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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: HOOVER INSTITUTION holds a program on The Politics Of Prosperity.

AGENDA: Highlights:

10:15 a.m. - Welcome

John Raisian, Director, Hoover Institution

10:30 A.M. The Condition of Capitalism, 2003

David Brooks, The Weekly Standard

Holman W. Jenkins, The Wall Street Journal

Sebastian Mallaby, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Virginia Postrel, Author, The Future and Its Enemies

Tod Lindberg, Hoover Institution's Policy Review

12:15 p.m. - Keynote Address, Crystal Ballroom

A. Michael Spence, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences

2 p.m. - Fundamental Elements of Economic Policy

R. Glenn Hubbard, Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers

Edward Lazear, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Robert Hall, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Gary Becker, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

David Brady, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: ST. REGIS HOTEL, 16th and K Streets, NW, WASHINGTON, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-380-0608.

TIME: All Day

EVENT: THE AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE UNION holds its 30th annual Conservative Political Action Conference

AGENDA: Highlights:

11:30 a.m. - Welcome to the 30th Annual CPAC

David A. Keene, The American Conservative Union

11:45 a.m. - Senator James Inhofe, R-OK, Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

12 noon - Vice President Dick Cheney

12:30 p.m. - Book signing

Kimberly Schuld, author of "Guide to Feminist Organizations"

12:45 p.m. - 2002 and beyond: Are liberals an endangered species?

Fred Barnes, The Weekly Standard

Paul Rodriguez, Insight Magazine

Michael Barone, U.S. News and World Report

Marc Rotterman, Rotterman & Associates

7:30 p.m. - Presidential Banquet: Presidential Banquet: A Tribute to Phyllis Schlafly on the 20th Anniversary of the Defeat of the ERA

Master of Ceremonies: Mona Charen, Syndicated Columnist and Author of "Useful Idiots: How Liberals Got it Wrong in the Cold War and Still Blame America First"

Tribute: *Bob Dornan, Host of the Bob Dornan Show

Speaker: Phyllis Schlafly, Eagle Forum

Presentation of the Defender of Freedom Award

Presenter: *Brad O'Leary

Recipient: *Senator Jon Kyl, R-AZ

Invocation: Fr. John Putka, S.M., University of Dayton

Pledge of Allegiance: *Nichole Jaskiw of Central Michigan University, Young America's Foundation

National Anthem: Victory Singers, Lakemont, NY- Freedom Village USA

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: Marriott Crystal Gateway, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA

CONTACT: 703-836-8602

WEB ADDRESS: cpac.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR SCIENCE AND THE ENVIRONMENT holds the 3rd National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment themed "Education For A Sustainable And Secure Future."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Welcome Dr. Stephen Hubbell, Chair, National Council for Science and the Environment

9:15 a.m. - Keynote Address Jonathan Lash, President, World Resources Institute

Roundtable Discussion

Ray Suarez, The NewsHour

Dr. Dee T. Allsop, CEO, Wirthlin Worldwide

Dr. Charles G. Groat, Director, U.S. Geological Survey

Denis Hayes, President, The Bullitt Foundation

Timothy R. E. Keeney, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Jan Pronk, Special Envoy of the Secretary General of the United Nations on Sustainable Development and former Minister for Environment of The Netherlands

Dr. David Orr, Professor and Chair, Environmental Studies, Oberlin College

Lynn Scarlett, Assistant Secretary of Policy, Management, and Budget, U.S. Department of the Interior

5:30 p.m. - Third John H. Chafee Memorial Lecture on Science and the Environment

Dr. Rita R. Colwell, Director, National Science Foundation

Obstinate Issues, Sophisticated Solutions: Environmental Science and Education for a New Age

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-530-5810

WEB ADDRESS: NCSEonline.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SOCIAL INSURANCE holds a conference on Strengthening Community: Social Insurance in a Diverse America

AGENDA: Highlights:

Opening Speaker: The Honorable Xavier Becerra, U.S. House of Representatives

10 a.m. - Session I: What are the Implications of Growing Diversity?

Lisa Mensah, The Aspen Institute

Presenters:

Cecilia Conrad, Pomona College

Nancy Gordon, U.S. Census Bureau

Lee Hargraves, Center for the Study of Health Systems Change

Donna Chifriller, Verizon Communications

Jerry Mashaw, Yale Law School

12 noon - Luncheon Dialogue: The Impact of U.S. Social Insurance on Disparities Over Time

Christopher Edley Jr., Harvard Law School

Robert C. Lieberman, Columbia University, author of Shifting the Color Line: Race and the American Welfare State

Jill Quadagno, Florida State University, author of Promoting Civil Rights Through The Welfare State: How Medicare Integrated Southern Hospitals

1:30 p.m. - Session II: Social Security in a Diverse America

Margaret Simms, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

Lee Cohen, Social Security Administration

Pamela Herd, University of Michigan

Kilolo Kijakazi, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Maya Rockeymoore, The National Urban League Institute for Opportunity and Equality

Kim Hildred, Republican Staff Director, Subcommittee on Social Security, Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives

Kathryn Olson, Democratic Staff Director, Subcommittee on Social Security, Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives

3:45 p.m. - Session III: State-Administered Programs and Diversity: What do we know about the impact of state programs on diverse populations?

