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EVENTS ON 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

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION holds its 2002 National Convention & Aerospace Technology Exposition.

AGENDA: Highlights:

10 a.m. - Policy Forum: Transformation

Dr. Rebecca Gran, President, IRIS Independent Research

12 noon - Chief of Staff's Luncheon

General John Jumper

6:30 p.m. - Air Force Anniversary Reception

8 p.m. - Air Force Anniversary Dinner

Entertainment: Daniel Rodriguez

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: Marriott-Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-247-5843

WEB ADDRESS: afa.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW holds a ceremony presenting its Prominent Women In International Law Award to Judge Patricia M Wald.

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: 2223 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-939-6000

WEB ADDRESS: asil.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS AND NORTHEAST MIDWEST SENATE AND HOUSE CONALTIONS hold a congressional briefing to discuss manufacturing.

WHO: The speakers are:

Russell Shade, CEO, High Voltage Engineering

John Hiler, president, Hilder Industries

William Jones, CEO Cummines-Allison

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: 2253 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-0606

WEB ADDRESS:nam.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: WORLD POLICY INSTITUTE holds the National Summit on Cuba. The National Summit on Cuba is intended to demonstrate the changing public opinion within the Cuban-American community regarding the U.S.'s embargo on Cuba.

AGENDA: Highlight:

9 a.m. - Rep. Jeff Flake, R-AZ

DATE: September 17, 2002

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

CONTACT: 212-229-5953

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: WHITE HOUSE celebrates America's Authors series with a Symposium On Women Of The West. The program celebrates the works of Willa Cather, Edna Ferber and Laura Ingalls Wilder.

AGENDA: Highlight:

9 a.m. -- First Lady Laura Bush

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: East Room, The White House, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-456-1523

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: POPULATION MEDIA CENTER, POPULATION CONTROL INTERNATIONAL AND THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY'S CENTER FOR COMMUNICATION PROGRAMS hold a program on Saving the World: Dramatic Results One Episode at a Time.

WHO: The speakers are:

Bill Ryerson, President, Population Media Center

David Andrews, President, Population Communications International, New

Esta de Fossard, Senior Technical Advisor, Johns Hopkins University, Center

for Communication Programs,

Edward H. Lundquist, ABC, communication director for the Center

for Security Strategies and Operations, Anteon Corporation

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-525-0770

WEB ADDRESS: Potomacinstitute.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS holds a briefing to debate the proposed mental health parity mandate.

WHO: The speakers are:

Henry Harbin, M.D., Chairman, Magellan Health Systems will present the case for recent proposals to mandate mental health parity.

Paul Dennett, Vice President, Health Policy, American Benefits Council will present the case against Congressional mandates for mental health parity.

Sally Satel, M.D., W.H. Brady, Jr., Fellow, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) will present the case for controlling mental health care costs through utilization review.

John C. Goodman, Ph.D., President, National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) will present the case for controlling mental health care costs with Medical Savings Accounts.

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: 2105 of the Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 800-859-1154

WEB ADDRESS:ncpa.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN-ARAB ANTI-DISCRIMINATION COMMITTEE sponsors a Congressional panel briefing entitled, "Civil and Constitutional Rights in America Post 9/11."

AGENDA: Highlight:

WHO: The speakers are:

Professor David Cole, Georgetown University Law Center

Karen Narasaki, Executive Director of the National Asian Pacific American Legal Consortium

Wade Henderson, Executive Director of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights

Greg Nojeim, Chief Legislative Counsel of the American Civil Liberties Union).

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: Room 2255 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Amy Ajay, 202-244-2990

WEB ADDRESS: adc.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: ATLANTIC COUNCIL holds a news conference releasing a new report entitled "Elusive Partnership: U.S. and European Policies in the Near East and the Gulf." The report concludes that without the cooperation of allies in Europe, U.S. policy towards Iraq, Iran and other Middle East issues will be much more likely to fail.

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: 910 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-778-4990

WEB ADDRESS:acus.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL IMMIGRATION FORUM holds a news conference honoring Citizenship Day, September 17, the day the U.S. Constitution was adopted in 1787. Since September 11, 2001, there has been a remarkable increase in the number of immigrants and refugees applying for citizenship.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jorge Ramos, News Anchor, Univision, Moderator

Rep. Constance Morella, R-MD

Rep. Mike Honda, D-CA, Vice-Chair, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus

Imad Hamad, Midwest Regional Director, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, Detroit, MI

Arturo Vargas, Executive Director, National Association for Latino Elected and Appointed Officials

Frank Sharry, Executive Director, National Immigration Forum

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: HC-5 Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-544-0004

WEB ADDRESS: immigrationforum.org

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: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER DIRECTOR LEE HAMILTON AND AMBASSADOR ANDRES ROZENTAL, PRESIDENT OF THE MEXICAN COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a news conference launching a joint scholars program.

DATE: September 17, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: ASIA SOCIETY holds a briefing to discuss U.S.-Korea relations featuring Thomas Hubbard, Ambassador to the Republic of Korea from the U.S.

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-833-2742

WEB ADDRESS: asiasociety.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, PC

DATE: September 17, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled a forum, "The IMF and Globalization: Old Challenges, New Opportunities," Timothy F. Geithner, director of the Policy Development and Review Department at the International Monetary Fund

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents journalist Helen Thomas.

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: DIVISION ON INVESTMENT, TECHNOLOGY AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT holds a news conference to release UNCTAD's World Investment Report 2002. The report focuses on foreign direct investment and export competitiveness, including a look at which corporate strategies work best in key sectors of interest to multinationals. It reveals the position of the United States relative to other nations in the amount of investment coming into and going out of the country.

AGENDA: The contents of the report must not be quoted or otherwise used or summarized before September 17, 1:00 p.m. EDT

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-331-0175

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

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features a Women & Documentary Showcase with award-winning and first-time filmmakers, and see clips of their films.

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATION holds its annual black- tie gala fundraiser honoring six outstanding Americans.

AGENDA: Honorees are:

U.S. Army Sergeant Jason Burgess

U.S. Navy Yeoman Seaman Cean Whiteman,

U.S. Air Force staff sergeant, U.S. Air Force Charles Hawkins

boatswain's mate third class, U.S. Coast Guard David An

U.S. Marine Corps, Corporal Sean Tallon (Posthumously)

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Donna St. John, 202-610-6458

WEB ADDRESS: uso.gov

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features Terry Golway discussing and signing copies of So Others Might Live: A History of New York's Bravest-The FDNY from 1700 to the Present. The book traces the history of FDNY and the city itself, from early volunteers through the infamous Draft Riots, Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, and the horrors of 9/11.

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919.

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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