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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: BANKERS' ASSOCIATION FOR FINANCE AND TRADE holds its 20TH Annual Midwinter Strategic Conference.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Outlook On Global Financial

MARKETS

Kenneth W. Dam, Acting Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury

John Lipsky, Chief Economist & Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Dr. Theodore H. Moran, Director, Landegger Program in International Business Diplomacy, Georgetown University,

School of Foreign Service

10:30 a.m. - PANEL: The Trade Finance Asset Class-- Gauging Liquidity in the Face of Economic

Challenges in Emerging Markets

Hernan T. Narea, Senior Vice President, ORIX Trade Capital and & Board Member, Association of Forfaiters in the

Americas

Bruce Fields, President, Standard Americas, Inc.

Therese Rabieh, Managing Director, Head of Latin American Distribution & Syndication,

JP Morgan Chase Securities, Inc.

Michael Sullivan, Partner & Legal Counsel, Association of Forfaiters in the Americas

11:15 a.m. PANEL: The Response to Money Laundering by the Wider Financial Industry

Robin King, Assistant Professor, Landegger Program in International Business, Diplomacy, Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service

Russell W. Schrader, Senior Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, Visa U.S.A. Inc.

Edward L. Monahan, Jr. Director, Regulatory Advisory Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Martin Steinbach, Managing Director, Head of Global Services, UBS Zurich

12:15 p.m. - Continuous Linked Settlement (CLS)-- Five Months Out Report Card

Moderator: Lee Kidder, Director of Wholesale Banking, TowerGroup

Joseph De Feo, President and Chief Executive Officer, CLS Bank International

Barry Holland, Director of Treasury Operations, Barclays Capital

Phillip E. Scott, Senior Vice President, The Bank of New York

DATE: January 29, 2003

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

CONTACT: Julie Malveaux, 202-663-5466

WEB ADDRESS: aba.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES holds it's annual meeting themed "A Very Different Decade" for Higher Education."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Lee Bollinger, President, Columbia University

9:45 a.m. -- E. J. Dionne, Jr., Washington Post Columnist and Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution

10:30 a.m. - Academic Freedom, Religious Freedom, and the National Labor Relations Act after NLRB v. University of Great Falls, 278 F. 3rd. 1335 (D.C. Cir. 2002)

Nicholas Trott Long and Fred Gilliard

Regency A Ballroom

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Hotel- Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-785-8866

WEB ADDRESS: naicu.edu

TIME: All Day

EVENT: Club for Growth holds its Advocacy's Economic Summit.

AGENDA: Highlights:

2 p.m. -- The Economy and to Fix it

4 p.m. -- The Bush Tax Cut

DATE: January 29, 2003

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

CONTACT: 703-739-5920

WEB ADDRESS: clubforgrowth.org

TIME: 7 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL presents its Titans of Technology Breakfast to hear Dr. Vernon Smith, the 2002 Nobel Prize Winner in Economic Sciences and a Professor of Law & Economics at George Mason University. Dr. Smith will discuss the applications of his economic research for the future of the technology sector.

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: Hilton McLean, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA,

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: GLOBAL PEACE INITIATIVE OF WOMEN RELIGIOUS AND SPIRITUAL LEADERS holds a breakfast meeting to announce the creation of a Women's Peace Building Corps, a group of international women who will visit zones of conflict to initiate women to women diplomacy.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rev. Joan Brown Campbell, Chair, Global Peace Initiative of Women Religious and Spiritual Leaders, first clergy woman to serve as spiritual leader and General Secretary of the National Council of the Churches of Christ (NCCC) in the U.S.

Dena Merriam, Convener, Global Peace Initiative of Women Religious and Spiritual Leaders, Vice-Chair, Millennium World Peace Summit of Religious and Spiritual Leaders; Partner & Vice Chair, the Ruder Finn Group.

Sharifa Alkateeb, President, North American Council for Muslim Women

Lois M. Dauway, Assistant Secretary General, Women's Division, The United Methodist Church

Rabbi Laura Geller, Temple Emanuel, Beverly Hills, CA, and author

Brenda Girton Mitchell, Director, Washington Office, The National Council of Churches

Virginia Harris, Chairman, Christian Science Board of Directors

Virginia Holmstrom, Executive Director, American Baptist Women's Ministries

Mary Lord, Executive Director, Friends Service Committee (Quaker)

Shiela McCarron, Program Director, National Council of Catholic Women

Sister Mary Motte, Provincial Superior of the U.S., The Franciscan Sisters of Mercy

Reverend Sister Priya, Senior Monastic, The Self-Realization Fellowship Order

Carole Shinnick, Executive Director, The Leadership Conference of Women Religious

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: Willard Inter-Continental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 212-593-6353

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: MIGRATION POLICY CENTER holds a program on The Price of Protection: The Budgetary Threat to Multilateral Cooperation on Refugee Protection and Assistance.

