Washington Agenda-General

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TIME: All Day

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Hosts a conference on Afghanistan - America Summit on Recovery and Reconstruction

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. Working Group

John J. DeGioia, President, Georgetown University

Ishaq Shahryar, Afghan Ambassador to the United States

Andrew Natsios, Administrator, USAID

10 a.m. - Individual Working Groups (Meet simultaneously in the Car Barn)

Reconstruction, Commerce, and Trade

Scott Flemming, Assistant to the President for Federal Relations, Georgetown University

Robert Cumby, Professor of Economics and Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Participants include:

Sayed Mustafa Kazimi, Afghan Minister of Commerce

Mohammad Amin Farhang, Afghan Minister of Reconstruction

Mohammad Hanif Atmar, Afghan Minister of Rural Development

Kevin Murphy, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce

Dr. John Wilson, Senior Environmental Officer, USAID

Dan Stein, U.S. Trade and Development Agency Education

Michael J. Vande Berg, Director of International Programs, Georgetown University

Dr. Sharief Fayez, Afghan Minister of Higher Education Health

Katie Leonhardy, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Georgetown University

Suhaila Siddiq, Afghan Minister of Public Health

Bob Emrey, USAID Women, Family and Society

Susan Martin, Director of the Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University

Patricia Weiss Fagen, Senior Associate, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University

Habiba Sorabi, Afghan Minister of Women's Affairs

Daria Fane, Coordinator, For Afghanistan Women's Issues, U.S. Department of State

1 p.m. - Lunch, Dhalgren Quadrangle

John J. DeGioia, President, Georgetown University

Joseph J. Collins, Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense (on DoD humanitarian assistance and reconstruction efforts)

Haron Amin, Deputy Chief of Afghan Mission to the United States

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Afghan Foreign Minister

DATE: July 24, 2002

LOCATION: Healy Hall, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE, DUBUQUE, IOWA, AND WILLIAM PENN UNIVERSITY, OSKALOOSA, IOWA hold a discussion on "Personal Account Options for Social Security."

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Rick Santorum, (R--PA)

Rep. Jim DeMint, (R-SC), co-sponsor of the Armey-DeMint Social Security Personal Account Plan

Charles Blahous, Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy

DATE: July 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 703-739-5920 or (800) 536-5920.

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: MIGRATION POLICY INSTITUTE presents briefing on the possibilities for return of Angolan refugees and displaced people and the role of UNHCR featuring Kamel Morjane, United Nations Assistant High Commissioner for Refugees

DATE: July 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Ana Claros at (202) 266-1940

WEB ADDRESS: migrationpolicy.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Tom Foley and Chairman of the Toyota Motor Corporation, Shoichiro Toyoda, discussing the future of U.S.-Japanese Relations.

DATE: July 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Taking Pakistan into the 21st Century: The Economic and Political Challenges.

DATE: July 24, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: INTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE holds a news conference to discuss Famine in Southern Africa: Underlying Causes, Long-term Solutions

AGENDA: About 10 million people in southern Africa-Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique,

Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe-are experiencing famine, or the threat of

it. In Malawi, an estimated 70 percent of the population has been affected

by food shortages.

WHO: The speakers are:

Suresh Babu, IFPRI Senior Research Fellow

Todd Benson, IFPRI Research Fellow

Eleni Gabre-Madhin, IFPRI Research Fellow

Ken Simler, IFPRI Research Fellow

Per Pinstrup-Andersen, IFPRI Director General and winner of the 2001 World Food Prize

DATE: July 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-862-5679

WEB ADDRESS: cgiar.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE holds a news conference unveil The State of Black America 2002, a collection of essays by prominent African American thinkers and leaders, which examines issues of economic, social and racial opportunity in America and begs the question "have we achieved equality?"

WHO: The speakers are:

William E. Spriggs, Director and Suzanne Bergeron, Senior Legislative and Policy Analyst, National Urban League Institute for Opportunity & Equality Welfare Reform and Black America

Bernard E. Anderson, Whitney M. Young Jr. Professor Of Management, The Wharton School, University Of Pennsylvania The Black Worker: Continuing Quest for Economic Parity

Leland Ware, University of Delaware, and Antoine Allen, President of the Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League The Geography of Discrimination: Hypersegregation, Isolation and Fragmentation Within the African American Community

John Sibley Butler, Professor of Management and Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin Military Organizations: Best Practices and the Status of Black Americans

Theresa A. Hammond, Associate Professor of Accounting and Ernst and Young Research Fellow in Diversity Studies, Boston College Holding the Accountants Accountable: Why are There So Few African-American CPAs?

