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Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   Oct. 9, 2002 at 4:06 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: ALLIANCE TO SAVE ENERGY holds the Associates Summit on Energy Efficiency themed Charting a Course for Economic, Environmental, and Energy Security.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Opening Remarks

David M. Nemtzow, President, Alliance to Save Energy

9:10 a.m. - Welcome Address

Dean T. Langford, former CEO of OSRAM SYLVANIA, Co-Chair, Alliance to Save Energy

9:30 a.m. - Getting to Yes on Energy Efficiency in Congress

Sen. Byron L. Dorgan, Chair, Alliance to Save Energy

Rep. W.J. "Billy" Tauzin (invited)

10:45 a.m. - The 2002 Energy Bill: What Does it Mean for the Nation?

David K. Garman, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

Karen Knutson, Deputy Assistant for Domestic Policy, Vice President Cheney

Laura Cohn, Correspondent, Business Week

Eric Washburn, Senior Energy Policy Advisor, Senate Majority Leader

Tom Daschle

Mark Mellman, CEO, The Mellman Group

12:15 p.m. - Doing Well By Doing Good: Why Supporting Energy Efficiency Makes Sound Business Sense

Tina Settecase, Vice President and General Manager, Sears Appliances

12:40 p.m. - Energy, Environment, and Good Business

Dr. Kathleen Hogan, Director, Climate Protection Partnerships Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

1 p.m. - Lunch and Keynote Speaker

Gregg Easterbrook, Senior Editor, The New Republic

2 p.m. - Beyond the Beltway: How States are Driving the Energy Agenda

David M. Nemtzow, President, Alliance to Save Energy

William M. Flynn, President, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Ralph Cavanagh, Co-Director, Energy Program, Natural Resources Defense Council

Edward A. Garvey, Commissioner, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission

3 p.m. - The World Outlook for Energy

Guy Caruso, Administrator, Energy Information Administration

4 p.m. - Closing Remarks

Mark Hopkins, Vice President, Alliance to Save Energy

DATE: October 10, 2002

LOCATION: Almas Ballroom, 1315 K Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202- 530-2203

WEB ADDRESS: ase.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE holds a program on 56th Annual Conference entitled "Turbulence and Transition in US-Middle East Relations."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Opening Remarks

Edward S. Walker, Jr., President, Middle East Institute

9:15 a.m. - Keynote Address

Gen. Anthony C. Zinni (USMC-Ret.)

10:30 a.m. - Europe, the UN and the United States:

Congruence and Divergence in Middle East Policy

Giandomenico Picco, GDP Associates

Thomas Pickering, Boeing Company

Tamara Cofman Wittes, Middle East Institute

2:15 p.m. - Non-OPEC Energy Sources: Challenge and Response

Raad Alkadiri, Petroleum Finance Company

Thane Gustafson, Cambridge Energy Research Associates*

William Ramsay, International Energy Agency

David L. Mack, Middle East Institute

DATE: October 10, 2002

LOCATION: Capital Hilton, 16th and K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-785-1141

WEB ADDRESS: mideasti.org

TIME: 8:20 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a program to discuss a new bi-partisan strategy for making

the U.S. more effective at the UN.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. David Dreier, R-CA, Chairman of the House Rules Committee

Lee Hamilton, Director, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

DATE: October 10, 2002

LOCATION: Capitol, Room H-313, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Marieke Beeuwkes, 212-434-9537

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL, HARVARD MEDICAL INTERNATIONAL, HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, THE ANNENBERG CENTER AND KEY3MEDIA GROUP, INC. hold a news conference discussing Biosecurity 2002.

WHO: The speakers are:

Greg Ciottone, MD, Director, Division of International Disaster and Emergency Medicine,

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard

Medical School; President and CEO, Emergency Management Visions

International

Frederick Bieber, PhD, Medical Geneticist, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

Kenneth Shine, MD, Sponsoring Organization, Director, RAND Center for Domestic and International Health Security

Robert K. Crone, MD, Chair, BioSecurity Program Committee, President and CEO, Harvard Medical International

Miles Shore, MD, Vice-Chair, Program Committee, Bullard Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Medical, International, JFK School of Government, Harvard University

Fredric D. Rosen, Chairman and CEO, Key3Media Group

DATE: October 10, 2002

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

CONTACT: Dena Cook, 323-848-4300

WEB ADDRESS: biosecuritysummit.com

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: ENTAINER PAT BOONE holds news conference releasing a new song "Under God" in support of the pledge of allegiance.

DATE: October 10, 2002

LOCATION: Cannon Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-293-3040

WEB ADDRESS: solterspr.com

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES will hold a conference call briefing to discuss $65 billion in proposed new tax breaks aimed at investors that were approved October 8 by the House Ways and Means Committee.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Peter Orszag, Senior Fellow in Economic Studies, Brookings Institution

Joel Friedman, Senior Fellow, CBPP

Robert Greenstein, Executive Director, CBPP

DATE: October 10, 2002

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080.

WEB ADDRESS:cbpp.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled Taiwan and China's Succession: Partisan Views Across Taiwan's Political Spectrum.

