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12 p.m. NATURAL GAS ROUNDTABLE LUNCH - CLARK — The Natural Gas Roundtable is pleased to announce that Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Commissioner Tony Clark will be the luncheon guest speaker.

Location: University Club, 1135 16th Street NW.

12 p.m. SAIS - THE OIL CURSE — "Can the Cash Transfers Revolution Be Harnessed to Fight the Oil Curse? with Todd Moss, vice president for programs and senior fellow at the Center for Global Development,

Location: Room 200, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., NW.

12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. AEI - US FOOD-AID POLICY — Feeding the worlds poor through efficient markets: The future of US food-aid policy.

Location: AEI, Twelfth Floor, 1150 Seventeenth Street, NW.

12 p.m. - 2 p.m. CACI FORUM - SPRING 2013 RUMSFELD FELLOWS — Spring 2013 Rumsfeld Fellows at the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute, SAIS - "Investing in the Caucasus, Greater Central Asia and Mongolia: Challenges and Opportunities.

Location: Rome Auditorium, 1st Fl., The Rome Building, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.

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12 p.m. - 2 p.m. U.S. CHAMBER - TRANSATLATIC TRADE AGREEMENT — U.S. Chamber Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant will participate in panel discussion on the Transatlantic Trade Agreement.

Location: The Center for Association Leadership, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

Contacts: Sally-Shannon Birkel

12:15 p.m. - 2 p.m. FUTURE OF THE FEC — Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) and the George Washington University Political Law Studies Initiative will host a panel discussion on how the Federal Election Commission might be improved, focusing on education, compliance, and enforcement.

Location: George Washington University Law School, Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, 2000 H Street, NW.

Contacts: David Merchant, 202-408-5565

12:30 p.m. SAIS - GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY INDEX — Leo Abruzzese, editorial director of the Economist Intelligence Unit, and Paul Schickler, president of DuPont Pioneer, discuss the Global Food Security Index which assesses the magnitude of food security issues and sets realistic and sustainable goals to address them.

Location: Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave., NW.

Contacts: Felisa Klubes (, 202-663-5626

12:30 p.m. SAIS - INVESTING IN THE CAUCASUS — "Investing in the Caucasus, Greater Central Asia and Mongolia: Challenges and Opportunities with The 10 spring 2013 Rumsfeld Fellows.

Location: Rome Building Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., NW.

Contacts: Felisa Klubes (, 202-663-5626

12:30 p.m. SAIS - RIGHTS OF MIGRANT DOMESTIC WORKERS: — Students participating in the SAIS International Human Rights Clinic will discuss their March 2013 study field trips to Kuwait and the Philippines and their conclusions regarding the promotion and protection of the rights of migrant domestic workers.

Location: Room 812, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., NW.

Contacts: Felisa Klubes (, 202-663-5626

12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. PALESTINIAN GLASS BLOWER DEMONSTRATION — The Jerusalem Fund Gallery hosts demonstration - Visual Musings on a Search for Peace - of glass techniques by Corinne Whitlach. Exhibition Dates: 19 April - 24 May 2013

Location: 2425 Virginia Ave NW.

1 p.m. NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION - E-VERIFY - PRESS CALL — An on-the-record briefing with Q&A. The survey explores opinions about E-Verify among nearly 800 restaurant owners and operators, non-restaurant foodservice operators and supply chain professionals. Do they use E-Verify? How is it working for their companies? Call-in number: 1-800-434-1335 Passcode: 915939 RSVP to to join the call.

Contacts: Katie Laning Niebaum ((202) 973-3967)

Sue Hensley ((202) 331-5964)

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1:15 p.m. DOD - MAIZIERE - HONOR CORDON — Honor cordon for German Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere.

Location: Pentagon.

Notes: Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Pedestrian Bridge only. Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the cordon.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m. COA - PRESIDENT OBAMA'S TRIP — The Council of the Americas holds a public, on-the-record panel discussion previewing President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to Mexico and Costa Rica from May 2 to 4. Speakers include John Negroponte, Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico and Chairman of Americas Society/Council of the Americas and James R. Jones, Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico.

Location: 1615 L St. NW, Suite 250.

