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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, May 6, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: ARMED FORCES COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION holds

Technet 2003.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:30 a.m. - Plenary Address

Lt Gen Harry D. Raduege, Jr., USAF

Director, Defense Information Systems Agency

12 noon - Defense Keynote Luncheon*

Richard L. Haver, Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Intelligence

2:30 p.m. - Emergency/Consequence Management Systems in a Multi-Agency Environment

Lt Gen Harry D. Raduege, Jr., USAF, Director, Defense Information Systems Agency

5:30 p.m. - TechNet International 2003 4th annual Government Gala

DATE: May 6, 2003

LOCATION: Washington Convention Center, 900 9th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 800-336-4583, ext. 6158

WEB ADDRESS: afcea.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: Highlights:

8:30 am - Reporting for Student Loan Interest

and Other Lending Transactions

Cheryl Riedlinger, The Tax Reporting Group

9:15 am - Form 1099-MISC Attorney and

Middleman Reporting

Debbie Pflieger, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

DATE: May 6, 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: NATIONAL BREAST CANCER COALITION FUND'S (NBCC) 11th Annual Advocacy Conference

AGENDA: Highlights:

7:30 a.m. Lobby Day Briefing

9 a.m. - Congressional Visits

DATE: May 6, 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 JEWISH COMMITTEE'S holds its 97TH Annual Meeting.

AGENDA: Highlight:

6:30 p.m. - Opening Dinner TOPIC: America, Israel and the Defense of Democracy

David Harris, AJC Executive Director

Israeli Brigadier General Moshe Ivri-Sukenik

DATE: May 6, 2003

LOCATION: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202) 504-6300

WEB ADDRESS: ajc.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION AND DC ASTHMA COALITION commemorate the fifth annual World Asthma Day with a World Asthma Day Fair to raise awareness of the crisis of asthma in the District of Columbia, especially among children, and to help DC residents to prevent and control asthma symptoms.

AGENDA: Counselors will be on hand to talk with families about the role of asthma management plans and medications, the benefits of peak flow meters and spacers, and the importance of smoking cessation.

WHO: The speakers are:

DATE: May 6, 2003

LOCATION: Richard England Clubhouse #14, Metropolitan Police Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington

4103 Benning Road, NE, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-682-5864, x 213

WEB ADDRESS: aladc.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: Highlights:

7 a.m. - State Budget Crises and Emergency Medicine

8 a.m. - Reimbursement News You Can Use

Dennis M. Beck, MD - Chair, ACEP Reimbursement Committee

David A. McKenzie - ACEP Reimbursement Director

12 noon - Luncheon: Charlie Cook -political analyst, and editor and publisher of the Cook

Political Report to discuss President Bush's and Congress's agendas and insights into policy-making in Washington.

2 p.m.-The Crowding Dilemma: Survival Tactics for the Overwhelmed Emergency Department

DATE: May 6, 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: Highlights:

8:45 a.m. - Keynote Speaker: William Lucy, International Secretary Treasurer

9:30 a.m. - Panel: "Successful Political and Legislative

Actions"

11:15 a.m. - Lorraine O'Hara, AFSCME PEOPLE Director

Larry Scanlon, AFSCME Political Action Director

1:45 p.m. - Legislative Appointments/Other Activities

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-429-1000

WEB ADDRESS: afscme.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: WORLD FEDERALIST ASSOCIATION news conference on Victims Trust Fund Campaign. Recent discoveries of mass graves in Iraq further illustrate the need for a permanent court to deter such atrocities in the future.

WHO: The speakers are:

Paiman Halmat, President of the Kurdish Foundation and an Iraqi Kurdish survivor of the Hussein regime who will discuss the particular needs of women victims and survivors;

Frederick Terna, a survivor of the Nazi Holocaust who is participating in the campaign by telling his Senators about his donations to the Victims Trust Fund;

Dr. Orlando Tizon, Assistant Director of Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International (TASSC), and a torture survivor from the Philippines;

Fiona McKay, Director of the International Justice Program, Lawyers Committee for Human Rights

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-546-3950 ext. 112

WEB ADDRESS: victimstrustfund.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL FOREIGN TRADE COUNCIL holds a program for the release of a research paper detailing the growing use of public anxiety to restrict trade entitled Looking Behind The Curtain: The Growth of Trade Barriers That Ignore Sound Science.