AGENDA: UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, is struggling to provide basic relief and protection to refugees, recently returned refugees, and internally displaced people in the face of a serious budget crisis.

WHO: The speakers are:

Mr. Anne Willem Bijleveld, Director of Communication and Information for UNHCR

Kathleen Newland, Co-Director of the Migration Policy Institute

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: Suite 600, 1400 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Ana Claros, 202-266-1940

WEB ADDRESS: migrationpolicy.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on One Country, One System? Changes to Hong Kong's Basic Law.

WHO: The speakers are:

Kin-ming Liu, Apple Daily; Ellen Bork, Project for the New American

James R. Lilley, AEI & Arthur Waldron, AEI

Kin-ming Liu, Apple Daily

Ellen Bork, Project for the New American Century

Jacqueline Willis, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Washington

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: THE NATIONAL HEAD START ASSOCIATION holds a rally and news conference.

AGENDA: The program will include research on the effects of poverty, Head Start's effectiveness, testimony from Head Start alumni, discussions of NHSA's new

Reauthorization Agenda--A Head Start for a New Generation, and conclude with a rally on Capitol Hill.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. George Voinovich (R-OH)*

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA)*

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)*

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA)*

Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT)*

Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA)*

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA)*

Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald (D-CA)*

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: 325 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-518-8047

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AFRICA SOCIETY OF THE NATIONAL SUMMIT ON AFRICA, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE PROGRAM ON INTERNATIONAL POLICY ATTITUDES AND FOREIGN POLICY MAGAZINE holds a program on U.S. Policy Towards Africa.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Steven Kull, Director, and Dr. Clay Ramsay, Director of Research, the Program on International Policy Attitudes, University of Maryland

Donald M. Payne, Ranking Minority Member, House Subcommittee on Africa, U.S. House of Representatives

Dr. Jendayi Frazer, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Africa, National Security Council

Ambassador Princeton Lyman, Director, The Global Interdependence Institute, Aspen Institute

Leonard H. Robinson, Jr., President and CEO, The Africa Society, Moderator

DATE: January 29, 2003

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

CONTACT: Fanta Doumbia or Dianne Peters, 202-232-3862

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program on "Dealing With North Korea."

WHO: The speakers are three specialists on North Korea:

Former UN Ambassador to South Korea and GATT Chairman, Keun Park

Former Washington Post Diplomatic Correspondent, Don Oberdorfer

President of the World Affairs Councils of America, Jerry Leach

DATE: January 29, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT ZOELLICK hold a news conference launching U.S.-Chile Free Trade Coalition. Chile is currently the 6th largest market

for U.S. exports in Latin America. A mutually beneficial free trade agreement will advance

U.S. interests by improving market access for agricultural and manufactured goods

and services, strengthened intellectual property and investor protections.

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: S-207, Mansfield Room, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Comparative Development of Post-communist Societies with Andrew T. Green, Research Associate and Assistant Director, Center for Civil Societies, MD, and Title VIII multiple grant recipient.

DATE: January 29, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring The Attorney General of Mexico and Chairman of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission of the Organization of American States (OAS) Rafael Macedo De La Concha and The Deputy Solicitor General of Canada and Vice Chairman of CICAD Paul Kenney, releasing and discussing the "34 National Reports and the Hemispheric Report on Control of Drug Trafficking and Abuse.

DATE: January 29, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service BMW Center for German & European Studies presents Thierry de Montbrial, Professor of Economics at the École Polytechnique Chair of Economics and International Relations at the Conservatoire national des arts et métiers discussing "The Evolving Image of the USA in France."

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: 205 Old North, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with Stan Liebowitz, University of Texas--Dallas, discussing "Rethinking the Network Economy."

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden, 618 H St., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "The Afterlife of Communism," with Dr. Alan Charles Kors

Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania and President, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and Bridgett Wagner, Director, Coalition Relations, The Heritage Foundation.

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: REP. LUIS V GUTIERREZ, D-IL, holds a news conference to discuss new immigration legalization bill.

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: 2128 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-8203

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Genomics: Potential Solution to Our Global Energy Crisis?"

with J. Craig Venter, president and chairman of the Institute for Biological Energy Alternatives (IBEA) and founder of Celera Geonomics.

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Nature, Wealth and Power: Emerging Best Practice for Revitalizing Rural Africa."

