Washington Agenda-Weekahead

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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2003

Tuesday, March 11, 2003

TIME: 8:45 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a Black Coffee Briefings on the War in Iraq.

WHO: The speakers are:

Norman J. Ornstein, AEI resident scholar, on Congressional perspective

Radek Sikorski, AEI resident fellow and director of the New Atlantic Initiative, on the future of our European allies

Qubad Talabany, Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, on Iraq's Kurdish population

Michael Vickers, military analyst at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, on Military preparations

Danielle Pletka: Moderator

DATE: March 11, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION AND TECH CENTRAL STATION hold a lunch discussion on Environmental Policy entitled Skeptical Environmentalism: The Nasty Battle Between Ideology and Empiricism in Environmental Debates

WHO: The speakers are:

Bjorn Lomborg, Director, Danish Institute for Environmental Assessment

Author, The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World

Michael Lind, Whitehead Senior Fellow, New America Foundation

James K. Glassman, Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, host, TechCentralStation.com

DATE: March 11, 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 Frances Kissling, President of Catholics for a Free Choice, who has been with this organization since 1982, working to advance reproductive health, women's rights, and the strengthening of civil society through research, education, and policy analysis.

DATE: March 11, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Afternoon Newsmaker" news program featuring Three Representatives of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM): Mayor Jamie Lim, Timmins, Ontario (Chairman, FCM Softwood Task Force); Mayor Philippe Barette, Temiscaming, Quebec and Mayor Colin Kinsley, Prince George, British Columbia, discussing "The Canadian Position on the Softwood Lumber Dispute with the U.S."

DATE: March 11, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: MIGRATION POLICY INSTITUTE hosts Briefing on Asylum and Security in Europe

AGENDA: A year after 9-11, a handful of people were arrested in the UK on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack using the chemical ricin, and were found to have been 'asylum seekers,' precipitating public calls for the closure of the asylum entry route.

WHO: The speakers are:

John Morrison, Head of Campaigns and Community Affairs for The Body Shop International

Joanne van Selm, Senior Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute (moderator)

DATE: March 11, 2003

LOCATION: 1400 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Ana Claros, 202-266-1940

WEB ADDRESS: migrationpolicy.org

Wednesday, March 12, 2003

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a news briefing on Iraq: The Day After a report that outlines how the U.S. can work effectively with Iraqis, other governments, international organizations, and nongovernmental organizations and makes recommendations on humanitarian assistance, transitional governance, oil, economics and reconstruction, and regional security issues.

WHO: The speakers are:

Thomas R. Pickering, Co-Chair

James R. Schlesinger, Co-Chair

Eric Schwartz, Director, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

DATE: March 12, 2003

LOCATION: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Marieke Beeuwkes, 212-434-9716

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a program entitled Climate and Energy Policy: Linkages, Tradeoffs and Crossing the Bridge with Marc Chupka, The Brattle Group. The Bush Administration and the Congress are contemplating a comprehensive energy policy to address perceived shortcomings in the existing statutory and regulatory framework.

DATE: March 12, 2003

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Glenn Close, actress, and Co-Narrator of "A Closer Walk" discussing " A Revolution in AIDS Awareness.

DATE: March 12, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

Thursday, March 13, 2003

TIME: 7:30 a.m.

EVENT: NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUCIL Titans of Technology Breakfast features Steve Cooper, CIO, Department of Homeland Security.

DATE: March 13, 2003

LOCATION: Hilton McLean, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA

CONTACT: 703-904-7878

WEB ADDRESS: nvtc.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program on military scenarios of an attack on Iraq and the economic consequences.

WHO: The speakers are:

Laurence Meyer, CSIS Distinguished Scholar

Anthony Cordesman, CSIS Arleigh Burke Chair in Strategy

DATE: March 13, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Dr. Robert A. Pastor, Director for Latin America at the National Security Council during the Carter administration and currently Vice President of International Affairs and Professor of International Relations at American University, will discuss the many crises taking place in Latin America while the Bush administration focuses on Iraq.

DATE: March 13, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Judicial Reforms in Putin's Russia with Veniamin Yakovlev, Chief Justice, Supreme Arbitration Court of Russia.

DATE: March 13, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

Friday March 14, 2003

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a program on Sustainable Enterprise: Implications For International Finance And Investment with Richard N. Andrews, Professor of Environmental Policy, University of North Carolina.

DATE: March 14, 2003

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

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a luncheon on CEIP China and the Internet: A New Revolution?

WHO: The speakers are:

Benjamin Edelman, Fellow, Berkman Society for Internet and Society, Harvard University

Shanthi Kalathil, Associate, Information and World Politics Project, Carnegie Endowment

James Mulvenon, Deputy Director, Center for Asia-Pacific Policy, RAND

Minxin Pei, Senior Associate and Co-Director of the China Program at Carnegie

DATE: March 14, 2003

LOCATION: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: ceip.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker"news program featuring The Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party of Northern Ireland, David Trimble, providing an update on "The Situation in Northern Ireland."

DATE: March 14, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

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