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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION holds its Participants Meeting Program

AGENDA: Highlights:

8 a.m. - Breakfast Buffet: IFC Auditorium B-2 Level (anteroom)

8:30 a.m. - Growth Prospects for Emerging Markets

Guy Pfeffermann, Chief Economist, IFC

9 a.m. - Update on IFC Portfolio and Portfolio Performance

Marc Babin, Director, Corporate Portfolio Management, IFC

Lakshmi Shyam-Sunder, Manager, Risk Management, IFC

9:30 a.m. -- Brazil Economic Outlook: Update on the Macroeconomics and

Commercial Outlook for Brazil

Sérgio Zappa, Executive Director, Capital Markets and Financial

Institutions, Unibanco

Cesare Calari, Vice President and Head, Financial Sector, Network, World Bank

10:40 a.m. - Environmental Issues: Reputation Risk for Banks

Herman Mulder, Senior Executive Vice President, ABN AMRO, Bank N.V.

Owen L. Hegarty, Managing Director, Oxiana Resources N.L.

Rachel Kyte, Senior Specialist to the Compliance, Adviser/Ombudsman, IFC

Kent Lupberger, Manager, Mining Department, World

Bank Group

11:50 a.m. - Perspectives on the World Economy

Dr. Daniel Yergin, Chairman, Cambridge Energy Research Associates;

co-author of The Commanding Heights, now a PBS documentary and

best-selling video series; Pulitzer Prizewinning author of The Prize

John B. Taylor, Under Secretary for International

Affairs, U.S. Department of Treasury, Ballroom, Monarch Hotel, 2401 M St, NW

Peter L. Woicke, Executive Vice President, IFC

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: 2121 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Montserrat Ganuza, 202-458-5615

WEB ADDRESS:ifc.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS holds a conference on Further Liberalization of Global Financial Service Markets.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:45 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction

C. Fred Bergsten, Director, Institute for International Economics

9 a.m. - Keynote Address

Kenneth Dam, Deputy Secretary of the Treasury

9:30 a.m. - An Industry View

Stanley Fischer, Vice Chairman, Citigroup

10 a.m. - Panel One: Sizing up the Potential Benefits and Costs

Finance for Growth

Gerard Caprio, Director, Financial Sector Strategy and Policy, and Manager, Financial Sector Research, The World Bank

Liberalization and Crisis: Siamese Twins?

Carmen Reinhart, Deputy Director, Research Department, International Monetary Fund

Graciela Kaminsky, Professor of Economics and International Affairs, George Washington University

11:15 p.m. -Panel Two: Lessons from Country Experiences

Asia - Michael Spencer, Chief Economist, Asia, Deutsche Bank

Chile-Guillermo Le Fort Alternate Executive Director, IMF, and Former Director of International Affairs and Former Deputy Director of Research, Central Bank of Chile

Mexico, Charles Calomiris, Paul M. Montrone Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia University

Gary Hufbauer, Reginald Jones Senior Fellow, Institute for International Economics

1 p.m. - Luncheon

Timothy Geithner, Director, Policy Development and Review Department, International Monetary Fund, Former Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs

2:30 p.m. - Panel Three: Industry Objectives

Stanley Fischer, Vice Chairman, Citigroup (presented at 9:30)

Insurance-Maurice Greenberg, Chairman and CEO, American International Group

Asset Management-Robert Pozen

John Olin Visiting Professor, Harvard University and Former Vice Chairman, Fidelity Investments and President, Fidelity Management & Research Company

Pension Fund Management Norman Sorensen, President, Principal Financial Group

Brant W. Free, Senior Vice President, International External Affairs, The Chubb Corporation

4:30 p.m. - Panel Four: Negotiating Financial Services

A US Perspective

Jeff Lang, Partner, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering and Former Deputy United States Trade Representative

An International Perspective

Wendy Dobson, Professor and Director, Centre for International Business, University of Toronto

Bernard Hoekman, Research Manager for the Development Economic Research Group, The World Bank

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1750 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202 454 1349

WEB ADDRESS: iie.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: HOOVER INSTITUTE holds a Brave New World Conference discussing political and cultural changes in the aftermath of September 11.

AGENDA: Highlight:

8 a.m. -- Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: Willard Intercontinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-380-0608

WEB ADDRESS: whwg.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CAPITOL HILL OCEANS WEEK. CHOW will focus specifically on increasing awareness and fostering "literacy" among learners of all ages about the oceans, ocean exploration and the myriad resources within -- especially coral reefs.

