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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS holds a its semi-annual board meeting.

AGENDA: Highlight:

12 noon -- News conference on the economic impact of September 11 terrorist attack.

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: Monarch Hotel, 2401 M Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-637-3087

WEB ADDRESS:nam.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION holds its national diversity summit.

AGENDA: Highlights:

7 p.m. -- Dinner address with Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-MA

Dr. Jacqueline Jordan Irvine discussing They Bring More Than Their Race: Why Teachers Of Color Are Essential IN Today's Schools."

DATE: November 1, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-822-7230

WEB ADDRESS:nea.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program on Brazil Heading Into 2002 Elections: Scholars to Examine Political, Economic Context.

WHO: The speakers are:

Georges Landau, President, Primax Consultoria

Riorden Roett, Director, Latin America Program at The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

Paulo Sotero, Washington correspondent, O Estado de Sao Paulo

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents a lecture entitled "Update On The Inter-Congolese Dialogue And The U.N.'S Role In The DDRR Process."

WHO: The speakers are:

John Prendergast, co-director of the International Crisis Group's Africa Program

Andre Kapanga, professor of political science at Illinois State University and Congolese ambassador to the U.N.

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 9:45 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "Bioterrorism and Pharmaceuticals: Looking Ahead," with John E. Calfee, AEI

AGENDA: The anthrax attacks have raised numerous questions about the role of the federal government in the pharmaceutical markets. Will the American public benefit from the deal between the Department of Health and Human Services and Bayer regarding the antibiotic Cipro?

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: ALLIANCE FOR ENERGYAND ECONOMIC GROWTH holds a program to urge bipartisan support for prompt congressional passage of comprehensive energy legislation.

WHO: The speakers are:

Bruce Josten, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Labor Union Spokesperson, to be announced

Harry Alford, National Black Chamber of Commerce

Jon Doggett, American Farm Bureau Federation

Karen Kerrigan, Small Business Survival Committee

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Luke Popovich, 703-683-8934

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION holds a forum on "Terrorism And Its Impact on Civil liberties."

WHO: The speakers are:

Anthony Romero, Executive Director, ACLU

Laura Murphy, Legislative Director, ACLU

Ronald H. Weich, Esq., Partner, Zuckerman Spaeder LLP

Laurie Kozuba, Executive Director, Citizens and Immigrants for Equal Justice

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-518-8047

WEB ADDRESS:aclu.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents Archbishop Desmond Tutu delivering the 2001 Oliver Tambo lecture entitled "South Africa's Transition: Any Lessons?"

DATE: November 1, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4327

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

EVENT: THE CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES holds conference call briefings on economic stimulus proposals that are under discussion in the Senate. The calls will focus on the plan being put forth this week by the Administration and by Senator Charles Grassley, ranking Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, the panel that has jurisdiction over most of the relevant issues.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Greenstein, executive director, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Joel Friedman, senior fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Peter Orszag, senior fellow, Brookings Institution

DATE: November 1, 2001

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080

WEB ADDRESS:cbpp.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a book forum on Investor Politics: The New Force That Will Transform American Business, Government, and Politics in the Twenty-First Century.

WHO: The speakers are:

John Hood, President, John Locke Foundation

Ramesh Ponnuru, Senior Editor, National Review

Daniel H. Pink, Author, Free Agent Nation; Former Speechwriter for Vice President Gore

DATE: November 1, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION holds a luncheon briefing on hospital readiness for a terrorist attack, including biological and chemical incidents.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dick Davidson, president, AHA

Jim Bently, vice president, AHA

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: 325 7th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-626-2342

WEB ADDRESS:aha.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with Murray Weidenbaum, Center for Strategic and International Studies, discussing "Reconciling Free Trade and Global Standards."

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: LC, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME:12 noon

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a program on "Democratizating U.S. Trade Policy."

WHO: The speakers are:

Bruce Stokes, CFR

Pat Choate, former vice presidential candidate Reform party

Rep. Jim Kolbe, R-AZ

Rep. Sherrod, Brown, D-OH

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: B-340 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 212-434-9537

WEB ADDRESS:cfr.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with Murray Weidenbaum, Center for Strategic and International Studies, discussing "Reconciling Free Trade and Global Standards."

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: LC, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: JOBS FOR THE FUTURE holds a luncheon briefing to release a survey n what Americans think should be done to stimulate the economy and help low-wage workers following the Sept. 11 terrorist attack.

