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By United Press International   |   April 2, 2002 at 4:27 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2002

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL holds a program on examine government spending initiatives and priorities, and the challenges ahead through teaming, partnering and subcontracting.

WHO: The speakers are:

Paul R. Brubaker, Chief Executive Officer, Aquilent

Fernando Burbano, Assistant Secretary, Chief Information Officer, Bureau of Information Resource Management, U.S. Department of State

Lawrence C. Hale, Federal Computer Incident Response Center (FedCIRC) Liasison Director

John W. Larmer II, CPA/CDP, President, SOZA

Ron Miller, Chief Information Officer, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Donald Scott, Senior Vice President, EDS

DATE: April 3, 2002

LOCATION: Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, VA

CONTACT: Nancy Rollman or Scott Warner, 703-904-7878 x287

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: BETTER WORLD CAMPAIGN AND CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES hold a news conference releasing a poll on the American Attitudes regarding HIV/AIDS Pandemic.

WHO: The speakers are:

Timothy Wirth, president, United Nations Foundations

Richard Fairbanks, CSIS

Bill McInturff, Public Opinion Strategies

Bob Boorstin, Greenberg, Quinlan, and Rosner Research

DATE: April 3, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-777-3524

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION National Issues Forum on "Assessing the Bush Administration's Policy for Northeast Asia."

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael H. Armacost, President, The Brookings Institution; Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan and Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs

Peter T.R. Brookes, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Affairs

Andrea Koppel, State Department Correspondent, CNN

Ed Lincoln, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings Institution; author of Arthritic Japan: The Slow Pace of Economic Reform

Jia Qingguo, Professor and Associate Dean of the School of International Studies of Peking University; Visiting Fellow, CNAPS, Brookings Institution

Fiona Hill, Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution

Kyongsoo Lho, Associate Dean, Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul National University

Paul Hsu, Attorney, Lee & Li, Tiawan

DATE: April 3, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION holds a breakfast briefing to announce formation of the High Tech Broadband Coalition.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Holleyman, President and CEO, Business Software Alliance

Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association

Rhett Dawson, President, Information Technology Industry Council

Jerry Jasinowski, President, National Association of Manufacturers

George Scalise, President, Semiconductor Industry Association

Matthew Flanigan, President, Telecommunication Industry Association

DATE: April 3, 2002

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

CONTACT: 703-907-7664

WEB ADDRESS:ce.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE holds a briefing on the state of the world's frontier forests.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jonathan Lash, president, World Resources Institute

Dirk Bryant, founder and co-director, Global Forest Watch

Pär Stenmark, IKEA

Hernan Verscheure, director, CODEFF, Chile

Jim Strittholt, president, Conservation Biology Institute, USA

Mariapia Bevilacqua, project coordinator, ACOANA, Venezuela

Emily Matthews, lead author, State of the Forest: Indonesia

DATE: April 3, 2002

LOCATION: 10 G. St., NE, Washington DC

CONTACT: Adlai J. Amor, 202-729-7736

WEB ADDRESS: wri.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL FOREIGN TRADE COUNCIL, AND WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION hold a program on the agenda for the new WTO trade round that was launched in Doha, Qatar, on November 14, 2001.

WHO: The speakers are:

Deputy US Trade Representative Peter Allgeier

Dr. C. Fred Bergsten, IIE

Jan Adams, Embassy of Australia

Greg Mastel, Senate Finance Committee

DATE: April 3, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 101-463-5074

WEB ADDRESS:gbdinc.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIS holds a program on "Global Economic Prospects."

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael Mussa, chief economist, International Monetary Fund

Martin Baily, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers

Adam Posen, economist

DATE: April 3, 2002

LOCATION: IIE, 1750 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5432

WEB ADDRESS: iie.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES holds a conference call briefing to discuss changes taking effect this year in the Child Tax Credit. While middle-and upper-income families have received the child credit for several years, now it is available for the first time to many lower-income working families, including many families that have earnings in the $10,000-$25,000 range. At up to $600 per eligible child, the child credit could be a big boost for millions of working families.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Greenstein, Executive Director

Donna Cohen Ross, Outreach Director

John Wancheck, Outreach Coordinator

DATE: April 3, 2002

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080.

