- The Washington Times - Monday, April 10, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Endangered rivers 9:30 a.m. American Rivers holds a news conference to release its annual report "America's Most Endangered Rivers of 2000." Location: National Press Club, First Amendment Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/347-7550.

Patient's Bill of Rights 11:30 a.m. American Academy of Family Physicians holds a news conference to urge congressional passage of the Patient's Bill of Rights. Rep. Dennis Moore, Kansas Democrat, participates. Location: Capitol, House Triangle. Contact: 800/274-2237.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

No public events scheduled

SENATE

Meeting at noon. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

1 p.m. Senate Special Committee on Aging holds a hearing on "Funerals and Burials: Protecting Consumers From Bad Practices." Location: 106 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3932.

HOUSE

Tentatively meets at 12:30 p.m. for morning hour, and at 2 p.m. for legislative business. Votes postponed until 6 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. House Government Reform Committee's government management, information, and technology subcommittee holds a hearing on the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998. Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

GENERAL AGENDA

Policy conference all day National Association of Development Organizations holds its 2000 Washington Policy Conference, "Policies, Priorities and Action: An Inside Look at Issues in the 106th Congress."

Highlights 9 a.m. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson, Missouri Republican, and Rep. Eva Clayton, North Carolina Democrat, offer a welcome and keynote address.

noon Morton Kondracke, executive editor of Roll Call magazine and political commentator for Fox News, delivers the luncheon address.

Location: Holiday Inn on the Hill, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/624-7806.

Pipeline safety conference all day National Pipeline Reform Coalition continues the National Pipeline Safety Reform Conference. Location: Doubletree Hotel Park Terrace, 1515 Rhode Island Ave. NW. Contact: 202/387-3500.

Internet business seminar 7:30 a.m. George Washington University Virginia Campus and Center for Innovative Technology sponsor a seminar on "Using Strategic Partnerships to Build an Internet Business." Location: GW Virginia Campus, Academic Way, Ashburn. Contact: 703/726-8304.

Food industry conference 8:30 a.m. Food and Drug Law Institute holds a conference on "Introduction to Food Law and Regulation: Understanding How the Government Regulates the Food Industry." Location: Hilton Hotel, 950 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Contact: 202/371-1420.

Emancipation exhibit preview 8:30 a.m. National Archives holds a media preview of its exhibition of the D.C. Emancipation Act of April 16, 1862. Location: National Archives, Rotunda, Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW. Contact: 301/713-6000.

Domestic violence workshop 8:30 a.m. National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine hold a workshop on "Children and Domestic Violence." Location: National Academies' auditorium, 2100 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-2138.

Environmental news briefing 9 a.m. Environmental Media Services holds a news briefing on World Bank financing of oil, gas and mining projects in poor actions. Location: National Press Club, West Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/822-5200.

Relationships seminar 9 a.m. National Institutes of Health holds a seminar on "The Dynamics of Long-Term Close Relationships." Location: NIH, Building 45, Natcher Conference Center, Balcony C, Bethesda. Contact: 301/594-5943.

Medicare discussion 9:30 a.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion on "The 2000 Medicare Trustees Reports: Has the Financial Condition of Medicare Improved." Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-5800.

Bonds boycott news conference 10 a.m. World Bank Bonds Boycott Campaign holds a news conference to announce an international campaign to boycott the World Bank's publicly traded bonds. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/822-1180.

Communication news briefing 10:30 a.m. Federal Communications Commission holds a background briefing on items to be considered at the FCC agenda meeting, Thursday, April 13. Location: FCC, Conference Room 1, 445 12th St. SW. Contact: 202/418-0512.

Democracy news conference 11 a.m. Organization of American States holds a news conference on the Seminar for Analysis and Reflection on Participatory Democracy. Participants include Venezuelan Vice President Isaias Rodriguez and Foreign Minister Jose Vicente Rangel. Location: Miranda Room, OAS, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-3760.

Awards ceremony noon American University Washington College of Law holds the 1999-2000 Marshall Brennan Fellows Awards Ceremony. Participants include Delegate to Congress Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. Democrat; former independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr and Mrs. Thurgood Marshall. Location: WCL, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/274-4279.

Economic development discussion noon The Committee for Economic Development holds a panel discussion on "Breaking the Litigation Habit." Participants include House Majority Leader Dick Armey, Texas Republican. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/296-5860.

Film noon National Archives presents a screening of "American Photography: A Century of Images." Location: National Archives, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park. Contact: 301/713-6000.

Trade taxes briefing 12:30 p.m. American Association of Port Authorities holds a briefing on the possible detrimental effects of new trade taxes in the Clinton administration's harbor services fund proposal. Location: B-339 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 703/706-4714.

World Bank conference 1 p.m. World Bank holds a conference on "Investing in Our Children's Future."

Highlights 2 p.m. Health and Human Services Secretary Donna E. Shalala keynote address: "Investing in Young Children to Break Intergenerational Poverty"

Location: World Bank, Preston Auditorium, 1818 H St. NW. Contact: 202/477-1234.

Exhibit opening ceremony 2:30 p.m. The Ireland-Northern Ireland-National Cancer Institute Cancer Consortium Art Exhibit opens the "Strength from Unity: Expressions on Cancer from the Island of Ireland and the United States." Sen. Connie Mack, Florida Republican, participates. Location: 385 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-6769.

Japanese market competition discussion 3 p.m. Japan Information Access Project holds a panel discussion on "Creating Competition in Japan's Telecommunications Market." Location: McKenna & Cuneo, Suite 100, 1900 K St. NW. Contact: 202/822-6040.

Internet property discussion 4 p.m. American University Global Intellectual Property Project holds a panel discussion on "Evicting the Cybersquatters: ICANN and the Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy." Location: School of International Service Lounge, AU, 440 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5935.

Internet/presidential primaries seminar 4 p.m. Hudson Institute holds a seminar on "Internet Disclosure During the Presidential Primaries: Did It Make a Difference?" Participants include Sen. Robert F. Bennett, Utah Republican. Location: Hudson Institute, Suite 300, 1015 18th St. NW. Contact: 202/974-2420.

Book discussion 6:30 p.m. National Building Museum holds a discussion on the book "Designing Camelot: The Kennedy White House Restoration." Authors James Abbott, Baltimore Museum of Art decorative arts curator, and Elaine Rice Bachmann, American fine and decorative arts expert, participate. Location: National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/272-2448.

Gun violence discussion 7:30 p.m. Georgetown University hosts a discussion on "Gun Violence: What Can We Do About It?" Participants include Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, New York Democrat. Location: Copley Formal Lounge, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-5558.

Violent relationships seminar 8 p.m. Howard University holds a discussion, "But I Thought I Knew Him! Violence in a Dating Relationship." Location: Howard University, 2400 Sixth St. NW. Contact: 202/238-2332.

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