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By United Press International   |   Feb. 24, 2003 at 3:53 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NON-GOVERNMENTAL WAR AGAINST TRAFFICKING ABUSE holds International Conference on "Pathbreaking Strategies in the Global Fight Against Sex Trafficking.

AGENDA: The meeting will highlight strategies from throughout the world that have been successful in the prevention and prosecution of trafficking, or in the protection of its victims. It will also recognize those who have devised practical solutions to the increasing problem of modern-day slavery.

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 400 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703- 683-5004, ext. 140

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL CONGRESS OF AMERICAN INDIANS holds a winter council meeting themed "Defining Our Agenda: Reflect, Refocus, Renew."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. -- Rep. George Nethercutt, Jr., R-WA

Sen. Ted Stevens, R-AK

Sen. Thomas A. Daschle, D-SD,

Sen. John McCain, R-AZ

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: Wyndham Washington Hotel, 1400 M Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-466-7767

WEB ADDRESS: ncai.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: HOOVER INSTITUTION holds winter meeting of their Board of Overseers.

AGENDA: Highlight:

12 noon - Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: Willard Inter-Continental Hotel Ballroom, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-380-0620

WEB ADDRESS: -hoover.Stanford.edu

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION holds its winter meeting.

AGENDA: Highlight:

9:30 a.m. - Sen. Bill Frist, R-TN

DATE: February 25, 2003

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

CONTACT: Jason Feuchtwanger, 202-624-5333

WEB ADDRESS: nga.gov

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL Investment Banking Committee holds program on Exit Realities: Battle-Tested Blueprints for Successful Deals

WHO: The speakers are:

Deepak Basra, Vice President, Divestments-Cable & Wireless

Tim Harmon, Chairman & CEO-Harmon Holdings

John McDonnell III, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, TNS (Transaction Network Services)

Paul C. Hammer, Senior Vice President, Aerospace * Defense * Government Group, Houlihan Lokey Howard and Zukin

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tyson's Boulevard, McLean, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: HARWOOD INSTITUTE holds a program on Reconnecting Communities and Schools: Principles of Community Engagement.

WHO: The speakers are:

Beverly Cooper, Yes We Can! Mobile Area Education Foundation, Mobile, AL

Charles Irish, Superintendent, Medina City Schools, Medina, OH

DATE: February 25, 2003

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

CONTACT: 301-656-3669

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 8:45 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE Black Coffee Briefings on the War in Iraq, featuring a discussion of the rapidly shifting events will be essential to making the necessary policy decisions about military preparations, war, rebuilding Iraq, regional stability, and relations with our European allies.

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard Perle, AEI resident fellow, on the "coalition of the willing"

David Kay, former UN chief nuclear weapons inspector and senior research fellow on counter terrorism and national security at the Potomac Institute, on the future of the inspections process and UN resolve

General Buster Glosson, U.S. Air Force (retired), on military preparations for war

Karlyn Bowman, AEI resident fellow, on public opinion

Danielle Pletka: Moderator

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CONSUMERS UNION, CONSUMER FEDERATION OF AMERICA, NARUC, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE UTILITY CONSUMER ADVOCATES AND Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY hold a news conference to discuss the first ever cell phone user bill of rights aimed at improving wireless service and making competition an ingrained part of the wireless industry

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: Renaissance Washington Hotel - 999 9th Street, NW

CONTACT: Phil Singer, 202-224-7433

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Five New Hispanic Members of Congress -- who are they and what are their individual and collective agendas?

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Dennis Cardoza,

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart

Rep. Raul M. Grijalva

Rep. Linda Sanchez

Rep. Devin Nunes.

DATE: February 25, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY holds a Symposium on Jewish, Christian Understanding and the Holocaust.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rachel Feldhay Brenner, University of Wisconsin and author of Writing as Resistance: Four Women Confronting the Holocaust

David Patterson, University of Memphis and editor of The Encyclopedia of Holocaust Literature

Susan Nowak, Nazareth College and co-editor of The Continuing Agony: From the Carmelite Convent to the Crosses at Auschwitz

Rev. John Pawlikowski, Catholic Theological Union, author of The Challenge of the Holocaust for Christian Theology.

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: Copley Formal Lounge, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: REASON FOUNDATION holds a news conference unveils a plan to transform carpool lanes into a seamless network of high-occupancy toll lanes.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Poole, Director of Transportation, Reason Foundation; member of the Bush-Cheney Transportation Task Force in 2000

Kenneth Orski, President, Urban Mobility Corporation; Editor and Publisher, Innovation Briefs

Lon Anderson, Director of Public Affairs, American Automobile Association (AAA)

Michael Replogle, Transportation Director, Environmental Defense

Dr. Ron Kirby, Director of Transportation Planning, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

Rob Atkinson, Vice President, Progressive Policy Institute

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: 2247 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 800-582-2245 ext. 3037

WEB ADDRESS: reason.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND HOWARD HUGHES MEDICAL INSTITUTE hold a series of briefings in 2003 to examine significant advances in biomedical research and the public policy challenges associated with converting those discoveries into new medicines and medical technologies.

