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EVENTS ON MONDAY FEBRUARY 10, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: E-GOV holds a conference on Web-Enabling Government -- transforming traditional government operations to integrated, Internet-based environments for improved public sector accessibility, efficiency, and customer service.

AGENDA: Highlight:

12 noon - Delivering Online Citizen Services: A State CIO Perspective

Larry Singer, Former Chief Information Officer and Executive Director,

Georgia Technology Authority

DATE: February 10, 2003

LOCATION: 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 1-703-876-5060

WEB ADDRESS: e-gov.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO holds its annual Legislative and Grassroots Mobilization conference.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. -Sen. Susan Collins, R-MA

Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass.

12:30 p.m. - Civil Rights Luncheon

Rep. Artur Davis, D-Ala.

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

DC

DATE: February 10, 2003

CONTACT: Diane Witiak or John Irvine, 202-639-6419;

WEB ADDRESS: afge.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN PUBLIC POWER ASSOCIATION holds a legislative rally.

DATE: February 10, 2003

LOCATION: Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Monica Epps, 202-467-2950

WEB ADDRESS: appanet.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Statesmen's Forum presents newly elected President Lucio GutiƩrrez of Ecuador discussing his policies for addressing political, economic, social, and foreign policy challenges facing his country.

DATE: February 10, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program entitled Youth Explosion in Developing World Cities: Approaches to Reducing Poverty and Conflict in an Urban Age.

AGENDA: By 2030, it is estimated that over 60 percent of the world's population will live in cities, and that 60 percent of urban dwellers will be under the age of eighteen. Incorporating youth populations into local economies is therefore a necessity for the sustainability of cities in the developing world.

WHO: Speakers include:

Ann Van Dusen, Save the Children

Tarik Yousef, Georgetown University

Barney Cohen, National Academy of Sciences

Marc Sommers, Boston University

Sharon Morris, U.S. Agency for International Development

Amina Rasul, former USIP fellow

Steven Miller, International Labour Organization

Caroline Fawcett, American University

Ellen Brennan-Galvin, Yale University

Rosemary McCarney, Street Kids International

Clementine Fujimura, U.S. Naval Academy

Sarah Thomas de Benitez, International Children's Trust

DATE: February 10, 2003

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, fifth floor conference room, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: ECONOMIC POLICY INSTITUTE holds a panel to discuss President Bush's tax cuts.

WHO: The speakers are:

Joseph Stiglitz, winner of the Nobel prize in economic science, 2001

Franco Modigliani, winner of the Nobel prize in economic science, 1985

Lawrence Klein, winner of the Nobel prize in economic science, 1980

Lawrence Mishel, president of the Economic Policy Institute, moderator

DATE: February 10, 2003

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

CONTACT: Stephaan Harris, 202-775-0819

WEB ADDRESS: epinet.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL SEA GRANT COLLEGE holds a briefing on a new 165-page report entitled "Chesapeake Futures: Choices for the 21st Century." Report, issued by the Chesapeake Bay Program's Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, details three scenarios, depending on choices made in the near future, for the nation's largest estuary.

WHO: The speakers are:

Donald F. Boesch, President, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and report's principle author

John R. Greer, Assistant Director for Communications and Public Affairs,

Maryland Sea Grant College

Carl Hershner, Chair, Chesapeake Bay Program's Scientific and Technical

Advisory Committee

DATE: February 10, 2003

LOCATION: Edward R. Murrow Conference Room, National Press Club, 13th

Floor, 529 14th Street Northwest, Washington D.C.

CONTACT: 202-662-7095

WEB ADDRESS: seagrantnews.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES holds a news conference to discuss Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA 21) contains a total of $218 billion in new spending, including $175 billion for highways and $41 billion for transit.

DATE: February 10, 2003

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

CONTACT: Tom Goodman, 202-942-4222

WEB ADDRESS: naoc.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds Bradley Lecture series discussing The Progress Paradox-- Life Gets Better and People Feel Worse featuring Gregg Easterbrook is a visiting fellow for economic studies at the Brookings Institution, as well as a senior editor for the New Republic and BeliefNet.com and a contributing editor for the Atlantic Monthly and the Washington Monthly.

DATE: February 10, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a program discussing International Cooperation in the War on Terror.

WHO: The speakers are:

United States Attorney General John Ashcroft

Dick Thornburgh, Former United States Attorney General; former Governor of Pennsylvania

DATE: February 10, 2003

LOCATION: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Marieke Beeuwkes, 212-434-9716

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NORTHROP GRUMMAN holds a media briefing.

DATE: February 10, 2003

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

CONTACT: Michelle Layman, 703-875-8411

WEB ADDRESS: northgrumm.com

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program entitled A Decade of Russian Regional Democracy: Of the Governors, by the Governors, for the Governors featuring Andrew Konitzer-Smirnov, Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute.

DATE: February 10, 2003

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, fifth floor conference room, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB National Press Club Forums Committee & Newseum holds a program on anti-Americanism entitled Why They Hate Us: the Rise of Anti-Americanism Around the World.

DATE: February 10, 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 AND COFFEEHOUSE presents Minatta Forna discussing and signing copies of The Devil That Danced On The Water: A Daughter's Quest which is a touching yet memoir of growing up in Sierra Leone immediately after independence.

DATE: February 10, 2003

LOCATION: Politics & Prose Bookstore and Coffeehouse, 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politcs-prose.com

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