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Washington Agenda - General News Events

By United Press International   |   Dec. 10, 2001 at 4:01 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY AND AARP hold a forum on "Social Security Reform and the New Retirement Paradigm."

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Judy Feder, Georgetown University

William D. Novelli, AARP

9:10 a.m. -- The Four Pillars on Which Retirement Security Rests: A Status Report

John Rother, AARP, Moderator

John Gist, AARP

Robert Moffit, The Heritage Foundation

Wendell Primus, Center on Budget Policy and Priorities

10:20 a.m. - Securing Social Security

Margaret C. Simms, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Moderator

Sylvester Schieber, Watson Wyatt

Timothy Smeeding, Syracuse University

11:30 a.m. - Expanding Pension Coverage and Savings

James Schulz, Brandeis University, Moderator

William Gale, The Brookings Institution

Anna Rappaport, William M. Mercer, Inc.

12:30 p.m. - Working Luncheon Speaker

W. Andrew Achenbaum, University of Houston

1:45 p.m. Earnings: When to Retire?

Sara Rix, AARP, Moderator

Joseph F. Quinn, Boston College

Michael C Barth, ICF Consulting

3 p.m. - The Importance of Pooling Health and Long-Term Care Risks

Judy Feder, Georgetown University, Moderator

Jack Meyer, Economic and Social Research Institute

Stuart Butler, The Heritage Foundation

Marilyn Moon, The Urban Institute

4:30 p.m. - Concluding Comments

Robert Friedland, Center on an Aging Society

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: 3900 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-434-2560

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE presents Former Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Akezhan Kazhegeldin discussing Changes on the Geostrategic Equation in Central Asia: New Approaches to the Issue of Energy Security.

DATE: December 11, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Jammu & Kashmir: Is There a Solution?" with Teresita Schaffer, director of the South Asia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Michael Krepon, founding president of the Henry L. Stimson Center.

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring President of Bolivia Jorge Fernando Quiroga Ramírez.

DATE: December 11, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: VIETNAM VETERNAS OF AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a panel discussion on "A New Marshall Plan: Politics And Politics For Preventing Conflict."

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert O Mueller, president, VVAF

Gen. George Jouwan, Former Supreme Allied Commander of Europe

Ambassador Phillip Wilcox, former UN Ambassador At-Large for Couterterrorism

Ambassador Karl Inderfurth, Assistant Secretary of State For South Asian Affairs

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: J W Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Sarah Rabin, 202-447-7523

WEB ADDRESS: vvaf.rog

TIME: 9:45 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on The Bush Presidency: Transition and Transformation.

WHO: The speakers are:

Clay Johnson, deputy chief of staff

C. Boyden Gray, White House Counsel (George H.W. Bush administration)

Susan page, USA Today; Steven Ricchetti deputy chief of staff (Clinton administration)

John Fortier, AEI

Karl Rove, White House senior adviser

Thomas Mann, Brookings Institution

Norman Ornstein, AEI

John Podesta, chief of staff (Clinton administration)

Rob Portman, U.S. House of Representatives (R-OH)

David Sanger, The New York Times; David Brooks, Weekly Standard

E.J. Dionne, Jr., Washington Post; Brookings Institution

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: REP. SAXBY CHAMBLISS, R-GA, AND REP. JANE HARMAN, D-CA hold a news conference discussing the bipartisan bioterrorism bill.

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: House Triangle, in front of U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Ginny Hudson, 202-225-4272

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL WOMEN'S LAW CENTER; FOCUS ON HEALTH AND LEADERSHIP FOR WOMEN AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE; AND OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY hold a news conference releasing a report on Making the Grade on Women's Health: A National and State-by-State Report Card 2001.

WHO: The speakers are:

Marcia D. Greenberger, Co-President, National Women's Law Center

Dr. Michelle Berlin, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Oregon Health & Science University

Joan F. Stern, Maryland State Delegate

DATE: December 11, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-588-5180

WEB ADDRESS:nwic.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT RICHARD CORLIN, AND CALIFORNIA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION CEO DR. JACK LEWIN hold a news conference on an initiative that will lead to dramatic improvements in patient care and the reduction of medical errors.

