57th General Assembly Washington, DC October 12 – 16, 2001 APPRECIATION WHEREAS our Host Committee, chaired by Donald E. Graham of The Washington Post Company and Peter R. Kann of Dow Jones & Company and including Diana Daniels of The Washington Post Company and Edward Schumacher and William E. Casey of The Wall Street Journal provided a hospitable and friendly environment conducive to professional and social activities WHEREAS World Bank President James Wolfensohn, Inter-American Development Bank President Enrique Iglesias, The Washington Post Assistant Managing Editor Bob Woodward, AOL Time Warner Chairman Steve Case and U.S. Under Secretary of State Marc Grossman accepted the invitation of the Association to address the members and their guests WHEREAS Michael Smith, Christopher Schroeder, L. Gordon Crovitz, Colleen Brown, David Morgan, Jack Fuller, John Tory, Gerry Rosberg, Asdrubal Aguiar, Ramón José Medina, Cecilia Sosa, David Kendall, Emily Bass, Bruce Keller, Laura Handman, William McCollum, John S. Gannon and Robert M. Blitzer provided insightful talks on matters of great interest to IAPA members WHEREAS the General Assembly received the generous support of the following persons and organizations who sponsored hospitality events and provided useful and informative material: American Airlines; Baker & Hostelier LLP; Central National-Gottesman Inc.; Covington & Burling; Greenberg Traurig, P.A.; Holland & Knight LLP; Jones, Day, Ravis & Pogue; Konica Business Technologies, Inc.; MasterCard International; Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses; PR Newswire; The Freedom Forum, and The New York Times Foundation WHEREAS the 57th General Assembly was a resounding success in every way THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE IAPA RESOLVES that the president, officers, directors and members express their deepest gratitude and appreciation to all who have contributed and provided support to this 57th General Assembly.