- The Washington Times - Friday, March 28, 2003

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Middle East symposium all day Georgetown University Center for Contemporary Arab Studies holds a symposium, "The U.S. Role in the Middle East." Topics include the U.S. role in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and U.S. equations with Saudi Arabia and Iraq. Location: Georgetown University Conference Center, Leavey Center, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4327.

War and economy briefing 9:30 a.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a briefing, "Economy Watch: The Ripple Effects of the War Against Iraq." Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-5855.


ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Economic Analysis releases a report on personal income and outlays for February. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.


FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council's working group on the contaminant candidate list classification process. Location: RESOLVE Inc., 1255 23rd St. NW, suite 275. Contact: 202/564-5243.

8:30 a.m. Health Resources and Services Administration holds a meeting of the National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps to discuss recommendations for the upcoming year. Location: Churchill Hotel, 1914 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 301/594-4140.

8:30 a.m. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality holds a meeting to discuss research on health care costs, on long-term care and on patient safety. Location: Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Ave. SW, room 800. Contact: 301/594-7216.

9 a.m. Farm Credit Administration holds a board meeting to discuss lending issues, establishing system institutions as cooperatives, the strategic plan first-quarter status report, and capital/technical amendments final rule. Location: Farm Credit Administration, 1501 Farm Credit Drive, McLean. Contact: 703/883-4009.


HOUSE COMMITTEES

8:30 a.m. Select Homeland Security Committee holds a hearing on the Homeland Security Technical Corrections Act of 2003. Location: 2128 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5611.


GENERAL AGENDA

Dentistry and bioterrorism all day American Dental Association and the U.S. Public Health Service sponsor "Dentistry's Role in Responding to Bioterrorism and Other Catastrophic Events." Location: Renaissance Washington, 999 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 312/440-2895.

Immigration conference all day American Immigration Lawyers Association holds a conference, "A Question of Balance: Immigration Enforcement and Security." Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/216-2400.

World order conference all day The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a Systems of World Order conference, "Now That the Bipolar Cold War Is Gone and a 'Hot War' Is in the Offing, What is the Shape of the World?" William Zartman, director, SAIS Conflict Management Program, participates. Location: SAIS, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Kenney Auditorium. Contact: 202/663-5745.

Demand Response Conference all day Center for Business Intelligence holds the second annual Demand Response Conference. Location: Sofitel Lafayette Square, 806 15th St. NW. Contact: Please register; 800/817-8601.

Investors meeting all day Council of Institutional Investors holds its annual spring meeting. Location: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/822-0800.

Pathology conference all day United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology holds its 92nd annual meeting. Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 706/733-7550.

Importance of Medicaid to seniors 9 a.m. National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare sponsors a breakfast briefing to provide information on the importance of Medicaid to seniors. Location: 325 Russell Senate Office Building or as noted above. Contact: 202/216-8368.

Tax policy conference 9 a.m. The Federalist Society's Administrative Law and Regulation Practice Group holds its Tax Policy Conference. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/822-8138.

Future of environmental policy 9 a.m. The University of Maryland at Baltimore hosts National Environmental Law Conference. Location: School of Law, 500 W. Baltimore St., Ceremonial Court Room and rooms 107 and 108, ground floor. Contact: 410/706-0023.

AIDS in the military noon The Worldwatch Institute presents an online discussion, "The Enemy Within: AIDS in the Military." Contact: 202/452-1992, Ext. 517.

Bankruptcy conference call 1 p.m. American Bankruptcy Institute holds a conference call briefing on "Child Support Claims Under the Proposed Bankruptcy Reform Act." Contact: 703/739-0800.

Affirmative-action meeting 6 p.m. Howard University Law School, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the National Urban League sponsor the African-American Town Hall. Howard University School of Law, Van Ness Campus, Moot Court Room, NW, 2900 Van Ness St. NW. Contact: 202/238-2332.

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