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By United Press International   |   May 7, 2002 at 3:44 PM
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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE holds a conference on Latin America Business Outlook.

WHO: The speakers are:

Grant Aldonas, U.S. Dept of Commerce

Ambassador Peter Allgeier, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative

Dr. Eduardo Aninat, International Monetary Fund

Thomas Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

William Gambrel, BankBoston Colombia

Diego Ramiro Guelar, Argentina's Ambassador to the United States

Dr. Martin Regalia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Gustavo Pinto, VII Americas Business Forum

Alexandre Silva, General Electric Latin America

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents a discussion on the Columbian presidential campaign with Francisco Santos, who is running for vice president on the ticket with Alvaro Uribe.

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION holds the 35th Annual Industry & SBA Business Procurement Opportunity Expo.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Small business agenda breakfast briefing

Reta Lewis, Vice-President and head of the Chamber's "Access America"

program for minority and women-owned businesses

Giovanni Coratolo, Director of Small Business Policy, U.S. Chamber

Leslie Schweitzer, Senior Trade Advisor, U.S. Chamber

Chris Myers, Director of Congressional & Public Affairs, U.S. Chamber

9:30 a.m. -- Presents a case on the significant legal risks for companies that do business in Mississippi

Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

James M. Wootton, President; U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform

Bert W. Rein, Senior Partner, Wiley, Rein & Fielding

2 p.m. - Conversation with Michael Dell, Renaissance Hotel, 999 9th Street NW, Washington, DC

6:30 p.m. - Ribbon Presentations, Regional Contract Award Winners, SBA, 409 3rd Street, SW

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Washington and the Fall of Portugal's Empire in Africa: A Look Back with Witney W. Schneidman-President of Schneidman & Associates International Professore Piero Gleijeses-Professor of American Foreign Policy, SAIS.

DATE: May 8, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION Leadership Forum features Jack Straw, British Foreign Secretary discussing the relationship between Europe and the United States which has been underscored in recent months by the cooperation between European countries and the Bush administration in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

DATE: May 8, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a symposium on "The Education Gap: Vouchers and Urban Schools."

WHO: The speakers are:

Author, William G. Howell assistant professor of political science, University of Wisconsin Madison

Author, Paul E. Peterson, Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government & director of the Program on Education Policy and Governance, Harvard University

Caroline Hoxby, professor of economics, Harvard University

Alan B. Kreuger, Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Princeton University

Tom Loveless, director of the Brown Center on Education Policy & senior fellow, Governmental Studies, Brookings Institution

DATE: May 8, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: PROGRAM ON INTERNATIONAL POLICY ATTITUDES holds a program on American attitudes on the conflict in the Middle East.

WHO: The speakers are:

Steven Kull, director of PIPA

Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, and non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution

Jerome Segal, director of the Jerusalem Project at the Center for International and Security Studies,

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club

529 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Sara Rostolder, 301-656-0348

WEB ADDRESS: hatchergroup.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCAITON OF MANUFACTURERS holds a news conference to discuss a survey by the Ferris State University Career Institute for Education and Workforce Development for three national trade associations revealing a lack of career guidance received by American youth.

WHO: The speakers are:

William Sederburg, President, Ferris State University

Phyllis Eisen, Vice President, Center for Workforce Success, National Association of Manufacturers

Bill Gaskin, President, Precision Metalforming Association Educational Foundation

Matt DiIorio, Executive Director, Associated Equipment Distributors Foundation

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 529 14th Street. NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Laura Narvaiz, 202-637-3087

WEB ADDRESS: nam.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: FEDERALIST SOCIETY FOR LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY STUDIES holds a luncheon program on Energy Security & Environmental Policy featuring C. Boyden Gray, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering and former White House Counsel to President George H.W. Bush.

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-822-8138

WEB ADDRESS: fed-soc.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Can the U.S. and Russia Really Cooperate? With Anatol Lieven, Senior Associate, Russia and Eurasia Center, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

DATE: May 8, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program featuring Diane Swonk, Chief Economist, Bank One Corporation, who was attending the Sept. 11 NABE convention in the World Trade Center, "Surviving and Thriving in the Wake of September 11." Also, discussing the near-term victories and long-term challenges that the economy now faces, how it will affect monetary and fiscal policy, and what it all means for financial markets.

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden, 618 H St., Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE Center for Defense Information holds a luncheon program on the new book Racing for the Bomb: General Leslie R. Groves, The Manhattan Project's Indispensable Man featuring author Robert S. Norris has been a research associate for almost twenty years at the Natural Resources Defense Council.

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Refugee Policy Forum on "Colombian Internally Displaced Persons: The Invisible Crisis" with Hope Hanlan, director of the Americas bureau of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees.

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER presents Sher Bahadur Deuba Prime Minister of Nepal discussing War on Terrorism: Nepalese Perspectives.

DATE: May 8, 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: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a Book Forum on "Intellectuals and the American Presidency."

WHO: The speakers are:

David Frum, AEI

William Galston, University of Maryland

Robert Goldwin, AEI

William Kristol, Weekly Standard

Tevi Troy, author

Ben J. Wattenberg, AEI

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival presents Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer Swing Quartet performing early jazz and western swing.

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a reception and seminar on How Strong is the Euro? European Economic and Monetary Policy with a Single Currency featuring Christa Randzio-Plath, Member of the European Parliament, Chair, Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs.

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents author Stephen Jay Gould's scientific autobiography entitled The Structure Of Evolutionary Theory, which reveals his understanding of evolutionary theory.

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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