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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International   |   June 14, 2002 at 3:42 PM   |   Comments

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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2002

Tuesday June 18, 2002

TIME: 9:45 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "The New Pharmaceutical Litigation: What It Is And Where It Is Going."

AGENDA: During the past two or three years pharmaceutical-related litigation has increased dramatically. It also has shifted its focus to Medicaid and Medicare drug reimbursement rates, the introduction of generic drugs when branded drug patents expire, and marketing practices directed at health care organizations.

DATE: June 18, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL WOMEN'S LAW CENTER holds a news conference to reveal that female athletes are still not getting a fair share of athletic scholarships. As a first step in a campaign to remedy these persistent inequities, NWLC will send demand letters to colleges and universities that have severe scholarship gaps between the number of female athletes and the scholarship dollars they receive.

DATE: June 18, 2002

LOCATION: First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Margot Friedman, 202-588-5180

WEB ADDRESS: nwlc.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-MA, discussing "America's Forgotten Health Care Agenda: A Call for Action."

DATE: June 18, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

Wednesday, June 19, 2002

TIME: 8:45 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE HUDSON INSTITUTE hold a BOOK FORUM for "Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East."

WHO: The speakers are:

Author Michael OREN

Reuel Marc Gerecht, AEI

Michael Ledeen, AEI

Edward N. Luttwak, CSIS

DATE: June 19, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION AND THE ALLIANCE FOR BETTER CAMPAIGNS holds a policy forum on Free Air Time: A Broadcast Spectrum Fee For Campaign Finance Reform.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. John McCain

Norman Ornstein, American Enterprise Institute

Paul Taylor, Alliance for Better Campaigns

Robert Corn-Revere, Hogan & Hartson

J.H. Snider, New America Foundation

Adam Thierer, Cato Institute

DATE: June 19, 2002

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

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "Warming Up To The Truth: The Real Story About Climate Change.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Sallie Baliunas, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Rep. John Peterson, R -- PA

DATE: June 19, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum entitled "Will More Health Insurance Improve Health Outcomes?"

WHO: The speakers are:

John Mirowsky, Ohio State University

Tom Miller, Cato Institute

Theodore Pincus, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

DATE: June 19, 2002

LOCATION: Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

Thursday, June 20, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN ROMANIA host a news conference featuring Sorin Ducaru, Romanian Ambassador to the United States, and Obie Moore, president of AmCham Romania discussing unique insight into the opportunities available in Romanian markets and what is required to achieve profitability.

DATE: June 20, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 8:45 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE New Atlantic Initiative program on "Tackling Terror: NATO's New Mission," featuring Lord Robertson, NATO Secretary General, discussing how a revamped NATO will be relevant to the war on terrorism and other security challenges of the future.

DATE: June 20, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: FOREIGN PRESS CENTER holds a briefing entitled "Cycle Beads: Innovations in Natural Family Planning."

WHO: The speakers are:

Jeff Spieler, Chief of the Research, Technology and Utilization

Division of the Bureau for Global Health, U.S. Agency for International Development

Dr. Victoria H. Jennings, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Dr. Marcos Arevalo, Research Assistant Professor at Georgetown University Medical Center's Institute for Reproductive Health

DATE: June 20, 2002

LOCATION: Foreign Press Center, National Press Building, Room, 898, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-724-1640

WEB ADDRESS:fpc.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled program on Building Missile Defense in a Post-ABM-Treaty World featuring Lt. General Ronald T. Kadish, USAF, Director, Missile Defense Agency

DATE: June 20, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

Friday, June 21, 2002

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Promoting Civic Society Between Arab and Jewish Israelis: An NGO's Perspective featuring Shuli Dichter and As'ad Ghanem, co-directors of Sikkuy, a Jewish-Arab advocacy organization dedicated to achieving civic equality between Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel.

DATE: June 21, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: DEFENSE FORUM FOUNDATION holds a luncheon featuring Gen. John Jumper, Air Force Chief of Staff discussing Airpower in the Age of Terrorism.

DATE: June 21, 2002

LOCATION: B-339, Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-534-4313

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE presents President of the Republic of Peru Alejandro Toledo discussing the state of the Peruvian economy.

DATE: June 21, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

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