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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS FOR TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE hosts Ambassador Clodoaldo Hugueney and Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Peter Allgeier discussing perspectives on market access negotiations in the Free Trade Area of the Americas, the World Trade Organization negotiations and their linkage to the FTAA, and Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation.

DATE: May 21, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a program featuring Mykola Melnichenko Former Bodyguard, Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma discussing Did Ukraine Sell Arms To Iraq?

DATE: May 21, 2002

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS:rferl.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

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EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a conference New Developments in Electric Market Restructuring."

AGENDA: Highlights:

1 p.m. - Welcoming Remarks

1:15 p.m. - Overview of Market Restructuring: Issues and Direction

1:30 p.m. - Keynote address by William Hogan, Harvard University

2:15 p.m. - Wholesale Markets and RTO Formation

4 p.m. - Role of Demand Response in Competitive Power Markets

DATE: May 21, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 4:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Litigating for Gender Equality.

WHO: The speakers are:

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, United States Supreme Court

Marcia Greenberger, Co-President, National Women's Law Center

Michael Maurer, Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice

DATE: May 21, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

Wednesday, May 22, 2002

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR IMMIGRATION STUDIES holds a news conference to examines how foreign terrorists entered and remained in the country over the past decade.

WHO: The speakers are:

Steven A. Camarota, author of the report and Director of Research, Center for Immigration Studies

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Jan Ting, Professor of Law at Temple University and a former Assistant Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service

Mark J. Miller, professor of political science and international relations, University of Delaware

DATE: May 22, 2002

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

CONTACT: John Keeley, 202-466-8185

WEB ADDRESS: cis.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a program on "Is Consensus an Appropriate Basis for Regulatory Policy?" with Cary Coglianese, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

DATE: May 22, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Sen. Tom Daschle, D-SD.

DATE: May 22, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

Thursday, May 23, 2002

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION holds a news conference to discuss findings on the content and

structure of the early universe. The news conference focuses on images from the Cosmic Background Imager (CBI), an interferometer that detects the cosmic microwave background--the radiation that began its journey to Earth shortly after the Big Bang.

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WHO: The speakers are:

Anthony Readhead- Rawn Professor of Astronomy, California Institute of Technology

Alan Guth - Weisskopf Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

DATE: May 23, 2002

LOCATION: National Science Foundation, Room 110, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA

CONTACT: Amber Jones, 703-292-8070

WEB ADDRESS: nsf.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "Bridging the Education Gap: What the Research Shows on School Vouchers."

WHO: The speakers are:

Paul E. Peterson, Ph.D. Harvard University

Richard D. Komer Institute for Justice

Nina Shokraii Rees Deputy Assistant to the Vice President on Domestic Policy

DATE: May 23, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program featuring Maury Harris, chief economist, UBS Warburg, discussing cyclical issues facing the economy, including unemployment, household leverage, technology, as well as Fed policy. He will emphasize his rather optimistic multiyear outlook on technological change and productivity, and discuss the dollar's future from global bank's perspective.

DATE: May 23, 2002

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden Restaurant, 618 H Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

Friday, May 24, 2002

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Ossie Davis, actor and Host of the National Memorial Day Concert.

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DATE: May 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

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