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. CIMA - IRAQI MEDIA — The Center for International Media Assistance and the Middle East and North Africa Program at the National Endowment for Democracy host a panel discussion on "10 Years After Saddam: The State of Media in Iraq."

Location: 1025 F Street, NW, Suite 800.

Contacts: n/a (, 202-378-9700

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EVALUATION OF PEPFAR — The Kaiser Family Foundation and the CSIS Global Health Policy Center present "The Policy Implications of the Institute of Medicine's Evaluation of PEPFAR."

Location: B1 Conference Center, Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Contacts: Craig Palosky, 202-347-5270

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. NATIONAL HEALTHY SCHOOLS DAY - TWITTER — Moms Clean Air Force and Healthy Schools Network Twitter chat in honor of National Healthy Schools Day.

Contacts: Claire Barnett, 202-543-7555

Notes: On Twitter, follow hashtag: HealthySchoolsDay and @MomsCAF, @HealthySchoolsN

2 p.m. - 4 p.m. LINCOLNS COTTAGE - YOUTH NATURALIZATION CEREMONY — Twenty children will become U.S. citizens in an official naturalization ceremony in the Emancipation Room at President Lincolns Cottage, the seasonal residence of the Lincoln family during the Civil War and the site where President Lincoln developed the Emancipation Proclamation. This program is presented by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Location: Enter at Eagle Gate, Upshur Street at Rock Creek Church Road, NW - Approx.GPS location: 140 Rock Creek Church Road, NW.

Contacts: Hilary Malson (202-829-0436 x31228)

2 p.m. - 4 p.m. WILSON CENTER - CHINA - GREEN REVOLUTION — Book discussion on e Green Revolution in China with author Liu Jianqiang.

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

2:30 p.m. G-8 AGRICULTURE CONFERENCE REVIEW — USDA Chief Scientist Dr. Catherine Woteki will conduct a media briefing to discuss with reporters the results of this week's G-8 Open Data Conference.

Contacts: USDA Communications, 202-720-4623

Notes: Audio Bridge Number: 888-391-6741. Passcode: REE (Given Verbally). Trouble number: 202-720-8560.

2:30 p.m. SAIS - CRISIS MANAGEMENT IN THE EU — "Challenges of Comprehensive Crisis Management in the EU with Agostino Miozzo, managing director for crisis response and operational coordination at the European External Action Service.

Location: Room 806, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., NW.

Contacts: Felisa Klubes (, 202-663-5626

3 p.m. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS - MONOGAMY OVER POLYGAMY — "Why Two in One Flesh? The Western Case for Monogamy over Polygamy with John Witte Jr., Emory University law professor. Librarys John W. Kluge Center.

Location: Room 119 on the first floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E.

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3 p.m. - 4 p.m. COMMUNITY SCHOOLS - WEB EVENT — Federal and State Policy 101: The Coalition will share a concise overview of the federal and state policies and programs supportive of community schools - brief summary of the current state of federal education policy, specifically regarding ESEA reauthorization.

3 p.m. - 4 p.m. CSIS - HAITI - EDUCATION — Haiti's Education Sector: What are the Obstacles?

Location: Center for Strategic and International Studies, Fourth Floor Conference Room, 1800 K Street, NW.

3 p.m. - 5 p.m. CARNEGIE - U.S.-JAPAN PUBLIC-PRIVATE FORUM. — Science and Technology to Promote Economic Growth: A U.S.-Japan Public-Private Forum. Speakers: John P. Holdren, assistant to the president for science and technology, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and co-chair of the Presidents Council of Advisors on Science and Technology; Hakubun Shimomura, Japanese minister of Education, Culture, Sports, and Science and Technology; and Ichita Yamamoto, Japanese minister of State for Science and Technology Policy.

Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW.

Contacts: Alexander Taylor (202 939 2340)

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3 p.m. - 5 p.m. WILSON CENTER - YOUTH - HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT — Facing the Future: Empowering Youth to Protect Their Health and the Environment. MEDIA: RSVP directly to

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



7:30 p.m. INSA LEADERSHIP DINNER — The Intelligence and National Security Alliance hosts leadership dinner. Keynote by Letitia Long, NGA Director.

Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA 22102.

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