Washington Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International  |  Aug. 2, 2002 at 5:24 PM
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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR IMMIGRATION STUDIES holds a breakfast program on Mexican Immigration After 9/11: New and Old Challenges.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dimitri Simes, president, The Nixon Center

Mark Krikorian, executive director, Center for Immigration Studies.

Robert Leiken, guest scholar at the Nixon Center

George Grayson, professor of government at the College of William and Mary and adjunct fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies

Steven Camarota, director of research at the Center for Immigration

Studies; author of Immigration From Mexico: Assessing the Impact on the

United States

DATE: August 6, 2002

LOCATION: Nixon Center, 1615 L Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: RSVP to 202-887-0362

WEB ADDRESS: nixoncenter.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AND DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER hold a news conference on the Health Landscape of 100 Largest Cities.

DATE: August 6, 2002

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

CONTACT: Jennifer Hudman, 301-652-1558

WEB ADDRESS: downstate.edu/urbansoc_healthdata

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION holds a news conference releasing a report on the "State of Our Nation's Youth."

DATE: August 6, 2002

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

CONTACT: Melody Morris, 703-684-9444

Wednesday, August 7, 2002

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION holds a workshop on Safety And Efficacy Of Methods For Reducing Pathogens In Cellular Blood Products Used In Transfusion. The workshop provides a forum for discussion of the scientific aspects of using state of the art methods for pathogen reduction on cellular blood products.

DATE: August 7, 2002

LOCATION: Jack Masur Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bldg. 10, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD.

CONTACT: Michael D. Anderson, 301-827-6210 and Joseph Wilczek, 301-827-6129

WEB ADDRESS: fda.gov

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds a committee forum on "Executive Conflicts of Interest and Ethical Issues."

DATE: August 7, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: TONGASS CENTENNIAL holds its Alaska Rainforest Campaign news conference.

DATE: August 7, 2002

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

CONTACT: Laurie Cooper, 202-266-0441

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

Thursday, August 8, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION holds its 125th annual meeting. The meeting brings together more than 20,000 lawyers and their families.

AGENDA: Highlight:

8 a.m. -- ABA Expo opening

DATE: August 8, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 312-988-5876

WEB ADDRESS: abanet.org/annual/2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: PINCHOT INSTITUTE FOR CONSERVATION AND USDA FOREST SERVICE sponsor The Farm Bill 2002 Forum: Review And Discussion Of Forestry Opportunities.

AGENDA: The objectives of the forum are to highlight the forestry-related provisions of the 2002 farm bill and potential agency strategies for implementing them, and to provide opportunities for all participants to comment on these programs.

DATE: August 8, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Terrace Hotel, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Stephanie Kavanaugh, 202-797-6574

WEB ADDRESS: pinchot.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Iraqi National Congress discussing "The Role of the Iraqi Opposition in the Overthrow of Saddam Hussein and the Liberation of Iraq."

DATE: August 8, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds a forum on What I Knew about Journalism before 9/11 and How That Day's Events Made Me a Better Journalist."

WHO: The speakers include:

Alex Raksin, The Los Angeles Times

Clay Bennett, Christian Science Monitor

Scott Higham, The Washington Post

Justin Davidson, Newsday

DATE: August 8, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a program on "The World's Right to Know: Citizen's Access to Government Information," featuring Thomas Blanton, director, National Security Archive, George Washington University.

AGENDA: The concept of freedom of information is evolving from a moral indictment of secrecy to a tool for market regulation, more efficient government, and economic and technological growth. However, in the months following September 11th, troubling signs emerged that governments might be shutting the door on the Decade of Openness.

DATE: August 8, 2002

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

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

Friday, August 9, 2002

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: COMMITTEE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT holds a luncheon program to discuss "Justice for Hire: Improving Judicial Selection."

DATE: August 9, 2002

LOCATION: Willard Inter-Continental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Chris Dreibelbis, 202-223-0776

WEB ADDRESS:ced.org

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