AGENDA: The first session of the series, featuring a presentation by HMMI President Thomas Cech, will highlight some of the most exciting emerging fields in biomedical research and how recent advances in those areas are being applied to improve human health.

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: G-11 Dirksen Senate Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on The Supreme Court at Midterm.

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas Goldstein, Partner, Goldstein & Howe

Erik S. Jaffe, Erik S. Jaffe, P.C

James L. Swanson, Editor in Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review

DATE: February 25, 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 David Broder, Pulitzer Prize winner, and noted Washington Post political correspondent, will analyze and comment about the current political scene

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: HOUSE DEMOCRATIC WHIP STENY HOYER holds his regular pen and pad briefing to review the House Floor Schedule for the week of February 24th.

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: H-306, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Laura Nichols, 202-225-0100

WEB ADDRESS:

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service The BMW Center for German and European Studies presents Dr. Angela Merkel Chairperson, Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Party Minority Leader, German Bundestag discussing "Where is Europe Heading?"

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: Copley Formal Lounge, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a roundtable discussion: "Is Genocide Preventable?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Joyce Apsel, President, International Association of Genocide Scholars, New York University

Eric Markusen, Danish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Anita Sharma, Deputy Director, Conflict Prevention Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

DATE: February 25, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Journal of International Affairs and the Science, Technology, and International Affairs Program of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service hold a technology and international relations panel discussion focusing on technology's impact on conceptions and processes of international relations

WHO: The speakers are:

Charles Weiss, Distinguished Professor and Chair of Science, Technology and International Affairs at Georgetown

Jonathan Higgins, author of Satellite Newsgathering

Dan Steinbock, a strategy consultant for telecom and mobile companies

John Baker, co-author of Commercial Observation Satellites

Kristin Lord, Assistant Dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs

Steven Livingston, Associate Professor of Political Communication and International Affairs at The George Washington University

DATE: February 25, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: UNITED STATES INSTITUE OF PEACE holds a current issues briefing on Humanitarian Responses to a War in Iraq.

WHO: The speakers are:

David McLachlan-Karr, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, United Nations

Sandra Mitchell, International Rescue Committee

Michael O'Hanlon, Brookings Institution

George Ward, Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Affairs, Department of Defense

Taylor Seybolt, U.S. Institute of Peace

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: 1200 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-429-3832

WEB ADDRESS: usip.org

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: SENATE DEMOCRATIC LEADER TOM DASCHLE AND GOVERNORS GARY LOCKE OF WASHINGTON, TOM VILSACK OF IOWA AND BILL RICHARDSON OF NEW MEXICO hold a news conference to discuss the need to focus immediately on homeland security and the economy.

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: S-211, the LBJ Room, 2nd floor of the U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Laura Nichols, 202-225-0100

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL POLICY AND THE CENTER FOR EAST ASIAN STUDIES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO hold a news conference releasing the report of a blue-ribbon Task Force on U.S. Korea Policy.

WHO: The speakers are:

Selig S. Harrison, Chairman of the Task Force and author of its report, who is director of the Asia Program at the Center for International Policy and author of Korean Endgame

David Wright, Co-Director of the Global Security Program of the Union of Concerned Scientists

Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr. (USN, Ret.)

DATE: February 25, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-223-6133, ext. 124

WEB ADDRESS: ucsusa.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on Competitive Federalism for Securities Regulation: A Win for Investors?

WHO: The speakers are:

James K. Glassman, AEI

Donald G. Kempf, Morgan Stanley

EDMUND W. KITCH, University of Virginia Law School

MICHAEL S. GREVE, AEI's Federalism Project

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Struggle over State Symbols from Yeltsin to Putin Kathleen Smith, Adjunct Professor, Department of Government, Georgetown University, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute.

DATE: February 25, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a briefing on Human Cloning and Genetic Technology: The Global Challenge to Social Justice, Human Rights, and the Environment.

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard Hayes, Executive Director, Center for Genetics and Society

Jurema Werneck, Executive Director, CRIOLA - Afro-Brazilian Women's Movement

John Passacantando, Executive Director, Greenpeace USA

Gina Maranto, University of Miami, Author of The Quest for Perfection

Brian Halweil, Senior Researcher, Worldwatch Institute

Moderator: Marc Berthold, Program Director, Heinrich Böll Foundation

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: ceip.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS holds a program on the Impact of the Coming War and Postwar Situation on World Energy Markets featuring Phillip Verleger, senior fellow, Council on Foreign Relations.

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: 1750 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-9000

WEB ADDRESS: iie.com

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY presents Forum on Interfaith Diplomacy featuring Douglas Johnston, president, International Center for Religion and Diplomacy.

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "End of the American Era" with Charles Kupchan, associate professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow.

DATE: February 25, 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 presents Tony-nominated actress and star of the Kennedy Center's recent production of Tell me on a Sunday Alice Ripley performing original pop/rock music from her album called Everything's Fine along with Shannon Ford.

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Nuala O'Faolain's memoir, Almost There: The Onward Journey of a Dublin Woman, continuing her struggles with the demons of her childhood, and its effects on her relationships with friends and lovers.

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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