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By United Press International   |   May 14, 2002 at 4:12 PM
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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL'S International and BioMedTech Committees holds "Bridging the Synapse II: Strategies for Global Positioning for Life Sciences."

AGENDA: Highlights:

1:15 p.m. - Do's and Don'ts of International Strategic Collaborations

Jonathan Aberman, Fenwick & West

Ronald Baker, Vice President Sales and Marketing, BioReliance

Jonathan Cohen, CEO, 20/20 Gene Systems

Richard Gervase, Mintz Levin; N. Peter Kostopulos, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

2:15 p.m. - Clinical Trial and Approval Issues, both in the US and Abroad

Hinrich Staecker, M.D., Ph.D., The BioMedical Sciences Group

Brad Hager, CEO, ClinServices

Wayne Pines, APCO Worldwide (ex-FDA Commissioner)

Henrik S. Rasmussen, M.D., Ph.D., Vice President, Clinical & Regulatory Affairs, GenVec, Inc.Dr. David Watkins, Consultant (ex-Duke Medical Center, ex-CDER)

Anne Wiles, IBM Life Sciences

3:15 p.m. - Global Manufacturing and R&D Issues

Jerry Coughter, Center for Innovative Technology

Kathryn Sullivan, US Department of Commerce, Office of International Technology

Brandon Price, CEO, Goodwin Biotechnology, and Chairman of Virginia BIO

Ellen Davis, National Association of Manufacturers

John Vassiliades, Morrison & Foerster

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency, 1800 Presidents Street, Reston, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN LAW INSTITUTE holds its 79th Annual Meeting.

AGENDA: Highlight:

9 a.m. - Remarks: Justice Sandra Day O'Connor

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 800-253-6397

WEB ADDRESS: ali.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: NIXON CENTER holds a briefing to discuss the Bush-Putin Summit.

WHO: The speakers are:

James Schlesinger, former Secretary of Defense

Sen. Pat Roberts, R-KS

Graham Allison, director of the Belfer Center

Dimitri Simes, president, Nixon Center

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 L Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-887-1000

WEB ADDRESS: nixoncenter.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: AFTERSCHOOL ALLIANCE holds its "Breakfast of Champions," to urge lawmakers to provide more adequate funding for the after school programs.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-CA

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY

Sen. Christopher J. Dodd, D-CT

Sen. Herbert H. Kohl, D-WI

Sen. James Jeffords, I-VT

Sen. Arlen Specter, R-PA

Sen. Debbie A. Stabenow, D-MI

Rep. Thomas Barrett, D-WI

Rep. Rush Holt, D-NJ

Rep. Darlene Hooley, D-OR

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, D-MD

Rep. Dale E. Kildee, D-MI

Rep. Connie A. Morella, R-MD

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-371-1999

WEB ADDRESS: afterschoolalliance.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION Harvard Forum program on Press Coverage and the War on Terrorism featuring Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz discussing the current controversy involving the news media which grows out of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's decision to cancel the $11 billion Crusader artillery system, despite the Army's last-minute, public lobbying campaign. Wolfowitz has been assigned to prepare a list of alternative systems that might substitute for the Crusader.

DATE: May 15, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: ARMS CONTROL ASSOCIATION holds a news conference to discuss the Bush-Putin Summit

WHO: The speakers are:

John Holum, former director, U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

Karl Inderfurth, Nuclear Threat Reduction Campaign

James Goodby, former chief negotiator, Cooperative Threat Reduction

Daryl Kimball, Arms Control Association

DATE: May 15, 2002

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

CONTACT: Wade Boese, 202-463-8270

WEB ADDRESS: armscontrol.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled Should Government Play With Models? 'Static' Versus 'Dynamic' Economic Forecasting.

WHO: The speakers are:

Lindy Paull, Joint Committee on Taxation

Martin Sullivan, Tax Notes magazine

William Beach, The Heritage Foundation

Tom Donlan, Barron's magazine

Rex Nutting, CBS Marketwatch.com

Howard Gleckman, Business Week magazine

Dan Crippen, Congressional Budget Office

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: REP. NYDIA M. VELAZQUEZ, D-NY, holds a news conference to unveil the"Scorecard III, Small Business: Opportunity Denied."

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: House Triangle (rain location, HC-9, the Capitol); Washington, DC

CONTACT: Wendy Belzer or James Snyder, 202-225-2361

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL CENTER FOR EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP holds a briefing to discuss "Silver Lining to Enron?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Joseph Cabral, Chatsworth Products, Inc.

J. Michael Keeling, ESOP Association

Corey Rosen, National Center for Employee Ownership

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: Renaissance Washington, 999 9th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Chris Lisi, 202-828-9751

WEB ADDRESS: nceo.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: SENATOR DASCHLE, LEADER GEPHARDT, HOUSE/SENATE DEMOCRATS attend unity rally to unveil House/Senate 2002 Democratic agenda, "Securing America's future, for all or families."

