Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International  |  June 21, 2002 at 3:06 PM
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TIME: All Day

EVENT: ELECTION LAW JOURNAL presents Election Law Summit themed Meeting the Challenges of the Coming Elections. The Summit brings together leading legal practitioners, legislators, and legal scholars to address the many challenges to the election process in the months and years ahead.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Facing The Challenges Ahead

Sam Hirsch and Sharon Priest

9:15 - Gearing Up For Campaign 2002

Daniel H. Lowenstein, moderator

Professor of Law, UCLA Law School; Co-Editor, Election Law Journal

Thomas E. Mann

Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution

Trevor Potter, Partner, Caplin & Drysdale

11 a.m. - Update On Technology Of Uniform Voting

Michael Alvarez, moderator

Associate Professor of Political Science, Caltech

MIT and Caltech report on the findings of their study, undertaken at the request of the United States Senate, to determine the ideal uniform voting system.

11:45 a.m. -- State And Federal Leaders Press For Funds And Recommend Reforms

Sharon Priest, moderator

Susan Frederick, Director, Law and Justice Committee, National Conference of State Legislators

Tova Wang, Program Officer and Special Counsel, The Century Foundation

12:30 p.m. - Luncheon And Award In Memory Of L. Anthony Sutin

Paul E. Lund, Award Recipient, Interim Dean and Associate Professor of Law, The Appalachian School of Law

Steven J. Uhlfelder, Uhlfelder & Associates, P.A.

2 p.m. - Redistricting And Reapportionment: Victories And Defeats In Litigation

Sam Hirsch, Partner, Jenner & Block, Washington, DC

Todd A. Cox, Assistant Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

5:30 pm. - Media Challenges In 2002

Judy Woodruff, CNN Prime Anchor and Senior Correspondent

Roger Cossack, Host, Burden of Proof

Norman J. Ornstein, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

David Cardwell, Principal, The Cardwell Law Group; CNN commentator

DATE: June 24, 2002

LOCATION: Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-898-9000.

WEB ADDRESS: bioconferences.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: TRAVEL AND TOURISM RESEARCH ASSOCIATION holds its annual conference themed "Capitalizing on Travel Research for Marketing Success."

AGENDA: Highlight:

9 a.m. - Keynote Address: Roger Dow, Senior Vice President,

Global Sales and Customer Advocate, Marriott International.

12:30 p.m. - Bill Norman, President, Travel Industry Association

of America, will update us on the state of the travel industry.

DATE: June 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 208-941-8832

WEB ADDRESS:ttra.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: E-Gov 2002. The Conference and Exposition attracts government managers and industry professionals who are focused on enabling the business of government in today's digital economy. They come together with the sole purpose of discussing strategies, policies, and technologies necessary to enable the business of government.

AGENDA: Highlight:

12:30 p.m. - A Vision for Wireless E-Government Operations

Jaclyn Easton, Business Technology Expert

DATE: June 24, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Convention Center, 900 9th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-876-5060

WEB ADDRESS:egov.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: ACADEMY FOR HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH AND HEALTH POLICY holds its annual Research Meeting themed Health Services Research: From Knowledge to Action.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction

Judith Feder, Ph.D., Chair, Academy Board of Directors Georgetown University

Elizabeth A. McGlynn, Ph.D., Conference Chair, RAND Health

Keynote Address

"Implementing the 21st Century Health Care Chassis"

Donald M. Berwick, M.D., M.P.P.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Supported, in part, by Delmarva Foundation and Nemours Foundation

1:15 p.m. - Distinguished Investigator Award Presentation and Speech

Awardee: Paul D. Cleary, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health

Martin F. Shapiro, M.D., Ph.D., UCLA

Alice S. Hersh New Investigator Award Presentation

Awardee: Dana P. Goldman, Ph.D., RAND

Speaking with One Voice: Building the Coalition for Health Services Research

Gail Wilensky, Ph.D., Chair, Coalition Board of Directors

DATE: June 24, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202 296-6700

WEB ADDRESS: academyhealth.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: FAMILIES USA holds a news conference releasing a report to reveal the 50 most prescribed drugs for seniors and their costs.

WHO: The speakers are:

Ron Pollack director, Families USA

Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-MI

DATE: June 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202 955-5665

WEB ADDRESS:familiesiusa.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a Book Forum For The U.S. Organ Procurement System: A Prescription for Reform.

AGENDA: More than 7,000 people die each year in the United States as a direct result of the faulty system established to procure organs for transplants. Despite the success of transplant technology, the number of patients on waiting lists has continued to grow.

WHO: The speakers are:

12:35 p.m.

Marvin Kosters, AEI

David L. Kaserman, Auburn University

A.H. Barnett, American University of Sharjah

Robert B. Helms, AEI

DATE: June 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933


TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a brown-bag luncheon to discuss Bono's and Paul's Big Adventure: Can Information Technology Save Africa? The implications of IT for developing countries with Nicholas Thompson, Markle Fellow, New America Foundation Co-Author, The Baobab and the Mango Tree.

DATE: June 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a forum entitled "Georgia's Local Elections: Breakthrough to Democracy or to Chaos?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Giorgi Sekniashvili, deputy project director for IFES' elections

assistance program in Georgia

Paul Fagan, program officer for Azerbaijan and Georgia at the

International Republican Institute

Irakly Areshidze, visiting scholar at CACI at SAIS

DATE: June 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENNIUM STAGE presents Tony-nominated actress Alice Ripley, performing "suburban folk" from her solo release Everything's Fine, ranging from piano tunes to guitar rock.

DATE: June 24, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NEW MEDIA SOCIETY holds a panel discussion on Nothing Fails Like Success: What's Next When Things Keep Changing?

WHO: The speakers are:

Tobin Smith, President, ChangeWave International Research

Charlie Fink, President, AmericanGreetings.com

Doug Wolford, former General Manager, Mass Market Division, VeriSign

Sean Carton, author of Dot Bomb & Managing Partner, Carton Donofrio


Bob Woods, InstantMessagingPlanet/Internet.com (Moderator)

DATE: June 24, 2002

LOCATION: eCITI Café & Bar, 8500 Tyco Rd., Tysons Corner, Virginia

CONTACT: 301-388-0865

WEB ADDRESS: newmediasociety.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents novelist Philip Gerard telling the story of the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, a top secret group of painters, designers, actors, filmmakers, and other artists whose mission was to deceive Axis forces in World War II via camouflage, props, and sonic illusion in Secret Soldiers: The Story of World War II's Heroic Army of Deception.

DATE: June 24, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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