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: Lisagor Room, National Press Building, 529 14th Street, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 301-656-0348

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT LAW PROJECT holds a briefing on unemployment insurance and the economic stimulus plan.

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency -- Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-824-1765

WEB ADDRESS:nelp.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "The Changing Face Of Asia: How Terror, Trade And Politics Are Transforming The East," with James Kelly, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs State Department.

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Washington College of Law Islamic Legal Society holds a program addressing issues concerning Islamic Law, Muslims in the United States, and various issues of International Law as they relate to Muslim countries featuring Ahmad Saiffudin Turkistani, AU Law, Islamic Legal Society.

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: Room 603 of the Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Andrew E. Rice, President of the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area discussing The Future Role of the UN.

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 12:30 a.m.

EVENT: ENVIRONMETAL MEDIA SERVICES holds a briefing the media on the next round of negotiations for the Kyoto Protocol. Officials from around the world began arriving today in Marrakesh, Morocco, to finalize rules for implementation of the Kyoto Protocol, the first treaty to include internationally binding commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

WHO: The speakers are:

Kalee Kreider, Global Warming and Energy Campaigns Director, National Environmental Trust

Daniel A. Lashof, Ph.D., Science Director, Climate Center, Natural Resources Defense Council

Alden Meyer, Director of Government Relations, Union of Concern Scientists

Katherine Silverthorne, Climate Officer, World Wildlife Fund (from Marrakesh)

Ram Uppuluri, Attorney, Environmental Defense

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: Holmes Room, Willard Hotel, 14th and Pennsylvania Ave, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-822-5200

WEB ADDRESS:ems.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH REFORM holds a discussion on "Bioterrorism & Biodefense: Are We Ready," a briefing on Potential Threats, Existing Public Health Capabilities and New Approaches to Preventing Harm.

WHO: The speakers are:

Laurie Garrett, science writer for Newsday and author of The Coming Plague and Betrayal of Trust

Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota and the state's former chief epidemiologist

Margaret Hamburg, vice president for biological programs at the Nuclear Threat Initiative

Phillip Russell, former director of the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases

Sen. Bill Frist, R-TN

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-466-5626

WEB ADDRESS: allhealth.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a forum on "The War in Afghanistan and its Regional Impact."

WHO: The speakers are:

Eliot Cohen, professor and director of the SAIS Strategic Studies Program

Shirin Tahir-Kheli, research professor and director of the South Asia Program of the SAIS Foreign Policy Institute

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, Dc

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: US INSTITUTE OF PEACE presents a briefing on "Afghanistan: Players, Politics & Prospects."

WHO: The speakers are:

Patricia Gossman, Georgetown University & U.S. Institute of Peace Grantee

Karl F. Inderfurth, George Washington University

Former Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs

Anatol Lieven, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Former Senior Fellow, U. S. Institute of Peace

Ahmed Rashid (By Phone from Pakistan), Afghanistan and Central Asia correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review and the London Daily Telegraph

Deepa M. Ollapally, U.S. Institute of Peace

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: 1200 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-429-3878

WEB ADDRESS:usip.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Successes and Limitations of International Assistance in Russia and the Central Asian States: A Focus on Women's Issues and Suggestions for the Future."

WHO: The speakers are:

Andrea Berg, doctoral candidate, Ruh-University Bochum

Julie Hemment, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Kathleen Kuehnast, Research Associate, George Washington University, former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

DATE: November 1, 2001

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: ACT UP AND HEALTH GAP hold a protest and news conference entitled "From Anthrax To AIDS Drugs," discussing the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Zoellick for championing the drug companies alleged "Patent Abuse."

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: 600 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 215-474-9329

WEB ADDRESS: actup.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a book Launch for "Limits Of Law, Prerogatives Of Power: Interventionism After Kosovo."

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael Glennon, Professor of Law, University of California at Davis and Wilson Center Fellow

Anthony Arend, Professor of Government, Georgetown University

DATE: November 1, 2001

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a book forum on "Freedom On The Airwaves: Does Rebel Radio Have A Future In America?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Jesse Walker, author of Rebels on the Air: An Alternative History of Radio in America

Tom Hazlett, American Enterprise Institute

DATE: November 1, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents the acclaimed Langroise Trio performing works from the classical chamber music repertoire.

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN NEWS WOMEN'S CLUB features former Rep Pat Schroeder and currently president of the Association of American Publishers.

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: 1607 22nd Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-332-6770

WEB ADDRESS:anwc.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features author Claudia Dreifus who gathered together 38 interviews from the "Science Times" section of The New York Times in Scientific Conversations.

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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