Full Media and Public Affairs Opening Schedule


Wednesday, March 7
Tours of the new building
MPA building, 5 p.m.

Ribbon-cutting ceremony
MPA building, 6:15 p.m.

The Kalb Report with Bernard Shaw
National Press Club, 14th and F streets, 8 p.m.

Thursday, March 8
Continental Breakfast
MPA lobby, 8:30 a.m.

Speaker: Bob Schieffer, CBS News chief Washington correspondent
MPA auditorium, 9 a.m.

Speaker: Ted Leonsis, America Online vice chairman, AOL Advanced Services Group president
MPA auditorium, 10 a.m.

Panel Discussion: “The Web: Death of the Word?”
Moderator: John Barth, senior director of original programming, Audible, Inc.
With Scott Woelfel, CNN.com founding editor and former general manager;
David Carr, Inside.com senior correspondent
MPA teleconference room (lower level), 11 a.m.

Panel Discussion: “The Paul O’Dwyer Forum: Ethics and Politics”
Moderator: Christopher Arterton, dean, GW Graduate School of Political Management
With: Ray Strother, American Association of Political Management chairman and past president; Carol Whitney, program director for Campaign Management Institute, American University; Douglas Bailey, FreedomChannel.com president, CEO and co-founder and the National Journal’s The Hotline; Ron Faucheaux, Campaigns & Elections Magazine editor and publisher
MPA auditorium, 11 a.m.

Lunch reception and keynote address: Wolf Blitzer
Featuring ceremony to recognize the donation of Westwood One radio archives
MPA auditorium, 12:30 p.m.

Closing Reception
MPA lobby, 4 p.m.

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