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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY 26, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: HOOVER INSTITUTION holds a program on Our Schools and Our Future.

AGENDA: Highlight:

9:15 a.m. - Rod Paige U.S. Secretary of Education

10 a.m. - Koret Task Force On K-12 Education Release of "Our Schools and Our Future"

DATE: February 26, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-380-0620

WEB ADDRESS: -hoover.Stanford.edu

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL Emerging Business Network holds a program on Seeking Investment Capital? Lessons Learned From the Experts.

WHO: The speakers are:

Ben Martindale, Chief Executive Officer, Plethora Technology

Mark Moore, Principal & Managing Director, The McLean Group

John Sanders, Chairman, DC Technology Council

Caroline Worrall, Chief Operating Officer/CFO, Reactive NanoTechnologies

David Harvey, Director Client Services, Technology Practice, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: 2070 Chain Bridge Road, Vienna, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES hold a program on intellectual property rights with

John Barton, Chair, UK Commission on Intellectual Property Rights, Stanford, University.

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: THE CENTER FOR DEFENSE INFORMATION AND PHYSICIANS FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY hold a conference on U.S. Nuclear Policy And Counter proliferation.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Bruce Blair, President, Center for Defense Information

Robert K Musil, Executive Director and CEO, PSR

9:15 a.m. - Counter proliferation And Preemptive War: The Role Of Nuclear

Weapons Under The Bush Administration

Robert K. Musil (Chair), Physicians for Social Responsibility

Paul Gebhard, The Cohen Group

Theresa Hitchens, Center for Defense Information

Martin Butcher, Physicians for Social Responsibility

10:30 a.m. - Nuclear Bunker Busters, Missile Defense, And The Resumption Of Nuclear Weapons Testing: The Bush Administration's Wish-List And Congressional Checks And Balances

Stephen Young (Chair) Union of Concerned Scientists

Madelyn Creedon, Senate Armed Services Committee

Richard Fieldhouse, Senate Armed Services Committee

Michael Levi, Federation of American Scientists

11:45 a.m.- Keynote Speaker:

Sen. Jack Reed, D-RI

1:30 p.m. - Weapons Of Mass Destruction In War: Health And Environmental Consequences

Kimberly Roberts (Chair), Physicians for Social Responsibility

Matt Mckinzie, Natural Resources Defense Council Multimedia presentation on the impact of nuclear weapons use in Iraq.

2:15 p.m. - Counter proliferation And Preemptive War: Consequences For Global Security And International Law

Mark Epstein (Chair), Physicians for Social Responsibility

William A. Galston, University of Maryland

Steve Fetter, University of Maryland

Brian J. Foley, Lawyers Against the War (LAW), Widener University School of Law

3:30 p.m. - U.S. Nonproliferation Programs: Past Effectiveness And Future Viability In Countering Wmd Threat

Jaya Tiwari (Chair), Physicians for Social Responsibility

Laura Holgate, Nuclear Threat Initiative

Ambassador Karl F. Inderfurth, Nuclear Threat Reduction Campaign

Kenneth Luongo, Russian-American Nuclear Security Advisory Council

DATE: February 26, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: ceip.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Statesmen's Forum presents Nicaraguan President Enrique BolaƱos will discuss current negotiations over the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), military issues, and overall U.S.-Nicaraguan relations.

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE Seminar Series in Fiscal and Monetary Policy. This conference will honor the work of Allan H. Meltzer, AEI visiting scholar and professor at Carnegie Mellon University where he holds the title of Allan H. Meltzer Professor of Political Economy and Public Policy.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Introduction: Kevin A. Hassett, AEI

Panel I: Monetary Policy

Marvin Goodfriend, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Athanasios Orphanides, Federal Reserve Board

Kurt Schiltknecht, BZ Bank and former Director at Swiss Nationalbank

Moderator:

Bennett McCallum, Carnegie Mellon University

10 a.m. - Panel II: International Reform

Discussants:

Charles W. Calomiris, Columbia University and AEI

Adam Lerrick, Carnegie Mellon University

Moderator:

Anna Schwartz, City University of New York

11 a.m. - Panel III: Political Economy

Discussants:

Alex Cukierman, Tel-Aviv University

Scott Richard, Morgan Stanley

Moderator:

Thomas Romer, Princeton University

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION holds a news conference releasing the Best and Worst For Wildlife.

