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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International   |   April 18, 2003 at 3:20 PM   |   Comments

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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS FOR APRIL 22-25, 2003

TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2003

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Winning the Peace: Women's Role in Post-Conflict Iraq

WHO: The speakers are:

Ambassador Hattie Babbitt, Senior Vice President, Hunt Alternatives Fund and Women Waging Peace Zainab Salhbi, President, Women for Women International

Rakiah Al Kaissy, Iraqi Jurist Association, to be confirmed

Sanam Anderlini, Policy Commission Director, Women Waging Peace/Hunt Alternatives Fund.

DATE: April 22, 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 book forum for The Company: A Short History of a Revolutionary Idea

WHO: The speakers are:

Author, Adrian Wooldridge, The Economist

Daniel Yergin, Cambridge Energy Research Associates and Author, The Prize and The Comanding Heights.

DATE: April 22, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring presents Gaylord Nelson, regarded as the founder of the modern environmental movement.

DATE: April 22, 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 Senator Bumpers served Arkansas in the U.S. Senate from 1974 to 1999. Recently, he published an auto-biography, covering his early years, entitled The Best Lawyer in a One Lawyer Town.

DATE: April 22, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON presents Peter and Rosemary Grant from Princeton University's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology as they discuss "Evolution of Darwin's Finches."

DATE: April 22, 2003

LOCATION: 1530 P Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: carnegieinstitution.org

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2003

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL Emerging Business Network holds a program entitled Primes and Subs Partnering With One Another - the Government Contracting Mating Dance

WHO: The speakers are:

Mark M. Adams, CEO, Portal Dynamics, Inc.

Thomas J. Oles, Vice President of Business Development, Lockheed Martin Corporation's Information Technology Business unit

Lee Raesly, CEO, BroadPoint Technologies, Inc.

Lee Ann Standish, Program Manager, SAIC's DoD Mentor-Protégé efforts sponsored by the Defense Information Systems Agency

Marc Zoellner, Vice President & Director of Business Development, ICF Consulting.

Daniel P. Weitzel, Partner, Duane Morris LLP

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: 2070 Chain Bridge Road, Vienna, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a program featuring Kaisha Atakhanova, Director, EcoCenter (Karaganda, Kazakhstan) discussing How Grassroots Democracy Can Succeed in Kazakhstan.

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS: rferl.gov

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "America's Plan to Dispose of Weapons-Grade Plutonium: Atoms for Peace or a Gift to Terrorists?

WHO: The speakers are:

Leon Aron, AEI

Henry Sokolski, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center

Panelists:

Michael Guhin, fissile negotiator for the U.S. Department of State

Henry Rowen, Stanford University

Richard Garwin, Council on Foreign Relations

Victor Gilinsky, energy consultant

Fred Iklé, Center for Strategic and International Studies

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY BMW Center for German and European Studies presents Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman Senior Fellow in Residence American Institute for Contemporary German Studies discussing "Do Non-Governmental Actors Play a Role in German Foreign Policy? Germany's Relations with France, Israel, the Czech Republic, and Poland."

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: ICC 462, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Five Simple Rules for Starting Your Own Country with Ann Robertson, Managing Editor, Problems of Post-Communism and Title VIII multiple EES grant recipient.

DATE: April 23, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2003

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a program on "Censoring The Future? How Interest Groups Shape What Our Children Learn."

WHO: The speakers are:

Diane Ravitch, Author, The Language Police: How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn Research Professor of Education, New York University Senior Fellow, Brown Chair in Education Policy, Brookings Institution

Michael Lind, Whitehead Senior Fellow, New America Foundation

DATE: April 24, 2003

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

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with Edward Gramlich, Governor, Federal Reserve, "Government Loan Guarantee Programs."

DATE: April 24, 2003

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden, 618 H St., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Casimir Yost, Director of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University, will explore why the record of post-Cold War American foreign policy shows that we do best working with others to achieve foreign policy goals.

DATE: April 24, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a book forum for Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists: Unleashing the Power of Financial Markets to Create Wealth and Spread Opportunity

WHO: The speakers are:

the author, Raghuram G. Rajan, Joseph Gidwitz Professor of Finance, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago

Kenneth Rogoff, Director of Research, International Monetary Fund

Brink Lindsey, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute

DATE: April 24, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2003

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Cesar Gaviria; The Assistant Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development for Latin America and the Caribbean, Adolfo Franco; The Board Chairman of the Pan American Development Foundation, Frank Gomez and representatives of Salvadoran, Haitian & Mexican immigrant groups, will announce a "Regional Economic Development Partnership"

DATE: April 25, 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: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "It Takes Two To Tango: The Economic and Policy Implications of Multi-Sided Platform Markets"

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Hahn, Joint Center

David Evans, NERA

Douglas Lichtman, University of Chicago

Jean Tirole, Institut d'Economie Industrielle

DATE: April 25, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

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