Washington Agenda-General

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EVENTS ON MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSIT ASSOCIATION holds its legislative conference.

AGENDA: Highlights:

11 a.m. - General Session

TEA 21 Reauthorization: We're All In It Together!

3:15 p.m. - Public Transportation Policy Forum

DATE: March 10, 2003

LOCATION: J W Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-898-4038 or 202-898-4039

WEB ADDRESS:apta.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES holds its Congressional City Conference.

DATE: March 10, 2003

LOCATION: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-626-3000

WEB ADDRESS: nlc.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF STATE HUMAN SERVICE ADMINISTRATORS AND NATIONAL COUNCIL OF LOCAL HUMAN SERVICE ADMINISTRATORS hold spring meeting and forum.

AGENDA: Highlight:

8 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions:

Jerry W. Friedman, APHSA Executive Director

Robin Arnold-Williams, Chair, NCSHSA and

Executive Director, Utah Department of Human Services

Dr. Wade Horn, Assistant Secretary

Administration for Children and Families, HHS

Emily Stover DeRocco, Assistant Secretary

U.S. Department of Labor

Dennis Smith, Director, Center for Medicaid and State Operations, CMS

DATE: March 10, 2003

LOCATION: The Grand Hyatt, 1000 H Street, NW Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-682-2328

WEB ADDRESS: aphsa.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: PROJECT VOTE SMART holds a news conference and Political Campaigns & Issues Forum.

DATE: March 10, 2003

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

CONTACT: Adelaide Elm, 406-859-8683

WEB ADDRESS: vote-smart.org

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on The Middle East in 2003: Towards a New Strategic Environment."

WHO: The speakers are:

Danielle Pletka, AEI

Daniel Ayalon, Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.

DATE: March 10, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a lecture on Jumpstarting Democracy: Novgorod as a Model of Rapid Social Change in Russia with Nikolai Petro, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Rhode Island

DATE: March 10, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on Public and Private Regulation in Securities Markets: What Role for the Exchanges?

WHO: The speakers are:

Paul S. Atkins, Commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission

Paul G. Mahoney, Brokaw Professor of Corporate Law, University of Virginia School of Law

William A. Niskanen, Chairman, Cato Institute

DATE: March 10, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled Causes and Effects of the Judicial Confirmation Crisis.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R--UT

Phillip N. Truluck, Executive Vice-President, The Heritage Foundation

DATE: March 10, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: COALITION OF RELIGIOUS LEADERS returning from a "prayer pilgrimage for peace" to Iraq holds a news conference. The coalition's aim is to issue a moral appeal that both parties do whatever is necessary to achieve a peaceful resolution to the conflict, including full compliance with U.N. resolutions.

WHO: The speakers are:

Shaker El Sayed, Secretary General, Muslim American Society (MAS)

Imam Mahdi Bray, Executive Director, MAS Freedom Foundation

Rev. Walter Fauntroy, President, National Black Leadership Conference, and Pastor, New Bethel Baptist Church, Washington, D.C.

Rev. Dr. James E. Fitzgerald, The Riverside Church, New York, NY

Ron Daniels, Executive Director, Center for Constitutional Rights

DATE: March 10, 2003

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

CONTACT: 703-998-652

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY CENTER holds a program on "Islam and the West: Living Dangerously In a Post Honor World."

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Akbar Ahmed, professor American University

James Bowen, scholar, Ethics and Public Policy Center

DATE: March 10, 2003

LOCATION: 1015 15th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-682-1200

WEB ADDRESS: eppc.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION program on International Trade & Security China Tomorrow: Are Americans Worried About The Wrong Threat? With Alan Tonelson, fellow, United States Business and Industry Council.

DATE: March 10, 2003

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

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: CONSUMER FEDERATION OF AMERICA holds a news conference on re-introducing the "Product Safety Notification and Recall Effectiveness Act"

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Mary Landrieu (LA) (invited)

Rachel Weintraub, Assistant General Counsel Consumer Federation of America

Jen Thompson, Consumer Advocate, U.S. Public Interest Research Group

Barbara Rosenfeld, SAFE

Sally Greenberg, Senior Product Safety Counsel Consumers Union

DATE: March 10, 2003

LOCATION: HC-9 in the Capitol, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-737-0766

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Elliott School of International Affairs launches the "Ambassadors Forum to do discuss The War On Terrorism And The Implications Of A War In Iraq.

WHO: The speakers are:

Ambassador Ishaq Shahryar of Afghanistan to the U.S.

Ambassador Ashraf Jehangir Qazi of Pakistan to the U.S.

Ambassador Karl F. Inderfurth, Elliott School professor of the practice of international affairs, will moderate.

DATE: March 10, 2003

LOCATION: 2013 G Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-994-3087

WEB ADDRESS: gwu.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE presents Bradley Lecture featuring David Gelernter is a professor of computer science at Yale University. He has researched information management, parallel programming, software ensembles, and artificial intelligence discussing What Is Israel For?

DATE: March 10, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Alliance for Arts Education Network - "National School of Distinction" Winner: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School presents I Love American Music, showcasing trends in American twentieth century pop music through dance, music and theater. While Linwood A + Elementary School performs student created work featuring elements of dance, drama, music and visual art.

DATE: March 10, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY School of Business and Public Management holds a forum on Transparency, Accountability and Legitimacy: Are Non-Governmental Organizations Up to the Task of Global Governance?

WHO: The speakers are:

Elizabeth Howard, program chair, Human Rights Lecture Series

Mike Jendrzejczky, Washington director, Human Rights Watch Asia

Keith Darcy, director emeritus, The Ethics Officers Association

Steven Billet, director of career and external programs, GW Graduate School of Political Management

DATE: March 10, 2003

LOCATION: Marvin Center, Third Floor Amphitheater, 800 21st Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-994-9597

WEB ADDRESS: gwu.edu

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds a program on Military 101. The seminar will expand or update your knowledge of the U.S. military and how it accomplishes its missions.

DATE: March 10, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: TRANSAFRICA FORUM presents Regina Green & Julianne Malveaux, discussing and signing copies of The Paradox of Loyalty: An African-American Response to the War on Terrorism.

DATE: March 10, 2003

LOCATION: 1426 21st St. NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202- 223-1960.

WEB ADDRESS: trsansafricaforum.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Malachy McCourt discussing and signing copies of a 1200-page primer of modern literary Ireland through the works of 12 writers in Voices Of Ireland: Classic Writings of a Rich and Rare Land.

DATE: March 10, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7:30 p.m.

EVENT: LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE REFORMATION holds a poetry reading

WHO: featured poets:

Lucille Clifton

Kimiko Hahn

Reuben Jackson

Yusef Komunyakaa

Linda Pastan

Marie Ponsot

DATE: March 10, 2003

LOCATION: 222 East Capitol St. NE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-544-7077

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