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By United Press International   |   April 24, 2002 at 4:42 PM
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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY ORGANIZATION AND WINDHOVER INFORMATION hold the BIO-Windhover Partnering Conference.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - The Future of Pharmaceutical Research: Challenges and Solutions

Roger Longman, Managing Partner, Windhover Information Inc.

Robert Tepper, Head of R&D, Millennium Pharmaceuticals

Goran Ando, President, R&D, Pharmacia Corp.

Richard DiMarchi, Group VP, Research Technologies, Eli Lilly

William Haseltine, Chair and CEO, Human Genome Sciences

10:30 a.m. - Intellectual Property

Raymond Kurz, Director - Intellectual Property Practice, Hogan & Hartson LLP

M. Jean Connolly, Partner - Intellectual Property Practice, Hogan & Hartson LLP

Chris Earl, Managing Director of Perseus - Soros Biopharmaceutical Fund

Dennis Kovach, Staff Vice President, Intellectual Property Attorney - Tyco International Ltd.

Ronald Pepin, SVP, Business Development - Medarex, Inc.

1:30 p.m. - Financing Panel: VC, Fund Manager, and Big Pharma Perspective

Gary Pinkus, McKinsey & Company

Scott Sacane, Perseus Soros

Jim Flynn, Deerfield Management

Michael Lytton, Oxford Bioscience

Nick Galakatos, MPM Capital

Karen Bernstein, BioCentury

DATE: April 25, 2002

LOCATION: Ritz Carlton, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-962-9200

WEB ADDRESS: bio.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: PUBLIC FORUM INSTITUTE holds a briefing on the lack of preparedness to respond to future acts of bio terrorism. Although multiple efforts are currently underway in the public and private sectors to fortify our bio defense network, gaps remain in our public health infrastructure that inhibit efficiently and effectively preparing communities to respond to future threats.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8 a.m. - Jonathan Ortmans, President, The Public Forum Institute

8:05 a.m. -- Sen. Bill Frist, R-TN

8:25 a.m. - Sidney Taurel, Chairman, President & CEO, Eli Lilly & Company

9:30 a.m. - Jonathan Ortmans, President, The Public Forum Institute

DATE: April 25, 2002

LOCATION: 216 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-467-2776

WEB ADDRESS: publicforuminstitute.org

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a health policy discussion on "Health Outcomes among the Chronically Ill: What Explains the Differences?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Dana Goldman, RAND Corporation

Steven Clauser, National Cancer Institute

Lawrence J. Fine, National Institutes of Health

Robert B. Helms, AEI

DATE: April 25, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: ECONOMIC STRATEGY INSTITUTE AND ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT marks the release of the OECD Economic Outlook with a forum to explore the prospects for the global economy.

WHO: The speakers are:

Allan Mendelowitz, member, Federal Housing Finance Board

Mike Aho, Visiting Fellow, Economic Strategy Institute

David Hale, Chief Global Economist, Zurich Financial Services

Val Koromzay, Director, Economics Department, Organization for

Economic Cooperation and Development

David Malpass, Chief Global Economist, Bear Stearns

DATE: April 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-289-1288

WEB ADDRESS: econstrat.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: SAUDI INSTITUTE FOR DEVELOPMENT holds a symposium on "How to Reform Saudi Arabia."

WHO: The speakers are:

Paul Michael Wihbey, SAIS

Stephen Schartz, author and journalist

Ali Al-Ahmed, Saudi Institute

DATE: April 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 703-766-0200

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program featuring The President's New Mandate for Foreign Assistance: Tying Assistance to Sound Policy with Andrew Natsios U.S. Agency for International Development.

DATE: April 25, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with Ian Shepherdson, Chief U.S. Economist, discussing High Frequency Economics: Policy Issues of the U.S. Economy as it Recovers."

DATE: April 25, 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: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Building Leaders for Our Future: The Entrepreneur Corps" with Chris Gergen, president, chairman and co-founder of Smarthinking."

