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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES conference features More than 500 private college presidents and other higher education leaders.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8 a.m. - Richard J. Wood, President, United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia; formerly Dean, Yale Divinity School, and President, Earlham College

9:15 a.m. -- Plenary Session: Martha Lamkin, President, Lumina Foundation for Education "Access to Higher Education: The New Reality"

10 a.m. - Plenary Session: Gloria Borger, U.S. News & World Report, and "The Insider's View from Washington

DATE: February 6, 2002

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202- 737-1234

WEB ADDRESS: naicu.edu

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF STATE LEGISLATURES' holds its Leader to Leader and Ancillary Meeting Highlights

AGENDA: Highlight:

4 p.m. - Leaders Issue Summit: Welfare Reform Reauthorization

Sen. Charles Grassley, Iowa

Rep. Ben Cardin, D-MD

DATE:

LOCATION: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-624-8667

WEB ADDRESS:ncsl.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: LAST ACTS holds its 8th Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved & Cancer. There is a disproportionate incidence of cancer morbidity and mortality among minorities and persons of low-level income in the United States. The disparities suffered by these groups have been documented through published reports. There is a critical need to develop knowledge and strategies to address this crisis with the leadership and full participation of the affected communities

AGENDA: Highlight:

3 p.m. - Congressional Perspective, National Cancer Legislation Advisory Committee Update

Armin D. Weinberg, PhD

3:30 p.m. - Federal Health Agencies

John Ruffin, PhD

National Center for Research on Minorities and Health Disparities (NIH)

Betty Duke, PhD

Acting Administrator HRSA

Health Resources Services Administration, (DHHS)

Nancy Lee, MD

Director, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotions (CDC)

Andrew C. von Eschenbach, MD

Director, National Cancer Institute

Best Friends Diamond Girls Jazz Ensemble

WHO: The speakers are:

DATE:

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

CONTACT: 713-798-5383

WEB ADDRESS: partnershipforcaring.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring First Minister of Northern Ireland, David Trimble, and the Deputy First Minister, Mark Durkan, will discuss the "Status of the Northern Ireland Peace Process."

DATE:

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a discussion on Economic Outlook And The President's New Economic Goals: A Discussion Of The Economic Report To Be Released Feb. 5th Glenn Hubbard Council Of Economic Advisers.

WHO: The speakers are:

Glenn Hubbard Council Of Economic Advisers

Bill Beach The Heritage Foundation

DATE:

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHROP GRUMMAN holds a news conference to discuss Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff And Landing Tactical UAV.

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas (Tom) L. Williams, Vice President, Engineering, Logistics and

Technology

Timothy (Tim) R. Beard, Director, Unmanned Systems Business

Development, both of Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems' Air Combat Systems business area

DATE:

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

CONTACT: 703-875-8450

WEB ADDRESS: northgrum.com

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a program on Rudman-Hart Commission Warns of Terrorist Attack: Why Did the News Media Ignore It?

WHO: The speakers are:

Stephen Hess, Senior Fellow, Governmental Studies, The Brookings Institution, author of numerous books on media and politics

Marvin Kalb, Executive Director, Washington Office, The Shorenstein Center, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government; former Chief Diplomatic Correspondent for CBS News and NBC News; Former moderator of NBC's Meet the Press

Warren Rudman, Former U.S. Senator (R-N.H.) and Co-Chairman,

United States Commission on National Security

Bob Schieffer, Chief Washington Correspondent, CBS News

Susan Page, Washington Bureau Chief, USA Today

Thomas Kunkel, Dean of the College of Journalism, University of Maryland

DATE:

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring presents Anthony D. Romero, ACLU Executive Director, is the first Latino to head the premier civil liberties group. Romero will discuss the state of civil liberties in the aftermath of 9/11.

DATE:

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program on Homeland Security At The Water's Edge.

