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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS holds its International Conference on Robotics and Automation.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Cyborg: Symbiosis of Bio and Robotics, Professor H. Harry Asada, M.I.T., featuring the emerging are of bio-robotics

5 p.m. - United States Military Robotics

Eric Krotkov, Griffin Technologies

DATE: May 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: Emma Cox, 202-319-5160

WEB ADDRESS:ieee.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NORTHEAST SUSTAINABLE ENERGY ASSOCIATION holds a Tour de Sol: The Great American Green Transportation Festival.

AGENDA: Highlights:

10 a.m. - For the first time, the starting ceremonies for the Tour de Sol road rally competition

1:30 p.m. -- Washington to New York Road Rally Start

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Test-drive new hybrid-electric vehicles built by Honda and Toyota. See the on-road debut of Honda's Civic Hybrid.

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: 3rd Street NW between Constitution and Independence Avenues on the National Mall, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 413-774-6051

WEB ADDRESS: nesea.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN LAW INSTITUTE holds its 79th Annual Meeting.

AGENDA: Highlight:

12:45 p.m. - Luncheon Honoring New Life Members, featuring Conrad K. Harper, Esquire

DATE: May 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: 800-253-6397

WEB ADDRESS: ali.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: ARAB AMERICAN INSTITUTE holds a conference on Emergency Mobilization for Palestine. The conference will focus on the crisis confronting Palestinians and what Americans who support peace can do to work for a balanced U.S. policy.

AGENDA: Highlights:

10 a.m. -- Lobbying Congress for Peace"

Reps. Nick Rahall (D-WV), Darrel Issa (R-CA) and AAI Pres., James Zogby

11:30 a.m. - Dr. Shibley Telhami Anwar Sadat Chair, U of MD

Philip Davies, Vice President, American Near East Refugee Aid

Dr. Steven Kull, Program on International Policy Attitudes, U of MD

Dr. Jerome Segal, Sr. Research Scholar, Intl. Security Studies Ctr., U of MD; Jewish Peace Lobby

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DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jenny Salan, 202-429-9210 x21

WEB ADDRESS: aaiusa.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL COUNCIL ON ECONOMIC EDUCATION AND FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF MINNEAPOLIS

hold a "National Summit on Economic & Financial Literacy."

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Paul Sarbanes, D-MD, Chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs

Rep. Earl Pomeroy, D-ND, Member, House Ways & Means Committee

Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Susan Phillips, Dean, School of Business & Public Management, George Washington University

Alice Rivlin, Fellow, Brookings Institution

Lisa Graham Keegan, CEO, Education Leaders Council; former Arizona Superintendent of Schools

Robert T. Jones, President & CEO, National Alliance of Business

Gary Stern, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and Chairman, NCEE

Robert Duvall, President & CEO, NCEE

8 a.m. - Carnegie Endowment and the Nuclear Threat Reduction Campaign are hosting a discussion of topics facing Presidents Bush and Putin at their upcoming summit

DATE: May 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: Douglas F. Parrillo, 202-861-5838,

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

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EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE presents a program on "Can the U.S.-Russia Summit Reduce the Risk of Nuclear Terrorism?"

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - "Can the U.S.-Russia Summit Reduce the Risk of Nuclear Terrorism?"

Rep. Ellen Tauscher, D-CA

Rep. Curt Weldon, R-PA

9:30 a.m. - Agreements and Impact"

former assistant secretary of state Karl F. Inderfurth of the Nuclear Threat Reduction Campaign

Rose Gottemoeller and Joseph Cirincione, senior associates from the Carnegie Endowment

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE hosts a workshop on the Platform for Privacy Preferences project. The workshop will help educate business leaders about privacy and about efforts to give consumers the ability to protect themselves online through P3P, which automates and standardizes privacy policies.

AGENDA: Highlights:

Opening Remarks: Representative Jim Moran (VA-8)

J. Howard Beales, Director, Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Protection

Panel 1: Overview of Online Privacy Issues

Joe Rubin, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Shane Ham, Progressive Policy Institute

Ari Schwartz, Center for Democracy and Technology

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Panel 2: P3P: Explanation and Implementation

Martin Presler-Marshall, IBM

Marc Berejka, Microsoft

Brian Tretick, Ernst & Young

Brian Zwit, AOL

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Challenges for International Justice and Reconciliation" with David J. Scheffer, senior vice president of the United Nations Association of the United States of America.

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR IMMIGRATION STUDIES holds a panel discussion on "America's Identity Crisis: Widespread Document Fraud Threatens National Security."

WHO: The speakers are:

Marti Dinerstein, the author, and president of Immigration Matters, a

public policy analysis firm in New York

Tom Wolfsohn, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and

Communications at the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators

Robert Rector, Senior Fellow at the Heritage Foundation

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: 340 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: John Keeley, 202-466-8185

WEB ADDRESS: cis.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: ALLIANCE TO SAVE ENERGY holds a breakfast briefing announcing the 2002 Earth Apple Awards.