Maya Rockeymoore, Senior Resident Scholar, National Urban League's Institute for Opportunity and Equality African Americans Confront A Pandemic: Assessing Community Impact, Organization, and Advocacy in the Second Decade of AIDS

DATE: July 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: Chatarra Jenkins, 212-558-5319

WEB ADDRESS: nul.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: SCOTT CLELAND, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE PRECURSOR GROUP, AND JOHN EADE, PRESIDENT OF ARGUS RESEARCH, announce the formation of a new investor group. The mission of the new group is to promote investor trust through the use of investment research that is financially aligned with investor interests.

WHO: The speakers are:

Scott Cleland, chief executive officer of The Precursor Group

John Eade, president of Argus Research

John Meserve, president of Bank of New York Jaywalk, Inc. (BNY Jaywalk, Inc)

Jack Hidary, president of Vista Research

DATE: July 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-828-7838

WEB ADDRESS: precursorgroup.com

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: NORML holds a news conference to discuss medicinal marijuana.

DATE: July 24, 2002

LOCATION: HC-9, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-5500

WEB ADDRESS: norml.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program featuring Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Chief Economist, Council of Economic Advisers, will speak on the "Outlook for the Economic Recovery and Long Term Growth.

DATE: July 24, 2002

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden, 618 H St., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: THE INTERNET SECURITY ALLIANCE will release its Common Sense Guide for Senior Managers: Top Ten Recommended Information Security Practices.

AGENDA: The guide is aimed at making information security an issue that resonates in the Boardroom as well as the server room by targeting industry executive leadership. Its risk management-based approach is aimed at ensuring the survivability and security of critical information assets.

WHO: The speakers are:

David McCurdy, Executive Director, ISAlliance

Rich Pethia, Director, CERT/CC

Julia Allen, Senior Member of the Technical Staff, CERT/CC

Dr. William Hancock, Chief Security Office, Exodus, A UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL

Cable and Wireless Service

John Shaughnessy, Senior Vice President of Risk Management, Visa USA

Ty Sagalow, COO, AIG e-business Risk Solutions

DATE: July 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 703-465-0276.

WEB ADDRESS: eia.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT INITIATE holds a briefing on "Connecting The Drops Towerds Creative Water Strategies and Exploring Pathways To a Sustainable Enterprise: SD Planner."

WHO: The speakers are:

Steve Hellem, executive director, GEMI

Elizabeth Schoen, Pfizer Inc.Paul

Dawn Rittenhouse, DuPont

Harry Ott, The Coca-Cola Company

Halberstadt, ConAgra Foods

DATE: July 24, 2002

LOCATION: One Thomas Circle NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-296-7449

WEB ADDRESS: gemi.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Rail Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka discussing "The Political Situation in Sri Lanka, including the Dividends of Peace with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, such as Economic Rejuvenation and Improved Prospects for Investors."

DATE: July 24, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: - BUSINESS SOFTWARE ALLIANCE holds a news conference unveiling results of corporate cyber security survey of it professionals.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Holleyman, President and CEO, Business Software Alliance

Rep. Billy Tauzin, (R-LA), Chairman, House Energy and Commerce Committee

Rep. Fred Upton, (R-MI), Chairman, House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet

Thom Riehle, President and COO, Ipsos Public Affairs

DATE: July 24, 2002

LOCATION: 2218 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jeri Clausing, 202-530-5127 or Doug McGinn or 202-715-1558

WEB ADDRESS: bsa.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a strategic forum with Abdullah Abdullah, Minister For Foreign Affairs Of Afghanistan who will speak on "Back from the Abyss: Prospects for the Future."

DATE: July 24, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933


TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents The Blues Blasters who are a Seville-based band, featuring classic blues sound and explosive stage act have blown away audiences at Spain's major blues and jazz festivals.

DATE: July 24, 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 holds a panel discussion on Independent Music and Alternatives to Corporate Control.

WHO: The speakers are:

Go-Go musician (Experience Unlimited) Sugar Bear; Go-Go manager Doug Carter; DJ Rudy from 93 KYS; musician (Fugazi) and Dischord Records co-owner Ian MacKaye; Michael Bracy, Future of Music Coalition; and editor Norman Kelley. The moderator will be musician (Girls Against Boys) and Akashic Books publisher Johnny Temple.

DATE: July 24, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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