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AP WASHINGTON DAYBOOK, Thursday, March 13

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UPDATED

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. WILSON CENTER - LATIN AMERICA-INNOVATION — The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Latin American Program in connection with the State Departments Western Hemisphere Chief of Missions meeting hosts a discussion on making Latin America's economies more competitive. With: Cynthia Arnson, director, Wilson Latin American Program; James Thessin, Ambassador to Paraguay; Phyllis Powers, Ambassador to Nicaragua; Julissa Reynoso, Ambassador to Uruguay; and Lisa Kubiske, Ambassador to Honduras. http://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/COM

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

Contacts: .

3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. TURKEY-ELECTIONS — The Brookings Institution hosts a discussion of a new report on Turkish elections by Ali Garko&287;lu, professor at political science at Kog University in Istanbul. In his new report, "Turkey Goes to the Ballot Box: 2014 Municipal Elections and Beyond, Carkoglu examines factors likely to shape the electorate's preferences and the impact of recent corruption scandals. With Michael Reynolds, Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University; and moderated by Kemal Kiri&351;ci, T¼S&304;AD Senior Fellow and Turkey Project Director, The Brookings Institution.

Location: Saul/Zilkha Rooms, Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave NW

Contacts: .

Notes: RSVP to the Office of Communications at 202-797-6105 or https://www.cvent.com/events/turkey-s-municipal-elections-act-one-in-the-nation-s-political-drama/registration-7400452f7164949ab421c6826facfaf.aspx

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ALL DAY

March 10 - 13. SATELLITE 2014 — The Access Intelligence Satellite Group, producers of the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition host SATELLITE 2014. http://www.satellite2014.com/

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

Contacts: Kisme Williams kwilliams@accessintel.com (301-354-1785)

March 11 - 13. 2014 NCAI EXECUTIVE COUNCIL WINTER SESSION — The National Congress of American Indians hold their 2014 Executive Council Winter Session. http://www.ncai.org/events/2014/03/11/2014-ncai-executive-council-winter-session

Location: The Westin Washington City Center, 1400 M Street Northwest.

March 11 - 13. EDUCATORS - VIRTUAL CONFERENCE — Share My Lesson, the largest online community of American educators sharing lesson plans and other teaching materials, will host a virtual conference of 24 webinars for educators and parents, ranging from creative ways to teach the arts and natural sciences, proactive and positive behavior management tips, and ways to cultivate innovative thinkers. http://www.sharemylesson.com/article.aspx?storyCode=50027315 CONTACT: Natalie Dean, Share My Lesson, natalie.dean@sharemylesson.com 202-756-0291.

March 12 - 13. WORLD VISIONS H2O CONFERENCE — World Water Day 2014 is almost here! Across the nation, individuals, civic groups, faith-based initiatives, schools, and organizations will hold events throughout March and April. This year's Advocacy Day will be held on Thursday, March 13, in Washington DC. For a list of events: http://www.washadvocates.org/events/world-water-day/?utm\_sourceFebruary+2014+Newsletter&utm\_campaignFebruary+2014&utm\_mediumemail

Location: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave NW.

March 12 - 14. PARTNERSHIP FOR A HEALTHIER AMERICA 2014 — Building a Healthier future 2014 summit. PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to keynote the PHA-hosted event on the 14th, which will also feature PHA honorary vice chairs, US Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and the Honorable William H. Frist, M.D., former US Senate Majority Leader. http://ahealthieramerica.org/summit/about-the-summit/

Highlights:

12:30 a.m. Childhood Obesity Solutions Showcase. Speakers: Lt. Gen. Mark P. Hertling, Senior Vice President For Global Partnering, Physicians Leadership Development and "Healthy 100, Florida Hospital, Orlando, Member, Mission: Readiness; Michael Jacobson, Co-Founder And Executive Director, Center for Science in the Public Interest; The Honorable Michael A. Nutter, Mayor, City of Philadelphia.

8:30 a.m. Health Equity for All Communities . Moderator: Mary Jordan, editor, The Washington Post Speakers: Roslyn Brock, Chairman, National Board Of Directors, NAACP; Gail Christopher, DN, Vice President For Program Strategy, W.K. Kellogg Foundation; Janet Murguia, JD, President and CEO, National Council of La Raza; Robert Ross, MD, President and CEO, The California Endowment.

Location: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW.

Contacts: news@ahealthierAmerica.org

On the Net: www.ahealthieramerica.org/summit

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. USCC - CHINA — Public Hearing on China and the Evolving Security Dynamics in East Asia. This hearing will explore the evolving security dynamics in Asia and the effects of this changing environment on the United States. http://www.uscc.gov/Hearings/hearing-china-and-evolving-security-dynamics-east-asia

Location: TBA.