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DATE: May 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-530-2203

WEB ADDRESS:ase.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: LEADERSHIP COUNCIL OF AGING ORGANIZATIONS holds a program on the private individual social security accounts.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Ball, former Social Security Commissioner

Henry Aaron, Brookings Institution

Kilolo Lijakazi, Center On Budget and Policy Priorities

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: 628 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-216-8376

WEB ADDRESS:lcao.org

TIME: 9:45 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS holds a news conference to discuss Senate passage of the recent compromise on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) without complicating amendments.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Charles Grassley, R-IA

Jerry Jasinowski, president, National Association of Manufacturers

John Castellani, president, the Business Roundtable

Tom Donohue, president, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: S207 Mansfield Room, U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Ed Armstrong, 202-419-3243 or Scot Montrey, 202-637-3099

WEB ADDRESS: nam.org

TIME: 9:45 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION holds an issues briefing on diabetes.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:45 a.m. - Welcome and Opening Remarks

Moderator: Catherine D. DeAngelis, M.D., M.P.H., Editor, The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Chicago

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10 a.m. - Ethnic Disparities in Diabetic Complications in an Insured Population

Joe V. Selby M.D., M.P.H., Director, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif.

10:30 a.m. - Risk Factors for Acute Complications in Children With Type 1 Diabetes

Arleta Rewers, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado, School of Medicine, The Children's Hospital, Denver

11 a.m. - Effects of Chronic Moderate Alcohol Intake on Fasting Insulin and Glucose Concentrations and Insulin Sensitivity in Postmenopausal Women

David J. Baer, Ph.D., Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Md.

11:30 a.m. - Progress and Promise of Diabetes Research

Chris Saudek, M.D., President, American Diabetes Association; Professor of Medicine, Director, John Hopkins Diabetes Center, Baltimore

DATE: May 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-7447

WEB ADDRESS: ama.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: GEORGE MASON AND JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITIES hold a news conference to discuss Critical Infrastructure Protection Project a program to clarify the technical, legal and policy issues involving securing the vital networks and economic processes supporting the nation's critical infrastructure.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Frank R. Wolf, R-VA, Chair, House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State and Judiciary

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Alan Merten, President, George Mason University

Linwood Rose, President, James Madison University

Mark Grady, Dean, George Mason University School of Law

John Noftsinger, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, James Madison University

John McCarthy, Executive Director, CIP Project

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: George Mason University School of Law, Dean's Conference Room (Room 215), 3301 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA

CONTACT: Dan Walsch, 703-993-8785 or James Madison University: John Noftsinger, 540-568-2700

WEB ADDRESS: georgemason.edu

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL COALITION FOR HAITIAN RIGHTS holds a news conference to discuss the Immigration and Naturalization Service Haitian -Only detention policy.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dina Paul Parks, National Coalition for Haitian Rights

Cherly Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center

Frank Sharry, National Immigration Forum

Ketteli Destina, recently released detainee

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: 2141 Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC

CONTACT: 212-337-0005

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program on Building Missile Defense in a Post-ABM-Treaty World featuring Lt. General Ronald T. Kadish, USAF, Director, Missile Defense Agency.

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a program on the upcoming Bush-Putin Summit meeting.

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WHO: The speakers are:

Stephen R. Sestanovich, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow, Russian and Eurasian Studies,

Council on Foreign Relations

Philip K. Verleger, B.P. Senior Fellow, International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations;

Senior Advisor, The Brattle Group

Richard N. Perle, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

Mark C. Medish is a partner in the public law and policy practice group of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P. in Washington. Mr. Medish advises clients on investing in emerging markets and on international capital market transactions.

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 212-434-9537

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: THE NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION holds a news conference on School Boards at the Dawn of the 21st Century and the release of the survey of who school board members are and what they do.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Anne L. Bryant, Executive Director, National School Boards Association

Dr. Frederick M. Hess, University of Virginia. Dr. Hess is a nationally recognized expert on government and education and the study's author.

DATE: May 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: Renée Williams Hockaday, 703-838-6717

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WEB ADDRESS: nsba.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on "Eminent Domain: Its Uses and Abuses."

WHO: The speakers are:

Jeff Finkle, Chief Executive Officer, International Economic Development Council

Scott Bullock, Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice.

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton and WTOP political commentator Mark Plotkin engaging in an informal and lively discussion on the affairs of Washington, D.C., "The Last Colony."

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 1:15 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION holds a luncheon briefing on the "Effects Of Medicare Prospective Payment System and the Quality of Skilled Nursing Care."

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. William Roper, University of North Carolina

Allen Dobson, Lewin Group

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: 562 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-454-1283

WEB ADDRESS: ahca.org

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES, U.S. CONFERENCE OF MAYORS, AND NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES hold a briefing to spotlight the financial impact of the FCC cable modem ruling.

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DATE: May 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-626-3051

WEB ADDRESS: nlc.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER presents Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda discussing The Rwandan Genocide: Could It Have Been Prevented?

DATE: May 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: REP. JIM LANGEVIN, D-RI, holds a news conference to discuss the amendment, which would prohibit the military from requiring or formally or informally compelling U.S. servicewomen in Saudi Arabia to wear abayas, to be added to the Defense Authorization Act, H.R. 4546, as a Suspension Bill.

DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: House Triangle, outside the U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Michael K. Guilfoyle, 401-732-9400

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "The Just War Debate from an Eastern German Christian Perspective" with Friedrich Schorlemmer, director of the Evangelische Akademie in Wittenberg, Germany, and author of many texts on German unification and the implications for the Lutheran Church, will discuss this topic.

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DATE: May 14, 2002

LOCATION: 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

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