- The Washington Times - Wednesday, August 16, 2000


Serbia briefing 8:30 a.m. Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty holds a briefing on "Serbia vs. Montenegro The Next Crisis Looms." The speaker is Anna Husarska, International Crisis Group's senior political analyst. Location: Fourth Floor Conference Room, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/457-6949.

Property rights 12:15 p.m. The Institute for International Economics holds a luncheon program on a new study on "International Property Rights in the Global Economy." The speaker is Keith Maskus, professor of economics at the University of Colorado, author of the study. Location: Westin Fairfax Hotel, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/328-5432.


No public events are scheduled.


Arrives in Los Angeles to make presidential nomination acceptance speech tomorrow at the Democratic National Convention.


8:30 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases report on housing starts and building permits for July 2000. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the Consumer Price Index for July 2000. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.


10 a.m. Federal Reserve System's board of governors holds a meeting. Location: Federal Reserve Board Building, C Street entrance between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3204.


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


Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


National Black Nurses Association conference all day The group hosts its 28th Annual Institute and Conference: "Capital Ideas, Monumental Solutions: Nursing in the 21st Century." Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 301/589-3200.

National Medical Association convention all day The group holds its 2000 Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly. Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/347-1895.

American Sociological Association meeting all day The association holds its 95th annual meeting. Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/833-3410, Ext. 305.

National Institutes of Health conference all day The institutes hold a conference titled "Exploring Human Subject Protection and Financial Conflict of Interest." Location: Natcher Conference Center, Building 45, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-2535.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants conference all day The group presents the 2000 AICPA National Governmental Accounting & Auditing Update Conference.

Highlights 12:15 p.m. AICPA Outstanding CPA in Government Award presentation and luncheon.

Location: JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/434-9220 or 202/434-9210.

Superintendent's conference 8 a.m. D.C. School Superintendent Paul Vance sponsors a three-day summer leadership institute to set the agenda for the upcoming school year. Location: Dunbar High School, 1301 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/442-5635.

Aerospace Industries Association news conference 9:30 a.m. The group holds an Aircraft Fuel System Safety Program Report news conference. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/371-8544.

Evidentiary hearing 10 a.m. White House and Northrop Grumman officials testify during an evidentiary hearing about cover-up and obstruction of justice charges against the the Clinton-Gore administration in retrieving missing e-mails connected to Judicial Watch's $90 million Filegate lawsuit. Note: A news conference will be held on the courthouse steps following the day's proceedings. Location: Courtroom 21, Federal Courthouse, Third Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/646-5172.

Film lecture noon The Institute for Policy Studies holds a Wednesday film series lecture on children at war titled "Child Combatants: The Road to Recovery." Rachel Stohl, senior analyst at the Center for Defense Information, participates. Location: Suite 1020, 733 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/234-9382, Ext. 220.

Holocaust survivor conversation 1 p.m. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents its First Person program featuring weekly live conversations with Holocaust survivors. Susan Warsinger, originally from Bad Kreuznach, Germany, participates. Location: Helena Rubinstein Auditorium, Holocaust Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place. Contact: 202/488-0400.

Discrimination suit news conference 2 p.m. The plaintiff and attorney in discrimination suit hold a news conference to announce verdict and highlight specifics in Marsha Coleman-Adebayo vs. Carol Browner, EPA administrator, discrimination suit against the Environmental Protection Agency. Location: In front of D.C. Federal District Court, Third Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/232-3199.

Reception 6 p.m. The U.S.-Israel Business Exchange hosts a reception for Avishai Braverman, Ben-Gurion University president, to discuss new opportunities and emerging technologies for "Making Bits and Bytes Bloom in the Desert." Location: Embassy of Israel, 3514 International Drive NW. Contact: 202/364-5500.

Washington Network Group meeting 6 p.m. The group holds a Network of South Asian Professionals meeting. Location: Relish, 1800 M St. NW. Contact: 703/585-5246.

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