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Washington Agenda- General

By United Press International   |   Oct. 29, 2002 at 3:06 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: REASON FOUNDATION holds a news conference to discuss "Toward Citizen Centered E-Government: Innovations and Measures."

DATE: October 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: Vincent Badolato, 703-894-0481

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE NEW ATLANTIC INITIATIVE holds a forum on Europe: Anti-Semitism Resurgent?

WHO: The speakers are:

John O'Sullivan, United Press International

Ruth Wisse, Harvard University

Radek Sikorski, AEI and NAI

DATE: October 30, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Barbara Coombs Lee, President of Compassion in Dying Federation and the Chief Petitioner in Oregon's Death with Dignity Act, will make remarks titled "Ashcroft's Attack of Oregon's Aid-in-Dying Law: The Case for Appeal."

DATE: October 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, presents a lecture in its Business Outreach Series entitled 'US, Turkey and Central Asia: Business Relations With a View to 2003,' with Trevor Gunn, Director, BISNIS, U.S. Department of Commerce, and CERES Adjunct Professor.

DATE: October 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-687-6080

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Criminalized Conflicts: The Clandestine Political Economy of War and Peace in the Balkans with Peter R. Andreas, Professor, Department of political science, Brown University, RI.

DATE: October 30, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a conference on Does Excessive Regulation Threaten Subprime Lending?

WHO: The speakers are:

Ned Gramlich, Federal Reserve Board

Roy E. Green, American Association of Retired Persons

Gary Gilmer, Household International

Michael Staten, Credit Research Center

Peter J. Wallison, AEI

Charles W. Calomiris, AEI

DATE: October 30, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Bob Newhart, winner of the 2002 Kennedy Center Mark Twain Award.

DATE: October 30, 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: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Can the Arab World Be Reformed: Case Studies of Saudi Arabia and Egypt" with Mamoun Fandy, author of Saudi Arabia and the Politics of Dissent.

DATE: October 30, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, Dc

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled Lending to the Poor: The Experience of a for-profit bank in India and the Future of Micro enterprise" with K.M. Thiagarajan, Microcredit Foundation of India.

DATE: October 30, 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 Thomas P. Lyon, Gilbert White Fellow, Resources for the Future, and Indiana University discussing Voluntary Agreements For Environmental Protection. Voluntary Agreements For Environmental Protection are an increasingly popular instrument for solving environmental problems it is a "public voluntary agreement" (VA), in which government offers technical assistance and positive publicity to firms that reach certain environmental goals. Previous research treats such agreements as a superior, low-cost approach that can be used to preempt a threat of traditional regulation.

DATE: October 30, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: VITAL VOICES GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP AND GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION sponsor a roundtable discussion focusing on the courageous work those women in Russia, Ukraine and the United States are doing to combat human trafficking.

WHO: The speakers are:

Pisklakova-Parker started the first domestic violence crisis hotline

in Russia

Oksana Horbunova, human rights advocate

Theresa Loar, President, Vital Voices Global Partnership

DATE: October 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-772-3130

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE presents 2002 Henry Wendt Lecture on In Defense of Empires featuring Deepak K. Lal, University of California, Los Angeles.

DATE: October 30, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Elliott School of International Affairs holds a program on "What should be America's strategy in the new world of terror?"

WHO: The speakers are:

George Washington Professor Henry Nau

John Mearsheimer from the University of Chicago

DATE: October 30, 2002

LOCATION: Marvin Center Ballroom, 3rd floor, 800 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Kathleen Reilly, 202-994-1650

WEB ADDRESS:gwu.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: WHITMAN WALKER CLINIC INC. holds its 9th annual art auction to benefit the Whitman Walker Latino service.

DATE: October 30, 2002

LOCATION: Organization of American States, 17th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-3514

WEB ADDRESS: oas.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Witkowski Piano Duo. Gisele Nacif Witkowski is a recipient of many first prizes, and Fabio Witkowski has been acclaimed by critics as "one of Brazil's most promising talents."

DATE: October 30, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN NEWS WOMEN'S CLUB features Nancy Tate, executive director of The League of Women Voters of the United States.

DATE: October 30, 2002

LOCATION: The American News Women's Club, 1607 22nd Street, N.W, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-332-6770

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB Silver Owls presents veteran CIA Officer Peter Earnest, of the new International Spy Museum, providing an inside peek at DC's hottest tourist attraction.

DATE: October 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY School of Engineering and Applied Science and the GW Engineer Alumni Association host the 2002 Frank Howard Distinguished Lecture, presented by engineer Leslie E. Robertson.

AGENDA: Robertson is responsible for the structural design of hundreds of tall and innovative buildings worldwide, including the World Trade Center (New York), the United States Steel Headquarters (Pittsburgh) and the Bank of China Tower (Hong Kong). He has been Engineering News Record's Construction "Man of the Year" and one of its "125 Top People of the Past 125 Years," and in 2002 won the Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction Technology.

DATE: October 30, 2002

LOCATION: 800 21st Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-994-6435.

WEB ADDRESS:gwu.edu

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features author Scott Turow discussing and signing his mystery novel Reversible Errors. Arthur Raven is asked by the court to review the evidence in a capital case nearing the date of execution. Consulting with Gillian Sullivan, the presiding judge, he begins to doubt the verdict.

DATE: October 30, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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