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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION holds a seminar on implementing student drug testing.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - The State of Drug and Alcohol Use Amongst Young Adults

Rep. John E. Peterson

9 a.m. - Legal Climate and Basis for Student Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs

Tom Eden, Wallace, Jordan, Ratcliff & Brandt, LLC

Bill Judge, Attorney at Law

10:45 a.m. -- Developing a Sound and Responsible Student Drug and Alcohol Testing Program

David Evans, Drug Free Schools Coalition

1:30 p.m. -- Getting the Program Off and Running -- Finding Funding and Working Out the Kinks

Lisa Brady, Principal, Hunterdon Central Regional High School

3 p.m. - Case Studies Illustrating Benefits of Student Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs

David Evans, Drug Free Schools Coalition

Joseph C. Franz, M.D., SPORT SAFE Testing Service, Inc.

4 p.m. - What Does the Community Want to Hear -- How to Obtain Support From the Community

John Wilkinson, Asst. Superintendent, Tippecanoe County School Corp.

DATE: July 18, 2002

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency -- Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 800-355-1257

WEB ADDRESS: datia.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Ambassador Otto Reich Assistant Secretary of State For Western Hemisphere Affairs discussing U.S. Engagement in the Southern Core.

DATE: July 18, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: KING PUBLISHING GROUP NEW TECHNOLOGY WEEK holds its media breakfast to discuss recent developments and the future course of federal cybersecurity policy.

AGENDA: In the wake of 911, federal cybersecurity policy has been on a fast-track. However, the collapsed time-frame, the importance of the subject, and the wide-ranging nature of the problem has caused federal policy efforts to be fragmented.

WHO: The speakers are:

Howard Schmidt, Vice Chairman, Critical Infrastructure Protection Board, The White House;

Senator Ron Wyden, Chairman, Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Science, Technology & Space, and author of S. 2182, to fund $500+M in cybersecurity R&D

Rep. Sherwood Boehlert, Chairman, House Science Committee.

DATE: July 18, 2002

LOCATION: 1325 G Street NW, Suite 1003, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202.662.1555

WEB ADDRESS: kingpublishing.com

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a public hearing of The National Commission on the Public Service themed "A Time of Crisis and Opportunity."

AGENDA: Highlights:

The Agenda Ahead: Members of Congress

Daniel K. Akaka, D-HI, Chairman, Subcommittee on International Security, Proliferation and Federal Services, Senate Governmental Affairs Committee

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, D-MD, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Treasury, Postal Service and General Government, House Appropriations Committee

Rep. Connie Morella, R-MD, Chair, Judicial Conference Committee on the Judicial Branch

Rep. George V. Voinovich, R-OH, Ranking Member, Senate Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, Restructuring and the District of Columbia, Governmental Affairs Committee

Models for Renewal and Reform

David S. Chu, Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Department of Defense

DATE: July 18, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BUILDING BLOCKS FOR YOUTH holds a press conference on Disparities of Latino Youth in Criminal Justice System.

WHO: The speakers are:

Nancy E. Walker, report co-author and Professor at Michigan State University

Francisco A. Villarruel, report co-author and Professor at Michigan State University

Chino Hardin, formerly incarcerated youth and spokesperson of Prison Moratorium Project

Angela Arboleda, National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

Marisa Demeo, Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF)

Mai Fernandez, Latin American Youth Center

Mark Soler, president of the Youth Law Center

Brent Wilkes, executive director of the League of United Latin American Citizens

DATE: July 18, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 529 14th St, NW Washington, DC,

CONTACT: Adam Eidinger, 202-232-8997

WEB ADDRESS: buildingblocksforyouth.org

TIME: 11:15 a.m.

EVENT: Sen. Bob Smith, R-NH, Sen. Conrad Burns, R-MT, Sen. Zell Miller, R-GA, Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-CA, hold a news conference to discuss legislation to allow properly trained pilots to carry guns in the cockpit.

DATE: July 18, 2002

LOCATION: Senate Swamp, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-536-5920

WEB ADDRESS: apa.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: ENTRUST AND THE NATIONAL YOUTH SCIENCE CAMP holds a luncheon and panel discussion on the role of Technology in establishing homeland security.

WHO: The speakers are:

General Wesley K. Clark (U.S. Army, retired)

Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-WV

Bill Conner, Chairman, President and CEO, Entrust Inc.

