facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   Sept. 24, 2002 at 3:45 PM   |   Comments

UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL

For content questions, call 202-898-8291

To fax additions or changes, 202-898-8064

For the UPI News Desk call, 202-898-8111

EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: WORLD BANK AND INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND hold the annual meeting. Because the Annual Meetings bring such a large number of member country officials together, they provide opportunities for consultations large and small, formal and informal. Numerous seminars are held in conjunction with the meetings, including seminars conducted by staff members for members of the press.

AGENDA: Highlight:

9 a.m. - World Economic Outlook press conference by Kenneth Rogoff, Counsellor and Director, Research Department, IMF Headquarters, Room B-702

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-473-1000

WEB ADDRESS:worldbank.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: WORLD VISION AND THE WORLD BANK holds a conference on Democratizing Development: Deepening Social Accountability through Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers.

AGENDA: The conference seeks to further explore the potential of poverty reduction

strategy papers, by focusing on their capacity to reduce corruption, improve government efficiency, enhance the rule of law, and foster respect for human rights.

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: Room JB1-080, 701 18th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Marianne Stigset, 202-458-4897

WEB ADDRESS: worldbank.org

TIME: All Day

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

AGENDA: Highlight:

8:30 a.m. -- Breakfast with journalist Brit Hume

DATE: September 25, 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: All Day

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

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:35 a.m. - Rep. Mike Oxley, R-OH

9 a.m. - Rep. Paul Kanjorski, D-PA

9:30 a.m. - Rep. Donald Manzullo, R-IL

10 a.m. - Rep. Darlene Hooley, D-OR

10:30 a.m. - Jim Mills, NAFCU Chair

Fred Becker, NAFCU CEO and President

DATE: September 25, 2002

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

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

WEB ADDRESS: nafcu.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program on China In Transition: Behind The Scenes.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Registration and Light Breakfast

9 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction

John Hamre, CSIS president and CEO, and John Holden, president,

National Committee on U.S.-China Relations

9:20 a.m. - A Historical Perspective on China's Domestic Transitions

Roderick MacFarquhar, Harvard University

10:30 a.m. - Challenges to Legitimacy: The Party in Transition

Chair: Ambassador James Sasser

Joseph Fewsmith, Boston University

Li Cheng, Woodrow Wilson Center and Hamilton College

Minxin Pei, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

1:30 p.m. - Income, Population and Health: Welfare Society in Transition

Chair: Bates Gill, CSIS

Deborah Davis, Yale University

Huang Yanzhong, Grand Valley State University

Joan Kaufman, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

2:45 p.m. - Off the Beaten Track: Rural China in Transition

John Holden, National Committee on United States-China Relations

Thomas Bernstein, Columbia University

Brian Schwarzwalder, Rural Development Institute

Liu Yawei, Carter Center, Emory University

4 p.m. -- The Changing Workplace: The Economy in Transition

Chair: Pieter Bottelier, Johns Hopkins SAIS

Kellee Tsai, Johns Hopkins University

Stoyan Tenev, International Finance Corporation

James McGregor, Vermilion Ventures

5:15 p.m. - Closing Remarks

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: 106, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL holds program on Emerging Business Network: The Government Market - Myths and Realities with Robert Silverman, co-founder and CEO of ReachSolutions, LLC, a management consulting firm focused specifically on helping companies build highly successful and sustainable businesses in the unique government market, discuss the myths and realities of building a successful, sustainable government-focused business.

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS:nvtc.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "The Future of a Post-Saddam Iraq: A Blueprint for American Involvement."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Military Involvement and Allied Support

Victor D. Hanson, California State University, Fresno

John O'Sullivan, United Press International

David Rivkin, Baker & Hostetler, LLP

Baker Spring, The Heritage Foundation

Government Reconstruction

Ahmed Chalabi, Iraqi National Congress

Marc Gerecht, American Enterprise Institute

John Hulsman, The Heritage Foundation

James Phillips, The Heritage Foundation

Patrick Clawson, The Washington Institute

Daniel Yergin, Cambridge Energy Associates

Ariel Cohen, The Heritage Foundation

Jerry O'Driscoll, The Heritage Foundation

Helle Dale, Davis Institute for International Studies

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION holds a briefing to discuss the racial divide in Pharmaceutical care.

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: 328 Russell Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-326-1726

WEB ADDRESS: nmanet.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: HEALTH SYSTEM CHANGE holds briefings to discuss why are health care costs rising so rapidly.

AGENDA: Underlying health care spending drives premium trends, and a new Health Affairs' article scheduled for provides hard numbers on increased spending in 2001 for prescription drugs, physician services and inpatient and outpatient hospital care for privately insured people. The study also offers an early look at 2002 health care cost trends and the role of aging baby boomers in health care cost trends.

WHO: The speakers are:

Paul B. Ginsburg, Ph.D., HSC president

Bradley C. Strunk, HSC health research analyst

Carmela Coyle, senior vice president for policy, American Hospital Association

G. Lawrence Atkins, president, Health Policy Analysts Inc

DATE: September 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-264-3484

WEB ADDRESS: hschange.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: UNITED SENIORS holds a news conference releasing the results of its "National Survey of Senior Voters"

WHO: The speakers are:

Art Linkletter, Entertainer and Author

Charles Jarvis, United Seniors Association

John McLaughlin, McLaughlin & Associates

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: H-137 U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-5920

WEB ADDRESS: unitedseniors.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE holds the World Bank Boycott briefing

WHO: The speakers are:

Father San Deboe, Conference of Major Superior of men

Dr. Vineeta Gupta, Insaaf International

Demba Dembele, Forum for African Alternatives

Francis Bartelt, Wisconsin Fair Trade Campaign

DATE: September 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-393-6665

WEB ADDRESS: ecjustice.net

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CAMPAIGN FOR AMERICA'S FUTURE holds a news conference to discuss the "pension reform" legislation passed recently by the House, with the support of almost all Republicans, contains provisions that would encourage corporations to renege on their obligations to provide pension coverage to low-wage and middle-level employees, while still providing lavish pension benefits to their highest paid employees.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Jon Corzine, D-NJ

Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-MA

Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-CA

Cong. Richard Gephardt, House Minority Leader

John J. Sweeney, President, AFL-CIO

Roger Hickey, Co-Director, Campaign for America's Future

Karen Friedman, Director of Policy Strategies, Pension Rights Center

Former Enron employees

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: 138 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Tasha Spindler, 202 955-5665

WEB ADDRESS: ourfuture.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE hosts the kick-off for online public access to the federal rulemaking process, as part of President Bush's E-Government initiative.

