Washington Agenda-General

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TIME: All Day

EVENT: BANKERS'ASSOCIATION FOR FINANCE AND TRADE holds its 20TH Annual Midwinter Strategic Conference.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Opening Keynote Remarks

Dennis E. Flannery, Executive Vice

President, Inter-American Development Bank

David J. Zuercher, BAFT President

9:30 a.m. - access to global capital markets: an in-country perspective

Moderator: Zanny Minton-Beddoes, Economic

Correspondent, The Economist

Alistair Currie, Chief Operating Officer, Wells Fargo

HSBC Trade Bank

Ernest W. "Chip" Brown, Managing Director &

Head of Research, Santander Central Hispano

Investments, Inc.

Vladimir Rashevsky, Chief Executive Officer, MDM

Financial Group

12:30 p.m. - Max Baucus (D-Montana), Ranking Member, Senate Finance Committee

David J. Zuercher, BAFT President

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Julie Malveaux, 202-663-5466

WEB ADDRESS: aba.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES holds it's annual meeting themed "A Very Different Decade" for Higher Education

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:15 - a.m. - *Plenary Session

Rep. Robert Menendez, D-NJ

Just elected to the Democratic congressional leadership in last month's hotly contested party elections, Robert Menendez is the highest ranking Hispanic in congressional history.

10 a.m. - Plenary Session

George R. Nethercutt, Jr. (R-Wash.), U.S. House of Representatives

When he defeated the sitting Speaker of the House in 1994, it was ranked as one of the most dramatic political upsets ever. See why his constituents have now reelected him four times.

12:30 p.m. - "The Path to Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act"

A multi-faceted examination of HEA Reauthorization process, and the critical issues facing higher education as that process unfolds.

Jeffrey R. Andrade, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education

Tracy Locklin, Education Counsel, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

Jane Oates, Senior Education Advisor, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Hotel- Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-785-8866

WEB ADDRESS: naicu.edu

TIME: 8:45 a.m.

EVENT: REPUBLICAN MAIN STREET PARTNERSHIP Business Breakfast Series on The State of the Union:

Its Historic Role and Present Strategies.

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas Mac McLarty, Vice-Chair of Kissinger McLarty Associates and

Former White House Chief of Staff

Bill Greener, III, partner, Greener and Hook, Republican Media Consultant

Thomas E. Mann, Senior Fellow, Government Studies, The Brookings Institute

Rep. Judy Biggert, R-IL

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: The Capitol Hill Club, 300 First Street SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Ron Talley or Charlie Adcock at 202-682-3143

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: FAMILY RESEARCH COUNCIL holds a symposium on Family Tax Equity: Strengthening The Family Through Incremental And Fundamental Tax Reform.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:30 a.m. - Session 1: Equity Through the Existing Tax Code

Hon. Joe Wilson, U.S. House of Representatives

"State Tax Policy Successes, Precedents for Federal Initiative"

Charmaine Yoest, University of Virginia

"Marriage Penalties and 'Bonuses': Income Splitting and other Equity Initiatives"

11 a.m. - Session 2: Equity thorugh Fundamental Reform

David Hartman, Lone Star Foundation

"A Family-Friendly Consumption Tax"

John Mueller, Lehrman Institute

"A Family-Friendly Flat Tax"

1:30 p.m. - Session 3: From Social Security to Family Security

Peter Ferrara, International Center for Law and Economics

"Private Personal Social Security Accounts"

Allan Carlson, Family Research Council

"Elder Care and the Multigenerational Family"

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: Library of Congress, Jefferson Building, Room LJ-119, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-393-2100

WEB ADDRESS: frc.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "The Role of State and Local Governments in Protecting Our Homeland."

AGENDA: Highlights:

Rep. Sue Myrick, R-NC

9:45 am. - The View from America's States and Communities

Richard Cantwell, President, Odell International

Barbara Childs-Pair, Deputy Director, District of Columbia EMA

Mr. John Scanlon, Director, New York State Office of Public Security

11:15 a.m. - The Federal Perspective on Local Preparedness

Dr. Arnold Howitt, Director, Executive Session on Domestic Preparedness

Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Chris J. Furlow, Director for State Affairs,

Office of Homeland Security

Matt Morrison, Executive Director, Pacific Northwest Economic Region

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL WOMEN'S LAW CENTER holds a news conference to discuss the discrimination against girls that still persists and the urgent need to protect Title IX.

