AP WASHINGTON DAYBOOK, Wednesday, June 19
June 14 - 22. CYBER SECURITY INCIDENTS TRAINING — To help organizations defend against cyber attackers, SANS will host SANSFIRE 2013 training. http://www.sans.org/info/130572
On the Net: http://www.sans.org
June 16 - 19. NATIONAL SPINAL CORD INJURY ASSOCIATION — Roll on Capitol Hill, where United Spinal Association and advocates from its membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA) meet to express to legislators the need for greater access to health care, employment opportunities, community services; disability benefits and civil rights protections -- all of which are vital issues to the disability community.
Location: Room HC-5, the Capitol.
Contacts: Ahvi Spindell ((212) 580-4567)
Kathryn Miller Kathryn.Miller@datocwitten.com (937-367-4697)
On the Net: http://www.unitedspinal.org/events/roll-on-capitol-hill/
June 16 - 19. THEATER OF THE VOICELESS — Austrian Cultural Forum, the Goethe-Institut Washington, the Embassy of Switzerland and the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University Host "Theater of the Voiceless: International Symposium and Festival of Documentary Theater. RSVP and for more information, visit www.zeitgeistdc.org. Contact: Norma Broadwater, Goethe-Institut Washington, email@example.com 202-289-1200 ext. 106.
On the Net: www.zeitgeistdc.org
June 17 - 21. NTSB - ROTORCRAFT ACCIDENT TRAINING — The National Transportation Safety Board is offering a training course on rotorcraft accident investigations at its Training Center in Ashburn, Va. http://www.ntsb.gov/trainingcenter/CourseInfo/2013-Courses/AS102_2013.html
Location: NTSB Training Center 45065 Riverside Parkway Ashburn, Virginia 20147
Contacts: Keith Holloway firstname.lastname@example.org ((202) 314-6100)
June 17 - 21. SMALL BUSINESS WEEK - MEDIA EVENTS — http://www.sba.gov/nsbw/events-scheduledc
4 p.m. "How a Mentor Can Help Your Business" Google+ Hangout Moderator: Fran Tarkenton, NFL Legend, Entrepreneur, and host of 'The Fran Tarkenton Show' on Sirius XM
Location: Renaissance Washington, 999 9th Street NW.
June 18 - 19. GLOBAL ANTI-CORRUPTION CONGRESS — "The Essential Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Event for Global Corporations Seeking to Remain Compliant with the Ever Changing International Anti-Corruption & Anti-Bribery Landscape." http://momentumevents.co/anticorruptiondc/
Location: Hotel Monaco, 700 F St. NW.
June 18 - 20. NATIONAL HISPANIC CONFERENCE — Esperanza to Host the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast and Conference. Advance registration is required for members of the media. Please contact email@example.com. (Will require official media credentials and photo ID.) To schedule a media interview, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Tues. and Weds., June 18-19: Capitol Hilton, 1001 16th St NW. - Thurs., June 20: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, 1301 Constitution Ave NW.
Contacts: (202) 393-1000 ((202) 369-5695)
On the Net: esperanzanhpb.com/EVENTS_Schedule_2013v2.pdf
June 19 - 20. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS — Holds its 2013 Manufacturing Summit. http://www.nam.org/Get-Involved/Manufacturing-Events/Events/2013/06/2013-Manufacturing-Summit.aspx
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW.
Contacts: Jeff Ostermayer, 202-637-3090
June 19 - 21. HOMELAND SECURITY LAW INSTITUTE — The eighth annual event, presented by the American Bar Association. http://www.americanbar.org/calendar/2013/06/8th_annual_homelandsecuritylawinstitute.html
Location: Capital Hilton Hotel, 1001 16th St. NW.
June 19 - 22. POINTS OF LIGHT - VOLUNTEERING CONFERENCE — Points of Light will host the 21st annual Conference on Volunteering and Service, the largest convening of volunteer, national service, and civic leaders in the world. The Conference is sponsored by JPMorgan Chase. http://www.pointsoflight.org/signature-events/national-conference-volunteering-and-service
9 a.m. - 11 a.m. U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), Congressman David Price (D-NC), Congressman Luke Messer (R-IN), AnnMaura Connolly, President, Voices for National Service, Michelle Nunn, CEO, Points of Light help assemble school supply and classroom readiness kits for students in schools with concentrated poverty in the D.C. metro area. Location: Sewall-Belmont House, Capitol Hill, 144 Constitution Ave, NE.