DATE: February 26, 2003

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

CONTACT: 703-438-6000

WEB ADDRESS: nwf.org

TIME: 10:45 a.m.

EVENT: COMMISSION ON OPPORTUNITY IN ATHLETICS holds a news conference to discuss the submission of its final report with recommendations for sweeping and radical changes to Title IX athletics policies to Education Secretary Roderick Paige.

WHO: The speakers are:

Geena Davis, Award-winning Actress & Women's Sports Foundation Trustee

Minority Leader Tom Daschle (D-South Dakota), Senators Ted Kennedy (D-Massachusetts), Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), Patty Murray (D-Washington)

Title IX Commissioners: Donna de Varona, Olympic Gold Medalist & Chair of Board of Stewards, Women's Sports Foundation

Julie Foudy, Past President, Women's Sports Foundation & Captain, U.S. National Women's Soccer Team

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: 226 Senate Dirksen, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-478-6189

WEB ADDRESS: mrss.com

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds half-day conference to examine the destabilizing impacts of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa.

AGENDA: Highlight:

11 a.m. - 12:45 P.M. Welcoming Remarks

John Hamre, CSIS President and CEO

Stephen Morrison, Director, CSIS Africa Program and HIV/AIDS Task Force

The Acute Vulnerability of Women & Girls to HIV/AIDS

Janet Fleischman, Chair, CSIS Working Group on HIV/AIDS, Women and Girls

Kathleen Cravero, Deputy Executive Director, UNAIDS

Paula Dobriansky, U.S. Undersecretary of State for Global Affairs

Geeta Rao Gupta, President, International Center for

Research on Women

Sophia Mukasa-Monico, Senior AIDS Policy Officer, Global Health Council

1 p.m. -- Impact of HIV/AIDS on Food Insecurity & Risk of Famine

Nils Daulaire, President, Global Health Council

James Morris, Executive Director, World Food Programme

Anne Peterson, Assistant Administrator for Global health, USAID

Alex de Waal, Director, Justice Africa

Alan Whiteside, Professor, University of Natal

3 p.m. - New Research on the Political & Security Impacts of HIV/AIDS

Michael Moodie, President, Chemical & Biological Arms Control Institute

Mark Schneider, Senior Vice President, International Crisis Group

Martin Schonteich, Senior Researcher, Institute for Security Studies

Tsadkan Gebre Tensaye, Former Chief of Staff, Ethiopian military

Stephen Morrison, Director, CSIS Africa Program and HIV/AIDS Task Force

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS holds a luncheon program on "Dollar Overvaluation and the World Economy.

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: 1750 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-9000

WEB ADDRESS: iie.com

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CENTER FOR NATIONAL POLICY holds a news conference to discuss concerns about the Bush Administration's National Security Doctrine -- an unprecedented policy based on unilateralism and preemption.

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: National Guard Memorial Building, One Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-682-1800

WEB ADDRESS: cnponline.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Shaking Off the Shakedown State? Crime and Corruption in Post-Ohrid Macedonia with Robert Hislope, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Union College, and Title VIII JSTS alumnus.

DATE: February 26, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: SAVE OUR WILD SALMON holds a news conference to release of 2002 Salmon Plan Report Card.

WHO: The speakers are:

Bruce Babbitt, Former Secretary of the Interior

Justin Gould, Chairman, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission and Executive Committee member of the Nez Perce Tribe

Pat Ford, Executive Director, Save Our Wild Salmon

DATE: February 26, 2003

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

CONTACT: 206-286-4455

WEB ADDRESS: wildsalmon.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "Defusing A Future Crisis: US Policy to Stop Russian Nuclear Proliferation to Iran And Syria."

WHO: The speakers are:

Ariel Cohen, Research Fellow Russian and Eurasian Studies, The Heritage Foundation

Michael Eisenstadt, Senior Fellow, The Washington Institute

Leonard Spector, Executive Director, Washington Office, Center for Non-Proliferation Studies, The Monterey Institute

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Kim Clark, Dean of the Faculty, Harvard Business School will discuss "Corporate Scandals: Is the Problem with the Apples or the Barrel?"

