- The Washington Times - Monday, July 10, 2000


Bioethics meeting 8:30 a.m. National Bioethics Advisory Commission holds its 42nd meeting to continue review of "Ethical and Policy Issues in International Research and Oversight of Human Subjects Research Protections in the United States." Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, One Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda. Contact: 301/402-4242.

Book signing 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore hosts a discussion and book signing by the author of "Whatever Happened to Daddy's Little Girl: The Impact of Fatherlessness on Black Women." Author Jonetta Rose Barras participates. Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.


2 p.m. Addresses a plenary session of the National Governors' Association annual meeting, Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, Presidents Hall, 215 Innovation Boulevard, State College, Pa.


No public appearances scheduled.


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


Meets at 1 p.m. to consider the Interior appropriations bill for fiscal 2001. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Meets at 12:30 p.m. Votes postponed until 6 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Financial aid conference all day National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators holds its annual NASFAA Conference. Location: NASFAA, 1129 20th St. NW. Contact: 202/785-0453.

Digital government conference all day IT Direct presents "E-Gov 2000: Unleash the Power of Digital Government." Location: Washington Convention Center, 999 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 703/883-9000.

Global awareness seminar all day Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society presents "Global Awareness: Latin America," regarding information and strategies for registering health care products in Latin America. Location: Radisson Hotel, 901 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria. Contact: 301/770-2920.

Alzheimer's conference all day National Alzheimer's Association hosts the first World Alzheimer's Congress. Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 312/335-5776.

Land mines conference all day Physicians for Human Rights and the U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines hold a Conference on Landmines.

Highlights 6 p.m. Rep. Jim McGovern, Massachusetts Democrat, participates.

Location: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/543-1094.

Tax seminar all day Direct Selling Association holds its Tax Seminar 2000, featuring members of Congress, Internal Revenue Service officials and others discussing tax liabilities created by the Internet, valuation and taxation rules and emerging tools for utilizing new technologies. Location: St. Regis Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 202/293-5760.

Internet business seminar all day ITselling.com holds an "IT Selling Boot Camp" to discuss identifying decision-makers; defining the "key stakeholders" of the complex sale; how to create value and become a partner and how to plan the sales call to shorten the sales cycle. Location: DoubleTree Hotel, 7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Contact: 301/365-6600.

Clean air training 8:30 a.m. Government Institutes Division, ABS Group Inc., presents the Advanced Clean Air Compliance Course. Location: Holiday Inn Central, 1501 Rhode Island Ave. NW. Contact: 301/921-2345.

War Resisters rally 9 a.m. War Resisters League holds a "Penny Poll" Military spending protest rally. Location: Washington Monument grounds (near 15th Street and Constitution Avenue NW). Contact: 212/228-0450.

Internet business training 9 a.m. Digital Division Inc. holds a Webmaster Boot Camp to discuss HTML, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Web site architecture and server structure. Location: DoubleTree Hotel, 7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Contact: 703/370-5869.

Transportation Department meeting 10 a.m. Transportation Research Board holds a meeting for "Review of the United States Department of Transportation's Intelligent Transportation Systems." Location: Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-3261.

Film noon National Archives presents "Regret to Inform" (1999), a documentary film on American and Vietnamese women whose husbands were killed in the Vietnam War. Location: National Archives Auditorium, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park. Contact: 202/501-5000.

Book discussion noon Competitive Enterprise Institute and the Political Economy Research Center host a discussion on "Revitalizing Urban America: Cleaning Up the Brownfields." Author Dana Joel Gattuso, environmental policy analyst, participates. Location: 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/331-1010.

Chemical weapons discussion 12:15 p.m. Monterey Institute of International Studies' Center for Nonproliferation Studies presents a discussion on "The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Three Years after Entry Into Force: New Challenges Ahead for the Verification Regime Under the Chemical Weapons Convention." Location: Monterey Institute Washington Office, 11 Dupont Circle NW, ninth floor. Contact: 202/478-3409.

Electronic business training 1 p.m. Georgetown University Network Media Center holds the first section of its summer electronic business series, "Planning for E-Commerce." Location: NMC, 3520 Prospect St. NW, Suite 309. Contact: 202/687-3752.

Northern Ireland news conference 2 p.m. National Press Club Newsmaker Program hosts a discussion on the state of the peace process in Northern Ireland and the recent violence resulting from the marching impasse. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/547-8883.

Human genome hearing 2 p.m. House Science Subcommittee on Technology holds a field hearing on "Mapping the Human Genome: How Genomic Research Will Revolutionize the Health of Every American." Rep. Constance A. Morella, Maryland Republican, participates. Location: National Institutes of Health, Natcher Auditorium, Bethesda. Contact: 202/226-4073.

Economic aspects news briefing 2:30 p.m. Washington Foreign Press Club holds a news briefing on "Economic Aspects of the July G8 Summit in Okinawa." Location: WFPC, National Press Club, Room F-12, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/661-8944.

Kidsave International news briefing 4:10 p.m. Kidsave International holds a news briefing on the arrival of 33 Russian orphans visiting the D.C. area and participating in the Summer Miracles program. Location: Dulles International Airport, arriving Aeroflot flight No. 317 from Moscow. Contact: 202/331-1110.

Ceremony 6 p.m. Friends of Literacy holds a ceremony to honor Rep. Bill Goodling, Pennsylvania Republican, for his contributions to literacy. Location: 2175 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-4527.

Building symposium 6:30 p.m. National Building Museum holds a symposium on "Building Memorials Beyond the Mall: The Memorials and Museums Master Plan." Location: National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/272-2448.

Capital PC meeting 7 p.m. Capital PC Users Group holds its monthly general meeting. Location: National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center, Building 10, Masur Auditorium, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda. Contact: 301/762-9372.

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