25th Annual Conference


“Dialogue of Cultures: Fulbright Contributions”

The Madison Hotel, Washington, D.C.

October 10-13, 2002


THURSDAY – October 10th
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Conference Registration
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Arts Task Force Program/International Education Task Force Program

FRIDAY – October 11th

8:00 a.m. – 10 a.m. Conference Registration

10:15 a.m. Bus Departs for Fulbright Prize Event

11:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Fulbright Prize Award Ceremony, Lecture, & Luncheon Reception, Ronald Reagan International Trade Center

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Conference Registration

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Post-Conflict Transitions

  • Amy Hawthorne (Egypt 1991) – Associate, Democracy and Rule of Law Project, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Julie Mertus (Romania 1995) – Professor, School of International Service, American University; Author, Kosovo: How Myths and Truths Started a War
  • Allen Weinstein (Australia 1969 & 1972) – President and CEO, The Center for Democracy

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Coffee Break

3:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Fulbright Association: Celebrating 25 Years of Service to Fulbright Program

  • Fulbright Program Update
  • Advocacy

7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 25th Anniversary Banquet & Keynote Address

  • Linda Vester (Egypt 1989) – Anchor, Fox News Live

SATURDAY – October 12th

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Conference Registration

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. International Philanthropy

  • Bruce Sievers (Germany 1968) – Executive Director (ret.), Walter and Elise Haas Fund
  • Suzanne Siskel (Indonesia 1983) – Representative, Office for Indonesia, The Ford Foundation
  • Maxine Thomas (Japan 1988) – Secretary & General Counsel, The Kettering Foundation

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Coffee Break

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Media & Foreign Affairs

  • Bay Fang (Hong Kong 1995) – National Correspondent, US News and World Report
  • Doyle McManus (Belgium 1975) – Washington Bureau Chief, The Los Angeles Times
  • Chris Satullo (France 1975) – Editorial Page Editor, The Philadelphia Inquirer

12:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Plenary Luncheon & Address

  • Olara Otunnu (USA 1974) – United Nations Under Secretary-General and Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict

2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Fulbright Alumni Initiatives

  • Thomas Farrell (Pakistan 1976) – Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Academic Programs, U.S. Department of State
  • Jochen Hoffmann – Chief, Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program, U.S. Department of State
  • Judy L. Pehrson (China 1996) – Director of External Relations, Council for International Exchange of Scholars

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break

4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. The Selma Jeanne Cohen Fund Lecture

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Cultural Program & Reception Residence of His Excellency O. Faruk Logoglu (USA 1960) – Ambassador of The Republic of Turkey to the United States of America

SUNDAY – October 13th

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Conference Registration

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Chapter Seminar

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Global Fulbright Network

12:15 p.m. 25th Anniversary Conference Adjourned



reservations, please call the Madison Hotel at (202) 862-1740 or (800) 424-8577.
Reservations can also be made by fax at (202) 785-4332 or by e-mail at reservations@themadisonhotel.net.
All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card or by
pre-paying for the first night’s room and tax.  

receive our special rate, please identify your affiliation with the Fulbright
Association (code FAC210A).

The Madison Hotel is located at 15th and M Streets, N.W.
Washington, D.C.  20005

For more information, see:

 The Madison

The Official Tourism Site
of Washington, D.C.

Washington Post Entertainment Guide

Please note that if you would like to stay at the Madison Hotel, our conference site, you must make hotel reservations on or before September 27, 2002.  

All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card or by pre-paying for the first night’s room and tax.

Hotel-Room Sharing

The Association will try to match you with another conference-goer looking for a roommate, but the Association will not make your hotel reservation. 

If you are interested in sharing a room with another conference-goer, make sure you check the appropriate line on the registration form.  

Please go ahead and make your own reservation for a double room.

Save the Date


Save the Dates!

Please call the Madison Hotel
at 1-800-424-8577 or 202-862-1740 to reserve your room.

For special room rates, identify your
Fulbright Association affiliation.

10-13, 2002