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Washington Agenda - Weekahead

By United Press International   |   Feb. 8, 2002 at 3:36 PM
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EVENTS ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2002

February 12, 2002

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program with six former U.S. trade representatives discussing trade policy challenges facing the Bush administration.

WHO: The speakers are:

9:15 a.m. - Implementing the Doha WTO Agenda

Clayton Yeutter, U.S. Trade Representative, 1985-1988

9:45 a.m. - Implications of China/Taiwan membership in WTO

Charlene Barshefsky, U.S. Trade Representative, 1997-2001

10:15 a.m. - U.S.-EU Trade Policy Relations

Mickey Kantor, U.S. Trade Representative, 1993-1996

11 a.m. - Post-Argentina Crisis, FTAA with U.S.-Brazilian Chairmanship

Carla Hills, U.S. Trade Representative 1989-1993

11:30 a.m. - Fast Track: Lessons from the House, Prospects in the Senate

William Brock, U.S. Trade Representative, 1981-1985

12 noon - Policy Choices on Steel and Lumber; U.S.-EU Trade Relations

William Eberle, U.S. Trade Representative, 1971-1975

DATE: February 12, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE holds a news conference launching a major effort to seek solutions to the problem of the uninsured.

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

John J. Sweeney, President, AFL-CIO

John J. Castellani, President, The Business Roundtable

Andrew Stern, President, Service Employees International Union

Yank D. Coble Jr., MD, President-Elect, American Medical Association

Mary E. Foley, MS, RN, President, American Nurses Association

Donald Young, MD, President, Health Insurance Association of America

Ron Pollack, Executive Director, Families USA

Sister Mary Roch Rocklage, RSM, Chairperson of the Board, American Hospital Association

Charles N. Kahn III, President, Federation of American Hospitals

Michael Collins, MD, FACP, Chair of the Board, Catholic Health Association of the United States

TBD, AARP

Steven A. Schroeder, MD, President and CEO, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, Senior Vice President and Director, Health Care Group, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Mary Lou Harvey, Binghamton, NY, will speak about her uninsured daughter who died of cancer

DATE: February 12, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on Fighting Terrorism In A Democratic Society with John Reid, British Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

DATE: February 12, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Salvatore Sodano, Chairman and CEO, The American Stock Exchange discussing "Challenges Facing the Capital Markets as a Result of September 11th and Enron."

DATE: February 12, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

February 13, 2002

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Rear Admiral Richard D. West discussing "Oceanography Playing A Unique Role In The War On Terrorism."

DATE: February 13, 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: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Educational Reform in Ukraine: Transition from Soviet to Democratic Education with Dr. Mykhaylo Z. Zgurovsky, Rector of the National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute," Director of the Institute for Applied System Analysis of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, and Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

DATE: February 13, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on Trade War or Tax Reform?: The WTO Ruling on Tax Breaks for U.S. Exporters.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Phil Crane, R-IL, Committee on Ways and Means

William Reinsch, National Foreign Trade Council

John Meagher, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Chris Edwards, Cato Institute

DATE: February 13, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "The Expansion Of Free Trade In America: The Extension Of NAFTA To Chile" with Paul Fekete, senior vice president of Samuels International Associates, Inc.

DATE: February 13, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

February 14, 2002

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program featuring Michael Hoyt, Former Foreign Service Officer discussing "Captive in the Congo: A Consul's Return To The Heart Of Darkness."

DATE: February 13, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring President of Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf discussing "Pakistan's Future: Challenges and Opportunities."

DATE: February 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a book forum on "American Jihad: The Terrorists Living among Us," with Steven Emerson detailing the origins and activities of militant terrorist groups in the United States, including when and why they first came to America.

DATE: February 14, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

February 15, 2002

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Global Landmine Elimination and the Ottawa Convention: Canadian Foreign Policy at Work," with Christopher Kirkey, Professor of Canadian Studies and Political Science at Bridgewater State College and Canadian Mine Action Scholar-in-Residence.

DATE: February 13, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ARCHIVES Friday Film presents *In Black and White: Black Cinema, 1992. In 1916, the first "all colored" film, The Birth of a Race, was made as a protest against D.W. Griffith's controversial Birth of a Nation. As a result, the black independent cinema of Harlem was born.

DATE: February 15, 2002

LOCATION: National Archives, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC,

CONTACT: 202-501-5000

WEB ADDRESS: nara.gov

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Dwarfs In Ancient Egypt" with Chahira Kozma, a professor from Georgetown University.

DATE: February 15, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

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