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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International   |   Sept. 13, 2002 at 3:44 PM   |   Comments

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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2002

Tuesday September 17, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: E-Gov holds its Information Assurance Conference. In the dynamic field of Information Assurance, you need to know about innovative technologies and solutions as they develop

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Information Assurance, Searching for the Silver Bullet

Sallie McDonald, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Information Assurance and Critical Infrastructure Protection,

Federal Technology Service, General Services Administration

12 noon - Securing the Internet -- How the Insurance Industry Protects Information

Mary Guzman, Senior Vice President, Marsh, Inc.

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 800-746-0099

WEB ADDRESS: e-gov.com

EVENT: 10:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE Seminar Series In Tax Policy entitled "Do Taxes Affect Entrepreneurial Activity?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Kevin A. Hassett, AEI

Roger Gordon, University of California at San Diego

Len Burman, Urban Institute

Eric M. Engen, AEI

Kevin A. Hassett, AEI

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a program on The Supreme Court: Past and Prologue A Look at the October 2001 and October 2002 Terms.

AGENDA: Highlights:

12:45 p.m. - Welcoming Remarks

Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs and Director, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute

James L. Swanson, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute and Editor in Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review

12 noon - Looking Back: School Choice, the First Amendment, and Property Rights in the 2001 Term

Stephen F. Williams, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

C. Boyden Gray, Partner, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering

James L. Swanson, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute

Roger Pilon, B. Kenneth Simon Chair in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute

2:20 p.m. - Looking Back: Federalism, the Drug War, and Crime in the 2001 Term

Douglas Kmiec, Dean, Columbus School of Law, Catholic University

Robert A. Levy, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute

Arthur B. Spitzer, Legal Director, ACLU, National Capital Area

Timothy Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute

3:30 p.m. - Coming Up: Campaign Finance Regulation, Affirmative Action, Property Rights, Federalism, the First Amendment, Intellectual Property, and Crime in the 2002 Term

Walter Dellinger, Partner, O'Melveny & Myers

James Bopp Jr., General Counsel, James Madison Center for Free Speech

Thomas Goldstein, Partner, Goldstein & Howe

Erik S. Jaffe, Erik S. Jaffe, P.C.

DATE: September 17, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on the 16th Communist Party Congress and Leadership Transition in China.

WHO: The speakers are:

Susan Shirk, Research Director, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, University of California, San Diego; Richard Baum, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

Lowell Dittmer, Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Cheng Li, Professor, Hamilton College, and Wilson Center Fellow

Lyman Miller, Research Fellow, Hoover Institute

David Shambaugh, Professor, George Washington University, and Wilson Center Fellow

DATE: September 17, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Goran Svilanovic.

DATE: September 17, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

Wednesday September 18, 2002

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with Mark Olson, Governor, Federal Reserve System, will speak on "Corporate Governance--Its Impact on the Marketplace."

DATE: September 18, 2002

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden Restaurant, 618 H St., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY holds a program on "American Foreign Policy Towards South Asia: Quest for a Future."

WHO: The speakers are:

Ambassador Teresita Schaeffer, Center for Strategic and International Studies former ambassador to Sri Lanka

Mushahid Hussain, former information minister, Government of Pakistan

Dr. Ritu Vij, director, South Asia Project, American University.

DATE: September 18, 2002

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Power and Powerlessness: Factors in Devising Strategies for Social and Political Change" with Lisa VeneKlasen, co-founder of Just Associates.

DATE: September 18, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Venezuela: Political and Economic Outlook" with Maria Beatriz Orlando, research associate at the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation.

DATE: September 18, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE holds a program on "Corporate Governance Explained: The Real Impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002."

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

James Glassman, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

David Kornblau, Chief Litigation Counsel, Division of Enforcement, S.E.C.

David McIntosh, Partner, Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw

Greg Zerzan, Senior Counsel, House Committee on Financial Services

DATE: September 18, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

Thursday September 19, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a program on Democracy and the Kyrgyz Republic: The Case of Feliks Kulov.

WHO: The speakers are:

Nailia Kulova, wife of jailed Kyrgyz opposition leader Feliks Kulov

Marcel Kulov, brother of jailed Kyrgyz opposition leader Feliks Kulov

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS:rferl.gov

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a panel debate on Copy Fights: Can Politicians or Entrepreneurs Best Protect Intellectual Property?

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Howard Berman, D-California

Gigi Sohn, Public Knowledge

Phil Corwin, Butera Andrews

Troy Dow, Motion Picture Association of America

Ed Black, Computer & Communications Industry Association

James Miller, Smith College.

DATE: September 19, 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 briefing on State Budget Deficits: The Effect on Medicaid. Many states are facing record budget deficits. Medicaid is the second largest item in most state budgets and is growing at the fastest rate. It is no surprise, then, that governors and legislators have been considering a variety of ways to slow its growth or enlist the help of others in paying the growing cost.

WHO: The speakers are:

Anne Barry, deputy commissioner of finance in Minnesota

Kristen Testa, health program manager for The Children's Partnership

Lee Partridge, director of health policy for the American Public Human Services Association.

Diane Rowland, the Commission's director, will offer introductory remarks

Ed Howard, executive vice president of the Alliance

DATE: September 19, 2002

LOCATION: Room G-50, Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-2300

WEB ADDRESS: allhealth.org

Friday September 20, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: PENN STATE EBUSINESS RESEARCH CENTER AND PENN STATE INSTITUTE FOR INFORMATION POLICY hold the Accelerating Global Commerce Through Technology and Policy Conference. The conference addresses the technology

sector's rebound and economic recovery.

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas Leary, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Irving Wladawsky-Berger, Vice President, IBM

Elliot Maxwell, Director of Internet Programs, Aspen Institute

Mark Forman, Associate Director of Information Technology and E-government, The Office of Management and Budget

DATE: September 20, 2002

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

CONTACT: 814-865-5670

WEB ADDRESS: psu.ed

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Afternoon Newsmaker" news program featuring the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Igor Ivanov, discussing "His Talks with Secretary of State Powell and Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld" and "His Visit to the United Nations General Assembly."

DATE: September 20, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Themes of Decapitation in Ancient Egyptian Funerary Religion," with Nick Picardo, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania.

DATE: September 20, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

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