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By United Press International   |   Jan. 7, 2003 at 3:43 PM
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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: ASSOCIATION OF THE U.S. ARMY Aviation Symposium and Exhibition themed "Army Aviation - A Firm Foundation, Forging the Future."

AGENDA: Highlight:

8:30 a.m. - Army Aviation In Transformation Industry Perspectives

Patrick Shanahan, Vice President & General Manager Army Programs -- Military Rotocraft

The Boeing Company

Dean C. Borgman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

John R. Murphey, President, Bell Helicopter Textron

Christopher Bernhardt, President and General Manager, ITT Industries, Avionics Division

Joseph G. Thomas, Vice President of Unmanned Air Vehicle Programs, AAI Corporation

Dr. William H. Forster, Vice President, Land Combat System Northrop Grumman Corporation

DATE: January 8, 2003

LOCATION: Fairview Park Marriott - 3111 Fairview Park Dr. Falls Church, VA

CONTACT: 703-907-2687

WEB ADDRESS: ausa.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY holds a news conference to release and discuss a first web-based international student, scholar, and faculty tracking system.

WHO: The speakers are:

Fanta Aw, director of International Student Services, American University

Paul Langhan, e-operations special projects team leader

DATE: January 8, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program on agriculture trade policy.

WHO: The speakers are:

Charles Stenholm, United States Representative (D-TX), Ranking Member, House Committee on Agriculture

John Wood, Ambassador to the United States, New Zealand

Jim Murphy, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, for Agricultural Affairs

Gerard Kiely, Counselor for Agriculture, EU Mission to the United States

Audrae Erickson, President, Corn Refiners Association

Sherman Katz, CSIS Scholl Chair in International Business

DATE: January 8, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: SEN. JACK REED, D-RI, holds a news conference to discuss full funding of the heating assistance program.

DATE: January 8, 2003

LOCATION: Senate Swamp, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-3326

WEB ADDRESS: senate.gov

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES will hold a conference call briefing on aspects of President Bush's new stimulus proposal other than eliminating taxes on dividends, including acceleration of various provisions of the 2001 tax cut and the proposal for personal re-employment accounts. The briefing will assess impacts on the economy, the budget, state

Governments and taxpayers at different income levels.

WHO: The speakers are:

William Gale, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Iris Lav, Deputy Director, CBPP

Joel Friedman, Senior Fellow, CBPP

Robert Greenstein, Executive Director, CBPP

DATE: January 8, 2003

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080.

WEB ADDRESS:cbpp.org

TIME: 11:15 a.m.

EVENT: SEN. DEBBIE STABENOW, D-MI, holds a rally to repeal this special interest provision of the Homeland Security bill.

DATE: January 8, 2003

LOCATION: Upper Senate Park, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-4822

WEB ADDRESS: senate.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: INTERNATIONAL A.N.S.W.E.R. ACT NOW TO STOP WAR & END RACISM holds a news conference with Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark to announce plans for the January 18, 2003, march on Washington: The Movement's Last Chance to Stop the War with Iraq.

WHO: The speakers are:

Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, Partnership for Civil Justice--LDEF

Chuck Kaufman, Nicaragua Network

Brian Becker, International Action Center

Mahdi Bray, Executive Director, Muslim American Society Freedom Foundation

Peta Lindsay, A.N.S.W.E.R. Youth and Student Coordinator, Howard University student

Rev. Graylan Hagler, Senior Minister, Plymouth Congregational Church

Sarah Sloan, A.N.S.W.E.R. Youth and Student Organizer

DATE: January 8, 2003

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

CONTACT: Tony Murphy or Sarah Sloan, 212-633-6646 or 917-653-4185

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on the Spillover Effect: Aftershocks in Kosovo, Macedonia and Serbia with Peter H. Liotta, Jerome E. Levy Professor of Economic Geography and National Security, U.S. Naval War College, PA.

DATE: January 8, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a program on Department of Energy's Nuclear Waste Cleanup: Uncertain Vision, Troubled Program with Milton Russell, University of Tennessee.

DATE: January 8, 2003

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring General James L. Jones, Commandant of the United States Marine Corps.

DATE: January 8, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a program to discuss Global Attitudes: How Are We Perceived Abroad?

WHO: The speakers are:

Andrew Kohut, Director, Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

Hafez Al-Mirazi, Washington Bureau Chief, Al Jazeera TV

Ruediger Lentz, General Manager, German TV, North America;

Former Bureau Chief, Deutsche Welle

Paulo Sotero, Washington Correspondent, O Estado de Sao Paulo

Martin Walker, Chief International Correspondent, United Press International

DATE: January 8, 2003

LOCATION: Council on Foreign Relations, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Marieke Beeuwkes, 212-434-9537

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents The Wally Garner Quartet, featuring Wally Garner (clarinet), Bob Smith (piano), Tommy Cecil (bass), and Chuck Redd (drums) performs jazz standards in the tradition of Benny Goodman.

DATE: January 8, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents curator Wendy Wick Reaves discussing Eye Contact: Modern American Portrait Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery, mixing portraits by fine artists with the best commercial artists and caricaturists.

DATE: January 8, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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