Washington Agenda-General

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TIME: All Day

EVENT: ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE holds its national leadership conference.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8 a.m. - Crisis in the Middle East: Israel and the Palestinian Conflict

David Satterfield, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs

David Makovsky, Senior Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

9 a.m. - When Hatreds Collide: The Mideast Conflict and Anti-Semitism's New Global Reach

Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director

12:30 p.m. - Personal Reflections from Jerusalem

Stuart Schoffman, ADL Koppelman Scholar in Residence and Associate

Editor, Jerusalem Report Presentation of the Hubert H. Humphrey First Amendment

Freedoms Prize to:

Bob Schieffer, CBS News, The Le Pen Victory and Rising Attacks on Jews: Is France Facing a Crisis?

Francois Barry Delongchamps, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of France

7 p.m. - America Engaged: The Bush-Powell

Peace Initiative

William Kristol, Editor, The Weekly Standard A Report from World Jewish Leaders

Evgeny Satanovsky, President, Russian Jewish Congress

Sami Herman, Adviser, Turkish Chief Rabbinate

DATE: May 6, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-756-5309


TIME: All Day

EVENT: JOINT AMERICAS SOCIETY & COUNCIL OF THE AMERICAS hold its 32nd annual Washington Conference.

AGENDA: Highlights:

12:30 p.m. - Promoting Business & Investment In The Hemisphere Donald L. Evans, Secretary of Commerce

8:45 a.m. - U.S. Policy Initiatives In The Americas

Colin L. Powell, Secretary of State

Otto J. Reich, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs

9:30 a.m. - Security Issues In The Hemisphere

Tom Ridge, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security

10 a.m. - Cooperative Approaches To Energy Needs

Spencer Abraham, Secretary of Energy

10:45 a.m. - Us Role In Hemispheric Recovery

Paul H. O'Neill, Secretary of Treasury

Credit, Mexico

2:45 p.m. - Richard B. Cheney, Vice President of the United States

DATE: May 6, 2002

LOCATION: 2201 C Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-639-0724

WEB ADDRESS: councilforamericas.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: BODER TRADE ALLIANCE holds its Smart Border Management Conference.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Breakfast Keynote Presentation

Governor Tom Ridge, Director, United States' Office of Homeland Security

Ernesto Ruffo Appel, Commissioner, Mexico's Presidential Commission on Northern Border Affairs

10 a.m. - John Melle, Deputy Assistant for Mexico and NAFTA, United States Trade Representative Office

12 noon - Lunch Keynote Presentation

Timothy P. Lynch, President and CEO, Motor Freight Carriers Association

2:30 p.m. - Technology Spotlight: Cutting-Edge Solutions for Trade Facilitation and Security"

Barry Wilkins, Chair, Technology TAG, COAC Subcommittee

John Ghazarian, Chief Technology Officer, Loran Technologies

Rob Quartel, CEO of FreightDesk Technologies

Scott Smith, President, Harrison Consulting Group LLC

Paul Talley, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Vigilos Inc.

George Weise, Vice President of Global Trade Compliance, Vastera Inc.

DATE: May 6, 2002

LOCATION: Ritz Carlton Hotel-Pentagon City, 1250 South Hayes Street,

Arlington, Virginia

CONTACT: 800-333-5523

WEB ADDRESS: thebta.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN MUSLIMS FOR JERUSALEM holds a briefing to discuss eyewitness reports featuring Jeff Halper, coordinator, Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions.

DATE: May 6, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-548-4200

WEB ADDRESS:amjerusalem.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a book forum for The Savage Wars of Peace with author Max Boot of the Wall Street Journal. In his book, Boot examines America's tradition of smaller, undeclared wars. He argues that these smaller actions have been essential to the growth and projection of American power and anticipates similar types of wars in the future.

DATE: May 6, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933


TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: CONCERNED WOMEN FOR AMERICA holds a panel discussion entitled "Putting Kids at Risk: The Implications of "Gay" School programs."

