- The Washington Times - Monday, August 4, 2003

PRESIDENT BUSH

In Crawford, Texas.

VICE PRESIDENT

Attends Bush-Cheney ‘04 fund-raisers in Salt Lake City

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases June figures on manufacturer shipments, inventories and orders. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

4:15 p.m. —Federal Reserve releases its weekly reports on the assets and liabilities of U.S.- and foreign-chartered banks, and on foreign exchange rates. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

1 p.m. International Trade Commission holds preliminary meetings and votes on trade in polyethylene bags from China, Malaysia and Thailand, and in blast-furnace coke from China and Japan. Location: ITC, 500 E St. SW, Room 101. Contact: 202/205-2000.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

On summer recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

On summer recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Financial services — all day American Financial Services Association holds a meeting of the US/Euro Advisory Board. Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/296-5544.

State laws — all day National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws holds its annual meeting. Topics include restricted use of brownfields, payment of estate taxes, environmental covenants, real property electronic recordation, mortgage satisfaction, wage-withholding procedure, durable power of attorney and limited liability companies. Location: J.W. Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 312/915-0195; 212/333-5222.

Security symposium — all day The Advanced Computing Systems Association holds the 12th Usenix security Symposium. Tutorial sessions on “Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems” and “WiFi Security: The Trials and Tribulations of Designing, Deploying and Using WiFi Networks Securely.” Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 510/528-8649.

Political participation — all day Ludwick Family Foundation’s Arsalyn Program holds a conference, “Pathways to Participation: Volunteering and Voting.” Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 626/914-5404.

New vaccines — 11 a.m. National Academies holds a news briefing to release a report, “Financing Vaccines in the 21st Century: Assuring Access and Availability.” Location: National Academies’ Keck Center, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2138.

College equity — 11 a.m. The Alliance for Equity in Higher Education holds a news conference to introduce its first class of Kellogg Minority Serving Institutions leadership fellows. Participants include Gerald Gipp, American Indian Higher Education Consortium; Antonio Flores, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities; Fred Humphries, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education; and Jamie Merisotis, Institute for Higher Education. Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, Lafayette Room, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/861-8223.

Africa dissertations — noon Woodrow Wilson Center hosts the presentations of Africanist doctoral candidate fellowship recipients. Participants include J. Tyler Dickovick, “The Mismeasure of Decentralization: Senegal and South Africa,” and D. Grace Davie, “The Poverty Question and the Social Sciences in 20th Century South Africa.” Location: WWC, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4140.

Lieberman speech — 12:30 p.m. National Press Club holds a newsmaker luncheon program, “The Future of the Democratic Party Heading into the ‘04 Campaign,” with Sen. Joe Lieberman, Connecticut Democrat and presidential candidate. Location: National Press Club ballroom, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.

Law-enforcement job fair — 1 p.m. Women in Federal Law Enforcement Inc. holds a “Recruitment Fair for the Bold Jobseeker.” Topics include “Training to Become a Federal Agent” and “The Realities of Being a Woman in Law Enforcement.” Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 703/548-9211.

Future of law enforcement — 6 p.m. Women in Federal Law Enforcement holds a conference, “Collaborative Leadership: The Future of Law Enforcement.” Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 866/399-4353.

Iraq reporting — 6:30 p.m. National Press Club holds a panel discussion on the accuracy and fairness of reporting on the hunt for weapons of mass destruction and the case for going to war against Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7501.

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