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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE holds a Cargo Security Summit entitled

"Securing the Supply Chain: Cargo Logistics and the American Economy" to

Examine Post-9/11 Transportation Challenges.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8 a.m. - Welcoming Remarks

Greg Lebedev, Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Managing Director, National Chamber Foundation

Lillian Borrone, Chairman of the Board, Eno Foundation

8:10 a.m. - Outlook from the House

Rep. Frank A. LoBiondo, R-NJ, Chairman, Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee

8:40 a.m. - From the Senate

Sen. John B. Breaux, D-LA, Chairman, Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Subcommittee

9:15 a.m. - Introductory Remarks

Greg Lebedev, Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Managing Director, National Chamber Foundation

9:20 a.m. - The Cargo Industry and the Global Economy in the Post-September 11th Environment

Frederick W. Smith, Chairman, President and CEO, FedEx Corporation

10:15 a.m. - The Business Community's Reliance on the Cargo Industry

Steve Wunning, President, Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc.

Alan Fletcher, Process Owner for the Global Supply Chain, Target Corporation

Ron Stewart, Global Managing Partner, Transportation and Travel Services Industry Practice, Accenture

Bill Cassidy, Managing Editor, Traffic World

11:15 a.m. - Best Practices for Improving Security and Efficiency

Angela Gittens, Director, Aviation Department, Miami International Airport

Jeffrey Beatty, President, Total Security Services International, Inc.

Richard Bastan, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Transportation Systems Services, ACS

12:15 p.m. - Keynote Luncheon Address features Norman Y. Mineta, Secretary of Transportation

1:30 p.m. - Technology's Role in Safeguarding the Supply Chain for Economic Stability

William D. Zolars, Chairman, President and CEO, Yellow Corporation

James K. Davidson, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board, The National Transportation Exchange

Rob Quartel, Chairman and CEO, FreightDesk Technologies, LLC

Charles Upchurch, President and CEO, SGS Global Trade Solutions, Inc.

Christina Kirk Steinman, National Director, Transportation Industry Practice, Deloitte & Touche

2:30 a.m. - Outlook for New Regulations in the Intermodal Cargo Industry

Christopher L. Koch, President and CEO, World Shipping Council

Carol B. Hallett, President and CEO, Air Transportation Association of America

Edward R. Hamberger, President and CEO, Association of American Railroads

Larry Coyne, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board, The International Air Cargo Association

3:30 p.m. - The Importance of Cargo to U.S. Business and the Global Economy

Richard H. Shuyler, CEO, Treasurer and Director, Atlas Worldwide Holdings, Inc

4 p.m. - Border Security Challenges in North American Free Trade

Admiral James M. Loy, Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard

Douglas Browning, Deputy Commissioner, U.S. Customs Service

Steve Russell, Chairman and CEO, Celadon Group, Inc.

Ralph S. Sheridan, President and CEO, American Science and Engineering, Inc.

Charles F. Doran, Director of International Relations, Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, and Senior Associate, Americas Program, CSIS

5 p.m. - Closing Keynote Address

Charles Stevenson Abbot, Deputy Director, Office of Homeland Security

Greg Lebedev, Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Managing Director, National Chamber Foundation

DATE: April 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5500

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AFRICAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE holds a symposium to discuss "Is Africa Important to the U.S.? : Perspectives from the Bush Administration."

AGENDA: The forum will feature presentations on key aspects of the Administration's Africa policy portfolio including: Africa and the Global War on Terrorism Strategic Implications of Africa's HIV/AIDS Crisis Sustainable Development: Balancing Trade and Aid from top Africa Administration officials.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jendayi Frazier, Director for African Affairs, National Security Council

Walter Kansteiner, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Constance Newman, Assistant Administrator of the Bureau for Africa for the U.S. Agency for International Development

Kenneth Thomas, Deputy Director of International Affairs, White House Office on National AIDS Policy

Theresa Whelan, Director for African Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense

Rosa M. Whitaker, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative For Africa Leaders of the Africa advocacy and business communities

DATE: April 24, 2002

LOCATION: Charles Sumner Museum, 1201 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Paulette Nowden, 202-667-5636, ext. 331 or Fiona Dunne (212) 739-7889

WEB ADDRESS: aaionline.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHROP GRUMMAN VICE PRESIDENT PAUL MEYER holds a news conference discussing the RQ-4A Global Hawk UAV system.

AGENDA: Global Hawk is a high-altitude, long-endurance, unmanned aerial

reconnaissance system designed to provide military field commanders with

high-resolution, near-real-time imagery of large geographic areas.

DATE: April 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 703- 875-8525

WEB ADDRESS:northgrumm.com

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: GLOBAL BUSINESS DIALOGUE, NATIONAL FOREIGN TRADE COUNCIL AND THE WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION hold a briefing entitled "Is Zero A Good Number? -- Industrial Tariffs in the Doha Round."

AGENDA: Liberalizing trade meant reducing or eliminating tariffs. On the other hand, tariffs remain the basic protective technique that is sanctioned by the WTO. How much tariff reduction should the world aim for in the course of the Doha Development Agenda?

