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Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   Jan. 30, 2003 at 3:29 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2003

TIME: All Day

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

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:10 a.m. - Elaine L. Chao, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor

*Introduction: Jim Roberts, Radio America

9:40 a.m. - Sex in the City and Elsewhere: A look at the social issues in the 21st century

*Nigel Cameron Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity

*Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review

*David Christensen, office of Rep. Dave Weldon, R-PA

*Dr. Meg Meeker, author of "Epidemic"

*Moderator: Ken Connor, Family Research Council

12 noon - Young America's Foundation's CPAC 2003 Student Luncheon

Featuring Larry Kudlow, Free-market economist, syndicated columnist and co-host of "Kudlow & Cramer"

7:30 p.m. - Emcee: Wayne LaPierre, National Rifle Association

Keynote Speaker: Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-TX

Presentation of the John Ashbrook Award

Marv Krinsky, The John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs

Majority Leader Tom Delay, R-TX

DATE: January 31, 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. - Plenary Lecture

Ray Anderson, Chairman, Interface Flooring Systems, Inc.

A Call for Systemic Change

1:30 p.m. - NCSE Lifetime Achievement Award

Gaylord Nelson, U.S. Senator (retired); Earth Day Founder; Counselor, The Wilderness Society

Denis Hayes, Coordinator of the first Earth Day

DATE: January 31, 2003

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT:

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:

10:45 a.m. - Session IV: Medicare and Disparities: What Do We Know?

Marsha Lillie-Blanton, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Paul Eggers, M.D., National Institutes of Health

Nicole Lurie, M.D., The RAND Corporation

Linda Fishman, U.S. Senate Finance Committee

Brian D. Smedley, Institute of Medicine

James Randolph Farris, M.D., Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

1 p.m. - Luncheon Speaker: Samuel L. Myers Jr., Roy Wilkins Professor of Human Relations and Social Justice, Hubert Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

DATE: January 31, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-452-8097

WEB ADDRESS: nasi.org

TIME: All Day

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

AGENDA: Highlight:

9 a.m. - The World Bank and its Critics

Speaker: Jim Wolfensohn, President, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, 600 19th St. NW, Auditorium

10:30 a.m. - Plenary Session: Asian Capitalism

Daniel Yergin, author of The Prize and Commanding Heights, World Bank, 600 19th St. NW, Auditorium

12:30 p.m. - Luncheon with Secretary of State Colin Powel, Washington Marriott Hotel, 1221 22nd St. NW West End Ballroom

DATE: January 30, 2003

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

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: PROGRESSIVE POLICY INSTITUTE hosts a forum and release two new reports addressing new innovations in the areas of school governance and leadership.

WHO: The speakers are:

Paul T. Hill, University of Washington

Frederick M. Hess, American Enterprise Institute

Donald McAdams, Center for the Reform of School Systems

Irasema Salcido, César Chávez Public Charter High School for Public Policy

Deborah McGriff, former superintendent, Detroit Public Schools

Becca Bracy, The Broad Foundation

Andrew Rotherham, The Progressive Policy Institute

DATE: January 31, 2003

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

CONTACT: Karin Kullman/Eric Wortman, 202-546-0007

WEB ADDRESS: ppionline.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program with Young Dal Chang, chairman of the South Korean National Defense Committee, will discuss his Korean Peninsula peace proposal.

DATE: January 31, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a book talk and reception for The Ideas That Conquered the World: Peace, Democracy, and Free Markets in the Twenty-First Century.

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael Mandelbaum, Chrisian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy, School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University; and Senior Fellow, The Council on Foreign Relations

Daniel Patrick Moynihan, former U.S. Senator (D-NY) and Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

DATE: January 31, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION holds a swearing-in ceremony for its new director Dr. Mirta Roses Periago of Argentina. . Roses, who replaces outgoing PAHO Director Dr. George Alleyne, has worked in the Pan American Health Organization for 18 years, most recently serving as its assistant director, in charge of all technical cooperation programs in the countries as well as the Organization's Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief Coordination Program.

