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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: ADVAMED holds a program on Innovation for Preparedness: The Public-Private Partnership Conference

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Jerome Hauer, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Public Health Preparedness, Department of Health and Human Services

Emergency Preparedness Healthcare Needs: Identifying Research and Technology Funding

Franklin R. Cockerill, III, M.D., Professor and Chair, Microbiology, Professor of Medicine

Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical School

9:45 a.m. -- National Institutes of Health

Maria Giovanni, Ph.D., Assistant Director for Microbial Genomics and Advanced Technologies, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stephen Morse, Ph.D., Associate Director for Science, Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Program

11:10 a.m. - Food and Drug Administration

Susan Alpert, M.D. , Vice President for Regulatory Sciences

C.R. Bard, Inc.

Medical Advisor - AdvaMed's Medical Technology Preparedness Council

Andrea Meyerhoff, M.D. , Director, Office of Counter terrorism

David Feigal, M.D., Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health

Jesse Goodman, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

Deploying New Technologies to Strengthen Homeland Security: The Role of DOD and DOE

Kyle Webster, Ph.D., Director, Technology Acceptance, BD Research Bioscience

Department of Defense

William Winkenwerder, Jr., M.D., Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs, Office of the Secretary of Defense

Department of Energy, Elizabeth George, Ph.D. (Invited)

Director of Chemical, Biological Non-Proliferation

U.S. Army Medical Research Institute on Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID)

David Norwood, Ph.D., Chief, Systems Development Branch, Diagnostic Systems Division

DATE: February 6, 2003

LOCATION: Loew's L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-434-7243

WEB ADDRESS: advamed.org

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL MINING ASSOCIATION holds Climate Action Plan Briefing.

DATE: February 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: Tom Johnson 202-463-2621

WEB ADDRESS: nma.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: MIGRATION POLICY INSTITUTE holds a discussing Humanitarian Conditions in Afghanistan

AGENDA: The International Committee of the Red Cross continues to maintain its largest delegation anywhere in the world to help Afghanistan meet basic humanitarian needs, particularly medical and food requirements.

WHO: The speakers are:

Reto Meister, Delegate General for Asia for the International Committee of the Red Cross

Kathleen Newland, Co-Director of the Migration Policy Institute

DATE: February 6, 2003

LOCATION: Migration Policy Institute Conference Room, 1400 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Ana Claros, 202-266-1940

WEB ADDRESS: migrationpolicy.org

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: 10 a.m.

EVENT: POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES holds a panel discussion on Civil Liberties in the Information Age

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael S. Swetnam, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Amitai Etzioni, author of The Limits of Privacy, is a professor at The George Washington University

Rep. Curt Weldon, R-PA

Eleanor Hill, a partner in the Washington law firm of King & Spalding,

Marc Rotenberg is the Executive Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center

Jamie Gorelick is the Vice Chair of Fannie Mae

Daniel Gallington, Senior Fellow, The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

DATE: February 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: Janelle Gatchalian, 703-525-0770

WEB ADDRESS: PotomacInstitute.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL holds a Memorial Service for the Crew of the Space Shuttle Columbia

DATE: February 6, 2003

LOCATION: Washington National Cathedral, Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues NW, Washington, D.C

CONTACT: 202-537-6200

WEB ADDRESS: catherdral.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES holds a news conference to release Local Governments report on Interoperability.

DATE: February 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: Tom Goodman, 202-942-4222

WEB ADDRESS: naco.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: - INTERNET SECURITY ALLIANCE holds a news conference to discuss the release of new information security consumer guidelines.

WHO: The speakers are:

Orson Swindle, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Dave McCurdy, Executive Director, Internet Security Alliance

Susan Grant, Vice President of Public Policy, National Consumers League

Mark MacCarthy, Senior Vice President Public Policy Visa U.S.A.

DATE: February 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: Cathy MacFarlane, 202-326-3657

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 noon

EVENT: ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY CENTER holds a program on War on the Horizon

WHO: The speakers are:

Christopher Hitchens is the I. F. Stone Fellow at the Graduate School of Journalism, U.C. Berkeley, Professor of Liberal Studies at the New School in New York City

William Galston is the Saul I. Stern Professor of Civic Engagement and the Director of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at the University of Maryland.

George Weigel holds the John M. Olin Chair in Religion and American Democracy at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

DATE: February 6, 2003

LOCATION: 1015 15th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Laura Fabrycky, 202-682-1200, ext 213

WEB ADDRESS: eppc.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: FEDERALIST SOCIETY FOR LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY STUDIES holds a news conference to discuss Affirmative Action in Government Hiring. Several issues are raised in light of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia's decision to hear Worth v. Martinez, the discrimination in government employment class action case against the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

AGENDA: Many question the prevalence of racial preference policies throughout the federal bureaucracy, though an Office of Personnel Management report shows that minorities are over represented, compared to the relevant civilian labor force, in every federal department and independent agency.

