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By United Press International   |   May 16, 2003 at 2:22 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON MONDAY, MAY 19, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Electronic Publishing Symposium entitled Electronic Scientific, Technical, and Medical Journal Publishing and its Implications. At this symposium, producers and users of scientific, technical, and medical information that is disseminated through professional journals will gather to explore recent changes in electronic publishing.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Welcoming Remarks

Bruce Alberts, President, National Academy of Sciences

8:45 a.m. - Symposium Overview

Edward Shortliffe, Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Informatics,

Deputy Vice President for Information Technology Health Sciences Division, Columbia University and Symposium Chair

9 a.m. - Keynote Address

James Duderstadt, President Emeritus and University Professor of Science and Engineering Millennium Project, University of Michigan

Panel 1: Costs of Publication

Moderator: Floyd Bloom, The Scripps Research Institute

9:30 a.m. - Opening Remarks by Moderator

9:35 a.m. - Overview Presentation

Michael Keller, CEO, HighWire Press

9:55 a.m. - Comments by panel participants

-- Kent Anderson, Publishing Director, NEJM

-- Robert Bovenschulte, Director, Publications Division, ACS

-- Bernard Rous, Deputy Director/Electronic Publisher, ACM

-- Gordon Tibbitts, President, Blackwell Publishing USA

Panel 2: Publication Business Models and Revenue

Moderator: Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, University of Michigan

1 p.m. - Opening remarks by Moderator

1:05 p.m. - Overview presentation

Aaron Edlin, Founder, The Berkeley Electronic Press and Professor of

Economics and Law, UC Berkeley

1:25 p.m. - Comments by Panel Participants

-- Brian Crawford, VP and GM, Life and Medical Sciences, John Wiley & Sons

-- Joseph Esposito, President and CEO, SRI Consulting

-- Wendy Lougee, Director, University of Minnesota Library

-- Patrick Brown, Professor of Biochemistry, Stanford University

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: 2100 C Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138

WEB ADDRESS: nas.edu

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy

Board on Physics and Astronomy Committee on Setting Priorities for NSF's Large Research Facility Projects holds a meeting.

AGENDA: Highlights:

12 noon - Congressional Perspective

Cheh Kim, Professional Staff Member, Majority Staff, Senate Appropriations

Committee

Allen Cutler, Staff Assistant, Senate Appropriations Committee

David Goldston, Chief of Staff, Majority Staff, House Committee on Science

Scott Giles, Deputy Chief of Staff, Majority Staff, House Committee on Science

Peter Rooney, Staff Director, Majority Staff, House Committee on Science,

Research Subcommittee

Jim Wilson, Professional Staff Member, Minority Staff, House Committee on Science, Research Subcommittee

2 p.m. - Office of Management and Budget Perspective

David Radzanowski, Branch Chief, Science and Space Programs Branch

White House Office of Management and Budget

David Trinkle, Program Examiner, Science and Space Programs Branch

White House Office of Management and Budget

2:30 National Science Foundation Perspective

Rita Colwell, Director, National Science Foundation

Joseph Bordogna, Deputy Director, National Science Foundation

3:45 Scientific Community Perspectives

Barry Barish

Maxine and Ronald Linde Professor of Physics and

Director of Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave

Observatory (LIGO) Laboratory

California Institute of Technology

Martha Haynes Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy and

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Cornell University

Ted Moore

Professor of Geological Sciences

University of Michigan

James Tiedje

University Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and

Director of the National Science Foundation Center for Microbial

Ecology at Michigan State

Michigan State University

6 p.m. - Reception/Dinner

Club Quarters' Banquet Room located at 839 17th Street, N.W.

John Marburger, III (accepted), Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: The National Academies, Keck Center, 500 5th Street, NW, Keck 201, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138

WEB ADDRESS: nas.edu

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Center for the Book 's author series, Books & Beyond presents Vartan Gregorian, president of Carnegie Corporation of New York, will discuss his new autobiography, "The Road to Home: My Life and Times."

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: Room 119, first floor, Jefferson Building, 10 First Street, S.E., in Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202) 707-6362

WEB ADDRESS: loc.gov

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS The Library's Science, Technology and Business Division presents K.C. Cole, Los Angeles Times science columnist, who talks about her new collection of essays, "Mind Over Matter."

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: Pickford Theater, third floor of the Madison Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-707-5664

WEB ADDRESS: loc.gov

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: US AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVEMOPMENT holds a program releasing its new Trade Capacity Strategy.

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: 1015 18th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-712-4320

WEB ADDRESS:usaid.gov

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN Resident Associate Program presents Chef Roberto Donna preparing a bountiful eight-course meal of contemporary Italian dishes, using the freshest and most intriguing products on the market. A scrumptious dessert and fine wine complete a magnificent dining experience.

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: Laboratorio del Galileo 1110 21st St., NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-357-3030

WEB ADDRESS: si.edu

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN Resident Associate Program presents Adam Nicolson giving a fascinating account of the anonymous scholars and theologians -- frequently muddled, self-serving, ambitious, ruthless, obsequious, and flawed -- who translated and created the extraordinary text in the King James Bible.

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: Hirshorn Museum, Ring Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-357-3030

WEB ADDRESS: si.edu

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