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Washintgon Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   Jan. 26, 2003 at 7:27 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES holds 2003 Annual Meeting themed "A Very Different Decade" for Higher Education

AGENDA: Highlights:

7:30 8:15 a.m. - National Association of Independent College and University State Executives (NAICUSE) Executive Committee Meeting

8:30 a.m. - National Association of Independent College and University State Executives (NAICUSE) General Meeting and Luncheon

Meeting, Capitol Room; Luncheon, Congressional A (closed meeting and luncheon)

2 p.m. - Convening of the Annual Meeting

Mary Brown Bullock, President, Agnes Scott College, and NAICU Board Chair; David L. Warren, President, NAICU

2:15 p.m. - Plenary Session

Bob Woodward, The Washington Post, and Author of Bush at War

The Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter will take you inside today's White House, and will share his views on what lies ahead.

3 p.m. - Presentation of the Henry Paley Memorial Award to Dr. James C. Ross, President Emeritus, Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (New York)

3:45 p.m. - Plenary Session: Kenneth Prewitt, Former Director, U.S. Bureau of the Census

A look at the patterns continuing to emerge through the Census 2000 data that will shape your institution in the coming years.

4:30 p.m. - Plenary Session: Harold E. Ford, Jr., D-TN,

DATE: January 27, 2003

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency --Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-739-0474

WEB ADDRESS: naicu.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: ADAWATCH/NATIONAL COALITION FOR DISABILITY RIGHTS, AFL-CIO, ALLIANCE FOR JUSTICE, LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE ON CIVIL RIGHTS, MEXICAN AMERICAN LEGAL DEFENSE AND EDUCATION FUND, NARAL PRO-CHOICE AMERICA, NATIONAL WOMEN'S LAW CENTER, PEOPLE FOR THE AMERICAN WAY AND SIERRA CLUB holds a news conference to discuss to call public attention to the records of many Bush judicial nominees and to oppose the president's court-packing plan.

DATE: January 27, 2003

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

CONTACT: Brian Komar, 202-466-3311, or Julie Bernstein, 202-822-6070

WEB ADDRESS: civilrights.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a 'State of the Union' Press Briefing

WHO: The AEI scholars are:

Norman Ornstein

Joseph Antos

Kevin Hassett

Richard Perle

DATE: January 27, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Palestinian Situation and the Regional Security Issues with H.E. Daniel Ayalon, Israeli ambassador to the United States.

DATE: January 27, 2003

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CONSUMER FEDERATION OF AMERICA holds a news conference to discuss The Federal Communications Commission is considering a proposal to eliminate or drastically restrict existing network-sharing rules, known to the industry as UNE-P.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert S. Tongren, President, National Association of State Utility

Consumer Advocates (NASUCA)

Doug Holbrook, Member, Board of Directors, AARP

Dr. Mark Cooper, Director of Research, Consumer Federation of America

DATE: January 27, 2003

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

CONTACT: Charles Acquard, 301-589-6313 or Mark Cooper, 301-384-2204

WEB ADDRESS: cfa.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program entitled Can Russia Fight Organized Crime and Corruption? with Louise Shelley, Director, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC), American University, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute.

DATE: January 27, 2003

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: SENATE DEMOCRATIC LEADER TOM DASCHLE AND HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LEADER NANCY PELOSI will deliver a pre-buttal to President Bush's State of the Union Address.

DATE: January 27, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-225-0100

WEB ADDRESS: senate.gov

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will host an international forum luncheon featuring Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Peter Allgeier discussing the U.S.-Brazil bilateral trade relationship and his experience as co-chairman of the FTAA process.

DATE: January 27, 2003

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "The Economic Relations Across the Taiwan Strait" with Yu Xintian, president of the Shanghai Institute of International Relations.

DATE: January 27, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, Dc

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program on East African Food Crisis.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Frank Wolf, R-VA

Charles Snyder, Deputy Assistant U.S. Secretary of State

for African Affairs

Kassahun Ayele, Ambassador to the United States, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Girma Asmerom, Ambassador to the United States, State of Eritrea

Stephen Morrison, Director, CSIS Africa Program

DATE: January 27, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program On Kenya's New Political Era.

WHO: The speakers are:

Walter Kansteiner, Assistant U.S. Secretary of State for African Affairs

Rep. Mark Green, R-WI

David Throup, Senior Research Associate, CSIS Africa Program, Co-Chair, CSIS Kenya Working Group

DATE: January 27, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service The Institute for the Study of Diplomacy presents Lakhdar Brahimi, Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Afghanistan discussing "Afghanistan: Prospects for the Future" and receive the twenty-second annual Raymond "Jit" Trainor Award.

DATE: January 27, 2003

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

CONTACT: Doug Shaw, 202-687-4327

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

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