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By United Press International   |   April 22, 2003 at 4:30 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: EARTH TECHNOLOGIES FORUM holds its an conference which evolved from the International Conference on Ozone Protection Technologies and the International Climate Change Conference & Technologies Exhibition.

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency - Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 703-807-4052

WEB ADDRESS: earthforum.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE hosts a conference to highlight the importance of critical infrastructure to homeland security.

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas J. Ridge, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security

Thomas J. Vilsack, Governor, State of Iowa

Mr. Richard K. Davidson, Chairman President and Chief Executive Officer,

Union Pacific

Newt Gingrich, Former Speaker of the House of Representatives

James A. Gilmore III, Chairman, The Gilmore Commission

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Scott Algeier, 202-463-5845

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

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 a.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service holds a program on America after the War entitled, America: The World Stage, focusing on international issues and America: The Home Front, focusing on domestic issues.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:25 a.m. - Dean Gallucci introduces General Clark

9:30 a.m. - Panel I America: The World Stage

Karen DeYoung, Associate Editor, The Washington Post

Richard Holbrooke, former US Ambassador to the UN

Walter Isaacson, President of the Aspen Institute

Clyde V. Prestowitz, Jr., President, Economic Strategy Institute

Fritz Stern, Professor of History, Columbia University

11:30 a.m. - Panel II America: The Home Front

John Fialka, Wall Street Journal

Charles Morgan, CEO & Company Leader, Acxiom Corporation

Robert Reischauer, President, the Urban Institute

Bill Schneider, CNN

John Sweeney, President, AFL-CIO

Laura Tyson, former Chair, National Economic Council

Conclusion by General Clark

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: Gaston Hall, 3rd Floor Healy, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

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: 9 a.m.

EVENT: GLOBAL BUSINESS DIALOGUE INC. holds a news conference on "World Trade Organization Agriculture."

DATE: April 23, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-463-5074

WEB ADDRESS: gbdinc.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on CATO Defense Transformation: Moving Forward or Stuck in the Past?

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:30 a.m. Panel 1: 2004 Defense Budget: How Much Is Enough?

Baker Spring, Heritage Foundation

Winslow Wheeler, Center for Defense Information

Steven Kosiak, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Charles Peña, Cato Institute

11:15 a.m. - Panel 2: Whither Defense Transformation?

Daniel Goure, Lexington Institute

Dave McIntyre, ANSER Institute for Homeland Security

Ivan Eland, Independent Institute

Michael Vlahos, Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory

DATE: April 23, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY National Resource Center for Eurasia, Russia, and Eastern European Studies holds a program on Energy and Security in Eurasia. In the aftermath of the Iraq war, energy security issues have once again become a top priority on the US international agenda. Before the war, the US--Russia Energy Dialogue was a centerpiece of the new US-Russian partnership that emerged after the September 11 terrorist attacks.

WHO: The speakers are:

Daniel Yergin, Chairman, Cambridge Energy Research Associates and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power

Dean Robert Gallucci, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Professor Angela Stent, Director of the National Resource Center for Eurasia, Russia, and Eastern Europe, Georgetown University

Trevor Gunn, Director, BISNIS, US Department of Commerce

Richard Herold, Director, International Relations, British Petroleum

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: Georgetown University Conference Center, 3800 Reservoir Road, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: U.S. INSTITUTE OF PEACE holds a current issues briefing on The Military and the Making of Foreign Policy.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dana Priest, Correspondent, Washington Post; former Guest Scholar, U.S. Institute of Peace; and Author, The Mission (Norton 2003)

Yoram Peri, Professor, Tel Aviv University; former Senior Fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace; and former Political Adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin

Charles Moskos, Professor of Sociology, Northwestern University; Annenberg Visiting Fellow, Annenberg Washington Program in Communications Policy Studies; and Chairman of the InterUniversity Seminar on Armed Forces and Society

Samuel W. Lewis, Member, American Academy of Diplomacy; and former U.S. Ambassador to Israel

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: 1200 17th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-457-1700

WEB ADDRESS: usip.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds an Iraq Series Briefing entitled The Quest for Stability in Iraq and the Middle East.

WHO: The speakers are:

Kenneth M. Pollack, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, and Director of Research, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings

Amatzia Baram, Visiting Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings

Seyom Brown, Author, The Illusion of Control, and Lawrence A. Wien Professor of International Cooperation, Brandeis University

Roberta Cohen, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings; Co-Director, Brookings-SAIS Project on Internal Displacement

Martin S. Indyk, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, and Director, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings

Eric Schwartz, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations Director, CFR Independent Task Force on Post-Conflict Iraq

DATE: April 23, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

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

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: MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE holds a briefing on "Middle East and the War's Supplemental Budget."

Former democrat Hill staffers David Dumke, Office of Rep. John D. Dingell, D-MI

Maya Berry, Office of Rep. David E. Bonior, D-MI

DATE: April 23, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-785-1141

WEB ADDRESS: mideasti.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND holds a panel discussion on Iraq, Post-War Issues.

WHO: The speakers are:

Haynes Johnson, University of Maryland

Jerry Zremski, The Buffalo News

Scott Armstrong, National Security Archives

Susan Moeller, University of Maryland

Col. Jay Parker, Woodrow Wilson School

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: University of Maryland, chapel, College Park, M.D.

CONTACT: 301-405-4627

WEB ADDRESS: umd.edu

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: JAPAN INFORMATION ACCESS PROJECT holds a program on Occupying Iraq: Are There Lessons From The Japanese Experience?