Moderator/Commentator: The Honorable Grantland Johnson, Secretary, California Department of Health and Human Services

Cheryl Hill Lee, The National Urban League Institute for Opportunity and Equality

Vicki Lovell, Institute for Women's Policy Research

John Monahan, Annie E. Casey Foundation

Cindy Mann, Georgetown University

6:30 p.m. -- Dinner

Master of Ceremonies: Lawrence H. Thompson, NASI President

John Heinz Dissertation Award ceremony

Jeffrey R. Lewis, Executive Director of the Heinz Family Foundation and Robert Hudson, Chair of the Heinz Dissertation Awards Committee

Dinner Speaker

Ray Suarez, Senior Correspondent, The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, "What Can We Anticipate From America's Diverse Public?"

DATE: January 30, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-452-8097

WEB ADDRESS: nasi.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY holds the International Trade Update 2003. This annual conference brings together the leading private practitioners in international trade, high-ranking government officials, and leading scholars to examine the most current issues in international trade and to explore the issues that will be affecting companies and their customers in the future.

AGENDA: Highlight:

8:45 a.m. - Keynote Address: New Trends in International Trade Law: Changing Assumptions

and Changing Contexts, Professor John H. Jackson

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: Law Center, Moot Courtroom, 600 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: All Day

EVENT: WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL holds its conference on "US and Asia: What Does the Future Hold?"

AGENDA: Highlight:

10:45 a.m. - Dealing w/ N. Korea, with Amb. Keun Park & Journalist Don Oberdorfer, Washington Marriott, 1221 22nd St. NW

Q & A on Asia with Senator Joseph Biden, G-50 Senate Dirksen Office Building

DATE: January 30, 2003

CONTACT: Cori Welbourn Bassett, 202-833-4557.

TIME: All Day

EVENT: WORLD LEARNING & THE SCHOOL FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAINING holds a symposium on "Globalization: The Human Dimension."

AGENDA: Highlight:

Panel discussing the experience of development agencies and Western governments.

Mary McClymont, President of the InterAction international development coalition

Rep. James Moran (D-VA)

Dr. Emmy Simmons, Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: 2200 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Margaret Goodman, 202-408-5420 x184

WEB ADDRESS: worldlearning.org

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL Aerospace Technology Committee holds program on A New Way to Get From Here to There: How Technology will improve your Air Travel Experience and Provide New Business Opportunities.

WHO: The speakers are:

Trevor Cornwell, Vice President Strategy and Business Development, Bombardier Business Jet Solutions

George Ellis, Senior Vice President, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Charlie Huettner, Executive Director, Commission on the Future of the U.S. Aerospace Industry

Steve Means, Senior Vice President of Marketing, ARINC

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: Microsoft Innovation & Technology Center, Two Discovery Square, Reston, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION holds a program on Cyber security Research and Development. The Information Infrastructure, which encompasses all of the technologies that enable us to gather, handle and share information within a single enterprise or across enterprises, is not secure and is vulnerable to cyber attacks.

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard A. Clarke, Chairman, President's Critical Infrastructure

Protection Board

Michael A. Vatis, Chair, I3P, and Director, Dartmouth's Institute for

Security Technology Studies

Catherine A. Allen, CEO, BITS, Financial Services Roundtable

Robert W. Holleyman, II, President and CEO, Business Software

Alliance

Harris Miller, President, Information Technology Association of America

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 603-646-3661

WEB ADDRESS: the13p.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: RAND holds a briefing On Turkey And Its Changing Roles.

WHO: The speakers are:

F. Stephen Larrabee, RAND Corporate Chair in European Security and co-author of "Turkish Foreign Policy In An Age Of Uncertainty."

Ian Lesser, vice president, director of studies, Pacific Council on International Policy, and co-author of "Turkish Foreign Policy in an Age of Uncertainty."

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: 1200 S. Hayes St., 4th Floor Conference Room 4204, Arlington, Virginia

CONTACT: Paige Parham, 703-413-1100, ext. 5156

WEB ADDRESS: rand.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on U.S.-Pakistan Relations:

The War on Terror and Beyond.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jeane J. Kirkpatrick, AEI

Kursheed Kasuri, foreign minister of Pakistan

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: MARCH OF DIMES holds a news conference kicks off a new five-year, $75 million Prematurity Campaign aimed at raising public awareness, educating women to the signs and symptoms of preterm labor, and increasing research to find the causes of premature births. The annual rate of babies born prematurely has risen 27 percent since 1981, and almost half of all premature births have no known cause.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president, March of Dimes.

Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, president emeritus, Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, former Secretary of Health and Human Services, and honorary chairman of the March of Dimes new Prematurity Campaign.

Dr. Charles J. Lockwood, chairman of Yale University's Obstetrics and Gynecology department and expert on high-risk pregnancies.

