- The Washington Times - Friday, August 5, 2005

TODAY’S HEADLINERS

Climate policy seminar — 10 a.m. — The Climate Policy Center (CPC) holds a seminar on the Bush administration’s vision and strategy for the U.S. Climate Change Technology Program. Program director David Conover participates. Location: Suite 707, Climate Policy Center, 1730 Rhode Island Ave. NW. Contact: 202/775-5190.

Property rights rally — noon — The Libertarian Party of Fairfax County and Northern Virginia TownHall.com hold a rally as part of an eminent domain protest against Rep. James P. Moran, Virginia Democrat. Location: Outside Mr. Moran’s office, 1760 Reston Parkway, Reston. Contact: 703/362-6737.

PRESIDENT BUSH

In Crawford, Texas. No public events are scheduled.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its report on the employment situation for July. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

9:30 a.m. — Federal Communications Commission holds a meeting to consider the effects of anti-competitive conduct and circuit disruption by foreign carriers on U.S.-international routes and a report on the status of competition in the market for the delivery of video programming. Location: Room TW-C305, FCC, 445 12th St. SW. Contact: 202/418-0500.

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.

Highlights — 10 a.m. — Tim Goeglein, White House public liaison, delivers remarks.

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

Volunteering conference — all day — The Corporation for National and Community Service and Points of Light hold a National conference on volunteering and service. Events begin at 8 a.m.

Highlight — noon — David Lauren, senior vice president of Polo Ralph Lauren, delivers the keynote address.

Location: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW. Contact: 202/729-3238.

Weather forecasting — 8 a.m. — The National Academies’ Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate holds a meeting on the project titled “Estimating and Communicating Uncertainty in Weather and Related Forecasts.” Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/334-3309.

Golf game center preview — 10 a.m. — Golf Entertainment International hosts a press preview of its first U.S. TopGolf Game Center, a $4.5 million facility that features a points-scoring game played with real clubs and balls containing microchips that give instant feedback on the distance and accuracy of each shot. Location: TopGolf Kingstowne, 6625 S. Van Dorn St., Alexandria. Contact: 240/497-1811 or 410/268-0275.

End of life care — 11 a.m. — The National Association of Social Workers holds a discussion, “Palliative and End of Life Care: Private Debate in a Public Forum,” to explore the press’s role in changing public perception of these issues. Participants include Kathy Brandt of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Eleanor Clift of Newsweek, Ceci Connolly of The Washington Post, Jon Cooper of the office of Sen. Bill Nelson, Florida Democrat, Hugh Delehanty of AARP Magazine, and Kathy Smolinski of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/336-8228.

Scholars weekend — 6:30 p.m. — The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation sponsors its scholars weekend, today and tomorrow.

Highlight — 6:30 p.m. — Scholars reception, Renwick Gallery, 1661 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Location: Gaston Hall, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 443/995-3495.

Gala fundraiser — 7:30 p.m. — My G.I.F.T. (Getting Involved For our Troops) Foundation hosts a fundraiser in support of a comprehensive, culturally competent mental health system that readily responds to the special needs of veterans, their spouses and family members. Location: Galleria at Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st St. NW. Contact: 202/549-5904 or 301/518-4156.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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