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Associated Press Daybook-Wednesday-General for Wednesday, Nov. 06.

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 – Friday, Nov. 08 8:00 AM WACA 2019 National Conference – World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) 2019 National Conference, with day one speakers including former Secretary of State James Baker III, The New York Times Chief White House Correspondent Peter Baker, and Socos Labs Executive Chair and co-founder Vivienne Ming

Location: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.worldaffairscouncils.org, https://twitter.com/WACAmerica

Contacts: WACA, waca@worldaffairscouncils.org, 1 202 833 4557

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 8:00 AM ‘Civics and the Future of Democracy’ event at Newseum – The Atlantic and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University co-host ‘Civics and the Future of Democracy’ event, to discuss ‘civics education in a moment fraught with uncertainty for democratic values and institutions’. Speakers include The Atlantic Ideas Editor Yoni Appelbaum, Howard University President Wayne Frederick, and Johns Hopkins University President Ronald Daniels

Location: Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

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

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

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 8:30 AM ‘Veterans in America’ Washington Post Live event – ‘Veterans in America’ Washington Post Live event, focusing on issues facing veterans including obstacles to quality health care, a continued high rate of suicide and the challenges for service members transitioning out of the military. Speakers include Republican Sen. Jerry Moran, Democratic Sen. Jon Tester, and Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia

Location: The Washington Post, 1301 K St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.washingtonpost.com/, https://twitter.com/washingtonpost

Contacts: Nancy Murphy, The Washington Post communications and events, Nancy.Murphy@washpost.com, 1 202 334 7181

Media who wish to cover must RSVP to nancy.murphy@washpost.com * Doors open at 7:45 AM * Event will be livestreamed at wapo.st/veterans2019

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 8:30 AM America Saves Summit: Attacking the Savings Crisis – Consumer Federation of American holds America Saves Summit: Attacking the Savings Crisis, aiming to ‘set the stage’ for a targeted 2020 initiative to get ‘millions of Americans’ to save automatically. Speakers include Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathy Kraninger and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Director Mark Pearce

Location: Public Welfare Foundation Inc, 1200 U St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.consumerfed.org, https://twitter.com/consumerfed

Contacts: Jack Gillis, CFA press, Jack@consumerfed.org, 1 202 737 0766

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 9:00 AM Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance Congressional Roundtable Discussion Series continues – Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance Congressional Roundtable Discussion Series continues with ‘Cross-Domain Command & Control for Integrated Air & Missile Defense: 15 Years of C2BMC Support to the Warfighter’, featuring Missile Defense Agency C2BMC Program Director John Bier, former MDA Director Lt. Gen. (Ret) Trey Obering, and MDAA Board of Directors member Tony Manganiello

Location: SVC-209/208, U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, https://twitter.com/missiledefadv

Contacts: Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance, info@missiledefenseadvocacy.org, 1 703 299 0060

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 9:30 AM CIS discussion on ‘terrorist migration’ in Europe at NPC – ‘Terrorist Migration Across Europe’s Borders – Lessons for American Border Security’ Center for Immigration Studies event, to discuss how migration and terrorism have combined to be a ‘destructive force’ in Europe with former FBI agent James Conway, Heritage Foundation fellow Robin Simcox, and CIS National Security Fellow Todd Bensman

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

Weblinks: http://www.cis.org/, https://twitter.com/CIS_org

Contacts: Marguerite Telford, CIS, mrt@cis.org, 1 202 466 8185

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 9:30 AM OAS Permanent Council meeting – Organization of American States Permanent Council meeting, with agenda including reception of 27th Report of the Secretary General on the OAS Mission to Support the Peace Process in Colombia and a joint meeting with the Inter-American Council for Integral Development

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

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

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

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 9:30 AM DGA briefing on the Kentucky and Mississippi gubernatorial races – Democratic Governors Association Executive Director Noam Lee and Political Director Marshall Cohen discuss the results of yesterday’s gubernatorial elections in Kentucky and Mississippi and preview how the DGA sees the Louisiana gubernatorial race shaping up * In Kentucky, Democratic challenger Attorney General Andy Beshear holds a narrow lead and has declared victory in the governor’s race over Republican incumbent Governor Matt Bevin, though Gov. Bevin has not yet conceded and the race has not yet been called. In Mississippi, Democrat Jim Hood lost yesterday to Republican Tate Reeves, and Louisiana voters go the polls 16 Nov to choose between Democrat incumbent Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Republican Eddie Rispone

Location: DGA HQ, 1225 Eye St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.democraticgovernors.org, https://twitter.com/demgovs

Contacts: David Turner, DGA, turner@dga.net, 1 213 840 1464

Interested press is asked to kindly RSVP to beyer@dga.net

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 10:00 AM USIP webcast on Sustainable Development Goal 16 – ‘The Unity of Peace, Justice and Inclusion: How Sustainable Development Goal 16 Can Advance Peacebuilding’ U.S. Institute of Peace webcast, with speakers including generation change fellows Dalia Fernanda Marquez Anez and Rawan Khalfalla, Institute for Economics and Peace founder and Executive Chairman Steve Killelea, and African Youth Initiative Network founder and Executive Director Victor Ochen