DATE: February 26, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "U.S. Efforts to Prevent Child Labor in Asia, Africa and Latin America" with Eileen Pennington and Sharon Heller, staff members from the U.S. Department of Labor.

DATE: February 26, 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 "From Rio to Johannesburg and Beyond: The Evolutionary Paths to Globalization" with Tom Jacob, senior adviser for global affairs at Dupont USA.

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: Room 534, 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 William Lewis, McKinsey Global Institute discussing The Power of Productivity. Fifty years after World War II and the creation of multilateral institutions to promote global economic development, most of the world's people still live at very low material standards of living.

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "China's Economic Report: An Analysis of Current Issues and Problems" with Wang Tongsan, director of the Institute of Quantitative and Technical Economics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS presents Joe Lieberman discussing "No Easy Peace: Rising to the Challenge of Rebuilding Post-Saddam Iraq."

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: Washington Club, 15 Dupont Circle, N.W., Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Marieke Beeuwkes, 212-434-9716

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: CHILDREN'S DEFENSE FUND PRESIDENT MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN AND SENATOR EDWARD KENNEDY, D-MA will hold a media conference call regarding Head Start.

DATE: February 26, 2003

CONTACT: Toby Chaudhuri, 202-662-3609

WEB ADDRESS: senate.gov

TIME: 2:15 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION Iraq Series Briefing on "The Second UN Resolution: A Battle for Public Opinion"

WHO: The speakers are:

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

Ivo H. Daalder, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, and the Sydney Stein Jr. Chair,

Brookings

James M. Lindsay, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings

Thomas E. Mann, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, and the W. Averell Harriman Chair,

Brookings

Omer Taspinar, Visiting Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings

DATE: February 26, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: UNITED STATES INSTITUE OF PEACE Institute Roundtable entitled "Making Economic Sanctions More Effective: Final Report of the Stockholm Process."

WHO: The speakers are:

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

Hans Dahlgren, Swedish State Secretary for Foreign Affairs

Peter Wallensteen, Uppsala University

Kimberly Elliott (Respondent), Institute for International Economics

Chester Crocker, Chairman, Board of Directors, U.S. Institute of Peace

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: 1200 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-429-3832

WEB ADDRESS: usip.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Afternoon Newsmaker" news program featuring The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Program, James T. Morris, will discuss "International Humanitarian AID: A System Overwhelmed."

DATE: February 26, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA SCHOOL OF LAW, presents 2nd Annual Racial Profiling Forum. Panelists will discuss the incidence of racial profiling in America, and examine the practice from moral, ethical, and legal points of view.

WHO: The speakers are:

Chief Charles Moose, Montgomery County, MD Police Department

Louis Cannon, President, D.C. Fraternal Order of Police

William Mertens, Esq., Asbill, Moffitt & Boss ACLU

Clifford Fishman, Professor of Criminal Law and Evidence, CUA

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: Byron Auditorium, 2nd Floor The Catholic University of America School of

Law, 3600 John McCormack Drive NE, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Tom Haederle, 202-319-5438

WEB ADDRESS: law.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA SCHOOL OF LAW presents SEC Commissioner Roel Campos discussing "Attorneys as the Guardians of Corporate Ethics."

AGENDA: In the wake of Enron's bankruptcy last year, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 instructed the Securities and Exchange Commission to develop new rules compelling attorneys to disclose perceived corporate wrongdoing, at least up to the level of Board of Directors.

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: Byron Auditorium, 2nd Floor The Catholic University of America School of

Law, 3600 John McCormack Drive NE, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Tom Haederle, 202-319-5438

WEB ADDRESS: law.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Ziva's Spanish Dance who blends traditional and modern styles for a unique neo-classical.

DATE: February 26, 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 Book Rap features Dana Priest discussing "The Mission: America's Military in the Twenty-First Century."

DATE: February 26, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN PUBLISHERS holds a tribute to media superstar Oprah Winfrey for her unique contribution to American literary life.

AGENDA: The "AAP Honors" is given annually to individuals and institutions outside the publishing industry for significant achievements in promoting American books and authors.

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1126 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Amy Gwiazdowski, 202-220-4550

WEB ADDRESS: publishers.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents .C. Boyle's discussing and signing copies of DROP CITY, which is the story of a clash of cultures, as group of hippies move their commune to the wilds of Alaska, upsetting the locals who have similarly dropped out.

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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