WHO: The speakers are:

OMB Director Mitch Daniels

EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman

Associate Director for Information Technology and E-Government Mark Forman

National Archivist John Carlin

Suzanne Clark, U.S. Chamber Chief of Staff

Lowell Miles, Miles Composite and Fiberglass, Inc.

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: HAITI REBORN/QUIXOTE CENTER holds the Let Haiti Live Demonstration to protest withholding of humanitarian aid. Withholding this money earmarked for health, drinking water, basic education and rural roads is having disastrous effect on the Haitian people.

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: in front of 2201 C Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 301-699-0042

WEB ADDRESS: haitiborn.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES will hold a conference call briefing to discuss pressing issues before Congress that affect the well-being of low-income children in the United States, including Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and child care services for low-income families.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Greenstein, Executive Director

Edwin Park, Senior Health Policy Analyst

Sharon Parrott, Co-Director of Federal TANF Policy

DATE: September 25, 2002

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080.

WEB ADDRESS:cbpp.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL holds a news conference releasing two new reports examining juvenile offender executions in the United States and worldwide. The reports are:

Indecent and Internationally Illegal: The Death Penalty Against Child Offenders

Children and the Death Penalty: Executions Worldwide Since 1990

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. William F. Schulz, Executive Director of AIUSA

Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg, Director of the Institute of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Performance Ricardo Villalobos, Murder Victims Families for Reconciliation

DATE: September 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: Jen Corlew , 202-544-0200 x302

WEB ADDRESS:aiusa.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on Food Fight: The Looming U.S.-EU Conflict over Plant Biotechnology and Trade.

WHO: The speakers are:

Alan Larson, U.S. Department of State; Ronald Bailey, Cato Institute

Tony Van der haegen, Delegation of the European Commission to the U.S.

Sarah Thorn, Grocery Manufacturers of America.

DATE: September 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: LEADERSHIP WASHINGTON holds its elected officials fall luncheon program

WHO: The honorees are:

Sandra Allen; Member, Council of the District of Columbia

James Aluisi; Former Sheriff, Prince George's County

Dorothy Bailey; Vice Chair, Prince George's County Council

George Barton; Former Member, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors

Linda Cropp; Chair, Council of the District of Columbia

Wayne Curry; County Executive, Prince George's County

Jack Evans; Member, Council of the District of Columbia

Jay Fisette; Member, Arlington County Board

Jim Graham; Member, Council of the District of Columbia

Glenn Harrell, Jr.; Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals

James Hubbard; Delegate, Maryland House of Delegates

Charlene Drew Jarvis; Former Member, Council of the District of Columbia

William Lightfoot; Former Member, Council of the District of Columbia

William Missouri; Administrative Judge, 7th Judicial Circuit in Maryland

Dale Myers; Former Chair, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors

Doug Peters; Former Member, Bowie City Council

Karen Shook; Former Member, District of Columbia School Board

Anthony Williams; Mayor, District of Columbia

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: Renaissance Hotel, Washington, 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-659-5135

WEB ADDRESS: lwdc.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Building Coalitions for Change in Cambodia" holds Chris Thomas, a senior education specialist at the World Bank.

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE features Carolyn Fisher, Resources for the Future discussing "Multilateral Trade Agreements and Market-Based Environmental Policies." Fischer will review legal provisions of the World Trade Organization that have implications for a member country's ability and incentives to design economically efficient environmental policies.

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "U.S.-China Military Relations: Perceptions and Realities" with Dennis C. Blair, former commander-in-chief of the U.S. Pacific Command.

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Traditional Islam in Central Asia and Afghanistan" with Shaykh Hisham Muhammad Kabbani, chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council.

of North America,

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Garmarna who are inspired by Swedish folk music of the medieval period, to produce a mix of ancient and modern music. Layers of strings, guitars, hurdy-gurdy and percussion swirl around traditional vocals.

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:40 p.m.

EVENT: ASIA SOCIETY presents author John Esposito, professor of Religion and International Affairs and Founding Director of the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University discussing and signing copies of Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam.

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: Asia Society, 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 212-327-9271

WEB ADDRESS:asiasociety.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Jeremy Mayer discussing and signing copies of Running On Race: Racial Politics in Presidential Campaigns 1960-2000 which depicts electoral strategies regarding race in every election since Kennedy's clever straddling on the race question in 1960.

DATE: September 25, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

© 2002 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Scrap South Stream, Europe says Scrap South Stream, Europe says
2
Ship anchored near New Orleans sparks Ebola fears Ship anchored near New Orleans sparks Ebola fears
3
Scottish referendum: Who says 'yes' and who says 'no' Scottish referendum: Who says 'yes' and who says 'no'
4
New F-35 sustainment system undergoing flight testing New F-35 sustainment system undergoing flight testing
5
Jon Stewart criticizes NFL for actions against Adrian Peterson Jon Stewart criticizes NFL for actions against Adrian Peterson
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback