- The Washington Times - Monday, November 6, 2000

PRESIDENT CLINTON

11:35 a.m. Makes remarks at an event celebrating the passage of international debt relief, East Room, the White House.
Travels to New York City.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

9:30 a.m. National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Director, National Cancer Institute. Location: National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Building 31, Room 11A10, Bethesda.
8:30 a.m. National Science Foundation holds a meeting of the Office of Polar Programs' office advisory committee, to advise NSF on the impact of its policies, programs and activities on the polar research community; to provide advice to the director of OPP on issues related to long-range planning, and to form ad hoc subcommittees to carry out needed studies and tasks. Location: National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 1235, Arlington. Contact: Brenda Williams, 703/306-1030.

SUPREME COURT

Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m., one hour per case: Circuit City Stores vs. Adams; Cook vs. Gralike. Contact: 202/479-3211.

HOUSE

Not in session.

SENATE

Not in session.

GENERAL AGENDA

Accountants conference all day American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) presents its AICPA National Conference on Federal Taxes today and tomorrow. Highlights: 1 p.m. Charles Rossotti, commissioner, Internal Revenue Service, luncheon address. Location: J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: Shirley Twillman, 202/434-9220, or Connie Johnson, 202/434-9210.
Satellite Internet 9 a.m. StarBand Communications Inc. holds a media breakfast to display the first consumer two-way, always-on high-speed satellite Internet service. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: Janet Peterson, 703/245-6411, or janet.peterson@starband.com.
Defense technology conference 9 a.m. Defense Technology Information Center holds its annual Users Meeting and Training Conference on "Information Solutions for the 21st Century" through Wednesday. Location: DoubleTree Hotel, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: Julia Foscue, 703/767-8236, jfoscue@dtic.mil, or www.dtic.mil/annualconf.
Global business forum 9:30 a.m. The Global Business Dialogue presents a "GBD Colloquium: NGOs, Governments and the WTO." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/463-5075 or rkmorris@gbdinc.org.
Nader campaign news conference 9:30 a.m. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: Jake Lewis, 202/265-0183.
Stamp art contest 10 a.m. Interior Department's Fish and Wildlife Service presents an exhibit of 2000 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest entries for the 2001-02 Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp for public viewing, followed by viewing and judging. Location: Interior Department Auditorium, 1849 C St. NW. Contact: Rachel Levin, 202/208-5631, or http://duckstamp.fws.gov.
FCC background briefing Federal Communications Commission holds a background briefing on items scheduled for vote at the Wednesday FCC meeting. Location: FCC, Conference Room 1, Eighth Floor, 445 12th St. SW. Contact: David Fiske, 202/418-0513.
Illegal immigration news conference 11 a.m. International Organization for Migration presents a news conference on a 10-day training program completed by 14 Ukranian officials, including members of parliament, to prevent illegal migration and trafficking of women. Location: IOM, 1752 N St. NW, First Floor Executive Boardroom. Contact: RSVP required to Lauren Engle, 202/862-1826, Ext. 225, orlengle@iom.int.
D.C. Bar Association luncheon noon District of Columbia Bar Association presents a discussion by the Treasury Department general counsel and a forum on "Historic Preservation Practice and Process in the District of Columbia: An Administrative and Legislative Overview and Update." Location: D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1250 H St. NW, Level B-1. Contact: 202/626-3463.
Historic figures salute noon National Archives presents portrayals of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr in an Election Day salute to the nation's earliest presidential elections. Location: National Archives Theater, Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW. Contact: 202/501-5000.
Humanitarian staff protection 12:30 p.m. Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion on "Security of Humanitarian Staff: The New Challenge of Protection." Participants include Alejandro Cedeno, senior regional protection officer, United Nations High Commission for Refugees. Location: SAIS, Herter Room, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: Felisa Neuringer, 202/663-5626, fneuringer@jhu.edu or www.sais-jhu.edu.
Mideast peace discussion 4 p.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research hosts a conference, "Is the Israeli-Palestinian 'Peace' Process Dead, and If So, What Next?" Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Books lecture 6 p.m. Library of Congress presents its Books and Beyond author series, featuring "The Booklover's Repair Kit: First Aid for Home Libraries." Location: Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. SE, Sixth Floor, Mumford Room. Contact: Helen Dalrymple, 202/707-1940.
Master chefs benefit 6:30 p.m. March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation/National Capital Area Chapter presents four French master chefs from Provence, France, to prepare a special Provencal dinner with proceeds to go to the March of Dimes program to improve the health of babies. Location: Park Hyatt, 24th and M streets NW. Contact: Maureen Ryan, 703/824-0111, Ext. 16, or mryan@modimes.org.

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