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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS holds its Public Policy Meeting.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:25 a.m. - Convene And Overview Of Day

8:30 a.m. - Social Security Reform

Rep. Jim Kolbe (R-AZ)

9:15 a.m. - Social Security Reform

Rep. Robert Matsui (D-CA)

10:15 a.m. - Innovative Approaches To Health Care

John Kitzhaber, Former Governor, State of Oregon

11:15 a.m. - Legal Reform And The Health Care System

Philip K. Howard, Chair, Common Good and

Vice Chair and Partner, Covington & Burling

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: Hotel Monaco, 700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Steve Hahn Or Nancy Thompson, 202-434-2560

WEB ADDRESS: aarp.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS will host its biennial Manufacturers' Week in Washington: 72 Hours to Educate and Celebrate, designed to put America's manufacturers in direct touch with Members of Congress, the Administration and media so they can advance the 2003 pro-growth policy agenda just adopted by the NAM's board of directors.

AGENDA: Highlights:

Throughout the day at various locations Minnesota Lobby-Day Fly-In begins

12:15 p.m. - Rep. Jim DeMint, R-SC

6 p.m. - Reception and Dinner featuring remarks by Roll Call Executive Editor Morton Kondracke

DATE: February 11, 2003

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

CONTACT: Darren McKinney, 202-637-3093

WEB ADDRESS: nam.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: COMMUNITY ANTI-DRUG COALITION holds it's National Leadership Forum XIII.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:15 a.m. - Workshop for the Drug Free Communities Program, National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

1 p.m. - Alcohol Tax Strategy

Comprehensive Community Underage Drinking Prevention Program

Evaluation 101 - Tell Me What You're Talking About: It's All-Greek To Me

CSAT: Enhancing Coalition Leadership on Youth Opioid Use and Dependence Issues

Faith-Based and Community Initiatives: Framework for Future Success

Club Drugs Update and Methamphetamine in America

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-423-9630

WEB ADDRESS: cadca.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CHILDREN'S DEFENSE FUND holds a conference New Voices New Choices.

AGENDA: Highlights:

1:30 p.m. -- Teach in on impending revolutionary and unjust tax, budget, and policy choices

Donna Brazile, Political strategist

Taylor Branch, Pulitzer-prize winning author

Wade Henderson, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights

7 p.m. - Interfaith Service, Washington National Cathedral (Massachusetts & Wisconsin Avenues, NW)

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: Washington Hebrew Congregation, 3935 Macomb St., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-3559

WEB ADDRESS: childrensdefense.org

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL e-Business Morning Forum presents Douglas Smith, Director of eBusiness, NovantHealth discussing Roadmap for Leveraging Technology in your Enterprise eBusiness: Lessons from the Healthcare Industry.

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: SAIC Conference Center, 1710 SAIC Drive, McLean, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL CHAMBER FOUNDATION, THE U.S. CHAMBER'S INSTITUTE FOR LEGAL REFORM AND THE COALITION FOR AFFORDABLE AND RELIABLE HEALTH CARE holds a program on Liability Reform and Access to Quality Care.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. John Ensign, R-NV

Rep. Jim Greenwood, R-PA

Sen. Judd Gregg, R-NH

Thomas J. Donohue, President & CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Donald J. Palmisano, MD, President-Elect, American Medical Association

John Thomas, President, Coalition for Affordable and Reliable Health Care

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: US. - RUSSIA BUSINESS COUNCIL PRESIDENT BLAKE MARSHALL holds a breakfast to discuss business challenges in Russia.

DATE: February 11, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-739-9184

WEB ADDRESS: usrbc.org

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY holds a "Conversation: Issues and Impact Young Adults conference."

AGENDA: Highlight:

2:45 p.m. -- Former President Bill Clinton

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: Healy Hall, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: PHYSICIANS INSUERES ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA holds a news conference on medical liability.

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: J.W. Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 301-947-9000

WEB ADDRESS: thepiaa.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NEW TECHNOLOGY WEEK AND THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION hold a breakfast briefing with Rep. David Weldon, R-FL, Vice Chairman of the Aerospace Subcommittee, House Science Committee will discuss the Final Report of the Commission on the Future of the U.S. Aerospace Industry, its nine recommendations, and how Congress might respond to the report in the new session.

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: King Publishing Group, 1325 G Street NW, Suite 1003 (10th floor), Washington DC

CONTACT: Grant Stockdale, 202-662-1555

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: SAFE TABLES OUR PRIORITY holds a news conference to discuss safety of the U.S. Food Supply.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and other Members of Congress

Eric Schlosser, author, Fast Food Nation

Nancy Donley, S.T.O.P. president and mother of victim, Chicago, Ill.

Sarah Tikriti, mother of victim, Yakima, Wash.

Barbara Kowalcyk, mother of victim, Mount Horeb, Wisc.

Kathi Allen, aunt of victim from Jack-in-the-Box outbreak, Murieta, Calif.

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: HC-09, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202/557-7694

WEB ADDRESS: safetables.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled Security Challenges on the Korean Peninsula featuring Dr. Seok Hyun Hong, Publisher, Chairman and CEO, Joong-Ang Ilbo.

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE presents Sen. James Inhofe, R-OK, Environment & Public Works Chairman discussing key legislative issues before the committee.

