- The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 3, 2004

PRESIDENT BUSH

To be announced.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the productivity and costs for third quarter 2004 (preliminary). Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

10:30 a.m. — Energy Information Administration releases its weekly natural-gas storage report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

10 a.m. — Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting by teleconference of the Science Advisory Board Illegal Competitive Advantage Economic Benefit Advisory Panel, to finalize its draft advisory report to the agency on economic methods related to assessing economic benefits attributed to noncompliance with EPA regulations. See contact for dial-in information. Location: None given. Contact: 202/343-9984.

12:30 p.m. —TODAY’S HEADLINERS

Election results — 10 a.m. — The National Right to Life Committee holds a press conference to discuss election results and postelection polling. Location: National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/626-8825.

Election luncheon — 12:30 p.m. — The National Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon Program hosts the chairmen of the Democratic and Republican national committees. Terry McAuliffe, Democratic National Committee, and Ed Gillespie, Republican National Committee, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Ballroom. Contact: 202/662-7500.

Education Department holds a meeting of the National Board of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, to discuss the fund’s programs and special initiatives and receive a presentation on a U.S.-Brazil Consortia Program project. Location: Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/502-7500.

1:30 p.m. — Office of the Secretary-Controller holds a meeting of the President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee to discuss a subcommittee presentation and provide guidance for use in the completion of its report on computational science. Location: Noesis Inc., 4100 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 800, Arlington. Contact: 703/292-4873.

SENATE

Not in session. The Senate will reconvene Nov. 16 at noon. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. The House will reconvene Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Patient safety — all day — The Commonwealth Fund holds a forum on protecting patient safety to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the “To Err Is Human” report. Events begin at 8:30 a.m. Location: National Academies, Lecture Room, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: RSVP to 301/652-1558.

Latin America seminar — all day — Inter-American Development Bank holds a seminar, “Modernization of the State in Latin America,” on the IDB’s multibillion-dollar lending that supports modernization and reform of the state in Latin America and the Caribbean. Events begin at 9 a.m.

Highlights — 10:20 a.m. — Peter Kalil, integration, trade and hemispheric issues, IDB “Trade-Related Capacity Building”

Location: IDB, Bello Auditorium, 1300 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/623-2407.

Election observation — 9:30 a.m. — Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe holds a press conference on its election observation mission. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/694-1685.

Postelection analysis — 10 a.m. — Brookings Institution holds a discussion, “A Post-Election Analysis: The Direction of U.S. Foreign Policy.” James Steinberg, Richard Bush III, Philip Gordon, Fiona Hill and Martin Indyk, BI, participate. Location: Brookings Institution, Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6105.

Campaign 2004 discussion — 11 a.m. — The Israel Project holds a discussion, “Campaign 2004 — What Happened and What Does It Mean for the Future?”

Highlights — 11 a.m. — Stan Greenburg, Kerry campaign; Anne Lewis, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee; Frank Luntz, Republican strategist; Neil Newhouse, Republican pollster

noon — Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune; Karen White, Emily’s List; Dan Hazelwood, Republican consultant; and Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, the Israel Project, participate. Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: RSVP to 202/857-6644.

American Indian Heritage speech — 11 a.m. — Library of Congress, Office of Workforce Diversity hosts a speech in honor of American Indian Heritage Month. Billy Mills, 1964 Olympic 10,000 meter gold medalist and co-author, “Wokini: A Lakota Journey to Happiness and Self Understanding,” participate. Location: LOC, Madison Building, Madison Hall, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Contact: 202/707-002.

Foreign policy discussion — 11 a.m. — Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a discussion, “The New Administration’s Foreign Policy: How the Election Will Affect Geopolitics and Global Perceptions.” Kurt Campbell, Patrick Cronin, Teresita Schaffer, Jon Alterman, Robin Neblett and Bathsheba Crocker, CSIS, participate. Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

Postelection briefing — noon — University of Maryland’s James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership holds a postelection briefing to assess the effect of a sharply divided electorate on the next administration’s effort to govern and to suggest potential leadership strategies. James MacGregor Burns, William Galston, Georgia Sorenson, Shibley Telhami and Ronald Walters, all of the University of Maryland, participate. Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 301/405-4622.

2004 election — noon — American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion, “Election Watch,” to look at what happened in the 2004 election, why, and what’s ahead. Karlyn Bowman, Norman Ornstein, Bill Schneider and Jim Glassman, AEI, participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

China’s agriculture trade — 12:30 p.m. — Women In International Trade holds a discussion, “China’s Agriculture Trade: Are Trade Barriers Getting Better or Worse?” Pat Sheikh, deputy administrator of international trade policy, Foreign Agricultural Services, Agriculture Department, participates. Location: Hotel Washington, 515 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/547-2004.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times.

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