- The Washington Times - Tuesday, August 8, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Navy Memorial ceremony 6 p.m. Navy Memorial hosts the closing ceremony for the third annual Japanese-U.S. Maritime Youth Exchange Program. Location: Navy Memorial's Naval Heritage Center, Arleigh and Roberta Burke Theater, Pennsylvania Avenue NW between Seventh and Ninth streets. Contact: 202/737-2300.

3-D film 7:30 p.m. Smithsonian Associates presents the exclusive Washington engagement of the high-tech film, "Encounters in the Third Dimension." Location: Natural History Museum, IMAX/500 Theater, 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/357-3030.

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE

Noon Announces his running mate, War Memorial Plaza/Legislative Plaza, Union and Sixth Avenue North, Nashville, Tenn.

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

Bar Association conference all day National Bar Association holds its 75th Annual Convention. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2600 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/289-1700.

Dental Association conference all day National Dental Association holds its 87th annual convention. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2550 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/588-1697.

Defense Department conference all day Defense Department holds a Conference on Civilian Education and Professional Development, "Quality Initiatives for the 21st Century: Continuing the Dialogue." Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda. Contact: 703/697-9312.

Government innovation conference all day National Institute for Government Innovation and the George Washington University hold a "Regulatory Innovation Summit." Location: Gallaudet University, Kellogg Conference Center, 800 Florida Ave. NE. Contact: 888/670-8200.

Housing conference all day Housing and Urban Development Department holds "Best Practices Symposium 2000" on Fair Housing Act implementation. Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/708-1027.

Global awareness conference all day Regulatory Affairs Professional Society holds a conference "Global Awareness: Asia Region" on information and strategies for registering health care products in the Asia region. Location: Hilton Alexandria Old Town, 1645 Prince St., Alexandria. Contact: 301/770-2920.

Drug development seminar all day Institute for International Research presents a two-day interactive seminar, "Clinical Trial Simulation in Drug Development." Location: Ritz Carlton Pentagon City, 1250 South Hayes St., Arlington. Contact: 212/661-3500.

Cyber-crime conference all day Active Communications International holds a two-day conference, "Web Defense: Implementing Cost-Efficient and Powerful Strategies to Fight Cyber-Crime." Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 1 Bethesda Metro, Bethesda. Contact: 312/780-0700.

Networking meeting 8 a.m. Prince William County Greater Manassas Chamber of Commerce holds a "Before Business Hours" networking meeting, featuring presentations by Whitten Laser Eye and Universal Health Care PC. Location: 7806 Sudley Road, Suite 200, Manassas. Contact: 703/368-6600.

Auditing seminar 8:45 a.m. Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants (GWSCPA) presents "Auditing State and Local Governments." Location: GWSCPA, 1023 15th St. NW, Eighth Floor. Contact: 202/789-1844.

Child care agencies news conference 9 a.m. American Coalition for Fathers and Children holds a news conference to present evidence that child-support agencies nationwide are rife with errors and prone to violations of due process and privacy. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 800/978-3237.

Web training 9:30 a.m. CAPCON presents "Java Application Development I: Level I" and "XML: Level I" for Web development. Location: CAPCON, 1990 M St. NW, Suite 200. Contact: 202/331-4369.

Welcoming ceremony 10 a.m. Defense Department holds a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome President Stepjan Mesic and Prime Minister Ivica Racan of the Republic of Croatia to the Pentagon. Defense Secretary William S. Cohen participates. Location: River Parade Field, the Pentagon. Contact: 703/695-0169.

Hiroshima/Nagasaki commemoration 10 a.m. Hiroshima/Nagasaki Peace Committee presents "Hibakusha" A-bomb survivors, Nobuo Mitake, 71, Hiroshima, and May Uttal, 70, Nagasaki, participating in Hiroshima/Nagasaki 55th anniversary commemoration events.

Highlights 10 a.m. Bruderhof Vigil, West Front, U.S. Capitol

7 p.m. Nagasaki Remembrance with unveiling of Memorial "Peace Crane" Statue for Radiation Victims, Josephine Butler Community Center, 15th and Euclid streets NW

Contact: 518/589-5103.

Distinguished Americans news conference 11 a.m. Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans holds a news conference to announce results of its "2000 State of Our Nation's Youth" survey. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Ballroom. Contact: 201/445-7606.

