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By United Press International   |   May 20, 2003 at 1:04 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LONG-TERM CARE FINANCING PROJECT will hold a discussion aimed at defining what is desired from the system and the importance of financing to improve the system entitled The 21st Century Challenge: Providing and Paying for Long-Term Care

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Opening Remarks

9:15 a.m. – Facing the Challenges: Perspectives of a Long-Term Caregiver

Judy Woodruff, CNN Anchor and mother of a disabled son

9:45 a.m. – Panel Discussion: Overcoming the Obstacles

Susan Dentzer, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

Individuals with functional limitations and disabilities will discuss the struggles they have

faced and continue to face in securing long-term care.

10:30 a.m. – How Could Long-Term Care be Provided? A Panel Discussion

Policy experts will share insights on how to improve the organization and delivery of

long-term care.

11:45 a.m. - Policy and Politics of Long-Term Care at the Federal Level

Senator John Breaux (D-LA)

Senator David Durenberger (R-MN), member of the U.S. Senate from 1978-1995

1:30 p.m. - Getting to a Better Long-Term Care System

Overview:

Bill Scanlon, General Accounting Office

Panel Discussion:

Stakeholders representing diverse perspectives will discuss the steps that must be

taken to improve the long-term care system.

Ray Scheppach, National Governors Association

Julie James, Health Policy Alternatives

Stephen McConnell, Alzheimer's Association

Carol Raphael, Visiting Nurse Service of NY

Chip Kahn, American Federation of Hospitals and formerly of the Health

Insurance Association of America

3 p.m. - Perspectives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Tom Scully, Administrator, Centers for Medicare

and Medicaid Services (invited)

3:30 p.m. – Conference Wrap-Up and Closing

Summary of key points of the day and identify areas that may help advance the issue

among policymakers.

Susan Dentzer, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-687-9840.

WEB ADDRESS: aging-society.org

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL Emerging Business Committee holds a program on Forming Business Alliances: Making it a "Win-Win" Value

WHO: The speakers are:

Ed Abner, Managing Partner, Acquient LLC

Joseph D. Jaap Jr., National Sales Director, InPhonic, Inc.

Patrick McQuown, President, Proteus

Dr. Anand Iyer, Director, PRTM

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: Conference Center, Lower Level, 2070 Chain Bridge Road, Vienna, V.A. CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a hosts a conference to examine China's leadership transition and what effects it may have on Chinese domestic policy, regional stability, and U.S.-China relations

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:15 a.m. - A Debate in Talk Show Format: China's New Leadership Priorities

– Real Changes Ahead?

Bates Gill, CSIS Freeman Chair in China Studies

Li Cheng, professor, Hamilton College and

fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Joseph Fewsmith, professor of International Relations

Boston University

David Shambaugh, professor, George Washington University and

fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

10:30 a.m. - China's Policy Challenges under New Leadership

Kurt Campbell, director, CSIS International Security Program

Chien-min Chao, professor, Sun Yat-sen Graduate Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities, National Chengchi University

Jeffrey Bader, senior vice president, Stonebridge International, LLC

Anthony Saich, faculty chair, Asia Program, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Arthur Ding, research fellow, National Chengchi University

12:30 P.M. – OFF-THE-RECORD Luncheon Address

Randall Schriver, deputy assistant secretary of State

for East Asia and the Pacific

2 p.m. - New Leadership and Key Regional Relationships

David Finkelstein, director, CNA Project Asia

Ming Lee, professor, Department of Diplomacy

National Chengchi University

Alexander Huang, vice president, Foundation on

International & Cross-Strait Studies

Robert Suettinger, director of research, MBP Consulting

4 p.m. - Closing Remarks

Bates Gill, CSIS Freeman Chair in China Studies

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.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

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 21, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: U.S. INSTITUTE OF PEACE holds a current issues briefing on Religious Politics in Iraq

HO: The speakers are:

Graham Fuller

Author, The Future of Political Islam, and Co-author, The Arab Shi'a: The Forgotten Muslims

Faleh Abdul-Jabar, Editor, Ayatollahs, Sufis, and Ideologues: State, Religion, and Social Movements in Iraq, and incoming Institute Senior Fellow (2003-2004)

Rend Rahim Francke, Co-author, The Arab Shi'a: the Forgotten Muslims, and Executive Director, Iraq Foundation

Moderator

David Smock, Director, Religion and Peacemaking Initiative, U.S. Institute of Peace

DATE:

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

CONTACT: 202-429-3832

WEB ADDRESS: usip.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: SEN. JOE LIEBERMAN, D-CT, holds a speech to discuss a key portion of his health care plan

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 800 21st Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jano Cabrera, 703-894-2032

WEB ADDRESS: senate.gov

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Ana Pauker: Dilemmas of a Reluctant Stalinist with Robert Levy, Lecturer, Jewish History, Hebrew Union College and Academy of Jewish Religion, Los Angeles, and author of Ana Pauker: The Rise and Fall of a Jewish Communist

DATE: May 21, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on Ashcroft's U-Turn: Suing Big Tobacco for a Quarter Trillion Bucks

WHO: The speakers are:

Matthew Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

William B. Schultz, Partner, Zuckerman Spaeder LLP

Robert A. Levy, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute

Kenneth N. Bass, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis.

DATE: May 21, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program featuring the President of the Dominican Republic, Hipolito Mejia, discussing his meeting with President Bush and issues of Free Trade, Migration, Deportation, Security and Counter-Narcotics.

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: LC, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled Can Increased Marriage Sharply Reduce Child Poverty?