WEB ADDRESS:cbpp.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY holds a discussion on "Re-Focusing the IMF"

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael Bell, external relations, International Monetary Fund;

Therese Turner-Huggins, executive board member, International Monetary

Fund;

Colin Bradford, distinguished economist in residence, American University;

Louis W. Goodman, dean, School of International Service.

DATE: April 3, 2002

LOCATION: School of International Service Lounge, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY The BMW Center for German & European Studies Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service holds a lecture featuring Dr. Gerald Grisse, Permanent Representative of the European Central Bank at the International Monetary Fund The Euro: Past and Future

DATE: April 3, 2002

LOCATION: Executive Conference Room, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Alison Hillegeist, 202-687-8067

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Ambassador of El Salvador to the U.S., Rene A. Leon, discussing "President George W. Bush's Recent Trip to El Salvador."

DATE: April 3, 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: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Beyond Bilateralism: U.S.-Japan Cooperation and Competition in Asia."

WHO: The speakers are:

Jennifer Amyx, University of Pennsylvania

Akiko Fukushima, National Institute for Research Advancement, Japan

John Ikenberry, Georgetown University

Ellis Krauss, University of California at San Diego

Saadia Pekkanen, Middlebury College

T.J. Pempel, University of California at Berkeley

DATE: April 3, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 3:20 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL OF ARAB AMERICAN ORGANIZATIONS holds a news conference after the meeting with Secretary of State Colin Powell discussing the Crisis in Palestine and Iraq Policy.

DATE: April 3, 2002

LOCATION: State Department, outside C St. entrance, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jenny Salan, 202-429-9210 or Hussein Ibish, 202-244-2990

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY holds a discussion on Islam and Security in Southeast Asia.

WHO: The speakers are:

Ahmad Zakaria, Tun Abdul Razak Chair, Ohio University

Suzaina Kadir, assistant professor, National University of Singapore

Quansheng Zhao, Asia Council Chair, American University

DATE: April 3, 2002

LOCATION: Butler Conference Room, 6th Floor, Butler Pavilion, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program on Military Reform featuring General Peter Pace, Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff and Michèle Flournoy, Senior Adviser, CSIS International Security Program.

DATE: April 3, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Miss USA Shauntay Hinton, formerly Miss DC, introducing jazz ensemble The Michael Thomas Quintet who "make hard-bop and blues swing."

DATE: April 3, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: DEPARTMENT OF STATE presents the Fulbright Visiting Scholars from 60 countries who will gather at a conference themed "The Images of the U.S. Around the World: Myths and Realities."

AGENDA: Highlight:

6:30 p.m. - Opening Dinner and Keynote Address Keynote Address: Democracy vs. Jihad vs. McWorld featuring Benjamin R. Barber

Gershon and Carol Kekst Professor of Civil Society, University of Maryland at College Park

DATE: April 3, 2002

LOCATION: Wyndham City Center Hotel, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Judy Pehrson, 202-686-4014.

WEB ADDRESS: state.gov

TIME: 8 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY School of Communication hosts An American Forum panel discussion titled, "Protecting the Press: Journalists in the War Zone."

WHO: The speakers are:

Roy Gutman, directs the Crimes of War Project & international correspondent, Newsweek;

Andrew Kain, conducts hazardous-environment training courses for international journalists & founder of AKE Ltd. Safety and Security Services

John Owen, teaches international journalism at City University (London) & former chief of bureaus, Candian Broadcasting Corp

Teresa Wiltz, writes for The Washington Post Style section & reported this year from Afganistan & Pakistan

W. Joseph Campbell, assistant professor in the School of Communication

DATE: April 3, 2002

LOCATION: Kay Spiritual Life Center, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

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