WHO: The speakers are:

Jon Anderson, an environmental resource adviser at USAID

Asif Shaikh, president and CEO of International Resources Group

Peter Veit, a senior associate at the World Resources Institute

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "How Eyadema Was Combined With Democracy in 1993-94 Togo" with Jacques Rigault, adviser to the minister of Cooperation in France.

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB holds a program on Generations of Women Who Fought for Freedom

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-MD

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (invited)

Jatrice Martel Gaiter, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE features Stephen Peck, Fleche, and formerly, the Electric Power Research Institute, discussing A Policy Approach to the Global Climate Issue. Peck will describe a system for international control of greenhouse gases to extend over the long term -- one hundred years or so. His approach is similar to the U.S. SO2 trading permit market, provides income to farmers and others who sequester greenhouse gases, and offers incentives for R&D on mitigation and absorption technologies.

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a briefing on Post-State of the Union Analysis.

WHO: The speakers are:

E.J. Dionne JR., Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, The Brookings Institution;

Columnist, The Washington Post

Carol Graham, Vice President and Director, Governance Studies; Co-director,

Center on Social and Economic Dynamics

Ron Haskins, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies; Co-director, Welfare Reform & Beyond

Robert E. Litan, Vice President and Director, Economic Policy Studies; The Cabot Family Chair

Thomas E. Mann, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies; The W. Averell Harriman Chair

Pietro S. Nivola, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies; Co-editor, Agenda for the Nation

(forthcoming, Brookings 2003)

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

DATE: January 29, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Sergey V. Yasterzhembskiy, Assistant to President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation, discussing "International Terrorism in Chechnya: A Hard Way to Peace."

DATE: January 29, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES will hold a conference call briefing to discuss budget, tax and programmatic issues raised in the President's State of the Union address. The briefing will also include an assessment of the implications of the new budget baseline that will be released by the Congressional Budget Office that same morning.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Greenstein, Executive Director

Richard Kogan, Senior Fellow

DATE: January 29, 2003

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080.

WEB ADDRESS:cbpp.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE hosts a discussion exploring the current political and humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe and possible avenues towards peace

WHO; The speakers are:

Walter Kansteiner, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs.

Simbi Mubako, Zimbabwean Ambassador to the United States.

Robert Rotberg, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Masipula Sithole, Senior Fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace, and Professor of Political Science, University of Zimbabwe.

Chester Crocker, Chairman, Board of Directors, U.S. Institute of Peace and Schlesinger Professor of Strategic Studies, Georgetown University.

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: 1200 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-429-3824

WEB ADDRESS: usip.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Rise and Fall of the Brezhnev Doctrine in Soviet Foreign Policy with Matthew J. Ouimet, Department of State discussing findings from his new book on the collapse of Soviet control in Eastern Europe between 1968 and 1989.

DATE: January 29, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on Internet Cents and Nonsense: Lessons from the Dot-Com Collapse and the Copyright Wars.

WHO: The speakers are:

Stan Liebowitz , Author, Rethinking the Network Economy: The True Forces that Drive the Digital Marketplace

John Lott, American Enterprise Institute; and Tom Lenard, Progress and Freedom Foundation.

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Modernizing China's Military" with David Shambaugh, a professor at George Washington University and author of Modernizing China's Military.

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents The Igor Leschishin Classical Septet from the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra performing Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano by Poulenc, Quartet C-major Op 73 #1 for Bassoon and String Trio by Devienne, and Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and Strings by Britten.

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB FORUM presents a discussion on the Effect of Post 9/11 Restrictions on Media Coverage and Public's Right to Know. The Forum will focus on issues concerning executive privilege, government classification of documents, Pentagon access and credentialing, Freedom of Information Act costs to freelancers and security and war coverage.

DATE: January 29, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Lynn Duke who was the Washington Post's Johannesburg bureau chief from 1995 to 1999, and covered the devastating Congolese war, post-apartheid South Africa; the continuing AIDS epidemic-but also their impact on the village and township level. Mandela, Mobutu, And Me: A Newswoman's African Journey reveals the continent through the stories of peacemakers and dictators, refugees and rebels, laborers and activists.

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: 10TH ANNUAL FUNNIEST CELEBRITY IN WASHINGTON CONTEST proceeds raised at this one-of-a-kind gala benefits Work, Achievement, Values, and Education, Inc. There will be a total of 12 competitors and 8 to 10 judges. Chuck Conconi, Editor-at-Large for the Washingtonian Magazine, will again serve Master of Ceremonies.

WHO: The celebrity competitors:

Sen. John Breaux (D-LA)

Sen. Tom Daschle (D-SD)

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)

Mr. Ted Leonsis

Dan Glickman

Mr. Cal Thomas

Jim Bohannan

DATE: January 29, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-296-7200 or 301-294-4690

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