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. - Speakers in order of appearance:

Kaydee Bridges, President of Georgetown University's Student Government Association

John J. DeGioia, President, Georgetown University

Stephen Hadley, Deputy National Security Advisor

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Afghan Foreign Minister

Tommy Thompson, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services

Suhaila Siddiq, Afghan Minister of Health

Paula Dobriansky, U.S. Undersecretary of State for Global Affairs

Habiba Sorabi, Afghan Minister of Women's Affairs

Sharief, Faez, Afghan Minister of Education

Ishaq Shahryar, Afghan Ambassador to the United States

Grant Aldonas, U.S. Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade

S. Mustafa Kazimi, Afghan Minister of Commerce

Zalmay Khalizad, U.S. Special Envoy to Afghanistan

Mohammad Hanif Atmar, Afghan Minister of Rural Development

Andrew Natsios, Administrator, USAID

Robert Dole, former U.S. Senator

Concluding Luncheon, Dhalgren Quadrangle

Will immediately follow the end of the Summit, lunch will be available for pre-registered reporters.

Ambassador David Johnson, U.S. Department of State

DATE: July 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 7:45 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS presents issue briefing breakfast features Secretary O'Neill addressing the manufacturing community on issues such as economic recovery, the value of the dollar, the stock market and the outlook for the nation's economy.

DATE: July 25, 2002

LOCATION: JW Marriott, 14th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-637-3099

WEB ADDRESS: nam.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL Titans of Technology Breakfast: Homeland Security And Broadband Access...Connecting The Dots Featuring Alfred Mockett, Chairman & CEO, AMS.

DATE: July 25, 2002

LOCATION: Hilton McLean, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS:nvtc.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a discussion on Wall Street's impact on the upcoming elections in Brazil.

WHO: The speakers are:

Lawrence Krohn, Chief Economist for Latin America, ING

Joachim von Amsberg, Lead Economist and Sector Leader, Brazil Country Management Unit, World Bank

DATE: July 25, 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 "Reducing Poverty and Strengthening Growth: The Urban Perspective."

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Lincoln Chafee,

Ellen Brennan-Galvin, Wilson Center Fellow

Minja Choe, East-West Center

William Cobbett, Cities Alliance

Jonas Rabinovitch, United Nations Development Programme

Enrique Penalosa, Former mayor of Bogota, Colombia

Nigel Harris, University College London

Sandra Thurman, International AIDS Trust.

DATE: July 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: DAVID SATCHER, MD, PHD, FORMER U.S. SURGEON GENERAL AND CHAIRMAN OF THE HEALTHY SCHOOLS SUMMIT: TAKING ACTION FOR CHILDREN holds a news conference announcing a new initiative and briefing on the health and education implications of the national obesity epidemic among the nation's children. As chairman of the upcoming Healthy Schools Summit, Dr. Satcher will discuss the latest efforts underway by more than 30 education, health, fitness and nutrition organizations to improve the health of the nation's children.

DATE: July 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: Emily Kelley, 202-822-9491

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR NATIONAL POLICY holds a forum on "America's Air Transport System in a Time of Accelerated Change Where Do We Go From Her."

WHO: The speakers are:

Sam Buttrick, Managing Director, UBS Warburg

Daniel Kasper, Managing Director, LECG, Inc.

Mark Kahan, Vice Chairman and General Counsel, Spirit Airlines, Inc.

Shelley Longmuir, Sr. VP International, Regulatory and Governmental Affairs, United Airlines

James Wilding, President and CEO, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Captain Duane Woerth, President, Air Line Pilots Association

DATE: July 25, 2002

LOCATION: National Guard Memorial Building, 1 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: David Hunter, 202-682-4117

WEB ADDRESS: cnponline.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: FEDERALIST SOCIETY FOR LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY STUDIES holds a Labor and Employment Law briefing to discuss the significant labor and employment issues facing the Bush Administration. Topics to be discussed include ergonomics, the Hoffman Plastics case, and the Americans with Disabilities Act as it reaches its twelfth anniversary.

