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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: INDEPENDENT INSURANCE AGENTS & BROKERS OF AMERICA holds its 27th Annual National Legislative Conference.

AGENDA: Highlights:

11:30 a.m.—Young Agents/InsurPAC State Chairs Luncheon

4 p.m.—Legislative Issues Briefing

6 p.m.—IIABA Congressional Reception, Madison Building, Library of Congress

DATE: April 2, 2003

LOCATION: Capital Hilton, 16th and K Streets NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Sue Nester, 703-706-5448 or Kevin Callahan at 703-706-5445.

WEB ADDRESS: independentagent.com.

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS holds its 2003 Annual Meeting themed Clinical Pharmacology in the Post-Genome Era:

Advancing Towards Therapeutic Optimization.

AGENDA: Highlight:

10:30 a.m. - PRESIDENT'SWELCOME

Barbara A. Levey, MD, FACP, University of California, Los Angeles

LOCATION: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, D.C.

DATE April 2, 2003

CONTACT: Kathleen Holmay, 301-942-9595

WEB ADDRESS: ascpt.org

TIME: 8:45 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Policy Insiders Breakfast series presents Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao discussing this year's labor agenda and introducing a new program designed to help employers understand and comply with major employment laws administered by the Labor Department.

DATE: April 2, 2003

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled Deployment of U.S. Forces in Europe.

WHO: The speakers are:

9 a.m. - Political Considerations for U.S. Force Redeployment in Europe

Kori Schake, Director, Defense Policy and Arms Control

National Security Council

Bruce P. Jackson, President, Project on Transitional Democracies

Dr. Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Executive Editor

The National Interest

10:15 a.m. - Military and Strategic Considerations for U.S. Force Redeployment in Europe

Major General William L. Nash (USA Ret.), Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations

Dr. Daniel Goure, Vice President, Lexington Institute

Colonel Richard Dunn (USA Ret.), Senior Analyst, Northrop Grumman Analysis Center

11:30 a.m. – Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R- TX

United States Senate

DATE: April 2, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program on "The State of Pakistan."

WHO: The speakers include:

Husain Haqqani, former ambassador of Pakistan and leading columnist,

will discuss "Civil-Military Relations: Showdown or Muddling Through?"

Christophe Jaffrelot, director of the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales in Paris, will discuss "General Musharraf and the Jihadi Groups."

Anatol Lieven, former correspondent for The Times (London) and senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, will discuss "Pakistan & the US: Doomed to Partnership."

George Perkovich, author of India's Nuclear Bomb and vice

President for studies at Carnegie, will discuss "Pakistan: The Greatest Nuclear Proliferation Challenge."

DATE: April 2, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: SEN. MIKE ENZI, R-WY, REP. DENNY REHBERG R-MT, CHAIRMEN OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE RURAL ED CAUCUSES, AND SECRETARY OF EDUCATION ROD PAIGE hold the Rural Education news conference.

DATE: April 2, 2003

LOCATION: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Brad Keena, 202-225-3211

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Southeast Europe: From Stabilization to European Integration with Erhard Busek, Special Coordinator of the Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe.

DATE: April 2, 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: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE presents Xerox CEO Anne Mulcahy discussing "From Survival to Success: Leading in Turbulent Times."

DATE: April 2, 2003

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a book forum to discuss "The Legal Significance of the Declaration of Independence."

WHO: The speakers are:

Scott Douglas Gerber, Editor, The Declaration of Independence: Origins and Impact (CQ Press, 2002), Professor, Ohio Northern University

Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Director, Center for Constitutional Studies.

DATE: April 2, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service presents Dorothee Heisenberg, Assistant Professor, Department of European Studies Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies discussing "The Institution of Consensus in the EU: Formal vs. Informal Decision-making in the Council."

DATE: April 2, 2003

LOCATION: ICC 550, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-8316

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS holds a program on "Industrial Policy in an Era of Globalization: Lessons from Asia, featuring authors Marcus Noland and Howard Pack.

LOCATION: 1750 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

DATE: April 2, 2003

CONTACT: Yvonne Priestley, 202-328-9000

WEB ADDRESS: iie.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture on "Micro credit's Race to Profitability: Who Gets Left Behind?" with Andree Simon, manager of strategy and planning for FINCA International.

DATE: April 2, 2003

LOCATION: Room 533, Rome Building, 1619 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 lecture entitled "Got Planet? International Relations and the Politics of Environmental Governance in Developing Countries" with Paul Steinberg, author of Environmental Leadership in Developing Countries.

DATE: April 2, 2003

LOCATION: Room 806, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE presents a program on Legal Protection of the World's Biodiversity Hotspots with John Kunich, Roger Williams University School of Law. Kunich is concerned that domestic and international legal protection of endangered species may be ineffective as well as "harmfully illusionary.

DATE: April 2, 2003

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Lee C. Bollinger, 19th president of Columbia University and former president of the University of Michigan and dean of its law school, discussing two subjects in which he is heavily involved: free speech and journalism education.

DATE: April 2, 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: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE presents a luncheon program to discuss U.S. Invasion of Iraq: Democracy and Disarmament or a New American Empire? With Peter Kuznick, professor of history and director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University, has written extensively on U.S. nuclear and cultural history.

DATE: April 2, 2003

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS: palestinecenter.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY International Legal Studies Program and the American Society of International Law hold The Fifth Annual Grotius Lecture: "Shaping Globalization - The Role of Human Rights," featuring Mary Robinson, Executive Director, Ethical Global Initiative, former President of Ireland and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

DATE: April 2, 2003

LOCATION: Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS: american.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Giants of Sound performing a variety of jazz and popular selections under the direction of dynamic Washington keyboardist Thomas Bryant.

DATE: April 2, 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 to discuss Prosecuting War and Protecting Human Rights.

WHO: The speakers are:

Kenneth Roth, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch

David B. Rivkin, Jr., Partner, Baker & Hostetler

Massimo Calabresi, Diplomatic Correspondent, Time Magazine

DATE: April 2, 2003

LOCATION: The Washington Club, 15 Dupont Circle, N.W.

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Marieke Beeuwkes, 212-434-9716

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Andrew Hacker discussing and signing copies of Mismatch: The Growing Gulf Between Women and Men. As a political scientist Hacker uses a wide array of statistics, and analyzes growing gender differences. He examines marriage and divorce, college graduation rates, voting patterns, violence against women, the income gap and the glass ceiling.

DATE: April 2, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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