- The Washington Times - Friday, August 17, 2007

PRESIDENT BUSH

At his ranch in Crawford, Texas.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

9 a.m. Economic Research Servicereleases the livestock, dairy and poultry outlook report. Location: 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/694-5050.

10 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statisticsreleases the regional and state employment and unemployment for July. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

11:30 a.m. Election Assistance Commissionholds a meeting of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee to review and approve a final draft of recommendations for future voluntary voting system guidelines to the EAC. Location: National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Building 101, Gaithersburg. Contact: 301/975-5099.

1 p.m. Health and Human Services Departmentholds a meeting of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s American Health Information Community Personalized Healthcare Workgroup to discuss possible common data standards to incorporate interoperable, clinically useful genetic laboratory test data, family history information and analytical tools into Electronic Health Records to support clinical decisionmaking for the health care provider and patient. Location: Mary C. Switzer Building, 330 C St. SW, Conference Room 4090. Contact: 202/690-7151.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Iraq briefing — 9 a.m. Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno, deputy U.S. commander in Iraq, holds a briefing to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. Location: Pentagon, Briefing Room 2E579. Contact: 703/697-5131.

Baseball event — 9 a.m. The Washington Nationals, the Freddie Mac Foundation and Play Ball D.C. host the annual “Legends for Youth Clinic.” Frank Howard, former Washington Senators player; and Bob Boone, former Philadelphia Phillies and California Angels player, participate. Location: RFK Stadium, 2400 East Capitol St. SE. Contact: 800/336-8272, Ext. 17.

NAFTA tribunal — 9 a.m. The International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) administers a North American Free Trade Agreement tribunal in Glamis Gold Ltd. v. United States of America. Location: 600 H St. NW, Room H1-200. Contact: 510/550-6700 (Earthjustice); 202/675-7907 (Sierra Club); or 202/458-1534 (ICSID).

Contracting reforms — 9:30 a.m. The Small Business Administration holds a teleconference on “major reforms to government contracting,” with Small Business Administrator Steven Preston. Location: None given. Contact: 202/401-0035, or 202/205-6919.

HHS meeting — 10 a.m. Health and Human Services Secretary Michael O. Leavitt delivers remarks at an Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology meeting to raise awareness of the implementation strategy for the American Health Information Community (AHIC) successor and encourage collaboration. Location: Hubert H. Humphrey building, 200 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 301/496-4357.

Film screening — 11 a.m. The National Archives holds a film screening of “High Noon” as a part of the Presidential Film Favorites Series. Location: National Archives, 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/357-5300.

Film screening — noon The Cato Institute holds a film screening of “Stupid in America” with Cato Institute Education Policy Analyst Neal McCluskey as a part of the John Stossel on the Hill series for interns. Location: B-354 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/789-5200.

Math event — noon The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) holds a luncheon and press availability with students from its experimental program that teaches D.C. Public Schools students college-level math, with physics professor Daryao Khatri. Location: UDC, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/274-5000.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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