AGENDA: Highlight:

WHO: The speakers are:

Donna Lopiano, Executive Director, Women's Sports Foundation

Joe Kelly, Executive Director, Dads and Daughters

Tori Allen, Lawrence Central High School, Indianapolis, IN; rock climber, pole vaulter

Christine Boehm, Washington-Lee High School, Arlington, VA; field hockey player

Alexandra Hunter, Bergen Academy, Hackensack, NJ; field hockey player

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-588-5180

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS holds National Superintendent of the Year news conference

AGENDA: The program is open to all U.S. public school superintendents. The 2002 National Superintendent of the Year is Gail Anderson Uilkema of Piedmont, Calif.

DATE: January 28, 2003

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

CONTACT: 703-875-0736

WEB ADDRESS: aasa.org

TIME: 11 a.m.


DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: 1539 Longworth Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-5871

WEB ADDRESS:house.gov

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: HOUSE DEMOCRATIC WHIP STENY HOYER will hold his first pen and pad press briefing

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: H-306 in the U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Stacey Farnen, 202-225-3130

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a discussion on U.S.-Asia Policy entitled

America's Security And Economic Stakes In Asia: A View From The Front Line With Franklin Lavin United States Ambassador to Singapore.

DATE: January 28, 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: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Stephen Rickard is the Director of the Nuremberg Legacy Project, which works to connect Americans with the U.S. tradition of leadership in the area of international justice discussing Human Rights.

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a briefing on the recently released report, "Protecting Against the Spread of Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons," a detailed action agenda for the G8 effort to reduce the threats posed by nuclear, chemical and biological weapons.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Einhorn, Senior Adviser, CSIS International Security Program

Michèle Flournoy, Senior Adviser, International Security Program

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR IMMGRATION STUDIES holds a program to discuss Mexican IDs and Illegal Immigration

AGENDA: The foremost tool to bring about a de facto amnesty is the "matricula consular," or consular registration card, that Mexico hopes will be accepted by governments and businesses across the United States.

WHO: The speakers are:

Marti Dinerstein, author of the new report, is President of Immigration Matters and a Fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies

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

Craig Nelsen, director of Friends of Immigration Law Enforcement

DATE: January 28, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-466-8185

WEB ADDRESS: cis.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Russification and Empire at the Edge of The Imperial Capital: Finnish and Estonian Schools in St. Petersburg Province, 1875-1914 with Steven Duke, Student Service Coordinator, Office of International Studies and Programs, University of Wisconsin, Madison

DATE: January 28, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service presents Manuel Chaves, President of the Andalucian Regional Government discussing "The Regions in the European Construction: The Case of Andalucia."

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: 204 New North, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-8316

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Germany and the United States in the Post 9/11 World" with Stephen Szabo, SAIS professor of European Studies.

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents The Grandsons who create an eclectic whirlpool of New Orleans rhythm and blues, rockabilly, swing, and country two steps.

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: THE SHIRTS OFF COALITION holds a Concert, Rally and March to challenge Bush's assessment of the State of the Union

AGENDA: Performances by Thievery Corporation, Milemarker, Mr. Lif, 1905,

David Rovics, The Whips, 302 Acid, Jungle Jessi and Funk DC.

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: Westside US Capitol; Reflecting Pool at 3rd St. NW [March begins

nearby] Washington, DC

CONTACT: Zoe Mitchell, 202-253-2990 or Adam Eidinger, 202-744-2671

TIME: 7:30 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Judy and Paul Karasik discussing and signing copies of The Ride Together: A Brother and Sister's Memoir of Autism in the Family a book about growing up (in Chevy Chase) with their autistic brother, David.

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7:30 p.m.

EVENT: ADAS ISRAEL FORUM holds a news conference to release here Are We Now: Implications of the 2000 National Jewish Population Survey featuring The speaker will be Dr. Rela Mintz Gefen, President of Baltimore Hebrew University.

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: Adas Israel Congregation, Connecticut Avenue and Porter Street, NW in Washington

CONTACT: 202-777-2227

TIME: 9 p.m.

EVENT: PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH delivers the State of the Union Address to a Joint Session of Congress

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

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