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Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   Nov. 20, 2002 at 6:00 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Center for Transatlantic Relations holds a conference on "Transatlantic Approaches to Global Nutrition" featuring discussions about the implications of the transatlantic food policy debates on the rest of the world and contributions the transatlantic community can make toward addressing current concerns in international health and nutrition.

DATE: November 21, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, Dc

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CNA CORPORATION holds its 2002 annual conference, which looks at Transforming Defense: A Current Assessment and the Road Ahead. The conference is to stimulate discussion and debate on important national security issues. Recent CNAC conferences have made important contributions to dialogue on such issues as military readiness, major security concerns facing the incoming Bush administration, and U.S. security strategy in East Asia.

DATE: November 21, 2002

LOCATION: Sheraton - Crystal City Hotel, Arlington, Virginia

CONTACT: 703-824-2177

WEB ADDRESS: cna.org

TIME: 7 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL Titans of Technology Breakfast Series featuring Timothy Donahue, President & CEO, Nextel Communications, Inc.

DATE: November 21, 2002

LOCATION: Hilton McLean, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtv.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: THE ARAB AMERICAN INSTITUTE AND AMERICANS FOR PEACE release a joint survey of Arab American and Jewish American attitudes towards Middle East policy issues and relations between the two communities.

DATE: November 21, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jenny Salan, 202-429-9210 or Lewis Roth 202-728-1893.

WEB ADDRESS: aaiusa.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING AND THE GUIDEONE FOUNDATION hold a news conference to unveil the Madd Rating The States report cards grading the nation, each of the 50 states, D.C., Puerto Rico and Guam on efforts to combat the most frequently committed violent crime -- drunk driving -- and underage drinking -- the No. 1 youth drug problem.

WHO: The speakers are:

Wendy Hamilton, Madd National President, whose sister Becky and 22-month-old nephew Timmy died as the result of a 1984 drunk driving crash

U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta (invited)

Sandra Love of Coldspring, Texas, whose parents, two children, niece and nephew were killed before her eyes in a drunk driving crash while traveling home from Thanksgiving dinner in 2000

Jim Wallace, President and CEO, GuideOne Insurance

Jim Fell, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, MADD Board Member

MADD Spokespersons Representing Each State, including DC, MD and VA available for interviews immediately following the news conference

DATE: November 21, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Bill Bronrott, 301-652-6016

WEB ADDRESS: madd.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program presents Food Safety Director Caroline Smith DeWaal, who will advise consumers how to shop for turkeys that come from processing plants with the lowest rates of Salmonella contamination.

DATE: November 21, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jeff Cronin, 202-777-8370 or Adam Peterson, 202-777-8316

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 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT LAW PROJECT holds a briefing on Unemployment Insurance Extension Legislation.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jeffrey Wenger, economist, Economic Policy Institute

Windell Primus, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities

Maurice Emsellem, National Employment Law Project

Shirley Deane, unemployed worker

Terri Acker, unemployed worker

DATE: November 21, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 212-285-3025

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon featuring Ben Bernanke, Governor, Federal Reserve System, discussing "Deflation: Making Sure It Doesn't Happen Here."

DATE: November 21, 2002

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden Restaurant - 618 H Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

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 21, 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: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program on Georgian Foreign Policy: Challenges, Prospects Ambassadors to Discuss Regional Tensions, U.S. Involvement.

WHO: The speakers are:

Levan Mikeladze, Georgian Ambassador to the United States

Revaz Adamia, Georgian Ambassador to the United Nations

DATE: November 21, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE luncheon briefing and book signing with Basel Ghattas general director of the Galiliee Society and co-founder of the National Democratic Assembly which currently holds one Knesset seat discussing U.S. Policy towards Israel and Palestine:

The Shift to the Right Since 9/11.

DATE: November 21, 2002

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS: palestinecenter.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a special lunch forum, China and the WTO: An Opportunity for Political Reform.

WHO: The speakers are:

Veron Hung, Associate and an expert on Chinese law

Minxin Pei, Senior Associate and Co-Director of the China Program at Carnegie,

DATE: November 20, 2002

LOCATION: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: ceip.org

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: 2 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES holds a conference call briefing to discuss the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that is blocking congressional action on measures to prevent several billion dollars of funds needed for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) from reverting to the Treasury, and to extend federal unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Greenstein, Executive Director

Isaac Shapiro, Senior Fellow

Edwin Park, Senior Health Policy Analyst

DATE: November 21, 2002

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080.

WEB ADDRESS: cbpp.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a forum on Saudi Arabia: Voices From The Next Generation

WHO: The speakers are:

Ziyad Al Sudairy, Senior Member, Saudi Consultative Council

Ali Al Shihabi, Chairman, Board Management Committee, Saudi Hollandi Bank

Mohamad Al Sheikh, Attorney, White & Case, LLP

DATE: November 21, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.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, D

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents a concert featuring NSO Youth Fellows. The NSO Youth Fellows is a twenty-two year-old program that provides high-school aged musicians with the opportunity to study privately and take master-classes with NSO members.

DATE: November 21, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F St. NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-467-4600

WEB ADDRESS: kennedycenter.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Elliott School of International Affairs holds Shapiro lecture featuring Leon Fuerth, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of International Affairs discussing "Networking and the Future of Democracy: Mastering the Future Before it Masters Us."

DATE: November 21, 2002

LOCATION: 800 21st Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-994-3087

WEB ADDRESS: gwu.edu

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Office of Campus Ministry holds an Interfaith "Abraham" Salon. 25 Muslims, 25 Christians and 25 Jews will gather to discuss their common roots and their hopes for reconciliation, and Bruce Feiler's book, Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths, which is a national bestseller and was featured on the cover of Time magazine in October.

DATE: November 21, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

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