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GEFILTE FISH CRONICLES — Gefilte Fish Chronicles, the Musical, an endearing new musical, which celebrate the power of family, has been invited to perform at the White House on May 21, 2013 in honor of Jewish Heritage Month.

Contacts: 703-623-1376

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May 19 - 21. AICPAS SPRING MEETING — 2013 Spring Meeting of Council of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). Speakers include: Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States; Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.), Jupiter, Fla.; Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.), Myrtle Beach, S.C.. CONTACTS: Jay Hyde, 202-434-9266,; Shirley Twillman, 202-434-9220, ONLINE:

Location: JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.

May 19 - 22. EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS — Nearly 500 emergency physicians from across the country will be in the nations capital May 19-22 to discuss issues facing the specialty of emergency medicine and to meet with key policy leaders and lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Media credentials contact Elaine Salter at 202-728-0610, ext. 3007, or Members of the media also can be credentialed on site.

Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW.

Contacts: Mike Baldyga 202-728-0610, ext. 3005 (

May 20 - 21. CHILDRENS 4TH ANNUAL NATIONAL POLICY SUMMIT, — American Federation for Childrens 4th Annual National Policy Summit. This years keynote speakers include Indiana Governor Mike Pence, former WNBA star and four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie, former White House press secretary Mike McCurry, and Donald Cardinal Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington, D.C.

Location: Gaylord National Hotel & Conference Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD.

May 20 - 21. EE GLOBAL FORUM — Sixth Annual EE Global Forum. Leaders will discuss progress to advance The Alliance Commissions Energy 2030 plan, which calls for a doubling of U.S. energy productivity by 2030. Participants include: Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.), former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter, Federal Environmental Executive Jon Powers from the White House and U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus. Monique OGrady (202) 530-2217;; Michael Timberlake (202) 448-8758;; Christy White (202) 585-2642;

Location: Walter Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW.

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May 20 - 21. SCHOOL CHOICE NOW POLICY SUMMIT — American Federation for Children hosts Four-Time Olympic Gold medalist Lisa Leslie to their 4th Annual Policy Summit on school choice. Keynote speakers include Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Archbishop of Washington, D.C. Donald Cardinal Wuerl, WNBA star Lisa Leslie and former White House Press Secretary Mike McCurry.

Location: Gaylord National Hotel & Conference Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD.

Contacts: 616-450-5414

May 20 - 21. THE AMERICAN FEDERATION FOR CHILDRENS NATIONAL POLICY SUMMIT — The American Federation for Children (AFC) will feature panels on the role of accountability in publicly funded private school choice programs ; on providing parents with reliable information about their school choices. This years keynote speakers include Indiana Governor Mike Pence, former WNBA star and four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie, former White House press secretary Mike McCurry, and Donald Cardinal Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington, D.C.

Location: Gaylord National Hotel & Conference Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD.


LOW WAGE FEDERALLY CONTRACTED WORKERS STRIKE — Hundreds of low-wage workers employed under federal contracts, concessions, and leases will go on strike at the Ronald Reagan and Old Post Office Buildings, the Smithsonian museums, and Union Station. Earlier this month, the workers announced the launch of their organization, Good Jobs Nation, and called on President Obama to ensure contractors pay living wages and improve working conditions for all those employed by federal dollars. Timeas and locations: 7:30 AM - Ronald Reagan Building, 13th and Pennsylvania Entrance

7 10:00 AM - National Air and Space Museum, 600 Independence Ave. SW

7 10:00 AM - National Museum of American History, 1400 Constitution Ave. NW

7 11:30 AM - Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE

7 12:30 PM - Rally at Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE

7 4:30 PM - Demonstration at Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE

Contacts: Laura Brandon (202-641-8477)

Zoe Bridges-Curry (904-476-8681)

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7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. SAS - GOVERNMENT LEADERSHIP SUMMIT — SAS hosts the Government Leadership Summit.


