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Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   Sept. 23, 2002 at 4:18 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FEDERAL CREDIT UNIONS holds its Congressional Caucus.

AGENDA: Highlights:

08:50 a.m. - Rep. Steve Latourette (R-OH)

09:30 a.m. - Mike Vadala, President of The Summit FCU

10 a.m. -- Sen. Paul Sarbanes (D-MD)

10:30 a.m. - Rep. George Gekas (R-PA)

11 a.m. - Debbie Matz, NCUA Board Member

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: Grant Hyatt, 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC

1000 H Street NW

CONTACT: John H. Zimmerman, 202- 522-4770 x291

WEB ADDRESS: nafcu.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: FANNIE MAE International Housing Finance Symposium entitled U.S. Housing Finance System:

Developing a practical understanding of the market structure and best practices of the U.S. housing finance market -- and

considerations for implementation in other markets.

AGENDA: The educational forum is designed to provide representatives of foreign governments, financial institutions, and multilateral organizations with a practical understanding of the U.S. housing finance system -- guiding participants through the fundamentals of the primary mortgage market, secondary mortgage market, and securitization.

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: 3900 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Gwen Moore Holliday, 202-752-8068

WEB ADDRESS: fanniemae.com/ihfs

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION holds its annual Public Affairs Conference.

AGENDA: Highlights:

10:30 a.m. - Restaurant Neighbor Award ceremony

6 p.m. - GO Dine-Out event, conference attendees will pair up for an evening at one of D.C.'s fabulous restaurants. State partners will also invite members of Congress, or key staffers, to join each delegation for a unique dining experience.

DATE: September 23, 2002

LOCATION: J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,

Washington, DC

CONTACT: Tom Foulkes, 202-331-5902

WEB ADDRESS: restaurant.org/paconference/index.cfm

TIME: 8:45 a.m.

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS holds a conference on the dollar.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:45 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction

C. Fred Bergsten, Director, Institute for International Economics

9 a.m. - The Equilibrium Exchange Rate of the Dollar and Other Key Currencies

Paper: Andrew Hughes-Hallett, Vanderbilt University

A Market View

Michael Rosenberg, Deutsche Bank, The Financial Dimension

Catherine Mann, Institute for International Economics

The Exchange Rate and Trade Policy

I.M. Destler, University of Maryland and Institute for International Economics

11 a.m. -- The Dollar and the US Economy

Paper: Martin Baily, Institute for International Economics

A Corporate View

Mustafa Mohatarem, General Motors Corporation

A Labor View

Thomas Palley, Open Society Institute and formerly, AFL-CIO

A Financial Markets View

Stephen Roach, Morgan Stanley

2 p.m. - The Impact on Other Key Economies

The Yen and the Japanese Economy

Paper: William R. Cline, Institute for International Economics and Center for Global Development

The Euro and the European Economy

Paper: Daniel Gros, Centre for European Policy Studies

James O'Neill, Goldman Sachs International

3:30 p.m. - Policy Instruments

Paper: Does Intervention Work?

Kathryn Dominguez, University of Michigan

The Limits of Intervention

Edwin M. Truman, Institute for International Economics

Intervention as "Manipulation" Ernest Preeg, Manufacturer's Alliance/MAPI

5 p.m. - Summary and Conclusions

C. Fred Bergsten, Director, Institute for International Economics

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1750 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-454-1349

WEB ADDRESS: iie.com

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE holds a conference to examine the questions surrounding a national energy policy Strategy.

WHO: The speakers are:

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

Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-NE

Congressman W.J. "Billy" Tauzin, R-LA

Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-NM

Patrick Henry Wood, III, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

David N. Parker, President and CEO, American Gas Association

Red Cavaney, President and CEO, American Petroleum Institute

Joe F. Colvin, President and CEO, Nuclear Energy Institute

Thomas R. Kuhn, President, Edison Electric Institute

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682 or 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 9:30a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR SECURITY POLICY holds a program to discuss the need for the program, capabilities of the V-22 Osprey and successes enjoyed during recent test flights.

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: Reserve Officer's Association, One Constitution Ave., NE, Washington DC

CONTACT: Bud DeFlaviis, 202-225-2011

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents President of Kyrgyzstan Askar Akaev discussing the country's relations with the United States and Russia.

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: REP. CURT WELDON, R-PA AND SEN. CONRAD BURNS, R-MT, hold a news conference to discuss diversifying America's energy supplies.

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: Senate TV Gallery, US Capitol, Washington DC

CONTACT: 202-225-2011

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE holds a briefing on Afghanistan: Prospects for Free & Independent Media featuring Pakistani journalist and best-selling author Ahmed Rashid.

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1200 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-429-3832

WEB ADDRESS: usip.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: ENDOCRINE SOCEITY holds a news conference releasing results from its consensus conference on subclinical thyroid disease.