WHO: The speakers are:

Bi-khim Hsiao, DPP-Overseas

Dr. Raymond Wu, People First Party

Dr. Philip S. Hsu, Institute for International Relations

Dr. Da-nien Liu, Chunghwa Inst. for Econ. Research

DATE: October 10, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: FOREIGN POLICY IN FOCUS (A PROJECT OF THE INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES AND THE INTERHEMISPHERIC RESOURCE CENTER); MIDDLE EAST RESEARCH AND INFORMATION PROJECT; FOURTH FREEDOM FORUM; GLOBAL EXCHANGE; NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN; GLOBAL SECURITY INSTITUTE, NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CHURCHES; AND WOMEN'S ACTION FOR NEW DIRECTIONS hold a news conference to declare opposition to war.

WHO: The speakers are:

Barbara Ehrenreich, author of the best-seller Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

Rev. Bob Edgar, president, National Council of Churches

Ben Cohen, co-founder, Ben & Jerry's, founder, Business Leaders for Sensible Priorities

Ambassador Jonathan Dean, Union of Concerned Scientists

Other Prominent Speakers:

Robert Borosage, co-director, Campaign for America's Future

Linda Fuller, co-founder, Habitat for Humanity International

Anas (Andy) Shallal, Iraqi-American businessman

Olga Vivas, action vice president, National Organization for Women

Captain Julia Dyckman (ret), Gulf War veteran and medical expert on Gulf War Syndrome

Jonathan Granoff, president, Global Security Institute

Richard Falk, professor of international law, Princeton University

Bill Fletcher, president, TransAfrica

Michael Klare, professor, Hampshire College

DATE: October 10, 2002

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

CONTACT: Page Crosland, 202-822-5200 x272

WEB ADDRESS: ips-dc.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: METLIFE holds a news conference to release the results of a new survey that identifies the factors and forces at work in students' lives that lead to success in and out of school. The MetLife Survey of the American Teacher, 2002: Student Life -- School, Home and Community also underscores that responsibility for education does not lie solely with the schools; however, educators could do more to understand students' interests, needs, and lives outside of school.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sibyl Jacobson, President, MetLife Foundation

Gerald Tirozzi, Executive Director, National Association of Secondary School Principals

Humphrey Taylor, Chairman, Harris Interactive

Carol Tureski, Humanities Teacher, International High School, New York, NY

Olivia Ifill-Lynch, Director, The Bronx New Century's High Schools

Otis Ware, student, Benjamin Banneker Senior High School, Washington, DC

Dr. Alwyn Cohall, Assoc. Professor, Clinical Public Health and Pediatrics, Columbia University

Mike Cohen, Senior Fellow, The Aspen Program on Education

DATE: October 10, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-667-0901

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a book forum on Free Trade Today...and Tomorrow.

WHO: The speakers are:

Author, Jagdish Bhagwati, Columbia University

Robert Litan, Brookings Institution

DATE: October 10, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES will screen, "The Dark Side of the World," a documentary about Russia's war in Chechnya produced by Czech TV.

DATE: October 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE Foreign Policy Briefing Series presents Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia Christina Rocca.

DATE: October 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S FORUM (IWF) AND THE FEDERALIST SOCIETY convene a panel to discuss whether the current Supreme Court's federalist jurisprudence is beneficial, harmful or inconsequential to women.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jennifer C. Braceras, Esq., IWF Senior Fellow for Legal Policy

Professor Marci Hamilton, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Professor Gail Heriot, University of San Diego School of Law

Professor Vicki Jackson, Georgetown University Law Center

Isabelle Katz Pinzler, Esq., NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund

DATE: October 10, 2002

LOCATION: Georgetown University Law Center, 600 New Jersey Ave., NW, Room 201

CONTACT: Margaret Carroll, 703-558-4991, or Donna Sneyd, 301-990-2281.

WEB ADDRESS: iwf.org

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE presents a book forum for Letters to a Young Conservative featuring Dinesh D'Souza discussing the differences between modern-day liberalism and conservatism through topics that include multiculturalism, affirmative action, and feminism.

DATE: October 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents The Gilmore, Allen, Peterson Trio who toured Central Asia as 2001 Jazz Ambassadors, performing Louis Armstrong-style improvisational jazz.

DATE: October 10, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY AND THE SMITHSONIAN ASSOCIATES host journalist Richard C. Hottelet for discussion of the murrow boys and the golden age of CBS radio news

AGENDA: Richard C. Hottelet was 26 when he joined CBS News in 1944. He remained with the network for 41 years. He also worked for United Press and was the only American journalist arrested by the Nazis and held until his release in a prisoner exchange. Hottelet will discuss his years as one of the revered "Murrow Boys" during an evening of conversation and recordings of historic radio broadcasts.

DATE: October 10, 2002

LOCATION: 805 21st Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-994-6467

WEB ADDRESS:gwu.edu

TIME: 6:20 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a program with Gen. USMC Commander, U.S. Central Command Anthony C. Zinni discussing "Strategic Priorities in the Middle East" From the Arab -- Israeli Conflict To Iraq."

DATE: October 10, 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 author Rick Atkinson discussing and signing copies of An Army At Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943. The book is the first book in a trilogy about the Allied effort in World War II.

DATE: October 10, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7 pm.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents a lecture entitled 'Moralists, Pragmatists, and Rogues: Bureaucrats in Modern Mysteries' featuring Professor William Gormley from the Georgetown Public Policy Institute.

DATE: October 10, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-687-7467

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

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