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Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   June 4, 2003 at 2:52 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION conference themed America's Mental Health Crisis: Finding Solutions Together. ill convene mental health leaders from across the country to share and discover innovative ways to improve access to care, fight stigma and develop mental health programs that can make a difference — all during this time state budget crises.

AGENDA: Highlight:

5 p.m. - Capitol Hill "Into the Light" Reception

Senator Paul Wellstone's tireless advocacy efforts will be recognized posthumously with NMHA's "Into the Light" award.

DATE: June 5, 2003

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Washington - Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Chris Condayan, 703-838-7551

WEB ADDRESS: nmha.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, COMPUTER ETHICS INSTITUTE AND ASCENTIAL SOFTWARE hold a program on "Balancing Civil Liberties and National Security in the Post-9/11 Era: The Challenge of Information Sharing."

AGENDA: Highllights:

8:30 a.m. - Technology in Securing the Nation

10:20 a.m. - Framework for the Future Knowledgeable about the way we can use information technologies to protect the homeland and the restrictions placed on these technologies, this session will discuss the operational framework that should be considered.

DATE: June 5, 2003

LOCATION: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION holds its Trade Policy Series Program on The New Paradigm: Customs and Homeland Security featuring Douglas Browning Deputy Commissioner, Customs & Border Protection Department of Homeland Security.

DATE: June 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue\ NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-312-1600.

WEB ADDRESS: wita.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB AND INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS AND EDITORS, Inc holds the annual conference

AGENDA: Highlights:

6 p.m. - Showcase Panel

Balancing national security and privacy

Co-sponsored by the Missouri School of Journalism's Hurley Chair in Public Affairs Reporting

A distinguished panel examines the growing tension between the security that surveillance might bring and the civil liberties so central to American principles. [More about this panel]

Moderator:

Robert O'Harrow, The Washington Post

Panelists:

Barry Steinhardt, ACLU's Program on Technology and Liberty

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala.

Dan Gillmor, San Jose Mercury News

Ben H. Bell, III, Transportation Security Administration

Kate Martin, Center for National Security Studies

John Malcolm, Department of Justice

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: 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

Eric M. Engen, AEI

Larry Levitt, Kaiser Network

Louise M. Sheiner, Federal Reserve Board

Robert B. Helms, AEI

DATE: June 5, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: CONNECTING FOR HEALTH holds a program to discuss the viability and real-world benefits of a secure, interconnected healthcare information system.

DATE: June 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: 212-713-7633

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: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: PUBLIC CITIZEN holds a news conference to release new report showing that most Medicare doctors in the states of Maine, Oregon, Utah, Vermont and West Virginia do not participate with the private managed care plans that are the centerpiece of the Medicare "reform" proposal supported by the Bush administration and Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.)

Sen. Debbie A. Stabenow (D-Mich.)

Frank Clemente, director, Public Citizen's Congress Watch

Marilyn Moon, senior fellow, Urban Institute and former Medicare trustee

DATE: June 5, 2003

LOCATION: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Ben Peck (202) 454-5155, Dennis Jaffe (202) 454-5136 or Shannon Little (202) 588-7742.

WEB ADDRESS: citizen.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS holds a news conference to discuss adding a prescription drug benefit to Medicare.

DATE: June 5, 2003

LOCATION: AARP Headquarters, 601 E Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Steve Hahn or Carol Shirley, 202-434-2560

WEB ADDRESS: aarp.org

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: REP. PATRICK J. KENNEDY (D-RI), FORMER FIRST LADY ROSALYNN CARTER AND FORMER NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR TOM KEAN (R), WHO NOW HEADS UP THE 9/11 COMMISSION hold a news conference introducing groundbreaking legislation that would create a series of programs and protocols designed to improve our nation's response in the event of a terrorist attack by increasing psychological resilience among our population.

DATE: June 5, 2003

LOCATION: steps of the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 212.584.5000

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: THE ALS ASSOCIATION, THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL, THE NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION, THE AMERICAN OSTEOPATHIC ASSOCIATION, THE KIDNEY CANCER ASSOCIATION, THE NATIONAL COALITION FOR WOMEN WITH HEART DISEASE AND THE INTERAMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS hold a news conference to discuss Medicare Drug Benefit.

DATE: June 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: Mike Collins, 202-494-6105

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled on The United States, the United Nations and the Future of the Nation State.

WHO: The speakers are:

Roger Scruton, Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus

Birkbeck College, London and Boston University

DATE: June 5, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.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: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a program on U.S. Grand Strategy in the Middle East.

WHO: The speakers are:

Samuel R. Berger, Chairman, Stonebridge International; former National Security Advisor

Frank C. Carlucci, Chairman, The Carlyle Group; former Secretary of Defense

Carla A. Robbins, Chief Diplomatic Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal

presiding

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

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: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY holds a colloquium on cooperative purchasing and other key legislative developments.

WHO: The speakers are:

Larry Allen, Coalition for Government Procurement

David Drabkin, U.S. General Services Administration

Fred Lees, GW E.K. Gubin Professor of Government Contracts Law; co-director of the GW Government Procurement Law Program

Ralph Nash, professor emeritus, GW Law School

Steven Schooner, GW associate professor of law; co-director of the GW Government Procurement Law Program

Mark Wagner, Johnson Controls; chair of the public policy committee, Contract Services Association

Christopher Yukins, GW associate professor of government contracts law

DATE: June 5, 2003

LOCATION: 2000 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Paul Fucito, 202-994-0616

WEB ADDRESS: gwnewscenter.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a program on Bush's Trip to the Middle East: Will the "Road Map" Revive the Peace Process?

WHO: The speakers are:

James B. Steinberg, Vice President and Director, Foreign Policy Studies, The Brookings

Institution

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

Middle East Policy, The Brookings Institution

Flynt Leverett, Visiting Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, The Brookings

Institution

Kenneth M. Pollack, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, and Director of Research, Saban

Center for Middle East Policy, The Brookings Institution

DATE: June 5, 2003

LOCATION: Brookings Institution, Zilkha Room, 1775 Massachusetts Ave.

Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202/797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 2 p.m.

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

AGENDA: Highlights:

James R. Lilley, AEI

Panel I: Diplomacy

Selig Harrison, Center for International Policy

Don Oberdorfer, School of Advanced International Studies

Leon Sigal, Social Science Research Council

Nicholas Eberstadt, AEI

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

Victor Cha, Georgetown University

Nicholas Eberstadt, AEI

David Kay, Potomac Institute

Paul Leventhal, Nuclear Control Institute

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

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL holds the Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards program, which recognizes extraordinary financial executives in the categories of CFO of the Year, Financier of the Year and Community Service.

WHO: Finalists for this award are:

Steve Waechter, CACI

John A. Moore, Jr., ManTech

Paul Saleh, Nextel Communications

Steve Hughes, SRA, International, Inc.

Jim Allen, Veridian Corporation.

DATE: June 5, 2003

LOCATION: Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tyson's Boulevard, McLean, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents the NSO Youth Fellowship Program Concert featuring local high school students on scholarship studying with NSO members.

DATE: June 5, 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 Jon Katz discussing and signing copies of The New Work Of Dogs: Tending to Life, Love, and Family. Katz looks at how people are turning to dogs for emotional support and stability. He profiles a dozen such relationships-including a Welsh corgi that helps a woman battling cancer, and the goings-on of the Divorced Dogs Club-and asks whether a shift has occurred in the relationship between dogs and humans.

DATE: June 5, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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