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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES conference features More than 500 private college presidents and other higher education leaders.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Plenary Session: The Honorable Lee Hamilton, Director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

9:15 a.m. - Presentation of the Henry Paley Memorial Award to Dr. Allen P. Splete, president emeritus of the Council of Independent Colleges, in recognition of his "unfailing service to the students and faculty of independent higher education."

10:15 a.m. - Plenary Session: Ron Insana, Host, CNBC Business Center and Street Signs

11 a.m. - Plenary Session Rep. Rush Holt, D-NJ

12 noon - Issues at the Heart of the New Reality

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency-Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-737-1234

WEB ADDRESS: naicu.edu

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a conference on "Securing The Balkans: The Unfinished Agenda."

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Introductions

Janusz Bugajski, director, CSIS Eastern Europe Project

Bruce Hitchner, chairman, Dayton Peace Accords Project

Carl Gershman, president, National Endowment for

Democracy

Ivan Krastev, director, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Bulgaria

8:50 a.m. - Session I: Serbia, Montenegro, Kosova

Chair - Janusz Bugajski

Vojin Dimitrijevic, director, Belgrade Center for Human

Rights, Serbia

Srdjan Darmanovic, director, Center for Democracy and

Human Rights, Montenegro

Ylber Hysa, director, Kosova Action for Initiatives, Kosova

11:45 a.m. - Lunchtime Keynote Address

Chair - Robin Niblett, CSIS vice president

Mircea Geoana, foreign minister of Romania

1:15 p.m. - Session II: Macedonia and Bosnia-Hercegovina

Chair - Bruce Hitchner, DPAP

Saso Ordanoski, director, Forum Analytika, Macedonia

Suada Kapic, Fama Foundation, Bosnia-Herzegovina

3 p.m. - Session III: Albania and Bulgaria

Chair - Paul McCarthy, NED

Aldo Bumci, executive director, Albanian Institute for

International Studies, Albania

Ognyan Minchev, director, Institute for Regional and

International Studies, Bulgaria

4:45 p.m. - Concluding Comments

Bruce Hitchner, DPAP

Paul McCarthy, NED

Janusz Bugajski, CSIS

Krassen Stanchev, director, Institute for Market Economics, Bulgaria

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: DIRECTORS ROUNDTABLE holds conference on "Business Insurance Markets After the Bombings."

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas Kearne, Domestic Brokerage Group

Kerry Martin, Marsh FinPro

Gregory Pellicano, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

Scott Schreiber, Arnold & Porter

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: Army & Navy Club, 901 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 866-380-5335

WEB ADDRESS: businesswire.com/emk/dir-roundtable.shtml

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a program on "Back To Deficits: Analyzing The Bush Budget: Financing The Wars Against Terrorism And Recession."

WHO: The speakers are:

Jonathan Rauch, Writer in Residence, The Brookings Institution; Columnist, National Journal

Bill Frenzel, Guest Scholar, Governmental Studies Program, The Brookings Institution

Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives (R-Minn.) and Ranking Minority Member, House Budget Committee

William G. Gale, Senior Fellow and Arjay and Frances Fearing Miller Chair, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution;

Former Senior Staff Economist, President's Council of Economic Advisers

Alice M. Rivlin, Senior Fellow and Adeline M. and Alfred I. Johnson Chair, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution;

Former Vice Chair, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System;

Former Director, White House Office of Management and Budget; Founding Director,

DATE: February 5, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH AND THE WASHINGTON OFFICE ON LATIN AMERICA hold a news conference to discuss the Colombian Government and human rights.

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-612-4335

WEB ADDRESS: wola.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "Who Lost Argentina?"

WHO: Highlights:

Norman Bailey, Potomac Foundation

Mark Falcoff, AEI

Peter Hakim, Inter-American Dialogue

Allan H. Meltzer, AEI and Carnegie Mellon University

Charles W. Calomiris, AEI and Columbia University

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: PHYSICIALNS COMMMITTEE FOR RESPONSIBLE MEDICINE holds a news conference to discuss the research article on "The Current Use Of Estrogen For Growth Suppressant Therapy in Adolescent Girls."

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Elizabeth Slater,

Dr. Neal Barnard, author of The Current Use Of Estrogen For Growth Suppressant Therapy in Adolescent Girls."

Mindy Kursbam, PCRM

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: PCRM 4100 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-686-2210

WEB ADDRESS:pcrm.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CATHERINE BERTINI, who has just returned from Afghanistan and holds a news conference to discuss an emergency appeal to meet the needs of nine million Afghans through December of 2002.

DATE: February 5, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202 653-0010

WEB ADDRESS: un.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Amre Moussa, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt, addressing the latest developments in the Middle East.