WHO: The speakers are:

Wade Horn, Ph.D., Assistant Secretary for Children and Families

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Robert Rector, Senior Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

Lauren Noyes, Director of Research Projects, Domestic Policy, The Heritage Foundation

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE holds a program on War, Reconstruction & the Arab World With Shafiq Ghabra, Ph.D., formerly Director of the Center of Strategic and Future Studies at Kuwait University.

DATE: May 21, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-785-1141

WEB ADDRESS: mideasti.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with Leonard Burman, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute, will discuss "The Administration's Sneak Attack on the Income Tax."

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden, Restaurant, and 618 H ST., NW, WASHINGTON, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE to discuss Common Law, Statute Law and the Conservation Easement, with Dean Lueck, Montana State University and the University of Virginia.

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a discussion leading up to the June 1, St. Petersburg meeting between President Bush and President Putin.

WHO: The speakers are:

Vadim Razumovsky, director of the Institute for Applied International Research (IAIR), is the former director of international projects and investment policy for the Russian Federation's Ministry of Fuels and Energy. He served in the Russian Foreign Service.

Yury Fedorov, deputy director of the IAIR, is the former senior vice-president of the East-West Institute Prague, and a faculty member of the Geneva Center for Security Policy.

Andrei Zagorsky, deputy director of the IAIR, is a member of the executive board of the Center for Policy Studies in Russia.

Rose Gottemoeller, senior associate, Carnegie Endowment, will moderate.

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jayne Brady, 202-939-2372

WEB ADDRESS: ceip.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: THE AMERICAN FOREST & PAPER ASSOCIATION host a teleconference to announce its partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its new 55% paper recovery goal. The EPA partnership is designed to renew the paper industry's challenge to the American public to increase paper recovery and reduce the amount of paper in the nation's waste stream and landfills.

AGENDA: Call in number: 1-800-283-1485

DATE: May 21, 2003

CONTACT: 202-463-5185

WEB ADDRESS: afandpa.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 21, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a briefing on G-8 Preview: Bush and Allies to Discuss Repairing Their Rift and Rebuilding Iraq. The annual economic summit of eight industrialized nations, which begins June 1 in Evian, France, will provide an opportunity for President Bush to repair relations with major European countries that

opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq, particularly France, Germany, and Russia.

WHO: The speakers are:

Lael Brainard, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies and Foreign Policy Studies; The New

Century Chair

Ivo H. Daalder, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies;

The Sydney Stein, Jr. Chair

Fiona Hill, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies

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

Middle East Policy

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: U.S. SENATORS JIM TALENT (R-MO.) AND CHARLES SCHUMER (D-N.Y.) AND U.S. REPS. DANNY DAVIS (D-ILL.-7) AND RICHARD BURR (R-N.C.-5), holds a news conference the Sickle Cell Treatment Act of 2003.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Dorothy Moore - Chief Medical Ofc., Sickle Cell Disease Assoc.

Dr. Michael DeBaun - St. Louis Children> '> s Hospital

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 418 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Rich Chrismer, 202-224-4812 or Telly Lovelace, 202-224-8845

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: CHILD WELFARE LEAGUE OF AMERICA holds a Congressional briefing on Substance Abuse, Families, and Recovery. The briefing, "Not Without My Child: Expanding Substance Abuse Treatment for Families," focuses on the need to invest in family treatment for substance abuse.

WHO: The speakers are:

Elizabeth Meitner, Vice President, Government Affairs, Child Welfare League of America

Malika Saada Saar, Executive Director, The Rebecca Project For Human Rights Mothers in Recovery

Jim Herrell, Researcher, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Dr. Johanna Ferman, CEO & Medical Director, The Center for Mental Health, Washington, DC

Dr. Kathleen O. O'Brien, Executive Director, Walden Sierra Behavioral Health Services, Leonardtown, Maryland

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 325 Russell Senate Caucus Room, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202/942-0244

WEB ADDRESS: cwla.org

TIME: 4:45 p.m.

EVENT: JAPAN INFORMATION ACCESS PROJECT holds a program on Report From Tokyo: Will Japan's Economy Implode? A discussion on the state of Japan's economy and investment climate

WHO: The speakers are:

Donald Westmore, Executive Director, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan

Abby Pratt, External Affairs Manager, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan)

DATE: May 21, 2003

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

NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC.

CONTACT: 202-822-6040

WEB ADDRESS: jiaponline.org

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION AND WOMEN WAGING PEACE hold a special reception and meeting with Samantha Power, author, A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Samantha Power is Lecturer in Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy School at Harvard University, where she was Founding Executive Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy.

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 2040 S Street NW, First Floor, Washington, DC,

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: THE ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE holds its annual dinner featuring Regina Vargo, Assistant USTR for the Americas.

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 703- 875- 4659

WEB ADDRESS: wita.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Hawaii's Halau o na Maolipua performing authentic mele hula, chants and dances handed down from generation to generation.

DATE: May 21, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB book rap with Sidney Blumenthal as he discusses his new book, "The Clinton Wars."

DATE: May 21, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN NEWS WOMEN'S CLUB holds a Roast and Toast of Cokie Roberts, 2003 Recipient of the ANWC Helen Thomas Award for Excellence in Journalism.

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: four Seasons Hotel-Georgetown, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-452-4169

WEB ADDRESS: anwc.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Samantha Power winner of the 2002 National Book Award and the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for her moving history of American responses to genocidal campaigns in the 20th century. She concludes that we Americans have been bystanders, and she explores the question of why-from Armenia in 1915 to Rwanda in a Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide.

DATE: May 21, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE HOLDS THE 2003 President's Dinner/fundraiser honoring President George W. Bush

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: The Washington Convention Center (new building), 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW

CONTACT: 202.478.4427

WEB ADDRESS: nrcc.org

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