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

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

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 10:30 AM Capitol Hill discussion on new MIT report on deep decarbonization of the electricity sector – Nuclear Energy Institute, MIT, Energy Innovation Reform Project, and Exelon host discussion on Capitol Hill on a new MIT report on deep decarbonization of the electricity sector by MIT Professor and Joint Program on Global Change co-director John Reilly, who delivers remarks * Report examines the trend that, as more solar panels and wind farms are added to the system, their productivity declines and they end up imposing costs on the rest of the system, arguing that ‘this creates an important role for both existing and new nuclear power plants in an affordable decarbonized energy system’

Location: Rm 2322, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.nei.org, https://twitter.com/NEI

Contacts: Mary Love, Nuclear Energy Institute, mcl@nei.org, 1 202 739 8156, 1 202 230 9622

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 10:30 AM Heritage Foundation discussion on ‘Age of Iron’ – Heritage Foundation book event on ‘Age of Iron’, with author George Mason University’s Colin Dueck discussing the interaction of conservative public opinion and presidential foreign policy leadership

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

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

Contacts: Heritage Foundation, 1 800 546 2843

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 10:30 AM SETA Foundation discussion on U.S. policy in Syria – ‘The Future of US Policy on Syria’ SETA Foundation event, on Turkey’s operations in northern Syria following U.S. troop withdrawal in the region. Speakers include Heritage Foundation Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Director Luke Coffey and USIP Senior Advisor for Syria, the Middle East, and North Africa Mona Yacoubian

Location: Seta Foundation, 1025 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://setadc.org/, https://twitter.com/SETADC

Contacts: SETA Foundation at Washington DC, communications@setadc.org, 1 202 223 9885

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 10:30 AM Georgetown University discussion on the fall of the Berlin Wall – Georgetown University presents ’30 Years Later: Lessons from the Fall of the Berlin Wall’ event, with featured speakers including former Secretary of State James Baker III, and former White House Press Secretary Marlin Fitzwater

Location: Gaston Hall – Georgetown University, 37th & O Streets, N.W., Washington, DC

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

Contacts: Events, guevents@georgetown.edu

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 11:00 AM CSIS discussion on Chinese ‘techno-governance’ – ‘China’s New Era in Techno-Governance’ Center for Strategic and International Studies event, to discuss how China is experimenting with new methods of integrating technology into its system of governance, with a particular focus on the surveillance state scenario in the province of Xinjiang. Speakers include Wall Street Journal reporters Josh Chin and Kate O’Keefe and The Associated Press Global Science and Environment Reporter Christina Larson

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, aschwartz@csis.org, 1 202 775 3242, https://twitter.com/handrewschwartz

Credentialed members of the press are invited to attend in person. Please email Andrew Schwartz at aschwartz@csis.org to register.

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 11:30 AM OIAC Senate briefing on Iran – ‘Iran: Clampdown, Terrorism and Belligerence’ Senate briefing hosted by the Organization of Iranian-American Communities, to address the ‘the rise of domestic suppression and regional aggression by Tehran as anti-regime protests spread in Iran and intensify in Iraq and Lebanon’

Location: Rm G-50, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.oiac.org, https://twitter.com/OrgIAC

Contacts: Dr Majid Sadeghpour, OIAC, Majid.Sadeghpour@oiac.org, 1 202 559 9232

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 12:00 PM National Postal Museum Sundman Lecture – Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum 16th Annual Sundman Lecture delivered by ‘The Paper Trail: World War II in Holland and Its Colonies as Seen Through Mail and Documents’ co-authors Kees Adema and Jeffrey Groeneveld

Location: The Postal Museum, 2 Massachusetts Avenue Northeast, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.postalmuseum.si.edu/, https://twitter.com/PostalMuseum

Contacts: Marty Emery, Smithsonian National Postal Museum, emerym@si.edu, 1 202 633 5518

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 12:00 PM 2019 Solving for Health Signature Series summit – Alliance of Health Policy hosts 2019 Solving for Health Signature Series, to discuss efforts to define and achieve value-based care and innovations in technology that challenge paradigms for healthcare financing and delivery

Location: Kaiser Family Foundation, 1330 G St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.allhealthpolicy.org, https://twitter.com/AllHealthPolicy

Contacts: Alliance for Health Policy, info@allhealthpolicy.org, 1 202 789 2300

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 12:00 PM Heritage Foundation discussion on ‘the profound influence of Christianity on the nation’s founding’ – Heritage Foundation book event on ‘Did America Have a Christian Founding? Separating Modern Myth from Historical Truth’, with author Mark David Hall discussing ‘the claims that the founders desired a strong separation of church and state’ and highlighting the influence of Christianity on their political ideas

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

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

Contacts: Heritage Foundation, 1 800 546 2843

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 12:00 PM New America book event on ‘Kremlin’s Most Dangerous Hackers’ – New America book event on ‘Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin’s Most Dangerous Hackers’ with author WIRED Senior Writer discussing his work following the trail of NotPetya, the malware that crippled significant portions of Ukraine’s digital infrastructure, with New America Senior Fellow Peter Warren Singer

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

Weblinks: http://www.newamerica.org/, https://twitter.com/NewAmerica, #Sandworm

Contacts: New America events, events@newamerica.org

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 12:00 PM Economic Policy Institute event on ‘Universal Family Care’ – ‘The Future of Work and Care: Universal Family Care’ Economic Policy Institute event, on the ‘Designing Universal Family Care: State-Based Social Insurance Programs for Early Child Care and Education, Paid Family and Medical Leave, and Long-Term Services and Supports’ report released by the National Academy of Social Insurance. Speakers include report authors National Academy Study Panel Lead Policy Analyst Alexandra Bradley and Caring Across the Generations Director Benjamin Veghte

