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EVENTS ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION holds its Workshop on Health Care and Competition Law and Policy

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:30 a.m. - Overview of the Health Care Marketplace: Structural, Legal, and Policy Issues

William Brewbaker, University of Alabama

Competition and Antitrust in Health Care

William Vogt, Carnegie Mellon University

Recent Developments in the Health Care Market

Cara Lesser, Center for Studying Health System Change

FTC's Health Care Initiatives

11:45 a.m. - Joe Simons, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission

J. Howard Beales III, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission

David Scheffman, Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission

DOJ's Health Care Initiatives

12:15 p.m. - Deborah P. Majoras, United States Department of Justice

State Attorneys' General Health Care Initiatives

Ellen Cooper, Office of the Attorney General, State of Maryland

2 p.m. - Health Care Services: Provider Integration

Dr. Ellen Burkett, Med South

Henry R. Desmarais, Health Insurance Association of America

Stuart Fine, Grand View Hospital

Warren Greenberg, George Washington University

Catherine I. Hanson, California Medical Association

Stephanie Kanwit, American Association of Health Plans

John Wiegand, Federal Trade Commission

3:45 p.m. - Health Insurance: Payor/Provider Issues

Helen Darling, Washington Business Group on Health

Henry R. Desmarais, Health Insurance Association of America

Stephen Foreman, Pennsylvania Medical Society

Stephanie Kanwit, American Association of Health Plans

Donald J. Palmisiano, American Medical Association

Mark Botti, Department of Justice

DATE: September 9, 2002

LOCATION: Room 432 at the FTC headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-326-2622

WEB ADDRESS:ftc.gov

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES holds a meeting to discuss Research Standards and Practices to Prevent Destructive Application of Advanced Biotechnology

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:45 a.m. - Biology, Chemistry and the Future of Biochemical Warfare

Dr. Malcolm Dando, Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford

United Kingdom

1 p.m. - Defining "Sensitive" Information in the Life Sciences

Dr. Parney Albright

Dr. Rachel Levinson, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President

4 p.m. -Defining "Sensitive" Information in the Life Sciences - The NIH Perspective

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

National Institutes of Health

DATE: September 9, 2002

LOCATION: 2100 C Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138

WEB ADDRESS:nas.edu

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN Arthur M. Sackler Gallery holds a press preview for the exhibition Masterful Illusions: Japanese Prints from the Anne van Biema Collection.

AGENDA: Prints were among the first of the Japanese arts to become widely appreciated outside Japan. Illusions presents, in two parts, 138 prints from the collection of more than three hundred formed over a period of more than thirty years by Anne van Biema. The prints reveal her fascination with legend and imagination as expressed in Japanese prints through the combined skills of artists, block engravers, and printers who worked under the direction of publishers.

DATE: September 9, 2002

LOCATION: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C.

1050 Independence Avenue, SW

CONTACT: 202-357-3030

WEB ADDRESS: si.edu

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SECRETARY TOMMY THOMPSON AND SURGEON GENERAL RICHARD CARMONA hold a remembrance ceremony of the September 11th attacks.

DATE: September 9, 2002

LOCATION: 200 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-690-6343

WEB ADDRESS: hhs.gov

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: FOREIGN PRESS CENTER holds a briefing with Jimmy Gurule, Under Secretary of Treasury for Enforcement discussing "Update on Tracking the Financial Assets of Terrorists: One Year Later."

DATE: September 9, 2002

LOCATION: Foreign Press Center, National Press Building, Room, 898, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-724-1640

WEB ADDRESS:fpc.state.gov

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a program discussing Living and Working in Turkmenistan: An American View

WHO: The speakers are:

John Kropf, former USAID Country Director for Turkmenistan (August 2000-May 2002)

Michael Clarke, Peace Corps volunteer in Turkmenistan (1998-2001)

Thomas Mark, Peace Corps volunteer in Turkmenistan (September 1999-September 2001)

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS:rferl.gov

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