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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION holds its spring 2002 annual meeting.

AGENDA: Highlight:

1:30 p.m. - GPS Evidence for Present-Day Dextral Shear Between East and West Antarctica and Postglacial Rebound in Marie Byrd Land

5:30 p.m. - NASA Earth Science Town Hall Meeting will have two parts.

- The first part is "NASA Earth Science Vision 2010-2025," will introduce AGU members to the ongoing Earth Science Vision activities aimed at framing big questions on which to focus NASA's Earth Science research in the 2010-2025 period.

- The second part of the Town Hall Meeting is "An update on Future NASA Earth Science Initiatives and Missions," will be devoted to an update on activities in the period up to 2010 including planned missions and research initiatives like Carbon Cycle and Global Water and Energy.

DATE: May 30, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Convention Center, 900 9th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-777-7332

WEB ADDRESS: agu.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE hosts the conference on Public-Private Sector Community Partnerships. It is to explore ways to advance civic, philanthropic, and development partnerships within the United States and abroad.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m.- Welcome Remarks: Globalization and Corporate Citizenship

Greg Lebedev, President, Center for Corporate Citizenship

Keynote Address: The U.S. and Global Development

Andrew Natsios, Administrator, USAID

9:15 a.m. - Introducing USAID's Global Development Alliance, Part I

Amie Batson, Health, Nutrition, Population Group, World Bank

Jacqueline Keith, Assistant Vice President, International Trade Relations, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Anne Peterson, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Global Health, USAID

Dr. Sally Stansfield, Acting Director, Infectious Diseases and Vaccines, The Gates Foundation

Holly Wise, Director, Global Development Alliance, USAID

Scott Shuster, Business Week

10:10 a.m. - Introducing USAID's Global Development Alliance, Part I

Amie Batson, Health, Nutrition, Population Group, World Bank

Jacqueline Keith, Assistant Vice President, International Trade Relations, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Anne Peterson, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Global Health, USAID

Dr. Sally Stansfield, Acting Director, Infectious Diseases and Vaccines, The Gates Foundation

Holly Wise, Director, Global Development Alliance, USAID

Scott Shuster, Business Week

11:15 a.m. - Keynote: The Case for Global Development in Today's World

Andrew Card, White House Chief of Staff

12 noon - Luncheon Corporate Keynote Address

John H. Goodish, President, U.S. Steel Kosice

1:30 p.m. - Executive Roundtable: The Relationship Between Global and Domestic Civic Engagement Fredric Corrigan, Executive Vice President, Cargill, Inc.

Barbara Dyer, President, The Hitachi Foundation

Thomas Knudson, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Public Relations and Information Technology, Conoco, Inc.

John Turner, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State

Steve Van Andel, Chairman and CEO, Alticor, Inc.

Scott Shuster, Business Week

3:45 pm. - Next Steps to Strengthen Three-Sector Partnerships and Townhall Q&A

Ambassador L. Craig Johnstone, Chairman, Center for Corporate Citizenship

David Kuo, Deputy Director, White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

Peter Shiras, Vice President, Independent Sector

Holly Wise, Director, GDA, USAID

Scott Shuster, Business Week

DATE: May 30, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: GLOBAL HEALTH COUNCIL holds its 29th annual conference themed "Global Health in Times of Crisis." Relief and rehabilitation work in complex emergencies has become a significant element of international public health activities, and there is no sign that the scope or frequency of these crises is decreasing. Furthermore, the health needs generated by complex emergencies are often long-term and cumulative.

AGENDA: Highlight:

3 p.m. - The U.S. Pharmacopeia's Global Assistance Initiatives Program will present a discussion on the prevention of vertical (Mother-to-Child) transmission of HIV infection

DATE: May 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: 802-649-1340.

WEB ADDRESS: globalhealth.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: EMBASSY OF THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC Slovak Agency for Foreign Investment and Trade Development presents The Inwest Forum Central Europe Conference. It is aimed to present the economic and investment climate of the entire Central European region comprised of Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia.

AGENDA: The conference will focus on engineering, defense industry, IT, telecommunications, offset programs and biotechnology.

DATE: May 30, 2002

LOCATION: Radisson -- Barcelo Washington Hotel, Washington DC

CONTACT: 718-748-7957

WEB ADDRESS:inwest.sk

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a news briefing on the Opportunity Lost: The Decline of Trust and Confidence in Government After September 11.

