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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES hosts the Sea-Air-Space

Exposition.

AGENDA: Highlight:

9:15 a.m. - Opening Ceremony

Special Guests:

Master Chief Petty Officers of the Navy and Coast Guard and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps

DATE: April 15, 2003

LOCATION: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW,

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Amanda Kotval, 703-528-1775

WEB ADDRESS: navyleague.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CENTER FOR STUDYING HEALTH SYSTEM CHANGE holds a conference on "Specialty Hospitals: Focused Factories or Cream Skimmers?" The conference will examine the recent growth in the construction of specialty facilities focused on specific surgical procedures. HSC will release a new report examining the reasons behind this building boom and its implications for costs, quality and access to care.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:15 a.m. - Panel One: The View from the Health System

Moderator: Paul Ginsburg

William Greene, CEO, OrthoArkansas

David Kelleher, Health Care Options, Indianapolis

Gary Taylor, Principal of Equity Research, Bank of America Securities

William Petasnick, CEO, Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

10:30 a.m. - Panel Two: The View from the Policy Makers

Maria Castillo, Office of Rep. Jerry Kleczka, (D-Wisc.)

Mark Miller, Executive Director, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

Thomas Walsh, consultant

DATE: April 15, 2003

LOCATION: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue NW,

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Roland Edwards, 202-484-4514

WEB ADDRESS: hschange.org

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL holds a business development and marketing workshop

entitled The Smart Marketer- The Best Marketing Tactics for Success Today.

WHO: The topics include:

Integrated Marketing - Lisa Martin, President, LeapFrog Solutions

Digital marketing, direct marketing, web presence and more. Learn ways to effectively reach customers through diverse, targeted means.

Branding - Bill Buckley, President, CGS Solutions

Define your message and learn how to keep it consistent.

Marketing Operations - Hilary Bruggen, President, Strelmark

Creating an effective marketing function requires a realistic budget, talented staff, and clear criteria for selecting outside agencies. Learn how to put all the necessary pieces in place for an effective marketing operation.

PR/Communications Strategy - Ben Merritt, President, The Merritt Group

Understanding how to get your message to the business and trade press is critical for increased product visibility. Learn valuable tools to get your message to the influencers in the marketplace, including customers, industry analysts, the financial market, and more.

DATE: April 15, 2003

LOCATION: Kelley Drye & Warren, 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, McLean, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 8:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds its weekly Black Coffee Briefing on the War in Iraq.

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas Donnelly, AEI resident defense and national security fellow

Janet Daley, Daily Telegraph (London), on European public opinion and the aftermath of war

Joshua Muravchik, AEI resident scholar, on the public diplomacy

Richard Perle, AEI resident fellow, on post-war Iraq

Danielle Pletka, AEI, moderator

DATE: April 15, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "A Juggernaut's First Steps? The Future Of Economic Reform In India," with Dr. S. Narayan, Finance Secretary and Economic Affairs Secretary of the Republic of India.

DATE: April 15, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Martha Burk, Chair of the National Council of Women's Organizations and leader of the protest against the all-male Augusta National Golf Club.

DATE: April 15, 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: WOODROW WILSON CENTER Director's Forum holds a book launch for Secret Empire: Eisenhower, the CIA, and the Hidden Story of America's Space Espionage with Philip Taubman, Deputy Editorial Page Editor, The New York Times and two-time Polk award-winner.

DATE: April 15, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICANS FOR TAX REFORM hold its annual National Taxpayer rally.

DATE: April 15, 2003

LOCATION: National Press Club, Ballroom, 14th and F Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Paul Prososki, 202-785-0266

WEB ADDRESS: atr.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Reconciling Global Development Challenges and National Interests: European and U.S. Views with Jacobus Nicolaas Richelle, Director-General of DG Development at the European Commission.

DATE: April 15, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a hill briefing to discuss "You Can Fight City Hall: Ending the District of Columbia's Gun Ban."

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Levy, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute

Gene Healy, Senior Editor, Cato Institute

DATE: April 15, 2003

LOCATION: B-338 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE holds a program featuring Ray Takeyh, PhD. of the Near East and South Asia Center for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, who will discuss how political change in Iran since President Khatami's rise to power may affect the responses of various Iranian political players to the U.S. as a next-door neighbor, should the U.S. maintain troops in Iraq following a war.