9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION - INDUSTRIAL MEAT — Industrial Meat: How Monopoly is Remaking Animal Farming in America. http://newamerica.org/events/2014/industrial\_meat CONTACT: Kirsten Holtz at New America at (202) 735-2806 or holtz@newamerica.org

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

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MORNING

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. ATLANTIC COUNCIL - LATIN AMERICA - ECONOMICS — Latin America's Economic Integration and Inclusion? A discussion with Mari Carmen Aponte, US Ambassador to El Salvador; Jonathan Don Farrar, US Ambassador to Panama; Adam E. Namm, US Ambassador to Ecuador; Jay N. Anania, US Ambassador to Suriname; Larry Palmer, US Ambassador to Barbados.

Location: Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street, NW, 12th Floor.

Contacts: RSVP to press@AtlanticCouncil.org

UPDATED

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. WILSON CENTER - LATIN AMERICA-INNOVATION — The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Latin American Program in connection with the State Departments Western Hemisphere Chief of Missions meeting hosts a discussion on making Latin America's economies more competitive. With: Cynthia Arnson, director, Wilson Latin American Program; James Thessin, Ambassador to Paraguay; Phyllis Powers, Ambassador to Nicaragua; Julissa Reynoso, Ambassador to Uruguay; and Lisa Kubiske, Ambassador to Honduras. http://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/COM

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

Contacts: .

9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. ATLANTIC COUNCIL - PAKISTAN - TRADE — Pakistan's Bilateral and Regional Trade Priorities A conversation with Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan, Federal Minister for Commerce and Textile, Government of Pakistan. Moderated by Mr. Shuja Nawaz, Director, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council.

Location: Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street, NW, 12th Floor.

Contacts: RSVP to press@AtlanticCouncil.org

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. BROOKINGS - MOBILE TECHNOLOGY — The Use of Mobile Technology to Improve Health Care and Reduce Costs in China and the United States. https://www.cvent.com/events/the-use-of-mobile-technology-to-improve-health-care-and-reduce-costs-in-china-and-the-united-states/registration-67ca23ea8f6249e58537d771b285eadb.aspx

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

Contacts: 202.797.6105

10 a.m. SAIS - MONOCULTURES - EU — "Avoiding Monocultures in the European Union with Richard Bronk, visiting fellow in the European Institue at the London School of Economics, and Wade Jacob, Mary Lou Fulton professor of Political Science at Brigham Young University, will discuss this topic. Members of the public should RSVP to the Center for Transatlantic Relations http://bit.ly/NCkIEn.

Location: Room 500, Bernstein-Offit Building, 1717 Massachusetts Ave., NW.

Contacts: Francesca Di Marco SAIS (fdimarco@jhu.edu)

10 a.m. - 12 p.m. AEI - VETERAN'S DISABILITY — Veterans disability, PTSD, and postwar adjustment: Are we doing whats best for vets? Speakers: Daniel Gade (US Military Academy), Kyle Greenberg (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Richard J. McNally (Harvard University), David Eisler (Columbia University), Sally Satel (AEI), and Stephen Xenakis (MindCare Solutions) will discuss current hurdles to rehabilitation and suggest alternatives that could more effectively expedite the reintegration of veterans into their families, communities, and workplaces. AEIs Gary Schmitt and Tom Donnelly will moderate in the Wohlstetter Conference Center, Twelfth Floor, AEI. http://www.aei.org/events/2014/03/13/veterans-disability-ptsd-and-post-war-adjustment-are-we-doing-whats-best-for-vets/

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

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AFTERNOON

12 p.m. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS - COMING OUT OF UNCLE SAM'S CLOSET — The Senate's Census of Gays and Lesbians in Federal Service, 1950 Rick Valelly, Claude C. Smith Professor of Political Science at Swarthmore College, discusses an investigation of the Senate Committee on Expenditures in Executive Departments that sought an accurate count of "sex perverts" in all federal agencies. His research is for a book manuscript, Coming Out of Uncle Sam's Closet.

Location: National Archives Building Research Center (Room G-25). Attendees should use the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance, between 7th and 9th Streets, NW.

Contacts: Public Archives 202-357-5300

12 p.m. PETERSON - IMF PAPER — The Peterson Institute for International Economics will cohost with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) the release of an important and timely new IMF paper titled "Fiscal Policy and Income Inequality. Mr. David Lipton, the IMFs First Deputy Managing Director, will present the paper and its conclusions, followed by discussion from Dr. Nancy Birdsall, President of the Center for Global Development; and Prof. Robert Z. Lawrence, PIIE non-resident Senior Fellow.

Location: Bergsten Conference Center, Peterson Institute, 1750 Massachusetts Avenue, NW.

