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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT Mid-year policy forum that focuses on updating membership on hot topics and keys issues being debated in Congress and across the nation.

AGENDA: Highlight:

8:30 a.m. - Perspectives from the Office of Child Support Enforcement

Dr. Sherri Z. Heller, Commissioner, Office of Child Support Enforcement, Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services

DATE: February 26, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-626-5266

WEB ADDRESS: ncsea.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF HEALTH PLANS holds a its National Policy Conference

AGENDA: Highlight:

8:30 a.m. - Welcome & Opening General Session--Bringing Government Programs Presidential

into the 21st Century: The 2002 Health Care Agenda

Rep. William M. Thomas R-CA, Chairman, House Ways and Means Committee, United

States House of Representatives (invited)

12:15 p.m. - Luncheon Address--Competition or Collusion? Congressional/

Antitrust Implications for Health Care: A View from the FTC Commissioner Thomas B. Leary, Federal Trade Commission

DATE: February 26, 2002

LOCATION: Capital Hilton, 16th and K Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Rob Brigance, 202-778-8493

WEB ADDRESS: aahp.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: REPUBLICAN PRO-CHOICE COALTION holds its second annual national conference and lobby day.

AGENDA: Highlights:

11:15 a.m. - Freedom at Home

Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Gloria Feldt and Feminist Majority Foundation President Ellie Smeal, panelists

12:15 p.m. - Legislative Leadership in Family Planning

NARAL Gov't Relations Director Allison Herwitt, Rep. Jim Greenwood's Legislative Director Judy Borger, Sen. Lincoln Chafee's Chief of Staff David Griswold, Population Action International Senior Policy Analyst Craig Lasher, panelists

3 p.m. - Policy & Regulatory Leadership in Family Planning

Family Planning Advocates of NY President JoAnn Smith, ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project Director Catherine Weiss, Alan Guttmacher Institute Deputy Director Susan Cohen, Othmar Institute Director Carla Goldstein, panelists

5:30 p.m. - GOP Leaders in Congress

Reps. Connie Morella (MD), Mark Kirk (IL), Chris Shays (CT), and Rob Simmons (CT), panelists

6:30 p.m. - Special VIP Reception with Senator Susan Collins (ME)

DATE: February 26, 2002

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

CONTACT: 267-255-1640

WEB ADDRESS:rpcc.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL CONGRESS OF AMERICAN INDIANS holds its annual winter meeting. This year's session will give the highest priority to the critical issues impacting our nations in the remaining months of the 107th Congress, while also allowing Tribes more time to visit members of Congress.

AGENDA: Highlights:

7 p.m. - NCAI 4th Annual Leadership Awards Banquet --Vista Ballroom

Honorees to include:

Sen. Thomas A. Daschle, D-SD

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

DATE: February 26, 2002

LOCATION: Wyndham Hotel, 1400 M Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-466-7767

WEB ADDRESS: ncai.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION holds its 2002 winter meeting. The four-day agenda underscores the need to strengthen state economies battered by a recession that has state budget shortfalls at $40 billion and climbing.

DATE: February 26, 2002

LOCATION: JW Marriott, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-624-5344

WEB ADDRESS:nga.org

TIME: 8:15 a.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL FOR EXCELLENCE IN GOVERNMENT holds a news conference to release the Hart Teeter Poll entitled "E-Government: To Connect, Protect and Serve Us."

DATE: February 26, 2002

LOCATION: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202530-3223

WEB ADDRESS: excelgov.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS will host a roundtable discussion on bank credit rationing.

WHO: The speakers are:

NAM President Jerry Jasinowski

John Rutledge, Chairman, Rutledge Capital, New Canaan, Connecticut

Joseph Moran, Comptroller, Peake Printers, Cheverly, Maryland

Tony Raimondo, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Behlen Manufacturing Company, Columbus, Nebraska (Director, Federal Reserve System, Kansas City District, Omaha Branch)

DATE: February 26, 2002

LOCATION: National Association of Manufacturers, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-637-3094

WEB ADDRESS: nam.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL CENTER ON ADDICTION AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY holds a news conference releasing a new report on Underage Drinking. Teen Tipplers: America's Underage Drinking Epidemic. The report is an assessment of the extent and consequences of underage drinking in America. It documents the pathways to use and abuse of alcohol by children and teens and offers solutions to the problem.

