter Caruso, Merrill Lynch & Co.

Steven Pfeifer, Merrill Lynch & Co.

DATE: October 30, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-326-1715

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: DIVERISTY CHANNEL AND THE GALLUP ORGANIZATION hold a news conference releasing a model for looking at cultural diversity.

DATE: October 30, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-756-7106

WEB ADDRESS: thediversitychannel.com

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds briefing entitled To Restore and Renew: A New Report on the State of the Federal Public Service.

WHO: The speakers are:

Paul Volcker, Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board

Paul C. Light, Vice President and Director of Governmental Studies and Director of the Center for Public Service

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a program on Day 50 of the War on Terrorism: Are We Winning?

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas Friedman, foreign affairs columnist for the New York Times,

Robert Kagan, Carnegie senior associate, columnist for the Washington Post and contributing editor to the Weekly Standard and the New Republic

Richard Perle, resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and chairman of the Pentagon's Defense Policy Board, served as assistant secretary of defense for international security policy during the Reagan administration

James Steinberg, vice president and director of foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution

DATE: October 30, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on "How Should the War on Terrorism Be Prosecuted?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Kim Holmes, Heritage Foundation

Dave McIntyre, Analytic Services, Inc.

Amb. Chas. Freeman, Middle East Policy Council

Michael Ledeen, American Enterprise Institute; Robert D. Novak, Chicago Sun-Times.

DATE: October 30, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Adrian Nastase Prime Minister of Romania discussing America's New Allies.

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "Securing The Skies? The Promises And Perils Of The Aviation Security Act."

WHO: The speakers are:

Kenneth Quinn, Counsel, Aviation Security, Former FAA Chief Counsel

Robert W. Poole, Jr., Director of Transportation Studies Reason Public Policy Institute

Dorothy Robyn, Former Special Assistant for Economic Policy to President Clinton

Guest Scholar, Brookings Institution

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: MIGRATION POLICY INSTITUTE holds a program discussing "North American Border Zones: Security and integration."

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael F. Kergin, Canadian Ambassador to the United States

Juan Jose Bremer Martino, Mexican Ambassador to the United States

Demetrios Papademetriou, Co-Director, Migration Policy Institute

Stephen Flynn, Senior Fellow, National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Deborah W. Meyers, Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute

Kathleen Newland, Co-Director, Migration Policy Institute

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: Resources For the Future, 1400 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-266-1940

WEB ADDRESS:migrationpolicy.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: ANTIBIOTICS WORKING: THE CAMPAIGN TO END ANTIBIOTIC OVERUSE holds a news conference to discuss a campaign to reduce the growing public health threat of resistance to antibiotics. Nationwide, physicians are reporting difficulties treating other potentially life-threatening bacterial infections because the bacteria have become resistant to antibiotics. The routine feeding of antibiotics to healthy farm animals is part of the problem.

WHO: The speakers are:

Tamar Barlam, M.D., Infectious Disease Specialist, Ctr. for Science in the Public Interest

Margaret Mellon, Ph.D., JD, Food & Environment Program Director, Union of Concerned Scientists

Karen Florini, JD, Senior Attorney, Environmental Defense

Rob Hurlbut, Chief Operating Officer, Niman Ranch, Antibiotic-Free Pork Producer

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Sean Crowley at 202-478-6128

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Teaching Women to Become Human Rights Advocates with Margaret Schuler, executive director of Women, Law and Development International.

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES holds a program entitled " Stopping The Cycle Of Terror: An Examination of the Costs Of War and Alternative Approaches To International Security."

AGENDA: The Bush administration has embarked on a massive campaign against an undefined enemy without a clear end in sight. As the nation prepares for a prolonged war, we must begin to understand the root causes of this injustice and the regional and global implications of U.S. military action.

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: 733 15th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-234-9382

WEB ADDRESS:ips-dc.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Dr. Amitai Etzioni & Herman Schwartz discussing "Civil Liberties in Time of War."

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 12:45 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS presents a meeting and discussion with US Trade Representative Robert Zoellick.

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 212-434-9537

WEB ADDRESS:cfr.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on "The Antidumping Epidemic: Causes, Victims, Implications, and Potential Solutions."

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas Prusa, Professor of Economics, Rutgers University

James Sumner, President, USA Poultry and Egg Export Council

Chuck Lambert, Economist, National Cattlemen's Beef Association

Brink Lindsey, Director of Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute

DATE: October 30, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Public Policy Institute holds a program on "Social Spending Over the Next Decade: Matching Priorities and Revenues."

WHO: The speakers are:

Jack Lew, former director of the Office of Management and Budget

Robert Greenstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Isabel Sawhill, Brookings Institution

Rudy Penner, Urban Institute

Stuart Butler, Heritage Foundation

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: Intercultural Center Auditorium, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Renée Edwards, 202-687-4328.

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds briefing entitled "The Australian Election: Who's Involved and What's at Stake?

WHO: The speakers are:

Ambassador Richard Teare Director, The Center for Australian and New Zealand Studies

E.J. Dionne, Jr., Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution and Columnist, The Washington Post

Gay Alcorn, Washington correspondent, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age

Roy Eccleston, Washington correspondent, The Australian

Dr. Bettina Cass, Professor of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Sydney, and Group of Eight Visiting Professor, Georgetown University

Thomas E. Mann, W. Averell Harriman Senior Fellow in American Governance, The Brookings Institution

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents " European Security: Why Is It Important to the U.S. and What Should be Done about It?" with Wolfgang Ischinger, German ambassador to the United States.

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "The Battle Of Britain: Blair, Labor And The Future Of Conservatism In Great Britain."

WHO: The speakers are:

David Willetts, M.P. Author, Is Conservatism Dead?

Matthew Spalding, The Heritage Foundation

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: TRANSAFRICA holds a panel discussion on "U.N. World Conference Against Racism: Lessons Learned?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Barbara Arnwine of Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Claire Nelson of the Institute of Caribbean Studies

Amara Okoroafor of International Possibilities Unlimited

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: TransAfrica Forum, 1744 R St. NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-2301

TIME: 7:30 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features author Studs Terkel continuing his oral histories--this time focusing on the final days and end of life in "Will The Circle Be Unbroken: Reflections on Death, Rebirth, and Hunger for a Faith."

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919.

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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