DATE: February 5, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES will hold a conference call briefing to discussing "The Proposed FY 2003 White House Budget: Priorities and Prognosis."

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard Kogan, senior fellow

Robert Greenstein, executive director

DATE: February 5, 2002

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080.

WEB ADDRESS:cbpp.org

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS holds a Forum on Laos.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. George Radanovich, R-CA

Rep. Tim Holden, D-PA

Rep. Ron Kind, D-WI

Rep. Mark Green, R-WI

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA

Wally Herger, R-CA

T. Kumar, Amnesty International

B. Jenks Middleton, Esq., Former Director of Congressional Affairs for the Export-Import Bank

Dr. Jane Hamilton-Merritt, Author, "Tragic Mountains: The Hmong, The Americans & the Secret Wars for Laos"

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: Montpelier Room, Madison Building,

Washington, DC

CONTACT: Philip Smith, 202-543-1444

WEB ADDRESS:cppa.org

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA SERVICES presents an analysis of Bush Budget, Its Priorities and Effects Policy Experts Will Dissect EPA, Interior, Energy Budgets.

WHO: The speakers are:

Wesley Warren, senior fellow for environmental economics at NRDC, (Formerly, associate director for natural resources, energy and science at the Office of Management and Budget in the Clinton Administration)

Erich Pica, Economic Policy Analyst, Friends of the Earth

Sue Gunn, Director of Budget and Appropriations, the Wilderness Society

Mary Beth Beetham, Director of Legislative Affairs, Defenders of Wildlife

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: Willard Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-822-5200

WEB ADDRESS:ems.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE holds a program discussing "Succession in Saudi Arabia," with Joseph Kechichian, CEO of Kechichian & Associates, LLC, and a fellow at the Gustav E. von Grunebaum Center for Near East Studies, University of California, Los Angeles.

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: MEI, 1761 N Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-785-1141

WEB ADDRESS: mideasti.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: COMMITTEE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT releases a report entitled "Preschool For All: Investing In A Productive And Just Society." CED argues that all children should have access to high-quality pre-kindergarten classes, offered by a variety of providers, for every child whose parents want them to participate.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jim Hunt Former Gov. of North Carolina

Roy Bostick, B/Com3

Adele Simmons, Chicago Metropolis 2020

Janet Hansen, CED

DATE: February 5, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-296-5860

WEB ADDRESS:ced.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Central Asia-Caucasus Institute presents "How to Stabilize Afghanistan" with Olivier Roy, an expert on Islamic extremism in Afghanistan from the Centre National des Recherches Scientiques in Paris.

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with Randy Kroszner, Member, Council of Economic Advisers, who will speak about the Economic Report of the President.

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden, 618 H St., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB holds a symposium on Islam.

WHO: The speakers are:

Professor Akbar Ahmed, a specialist on Islam from Pakistan with a graduate degree from Oxford University

Sharifa Alkhateeb, an American- born Muslim of Yemeni descent and current president of the North American Council for Muslim Women,

John Esposito, founding director of the Center for Muslim- Christian Understanding at Georgetown University

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: REP. JAMES OBERSTAR, D-MN, AND NHTSA ADMINISTRATOR DR. JEFF RUNGE hold a news conference to discuss a Congressional Forum on Safe Routes to School.

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: House Triangle, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-6260

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a book forum for "Against the Dead Hand: The Uncertain Struggle for Global Capitalism."

WHO: The speakers are:

author, Brink Lindsey

Robert Zoellick, U.S. Trade Representative

Sebastian Mallaby, The Washington Post

Douglas Irwin, Dartmouth College.

DATE: February 5, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 4:30 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY presents "Reporting On The Law," with Nina Totenberg, chief legal affairs correspondent, National Public Radio.

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: The George Washington University Law School, Moot Court Room, 2000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jeffrey Gutman, 202-994-5797

WEB ADDRESS:gwu.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents a leadership forum, "Shakespeare in Charge: Leadership Lessons From the Bard."

WHO: The speakers are:

Ken Adelman, President Reagan's arms control director

Carol Adelman, former USAID assistant administrator and Hudson Institute senior fellow,

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents a program on "Borders of an Enlarged Europe" with Jan Zielonka, professor of political and social sciences at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents singer, songwriter and performer of original children's music and stories, Steve Roslonek.

DATE: February 5, 2002

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 holds a its Capital Science lectures presenting Jane Lubchenco, Distinguished Professor of Zoology and Wayne Gladys Valley Professor of Marine Biology, Oregon State University, Member, Pew Oceans Commission discussing Navigating Uncharted Waters: Humans and Oceans Today.

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1530 P Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: carnegieinstitution.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features Diane McWhorter, who is shedding light on her family's history and that of Birmingham, while looking at her past with honesty and openness in her book "Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climatic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution."

DATE: February 5, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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