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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International   |   Nov. 15, 2002 at 3:52 PM   |   Comments

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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2002

Tuesday, November 19, 2002

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program entitled "Beyond the NATO and EU Summits: New Heights or New Lows?" A panel of U.S. and European experts will discuss this topic and also celebrate the release two new books by Esther Brimmer, deputy director and director of research at the SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations, and Stanley Sloan, president of VIC-Vermont and founding director of the Atlantic Community Initiative.

DATE: November 19, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER Director's Forum featuring George Mitchell with George Mitchell, former U.S. Senator from Maine.

DATE: November 19, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES will hold a conference call briefing to discuss the findings of a new study on the causes of the budget crises now affecting a majority of state governments and the most equitable and sustainable remedies for them.

WHO: The speakers are:

Iris Lav, Deputy Director

Nick Johnson, Director, State Fiscal Project

DATE: November 19, 2002

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080.

WEB ADDRESS:cbpp.org

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Nanotechnology and the Environment.

WHO: The speakers are:

Vicki Colvin, Ph.D. Director, Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology Rice University

Julia A. Moore Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

DATE: November 19, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Politics and Economics in Today's Kyrgyzstan" with Djoomart Otorbayev, deputy prime minister of the Kyrgyz Republic.

DATE: November 19, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Europe: Model Global Power?" With David Calleo, director of the SAIS European Studies Program.

DATE: November 19, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

Wednesday, November 20, 2002

TIME: 8:45 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE Seminar Series In Economic Policy entitled "Employee Stock Options and Corporate Earnings." Employee stock options are commonly included in long-term executive compensation plans. As the use of options has increased in importance, debate has heated up over the proper accounting treatment. Should they be included as a normal business expense in earnings calculations? Is it possible to put a value on these options, many of which have special properties not shared by publicly traded options? At this conference, a panel of leading financial experts will discuss these issues, and the likely impact of impending reporting changes on equity markets.

WHO: The speakers are:

Charles W. Calomiris, Columbia University and AEI

Julie Collins, University of North Carolina

Fred W. Cook, Frederick W. Cook & Co.

Kevin A. Hassett, AEI

Moderator: Howard Gleckman, Business Week

DATE: November 20, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION Global Economic Policy Program entitled Strange Bedfellows? Can Partnerships Between Corporations and Non-Governmental Organizations Save the Environment? With Glenn T. Prickett, Executive Director, Center for Environmental Leadership in Business.

DATE: November 20, 2002

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

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 3:45 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "Charter Schools Ten Years Later: Obstacles and Opportunities."

WHO: The speakers are:

Frederick M. Hess, AEI

Bryan Hassel, Public Impact

Bruno Manno, Annie E. Casey Foundation

DATE: November 20, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

Thursday, November 21, 2002

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Problems of State-building in the Interwar Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes/Yugoslavia with Sabrina Ramet, Professor of Political Science, Trondheim University, Norway, and former Wilson Center Fellow.

DATE: November 21, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12:15

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a program on Water Follies: Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America's Fresh Waters With Robert Glennon, Professor, James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona Author, Water Follies: Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America's Fresh Waters.

DATE: November 20, 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: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents historian and former university president Sheldon Hackney discussing The Politics of Presidential Appointment.

DATE: November 21, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Challenges of Higher Education in Central and Eastern Europe with Yehuda Elkana, Rector, Central European University, and Member, Board of Directors, Civic Education Project.

DATE: November 21, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5:30 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 "The Moscow Tragedy and the Search for Peace in Chechnya" with Ruslan Khasbulatov, former chairman of the Parliament of the Russian Federation and chair of the international economics department at Plekhanov Institute in Russia.

DATE: November 21, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

Friday November 22, 2002

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE Friday Forum on "Life, Liberty, and the Defense of Dignity: The Challenge for Bioethics Book Forum" featuring Leon Kass, AEI Hertog Fellow and Chairman of President Bush's Council on Bioethics, who gives a report on the status of biotechnology and the perils of ignoring human dignity as it relates to scientific advancements.

DATE: November 22, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The End of Canada? with Mel Hurtzig, Canadian nationalist and author of The Vanishing Country: Is It Too Late to Save Canada?

DATE: November 22, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "Russia: Between Europe and the United States." here does Russia fit in the emerging rift between the United States and Europe? The fault lines between the United States and the European Union extend beyond Iraq and the war on terrorism. These former cold war allies are divided on key domestic and international matters, including political, economic, and social priorities; threat assessments; and a new global legal and environmental order.

WHO: The speakers are:

Leon Aron, AEI

Anders Slund, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Christopher Caldwell, senior editor, the Weekly Standard

Radek Sikorski, New Atlantic Initiative, AEI

Nikolai Zlobin, Washington Profiles (Russian-language political news website)

DATE: November 22, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled Resolving Conflict in Africa: Is Sudan a Model? Featuring Walter H. Kansteiner III, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs.

DATE: November 22, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

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