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Associated Press Daybook-Next-Wednesday-General for Wednesday, Nov. 13.

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 8:30 AM Library of Congress celebrates GIS Day – Library of Congress holds ‘In the Shadows of Notre Dame’ event to mark GIS Day 2019, with speakers from across the technological spectrum talking about how these technologies are employed in cultural heritage preservation and why their systematic application is ‘so important to maintain our shared historical past’. Agenda includes keynote from Congressional French Caucus co-chair Republican Sen. John Boozman, and other speakers including Diedre McCarthy and Catherine Lavoie (both National Park Service), Kenneth Walton (National Capital Planning Commission), Will Rourk and Guoping Huang (both University of Virginia), and John Hessler and Mari Nakahara (both Library of Congress)

Location: Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 1st St SE, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.loc.gov/homepage/lchp.html, https://twitter.com/librarycongress

Contacts: Deanna McCray-James, Library of Congress, demc@loc.gov, 1 202 707 9322

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 9:00 AM CED Fall Policy Conference – Committee for Economic Development (CED) Fall Policy Conference, ‘Driving U.S. Prosperity and Global Economic Leadership’, with speakers include Democratic Rep. Jim Himes; World Bank U.S. Representative to the Board of Directors Erik Bethel; George Mason University Chair of Economics Tyley Cowen; Mathematica Policy Research President and CEO Paul Decker; International Franchise Management President Hollis Hart; Pediatrician Laura Jana; Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors President and CEO Larry Jensen; Primrose School CEO Jo Kirchner; Georgetown University Assistant Professor of Security Studies Oriana Mastro; Genworth Financial President and CEO Thomas McInerney; American Enterprise Institute Resident Scholar Norman Ornstein; American Jonda Motor Co. Digital Customer Journey Vice President Vicki Poponi; Western Governors University President Scott Pulsipher; and Brookings Institution Economic Studies Senior Fellow Isabel Sawhill

Location: InterContinental The Willard Washington D.C., 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.ced.org/, https://twitter.com/cedupdate

Contacts: CED, info@ced.org, 1 202 296 5860; Katherine Shek, Committee for Economic Development, Katherine.Shek@conference-board.org, 1 202 469 7824;

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 9:00 AM Annual Haydn Williams World War II Memorial Legacy Lecture

Location: National Defense University, 62, 300 5th Avenue SW, Fort McNair, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.wwiimemorialfriends.org, https://twitter.com/WWIIMemorial

Contacts: Holly Rotondi, Friends of the National World War II Memorial, hrotondi@wwiimemorialfriends.org, 1 202 675 2017

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 10:00 AM Embassy of Sweden Nobel Laureate Symposium – Embassy of Sweden Nobel Laureate Symposium, honoring the 2019 Nobel Prize Laureates from the U.S. and providing a platform for them to present on their contributions. Attendees include Nobel Prize in Medicine Laureates Professor William Kaelin and Professor Gregg Semenza and Nobel Prize in Physics Laureate Professor James Peebles * Laureates attend media availability following the symposium (11:00 AM EST)

Location: Embassy of Sweden, 2900 K St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.swedenabroad.se, https://twitter.com/SwedeninUSA, #SweNobelUSA

Contacts: Embassy of Sweden, ambassaden.washington-press@gov.se, 1 202 467 2644

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 10:00 AM Priorities USA briefing on the 2020 election – Priorities USA ‘One Year Out’ press briefing, with Priorities USA Chairman Guy Cecil discussing the state of the 2020 presidential race and Priorities’ plans a year out from the election. Includes a breakdown of the latest battleground polling findings, digital spending across key states, and the launch of a new phase of the Priorities USA program

Location: Priorities USA, 1030 15th St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: https://priorities.org/, https://twitter.com/prioritiesUSA

Contacts: Priorities USA press, press@priorities.org

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 5:30 PM TD Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts discusses memoir at AEI – ‘The Harder You Work, the Luckier You Get: An Entrepreneur’s Memoir’ American Enterprise Institute book discussion, with author TD Ameritrade founder and former CEO and Chairman Joe Ricketts

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. 13 6:30 PM Wendt Center for Loss and Healing 2019 Annual Benefit – Wendt Center for Loss and Healing 44th Anniversary Benefit, with remarks from Democratic Rep. Susan Wild

Location: Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

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

Contacts: Wendt Center for Loss and Healing, 1 202 624 0010

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 7:00 PM Cokie Roberts honored posthumously at National Archives Foundation Gala – National Archives Foundation Gala 2019, honoring late journalist Cokie Roberts with the Records of Achievement Award. Award honors those whose work has cultivated a broader national awareness of the history and identity of the U.S. through the use of original records * Previous recipients include Tom Hanks, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Steven Spielberg * Roberts died at the age of 75 on 17 Sep