Susan, Jeff and Emma Henderson, an Oklahoma family whose emotional journey after their daughter was born 3 months too soon puts a face on this common and serious problem. The Hendersons will serve as the March of Dimes 2003 National Ambassador Family.

DATE: January 30, 2003

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

CONTACT: 914-997-4608 or 202973-5826

WEB ADDRESS: marchofdimes.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: THE BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE holds a telephone news conference to discuss its study on Economic Impact of White House Growth Package.

AGENDA: Dial-in telephone number: 1-888-423-3276

WHO: The speakers are:

John J. Castellani, President of The Business Roundtable

Kenneth L. Wertz, Economist, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

Dr. Douglas Meade, Economist, University of Maryland who oversaw the study

DATE: January 30, 2003

CONTACT: Tita Thompson, 202-872-1260

WEB ADDRESS: brt.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring David Dorman, AT&T's new CEO, discussing the future of the telecommunications industry and his company, both of which are undergoing dramatic changes.

DATE: January 30, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CODE PINK WOMEN FOR PEACE holds a news conference to discuss the women's peace delegation to Iraq.

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: National Organization For Women, 733 15th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-393-5016

WEB ADDRESS: codepeace4peace.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: BRADY CAMPAIGN TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE holds a news conference opposing a plan to take away the legal rights of gun violence victims.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Jack Reed, D-RI

Sarah Brady, chair, Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

Hillary Shelton, NAACP

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: SC-4, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-289-5785

WEB ADDRESS: bradycampaign.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: SENATORS DIANNE FEINSTEIN (D-CALIF.) AND OLYMPIA SNOWE (R-MAINE) hold a news conference to introduce legislation to equalize fuel efficiency standards for Sport Utility Vehicles and all other light duty trucks.

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: Senate Radio/TV Gallery, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-8667

WEB ADDRESS: senate.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: EMBASSY OF JAPAN holds a holds a ceremony conferring upon Dr. William Perry, former Secretary of Defense a Japanese Decoration, the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun.

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: Ambassador's residence, 4000 Nebraska Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-238-6700

WEB ADDRESS: embajapan.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a lunch discussion on Global Trade and Development

entitled A View From France: Do Our Agricultural Policies Starve Developing Nations?

With French Minister For Agriculture Herve Gaymard.

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS hosts a Capitol Hill briefing entitled, "Expanding Patient Power: Ideas for the 108th Congress."

WHO: The speakers are:

NCPA President John C. Goodman, author of the groundbreaking book "Patient Power," which earned him the title of "father of MSAs."

Sen. Larry E. Craig, R-ID on Medical Savings Accounts

Rep. Jim DeMint, R-SC (invited) on Flexible Spending Accounts

Ronald E. Bachman, PricewaterhouseCoopers on Health Reimbursement Arrangements

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: 311 of the Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Sean Tuffnell, 800-859-1154

WEB ADDRESS: ncpa.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Harmonization of Russian and Ukrainian Textbooks: A New Beginning or a Return to a Lamentable Past?

WHO: The speakers are:

Frank Sysyn, Senior Fellow, Centre for Russian and East European Studies (CREES), University of Toronto; and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Sergei Zhuk, Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

DATE: January 30, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 3:45 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a book release and discussion on Corruption & Public Policy entitled PIGS AT THE TROUGH: How Corporate Greed and Political Corruption Are Undermining America.

WHO: The speakers are:

Arianna Huffington, Columnist and Author

Steven C. Clemons

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN LEAGUE OF LOBBYISTS holds a program on Lobbying Compliance: What You Need to Know.

WHO: The speakers are:

Pam Gavin, Superintendent, Senate Office of Public Records

Jim Christian, Partner, Patton Boggs

Tom Susman, Partner, Ropes & Gray

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: 430 1st Street SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-960-3011

WEB ADDRESS: alldc.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a hill briefing, "Who Are the Real Free Traders in Congress?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Tom Petri, R-WI

Sen. Sam Brownback, R-KS

Dan Griswold, Cato Institute.

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: G-11 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The New White Nationalism: Its Causes, Its Effects, and Ways of Dealing With It.

WHO: The speakers are:

Carol Swain, Vanderbilt University Law School

Ronald Walters, University of Maryland

DATE: January 30, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents The Whitworth Brass, led by Roger Whitworth featuring jazz standards on the French horn, trumpet, trombone, and tuba.

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a discussion on After the Elections: Where Does Israel Go?

WHO: The speakers are:

Yossi Shain, Professor, Department of Government, Georgetown University

David Makovsky, Director, Project on America, Israel, and the Peace Process

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Peter R. Rosenblatt, Partner, Heller and Rosenblatt,

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: Washington Club, 15 Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Marieke Beeuwkes, 212-434-9537

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Ross King discussing and signing copies of Michelangelo And The Pope's Ceiling focusing on the four momentous years during which Michelangelo interrupted his sculpting to take on the difficult task of frescoing the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

DATE: January 30, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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