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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS FOR TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2002

Tuesday July 23, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR NATIONAL POLICY holds a forum with Dr. Michael Kau, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China on The Impact of WTO Accession on Political & Economic Relations Between the Two Sides of the Taiwan Strait.

DATE: July 23, 2002

LOCATION: B-338 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: David Hunter, 202-682-4117

WEB ADDRESS: cnponline.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The World's Water: Crisis and Opportunity in the New Century with Peter Gleick, President, Pacific Institute.

DATE: July 23, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program "A Conservative Labor Department: A Contradiction in Terms? Featuring D. Cameron Findlay, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor

DATE: July 23, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (AMS), BINDVIEW CORPORATION, CHECK POINT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES, SABRE INC., CATO INSTITUTE, THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (ITAA), TRUSTE AND VISIONICS hold a forum on Private Sector Security Solutions for Homeland Defense

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Lamar Smith (R, TX

Drew Clarke, senior writer, National Journal's Tech Daily

DATE: July 23, 2002

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

CONTACT: Lillian Pace: 202-775-1800

Wednesday July 24, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a program featuring R. James Woolsey, Partner, Shea & Gardner, former Director of Central Intelligence discussing The War on Terror: Why We Are In It and How We Should Fight It.

DATE: July 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS: rferl.gov

TIME: 9a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Taking Pakistan into the 21st Century: The Economic and Political Challenges.

DATE: July 24, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring The United Nations Assistant High Commissioner for Refugees, Kamel Morjane, discussing "The Humanitarian Situations in Afghanistan and Angola."

DATE: July 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Rail Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka discussing "The Political Situation in Sri Lanka, including the Dividends of Peace with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, such as Economic Rejuvenation and Improved Prospects for Investors."

DATE: July 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

Thursday, June 25, 2002

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Reducing Poverty and Strengthening Growth: The Urban Perspective."

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Lincoln Chafee,

Ellen Brennan-Galvin, Wilson Center Fellow

Minja Choe, East-West Center

William Cobbett, Cities Alliance

Jonas Rabinovitch, United Nations Development Programme

Enrique Penalosa, Former mayor of Bogota, Colombia

Nigel Harris, University College London

Sandra Thurman, International AIDS Trust

DATE: July 25, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR NATIONAL POLICY holds a forum on "America's Air Transport System in a Time of Accelerated Change Where Do We Go From Her."

WHO: The speakers are:

Sam Buttrick, Managing Director, UBS Warburg

Daniel Kasper, Managing Director, LECG, Inc.

Mark Kahan, Vice Chairman and General Counsel, Spirit Airlines, Inc.

Shelley Longmuir, Sr. VP International, Regulatory and Governmental Affairs, United Airlines

James Wilding, President and CEO, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Captain Duane Woerth, President, Air Line Pilots Association

DATE: July 25, 2002

LOCATION: National Guard Memorial Building, 1 Massachusetts Avenue N.W. (Corner of N. Capitol & Massachusetts, Washington, DC

CONTACT: David Hunter, 202-682-4117

WEB ADDRESS: cnponline.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on Will U.S. Trade with Cuba Promote Freedom or Subsidize Tyranny?

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Jeff Flake, R-AZ

Philip Peters, Lexington Institute

Dennis K. Hays, Cuban American National Foundation

DATE: July 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH REFORM holds a luncheon briefing on " entitled "Preparing for Smallpox: Who to Vaccinate? How Soon?"

AGNEDA: Beyond determining how many first responders should be inoculated, there is great public interest in allowing all Americans the opportunity to be inoculated in advance of any attack.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at NIH

Dr. Ed Thompson, director of the Mississippi Department of Health, and member of the advisory panel that recommended limited advance inoculation; and an official involved in the smallpox program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Sen. Bill Frist, R-TN

DATE: July 25, 2002

LOCATION: 325 Russell Senate Office Bldg., Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-2300

WEB ADDRESS: allhealth.org

Friday, July 26, 2002

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION BAR CODE LABEL REQUIREMENTS FOR HUMAN DRUG PRODUCTS holds a meeting to solicit comments for the development of a regulation on bar code labeling for human drug products, including biologic products. The FDA will also explore issues surrounding bar codes on medical devices.

DATE: July 26, 2002

LOCATION: Natcher Auditorium, Building 45, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

CONTACT: Mary C. Gross, 301-827-3193.

WEB ADDRESS: fda.gov

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL COUNCIL ON DISABILITY holds a news conference releasing its annual National Disability Policy: A Progress Report.

AGENDA: The report covers the period from December 2000 through December 2001, the end of the first session of the 107th Congress. It reviews federal policy activities by issue areas, noting progress where it has occurred and making further recommendations where necessary to the executive and legislative branches of the Federal Government.

DATE: July 26, 2002

LOCATION: 1331 F Street, NW, Suite 850, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Mark S. Quigley at 202-272-2004

WEB ADDRESS: ncd.gov

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: STATE DEPARTMENT presents the Secretary's Open Forum discussing Geographic Information for Diplomacy, Development, and Homeland Security.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jack Dangermond, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.

Kass Green, Space Imaging Solutions, Inc.

William B. Wood, Bureau of Intelligence and Research

DATE: July 26, 2002

LOCATION: 2201 C Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-647-6575

WEB ADDRESS: state.gov

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