Daybook-Saturday-General

Associated Press Daybook-Saturday-General for Saturday, Sep. 15.

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Saturday, Sep. 15 7:30 AM Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Prayer Breakfast – Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Prayer Breakfast, with the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church’s first elected female bishop, Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, and Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers both headlining

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.cbcfinc.org, https://twitter.com/CBCFInc

Contacts: Marc Banks, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, mbanks@cbcfinc.org , 1 202 263 2809

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Saturday, Sep. 15 11:00 AM CANCELED: DC VegFest – CANCELED DUE TO HURRICANE FLORENCE: 10th annual DC VegFest, free festival of food, music, education, and inspiration featuring over 120 vendors and exhibitors, welcoming both vegans and pre-vegans

Location: Yards Park, 355 Water Street Southeast, Washington, DC

Weblinks: https://dcvegfest.com , https://twitter.com/tryveg

Contacts: Mary Beth Wood Olson, Fifth & Main PR, marybeth@fifthandmainpr.com, 1 240 507 9152

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Saturday, Sep. 15 5:00 PM Human Rights Campaign National Dinner – Human Rights Campaign National Dinner, celebrating successes of the LGBT community, with speakers including former Vice President Joe Biden, former Attorney General Eric Holder, Virginia State Del. Danica Roem, and Nevada secretary of state candidate Nelson Araujo. Anne Hathaway is also honored with the HRC National Equality Award * Democratic Georgia gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams speaks to HRC leaders, members, and supporters earlier in the day

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.hrcnationaldinner.org, https://twitter.com/hrc, #NationalDinner

Contacts: Stephen Peters, HRC media, Stephen.Peters@hrc.org, 1 202 423 2860; Human Rights Campaign, press@hrc.org, 1 202 572 8968;

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Saturday, Sep. 15 6:00 PM Confucius Institute National Honors Gala – Confucius Institute National Honors Gala, recognizing the accomplishments of 10 Confucius Institute students selected from Confucius Institutes in universities and schools across the U.S., based on their personal stories and active engagement with Chinese language development, cultural awareness, and global education programs

Location: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.ciuscenter.org, https://twitter.com/ciuscenter, #ciusgala2018

Contacts: Gao Qing, Confucius Institute U.S. Center, press@ciuscenter.org, 1 202 864 6483

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Saturday, Sep. 15 – Sunday, Sep. 16 AFA National Convention

Location: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD

Weblinks: http://www.afa.org, https://twitter.com/AirForceAssoc

Contacts: AFA Policy and Communications, polcom@afa.org, 1 800 727 3337 x 5850

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Saturday, Sep. 15 Hurricane Florence forecast to continue hitting East Coast – Hurricane Florence projected to continue moving through South Carolina, weakening to tropical storm levels as it does so, having been expected to have made landfall yesterday. Forecasts have included coastal flooding of up to 11 feet (if peak surge coincides with high tide), ‘large and destructive’ waves, total rainfall accumulations of up to 25 inches (plus isolated maxima of 30-40 inches) leading to ‘catastrophic’ flash flooding and ‘prolonged significant’ river flooding, swells likely to cause ‘life-threatening’ surf and rip current conditions, and possible tornadoes * Storm Surge Warnings, Storm Surge Watches, Hurricane Warnings, Hurricane Watches, Tropical Storm Warnings, and Tropical Storm Watches have been in effect for parts of the Carolinas and Virginia * Storm predicted to move further inland over the next few days, weakening more as it does so but curving on a path from roughly west to roughly northeast, threatening the entire Eastern Seaboard

Weblinks: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/, https://twitter.com/NHCDirector

Contacts: National Hurricane Center press, nhc.public.affairs@noaa.gov, 1 305 229 4404

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Sunday, Sep. 16 8:00 AM Courage to Run 5K – Courage to Run 5K, a non-partisan run / walk and premier party celebrating the ‘rising wave’ of women getting civically active and running for office. Includes keynote from double Paralympic gold medalist Brenna Huckaby

Location: Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E Street Southeast, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.couragetorun.org, https://twitter.com/thecouragetorun, #CouragetoRun

