- The Washington Times - Monday, February 10, 2003

PRESIDENT BUSH
Meets with Australian Prime Minister John Howard, the White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
10 a.m. National Association of Realtors issues its February outlook report. Location: 700 11th St. NW. Contact: 202/383-1000.
2 p.m.
Treasury Department releases its weekly three- and six-month Treasury-bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.
4 p.m.
National Agricultural Statistics Service presents its crop progress report. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-7017.
4:15 p.m.
Federal Reserve Board releases its weekly foreign 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
8:30 a.m. National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee to review data from a retroviral-mediated gene transfer clinical trial on severe combined immunodeficiency. Location: NIH, 9000 Rockville Pike, Building 45, main auditorium, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-9839.
8:30 a.m.
Health Resources and Services Administration holds a meeting of the Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry Advisory Committee, to draft a report on disparities in health care and their implications for primary care medical education. Location: Holiday Inn Select, 8120 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Contact: 301/443-6326.
10 a.m.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission meets on the status of Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation programs, performance and plans. The meeting will be Webcast at www.nrc.gov. Location: 11555 Rockville Pike, Commissioners' Conference Room, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-1275.
10 a.m.
Social Security Administration holds a meeting of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Advisory Panel. Location: Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 1250 S. Hayes St., Arlington. Contact: 202/358-6423.
1 p.m.
National Marine Fisheries Service holds a joint meeting of the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel and the Atlantic Billfish Advisory Panel to consider alternatives for conserving and managing highly migratory species. Location: Holiday Inn, 8777 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Contact: 301/713-2347.
3 p.m
. State Department holds a meeting of the U.S. International Telecommunication Advisory Committee, to discuss the matters related to the December 2003 World Summit on the Information Society. Location: National Academy of Sciences, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/647-2592.

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

SENATE
Meets at 11 a.m. to consider the nomination of Miguel Estrada to be a judge on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES
6:30 p.m. Senate-House Conference Committee meets on H.J.Res. 2, making further continuing appropriations for fiscal 2003. Location: S-207, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/224-3471.

HOUSE
Not in session. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
Ecuador politics 8:30 a.m. Center for Strategic and International Studies holds its Statesmen's Forum on "New Era for Ecuador." Topics include political, economic, social and foreign policy challenges facing the Andean country. Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242 or 202/775-3211.
Tax-cut opposition 9:30 a.m. Economic Policy Institute holds a news conference on "Economists Oppose Bush Tax Cuts." Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/775-0819.
Chesapeake Bay 9:30 a.m. The Maryland Sea Grant College holds a news conference on "The Future of the Chesapeake Bay." Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7095.
Blacks in public service 10:30 a.m. National Academies holds a "Celebration of Advancement and Opportunities for African Americans in Public Service." Location: National Academies, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2138.
Black elders noon Library of Congress holds a discussion on the National Visionary Leadership Project, which preserves the oral histories of living black elders, including war veterans, who played vital roles in shaping American history. Location: LOC, Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Contact: 202/707-1940 or, 202/707-4918.
Russian democracy noon The Woodrow Wilson Center Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies holds a discussion on "A Decade of Russian Regional Democracy: Of the Governors, by the Governors, for the Governors?" Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, sixth-floor auditorium, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4100.

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