- The Washington Times - Tuesday, August 2, 2005

PRESIDENT BUSH

Noon — Addresses the American Legislative Exchange Council in Grapevine, Texas.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. — National Association of Realtors releases the Housing Affordability Index for the second quarter 2005. Location: 700 11th St. NW. Contact: 202/383-1000.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8:30 a.m. — U.S. Judicial Conference holds a meeting of the advisory committee on rules of bankruptcy procedure. Location: Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, Judicial Conference Center, 1 Columbus Circle NE. Contact: 202/502-1820.

9 a.m. — Food and Nutrition Service holds a meeting of the national advisory council on maternal, infant and fetal nutrition. Location: Food and Nutrition Service, 3101 Park Center Drive, Conference Rooms 204 A&B;, Alexandria. Contact: 703/305-2086.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

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

SENATE COMMITTEES

No committee meetings are scheduled.

HOUSE

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

HOUSE COMMITTEES

No committee meetings are scheduled.

GENERAL AGENDA

Conservative student conference — all day — The Young America’s Foundation holds its 27th annual national conservative student conference. Events begin at 9 a.m.

Highlight — 9 a.m. … Robert Novak, syndicated columnist, delivers remarks.

Location: Cafritz Conference Center, George Washington University, 800 21st St. NW. Contact: 800/872-1776.

Vigil — all day — Catholic Workers hold a vigil and fast for an end to genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. Events begin at 9 a.m. Location: Embassy of Sudan, 2210 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 508/753-3588.

Meeting — 9 a.m. — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors holds its monthly meeting. Location: second floor, boardroom, 1 Aviation Circle, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Contact: 703/417-8370 or 703/417-8744.

Trade policy — 9 a.m. — Consumers for World Trade host a discussion, “DR-CAFTA Fallout: What Are the Long-term Consequences for U.S. trade policy?” Ed Gresser, Progressive Policy Institute; Burleigh Leonard Leonard and Co.; and Lewis Leibowitz, Hogan and Hartson LLP, participate. Location: Hogan and Hartson LLP, west tower, 13th floor, Fulbright Center, 555 13th St. NW. Contact: 202/293-2944.

Rally — 10 a.m. — ExxposeExxon.com campaign holds a rally to highlight what it says is the special-interest benefits that Exxon Mobil and other oil companies will receive from the recently passed energy bill. Representatives of the ExxposeExxon campaign, which includes U.S. Public Interest Research Group, Sierra Club, Alaska Wilderness League, Friends of the Earth, Defenders of Wildlife, Greenpeace, Union of Concerned Scientists, and the National Resources Defense Council, participate. Location: Ellipse (southwest quadrant; enter at Constitution Avenue and 16th Street side). Contact: 202/546-9707.

IMF briefing — 10 a.m. — The International Monetary Fund holds a regular press briefing by Thomas Dawson, IMF director of external relations. Location: Room R-710, IMF Headquarters, 720 19th St. NW. Contact: 202/623- 7300.

Book launch — 11:30 a.m. — The Hudson Institute holds a book launch for “2010 and Beyond: A Vision of America’s Transportation Future,” which recommends immediate and long-term changes in U.S. surface-transportation policy. Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/974-2400.

Women voting — noon — The U.S. Capitol Historical Society holds a brown bag lecture, “Women Win the Vote: 85 Years and Beyond,” with Roberta Francis of the National Women’s History Project, as part of its Capitol Women Series. Location: Sewall-Belmont House and Museum, 144 Constitution Ave. NE. Contact: 202/543-8919, Ext. 38.

Medical ethics — 12:30 p.m. — The Center for American Progress (CAP) holds a discussion, “Medical Ethics in the Age of Terrorism: The Role of Military Medical Professionals in Interrogations.” Location: CAP, 1333 H St. NW, 10th floor. Contact: 202/741-6388.

Drug-advertising seminar — 12:30 p.m. — The National Academies’ Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Fellowship Program holds a seminar on direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs. Jack Calfee, American Enterprise Institute, and Sidney Wolfe, Public Citizen, participate. Location: National Academies’ Keck Center, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2138.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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