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By United Press International   |   May 2, 2003 at 4:01 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON MONDAY, MAY 5, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a conference "Energy Policy and International Conflict: Responding to War, Terrorism and Disruption."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Welcoming Remarks

Sarah McKinley, NCAC President, FERC

Keynote Speaker

Daniel Yergin, Chairman, Cambridge Energy, Research Associates

Chair:

Wil Kohl, Johns Hopkins IEEP

10:15 a.m. - Oil and Geopolitics

Fereidun Fesharaki, FACTS Inc. and East-West Center

Impact of the Iraq War on the

World Oil Market, and on Asia

Luis Giusti, CSIS, formerly CEO of PDVSA

The World Oil Market and

Venezuela

Raad Alkadiri, Petroleum Finance Company

Iraq and Saudi Arabia

Robert Ebel, CSIS Energy Program

Russian Oil Production

Chair:

Wil Kohl, Johns Hopkins IEEP

Prof. Mamoun Fandy, Georgetown University

Impact of the Iraq War on the

Middle East

2 p.m. - Natural Gas: How secure is it?

Skip Horvath, Natural Gas Supply Association

Overview of supply, infrastructure

Thomas Choi, Altos Management Partners, Inc.

Natural gas markets and demand

Daniel R. Rogers, Chadbourne & Parke

LNG imports

Chair:

John Jimison, Cameron McKenna

3:45 p.m. - Outlook for Hydrogen Vehicles

Robert Rose

Christian Demeter, Antares Group

5:15 p.m. - Reception

DATE: May 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION holds a Seminar On Latest Issues In Tax Reporting & Withholding.

Bankers, tax officers and Internal Revenue Service officials will deliver the most up-to-date information on tax issues, withholding requirements and information reporting.

AGENDA: Highlight:

8:30 am - Welcome and Opening Remarks

Steve Smith, Huntington Bancshares

8:40 am - Keynote Address

Jeff H. Paravano, U.S. Department of the Treasury

9:40 am - Information Reporting Program

(IRPAC) Update

Carol Kassem, Bank One Corporation

DATE: May 5, 2003

LOCATION: Marriott Crystal City, 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, V. A.

CONTACT: Julie Malveaux, 202-663-5466,

WEB ADDRESS: aba.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: EQUITY INTERNATIONAL holds a conference on Iraqi Reconstruction. With costs ranging from $25 to $100 billion, the relief, reconstruction, and development of Iraq is expected to be the largest endeavor since World War II reconstruction. This huge program is not dependent upon the end of the war – relief is underway and some reconstruction contracts have already been awarded.

AGENDA: Highlight:

12 noon - Conference Keynote address features Andrew S. Natsios (invited), Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development

DATE: May 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-756-2244.

WEB ADDRESS: globalsecurity.bz

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL BREAST CANCER COALITION FUND'S (NBCC) 11th Annual Advocacy Conference

AGENDA: Highlight:

8:15 a.m. - Politics and Healthcare

4 p.m. - Lobby Day State Delegation Meetings

DATE: May 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202) 973-0569

WEB ADDRESS: stopbreastcancer.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS holds its annual Leadership and Legislative Issues Conference to provide leaders in emergency medicine

AGENDA: Highlight:

10 a.m. - The Professional Liability Crisis: Point/Counterpoint

Donald J. Palmisano, MD, JD, president-elect, American Medical Association

Thomas Henderson, JD, CEO, Association of Trial Lawyers of America

DATE: May 5, 2003

LOCATION: Renaissance Hotel, 999 9th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Laura Gore or Colleen Horn at 202-728-0610

WEB ADDRESS: acep.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES AND THE UNITED NURSES OF AMERICA hold the 9th National Nurses Congress 2003 themed AFSCME Nurses: United for Quality Care."