WHO: The speakers are:

Admiral James Loy U.S. Coast Guard Commandant

Gen. Barry McCaffery, former director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy

John Gannon, former chairman of the National Intelligence Council

Rear Adm. Miles B. Wachendorf, Strategy- Policy Division, U.S. Navy

Jayson Spiegel, Reserve Officers' Association

Michèle Flournoy, senior adviser, CSIS International Security Program

Rep. Robert R. Simmons, R-CT

Rep. William Delahunt, D-MA

DATE:

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 11:45 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES TECHNOLOGY FORUM holds a program discuss E-Government Initiatives

WHO: The speakers are:

Mark Forman, Associate Director for Information Technology and E-Government, Office of Management and Budget

James Lewis, CSIS Senior Fellow and Director, Technology and Public Policy Program.

DATE:

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY holds a program on Globalization and Equity: What's the Chance?"

WHO: The speakers are:

David Dollar, head of Macroeconomics and Growth Group, Research Department, World Bank

Colin Bradford, research professor of economics and international relations, American University.

DATE:

LOCATION: Kay Spiritual Life Center, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY School of International Service holds a discussion of current developments in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

WHO: The speakers are:

Shukri Abed, professor, University of Maryland; director, language

department, Middle East Institute

Yoram Peri, professor, American University, Hebrew University and

senior fellow, United States Institute of Peace

Louis W. Goodman, dean, School of International Service,

American University.

DATE:

LOCATION: School of International Service Lounge, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on East European Economies Before EU Enlargement with Keith Crane, Research Director, PlanEcon, and editor of PlanEcon Trade and Finance Reviews.

DATE:

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE holds a forum to educate those who are experiencing the highest unemployment about the government's safety net and how proposed legislation around the economic stimulus package impacts them.

WHO: The speakers are:

National Urban League president Hugh B. Price

National Urban League Institute for Opportunity & Equality director Dr. William Spriggs

National Organization for Women president Kim Gandy

Children's Defense Fund founder and president, Marian Wright Edelman

National Council of Women's Organizations president Martha Burk

Center for Community Change director of public policy Deepak Bhargava

DATE: February 6, 2002

LOCATION: The National Press Club, The West Room

529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor - Washington, DC

CONTACT: Leslie Dunbar, 212-558-5438 or Max Smith, 212-558-5319

WEB ADDRESS:nul.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on From Beirut to Kabul: The Evolution and Future of Islamic Extremism with Robin Wright, Chief Diplomatic Correspondent of the Los Angeles Times.

DATE: February 6, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: PUERTO RICAN LEGAL DEFENSE FUND holds a news conference releasing a study that reveals Latinos are not appointed to the court.

WHO: The speakers are:

Juan Figueroa, president, PRDLEF

Carlos Ortiz, PRDLEF

Manuel Mirabal, National Hispanic Leadership Agenda

Silvestre Reyes, Congressional Hispanic Caucus

DATE: February 6, 2002

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

CONTACT: 718-768-1708

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE features Tara O'Toole, Director, Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies, Johns Hopkins University Schools of Public Health and Medicine iscussing "Bioterrorism Preparedness."

DATE: February 6, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Is There a Future for Federalism in the Balkans?" With Vojislav Kostunica, President, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

DATE: February 6, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents the Aaron Thurston Trio performing improvisational jazz.

DATE: February 6, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: MERIDIAN INTERNATIONAL CENTER holds a panel discussion on Understanding Saudi Arabia.

WHO: The speakers are:

Gov. Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority Prince Abdullah bin Faisal bin Turki

Nora Al Jousef, professor, King Saud University

Ziad Al Sudairi, lawyer and member of conservative assembly

Abdul Mohsin, Akkas, and member of conservative assembly

DATE: February 6, 2002

LOCATION: 1630 Crescent Place NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-939-5568

WEB ADDRESS: meridian.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features Marshall Frady discussing and signing copies of Martin Luther King, Jr. Frady manages to present the public and private life of his subject in a comprehensive and readable manner.

DATE: February 6, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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