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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION AND ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE hold the Trade hold Expo 2002: the 2nd Annual Trade professionals Day themed Trade in a Changed World.

AGENDA: Today we face new security, customs and defense issues, all which significantly impact international trade. TradeProExpo 2002 has been designed to help international trade professionals understand the ways in which the field has changed and give them the skills and information to help them handle the challenges and unfamiliar territory that lay ahead in this new and ever-changing environment.

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-312-1600

WEB ADDRESS:wita.org

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: GREATER WASHINGTON BOARD OF TRADE Morning Star series presents Vance Coffman, CEO of Lockheed Martin.

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-867-5906

WEB ADDRESS: bot.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: THE HENRY KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION AND THE ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION hold a news briefing to launch a national initiative on racial and ethnic disparities in medical care.

WHO: The speakers are:

Drew Altman, CEO, The Kaiser Family Foundation

Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president, The Robert Wood Johnson

Foundation

Dr. Cary Sennett, American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF); Dr. George Mensah, ACCF

Dr. Augustus Grant, president elect, American Heart Association

Waine Kong, CEO, Association of Black Cardiologists Inc.

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: Marriott Metro Center Hotel, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mike Warner, 202-745-5109

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CAPITAL OWNERSHIP GROUP holds a Capitol Hill Legislative Briefing to discuss ways to Fix Globalization

WHO: The speakers are:

John Logue, Ohio Employee Ownership Center, Moderator

Who Wins and Loses as Global Corporations Acquire More Concentrated Control Over Wealth and Decision-making? What Can We Do?

William Greider, Author

Mark Levin, International Labour Organization (ILO) Cooperative Branch

Examples and Research Evidence on Benefits of Ownership -- Firm Performance, Job Creation & Retention, Community Reinvestment, Asset Building, Improved Health and Education

Margaret Blair, Georgetown University Law Center

Adrian Celaya, Mondragon Cooperatives

David Erdal, Baxi Partnership Ltd.

New Capital Strategies to Protect Local Control and Humane Industrial Practices

Ron Blackwell, AFL-CIO

Jim English, United Steelworkers of America

Keith Romig, PACE International Union

Stock for Government Investment in Private Companies -- Beyond the Airline Bailout

Carolyn Cheeks-Kilpatrick, US House of Representatives

Dennis Kucinich, US House of Representatives

Deborah Groban Olson, Capital Ownership Group

Business Perspective on Investing in Employee-Owned Companies from an Investor and Management

Regis Canny, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)

Eugene Keilin, KPS Special Situations Fund and Keilin and Company

Employee Ownership Act of 2001

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: 902 Hart Office Building Washington, DC

CONTACT: Tyler Prell, 202-518-8047

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Government Foresight: Myth or Reality?

WHO: The speakers are:

James Carroll, Professor of Public Policy and Administration Florida International University

Barry White, Director, Government Performance Projects Council for Excellence in Government

Respondent Robert O'Neill, Jr. President National Academy of Public Administration

DATE: October 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST POLICY COUNCIL holds a conference on "War with Iraq: A Cost-Benefit Analysis."

WHO: The speakers are:

Anthony H. Cordesman, Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Joseph C. Wilson, Former U.S. Chargé d'Affaires, Baghdad, Strategic Advisor, Rock Creek Corporation

Ray Takeyh, Fellow in International Security Studies, Yale University

Geoffrey Kemp, Director of Regional Strategic Programs, The Nixon Center

Chas. W. Freeman, Jr., President, Middle East Policy Council DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: 562 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Emily Linnemeier, 202-296-6767

WEB ADDRESS: mepc.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: SEN. CONRAD BURNS, R-MT, holds an on-the-record interview with reporters to discuss the pending Senate vote on Iraq and his vision of a post-Saddam Iraq.

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: 187 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jennifer O'Shea, 202-224-6830

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER Director's Forum presents former President Bill Clinton.

DATE: October 9, 2002

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 11:15 a.m.