WHO: The speakers are:

William Reinsch, President, National Foreign Trade Council

James Murphy, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Agriculture (invited)

Tony Vanderhaegen, Minister-Counselor, Agriculture, Fisheries, Food Safety and Consumer Affairs, Delegation of the European Commission

Hector Marquez Solis, Director of Trade and NAFTA Office, Embassy of Mexico

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202/822-9491

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds a forum on Student and War: how should history be taught so that the subject of war gets the understanding it deserves?

WHO: The speakers are:

Moderator, former public school teacher, and The Fire Within author, Joe David

Dr. Eliot Sorel, an internationally recognized leader in psychiatric medicine, a practicing physician

Dr. Scott Nelson, associate professor, history department, College of William and Mary

Jimmy Kilpatrick, editor and publisher of EducationNews.org, senior fellow with the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution

Alex Kingsbury, George Washington University senior,

Clarence Cross, III, Wilson High School senior,

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 540/428-3175 or 703/587-0457

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF SOCIAL POLICY holds a news conference releasing its Child Welfare Report.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. George Miller, D-CA

Susan Notkin, director, CSSP

Beverly Jones, Fulton County Department of Family and Children Services

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-371-1999

WEB ADDRESS: cssp.org

TIME: 9:45 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "The Future of Iran: Mullahcracy, Democracy, and the War on Terror."

AGENDA: Highlights:

Cliff May, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies

10 a.m. - Panel One: Iran Today--A Reality Check

Meyrav Wurmser, The Hudson Institute

Guy Dinmore, Financial Times

Uri Lubrani, Israeli Defense Ministry

Ladan Boroumand, Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation

12 noon - Luncheon

Michael A. Ledeen, AEI

Sen. Sam Brownback, United States Senate

2 p.m. - Introduction: Bernard Lewis, Princeton University

Panel Two: Iran Tomorrow--Freedom vs. Mullahood

Michael A. Ledeen, AEI

Reuel Marc Gerecht, AEI

Bernard Hourcade, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

Morris Amitay, The Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs

Rob Sobhani, Georgetown University

4 p.m. - Viewing Movies about Iran

6 p.m. Adjournment

DATE: May 6, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE holds a Pro-Growth Rally with President George Bush.

DATE: May 6, 2003

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a conference on "Water and Security in South Asia."

WHO: The speakers are:

Panelists include Farooq Sobhan, WASSA project policy adviser for Bangladesh and former foreign secretary of Bangladesh

M. S. Reddy, former secretary of the ministry of water resources in India

Ayub Qutub, executive director of the Pakistan Institute for Environment and Development Action Research

Umesh Parajuli, consultant for JVS (Nepal Water Partnership)

Thomas Keaney, executive director of the SAIS Foreign Policy Institute

Toufiq Siddiqi, WASSA project coordinator and president of Global Environment and Energy in the 21st Century

DATE: May 6, 2003

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATION AGENCY holds a news conference releasing evidence that Singapore plays a major role in the smuggling and trade of illegally cut timber and poached elephant ivory. EIA will release film, information and documents that show how Singapore has been exporting illegally cut Indonesian ramin, an internationally protected tree species, to the US without the permits required by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: Allan Thornton, 202-483 6621

WEB ADDRESS: eia.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Lawrence Gostin who will detail NEW model legislation designed to help lawmakers and public health officials' address potentially catastrophic infectious diseases. He says the United States is ill prepared for SARS, other naturally occurring emerging diseases, and the threat of bioterrorism.

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF RESISTANCE OF IRAN holds a news conference to discuss the Iranian clerical regime's meddling in Iraq.

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-783-5200

WEB ADDRESS: nerius.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HOUSE DEMOCRATIC WHIP STENY HOYER, D-MD, holds his regular pen and pad briefing to review the House Floor Schedule for the week of May 5h and then hold a "questions and answers" session with reporters.

DATE: May 6, 2003

LOCATION: H-306 in the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-225-3130

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HUDSON INSTITUTE AND COMMITTEE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT hold a luncheon on Forum on Early Offers and Legal Reform.

WHO: The speakers are:

Derek Bok, Former President, Harvard University; Chairman, Common Cause

Michael Horowitz, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute

Philip K. Howard, Chairman, Common Good

Jeffrey O'Connell, Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law

Jeffrey Rosen, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis.

DATE: May 6, 2003

LOCATION: JW Marriott Hotel - Salon II, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC.

CONTACT: 202-223-0776

WEB ADDRESS: Hudson.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE holds a program on Algeria-U.S. Relations featuring Ambassador Idris Jazairy, Embassy of the Democratic & Popular Republic of Algeria to the United States discussing Algerian relations with the United States. He will discuss terrorism and the War on Terrorism, and provide an update on the current social and political situation in Algeria.