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL INVENTORS HALL OF FAME holds a celebration of inventors by honoring the men and women who have changed the way we live through their patented technologies that make human, social and economic progress possible.

WHO: The speakers are:

Clyde Bailey, President of the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Foundation and Patent Counsel for Eastman Kodak Company

Judge James Rogan, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual

Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: 2325 Science Committee Room, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Melissa Davis, 216-736-4446

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CIVIL WAR PRESERVATION TRUST holds a news conference to release a report on the status of the nation's battlefields. The study, entitled "America's Most Endangered Battlefields," will identify the most threatened Civil War sites in the country and what is being done to rescue them.

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: Willard Intercontinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-367-1861

WEB ADDRESS: civilwar.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture featuring Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve System, discussing "Corporate Governance Reform in a Market Economy."

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: HOUSE DEMOCRATS hold a roundtable discussion with medical malpractice survivors to voice their objections to legislation proposed by President Bush that would set a $250,000 limit on compensation for disfigurement, mutilation, blindness and other "non-economic" injuries caused by medical errors.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.),

Linda McDougal, of Wisconsin, who received a double mastectomy after she was mistakenly told she had cancer.

Kim Tutt of Texas, who had radical surgery to remove what was incorrectly diagnosed as a cancerous jaw.

Kathy Olsen of California, whose 12-year-old son is blind and brain-damaged after an HMO refused to give him an $800 CAT scan when he was 2.

Dylan Malone of Washington state, whose son suffered severe brain damage at birth after a drug was used to induce labor even though the manufacturer warned against such a use.

Richard Flagg of New Jersey, a Vietnam Vet whose surgeon removed his healthy lung instead of his diseased lung, and suffers now from bleeding tumors in his only lung.

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: 2141 Rayburn HOB, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Shannon Little, 202-588-7742 or Angela Bradbery, 202-588-7741

WEB ADDRESS: citizen.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Islam and Democracy: The Turkish Model with Haldun Gulalp, Professor of Sociology, Bogaziçi University (Istanbul, Turkey) and current Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow.

DATE: February 11, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on First Among Equals: The Supreme Court in American Life featuring the author, Kenneth W. Starr; with comments by James L. Swanson, Editor in Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review.

DATE: February 11, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Ann Lewis, who was appointed in February 2002 as Chair of the Women's Vote Center of the Democratic National Committee; Ann leads the Party's efforts to galvanize the women's vote in support of our candidates

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a program on "A Future Worth Creating: Defense Transformation and the New Security Environment."

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas Barnett, Professor and Senior Strategic Researcher, United States Naval War College

Mitzi Wertheim, Senior Manager, The CNA Corporation

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Marieke Beeuwkes, 212-434-9716

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: INSTITUTE OF MARKETING AND OPINION holds a news conference releasing two surveys on

G-7 & Mexico Political Tendencies.

DATE: February 11, 2003

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

CONTACT: Yasodhara Silva, 23339152626 (Mexico)

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a discussion on "Protecting the Civilian

Population of Iraq."

WHO: The speakers are:

Kenneth H. Bacon, President, Refugees International; Former Assistant Secretary of Public

Affairs, Department of Defense (1994-2001)

Christophe Girod, Head of Regional Delegation for North America and Canada, International

Committee of the Red Cross

Roy Gutman, Senior Fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace, Chief Diplomatic Correspondent,

Newsweek; Co-author, "Crimes of War"

Sandra Mitchell, Vice President, Government Relations/Advocacy, International Rescue

Committee

William L. Nash, Major General, U.S. Army (Ret.); Director, Center for Preventive

Action, Council on Foreign Relations

Larry Sampler, Consultant, Institute for Defense Analyses and USAID; Former U.S.

Director of Operations, Afghan Emergency Loya Jirga

Victor Tanner, Consultant on humanitarian issues; Faculty Member, Johns Hopkins

University (SAIS); Co-author, The Internally Displaced People of Iraq

(Brookings report, 2002)

Roberta Cohen, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution; Co-Director, Brookings-SAIS

Project on Internal Displacement

DATE: February 11, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture featuring Stanley Fischer, president of Citigroup International and former first deputy managing director at the International Monetary Fund discussing major issues raised by globalization entitled "The Forum on Constructive Capitalism.

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Open Road featuring old-style bluegrass, from a northern Colorado band playing songs from its new album Cold Wind.

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER presents Nobel Laureate in Economics, Daniel Kahneman, discussing "Do Individual Investors Make Rational Decisions?"

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Lynne Weil, 202-544-0062

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON holds lecture featuring Eric Lander, Director of the Whitehead Institute and the Center for Genome Research at MIT, discussing "The Human Genome and Beyond."

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: 1530 P Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-939.1121

WEB ADDRESS: carnegieinstitution.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Adam Braver discussing and signing copies of Mr. Lincoln's Wars. Braver brings to vivid life the sights, sounds, smells, and passions of the American Civil War era. With the revered and reviled figure of Abraham Lincoln at its heart.

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: EMBASSY OF SLOVAKIA presents a concert by Elena Letnanova, PhD, she studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Faculty of Music, in Bratislava, and the Chopin Academy in Warsaw, Poland.

DATE: February 11, 2003

LOCATION: 3523 International Court NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202 237 1054, ext. 212, 213

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