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By United Press International   |   Oct. 1, 2002 at 4:00 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: WHITE HOUSE holds a conference on Missing, Exploited, and Runaway Children.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Margaret Spellings, Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy

9:05 a.m. - John Ashcroft, Attorney General of the United States

9:25 a.m. - Panel: Risks To America's Children And Youth

Ernie Allen, President and CEO, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

David Finkelhor, Ph.D., Crimes Against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire (Durham, NH)

Don and Claudine Ryce (Miami, FL)

Phil E. Keith, Chief of Police, Knoxville Police Department (Knoxville, TN)

Lucy Berliner, Director, Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress (Seattle, WA)

10:10 a.m. - Panel: What's Working? Successful Programs

Bob Flores, Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice

Florence Shapiro, Texas State Senator (Addison, TX)

Rick Minicucci, Chief Technology Officer, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (Alexandria, VA)

Ed Harless, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, ADVO, Inc. (Windsor, CT)

Lt. Bill Walsh, Dallas Police Department (Dallas, TX)

10:55 a.m. - Panel: The Federal Role

The Honorable Robert Mueller, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigations

Claude Allen, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Lee Heath, Chief Postal Inspector, U.S. Postal Inspection Service

Nina R. Hickson, Chief Presiding Judge, Fulton County Juvenile Court (Atlanta, GA)

Sgt. Gary R. O'Connor (Retired), Lower Gwynedd Township Police Department (Lansdale, PA)

Bradley Russ, Chief of Police, Portsmouth Police Department (Portsmouth, NH)

11:55 a.m.- President George W. Bush

Introduced by First Lady Laura Bush

1:35 p.m. - Panel: International Abduction And Trafficking

Paula Dobriansky, Undersecretary for Global Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Gary Haugen, President and CEO, International Justice Mission (Washington, DC)

Laura Lederer, Deputy Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of State

Thomas R. Sylvester (Cincinnati, OH)

James D. Garbolino, Superior Court of California (Auburn, CA)

2:20 p.m. - Panel: Care For Missing Children And Their Families

Tommy Thompson, Secretary of Health and Human Services

Donna Linder, Executive Director, Child Find of America (New Paltz, NY)

Sister Mary Rose McGeady, President, Covenant House (New York, NY)

Ann W. Burgess, Boston College School of Nursing (Philadelphia, PA)

Patty Wetterling, Co-Founder, Jacob Wetterling Foundation (St. Joseph, MN)

Bishop Keith Butler, Pastor, Word of Faith International Christian Center (Southfield, MI)

3:20 p.m. - Panel: Preventing The Victimization Of Children

Rod Paige, Secretary of Education

Susan Breault, Executive Director, The Paul and Lisa Program, Inc., (Westbrook, CT)

Kenneth Wooden, Founder, Child Lures, Ltd., Child Lures Prevention, (Shelburne, VT)

James Kelly, Chief of Police, Palm Beach County School District, (West Palm Beach, FL)

4:05 p.m. - Panel: The Role Of The Media And Corporations

John Walsh, Host "America's Most Wanted"

John Murphy, Vice President Loss Prevention, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., (Bentonville, AR)

Alina Falcon, Senior Vice President and Director of News Division, Univision (Miami, FL)

Jim O'Connor, Group Vice President, Marketing Sales and Service, Ford Motor Company (Dearborn, MI)

Martha Nelson, Editor-in-Chief, People Magazine (New York, NY)

Parry Aftab, Executive Director, Wiredsafety.org (New York, NY)

4:50 p.m. - Colin Powell, Secretary of State

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-456-6238

WEB ADDRESS: whitehouse.gov

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: GLOBAL BUSINESS DIALOGUE, NATIONAL FOREIGN TRADE COUNCIL, AND WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION hold a discussions on "German Industry and the WTO" and "Eye of the Beholder: Antidumping and the Doha Round."

DATE: October 2, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-463-5074

WEB ADDRESS: wita.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS sponsors a Congressional Forum on Laos.

WHO: The speakers are:

Kay Danes, political prisoner jailed in Laos for a year

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA

Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-RI;

Rep. George Radanovich, R-CA

Rep. Mark Green, R-WI;

Rep. dam Smith, D-WA

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: 2105 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Anna Jones or Philip Smith, 202-543-1444

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Progress or Procrastination: China's First Year in the WTO.