WHO: The speakers are:

Major General William L. Nash (USA, Ret.), Senior Fellow and

Director, Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations

Dr. Ronald Spector, Professor of History and International Relations, George

Washington University; author, "Eagle Against the Sun: The American War with Japan"

Toshiyuki Yasui, Senior Fellow, Development Finance Institute, Japan

Bank for International Co-operation

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP, 1501 K Street, NW,

Suite 600, Washington, DC.

CONTACT: 202-822-6040

WEB ADDRESS: japanonline.org

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

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION presents a program on Metropolitan Economic Strategy: A New Global Economic Policy Initiative for the Developed and Developing World with Dr. Marc A. Weiss, Chairman and CEO, Prague Institute for Global Urban Development President, Metropolitan Investment Strategies.

DATE: April 23, 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: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents The spring 2003 fellows in the Pew International Journalism Program discussing their recent reporting trips to Europe, Africa and Latin America.

DATE: April 23, 2003

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

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 "War and Peace in Sri Lanka" with Asoka Bandarage, a visiting fellow at SAIS, associate professor of women's studies and Asia studies at Mount Holyoke College and director of the Tides Center's Sri Lanka International Project.

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: Room 812, 1519 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 Kanan Makiya, the leading Iraqi intellectual in exile, will give a comprehensive report of the first and crucial meeting of democratic voices in Iraq which he attended last Tuesday, in Nasiriya, Iraq.

DATE: April 23, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500 or 212-717-9966

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE features Robin O'Malley, The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment discussing The State of the Nation's Ecosystems: Building an Enduring National Resource.

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: SOCIETY FOR RESEARCH IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT holds an audio news conference to discuss Coping with September 11, 2003.

AGENDA: To make a reservation, please call Nancy Bennett at 800-834-1110.

WHO: The speakers are:

The Aftermath of September 11th, 2001: Developmental Effects and Policy Implications J. Lawrence Aber, Director, National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University, co-chair of the symposium

A Call to Action After September 11th: Listening and Responding to Children's Needs

Kelly Schmitt, Sesame Workshop, chair of the symposium

Ellen Wartella, Dean, College of Communications, University of Texas - Austin

Mass-Mediated Terrorism

Martha Wadsworth, Professor of Psychology, University of Denver, chair of the symposium

DATE: April 23, 2003

CONTACT: Nancy Bennett at 800-834-1110

WEB ADDRESS: srcd.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program Discussion and Film entitled Beyond Hitler's Grasp: Remembering Bulgaria's Refusal to Send Its Jewish Population to Nazi Death Camps. This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Bulgarian Government's refusal to expel its Jewish population to Nazi death camps -- all the more remarkable since Bulgaria was a World War II ally of Germany. But despite pressure from the highest circles of Nazi officialdom and the intrigues of their local acolytes, Bulgaria was the only continental European country in which there were more Jews at the end of the war than at its beginning.

WHO: The speakers are:

Elena Poptodorova, Bulgarian Ambassador

Princess Maria Luisa, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

Arthur Berger, Holocaust Memorial Museum

Amb. Harvey Feldman, Senior Fellow, Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation

Larry Wortzel, Vice President and Director, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies,

The Heritage Foundation

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on THE SECOND FRONT: FIGHTING TERRORISM IN SOUTHEAST ASIA.

WHO: The speakers are:

CAROLINA G. HERNANDEZ, President, Institute for Strategic and Development Studies, the Philippines

ANGEL RABASA , Senior policy analyst, RAND

SHELDON W. SIMON, Professor of political science, Arizona State University

LARRY A. NIKSCH , Congressional Research Service

DATE: April 23, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY BMW CENTER FOR GERMAN AND EUROPEAN STUDIES (SFS), THE CENTER FOR JEWISH CIVILIZATION THE DEPARTMENT OF GOVERNMENT, AND EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND present Dr. Felix Tych Director of the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw "The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: 60 Years After."

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: 205 Old North, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: ARAB AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOUNDATION holds its annual Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards dinner.

AGENDA: Spirit of Humanity" Awards winners include Amnesty International USA, Mercy Corps, MTV's "Fight For Your Rights" Campaign, former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson, and veteran journalist Helen Thomas.

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert Street, N.W. Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Jennifer Salan, 202-429-9210

WEB ADDRESS: aaiusa.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: MARYLAND-CHINA BUSINESS COUNCIL holds a program to discuss building design and construction opportunities in China.

WHO: The speakers are:

Charles Dalluge, Vice President and Managing Principal, Leo A. Daly

Sam Dhir, U.S Department of Commerce

Clarence Eng, Associate, Design Collective, Inc.

Peter Gourlay, Vice President, World Trade Center Institute

Alfred Liu, President, AEPA Architects Engineers, P.C.

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: Leo A. Daly, 10th Floor, 1201 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 410-451-0025

WEB ADDRESS: mcbc.net

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Royal Shakespeare Company and the Shakespeare Theater celebrating William Shakespeare's birthday with a program of words and music.

DATE: April 23, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: U.S. ASIA PACIFIC COUNCIL holds a symposium on "Changing Dynamics in the Asia-Pacific Region: Implications for U.S. Business & Policy."

DATE: April 23, 2003

LOCATION: Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: (202) 293 3995 ext. 14

WEB ADDRESS: usapc.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Niall Ferguson discussing and signing copies of Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and its Lessons for Global Power. The British historian offers a history and a reappraisal of the British Empire-emphasizing its legacy of free markets, law, and governance. He shows how "Anglo globalization" has special lessons for America, "at once Britannia's offspring and its successor."

DATE: April 23, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: OLSSONS BOOKS AND RECORDS presents Sandra Day O'Connor

DATE: April 23, 2003

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

CONTACT: 301-562-0972

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

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