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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International   |   Aug. 30, 2002 at 3:19 PM   |   Comments

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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS FOR WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2002

Wednesday September 4, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a program featuring Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty invites you to a briefing by Elena Poptodorova, Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to the U.S. discussing Bulgaria and NATO on the Eve of the Prague Summit.

DATE: September 4, 2002

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS:rferl.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a program on Cooking the Books: The Economic and Political Implications of the Crisis in Corporate Governance.

WHO: The speakers are:

Strobe Talbott, President, The Brookings Institution

Carol Graham, Vice President and Director, Governance Studies; Co-author, "Cooking the Books: The Cost to the Economy" (Brookings Policy Brief #106)

Thomas E. Mann, Senior Fellow and W. Averell Harriman Chair, Governance Studies

William G. Gale, Senior Fellow and Arjay and Frances Fearing Miller Chair, Economic Studies

Charles L. Schultze, Senior Fellow Emeritus, Economics Studies; Former Chairman, President's Council of Economic Advisers; Former Director, U.S. Bureau of the Budget

Mary Graham, Visiting Fellow, Governance Studies; Author, Democracy by Disclosure: The Rise of Technopopulism

DATE: September 4, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a program on Homeland Security: The White House Plan Explained and Examined.

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard A. Falkenrath, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Policy and Plans, Office of Homeland Security, The White House

James B. Steinberg, President and Director, Foreign Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution

Ruth A. David, President and CEO, ANSER (Analytic Services Inc.)

Michael E. O'Hanlon, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution

Peter R. Orszag, Joseph A. Pechman Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, The Brookings Institution

Philip Zelikow, Director, Miller Center of Public Affairs and White Burkett Miller Professor of History, University of Virginia

DATE: September 4, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a discussion on International Relations Japan's Political and Intellectual Cartels Revisited: Commentary from the Front Line with Ivan P. Hall, Author, BAMBOOZLED: How America Loses the intellectual Game with Japan and its Implications for our Future in Asia.

DATE: September 4, 2002

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

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Afternoon Newsmaker" news program featuring The Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia, Siim Kallas, discussing Estonia's Preparations for NATO and EU Enlargement, its Economic Success and Estonian-American Relations."

DATE: September 4, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

Thursday September 5, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: MARINE CORPS ASSOCIATION AND THE NAVAL INSTITUTE hold Forum 2002: Transformation: Time to Walk the Talk?

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m.- General James L. Jones Jr., USMC, Commandant of the Marine Corps

10 a.m. - Panel: Transformation: Evolution or Revolution? Defining Transformation

Moderator: Major General Tom Wilkerson, USMC (Ret.), consultant on homeland security

12 noon - Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense

1:45 p.m. - Panel: The War on Terrorism: Has It Transformed Us? Or Should It?

Moderator: Lieutenant General Bernard Trainor, USMC (Ret.), Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, The Council on Foreign Relations

3:15 p.m. - Panel: Paying for Transformation: What Will the New Budget Really Buy?

Moderator: Dr. Lawrence J. Cavaiola, President, Thales International North America, and Chairman and CEO, Thales, Inc.

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: Crystal Gateway-Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia,

CONTACT: 410-295-1058

WEB ADDRESS: usni.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE hosts a special public conference to discuss America's efforts to address the key foreign and security challenges that have emerged since the September 11 attacks.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:45 a.m. - Welcome & Opening Remarks

Richard Solomon, President, U.S. Institute of Peace

Morning Keynote Address

Brent Scowcroft, President, Scowcroft Group

9:30 a.m. - Panel Discussion I

The War on Terrorism a Year On

Paul Stares, U.S. Institute of Peace

Paul Bremer, Marsh and McLennan Companies

Brian Jenkins, RAND

Paul Pillar, National Intelligence Council

11:15 a.m. - Panel Discussion II

Afghanistan and the Future of Post-Conflict Reconstruction

Richard Kauzlarich, U.S. Institute of Peace

Zalmay Khalilzad, U.S. Special Envoy to Afghanistan

Barnett Rubin, New York University

Michael Sheehan, UN Assistant Secretary General for Mission Support

12:30 p.m.- The luncheon speakers is Richard Armitage, Deputy Secretary of State

3:15 p.m. - One Year Later: America's Agenda

Samuel "Sandy" Berger, Chairman, Stonebridge International

4:15 p.m. - View from the Hill

Chuck Hagel, United States Senate

5 p.m. - Closing Remarks & Final Thoughts

Chester Crocker, Chairman, U.S. Institute of Peace

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: Capital Hilton, 16th and K Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: John Brinkley, 202-429-3824

WEB ADDRESS: usip.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a program on Election 2002: What's at Stake?

WHO: The speakers are:

Larry Sabato, University of Virginia

John Samples, Cato Institute

Ron Faucheux, Campaigns & Elections

Patrick Basham, Cato Institute

Robert Novak, CNN

DATE: September 5, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION presents Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Market Access and Compliance William H. Lash, III discussing Trade Compliance After Trade Promotion Authority.

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Sports Illustrated commentator and author Frank Deford.

DATE: September 5, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

Friday September 6, 2002

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee holds a meeting to discuss new drug application, SPIRIVA (Tiotropium bromide) by Boehringer-Ingelheim, for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

DATE: September 6, 2002

LOCATION: Holiday Inn, The Ballroom, Two Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg, MD.

CONTACT: Kimberly L. Topper, 301-827-7001

WEB ADDRESS: fda.gov

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