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By United Press International   |   Sept. 4, 2002 at 3:48 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON 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

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?

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?

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: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: U.S.-IRELAND BUSINESS SUMMIT.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Don Evans, Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce

Mary Harney, T.D., Tanaiste & Minister for Enterprise, Trade & Employment, Ireland

Sir Reg Empey, MLA, Minster for Enterprise, Trade & Investment, Northern Ireland

10:40 a.m. - Peter Lynch, Vice Chairman, Fidelity Management & Research Company

11:30 a.m. - Dr. William Harris, Director, Science Foundation Ireland

Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach, Director, National Cancer Institute

Dr. Rita Colwell, Director, National Science Foundation

6:30 p.m. -- Gala

His Eminence Theodore Cardinal McCarrick, Archbishop of Washington

The Riverdance Company and Sir James Galway

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: Ronald Regan Building and International Trade Center, 14th & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-414-0786

WEB ADDRESS: business-summit.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 speaker 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: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL COALITION ON HEALTH CARE holds a meeting on "Improving Quality of Care in Intensive Care Units Through Best Practices."

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: Hotel Washington, 15th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-638-7151

WEB ADDRESS: nchc.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: HOSPITALITY SALES & MARKETING ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL'S 13th annual Affordable Meetings® National show.

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Convention Center, 900 9th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-610-9024

WEB ADDRESS:hsmai.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Implementation of Recent Peace Agreements in the Democratic Republic of Congo."

WHO: The speakers are:

Monsignor Mumbe, president of the National Conference of Congolese Bishops

Jacques Depelchin, secretary general of the Congolese Rally for Democracy-Liberation Movement

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION/HEALTH RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL TRUST 2002 holds a news conference releasing its annual Employer Health Benefits Survey.

WHO: The speakers are:

Drew Altman, Ph.D., president of the Kaiser Family Foundation

Diane Rowland, Sc.D., the Foundation's executive vice president

Mary Pittman, Sc.D., president of the Health Research Educational Trust

Jon Gabel, vice president for Health System Studies at the Health Research and Educational Trust

John Iglehart, founding editor of Health Affairs,

DATE: September 5, 2002

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

CONTACT: Tiffany Ford, 202-347-5270

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: PEW HISPANIC CENTER holds a news conference releasing its report Latinos in Higher Education: Many Enroll, Too Few Graduate. The report reveals that Latinos often pursue higher education in ways that thwart degree completion. Many enroll in community college and attend school only part-time, while others delay or prolong their college education into their mid-20s and beyond. Additional obstacles to completing college, graduate and professional degrees may be increasing tuition costs and family obligations.

WHO: The speakers are:

Roberto Suro, Director, Pew Hispanic Center

Rick Fry, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Pew Hispanic Center

Sarita Brown, President & CEO, Hispanic Scholarship Fund Institute

Teresa A. Sullivan, Ph.D., Vice President & Dean, Graduate Studies, University of Texas, Austin, TX

Ricardo R. Fernández, Ph.D., President, Lehman College, CUNY, Bronx, NY

Gregory Staff, a Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholarship recipient and 2002 graduate of the University of Virginia

DATE: September 5, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202.292.3304

WEB ADDRESS: pewhispanic.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: PUBLIC CITIZEN holds a Press briefing on the benefits of the federal renewable electricity standard featuring The Union of Concerned Scientists releasing a new analysis showing how federal renewable electricity standard could help the rest of the United States to reap some of the economic and pollution reductions benefits that Texas has garnered through its renewable energy policies.

WHO: The speakers are:

Peter Altman, Executive Director, SEED Coalition

Alden Meyer, Director of Government Relations, Union of Concerned Scientists

Sherry Phillips, Mayor of McCamey, TX

Mark Morgan, west Texas Landowner

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: Willard Intercontinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-223-6133

WEB ADDRESS: ucsusa.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR EMPLOYER SUPPORT OF THE GUARD AND RESERVE holds My Boss is a Patriot" Award Ceremony honoring 50 Congressmen who Employ National Guardsman or Reservists

WHO: The speakers are:

Secretary of the Army Thomas White

Executive Director of ESGR Bob Hollingsworth

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Matt Langan, 301-263-2241 OR Cheryl Pellegrino, 212-309-2795

WEB ADDRESS: esgr.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: FEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM holds a news conference releasing a report entitle "An Invitation to Terror: How Our Immigration Still Leaves America At Risk?"

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: 2257 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-7004

WEB ADDRESS:fairs.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 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program featuring Dr. Kenneth Rogoff,

Chief Economist, International Monetary Fund discussing issues that perennially face the IMF in its programs, including fiscal policy and budget deficits, moral hazard, and transparency. It will also touch on other issues concerning openness, financial liberalization and growth, and alternative approaches to transition.

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden Restaurant, 618 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.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

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: SEN. CHRIS DODD, D-CT, and Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-PA, hold a news conference announcing the Student Bill of Rights Act 2002. the legislation addresses inadequacies and inequities in educational opportunities available to students in many areas nationally. Today, nearly 50 years after the United States Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education struck down "separate and unequal" schooling, millions of children still do not have access to the educational resources.

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: Upper Senate Park, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Tom Lenard or Alex Swartsel, 202-224-0346

WEB ADDRESS: senate.gov

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: CHRISTIAN COALITION holds a news conference to discuss Christian support for Israel.

DATE: September 5, 2002

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

CONTACT: Michelle Ammons, 202-479-6900

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "NATO Enlargement: The Political, Economic and Industrial Implications."

WHO: The speakers are:

Adrian Kendry, senior defense economist for NATO Headquarters

Ronald Asmus, European studies senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and former deputy assistant secretary of State for Europe

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR COMMUNITARIAN POLICY STUDIES holds a news conference to discuss and release its report "American Society in the Age of Terrorism," an analysis of data gathered on sociological changes in a post-September 11 American society. American Demographics will also make available the complete surveys included in "A Look Back at 9/11," which examines the trends in Americans' attitudes towards family, religion, work and entertainment since 9/11. Panelists will address these findings and how they help us understand the lasting effects of the terrorist attacks.

WHO: The speakers are:

David Brooks, Senior Editor, The Weekly Standard

Amitai Etzioni, University Professor, George Washington University

Seema Nayyar, Editor, American Demographics

Alan Wolfe, Director, Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, Boston College

DATE: September 5, 2002

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

CONTACT: Dana Graber, 202-994-8937

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: REP. JENNIFER DUNN, R-WA, AND REP. MARTIN FROST, D-TX, hold a news conference to discuss the AMBER ALERT COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK.

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: HC-09, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-9205

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE 2002 Prelude Festival featuring Keyboardist Bill Heid, bassist Patrick O'Leary, and drummer Mike Petrocino previewing their Blues Tour to Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand.

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents New York Times foreign affairs columnist Thomas Friedman describing his job as the best on earth. In Longitudes And Attitudes: The World in the Age of Terrorism he shares many of his post-September 11 columns, a small sampling of earlier ones, a forward, and a long, 100-page section from a journal he kept as he traveled through the Middle East.

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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