8:15 a.m. Keynote - Big Data: Powerful Predictions Through Data Analytics with Nate Silver, founder,; author of The Signal and the Noise.

12:15 p.m. Keynote - Managing, Innovating and Executing in Times of Crisis and Transition with Juan Zarate, former Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Combating Terrorism.

1 p.m. Assistant Secretary for Management Nani Coloretti Panel Discussion on "Driving Greater Efficiency Across Government.

Location: Newseum, Knight Conference Center- 7th Floor, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Contacts: (919-531-1345)

10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION - NEXT GENERATION UNIVERSITY — The Next Generation University.

Location: New America Foundation, 1899 L St. NW Suite 400.



8:30 a.m. ASPARTAME IN MILK PROTEST — activists from the consumer watchdog organization, Dressed in Cow Costumes Distribute Chocolate Milk to FDA Employees for Breakfast Urging The Rejection of Unlabeled Aspartame in Milk.

Location: The entrance to the Food and Drug Administration Headquarters. , 10903 New Hampshire Ave Silver Spring, MD 20993.

Contacts: Brett Abrams (516-841-1105)

8:30 a.m. NORTHROP GRUMMAN - CYBER BRIEFING — Northrop Grumman cyber experts to discuss how embedded cyber will save money and increase mission efficiency in a fiscally tight environment. Speakers: Mike Papay, Vice president and chief information security officer; Pat Antkowiak, Vice president and general manager, Advanced Concepts and Technologies division; Greg Schmidt, Vice president and general manager, Training Solutions division.

Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 529 14th St. NW.


8:30 a.m. NPC - CRIME LABORATORY BACKLOGS — RTI - Crime Laboratory Backlogs: The Impact on Justice. Speakers: Jim Gibson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, RTI International. MODERATOR: Beth Kroupa, Forensic Science Policy and Management Advisor, RTI International. PANELISTS: John Collins, MA, SPHR, Forensic Science Policy and Management Advisor, RTI International; Gerry LaPorte, MSFS, Acting Director, Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences, National Institutes of Justice; Paul Speaker, PhD, Faculty Member, West Virginia University Finance Department; Blair Bjellos, Legislative Assistant, U.S. Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX); Kevin Strom, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, RTI International.

Location: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW.


8:30 a.m. SOCIAL TV OF TODAY AND TOMORROW — Get It Online: The Second Screen: How Social is Revolutionizing TV.

Location: National Press Club, First Amendment Lounge, 529 14th Street NW.

Contacts: Anthony Shop

Notes: This is a ticketed event.

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. WOMEN AGAINST ALZHEIMER'S — The national network of women in leadership positions working to speed the pace of research and build momentum to end Alzheimers disease - will be hosting its inaugural Summit consisting of 40 respected women leaders in the Alzheimers movement representing 17 states. Participants include: Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi (D-12), Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), and Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster (D-02).

Location: U.S. Capitol Visitor Center (SVC 210).

Contacts: Diana Mask 202-478-6175

8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES FORUM — Experts will discuss safety, privacy and public opinion issues concerning the use of unmanned aircraft in U.S. communities at a policy forum.

Location: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW.

Contacts: Lisa Bistreich-Wolfe (919-316-3596)

Patrick Gibbons (919-541-6136)

9 a.m. PEW - PRESS CALL - TEENS AND SOCIAL MEDIA — Conference call to discuss the findings of a comprehensive new report on teens, privacy and social media by the Pew Research Centers Internet & American Life Project, in association with the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Participants include: studys authors: Mary Madden, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Centers Internet & American Life Project; Amanda Lenhart, Senior Researcher and Director of Teens & Technology, Pew Research Centers Internet & American Life Project; Sandra Cortesi, Director of Youth & Media, Berkman Center for Internet & Society; and Urs Gasser, Executive Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society.

