- The Washington Times - Tuesday, May 30, 2000


Travels to Portugal

Meets with Portuguese President Jorge Sampaio and Prime Minister Antonio Guterres

Tours a science and technology museum in Lisbon

Attends a state dinner in his honor hosted by President Sampaio.


No oral arguments scheduled. Location: 1 First St. 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.


]Business seminar 7:30 a.m. Odin, Feldman & Pittleman PC holds a seminar on "The Right Business Plan for Raising Venture Capital Financing." Location: Tower Club, Suite 1700, 8000 Tower Crescent Drive, Vienna. Contact: 703/218-2348.

Mental retardation association meeting 7:30 a.m. American Association on Mental Retardation holds its 124th annual meeting, "At The Crossroads: Ethics, Genetics, Leadership, Self-Determination." Location: Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/387-1968.

Behavior analysis convention 8 a.m. Association for Behavior Analysis concludes its 26th annual convention featuring 169 scientific sessions. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Rd. NW. Contact: 616/387-8341.

Biological weapons discussion 8:15 a.m. Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute holds a discussion on "Recent Developments From the Ad Hoc Group of the Biological Weapons Convention." Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 703/739-1538.

Technology symposium 8:30 a.m. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers holds a "Real-Time Technology and Applications Symposium 2000." Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/371-0101.

Geo-sciences meeting 8:30 a.m. American Geophysical Union, The Geochemical Society, and The Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) hold their spring meeting. Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/462-6900.

Atmospheric sciences meeting 8:30 a.m. National Academies Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate holds a meeting of its Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment Panel. Location: American Geophysical Union, 2000 Florida Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-3519.

Nutrition Summit 9:30 a.m. Agriculture and Health and Human Services (HHS) departments hold a "National Nutrition Summit."

Highlights 9:30 a.m. President Clinton (via videotaped message); Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman; HHS Secretary Donna Shalala; former Sen. George McGovern, South Dakota Democrat; and former Sen. Bob Dole, Kansas Republican, opening ceremonies

11:30 a.m. Mr. Glickman and Miss Shalala, news conference

Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 301/945-4295.

Agreement signing ceremony 10 a.m. Veterans Affairs (VA) Department and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration hold a ceremony at which NASA will sign an agreement for NASA to oversee the VA's reporting system on medical errors. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/273-5703.

Films noon National Archives presents a screening of the films "Nine From Little Rock" and "Czechoslovakia 1968." Location: National Archives, Auditorium, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park. Contact: 301/713-6000.

Environmental policy discussion 12:30 p.m. U.S.-Asia Environmental Partnership holds a discussion on "Developing Environmental Policy in India." Location: 1720 I St. NW, Suite 700. Contact: 202/835-0333.

HUD teleconference 2 p.m. Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) holds a telephone news conference call on how 1,000 communities will be affected by HUD budget cuts proposed by Congress. HUD Secretary Andrew Cuomo participates. Call in: 800/230-1093. Contact: 202/708-0685.

Building museum presentation 5:30 p.m. National Building Museum presents "CityVision," a presentation by D.C. middle school students of ideas for new buildings and public spaces on Capitol Hill, Shaw and downtown, explaining their form and function through drawings and models. Location: National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/272-2448.

Awards ceremony 6 p.m. Food and Friends holds a ceremony to present its Community Service Award to recognize Maryland's governor and lieutenant governor for their commitment to Marylanders living with HIV or AIDS. Honorees include Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening and Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend. D.C. Mayor Anthony A. Williams and D.C. Council members David Catania, Jim Graham and Carol Schwartz participate. Location: Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/863-0523.

Book discussion 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore holds a discussion on the book "Lucy Crocker 2.0." Author Caroline Preston participates. Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

Association executives conference 8:30 p.m. Greater Washington Society of Association Executives presents "Springtime In The Park," a meetings industry trade show.

Highlights 8:30 p.m. Carol Burnett, comedienne, "Laughter and Reflection With Carol Burnett: A Conversation With Carol Where the Audience Asks the Questions"

Location: Kennedy Center, Concert Hall, New Hampshire Avenue and Rock Creek Parkway NW. Contact: 202/828-4645.

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