- The Washington Times - Wednesday, August 23, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Violence prevention all day Family, Career and Community Leaders and the Justice Department concludes a "STOP (Students Taking On Prevention) the Violence" national training program, a peer-education approach to violence prevention, with teens teaching teens. Location: Tysons Corner Doubletree Hotel, salons A and B, 7801 Leesburg Pike. Contact: 202/331-4323.

White House e-mails 10 a.m. White House and Northrop Grumman officials testify during an evidentiary hearing about cover-up and obstruction-of-justice charges against the the Clinton-Gore administration in retrieving missing e-mails connected to Judicial Watch's $90-million "Filegate" lawsuit. Note: A news conference is to be held on the courthouse steps following the day's proceedings. Mark Lindsay, former chief counsel for the White House, participates. Location: Courtroom 21, Federal Courthouse, Third Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/646-5172.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments scheduled. Location: One First Street NE. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Delegation visit all day The Zambian Embassy hosts a visit by the Zambian Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services and an Electoral Commission delegation.

Highlights 8:30 a.m. Meeting with Sanford Ungar, director, Voice of America, 330 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/619-2538.

11 a.m. Meeting with Eric Chinje, senior communications officer, Africa Department, the World Bank, 701 18th St. NW. Contact: 202/458-8418.

2:30 p.m. Meeting with Tom Bayer, director of Africa and Near East Affairs, and Juliana Pilon, vice president of programs, International Foundation for Election Systems, 1101 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/828-8507.

Environment research all day The National Academies Commission on Geosciences/Environment and Resources Board on Radioactive Waste Management holds a workshop, "Building a Long-Term Environmental Quality Research and Development Program in the Energy Department." Location: The National Academies, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3066.

Geosciences conference all day The National Academies Commission on Geosciences/ Environment and Resources Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate holds a conference, "Identifying Data Needs for Place-Based Decision Making." Location: The National Academies, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3519.

Medicare methodology meeting all day The National Academies Institute of Medicine Division of Health Services holds a meeting on a "Study of Medicare Payment Methodology for Clinical Laboratory Services." Location: Foundry Building, 1055 Thomas Jefferson St. NW. Contact: 202/334-1324.

Chemical society conference all day American Chemical Society holds its 220th national meeting and exposition. Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/872-6059.

Blacks in Government conference all day Blacks in Government holds its annual national training conference, "World Class Performance through Partnerships for Progress." Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, NW. Contact: 202/667-3280.

E-Business seminar 8:30 a.m. Active Matter Inc. presents a seminar, "Discovering New Trends in Association E-Business." Location: The Club at Franklin Square, 1300 I St. NW. Contact: 703/934-4740.

Advanced Web training 8:30 a.m. Fig Leaf Software presents a five-day course, "Advanced Allaire Spectra for Developers," for experienced ColdFusion application Web developers. Location: 1400 16th St. NW, Suite 220. Contact: 202/797-5474.

Web developers training 9 a.m. Fig Leaf Software presents a course, "Flash 4 Quickstart," for Web developers. Location: 1400 16th St. NW, Suite 220. Contact: 202/797-5474.

Manufacturers news briefing 10 a.m. National Association of Manufacturers holds a news briefing with small and medium member companies on international trade, ergonomics, tax and technology issues and to review the legislative and administration initiatives important to a pro-growth marketplace for American manufacturers. Location: NAM, Industry Room, Suite 600, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/637-3093.

Foreign-relations meeting 10 a.m. Justice Department hosts a meeting with Albanian Prime Minister Ilir Meta. Attorney General Janet Reno participates. Location: Main Justice Building, Room 5111. Contact: 202/616-2777.

Film discussion noon Institute for Policy Studies presents a film, "Human Rights: Universal and Supreme," by the Center for Defense Information, followed by a discussion. Location: IPS, 733 15th St. NW, Suite 1020. Contact: 202/234-9382.

African economy discussion 12:30 p.m. Center for Economic Justice, the 50 Years is Enough Network, and the Center for Economic and Policy Research sponsor a discussion, "South Africa's New Role in the Global Economy." Location: CEPR, Conference Room, 1015 18th St. NW, Suite 200. Contact: 202/299-0200.

Holocaust Museum interview 1 p.m. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents its weekly "First Person" with a Holocaust survivor. Henry Greenbaum, originally from Strachowice, Poland, participates. Location: Holocaust Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, Helena Rubinstein Auditorium. Contact: 202/488-0400.

Aerospace meeting 2:45 p.m. The National Academies Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems Air Force Science and Technology Board holds a meeting on "The Future of the U.S. Aerospace Infrastructure and Aerospace Engineering Disciplines to Meet the Needs of the Air Force and the Defense Department." Location: Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-2629.

Inventors network meeting 6 p.m. GreatIdeasRadio.com holds a Washington Inventors Network monthly get-together for IT entrepreneurs, featuring discussions on "Raising Capital, Writing an Executive Summary and Cyberbranding." Location: Patent Law Building, 3717 Columbia Pike, Arlington. Contact: 800/472-8368.

Wireless technology reception 6 p.m. M-Powershop Wireless Technology Incubator hosts inaugural "Wireless Wednesdays" meeting for leaders and application developers in the wireless Web and handheld communications device community. Location: Whitlow's Bar and Grill, 2854 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/395-0079.

Internet business meeting 6:30 p.m. Washington chapter of the Association of Internet Professionals Internet Developers SIG (Special Interest Group) holds its monthly meeting, featuring a discussion on "Infrastructure for Global E-Business," regarding system design and integration to make global operations and systems availability successful in the new electronic-business market. Location: National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 110, Arlington. Contact: 703/708-5353.

Sierra club meeting 7 p.m. Sierra Club holds a "Save Poplar Point" Action planning meeting. Location: Anacostia Professional Building, Community Room, 2041 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE. Contact: 202/610-3360.

Criminal-justice meeting 7 p.m. Redeem the Dream sponsors a town meeting, "Redeem the Dream: End the Nightmare of the 'Criminal Injustice' System." Location: St. Stephen's Church, 1525 Newton St. NW. Contact: 202/234-2000.

Book reading 7:30 a.m. Barnes and Noble Bookstore hosts a book reading and signing for "Gassed in the Gulf." Author Patrick Eddington participates. Location: Barnes and Noble, 3040 M St. NW. Contact: 202/965-9880.

Film 8:30 p.m. The National Institutes of Health and Cable TV Montgomery hold their fourth annual free outdoor film festival to benefit NIH children's charities, including the Children's Inn, Friends of the Clinical Center and Special Love/Camp Fantastic. Tonight's film is "Mission: Impossible." Location: NIH Campus near the Medical Center Metro, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-6061.

Embassy visit 11:25 p.m. Embassy of Mexico hosts a visit by Mexican President-elect Vicente Fox. Location: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Signature Platform. Contact: 202/728-1600.

LOAD COMMENTS ()

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide