Daybook-Sunday-General

Associated Press Daybook-Sunday-General for Sunday, Sep. 16.

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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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Tuesday, Sep. 18 9:00 AM Wilson Center discussion on ‘Aligning the Stars for Quality RMNCH Care! What Does it Take?’ – ‘Aligning the Stars for Quality RMNCH Care! What Does it Take?’ Wilson Center and U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Maternal and Child Survival Program discussion, on critical quality gaps in RMNCH care and ongoing work to improve and sustain high-quality care at scale. Speakers include Maternal Health Initiative Project Director Sarah Barnes, MCSP Maternal Health Team Lead Dr Kathleen Hill, and USAID Bureau of Global Health Office of Maternal, Child, Health & Nutrition Director Barbara Hughes

Location: Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.wilsoncenter.org/, https://twitter.com/TheWilsonCenter

Contacts: Woodrow Wilson Center, wwics@wilsoncenter.org, 1 202 691 4000

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 10:00 AM CSIS discussion on Venezuela’s migrant and refugee crisis – ‘Crisis Response: Tracking Venezuela’s Unprecedented Migrant and Refugee Flows’ Center for Strategic and International Studies Americas discussion, on the current state of Venezuela’s migrant/refugee crisis. Speakers include Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. Amb. Francisco Santos, Regional Representative for the US and the Caribbean, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Matthew Reynolds, Organization of American States Department of Social Inclusion of the Secretariat for Access to Rights and Equity Director Betilde Munoz-Pogossian, and U.S. Department of State Office of Europe, Central Asia & the Americas in the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Director Marta Costanzo Youth

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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Tuesday, Sep. 18 10:00 AM Brookings Institution book discussion on George F. Kennan and American policy in East Asia – ‘Mr. X and the Pacific: George F. Kennan and American policy in East Asia’ Brookings Institution Center for East Asia Policy Studies and Project on International Order and Strategy book discussion, exploring the current relevance of Kennan’s East Asia experience, including the applicability of his containment doctrine to the region today. Speakers include author George Washington University Adjunct Professor Paul Heer

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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Tuesday, Sep. 18 12:00 PM Families USA press telebriefing to discuss Medicaid in the upcoming November elections – Families USA hold press briefing press telebriefing to discuss what’s at stake for Medicaid in the upcoming November elections, including leaders of Medicaid expansion ballot initiatives and a review of key state elections that may affect Medicaid expansions and waiver proposals. Families USA’s Senior state and national strategic partnership director Patrick Willard, Families USA’s health policy senior director Eliot Fishman, Nebraska state Sen. Adam Morfeld, Utah Health Policy Project’s health policy analyst Stacy Stanford, and Reclaim Idaho’s co-founder Luke Mayville

Weblinks: http://www.familiesusa.org, https://twitter.com/FamiliesUSA

Contacts: Annette Raveneau, Families USA, Press@FamiliesUSA.org, 1 202 626 0611

Media: https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=3b2bgisi27t0&campaign=fki5q4ikv953

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 12:00 PM ITIF discussion on clean energy innovation and the carbon tax – ‘Clean Energy Innovation: Making a Carbon Tax More Affordable’ Information Technology & Innovation Foundation panel discussion, with speakers including ITIF Senior Fellow and ‘How Induced Innovation Lowers the Cost of a Carbon Tax’ report author Joe Kennedy, American Enterprise Institute Resident Fellow Alex Brill, Niskanen Center Director of Climate Policy Joseph Majkut, and Urban Institute Economic Policy Initiatives Institute Fellow and Director Donald Marron

Location: Rayburn House Office Building, Rm 2247, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.itif.org, https://twitter.com/ITIFdc

Contacts: Lindsay Bednar, ITIF, lbednar@itif.org, 1 202 626 5744

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 12:00 PM Heritage Foundation hosts preview of 2018 SCOTUS term – ‘Supreme Court Preview of the 2018 Term’ event at Heritage Foundation, as part of its Preserve the Constitution Series. Speakers include former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement and former Assistant to the Solicitor General Deanne Maynard

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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Tuesday, Sep. 18 12:15 PM UK MP Lizz Truss speaks at Cato Institute on ‘supply-side radicalism’ – ‘Markets for Millennials: How a New Supply-Side Radicalism Can Deliver Freedom, Wealth and Opportunity in the U.S. and UK’ Cato Institute Policy Forum, with UK Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss, who discusses economic policy on both sides of the Atlantic and explains ‘how attempts to insulate industries from changing demands and innovations make us poorer’

Location: Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.cato.org/, https://twitter.com/CatoEvents, #CatoSupplySide

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

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 12:30 PM EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock speaks at NPC – National Press Club Headliners Luncheon with EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock, who discusses the field of Democratic pro-abortion rights female candidates on the ballot across the U.S. in the midterm elections, and explains why she believes this new wave of women has the power to shift the balance of power in Washington, DC

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

Weblinks: http://press.org/, https://twitter.com/PressClubDC

Contacts: Lindsay Underwood, National Press Club, lunderwood@press.org, 1 202 662 7561