DATE: May 6, 2002

LOCATION: 2105 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-488-7000

WEB ADDRESS:cwfa.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL INVESTOR RELATIONS INSTITUTE holds a symposium "Restoring Investor Confidence in the U.S. Capital Markets."

WHO: The speakers are:

Alan L. Beller, Director, Division of Corporation Finance, Securities and Exchange Commission

Kenneth A. Bertsch, Director, Corporate Governance, Teachers Insurance and Annuity

Association/College Retirement Equities Fund

John (Jack) C. Bogle, Founder and Former Chairman, The Vanguard Group

Richard C. Breeden, Former Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission

Michael Emen, Senior Vice President, Listing Qualifications, The Nasdaq Stock Market

Margaret M. Foran, Vice President - Corporate Governance, Pfizer Inc.

Samuel B. Jones, Jr., Chief Investment Officer & Portfolio Manager, Trillium Asset


Ira Kay, Practice Director - Compensation Consultant, Watson Wyatt & Company

Donald Langevoort, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Robert E. Litan, Vice President and Director, Economics Studies Program, The Brookings


Philip B. Livingston, President & Chief Executive Officer, Financial Executives International

Michael McNamee, Senior Correspondent, Business Week

Ed Soule, Assistant Professor of Business Ethics, Georgetown University

Louis M. Thompson, President and CEO, National Investor Relations Institute

Donald E. Eagon, Jr., Chairman, National Investor Relations Institute and Vice President,

Global Communication and Investor Relations, Diebold, Incorporated

DATE: May 6, 2002

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

CONTACT: 703-506-3570

WEB ADDRESS:niri.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program on with Under Secretary of State Marc Grossman delivering an address on international justice.

DATE: May 6, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program discussing "The Great Democratic Conspiracy for Change: Alaska, Chukotka, and the Oligarch Governor," with Vic Fischer, Director, Alaska Chukotka Development Program.

DATE: May 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: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee holds a briefing to highlight the fallout from the Enron and Andersen cases, terrorism insurance, the Basel operational risk program, proposed legislation requiring SEC registration and disclosure for government sponsored enterprises.

WHO: The speakers are:

George G. Kaufman, Loyola University Chicago

Robert E. Litan (cochair), Brookings Institution

George J. Benston, Emory University

Marshall Blume, University of Pennsylvania

Charles W. Calomiris, AEI and Columbia University

Franklin R. Edwards, Columbia University

Scott E. Harrington, University of South Carolina

Richard J. Herring, University of Pennsylvania

Paul M. Horvitz, University of Houston

Hal S. Scott, Harvard Law School

Kenneth E. Scott, Stanford University

Peter J. Wallison, AEI

DATE: May 6, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933


TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION presents John R. Bolton Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, Department of State discussing The Bush Administration's Balanced Policy for Combating Proliferation.

DATE: May 6, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Actress Raquel Welch, star of the PBS program "American Family."

DATE: May 6, 2002

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: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE Frontline Reports from Palestine and Israel program holds a luncheon briefing with Jeff Halper, Coordinator, Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions discussing Mobilizing International Civil Society: A Call to Action.

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS: palestinecenter.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN MARC RACICOT holds a news conference to discuss the Hispanic outreach program.

DATE: May 6, 2002

LOCATION: JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-863-8614


TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Roslyn Langlois, Australian pianist, performing with members of the Cleveland, Boston and Pittsburgh symphony orchestras.

DATE: May 6, 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 presents Atul Gawande interesting articles-now collected as Complications: A Young Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science. His essays on topics such as the value of an autopsy, the training of a surgeon, chronic pain, mortality, and morbidity conferences are a pleasure to read together. We learn that medicine is full of calculations, uncertainties, and missteps. That doesn't reassure us, but it makes us better consumers and patients because we understand.

DATE: May 6, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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