Contacts: RSVP to Yvonne Priestley meetings@piie.com

12 p.m. STATE HEALTH EXCHANGE OFFICIALS TELECONFERENCE — Teleconference for State Exchange Officials to Share Their Experiences Working toward 2014 Enrollment Goals and the March 31 Deadline under the Affordable Care Act. Participants: Peter V. Lee, Executive Director, Covered California; Patty Fontneau, Executive Director and CEO, Connect for Health, Colorado; Kevin Counihan, Chief Executive Officer, Access Health CT; Bill Nold, Deputy Executive Director, Office of the Kentucky; Health Benefit Exchange; Lisa Sbrana, Counsel, New York State of Health; Richard K. Onizuka, PhD, CEO, Washington Health Benefit Exchange; Ron Pollack, Executive Director, Families USA. Dial in toll-free: 888-337-8198. Confirmation code: 7991390.

Contacts: Dave Lemmon, Bob Meissner Bob Meissner ((202) 628-3030)

12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. NEC - ELSON — Speaker: Anthony Elson, Professor, Johns Hopkins University, SAIS, "The Economic Development of East Asia and Latin America in Comparative Perspective and the Lessons for Development Policy". http://thenationaleconomistsclub.shuttlepod.org/Default.aspx?pageId=483884&eventId=855165&EventViewMode=EventDetails

Location: Chinatown Garden Restaurant 618 H St NW.

12 p.m. - 2 p.m. ADVAMED - DIABETES — AdvaMed will hold a Capitol Hill briefing on "how innovative medical devices and diagnostics are helping patients better manage diabetes, improving their quality of life and reducing overall health care costs associated with the disease." With Richard Price, Senior Vice President, AdvaMed; Dr. Larry Hirsch, Worldwide Vice President, Medical Affairs, BD, & Type 1 Diabetes Patient; Jeff Hitchcock, Founder, Children with Diabetes; Martha Rinker, Chief Advocacy Officer, American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).

Location: B-340 Rayburn.

Notes: To cover the event, contact Danielle Blake at dblake@advamed.org.

12 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ENDOMARCH - SHERYL CROW — Million Women March to End Endometriosis with appearances by Sheryl Crow, Musician; Stephanie March of Law and Order SVU. http://www.millionwomenmarch2014.org/ MEDIA CONTACT: ndrew Shirley with Shirley & Banister Public Affairs at Ashirley@sbpublicaffairs.com or (703) 739-5920.

Location: National Mall, 7th Street & Jefferson Street.

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. AEI - DEFENSE SPENDING - REP. FORBES — Do defense plans and budgets add up? The Quadrennial Defense Review in context. 12:15 PM. Introduction: Christopher J. Griffin, Foreign Policy Initiative. Discussants: Steven Bucci, Heritage Foundation; Mackenzie Eaglen, AEI; J. Randy Forbes, US House of Representatives (R-VA); Todd Harrison, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. http://www.aei.org/events/2014/03/13/do-defense-plans-and-budgets-add-up-the-quadrennial-defense-review-in-context/

Location: AEI 1150 Seventeenth St., NW.

12:30 p.m. SNAIL DARTER AND THE DAM — Zygmunt Plater, at the Library of Congress, will discuss his book "The Snail Darter and the Dam: How Pork-Barrel Politics Endangered a Little Fish and Killed a River which tells the story of one of the nations m"ost significant environmental battles." Background: More than 30 years ago, Plater, with some of his students at the University of Tennessee, fought and won the U.S. Supreme Court case known officially as Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill. Plater used the federal Endangered Species Act and the snail darter, a little fish threatened with extinction, as legal leverage to stop the building of the Tennessee Valley Authoritys Tellico Dam. After the Supreme Court decision, however, Congress passed an amendment to the Endangered Species Act that created a mechanism whereby a specific project could be excluded from the actand the Tellico Dam project was exempted from the Endangered Species Act. The dam eventually was built.

Location: Mary Pickford Theater, third floor, James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E.

Contacts: www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/

12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. AEI - CONVERSATION WITH BILL GATES — From poverty to prosperity: A conversation with Bill Gates. http://www.aei.org/events/2014/03/13/from-poverty-to-prosperity-a-conversation-with-bill-gates/

Contacts: MEdia only MediaServices@aei.org (202.862.5829)

Notes: his event will be livestreamed only. For more information, please contact Andrew Quinn at Andrew.Quinn@aei.org, 202.862.7162.

3 p.m. - 5 p.m. INTER-AMERICAN DIALOGUE, WORLD BANK - PENSIONS — The Inter-American Dialogue and the World Bank hosts book launch and policy discussion on the role of non-contributory pensions in Latin America. http://www.thedialogue.org/page.cfm?pageID=425&eventID=394&invitee=bb0f974e-85ba-4330-807e-8f60c6b1648e

Location: 1211 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 510.

