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By United Press International   |   March 4, 2003 at 4:14 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: EQUITY INTERNATIONAL presents The 2003 Homeland & Global Security Summit.

AGENDA: Highlights:

10:30 a.m. - Global Security

Welcoming Remarks

William S. Loiry, President, Equity International

International Perspectives on Security

Morton Dean, Award winning news correspondent, formerly with CBS News and ABC News

Ambassador Marc Ginsberg, CEO, Northstar Equity Group

Hussein Hassouna, Ambassador of the Arab League, to the United States

Peter Boehm, Minister for Political and Public Affairs, Canadian Embassy, Washington

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Foreign Minister, Afghanistan

Lubomir Ivanov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bulgaria

1 p.m. - State/Local Security & First Responders

Keynote Addresses

Gov. James S. Gilmore, III, Former Governor of Virginia, Chairman, Congressional Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction

Marsha Evans, President, American Red Cross

3 p.m. - Keynote Address

Rhett B. Dawson, President, Information Technology Industry Council

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: Washington Convention Center, 900 9th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Melanie Dougherty, 202-550-5059

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL AMERICAN INDIAN HOUSING COUNCIL holds the Native American Credit Union Conference.

WHO: The speakers are:

Clifford Rosenthal, Executive Director, National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions: "Economic self-determination: credit unions as a model"

Anthony LaCreta, Director, Office of Credit Union Development, National Credit Union Administration

Gary L. Gordon, Executive Director, NAIHC

Tony Brown, Director, U.S. Treasury Department's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund

Robert Shipe, President, First American Credit Union, AZ

Stephen Scott, Manager, Lac Courte Oreilles Federal Credit Union, WI

Brian Gately, Director of Technical Assistance, National Federation of Community Development

Credit Unions

Louisa Quittman, Program Operations Manager, U.S. Treasury Department's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund

Bill Crawley, Director of Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships, National Credit Union Foundation

John Vale, Board Member, U.S. New Mexico Federal Credit Union, NM

Larry Johnson, President, North Carolina Credit Union League

Margaret Tyndall, Senior Project Director, Community Affairs, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: JW Marriott Hotel 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-789-1758

WEB ADDRESS: naihc.Indian.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION holds its National Advocacy Conference

AGENDA: Highlight:

8 a.m. -- Closing General Session: The Administration

Location: International East

Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, Surgeon General

Mark McClellan, MD, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration

9:30 a.m. - Thomas A. Scully, Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Brenda Craine Katherine Marks, 202-789-7447 202-789-7419

WEB ADDRESS: ama-assn.org

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL Capital Formation Committee holds program on "New Money, Active Money."

WHO: The speakers are:

Don Rainey, Partner, Intersouth Partners

Jonathan Silver, Managing Director, Core Capital

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: Ernst & Young Building, 8484 Westpark Drive, Ninth Floor, McLean, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a conference on Argentina-United States Bilateral Relations: An Historical Perspective and Future Challenges.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9.15 a.m. - Panel 1 Argentina- U.S. Bilateral Relations: Future Challenges

Joseph S. Tulchin, Woodrow Wilson Center, Latin American Program

Juan Gabriel Tokatlián, Universidad de San Andrés, Argentina

Marc Falcoff, American Enterprise Institute; Beatríz Nofal, Eco-Axis S.A.

Martín Abregú, The Ford Foundation

11.15 a.m. - Panel 2. The Dirty War's Declassified Documents: A New Perspective on Bilateral Relations

Carlos Osorio, National Security Archive, Washington, D.C.

Carlos Sersale di Cerisano, Director General for Human Rights, Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs

María José Guembe, Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS)

Kathryn Sikkink, Department of political science, University of Minnesota

Tex Harris, Former political officer, U.S. Embassy, Buenos Aires

John Dinges, Columbia University School of Journalism

DATE: March 5, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: REP. CURT WELDON AND CONGRESSIONAL FIRE SERVICES CAUCUS hold a news conference to discuss legislation that calls on states to require nightclubs and other concert venues to inform patrons about safety measures as well as the location of all exits before concerts, and shows begin.

