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By United Press International   |   Oct. 2, 2002 at 3:58 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2002

TIME: All Day.

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy

U.S. National Academy of Sciences holds a meeting to discuss Public-Private Partnerships:

Partnering Against Terrorism.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Welcome

Dale Jorgenson, Harvard University

8:35 a.m. - Introduction

Bill Spencer, International SEMATECH

8:50 a.m. - Panel I: Partnering to Meet the New Security Challenge

Partnering for Cyber-security and Infrastructure Protection

Rep. Sherwood L. Boehlert (R-NY)

Capitalizing on the Nation's Research Portfolio

Gordon Moore, Intel Corporation (ret.)

10:15 a.m. - Panel II: Best Practice Examples of Public-Private Partnerships

Moderator: Arden Bement, NIST

University Research and the Market: The SBIR Opportunity

Partnering for Progress: The Advanced Technology Program

Maryann Feldman, Johns Hopkins University

SEMATECH: Assessing the Contribution

Ken Flamm, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

Mike Borrus, Petkevich Group, LLC

1:30 p.m. - Panel III: Partnerships Against Bioterrorism:

Moderator: Ed Penhoet, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley (ret)*

Partnering for Vaccines: The NIAID Perspective

Anthony Fauci, NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)+

Partnering for Vaccines: The Private Research Perspective

Gail Cassell, Lilly Research Laboratories of Eli Lilly and Company*

Kathy Behrens, RS Investment Management

3:15 p.m. - Panel IV: Partnering for National Security

Moderator: Bill Bonvillian, Senator Lieberman's Office

Security Challenges in an Open Economy

Steve Flynn, Council on Foreign Relations

Overcoming Information Overload

Anne K. Altman, U.S. Federal for the IBM Corporation

New Technologies for New Threats

DATE: October 3, 2002

LOCATION: 2100 C Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138

WEB ADDRESS:nas.edu

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: PRESIDENT'S NEW FREEDOM COMMISSION ON MENTAL HEALTH holds fifth meeting. This meeting will focus on the Commission's interim report to the President. The interim report, due at the end of October, will describe the extent of unmet needs and barriers to care within the mental health system. It also will provide examples of community-based, model, mental health programs. In addition, the Commission will hear presentations on the mental health needs and concerns of older adults.

AGENDA: Highlight:

8:30 a.m.- Panel Presentation - "Older Adults and Mental Health"

Gary Kennedy, MD, President, American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry

Willard Mays, MSW, Past President, National Coalition for Mental Health and Aging and Older Persons Division of the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors

Hikmah Gardiner and Bryce Miller, Members, Older Adult Consumer Mental Health Alliance

DATE: October 3, 2002

LOCATION: Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA

CONTACT: 703-920-3230.

WEB ADDRESS: mentalhealthcommission.gov

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: TREASURY SECRETARY PAUL O'NEILL AND EDUCATION SECRETARY ROD PAIGE hold a news conference, launching the Treasury Department's Office of Financial Education.

DATE: October 3, 2002

LOCATION: Treasury Department, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-622-2960

WEB ADDRESS: treas.gov

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Institute of Medicine holds a briefing to discuss

Its new report Responsible Research: A Systems Approach to Protecting Research Participants, which provides a blueprint for designing and implementing a comprehensive protection program. THE REPORT IS EMBARGOED AND

NOT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE BEFORE 11 A.M. EDT ON OCT. 3.

AGENDA: Highlighted speakers:

Daniel Federman, professor of medicine and medical education, Harvard Medical School, Boston

Timothy Jost, professor of law, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

Fran Visco, president, National Breast Cancer Coalition, Washington, D.C.

DATE: October 3, 2002

LOCATION: 500 5th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138

WEB ADDRESS:nas.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a luncheon honoring the contributions of Sen. Jesse Helms, R-SC, to the mission of U.S. international surrogate broadcasting featuring Sen. Joseph R. Biden, D-NJ, Chairman, Senate Foreign Relations Committee

DATE: October 3, 2002

LOCATION: 325 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS: rferl.gov

TIME: 7:30 p.m.

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION National Zoo presents holds a lecture on The Chagres: Panama's River of Interoceanic Communication featuring Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute anthropologist Stanley Heckadon looking at the region's natural heritage and biological riches, which include jaguars, blue morpho butterflies, howler monkeys, and over 400 species of birds.

DATE: October 3, 2002

LOCATION: 3000 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030

WEB ADDRESS: si.edu

TIME: 8 p.m.

EVENT: US AIR FORCE BAND present the Premier Jazz Ensemble the Airman of Note in concert.

DATE: October 3, 2002

LOCATION: Howard University 2455 6th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-767-5658

WEB ADDRESS: bolling.af.mil/band

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