- The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 15, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Trade deficit forum noon Cato Institute holds a policy forum on "What Should the Next President Do About the Record U.S. Trade Deficit?" Location: Cato Institute, Hayek Auditorium, 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/789-5229.

Caspian discussion 5 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies sponsors a discussion of "Is the Caspian Region Important to America?" Location: SAIS, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Room 511. Contact: 202/663-5626.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

Travels to Bendar Seri Begawan, Brunei, for the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation 8th Annual Economic Leaders Meeting.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases "Manufacturing and Trade: Inventories and Sales for September 2000." Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

5 p.m. Treasury Department releases the daily Treasury statement. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8:30 a.m. National Aeronautics and Space Administration holds a meeting of a NASA Advisory Council, Earth Systems Science and Applications Advisory Committee, Technology Subcommittee. Location: NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW, MIC 3A. Contact: 202/358-0706.

9 a.m. National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities holds a meeting of the National Council on the Arts. Location: Nancy Hanks Center, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room M-09. Contact: 202/682-5570.

1 p.m. General Services Administration holds a meeting of the President's Commission on the Celebration of Women in American History, to discuss the commission's final report and how to elaborate its message to the president. Location: George Washington University, Marvin Center, Room 403. Contact: 202/501-0705.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments scheduled.

HOUSE

Schedule to be announced. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

SENATE

Schedule to be announced. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

GENERAL AGENDA

Catholic Bishops Conference all day National Conference of Catholic Bishops holds its annual fall meeting. Location: Hyatt Regency, Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/942-1568.

Nuclear conference all day American Nuclear Society and Nuclear Energy Institute hold the 2000 ANS/ ENS International Meeting: "Nuclear Science and Technology Supporting Sustainable Development Worldwide." Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 708/352-6611.

Internet forum all day Bureau of National Affairs sponsors a public policy forum on "E-Commerce and Internet Regulation." Location: Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Tysons Corner. Contact: 301/562-1530, ext. 243.

Commission on women all day Inter-American Commission of Women holds its biennial Assembly of Delegates to work on commission policies, an action plan, election of officers and proposals for the 2001 Summit of the Americas in Canada. Location: Organization of American States, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-3760.

Technology fair 8 a.m. Technology Works for Good holds its first "Solutions Fair" for Washington area nonprofit organizations, providing access to technology resources through grant makers, technical assistance providers, training centers and technology professionals. Location: Gallaudet University Kellogg Conference Center, 800 Florida Ave. NE. Contact: 301/352-5702.

Radio Free Europe briefing 8:30 a.m. Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty holds a briefing by Nenad Pejic, director, RFE/RL South Slavic Broadcast Service, in hope for a resolution of the interethnic struggle in the former Yugoslavia. Location: RFE/RL, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW, Conference Room A, fourth floor. Contact: 202/457-6949.

Caregivers news conference 9 a.m. Caring to Help Others holds a news conference to discuss National Caregivers Month and Alzheimer's Disease Month and highlight the first comprehensive national volunteer caregiver training program. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Ballroom. Contact: 908/522-1677.

Women's conditions news conference 10 a.m. Institute for Women's Policy Research holds a news conference to issue a report with state-by-state rankings on women's conditions, including economic conditions, political participation, women in elected office, women in poverty, women's health insurance coverage, reproductive rights, and women-owned businesses. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Zenger Room. Contact: 202/785-5100.

Trade deficit discussion 10 a.m. Economic Policy Institute sponsors a panel discussion on "Managing the Trade Deficit: Report of the Congressional Trade Deficit Review Commission." Location: Economic Policy Institute, 1660 L St. NW, Suite 1200. Contact: 202/775-8810.

Tire care discussion 10 a.m. Rubber Manufacturers Association announces consumer education campaign on tire safety. Location: Capital Hilton, Federal Room B, 16th and K streets NW Contact: 202/682-4854.

Nuclear proliferation lecture 10:15 a.m. Georgetown University hosts an annual lecture on "Nuclear Proliferation." Location: GU, Intercultural Center, Room 107, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-2248.

Leadership series 10:45 a.m. James Madison University College of Business and Fortune Magazine sponsor its fifth annual Worldwide Lessons in Leadership Series on "The Brave New Workplace: Strategies to Excel in a World of Change." Location: United Artists Theater, 7272 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Contact: 1-800/689-9771.

Forest protest noon American Lands holds a demonstration to protest the use of old-growth forests and endangered forests by the paper and pulp industry. Location: Staples Office Supply Store, 1250 H St. NW. Contact: 202/547-9105.

History lecture noon National Archives presents an illustrated lecture for Native American History Month on "Images of Native Americans in the National Archives Still Picture Collection." Location: National Archives, Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW, Room 105. Contact: 202/501-5000.

National Press Club news conference 12:30 p.m. National Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon Program features "The Lion King" director and costume designer. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Ballroom. Contact: 202/662-7500.

Congress anniversary commemoration 2 p.m. Congress holds a tree planting to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Congress' first meeting at the Capitol. Location: East Front, House side, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/225-2800.

Hamas lecture 2:30 p.m. Georgetown University holds a lecture on "Hamas and Its Relationship to Palestinian Christians." Location: Georgetown University, seventh floor, Intercultural Center, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-8375.

Cambodia lecture 4 p.m. Georgetown University sponsors an address on "Cambodia: The New Challenge." Location: Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.

Award ceremony 4:30 p.m. Howard University sponsors a ceremony to honor two outstanding alumni, Dover Roundtree, for a legal career serving women and people of color, and Oliver Hill, attorney and civil rights worker. Location: Howard University School of Law, 2900 Van Ness St. NW, James A. Cobb Moot Courtroom. Contact: 202/806-8049.

National Cathedral ceremony 4:30 p.m. Washington National Cathedral holds a ceremony to honor the House and Senate chaplains. Location: Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Contact: 202/537-6248.

Book reception 6 p.m. Cato Institute hosts a book reception to commemorate the publication of "Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Celebration of the Negro National Anthem, 100 Years, 100 Voices." Location: Cato Institute, wintergarden, 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/457-1273.

Holocaust Museum briefing 7 p.m. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum holds a media briefing about the museum's Committee on Conscience formally issuing a genocide warning for Sudan. Location: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW. Contact: 202/488-0442.

European history discussion 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore presents "History of the Present: Essays, Sketches and Dispatches from Europe in the 1990s." Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

Award ceremony 7 p.m. Washington Hospital Center cardiologist Dr. Patricia Davidson is this year's recipient of the prestigious Haynes Rice Community Service Award. Dr. Davidson receives the award from the District of Columbia Hospital Association. Location: The Washington Hilton Hotel and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/877-6301.

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