AGENDA: Highlight:

9:00 a.m. - Keynote Speaker: Gerald W. McEntee,

International President, UNA Excellence Awards

10:00 a.m. - Plenary Panel: "Addressing the Nurse Shortage

Crisis"

2:45 p.m. - Plenary Session: "Organizing to Improve Patient

Care and Working Conditions"

DATE: May 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-429-1000

WEB ADDRESS: afscme.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: FIRESTONE/BRIDGESTONE NATIONAL CLASS ACTION news conference

DATE: May 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: Joe Lisoni, 626-440-1333

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN holds a news conference to release a Report that Details Progress and Challenges for Today's Working Women

WHO: The speakers are:

Jacqueline E. Woods, AAUW Executive Director

Mary Ellen Smyth, President, AAUW Educational Foundation Board

Elena Silva, AAUW Educational Foundation Director of Research

DATE: May 5, 2003

LOCAITON: American Association of University Women, Board of Directors Conference Room – 7th Floor, 1111 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 888-273-9885

WEB ADDRESS: aauw.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds program with a Juan Somavia, director-general of the International Labor Organization, discussing the enforcement of ILO and national labor standards through international trade. Somavia will outline the role his organization can play in enforcing commitments to domestic labor laws made in bilateral trade agreements by the United States and Jordan, Chile, and Singapore. He will also discuss international efforts to recognize and protect by domestic law the ILO 1998 Fundamental Declaration of Rights in the Workplace, which covers collective bargaining, child and forced labor, and discrimination.

DATE: May 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Problem with Forming Political Culture in Ukraine: Lessons from Western Political Philosophy with Valentyn Gusiev, Professor of Philosophy and Head of Department, Department of Philosophy and Religious Study, University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.

DATE: May 5, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: KOREA PRESS holds a news conference to discuss Korea-U.S. Visa Issue Corrected.

DATE: May 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: Kae Ho Kim, 703-505-7569

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a "Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee" Press Briefing And Luncheon.

WHO: The speakers are:

George G. Kaufman (cochair), Loyola University, Chicago

Robert E. Litan (cochair), Brookings Institution

George J. Benston, Emory University

Marshall Blume, University of Pennsylvania

Charles W. Calomiris, AEI and Columbia University

Kenneth W. Dam, University of Chicago

Franklin R. Edwards, Columbia University

Scott E. Harrington, University of South Carolina

Richard J. Herring, University of Pennsylvania

Paul M. Horvitz, University of Houston

Hal S. Scott, Harvard Law School

Kenneth E. Scott, Stanford University

Peter J. Wallison, AEI

DATE: May 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: FIGHT CRIME: INVEST IN KIDS holds a news conference releasing groundbreaking report on child abuse and neglect and to call on U.S. Congress to dramatically increase funding for proven prevention programs. Also, hear from two mothers whose children were victims of violent crimes.

WHO: The speakers are:

Charles J. Hynes, District Attorney, Kings County, NY (Brooklyn)

William Ritter, Jr., District Attorney, Denver County, CO

Gary L. Walker, Prosecuting Attorney, Marquette County, MI

Randall Alexander, Director, Center for Child Abuse, Morehouse School of Medicine

Sanford Newman, President, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

DATE: May 5, 2003

LOCATION: U.S. Capitol Grounds, Upper Senate Park, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Phil Evans, 202-776-0027, ext. 109;

WEB ADDRESS: fightcrime.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy will release a report about the results from a survey of mayors on TANF reauthorization and the remaining challenge of welfare reform. This press briefing comes as the Bush administration and Congress debate reauthorization of the 1996 federal welfare law that limits the time welfare recipients can collect assistance and requires them to work. The administration's proposal for TANF reauthorization maintains current-funding levels, requires a 40-hour workweek, and redefines what activities count as work.

WHO: The speakers are:

E.J. Dionne Jr., Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings; Columnist, The Washington Post

MAYOR ANTHONY WILLIAMS, (Washington, DC), Second Vice President, National League of Cities

MAYOR ED GARZA, (San Antonio, TX)

SEN. JOHN BREAUX (D-LA)

MAYOR TOM MENINO, (Boston, MA), President, U.S. Conference of Mayors

MAYOR KAREN ANDERSON, (Minnetonka, MN)

MARGY WALLER, Visiting Fellow, Brookings, Center

DATE: May 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: THE ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH REFORM holds a program on Providing Health Coverage For The Uninsured: Time for a Giant Step?

