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EVENTS ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW AND THE AU LAW REVIEW host a conference on the new ethical role thrust on the corporate attorney.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Andrew Pike, associate dean, Academic Affairs, American University Washington College of Law

9:15 a.m. - Panel 1: The Collapse Of The Corporate Model

Charles Davidow, partner, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering

Jim Gunderson, former general counsel and current corporate development counsel, Schlumberger, Ltd.

Jim Peters, PhD, CPA, professor of accounting, University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Perry Wallace, Jr., professor of law, AU Washington College of Law

10:45 a.m. - Panel 2: The Evolution Of Corporate Governance

Roberta Karmel, professor of law, Brooklyn Law School

Stuart Kaswell, sr. vice president and general counsel, Securities Industry Association

Richard W. Painter, professor of law, University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne School of Law

Randall Quinn , adjunct professor of law, AU Washington College of Law

12 noon - Stanley Sporkin, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Ret.) and Partner, Weil Gotshal & Mange

1:30 p.m. - Panel 3: Ethical Dilemmas Of The Corporate Attorney's New Role

Jeffrey Bauman, professor of law, Georgetown University Law Center

Arthur Burger, director, Jackson & Campbell PC and chair of the firm's Professional Responsibility Practice Group

Susan Hackett, sr. vice president and general counsel, American Corporate Counsel Association

Sheldon Krantz, partner, Piper & Rudnick, LLP; adjunct professor of law, AU Washington College of Law

Susan Carle, associate professor of law, AU Washington College of Law

DATE: November 22, 2002

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS: au.edu

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LATINO ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS EDUCATIONAL FUND holds its fourth biennial National Institute for New Elected Latino Officials.

DATE: November 22, 2002

LOCATION: 800 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 323-720-1932 ex 130

WEB ADDRESS: naleo.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT:INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK MULTILATERAL INVESTMENT FUND AND THE PEW HISPANIC CENTER release a new report on remittances sent by Latin American immigrants in the United States to their countries of origin entitled "Billions in Motion: Latino Immigrants, Remittances and Banking." The new report is based on in-depth interviews with hundreds of Latin American immigrants in Los Angeles and Miami. It explores, among other issues, immigrants' views of U.S. financial institutions and electronic banking services that could become key tools to reduce the costs of sending money to their families.

DATE: November 22, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-822-9002

WEB ADDRESS: iadb.org

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE Friday Forum on "Life, Liberty, and the Defense of Dignity: The Challenge for Bioethics Book Forum" featuring Leon Kass, AEI Hertog Fellow and Chairman of President Bush's Council on Bioethics, who gives a report on the status of biotechnology and the perils of ignoring human dignity as it relates to scientific advancements.

DATE: November 22, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The End of Canada? with Mel Hurtzig, Canadian nationalist and author of The Vanishing Country: Is It Too Late to Save Canada?

DATE: November 22, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "Russia: Between Europe and the United States." here does Russia fit in the emerging rift between the United States and Europe? The fault lines between the United States and the European Union extend beyond Iraq and the war on terrorism. These former cold war allies are divided on key domestic and international matters, including political, economic, and social priorities; threat assessments; and a new global legal and environmental order.

WHO: The speakers are:

Leon Aron, AEI

Anders Slund, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Christopher Caldwell, senior editor, the Weekly Standard

Radek Sikorski, New Atlantic Initiative, AEI

Nikolai Zlobin, Washington Profiles (Russian-language political news website)

DATE: November 22, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY CENTER holds a program entitled Islam and Constitutionalism with Dr. Sohail Hashmi, professor of international relations Mt. Holyoke College.

DATE: November 22, 2002

LOCATION: 1015 15th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-216-0855

WEB ADDRESS: eppc.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "Resolving Conflict in Africa: Is Sudan a Model?" featuring Walter H. Kansteiner III, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs.

DATE: November 22, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a program on Taiwan's FTA Prospects discussing The Connection Between Trade, Democratic Institutions, And Global Order featuring Greg Mastel, Chief Economist and Chief International Trade Counsel, Senate Finance Committee.

DATE: November 22, 2002

LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY The Waldemar A. Nielsen Issues in Philanthropy Series presents Curtis Meadows, Executive Director of the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service, University of Texas-Austin discussing "Philanthropic Choice and Donor Intent: Freedom, Responsibility, and Public Interest."

DATE: November 22, 2002

LOCATION: Gaston Hall, 3rd Floor, Healy Hall, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: TURKISH EMBASSY holds a news conference featuring Commander of International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan Major General Hilmi Akin Zorlu.

DATE: November 22, 2002

LOCATION: 2525 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-612-6807

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Singer/songwriter David Roth mixing a dash of Dan Fogelberg, a pinch of David Letterman, a whoosh of Whoopi Goldberg, and a touch of James Taylor into his highly original, often hilarious, award-winning music.

DATE: November 22, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB Book Rap/Wine Dinner with Daniel Young, author of "Made in Marseille: Food and Flavors from France's Mediterranean Seaport."

DATE: November 22, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Chris Matthews discussing and signing copies of American: Beyond Our Grandest Notions . Matthews, has written a deeply patriotic book about how the essential character of our citizenry has allowed us to meet the challenges now presented in the world arena.

DATE: November 22, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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