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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2002

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a meeting discussing strategies to counter the domestic terror groups.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Scott McInnis, R-CO

Nick Nichols, CEO of Nichols

James Jarobem FBI

Kelly Stoner, Stop of Eco-Violence

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: Reserve Office Assn., One Constitution Avenue NE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-331-1010

WEB ADDRESS:cei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER KENNEN INSTITUE FOR ADVANCED RUSSIAN STUDIES holds a program on Genomics and Our Environmental Future.

AGENDA: Highlights:

Greetings and Introductions

David Rejeski, Director, Foresight and Governance Project, Wilson Center

9:15 a.m. - Quick Tour of the Genomics Frontier

Thane Kreiner, Ph.D., Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Affymetrix, Inc.

9:45 a.m. - Ten Ways Genomics Could Change Environmental Policy

Gary Marchant, J.D., Ph.D., Executive Director; Center for the Study of Law, Science, and Technology, Arizona State University

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Interface of Human Rights and Humanitarian Action in the Democratic Republic of Congo" with Suliman Baldo, senior researcher in the African division of Human Rights Watch.

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION AND ENTELOS TO ACCELERATE DIABETES RESEARCH holds a pharmaceutical research forum.

WHO: The speakers are:

John Graham, CEO, American Diabetes Association

James Karis, President, Entelos, Inc.

Ty Rabb, Director of High Performance Technical Computing Solutions, Compaq Computer Corp.

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 529 14th Street NW, Washington DC

CONTACT: Ruth Igoe or Michael Brandfon, 312-944-6784

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CONGRESSIONAL WOMEN'S CAUCUS holds a briefing on violence against women.

WHO: The speakers are:

Actress Nancy McKeon

Linda Chavez-Thompson, AFL-CIO

Meredith Wagner, Lifetime Entertainment Services

Diane Stuart, Department of Justice

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: 2168 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-637-5295

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: KIDS COUNT news conference to discuss Children at Risk: State Trends 1990-2000. The report is the first analysis of conditions affecting the nation's children based on new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Published by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Population Reference Bureau, the study provides a sweeping look at state-by-state trends in child well being over the past decade.

WHO: The speakers are:

Bill O'Hare, Annie E. Casey Foundation

John Haaga, Population Reference Bureau

DATE: March 7, 2002

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

CONTACT: Phil Sparks, 202-326-8700

TIME: 10:15 a.m.

EVENT: GLOBAL BUSINESS DIALOGUE holds a program featuring Chilies Ambassador to the US Andres Bianchi discussing the Chile-US Free Trade Agreement.

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: The St. Regis, 16th and K Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5074

WEB ADDRESS: gbdinc.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: REP. GARY ACKERMAN, D-NYNEW YORK'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION, NYC PBA OFFICIALS & AVIATION SECURITY EXPERTS hold a news conference to announce the first in the nation pilot program to use retired law enforcement officers as security screeners at New York's John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport.

DATE: March 7, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-225-2601

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Washington College of Law holds an International Women's Day Discussion on the Legal Status of Women in Southern Africa with Thandabantu Nhlapo, minister and deputy chief of mission, Embassy of South Africa; AU Law Women and International Law Program and International Legal Studies Program

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with John Graham, Director, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, "Presidential Management of the Regulatory State.

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: Montpelier Room, 6th floor, Madison Building, 101 Independence Av., SE

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents SAIS-Novartis International Journalism Awards Program will screen, "Beneath the Veil," a documentary about Saira Shah's journey inside Afghanistan to view the plight of women, secretly filming their lives under the Taliban.

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Nan Aron, founder and President of the Alliance for Justice, who has been in the forefront in advocating for a fair judiciary discussing The Courts Under Bush: How the Administration's Judicial Nominees Threaten Our Civil Rights.

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: MITSUBISHI MOTORS U.S.A. FOUNDATION AND PBS TV'S "TO THE CONTRARY WITH BONNIE ERBE" will co-sponsor the fifth annual "Unsung Heroines Awards" luncheon to recognize four women from across the nation whose dedication to the service of others has made a significant and positive impact on their communities.

AGENDA: Honorees include:

Carolyn Downs, Sioux Falls, SD: Sen. Tom Daschle, D-SD, will honor Ms. Downs for her work as Director of the "The Banquet," a facility that provides food, clothing, shelter, and other assistance to thousands of Sioux Falls community residents each year.

Noreen Keating, Oakland County, Michigan: Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-MI, will honor Ms. Keating for her work as President of Lighthouse of Oakland County, Inc., a facility that provides food, clothing, shelter, and many other services to thousands of community residents each year.

Betty Lidsky, Miami, Florida: Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, D-FL will honor Ms. Lidsky for her extensive work through the "Heart Sight Miami" chapter of The Foundation Fighting Blindness. Lidsky founded the Miami chapter to raise public awareness, government involvement, and above all, funds for scientific research to find the cures for blinding diseases.

Terry Neese, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Rep. J.C. Watts, R-OK, will honor Ms. Neese for her service as founder of "The Terry Neese Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence," which she founded to help entrepreneurs start new businesses or expand their existing ones with special outreach efforts given to women and minority business owners.

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: B. Smith's Restaurant, Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave, NE,

CONTACT: Dan Hubbard by phone at 202-828-8877

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES holds a news conference to discuss homeland security.

DATE: March 7, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-626-3003

WEB ADDRESS: nlc.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Evaluating the Quality of Democracy in Latin America Jonathan Hartalyn, Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kurt Weyland, Professor, the University of Texas at Austin.

DATE: March 7, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on the Origins of Russian Research Centers in America in the 1940s: Early Choices between Scholarly Integrity and Government Direction

WHO: The speakers are:

Viachaslav Kozliakov, Professor of History, Riazan State Pedagogical University, and ECA Regional Exchange Scholar, Kennan Institute;

David Engerman, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Brandeis University.

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled Shusha Assar Guppy, the prize-winning Iranian author of Three Journeys in the Levant and London editor of The Paris Review literary journal, will give her reflections of the peoples and places in Jordan, Syria and Lebanon.

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE holds a discussion and book signing with professor of history at West Chester University in Pennsylvania, is the author of Islamic Fundamentalism and numerous articles on the Middle East and foreign policy in the region discussing America's Palestine: Popular and Official Perceptions from Balfour to Israeli Statehood.

DATE: March 7, 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 Louis Sell discussing and signing copies of SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC AND THE DESTRUCTION OF YUGOSLAVIA. Sell sketches Milosevic's rural Montenegrin childhood and marriage to Mirjana Markovic, from a leading Communist family, and shows how a mid-level bureaucrat morphed into a dangerous nationalist.

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: EMILYS LIST holds its powerup luncheon honoring Sen. Tom Daschle, D-SD and Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-CA.

DATE: March 7, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-326-1448

WEB ADDRESS: emilyslist.org

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