- The Washington Times - Monday, January 10, 2000


Teacher quality conference 10 a.m. U.S. Department of Education hosts a National Conference on Teacher Quality. Education Secretary Richard W. Riley participates. Location: Mayflower Hotel, East Room, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/393-1010.

Military culture briefing 10:30 a.m. Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a news briefing on a study of military culture. Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.


11:25 a.m. Marks the end of Eid al-Fitr, the three-day feast that follows Ramadan, Presidential Hall, Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building.


Travels to New York City and Davenport, Iowa.
10:30 a.m. Presides over a meeting of the U.N. Security Council and speaks on the changing nature of global security, United Nations Building, 42nd and 1st Avenue, New York.


Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m., one hour per case:
* Cortez Byrd Chips Inc. vs. Bill Harbert Construction Co.
* Village of Willowbrook vs. Olech.
Location: One First Street NE. Contact: 202/479-3211.


The Senate has adjourned for the first session of the 106th Congress and is next scheduled to meet at noon Jan. 24. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


The House has adjourned for the first session of the 106th Congress and is next scheduled to meet at noon Jan. 24 for a pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Banking seminar all day Financial Institutions Insurance Association holds a seminar on the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, "Banking and Insurance Enter the New Millennium." Location: St. Regis Hotel, State Salon and Crystal Ball Room, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 415/924-8122.
Campaign politics seminar all day Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars begins a seminar on "Campaign Politics and the Media." Location: Office of Personnel Management Auditorium, 1900 E St. NW. Contact: 202/336-7600.
Lobbying workshop all day American University's Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies continues the 15th Bi-annual Lobbying Institute. Location: American University, Room 106, Ward Circle Building, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5952.
Campaign management workshop all day American University's Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies continues the Campaign Management Institute. Location: American University, Room 102, Ward Circle Building, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5952.
Environment conference all day Environmental Protection Agency's Landfill Methane Outreach Program holds its third annual conference and exposition, "Seize the Power: Landfill Gas Opportunities in the New Millennium." Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 703/931-3230.
College recruiting forum all day University of Rochester holds a recruiting and networking forum, "UR Connected in DC." Location: National Press Club, Conference Room, 529 14th St. NW. Contact: 716/275-2139.
Transportation meeting all day National Academies Transportation Research Board holds its 79th annual meeting. Call for locations. Contact: 202/334-3472.
Science meeting all day National Academies Board on Physics and Astronomy holds a meeting of its Solid State Sciences Committee. Location: National Research Council, Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-3520.
Medical implant conference all day National Institutes of Health begin a conference on "Improving Medical Implant Performance Through Retrieval Information: Challenges and Opportunities." Location: NIH, Building 45, Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-4819.
Medicaid briefing 8:30 a.m. The Kaiser Commission of Medicaid and the Uninsured holds a news briefing on a survey on Medicaid-eligible but uninsured children, assessing the relative importance of enrollment barriers and the appeal of various strategies to improve enrollment. Location: Willard Intercontinental Hotel, Pierce Room, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/347-5270.
Postdoctoral experience workshop 8:30 a.m. National Academies Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy holds a workshop on "A Guide to the Postdoctoral Experience." Location: National Academies Building, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3239.
Seniors' health briefing 8:30 a.m. Health Insurance Association of America holds a news briefing on how best to help seniors pay for prescription drugs. Location: HIAA, Suite 600, East Tower, 555 13th St. NW. Contact: 202/824-1787.
Health care briefing 10 a.m. Antitrust Coalition for Consumer Choice in Health Care holds a media briefing on health care and the antitrust laws. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW. Contact: 202/637-3089.
Endangered primates news conference 10 a.m. Conservation International holds a news conference on "The Top 25 Endangered Primates." Location: National Press Club, First Amendment Room, 529 14th St. NW. Contact: 202/973-2204.
Agriculture media availability 11 a.m. Agriculture Department holds a media session with Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman on 1999 accomplishments and priorities for 2000. Location: Room 104-A, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Ave. Contact: 202/720-4623.
Community center opening 11 a.m. United Planning Organization sponsors the opening of the new Ralph Waldo Petey Green Community Center. D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, a Democrat, and Mrs. Ralph Petey Green participate. Location: 2907 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE. Contact: 202/289-9100.
Health lecture noon National Institutes of Health host a lecture on "Synaptic Regulation During Realistic Patterns of Activity." Location: NIH, Building 10, Lipsett Auditorium, Bethesda. Contact: 301/435-2232.
Russian studies discussion noon The Woodrow Wilson Center Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies holds a discussion on "The Demise of a Great Power: Education and Russian National Security in the 21st Century." Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, sixth floor, Auditorium, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4000.
Film noon National Archives presents a screening of the film "The Strange Demise of Jim Crow." Location: National Archives, 8601 Adelphi Rd., College Park. Contact: 301/713-6000.
Reading instruction briefing 2 p.m. International Reading Association holds a news briefing on "Making a Difference Means Making It Different: Honoring Children's Rights to Excellent Reading Instruction. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 529 14th St. NW. Contact: 202/624-8800.
History symposium 2 p.m. Library of Congress holds a symposium on the history of British-American relations, in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition "John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British-American Relations." Location: Library of Congress, Mumford Room, sixth floor, Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Contact: 202/707-9189.
Army aviation symposium 3 p.m. Association of the United States Army begins its aviation symposium and exhibition on "Army Aviation Preparing for the Expanding Roles and Missions of the U.S. Military." Location: Fairview Park Marriott, 3111 Fairview Park Dr., Falls Church. Contact: 703/907-2417.
Marriage lecture 5:30 p.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a lecture, "What's Sex Got to Do With It: Marriage, Morality, and Rationality." Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-5834.
Book discussion 7 p.m. Politics and Prose presents a reading and discussion of "Living on the Edge," an anthology of fiction by Peace Corps alumni. Location: Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

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