Location: Economic Policy Institute, 1225 I St NW Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.epi.org, https://twitter.com/EconomicPolicy

Contacts: Economic Policy Institute Media, news@epi.org, 1 202 775 8810

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 12:15 PM American University discussion on impeachment – ‘Impeachment: The Constitutional Remedy of Last Resort’ American University event, to discuss the House of Representatives’ role in an impeachment investigation and its adoption of articles of impeachment, as well as the Senate’s role in the subsequent trials. Speakers include former House Committee on the Judiciary Special Impeachment Counsel Alan Baron and American University’s Louis Caldera and Daniel Freeman

Location: American University Washington College of Law, 4300 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.american.edu, https://twitter.com/AmericanU

Contacts: Natasha Abel, American University PR manager, nabel@american.edu, 1 202 885 5943

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 1:00 PM Hudson Institute discussion on ‘Countering Global Kleptocracy’ – ‘Countering Global Kleptocracy’ Hudson Institute event, to discuss how ‘legal and financial loopholes in the West facilitate corruption that devastate the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people’. Speakers include Global Witness Proceeds of Corruption Policy Officer Alexandra Robbins, Foreign Policy Senior Editor James Palmer, and International Republican Institute Expert Advisor on Grand Corruption Clay Fuller

Location: Hudson Institute, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.hudson.org, https://twitter.com/HudsonInstitute

Contacts: Sean Kelly, Hudson Institute, skelly@hudson.org, 1 202 974 2418

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 1:00 PM Brown Capital Management Africa Forum at Wilson Center – ‘U.S.-Africa Economic Relations at the State Level’ Brown Capital Management Africa Forum signature event, hosted by the Wilson Center Africa Program, to discuss economic relations between African countries and individual U.S. state and featuring officials and experts from U.S. states with strong or innovative economic and trade ties to African countries, African officials and business leaders, and U.S. federal official

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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Wednesday, Nov. 06 1:00 PM CBPP press call on Medicaid expansion – Center on Budget and Policy Priorities discuss new research saying that expanding Medicaid helps beneficiaries access and afford care, via press call

Weblinks: http://www.cbpp.org, https://twitter.com/centeronbudget

Contacts: Jacob Kaufman-Waldron, CBPP communications, jkaufmanwaldron@cbpp.org, 1 202 408 1080

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 1:30 PM Defense Secretary Esper meets visiting Qatari counterpart – Secretary of Defense Mark Esper holds enhanced honor cordon welcoming Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Dr Khalid Attiyah

Location: The Pentagon, Arlington, VA

Weblinks: http://www.defense.gov/, https://twitter.com/DeptofDefense

Contacts: DoD press, 1 703 697 5131

All journalists desiring to cover the honor cordon must obtain a wristband from security screening. Journalists without a Pentagon facility access card must go through security screening at the base of the River Entrance Pedestrian Bridge, and will be escorted to the cordon from there. Security screening will begin at approximately 12:50 p.m. EST; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Journalists with a Pentagon facility access card, and whom have entered the building prior to 12:30 p.m. EST, may go through security screening at the River Entrance to obtain their wristband. All journalists wishing to cover the honor cordon, including those with a Pentagon facility access card, must be in place no later than 1:15 p.m. EST. Once security screening has been initiated at the base of the bridge, all journalists entering the building via the bridge for any reason, including those with a Pentagon facility access card not covering the honor cordon, must undergo security screening

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 1:30 PM DoJ roundtable in honor of veterans served by Military Litigation – Department of Justice roundtable to honor veterans served by DoJ’s Military Litigation, with Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Eric Dreiband, vets, servicemembers, and section chiefs from the Civil Rights Division

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; Ali Kjergaard, DOJ, Ali.Kjergaard@usdoj.gov;

All media must RSVP and present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 2:00 PM Georgetown Law event on Clean Water Act case before SCOTUS – Georgetown Law holds a post-argument panel event with experts from both sides of the ‘County of Maui, Hawaii v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund’ case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court, whichy will determine whether pollution that reaches regulated waterways indirectly is subject to federal restrictions

Location: Gewirz Student Center, 120 F St NW, Washington, DC

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

Contacts: Georgetown University, mediarelations@law.georgetown.edu

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 2:00 PM George Washington University holds memorial service for Mark Plotkin – George Washington University holds memorial service for political analyst Mark Plotkin, with DC Councilmember Jack Evans serving as the master of ceremonies

Location: George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs, 805 21st St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.gwu.edu/index.cfm, https://twitter.com/GWtweets

Contacts: Maralee Csellar, George Washington University, csellar@gwu.edu, 1 202 994 6460; Jason Shevrin, GWU, jshevrin@gwu.edu, 1 202 994 5631;

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 2:00 PM USCIRF webinar on religious prisoners of conscience – U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) hosts ‘Systematic, Ongoing, Egregious: Insight into Assaults on International Religious Freedom’ webinar, with USCIRF Vice Chair Gayle Manchin, International Legal Specialist Kirsten Lavery, and Project Specialist Zack Udin discussing the commission’s Religious Prisoners of Conscience Project and new Victims Database