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 1:00 PM DEA Museum panel discussion on ‘Opioids and Heroin: A New Look at Some Old (and Not So Old) Drugs’ – DEA Museum panel discussion on ‘Opioids and Heroin: A New Look at Some Old (and Not So Old) Drugs’, with experts in the opioid epidemic and the heroin threat – Mayo Clinic Professor Dr Teresa Rummans, University of Florida Professor Dr Bruce Goldberger, Yale University School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Dr Brian Fuehrlein, and Drug Enforcement Administration Domestic Strategic Intelligence Unit Intelligence Research Specialist Dolores Breiner – discussing the origins of the crisis, opioid addiction and overdose treatment, ‘the importance of tracking opioid-related overdose deaths’, and the increased heroin threat

Location: Drug Enforcement Administration, Arlington, VA

Weblinks: http://www.dea.gov, https://twitter.com/DEANews

Contacts: DEA public affairs, 1 202 307 7977

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 2:30 PM ‘How Iowa Got Redistricting Right’ discussion at NPC – ‘Drawn Out: How Iowa Got Redistricting Right’ NPC meeting hosted The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement and The Cook Political Report, with The Cook Political Report National Editor Amy Walter, Iowa League of Women Voters Past President Jean Lloyd-Jones, Iowa Legislative Services Agency Attorney Ed Cook, Radio Iowa News Director Kay Henderson, and former Iowa House Chief Clerk Joe O’Hern

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

Weblinks: http://www.drake.edu, https://twitter.com/drakeuniversity

Contacts: Emily Schettler, The Harkin Institute communications, emily.schettler@drake.edu, 1 515 205 6319

To RSVP Visit: bit.ly/DrawnOut

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 2:30 PM ‘Credit in America’ Urban Institute discussion – ‘Credit in America: Myth Busting and Case Making to Expand Credit Building for Low-Income Americans’ Urban Institute discussion, featuring Citi Community Development and Inclusive Finance Global Director Bob Annibale, Urban Institute Senior Research Associate Diana Elliott, Working Credit CEO and Cofounder Ricki Granetz Lowitz, Boston Workforce Development Director Trinh Nguyen, and North Lawndale Employment Network Executive Director Brenda Palms-Barber

Location: Urban Institute, 2100 M St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.urban.org, https://twitter.com/urbaninstitute

Contacts: Urban Institute, events@urban.org

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 2:45 PM Ken Starr speaks at AEI on the Constitution and the Mueller investigation – Former Solicitor General Ken Starr, independent counsel during the Whitewater investigation into President Bill Clinton, speaks at the American Enterprise Institute on ‘Special Counsels and the Presidency’, discussing the role of the Constitution and the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Other speakers include Victoria Toensing (diGeonva & Toensing), Saikrishna Prakash (University Virginia School of Law), and John Yoo (AEI)

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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Tuesday, Sep. 18 4:00 PM Atlantic Council discussion on hacker-powered security – ‘Hacker-Powered Security: Voices on Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure’ Atlantic Council discussion, on the positive impact that CVD has had on organizations who have employed it. Speakers include HackerOne CEO Marten Mickos, U.S. Department of Commerce Digital Economy Acting Director Evelyn Remaley, U.S. Department of Justice Special Counsel for National Security Leonard Bailey, Oath Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer Chris Nims, Carnegie Mellon University CERT Division Director Bobbie Stempfley and House Committee on Energy and Commerce Professional Staff Member Jessica Wilkerson

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

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

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

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 7:30 PM National Archives annual State of the Constitution event – National Archives 12th Annual State of the Constitution event, ‘For Us, By Us: America’s Trust In & Expectations of, The Constitution’, moderated by ‘PBS NewsHour’ anchor Judy Woodruff. Journalist Susan Glasser, Ohio State University Professor of History Hasan Jeffries, and POPVOX founder and CMO Rachna Choudhry discussed the results of a national survey – commissioned by James Madison’s Montpelier – assessing Americans’ understandings, perceptions, and attitudes towards the Constitution

Location: National Archives Museum, Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC

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

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

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 – Saturday, Sep. 19 Predictive Analytics World Government conference – Predictive Analytics World Government conference, business-focused event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners

Location: Renaissance Washington DC Hotel, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.risingmedia.com/, https://twitter.com/PAWGOV

Contacts: Rising Media North America, info@risingmedia.com, 1 805 965 3184

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 – Thursday, Oct. 18 Ceramic tile exhibition opens at the IDB staff association gallery – ‘6×6 Ceramic Tile Exhibition’ opens, linking the cultures, thoughts, and aesthetic concepts common in member countries of the Inter-American Development Bank through a shared material and technique

Location: Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), 1300 New York Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.iadb.org, https://twitter.com/the_IDB

Contacts: Monica Medina-Porro, IDB, IDBSAArtgallery@iadb.org

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Tuesday, Sep. 18 Hurricane Florence forecast to continue hitting east U.S. – Hurricane Florence projected to move further inland through states around Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire, having been expected to have made landfall Friday, although projected to have weakened to tropical depression levels before today

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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