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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International   |   Jan. 31, 2003 at 4:08 PM   |   Comments

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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2003

Tuesday, February 4, 2003

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF STATE LEGISLATURES will release the report on the current state budget crisis entitled State Budget Update: February 2003.

DATE: February 4, 2003

LOCATION: Hall of States, Room 383, 444 North Capitol Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Bill Wyatt, 202-624-8667

WEB ADDRESS:

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Science, Technology, and Business Division holds lecture by Dr. Cheryl Winkler, principal scientist at the National Cancer Institute-Frederick, discusses the latest developments in the treatment of AIDS,

DATE: February 4, 2003

LOCATION: LC, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202- 707-5664

WEB ADDRESS:loc.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE International Division Senior Vice President Willard Workman will outline the business group's international priorities for the coming year.

DATE: February 4, 2003

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Liberalism: Conscience and Confidence with Pierre Pettigrew, Canada's International Trade Minister, addressing the issues of confidence and conscience within the dominant political ideology of liberalism.

DATE: February 4, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Imperfect Justice: Looted Assets, Slave Labor, and the Unfinished Business of World War II with Author Stuart E. Eizenstat Head of international trade and finance, Covington & Burling; former Deputy Secretary of Treasury and Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center will discuss his new book.

DATE: February 4, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

Wednesday, February 5, 2003

TIME: 8:45 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE host a breakfast discussion featuring Canadian International Trade Minister Pierre Pettigrew. Minister Pettigrew will address U.S.-Canadian trade, investment in North America and ways to keep the region economically prosperous and secure.

DATE: February 5, 2003

LOCATION: Hay Adams Hotel, 800 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: INTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE holds a briefing about the fundamental causes of the food crisis in Ethiopia, and what can be done to stop the country's cycle of food insecurity.

WHO: The speakers are:

Joachim von Braun, IFPRI Director General

John Pender, IFPRI Senior Research Fellow

Eleni Gabre-Madhin, IFPRI Research Fellow

DATE: February 5, 2003

CONTACT: Michael Rubinstein, 202-862-5670

WEB ADDRESS: ifpri.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum entitled Battle over the Broadcast Flag: The IP Wars and the HDTV Transition.

WHO: The speakers are:

Fritz Attaway, Motion Picture Association of America

Jim Burger, Dow, Lohnes & Albertson

Mike Godwin, Public Knowledge

Andy Setos, Fox Entertainment Group

DATE: February 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Countering Pessimism: Can the Arab/Islamic World Develop?" with Nick Eberstadt, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

DATE: February 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a program on The Status and Future of the U.S. National Park System with Tom Kiernan, National Parks Conservation Association. Kiernan will discuss the legal underpinnings of the National Park System and how well the current system is working. He will argue that some parks, such as Everglades, Big Cypress, Dry Tortugas, and Yosemite are faring well under this Administration, while others are faring much worse.

DATE: February 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

Thursday, February 6, 2003

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Military Options for Bringing Peace to the Democratic Republic of Congo" with Doug Brooks, president of International Peace Operations Association, and Paul Slaughter, CEO of TASK International.

DATE: February 6, 2003

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program featuring Andrew Lyon, Deputy Assistant Secretary (Tax Analysis), U.S. Department of the Treasury, discussing Tax Policy and the Fiscal 2004 Budget.

DATE: February 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Warren Zimmerman, a Foreign Service Officer over three decades and our last Ambassador to Yugoslavia in the Clinton Administration, comes to us to talk about his latest book, First Great Triumph: How Five Americans Made Their Country A World Power.

DATE: February 6, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Turmoil in Turkmenistan" featuring Filip Noubel, senior analyst for International Crisis Group in Osh, Kyrgyzstan.

DATE: February 6, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

Friday February 7, 2003

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a hill briefing on Technology Policy in the 108th Congress.

WHO: The speakers are:

Steve Delbianco, Association for Competitive Technology

Clyde Wayne Crews Jr., Cato Institute

Adam Thierer, Cato Institute.

DATE: February 7, 2003

LOCATION: B-369 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

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