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By United Press International   |   May 19, 2003 at 1:03 PM
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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS FOR MAY 20, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: THE ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOBILE DEALERS OF AMERICA hosting a two-day "Automotive Congress."

AGENDA: Highlights:

3:30 p.m. - Closing Session - Panel Discussion:

Greg O'Neill, President, COO, Mitsubishi Motors North America

Peter Butterfield, President & CEO, KIA Motors America

Bob Cosmai, Vice President, Natl Sales, Hyundai Motor America

Tom Purves, Chairman and CEO, BMW of North America, LLC

Remarks: Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR)

Remarks: Ambassador Robert Zoellick, USTR

6 p.m. - Dealer of the Year Reception

7 p.m. - Dealer of the Year Dinner

Jean Jennings, Editor-in-Chief, Automobile Magazine

Gen. Barry McCaffrey, International Affairs Expert

DATE: May 20, 2003

LOCATION: JW Marriott Hotel Pennsylvania Avenue

1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC,

CONTACT: 202-393-2000

WEB ADDRESS: aiada.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: PEOPLE SOFT holds CFO Magazine's forum for Federal Finance Executives themed How to Transform Organizational Performance Through Finance Process Excellence.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Welcoming Remarks

Mary Driscoll, President and Editorial Director, CFO Enterprises

8:45 a.m. - Special Opening Address: The CFO Leadership Challenge — Building a New Unisys: A Case Study

Janet Brutschea Haugen, CFO, Unisys

9:30 a.m. - The First Step to Blazing the Trail Towards a High Performing Financial Organization: Strategic Human Capital Management

Angela Antonelli, CFO, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

10 :30 a.m. - Finance Transformation: Focusing on Results to Achieve Improved Financial Performance

Joseph Kull, Deputy Controller, Office of Management and Budget

11:15 a.m. - Accelerating Reporting: Using Timely Financial Information to Drive Program Operations

Donald Hammond, Fiscal Assistant Secretary, Department of the Treasury

12 noon - Why IT Project Portfolio Management Matters to the CFO

David Thompson, SVP and CIO, PeopleSoft

1:30 p.m. - Developing Finance Leadership

Jonathan Schiff, Founder, Finance Development & Training Institute

2:30 p.m. - Linking Budgeting and Performance

W. Todd Grams, CFO, Internal Revenue Service

3:30 p.m. - Holistic Performance Management: A Long-Term Solution for Improved Financial Management

JoAnn Boutelle, Deputy CFO, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller), Department of Defense

4:15 p.m. - Facilitated Group Discussion: Building the New Financial Agenda

Pete Smith, President, Private Sector Council, panel moderator

Donna McLean, CFO, U.S. Department of Transportation

Bob Waldron, CFO, NetCom Solutions International

Samuel Mok, CFO, U.S. Department of Labor

DATE: May 20, 2003

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

CONTACT: 888-767-5924

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, FEDERATION OF GERMAN INDUSTRIES, ASSOCIATION OF GERMAN CHAMBERS OF INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE, AND THE GERMAN EMBASSY IN WASHINGTON host the German American Executive Summit highlighting the importance of U.S.-German economic relations.

WHO: The speakers are:

- Thomas Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

- Hon. Robert Bennett, U.S. Senator (R-UT), Chairman, Joint Economic

Committee

- Paul S. Sarbanes, U.S. Senator (D-MD)

- Ambassador Robert B. Zoellick, United States Trade Representative

- Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger, German Ambassador to the U.S.

- Wolfgang Clement, German Federal Minister of Economic Affairs and Labor

- Ludwig Georg Braun, President, Association of German Chambers of

Industry & Commerce

- Dr. Michael Rogowski, Chairman of the Federation of German Industries

- William Rhodes, Senior Vice Chairman, Citigroup Inc.

- Robert A. Lutz, Vice Chairman, General Motors Corporation-

- Dr. Ludolf-Georg v. Wartenberg, Chief Executive Officer, Federation of

German Industries

DATE: May 20, 2003

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL COMMUNITY PHARMACISTS ASSOCIATION 35th Annual Conference on National Legislation and Public Affairs

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. – Rep. Gil Gutknecht (R-Minn.),

9:45 a.m. – Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.),

10:30 a.m. - James Sheehan, associate U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

11:15 a.m. - Doug Badger, special assistant to the President for economic policy

11:45 a.m. - Rep. Mike Ross (D-Ark.)

