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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION holds its annual meeting.

AGENDA: Highlights:

11:30 a.m. - Institute for Diversity in Health Management

Leadership Forum

9 a.m. - State Delegation Capitol Hill Visits

DATE: April 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-483-3000

WEB ADDRESS: aha.org

TIME: All day

EVENT: AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEWSPAPER EDITORS holds its 2002 conference

AGENDA: Highlights:

12:30 p.m. - Small Newspaper Luncheon

2 p.m. - Harvest of Hate: What can you do about it?

Roy Peter Clark, Associate Director and Senior Scholar, The Poynter Institute

Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize Winner and Author

6:30 p.m. - Opening Reception - National Museum of Women in the Arts

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: JW Marriott, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-453-1122

WEB ADDRESS: asne.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a conference Social Security: A Women's Issue

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Opening Remarks, Edward H. Crane, President, Cato Institute

9:15m a.m. - Opening Address

Leanne Abdnor, Member, President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security

10 a.m. - Women's Unique Stake in Social Security Reform

11:30 a.m. - Women as Investors

1:30 p.m. - June O'Neill, Former Director, Congressional Budget Office

2:15 p.m. - The Great Debate: Should Social Security Be Privatized?

3:30 p.m. - Grace Hinchman, Vice President, Government Relations, Financial Executives International

DATE: April 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Swiss Foundation for World Affairs holds a conference entitled Against All Odds: Humanitarian Assistance and Protection in Complex Conflicts

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction

Stephen F. Szabo, Interim Dean of SAIS

Edouard Brunner and Peter Ziegler, Chairman; Executive Director of the Swiss Foundation

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

Curt Gasteyger, Professor, Institut universitaire de hautes ├ętudes internationales, Geneva

Director of the Association for the Study of International Security

9:45 a.m. - Cases: Field Reports

11 a.m. - The Strategic Challenge

Designing humanitarian strategies for complex conflicts

Andrew S. Natsios

Administrator, U. S. Agency for International Development

11:30 a.m. - The Operational Challenge

Achieving operational efficiency and responding to terrorism

Paul Grossrieder, Director General, International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva

12 noon - The Political Challenge

Conducting frontline diplomacy and securing humanitarian protection

Chester A. Crocker, Professor of Strategic Studies, Georgetown University; Chairman of the Board,

U. S. Institute of Peace; former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

12:30 p.m. - The Legal Challenge: Making humanitarian law matter (again)

Ruth Wedgwood, Professor of International Law and Organization, SAIS

Franz E. Muheim, Ambassador; former President of the Swiss Red Cross

Managing Humanitarian Complexity: An Agenda for Action

R. Jeffrey Smith, The Washington Post

4:45 p.m. - Cornelio Sommaruga, President, International Centre for Humanitarian Demining, Geneva; former Member of the Panel on UN Peace Operations (Brahimi Commission); former

President of the International Committee of the Red Cross

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Stolen Elections: Consequences for Conflict Prevention and Resolution-Zimbabwe and Burma as Case Studies."

WHO: The speakers are:

Patrick Merloe, senior associate and director of programs on election and political processes at the National Democratic Institute

John Prendergast, co-director of the International Crisis Group's Africa Program, and Brian Joseph, program officer for Asia at the National Endowment for Democracy

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: HEALTH SYSTEMS CHANGE holds a news conference to discuss a national study about Americans' access to prescription drugs.

WHO: The speakers are:

Paul B. Ginsburg, Ph.D., HSC president; Peter J. Cunningham, Ph.D., HSC senior researcher; Leighton Ku, Ph.D., M.P.H., senior health policy fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; and a representative from state government

DATE: April 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: Alwyn Cassil, 202-264-3484 or Richard Saurian, 202-484-3475

WEB ADDRESS: hschange.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS will host a bipartisan debate on the role of women's issues in the upcoming election and the impact the women's vote may have on November 5.