Contacts: Courage to Run media, media@couragetorun.org

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Sunday, Sep. 16 5th anniversary of Washington Navy Yard shootings – 5th anniversary of 12 people killed and three injured in shootings at Washington Navy Yard by defense subcontractor employee and former U.S. Navy reservist Aaron Alexis, who was killed in a shootout with police

Weblinks: http://www.defenselink.mil, https://twitter.com/DeptofDefense

Contacts: DoD press, 1 703 697 5131

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Sunday, Sep. 16 – Saturday, Sep. 22 SAMHSA National Wellness Week – SAMHSA National Wellness Week, as part of National Recovery Month

Weblinks: http://www.samhsa.gov/, https://twitter.com/samhsagov

Contacts: SAMHSA, SAMHSAInfo@samhsa.hhs.gov, 1 240 276 2750

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Sunday, Sep. 16 – Tuesday, Sep. 18 Regulatory Compliance Conference

Location: Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.mbaa.org/, https://twitter.com/MBAMortgage

Contacts: MBA Meetings and Conferences, meetings@mba.org, 1 800 793 6222 x 3

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Sunday, Sep. 16 – Thursday, Sep. 20 The Optical Society (OSA) Annual Meeting – Frontiers in Optics: The OSA Annual Meeting and Exhibit (FiO), held in conjunction with Laser Science – the Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) Division of Laser Science (DLS)

Location: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.frontiersinoptics.com/, https://twitter.com/opticalsociety

Contacts: OSA media relations, mediarelations@osa.org, 1 202 416 1443

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Sunday, Sep. 16 – Wednesday, Sep. 19 White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges National HBCU Week Conference – White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges National HBCU Week Conference, themed ‘HBCU Competitiveness: Aligning Institutional Missions with America’s Priorities’

Location: Washington Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.ed.gov/edblogs/whhbcu/, https://twitter.com/WHI_HBCUs

Contacts: White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 1 202 502 7900

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Sunday, Sep. 16 – Sunday, Jan. 13 Rachel Whiteread exhibition opens at National Gallery – Rachel Whiteread exhibition opens, bringing together large and small-scale sculptures in a range of materials and showcasing pieces from across her 30-year career alongside new work not previously exhibited. The exhibition also includes drawings, collages and photographs as well as documentation of the public projects from throughout her career

Location: National Gallery of Art, 6th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.nga.gov/, https://twitter.com/ngadc

Contacts: National Gallery of Art, pressinfo@nga.gov, 1 202 842 6353

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Sunday, Sep. 16 Hurricane Florence forecast to continue hitting east U.S. – Hurricane Florence projected to move further inland through states around South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia, having been expected to have made landfall Friday, although projected to have weakened to tropical storm levels before today and to weaken further as it travels today * Storm predicted to continue moving inland over the next few days, curving on a path from roughly west to roughly northeast, threatening the entire Eastern Seaboard

Weblinks: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/, https://twitter.com/NHCDirector

Contacts: National Hurricane Center press, nhc.public.affairs@noaa.gov, 1 305 229 4404

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Monday, Sep. 17 – Wednesday, Sep. 19 8:00 AM AICPA National Conference on Banks and Savings Institutions – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants National Conference on Banks and Savings Institutions. Speakers include Financial Accounting Standards Board Member Hal Schroeder, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Member James Kaiser, Securities and Exchange Commission Chief Accountant Wesley Bricker, Federal Reserve Board Chief Accountant Joanne Wakim, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chief Accountant Robert Storch, and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Deputy Comptroller and Chief Accountant Sydney Menefee

Location: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD

Weblinks: http://www.aicpa.org/index.htm, https://twitter.com/AICPANews

Contacts: Shirley Twillman, AICPA Media Relations Senior Manager, stwillman@aicpa.org, 1 202 434 9220