WHO: The speakers are:

Wendy Cutler, Assistant USTR, Office of North Asian Affairs, Office of the United States Trade Representative (remarks off the record)

Patrick Mulloy, Acting Chairman, U.S. China Commission

Karen Sutter, Director, Business Advisory Services, U.S.-China Business Council

DATE: October 2, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: SEN. HILLARY CLINTON, D-NY, SEN. JOHN KERRY, D-MA, SEN. BARBARA BOXER, D-CA, AND SEN. CHRIS DODD, D-CT, present a "Congressional Look At The Status of Our Nations Children."

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: G-50 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-7924

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: COMMITTEE FOR A RESPONSIBLE FEDERAL BUDGET holds a roundtable discussion on budget enforcement.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dan Crippen, Congressional Budget Office

Mitch Daniels, Office of Management and Budget

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: 325 Russell Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-547-4484

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: MIGRATION POLICY INSTITUTE holds a program on "Srebrenica: The Fall of a 'Safe' Area."

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Cees Wiebes, key researcher for the Dutch Institute for War Documentation's report "Srebrenica: a 'Safe' Area: Reconstruction, Background, Consequences, and Analyses of the Fall of a Safe Area," released in April 2002

Bill Frelick, Director, Refugee Program, Amnesty International USA

Joanne van Selm, Senior Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute (Chair)

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Ana Claros, 202-266-1940

WEB ADDRESS: migrationpolicy.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL CENTER FOR PUBLIC POLICY AND HIGHER EDUCATION will host a symposium to discuss Measuring Up 2002: The State-by-State Report Card for Higher Education.

AGENDA: Measuring Up 2002 evaluates and grades each state's performance in providing education and training beyond high school. Previous national and state-by-state results were released in Measuring Up 2000.

WHO: The speakers are:

Paul Patton, Governor of Kentucky and Chair of the National Governors Association

James B. Hunt Jr., Chair of the National Center's Board of Directors and former governor of North Carolina

Roger A. Enrico, former Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, Inc

Roberts T. Jones, President and CEO of the National Alliance of Business

Garrey Carruthers, President and CEO of Cimarron Health Plan and former governor of New Mexico

Jim Edgar, Distinguished Fellow at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois in Urbana and former governor of Illinois

Ted Sanders, President of the Education Commission of the States

Paul Lingenfelter, Executive Director of the State Higher Education Executive Officers; and others.

DATE: October 2, 2002

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

CONTACT: Heather Jack, 408-271-2699.

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROAD FOUNDATION holds a news conference honoring five urban school districts that have made the greatest overall improvement in student achievement while at the same time reducing the achievement gaps across ethnic groups and between high and low income students.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rod Paige, U.S. Secretary of Education

Eli Broad, Founder, The Broad Foundation

Senators Edward Kennedy, Judd Gregg, John Edwards, Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, Kay Bailey Hutchinson, Paul Sarbanes and Barbara Boxer

Representatives John Boehner, George Miller, Nancy Pelosi, John Lewis, Nita Lowey, Jane Harman and Tom Petri.

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: H-122, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Kitchens, 202-354-8200

WEB ADDRESS: broadfoundation.org.

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a Newsmaker forum featuring former Vice President Al Gore discussing economic policy issues.

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Republican National Committee Chairman and former Montana Governor Marc Racicot, will talk about the outlook for the November Election.

DATE: October 2, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: PEW FORUM ON RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE holds a program on Religion on the Stump: Politics and Faith in America.

WHO: The speakers are:

Former Gov. of New York Mario Cuomo

Rep. Mark Souder, R-IN

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Heather Morton, 202-955-5078

WEB ADDRESS: pewforum.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: DISCOVERY CREEK CHILDREN'S MUSEUM holds a news conference to unveil the Rolling Rainforest, a one-of-a-kind completely mobile immersion exhibit that authentically recreates the sights, sounds and smells of a tropical rainforest. The exhibit will introduce students to the critical and fragile rainforest ecosystem, highlight the rainforest's importance globally and locally, and serve as a national model for environmental education.

WHO: The speakers are:

Susan M. Seligmann, Founder and CEO, Discovery Creek Children's Museum

Rep. Roy Blunt (R-MO)

Rep. George Miller (D-CA)

Rep. Connie Morella (R-MD)

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)

Jan Hartke, Executive Director, EarthVoice

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: Union Station, 40 Massachusetts Ave., NE, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Jamie Shor or Amy Gergely, 202-628-7772

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "How Americans and Europeans View the World and Each Other Since 9-11."

