Washington Agenda-General

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TIME: All Day

EVENT: INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION holds its Participants Meeting Program.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Opening Session: Welcome and Update on IFC Operations

Assaad J. Jabre, Vice President, Operations, IFC

Trends in IFC's Syndicated Loan Program

Suellen L. Lazarus, Director, Syndications and International

Securities Department, IFC

9:15 a.m. - Investment Trends in Power Sector: Where are the Attractive

Opportunities to Buy Power Assets in Emerging Markets?

John K. Peterson, President, Alliant Energy International, Inc.

Nadeem Babar, Senior Managing Director, International Power, El Paso Corporation

Carlos Mac Williams, General Manager, Structured Finance, PSEG Americas

Francisco Tourreilles, Director, Power Department, IFC

10:35 a.m. --Argentina Panel: Update on the Restructuring of an Economy

Dr. Mario I. Blejer, Governor Central Bank of Argentina

Michael Pomerleano, Lead Financial Specialist, World Bank

Marcos Brujis, Manager, Financial Markets, Latin

America and Caribbean Department, IFC

11:40 a.m. -- Oil and Gas: A New Frontier

J. Robinson (Robin) West, Chairman and Founder, The Petroleum Finance Company

Rashad-Rudolf Kaldany, Director, Oil, Gas and Chemicals Department, World Bank Group

1:10 p.m. - Park Ballroom, Park Hyatt Hotel, 1201 24th Street, NW

Stanley Fischer, Vice Chairman, Citigroup Inc. formerly First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: 2121 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Montserrat Ganuza, 202-458-5615


TIME: All Day

EVENT: THE WORLD BANK GROUP'S Energy & Mining Sector Board is pleased to announce "Energy Forum 2002."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Opening Remarks

Jamal Saghir, Director, Energy & Water Department, Chair, Energy & Mining Sector Board

Welcoming Remarks

Nemat Shafik, VP, Private Sector & Infrastructure

Alejandro Jadresci, Former Minister of Energy, Chile

"Implementing the World Bank Group's Energy Business Renewal Strategy" Jamal Saghir, Director, EWD, World Bank

"Energy and Poverty" an IEA Overview

Fatih Birol, Chief Economist

9:45 a.m. - Session 1.1: Energy and Poverty

11:30 a.m. - Session 1.2: Innovative Experiences

2 p.m. - Session 1.3: How the Government Can Help

6 p.m. - World Bank Atrium (1818 H Street, NW), Address by Hossein Razavi, Sector Director, ECSIE, World Bank

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: The J Building is located at: 701 18th Street, NW

CONTACT: 202-473-7660

WEB ADDRESS:worldbank.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: FOOD AND DRUG LAW INSTITUTE holds its "Introduction to Drug Law and Regulation: Understanding How FDA Regulates the Drug Industry Workshop."

AGENDA: The workshop teaches the fundamentals of the laws and regulations that affect you in the drug industry. From the definition of a drug to the difference in regulations for over-the-counter and prescription (Rx) drugs, this workshop walks you through the major regulations, and helps you develop a better understanding of how they work.

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: Renaissance -Washington Hotel, 999 9th Street, NW Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-371-1420

WEB ADDRESS: fdli.org

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL holds program on What's Next in Wireless? Bringing New Wireless Technologies to the Market. Developers of new wireless technologies typically encounter a wide variety of decisions and processes on their way to market. Regulatory issues can critically affect the timing for product or service launch, particularly if licensing authority is required. Developers also must ensure that they have taken timely and adequate steps to protect proprietary elements of their innovations.

WHO: The speakers are:

Blair Kutrow, Vice President - Product Development, Nextel

Dr. Martin Rofheart, CEO, XtremeSpectrum, Inc.

Mitchell Lazarus, Esq., Partner, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C.

