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November 8, 1989 | United Press International
The Democratic Leadership Council announced Tuesday that its annual meeting next year will take place in New Orleans. Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.), chairman of the council, said the conference is scheduled for March 22-24.
September 7, 2011 | Chris Dufresne
College football is a billion-dollar business … here are my two cents: Super conferences appear on the way, so let's get on with it. Rearrange the deck chairs, cut the checks, board up office windows, consolidate and reconfigure. "Things change," Oklahoma Coach Bob Stoops said this week as his school contemplated a move from the Big 12 Conference to the Pac-12. Fine, but let's disassociate "collegial" as college's root relative. This isn't collegial, this is cut-throat.
February 16, 1989 | LYNN SMITH, Times Staff Writer
A 3-day international conference of the Institute for Historical Review, an organization that claims the holocaust did not occur, has been canceled this weekend at the Red Lion Inn in Costa Mesa. The announcement followed complaints by the national leader of the Jewish Defense League and an Orange County Christian group, Concerned Christians Against Anti-Semitism.
The economic and emotional devastation that Korean immigrants suffered in last year's riots is changing what they value in life, experts said at a national conference on the Korean-American community at USC over the weekend. "Their immediate concern is no longer money but safety, mental well-being and community participation," said John D. Song, a former education professor whose printing shop was destroyed during the riots.
Education leaders from across the nation will discuss K-12 academic standards for language arts, mathematics and science during a free two-day conference at Cal State Northridge on May 21 and 22. The public is encouraged to attend and talk with experts about the challenges California educators could face in implementing a standards-based accountability system for public schools.
June 16, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan opened a five-week conference in Rome on establishing an International Criminal Court to try perpetrators of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Officials from 156 countries and representatives from about 200 humanitarian groups are attending the conference, intended to hammer out the statutes for the court and to overcome differences among states on the court's powers and its relationship with the U.N. Security Council.
February 13, 1998 | Patrice Apodaca
Founders of emerging technology and life sciences companies turn to a variety of sources to raise capital--borrowing from family and friends, taking out second mortgages, or finding a venture capitalist or individual investor willing to foot the bill. But there's another, often-overlooked means of funding entrepreneurial ventures. Big concerns such as Hewlett-Packard Co., Intel Corp. and Lucent Technologies are continually on the prowl for partnerships with smaller companies.
June 14, 1997
More than 400 Latino youths and community leaders are expected to attend Latino Vote '97, a daylong conference today at the Omni Hotel downtown that will focus on maintaining the upswing in Latino voting participation. Sponsored by the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project, the conference will cover strategies for mobilizing voters for the 1998 gubernatorial elections. U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) and state Sen. Richard Polanco (D-Los Angeles) are expected to attend.
January 7, 1997 | Barbara Marsh
UC Irvine wants to be the place where the movers and shakers come to learn about managed care. It's trying to accomplish that by teaming its schools of management and medicine in cooperative programs aimed at educating both business types and medical students about each other's world.
February 14, 1995 | Reuters
President Clinton said Monday he is calling an economic conference for the end of March, similar to one he held during his transition to the presidency. "I think it would be a good thing to get those people back together, not only to review the progress that has been made, but more importantly, to look at the thorny problems that remain," Clinton told reporters in the Oval Office. It was unclear who would be invited; two years ago the group included economists and business people.
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