Washington Agenda-General

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TIME: All Day

EVENT: Women's Day of Action Against War & Militarism

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Women's Peace Vigil

Help weave a web for Peace at the White House with the women of CODE PINK, Lafayette Park; Pennsylvania between 15th and 17th Sts. NW

5 p.m. - Women's Candlelight Procession: beginning in Lafayette Park (across from the White House) to Farragut Square

5:30 p.m. - Candlelight Vigil with the Women in Black, Farragut Square, at the corner of Connecticut, 17th and K streets in NW Washington, DC. This vigil will culminate in a spiral dance and short ritual.

7 p.m.- Women's Speak-Out for Peace and Justice

Evening to include prayer, music, poetry and testimonials about the impact of war and militarism on women in the US and abroad. Luther Place Memorial Church 1226 Vermont Ave NW, located on Thomas Circle, McPherson Metro Station, Blue/Orange - 2 1/2 blocks.

DATE: January 17, 2003

CONTACT: 202-393-5016

WEB ADDRESS: codepink4peace.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: FOOD AND DRUG LAW INSTITUTE hosts a conference themed Dietary Supplements . . . At A Crossroads.

AGENDA: Highlights:

Dietary Supplement Safety

Daniel A. Kracov, Attorney, Patton Boggs

Dietary Supplements in Foods

Nancy Childs, Ph.D., Professor of Food Marketing, St. Joseph University

Linda S. Kahl, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Division of Biotechnology & GRAS, Notice Review, Office of Food Additive Safety, CFSAN, FDA Dietary Supplement and Drug Combinations

R. William Soller, Ph.D., Senior Vice President & Director, Science & Technology, Consumer Healthcare Products Association

I. Scott Bass, Partner, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood, USP Certification Program

Roger L. Williams, M.D., Executive Vice President & CEO, USP Council of Experts, U.S. Pharmacopeia

Use of Dietary Supplements in Professional Sports

Tom Fox, M.S., Washington Capitols Nutrition Consultant Current Dietary Supplement Safety Issues

Ian Munro, M.D., Principal, CANTOX Health Sciences International, Informing Consumers about Dietary Supplements Safety

Michael McGuffin, President, American Herbal Products Association Will There Be DS Legislation in the new Congress?

Anne Marie Murphy, Ph.D., Senior Health Policy Advisor, Office of Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL)

DATE: January 17, 2003

LOCATION: Westin Grand Hotel, 2350 M Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-371-1420 or 800-956-6293

WEB ADDRESS: fdli.org

TIME: 7:30 a.m.


WHO: The speakers are:

John DePodesta, Executive Vice President & Co-Founder, Primus Telecommunications Group

Adrian Liddiard, Chief Financial Officer, Dimension Data North America

Dale Powell, Cassidy & Pinkard/Irving Group

DATE: January 17, 2003

LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Kinshasa Government's Perspective on the Great Lakes Crisis with Kikaya Bin Karubi, Minister of Information and Vital Kamerhe, Chief Negotiator of the DRC Government

DATE: January 17, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: VETERANS FOR COMMON SENSE holds a news conference to discuss why Americans feel the President has failed to justify a U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq

WHO: The speakers are:

Moderator: Erik Gustafson, Board of Directors, VCS

Charles Sheehan-Miles, Board of Directors, VCS

Steve Robinson, Executive Director, National Gulf War Resource Center.

DATE: January 17, 2003

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

CONTACT: 703-668-0353

WEB ADDRESS: VeteransForCommonSense.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN BENEFITS COUNCIL holds a news conference to discuss employee benefits policy agenda for the 108th Congress.

WHO: The speakers are:

Carol Kelly, Chair, American Benefits Council Board of Directors

James Klein, President, American Benefits Council

Lynn Dudley, Vice President and Senior Counsel, American Benefits Council

Paul Dennett, Vice President, Health Policy, American Benefits Council

John Scott, Director, Retirement Policy, American Benefits Council

DATE: January 17, 2003

LOCATION: Council's offices at 1212 New York Avenue NW, Suite 1250, Washington D.C.

CONTACT: Deanna Johnson Keim or Jason Hammersla, 202-289-6700.

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a hill briefing on How to Protect Property Rights, the Environment, and the Constitution.

WHO: The speakers are:

Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs

B. Kenneth Simon Chair in Constitutional Studies.

DATE: January 17, 2003

LOCATION: B-338 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a program on Industrial Policy in Aerospace: U.S. and European Union Practices featuring John E. Impert, Vice President, Government Affairs, Boeing International Corporation.

DATE: January 17, 2003

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

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Rep. Jesse L. Jackson, Jr., D-IL.

DATE: January 17, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

AGENDA: Highlight:

3 p.m. - Remarks by Roger Wilkins, Clarence J. Robinson Professor of History and American Culture, George Mason University, "The Impact of Dr. King's Legacy on the Current Civil Rights Agenda."

During the Johnson Administration, Wilkins served as Assistant Attorney General. As a journalist, he has written for the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Washington Star. While on the editorial staff of the Post, Mr. Wilkins earned a Pulitzer Prize in 1972, which he shared with Woodward, Bernstein and Herblock, for Watergate coverage.

ICC Auditorium, Georgetown University

DATE: January 17, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: CARQUEST WORLD OF WHEELS features hotrods and custom vehicles including a Jesse James custom bike, the Dodge Charger from the "Fast and the Furious" and, of course, the "General Lee" from "Dukes of Hazard."

DATE: January 17, 2003

LOCATION: 900 9th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-296-7200

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features progressive work on the cutting edge of contemporary dance from Renaissance Dance Workshop.

WHO: The performers are:

Arch Dance Company

Baltimore/Chicago Contemporary Dance Theater

Tania Isaac Hyman

Renaissance Dance Workshop

DATE: January 17, 2003

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 holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Book Rap with Bob Schieffer discussing his new book, This Just In.

DATE: January 17, 2003

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 Catholic University professor of landscape architecture Iris Miller has who assembled an important and beautiful volume of more than 100 maps that depict the evolution of the capital city. WASHINGTON IN MAPS: 1606-2000.

DATE: January 17, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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