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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International   |   May 31, 2002 at 3:31 PM   |   Comments

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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2002

Tuesday June 4, 2002

TIME: 10:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE BROOKINGS INSTITUTION JOINT CENTER holds a program on Electricity Deregulation: Picking Up The Pieces.

WHO: The speakers are:

William W. Hogan, Harvard University

Sally Hunt, National Economic Research Associates

Paul L. Joskow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Barbara Coombs Lee, executive director of the Compassion in Dying Federation of Portland, Oregon, speaking about the conflict between those who believe in the right of mentally competent, terminally ill people to choose death on their own terms, and those who support Attorney General John Ashcroft's attempt to bar doctors from prescribing federally controlled drugs under the Oregon Death with Dignity Law.

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Building a New Long Term Strategy for American Leadership and Security."

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard A. Gephardt, Minority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives (D-MO). Opening remarks by The Honorable Lee H. Hamilton, Director of the Wilson Center and former Congressman from Indiana, and Admiral William Crowe, Jr. USN (Ret.), Chairman of the Advisory Board, Global Options; former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

DATE: June 4, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

Wednesday, June 5, 2002

TIME: 12 noons

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "Bio terrorism 101:The Truth Behind the Risk."

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Ken Alibek, Vice President, Hadron Inc., former Deputy Director, Biopreparat

Henry D. Sokolski, Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, Former Deputy for Nonproliferation Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense

Jack Spencer, Policy Analyst, Defense and National Security, The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, The Heritage Foundation

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a program on Environmental-Economic Evaluation of Advanced Vehicles and Alternative Fuels discussing Lester B. Lave, Carnegie Mellon University.

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Taming the Crouching Tiger: Is U.S.-China Strategic Cooperation Possible in the Absence of Mutual Trust?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Avery Goldstein, Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania

Wendy Frieman, Director, Asia Technology Program, Science Applications International Corporation

Ross Munro, director, Asian Studies, Center for Security Studies

DATE: June 5, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

Thursday, June 6, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a program featuring Graeme P. Herd, lecturer in International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Deputy Director, Scottish Centre for International Security discussing Russia's Demographic Crisis: The Foreign and Security Implications.

DATE: June 6, 2002

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS:rferl.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND STANLEY FOUNDATION mark the release of the new Carnegie Working Paper entitled "A New Equation: U.S. Policy toward India and Pakistan after September 11."

WHO: The speakers are:

Lee Feinstein - Transatlantic Fellow, the German Marshall Fund and former deputy director of the State Department policy Planning Staff

Lewis A. Dunn - Senior Vice President, Science Applications International Corporation

David Albright -- President and Founder, the Institute for Science & International Security

Michael Kraig of the Stanley Foundation will serve as moderator

Joseph Cirincione, director of the Carnegie Non-Proliferation Project, will offer introductory remarks

DATE: June 6, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program featuring Ivica Racan, Prime Minister of Croatia and Tonino Picula, Minister of Foreign Affairs from Croatia discussing Croatia and Euro-Atlantic Integration.

DATE: June 6, 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 Bruce Jackson, Lockheed Martin, discussing "Issues in Transatlantic Defense in 2002."

DATE: June 6, 2002

LOCATION: LC, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: MIGRATION POLICY INSTITUTE AND U.S. COMMITTEE FOR REFUGEES introduce the newly published World Refugee Survey 2002. The World Refugee Survey 2002 is a 290-page report that reviews refugee conditions and government policies affecting refugees and displaced persons in 133 countries worldwide.

WHO: The speakers are:

Lavinia Limon, Executive Director of Immigration and Refugee Services of America

Jeff Drumtra, Senior Policy Analyst at USCR: Refugee statistics

Bill Frelick, Director of USCR: Ramifications of September 11 for refugees worldwide

DATE: June 6, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

Friday, June 7, 2002

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: SAMHSA holds a news conference announcing the names of 25 programs found to be effective in preventing and reducing illegal drug and alcohol abuse. The 25 "model programs," along with 5 additional "promising programs," will receive SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention's (CSAP) Exemplary Substance Abuse Prevention Program Award.

WHO: The speakers are:

John P. Walters, Director, White House Drug Czar

Charles G. Curie, M.A., A.C.S.W., Administrator, SAMHSA

Joseph Califano, Chairman and President, National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, Columbia University

Glen R. Hanson, Ph.D., D.D.S., Acting Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

Raynard S. Kington M.D., Ph.D., Acting Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Ruth Sanchez-Way, Ph.D., Director, CSAP/SAMHSA

Paul J. Brounstein, Ph.D., Director, Division of Knowledge Development and Evaluation CSAP/SAMHSA

Sheppard G. Kellam, M.D., Director, Center for Integrating Education and Prevention Research in Schools, American Institute for Research

Patricia Welch, Ph.D., Chair, Board of School Commissioners for Baltimore City Public School Systems

DATE: June 7, 2002

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

CONTACT: Leah Young, 301- 443-8956

WEB ADDRESS:samhasa.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "Say It Ain't So, Joe: Getting Right with the Bush Tax Cut."

WHO: The speakers are:

Donald L. "Don" Evans, Secretary of Commerce

Phillip Truluck, Executive Vice President, The Heritage Foundation

DATE: June 7, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a briefing on "Defending against Bioterrorism: An Ounce of Prevention." The threat of direct terrorist attack against the United States is now a reality. The recent anthrax cases point to the possibility of a future bioterrorist attack, including use of the deadly smallpox virus. The ring containment strategy favored by the federal government (under which smallpox vaccinations are given only after an outbreak, in the hope of containing the spread of the virus) is appropriate for dealing with a natural outbreak of smallpox.

WHO: The speakers are:

Charles Peña, Cato Institute

Veronique de Rugy, Cato Institute.

DATE: June 7, 2002

LOCATION: B-340 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

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