- The Washington Times - Wednesday, August 9, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Abortion news conference 9 a.m. The American Life League holds a news conference, "Politics, the Media and Full Scientific Information on Abortion." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 540/659-4171.

'Recovery month' 9:30 a.m. The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment holds a briefing on "Recovery Month 2000" activities and new public service announcements. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Lisagor Room. Contact: 301/443-5052.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

TBA Hosts working visit by Croatian President Stjepan Mesic and Prime Minister Ivica Racan, White House
3 p.m. Presents Presidential Medal of Freedom Awards, East Room, White House

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE

TBA Attends town meeting and reunion with family and hometown friends, Carthage, Tenn.

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

Cyber-crime conference all day Communications International holds a two-day conference, "Web Defense: Implementing Cost-Efficient and Powerful Strategies to Fight Cyber-Crime." Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, One Bethesda Metro, Bethesda. Contact: 312/780-0700.
Optometry conference all day National Optometric Association holds its 32nd annual convention. Location: Crystal City Marriott, 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 219/398-1832.
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 conference all day National Dental Association holds its 87th annual convention. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2550 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/588-1697.
Naval industry conference all day National Center for Advanced Technologies and Office of Naval Research holds a naval industry research-and-development partnership conference, "Breaking Through the Barriers." Location: Renaissance Washington, DC, Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/371-8458.
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.
Housing conference all day Housing and Urban Development Department holds its "Best Practices Symposium 2000" on Fair Housing Act implementation. Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/708-1027.
WEB2000 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.
Internet commerce conference all day National Association for Membership Development, American Chamber of Commerce Executives holds its 59th annual conference, "Power and Persuasion: Internet Commerce and International Intrigue." Location: J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 800/394-2223.
Hiroshima/Nagasaki commemoration 7 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. Location: Pentagon. Contact: 518/589-5103.
Weapons technology meeting 8 a.m. National Academy of Science hosts a Committee on Review and Evaluation of Alternative Technologies for Demilitarization of Assembled Chemical Weapons: Phase II meeting. Location: National Academies Building, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3527.
E-Business seminar 9 a.m. Active Matter Inc. presents a seminar, "Discovering New Trends in Corporate E-Business." Location: The Tower Club, 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Vienna. Contact: 703/934-4740.
Czech culture conference 9 a.m. American University Washington College of Law hosts the 20th World Congress of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences. Location: WCL, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Room 603. Contact: 301/622-4775.
Web-development training 9:30 a.m. CAPCON presents "Java Application Development I: Level I" for Web development. Location: CAPCON, 1990 M St. NW, Suite 200. Contact: 202/331-4369.
Business seminar 10 a.m. Mason Enterprise Center hosts a "Smart Start" seminar on the start-up process for new businesses. Location: Mason Enterprise Center, 4031 University Drive, Suite 200. Contact: 703/277-7700.
Art exhibit reception 10 a.m. Howard University hosts a media reception to announce the opening of an exhibit, "Celebration and Vision: The Hewitt Collection of African-American Art," a collection owned by Bank of America and on national tour. Location: Howard University Art Gallery, 2455 Sixth St. NW. Contact: 202/238-2338.
Medicare news briefing 10 a.m. American Health Care Association holds a news briefing on a study analyzing the effects of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and the Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 on the Medicare skilled nursing facility benefit. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/326-1726.
Handgun news conference 10 a.m. Violence Policy Center holds a briefing to release a new study, "License to Kill III: Texas Concealed Handgun Law's Legacy of Crime and Violence." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, West Room. Contact: 202/822-8200.
Children's health news conference 11 a.m. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation holds a news conference to release a national survey on uninsured children, launch a national back-to-school health care coverage enrollment drive for state Children's Health Insurance Programs and unveil a "Covering Kids" advertising campaign. Location: Brookland Elementary School, 1150 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/338-8700.
Film noon The Institute for Policy Studies presents a film, "Chile, Obstinate Memory," and a discussion, "The Pinochet Precedent." Location: IPS, 733 15th St. NW, Suite 1020. Contact: 202/234-9382.
Holocaust eyewitness interview 1 p.m. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents its weekly first-person interview and conversation with a Holocaust eyewitness. Location: Holocaust Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, Helena Rubinstein Auditorium. Contact: 202/488-0400.
Women's discussion 1 p.m. Discovery Channel hosts a discussion on women in information technology for 24 coed students from Montgomery College Information Technology Institute summer computer camp. Rep. Constance A. Morella, Maryland Republican, participates. Location: Discovery Channel headquarters, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Contact: 202/225-5341.
Turkish energy briefing 2:30 p.m. U.S. Energy presents a Turkish energy regulatory briefing. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, First Amendment Room. Contact: 202/312-1230.
Women's business seminar 6 p.m. The Women's Business Center hosts a WBC On-Line Advantage Series seminar, "New Media Marketing: Building Your Brand On Line." Location: WBC, 1001 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 312. Contact: 202/785-4922.
Building Museum lecture 6:30 p.m. National Building Museum presents a discussion, "Rebuilding America's Main Streets." Location: National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/272-2448.
Job hunters forum 7:30 p.m. The Women's Center hosts a job hunters forum. Location: 127 Park St. NE, Vienna. Contact: 703/281-281-2657.

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