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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND BUDGETARY ASSESSMENT holds a news conference on FY 2003 Defense Budget.

WHO: The speakers are:

Andrew Krepinevich, CSBA Executive Director

Steven Kosiak, CSBA Director of Budget Studies

Stan Collender, Senior Vice President, Federal Budget Consulting Group, Fleishman-Hillard, Inc

DATE: January 30, 2002

LOCATION: Jefferson Hotel, 16th and M Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-331-7990

WEB ADDRESS: csbaonline.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: GLOBAL BUSINESS DIALOGUE holds a colloquium on "After The Appeal: The FSC/ETI Dilemma."

WHO: The speakers are:

Assistant Secretary Faryar Shirzad, Department of Commerce

Ted Posner, Senate Finance Committee

Gary Hufbauer, Institute for International Economics

William A. Reinsch, National Foreign Trade Council

DATE: January 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-223-7687

WEB ADDRESS:gbs.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: FEDERATION OF AMERICAN SOCIETIES FOR EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY holds a breakfast briefing to release a report on Federal Funding for Biomedical and Related Life Sciences Research, FY 2003, its annual report to Congress.

DATE: January 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: Paulette Campbell, 301-571-0657

WEB ADDRESS:faseb.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: SAUDI INSTITUTE holds a news conference releasing its report on religious freedom of Saudi citizens.

DATE: January 30, 2002

LOCATION: 311 Cannon Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-766-0200

WEB ADDRESS: saudiinstitute.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Federal District in Today's Russia: Its Function and Effectiveness with Sergei Kirienko, Presidential Representative to the Volga Federal District and former Prime Minister, Russian Federation.

DATE: January 30, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOMEN IN HOUSING AND FINANCE holds a luncheon program featuring Sen. Ben Nelson, D-NE, discussing insurance issues.

DATE: January 30, 2002

LOCATION: 515 15th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-751-7328

WEB ADDRESS: whfdc.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Brazil in 2002" with Paulo Sotero, North America chief correspondent for O Estado de S. Paolo.

DATE: January 30, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a national issues forum on an "Assessment of Bush's First Year and Future."

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas E. Mann, Senior Fellow, Governmental Studies Program

Robert E. Litan, Vice President and Director, Economic Studies Program

Isabel V. Sawhill, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies Program;

Co-Director, Welfare Reform & Beyond

Paul C. Light, Vice President and Director, Governmental Studies Program;

Director, Center for Public Service

Tom Loveless, Senior Fellow, Governmental Studies Program; Director, Brown Center on Education Policy

Stephen Hess, Senior Fellow, Governmental Studies Program

Ivo H. Daalder, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies Program

Bill Frenzel, Guest Scholar, Governmental Studies Program

James M. Lindsay, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies Program

DATE: January 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR DEMOCRACY AND AMERICAN COMMITTEE FOR PEACE IN CHECHNYA hold a briefing on the Prospects for Peace in Chechnya.

WHO: The speakers are:

Foreign Minister of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria Ilyas Ahkmadov,

Andrei Babitsky, Russian War Correspondent

Zbigniew Brzezinski, CSIS

DATE: January 30, 2002

LOCATION: 2168 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-293-9072

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program on Homeland Security Agenda for 2002: Priorities from the State Of The Union Address."

WHO: The speakers are:

Dan Fisk The Heritage Foundation

Jack Spencer The Heritage Foundation

Larry Wortzel, The Heritage Foundation

Michael Scardaville, The Heritage Foundation

DATE: January 30, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: ROLE OF AMERICAN MILIRTARY POWER holds a book launch for Jane Holl Lute who discusses and signs copies of her book "Greater Guns For Greater Goods."

DATE: January 30, 2002

LOCATION: 2425 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA

CONTACT: 703-907-2400

WEB ADDRESS:ausa.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Kayaga of Africa, musicians and dancers of varied cultures of Uganda.

DATE: January 30, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIETY OF AMERCA holds a professional seminar entitled "Stirred But Not Shaken: How America Communicates in the Face of Catastrophe."

WHO: The speakers are:

James Wilkinson -- Director of the Coalition Center, The White House

Shelley Thakral -- Producer, BBC, Washington Bureau

Hafez Mirazi -- Bureau Chief, Al Jazeera, Washington Bureau

Sharon Gang -- Deputy Director, Office of Communications,

Office of the Mayor, Washington DC

Jamie Moeller -- Managing Director for Global PR Practice, Ogilvy International

DATE: January 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-776-9612

WEB ADDRESS: prsa-ncc.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents the third annual Casey/McIlvane Lecture featuring Cokie Robert the chief congressional analyst for ABCNEWS and the co-anchor of the ABCNEWS Sunday morning broadcast, "This Week with Sam Donaldson & Cokie Roberts" and Steve Roberts, currently a contributing editor for U.S. News and the Shapiro Professor of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University

DATE: January 30, 2002

LOCATION: Bunn Intercultural Center Auditorium, 37th & O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: MERIDIAN INTERNATIONAL CENTER holds a seminar entitled "Challenges and Opportunities for the United States in the Middle East and North Africa," with William Burns, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs; former U.S. Ambassador to Jordan.

DATE: January 30, 2002

LOCATION: 1630 Crescent Place NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-939-5568

WEB ADDRESS:meridian.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features Sen. James Jeffords, I-VT, discussing and signing copies of his book "My Declaration Of Independence" in which he shares his actions regarding the 2001 departure from the Republican Party.

DATE: January 30, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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