WHO: The speakers are:

Celinda Lake, President, Lake, Snell, Perry & Assoc., Democratic Pollster

Ed Goeas, President, The Tarrance Group, Republican Pollster

Karen O'Connor, Ph.D., Director, Women and Politics Institute, American University

Mindy Tucker, Communications Director, Republican National Committee

Donna Brazile, National Chair, Voting Rights

Institute, Democratic National Committee

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: 325 Russell Office Bldg, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202- 393-8953

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: PUBLIC CITIZEN holds a news conference to discuss investigation of Section 527 political organizations that are likely to be conduits for soft money, even with the passage of the McCain-Feingold/Shays-Meehan reform law. These 527 groups now face limited disclosure, limited scrutiny and lax enforcement.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-CT

Sen. John McCain, R-AZ

Sen. Russell Feingold, D-WI

Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-TX

Joan Claybrook, president, Public Citizen

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: Room 342, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-454-5182

WEB ADDRESS: citizen.org

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: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CITIZENS AGAINST GOVERNMENT WASTE holds a news conference releasing its 2002 Congressional Pig Book

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. John McCain, RAZ

Ed Royce, R-Ca, Congressional Porkbuster Coalition

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: 650 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-467-5300

WEB ADDRESS: cagw.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Tragedy, Transition and Transformation: Tracing the Local-International Nexus of Transnational Organized Crime in the Balkans."

WHO: The Speakers are:

Louise Shelley, Director, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center, American University

Christopher A. Corpora, Analyst, U.S. Department of Defense and doctoral candidate, American University

DATE: April 9, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents Telling American's Story," with Ambassador Cynthia P. Schneider, Associate Professor of Art History and former U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands (1998-2001) as she leads a discussion on the rich potential of American culture as a component of public diplomacy.

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-5867

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with 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: LC, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE holds a luncheon program with Jean Zaru is the Presiding Clerk of the Ramallah Friends Meeting and is one of the founding members of Sabeel, a Palestinian Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem. She will discuss living under Israeli military rule while upholding Quaker values and their work in the Palestinian freedom movement.

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS:palestinecenter.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: 1 p.m.

EVENT: ASSISTANT TO THE DEMOCRATIC LEADER ROSA DELAURO (D-CT), REP. ROBERT MATSUI (D-CA), AND REP. JAN SCHAKOWSKY (D-IL), WILL JOIN MARTHA BURK, CHAIR OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS for a news conference to discuss the effects of Social Security privatization on women.

DATE: April 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: Ashley Westbrook, 202-225-3661

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program on Fighting Terror: How September 11 is Transforming German-American Relations.

WHO: The speakers are:

Karl Kaiser, Director, German Council on Foreign Relations

Jonathan Winer, former Dep. Asst. Secretary of State for International Law Enforcement

James Woolsey, former Director, Central Intelligence Agency and Anthony Cordesman, Center for Strategic & International Studies Fighting Terror: How September 11 is Transforming German-American Relations.

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: 1 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a book launch for The Paradox of American Power: Why the World's Only Superpower Can't Go It Alone with Joseph Nye, Author and Dean, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

DATE: April 9, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a film entitled The Genocide Factor, Parts I & II," with Gregory Stanton, Wilson Center Fellow and President, Genocide Watch, The International Campaign to End Genocide.

DATE: April 9, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Collaboration and Retribution in Europe During and After World War II." with Istvan Deak, Seth Low Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University.

DATE: April 9, 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 features In Harmony, Washington State School for the Blind's honor choir, who recently won first place in the Clark College Jazz Festival.

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON Capital Science lectures presents Daphne Preuss, Professor of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Chicago, Assistant Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute discussing "Sexual Signaling on a Cellular Level: Lessons from Plant Reproduction."

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1530 P Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: carnegieinstitution.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents William Blum who has been an activist, editor, teacher and writer discussing and signing copies of his new memoir, West-Bloc Dissident: A Cold War Political Memoir, which details his life and work as a respected left critic of the secret wars and terrors imposed upon the world in the name of democracy.

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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