Notes: RSVP: Send an email to Caroline Klibanoff at to reserve your place on the call. To request a copy of the embargoed report, please send an email that states that you will abide by the terms of the embargo - no publishing/blogging/tweeting/broadcasting of the findings before noon EDT on Tuesday, May 21.

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. CSIS - THE PACIFIC ALLIANCE — The Pacific Alliance: What Latin America can do on its Own with Felipe Bulnes, Ambassador of Chile to the United States, Embassy of Chile; Harold W. Forsyth, Ambassador of Peru to the United States, Embassy of Peru; Carlos Urrutia, Ambassador of Colombia to the United States, Embassy of Colombia; Antonio Ortiz-Mena, Head of Economic Affairs, Embassy of Mexico; NEW - Muni Figueres, Ambassador of Costa Rica to the United States, Embassy of Costa Rica.

Location: Fourth Floor Conference Room, CSIS 1800 K St. NW.

Contacts: RSVP to

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. INTER-AMERICAN DIALOGUE - LATIN AMERICA - HIRSCHMAN — Inter-American Dialogue Albert Hirschmans Uncommon Vision of Latin America; Alejandro Foxley, President, Cieplan, Former Foreign and Finance Minister of Chile; Jeremy Adelman, Professor, Princeton University, Author, Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman; Peter Hakim, President emeritus, Inter-American Dialogue.

Location: Inter-American Dialogue (1211 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 510).

9 a.m. - 11 a.m. WILSON CENTER - MECIXO - POLICING STANDARDS — Public Security in Mexico and Policing Standards.

Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, 5th floor, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.

9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CSIS - CYBER-ESPIONAGE — Threat and Response: Combating Advanced Attacks and Cyber-Espionage.

Location: Center for Strategic and International Studies, B1 Conference Center, 1800 K Street, NW.


May 21 - 24. 9:30 a.m. MANNING MOTIONS — The military judge has scheduled a motions hearing in the case of United States vs. Pfc. Bradley E. Manning, beginning Tuesday, May 21 at 9:30 a.m., at Fort George G. Meade, Md. Credentialing:

Notes: Due to limited number of media seating within the courtroom, this 39a hearing will be a pooled event. The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, May 21 - Friday, May 24.

10 a.m. ENERGY EFFICIENCY GLOBAL FORUM — Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will speak at the Energy Efficiency Global Forum.

Location: Walter Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW.

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. TRANSFORMING DATA TO INFORMATION — Transforming Data to Information in Service of Learning.

Location: National Press Club, Murrow/White/Lisagor Room, 529 14th St, NW.

Contacts: Tera Daniels (410-757-3342)

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. USIP - KENYA'S ELECTIONS — Why Were Kenya's 2013 Elections Peaceful?

Location: U.S. Institute of Peace, 2301 Constitution Avenue, NW.

11 a.m. CRIME MUSEUM - BERNIE MADOFF — "The Bernie Madoff Exhibit, Media Members Invited to Attend Permanent Exhibit Unveiling. RSVP to: Kenny Fried of BrotmanWinterFried at 703-533-4832 (office), 202-468-8200 (mobile), or

Location: Crime Museum, 575 7th Street NW (between E and F Streets).

11 a.m. HERITAGE - PROPERTY RIGHTS - OIL CRISIS — How Property Rights Can Solve the "Oil Curse with Dr. Todd Moss Vice President for Programs and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development; Francisco Ferreira, Ph.D., Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank; Sergio Daga, Visiting Senior Policy Analyst for Latin America, The Heritage Foundation, Director, POPULI, Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

Location: 214 Massachusetts Avenue, NE.

Contacts: (202) 675-1752


11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. BROOKINGS - ASHTON CARTER - AFGHANISTAN — Afghanistans Security Transition: A Discussion with Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter. RSVP to Gail Chalef, Director of Communications for Foreign Policy, at either (202) 797-4396 or at

Location: The Brookings Institution, Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW.

Notes: To be rescheduled at a date to be determined.


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