- The Washington Times - Thursday, November 9, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Post-election news conference 10 a.m. National Right to Life Committee holds a news conference to discuss the election results and the impact of the abortion issue. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/626-8825.

Election forum noon American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents an Election Watch 2000 Forum. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW. Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-5800.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

Meets with PLO leader Yasser Arafat.

7:45 p.m. Hosts a White House dinner in honor of the 200th anniversary of the White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

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.

5 p.m. Treasury Department releases daily Treasury statement.

Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. Defense Department holds a meeting of the Department of Defense Healthcare Quality Initiatives Review Panel. Location: Sheraton Crystal City, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 703/933-8325.

8:30 a.m. Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology to address several policy issues associated with human resource planning, integration of key agency planning processes, and the identification of emerging issues facing the agency. Location: Radisson Hotel Old Town Alexandria, 901 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria. Contact: 202/564-5982.

9 a.m. National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities holds a meeting of the Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Panel of the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities, to review applications for certificates of indemnity submitted to the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities for exhibitions beginning after Jan. 1.

Location: NFAH, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, room 714. Contact: 202/606-8322.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments scheduled.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

Information and Knowledge Management conference all day University of Maryland Baltimore County Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering holds its Ninth Annual Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. Location: SAIC Campus, 1710 SAIC Drive, McLean. Contact: 410/455-3500.

National College Media conference all day Associated College Press and the College Media Advisers hold the National College Media Convention.

Highlights 8 a.m. "Where's the News?"

9 a.m. "Is Copying Right? A Primer on Copyright Law"

11 a.m. "News Gathering on Trial: Food Lion, Chiquita Banana and Other Horrors"

1 p.m. "Technology Journalism: How to Get Into It, Why It's a Blast and Why It's Hot"

3:30 p.m. Michael Isikoff, reporter, Newsweek

Location: Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 616/626-1857.

Election 2000 Seminar 8 a.m. Public Affairs Council and National Journal Group present "Election 2000: Box Scores and Scouting Reports."

Highlights 8 a.m. Charlie Cook, Cook and Co. political analysts, and Chuck Todd, editor, National Journal's Hotline, "The Horse Race: Election 2000 Results"

9:30 a.m. Bill Scheider, senior political analyst, CNN, "Polling: What Did the People Want?"

10:20 a.m. Doug Bailey, founder/publisher, Hotline, moderator, "The Campaigns: Behind the Scenes."

12:45 p.m. Vaughn Ververs, managing editor, Hotline, "The Best and Worst of the 2000 Election Advertising."

1:45 p.m. Michael Barone, senior writer, U.S. News & World Report, moderator, "Winners and Losers: People and Issues."

3:45 p.m. Larry Sabato, director, Center for Government Studies, University of Virginia, "Toward 2002," regarding redistricting battles and the fight to control the House in 2002. Location: Ronald Reagan Building/International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/739-8400.

National Institutes of Health Expo 8:30 a.m. National Institutes of Health host a National Human Genome Research Institute Consumer Day to explain how scientists are using initial sequencing of the human genome to understand, diagnose and treat diseases. Location: NIH, Building 45, Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1767.

Training Conference 9 a.m. Defense Technology Information Center holds its annual Users Meeting and Training Conference on "Information Solutions for the 21st Century," Location: DoubleTree Hotel, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 703/767-8236.

Agenda-setting Conference 9 a.m. DC Action for Children holds its second annual Agenda-setting and Community Mobilization Conference, "Our Children, Our Future." Location: Howard University, Armour J. Blackburn University Center, 2400 Sixth St. NW. Contact: 202/234-9404.

Native American History Month author lecture noon National Archives present a Native American History Month author lecture and book signing on two books, "Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World" and "Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America." Location: National Archives, Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW, room 105. Contact: 202/501-5000.

White House Reception 2:30 p.m. The White House holds a reception to mark the final exhibition of 20th-century American sculpture at the White House. First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton participates. Location: Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, White House. Contact: 202/456-2960.

Czech and Slovak republics Lecture 3 p.m. Woodrow Wilson Center and Czech and Slovak embassies present "The Struggle for Freedom 10 Years After in the Czech and Slovak Republics." Location: WWC, 1 Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4016.

Priorities in Regional Policies discussion 5 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies Central Asia-Caucasus Institute holds a discussion on "Priorities in Regional Policies." Location: SAIS, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Room 511. Contact: 202/663-5626.

Technology and Society 2000 conference 6:30 p.m. Cato Institute and Forbes ASAP present a Technology and Society 2000 conference, "The New Entertainment ERA: The Convergence of Technology and Entertainment."

Highlights 6:30 p.m. Strauss Zelnick, president, BMG Entertainment, dinner speaker.

8:30 p.m. Tech demos.

Location: Hyatt Regency Reston, 1800 Presidents St., Reston. Contact: 202/789-5293.

Holocaust documentary film 7:30 p.m. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents a documentary film on the Oeuvre De Seccurs Aux Enfants, a Jewish children's aid society that saved 400 Jewish children from deportation in the French village of Chabannes during World War II German occupation. Location: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW. Contact: 202/488-0400

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