Weblinks: http://www.uscirf.gov, https://twitter.com/USCIRF

Contacts: USCIRF media, media@uscirf.gov, 1 202 786 0615

Register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sXc9o3eJRz2XTe_kb1ZHaQ

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 2:00 PM EESI briefing on community-centered resilience – Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) briefing on ‘Community-Centered Resilience: Lessons from Louisiana’, on the process and outcomes of Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments (LA SAFE) initiative to date, with speakers Foundation for Louisiana Coastal Community Resilience Director Liz Williams Russell, Louisiana Office of Community Development Disaster Recovery Unit Resilience Policy & Program Administrator Mathew Sanders, Bayou Interfaith Shared Community Organizing organizer Donald Bogen Jr., and Center for Planning Excellence President and CEO Camille Manning-Broome

Location: Rm 1334, Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.eesi.org/, https://twitter.com/eesionline, #eesitalk

Contacts: Anna McGinn, EESI, amcginn@eesi.org, 1 202 662 1885

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 2:30 PM AEI discussion on upcoming UK elections – ‘After the UK election: Whither the United Kingdom and Europe?’ American Enterprise Institute event, to discuss the political and economic fallout of Brexit for the UK and Europe, with speakers including Atlantic Council Fellow Frances Burwell, Embassy of Ireland Economic and Financial Affairs Director Declan Kelly, UK Consul-general in New York Antony Phillipson, and Brookings Institution Fellow Amanda Sloat

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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Wednesday, Nov. 06 3:00 PM Grand-opening of the Goethe-Institut’s new home in Washington, DC – Goethe-Institut hosts grand-opening celebration of its new location in Washington, DC, featuring spoken word and music performances, panel events, culture and education workshops, and a dance party * The German arts and culture center relocated from its original venue in Chinatown in 2015 following a reported 60% increase in rent, to a temporary home at 1990 K St. NW for three years, ahead of its new venue at The Liz

Location: Goethe-Institut, 1377 R St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.goethe.de/washington, https://twitter.com/GoetheDC

Contacts: Goethe Institute (Washington, DC), info@washington.goethe.org, 1 202 847 4700

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 3:00 PM OAS and Colombia celebrate 15 years of the Mission to Support the Peace Process – Organization of American States and the Govt of Colombia host commemoration to celebrate 15 years of work of the Mission to Support the Peace Process in Colombia of the OAS, presenting the ‘contributions, characteristics, and experience of the Mission’. Speakers include Colombia Permanent Representative to the OAS Amb. Alejandro Ordonez, OAS Secretary General’s Chief of Staff Gonzalo Koncke, and MAPP/OAS Chief Roberto Menendez

Location: Ruben Dario Hall, OAS, 1889 F St NW, Washington, DC

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

Contacts: Veronia Murcia, Mission to the Support the Peace Process, VMurcia@mapp-oea.org

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 3:00 PM ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit marks 150th birthday of college football – ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit participates in a media conference call to mark the 150th birthday of college football

Weblinks: http://espn.go.com/, https://twitter.com/espn

Contacts: Derek Volner, ESPN communications, Derek.Volner@espn.com, 1 860 766 8019, https://twitter.com/DerekVolner

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 4:00 PM Wilson Center discussion on ‘Democracies, Dictatorships, and Grand Strategy’ – ‘Democracies, Dictatorships, and Grand Strategy’ Wilson Center event, with Center for Strategic and International Studies China Studies Chair Jude Blanchette and Tufts University’s Daniel Drezner discussing how ‘the erosion of trust in elites, the rise of political polarization, and the retreat of the legislative branch from foreign policy’ have undercut nations’ ability to fashion grand strategies

Location: Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, 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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Wednesday, Nov. 06 5:00 PM 15th Annual Alvin H. Bernstein Lecture at SAIS – SAIS hosts the 15th annual Alvin H. Bernstein Lecture, with Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger delivering ‘Making the Case for Change in the United States Marine Corps’

Location: SAIS, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

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

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

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 6:00 PM Czech Embassy holds screening of Vaclav Havel documentary – Embassy of the Czech Republic hosts director Petr Jancarek for a screening of his documentary ‘Havel Speaking, Can You Hear Me?’, which features ‘public and private moments’ shot during the last three years of former Czech President Vaclav Havel’s life

Location: Embassy of Czechia, 3900 Spring of Freedom St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.mzv.cz/washington/, https://twitter.com/CzechEmbassyDC

Contacts: Embassy of the Czech Republic, cul_washington@embassy.mzv.cz

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 6:00 PM DC Central Kitchen hosts annual Capital Food Fight – DC Central Kitchen hosts the 16th annual Capital Food Fight. All proceeds from the fundraiser support DC Central Kitchen’s mission to provide job training, healthy food access, and equitable economic opportunities for the DC community

Location: The Anthem, 901 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: https://capitalfoodfight.org/, https://twitter.com/dcck, #capitalfoodfight

Contacts: DC Central Kitchen, 1 202 234 0707

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 6:00 PM American National Standards Institute awards – American National Standards Institute Awards Reception and Ceremony, with presentation of Leadership and Service Awards recognizing people who have dedicated considerable efforts to activities to promote American competitiveness in a global marketplace, safeguard the environment, and improve quality of life for workers and consumers around the world

Location: Fairmont Washington D.C. Georgetown, 2401 M St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.ansi.org/awards, https://twitter.com/ansidotorg

