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By United Press International   |   June 26, 2002 at 4:17 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: THE AMERICAN MUSLIM COUNCIL holds its 11th Annual Convention.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. -- Briefing, 2255 Rayburn House Office Building

Asim Ghafoor, Political Consultant

10 a.m. - Image of America, 2255 Rayburn House Office Building

Eric Vickers, Executive Director, AMC

Domestic Issues:

Civil Rights of Muslims

Ray Busch, Civil Rights Attorney

Sharee M. Freeman, Community Relations Service, Dept of Justice

International Issues:

a. Palestine -- Jamil Fayez, Prof. Emeritus,

Wake Forest Univ., Winston-Salem, NC

b. Kashmir. -- Salahuddin Malik,

Prof of History, SUNY College at Brockport, NY

c. Iraq - Mohammed Alomari, Media Director,

Focus on American & Arab Interests & Relations (FAAIR)

d. India -- Waqar Ahmed Husaini, President,

Institute of Islamic Science, Technology and Development

4:30 p.m. -- Debriefing, 2255 Rayburn House Office Building

6 p.m. - Capitol Hill Reception

Yahya M. Basha, Chairman, AMC

DATE: June 27, 2002

LOCATION: Hilton Mark Center Hotel in Alexandria, Virginia

CONTACT: 202-789-2262

WEB ADDRESS: amconline.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE presents a discussion of the impact of long-term healthcare on the business community and individual Americans -- including consumer choice, financing options and the legislative outlook.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. John Breaux, D-LA

Thomas J. Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Kay Coles James, Office of Personnel Management

Paul Klaassen, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Sunrise Assisted Living

Stephen McConnell, Alzheimer's Association

Steven Moses, Center for Long-Term Care Financing

Thomas A. Scully, Dept. of Health and Human Services

DATE: June 27, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds program on "A Workforce at Risk: The Troubled State of the Federal Public Service."

AGENDA:

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Fred Thompson, R - TN, Ranking Member, Senate Governmental Affairs Committee

Member, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Paul C. Light, Vice President and Director of Governmental Studies, Director of the Center for Public Service

Senior Adviser, National Commission on the Public Service (Volcker Commission).

DATE: June 27, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "Vaccine Development and Biodefense: How Does Public Policy Affect Research and Development?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard J. Arnould, University of Illinois

Richard Kingham, Covington & Burling

Walter Orenstein, National Immunization Program

Robert Rubin, Georgetown University Medical School

Anthony Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Ken Alibek, George Mason University

Jerome M. Hauer, Office of Public Health Preparedness, Department of Health and Human Services

John E. Calfee, AEI

Michael Friedman, PhRMA and Pharmacia

Christine Grant, Aventis

Charles Ludlam, Office of Sen. Joe Lieberman, D-CT

Andrea Meyerhoff, Food and Drug Administration

DATE: June 27, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: SEN. RUSS FEINGOLD, D-WI, holds a news conference to discuss the Competition in Radio and Concert Industries Act.

DATE: June 27, 2002

LOCATION: 385 Russell Office Building Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-8657

WEB ADDRESS: senate.gov

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: CHILD WELFARE LEAGUE holds a news conference discussing a survey on how many American teens know someone who has been shot.

DATE: June 27, 2002

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

CONTACT: Dan Kotowski, 773-588-0180

WEB ADDRESS: cwla.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE holds a news conference releasing a "European Poll on Jews, Israel and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict."

DATE: June 27, 2002

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

CONTACT: Myrna Shinbaum, 212-885-7747 or Todd Gutnick, 212-885-7755

WEB ADDRESS: adl.org

TIME: 9:45 a.m.

EVENT: WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE holds a news conference releasing a new report, Power Politics: Equity and Environment in Electricity Reform. The report warns today that the way electricity sectors around the world are being reformed should be changed.

WHO: The speakers are:

John Byrne, director, Centre for Energy and Environmental Policy,

University of Delaware

Navroz Dubash, author and editor, World Resources Institute

Dominique Lallement, programme manager, World Bank

Frances Seymour, director, Institutions and Governance Program,

World Resources Institute

DATE: June 27, 2002

LOCATION: World Resources Institute, 10 G. Street, NE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-729 7736

WEB ADDRESS: wri.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Deb Callahan, President, League of Conservation Voters discussing "LCV and the Environment in the 2002 Battle for Congress."

DATE: June 27, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: DOUGLASS TATUM, CEO OF TATUM CFO PARTNERS, LLP, holds a presentation on the bipartisan BRIDGE Act, which in its first year would permit an estimated 95,000 fast-growth companies to defer up to $250,000 in federal income taxes for two years, with four years to pay the money back. In the meantime, the firms could use the money to expand and grow their businesses.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. John Kerry, D-MA, chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Rep. Donald Manzullo, R-IL, chairman of the House Committee on Small Business

Rep. Jim DeMint, R-SC

Rep. Brian Baird, D-WA

Rep. Nydia Velasquez, D-NY

DATE: June 27, 2002

LOCATION: 311 Cannon Office Building Washington, DC

CONTACT: 714-426-0444

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA SERVICES holds a telephone news conference to discuss a new report which finds global warming is putting many of the country's most special places in peril. Scorched Earth -- Global Climate Change Impacts on Public Lands and Waters concludes parks, forests, marine sanctuaries and wildlife refuges across the nation are threatened by rising temperatures, floods, droughts, storms, invasive species, rising sea levels and wildfires -- which have all been linked to climate change.

AGENDA: Journalists should call 1-877-542-0532. The conference ID number is V165.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-CA

Rep. George Miller, D-CA

Russell Long, Ph.D., executive director, Bluewater Network

James McCarthy, Ph.D., M.D., professor of biological oceanography, Harvard

DATE: June 27, 2002

CONTACT: 202-463-6670

WEB ADDRESS:ems.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on Antitrust Flies High: Is the Orbitz Investigation Good News for Consumers?

WHO: The speakers are:

Gary Doernhoefer, General Counsel, Orbitz

James V. DeLong, Senior Fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute; Andrew B. Steinberg, Former Executive VP and General Counsel, Travelocity.com

Thomas M. Lenard, VP, Progress and Freedom Foundation; and Robert D. Atkinson, VP, Progressive Policy Institute

DATE: June 27, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with Cliff Waldman, Waldman Associates, discussing "The Crucial Business Investment Variable: Perspective on the 1990s and the Presentation of a New Forecasting Tool."

DATE: June 27, 2002

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden, 618 H St., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICANS FOR TAX REFORM holds a news conference to mark Cost of Government Day the day in the calender year when Americans have paid their share of local stare and federal tax and regulatory costs.

DATE: June 27, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-785-0266

WEB ADDRESS: atr.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENNIUM STAGE presents Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra performing Clarinet Trio in A minor by Brahms.

DATE: June 27, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

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