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Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   Jan. 13, 2003 at 3:40 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION AND THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY hold a media briefing and national policy forum on What Is The State of the Union?

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. John Breaux, D-LA

Maya MacGuineas, Fellow,

Michael Calabrese, Director, Public Assets Program

Ray Boshara, Director, Asset Building Program

Michael Lind, senior Fellow

Margaret Talbot, Senior Fellow

Karen Kornbluh, Director, Work and Family Program, New America Foundation

Shannon Brownlee, Senior Fellow

James Pinkerton, Fellow

Ted Halstead, President and CEO

DATE: January 14, 2003

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

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL holds program on Success Factors for Unlocking the Potential of Wireless Technology. Wireless technologies have the capability to deliver actionable information anytime, anywhere, anyhow that can help companies across industries achieve next-generation operating results. Despite the potential, however, many companies do not know what to do or where to start and are unable to turn to technology providers that remain more product than solution-focused.

WHO: The speakers are:

Steve Cooley, VP, Information Services, Medicorp Health System

Daniel Emig, Director, Health & Technology, Siemens Medical Systems

Gene Huang, Vice President, Health Facilitation, Intracorp (Cigna Healthcare)

Aamir Rehman M.D., Senior Director, Clinical Advisory Board and Leadership Development Institute, Advisory Board Company

Launa Stewart, Product Manager, Industry Solutions, Nextel

Mohamed Kande, Director, PRTM

DATE: January 14, 2003

LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a program on "Ambivalent Neighbors: The EU, NATO, The Price of Membership."

WHO: The speakers are:

Anatol Lieven is senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment. A prolific writer, he was formerly correspondent for the Financial Times in Eastern Europe and the Times of London in the former Soviet Union, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.

Dmitri Trenin serves as deputy director of the Carnegie Moscow Center following a career in the Russian army that included participation in the Geneva strategic arms control negotiations and teaching at the Military Institute.

Charles King, a contributor to Ambivalent Neighbors, is associate professor in the School of Foreign Service and the Department of Government at Georgetown University, where he also holds the Ion Ratiu Chair of Romanian Studies.

DATE: January 14, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY PROJECT holds a forum on the need for an independent ombudsman at the Environmental Protection Agency.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Michael Crapo, R-ID

Rep. Jerrold Nadler, N-NY

Robert Martin, former EPA Ombudsman

DATE: January 14, 2003

LOCATION: 628 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-408-0034

WEB ADDRESS: whistleblower.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: GLOBAL BUSINESS DIALOGUE AND WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION present Sergio Marchi, Canada's ambassador to the WTO and chairman of the WTO's General Council.

DATE: January 14, 2003

LOCATION: The Rotunda, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-463-5074

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a program on "Challenge for the Bush Administration: Dealing with a Nuclear North Korea."

AGENDA: While the Bush administration prepares for a possible war with Iraq, it has been confronted by a new and potentially graver crisis-North Korea's resumption of its nuclear weapons program and expulsion of United Nations inspectors.

WHO: The speakers are:

James B. Steinberg, Vice President and Director, Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings

Richard C. Bush III, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, and Director, Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies, Brookings

Ivo H. Daalder, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, and the Sydney Stein Jr. Chair, Brookings

Don Oberdorfer, Journalist-in-Residence, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; Author, The Two Koreas (1997)

Michael E. O'Hanlon, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, and the Sydney Stein Jr. Chair, Brookings

Jaw Ho Chung, Visiting Fellow (South Korea), Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies, Brookings

DATE: January 14, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds an Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center Forum to discuss the estate tax.

WHO: The speakers are:

William H. Gates, Sr. is the co-author with Chuck Collins of a new book, Wealth and Our Commonwealth: Why America Should Tax Accumulated Fortunes.