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

Weblinks: http://www.archivesfoundation.org/, https://twitter.com/archivesfdn

Contacts: Mattie Gainer, National Archives Foundation, Mattie.gainer@archivesfoundation.org, 1 202 357 5056

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 8:00 PM Opening night for Arena Stage’s production of Disney musical ‘Newsies’ – ‘Newsies’, opening night for Arena Stage’s production of Bob Tzudiker and Noni White’s musical, based on the 1992 Disney film of the same name, itself inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. Directed by Molly Smith, with choreography by Parker Esse

Location: Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, 1101 6th St SW, Washington, DC

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

Contacts: Lauren McMillen/Samantha Schneider , Arena Stage, press@arenastage.org, 1 202 600 4055

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 Joe Biden on campaign trail in Washington, DC and Virginia – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden campaigns in Washington, DC and Virginia

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

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

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 – Saturday, Nov. 16 International LGBTQ Leaders Conference – International LGBTQ Leaders Conference, with speakers including Democratic Reps. Deb Haaland, Pramila Jayapal, and Sharice Davids, Members of the European Parliament Seb Dance, Isabella Adinolfi, Silvia Modig, and Robert Biedron, former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Miguel Diaz, National Assembly of Venezuela Deputy Tamara Adrian, LGBTQ Victory Institute President and CEO Annise Parker, Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals of Botswana CEO Anna Mmolai Chalmers, and Carlos Vecchio – recognized by the U.S. Govt as the Venezuela Ambassador to the U.S

Location: JW Marriott Washington, DC, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.lgbtqleaders.org, https://twitter.com/VictoryInst

Contacts: Elliot Imse, Victory Institute communications, elliot.imse@victoryfund.org, 1 202 567 3345 x 345

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 – Friday, Nov. 15 International Conference on Transportation System Resilience to Natural Hazards and Extreme Weather – Transportation Resilience 2019: 2nd International Conference on Transportation System Resilience to Natural Hazards and Extreme Weather, sponsored by the Transportation Research Board

Location: National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.nas.edu/, https://twitter.com/theNASEM

Contacts: National Academies News Office, news@nas.edu, 1 202 334 2138

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 – Saturday, Nov. 16 Women in Government Annual State Directors’ & First Term Legislators’ Conference and Annual Healthcare and Technology Summit – Women in Government annual State Directors’ & First Term Legislators’ Conference and ninth annual Healthcare and Technology Summit

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

Weblinks: http://www.womeningovernment.org/, https://twitter.com/WomenInGovt

Contacts: Laura Blake, Women In Government, lblake@womeningovernment.org, 1 202 333.0825 x 209

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 – Friday, Nov. 15 ARDA Fall Conference

Location: Fairmont Washington DC, Georgetown, 2401 M Street Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.arda.org/, https://twitter.com/ARDAorg

Contacts: ARDA, customerservice@arda.org, 1 855 416 6187

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 – Thursday, Nov. 14 MDMA Annual Coverage, Reimbursement and Health Policy Conference

Location: 555 13th Street Northwest, Washington, DC

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

Contacts: Sheri DeVinney, MDMA, sdevinney@medicaldevices.org, 1 202 354 7171

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 – Sunday, Nov. 17 ABA Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit – American Bar Association Judicial Division Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit, for appellate judges, lawyers, and staff attorneys

Location: Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: https://www.americanbar.org/, https://twitter.com/ABANews

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

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 – Thursday, Nov. 14 AICPA National Tax Conference – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants National Tax Conference, with speakers including IRS Comissioner Charles Rettig and Large Business and International Division Deputy Commissioner Nikole Flax

Location: Marriott Marquis Washington, Washington, DC

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

Contacts: Kathy King, AICPA, Kathy.King@aicpa-cima.com

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Wednesday, Nov. 13 – Thursday, Nov. 14 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Conference – U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Conference. Speakers include Boston Mayor Martin Walsh; Travelers Foundation President Marlene Ibsen; U.S. Bank Foundation president Reba Dominski; DSM North America President and General Counsel Hugh Welsh; and America’s Charities President and CEO Jim Starr

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

Weblinks: https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/2019-corporate-citizenship-conference-solve-together, https://twitter.com/USCCFBiz4Good

Contacts: USCCF Corporate Citizenship Center, ccc@uschamber.com, 1 202 463 3133

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