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Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   Dec. 17, 2002 at 3:08 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR BUSINESS ECONOMICS presents Paul Atkinson, Deputy Director of the Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, OECD discussing The 2001 OECD report "The New Economy: Beyond the Hype" which concluded that ICT was an important technology that had the potential to contribute to more rapid growth in the years to come.

DATE: December 18, 2002

LOCATION: 2001 L Street NW, Suite 650, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-6223

WEB ADDRESS: nabe.com

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Senior House Appropriations Committee Democrat, Rep. David R. Obey, discussing "Failure to Defend the Homeland."

DATE: December 18, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 10:15 a.m.

EVENT: US CONFERENCE OF MAYORS holds a news conference to release its report on hunger and homelessness.

WHO: The speakers are:

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, President, U.S. Conference of Mayors

Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell, Chair, Mayors' Taskforce on Hunger and Homelessness

Washington, DC Mayor Anthony A. Williams

Robert Forney, President and CEO, America's Second Harvest

DATE: December 18, 2002

LOCATION: DC Central Kitchen, 425 2nd Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-861-6766

WEB ADDRESS: usmayors.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: HUDSON INSTITUTE AND COMMON CAUSE will convene a debate on the "McConnell v. the Federal Election Commission," the federal court case on the constitutionality of the Bipartisan Federal Campaign Reform Act of 2002, also known as McCain-Feingold.

WHO: The speakers are:

former Kenneth Starr of Kirkland & Ellis (former Solicitor General of the U.S.)

Larry Gold of the AFL-CIO,

Trevor Potter of the Reform Institute (former Chairman of the Federal Election Commission), Thomas Mann of the Brookings Institution.

DATE: December 18, 2002

LOCATION: Hudson Institute's Washington, 1015 18th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-974-2404

WEB ADDRESS: hudson.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE seminar series In Economic Policy holds a program entitled "The Effect of Wealth on Household Spending."

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael Palumbo, Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Kevin Hassett, AEI

Christopher Carroll, Johns Hopkins University

Eric M. Engen, AEI

DATE: December 18, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 11:15 a.m.

EVENT: FANNIE MAE holds its Year End Housing and Economic Outlook Luncheon.

WHO: The speakers are:

Barry Zigas, Senior Vice President, Executive Director, National Community Center

David Berson, Vice President and Chief Economist, Fannie Mae

DATE: December 18, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-752-6673

WEB ADDRESS: fanniemae.com

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Statesmen's Forum presents Moldovan President Voronin discussing economic, and political reform.

DATE: December 18, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with Society of Government Economists featuring William Pizer, Resources for the Future, discussing "Managing Permit Markets to Stabilize Prices."

DATE: December 18, 2002

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

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: PROGRESSIVE POLICY INSTITUTE 21st Century Schools Project hosts a debate on School Choice.

WHO: The speakers are:

Chester E. Finn, President, Thomas B. Fordham Foundation

Richard Kahlenberg, Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation

Richard Whitmire, USA Today (Moderator)

DATE: December 18, 2002

LOCATION: 600 Pennsylvania Ave, SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Karin Kullman or Eric Wortman, 202-546-0007

WEB ADDRESS: ppionline.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE holds a program featuring Dr. A. Jay Cristol, the author of the critically-acclaimed new book, "The Liberty Incident," will reveal conclusive new evidence about what led to the 1967 Israeli attack on the U.S.S. Liberty in which 34 Americans died and 171 were wounded during the Six-Day War.

DATE: December 18, 2002

LOCATION: MEI, 1761 N Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-785-1141

WEB ADDRESS: mideasti.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: ISRAEL POLICY FORUM holds a news conference to discuss What Should the US Do?

DATE: December 18, 2002

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

CONTACT: Gene Burger, 292-842-1700

WEB ADDRESS: israelpolicyforum.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a program on Managing Fisheries with Individual Fishing Quotas with Jim Sanchirico, Resources for the Future

DATE: December 18, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT ALFRED CARLTON holds a program discussing the Proposed SEC Regulation.

DATE: December 18, 2002

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

CONTACT: Stephanie Ortbals -Tibbs, 202-662-1091

WEB ADDRESS: aba.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION presents Senator John Edwards, D-NC, who will deliver a speech outlining a broad agenda to improve domestic intelligence gathering, protect U.S. borders, secure potential terrorist targets, and bolster emergency responses to attack.

DATE: December 18, 2002

LOCATION: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Afternoon Newsmaker" featuring Under Secretary, Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Charlotte Beers.

DATE: December 18, 2002

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

CONTACT: James Meszaros, 202-647-8948

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents U.S. Air Force Concert Bands Brass Quintet: the noted ensemble entertains with seasonal music

DATE: December 18, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

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