DATE: January 31, 2003

LOCATION: 525 23rd Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202- 974-3459

WEB ADDRESS: paho.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: PROGRESS & FREEDOM FOUNDATION holds a Congressional seminar on "The FCC & Telecom Recovery: A Scorecard for Evaluating the Rules."

WHO: The speakers are:

Randolph J. May, senior fellow and director of communications policy studies, PFF

Thomas M. Lenard, vice president for research and senior fellow, PFF

Solveig Singleton, senior policy analyst, Competitive Enterprise Institute

Adam Thierer, director of telecommunications studies, CATO Institute

PFF President Jeffrey A. Eisenach

DATE: January 31, 2003

LOCATION: B-340, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Rebecca Fuller, 202-289-8928

WEB ADDRESS: pff.org

TIME: 12 noon.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a panel discussion to launch the new book by Shanthi Kalathil and Taylor C. Boas entitled Open Networks, Closed Regimes: The Impact of the Internet on Authoritarian Rule.

WHO: The speakers are:

Ernest J. Wilson III, associate professor of government and politics at University of Maryland.

Jessica Mathews, president of the Carnegie Endowment

DATE: January 31, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: ceip.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOMEN IN HOUSING AND FINANCE, INC. holds its January Monthly Luncheon featuring Franklin D. Raines, Chairman and CEO, Fannie Mae

DATE: January 31, 2003

LOCATION: The Hotel Washington, 515 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 202 628-9769

CONTACT: 703 683-4742

WEB ADDRESS: whfdc.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: FEDERALIST SOCIETY FOR LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY STUDIES holds a Antitrust & Intellectual Property Panel entitled Who Wins the Battle Between Antitrust and Intellectual Property?

WHO: The speakers are:

Ted Cruz, Director, Office of Policy and Planning, Federal Trade Commission

Prof. Wendy Gordon, Boston University School of Law

Prof. Robert Pitofsky, Georgetown University Law Center, and former

Chairman, Federal Trade Commission

Randall Rader, U. S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

James Toupin, General Counsel, Patent and Trademark Office

Gerald Mossinghoff (moderator), Oblon Spivak, and former Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks

DATE: January 31, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-822-8138

WEB ADDRESS: fed-soc.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMEN'S BOARD OF THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION'S 55th Annual Valentine Luncheon and Fashion Benefit featuring First Lady Laura Bush.

DATE: January 31, 2003

LOCATION: The Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Pamela Mantis, 202-669-0177.

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL CONGRESS OF AMERICAN INDIANS holds a news conference to discuss State of American Indian Nations.

DATE: January 31, 2003

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

CONTACT: Liz Hill, 202-466-7767

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Minority Group Leadership in Congress.

WHO: The speakers are:

Walter E. Fauntroy, former Democratic Delegate from D.C. (invited)

Robert A. Underwood, former Democratic Delegate from Guam

Carol M. Swain, professor of law and political science, Vanderbilt University

Juan Williams, national correspondent, NPR, and Fox News

DATE: January 31, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 4:15 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY The BMW Center for German & European Studies, Georgetown University holds a Science Studies Seminar featuring Professor Jane Maienschein Regents' Professor of Philosophy and Biology Arizona State University on "Stem Cells, Cloning, and Embryos in the Public Eye"

DATE: January 31, 2003

LOCATION: 204 New North Building, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features National Symphony Orchestra Prelude chamber recital presenting a program of Maurice Ravel and Nino Rota with violin, cello, clarinet, and piano.

DATE: January 31, 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 Judith Richards Hope discussing and signing copies of Pinstripes & Pearls: The Women of the Harvard Law School Class of '64. It was daunting and revolutionary at that time to try to combine the roles of "woman" and "lawyer." Her book is a first-hand journey through the challenges and discrimination she and her classmates faced.

DATE: January 31, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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