- The Washington Times - Monday, March 13, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Global Internet summit 8:35 a.m. Virginia Gov. James S. Gilmore III gives a keynote address. Location: George Mason University, Mason Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Contact: 804/692-3110.

Children and families conference 9 a.m. The Alliance for Children and Families holds a conference on violence and assessing the future for children, families and communities. Location: Westin Fairfax Hotel, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/223-3447.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

Travels to Cleveland and Chicago.

1:10 p.m. Makes remarks at Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee lunch, the Playhouse Square Center, Cleveland

2:05 p.m. Makes remarks on the need for a Medicare prescription-drug benefit, Cleveland Public Library, Louis Stokes Wing, Cleveland

7:30 p.m. Attends the Women's Leadership Forum Saxophone Club fund-raising reception and Democratic National Committee dinner, Stefani's Restaurant, Chicago

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE

Travels to Nashville, Tenn.

SENATE

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

HOUSE

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.

GENERAL AGENDA

Human services meeting all day American Public Human Services Association holds its spring meeting, "America's Commitment to Children in the New Millennium." Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/682-0100.

Global Internet summit all day Virginia governor's office and the George Mason University Law School National Center for Technology and the Law hold a "2000 Global Internet Summit."

Highlights 8:15 a.m. GMU President Allen Merten and Virginia Gov. James S. Gilmore III, Republican

8:35 a.m. Mr. Gilmore, keynote address

Location: GMU, Mason Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Contact: 804/692-3110.

Equity International conference all day Equity International holds a conference on Venezuela reconstruction and development.

Highlights 9:15 a.m. Venezuelan Ambassador Alfredo Toro Hardy, keynote address

Location: Hilton Embassy Row Hotel, 2015 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/429-2024.

Indian education conference all day National Indian Education Association holds a conference, "Impact 2000." Location: Holiday Inn Capitol Hill, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 703/838-2870.

Congressional City conference 8:30 a.m. National League of Cities concludes its "Congressional City Conference."

Highlights 9:30 a.m. D.C. Mayor Anthony A. Williams, welcoming remarks

10:15 a.m. Energy Secretary Bill Richardson conducts general session, "Utility Deregulation and Federal Energy Policy"

Location: Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/626-3158.

Youth leadership conference 8:30 a.m. Association of Christian Schools International continues its "Impact 2000 National Youth Leadership Conference." Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 717/285-3022.

Energy Department meeting 9 a.m. Energy Department holds the first meeting of the Secretary of Energy's Advisory Board Task Force on Russia to review the Energy Department's nonproliferation and nuclear-safety programs in Russia. Energy Secretary Bill Richardson participates. Location: Energy Department, Room 8E-089, 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-5806

Ergonomics news conference 9 a.m. National Coalition on Ergonomics holds a news conference on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's proposed ergonomic standards. Location: Hyatt Regency Washington, Yellowstone Everglades Room, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/293-3384.

World trade seminar 10 a.m. International Law Institute holds a seminar, "World Trade Organization: Rights and Responsibilities." Location: ILI, 1615 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/483-3036.

Spring drought briefing 11 a.m. Commerce Department National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration holds a news conference to release its spring drought outlook. Commerce Secretary William M. Daley and Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman. Location: Commerce Department, Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 4830, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-6090.

Parlimentary process seminar 11 a.m. House Rules Committee's Parliamentary Outreach Program holds a "Parliamentary Process Training Seminar on the Rules Committee: Role and Process." Location: Capitol, Room HC-5. Contact: 202/225-9191.

Film noon National Archives presents a screening of the film "The Iron Road." Location: National Archives, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park. Contact: 301/713-6000.

Scientific awards luncheon noon Scientific American and the Commerce Department host a panel discussion on "Innovation at Its Best," and a luncheon to honor recipients of the 1999 Presidential National Medal of Technology. Commerce Secretary William M. Daley participates. Location: The Pavilion Room, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 212/724-8881.

D.C. budget briefing 1 p.m. D.C. mayor's office releases the fiscal 2001 budget for the District. Mayor Anthony A. Williams participates. Location: One Judiciary Square, 441 Fourth St. NW. Contact: 202/727-5011.

Voter fraud news conference 1 p.m. LaRouche Ballot Access Defense Fund holds a news conference on voter fraud in the Michigan Democratic caucuses. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 800/929-7566.

Presidential classroom discussion 4 p.m. Presidential Classroom holds a discussion, "The Executive Branch." Education Secretary Richard W. Riley participates. Location: Agriculture Department, Jefferson Auditorium, South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/3328-6521.

Book discussion 6:30 p.m. National Press Club holds a discussion on the book "From This Day Forward." Co-authors Cokie Roberts of ABC News and Steve Roberts, syndicated columnist, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.

Gallaudet history discussion 7 p.m. Friends of the Arlington County Library, the Arlington County Disability Advisory Commission, and Friends of Libraries for Deaf Action hold a discussion, "Sophia Fowler Gallaudet: The Forgotten Woman at the Founding of Gallaudet University," about the wife of the Rev. Thomas Gallaudet, founder of Gallaudet University. Location: Arlington County Central Library, auditorium, 1015 North Quincy St., Arlington. Contact: 703/228-6328.

Awards dinner 8 p.m. Intel holds a black-tie awards dinner to announce the winners of its Intel Science Talent Search, America's oldest and most prestigious pre-college student science competition. Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/872-5148.

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