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TIME: All Day

EVENT: DUKE INSTITUTE ON CARE AT THE END OF LIFE AND NATIONAL HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE ORGANIZATION present an executive leadership conference themed "End of Life Care: A Timeless Model."

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Opening Remarks

Galen Miller, Ph.D.

8:45 a.m. - "The United Kingdom Model for End-of-Life Care"

10 a.m. - Roundtable Discussion:

"The Current Model for End-of-Life Care in the United States"

Pam Barrett, C.H.E., A.C.S.W.

Hospital Palliative Care Units

Diane Meier, M.D.

Nursing Homes

Joan Teno, M.D.

Public Service Providers to the Underserved

Gregory Townsend

12:50 p.m. Roundtable Discussion:

"Innovations and Windows of Opportunity in End-of-Life Care"

Coalitions: Community/State Partnerships

Myra Christopher

Faith Communities

Gwendolyn London, M.Div., D.Min.

Underserved Populations

Darryl Crompton, J.D., M.P.H.

Payor Issues and Managed Care

Thomas Hoyer, M.B.A.

2:30 p.m. - Closing Session: "Where Do We Go From Here?"

Elizabeth H. Dole (invited)

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-837-1500

WEB ADDRESS:nhpco.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL CENTER FOR WOMEN AND POLICING holds its conference themed "Advancing Women's Leadership In Law Enforcement."

AGENDA: Highlights:

10:45 a.m. - New Developments Impacting Women in Law Enforcement: Legal, Research & Leadership Initiatives

SAIC Margaret Moore, Director, NCWP

Katherine Spillar, Executive Vice President, FMF

Chief Penny Harrington, Founder, NCWP

Colonel Deborah Campbell, New York State Police

Deputy Sheriff Cande Ackler, Sacramento Co. Sheriff's Office

Lt. Margaret Mimms, Fresno Co. Sheriff's Department

11:45 a.m. - Understanding How Organizations Change

Kathleen O'Toole, President, O'Toole Associates,

former Secretary of Public Safety for Massachusetts

2 p.m. - Tearing Down the Wall: The Myth of Physical Prowess

Sharyn Tejani, Legal Director, FMF

Michael Churchill, Attorney, Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

Chief Kay Baldwin, U.S. Department of Justice

DATE: May 1, 2002

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

CONTACT: 703-522-2214

WEB ADDRESS: womenpolicing.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.


WHO: The speakers are:

Geraldine Ferraro, former U.S. Representative and the first female Vice Presidential candidate, who is undergoing therapy for multiple myeloma

Corina Morariu, 1999 Wimbledon Women's Doubles Champion, diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia

Ellen Stovall, President of the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship and a 30-year Hodgkin's disease survivor

Dr. Kenneth Anderson, Director of the Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center and Professor, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Richard Fisher, Director of the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester

Dr. Gregory Reaman, Chair of Hematology and Oncology at Children's Medical Center, Washington, DC

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: 902 Hart Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-667-0901

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "Are Single-Sex Schools the Road to a Better Education? A Backdrop for Upcoming Revisions in Title IX Guidelines."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:30 a.m. - Panel I: Academic Research

Cornelius Riordan, Providence College

Rosemary C. Salomone, St. John's University School of Law

Christina Hoff Sommers, AEI

10:45 a.m. - Panel II: Observations from the Front Line: Public Single-Sex Schools in Action

From Young Women's Leadership School (Harlem)

Maureen Grogan, Executive Director of the Foundation

Jazmyne Nichols, 9th grade student

Fatimah Toure, 11th grade student

Tynisha Smalls, 12th grade student

Young Women's Leadership Institute (Chicago) representative

From Brighter Choice Charter Schools for Girls and Boys (Albany):

Arjorie Rush, Board Member

Susan Rollin, Parent

Thomas W. Carroll, Brighter Choice Foundation

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933


TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a discussion on "Bound Feet in Mao's Revolution" with James Gao, History professor, University of Maryland College Park Quansheng Zhao, chair, Asia Council, American University.

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933


TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE holds a Business Execs Rally for Trade Promotion Authority.

WHO: The speakers are:

Steve Van Andel, Chairman Alticor, Inc. (Chairman, U.S. Chamber of


Arthur D. Wainwright, Chairman & CEO, Wainwright Industries, Inc.

