Washington Agenda-Weekahead

March 1, 2002 at 3:27 PM
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Tuesday, March 5, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CAMBRIDGE ENERGY RESEARCH ASSOCIATES holds a media briefing entitled "Energy Restructuring at a Crossroads."

WHO: The speakers are:

Larry Makovich, CERA Senior Director of North American Electric Power

Francis X. Shields, Accenture Partner, Competitive Energy Markets

Keith Mueller, Accenture Global Managing Partner, Utilities Industry Practice

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: The Willard Inter-Continental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Stacie McLain, 713-222-1600,

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CONSUMER FEDERATION OF AMERICA AND BANK OF AMERICA hold a news conference releasing the findings of a national survey of consumer attitudes on spending, saving and debt repayment since the 9-11 attack.

WHO: The speakers are:

Stephen Brobeck, Executive Director, CFA

Lynn Reaser, Chief Economist, Banc of America Capital Management

DATE: March 5, 2002

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

CONTACT: Jack Gillis, 202-737-0766, or Terri Bolling, 410-547-5869

WEB ADDRESS: cfa.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled “What Is Globalization?” with Lord Robert Skidelsky of Tilton, biographer of John Maynard Keynes and professor of political economy at the University of Warwick in England.

DATE: March 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

Wednesday, March 6, 2002

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its “Morning Newsmaker” news program featuring Fred Malek, Chairman, Washington Baseball Club and Chairman, Thayer Capital Partners discussing "when can we expect major league baseball in Washington DC?"

DATE: March 6, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE presents Dr. Ron Sommer, Chairman and CEO of Deutsche Telekom AG, for a luncheon discussion on how one of the world’s leading integrated communications companies addresses the challenges of globalization.

DATE: March 6, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU holds its Centennial with a ceremony and reception.

WHO: The speakers are:

Kathleen B. Cooper, Commerce under secretary for economic affairs

William G. Barron Jr., acting Census Bureau director

Vincent Barabba, former Census Bureau director (1973-76; 1979-81)

DATE: March 6, 2002

LOCATION: Morris Hansen Auditorium, Federal Office Building 3, 4700 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, Maryland

CONTACT: 301-457-3691 or 301-457-3620

WEB ADDRESS: census.gov

Wednesday, March 7, 2002

TIME: 9 a.m.


WHO: The speakers are:

John Graham, CEO, American Diabetes Association

James Karis, President, Entelos, Inc.

Ty Rabb, Director of High Performance Technical Computing Solutions, Compaq Computer Corp.

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 529 14th Street NW, Washington DC

CONTACT: Ruth Igoe or Michael Brandfon, 312-944-6784

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with John Graham, Director, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, “Presidential Management of the Regulatory State.

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: Montpelier Room, 6th floor, Madison Building, 101 Independence Av., SE

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: MITSUBISHI MOTORS U.S.A. FOUNDATION AND PBS TV’S “TO THE CONTRARY WITH BONNIE ERBE” will co-sponsor the fifth annual “Unsung Heroines Awards” luncheon to recognize four women from across the nation whose dedication to the service of others has made a significant and positive impact on their communities.

AGENDA: Honorees include:

Carolyn Downs, Sioux Falls, SD: Sen. Tom Daschle, D-SD, will honor Ms. Downs for her work as Director of the “The Banquet,” a facility that provides food, clothing, shelter, and other assistance to thousands of Sioux Falls community residents each year.

Noreen Keating, Oakland County, Michigan: Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-MI, will honor Ms. Keating for her work as President of Lighthouse of Oakland County, Inc., a facility that provides food, clothing, shelter, and many other services to thousands of community residents each year.

Betty Lidsky, Miami, Florida: Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, D-FL will honor Ms. Lidsky for her extensive work through the “Heart Sight Miami” chapter of The Foundation Fighting Blindness. Lidsky founded the Miami chapter to raise public awareness, government involvement, and above all, funds for scientific research to find the cures for blinding diseases.

Terry Neese, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Rep. J.C. Watts, R-OK, will honor Ms. Neese for her service as founder of “The Terry Neese Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence,” which she founded to help entrepreneurs start new businesses or expand their existing ones with special outreach efforts given to women and minority business owners.

DATE: March 7, 2002

LOCATION: B. Smith’s Restaurant, Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave, NE,

CONTACT: Dan Hubbard by phone at 202-828-8877

Thursday March 8, 2002

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a book launch for Slobodan Milosevic: From Kosovo to the Hague with Louis Sell, former U.S. Department of State and International Crisis Group expert on the Balkans, and former Wilson Center Fellow

DATE: March 8, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: THE UN INFORMATION CENTRE PRESENTS holds a program on “Women in Afghanistan: What’s happening now?”

WHO: The speakers are:

Lois Raimondo, Washington Post

Farida Aziz, Afghan Woman

Marina Ottoway, Carnegie Endowment

Joyce Mends-Cole, Senior Coordinator for Women,UNHCR

Moderator: Donatella Lorch, Newsweek

DATE: March 8, 2002

LOCATION: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-454-2108

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