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: East Front Center Steps, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Kim Molstre, 202-225-0100

WEB ADDRESS: democrats.org

TIME: 10:45 a.m.

EVENT: THE ALLIANCE FOR MARRIAGE holds a news conference to discuss The Federal Marriage Amendment.

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: 2237 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jeff Rosenberg, Rosenberg Communications, 301-972-0646

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL will hold a conference call to discuss its 2002 Summer Assessment.

WHO: The speakers is Tim Gallagher, Manager-Technical Services, North American Electric Reliability Council.

DATE: May 15, 2002

CONTACT: Ellen Vancko, 609-452-8060

WEB ADDRESS: nerc.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: EUROPEAN INSTITUTE presents Dr. Janez Drnov?ek, Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia during a small luncheon discussion on "Challenges of EU."

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: Hay Adams Hotel, 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-895-1670

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR JOBS AND INCOME SUPPORT AND MOBILIZATION FOR GLOBAL JUSTICE hold a news conference to discuss the 1K Race to the Bottom.

DATE: May 15, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-339-9354

WEB ADDRESS: globalizethis.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Milosevic and the Hague War Crimes Tribunal with Louise Branson, Journalist, The Scotsman.

DATE: May 15, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Charlotte Beers, Under Secretary of State Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs discussing efforts to improve U.S.-Muslim relations through public diplomacy. In her speech, Under Secretary Beers will focus on how the United States can better utilize the tools of public diplomacy to enhance its role and reputation within the global Muslim community.

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN-UZBEKISTAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE holds a program discussing Privatization in Uzbekistan: Opportunities for U.S. Business featuring James Woolsey, former CIA Director.

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: Embassy of Uzbekistan, 1746 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: SEN. EDWARD KENNEDY, D-MA, holds a news conference to discuss hate crimes legislation.

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: 430 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-2633

WEB ADDRESS:sen.gov

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: FBI AGENTS ASSOCIATION holds a news conference to introduce the Homeland Security Promotion

Legislation. The bill will to help attract and retain the best-of-the-best in the law enforcement community to federal service. The legislation is needed to retain skilled and seasoned federal law enforcement personnel in the fight against domestic crime and terrorism at a time when skilled personnel are being lured to the private sector by lucrative job opportunities.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Mike Rogers, R-MI

Nancy L. Savage, FBI Special Agent and President, FBI Agents Association

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: Triangle U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Glenn Kelly, cell, 202-368-0813, or Dan Rene, 202-496-1000

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION holds a program on How the US Meets Foreign Export Competition.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jeri Jensen-Moran, Director for Trade Promotion and Policy, US Department of Commerce

Joan Edwards, Director, Investment Services, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Helene Walsh, Office of Policy and Planning, Export-Import Bank of the US

Dale Miller - Acting Director, Outreach & Exporter Assistance, FAS, USDA

Lee Zak, General Counsel, US Trade & Development Agency

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: Meridian Suite C, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC.

CONTACT: 202-312-1600

WEB ADDRESS: wita.org

TIME: 4:30 p.m.

EVENT: ALBERT SHANKER INSTITUTE holds a lecture featuring Szeto Wah, member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council.

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-585-4387

WEB ADDRESS: ashankerinst.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: EMBASSY OF GREECE holds a lecture featuring Speaker of Greek Parliament Apostolos Kaklamanis.

DATE: May 15, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-332-2727

WEB ADDRESS: greekembassy.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE present Montclair State University, University of Southern Mississippi, Sarah Lawrence College, and Western Michigan University captivating with the physical vocabularies of four living choreographers.

DATE: May 15, 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 CHRISTIAN STATESMANSHIP holds the distinguished Christian Statesman Award Ceremony presented to Rep. Tom DeLay, R-TX.

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Court Hotel Grand Ballroom, 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: Robert McFarland, 202-547-3052.

WEB ADDRESS: statesman.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB High Tech Committee presents"Tech Talk: Information Security and Information Warfare."

AGENDA: Highlights:

Dr. Robert C. Norris, chairman of the Department of Information Operations and Technology Information Resources Management College, National Defense University

Dr. Daniel Kuehl, Professor of Systems Management, Information Operations and Technology Department, National Defense University

Dr. Lance J. Hoffman, professor, Computer Science Department, The George Washington University.

DATE: May 15, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents author Diane Preston discussing and signing copies of Lusitania: An Epic Tragedy in which she describes a luxury liner armed with little more than the lessons of the 1912 Titanic disaster (plenty of lifeboats): Why then did so many perish in plain view of land, on that beautiful Friday afternoon in May?

DATE: May 15, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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