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Monday, Sep. 17 8:30 AM Sports Forward summit – U.S. Chamber Foundation second annual Sports Forward summit, exploring the future of women in sports. Speakers include women’s soccer Olympic gold medalist and World Cup winner Abby Wambach, Canadian Women’s National Hockey League Commissioner Brenda Andress, Women’s Sports Foundation President-elect (and World Champion and two-time Olympic bobsled medalist) Elana Meyers Taylor, EY Women Athletes Business Network Director Holly Humphrey, Jen Welter – the first female NFL coach, NHL Executive Vice President Kim Davis, World Champion rock climber Sasha DiGiulian, and U.S. Tennis Association Chief Executive for Professional Tennis Stacey Allaster

Location: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, 1615 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.uschamberfoundation.org, https://twitter.com/usccfoundation, #SportsForward

Contacts: Hilary Crow, USCCF Fast Forward events, HCrow@USChamber.com

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Monday, Sep. 17 8:45 AM PIIE / CASS conference on Sino-U.S. Economic and Trade Relations – ‘Sino-U.S. Economic and Trade Relations in the Global Economy’ conference hosted by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, with keynote from former Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew

Location: Peterson Institute for International Economics, 1750 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.piie.com, https://twitter.com/PIIE_com

Contacts: Eitan Urkowitz, Peterson Institute, media@piie.com, 1 202 454 1334

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Monday, Sep. 17 8:45 AM ‘Long Run Sustainability of U.S. Agriculture’ conference at NPC – Purdue University conference on the ‘Long Run Sustainability of U.S. Agriculture’ at the National Press Club, on the sustainability of agriculture from a local and global perspective

Location: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.purdue.edu, https://twitter.com/lifeatperdue

Contacts: Maureen Manier, Purdue University, mmanier@purdue.edu, 1 765 496 8403

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Monday, Sep. 17 9:00 AM Judicial Conference of the United States’ Advisory Committee on Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure meeting

Location: Thurgood Marshall Building, 1 Columbus Circle Northeast, Washington, DC

Weblinks: https://www.federalregister.gov/d/2018-14523

Contacts: Rebecca Womeldorf, Administrative Office of the United States Courts, 1 202 502 1820

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Monday, Sep. 17 9:00 AM Georgetown Law annual SCOTUS term preview – Georgetown Law annual SCOTUS term preview briefing titled ‘2018: What to Expect’, discussing the pending nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh and upcoming cases. Speakers include Paul Clement (Kirkland & Ellis LLP), Martin Lederman (Georgetown Law), Nicole Saharsky (Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP), Kannon Shanmugam (Williams & Connolly LLP), and Donald Verrilli (Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP)

Location: Gewirz Student Center, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.law.georgetown.edu, https://twitter.com/GeorgetownLaw

Contacts: Georgetown University Law Center media, MediaRelations@law.georgetown.edu, 1 202 662 9037

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Monday, Sep. 17 9:30 AM Brookings Institution discussion on democracy – ‘Will democracy win? The recurring battle between liberalism and its adversaries’ Brookings Institution Governance Studies discussion on ‘the cycles of democracy and illiberalism, including the current rise of illiberalism in the United States and Europe, and how to fight it’. Panelists include Project on International Order and Strategy Foreign Policy Stephen & Barbara Friedman Senior Fellow Robert Kagan, Governance Studies Senior Fellow Norman Eisen, Deacon Alexander Toussaint, Pentad Plus President Charles Black Jr, Greystone Appraisals Owner Laurene Sherlock and Yale University Professor Marc Robinson

Location: The Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.brookings.edu, https://twitter.com/BrookingsInst, #illiberalism

Contacts: Brookings Institution communications, events@brookings.edu, 1 202 797 6105

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Monday, Sep. 17 9:30 AM DoJ Forum on Free Speech in Higher Education – Department of Justice Forum on Free Speech in Higher Education, bringing together DoJ officials, Congressional leaders, constitutional law scholars, academics, and public intellectuals to engage in a discussion on First Amendment issues. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Acting Associate AG Jesse Panuccio, and Acting Assistant AG for the Civil Rights Division John Gore deliver introductory remarks, Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein and Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander participate in conversation, New York Law School Professor and former American Civil Liberties Union President Nadine Strossen keynotes, and panels feature Heather MacDonald (Manhattan Institute), Robert Shibley (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education), Lee Tyner (Texas Christian University), Eugene Volokh (UCLA School of Law), Emily Dickens (University of North Carolina System), Vincent Phillip Munoz (University of Notre Dame), Amy Wax (University of Pennsylvania Law School), and author Heather Heying