WHO: The speakers are:

Karen Davis, president of The Commonwealth Fund, and author of a new plan appearing last week in the journal Health Affairs

David Nexon, health policy director for the minority staff of the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee

Colin Roskey, health policy advisor and counsel, Senate Finance Committee majority

Stephanie Kennan, senior health policy advisor to Senator Ron Wyden, who, with Senator Orrin Hatch, has put forward a plan to bring about a Congressional vote on a comprehensive coverage expansion

Jeff Lemieux, senior economist at the Progressive Policy Institute

Neil Trautwein, director of employment policy at the National Association of Manufacturers

Ed Howard of the Alliance

DATE: May 5, 2003

LOCATION: Room G-50, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-789-2300

WEB ADDRESS: allhealth.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY TOM RIDGE, SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, TOMMY THOMPSON, UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE, GRANT GREEN, MAYOR OF SEATTLE, GREG NICKELS AND TED MACKLIN, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR OFFICE FOR DOMESTIC PREPAREDNESS AT THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY holds a news conference to announce the launch of a five-day, full-scale exercise of how our country would respond in the event of a weapons of mass destruction (WMD) attack, otherwise known as TOPOFF 2.

DATE: May 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-437-3076

WEB ADDRESS: dhs.gov

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled Asia: The View from Capitol Hill.

WHO: The speakers are:

Frank Jannuzi, Professional Staff Member, Committee on Foreign Relations

Sara Hessenflow, Legislative Assistant, Senator Sam Brownback

Dennis Halpin, Professional Staff, Committee on International Relations

Peter Yeo, Deputy Staff Director, Committee on International Relations

DATE: May 5, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "The United Nations Human Rights Commission: Tragedy or Farce?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Jeane J. Kirkpatrick, AEI

Phyllis Kaminsky, Kaminsky Associates

Mark Falcoff, AEI

Radek Sikorski, NAI

DATE: May 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 4:45 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a discussion on NATO and Ukraine featuring NATO Secretary General Lord Robertson and Gen. Yevhen Marchuk, secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.

DATE: May 5, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Culture/Kultura: Russian Influence on American Performing Arts: Dance.

WHO: The speakers are:

Suzanne Carbonneau, Professor of Performance and Interdisciplinary Studies in the Arts, George Mason University

Suzanne Farrell, Suzanne Farrell Ballet Company, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Camille Hardy, Principal Researcher, Popular Balanchine Project, New York and Senior Critic, Dance Magazine

DATE: May 5, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features The Mili Bermejo Trio celebrating Cinco de Mayo with music. Mili Bermejo (composer/vocals), Dan Greenspan (bass), and Doug Johnson (piano) break new original Mexican American Jazz ground while honoring the rich musical traditions of the past.

DATE: May 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a program on "Setting Priorities in Homeland Security: The Balance Between Protecting U.S. Soil and Projecting Military Power."

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael E. O'Hanlon, Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution and author of "Defense Policy Choices for the Bush Administration, 2001-05"

Robert C. Orr, Vice President and Washington Director, Council on Foreign Relations and previously the deputy to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

Frederick P. Hitz, the former inspector general of the CIA and now a lecturer of public and international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School

Barton Gellman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning special projects reporter for The Washington Post. Lt. Col. Thomas F. Lynch of the U.S. Army, Legislative Special Assistant to the Vice Chief of Staff of the Army and former Commander of the First Squadron of the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment

DATE: May 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: Lynne Weil, 202-544-0062

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Jane Smiley discussing and signing copies of Good Faith: A Novel. Smiley's novel displays a crazy quilt of characters who become involved in a get-rich-quick land deal during the high-rolling '80s. Small-town realtor (and narrator) Joe Stratford meets up with an ex-IRS scam artist and a conniving S&L president.

DATE: May 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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