Washington Agenda

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TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS holds the National Small Business Summit. Summit delegates will discuss and express their views on some of the most pressing issues facing them as business owners today. Senior Bush administration officials and members of Congress will attend the meeting as well, both listening and speaking to the business owners gathered there.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - General session

Small Business Radio Talk Show

Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao

12:30 p.m. - Hector Barreto, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration

3:45 p.m. - Election 2002

Republican Pollster: Ed Goeas

Democrat Pollster: Alan Quinlan

7:15 p.m. - Reception & dinner with Former first lady Barbara Bush

DATE: June 14, 2002

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency - Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-554-9000

WEB ADDRESS:nfib.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DRUG COURT PROFESSIONALS holds 8th Annual Drug Court Training Conference to discuss various issues involving drug courts. "Under the guise of offering treatment instead of incarceration, a series of state ballot initiatives developed by the Drug Policy Alliance actually take a dangerous step closer to legalization of drugs in this country."

DATE: June 14, 2002

LOCATION: Marriott - Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 1-800-228-9290

TIME: All Day

EVENT:INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK presents a roundtable for Central American ministers on the challenges and opportunities posed by future negotiations for a free trade agreement between Central America and the United States. Among other issues, participants will discuss Central America's level of preparation for negotiations, the macroeconomic implications of a free trade agreement between Central American nations and their biggest trade partner and main source of foreign direct investment

AGENDA: Highlight:

2:30 p.m. - Central American ministers and IDB President Enrique V. Iglesias

DATE: June 14, 2002

LOCATION: IDB, 1300 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-623-2609

WEB ADDRESS:iadb.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICANS FOR PEACE NOW holds a media availability with Yossi Alpher, Israeli strategic analyst, having served as the Director of the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies at Tel Aviv University, an official with the Mossad, and a special adviser to former Prime Minister Ehud Barak during the Camp David negotiations in July 2000.

DATE: June 14, 2002

LOCATION: 1815 H Street, NW, Ste. 920, Washington, D.C

CONTACT: 202- 728-1893

WEB ADDRESS: apn.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "The Rwandan Perspective on the Great Lakes Crisis."

WHO: The speakers are:

Patrick Mazimaka, Rwandan Special Envoy to the Great Lakes

Charles Muligande, Rwanda Patriotic Front Secretary-General

Dr. Emmanuel Ndahiro, the President's Advisor on Security.

DATE: June 14, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE health policy discussion on "Is More Health Information Better? The Effects of Health Report Cards on Care Providers."

WHO: The speakers are:

David Dranove, Walter J. McNerney Distinguished Professor of Health Industry Management at Northwestern University

Daniel Kessler, Stanford University

Mark McClellan, Stanford University and now at the Council of Economic Advisers

Mark Satterthwaite, Northwestern University

DATE: June 14, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933


TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST POLICY COUNCIL forum on "The Abdullah Peace Plan: Offer or Ultimatum?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Edward S. Walker, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs; President, Middle East Institute

Mamoun Fandy, Professor of Politics, Near East-South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University

Ofer Grosbard, Clinical Psychologist; Author of Israel on the Couch -- The Psychology of the Peace Process

Michael C. Hudson, Professor of Arab Studies and International Relations, Georgetown University

Chas. W. Freeman, Jr., President, Middle East Policy Council

DATE: June 14, 2002

LOCATION: 325 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-296-6767

WEB ADDRESS: mepc.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: SENATORS EDWARD M. KENNEDY, D-MA, MIKE DEWINE, R-OH, RICHARD DURBIN, D-IL, AND CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO FREE KIDS hold a news conference for the introduction of legislation designed to give the FDA the legal authority to reduce youth smoking.

DATE: June 14, 2002

LOCATION: S-207, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-2633

WEB ADDRESS:senate.gov

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a conference on the market risks and policy options associated with the U.S. trade deficit.

WHO: The speakers are:

Laurence Meyer, CSIS Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Former Federal Reserve Board Governor

Jeffrey Shafer, Vice Chairman, Salomon Smith Barney, Former Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs

Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counselor and Director for the Research Department at the IMF

Catherine Mann, Senior Fellow at the Institute for International Economics

12 noon -- CATO Future Enemies in the Expanding War on Terrorism: Iraq and Who Else?

Charles Peña, Cato Institute; and Ivan Eland, Cato Institute.

DATE: June 14, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: DC HERITAGE SOCIETY holds a news conference to petition Congress for voting rights for District of Columbia residents.

DATE: June 14, 2002

LOCATION: Upper Senate Park, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-2536

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a hill briefing on Future Enemies in the Expanding War on Terrorism: Iraq and Who Else? Although originally cast as a war against terrorists with global reach (al Qaeda), the war on terrorism has ballooned into a global war against terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. U.S. military advisers are now in Yemen, the Philippines, and the Republic of Georgia. Also, the situations in Ecuador, Colombia, Indonesia, Somalia, and Nepal have all been cause for the administration's concern.

WHO: The speakers are:

Charles Peña, Cato Institute

Ivan Eland, Cato Institute

DATE: June 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "The Bipartisan Case for NATO Reform."

WHO: The speakers are:

Kurt Volker, Director of NATO and Western European Affairs, National Security Council

Richard Kugler, Distinguished Professor, National Defense University

Peter Gooderham, Counselor, British Embassy

Hans Binnendijk, Director, Center for Technology and National Security Policy and Roosevelt Chair, National Defense University

DATE: June 14, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENNIUM STAGE presents "Shout'n'Feel It" which specializes in swing dances from the 1920's to 1940's.

DATE: June 14, 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 Anne Bernays And Justin Kaplan discussing and signing

Back Then: Two Lives in 1950s New York. In their memoir, they emerge as a kind and happy couple. They tell few secrets, but take us back to growing up in the '50s when nice girls did not "go all the way. It was a time when the world was smaller, it was easier to understand.

DATE: June 14, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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