Location: Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.justice.gov, https://twitter.com/TheJusticeDept

Contacts: DoJ press, press@usdoj.gov, 1 202 514 2007

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Monday, Sep. 17 10:00 AM FCC commissioner speaks at AEI on the nation’s 5G wireless future – Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Brendan Carr speaks at the American Enterprise Institute on ‘Clearing Obstacles to America’s 5G Wireless Future’, discussing the agency’s efforts to clear regulatory hurdles to enable U.S. leadership in 5G deployment and ensure wireless spectrum needed for 5G technologies is made available. Followed by panel discussion with Roger Entner (Recon Analytics), John Godfrey (Samsung Electronics America), Hank Hultquist (AT&T), and Sam Love (Office of Republican Sen. Cory Gardner)

Location: American Enterprise Institute, 1789 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.aei.org/, https://twitter.com/AEI

Contacts: AEI media, mediaservices@aei.org, 1 202 862 5829

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Monday, Sep. 17 10:00 AM National Archives hosts naturalization ceremony to celebrate Constitution and Citizenship Day – National Archives hosts naturalization ceremony to celebrate Constitution and Citizenship Day, with 31 new citizens from 25 nations sworn in in front of the original ‘Charters of Freedom’ (The Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the Bill of Rights). Ceremony includes welcome from Archivist of the United States David Ferriero, remarks from former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, and U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Chief Judge Beryl Howell presiding * Program presented in partnership with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Location: National Archives Museum, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.archives.gov/, https://twitter.com/USNatArchives, #newUScitizen

Contacts: National Archives media, public.affairs@nara.gov, 1 202 357 5300

The press is invited to cover the ceremony. Accredited media representatives should use the Constitution Avenue special events entrance, at 7th Street, NW, and set up by 9:45 a.m., as the ceremony begins promptly at 10 a.m. RSVP to public.affairs@nara.gov. The Use of Flash and Additional Lights is Prohibited in the Rotunda

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Monday, Sep. 17 10:00 AM CSIS discussion with six former USTRs – Center for Strategic and International Studies Scholl Chair in International Business hosts conversation with six former United States Trade Representatives, who discuss their ‘own experiences and discuss the current global trading system, its institutions, and the prospects for trade in these challenging times’. Participants include William Brock, Carla Hills, Michael Kantor, Charlene Barchefsky, Susan Schwab, and Ronald Kirk

Location: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1616 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.csis.org, https://twitter.com/CSIS

Contacts: H. Andrew Schwartz, CSIS media, aschwartz@csis.org, 1 202 775 3242, https://twitter.com/handrewschwartz

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Monday, Sep. 17 10:20 AM OAS Permanent Council meeting on women – Organization of American States Permanent Council Special Meeting on ‘women’s struggles, achievements, and challenges in the Hemisphere’, including presentations from Costa Rican Vice President and Foreign Relations and Worship Minister Epsy Campbell Barr and Peruvian Women and Minorities Minister Ana Maria Mendieta

Location: Organization of American States, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.oas.org, https://twitter.com/OAS_official

Contacts: Monica Reyes, OAS media, MReyes@oas.org

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Monday, Sep. 17 10:30 AM Cato Institute annual Constitution Day Symposium – Cato Institute annual Constitution Day Symposium: ‘The Supreme Court: Past and Prologue – A Look at the October 2017 and 2018 Terms’, with discussion on the First Amendment and culture wars; federalism and govt structure; ‘big controversies’ including the travel ban, gerrymandering and cellphone tracking; and the upcoming October 2018 Term. Includes the B. Kenneth Simon Lecture, delivers by Columnist and Author George Will

Location: Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.cato.org/, https://twitter.com/CatoInstitute

Contacts: Cato Institute, pr@cato.org, 1 202 789 5200, https://twitter.com/CatoPress