Contacts: ANSI, pr@ansi.org, 1 202 293 8020

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 6:00 PM Higher Achievement annual Going Places Gala – Higher Achievement annual Going Places Gala, celebrating dedication and commitment by Higher Achievement scholars, staff, and champions

Location: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.higherachievement.org/, https://twitter.com/HigherAchieve

Contacts: Higher Achievement DC, goingplaces@higherachievement.org, 1 202 544 3633

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 6:00 PM Webster Distinguished Service Award Dinner – International Spy Museum third annual William H. Webster Distinguished Service Award Dinner. This year’s honoree is former National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency Director Gen. (Ret) Michael Hayden

Location: International Spy Museum, 800 F St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.spymuseum.org

Contacts: Aliza Bran, International Spy Museum, abran@spymuseum.org, 1 202 654 0946

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 6:00 PM Protesters gather outside the White House to call for President Donald Trump’s removal from office

Location: The White House, Washington, DC

Contacts: L.A. Kauffman, lakauffman9@gmail.com

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 6:30 PM ‘The Impeachment Diary’ NPC book event – NPC Headliners book event on ‘The Impeachment Diary’, with author James Reston Jr., who presents his new book on ‘the days leading up to the resignation of President Richard Nixon from an eyewitness to those events’

Location: National Press Club, 529 14th St 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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Wednesday, Nov. 06 6:30 PM CFR discussion on climate change – Council on Foreign Relations book event on ‘Building a Resilient Tomorrow: How to Prepare for the Coming Climate Disruption’, with authors and CFR fellows Alice Hill and Leonardo Martinez-Diaz

Location: Council on Foreign Relations, 1777 F St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.cfr.org, https://twitter.com/CFR_org

Contacts: Susan Nelson, Council on Foreign Relations, snelson@cfr.org, 1 202 509 8594

Registration: 6:15 – 6:30 p.m

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 – Friday, Nov. 08 Behavioral Health Policy Summit – Annual Behavioral Health Policy Summit, in collaboration with ABHW. Co-located with Annual Payer’s Behavioral Health Management Summit

Location: The Dupont Circle Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.worldcongress.com, https://twitter.com/WorldCongress

Contacts: World Congress Customer Relations, wcreg@worldcongress.com, 1 781 939 2400

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 – Thursday, Nov. 07 LEAP HR Government conference

Location: The Madison Washington, DC, a Hilton Hotel, 1177 15th St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://leaphr-government.com

Contacts: Hanson Wade U.S., info@hansonwade.com, 1 212 537 5898

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 – Thursday, Nov. 07 Joe Biden on campaign trail in Washington, DC, and Maryland – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden campaigns in Washington, DC, and Maryland, attending Biden for President finance events in Washington, DC, and Bethesda

Weblinks: https://joebiden.com/, https://twitter.com/JoeBiden

Contacts: Joe Biden for President press, BidenPress@joebiden.com

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 – Friday, Nov. 08 Annual Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Compliance Congress

Location: Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC, 1330 Maryland Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.pharmacongress.com/, https://twitter.com/PharmaCongress

Contacts: GHC events, registration@hcconferences.com, 1 206 757 8053

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 – Thursday, Nov. 07 SINET Showcase event – ‘Highlighting and Advancing Innovation’

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

Weblinks: http://www.security-innovation.org, https://twitter.com/SINETconnection

Contacts: Security Innovation Network, info@security-innovation.org

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 – Friday, Nov. 08 Independent Petroleum Association of America Annual Meeting

Location: Fairmont Washington DC, Georgetown, 2401 M St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.ipaa.org, https://twitter.com/IPAAaccess

Contacts: Brittany Green, IPAA Meetings Manager, bgreen@ipaa.org, 1 202 857 4722

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 WTO director-general in the U.S. – WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo visits the U.S., where he meets U.S. Trade Representative Amb. Robert Lighthizer and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley

Location: Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.wto.org, https://twitter.com/WTO

Contacts: WTO press, enquiries@wto.org, +41 22 739 5007

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Thursday, Nov. 07 – Friday, Nov. 08 7:15 AM WACA 2019 National Conference continues – World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) 2019 National Conference continues, with day two speakers including former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, World Food Program USA President and CEO Phil Karsting, Voice of America Director Amanda Bennett, former TIME Editor Richard Stengel, and Voice of America Director Amanda Bennett

Location: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.worldaffairscouncils.org, https://twitter.com/WACAmerica

Contacts: WACA, waca@worldaffairscouncils.org, 1 202 833 4557

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Thursday, Nov. 07 7:30 AM ACFE Law Enforcement and Government Anti-Fraud Summit

Location: Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Cir, NW Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.acfe.com/, https://twitter.com/TheACFE

Contacts: Valerie Ruiz, ACFE, Events@acfe.com

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Thursday, Nov. 07 8:00 AM SEIA ‘Solar Goes Corporate’ event – Solar Energy Industries Association ‘Solar Goes Corporate’ event, with a keynote session featuring SEIA President and CEO Abigail Ross Hopper, Employers for Renewable Energy Executive Director Joe Rinzell, and Swinerton Renewable Energy President and General Manager George Hershman

Location: Eaton DC, 1201 K St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.seia.org/, https://twitter.com/SEIA