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-785-1141

WEB ADDRESS: mideasti.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: URBAN INSTITUTE FIRST TUESDAY'S program presents No Child Left Behind: High Stakes for High School Graduation.

WHO: The speakers are:

Mike Casserly, Great City Schools

Jane Hannaway, Urban Institute

Carmel Martin, Office of Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)

Christopher Swanson, Urban Institute

Christine Wolfe, U.S. Department of Education

DATE: May 6, 2003

LOCATION: 2100 M Street N.W., 5th Floor, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-261-5709

WEB ADDRESS: urban.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: SAVE THE CHILDREN holds a news conference releasing its new report and to discuss

key findings of a new report identifying the world's most dangerous war

zones for women and children.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Biden, D-DE

Actress Sally Field

commentator Cokie Roberts

Kim Phuc, the subject of the famous 1972 photograph of her, at age 9, running from a burning Vietnam village

Lesley Jane Seymour, editor-in-chief of Marie Claire magazine

Charles MacCormack, CEO and president of Save the Children

Beryl Levinger, research director, State of the World's Mothers 2003.

DATE: May 6, 2003

LOCATION: Room 188, Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Mike Kiernan, 202-261-4686

WEB ADDRESS: savethechildren.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: SENATE ENERGY COMMITTEE holds a briefing on Strategy for Comprehensive Energy Bill.

DATE: May 6, 2003

LOCATION: 366 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Marnie Funk, 202-224-6977

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Carla Cohen, Barbara Meade and Danny Gainsburg, the three co-owners of Politics and Prose, discuss the challenge of running an independent bookstore.

DATE: May 6, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 1:45 p.m.

EVENT: AFL-CIO NURSES hold a rally and news conference to announce "Safe Staffing Now," campaign.

DATE: May 6, 2003

LOCATION: West Front, U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-637-5018

WEB ADDRESS: afl-cio.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: JAPAN INFORMATION ACCESS PROJECT holds a program on A Sorry State? Apologies and Japan's Foreign Relations Japan's featuring Jennifer Lind is a Visiting Fellow at the Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth College, and a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of political science at MIT.

DATE: May 6, 2003

LOCATION: Law firm of Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP, 1501 K Street,

NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-822-6040

WEB ADDRESS: jiaponline.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION Tax Policy Center holds a symposium entitled "Saving Private Pensions."

AGENDA: Highlights:

2 p.m. - The Pension System and Alternative Paths to Reform

William Gale, Brookings and Tax Policy Center

Peter Orszag, Brookings and Tax Policy Center

3 p.m. - Options for Reform

Jane Gravelle, Congressional Research Service

Mark Iwry, Brookings

Pamela Perun, Urban Institute

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL Aerospace Technology Committee and Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority presents a briefing on the state & future of the airport industry with James E. Bennett, CEO of MWAA

DATE: May 6, 2003

LOCATION: Dulles International Airport, Dulles Airport, Dulles, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Making of "Anti-American" Sentiment in Korea and Japan.

WHO: The speakers are:

Katharine H.S. Moon, Asian Policy Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and the George Washington University

Sheila Smith, research fellow, East-West Center

Peter Brookes, director, Heritage Foundation Asian Studies Center.

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Real Environmental Crisis: Why Poverty not Affluence, Is the Environment's Number One Enemy.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jack M. Hollander, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley

John R. McNeill, Professor, Georgetown University

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service presents Constanze Stelzenmüller Defense and Security EditorDie Zeit "European Views on the Doctrine of Preventive War."

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE Eighth Annual Kennedy Center Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival presents Baltimore native, Maureen McCusker performing standard and improvisational jazz with the Maureen McCusker Quintet.

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: NEWSPAPER GUILD holds its second annual Freedom Award Fund Banquet featuring David Broder, political columnist, Washington Post.

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-955-1242

WEB ADDRESS: newsguild.org

TIME: 6:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB forum on The Good, The Bad & The Ugly-An Unvarnished Look at Media Coverage of the Iraqi War featuring Pentagon spokeswoman Torie Clark and Joseph L. Galloway, with Knight-Ridder and author of "We Were Soldiers Once...And Young; la Drang; the Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam," are among the panelists

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-371-1565

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Todd Gitlin discussing and signing copies of Letters To A Young Activist. Gitlin recalls his experience as president of Students for a Democratic Society in the '60s and offers some principles for today's activists.

DATE: May 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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