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EVENTS ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: HEALTH SYSTEMS CHANGE conference on Emerging Health Care Market Trends: Insight From Communities

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Paul B. Ginsburg, HSC President, and Cara S. Lesser, HSC Director of Site Visits

9:15 a.m. - Managing Care and Costs: Perspectives from Plans and Employers

10:45 a.m. - Providers' Response to the Retreat from Managed Care

12 noon - Keynote Speaker: Janet M. Corrigan, Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences

1 p.m. - Effects of Market Change on the Safety Net

2 p.m. - Medicare+Choice and Local Markets

DATE: December 10, 2001

LOCATION: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-264-3484

WEB ADDRESS:hschange.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: MANHATTAN INSTITUTE CENTER FOR CIVIC INNOVATION holds a panel discussion Can Churches Save The American Family.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. John DiIulio, Fmr. Director, White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

Byron Johnson, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. W. Bradford Wilcox, author, Good Dads: Religion Civic Engagement And Paternal Involvement In Low Income Communities

Dr. Mark Regnerus, author, Making The Grade: The Influence Of Religion Upon Academic Performance OF Youth In Disadvantaged Communities

DATE: December 10, 2001

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

CONTACT: 212-599-7000

WEB ADDRESS: manhattan-institute.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: GREEN THUMB holds a news conference announcing the fourth annual National Prime Time Awards for America's Oldest Worker 2001.

WHO: The speakers are:

Josephina Carbonell, Assistant Secretary For Aging

Harold Fisher, 100 year old Worker who is believed to be the oldest practicing architect in the nation

Andrea Wotten, CEO, American Institute of Architects

DATE: December 10, 2001

LOCATION: American Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-522-7272

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: LION & LAMB PROJECT holds a news conference to discuss its annual toy list. The toys featured on this year's Top Twenty list promote fun and creative play and This year's Dirty Dozen list includes violent video games, as well as toys that encourage aggressive behavior.

WHO: The speakers are:

Daphne White, Executive Director of the Lion & Lamb Project

Dr. Susan Villani, Child Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University and Medical Director of the Kennedy Kreiger School

Laura Smit, Parent and PTA President

DATE: December 10, 2001

LOCATION:

CONTACT: 703-276-2777

WEB ADDRESS: lionlamb.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: UNITED NATIONS WASHINGTON OFFICE AND NORWEGIAN EMBASSY hold Champions of Peace seminar commemorating 100th anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize.

WHO: The speakers are:

Ambassador Knut Vollebaek, Royal Norwegian Embassy

Ambassador Sheila Sisulu, Embassy of the Republic of South Africa

Col. Karl Farris, (ret. U.S. Army), former Director Army Peacekeeping Institute

Michèle Griffin, Political Affairs Officer, United Nations Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs

Marilyn McMorrow, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University

William J. Durch, Senior Associate, Henry L. Stimson Center and former Project Director of the Panel on UN Peace Operations ("Brahimi Report")

Via Satellite from Oslo--Secretary-General Annan's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech

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

CONTACT: 202-462-4900

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a book forum on The United States and Cuba: Back to the Beginning with Mark Flacoff, AEI. Did the United States create Fidel Castro by supporting his predecessor, dictator Fulgencio Batista? Was Castro pushed into the arms of the Soviet Union by the U.S.? In his new book, The Cuban Revolution and the United States, 1958-1960: A History in Documents, Mark Falcoff reopens diplomatic archives and provides us with definitive answers to these questions.

DATE: December 10, 2001

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on An Anchor in the Mud: Three Recent Russian Novels as a Guide to Practicing Freedom and Constructing A New Self with Leon Aron, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute.

DATE: December 10, 2001

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum presents Big Government and Affirmative Action: The Scandalous History of the Small Business Administration.

WHO: The speakers are:

Author, Jonathan J. Bean, Associate Professor of History, Southern Illinois University Eugene P. Foley, Former National Administrator, Small Business Administration, Author, The Achieving Ghetto

Roger Clegg, General Counsel, Center for Equal Opportunity, Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General

DATE: December 10, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program Actress Goldie Hawn discussing "Building a Better 'Normal' After September 11th."

DATE: December 10, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a Tax and Trade Policy seminar "Should the WTO Determine U.S. Tax Policy?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Gary Hufbauer, IIE

Dave Brumbaugh, CRS

Kevin Hassett, AEI

John Meagher, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

DATE: December 10, 2001

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Afternoon Newsmaker" news program featuring The Advocacy Director for Asia of Amnesty International, T. Kumar, discussing "Challenges Facing Post-Taliban Afghanistan."

DATE: December 10, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE AND THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION hold a book launch of "The Costs of Conflict: Impact on China OF A Future War." It is increasingly important for Americans to think carefully about the vast complexities of the U.S.-China relationship, and the calculations that go into forming courses of action. The Chinese have to consider some of the same realities we do when planning military actions and strategy.

WHO: The speakers are:

Larry M. Wortzel, Director of the Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation

Carl Ford, Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research

DATE: December 10, 2001

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: US VIETMAN TRADE COUNCIL AND THE US ASEAN BUSINESS COUNCIL hold a conference

AGENDA: Highlight:

Introduction: Ambassador Douglas "Pete" Peterson, former U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam

Welcome - H.E. Nguyen Tan Dung -- Permanent Deputy Prime Minister (3-5 minutes)

Congratulations: Vietnam Airlines and Boeing

Nguyen Xuan Hien -- CEO, Vietnam Airlines

Chris Flint -- Boeing

3:50 p.m. - Panel I -- Implications of the Bilateral Trade Agreement - Trade

Brad Figel -- Nike, Director of Government Affairs and International Trade Counsel

H.E. Vu Khoan -- Minister of Trade

7:30 a.m. - Ambassador Nguyen Tam Chien (3 minutes)

Ernie Bower -- U.S.-ASEAN Business Council

Ambassador John Huntsman -- Deputy United States Trade Representative

DATE: December 10, 2001

LOCATION: Willard Inter-Continental 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-547-3800

WEB ADDRESS:brunet.bn.org

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Tan Dung discussing The Foreign Policy of Vietnam."

DATE: December 10, 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 Merry TubaChristmas. Led by Harvey Phillips, over 100 tuba, sousaphone, and euphonium players from around the Capital region will play traditional Christmas music arranged by American composer Alec Wilder, celebrating the 28th anniversary of this holiday tradition.

DATE: December 10, 2001

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents "Imaginary Homelands," a Human Rights Day reading and discussion about the influence of international writers on American writing, and literature in translation, will follow the readings.

WHO: The speakers are:

Howard Norman will introduce readings of works by international authors

Tahar Djaout (Algeria)

Azar Nafisi (Iran)

Amit Chaudhuri (India)

Amos Tutuola (Nigeria)

DATE: December 10, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Democrats.com, along with American University's Kennedy Political Union, Center for Congressional & Presidential Studies and Washington College of Law book forum and discussion with authors of books related to the 2000 Election and its Aftermath.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jesse Jackson, Jr., Congressman (D-IL), and author of A More Perfect Union;

David Kaplan, reporter, Newsweek, and author of The Accidental President;

John Nichols, columnist, Nation, and author of Jews for Buchanan;

Richard Posner, judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, and author of Breaking the Deadlock

DATE: December 10, 2001

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

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