WHO: The speakers are:

Paul A. Volcker, Chairman of the new National Commission on the Public Service; Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board

Paul C. Light, Vice President and Director of Governmental Studies; Senior Adviser to the Volcker Commission

G. Calvin Mackenzie, Senior Adviser to the Volcker Commission; Goldfarb Family Distinguished Professor of American Government, Colby College

DATE: May 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: HAMILTON COLLEGE AND ZOGBY INTERNATIONAL hold a news conference releasing a poll on what Muslims in America think about Bush's foreign policy.

DATE: May 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-429-0022

WEB ADDRESS: zogby.com

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: JUDICIAL WATCH holds a news conference featuring FBI Special agent Robert Wright discussing issues regarding September 11.

DATE: May 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-646-5172

WEB ADDRESS: judicialwatch.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE Seminar Series In Tax Policy entitled "When Does a Downturn Become a Recession?"

AGENDA: Highlighted speakers:

Kevin A. Hassett, AEI

Marcelle Chauvet, University of California, Riverside

Frank Diebold, University of Pennsylvania

James D. Hamilton, University of California, San Diego

DATE: May 30, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Conflict Prevention In Europe: Does the OSCE Have a Future?

WHO: The speakers are:

Amb. William Hill, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and former Head of OSCE Mission in Moldova

AMB. Robert Barry, former Head of OSCE Mission in Bosnia

P. Terrence Hopmann, Director of the Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University

DATE: May 30, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Religion, Politics, and Identity in Russia with

Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer, Research Professor, Georgetown University; former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute.

DATE: May 30, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CLEAN AIR TRUST holds a luncheon briefing to discuss the Environmental Protection Agencies new national health standards for ozone and smog.

DATE: May 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-785-9626

WEB ADDRESS: clean airtrust.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL TREASURY EMPLOYEES UNION holds a rally of employees of the Securities and Exchange Commission in support of resolving the impasse reached between the union and the agency over pay parity.

DATE: May 30, 2002

LOCATION: SEC, 5th and E Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-783-4444

WEB ADDRESS:netu.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program featuring J. Steven Landefeld, director, Bureau of Economic Analysis discussing "Budgeting with GDP Revisions."

DATE: May 30, 2002

LOCATION: Madison Building, Montpelier Dining Room, 6th Floor, 101 Independence Avenue, SE, Washington, DC Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a book forum with Adam Posen and Steven Vogel co-authors, discussing "U.S.-Japan Relations in a Changing World."

DATE: May 30, 2002

LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Heather B. Hamilton, Director of Programs, World Federalist Association, is coordinator of the Washington Working Group for the International Criminal Court discussing The International Criminal Court: An Evolution of International Law?

DATE: May 30, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN MUSLIMS FOR GLOBAL PEACE AND JUSTICE holds a briefing on tensions between India and Pakistan, and how to prevent nuclear war on the Subcontinent.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Zahid H. Bukhari, Fellow, Georgetown University's Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai, Executive Director, Kashmiri-American Council. And

Raeed N. Tayeh, Washington, DC Director, American Muslims for Global Peace and Justice

DATE: May 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: Raeed Tayeh, 202-489-3773

WEB ADDRESS: globalpeaceandjustice.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Globalization Without Equity: The Case Of Mexico with Rolando Cordera, Professor at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar.

DATE: May 30, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents National Symphony Orchesta Youth Fellowship Program Concert features local high school students on scholarship studying with NSO members.

DATE: May 30, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: UNION STATION presents opening of the exhibition "Coming To Age: Korea," featuring Sung C. Yang, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States. This colorful day also features Korean music and dance.

DATE: May 30, 2002

LOCATION: Union Station, Washington DC

CONTACT: 202-289-1908

WEB ADDRESS: unionstationdc.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Carol Gilligan, a 20th-century pioneer in gender studies, talking about her book The Birth Of Pleasure. In her new work, she posits love as the central and greatest human pleasure and argues that this greatest of life forces is still constantly sabotaged by underlying patterns of patriarchal structures and invalid assignments of "masculine" and "feminine" selves.

DATE: May 30, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 6:20 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a "World Economic Update."

WHO: The speakers are:

William Dudley, chief economist, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

David Malpass, chief economist, Bear Stearns & Co.

Daniel Tarullo, professor, Georgetown University Law Center

DATE: May 30, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Club, 15 Dupont Circle NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 212-434-9537

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

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