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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International   |   May 30, 2003 at 12:55 PM
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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS FOR JUNE 3-6, 2003

Tuesday June 3, 2003

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds the first in a series of discussions about the military "lessons learned" from the campaign in Iraq. Michael Vickers, director of strategic studies at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, will discuss the implications of the war in Iraq for the transformation of the U.S. military. Thomas Donnelly, AEI's defense expert, will moderate.

DATE: June 3, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Macedonia: A Chain in the Stability of the Balkans with Trifun Kostovski, Member of Parliament, Republic of Macedonia.

DATE: June 3, 2003

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Dr. Ronald D. Sugar, President and CEO, Northrop Grumman discussing industry perspective on missile defense and homeland security.

DATE: June 3, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Janet Wallach who has written a fascinating historical novel, Seraglio, that tells the story of a young girl's rise to power in a Turkish harem during the Eighteenth Century.

DATE: June 3, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwoman.org

Wednesday June 4, 2003

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE/ BROOKINGS CONTINUITY OF GOVERNMENT COMMISSION discusses the report on the continuity of Congress after a catastrophic terrorist attack.

WHO: The speakers are:

Norman J. Ornstein, AEI

Thomas E. Mann, Brookings

Presentation: Lloyd Cutler, former White House Counsel

Alan Simpson, former U.S. Senator (R-WY)

Kenneth Duberstein, former White House Chief of Staff

Lynn Martin, former Secretary of Labor

Donna Shalala, former Secretary of HHS

DATE: June 4, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Political and Economic Future of Serbia after Djindjic with Obrad Kesic, Political Analyst and Consultant at large Srba Antic, Economic Consultant, IMF.

DATE: June 4, 2003

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a program on Saving Biodiversity in a World of Uncertain Values and Weak Institutions with

David Simpson, Resources for the Future. Public concern continues to mount over the loss of biological diversity. Biodiversity is concentrated in the developing nations of the tropics, but concern for its preservation tends to be largest in wealthier industrial nations.

DATE: June 4, 2003

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

Thursday, June 5, 2003

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "What Do People Buy When They Don't Buy Health Insurance?" Why do some people choose to buy health insurance and some do not? Conventional wisdom is that the uninsured cannot afford insurance, but is this really true?

WHO: The speakers are:

Helen Levy, University of Chicago

Discussants:

Eric M. Engen, AEI

Larry Levitt, Kaiser Network

Louise M. Sheiner, Federal Reserve Board

Moderator:

Robert B. Helms, AEI

DATE: June 5, 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 Sen. Jim Jeffords, I-Vermont, marks the second anniversary of his decision to leave the Republican Party.

DATE: June 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Dean Robert L. Gallucci, Dean of Georgetown's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. Dean Galluci has made his career in political military affairs with an emphasis on peacekeeping efforts.

DATE: June 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwoman.org

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam with Thomas A. Schwartz, associate professor of history at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, discussing his latest book Lyndon Jonhson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam.

DATE: June 5, 2003

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

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "North Korea: Thinking the Unthinkable."

AGENDA: Highlights:

Welcoming Remarks:

James R. Lilley, AEI

Panel I: Diplomacy

Panelists:

Selig Harrison, Center for International Policy

Don Oberdorfer, School of Advanced International Studies

Leon Sigal, Social Science Research Council

Moderator:

Nicholas Eberstadt, AEI

Panel II: Contra-diplomacy: Containment or Military Options?

Panelists:

Victor Cha, Georgetown University

Nicholas Eberstadt, AEI

David Kay, Potomac Institute

Paul Leventhal, Nuclear Control Institute

Moderator:

James R. Lilley, AEI

DATE: June 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a program on Defining U.S. Foreign Policy:

Is the United States a Rogue Nation?

WHO: The speakers are:

Clyde Prestowitz

President, Economic Strategy Institute; Author, ROGUE NATION: American, Unilateralism and the Failure of Good Intentions

Max Boot, Olin Senior Fellow, National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Christopher Makins, President, Atlantic Co

DATE: June 5, 2003

LOCATION: Council on Foreign Relations, 1779 Massachusetts, Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC

CONTACT: Marieke Beeuwkes, 212-434-9716

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

Friday, June 6, 2003

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE FIRST FRIDAYS: SEMINAR SERIES IN ECONOMIC POLICY entitled "Taxes and Asset Prices."

WHO: The speakers are:

Eric M. Engen, AEI

Presenter:

Clemens Sialm, University of Michigan Business School

Discussants:

Randall Mariger, U.S. Treasury

Steve Sharpe, Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Moderator:

Eric M. Engen, AEI

DATE: June 6, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE

Informal Friday Forum on "Bringing Back ROTC To College Campuses." featuring AEI Resident Scholar Christina Hoff Sommers.

DATE: June 6, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

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