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 301-941-0255

WEB ADDRESS: endo-society.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: THE ALLIANCE FOR EXCELLENT EDUCATION holds a program releasing its new report, Every Child a Graduate: A Framework for an Excellent Education for all Middle and High School Students,

WHO: The speakers are:

Susan Frost , Executive Director, Alliance for Excellent Education

Scott Joftus , Policy Director, Alliance for Excellent Education

Richard W. Riley, Former Secretary, Department of Education ; Senior Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough; Distinguished Chair, Richard W. Riley Institute of Government Politics and Public Leadership, Furman University

Gerry House, President and CEO, Institute for Student Achievement and former school superintendent (Memphis, TN and Chapel Hill, NC)

Jane Hannaway, Director, Education Policy Center, Urban Institute

DATE: September 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: Trish Smallow, 202-842-4888

WEB ADDRESS:all4ed.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum Digital Pearl Harbor: How Real Is the Cybersecurity Threat, and Who's Responsible Anyway?

WHO: The speakers are:

Howard Schmidt, Federal Office of Cybersecurity

Ken Silva, Verisign Corporation

Ira H. Parker, Genuity

Warren Axelrod, Pershing Division of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation

Scott Charney, Microsoft

DATE: September 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled Is Racism the Real Culprit? What the Data Do and Don't Show about the Racial Health Gap. Why the great disparity in health status between whites and minorities--primarily African Americans? One popular explanation is prejudice--in the doctor's office and throughout the health care system. Most recently, the Institute of Medicine released, "Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care."

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Sally Satel, American Enterprise Institute

Dr. Peter Bach, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Byron Spice, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Dr. Maxwell Gregg Bloche, Georgetown Law Center and Institute of Medicine, Committee on Racial Disparity

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: THE H. JOHN HEINZ III CENTER FOR SCIENCE, ECONOMICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT holds a news conference releasing The State of The Nation's Ecosystems: Measuring the Lands, Waters, and Living Resources of the United States.

WHO: The speakers are:

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: J.W. Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-585-2755

WEB ADDRESS: heinzctr.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW holds a discussion on the International Criminal Court and the United States.

AGENDA: Highlight:

WHO: The speakers are:

Pierre-Richard Prosper Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, U.S. Department of State

David Stoelting, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, New York City; ABA Delegate, Rome Diplomatic Conference on the International Criminal Court

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: The American Society of International Law, 2223 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-939-6000

WEB ADDRESS:asil.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE holds a briefing with Ziad Abu Zayyad, member of the legislative council, Jerusalem District.

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS:palestinecenter.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Mari Carmen Aponte, Director of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration here in Washington discussing Puerto Rico celebrating the 50th anniversary of its status as a Commonwealth of the United States.

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE presents Madame Chen Wu Sue-Jen, first lady of the Republic of Taiwan discussing Taiwan's Democratic Development.

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE presents Sen. Conrad Burns, R-MT, discussing America's dependence on oil from Iraq and Saudi Arabia while calling for greater energy partnerships with Russian and the former Soviet states of the Caspian Sea.

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H St. NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION discussion on World Politics in the 21st Century

Philip Bobbitt, Former Member, National Security Council, Professor, University of Texas/Oxford University.

DATE: September 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 4:30 p.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE Social Security and Young Americans: A Cato Institute Event Series presents The Politics of Social Security Reform.

WHO: The speakers are:

John S. Barry, Chief Economist and Director of Research, Tax Foundation

Scott Stewart, President, College Republican National Committee

Will Daley, Special Projects Editor, Zogby International

Lex Paulson, Vice President, College Democrats of America

Hans Riemer, Senior Policy Analyst, Campaign for America's Future

Featured Address: The Gen-X Perspective and Social Security Reform

Bruce Tulgan, Founder, Rainmaker Thinking; Author, Managing Generation X

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1539 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Bob Boguslaw Quartet performing original jazz compositions and standards, with Boguslaw on piano, together with saxophone, bass and drums.

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB presents an author event entitled "WAR TORN: Stories of War from the Women Reporters Who Covered Vietnam."

WHO: The speakers are:

Tad Bartimus, then with the Associated Press

Denby Fawcett, Honolulu Advertiser

Jurate Kazickas, freelance

Edith Lederer, Associated Press

Anne Morrissy Merick, ABC-TV

Laura Palmer, ABC and NBC Radio

Tracy Wood, UPI.

DATE: September 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Who Owns the Genome?

WHO: The speakers are:

Eric S. Lander, Ph.D. Director, Whitehead Center for Genome Research

Q. Todd Dickinson, JD, Partner Howrey Simon Arnold & White, Former Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Pilar N. Ossorio, Ph.D., JD, Assistant Professor of Law and Medicine, University of Wisconsin

Scott A. Brown, JD, Vice President, Chief Patent Counsel, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Justin Gillis, Staff Reporter, Washington Post

DATE: September 24, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents The Everlasting Stream: A True Story of Rabbits, Guns, Friends, and Family featuring Walt Harrington, a former reporter for The Washington Post, comparing his fast-paced, urban lifestyle with the slower pace of the long Thanksgiving weekends that he spent every year with his African-American father-in-law and his friends hunting rabbits in Kentucky.

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919.

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 8 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Amnesty International Speaker Series presents syndicated columnist and editorial page reporter for the Washington Post, McCarthy teaches at Georgetown University.

DATE: September 24, 2002

LOCATION: 102 Maguire, Healy Hall, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

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