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By United Press International   |   April 5, 2002 at 2:51 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2002

Tuesday April 9, 2002

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Minister of Information and Press of the Russian Federation, Mikhail Yurievich Lesin, discussing "The State of the Russian Media."

DATE: April 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program featuring Koichi Hamada, Professor, Yale University, and President of Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan discussing the outlook for Japanese economy

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden, 618 H St., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Dr. Anna Greenberg, Vice President of Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research discussing the latest research information spelling out what Democrats must do to win in 2002.

DATE: April 9, 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 conference on "Against All Odds: Humanitarian Assistance and Protection on Complex Conflicts."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m.- Welcoming Remarks

9:15 a.m. - The Changing Nature of Conflicts

9:45 a.m.- Cases: Field Reports from Afghanistan, Congo, Sudan and Bosnia/Kosovo

11 a.m. - The Strategic Challenge

11:30 a.m. -The Operational Challenge

12 noon - The Political Challenge

12:30 p.m. - The Legal Challenge

2 p.m. - Humanitarian Relief and the Media

2:30 p.m. - Humanitarian Relief and the Foreign Military

3 p.m. - Humanitarian Standards: The Sphere Project

3:45 p.m. - Managing Humanitarian Complexity: An Agenda for Action

4:45 p.m.- Concluding Remarks

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

Wednesday April 10, 2002

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL AERONAUTIC SPACE ADMINISTRATION holds its Space Science Update discussing New observations from NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory which are providing a window to new forms of matter.

AGENDA: The program will be broadcast live on NASA Television, with two-way question-and-answer capability for reporters covering the event from participating NASA centers.

WHO: The speakers are:

Anne Kinney, director of the Astronomy and Physics Division, Office of Space Science, NASA headquarters, Washington

Jeremy Drake, Astrophysicist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Mass.

Norman Glendenning, Senior Scientist Emeritus, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif.

David Helfand, Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Columbia University, New York

Michael Turner, Professor and Chair of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Chicago

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW, Washington, DC,

CONTACT: 202-358-1547

WEB ADDRESS:nasa.gov

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on Microsoft Antitrust: Dueling Remedies. Microsoft has cut a deal with the Department of Justice, proposing a settlement to the antitrust case that would regulate the way the company develops and markets Windows and related software. But half of the state attorneys general who were parties to the suit have refused to sign on, and have asked the court to impose far tougher remedies that would fundamentally alter the competitive landscape in PC operating systems and business applications.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert W. Hahn, AEI-Brookings Joint Center

Robert E. Litan, AEI-Brookings Joint Center

George Priest, Yale University Law School

Steven C. Salop, Georgetown University Law Center

Richard L. Schmalensee, MIT Sloan School of Management

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Cambodian Opposition Leader, Sam Rainsy, discussing "Post-Election Political Environment in Cambodia."

DATE: April 10, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a book launch for "Race Experts: How Racial Etiquette, Sensitivity Training, and New Age Therapy Hijacked the Civil Rights Revolution," with Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn, author, Professor of History, Syracuse University, and former Wilson Center Fellow.

DATE: April 10, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

Thursday April 11, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: INDEPENDENT INSURANCE AGENTS hold its National Legislative Conference. Agents have meetings with nearly every member of Congress to discuss numerous issues important to their livelihoods and to the consumers they represent. The 2002 legislative agenda will spotlight insurance regulation, tax cuts for small businesses, health insurance and managed care reform, medical and insurance privacy, retirement reform, natural disaster reform, flood insurance reform.

AGENDA: Highlight:

7:30 a.m. - National Legislative Conference Breakfast w/ featured speakers:

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Mike Oxley (R-Ohio), and Another guest political speaker

6 p.m. - IIAA Congressional Reception

Cannon Caucus Room, Cannon House Office Building, Capitol Hill

DATE:

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

CONTACT: 703-706-5396

WEB ADDRESS:independentagent.com

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Nicholas Burns, U.S. permanent representative to the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, discussing "The United States and NATO: On the Road to the Prague Summit."

DATE: April 11, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on the Preliminary Evaluation of the Recent Ukrainian Parliamentary Elections.

WHO: The speakers are:

James Clem, Executive Officer, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Harvard University

Gretchen Birkle, Deputy Program Director, Eurasia, International Republican Institute, Washington, D.C.

DATE: April 11, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

Friday April 12, 2002

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "Is Open Source the Future of Software?" Open source software is software usually available without charge that individual users are free to modify. Can it thrive in a Darwinian world of capitalist markets.

WHO: The speakers are:

James Bessen, Research on Innovation

David Evans, NERA

Robert W. Hahn, AEI-Brookings Joint Center

Lawrence Lessig, Stanford University

Brad Smith, Microsoft

DATE: April 12, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a book forum on Smart Borders, Secure Borders: Must We Curb Immigration to Be Safe from Terrorism?

WHO: The speakers are:

Daniel T. Griswold, Cato Institute

John Gay, Essential Worker Immigration Coalition

DATE: April 12, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

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