General Motors address 12:30 p.m. National Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon Program features an address on General Motors Corp.'s corporate responsibility and diversity. GM Vice Chairman Harry Pearce participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, ballroom. Contact: 202/662-7500.

Films 12:30 p.m. Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine (CPAP) presents a film "See No Evil: the Massacre of Sabra and Shatila" regarding Palestinian refugees massacred in Lebanon refugee camps in 1982, and "Children of Shatila" regarding reality of being refugees 50 years after the exile. Location: CPAP, 2425-35 Virginia Ave. NW. Contact: 202/338-1290.

Burma rally 12:45 p.m. National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma holds a rally to protest Japan's proposed financial and political support to the State Peace and Development Council, the Burmese junta accused of ruling illegally. Location: Embassy of Japan, 2520 Massachusetts Ave. NW, and the State Peace and Development Council Embassy, 2300 St. NW. Contact: 202/387-8030.

Telecommunications presentation 1:30 p.m. Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration Wireless Innovations in Communications Initiative Committee holds a meeting to hear Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials make a presentation on telecommunications technologies that support the agency's all-hazards mission. Location: Commerce Department, Room 6057-6059, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-7002.

Village Power 2000 ceremony 1 p.m. The White House Millennium Council and the Energy Department's Village Power Millennium Project host a ceremony to honor Village Power 2000 students who traveled to Uganda and Tanzania to install solar panels in schools without electricity. Energy Secretary Bill Richardson participates. Location: Eisenhower Old Executive Office Building, Indian Treaty Room, Room 474. Contact: 202/586-5806.

Trade forum 4 p.m. Washington International Trade Association presents a Current WITA Events forum "Trade Agreement Monitoring and Enforcement." Location: Ronald Reagan International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Meridian Suite D&E.; Contact: 202/293-4193.

Small business discussion 6 p.m. Loudoun County Small Business Development Center presents a discussion on essential steps for starting a successful small business. Location: Eastern Loudoun Regional Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling, Va. Contact: 703/430-7222.

Business course 6 p.m. Women's Business Center (WBC) presents "eLiteracy: Becoming a Savvy User." Location: WBC, 1001 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 312. Contact: 202/785-4922.

Web site development course 6 p.m. Georgetown University Communication, Culture and Technology Program Networked Media Center presents the course "Dynamic HTML: Cascading Style Sheets," regarding Web site development, which continues Aug. 15. Location: CCT-NMC, 3520 Prospect St. NW, Suite 309. Contact: 202/687-3752.

Town Hall meeting 7 p.m. Office of Rep. Albert R. Wynn, Maryland Democrat, holds a Town Hall meeting to discuss community concerns and important issues facing the nation. Location: Springbrook High School, 201 Valley Brook, Silver Spring. Contact: 202/225-8699.

Speakers conference all day National Speakers Association holds its 2000 NSA Convention. Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 480/968-2552.

WEB 2000 conference all day CMP Media Inc. holds its WEBDC regional conference on information, Web design and Internet technologies leading up to WEB2000 International Conference, San Francisco, in October. Location: Ronald Reagan International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 415/905-8110.

Mining industries meeting 8 a.m. National Academy of Science hosts a Committee to Study Technologies for the Mining Industries meeting. Location: Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-2570.

Health meeting 8:30 a.m. Institute of Medicine hosts a public meeting on proposed Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations to protect health care, correctional facilities and homeless shelter workers from contracting tuberculosis. Location: National Academies Building, 2100 C St. NW, Lecture Room. Contact: 202/334-2138.

Police organizations conference 8:45 a.m. National Association of Police Organizations concludes its 22nd annual convention. Location: Hyatt Regency, Regency Room A, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/842-3560.

Psychology conference 10 a.m. American Psychological Association holds its 108th annual conference. Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/336-6020.

Cold fusion meeting 6:30 p.m. Maryland Cold Fusion User Group holds its monthly meeting. Location: Best Western Washington Gateway, 1251 West Montgomery Ave., Rockville. Contact: 302/424-3903.

Technology user meeting 7 p.m. Virginia NT Server User Group holds its monthly meeting. Location: GRC International Inc., 1900 Gallows Road, Vienna. Contact: 703/506-5000.

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