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: Cannon Terrace, Washington DC

CONTACT: Bud DeFlaviis, 202-225-2011

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: GOLDSTEIN, DEMCHAK, BALLER, BORGEN & DARDARIAN holds a news conference to discuss

a complaint against one of the nation's largest jewelry retail chains, with stores in 22 states, which is facing charges that the chain discriminates against African Americans in hiring and promotions.

WHO: The speakers are:

Morris J. Baller, Attorney

Thomas A. Warren, Attorney

Two plaintiffs from Prince George's County, Maryland

Two plaintiffs from South Carolina

DATE: March 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: Gretchen Wright 202-/371-1999

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: PEW FORUM ON RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE holds a program on The Faith-Based Initiative Two Years Later: Examining its Potential, Progress and Problems.

WHO: The speakers are:

Stanley Carlson-Thies, Fellow, Center for Public Justice; former White House Associate Director for Cabinet Affairs

Barry Lynn, Executive Director, Americans United for Separation of Church and State

Anne Farris, Washington Correspondent, the Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy

Fredrica D. Kramer, Senior Consultant to the Urban Institute

R. Drew Smith, Director, the Public Influences of African-American Churches Project; scholar-in-residence at the Leadership Center at Morehouse College

Kathryn Dunn Tenpas, Associate Director, the University of Pennsylvania Washington Semester Program, and Guest Scholar, the Brookings Institution

E.J. Dionne, Jr. , Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution; Co-Chair, the Pew Forum; Columnist, the Washington Post

Richard Nathan, Director, Rockefeller Institute of Government and Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: The Brookings Institution, Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-955-5078

WEB ADDRESS: pewforum.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Lex Frieden, President Bush's newly appointed disability advisor and chairperson, National Council on Disability, addressing community-based services for people with disabilities and the implications of health care reform for them.

DATE: March 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: UNINSURED WEEK NATIONAL LAUNCH news conference. New data showing the total number of Americans who went without health insurance for all or part of 2001and 2002 will be released by a diverse array of national organizations at a press.

WHO: The speakers are:

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, President and CEO, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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

John J. Sweeney, President, AFL-CIO

Ron Pollack, Executive Director, Families USA

Mary Grealy, President, Healthcare Leadership Council

Andrew Stern, President, Service Employees International Union

Scott Serota, President, Blue Cross & Blue Shield Association

Charles N. Kahn III, President, Federation of American Hospitals

Yank D. Coble Jr., MD, President, American Medical Association

Barbara Blakeney, President, American Nurses Association

TBD, The Business Roundtable

TBD, American Hospital Association

Rev. Michael D. Place, STD, President and CEO, Catholic Health Association of the United States

Donald A. Young, MD, President, Health Insurance Association of America

William Novelli, CEO, AARP

Robert K. Ross, MD President, The California Endowment

William C. Richardson, President & CEO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Uninsured Americans will be present

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE -- Washington, DC

CONTACT: Patrick McCabe, 202-745-5100 or Brian Ruberry, 202-745-5113

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES will hold a conference call briefing to discuss the findings of a new study comparing the long-term projected revenue losses resulting from the Bush Administration's tax-cut proposals with the projected shortfalls in the Social Security system and the Medicare Hospital Insurance program over 75 years.

WHO: The speakers are:

Peter Orszag, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Richard Kogan, Senior Fellow, CBPP

Robert Greenstein, Executive Director, CBPP

DATE: March 5, 2003

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080.

WEB ADDRESS: cbpp.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS holds a program on Reforming Korea's Industrial Conglomerates featuring author Edward Graham, Senior fellow, was associate professor in the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University (1988-90), associate professor at the University of North Carolina.

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1750 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-9000

WEB ADDRESS: iie.com

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Objects of Slander: The State and Society in Cluj-Kolozsvar-Klausenburg During WWII," with Holly Case, Doctoral Candidate of History, Stanford University; Yetta and Jacob Gelman Fellow, United States Holocaust Memorial; and Title VIII JSTS Alumna.

