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EVENTS ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF STATE LEGISLATURES' holds its Leader to Leader and Ancillary Meeting Highlights.

AGENDA: Highlight:

8 a.m. - Latest Trends in Public Policy

Pollsters Ed Goeas and Peter Hart

9:30 a.m. - Surviving in Difficult Economic Times

Corina Eckl, NCSL Fiscal Affairs Director

11 a.m. - The Federal '03 Budget: Outlook for States

Bill Hoagland, Minority Staff Director, Senate Budget Comm.

Tom Kahn, Minority Staff Director, House Budget Comm.

12:15 p.m. - Leaders Plenary Luncheon

Tom Ridge, Director of Homeland Security

2 p.m. - Roundtable with the Office of Homeland Security

Richard Falkenrath, Senior Director, Office of Homeland Security

DATE: February 8, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-624-8667

WEB ADDRESS: ncsl.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: LAST ACTS holds its 8th biennial symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved & Cancer. There is a disproportionate incidence of cancer morbidity and mortality among minorities and persons of low-level income in the United States. The disparities suffered by these groups have been documented through published reports. There is a critical need to develop knowledge and strategies to address this crisis with the leadership and full participation of the affected communities.

AGENDA: Highlight:

10:45 a.m. -- Quality Pain Management

DATE: February 8, 2002

LOCATION: Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 713-798-5383

WEB ADDRESS: partnershipforcaring.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: DEFENSE WEEK holds a media breakfast with Rep. Jerry Lewis, Chairman, House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee.

DATE: February 8, 2002

LOCATION: King Publishing Group, 1325 G Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Thomas Carter, 202-662-9714

WEB ADDRESS: kingpublishing.com

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGES holds a briefing on the President's Budget and Health Professions.

DATE: February 8, 2002

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

CONTACT: Erica Froyd, 202-828-0558

WEB ADDRESS: aamc.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION, JOYCE FOUNDATION, CARNEGIE FOUNDATION, AND OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE hold a briefing on "Campaign Finance Reform: The House Debate Resumes."

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas E. Mann, Averell Harriman Chair and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Co-author, The New Campaign Finance Sourcebook

Anthony Corrado, professor of Government, Colby College

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Trevor Potter, Former Chairman, Federal Election Commission

David B. Magleby, Editor, Financing 2000 Elections, Director, Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy

DATE: February 8, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Chris Murck, the newly elected chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, discussing the U.S. relationship with China in the wake of the September eleventh attacks and in advance of President Bush's trip to Beijing on February 21.

DATE: February 8, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: HEALTH INSURANCE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA holds a briefing on Washington's 2002 Health Care Agenda.

DATE: February 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1201 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-824-1787

WEB ADDRESS: hiaa.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE/BROOKINGS JOINT CENTER hold a program on "Is Open Source The Future Of Software?"

WHO: The speakers are:

James Bessen, Research on Innovation

David Evans, NERA

Lawrence Lessig, Stanford University

Craig Mundie, Microsoft

DATE: February 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY, AND AMERICAN GASTROENTEROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION hold a news conference to introduce the "Colon Cancer Screen For Life Act."

WHO: The speakers are:

San Francisco Giants Outfielder Eric Davis

Sen. Joe Lieberman, D-CT

Sen. Susan Collins, R-ME

Rep. Benjamin Cardin, D-MD

Rep. Phil English, R-PA

DATE: February 8, 2002

LOCATION: 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Casey Aden-Wansbury, 202-224-0975

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "War Crimes Against Women: Sudan and Afghanistan" with Theresa Taylor, executive director of Survivors' Rights International.

DATE: February 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on What Next for Argentina?

WHO: The speakers are:

Steve H. Hanke, Johns Hopkins University

Michael Mussa, Institute for International Economics

Kurt Schuler, Joint Economic Committee

Michael Gavin, UBS Warburg

DATE: February 8, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY School of International Service holds a program on "Korean Reconciliation After Black September."

WHO: The speakers are:

Bruce Cumings, professor of international history and East Asian political economy, University of Chicago

Quansheng Zhao, Asia Council Chair and professor of international relations, American University

DATE: February 8, 2002

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS: au.edu

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a program on Life After Enron: What's Next for the Accounting Industry?

WHO: The speakers are:

James E. Copeland, Jr., Chief Executive, Deloitte & Touche

Steven C. Clemons, Executive Vice President, New America Foundation

DATE: February 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Elliott School of International Affairs' Cold War group hosts Nixon Administration National Security Council staff Winston Lord, William R. Smyser Helmut Sonnenfeldt discussing Nixon's 1972 visit to China and its effect on world affairs.

DATE: February 8, 2002

LOCATION: 800 21st Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-994-3087

WEB ADDRESS: gwu.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE National Symphony Orchestra "Journey To America" Series presents a concert featuring Elisabeth Adkins and Paula Akbar on violin, Eric de Waardt on violin and viola, and Jeffrey Chappell on piano.

DATE: February 8, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features Thomas Cahill discussing and signing copies of POPE JOHN XXIII. Cahill, gives us the story of Angelo Roncalli of Lombardy--his lifelong service to the Church, becoming Pope at age 76--as well as an account of the evolution of the papacy in Roman Catholic history.

DATE: February 8, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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