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May 14 - 16 PETROLEUM MARKETERS The Petroleum Marketers Association of America holds its Washington Conference and Day on the Hill. Location: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contacts: 703-351-8000
May 15 - 18 GEORGETOWN COMMENCEMENTS Georgetown University holds its 209th commencement exercises. Contacts: Andrea Fereshteh, 202/687-4328
May 16 - 18 GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY George Washington University hosts a series of commencements. Contacts: Nick Masella, 202/994-3087
9 a.m. AIDS The AIDS Institute, others, hold a briefing on AIDS drug assistance program, with Steve Bailey of the Virginia Health Department; Helena Kwakwa of the Philadelphia Health Department, others. Location: Room B-354, Rayburn. Contacts: Carl Schmid, 202/669-8267
9 a.m. BORDER WALL The Texas Border Coalition holds a news conference to discuss a federal lawsuit against the government over the planned border wall in Texas. Location: National Press Club. Contacts: Julie Hillrichs, 978/297-1011
10 a.m. SOLAR POWER Thermal solar power expert Fred Morseand Thomas Mancini of the Sandia National Lab hold a briefing on concentrating solar power. Location: EPW hearing room, 4th floor, Dirksen. Contacts: Allison Lenthall, 301/887-1060
10:30 a.m. LAO VETERANS Lao veterans hold a memorial and wreath laying ceremony to mark the 33rd anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War in Laos and to honor Hmong and Laotian veterans. Location: Lao Memorial Monument, Grant Ave., Section 2, Arlington National Cemetery. Contacts: n/a, 202/543-1444
2:30 p.m. PARK CLEANUP D.C. Mayor Fenty and all involved agency directors will be available to the media to answer questions about the Fort Reno National Park arsenic investigation and cleanup. Location: Fort Reno Park. Contacts: Dena Iverson, 202/727-6914
12 p.m. LESSONS FROM IRAQ The Cato Institute hosts a Capitol Hill Briefing, “Learning the Right Lessons from Iraq.” Briefers: Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Benjamin H. Friedman Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute. Location: Room 385, Russell Senate Office Building. Contacts: 202/789-5200
12:15 p.m. EGYPT The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace holds a program on Egypt’s elections last month and aother political issues, with Bahey el-Din Hasan of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, others. Location: 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contacts: Jessica Jennings, 202/939-2265
• Compiled by the Associated Press and The Washington Times
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