Contacts: SEIA, info@SEIA.org, 1 202 682 0556

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UPDATED EVENT: Thursday, Nov. 07 8:30 AM The American Conservative 6th Annual Foreign Policy Conference – The American Conservative hosts sixth annual foreign policy conference, themed ‘Regime Change: How to Replace the Beltway Blob with the Foreign Policy Americans Want’, to discuss the ‘fully-entrenched establishment devoted to U.S. military primacy and global hegemony’ and ‘the need to end interventionist foreign policies’. Speakers include The American Mind Editor Matt Peterson, Modern Age Editor Daniel McCarthy, and The American Conservative Executive Director John Burtka IV

Location: Rm 902, Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.theamericanconservative.com, https://twitter.com/amconmag

Contacts: Kate Brown, Buzz By Brown, buzzbybrown@gmail.com, 1 202 213 7051

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Thursday, Nov. 07 8:30 AM Bipartisan Sens. Cory Gardner and Dick Durbin speak at National Immigration Forum convening – ‘Leading the Way: An American Approach to Immigration’ National Immigration Forum event, bringing together moderates and conservatives to discuss strategies for practical reform that ‘address the needs and anxieties of everyday Americans’. Speakers include Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin, Republican Sen. Cory Gardner, Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best, Southern Baptist Convention Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission President Dr Russel Moore, and The Trinity Forum President Cherie Harder

Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.immigrationforum.org/, https://twitter.com/NatImmForum

Contacts: Magen Wetmore, National Immigration Forum communications, mwetmore@immigrationforum.org, 1 202 383 5983; Charlie DiPasquale, National Immigration Forum, cdipasquale@skdknick.com, 1 240 481 6632;

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Thursday, Nov. 07 8:30 AM GOP Sen. John Cornyn speaks at CSIS on energy resources – ‘U.S. Energy Resources in the Global Landscape Center for Strategic and International Studies event, with Republican Sen. John Cornyn sharing his views on domestic energy production in the context of U.S. energy policy and the ‘dynamic geopolitical landscape’

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, aschwartz@csis.org, 1 202 775 3242, https://twitter.com/handrewschwartz

Credentialed members of the press who wish to attend must email aschwartz@csis.org or RSVP online. CAMERA INSTRUCTIONS: Members of the press who wish to bring video cameras must notify CSIS beforehand. Camera crews should arrive at least 20 minutes prior to event and set up in the section designated to accommodate cameras

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Thursday, Nov. 07 9:00 AM New Columbia Solar and Amalgamated Bank announce new partnership providing solar projects funding boost – New Columbia Solar and Amalgamated Bank hold event to announce a partnership to provide 21 million dollars in solar projects throughout Washington, DC. Speakrs include DC Councilmembers Vincent Gray and Kenyan McDuffie, Minnesota Gardens Co-Op President Grady Canady, New Columbia Solar CEO Michael Healy, and Amalgamated Bank Impact Policy Director Ivan Frishberg

Location: Minnesota Gardens, 3501 Minnesota Ave SE, Washington, DC

Weblinks: https://www.amalgamatedbank.com/, https://twitter.com/AmalgamatedBank

Contacts: Enid Doggett, InsPR Media, enid@insprmedia.com, 1 202 670 5734

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Thursday, Nov. 07 9:00 AM Health Affairs discussion on housing and health – ‘Culture of Health: Housing and Health’ Health Affairs event, to discuss how community and place play an important role in promoting health and preventing disease. Speakers include Roanoke, VA, City Manager Bob Cowell, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Senior Program Officer David Adler, University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Robin Clark, PUSH Buffalo Executive Director Rahwa Ghirmatzion, and Wagner Policies for Action Hub Lead Analyst Kacie Dragan

Location: W Washington D.C., 515 15th St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.healthaffairs.org, https://twitter.com/Health_Affairs, #militaryhealthsystem

Contacts: Health Affairs Press, press@healthaffairs.org

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Thursday, Nov. 07 9:30 AM IMF regular press briefing with Communications Department Director Gerry Rice

Location: International Monetary Fund, 700 19th Street Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.imf.org, https://twitter.com/IMFNews

Contacts: IMF press, media@imf.org, 1 202 623 7100

Journalists should enter through the IMF entrance, 720 19th St. NW, Washington, DC. Doors will open at 9:00 a.m.

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Nov. 07 11:00 AM Carnegie Endowment discussion on Kim Jong Un – ‘The Hermit King: The Dangerous Game of Kim Jong Un’ Carnegie Endowment for International Peace event, with Asia Program Senior Fellow Chung Min Lee discussing his book on the North Korean leader

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

Weblinks: http://www.carnegieendowment.org, https://twitter.com/CarnegieEndow

Contacts: Blair Scott , CEIP, bscott@ceip.org

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Nov. 07 12:00 PM EMILY’s List and partner organizations hold press call discussing successful efforts to flip Virginia General Assembly – EMILY’s List holds press call to discuss their investments in Virginia following Tuesday’s legislative elections, which saw Democrats take control of both chambers of the state’s General Assembly. Speakers include Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee President Jessica Post, EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock, Human Rights Campaign President Alphonso David, and League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski

Weblinks: http://www.emilyslist.org, https://twitter.com/emilyslist

Contacts: Ianthe Metzger, EMILY’s List campaign communications, imetzger@emilyslist.org, 1 202 419 3169, 1 202 903 4868

RSVP: https://myaccount.maestroconference.com/conference/register/1UV545L1Q3FQULQ3