WHO: The speakers is Joseph A. Califano Jr., CASA president and former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare

DATE: February 26, 2002

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

CONTACT: 212-841-5262

WEB ADDRESS:casacolumbia.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CIVIL WAR PRESERVATION TRUST holds a news conference to release a report on the status of the nation's battlefields. The report, entitled America's Most Endangered Battlefields, will identify the most threatened Civil War sites in the country and what is being done to rescue them.

WHO: The speakers are:

CWPT Chairman Carrington Williams,

CWPT President James Lighthizer and

historian Brian Pohanka

DATE: February 26, 2002

LOCATION: Frank Holeman Lounge of the National Press Club, 529 14th Street, N.W., Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-367-1861

WEB ADDRESS: civilwar.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH holds a program discussing "Nuclear Dangers in South Asia: Prospects for Disarmament Regionally and Globally."

WHO: The speakers are:

Admiral L. Ramdas, retired chief of the Indian Navy, is currently the Chairperson of the Indian chapter of the Pakistan India Peoples Forum for Peace and Democracy and a member of the National Committee of India's Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace.

Dr. Arjun Makhijani, president of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research

DATE: February 26, 2002

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

CONTACT: 301-270-5500

WEB ADDRESS:ieer.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS holds a conference on "Trade Policy 2002."

AGENDA: Highlight:

1 p.m. - Sen. Max Baucus, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. He will address both the Trade Adjustment Assistance and Fast Track legislation that the Senate will consider in the coming weeks.

DATE: February 26, 2002

LOCATION: 1750 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-454-1349

WEB ADDRESS: iie.com

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program on Japan's Economic Woes and its Impact on the Region with Chikahisa Sumi The Embassy of Japan.

DATE: February 26, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES presents Stopping the Cycle of Terror: Costs of War and Alternatives for International Security seminar entitled Expanding U.S. Foreign Military Assistance Post-911.

WHO: The speakers are:

Tamar Gabelnick, Director, Arms Sales Monitoring Project, Federation of American Scientists,

Lora Lumpe, author of two forthcoming comprehensive studies of U.S. military training programs and co-author of The Arms Trade Revealed will address the implications of 9-11 for the expansion of these programs.

DATE: February 26, 2002

LOCATION: 733 15th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-234-9382

WEB ADDRESS:ips-dc.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Alan Lee Williams, Order of the British Empire, President, Atlantic Treaty Association; Director, Atlantic Council of the UK, discussing counter terrorist strategy being developed by NATO.

DATE: February 26, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture with Richard Holbrooke, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations discussing "Bosnia, Kosovo and Macedonia: Reflections on a Decade of Challenges Securing Peace in the Balkans."

DATE: February 26, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 4:30 p.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE holds the Clean Air Act Science and Policy Forum.

WHO: The speakers are:

William Kovacs, Vice President, Environment, Technology & Regulatory

Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Kenneth Green, Director, Environmental Studies and Deputy Director,

Reason Public Policy Institute

Dr. Steven Hayward, Senior Fellow, Pacific Research Institute

Dr. Harold M. Koenig, Chairman and President, The Annapolis Center

Dr. Anne E. Smith, Vice President, Charles River Associates

DATE: February 26, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Looking for History: Dispatches From Latin America with Alma Guillermoprieto, journalist and author.

DATE: February 26, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents professor Madeleine Albright, who served as U.S. Secretary of State from 1997 to 2001 and will be inaugurated as the first Michael and Virginia Mortara Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy. She will lecture on "Tools of Diplomacy."

DATE: February 26, 2002

LOCATION: Gaston Hall, 3rd Floor, Healy Hall, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON holds a its Capital Science lectures presenting Sean C. Solomon, Director, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington discussing how our closest neighbor turns out to have sulfuric acid clouds, crushing atmospheric pressures and temperatures hot enough to melt lead.

DATE: February 26, 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 Frances Moore Lappe and written with her daughter Anna Lappé, as they explore food issues in different communities: redistribution and biotech among Brazil's landless worker movement and vegetable gardens in an elementary school and a prison in California are examples. The theme is community building by our common bonds of food and radical democracy.

DATE: February 26, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: HOWARD UNIVERSITY holds a panel discussion of documentary film The Middle Passage an HBO feature chronicling the capture of Africans who were transported to the Americans by slave traders.

WHO: The speakers are:

Actress Vivica Fox

Filmaker Spike Lee

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr.

DATE: February 26, 2002

LOCATION: Cramton Auditorium, 2455 6th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-238-2338

WEB ADDRESS:hu.edu

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