Robert L. Hails, Jr., Counsel, Kenyon & Kenyon

Philip G. Hampton, II, Partner, Gardner, Carton & Douglas & Former Assistant Commissioner for Trademarks, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS:nvtc.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: WASHINGTON LEGAL FOUNDATION holds a program on Agencies' Use Of "Sound" Science: A New Front Opens on the Federal Regulatory Battlefield

WHO: The speakers are:

Paul Noe, Counselor to the Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget

Alan Charles Raul, Former General Counsel, Office of Management and Budget, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP

Rena I. Steinzor, Co-Director, Environmental Law Clinic and Professor of Law, University of Maryland

Dick Thornburgh, Counsel, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: 2009 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington D.C.

CONTACT: 202-588-0302

WEB ADDRESS: wlf.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will host Rep. Antonio Kandir (of the Social Democracy Party -- PSDB) and Rep. Aloizio Mercadante (of the Brazilian Worker's Party -- PT) for a forum on Brazilian economic policies.

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 10 a.m.


WHO: The speakers are:

Actor and activist, Mike Farrell, well known for his lead role on M*A*S*H and his commitment to human rights and environmental issues, will be in Washington, D.C., to deliver a letter signed by more than 50 celebrities urging the U.S. Senate to reject a proposed high-level nuclear waste dump at Yucca Mountain in Nevada.

Sen. Harry Reid, D-NV

Ken Cook, president, Environmental Working Group

Wenonah Hauter, director, Public Citizen's Critical Mass Energy and Environment Program

Lisa Gue, policy analyst, Public Citizen's Critical Mass Energy and Environment Program

Bob Musil, Ph. D., M.P.H., executive director and CEO, Physicians for Social Responsibility

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-454-5174

TIME: 10:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE/BROOKINGS INSTITUTION JOINT CENTER holds a program on Electricity Deregulation: Picking Up The Pieces.

WHO: The speakers are:

William W. Hogan, Harvard University

Sally Hunt, National Economic Research Associates

Paul L. Joskow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933


TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA holds a briefing on the National delinquency survey for 1st quarter 2002 with Doug Duncan chief economist, MBA.

DATE: June 4, 2002

CONTACT: 202-557-2871

WEB ADDRESS:mbaa.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled Restructuring the Japanese Economy:Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance with Takuhiko Tsuruta, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nihon Keizai (Nikkei) Shimbun.

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CHILDHELP USA holds a dedication ceremony and Ribbon Cutting for the New Center in Virginia.

WHO: The speakers are:

Mark Warner, Governor of Virginia

Thomas M. Davis, III, United States House of Representatives

Rep. Frank R. Wolf, United States House of Representatives

Janet Howell, Member, Senate of Virginia

Supervisor Kate Hanley, Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

Supervisor Gerald Connolly, Providence District of Fairfax County

Supervisor Catherine M. Hudgins, Hunter Mill District of Fairfax County

Jeff Scott, Chairman, Childhelp USA/Virginia Board of Trustees

Michael Caplin, Director of Eastern Operations, Childhelp USA

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: 8415 Arlington Boulevard, Fairfax, VA 22031 (On Rt. 50 west of Gallows Road)

Arlington, VA

CONTACT: 703-208-1500

WEB ADDRESS:childhelpva.org

TIME: 11:45 a.m.

EVENT: REP. NANCY PELOSI, D-CA, HOUSE DEMOCRATIC WHIP discussing her role as Democratic Whip and where her Party is headed.

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency - Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC,

CONTACT: 703-683-4742

WEB ADDRESS:whfdc.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER environmental Change and Security Project holds a program on "AIDS in the Ranks: Responding to HIV/AIDS in African Militaries."