WHO: The speakers are:

Paul Moore & Sarah Sipkins, Office of the US Trade Representative; Chris Padilla, Kodak and the NFTC; Zhong Chuanshui, Chinese Embassy; Ed Gresser, Progressive Policy Institute; Renaud Lassus, EU Delegation

DATE: April 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-463-5074

WEB ADDRESS:gbdinc.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION HARVARD FORUM Press Coverage and the War on Terrorism program presents entitled Tinder Box: How the Press Covers the Middle East.

WHO: The speakers are:

Stephen Hess, Senior Fellow, Governmental Studies, The Brookings Institution, author of numerous books on media and politics MARVIN KALB, Executive Director, Washington Office, The Shorenstein Center, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government

Glenn Frankel, Editor, Washington Post Magazine; former Jerusalem Bureau Chief, Washington Post

Todd Purdum, Chief Diplomatic Correspondent, New York Times

David Shipley, Assistant National Editor, New York Times

Robin Wright, National Security Writer, Los Angeles Times

DATE: April 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: COALITION FOR ENERGY MARKET INTEGRITY AND TRANSPARENCY holds a news conference to discuss Energy Market Manipulation & Reform.

WHO: The speakers are:

California State Sen. Joseph L. Dunn

Arthur Corbin, President and General Manager,

Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia (on behalf of the American Public Gas Association)

Raymond Plank, Chairman and CEO, Apache Corporation, (representing natural gas producers)

DATE: April 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 713-222-1600

WEB ADDRESS: fairenergymarkets.com

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE/BROOKINGS JOINT CENTER ON REGULATORY STUDIES AND COMMON GOOD hold a program on Beyond the Patients' Bill of Rights: Does America Need a New System of Medical Justice?

AGENDA: Many of the problems of healthcare, including "defensive medicine," lack of candor, excessive paperwork, and fracturing of professional relations, can be traced to distrust of our system of justice. A new Harris poll, to be released shortly before this forum, suggests that legal fear has transformed medicine in ways that are dramatically counterproductive to all constituencies.

WHO: The speakers are:

Alain C. Enthoven, Stanford University

Philip K. Howard, Common Good

DATE: April 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5903

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Revisiting the End of History: The Coming of the New Historical Era with Leon Furth, George Washington University.

DATE: April 24, 2002

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Poland's minister of defense, Jerzy Szmajdzinski, discussing Polish contributions to transatlantic security and the global campaign against terrorism.

DATE: April 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service The BMW Center for German and European Studies presents Jón Baldvin Hannibalsson, Icelandic Ambassador to the United States discussing 'Creative Destruction' & Social Cohesion: The U.S. and Europe - Different Models

DATE: April 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-687-8067

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring William A. McDonough, Principal and Founder, William McDonough Partners.

DATE: April 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Jill Ker Conway, the first woman president of Smith College (1975-1985).

DATE: April 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents preview the upcoming summit between President Bush and Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah.

WHO: The speakers are:

Anthony Cordesman, CSIS Burke Chair in Strategy

Charles Duelfer, Visiting Scholar, CSIS Middle East Program

DATE: April 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER KENNEN INSTITUE FOR ADVANCED RUSSIAN STUDIES holds a screens "Assassination of Russia" - a politically charged documentary accusing the Russian security services with complicity in a series of apartment bombings in Russia in September 1999.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sergei Yushenkov, Deputy, Russian State Duma

Sergei Markov, Director, Political Research Institute, Moscow.

DATE: April 24, 2002

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on Transatlantic Relations After September 11: Implications for NATO, the EU, and European Security and Defense Policy.

WHO: The speakers are:

Christopher DeMuth, AEI

Dieter Dettke, Friedrich Ebert Foundation

Radek Sikorski, AEI

Rudolf Scharping, German Defense Minister

DATE: April 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5903

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Georgia: What to Do Next?" with David Gamkrelidze, co-chairman of the New Rights Party of Georgia and chairman of the New Rights Party Parliamentary Faction, and Pikria Chikhradze, vice chair of the New Rights Party Parliamentary Faction.

DATE: April 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, Dc

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington and Africa 1959-1976."

WHO: The speakers are:

Piero Gleijeses, professor of American foreign policy at SAIS,

David Ottoway, Washington Post foreign correspondent in Africa (1974-79)

Michael Mandelbaum, director of the SAIS American Foreign Policy Program

Riordan Roett, director of the SAIS Western Hemisphere Program

DATE: April 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, Dc

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents Capoeirista Itapua Beiramar demonstrating the blend of Brazilian martial arts and dance.

DATE: April 24, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F St. NW, Washington

CONTACT: 202-467-4600

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: LEADERSHIP WASHINGTON holds its 8th Annual Greater Washington's Community Service Awards Dinner.

WHO: The awardees include:

Patricia Mathews ('88) will receive the Anheuser-Busch Volunteer of the Year Award

Ivan Walks ('02) will be given the AT&T Founders' Award for Leadership and Community Service

Lindsay Grant will receive the Freddie Mac Youth Leadership Award, and National Conference for Community and Justice and The Washington Post will accept the Riggs Bank Community Partnership Award.

DATE: April 24, 2002

LOCATION: Ritz-Carlton Washington, 1150 22nd Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-659-5135

WEB ADDRESS:lwdc.org

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