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Monday, Sep. 17 11:00 AM ‘China’s Role in Myanmar’s Internal Conflicts’ USIP report launch and discussion – ‘China’s Role in Myanmar’s Internal Conflicts’ U.S. Institute of Peace China Senior Study Group report launch, examining China’s influence on conflict dynamics around the world, and discussion with report authors USIP China-Myanmar Senior Study Group Co-Chairs Derek Mitchell and Daniel Twining and Member David Steinberg

Location: U.S. Institute of Peace, 2301 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.usip.org, https://twitter.com/USIP

Contacts: U.S. Institute of Peace, interviews@usip.org, 1 202 429 3869

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Monday, Sep. 17 11:00 AM Heritage Foundation discussion on ‘The Enduring Legacy of Desert Storm and Desert Shield’ – ‘The Enduring Legacy of Desert Storm and Desert Shield’ Heritage Foundation discussion, with National Desert Storm War Memorial President and CEO Scott Stump providing an overview of the environment these operations occurred in, the operations themselves, and ‘their lasting legacy that still influences the world today’

Location: Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.heritage.org, https://twitter.com/Heritage, #OurConstitution

Contacts: Heritage Foundation media, HeritagePress@heritage.org, 1 202 675 1761

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Monday, Sep. 17 11:30 AM ‘Bucharest Diary’ book signing and author event at GW – ‘Bucharest Diary: Romania’s Journey from Darkness to Light’ book signing and author event with former U.S. Ambassador to Romania Alfred Moses, hosted by the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs and Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies

Location: George Washington University Elliott School, 1957 E Street Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://elliott.gwu.edu, https://twitter.com/elliottschoolgw

Contacts: Elliott School of International Affairs, elliott@gwu.edu, 1 202 994 1000

This event is on the record and open to media

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Monday, Sep. 17 12:15 PM New America and ACLU discussion on police surveillance – ‘Turning the Tide on Police Surveillance’ New America discussion, co-hosted with ACLU District of Columbia, on why governing the use of surveillance technologies ‘is critical to civil liberties and civil rights, and how grassroots efforts to pass these bills have been so effective’. Includes presentation on police surveillance technology from ACLU Senior Advocacy and Policy Counsel Chad Marlow, before panel discussion with Marlow, CAIR-CA Government Relations Coordinator Sameena Usman, Stop Police Terror Project D.C. Co-Founder Eugene Puryear, Georgetown Law Center on Privacy and Technology Deputy Director Laura Moy

Location: New America, 740 15th St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.newamerica.org/, https://twitter.com/OTI, #TakeCTRL

Contacts: New America events, events@newamerica.org

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Monday, Sep. 17 1:30 PM CSIS discussion with DIA Director Ashley – Center for Strategic and International Studies Transnational Threats Project hosts discussion on national security with Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Robert Ashley Jr

Location: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1616 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.csis.org, https://twitter.com/CSIS

Contacts: H. Andrew Schwartz, CSIS media, aschwartz@csis.org, 1 202 775 3242, https://twitter.com/handrewschwartz

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Monday, Sep. 17 2:00 PM Brookings Institution discussion on Japan – ‘Japan in Asia: Economic diplomacy in the new geopolitics’ Brookings Institution Center for East Asia Policy Studies and the U.S.-Japan Research Institute discussion, on the opportunities and challenges of Japan’s regional economic diplomacy in Asia. Panelists include Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia Chief Economist Fukunari Kimura, Waseda University Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies Dean and Professor Shujiro Urata, American University ASEAN Studies Center Director Pek Koon Heng-Blackburn and Eurasia Group Research Strategy & Operations Head Meredith Sumpter

Location: The Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.brookings.edu, https://twitter.com/BrookingsInst

Contacts: Brookings Institution communications, events@brookings.edu, 1 202 797 6105

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Monday, Sep. 17 3:30 PM Atlantic Council discussion and report launch on Moldova’s reform strategy – ‘Moldova’s Reforms: Progress, Challenges, and Future Prospects’ Atlantic Council discussion and report launch, on Moldova’s reform strategy. Panelists include Moldovan Parliament Speaker Andrian Candu, Center for European Policy Analysis U.S.-Romania Initiative Director and Fellow-in-Residence Corina Rebegea, and Atlantic Council Eurasia Center Senior Fellows Timothy Fairbank and Anders Aslund