WHO: The speakers are:

Stephen Szabo, SAIS professor of European studies

Karen Donfried, director of Foreign Policy Programs at the German Marshall Fund of the United States

Steven Grand of the Council on Foreign Relations

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION AND NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL host the Mental Illness Awareness Week congressional luncheon symposium titled "Science and Mental Health Parity," which will address the scientific advances in biomedical and behavioral psychiatric research and treatment, and how these advances support the need for mental health parity legislation.

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard Nakamura, Ph.D., Acting Director, National Institute of Mental Health

Herbert Pardes, M.D., President and CEO, New York Presbyterian Hospital

Jay Scully, M.D., Medical Director Designate, American Psychiatric Association

Jim McNulty, Board President, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

Paul Appelbaum, M.D., President, American Psychiatric Association

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: 2168 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-682-6060

WEB ADDRESS: psych.org.

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY BMW Center for German and European Studies holds a program on "Germany after the Election: Questions for the Transatlantic Relationship."

WHO: The speakers are:

Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Werner Weidenfeld, Director of the Center for Applied Policy Research, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

Dr. Josef Janning, Director, Bertelsmann Group for Policy Research, Center for Applied Policy Research, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-8316

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS holds a news conference releasing East Asian Financial Cooperation After the Chiang Mai Initiative.

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: 1750 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-9000

WEB ADDRESS:iie.com

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION hold a program on Open Access: Preserving Public Interest Architecture for Broadband Internet Service.

WHO: The speakers are:

Barry Steinhardt, Director, Program on Technology and Liberty

American Civil Liberties Union

Dr. Andrew Afflerbach, Principal Engineer, Columbia Telecommunications Corporation

Jeffrey Chester, Executive Director, Center for Digital Democracy

DATE: October 2, 2002

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

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE holds a luncheon program on the Origins of the intifada II: Rescuing Peace For Israelis and Palestinians featuring Menachem Klein, Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies.

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: MEI, 1761 N Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-785-1141

WEB ADDRESS: mideasti.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE holds a luncheon briefing entitled The Occupation's Youngest Victims with Daniel Quinn, Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS: palestinecenter.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Japan's Political Leadership: Innovations and Limitations" with Lam Peng Er, a professor from the National University of Singapore.

DATE: October 2, 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 a program on Managing Large-Scale Biodiversity Conservation Programs with Lawrence H. Linden, The Goldman Sachs Group.

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Participatory Methods for Educating Indigenous Girls in Guatemala" with Joshua Muskin, senior education adviser at World Learning.

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTURY FOUNDATION holds a briefing on Civil Rights and National Security: Must We Choose?

WHO: The speakers are:

Stephen J. Schulhofer, Professor of Law, New York University and author of the new Century Foundation report, The Enemy Within: Intelligence Gathering, Law Enforcement, and Civil Liberties in the Wake of September 11 Walter E. Dellinger, Douglas B. Maggs Professor of Law, Duke University; Solicitor General, 1996-97 Term Supreme Court; Christopher Edley, Jr., Professor of Law and founding co-director of The Civil Rights Project, Harvard University

Dahlia Lithwick, Supreme Court Correspondent, Slate Magazine

DATE: October 2, 2002

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

CONTACT: 212-452-7722

WEB ADDRESS: tcf.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Patty Murray, Chair, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and Bill Frist, Chair, National Republican Senatorial Committee discussing upcoming mid-term elections and the impact of key senatorial races around the country.

DATE: October 2, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Artistic Director, Shakespeare Theater Michael Kahn.

DATE: October 2, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a book signing and a panel discussion on "Intelligence Failure Before September 11.

WHO: The speakers are:

Bill Gertz, National Security reporter for The Washington Times

Constantin Menges, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute

Angelo Codeville, Distinguished Professor at Boston University.

Larry Wortzel, Director of the Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation.

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents We're Mericans, a one person show adapted by Mando Alvarado from Sandra Cisneros' book, Woman Hollering Creek, bringing to life the world of South Texas.

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:20 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a program on The Ideas That Conquered the World: Peace, Democracy, and Free Markets in the Twenty-first Century.

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael Mandelbaum, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations;

Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University;

Author, The Ideas That Conquered the World

Philip Merrill, Chairman and Publisher, Capital-Gazette Communications

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Marieke Beeuwkes, 212-434-9537

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Anne Lamott discussing and signing copies of Blue Shoe. Mattie Ryder, mother of two and recent divorcée, has troubles: she's dealing with her aging and demanding mother, trying to find out her dead father's secrets, falling for a married friend, and remembering not to sleep with her ex-husband. Seasons quickly pass as Mattie learns to believe in love again in this funny and poignant novel.

DATE: October 2, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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