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Thursday, Nov. 07 1:00 PM Advisory Council on Historic Preservation fall business meeting

Location: Kennedy Caucus Rm, Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.achp.gov, https://twitter.com/usachp

Contacts: ACHP, achp@achp.gov, 1 202 517 0200

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UPDATED EVENT: Thursday, Nov. 07 3:00 PM U.S. and Venezuelan representatives to the OAS attend book event on Cuba’s intervention in Venezuela – Cuba Archive hosts book event on ‘Cuba’s intervention in Venezuela: a strategic occupation with global implications’, with author Free Society Project Executive Director Maria Welau, Venezuela Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States Amb. Gustavo Tarre, and U.S. Permanent Representative to the OAS Amb. Carlos Trujillo

Location: OAS Columbus Memorial Library, Constitution Ave NW & 19th St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: https://cubaarchive.org/, https://twitter.com/CubaArchive

Contacts: Cuba Archive, info@CubaArchive.org, 1 973 701 0520

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Thursday, Nov. 07 3:00 PM FDA Center for Tobacco Products director discusses vaping ‘epidemic’ at GW – George Washington School of Nursing hosts FDA Center for Tobacco Products Director Mitch Zellner, who discusses the vaping ‘epidemic’ and the FDA’s comprehensive plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation

Location: Milken Institute School of Public Health, 2, 950 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.gwu.edu/index.cfm, https://twitter.com/GWtweets

Contacts: Jason Shevrin, GWU, jshevrin@gwu.edu, 1 202 994 5631; Timothy Pierce, GWU, tpie@gwu.edu, 1 202 994 5647;

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Thursday, Nov. 07 3:00 PM ICRW event on ‘resilience, gender, and health’ – Resilience, Gender & Health: Examining connections in the context of sustained HIV risk’ International Center for Research on Women event, to discuss the growing area of resilience-based public health research and how these results can inform programming and policy with 2018 Mariam K. Chamberlain Award winner Ashleigh LoVette

Location: International Center for Research on Women, 1120 20th St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.icrw.org, https://twitter.com/ICRW

Contacts: ICRW, press@icrw.org

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Thursday, Nov. 07 6:00 PM Franciscan Action Network Annual Benefit – Franciscan Action Network holds annual benefit event, this year honoring retiring Executive Director Patrick Carolan

Location: St Francis Hall, 1340 Quincy St NE, Washington, DC

Weblinks: https://franciscanaction.org/, https://twitter.com/franciscannet

Contacts: Janine Walsh, Franciscan Action Network Communications, walsh@franciscanaction.org, 1 203 685 1856

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Thursday, Nov. 07 6:00 PM International Center for Journalists Awards Dinner – International Center for Journalists Awards Dinner, honoring the achievements of journalists whose news reports and media innovations have made an impact and improved societies around the world

Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.icfj.org/dinner, https://twitter.com/icfj, #ICFJdinner

Contacts: Zainab Imam, ICFJ Communications, zimam@icfj.org, 1 202 349 7614

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Thursday, Nov. 07 6:30 PM 26th Annual Knock Out Abuse Gala – 26th Annual Knock Out Abuse Gala, featuring keynote from author Tony Porter

Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC, 1150 22nd Street, N.W, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.knockoutabuse.org, https://twitter.com/KnockOutAbuse

Contacts: Knock Out Abuse Against Women, info@knockoutabuse.org, 1 202 813 9161

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Thursday, Nov. 07 7:00 PM Southern Center for Human Rights 23rd Annual Frederick Douglass Awards Dinner

Location: Conrad Washington DC, 950 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.schr.org

Contacts: Hannah Riley, Southern Center for Human Rights , hriley@schr.org

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Thursday, Nov. 07 7:00 PM National Archives screens ‘Just Like Me: Vietnam War Stories from All Sides’ documentary – National Archives presents screening of the documentary ‘Just Like Me: Vietnam War Stories from All Sides’, followed by a discussion between filmmaker and Vietnam veteran Ron Osgood and historian Marc Leepson

Location: National Archives Museum, 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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Thursday, Nov. 07 7:00 PM U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum program on ‘women’s heroism on the home front’ – ‘How Did American Women Act? Heroism on the Home Front’ program, co-hosted by U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and National Women’s History Museum and Women in Film, to examine women’s roles in the war effort during World War II and ‘how they used their their social and political positions to fight back against isolationism and sound the alarm about the plight of Europe’s Jews’. Speakers include writer Denise Kiernan and U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Education Initiatives Director Gretchen Skidmore

Location: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.ushmm.org/, https://twitter.com/HolocaustMuseum

Contacts: Cameron Andrews, Pier Communications, cameron@piercomm.com, 1 562 432 5300, 1 310 428 2760

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Thursday, Nov. 07 – Friday, Nov. 08 ABA National Institute on Executive Compensation – Executive Compensation National Institute, sponsored by the American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits. The Institute is designed for those who address issues related to compensating senior corporate executives: private practitioners, in-house corporate counsel, employee benefits consultants, service providers, compensation managers and consultants

Location: Hogan Lovells US, 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: https://shop.americanbar.org/ebus/ABAEventsCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?productId=285588670, https://twitter.com/ABANews

Contacts: ABA communications and media relations, abanews@americanbar.org, 1 202 662 1090