Bruce Bartlett, National Center for Policy Analysis (former Treasury deputy assistant secretary)

Len Burman, Urban Institute (co-director, TPC and former Treasury deputy assistant secretary)

William Gale, Brookings Institution (co-director, TPC and former senior staff economist, Council of Economic Advisers)

Raymond Scheppach, National Governors Association (former deputy director, Congressional Budget Office)

DATE: January 14, 2003

LOCATION: The Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH holds a news conference releasing The 558-page Human Rights Watch World Report 2003 which covers human rights in 58 countries in 2002. It identifies positive trends such as the formal end to wars in Angola, Sudan, and Sierra Leone, as well as peace talks in Sri Lanka. But negative developments included the outbreak of serious communal violence in Gujarat, India, and the continued killing of civilians in wars from Colombia to Chechnya, from the Democratic Republic of Congo to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

WHO: The speakers is Kenneth Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch who will

discuss global trends, including the war on terror and government repression worldwide

DATE: January 14, 2003

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

CONTACT: Tom Malinowski, 202-612-4358

WEB ADDRESS: hrw.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: DRUG STRATEGIES holds a news conference to discuss The new guide, Treating Teens: A Guide to Adolescent Drug Programs, which outlines the key elements of adolescent drug treatment, providing the questions that anyone considering a teen treatment program should ask, lists exemplary programs in every region of the country, and offers parents, counselors, judges and others crucial information about adolescent drug treatment programs.

WHO: The speakers are:

Mathea Falco, President, Drug Strategies

Dr. Robert Millman, Weill Medical College, Cornell University and Chair, Teen Treatment Expert Advisory Panel

Charles G. Curie, Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Constance M. Pechura, Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

DATE: January 14, 2003

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

CONTACT: Gretchen Wright, 202-371-1999

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Future of the Transatlantic Relationship

with Ambassador Antonio Puri Purini, Diplomatic Advisor to the President of Italy.

DATE: January 14, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOMEN IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE hosts a luncheon discussion on "The Prognosis for the Middle East" featuring Ambassador Walker, President and CEO of the Middle East Institute.

DATE: January 14, 2003

LOCATION: Sidley, Austin, Brown & Wood LLP, 1501 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-785-9842

WEB ADDRESS: wiit.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Iran: From Political Gridlock to Crisis of Legitimacy

with Ramin Jahanbegloo, Head of the Department for Contemporary Studies, Cultural Research Bureau (Tehran).

DATE: January 14, 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: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents a program on the HIV/AIDS Pandemic -- The Crisis of Our Time.

WHO: The speakers are:

Philippe Chiliade, M.D., Medical Dir., Whitman Walker Clinic

Radhika Sarin, Staff Researcher, Worldwatch Institute

Naina Dhingra, Pres., GW Student, Global AIDS Campaign, "Young

Visionary Award" (National Capital Region UN Assn.)

DATE: January 14, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: BUSINESS SOFTWARE ALLIANCE holds a Inter-industry press briefing with technology and recording industry associations to announce landmark consensus on groundbreaking policy principles to address digital content issues.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Holleyman, President and CEO, Business Software Alliance

Ken Kay, Executive Director, Computer Systems Policy Project

Hilary Rosen, Chairman and CEO, Recording Industry Association of America

DATE: January 14, 2003

LOCATION: The Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Jeri Clausing, 202-530-5127

WEB ADDRESS: bsa.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Afternoon Newsmaker" news program featuring Ambassador of Greece to the United States, H.E. George Savvaides, discussing "The Greek Presidency of the European Union: Priorities and Goals."

DATE: January 14, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION presents a primer on customs laws and procedures featuring Sandra Bell who has served as the Acting Deputy Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Regulations and Rulings.

DATE: January 14, 2003

LOCATION: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202) 312-1600

WEB ADDRESS: wita.org

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents Ambassador Haass will deliver a major foreign policy address entitled "Sovereignty: Existing Rights, Evolving Responsibilities." He will focus on the evolving circumstances and rights of the international community -- and the US in particular -- to intervene and use force inside sovereign countries.

DATE: January 14, 2003

LOCATION: Gaston Hall, 3rd Floor, Healy Hall, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Singer/songwriter Otis Taylor, winner of a Handy Award for Best New Artist of the Year, performing minimalist blues from his recent CD Respect the Dead.

DATE: January 14, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB Book Rap with author Gavin Menzies discussing his book "1421: The Year China Discovered America."

DATE: January 14, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 7:30 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Washington Writers' Publishing House, featuring readings featuring their latest fiction and poetry titles.

-- Meadow Fugue And Descant is the first novel by Faith Jackson, former professor at American University

-- Hero-Surfing is Anne Sheldon's first poetry collection. She is a former children's librarian, a storytelling instructor at the University of Maryland

DATE: January 14, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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