Location: Atlantic Council, 1030 15th St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/, https://twitter.com/ACEurasia, #ACEurasia

Contacts: Atlantic Council press, press@atlanticcouncil.org, 1 202 778 4993

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Monday, Sep. 17 4:30 PM Madeleine Albright speaks at SAIS on the legacy of Zbigniew Brzezinski – Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaks on ‘The Legacy of Zbigniew Brzezinski’ at Johns Hopkins SAIS Foreign Policy Institute Dean’s Forum * Brzezinski served as National Security Advisor to President Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1981

Location: SAIS, Nitze Bldg, 1740 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.sais-jhu.edu, https://twitter.com/SAISHopkins

Contacts: SAIS events, saisevents@jhu.edu, 1 202 999 3332

This event is on the record and open to print media only. Cameras are not permitted

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Monday, Sep. 17 5:00 PM ‘Northern Ireland’s Lessons for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict’ discussion at GW – ‘Northern Ireland’s Lessons for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict’ discussion, hosted by the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs, Judaic Studies Program and Rethinking Conflict, with Elliott School Visiting Professor Ned Lazarus and Rethinking Conflict Director Rev. Dr Gary Mason

Location: George Washington University Elliott School, 1957 E Street Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://elliott.gwu.edu, https://twitter.com/elliottschoolgw

Contacts: Elliott School of International Affairs, elliott@gwu.edu, 1 202 994 1000

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Monday, Sep. 17 5:30 PM AEI Walter Berns Annual Constitution Day Lecture – American Enterprise Institute Walter Berns Annual Constitution Day Lecture with Diana Schaub (Loyola University Maryland and Harvard University) tracing how and why American statesmen deliberated about the intersection of science with moral and political questions

Location: American Enterprise Institute, 1789 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.aei.org/, https://twitter.com/AEI

Contacts: AEI media, mediaservices@aei.org, 1 202 862 5829

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Monday, Sep. 17 6:00 PM The Atlantic hosts ‘Turning Point’ screening and conversation on Alzheimer’s research – The Atlantic hosts ‘Turning Point’ screening and conversation, with filmmaker James Keach following a team of scientists on the front lines of Alzheimer’s research and capturing the disappointment and renewed hope of those working to disrupt the disease. Panelists include Keach, NIH National Institute of Aging Director Richard Hodges, Eli Lilly and Company Global Alzheimer’s Disease Platform Vice President Phyllis Ferrell, and Alzheimer’s Association Medical and Scientific Senior Director Heather Snyder

Location: The Hamilton, 600 14th Street Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://turningpointdoc.theatlantic.com, https://twitter.com/TheAtlantic, #AtlanticTurningPoint

Contacts: The Atlantic events, events@theatlantic.com, 1 202 266 7150

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Monday, Sep. 17 6:00 PM CSIS discussion on global food insecurity – Center for Strategic and International Studies ‘Smart Women, Smart Power conversation’, with former World Food Programme Executive Director Ertharin Cousin speaking on ‘global food insecurity and hunger and the role they play in other security issues, including violent extremism’

Location: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1616 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.csis.org, https://twitter.com/CSIS

Contacts: H. Andrew Schwartz, CSIS media, aschwartz@csis.org, 1 202 775 3242, https://twitter.com/handrewschwartz

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Monday, Sep. 17 6:15 PM Washington, DC, premiere of Michael Moore’s documentary about the Trump presidency – Washington, DC, premiere of ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’, attended by writer and director Michael Moore. The documentary is a comedic examination of Donald Trump’s presidency. The title is in reference to the date that Trump was elected president, and follows Moore’s 2004 documentary ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’, that examined the presidency of George W. Bush. Movie released in U.S. theaters from 21 Sep

Location: AMC Loews Uptown 1, 3426 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://fahrenheit119.com, https://twitter.com/Fahrenheit11_9, #Fahrenheit119

Contacts: Elizabeth Ward, PR Collaborative, elizabeth@prcollaborative.com

17:45 Media check in; 18:15 Arrivals begin; 19:00 Screening begins. To request a position on the press line, contact Elizabeth Ward at elizabeth@prcollaborative.com. Please specify if you are bringing a camera for photos or a video camera for interviews.