(Chairman, NAM)

David Roper, pork producer, Kimberly, Idaho (President, National Pork

Producers Council)

Bart Ruth, soybean producer, Rising City, Nebraska (President, American

Soybean Assn)

Wythe Willey, cattleman, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (President National

Cattlemen's Beef Assn)

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on "A Progress Report on the HDTV Transition."

WHO: The speakers are:

Mark Cuban, HDNet

Thomas Hazlett, Manhattan Institute

Rick Chessen, Federal Communications Commission

David Donovan, Association for Maximum Service Television

Michael Calabrese, New America Foundation; and Richard Wiley, Wiley Rein and Fielding.

DATE: May 1, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: PUBLIC CITIZEN holds a law day news conference to discuss legislation designed to protect employees from arbitration clauses. Increasingly, arbitration clauses are being written into everything from employment contracts to equipment purchase forms, forcing consumers seeking redress for fraud, malpractice or discrimination to enter a private legal system that allows no appeals and tends to favor businesses.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-MA

Sen. Russ Feingold, D-WI

Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio

Joan Claybrook, president, Public Citizen

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: Senate Swamp, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-454-5135

WEB ADDRESS: citizen.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION holds a news conference announcing its first 50 "Graduate Scholars."

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: University of Maryland, College Park, MD

CONTACT: 301-656-7900

WEB ADDRESS: jackkentcookefoundation.org

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: SEN. DEBBIE STABENOW, D-MI, holds a news conference announcing "WOW Facts," a resource on women and diversity.

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: 325 Russell Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-4822

WEB ADDRESS:senate.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding presents Malaysia Chair of Islam in Southeast Asia Public Lecture featuring Dr. Osman bin Bakar.

DATE: May 1, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Islam, Europe, the West: Rethinking the Mediterranean Space with Mohammad Arkoun, Professor, Sorbonne University, Paris.

DATE: May 1, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee holds a briefing highlighting the fallout from the cases of Enron and Andersen, terrorism insurance, the Basel operational risk program, proposed legislation requiring SEC registration and disclosure for government sponsored enterprises.

WHO: The speakers are:

George G. Kaufman (cochair), Loyola University Chicago

Robert E. Litan (cochair), Brookings Institution

George J. Benston, Emory University

Marshall Blume, University of Pennsylvania

Charles W. Calomiris, AEI and Columbia University

Franklin R. Edwards, Columbia University

Scott E. Harrington, University of South Carolina

Richard J. Herring, University of Pennsylvania

Paul M. Horvitz, University of Houston

Hal S. Scott, Harvard Law School

Kenneth E. Scott, Stanford University

Peter J. Wallison, AEI

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933


TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: COMMITTEE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT holds a news conference releasing its newest policy paper, A New Vision For Health Care: A Leadership Role For Business featuring Mark McClellan M.D., Ph.D., a member of President Bush's Council of Economic Advisers and Senior White House Advisor on Health Care, will be the keynote speaker.

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: Willard Inter-Continental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202- 296-5806

WEB ADDRESS: ced.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE Frontline Reports from Palestine and Israel program holds a luncheon briefing with Michael Tarazi and Diana Buttu, Legal Advisors, Negotiations Affairs Department, Palestine Liberation Organization.

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS:palestinecenter.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a program on "The Effects of Business-to-Consumer ("B2C") E-Commerce on

Transportation" with Patricia L. Mokhtarian, University of California, Davis.

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents Professor Elie Wiesel, Boston University is a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, author, Holocaust survivor discussing "Prospects for Peace in the Middle East."

DATE: May 1, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features MD Dance Ensemble, a repertory company of the Department of Dance of the University of Maryland, presenting faculty and student choreography.

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA holds its Subprime Lending Conference focusing on transition.

AGENDA: Highlight:

6 p.m. - Opening Reception

Sen. Paul Sarbanes, D-MD

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: Marriott-Metro Center, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-557-2730

WEB ADDRESS: mbaa.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Francis Fukuyama discussing and signing copies of Our Posthuman Future which questions our definitions of what being human ultimately means and how tinkering with what we are now will affect what we will become.

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents Adam Shapiro is the founder of the International Solidarity Movement, a growing nonviolent movement of Palestinian and international activists working to raise awareness of the Palestinian struggle for freedom and calling for an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem discussing "Eyewitness to Occupied Palestine."

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: Reiss Room 103 (Auditorium), 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 10 p.m.

EVENT: EMBASSY OF RUSSIAN FEDERATION holds a news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov.

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: 2650 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-298-5748

WEB ADDRESS: rissiaembassy.org

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