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Nancy Mock, professor, Tulane University

Capt. Stephen Talugende, Uganda Peoples Defense Forces

DATE: June 4, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: URBAN INSTITUTE holds its First Tuesday's luncheon forum on The 2001 Tax Cut: One Year Later

WHO: The speakers are:

Jodie Allen, U.S. News and World Report

Leonard Burman, Urban Institute

Eric Engen, American Enterprise Institute

William Frenzel, Brookings Institution

William Gale, Brookings Institution

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: Urban Institute, 2100 M Street N.W., 5th Floor, Washington, D.C

CONTACT: 202-261-5709

WEB ADDRESS: urban.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on "Bioterrorism and Smallpox: Ring Containment, Mass Vaccination, or Individual Choice?" After purchasing an expanded stockpile of smallpox vaccine to prepare for the threat of bio errorism, the federal government is reviewing who should have access to it. Current policy favors administering smallpox vaccinations only after confirmation that an outbreak has occurred, rather than making the vaccine more broadly available to the American public.

WHO: The speakers are:

William J. Bicknell, Boston University

Charles V. Peña, Cato Institute

Richard Levinson, American Public Health Association

Jonathan Tucker, Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute

DATE: June 4, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE holds a luncheon briefing with George Rishmawi, board member of the Palestine Center For Rapprochement Between People discussing Volunteers Needed: International Citizen Make a Difference in the Occupied Territories.

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS:palestinecenter.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Barbara Coombs Lee, executive director of the Compassion in Dying Federation of Portland, Oregon, speaking about the conflict between those who believe in the right of mentally competent, terminally ill people to choose death on their own terms, and those who support Attorney General John Ashcroft's attempt to bar doctors from prescribing federally controlled drugs under the Oregon Death with Dignity Law.

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Building a New Long Term Strategy for American Leadership and Security."

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard A. Gephardt, Minority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives (D-MO). Opening remarks by The Honorable Lee H. Hamilton, Director of the Wilson Center and former Congressman from Indiana, and Admiral William Crowe, Jr. USN (Ret.), Chairman of the Advisory Board, Global Options; former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

DATE: June 4, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: US INSTITUTE OF PEACE holds a roundtable discussion on "Globalization and the Arab-Israeli Conflict The Impact of Economic Forces in Israel on Conflict and Peacemaking."

WHO: The speakers are:

Uri Ram, Department of Behavioral Sciences at Ben Gurion University in Israel

Judy Barsalou, Director, Grant Program, U.S. Institute of Peace

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: United States Institute of Peace, 1200 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-429-3832

WEB ADDRESS:usip.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "GMOs and Globalization: What's the Connection? featuring an edited screening of "Harvest of Fear: A PBS Frontline/NOVA Special" followed by remarks from Daniel Charles, author of Lords of the Harvest and former technology correspondent, National Public Radio.

DATE: June 4, 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: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY School of International Service and the American Consortium of EU Studies hold a program on "Media and the Military: Rules of Engagement."

WHO: The speakers are:

Laird Anderson, professor emeritus, SOC Journalism Division

Loick Berrou, Washington correspondent, TF1 French TV

Susanne Koelbl, reporter, Der Spiegel

Rear Admiral Stephen Pietropaoli, chief of information, U.S. Navy

Lois Raimondo, photographer, The Washington Post

W. Joseph Campbell, professor - School of Communication.

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-2074


TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENNIUM STAGE presents baritone Joshua Saxon and pianist Emely Phelps, winners of the 2002 Young Soloists' Competition.

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB Book Rap fwith actress Marlo Thomas discussing her new book, "The Right Words at the Right Time."

DATE: June 4, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 6:30 a.m.

EVENT: CONGRESSIONAL COALITION ON ADOPTION holds a screening of Hallmark Channel's original series on Adoption.

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: Decatur House, 748 Jackson Place NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-556-6330

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Nicholas Dawidoff discussing and signing copies of The Fly Swatter: How My Grandfather Made His Way in the World. Alexander Gerschenkron fled both Odessa and Vienna before he was thirty, and made his way to America where he was eventually accepted into the Harvard brain trust. He befriended or feuded with a renowned lot, including Vladimir Nabokov, Marcel Duchamp, Isaiah Berlin, and Ted Williams, and even had an affair with Marlene Dietrich.

DATE: June 4, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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