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Meets at 10 a.m. to consider the fiscal 2008 financial services appropriations bill. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


10 a.m. Armed Servicesmilitary personnel subcommittee holds a hearing on policies and procedures regarding the notification of next of kin of wounded and deceased service members. Brig. Gen. Reuben Jones, adjutant general of the Army, and retired Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Michael Downs, Personnel and Family Readiness Division, testify. Location: 2118 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-4151; recorded schedule, 202/225-2675.

10 a.m. Oversight and Government Reformnational security and foreign affairs subcommittee holds a briefing, “International Perspectives on Strengthening the Nonproliferation Regime.” Martin Briens, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, French Embassy; and Alexei Arbatov, Carnegie Moscow Center, testify. Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5051.

2 p.m. Homeland Securityemerging threats, cybersecurity, and science and technology subcommittee holds a hearing, “A Road Map for Security? Examining the Science and Technology Directorate’s Strategic Plan.” Jay Cohen, undersecretary of science and technology, testifies. Location: 311 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/226-2616.


Small-business conference — all day The Energy Department holds its eighth annual small-business conference. Events begin at 7 a.m.

Highlights — 8:30 a.m. — Energy Secretary Samuel W. Bodman

Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/586-4940.

American security — all day The Center for a New American Security holds an event to celebrate its debut, “Toward a New American Security.” Events begin at 8:30 a.m.

Highlights — 12:30 p.m. — Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Democrat and 2008 presidential candidate, delivers remarks.

3:45 p.m. — Sen. Chuck Hagel, Nebraska Republican, delivers remarks.

Location: Willard InterContinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/457-9418.

Education summit — all day The Education Department holds a summit, “Supplemental Educational Services and School Choice.” Events begin at 8 a.m.

Highlight — 11:30 a.m. — Education Secretary Margaret Spellings delivers remarks.

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