- The Washington Times - Thursday, August 10, 2000


Immigration issues conference 11 a.m. The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda holds a news conference on immigration fairness and naturalization issues and how they relate to the recent Republican National Convention. Location: 122 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/785-1670.

Right to Life news conference 10 a.m. The National Right to Life Committee holds a news conference. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Lisagor Room. Contact: 202/626-8833.


No oral arguments scheduled. Location: One First Street NE. Contact: 202/479-3211.


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


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


Embassy visit all day Embassy of Croatia hosts a working visit by Croatia's President Stjepan Mesic and Prime Minister Ivica Racan.

Highlights 9 a.m. Breakfast briefing, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW.

11 a.m. News conference, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW

Contact: 202/588-5899.

Bar Association conference all day National Bar Association holds its 75th annual convention. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2600 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/289-1700.

Technology seminar 8 a.m. Jackson and Campbell PC presents a seminar, "Tech Fast Track: Advantages of Alternative Dispute Resolution." Location: Jackson & Campbell PC, 8300 Boone Blvd., Suite 500, Vienna. Contact: 202/457-1667.

Commerce meeting 8 a.m. Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce holds an orientation program, "Learn about 49 Resources of Membership." Location: Chamber office, 312 Marshall Ave., Suite 104, Laurel. Contact: 301/725-4000.

Housing conference 8:30 a.m. Housing and Urban Development Department holds its "Best Practices Symposium 2000" on Fair Housing Act implementation. Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/708-1027.

Web-casting workshop 8:30 a.m. Public Relations Society of America National Capital Chapter presents a workshop, "What You Need to Know About Webcasting." Location: Capital Hilton Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 703/691-9212.

Web defense conference 8:30 a.m. Active Communications International holds a post-conference workshop following a two-day conference, "Web Defense: Implementing Cost-Efficient and Powerful Strategies to Fight Cyber Crime." Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, One Bethesda Metro, Bethesda. Contact: 312/780-0700.

Budget building seminar 8:45 p.m. Greater Washington Society of CPAs presents a seminar, "Budget Building for Nonprofits." Location: GWSCPA, 1023 15th St. NW, Eighth Floor. Contact: 202/789-1844.

Czech culture conference 9 a.m. American University Washington College of Law hosts 20th World Congress of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences. Location: WCL, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Room 603. Contact: 301/622-4775.

Business seminar 9 a.m. Mason Enterprise Center hosts a seminar, "Winning Government Contracts." Location: Mason Enterprise Center, 4031 University Drive, Suite 200, Fairfax. Contact: 703/277-7700.

Technology workshop 9 a.m. Energy Department hosts an offshore technology road-mapping workshop. Location: Energy Department, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/208-0004.

Consumer Reports news conference 9:30 a.m. Consumer Reports and Consumers Union hold a news conference to release and discuss two reports, "Second-class Medicine" and "The Health Care Divide," on the widening gap in health care access, and quality and cost for uninsured, poor and sick Americans. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 914/378-2436.

Web development course 9:30 a.m. CAPCON presents a course, "Dreamweaver: Level II," for Web page development. Location: CAPCON, 1990 M St. NW, Suite 200. Contact: 202/331-4360.

Religious presentation 10:30 a.m. Washington National Cathedral holds a meeting to present leaders from the cathedral with stones from the vicinity of the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, the birthplace of the world's three major monotheistic faiths. David Ivry, Israeli ambassador to the United States, participates. Location: Embassy of Israel, Jerusalem Hall, 3514 International Place NW. Contact: 202/537-2198.

Internet commerce conference 11:45 a.m. National Association for Membership Development, American Chamber of Commerce Executives holds its 59th Annual Conference, "Power and Persuasion: Internet Commerce and International Intrigue." Location: JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 800/394-2223.

Russia studies luncheon noon U.N. Association of the National Capital Area holds a Lunch and Learn Program on "A Post-Modern Russia." Location: World Bank, 1818 H St. NW, East Dining Room. Contact: 202/785-2640.

Publishing seminar noon American Society of Business Publication Editors, Washington, D.C. Chapter holds a seminar, "Bringing Your Print Publication Online." Location: Johns Hopkins University, Washington Center, 1625 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Room 206. Contact: 540/720-5584.

Health reform briefing 12:15 p.m. Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund present "Medicare+Choice: A Perfect Storm, or Fair Skies Ahead? A Briefing on the Ups and Downs of the Medicare+Choice Program with Options for Change." Location: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/466-5626.

Film discussion 12:30 p.m. Institute for Policy Studies presents a film, "Pot of Gold," by Peter Jennings, ABC News, and discussion, "The Politics of Marijuana: One Arrest Every 46 Seconds." Location: IPS, 733 15th St. NW, Suite 1020. Contact: 202/234-9382.

Business seminar 1 p.m. Mason Enterprise Center hosts a seminar, "Legal Start," on the importance of business organization and legal obligations. Location: Mason Enterprise Center, 4031 University Drive, Suite 200, Fairfax. Contact: 703/277-7700.

Hiroshima Nagasaki commemoration 1:30 p.m. Atomic bomb survivors participating in Hiroshima/Nagasaki 55th anniversary commemoration events. Location: Perry School, 128 M St. NW. Contact: 518/589-5103.

State Department briefing 3:30 p.m. State Department holds a briefing on Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright's upcoming travel to Santa Fe, N.M., to attend the third U.S.-Canada-Mexico Trilateral Meeting and her subsequent trip to Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Ecuador. Location: State Department, Press Briefing Room 2118, 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/647-6607.

Accountants' meeting 6 p.m. Institute of Management Accountants hosts a dinner meeting featuring a discussion, "State of the Telecom Industry." Location: Holiday Inn, 5520 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. Contact: 202/462-6227.

Business Communicators meeting 6:15 p.m. International Association of Business Communicators holds a monthly meeting featuring a Networking Night with silent auction. Location: Key Bridge Marriott, 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington. Contact: 703/267-2322.

Book lecture 6:30 p.m. National Building Museum presents a discussion on "Preserving Modern Landscapes." Location: National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/272-2448.

Film 7 p.m. National Institutes of Health presents its Seventh Annual Science in the Cinema Summer Festival, featuring "Yellow Jack." Location: NIH, Building 45, Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-2968.

Internet meeting 7 p.m. Capital PC Users Group Internet Special Interest Group holds its monthly meeting, featuring "Wireless Internet" discussion. Location: Washington Gas Light Corp., 6801 Industrial Road, Springfield. Contact: 703/941-1657.

Women's workshop 7 p.m. The Women's Center presents a workshop, "Financial Planning for Separation and Divorce." Location: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 2609 North Glebe Road, Arlington. Contact: 703/281-2657.

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