WHO: The speakers are:

Roger Clegg, General Counsel, Center for Equal Opportunity

Curt Levey, Center for Individual Rights

Shirley Wilcher, Executive Director, Americans for A Fair Chance

Stuart Taylor, National Journal (Moderator)

DATE: February 6, 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: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a program on The Perfect Storm: Why the Next Six Weeks Will Dictate America's Economic Health for Years to Come with DAVID HALE, Founder, Hale Advisors LLC.

DATE: February 6, 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: 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: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE holds a luncheon briefing with Ramzy Baroud, Editor of "Searching Jenin, Eyewitness Accounts of the Israeli Invasion 2002", and Editor-in-Chief of the Palestine Chronicle, discussing his book and the revelations of Israeli war crimes that it contains.

DATE: February 6, 2003

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS: palestinecenter.org

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a forum, "The United State and Iraq: What Are the Stakes? What Are the Options?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Eliot Cohen, professor and director of the SAIS Strategic Studies

Program

Scott Barrett, director of the SAIS Energy, Environment, Science and Technology Program and professor of environmental economics and international political economy

Francis Fukuyama, SAIS dean of faculty Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of Political Economy

DATE: February 6, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION Showdown with Iraq program entitled "Inauguration of Weekly Brookings Iraq Briefing."

WHO: The speakers are:

Amatzia Baram, Visiting Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings

David Kay, Senior Fellow, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies; Former UN Chief Nuclear Weapons Inspector in Iraq

Ivo H. Daalder, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings

Michael E. O'hanlon, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings

Kenneth M. Pollack, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, and Director of Research, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings

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

DATE: February 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: WASHINGTON POST COMPANY holds a roundtable discussion entitled Defining the Future of U.S. -- Korean Relations.

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard Lugar, Chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

John Rockefeller IV, Member, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Finance and Intelligence

Jay Kun Woo, Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to President-elect Roh Mooh-Hyun and member of his Special Envoy to the U.S. and the Korean National Assembly

Dr. Hongkoo Lee, Chairman of the Seoul Forum for International Affairs and former Prime Minister and Ambassador to the United States

Dr. Kyung-Won Kim, President of the Institute of Social Sciences and Seoul Forum

Ambassador Wendy Sherman, Principal, The Albright Group, Former Counselor of the State Department, and North Korea Policy Coordinator

Ambassador Donald Gregg, President of The Korea Society and former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

Dr. Sungjoo Han, President of Korea University and former Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea

Fareed Zakaria, Editor of Newsweek International

Fred Hiatt, Washington Post editorial page editor

Donald Oberdorfer, former Washington Post correspondent and author of The Two Koreas

Young-Hie Kim, Joong Ang Ilbo Editor-at-Large

DATE: February 6, 2003

LOCATION: Washington Post Company Board Room, 1150 15th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-6635

WEB ADDRESS: washingtonpost.com

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a book launch "Modernizing China's Military: Progress, Problems & Shambaugh."

WHO: The speakers are:

David Shambaugh, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs/Director of the China Policy Program at The George Washington University and current Woodrow Wilson Center fellow

Admiral Dennis Blair, Senior Fellow, Institute for Defense Analyses

Ellis Joffe, Visiting Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan

DATE: February 6, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Cooperation and Integration in Southeastern Europe."

WHO: The speakers are:

Vuk Draskovic, President, Serbian Renewal Movement and noted journalist, Serbia

Davor Glavas, journalist, IREX Pro-media Program, Croatia

Vladimir Bozovic, Attorney, Member, Republic Coordinating Center for Kosovo, Montenegro

Fuad Turalic, Professor, former Cabinet Member, Republika Srpska government, Bosnia-Herzegovina

DATE: February 6, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

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

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features The Other Side of Broadway, a project devoted to the performance and preservation of classical music by established and emerging theatre composers, presents its second art song cabaret Songs of the Poets.

DATE: February 6, 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 program on "Protecting The Homeland And Preserving Civil Liberties."

WHO: The speakers are:

James S. Gilmore, III, Former Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia

Adam Garfinkle, Editor, The National Interest

DATE: February 6, 2003

LOCATION: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Marieke Beeuwkes, 212-434-9537

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB presents the 2003 William E. Colby Military Writers Symposium themed Journalists At War

WHO: The speakers are:

Rick Atkinson,

Joseph Galloway

Sean Naylor

Lewis Sorley

DATE: February 6, 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 Jared Diamond discussing Guns, Germs, And Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. In the course of his argument, Mr. Diamond effectively demolishes any grounds for believing in the superiority of any race or culture, but demonstrates that happy accidents of geography, available animal life capable of domestication, and, thus resistance to parasites, have had far more impact on human history than was previously admitted,

DATE: February 6, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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