DATE: April 15, 2003

LOCATION: MEI, 1761 N Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-785-1141

WEB ADDRESS: mideasti.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service presents Isabelle Veyrat-Masson Professor, Sciences Po (Paris) discussing "The Use of National Stereotypes in the Franco-American Crisis."

DATE: April 15, 2003

LOCATION: ICC 662, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Venezuela Today: Political and Economic Outlook" with Bernardo Alvarez Herrera, ambassador of Venezuela to the United States.

DATE: April 15, 2003

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring presents Actor/Director Tim Robbins and Win Without War National Director, former Congressman Tom Andrews, addressing the range of Iraq-related issues including the war, the anti-war movement, post-war issues and the Bush "First-Strike Doctrine."

DATE: April 15, 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: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Curator Stephen Phillips discussing the exhibition entitled, "Margaret Bourke-White, The Photography of Design, 1927-36." (Now at the Phillips Collection through May 11.) Bourke-White was a very creative photographer who left her visual imprint on the 20th Century by her groundbreaking photographs of industrial America.

DATE: April 15, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION holds a conference call briefing to discuss its new report Closing the Diesel Divide: Protecting Public Health From Diesel Air Pollution."

AGENDA: To participate: Call 888-242-9714 Pin Number 648-44-47.

DATE: April 15, 2003

CONTACT: 202-572-3324

WEB ADDRESS: lungusa.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: MANAGEMENT SCIENCES FOR HEALTH holds a news conference to discuss Keeping Global Immunization A Critical Priority news conference. Immunization has proven to be one of the most cost-effective public health interventions available. Annual investment and sustained commitment are required to protect each cohort of children in each district of every country each year. A strong primary (or "routine") immunization program is recognized as a prerequisite to achieve equitable and timely protection.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. E. Anne Peterson, Assistant Administrator of the Bureau for Global Health at the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Robert Steinglass, the Immunization Team Leader at BASICS II,

Joe Naimoli, a Senior Health Specialist at the World Bank, is on assignment from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dr. Michel Othepa

is the Country Team Leader for the BASICS II project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

DATE: April 15, 2003

LOCATION: National Press Club, Ballroom, 14th and F Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 703-248-1614

WEB ADDRESS: msh.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service presents Gisela Müller-Brandeck-Bocquet Professor of Political Science, University of Würzburg/Germany discussing "The Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union: Perspectives on the Current Crisis."

DATE: April 15, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Triangular Diplomacy and Regional Conflict: Re-Evaluating the Kissinger Years.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jussi Hanhimaki, 2002-2003 Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow, will present findings from his current research project.

William Burr, Senior Analyst at the National Security Archive.

DATE: April 15, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Mental Worlds of the Contemporary Russian Population, with Boris Firsov, Rector, European University at St. Petersburg, and Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center.

DATE: April 15, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE THE NEW ATLANTIC INITIATIVE holds a discussion

On Economic Shock Therapy--A Prescription for the Middle East? Lessons of Post-Communist Transformations with Leszek Balcerowicz, President, Central Bank Of Poland.

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Joan Schirle who embodies the art of the total performer in "Second Skin," a dynamic, original one-woman theater piece.

DATE: April 15, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: TURNER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY presents 2003 Henry C. Turner Prize For Innovation In Construction Technology Architect I.M. Pei. Pei will discuss his work - from the East Wing of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, to the 70-story Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong, to the famous glass pyramid at the Louvre in Paris (which, upon completion became the largest museum in the world), and the Miho Museum in Japan.

DATE: April 15, 2003

LOCATION: National Building Museum located at 401 F Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Jennifer Halpern, 212-981-2529 X 12

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents a panel discussion on the Center for Public Integrity two-year investigation on Making a Killing-The Business of War.

WHO: The speakers are:

CPI executive director Chuck Lewis

Maud Beelman, head of the Business of War project at the Center

Phillip van Niekerk, chief reporter for the project

Bill Allison, CPI managing editor.

DATE: April 15, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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