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By United Press International   |   May 27, 2003 at 2:02 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: GLOBAL HEALTH COUNCIL holds the 30th annual conference on "Our Future on Common Ground: Health and the Environment." The environment - physical, economic and social - exerts a profound influence on health. Many of the world's health disparities derive from underlying environmental conditions. AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Making the Connections: Linkages Between Health and the Environment

Speakers:

Nils Daulaire, MD, MPH, President and CEO, Global Health Council

Thais Corral, Executive Director, Brazil's Network for Human Development (Conference Co-chair)

Paul Epstein, MD, Associate Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard Medical School

Stephen Lewis, UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa

4 p.m. - Health and the Elements: Anticipating Hazards in Our Water and Air

moderator:

Margaret Catley-Carlson, Chair, Global Water Partnership (Conference Co-chair)

Nigel Bruce, PhD, MBBS, Public Health Consultant, University of Liverpool

Mike Muller, Director-General, Dept. of Water Affairs and Forestry, South Africa

Margaret Mwangola, Executive Director, Kenya Water for Health Organization

DATE: May 28, 2003

LOCATION: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington,

D.C.

CONTACT: Lynnette Williams, 202-833-5900 WEB ADDRESS:

WEB ADDRESS: globalhealth.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF HUNGARY holds a Hungarian Trade and Investment Conference themed Hungary: The Profitable Way into Europe. Since the political and economic changes in 1989, Hungary has become a major gateway for U.S. business to markets in Europe with 600 Million consumers. Hungary is the only country in the region where the U.S. is the leading investor.

DATE: May 28, 2003

LOCATION: Tower Club, Tysons Corner, VA

CONTACT: 703-917-9237

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS holds a news conference on The Status of US Trauma Care

DATE: May 28, 2003

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

CONTACT: Barbara Cebuhar, 202-672-1501

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN REAL ESTATE AND URBAN ECONOMCS ASSOCIATION hold 31st annual Mid-year Conference.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8 a.m. – "Housing Policy" with Amy Bogdon, Fannie Mae Foundation

2 p.m. - "The Search for Influences on House Prices" with Ellen Roche, National Association of Realtors

DATE: May 28, 2003

LOCATION: 1205 15th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: David Crowe, 202-266-8383

WEB ADDRESS: areuea.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a panel discussion on U.S.-Russia Relations on the Eve of the St. Petersburg Summit.

WHO: The speakers are:

Anders Åslund senior associate, a leading specialist on post-communist economic issues especially in Russian and Ukraine

Edward Chow visiting scholar and leading energy expert

Anatol Lieven senior associate, specialist on Russian security, internal conflict, regional relations and U.S.-Russian relations.

Martha Olcott senior associate, expert in the problems of democratic and economic transition in Central Asia and the Caucasus and security challenges in the Caspian region

Andrew Kuchins, Carnegie director Russian and Eurasian Program will chair the session. Kuchins is a specialist in Russian foreign and security policy and in Augus

DATE: May 28, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: ceip.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR BUSINESS ECONOMICS OECD Breakfast Series presents a program on How to Turn Science into Business: Patenting and Licensing at Public Research Organizations.

WHO: The speakers are:

Bénédicte Callan is an economist in the Science and Technology Policy Division in the Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry

Mario Cervantes is an economist in the Science and Technology Policy Division in the Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry

DATE: May 28, 2003

LOCATION: OECD Washington Center, 2001 L Street NW, Suite 650

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202.463.6223

WEB ADDRESS: nabe.com

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: O'GARA COMPANY will hold a news conference to discuss its study of the homeland security market, designed to provide business executives and investors with the tools they need to understand and shape their responses to this complex market.

DATE: May 28, 2003

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

CONTACT: Christian Beckner, 202-835-1680

WEB ADDRESS: ogara.com

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER Directors Forum presents Reflections from Space featuring Frederick (Rick) Hauck, president and CEO AXA Space and former NASA astronaut.

DATE: May 28, 2003

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL holds a news conference releasing its annual Report detailing the year's advancements and disappointments for human rights in 151 countries.

DATE: May 28, 2003

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

CONTACT: Reah Johnson, 202-544-0200 x232

WEB ADDRESS: aiusa.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: WASHINGTON, DC CONVENTION & TOURISM CORPORATION holds a news conference to will unveil the findings from the 2002 Travel Study.

WHO: The speakers are:

William A. Hanbury, president & CEO, Washington, DC Convention & Tourism Corp.

Dr. Suzanne Cook, senior vice president, Travel Industry Association of America

DATE: May 28, 2003

LOCATION: 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-7046

WEB ADDRESS: Washington.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS holds a pre-publication launch for Can Labor Standards Improve Under Globalization?

WHO: The speakers are:

Kimberly Elliott, Institute for International Economics

Richard Freeman, Harvard University and London School of Economics

DATE: May 28, 2003

LOCATION: 1750 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Helen Hillebrand, 202-454-1361

WEB ADDRESS: iie.com

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN JEWISH COMMITTEE holds a Stop Terror, Support Peace rally.

DATE: May 28, 2003

LOCATION: Embassy of the Syrian Republic, 2215 Wyoming Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-265-3000

WEB ADDRESS: ajc.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on East Central Europe Between Paris and Washington with Vladimir Tismaneanu, Professor of Political Science, University of Maryland, College Park, former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar, and former Title VIII EES Research Scholar.

DATE: May 28, 2003

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a book event for Breaking Free, which explores the growing demand for school choice among poor families in the inner city. Author Sol Stern describes the dramatic successes and occasional failures of this "new civil rights movement" in three key cities: Milwaukee, Cleveland, and New York.

DATE: May 28, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds Broadband Forum discussing Convergence And Competition In Media And Telecom: Public Interest Regulation In The New Digital Era.

WHO: The speakers are:

James K. Glassman, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

And Columnist, Washington Post

Randolph J. May, Senior Fellow & Director Of Communications Policy Studies

Progress & Freedom Foundation

Mark Cooper, Director Of Research, Consumer Federation Of America

Blair Levin, Managing Director And Telecom & Media Analyst

Legg Mason

Jim Snider, Senior Research Fellow, New America Foundation

Michael Calabrese, Director, Spectrum Policy Program

New America Foundation

DATE: May 28, 2003

LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a discussion on "Is

Trade Good or Bad for the Environment?" featuring Jeffrey Frankel, Harvard University. Frankel will discuss the growing debate over globalization and the environment by focusing on the effect of trade on a country's environment.

DATE: May 28, 2003

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring NAACP President Kweisi Mfume discussing Civil Rights: Americas Unfinished Agenda.

DATE: May 28, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Enrique Martínez y Martínez, governor of the Mexican state of Coahuila, discussing the socioeconomic challenges specific to his state.

DATE: May 28, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Analyzing the Argentine 2003 Elections"

Now that the presidential elections have been decided, have the Argentines put their crisis behind them? Join us for a discussion of what lies ahead

DATE: May 28, 2003

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra presenting two chamber works, Mozart's Duo in B-Flat, K.424 and Joseph Jongen's Concert a Cinq, Op. 71.

DATE: May 28, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Eric Schlosser discussing and signing copies of

Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market. Schlosser explores the underground economy, tracing parallels with the legal economy. He focuses on the pornography industry; marijuana (one of the nation's largest cash crops); and the transporting of illegal migrant workers.

DATE: May 28, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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