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Monday, Sep. 17 6:30 PM Ryan Kerrigan’s Blitz for the Better Foundation Celebrity Waiter Night

Location: The Watergate Hotel, 2650 Virginia Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.ryankerrigan.org

Contacts: Madison Conroy, Prolanthropy, madison.conroy@prolanthropy.net; Katie Rogers, Prolanthropy, katie.rogers@prolanthropy.net;

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Monday, Sep. 17 6:30 PM Future Tense hosts ‘My Favorite Movie’ screening – Future Tense hosts ‘My Favorite Movie’ event with former White House Council on Bioethics Member Francis Fukuyama, with a screening and discussion of ‘The Lives of Others’ * Future Tense is a partnership of Slate, New America, and Arizona State University

Location: Landmark Theatres E Street Cinema, 555 11th Street Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.newamerica.org/, https://twitter.com/FutureTenseNow, #MyFavoriteMovie

Contacts: New America, futuretensedc@gmail.com

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Monday, Sep. 17 – Wednesday, Sep. 19 Air, Space & Cyber Conference – Air Force Association Annual Air, Space & Cyber Conference and Technology Exposition with keynote Wednesday from Amazon and Blue Origin founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. Other speakers include Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, and Air Force Space Commander John Raymond

Location: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD

Weblinks: http://www.afa.org, https://twitter.com/AirForceAssoc

Contacts: AFA Policy and Communications, polcom@afa.org, 1 800 727 3337 x 5850

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Monday, Sep. 17 – Friday, Sep. 21 Governmental Expert Group on Drugs first plenary session – Governmental Expert Group on Drugs first plenary session, organized by the Organization of American States Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) Executive Secretariat, with the national evaluations of the progress of the Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism – in its 7th Round – reviewed

Location: Organization of American States, 1889 F St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.oas.org, https://twitter.com/OAS_official

Contacts: OAS press, oaspress@oas.org, 1 202 458 3320

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Monday, Sep. 17 – Friday, Sep. 28 Art Museum of the Americas presents ‘Tribute to Cesar Vallejo’ exhibition – Art Museum of the Americas (AMA) presents ‘Tribute to Cesar Vallejo’ exhibition – a series of drawings and monotypes made with coffee by Peruvian artist Gaston Garreaud, who died in 2005

Location: Organization of American States, 17th Street and Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.oas.org, https://twitter.com/OAS_official

Contacts: OAS press, oaspress@oas.org, 1 202 458 3320

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Monday, Sep. 17 – Wednesday, Sep. 19 White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges National HBCU Week Conference continues – White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges National HBCU Week Conference, themed ‘HBCU Competitiveness: Aligning Institutional Missions with America’s Priorities’. Day two includes Excellence in Innovation and Competitiveness Awards, including recognition of the 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars (the Initiative’s highest student recognition) – 63 students from 54 HBCUs in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, DC

Location: Washington Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.ed.gov/edblogs/whhbcu/, https://twitter.com/WHI_HBCUs

Contacts: White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 1 202 502 7900

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Monday, Sep. 17 Hurricane Florence forecast to continue hitting east U.S. – Hurricane Florence projected to move further inland through states around Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, having been expected to have made landfall Friday, although projected to have weakened to tropical depression levels before today * Storm predicted to continue moving inland over the next few days, threatening the entire Eastern Seaboard

Weblinks: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/, https://twitter.com/NHCDirector

Contacts: National Hurricane Center press, nhc.public.affairs@noaa.gov, 1 305 229 4404

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STORMTRACKER 18 WEATHER
Osseo
43°
Menomonie
46°
Chetek
43°
Durand
48°
Ladysmith
45°
Neillsville
46°
Rice Lake
43°
New Richmond
43°
Black River Falls
47°
Medford
43°
River Falls
45°
Duluth
42°
Green Bay
49°
La Crosse
Madison
49°
Milwaukee
51°
Twin Cities
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Weather Outlook: Nicer weather today

Weather Outlook: Nicer weather today

The first freeze of the season is likely in the near future!

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