EVENT: CAMPARIGN FOR AMERICA'S FUTURE holds a news conference to call for candidates to discuss with voters where they stand on Social Security.

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: LBJ room,Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-955-5665

WEB ADDRESS:ourfuture.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with Peter Orszag, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, discussing "Social Security Reform in the Wake of the President's Commission."

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: LC, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: A COALITION OF NON-GOVERNMENTAL, HUMAN RIGHTS, RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, AND WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS, LABOR UNIONS, AND STUDENT GROUPS hold a rally to protest the human rights atrocities in China before the Chinese Communist leader Jiang Zemin's planned visit to the United States.

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: The Supreme Court of the United States, West Lower Terrace, One First Street NE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Lee Zhang 202-285-7675, Judy Chao 301-490-8038

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY the Center for Environment present a lecture entitled "The Linkage Between Poverty and Environment: The Road Beyond Johannesburg" featuring Dr. Shelton Davis, World Bank.

DATE: October 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "The Sweatshop Quandary: Corporate Responsibility and Governance on the Global Frontier" with Meg Voorhees, director of social issues at the Investor Responsibility Research Center.

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE luncheon briefing with Aiyah Strauss, Chair of the Israeli section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS:palestinecenter.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a program on Economic Instruments And Environmental Policy: Are They Effective In Developing Countries And Countries In Transition.

WHO: The speakers are:

Ruth Greenspan Bell, Resources for the Future

Clifford S. Russell, Vanderbilt Institute for Policy Studies, Vanderbilt University

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 12:45 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN REALTIONS presents John Taylor Under Secretary For International Affairs, US Treasury.

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: The Washington Club, 15 Dupont Circle NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 212-434-9537

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: STAND FOR ISRAEL holds a news conference to release the findings of a Tarrance Group poll measuring:

U.S. public opinion towards attacking Iraq and removing Saddam Hussein from power

Attitudes of U.S. Jews and evangelical Christians towards one another

is there an emerging Jewish-Christian alliance?

Reasons why evangelical Christians support Israel.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, co-chairman, Stand for Israel

Ralph Reed, co-chairman, Stand for Israele

Ed Goeas, President and CEO of the Tarrance Group

DATE: October 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: Elizabeth Baggett, 770-232-2929, ext. 234.

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES W.P. Carey Forum of the SAIS Central Asia-Caucasus Institute presents Ali Jalali, director of the Afghan National Radio Initiative for Voice of America and an expert on Afghan military affairs discussing "Who Rules Afghanistan's Provinces?"

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, Dc

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a roundtable with Ambassador to the U.S. from the Kingdon of Morocco Aziz Mekouar.

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB Book Rap featuring Salman Rushdie and his new book, "Step Across This Line."

DATE: October 9, 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 FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents The Chestnut Brass Company, a Grammy Award-winning quintet, have been featured on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered," "Fresh Air," "Radiotimes," and "Performance Today" programs

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F St. NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-467-4600

WEB ADDRESS: kennedycenter.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: ALLIANCE TO SAVE ENERGY holds its evening with the Stars of Energy Efficiency - Award Dinner and 25th Anniversary Celebration.

WHO: The speakers are:

Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham and Environmental Protection AgencyAdministrator Christine Todd Whitman will accept the Alliance's Charles H. Percy Award for Public Service on behalf of the Energy Star Program

Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-NM, will receive the Chairman's Award Stars of Energy Efficiency Awards to Consumers Union/Consumer Reports, Sears, Roebuck and Co., Amory Lovins, CertainTeed Corporation

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: Atrium, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Ronnie Kweller, 202-530-2203

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE holds the "Every Vote Counts" drive with a star-filled evening to promote voter education. Headlining this benefit concert will be James Taylor, Don Henley, John Mellencamp and R&B singer Debra Cox. Former President Bill Clinton and Janet Jackson also are scheduled to appear.

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: Warner Theater, 13th & E Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Press Office at 202-863-7194 or call 202-863-8148.

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