- The Washington Times - Wednesday, August 9, 2000


Abortion news conference 9 a.m. The American Life League holds a news conference, "Politics, the Media and Full Scientific Information on Abortion." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 540/659-4171.

'Recovery month' 9:30 a.m. The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment holds a briefing on "Recovery Month 2000" activities and new public service announcements. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Lisagor Room. Contact: 301/443-5052.


TBA Hosts working visit by Croatian President Stjepan Mesic and Prime Minister Ivica Racan, White House
3 p.m. Presents Presidential Medal of Freedom Awards, East Room, White House


TBA Attends town meeting and reunion with family and hometown friends, Carthage, Tenn.


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.


Cyber-crime conference all day Communications International holds 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.
Optometry conference all day National Optometric Association holds its 32nd annual convention. Location: Crystal City Marriott, 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 219/398-1832.
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.
Dental conference all day National Dental Association holds its 87th annual convention. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2550 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/588-1697.
Naval industry conference all day National Center for Advanced Technologies and Office of Naval Research holds a naval industry research-and-development partnership conference, "Breaking Through the Barriers." Location: Renaissance Washington, DC, Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/371-8458.
Defense Department conference all day Defense Department holds a conference on civilian education and professional development, "Quality Initiatives for the 21st Century: Continuing the Dialogue." Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda. Contact: 703/697-9312.
Housing conference all day 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.
WEB2000 conference all day CMP Media Inc. holds its WEBDC regional conference on information, Web design and Internet technologies leading up to WEB2000 International Conference, San Francisco, in October. Location: Ronald Reagan International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 415/905-8110.
Internet commerce conference all day National Association for Membership Development, American Chamber of Commerce Executives holds its 59th annual conference, "Power and Persuasion: Internet Commerce and International Intrigue." Location: J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 800/394-2223.
Hiroshima/Nagasaki commemoration 7 a.m. Hiroshima/Nagasaki Peace Committee presents "Hibakusha" A-bomb survivors Nobuo Mitake, 71, Hiroshima, and May Uttal, 70, Nagasaki, participating in Hiroshima/Nagasaki 55th anniversary commemoration events. Location: Pentagon. Contact: 518/589-5103.
Weapons technology meeting 8 a.m. National Academy of Science hosts a Committee on Review and Evaluation of Alternative Technologies for Demilitarization of Assembled Chemical Weapons: Phase II meeting. Location: National Academies Building, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3527.
E-Business seminar 9 a.m. Active Matter Inc. presents a seminar, "Discovering New Trends in Corporate E-Business." Location: The Tower Club, 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Vienna. Contact: 703/934-4740.
Czech culture conference 9 a.m. American University Washington College of Law hosts the 20th World Congress of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences. Location: WCL, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Room 603. Contact: 301/622-4775.
Web-development training 9:30 a.m. CAPCON presents "Java Application Development I: Level I" for Web development. Location: CAPCON, 1990 M St. NW, Suite 200. Contact: 202/331-4369.
Business seminar 10 a.m. Mason Enterprise Center hosts a "Smart Start" seminar on the start-up process for new businesses. Location: Mason Enterprise Center, 4031 University Drive, Suite 200. Contact: 703/277-7700.
Art exhibit reception 10 a.m. Howard University hosts a media reception to announce the opening of an exhibit, "Celebration and Vision: The Hewitt Collection of African-American Art," a collection owned by Bank of America and on national tour. Location: Howard University Art Gallery, 2455 Sixth St. NW. Contact: 202/238-2338.
Medicare news briefing 10 a.m. American Health Care Association holds a news briefing on a study analyzing the effects of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and the Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 on the Medicare skilled nursing facility benefit. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/326-1726.
Handgun news conference 10 a.m. Violence Policy Center holds a briefing to release a new study, "License to Kill III: Texas Concealed Handgun Law's Legacy of Crime and Violence." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, West Room. Contact: 202/822-8200.
Children's health news conference 11 a.m. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation holds a news conference to release a national survey on uninsured children, launch a national back-to-school health care coverage enrollment drive for state Children's Health Insurance Programs and unveil a "Covering Kids" advertising campaign. Location: Brookland Elementary School, 1150 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/338-8700.
Film noon The Institute for Policy Studies presents a film, "Chile, Obstinate Memory," and a discussion, "The Pinochet Precedent." Location: IPS, 733 15th St. NW, Suite 1020. Contact: 202/234-9382.
Holocaust eyewitness interview 1 p.m. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents its weekly first-person interview and conversation with a Holocaust eyewitness. Location: Holocaust Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, Helena Rubinstein Auditorium. Contact: 202/488-0400.
Women's discussion 1 p.m. Discovery Channel hosts a discussion on women in information technology for 24 coed students from Montgomery College Information Technology Institute summer computer camp. Rep. Constance A. Morella, Maryland Republican, participates. Location: Discovery Channel headquarters, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Contact: 202/225-5341.
Turkish energy briefing 2:30 p.m. U.S. Energy presents a Turkish energy regulatory briefing. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, First Amendment Room. Contact: 202/312-1230.
Women's business seminar 6 p.m. The Women's Business Center hosts a WBC On-Line Advantage Series seminar, "New Media Marketing: Building Your Brand On Line." Location: WBC, 1001 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 312. Contact: 202/785-4922.
Building Museum lecture 6:30 p.m. National Building Museum presents a discussion, "Rebuilding America's Main Streets." Location: National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/272-2448.
Job hunters forum 7:30 p.m. The Women's Center hosts a job hunters forum. Location: 127 Park St. NE, Vienna. Contact: 703/281-281-2657.

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