- The Washington Times - Friday, November 17, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Conservative conference all day The Leadership Institute holds its 12th annual "Conservative Conference for Grass-roots Activist Leaders." Location: Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria. Contact: 1-800/827-LEAD.

Campaign 2000 discussion 2 p.m. The Freedom Forum's Newseum presents "Columnists on Campaign 2000." Location: Freedom Forum World Center, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/284-3713.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

Travels to Vietnam.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases report on housing starts and building permits for October. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

8:30 a.m. Treasury Department releases daily reports: State and local government bond rates and Treasury yield curve data. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

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

HOUSE

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

GENERAL AGENDA

Republican members-elect program all day National Republican Congressional Committee holds a program for Republican members-elect. Location: Capitol Hill Club, 300 First St. SE. Contact: 202/479-7000.

Rivals for Power conference all day American University's Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies holds a conference on "Rivals for Power: Comity or Partisanship in Presidential-Congressional Relations."

Highlights 9:15 a.m. David Broder, The Washington Post, keynote speech, "Presidential-Congressional Relations After the 2000 Elections."

10:15 a.m. Panel discussion, "Presidential-Congressional Relations in a New Century."

noon Panel discussion, "Presidential-Congressional Relations: A View from the White House."

1:45 p.m. Panel discussion, "Moderating Presidential Success."

2:45 p.m. Presidential mandates and leadership on the Hill.

Location: American University, Butler Pavilion, sixth-floor Butler Ballroom, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/9885-5950.

National leadership conference all day National Multiple Sclerosis Society holds its national leadership conference.

Highlights 11 a.m. Dr. Fred Lublin, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, keynote address on MS research and treatment, focusing on the A-B-C drugs (Avonex, Betascron and Copaxone). Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 212/476-0436.

OAS women's meeting all day The Organization of American States hosts a meeting of the Assembly of Delegates of the Inter-American Commission of Women. Location: OAS, Simon Bolivar Room, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-3760.

Nuclear science 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."

Highlights 8 a.m. Energy Department Criticality Safety Program.

Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 708/352-6611.

Cancer Research Center conference all day AMC Cancer Research Center sponsors its CUU 2000 Conference on universal computing and communications technologies.

Highlights 8:30 a.m. Presentation of papers on "Age before Beauty."

10:30 a.m. Presentation of papers on "Reaching Diverse Communities."

1 p.m. Paula Underwood, The Learning Way Center, keynote address on "Listening to the Future: A 22nd Century Retrospective." Location: Hilton Arlington and Towers, 950 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Contact: 212/626-0500.

National Lawyers Convention all day The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies sponsors its 2000 National Lawyers Convention. Location: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/822-3128.

Congressional Youth Leadership discussion 8:30 a.m. Congressional Youth Leadership Council holds a panel discussion with Washington-area journalists. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/777-4192.

Palestine panel 9 a.m. Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine presents a discussion, "Beyond the 'Peace Process:' Toward a New Framework." Location: CPAP, 2425-35 Virginia Ave. NW. Contact: 202/338-1290.

Balkans seminar 9:30 a.m. Woodrow Wilson Center holds a seminar on "Five Years of Peacekeeping in the Balkans: What Have We Achieved?" Location: WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4016.

Election 2000 meeting 9:30 a.m. National Neighborhood Coalition holds its monthly NNC Forum on "Election 2000: What Does It Mean for Neighborhoods?" Location: National Council of La Raza, 1111 19th St. NW. Contact: 202/986-2096.

American Muslim news conference 10 a.m. Council on American-Islamic Relations holds a news conference to release the results of an American Muslim voter exit poll. Location: CAIR, 453 New Jersey Ave. SE. Contact: 202/488-8787.

Democracy forum 12:30 p.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a forum on "After Seattle: Democracy, National Sovereignty and the Future of the WTO." Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-5800.

U.S. Navy Memorial ceremony 1 p.m. The U.S. Navy Memorial hosts a ceremony commemorating 18,000 African Americans identified by Howard University researchers as sailors who served in the Civil War. Location: U.S. Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/433-0412.

Environmental activist awards 6 p.m. Pegasus Foundation holds an awards dinner to honor environmental activists and leaders. Location: Woman's National Democratic Club, 1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: RSVP required to cell phone 603/496-7858.

LOAD COMMENTS ()

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide