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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a conference on "Globalization and Infectious Diseases: Institutions, Policies, and the Threat of Bioterrorism."

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m.- Keynote addresses by D.A. Henderson and Laurie Garrett

11 a.m. - "Globalization and Disease: Are Our Existing Institutions Up to the Job?"

Francis Fukuyama, Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy, SAIS

Anthony Fauci, director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

David Fidler, professor of law, Indiana University

1:45 p.m. -"Globalization and Infectious Diseases: Policy Options"

Scott Barrett, professor of international political economy and director, Energy, Environment, Science and Technology Program, SAIS

Jeffrey Sachs, Galen L. Stone Professor and director, Center for International Development, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Klaus Leisinger, executive director, Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development

3:35 p.m. -"Bioterrorism and Biological War: Is the Threat Real? Are We Prepared?"

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

Ken Alibek, corporate vice president, Hadron, Inc. and author of Biohazard: The Chilling True Story of the Largest Covert Biological Weapons Program in the World

Tara O'Toole, deputy director, Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Studies

DATE: November 6, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, Dc

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a program on "Crawford And Beyond: The Future of the U.S.-Russian Nuclear Relationship."

WHO: The speakers are:

Ambassador Karl F. Inderfurth, Senior Advisor, Nuclear Threat Reduction Campaign

Rudy Barnes, (invited)

Legislative Director, Office of Representative John Spratt

Kenneth Myers, III, Legislative Assistant, Office of Senator Richard Lugar

Joseph Cirincione, Director, Non-Proliferation Project, Carnegie Endowment

DATE: November 6, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-939-2296

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR IMMIGRATION STUDIES holds a panel discussion on "Immigration And Terrorism: Practical Solutions From The Trenches."

WHO: The speakers are:

Edward Grant, a member of the Board of Immigration Appeals

Bill King, retired senior Border Patrol agent

Peter Nunez, former U.S. attorney for San Diego and Assistant

Secretary of the Treasury for Enforcement in the first Bush administration,

Mark Reed, retired INS Regional Director

Jessica Vaughan, former Foreign Service officer

DATE: November 6, 2001

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

CONTACT: John Keeley, 202-466-8185

WEB ADDRESS:cis.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB presents a special panel of experts on security and health, to discuss how Washington-based journalists can keep themselves safe in a session, "Physical Security In An Insecure Time."

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Tee L. Guidotti, Chairman of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at George Washington University Medical Center.

Security firm Vance Inter-National, Andrew G. Podolak, Vice President of Vance Executive Protection

Podolak, a former FBI agent and lead investigator, currently supervises 150 Executive Protection agents

Rob Shellow, PhD, President of the security-consulting firm IMAR Corporation,

DATE: November 6, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a Book Forum Deadly Alliance: The FBI's Secret Partnership with the Mob Featuring the author, Ralph Ranalli, Reporter, Boston Globe.

DATE: November 6, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE holds a discussion on the upcoming WTO meeting in Doha, Qatar.

DATE: November 6, 2001

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Office of the University Chaplain hosts a discussion on National Security and Human Rights: Are They Compatible?

WHO: The speakers are:

Amit Pandya, former State Department and DoD Official, and member of Washington Foreign Policy Group

Kenneth Anderson, professor of Law, American University; former general counsel of the Open Society Institute; visiting professor of law, Harvard University. Among Anderson's areas of expertise are: criminal and international law, international human rights, war and armed conflict.

DATE: November 6, 2001

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT:INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK presents Pedro Chequer, UNAIDS Southern Cone adviser and former president of Brazil's National AIDS Commission discussing Brazil's policy of guaranteeing free universal access to HIV/AIDS medications while supporting national production of medicines.

DATE: November 6, 2001

LOCATION: IDB, 1300 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 02-623-2407

WEB ADDRESS:iadb.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: URBAN INSTITUTE holds its First Tuesday's program entitled "Sensible Budgeting In A Crisis."

WO: The speakers are:

Janice Mays, Minority Staff Director, House Ways and Means Committee

Rudolph Penner, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute

Robert Reischauer, President, Urban Institute

Barry Rogstad, President, American Business Conference

Eugene Steuerle, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute

Patricia Ruggles, Democratic Staff Director, Joint Economic Committee

DATE: November 6, 2001

LOCATION: 2100 M Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-261-5709

WEB ADDRESS:urban.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Anthony J. Principi, Secretary of Veterans Affairs discussing "The World Turned Upside Down -- Veterans, VA and American History."

DATE: November 6, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES AND WASHINGTON PEACE CENTER holds a brown bag luncheon discussing "Enduring Freedom At Home? Threats To Constitutional Rights And Civil Liberties."

DATE: November 6, 2001

LOCATION: IPS, 733 15th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-234-9382

WEB ADDRESS:ips-dc.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Culture Counts: Social and Cultural Aspects of the Economic Development of Asia's Four Little Dragons" with Grace Goodell, international development professor at SAIS, will discuss the social and cultural foundations of the economic development of Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore from World War II to 1990.

DATE: November 6, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, Dc

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: INTERNATIONAL REPUBLICAN INSITUTTE presents Prime Minister of Cote d'Ivoire Affi N'Guessan discussing "Governance In Cote d'Ivoire: The Current Context and Prospects For the Future."

DATE: November 6, 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 program on "Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Visit to the U.S."

WHO: The speakers are:

James Steinberg, Vice President and Director, Foreign Policy Studies Program, The Brookings Institution; former Deputy National Security Advisor

Stephen P. Cohen, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies Program, The Brookings Institution; author of India; Emerging Power

Ambassador Teresita C. Schaffer, Director, South Asia Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; former U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka

Navnita Chadha-Behera, Visiting Fellow, The Brookings Institution

DATE: November 6, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: INTERNATIONAL LAW INSTITUTE holds a seminar on "The Costs Of Terrorism: Human, Financial, Political And Strategic Perspectives."

DATE: November 6, 2001

LOCATION: 1615 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-525-0770

WEB ADDRESS:ili.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Dave Wiesler one of the most versatile and sought-after pianists of traditional music.

DATE: November 6, 2001

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7:30 p.m.

EVENT: INTERFAITH CONFERENCE OF METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON holds 22nd annual concert and fundraiser themed "A Remembrance Of The Sacred In Song, Dance &Chant.

WHO: The speakers are:

Diane Rehm, Narrator, Host of "The Diane Rehm Show," WAMU 88.5 FM

Valeria Foster, Combined Choir Director, Israel Baptist Church

Imam Yahya Hendi and Mr. Amer Tobing, Islamic faith community

Metropolitan Washington Bahá'í Chorale

The Association of United Hindu and Jain Temples

Calliope, Jewish Women's Troupe

Latter-day Saints Voices of a New Day Youth Choir

The Adult Choir, St. Peter's Episcopal Church of Arlington

Liturgical Praise Mass Catholic Choir

Kirtani Jatha of the Guru Gobind Singh (Sikh) Foundation

DATE: November 6, 2001

LOCATION: Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 4th Street and Michigan Avenues, NE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-244-3338

WEB ADDRESS: interfaith-metro-dc.org

TIME: 8:30 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features author Chris Matthews talking about his new book, Now Let Me Tell You What I Really Think. Matthews targets politicians who abuse their power, and all of our Washington politicos who favor spin over truth and substance.

DATE: November 6, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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