DATE: March 5, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE China Program lunch forum, Red Capitalists in China: Will Entrepreneurs Change the Party, with Professor Bruce Dickson of George Washington University.

DATE: March 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: ceip.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CED AND THE CONCORD COALITION will issue a statement and hold a joint press conference on federal deficits and the long-term danger they pose to the country. CED is also releasing its new report: Exploding Deficits, Declining Growth: The Federal Budget and the Aging of America.

WHO: The speakers are:

Peter G. Peterson, President of the Concord Coalition, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce

CED Trustee will join Josh S. Weston, former CEO of Automatic Data Processing, Inc., and CED Trustee

DATE: March 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: Chris Dreibebis, 202-296-5866

WEB ADDRESS: ced.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program NEPAD, the African Union and African Conflict Management" with Cheikh Tidiane Gadio, senior minister of foreign affairs for the Republic of Senegal.

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

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 program "Civil Society and Corporations: Can They Work Together to Improve the Global Workplace?" with Kevin Quigley, principal of Quigley and Associates.

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: MITSUBISHI MOTORS U.S.A. FOUNDATION AND PBS TV'S "TO THE CONTRARY WITH BONNIE ERBE" will co-sponsor the sixth annual "Unsung Heroines Awards" luncheon to recognize four women from across the nation whose dedication to the service of others has made a significant and positive impact on their communities.

WHO: The honorees are:

Cathy Bailey, will honor Ms. Bailey for her dedication to providing care for the children of incarcerated mothers through Operation Open Arms

Dr. America Bracho, will honor Dr. Bracho for her work as the founder of Latino Health Access

Gladys Sandlin, will honor Ms. Sandlin for her work as an advocate for the health care rights of Latinos through the Mission Neighborhood Health Center

Marcia Nowc, will honor for Ms. Nowc for her efforts to provide access to basic services to the community's underserved residents through Samaritan House

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: B. Smith's Restaurant at Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave, NE, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Myllisa Lardieri, 202-828-9707

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Secretary of State Colin L. Powell updating the status of U.S. policy toward Iraq and assert that time is running out for Saddam Hussein to disarm in a speech.

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE AND BROOKINGS JOINT CENTER FOR REGULATORY STUDIES holds a roundtable discussion on "The Future of Corporate Governance."

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Glauber, President, National Association of Securities Dealers

Robert E. Litan, Vice President and Director, Economic Studies, The Brookings Institution

Laura Unger, Former Member, Securities and Exchange Commission

Paul Volcker, Former Chairman, Federal Reserve Board

Daniel Yergin (Moderator), Author and Chairman, Cambridge Energy Research Associates

Robert Hahn (Introduction), Director, AEI-Brookings Joint Center on Regulatory Studies

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 2:15 p.m.

EVENT: SEN. JOE LIEBERMAN, D-CT, holds a news conference that would place the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge off-limits to oil development by designating it as federal wilderness area.

WHO: The speakers are:

Senator Russell Feingold (D-WI)

Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL)

Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)

Gene Karpinsky, head of U.S. PIRG

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-0975

WEB ADDRESS: senate.gov

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program Weighing the Pros and Cons of Globalization

with Murray Weidenbaum, Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor and Honorary Chairman of the Weidenbaum Center, Washington University in St. Louis.

DATE: March 5, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE AND Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian present Native American storyteller Gayle Ross provoking laughter and moving audiences to tears with her age-old craft.

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a program on "Iraq- The 11th Hour: Are There Any Alternatives Left?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Gareth Evans, president, International Crisis Group

Martin Indyk, Brookings Institution

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 212-434-9716

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents editor Elizabeth Sutherland Martínez, chronicling some of what happened during "Freedom Summer," in Letters From Mississippi. During "Freedom Summer," young people left their college campuses to go to Mississippi became agents of change in the most segregated of states and were profoundly changed by their experiences there.

DATE: March 5, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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