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By United Press International   |   March 1, 2002 at 3:23 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES holds its legislative conference themed “Homeland Security First Responders: Counties Secure America.”

AGENDA: Highlight:

12 noon - Delegate Luncheon with George W. Bush, President of the United States DATE: March 4, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-42-4293.

WEB ADDRESS:naco.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES holds its 2002 Legislative & Grassroots Mobilization Conference.

AGENDA: Highlight:

12 noon – Civic Rights Luncheon wit Wade Henderson, executive director, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights

DATE: March 4, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-639-6419

WEB ADDRESS:afge.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES holds its legislative conference themed “Homeland Security First Responders: Counties Secure America.”

AGENDA: Highlight:

8:30 a.m. - Counties Responding To Economic Crisis

Counties will be using workforce development and public private partnerships

to help pull their communities out of economic crisis. Explore new ways to

train and place workers

10 a.m. - Building Community Health Surveillance Examine new and innovative methods to monitor public health.

12 noon - Recognition Ceremony: Video presentation of personal stories from the hero’s who responded on September 11.

Attorney General John Ashcroft

2 p.m. – Sen. Bill Frist, R-MD

Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-NM

Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson

Rep. Bob Ney, R-OH

DATE: March 4, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-42-4293.

WEB ADDRESS:naco.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: FEDERATION OF AMERICAN HOSPITALS holds its 2002 Conference & Business Exposition.

AGENDA: Highlight:

9 a.m. - James A. Baker III, Distinguished Senior Statesman

DATE: March 4, 2002

LOCATION: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 412-531-9742

WEB ADDRESS:fah.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS presents Women’s Agenda” conference to discuss “Reforming Nation’s Laws And Institutions To Keep Pace With Changing Role Of Women In Economy.”

WHO: The speakers are:

Elaine L. Chao, Secretary, U.S. Dept. of Labor

Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-TX

Rep. Barbara Cubin, R-WY

NCPA Policy Chairman Pete du Pont

NCPA President John C. Goodman

NCPA Senior Fellow Celeste Colgan, director of the Women in the Economy project

DATE: March 4, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 13th floor, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Sean Tuffnell, 1-800-859-1154

WEB ADDRESS: ncpa.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY School of International Service holds a program on "Islam, 9/11, and U.S. National Security."

WHO: The speakers are:

Akbar Ahmed, American University

Ahmed T. Karim, University of Maryland

Hafeez Malik, Villanova University

Asma Afsaruddin, Notre Dame University

Theodore Wright, SUNY Albany

Farid Esack, The College of William and Mary

Louay Safi, International Institute of Islamic Thought

Ali Mazrui, Binghamton University

DATE: March 4, 2002

LOCATION: Carnegie Building; 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL YOUTH AND STUDENT PEACE COALITION news conference to discuss “March on Washington.” The April 20th Mobilization, a broad coalition of over 100 national and regional youth and adult-based progressive organizations, is organizing a national March on Washington April 20 in opposition to the Bush Administration’s open-ended “war” at home and abroad.

WHO: The speakers are:

Maria Ramos, national co-coordinator for the April 20th mobilization and

Coordinator of the Washington Peace Center

Damu Smith, national co-coordinator for the April 20th mobilization and

director of Black Voices for Peace

Eleiza Braun, national organizer of Student Peace Action Network (SPAN),

George Washington University

DATE: March 4, 2002

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

CONTACT: Eleiza Braun, 202-862-9740x3051 - cell: 202-421-6938 Herb Ettel, 202-291-2258

WEB ADDRESS: a20stopthewar.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR INFORMATION AND RESEARCH ON CIVIC LEARNING holds a news conference to discuss survey yet of young people (ages 15-25) regarding attitudes toward, and participation in, politics and civic life.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. William Galston, Director of CIRCLE.

Pat McGinnis, President and CEO of the Council for Excellence in Government.

David Skaggs, Executive Director of the Center for Democracy and Citizenship.

Democratic Pollster Celinda Lake, President of Lake Snell Perry & Associates.

Republican Pollster Ed Goeas, President and CEO of The Tarrance Group.

Dr. Peter Levine, Deputy Director of CIRCLE and Dr. Mark Lopez, Director of Research for CIRCLE.

DATE: March 4, 2002

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

CONTACT: Kevin Bonderud, 202-667-0901

WEB ADDRESS: civicyouth.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA holds a telephone news conference to discuss the National Delinquency Survey.

WHO: The speakers is Doug Duncan, senior vice president, chief economist

Phil Colling, director, MBAA

Marina Walsh, manager, MBAA

DATE: March 4, 2002

CONTACT: 800-449-4164

WEB ADDRESS: mbaa.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: FEDERALIST SOCIETY FOR LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY STUDIES Studies holds a panel discussion on Judicial Speech Codes: Supreme Court Review of Republican Party of Minnesota v. Kelly.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jan Baran, Wiley, Rein & Fielding

Prof. Lillian BeVier, University of Virginia School of Law

Erik Jaffe, Law Office of Erik S. Jaffe, P.C

Prof. David McGowan, University of Minnesota

DATE: March 4, 2002

LOCATION: Wiley Rein & Fielding; 1750 K Street, NW 10th Floor; Washington, DC

CONTACT: Lisa Budzynski, 202-822-8138

WEB ADDRESS: fed-soc.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Transformation of Russian Enterprises: Reshaping Performance and Management with John Simmons, President, Participation Associates, Chicago.

DATE: March 4, 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: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled Scourge: The Once and Future Threat of Smallpox” with Jonathan Tucker, director of the Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Program and author of the new book, Scourge: The Once and Future Threat of Smallpox, will discuss the history of smallpox and the debate over how we should respond to the threat of biological weapons.

DATE: March 4, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled “The Status of the U.S. Refugee Program”

with Sheppie Abramowitz, government relations consultant with the International Rescue Committee.

DATE: March 4, 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 Naval Academy Band Brass Ensemble; Milton Stevens, Guest Conductor.

DATE: March 4, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:20 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a program with Rep. Dick Lugar, R-IN, discussing “NATO After 9/11: Crisis or Opportunity?”

DATE: March 4, 2002

LOCATION: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 212-434-9536

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: THE JERUSALEM FUND holds a reception for presents the Ambassador to the US from Tunisia Hatem Atallah discussing “U.S.-Tunisian Relations.”

DATE: March 4, 2002

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS:palestinecenter.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Gordon Woods discussing and signing copies of The American Revolution: A History.

DATE: March 4, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 8 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY KALB REPORT presents a forum on the Tragedy Of Daniel Pearl And Its Impact On Global News Coverage.

WHO: The speakers are:

Marvin Kalb, executive director of the Shorenstein Center’s Washington Office will be Cokie Roberts, host of ABC News This Week

E.J. Dionne, columnist for The Washington Pos;

Nick Tatro, deputy international editor for the Associated Press

Steve Roberts, columnist and Shapiro Professor at The George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs

Ann Cooper, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists.

DATE: March 4, 2002

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

CONTACT: Bob Ludwig at 202-994-3566.

WEB ADDRESS:gwu.edu

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