DATE: April 25, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Kay Coles James, Director, Office of Personnel Management.

DATE: April 25, 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: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on The Soul of Foreign Policy: Religion and American Diplomacy. America's role in the world cannot be understood without considering religious faith. As an ideological influence on American foreign policy, and as a salient factor in how other nations view the United States, religion maintains an important presence in international affairs.

WHO: The speakers are:

David Brooks, Weekly Standard

Hillel Fradkin, Ethics and Public Policy Center

Ambassador John Hanford, U.S. Department of State

William Inboden, AEI and Yale University

Angelo Codevilla, Boston University

Walter A. McDougall, University of Pennsylvania

Leo P. Ribuffo, George Washington University

Scott Flipse, Brookings Institution and University of Notre Dame

DATE: April 25, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY AND YOUNG SCHOLARS NETWORK OF THE AMERICAN CONSORTIUM ON EUROPEAN UNION STUDIES present Margot Wallström, EU Commissioner for the Environment.

DATE: April 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-687-8067

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Coordinating Colors: The WTO Green Box and Green Payments in Farm Programs.

WHO: The speakers are:

Joseph Glauber, Deputy Chief Economist, United States Department of Agriculture

David Minge, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Konrad Von Moltke, Senior Fellow, World Wildlife Fund, International Institute for Sustainable Development

Friedrich Wacker, Agricultural Affairs, Embassy of Germany

DATE: April 25, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR REPRODUCTIVE LAW AND POLICY holds a forum on Adolescents' Reproductive Rights Under Attack by the Bush Administration

WHO: The speakers are:

Lindy Blodgett - A 19 year-old student from the US and spokesperson for Planned Parenthood Global Partners®

Julia Zajkowski, JD - Consulting Legal Advisor for Global Projects

Shingayi Musarurwa - Youth activist from Zimbabwe with Advocates for Youth International Youth Leadership Council

Kathleen Kurz, PhD - Director of the International Center for Research on Women

Lorena Redondo Delgado - A young psychologist from Veracruz, Mexico and volunteer for the Mexican Foundation for Family Planning

DATE: April 25, 2002

LOCATION: 121 Cannon Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-530-2975

WEB ADDRESS:crlp.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Guitarist Eddie Pennington, a 2001 National Heritage Fellow, performing in the thumbpicking style made famous by Mose Ranger.

DATE: April 25, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE holds a opening for the film Afghanistan Unveiled featuring Executive Director of Afghanistan Libre and Vice President of Public Affairs for the Afghanistan Information Center, Hassina Sherjan Samad who documented the status of Afghan women and their instrumental role in rebuilding the economic, social, and educational infrastructure of their war-torn country.

DATE: April 25, 2002

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS:palestinecenter.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES holds a program to present its Humane Awards. The gala will honor those who, through lifetime commitment, legislative efforts, and sound business practices, have made possible successful strides in promoting the protection of animals.

WHO: Honorees include:

Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W-VA

Sen. Robert Smith, R-NH

Rep. Elton Gallegly, R-CA

Rep. George Miller, R-PA

Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-OR

Richard Leakey, world-renowned paleontologist and conservationist, will receive The HSUS Krutch Medal.

DATE: April 25, 2002

LOCATION: Willard Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 301-258-8255

WEB ADDRESS:husu.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Richard Lourie discussing and signing copies of SAKHAROV a biography of one of the 20th century's greatest heroes. Sakharov was able to defy the Soviet state because of his undeniable contribution to science and military program. He protected and defended scores of artists, writers, and intellectuals, and for that he was exiled for many years.

DATE: April 25, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 6:40 p.m.

EVENT: ASIA SOCIETY holds an evening with India-born Arizona resident Anjana Appachana is the author of two books, 'Listening Now' (Random House, 1998) and 'Incantations and Other Stories' (Rutgers University Press, 1992).

DATE: April 25, 2002

LOCATION: Embassy of India, 2107 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-833-0189

WEB ADDRESS: asiasociety .org

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