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By United Press International   |   Jan. 23, 2003 at 3:25 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE presents ICT Literacy Summit 2003.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Continental Breakfast

9 a.m. Summit Opening & Welcome Messages

Brenda Kempster, President Kempster Group

Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-CA

Michael Dell, CEO, Dell Computer Corporation (via Video)

Karen Bruett, Director, Product Development, Dell Computer Corporation and Summit Chair

9:15 a.m. - The National Policy Perspective

Bruce P. Mehlman, Assistant Secretary, Office of Technology Policy, U.S. Department of Commerce

Shelley Hymes, Director, Office of the 21st Century Workforce, U.S. Department of Labor

9:30 a.m. - 21st Century Literacy: Framing The Vision

Judy Woodruff (CNN)

Kathy Bushkin, President, AOL Time Warner Foundation

Safra Catz, Executive Vice President, ORACLE

Kurt Landgraf, CEO, Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Dick Osborne, Vice President, Philips Consumer Electronics

John Super, V.P. Strategy & Business Development, PLATO Learning

Astronaut Col. Frederick Gregory (USAF, Ret.) Deputy Administrator, National Aeronautics & Space Administration

10:45 a.m. - 21st Century Literacy: Pathfinders

Prof. Barbara O'Connor, Director, Institute for Study of Politics & Media, CSU/Sacramento, Chair, ETS International ICT Literacy Advisory Panel

Don Knezek, CEO, International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

Marjorie Bynum, Vice President, Workforce Development, Information Tech Association of America (ITAA)

Joe Simpson, Deputy for Leadership Services and Professional Development, Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)

Tina Sung, CEO, American Society for Training & Development (ASTD)

Barry McGaw, Director Education Directorate, Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD), Paris

Dr. Mark Edwards, Superintendent, Henrico County Public Schools, Virginia

Beth B. Buehlmann, Ph.D., Executive Director, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center for Workforce Preparation

11:45 a.m. - News conference

12:15 p.m. - 21st Century Literacy: The Promise

Dick Methia, Senior Associate, Kempster Group

Andrea Taylor, President, The Benton Foundation

John Bailey, Director, Technology, US Dept of Education

Dr. Terry Crane, VP for AOL Education and Family Products, Chair of Partnership for 21st Century Skills

Janet Whitla, President, Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)

Stefanie Sanford, Senior Policy Officer, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Dr. Elsa Macias, Dir., Tomas Rivera Policy Institute (author, Latinos and Information Technology: The Promise and the Challenge)

DATE: January 24, 2003

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 804-741-9081

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Japan and Korea Studies holds a program "Commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of U. S.-ROK Alliance: Strategic Realignment Around the Korean Peninsula and Tasks for New U. S. and South Korean Leadership"

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:15 a.m. - Introductory Remarks

Edwin J. Feulner, President of the Heritage Foundation

8:30 a.m. - Session 4: How should ROK and US cooperate in dealing with North Korea?

Moderator: Yoo, Kun-Il (Chief Editor, Chosun Daily)

Presenters: Moon, Chung-In (Yonsei University)

Peter Brookes (Heritage Foundation)

Discussants: Robert Einhorn (Senior advisor at CSIS)

Ha, Young-Sun (Seoul National University)

10:35 a.m. - Session 5: What are the future tasks for building a constructive US -- ROK alliance?

Moderator: Karl Jackson (SAIS)

Presenters: Former US ambassador Wendy Sherman, Former Commander in

Chief of the UMC Robert Sennewald, Former ROK ambassadors Kim, Kyung-Won, Hyun, Hong-Choo

12:30 p.m. - Samuel R. Berger, Former National Security Advisor to President Clinton

DATE: January 24, 2003

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: U.S. CONFERENCE OF MAYORS holds its 71st Winter Meeting. The meeting will focus on key issues related to both Economic Security and Homeland Security. The Conference of Mayors will bring forward an economic investment agenda, and continue to push for direct homeland security/first responder resources for cities.

DATE: January 24, 2003

LOCATION: Capital Hilton, 16th and K Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-293-7330

WEB ADDRESS: usmayors.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: FAMILIES USA holds a conference themed Health Action 2003.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Plenary: Ending Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care

Dr. Robert K. Ross, President and CEO of the California Endowment

Dr. Joseph Betancourt, Institute for Health Policy, Mass. General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

3:45 p.m. - Special Presentation - Governor Howard Dean of Vermont

4:15 p.m. - Plenary: Changes Ahead: The Private Insurance Market and Employer-Provided Coverage moderated by Susan Dentzer, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

Woodrow Myers, WellPoint Health Networks

Helen Darling, Wash. Business Group on Health

Karen Pollitz, Georgetown Institute for Health

Care Research & Policy

Louise Novotny, Communications Workers of America

8 p.m. - Special Cabaret Performance:

The Famous Satirists - The Capitol Steps

DATE: January 24, 2003

LOCATION: 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-628-3030

WEB ADDRESS: familiesusa.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH holds a program on North Korea & US Nonproliferation Obligations.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Arjun Makhijani, president, IEER

Nicole Deller, co-author, of the Book Rule of Power Or Rule of Law? An Assessment of U.S. Policies and Actions Regarding Security-Related Treaties

DATE: January 24, 2003

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

CONTACT: 301-270-5500

WEB ADDRESS: ieer.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE holds a background briefing to preview a new DNC State of the Union Report.

DATE: January 24, 2003

LOCATION: Democratic National Committee, 7th Floor Conference Room, 888 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-863-8148

WEB ADDRESS: dnc.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a hill briefing on What Should the United States Do about North and South Korea?

WHO: The speakers are:

Ted Galen Carpenter, Author, Peace and Freedom: Foreign Policy for a Constitutional Republic and Vice President for Foreign Policy and Defense Studies

Doug Bandow, Author, Tripwire: Korea and U.S. Foreign Policy in a Changed World and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

DATE: January 24, 2003

LOCATION: B-338 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service presents Andrew Nagorski

Senior Editor, Newsweek International discussing "Experiences as a Foreign Correspondent in Central and Eastern Europe"

DATE: January 24, 2003

LOCATION: ICC 462, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds leadership forum on Crisis on the Korean Peninsula: Implications for U.S. Policy in Northeast Asia featuring William J. Perry, Co-director of the Harvard-Stanford Preventive Defense Project; former Secretary of Defense and Special Advisor on North Korean Relations.

DATE: January 24, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Anne Watts & Boister a contemporary chamber ensemble performing an original score accompaniment for Buster Keaton's classic silent film Steamboat Bill, Jr.

DATE: January 24, 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 epidemiologist Devra Davis examining the myriad health impacts of air pollution-various cancers, heart disease, and asthma, to name a few-in When Smoke Ran Like Water: Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution.

DATE: January 24, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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