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 529 14th St., NW, 13th Floor, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Brian Hoyt, 202-715-0503

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION TO STRENGTHEN SOCIAL SECURITY holds its final meeting to review a draft final report immediately followed by a news conference.

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: Park Hyatt Hotel, 1201 24th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Randy Clerihue, 202-343-1259

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH holds a news conference releasing a report, Setting Cleanup Standards to Protect Future Generations: The Scientific Basis of Subsistence Farmer Scenario and Its Application to the Estimation of Radionuclide Soil Action Levels (RSALs) for Rocky Flats. The report shows the scientific necessity of using a conservative approach for setting cleanup standards in general and for residual plutonium in the soil in particular

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Arjun Makhijani, president of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IEER) and principal author of the report.

Sriram Gopal, Staff Scientist at IEER and co-author of the report.

LeRoy Moore, Consultant, Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center.

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: Zenger Room, National Press Club 13th Floor, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 301-270-5500

WEB ADDRESS: ieer.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a panel discussion luncheon program entitled "Global Electronic Commerce and International Trade in Services: Considerations on the New World Trade Organization Negotiations."

WHO: The speakers are:

Donald Abelson is Chief of the International Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission

Geza Feketekuty is President of the International Commercial Diplomacy Project, Inc.,

Bruno Lanvin is the Manager of the Information for Development Programme (infoDev) at the World Bank.

Aaditya Mattoo is a Senior Economist at the World Bank

William J. Drake moderator is Senior Associate and Director of the Project on the Information Revolution and World Politics.

DATE: December 11, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times correspondent and author of several best-selling books.

DATE: December 11, 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 President of the National Organization for Women Kim Gandy.

DATE: December 11, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 1:45 p.m.

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR AMERICA'S FUTURE holds a news conference to challenge the Bush Commission's vote on a final report for Social Security Privatization.

WHO: The speakers are:

Roger Hickey, Institute for America's Future

Rep. Robert Matsui, (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Social Security

Subcommittee

Peter Orszag, The Brookings Institution

Martha Burke, National Council of Women's Organizations

William Spriggs, National Urban League

Max Richtman, National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: Park Hyatt, 24th and M Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-955-5655

WEB ADDRESS:ourfuture.org

TIME: 2:15 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN S FOR TAX REFORM holds a news conference in support of President Bush's plan to reform the Social Security System.

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: Park Hyatt, 24th and M Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-785-0266

WEB ADDRESS:atr.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Moldova's Ten Years of Independence: The Puzzle of Transition."

WHO: The speakers are:

Ceslav Ciobanu, Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova to the United States

Rudi Perina, Special Negotiator for Nagorno-Karabakh and Eurasian Conflicts, U.S. Department of State

Vladimir Solonari, former Member of Parliament of Moldova and Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar

DATE: December 11, 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: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies presents a Balkans Forum.

DATE: December 11, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202/687-5576

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents a celebration of popular and classical music by Jewish-American composers, performed by bassoonist Lynn Gaubatz and pianist Frank Conlon.

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON Capital Science lectures presenting Jasper Rine, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology

University of California, Berkeley discussing Deciphering the "Switches": How Genes are Expressed and Repressed.

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: 1530 P Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: carnegieinstitution.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: WASHINGTON REGIONAL ALCOHOL PROGRAM holds its Law Enforcement Awards and Holiday SoberRideTM program. The award honors area law enforcement officers for their work in preventing impaired driving and underage drinking. The awards are bestowed in honor of Metropolitan Police Officer Anthony W. Simms who was killed on duty after being struck by an impaired driver during Memorial Day weekend 1996.

DATE: December 11, 2001

LOCATION: Marriott -- Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-893-0461

WEB ADDRESS: wrap.org

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