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. J.R. Martinez, veteran, author, and actor, Kerry Sullivan, President, Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Michelle Nunn, CEO, Points of Light help work in teams to package 100,000 dinners in less than two hours in partnership with Program Outreach. The meals will be provided to the Capital Area Food Bank to distribute to the hungry throughout the D.C. metro area. Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Location: Walter Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW.
Notes: Contact Anna Sczepanski at email@example.com 301-585-5034 or Julie Feldman Yegen at firstname.lastname@example.org to request interviews and media credentials.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. NATIONAL JOURNAL - INNOVATION — National Journal will host the "Back in Business Forum: A Celebration of American Problem Solving." This full-day program of keynote interviews and discussions will "foster constructive dialogue between an array of business executives, government leaders and problem solvers-from both inside and outside the Beltway-at the forefront of fresh thinking about how to continue putting America back in business."
Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW.
On the Net: http://www.nationaljournal.com/events
Notes: RSVP at http://njbackinbusiness.eventbrite.com/
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. CSIS - HIGH SCHOOL DROP OUT RATES CONFERENCE — "Americas Youth in Crisis: Understanding Why Adolescents Disengage and Drop Out, on June 19, 2013. Co-sponsored by the Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS) and the National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF), Opening remarks: former U.S. Sen. William Brock, CSIS Counselor and Trustee, and U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and will close with personal stories from three ChalleNGe program graduates who will recount how the program changed the course of their future.
Location: CSIS, B1 Conference Room, 1800 K Street N.W.
Contacts: Berry Brady 703-609-6643
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. CSIS - AMERICA'S YOUTH IN CRISIS — Center for Strategic and International Studies and the National Guard Youth Foundation on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program for a discussion with national experts on disengaged adolescents and the high school dropout crisis. http://csis.org/event/americas-youth-crisis
Location: Center for Strategic and International Studies, B1 Conference Room, 1800 K Street, NW.
June 19 - 28. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. PACHYDERM POWER - HUNGER STRIKER — Ten day hunger strike by Kristal Parks, an elephant conservationist, at the Chinese Embassy to highlight the plight of the African Elephant, now "facing extinction due to the massive numbers being killed on the African continent".
Contacts: Kristal Parks 303-571-0801 (KristalParks2@gmail.com)
On the Net: www.PachydermPower.org
Notes: (except Sunday, June 23)
ACC VALUE CHAMPIONS — The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global bar association representing more than 30,000 in-house counsel from over 75 countries, has selected the top corporate law departments and law firm/corporate law department collaborations as part of its 2013 "ACC Value Champion" program. The press briefing calls will announce the winners, followed by the opportunity to interview these chief legal officers and other in-house counsel from a dozen leading corporations.
Contacts: Jane Myers (email@example.com), 202-677-4767
Notes: Winners will be announced at 10 a.m. EDT, with opportunities to speak to the GCs at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. EDT. Please note that there will be different groups of winners on the 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. calls.
8 a.m. BBG BOARD MEETING — The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will meet at the headquarters of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) in Prague, Czech Republic and in Washington, D.C. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 2:00pm (Prague) and 8:00am (D.C.) http://bbgboardmeetingjune2013.eventbrite.com/
Contacts: BBG Public Affairs firstname.lastname@example.org ((202) 203-4400)
On the Net: www.bbg.gov
8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. CLIMATE CHANGE FORUM - POLITICS — Politics of Climate Change Forum with Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change; John Podesta, Chair, Center for American Progress and the Center for American Progress Action Fund; John Balbus, Senior Advisor for Public Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Anne Kelly, Director of Public Policy, Ceres; Daniel Lashof, Director of Climate & Clean Air Program, NRDC.
Location: The Newseum, The Knight Studio, 3rd Floor. 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW.
Contacts: J. Paul Johnson, email@example.com (202-885-5943)
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. INTER-AMERICAN DIALOGUE - NICARAGUA — An off-the-record background discussion of Nicaragua's proposed inter-oceanic canal. Ronald MacLean Abaroa, Spokesperson. HKND Group. With opening remarks by: Margaret Myers, Director, China and Latin America Program, Inter- American Dialogue.
Location: 1211 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 510.
