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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2003

Tuesday, February 18, 2003

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program to discuss "After Reform: Iran's Political Alternatives."

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: 5th floor conference room One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a book launch for "Unilateralism and U.S. Foreign Policy: International Perspectives."

WHO: The speakers are:

David Malone, co-editor and President, International Peace Academy

Shepard Forman, Director, Center on International Cooperation, New York University Commentator

Philip Gordon, Director, Center on the United States and France, and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

DATE: February 18, 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: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a performance and discussion on Culture/Kultura: Russian Influences on American Performing Arts: Music.

WHO: Performers:

David Gresham, New York, NY (Bass Clarinet)

Medea Namoradze, Associate Professor, Shenandoah Conservatory, Shenandoah University (Soprano)

Vera Stern, faculty, Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University (Piano)

Igor Yuzefovich, student, Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University (Violin)

Victor Yuzefovich, musicologist, and former Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center

Victor Danchenko, faculty, The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, PA; faculty, Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University; Leonid Hrabovsky, composer, New York, NY

Anne Swartz, Professor of Music, Baruch College, City University of New York, and former Title VIII-Supported Short-Term Scholar, Kennan Institute.

DATE: February 18, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-691-4100

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents a program with Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright and French Ambassador to the United States Jean-David Levitte discussing the current state of transatlantic relations.

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

Wednesday, February 19, 2003

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a program featuring Louis Sell, Adjunct Professor, University of Maine at Farmington discussing Whither Kosovo: The Continuing Destruction of Yugoslavia.

DATE: February 19, 2003

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS: rferl.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with John Rea, Chief Economist, Investment Company Institute, discussing "What's in Store for Mutual Funds in 2003?"

DATE: February 19, 2003

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden, 618 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Pakistan: The Way Ahead?" with Husain Haqqani, visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a leading Pakistani columnist and former Ambassador.

DATE: February 19, 2003

LOCATION: Room 204,1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE features Animal Biotechnology: Defining and Addressing Scientific Concerns with Eric Hallerman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and Mike Taylor, Resources for the Future.

DATE: February 19, 2003

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Social Entrepreneurship as a Vehicle for Economic Development" with Anil Chitraker, scholar-in-residence at Ashoka.

DATE: February 19, 2003

LOCATION: Room 806 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "The Future of Fuel-Cell Technologies" with Ed Wall, FreedomCAR Partnership coordinator at the Department of Energy's Office of Transportation Technology, will discuss the $1.2 billion "Freedom Fuel" initiative to develop the technology needed for commercially viable hydrogen-powered fuel cells as proposed in the president's State of the Union address.

DATE: February 19, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

Thursday, February 20, 2003

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL Business to Government (B2G) Series holds a program on Selling to the New GSA.

WHO: The speakers are:

Kevin Adams, Vice President, CDW Government, Inc.

Neal Fox, Assistant Commissioner, GSA Office of Acquisition

Charles A. Self, Deputy Commissioner, GSA Federal Technology Service

Rick Slifer, Senior Vice President for Corporate Development, SAIC

DATE: February 20, 2003

LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY holds a news conference to launch its Teen Suicide Prevention Initiative.

DATE: February 20, 2003

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

CONTACT: Rob Caruano or Adina Ellis, 212-260-3401

WEB ADDRESS:

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AAA FOUNDATION presents Dangerous Road Users Studies news conference.

DATE: February 20, 2003

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

CONTACT: Kate Zimmerman, 202-942-2069

WEB ADDRESS: aaa.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Ambassador Lalit Mansingh Ambassador of India to the United States.

DATE: February 20, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

Friday February 21, 2003

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Center for Business and Public Policy at holds a telecom forum "Integration, Investment and Innovation: Future Directions for the Telecommunications Industry."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:05 a.m. - Overview: The Telecommunications Industry Today

John Mayo, Dean, McDonough School of Business

9:30 a.m. - Business Keynote: Doing Business In The Evolving Telecommunications Industry: Opportunity And Challenges

David McCourt, CEO RCN

10:15 a.m. - State Policy Keynote:

The Evolution Of Telecommunications Policy

Rebecca Klein, Chair Texas Public Utilities Commission

10:45 a.m. - Integration: Business, Consumer And State Policy Implications

Marius Schwartz, Professor of Economics, Georgetown University

Kevin Crull, VP, AT&T Consumer Markets

Paul Vassington Chair, Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy

Simon Wilkie, Chief Economist, FCC

Kathy Brown Verizon (invited)

Bruce Phillips Senior Fellow, NFIB

James Bradford Ramsey, General Counsel NARUC

Larry Spiwack, Invited

12 noon - Federal policy Keynote - Commissioner Kevin Martin

1:15 p.m. - Innovation And Investment: Feast Or Famine?

DATE: February 21, 2003

LOCATION: Gaston Hall, 3rd Floor, Healy Hall, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE Seminar Series in Economic Policy Has Global Income Inequality Been Rising? Xavier Sala-i-Martin of Columbia University provides evidence, however, that poverty rates and global income inequality have actually declined over the past couple of decades. Indeed, the decline in global income inequality has been driven primarily by relatively high rates of growth of income for some poorer countries, particularly China.

WHO: The speakers are:

Eric M. Engen, AEI

Xavier Sala-I-Martin, Columbia University

Nicholas Eberstadt, AEI

Catherine Mann, Institute for International Economics

DATE: February 21, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "A Crisis in an Emerging Market: The Venezuelan Crisis from a Wall Street Perspective."

WHO: The speakers are:

Luisa Palacios, head economist for the Japan Bank for International Cooperation in New York

Maria Beatriz Orlando, research associate at the Institute for International Economics' Center for Global Development

DATE: February 21, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH REFORM holds a luncheon briefing entitled "MEDICARE 101: Prepare Yourself for the Debate." Now is a good time to refresh your understanding about the fundamentals of Medicare -- how it's structured, how it's funded, and how it operates,

WHO: The speakers are:

Diane Rowland, executive vice president of the Kaiser Family Foundation

Tricia Neuman, director of the Medicare Policy Project at the Foundation

Julian Pettengill, a research director for the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

DATE: February 21, 2003

LOCATION: Room 106, Dirksen Senate Office Bldg., Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202/789-2300

WEB ADDRESS: allhealth.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Ruler of the Rulers: Art and Architecture in the Time of Amunhotep III" with Matthias Seidel, curator at the Walters Art Museum.

DATE: February 21, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

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