Mayi Canales, Acting Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Treasury

DATE: July 18, 2002

LOCATION: 325 Russell Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-715-1532

WEB ADDRESS: entrust.com

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on Troubled IDEA: Perspectives on Federal Special Education Law Reform.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Tom Tancredo, R-Colorado

Chester E. Finn Jr., Thomas B. Fordham Foundation

Steve Bartlett, Presidential Commission on Excellence in Special Education

Marie Gryphon, Cato Institute

David Salisbury, Cato Institute

DATE: July 18, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION presents a discussion on American politics with Steven Hill, author, "Fixing Elections: The Failure of America's Winner-Takes-All Politics" and Michael Lind Senior Fellow, New America Foundation Co-Author, The Radical Center: The Future of American Politics.

DATE: July 18, 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: HUDSON INSTITUTE holds it's Left Right Luncheon "Is Europe Moving to the Right?"

WHO: The speakers are:

John Judis of The New Republic

Christopher Caldwell of The Weekly Standard, who

DATE: July 18, 2002

LOCATION: 1015 18th St. NW Suite 300, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-223-7770

WEB ADDRESS:Hudson.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Rachel L. Joseph of Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

DATE: July 18, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW holds a briefing on the "War on Terrorism, International Law and the Treatment of Detainees."

WHO: The speakers are:

John Yoo, deputy Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice

Sean Murphy, professor, George Washington University

DATE: July 18, 2002

LOCATION: 2223 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-939-6008

WEB ADDRESS: asil.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Robert Ingram, COO and President, GlaxoSmithKline.

DATE: July 18, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: THE BUSINESS COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY AND US Agency for International Development host an industry roundtable, Energy, Industry and the World Summit on Sustainable Development.

AGENDA: This event will examine the various roles that clean energy plays in sustainable development with a focus on industry activities relating to the World Summit on Sustainable Development that will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa later this summer.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dawn Fenton, ABB

George Phelps, North American Insulation Manufacturers Association

DATE: July 18, 2002

LOCATION: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

CONTACT: 202-785-0507

WEB ADDRESS: bcse.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: HOUSE DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS holds a forum on corporate responsibility and accountability to Capitol Hill to talk about their recommendations for curbing corporate corruption and abuse.

AGENDA: Highlights:

2 p.m. - Opening Statement- Leader Gephardt

2:05 p.m. - Pensions, Wall Street and Corporate Fraud

Eliot Spitzer- New York State Attorney General

Richard Moore - North Carolina State Treasurer

2:20 p.m. - Questions from Members of Congress

3 p.m. - The SEC, Accounting Industry and Economy Paul Volcker- Former Chairman, Federal Reserve Board

Lynn Turner- Former Chief Accountant, Securities and Exchange Commission

Bevis Longstreth- Securities and Exchange Commission Member, 1981-1984

Nancy Smith- Former Director, Investor Education and Assistance, SEC

DATE: July 18, 2002

LOCATION: 2226 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Laura Nichols, 202-225-0100

WEB ADDRESS: democraticleader.house.gov

TIME: 2:15 p.m.

EVENT: VISITING NURSES ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA holds a news conference to discuss the David Jayne Amendment.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Susan Collins, R-ME

Rep. Edward Markey, D-MA

DATE: July 18, 2002

LOCATION: 106 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-737-3707

WEB ADDRESS: vnaa.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Indonesia: Russia with Sunshine? With Robert A. Pollard, U.S. Consul General, Surabaya, Indonesia.

DATE: July 18, 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 featuring Tastes Like Chicken who is of Washington's top blues/rock groups. Led by Ken Ashcroft, they feature the music of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Little Feat, and Eric Clapton.

DATE: July 18, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB presents an author event featuring columnist for Hearst and a former White House bureau chief for UPI, Helen Thomas who has covered an unprecedented nine presidential administrations, endearing herself with her trademark "Thank you, Mr. President," at the conclusion of White House press conferences.

DATE: July 18, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features Julia Collins discussing and signing copies of the My Father's War. Collins' father was a "war hero" and his memories of combat weighed heavily on him. As he shared his experiences with his young daughters-through harrowing flashbacks, games and detailed stories-his war became theirs.

DATE: July 18, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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