Contacts: 202-822-9002

3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. TURKEY-ELECTIONS — The Brookings Institution hosts a discussion of a new report on Turkish elections by Ali Garko&287;lu, professor at political science at Kog University in Istanbul. In his new report, "Turkey Goes to the Ballot Box: 2014 Municipal Elections and Beyond, Carkoglu examines factors likely to shape the electorate's preferences and the impact of recent corruption scandals. With Michael Reynolds, Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University; and moderated by Kemal Kiri&351;ci, T¼S&304;AD Senior Fellow and Turkey Project Director, The Brookings Institution.

Location: Saul/Zilkha Rooms, Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave NW

Contacts: .

Notes: RSVP to the Office of Communications at 202-797-6105 or https://www.cvent.com/events/turkey-s-municipal-elections-act-one-in-the-nation-s-political-drama/registration-7400452f7164949ab421c6826facfaf.aspx

4 p.m. CATO - HOOVER'S SECRET FBI — The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoovers Secret FBI with author Betty Medsger with comments by Julian Sanchez, Research fellow, Cato Institute. Moderated by Gene Healy, Vice president, Cato Institute. http://www.cato.org/live?utm\_source=Cato%20Institute%20Emails&utm\_campaign=207d2a1d91-events&utm\_medium=email&utm\_term=0\_395878584c-207d2a1d91-141569086

Location: Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW.

4 p.m. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS - REALPOLITIK SERIES — The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress presents a three-part series on Anglo-American foreign policy in the past, present and future through the lens of realpolitik, an approach to the world that puts national interest before morality or ethics. First in the series: March 13, "America, the Muslim Brotherhood and Realpolitik: Understand the Other, with Bew and Frampton. Press Contact: Donna Urschel (202) 707-1639, durschel@loc.gov

Location: Room 119, first floor, Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street S.E.

On the Net: www.loc.gov/kluge

4 p.m. WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL - — The afternoon begins with a 4 pm press conference on the west front of the Cathedral to launch the 2014 Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend. Speakers include policy makers, interfaith clergy, Cathedral Dean Gary Hall, and partners from Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence. Panel discussion at 4:45 and National Webcast at 6:30 p.m. Contact: Linda Talvadkar, linda.finkeltalvadkar@gmail.com

Contacts: linda.finkeltalvadkar@gmail.co

Notes: An exhibit of T-shirts bearing the names of all 2013 fatalities of gun violence in Washington, D.C., is on display for a week on the west lawn of the Cathedral, facing Wisconsin Avenue. For info: marchsabbath.org

4:30 p.m. SAIS - GLOBAL FINANCIAL GOVERNANCE — "The Status Quo Crisis: Global Financial Governance After the 2007-2008 Financial Meltdown with Eric Helleiner, professor and faculty of arts chair in international political economy in the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo, will discuss this topic. Members of the public should RSVP to the Bernard L. Schwartz Globalization Initiative at SAIS at http://saissgihelleiner.eventbrite.com/.

Location: Room 736, Bernstein-Offit Building, 1717 Massachusetts Ave., NW.

Contacts: Francesca Di Marco SAIS (fdimarco@jhu.edu)

4:30 p.m. SAIS - U.S. JAPAN ALLIANCE — "The Rupture and Rescue of the U.S. - Japan Alliance with Jennifer Lind, associate professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth University, will discuss this topic. Members of the public should RSVP to the Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies at reischauer@jhu.edu.

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

Contacts: Francesca Di Marco SAIS (fdimarco@jhu.edu)

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EVENING

5:30 p.m. SAIS - ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION - MONGOLIA — "Anti-Corruption and Environmental Protection: Where Things Stand in Mongolia Today with Meloney Lindberg, country representative in Mongolia for the Asia Foundation, will discuss this topic. Members of the public should RSVP to the Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, Friends of Mongolia, and the Mongolia Society at codirector.usa@friendsofmongolia.org. Note: This event is off the record.

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

Contacts: Francesca Di Marco SAIS (fdimarco@jhu.edu)

5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION - OVERWHELMED — Overwhelmed - Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time. Why Americans seem to have a love affair with busyness. http://newamerica.net/events/2014/overwhelmed

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

7 p.m. NATIONAL ARCHIVES - CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP - WOMEN — the National Archives hosts the Seventh Annual McGowan Forum on Women in Leadership. This years special program "Women in Congressional Leadership includes remarks from House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. A panel discusses their personal journeys and advice they would offer to young women entering the field. Moderated by New York Times journalist Jackie Calmes, panelists include former Members of the House of Representatives Connie Morella (R-MD), Barbara Kennelly (D-CT), and Mary Bono (R-CA), and former Senators Carol Moseley Braun (D-IL) and Blanche Lincoln (D-AR). The event will be webcast live on the National Archives UStream channel http://www.ustream.tv/usnationalarchives

Contacts: programs line 202-357-5000

public affairs 202-357-5300

On the Net: http://www.archives.gov/calendar

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