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EVENTS ON FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CONSUMER BANKERS ASSOCIATION holds its 2002 Subprime lending forum themed Abusive Practices: Seeking Solutions.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:30 a.m. - Patricia L. Alberto, Senior Vice President, Compliance & Operational Risk Management, JPMorganChase

Expanding Financial Literacy

Steven I. Zeisel, Esq., Vice President & Senior Counsel, consumer Bankers Association

12:30 p.m. -- The Luncheon speaker is Sheila C. Bair, Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, U.S. Department of Treasury

DATE: March 8, 2002

LOCATION: Marriott, Crystal Gateway, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA

CONTACT: 703-276-3878.

WEB ADDRESS:cbanet.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES holds its Congressional City Conference, which is designed to inform delegates of key aspects of federal issues and prepare them to discuss these issues with their Congressional delegations.

DATE: March 8, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-626-3003

WEB ADDRESS: nlc.org

TIME: 8:30 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE International Migration Policy Program holds a program featuring Arthur Eugene Dewey Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration discussing "The US Refugee Program: At Home and Abroad."

DATE: March 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1400 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program discussing a National Memorial Planned for the Pennsylvania Crash Site of Flight 93.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. John Murtha, D-PA

Somerset County Commissioner James Marker

DATE: March 8, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

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: 11 a.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY features Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia presenting a keynote address at a dedication ceremony for The George Washington University Law School's new "cornerstone" addition, located at 700 20th Street, NW.

DATE: March 8, 2002

LOCATION: Media & Public Affairs Building, Jack Morton Auditorium, 805 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Matthew Nehmer, 202-994-6467

WEB ADDRESS:gwu.edu

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN holds a news conference releasing its 2002 State of the Family report.

WHO: The HRC speakers are:

Elizabeth Birch, executive director, HRC

Winnie Stachelberg

Seth Kilbourne

Kim Mills

Lisa Bennett

DATE: March 8, 2002

LOCATION: 325 Russell Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-2300

WEB ADDRESS:hrc.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "The Demand for Trafficked Women and Children: A Global Perspective" with Donna Hughes, a professor at the University of Rhode Island.

DATE: March 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "The New American Relationship with Uzbekistan" with John Edward Herbst, U.S. ambassador to Uzbekistan.

DATE: March 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Making and Unmaking of the U.S.-Saudi Special Relationship with Robert Vitalis, University of Pennsylvania.

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: PROGRESS AND FREEDOM FOUNDATION holds a seminar on Enron & Deregulation.

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas M. Lenard, PFF

Fred Smith, Competitive Enterprise Institute

Peter Van Doren, the CATO Institute

Jimmy Glotfelty, U.S. Department of Energy

Howard Useem, U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources.

DATE: March 8, 2002

LOCATION: B-369 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-289-8928

WEB ADDRESS:pff.org

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

Donatella Lorch, Newsweek

DATE: March 8, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-454-2108

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH REFORM holds a briefing on Health Care and the Budget: A Briefing on the Basics of the Budget Process and the Health Issues It Affects

WHO: The speakers are:

Steve Lieberman, executive associate director at the Congressional Budget Office

Bill Hoagland, minority staff director of the Senate Budget Committee

Bob Greenstein, head of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Sen. Bill Frist, Alliance vice chairman

DATE: March 8, 2002

LOCATION: Monarch Hotel, 2401 M Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-2300

WEB ADDRESS:allhealth

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION Brownbag Lunch on Unwired Security: Do We Need a National Emergency Wireless Network?

WHO: The speakers are:

Reed E. Hundt, Senior Advisor, McKinsey & Co. and Former Chairman, FCC

Thomas E. Wheeler, President and CEO, Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association

Robert M. Gurss, Counsel, APCO and Partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon

DATE: March 8, 2002

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

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Dancer and choreographer Laura Schandelmeier pre viewing her latest creations: "Holiday Suite," and "Mademoiselle."

DATE: March 8, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features Dr. Jonathan Kaplan who has spent his life as a field doctor around the world, from South Africa, Eritrea and Burma, to the Amazon and Northern Iraq after the Gulf War discussing and signing copies of The Dressing Station: A Surgeon's Chronicle of War and Medicine.

DATE: March 8, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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