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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International   |   March 21, 2003 at 4:12 PM   |   Comments

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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS FOR MARCH 24, 2003

Tuesday, March 25, 2003

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE "The Road to War ... and Beyond: Black Coffee Briefing on the War in Iraq.

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard Perle, AEI

James Woolsey, former director of CIA

Danielle Pletka, AEI

Thomas Donnelly, AEI

Michael Ledeen, AEI

DATE: March 25, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents a lecture with R. Kent Weaver Professor, Department of Government and Public Policy Institute Georgetown University discussing "Reforming Public Pensions: Lessons from the Advanced Industrial Countries.

DATE: March 25, 2003

LOCATION: icc 450,37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-8316

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE holds a luncheon roundtable in honor of the Official Sri Lankan Business Delegation.

WHO: The delegation members include:

Professor G. L. Peiris, Minister of Enterprise Development, Industrial Policy, and Investment Promotion and Constitutional Affairs and Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Sandresh

Ravindra Karunanayake

Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Jon Huntsman, Jr.

DATE: March 25, 2003

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Terrance Jones, Director, Wolftrap Foundation discussing "Education and the Arts: A Vital Role... A Critical Link featuring a special celebrity guest, Keter Betts, legendary jazz bassist for Ella Fitzgerald and Wolftrap Institute Founding Artist.

DATE: March 25, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

Wednesday, March 26, 2003

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on A Reputation Tarnished: New Perspectives on Interwar Czechoslovakia with T. Mills Kelly, Associate Director, Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, and Title VIII multiple EES grant recipient.

DATE: March 26, 2003

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a book event for Diversity: The Invention of a Concept featuring author Peter Wood. Wood's book explores the myth of diversity that purports to promote variety and multiplicity, a diversity he supports. Employing his skill as a professional anthropologist, Wood concludes that the word has become a cult icon supporting a set of prescribed numerical outcomes at odds with real equality and liberty.

DATE: March 26, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a program on "US Restrictions on Softwood Lumber Imported from Canada: Past Impact and Future Outlook," with Runsheng Yin and Jungho Baek, Michigan State University."

DATE: March 26, 2003

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on Making Tort Law".

WHO: The speakers are:

Charles Fried, Harvard Law School

David Rosenberg, Harvard Law School

Edward W. Warren, Kirkland & Ellis

Michael S. Greve, AEI Federalism Project

DATE: March 26, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

Thursday, March 27, 2003

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on "The Half-Life of Policy Rationales: How New Technology Affects Old Policy Issues."

WHO: The speakers are:

Coeditor Daniel B. Klein

Jerry Ellig, Acting Director, Office of Policy Planning Federal Trade Commission

Donald Boudreaux, Chairman, Department of Economics, George Mason University

Robert Atkinson, Director of the Technology and New Economy Project, Progressive Policy Institute.

DATE: March 27, 2003

LOCATION: The 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 John K. Cooley updating his book Unholy Wars: Afghanistan, America, and International Terrorism.

DATE: March 27, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwoman.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE hosts an international forum luncheon featuring the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali, and Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage discussing the importance of supporting Pakistan as a key strategic ally in the war on terrorism, as well as the vital role expansion of U.S.-Pakistan business relations can play in helping Pakistan become a stable democracy.

DATE: March 27, 2003

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Advancing Sustainable Development after Johannesburg: Taking Steps to Strengthen the Commission on Sustainable Development."

WHO: The speakers are:

Crispian Olver Director-General, Ministry of Tourism and the Environment, Republic of South Africa

Jonathan Margolis Director, Office of Policy Coordination and Initiatives, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State and Head of U.S. Delegation to the CSD

Daniel Magraw Executive Director and CEO, Center for International Environmental Law

DATE: March 27, 2003

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

Friday, March 28, 2003

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE presents "Economy Watch."

WHO: The speakers are:

R. Glenn Hubbard, former chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers and now AEI visiting scholar;

Michael Prell, former director of the Division of Research and Statistics at the Federal Reserve Board

Eric M. Engen and Kevin A. Hassett, both AEI resident scholars.

DATE: March 28, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a hill briefing on The President's Faith-Based Initiative: Is It Constitutional? Is It a Good Idea?

WHO: The speakers are:

Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs and Director, Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute

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

James Davids, Former Deputy Director, Task Force on Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, Department of Justice

Michael Tanner, Director of Health and Welfare Studies, Cato Institute Joseph Loconte, Fellow in Religion and Free Society, Heritage Foundation.

DATE: March 28, 2003

LOCATION: The Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

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