AGENDA: Highlight:

8:30 a.m. - "Creating an Ocean Literate Society" -- This day-long seminar on formal and informal ocean education and outreach efforts will feature presentations from our nation's top ocean education experts, as well as remarks from Members of Congress.

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: 216 Hart Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Sheara Reich, 202-955-1242

WEB ADDRESS:nmsoceans.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia, Slobodan Casule, discussing "Macedonia and NATO: Partnership for Stability in the Balkans."

DATE: June 5, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: ASIA SOCIETY holds a briefing with Ashley Willis U.S Ambassador the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka For the last 18 years, the government of Sri Lanka has fought the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a terrorist organization fighting for a separate ethnic Tamil state in the northeast of the country. The conflict has claimed more than 64,000 lives.

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: The St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-833-0189

WEB ADDRESS:asiasociety.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS FOUNDATION holds a news conference releasing the results of its newest survey on school technology decision makers called, "Are We There Yet?"

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: 401 9th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-838-6717

WEB ADDRESS: nsbf.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Rep. Curt Weldon, R-PA discussing U.S.-Russian Partnership.

DATE: June 5, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY STUDY INSTITUTE holds a Congressional briefing on new programs that help small businesses profit from energy efficiency improvements. There are 25 million small businesses in America, and virtually all of them are paying energy bills that could be cut by one third through improved energy efficiency.

WHO: The speakers are:

Byron Kennard, Executive Director, Center for Small Business and the Environment (CSBE).

Scott Hauge, Founder, Small Business Advocates of San Francisco

Scott Sklar, President, The Stella Group

F. Henry (Hank) Habicht II, President and Chief Executive Officer, Global Environment & Technology Foundation

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: 2168 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-628-1400

WEB ADDRESS:eesi.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN RED CROSS hosts a news conference to announce major changes in Red Cross disaster fund-raising practices.

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: American Red Cross National Headquarters, E Street Ballroom, 1730 E Street NW

Washington DC

CONTACT: 202-777-3546

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES will hold a conference call briefing to discuss current tax issues before Congress.

WHO: The speakers are:

Joel Friedman, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Leonard Burman, Co-Director, Urban Institute/Brookings Tax Policy Center

Robert Greenstein, Executive Director, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

DATE: June 5, 2002

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080.

WEB ADDRESS:cbpp.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY EDMUND A. WALSH SCHOOL OF FOREIGN SERVICE, FOREIGN POLICY MAGAZINE AND THE CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE present Treasury Secretary Paul H. O'Neill discussing his recent trip to Africa. His first public appearance after returning, the Secretary will discuss the improvements needed for economic development in Africa.

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: Gaston Hall, 3rd Floor, Healy Hall, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12 noon

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 noon

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE International Forum luncheon presents Prime Minister Ivan Racan of the Republic of Croatia.

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Henry M. Paulson, Chairman and CEO, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

DATE: June 5, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.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: 2:15 p.m.

EVENT: SEN. JIM JEFFORDS, I-VT, SEN. BILL FRIST, R-TN, hold a news conference to discuss the introduction of patient safety legislation.

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: 406 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-5141

WEB ADDRESS: senate.gov

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

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: SOUTH ASIANS FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE) AND THE PAKISTAN ASSOCIATION OF GREATER

WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN hold a rally to discuss the recent escalation of tension and looming

threat of war between India and Pakistan is a matter of grave concern

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: Assemble at the Embassy of Pakistan at 2315 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC

CONTACT: Lubna Ejaz, 301-570-8925 or Shivani Chaudhry, 202-785-8700

WEB ADDRESS: essential.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Commander of the U.S. Air Force Space Command, General Lance Lord, will discuss space-based military capabilities.

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENNIUM STAGE presents Blue Moon Cowgirls who bring a refreshing approach to country music.

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: EMBASSY OF JAPAN holds a reception for the NFL, Washington Redskins, Dan Francisco 49ers celebrating the America Bowl in Osaka Japan.

WHO: The speakers are:

Ambassador the U.S. Ryozo Kato

Paul Tagliabue, NFL Commissioner

Dan Snyder, owner of Washington Redskins

John York, owner of the Francisco 49ers

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: 4000 Nebraska Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-238-6765

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Lynn Schooler who shares his love and fascination for the magnificent outdoors in The Blue Bear: A True Story of Friendship, Tragedy, and Survival in the Alaskan Wilderness.

DATE: June 5, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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