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EVENTS ON 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-OH

6 p.m. - IIAA Congressional Reception

Cannon Caucus Room, Cannon House Office Building, Capitol Hill

DATE: April 11, 2002

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

CONTACT: 703-706-5396

WEB ADDRESS: independentagent.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEWSPAPER EDITORS holds its 2002 conference.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m.- The future of newspapers

12:30 p.m. - Governor Tom Ridge, Director of Homeland Security

DATE: April 11, 2002

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

CONTACT: 703-453-1122

WEB ADDRESS: asne.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: CAMPAIGN FOR AMERICA'S FUTURE holds a conference on Reclaiming America: Progressive Strategies for the New Era.

WHO: The speakers are:

Policy Conference, National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

9 a.m. - Uniting America--Rejecting the Enron Future: Press Conference

Robert Borosage, Campaign for America's Future

John Sweeney, President, AFL-CIO

Stan Greenberg, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-TX

Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-IL

10 a.m. - Gov. Howard Dean- Vermont

10:15 a.m. - A Program for a Strong Homeland

Katrina vanden Heuvel- editor, The Nation

Robert Kuttner, founder and co-editor, American Prospect

Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-CN

John Podesta, former White House Chief of Staff, environmentalist

11:45 a.m. Introduction: Ralph Neas, president, People for the American Way

House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt-

1 p.m. - Introduction: Dennis Rivera- President, 1199 SEIU

Sen. John Edwards, D-NC

3:30 p.m. - Building a Coalition That Can Win in 2002

Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., President, Rainbow-Push Coalition

Kim Gandy, President, National Organization for Women

Eliseo Medina, Executive Vice President, SEIU

Debra Callahan, President, League of Conservation Voters

Sen. Paul Wellstone, D-MN

DATE: April 11, 2002

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency - Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-955-5665

WEB ADDRESS: ourfuture.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Center for Business and Public Policy holds the workplace safety summit focusing on how to prevent the 6,000 deaths and 6 million injuries that occur on the job annually in the United States.

AGENDA: Highlights:

John Henshaw, Assistant Secretary of Labor-OSHA, Washington, DC

John Mayo, PhD, Director, Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy, Washington, DC

Ellen Kullman, Group Vice President, DuPont, Wilmington, DE

Arturo Rodriguez, President, United Farm Workers, Keene, CA

Peg Seminario, Director; Department of Occupational Safety and Health, AFL-CIO, Washington, DC

Alan McMillan, President, National Safety Council, Itasca, IL

David Weil, Visiting Scholar, JFK School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

DATE: April 11, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA SERVICES holds a press breakfast on the "Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Facilities."

WHO: The speakers are:

Gordon Thompson, executive director, Institute for Resource and

Security Studies

Robert Alvarez, director, Nuclear Policy Project, Institute for Policy Studies

Edwin S. Lyman, science director, Nuclear Control Institute

Anna Aurilio, legislative director, U.S. PIRG

DATE: April 11, 2002

LOCATION: The Willard Hotel, Brandeis Room, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-6670

WEB ADDRESS:ems.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CATHOLIC CHARITIES USA AND NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR WOMEN & FAMILIES hold a briefing to discuss how current welfare reform proposals will impact low-income women and their families.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sharon Daly, Vice President for Social Policy, Catholic Charities USA

Laurie Rubiner, Vice President for Program and Public Policy, National Partnership for Women & Families

Amy Hirsch, Supervising Attorney, Community Legal Services, Inc., Philadelphia, PA

Bobbi Marshall, Director, Child Care Resource Center, Wheeling, WV

DATE: April 11, 2002

LOCATION: Room SC-6 U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-986-2600

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND WOMENFUTURE, sponsor third-annual Global Town Hall meeting: Main Event 2002.

WHO: The speakers are:

Charlene Barshefsky, Senior International Partner, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering; Charlotte Beers, Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs; David Gergen, Professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government; and Dieter Zetsche, Board of Management DaimlerChrysler and President/CEO Chrysler Group.

DATE: April 11, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION hold a news conference to discuss the case for reforming U.S. immigration programs.

WHO: The speakers are:

Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Donohue

AFL-CIO President John Sweeney

DATE: April 11, 2002

LOCATION: Sheraton Four Points Hotel, 1201 K Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Bulgaria's minister of defense, Nikolai Svinarov, outlining Bulgaria's bid for NATO membership.

DATE: April 11, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 11:45 a.m.

EVENT: BUSINESS SOFTWARE ALLIANCE holds its 5th annual Technology Talk forum luncheon featuring Mark Forman, associate director for Information Technology and E-Government of Management and Budget.

DATE: April 11, 2002

LOCATION: Reserve Office Association, One Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-530-5127

WEB ADDRESS: bsa.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents Dr. Osman Bakar, Malaysia Chair of Islam in Southeast Asia, Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, as he discusses Malaysia's successes and failures in democratic pluralism as a progressive developing multi-ethnic and multi-religious society.

DATE: April 11, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Rear Admiral Eugene Carroll, USN (Ret.) who joined the Center for Defense Information as Deputy Director in 1981, after years of active service in the U.S. Navy.

DATE: April 11, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents the top prizewinners of the Year 2001 SAIS-Novartis International Journalism Awards Program.

WHO: The speakers are:

David Finkel of The Washington Post

Paul McGeough of The Sydney Morning Herald

DATE: April 11, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

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 "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, DC

DATE: April 11, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Statesmen's Forum presents Finland's minister of defense, Jan-Erik Enestam, outlining Finland's foreign policy objectives.

DATE: April 11, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 4:15 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents the annual Maloy Family lecture

featuring Michael Friedman, MD, R & D Medical and Public Policy expert for Pharmacia Corporation discussing "New Weapons vs. Bioterrorism."

DATE: April 11, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: HUDSON INSTITUTE holds a lecture featuring former Ambassador to the U.S, from Israel Zalman Shoval.

DATE: April 11, 2002

LOCATION: 1015 18th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-974-2420

WEB ADDRESS: Hudson.org

TIME: 5:15 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE holds a seminar on Avoiding the Sixth Major Extinction, Why It Matters featuring Dr. Peter Raven, Chairman of the American Association for the Advancement of Science discussing the ethical consequences of the deterioration of biological diversity. Raven, a long-time champion of "Earth's invigorating ecosystems," says they're endangered by human activities. Responding to Raven will be Dr. Larry Rasmussen, a Lutheran Theologian and Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at the Union Theological Seminary in New York. He will reflect upon the human tendency to "delight in causing injury to nature." Dr. Ramussen believes people of all faiths should be judged by their contributions to the Earth's well being.

DATE: April 11, 2002

LOCATION: 1200 New York Avenue, 2nd floor auditorium, Washington DC

CONTACT: 202-326-6431.

WEB ADDRESS: aaas.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features duo David Tamulevich and Michael Hough of Mustard Retreat performing folk music.

DATE: April 11, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Martha Manning discussing and signing copies of her new book, The Common Thread. She reveals that the "role of empathy at each developmental phase" is crucial to the relationship between daughters and mothers.

DATE: April 11, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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