- The Washington Times - Friday, February 7, 2003

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Climate-change briefing noon The Cooler Heads Coalition hosts a congressional and news briefing, "Climate Change: the Known, the Unknown, the Unknowable." Location: 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/331-2257.
Jesus and Jews lecture 7:30 p.m. Washington National Cathedral presents a lecture, "How Jesus Became Anti-Jewish: Misreading Scripture." Topics include the teachings of Jesus and Paul in the context of first-century Judaism and whether the authentic voices of Jesus and Paul help contemporary Jews understand their heritage. Location: Washington National Cathedral, Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. Contact: 202/537-6248.

PRESIDENT BUSH
Schedule to be announced. Contact: 202/456-2580.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
8:30 a.m. Labor Department, Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on the employment situation for January. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.
10 a.m.
Commerce Department, Bureau of the Census releases wholesale-trade report for December. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
11 a.m. Commodity Futures Trading Commission holds a meeting to discuss surveillance matters. Location: 1155 21st St. NW, ninth-floor conference room. Contact: 202/418-5100.
Noon
Commerce Department, Bureau of Industry and Security holds a meeting of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council to discuss Internet Protocol Version 6.0 and responsible disclosure of cyber-attacks and incidents. Contact: 202/482-7481.
1 p.m.
Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the Human Health Strategy Review Panel to review and revise the panel's draft report and approve the report as revised for delivery to the SAB Executive Committee. Location: EPA, Ariel Rios Building North, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Conference Room 6013. Contact: 202/564-4566.

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

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

HOUSE
Meets at 10 a.m. in pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
Business women's conference all day Business and Professional Women/USA holds its 2003 Policy and Action conference to lobby the 108th Congress on key issues affecting women. Location: Wyndham Washington Hotel, 1400 M St. NW. Contact: 202/293-1100.
Housing conference all day National Association of Affordable Housing Lenders holds its 2003 Legislative Conference on "Community Investment: The New Political Landscape."
Highlights: 8 a.m. Robert Mooney, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, "CRA Rulemaking: Looking Down the Road." Location: Capitol Hilton Hotel, 1001 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/293-9855.
Health care conference all day Train for HIPAA holds the sixth annual National Congress on Health Care Compliance.
Highlights: 8:15 a.m. Timothy Delaney, chief, Health Care Fraud Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigation.
8:45 a.m.
James Sheehan, assistant U.S. attorney, chief, Civil Division, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 800/546-3750.
Transportation forum 8:30 a.m. American Public Transportation Association (APTA) holds a forum on policy research relating to the reauthorization of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century. Topics include value of the gas tax to the economy, economic effect of public transportation investment, and benefits of public transportation in energy conservation and preserving the environment. Participants: Jennifer Dorm, administrator, Federal Transit Administration; Paul Weyrich, Free Congress Foundation; Robert Shapiro, Brookings Institution; Robert Stanley, Cambridge Systematics Inc.; Jeffrey Parker, Jeffrey Parker Associates; Jeffrey Zupan, transportation consultant; Celia Kupersmith, general manager, Golden Gate Bridge; and William Millar, APTA. Location: Washington Court Hotel, Springwood Room, 525 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/496-4800.
NIH meeting 8:30 a.m. National Academies holds a meeting to discuss the Assessment of Centers for Excellence Programs at the National Institutes of Health.
Highlights: 8:30 a.m. Steven Teitelbaum, president, Federation of American Societies of Experimental Biology, open session. Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2459.
Health screening 9 a.m. George Washington University holds a "Breast Health Screening on the GW Mammovan." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/741-3020.
Trade discussion 9:15 a.m. Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) holds a discussion on "U.S. Trade Policy" with six former U.S. trade representatives. Topics include trade and terrorism, prospects for the Free Trade Area of the Americas, U.S.-EU trade relations and farm trade policy. Participants: William Eberle, Carla Hills, Charlene Barshefsky, William Brock, Mickey Kantor and Clayton Yeutter. Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.
Budget conference 9:30 a.m. Association of American Medical Colleges holds a news conference on President Bush's fiscal 2004 budget for the National Institutes of Health and the effect on research opportunities. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/828-0558.
Budget hearing 10 a.m. Senate and House Democratic Policy committees hold a hearing on President Bush's fiscal 2004 budget. Location: 192 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-1191.
Affirmative action conference 10 a.m. United Equality and Affirmative Action hold a news conference on a march on Washington. Location: National Press Club, First Amendment Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 313/510-5971.
Iraq discussion 10 a.m. United States Institute of Peace (USIP) holds a discussion on "France's Position on Iraq." Location: USIP, second-floor conference room, 1200 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/429-3882.
NASA briefing 11:30 a.m. NASA holds two daily news briefings.
Highlights: 4:30 p.m. News briefing from the Johnson Space Center on NASA TV with limited question-and-answer capability from participating agency centers. Location: NASA, 300 E St. SW. Contact: 202/358-1600.
Latin America conference noon National Christian Committee holds a news conference on "Ford/Firestone Fraud in Latin America." Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/298-1446.
Oil speech noon Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) holds a speech on "Russia, the Persian Gulf and World Oil Supplies." Speech in Russian with English interpretation. Location: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/483-7600.
Technology briefing noon Cato Institute holds a briefing on "Technology Policy in the 108th Congress." Topics include technology, telecommunications policy, intellectual property, privacy policy, broadband deregulation, cyber-security and Internet taxation. Location: B-369 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/789-5229.
Iraq briefing 1:15 p.m. Washington Foreign Press Center holds a news briefing, "Iraq Update and Other Nonproliferation Issues." Foreign media only please. Participants: John Wolf, assistant secretary of state for nonproliferation. Location: Foreign Press Center, Suite 800, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/504-6327.
Budget briefing 2 p.m. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration holds a constituents news briefing on its fiscal 2004 budget. Location: Commerce Department, auditorium, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/482-4594.
Technical briefing 2:30 p.m. Labor Department holds a technical briefing on its efforts to implement President Bush's management agenda. Location: Labor Department, 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/693-4676.

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