Contacts: Inter-American Dialogue, 202-822-9002
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. CSIS - CARICOM - PETROCARIBE — The CSIS Americas Program is pleased to invite you to Is CARICOM Leaving Petrocaribe? With Anton Edmunds, President & CEO, The Edmunds Group International, LLC, & Senior Associate, CSIS Americas Program. Welcome and Introduction: Carl Meacham, Director, CSIS Americas Program.
Location: Fourth Floor Conference Room, CSIS 1800 K St. NW.
Contacts: RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
9 a.m. - 11 a.m. AEI - NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH - AMERICAS — Neighborhood watch: A time to lead in the Americas. http://aei.org/events/2013/06/19/neighborhood-watch-a-time-to-lead-in-the-americas-2/
Location: AEI, Twelfth Floor, 1150 Seventeenth Street, NW.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. CSCMP STATE OF LOGISTICS REPORT — Presentation of the 24th Annual State of Logistics Report introduced by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and presented by Penske Logistics. The supply chain industry trends and statistics serve as a forecasting tool for supply chain professionals, investors and Wall Street to help gauge the health of the U.S. economy.
Location: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW.
On the Net: http://www.cscmp.org/
10 a.m. NGA - MARKETPLACE FAIRNESS — The National Governors Association and National Conference of State Legislatures holds marketplace fairness event. Speakers: Arkansas Congressman Steve Womack (INVITED); California Congressman Jackie Speier; National Governors Association Executive Director Dan Crippen; Small Businesses; Technology Companies (Avalara, Taxware, FedTax).
Location: National Press Building, White Room, 529 14th St. NW.
Contacts: Jodi Omear, 202-624-5346 Krista Zaharias, 202-624-5367 (Jon Kuhl, 202-624-3557)
Notes: RSVP for the event by Tuesday, June 18 at 202-624-5301 by 11 a.m.
10 a.m. NPC - REP. FUDGE — Congresswoman Marcia Fudge of Ohio, the newest Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, will discuss "The New Chair's Agenda" during a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference.
Location: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW.
Contacts: Jamilia Bey, 202-942-3308
10 a.m. WORKERS OF COLOR - MINIMUM WAGE — Release and Hill briefing on ROC Uniteds new report "Realizing the Dream: How the Minimum Wage Impacts Racial Equity in the Restaurant Industry and In America, which details how the minimum wage and related poverty issues disproportionately affect people of color. By Members of ROC United and RAISE (Restaurants Advancing Industry Standards In Employment); Saru Jayaraman, ROC United co-founder and co-director; Chef Furad Tate of Inspire BBQ in DC; DeAndre Bennett, a restaurant worker and member of ROC DC.
Location: 1150 Longworth.
Contacts: Tim Rusch Tim@FitzGibbonMedia.com (917.399.0236)
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. HAGUE CHILD ABDUCTION CONVENTION — Congressional briefing on the serious problem of parents who flee transnationally with their children in order to escape domestic violence and whether U.S. law on international child abduction unintentionally enables and abets abusers.
Location: 2212 Rayburn.
Notes: If you plan to attend the briefing, please rsvp to Robert Snoddy (Robert.email@example.com).
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. LANTOS COMMISSION - SUDAN — Hearing on human rights in Sudan and the humanitarian crises arising from the Government of Sudan's "longstanding human rights abuses."
Location: 2200 Rayburn.
Contacts: n/a (firstname.lastname@example.org), 202-225-3599
10:30 a.m. WHITE HOUSE COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY — Live webcast: White House Council on Environmental Quality address: Wyden will discuss energy savings performance contracts, utility energy service contracts and infrastructure improvements and energy efficiency at the White House Council on Environmental Qualitys GreenGov Dialogue on Performance Contracting. www.whitehouse.gov,
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. ATLANTIC COUNCIL - CAUCASUS, CENTRAL ASIA — Two Decades of Transition in Caucasus and Central Asia: Taking Stock and the Road Ahead. http://acus.org/event/two-decades-transition-caucasus-and-central-asia-taking-stock-and-road-ahead
Location: Atlantic Council, 1101 15th Street NW, 11th Floor.
