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By United Press International   |   April 16, 2003 at 3:13 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, APRIL 17 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: STUDENT NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION holds its annual 38th Medical Education conference on "Mind, Body and Soul: The Role of Mental Health in Physical Well-Being."

AGENDA: This year's theme is 'Mental Health and Minority Communities' and challenges us to examine mental health stigmas, disparities, treatment, and policy as they relate to minority and underserved populations.

DATE: April 17, 2003

LOCATION: Renaissance Hotel, 999 9th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-882-2881

WEB ADDRESS: smna.org

TIME: All Day

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

Exposition

AGENDA: Highlights:

12 noon - ADM Vernon E. Clark, USN, Chief of Naval Operations

DATE: April 17, 2003

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Amanda Kotval, 703-528-1775

WEB ADDRESS: navyleague.org

TIME: 7:45 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL Executive Forum holds a program to discuss Whatever Happened to the Tone from the Top?

WHO: The speakers are:

Paul Lombardi, Former President and CEO, DynCorp

Dr. Shannon M. Skousgaard, Associate Professor of Philosophy, George Mason University

Tom Spahn, Partner, McGuire Woods

Geraldine Mary Walsh, Deputy Director of SEC's Office of Investor Education and Assistance

DATE: April 17, 2003

LOCATION: Hilton McLean, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: ASIA SOCIETY holds a program on China's Growing IT Industry. The panel – representing complementary perspectives drawn from industry, microeconomic decision-making, and macroeconomics – will examine the scale of the shift of production to China and the extent to which Taiwan-equity firms in China are contributing to the rapid integration of China's IT sector into the global economy.

DATE: April 17, 2003

LOCATION: St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-833-2742

WEB ADDRESS: asissociety.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: GLOBAL BUSINESS DIALOGUE AND NATIONAL FOREIGN TRADE COUNCIL hold a colloquium on the Agriculture, Development and Deadlines – Perspectives on the Agricultural Component of the Doha Round.

DATE: April 17, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-463-5074

WEB ADDRESS: gbdinc.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a roundtable discussion entitled Revitalizing Washington's Neighborhoods.

WHO: The speakers are:

Mayor of the District of Columbia Anthony Williams

Dr. Alice Rivlin, fellow, Washington Research Program

DATE: April 17, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a briefing on Iraq's Future: What Now?

WHO: The speakers are:

Jessica Mathews, president, CEIP

Thomas Carothers, director of Carnegie's Democracy and Rule of Law Project, on political reconstruction in Iraq and the possibilities for democracy in the Middle East

Marina Ottaway, senior associate, on political reconstruction in Iraq and the possibilities for democracy in the Middle East

Joseph Cirincione, director of the Non-Proliferation Project, on the search for weapons of mass destruction

Ed Chow, visiting scholar and leading energy expert, on plans for Iraqi oil fields

Husain Haqqani, visiting scholar, on impact on and reaction from the Muslim world.

DATE: April 17, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: ceip.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "South Asia in the New Geopolitical Scenario: From 9/11 to the Iraq War" with Jean-Luc Racine, a scholar from the Maison des Sciences de Homme in

Paris.

DATE: April 17, 2003

LOCATION: Room 806, 1619 Rome Building, Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Intervention: The Worm in the Apple of Liberal International Order with Sir Adam Roberts, Montague Burton Professor of International Relations, Balliol College, Oxford University; Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center.

DATE: April 17, 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: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a book program on Stalin's Last Crime: Evidence Exposing Stalin's Plan to Unleash a Second Holocaust With Jonathan Brent, Co-author, Stalin's Last Crime: The Plot Against the Jewish Doctors, 1948-1953, Editorial Director, Yale University Press.

DATE: April 17, 2003

LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Sean O'Keefe, administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

DATE: April 17, 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 Kani Xulam, a lobbyist for the American Kurdish Information Network, working to establish Kurdish-American friendship and understanding

DATE: April 17, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: PUBLIC CITIZEN holds a news conference in which a disabled Army captain calls on the federal government to ban products containing ephedra. The captain suffered brain damage in 1999 after having a cardiac arrest, which his doctors said was caused by taking Ripped Fuel, an ephedra product that is no longer on the market in that form.

DATE: April 17, 2003

LOCATION: 1600 20th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-588-7759

WEB ADDRESS: citizen.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features A leading interpreter of baroque, renaissance, and early music, Greek vocalist Savina Yannatou and her ensemble Primavera en Salonico, performing songs from her CDs "Sephardic Folk Songs from Salonica," "Songs from the Mediterranean," "Virgin Maries of the World," and her most recent album "Rosa Das Rosas."

DATE: April 17 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: LARRY KING CARDIAC FOUNDATION holds its 2003 gala themed"Hit a Home Run for Heart" by honoring Franklin D. Raines and Tommy Lasorda.

DATE: April 17 2003

LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton at 22nd and M Streets, NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 703/522-0703

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: TRANSAFRICA FORUM Arthur R. Ashe, Jr. Foreign Policy program presents Ethiopian farmer/activist Tadesse Meskela, who will discuss "Fair Trade Coffee."

DATE: April 17 2003

LOCATION: TransAfrica Forum, 1426 21st Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-223-1960 ext. 132

WEB ADDRESS: transafrica.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents William E. Odom discussing and signing copies of

Fixing Intelligence: For a More Secure America. The former director of the National Security Agency and Army Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence discusses the miscommunications and fragmentation of our intelligence bureaucracy and offers recommendations for a fundamental and much-needed restructuring.

DATE: April 17 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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