WHO: The speakers are:

Cari M. Dominguez, Chairman, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Arthur Rosenfeld, General Counsel, National Labor Relations Board

Eugene Scalia, Solicitor, United States Department of Labor

David Fortney, Fortney & Scott

DATE: July 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: David Ray, 202-822-8138

WEB ADDRESS: fed-soc.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES hold a conference call briefing to release a new analysis that closely examines the assumptions, accounting methodology and conclusions of the Mid-Session Review released by the Office of Management and Budget

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard Kogan, Senior Fellow

Robert Greenstein, Executive Director

DATE: July 25, 2002

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080.

WEB ADDRESS:cbpp.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum entitled "Will U.S. Trade with Cuba Promote Freedom or Subsidize Tyranny?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Jeff Flake, R-AZ

Philip Peters, Lexington Institute

Dennis K. Hays, Cuban American National Foundation

DATE: July 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

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

DATE: July 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION news conference entitled "Bible Course Elective in Florida, Islamic Course Mandated in N.C."

WHO: The speakers are:

Steve Crampton, chief counsel, American Family Association

Center for Law and Policy

Gerard Bradley, law professor, Notre Dame University

Mike Johnson, attorney, American Family Association

Jane Russell, actress

Gen. John Singlaub

Chuck Norris by video

DATE: July 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 662-680-3886

WEB ADDRESS: afa.net.

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH REFORM holds a luncheon briefing on "Preparing for Smallpox: Who to Vaccinate? How Soon?"

AGNEDA: Beyond determining how many first responders should be inoculated, there is great public interest in allowing all Americans the opportunity to be inoculated in advance of any attack.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at NIH

Dr. Ed Thompson, director of the Mississippi Department of Health, and member of the advisory panel that recommended limited advance inoculation; and an official involved in the smallpox program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Sen. Bill Frist, R-TN

DATE: July 25, 2002

LOCATION: Columbus Club, Union Station, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-2300

WEB ADDRESS: allhealth.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: U.S. INSTITUTE OF PEACE holds a program on Odd Jobs: The Role of Special Police Units in Kosovo featuring Senior Fellow Robert M. Perito will describe the organization and experience of the Special Police Units in Kosovo--the first non-military constabulary units deployed in a peace operation.

DATE: July 25, 2002

LOCATION: 1200 17th St NW, Second Floor Conference Rm., Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-429-3893

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Sarah Alberts Public Policy Director of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. Sarah Albert is a recognized leader in advocating for equity and women's rights. The UN adopted the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in 1979.

AGENDA: Since the treaty's creation, 169 countries have ratified it. In order for the U.S. to ratify, the Senate must report it out of committee with a majority vote, and once on the Senate floor, CEDAW must receive a 2/3-majority vote to pass.

DATE: July 25, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY STUDY INSTITUTE holds a Congressional briefing examining the relationship between public health and climate change. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the world is getting warmer, eight of the ten warmest years on record occurred in the last decade, and human activities - especially the burning of fossil fuels - are affecting the climate system.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert K. Musil, PhD, MPH, Executive Director and CEO, Physicians for Social Responsibility

Devra Lee Davis, PhD, John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, author of "When Smoke Ran Like Water"

William K. Reisen, Director, Arbovirus Field Station, Center for Vector Borne Disease Research, School of veterinary medicine, University of California Davis

DATE: July 25, 2002

LOCATION: 562 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-628-1400

WEB ADDRESS:eesi.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE featuring Vanderlei Pereira who is an extraordinary drummer and one of the most sought after musicians on the contemporary Brazilian jazz scene.

DATE: July 25, 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 features Jerrold and Leona Schecter discussing Sacred Secrets: How Soviet Intelligence Operations Changed American History. A former Moscow Bureau Chief and diplomatic editor of Time, later a member of the National Security Council staff, Jerry Schecter, together with his wife Leona, have participated in significant historic events that are now being re-evaluated through the lens of newly opened classified archives of Soviet intelligence.

DATE: July 25, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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