Contacts: RSVP email@example.com
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. MOTORCYCLE AND ANTIQUE CAR CAPITOL HILL RALLY — American Motorcycle Association hosts lobby day to protest ethanol fuel mandates they say "can damage engines". Participants will circle the Capitol then hold rally. Speakers: Former Senator Wayne Allard, AMA vice president; Reps. Griffin, Sensenbrenner, Stewart, Valadao; Jack Gerard, CEO, American Petroleum Institute; Tom Cox, president, Antique Automobile Club of America. http://www.americanmotorcyclist.com/Rights/AMAFuelforThought.aspx
Location: front of the U.S. Capitol, 3rd St. NW between Constitution Ave. and Independence Ave.; will ride around Capitol between 4th St. NW and 1st Street NE.
Contacts: Danielle Fowles. AMA firstname.lastname@example.org ((202) 742-4310)
11:30 a.m. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS - EXOTIC EARTHS — NASAs Avi Mandell presents "Exotic Earths: Exploring Planets Around Other Stars.
Location: Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave. SE.
Contacts: 202 -707-5664
Erin Allen email@example.com ((202) 707-7302)
11:30 a.m. NASA - EXPLORING PLANETS — Final of three illustrated discussion of NASA's spring lecture series (April 16, May 22 and June 19). Pickford Theater, astrobiologist Avi Mandell will present "Exotic Earths: Exploring Planets Around Other Stars. Press contact: Donna Urschel (202) 707-1639, firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Librarys James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E.
12 p.m. CATO - SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY — Policy Forum, "Disability Insurance: The New Welfare?" Featuring Jagadeesh Gokhale, Cato Institute; David Autor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Harold Pollack, University of Chicago; and Stephen C. Goss, Social Security Administration; moderated by Michael D. Tanner, Cato Institute.
Location: The Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW.
Contacts: Louisa Tavlas, 202-789-5263
12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. CAP - 'MIDDLE-OUT' ECONOMICS — The Center for American Progress and Democracy: A Journal of Ideas host a discussion about "middle-out" (as opposed to "trickle-down") economics. The event will mark the release of Democracy's new summer issue and its feature symposium, "The Middle-Out Moment."
Location: 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor.
Contacts: Katie Peters (email@example.com), 202-741-6285
12:30 p.m. CATO - HIGHWAY TRUST FUND — Capitol Hill Briefing, "The Future of Transportation and the Highway Trust Fund." Featuring Randal O'Toole, Cato Institute; Scott Beyer, Market Urbanism; and Emily Goff, Heritage Foundation; moderated by Laura Odato, Cato Institute.
Location: 2253 Rayburn.
Contacts: Louisa Tavlas, 202-789-5263
12:30 p.m. NPC - ASSOCIATED PRESS CEO — Gary Pruitt, president and chief executive officer of The Associated Press, will speak at the National Press Club Luncheon. Pruitt will outline ways to protect newsgathering against government interference in the wake of the Department of Justice's sweeping seizure of AP phone records.
Location: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW.
Contacts: n/a, 202-662-7501
Notes: This is a ticketed event. http://www.press.org/events/npc-luncheon-gary-pruitt-president-and-ceo-associated-presstickets
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. AEI - IS COLLEGE WORTH IT — Is college worth it? http://aei.org/events/2013/06/19/is-college-worth-it/
Location: AEI, Twelfth Floor, 1150 Seventeenth Street, NW.
1 p.m. ASSANGE - ELLSBERG PRESS CALL — Marking his one-year anniversary of confinement at the Ecuadoran Embassy in London, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will hold a telephone news press call with whistleblowers Daniel Ellsberg and Thomas Drake. They will be joined by independent journalist Alexa O'Brien, human rights attorney Jennifer Robinson of the Bertha Foundation and James Goodale, former General Counsel of the New York Times and a prominent First Amendment attorney.
Contacts: Trevor Fitzgibbon, 202-406-0646
Notes: Domestic Call in Number: 866-952-7525. Conference ID: Wikileaks.
2 p.m. HERITAGE - CBO — "Scoring the Immigration Reform Bill: An Analysis of the CBO's Numbers." Featuring William Beach, Chief Economist, Senate Budget Committee (Minority Staff) and Robert Rector, Senior Research Fellow, Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society, The Heritage Foundation.
Location: 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE.
