- The Washington Times - Thursday, August 31, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Cancer conference all day The American Institute for Cancer Research holds a conference on "The Role of Nutrition in Preventing and Treating Breast and Prostate Cancer." Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/328-7744.

Natural Law Party convention all day The Natural Law Party holds its national convention. Location: Hilton Hotel Alexandria, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria. Contact: 703/845-1010.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

No public events are scheduled.

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE

1 a.m. Promotes a Patient's Bill of Rights with vice-presidential nominee Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, Westlake Park, Seattle.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on unemployment insurance claims for the week. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases a report on manufacturer's shipments, inventories and orders for July 2000. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8:30 a.m. Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards. Location: Conference Room T-2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-6805.

9 a.m. General Accounting Office holds a meeting of the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board. Location: Elmer Briefing Room, Room 7C13, 441 G St. NW. Contact: 202/512-7350.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Cancer conference all day The American Institute for Cancer Research holds a conference on "The Role of Nutrition in Preventing and Treating Breast and Prostate Cancer."

Highlights 8:30 a.m. Dr. John Potter, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, gives the keynote speach, "Overview: Nutrition Modulation of the Carcinogenesis Process."

9:30 a.m. Media briefing.

10:25 a.m. Session I: Nutrition, Normal Development and Cancer Prevention.

2 p.m. Session II: Vitamins, Antioxidants and Trace Elements in Breast and Prostate Cancer Prevention.

Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/328-7744.

Natural Law Party convention all day The Natural Law Party holds its national convention.

Highlights 9:30 a.m. Robert Roth, press secretary, opening remarks.

10 a.m. News conference.

1:30 p.m. Convention called to order.

1:50 p.m. Introduction of John Hagelin as the nominee for president.

3 p.m. Acceptance speech by Mr. Hagelin.

3:20 p.m. Announcement of Nat Goldhaber as the nominee for vice president.

3:40 p.m. Acceptance speech by Mr. Goldhaber.

Location: Hilton Hotel Alexandria, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria. Contact: 703/845-1010.

American Political Science Association meeting all day The American Political Science Association (APSA) holds its annual meeting, "Political Science as Discipline? Reconsidering Power, Choice and the State at Century's End."

Highlights 8:45 a.m. Panel, "Reconsidering Choices and the State in China's Continual Reforms."

10:45 a.m. "The 'Modernization' of French Political Life."

1:30 p.m. Panel, "Roundtable on Asian American Politics in a New Century."

3:30 p.m. Panel, "Would You Like to See More Latino/a Students in Your Department? We Can Help You."

5:30 p.m. Former Rep. Lee Hamilton, Indiana Democrat, director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Pi Sigma Alpha Guest Lecture.

8:30 p.m. Robert Keohane, Duke University, presidential address, "Governance in a Partially Globalized World," and Ira Katznelson and Helen Milner, Columbia University, 2000 Program Committee co-chairmen, awards presentations.

10 p.m. APSA Presidential Reception.

Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/483-2512.

Naval forces' capability discussion all day The National Academy of Sciences hosts a meeting on "Naval Forces' Capability for Theater Missile Defense." Location: Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-3523.

Report release 9:30 a.m. The National Press Club hosts a Morning Newsmaker news conference that includes the release of a report on "Fear Profiteers: Do Socially Responsible Businesses Sow Health Scares to Reap Monetary Rewards?" The participants are John Carlisle, National Center for Public Policy Research, and Steve Milloy of

junkscience.com. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/467-8586.

Population Reference Bureau news conference 9:30 a.m. The Population Reference Bureau holds a news conference to release a study on the better educated and more diverse work force in store for the United States. Kelvin Pollard and John Haaga, authors, participate. Location: Lisagor Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/939-5407.

Round table 9:30 a.m. The CSC Executive Briefing Center hosts a Knowledge Management Roundtable, "eKnowledge: Learning Faster than the Speed of Change." The speaker is Kent Greenes, SAIC senior vice president/chief knowledge officer. Location: CSC Executive Briefing Center, 3170 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church. Contact: 703/277-7739.

Climate change discussion 9:30 a.m. The National Academy of Science hosts a meeting on "Abrupt Climate Change: Implications for Science and Public Policy." Location: Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-3025.

Labor Day address 10 a.m. The National Press Club hosts a Morning Newsmaker news conference featuring a "Labor Day 2000" address. The speaker is Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.

Substance abuse survey release 10 a.m. The Health and Human Services Department holds a news conference to release the 1999 National Household Survey on substance abuse, including national and state estimates of illicit drug, alcohol and cigarette use. Health and Human Services Secretary Donna E. Shalala and Barry McCaffrey, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, participate. Location: Small Auditorium, 200 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/690-6343.

Consumer Federation of America news conference 10 a.m. The Consumer Federation of America holds a news conference to release a state-by-state analysis of the capacity of state insurance departments to adequately regulate the insurance industry. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/737-0766.

Christian Defense Coalition news conference 10 a.m. The Christian Defense Coalition holds a news conference to call for a national day of prayer on the first weekend of October to challenge the Supreme Court decision to limit public prayer at school sporting events. The Rev. Patrick Mahoney participates. Location: In front of the Supreme Court, 1 First St. NE. Contact: 202/547-1735.

Interior Department ceremony 11 a.m. The Interior Department holds a ceremony to unveil and dedicate a pair of contemporary murals depicting current conservation, interpretation and environmental protection scenes from national parks, monuments, refuges and recreational areas. The participants are John Berry, assistant interior secretary for policy, management and budget, and Daniel Galvez, muralist. Location: Second Floor Central Corridor (near E street entrance), 1849 C St. NW. Contact: 202/208-7291.

National Association of Manufacturers news conference 11:30 a.m. The National Association of Manufacturers holds a luncheon news conference to release its annual Labor Day report on the state of the American work force, following Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman's Labor Day address. Jerry Jasinowski, National Association of Manufacturers president, participates. Location: 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/637-3090.

Conference call 1 p.m. Conservation International (CI) holds a conference call to brief the media on the results of a conference on "Defying Nature's End: A Practical Agenda for Saving Life on the Planet." The participants include: Peter Seligman, CI chairman; Russell Mittermeier, CI president; Gustavo Fonseca, executive director of CI's Center for Applied Biodiversity Science; Stuart Pimm, professor of conservation biology at Columbia University; and Gordon Moore, Intel Corporation founder and chairman emeritus. Location: 888/422-7132; participant code 565753. Contact: 202/974-9720.

Labor policy briefing 2 p.m. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (USCC) holds a media briefing on labor policy priorities and work-force economics. The participants include: Randy Johnson, USCC vice president of labor and employee benefits, and Marty Regalia, USCC vice president of economic policy. Location: 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.

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