12:30 p.m. – Briefing

Joe Smith, R.Ph., NCPA president; Bruce Roberts, R.Ph., NCPA executive vice president

and CEO; and John Rector, Esq., NCPA senior vice president, government

affairs Topics include: Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), Medicare reform.

DATE: May 20, 2003

LOCATION: Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 703-683-8200, ext. 686

WEB ADDRESS: ncpanet.org

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on Implementing the New Health Insurance Tax Credit: A Model for Expanding Coverage?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Allen Dobson, The Lewin Group

JoAnn Lamphere, The Lewin Group

Discussants:

Jeff Lemieux, the Progressive Policy Institute

Richard Popper, Maryland Health Insurance Plan

Janet Stokes Trautwein, National Association of Health Underwriters

Robert B. Helms, AEI

DATE: May 20, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring The Head of Defense Cooperation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Susan Pond and Fund for Peace Board Member Lieutenant General Nicholas B. Kehoe, discussing the "Plan to Destroy 1.5 Million Small Arms and Light Weapons & 133,000 tons of Munitions in Ukraine."

DATE: May 20, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: MARSHALL INSTITUTE'S Washington Roundtable on Science and Public Policy presents Towards a Theory of Space Power with James Oberg, who worked for 22 years as a space engineer in Houston, where he specialized in NASA space shuttle operations for orbital rendezvous, as a contractor employee.

DATE: May 20, 2003

LOCATION: The Army & Navy Club, 901 17th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-296-9655

WEB ADDRESS: marshall.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Sudan: The Road to Progress with A presentation on Sudan: The Road to Progress presented by the Foreign Minister of the Republic of the Sudan, Dr. Mustafa Osman Ismail.

DATE: May 20, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Bob Schieffer, CBS's most experienced Washington reporter, giving accounts of the news you've never heard before

DATE: May 20, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "Can Increased Marriage Sharply Reduce Child Poverty? Featuring Wade Horn, Ph.D. Assistant Secretary for Children and Families U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

DATE: May 20, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a book forum for Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists."

WHO: The speakers are:

Charles W. Calomiris, AEI

Presenters:

Raghuram Rajan, University of Chicago

Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago

Discussants:

Charles W. Calomiris, AEI

Desmond Lachman, AEI

Peter J. Wallison, AEI

DATE: May 20, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICANS FOR TAX REFORM hold a panel discussing of leading transportation and public policy experts to examine the need for and political considerations behind proposals to adjust highway user fees.

WHO: The speakers are:

Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform

Rob Atkinson, Democratic Leadership Council

Jack Schenendorf, Covington & Burling

David Burwell, Center for Transportation Policy

Jack Basso, American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials

Alan Pisarski, Author, Commuting in America

Marty Wachs, University of California, Berkeley

DATE: May 20, 2003

LOCATION: Capital Hilton, 16th and K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Rob Murchison, 202-857-1200

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a book launch for Cities Transformed: Demographic Change and Its Implications in the Developing World.

WHO: The speakers are:

Editors Mark R. Montgomery, The Population Council

Richard Stren, University of Toronto

DATE: May 20, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds its ninth annual dinner with House Majority Leader Tom DeLay. CEI will also honor Bjorn Lomborg, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, with the 2003 Julian L. Simon Memorial Award, and celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Warren T. Brookes Journalism Fellowship, established by CEI in 1993. Fred Barnes, editor of The Weekly Standard, and co-host of The Beltway Boys on the Fox News Channel will serve as emcee.

AGENDA: Highlights:

5 p.m. Julian L. Simon Award Presentation, Recipient: Bjorn Lomborg, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist

6 p.m. Reception

7 p.m. Dinner and Program

DATE: May 20, 2003

LOCATION: Capital Hilton, 16th and K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jody Clarke, 202-331-2252

WEB ADDRESS: cei.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE NSO Young Soloists Concert presents Lyric soprano Jessica Swink and pianist Sam Post, winners of the 2003 Young Soloists' Competition, making their debut with the National Symphony Orchestra.

DATE: May 20, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL holds a book forum for Looking For My Country: Searching for an American Self featuring author Robert MacNeil relating his search for an American identity, and how his distinguished career often elicited such moments of self-discovery. Mr. MacNeil reflects on a life lived between nations, and why he finally decided to call himself an American.

DATE: May 20, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-293-1051

WEB ADDRESS: worldaffairsdc.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Alan Furst discussing and signing copies of his books

Blood Of Victory: A Novel and The Book Of Spies: An Anthology of Literary Espionage.

DATE: May 20, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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