Contacts: Heritage Foundation, 202-675-1761
2 p.m. MARBLED MURRELET CONSERVATION - WEB AND PRESS CALL — The American Bird Conservancy hosts a press call and webinar on Marbled Murrelet Conservation and the Northwest Forest Plan DIAL IN: (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208 Access code: 665 282 074. Register at: https://abcbirdsevents.webex.com/abcbirdsevents/onstage/g.php?d¢665282074&t¢a
Contacts: Steve Holmer firstname.lastname@example.org (202-234-7181 ext. 216)
On the Net: www.abcbirds.org, www.birdconservationalliance.org
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. CSIS - U.S., INDIA - BLAKE — U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue 2013: A Preview with Robert O. Blake, Jr. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, U.S. Department of State. http://csis.org/event/us-india-strategic-dialogue-2013-preview-honorable-robert-o-blake-jr
Location: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 4th Floor Conference Room (4CR), 1800 K Street, NW.
2 p.m. - 5 p.m. WILSON CENTER - TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP — The Trans-Pacific Partnership: New Rules for a New Era. Keynote: Robert Zoellick, Harvard Belfer Center and Peterson Institute for International Economics; former president of the World Bank. Panelists: Ambassador Nguyen Quoc Cuong, Ambassador of Vietnam to the United States; Michelle Egan, Professor, School of International Service, American University; Joshua Meltzer, Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institution; Ari Van Assche, Professor, International Business, HEC Montreal; Marcos Robledo Hoecker, Journalist, Professor of International Relations and Foreign Policy, Universidad Diego Portales. http://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/rsvp?eid=27834&pid=110
Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.
Contacts: RSVP to email@example.com
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. WORLD BANK INFOSHOP - HEALTH SYSTEMS - EUROPE, CENTRAL ASIA — Discussion on "Getting Better: Improving Health System Outcomes in Europe and Central Asia".
Location: World Bank infoshop, Auditorium J1-050, 701 18th Street, NW.
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. AEI - IS BIG BROTHER WATCHING YOU - HAYDEN — Is Big Brother watching you? A panel discussion with General Michael Hayden(Fmr. Director of NSA), Phillip Mudd (Fmr. FBI),David D. Cole (Georgetown University Law Center), and Steven G. Bradbury (Fmr. DOJ) will be moderated by Marc Thiessen (AEI) in the Wohlstetter Conference Center, Twelfth Floor, AEI.
Location: American Enterprise Institute, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW, 12th floor.
4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. CUTTING THE PENTAGON'S BUDGET — Intelligence Squared U.S. and The McCain Institute for International Leadership. experts will debate options for addressing U.S. spending on defense and security. Participants include: Thomas Donnelly, Co-Director of the American Enterprise Institutes Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies; Andrew Krepinevich, President of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments; Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow at the Cato Institute; and Kori Schake, Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution. ABC News correspondent and Intelligence Squared mainstay John Donvan will moderate. http://www.intelligencesquaredus.org/debates/upcoming-debates/item/889-cutting-the-pentagons-budget-is-a-gift-to-our-enemies
Location: Ronald Reagan Building, Amphitheater, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW.
Notes: Reception at 4:30 p.m., event at 5:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. AAAS - EXOPLANETS, LIFE BEYOND EARTH — The Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) Program at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will host a discussion on recent findings in the search for planets and life beyond Earth.
Location: AAAS Auditorium, 12th and H Streets, N.W.
Contacts: Katharine Zambon firstname.lastname@example.org (202-326-6434)
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. SAIS - SUMMERFEST 2013 — Admissions representatives, alumni and current students will discuss careers in international relations and admissions requirements for graduate school. Representatives include: SAIS, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
Location: Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave., NW.
On the Net: http://summerfest13.eventbrite.com/
6:30 p.m. YPFP - ESTONIA - AMBASSADOR KALIJURAND — Conversation with Her Excellency Marina Kaljurand, Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia to the United States. https://ypfp.org/event/ypfp-dc-conversation-her-excellency-marina-kaljurand-ambassador-republic-estonia-united-stat-0
Location: 2131 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Embassy of Estonia.
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. WOLA - MIDNIGHT IN MEXICO — Mexican-American journalist and Mexico Bureau Chief for the Dallas Morning News, Alfredo Corchado, will join the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), Busboys and Poets, and Teaching for Change for a Q&A discussion of his new book, Midnight in Mexico: A Reporters Journey Through a Countrys Descent into Darkness. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17xK3h5YWLwKWLs2kPEop_DRipVtxnvf4bI7Ei9HmN9Q/viewform?pli¢1
Location: Busboys and Poets, Langston Room, 14th & V Streets, NW.
Notes: Author also has an event tomorrow at the Wilson Center.