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Thursday, Nov. 07 – Friday, Nov. 08 EBI Politics & Policy Summit – EBI Politics & Policy Summit – for the energy and environmental industries, with headliner JPMorgan Chase Sustainability Director Marisa Buchanan

Location: Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, 2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://ebionline.org/summits/

Contacts: EBI, info@ebiresearch.com, 1 619 295 7685

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Thursday, Nov. 07 – Friday, Nov. 08 IARIW-World Bank Conference: New Approaches to Defining and Measuring Poverty in a Growing World

Location: Convene, 575 7th St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.worldbank.org, https://twitter.com/WorldBank

Contacts: Muhammad Malik, World Bank, mmalik1@worldbank.org

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Thursday, Nov. 07 – Friday, Nov. 08 Complexity in Human Systems Symposium

Location: JW Marriott Washington, DC, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.infotoday.com/conferences.asp, https://twitter.com/EntrpSearch

Contacts: Information Today, custserv@infotoday.com, 1 609 654 6266

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Thursday, Nov. 07 Joe Biden on campaign trail in Washington, DC, and Massachusetts – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden campaigns in Washington, DC, and Massachusetts

Weblinks: https://joebiden.com/, https://twitter.com/JoeBiden

Contacts: Joe Biden for President press, BidenPress@joebiden.com

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Thursday, Nov. 07 – Friday, Nov. 08 World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress USA

Location: Renaissance Washington DC Hotel, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.terrapinn.com/, https://twitter.com/Terrapinn

Contacts: Terrapinn U.S., enquiry.us@terrapinn.com, 1 212 379 6322

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Thursday, Nov. 07 Annual Global Services Summit – Annual Global Services Summit, for key senior trade officials, policy makers, and business leaders from around the world to discuss current international trade issues, with specific interest in services

Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://servicescoalition.org, https://twitter.com/USCSI

Contacts: Coalition of Services Industries, admin@uscsi.org, 1 202 289 7460

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Thursday, Nov. 07 National Economists Club Annual Members Dinner and Herbert Stein Memorial Lecture – National Economists Club Annual Members Dinner and Herbert Stein Memorial Lecture

Location: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, 4200 Linnean Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.national-economists.org/

Contacts: NEC , info@national-economists.org, 1 703 493 8824

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Thursday, Nov. 07 – Friday, Nov. 08 National Academy of Public Administration Fall Meeting – National Academy of Public Administration Fall Meeting, themed ‘Grand Challenges in the Public Administration’

Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City At Reagan National Airport, 2799 Richmond Hwy, Arlington, VA

Weblinks: http://www.napawash.org/, https://twitter.com/napawash

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Thursday, Nov. 07 Congressional Budget Office releases ‘Monthly Budget Review: Summary for Fiscal Year 2019’ report

Weblinks: http://www.cbo.gov/, https://twitter.com/USCBO

Contacts: Deborah Kilroe, CBO communications, communications@cbo.gov, 1 202 226 2602

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Thursday, Nov. 07 – Friday, Nov. 08 IMF Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference – IMF Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference. Speakers include IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva

Location: International Monetary Fund, 1900 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.imf.org, https://twitter.com/IMFNews

Contacts: IMF events, EventsRSVP@imf.org, 1 202 623 7001

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UPDATED EVENT: Thursday, Nov. 07 – Friday, Nov. 08 ABA annual National Security Law Conference – American Bar Association 30th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law Conference, with speakers including FBI General Counsel Dana Boente, former National Counterterrorism Center Director Mike Leiter, former National Counterintelligence Executive Director Joel Brenner, Verizon Executive Vice President Craig Silliman, and Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Demers

Location: Capital Hilton, 1001 16th St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.abanet.org, https://twitter.com/ABAesq

Contacts: ABA communications and media relations, abanews@americanbar.org, 1 202 662 1090

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Thursday, Nov. 07 Graham Holdings Co: Q4 2019 Dividend payment date

Weblinks: http://www.ghco.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=62487&p=irol-calendar, https://twitter.com/grahamholdings

Contacts: Pinkie Mayfield, Graham Holdings Corporate Communications, pinkie.mayfield@ghco.com, 1 703 345 6450

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Friday, Nov. 08 8:30 AM Palestine Center Annual Conference – Palestine Center Annual Conference, titled ‘The Deal of the Century: A Plan to Liquidate the Palestine Question’

Location: Palestine Center, 2425 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.thejerusalemfund.org/, https://twitter.com/PalestineCenter

Contacts: The Jerusalem Fund press, info@thejerusalemfund.org, 1 202 338 1958

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Friday, Nov. 08 12:30 PM VA Secretary Wilkie speaks on department’s performance at NPC – National Press Club Headliners Luncheon with Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie, who assesses the performance of the Department of Veterans Affairs and its ‘goals for the care of our nation’s vets’

Location: National Press Club, 529 14th St 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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Friday, Nov. 08 GW annual Conference on China’s Economic Development and U.S.-China Economic Relations – George Washington University Institute for International Economic Policy hosts 12th annual Conference on China’s Economic Development and U.S.-China Economic Relations, exploring the current landscape of the Chinese economy, the U.S.-China trade war, and China’s economic activities around the globe

Location: Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.gwu.edu/index.cfm, https://twitter.com/GWtweets

Contacts: Jason Shevrin, GWU, jshevrin@gwu.edu, 1 202 994 5631

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