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Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   Feb. 19, 2003 at 3:17 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE holds its annual winter meeting.

AGENDA: Highlight:

12 noon -- Terry McAuliffe, DNC Chairman "Pen and Pad" Strategy briefing

DATE: February 20, 2003

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency -- Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-863-8148

WEB ADDRESS: dnc.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: WORLD MEDIA ASSOCIATION holds a conference on the "Mission of the Media and World Peace: Responsibilities in a Time of Crisis."

AGENDA: Highlight:

7 p.m. -- Opening program

Dr. Chung Hwan Kwak, president, UPI

Sen. Richard Lugar

DATE: February 20, 2003

LOCATION: Sheraton National Hotel, Arlington, VA

CONTACT: 202-636-3124

WEB ADDRESS: wmassassociation.com

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: 8 a.m.

EVENT: METROSTARSYSTEMS holds a forum on Real-World Solutions for HIPAA Compliance. The deadlines to be Compliant are April 16th and October 16th, 2003.

DATE: February 20, 2003

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

CONTACT: Daniel Haney, 703-934-9210

WEB ADDRESS: metrostarsystems.com

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

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "Dangerous Liaisons: Russia and the Axis of Evil"

WHO: The speakers are:

Ariel Cohen, Heritage Foundation

Henry Sokolski, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center

Demitri Trenin, Carnegie Moscow Center

Leon Aron, AEI

DATE: February 20, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AAA FOUNDATION holds a news conference to release its Dangerous Road Users Study.

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: 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 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS holds its annual Federal Engineer of the Year Award luncheon program.

DATE: February 20, 2003

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

CONTACT: Polly Collins, 703-684-2853

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program on Previewing the U.S. Summit on Sex Trafficking.

WHO: The speakers are:

Linda Smith, Founder of Shared Hope International

Michele Clark, Co-Director of the Protection Project at the Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies.

DATE: February 20, 2003

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

CONTACT: 703-683-5004 ext. 112 or 703-863-2861

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE presents Social Security University entitled Personal Accounts: Facts and Fantas

Personal accounts sound like a good idea, but many people have doubts. This session will address the toughest objections made against personal retirement accounts, including issues of affordability, and market risk.

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael Tanner, director of the Cato Institute's Project on Social Security Choice

Andrew Biggs, Social Security analyst, Cato Institute, and former staffer to the President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security

DATE: February 20, 2003

LOCATION: B-339 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.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

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA SERVICES holds a news conference and release of a seminal new report, "The Stop Cancer Before It Starts Campaign: How to Win the Losing War Against Cancer."

WHO: The speakers are:

Samuel Epstein, M.D., Chairman, Cancer Prevention Coalition

Nicholas Ashford, Ph.D., J.D., Professor of Technology and Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Richard Clapp, MPH, D.Sc., Professor of Public Health, Boston University

DATE: February 20, 2003

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

CONTACT: Elizabeth Ensley, 202-563-6670

WEB ADDRESS: ems.org

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: FEDERALIST SOCIETY FOR LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY STUDIES holds a debate on Miguel Estrada's nomination, the Senate's filibuster, and the recent unprecedented interest group lobbying efforts concerning judicial confirmations

WHO: The speakers are:

Boyden Gray, Chairman, Committee for Justice and former White House Counsel

Nan Aron, President, Alliance for Justice

Neil Lewis, The New York Times

DATE: February 20, 2003

LOCATION: National Press Club; Holeman Lounge; 529 14th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-822-8138

WEB ADDRESS: fed-soc.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds Iraq Series presents Preparing for a War with Iraq: Coalition Building and Homeland Defense.

WHO: The speakers are:

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

Daniel Byman, Assistant Professor, Security Studies Program, Georgetown University;

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings

Philip H. Gordon, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, and Director, Center on the

United States and France, Brookings

Fiona Hill, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings

Michael E. O'hanlon, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, and the Sydney Stein Jr. Chair,

Brookings

DATE: February 20, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "South Korea At the Dawn of the Roh Mu Hyun Era: Problems and Prospects."

WHO: The speakers are:

James R. Lilley, AEI

Moon Chung-in, Yonsei University

Victor Cha, Georgetown University

Stephen Costello, Atlantic Council

Nicholas Eberstadt, AEI

DATE: February 20, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Internationally recognized artists FLUTAR (Joseph Cunliffe, flutist and Giorgia Cavallaro, guitarist) performing Classical and World Music from Latin America and Ireland, traditional music from America, and original music inspired by melodies of the world.

DATE: February 20, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB, VIRGINA PRESS ASSOCIATION, ASSOCIATION OF NEWSPAPER EDITORS, AND THE NEWSPAPER ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA present the Opportunities 2003 Minority Job Fair.

DATE: February 20, 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 On A Grander Scale: The Outstanding Life of Sir Christopher Wren, featuring biographer and historian Lisa Jardine painting a fascinating portrait of the 17th-century architect and inventor.

DATE: February 20, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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