- The Washington Times - Wednesday, August 22, 2001

Social Security meeting 1 p.m. The Social Security Administration holds a meeting of the President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security. Location: Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 480 L'Enfant Plaza SW. Contact: 202/343-1255.
Senate Judiciary Committee hearing 10 a.m. The Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on "potential nominations." Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7703.

In Texas. No public schedule.

9 a.m. — Energy Information Administration releases its weekly petroleum status report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.
3 p.m. — National Agricultural Statistic Service releases its weekly Broiler Hatchery report. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-7017.
5 p.m. — World Agricultural Outlook Board releases the weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-5447.

9 a.m. — Public Health Service of Food and Drug Administration holds a meeting of the National Mammography Quality Assurance Advisory Committee to review facility inspection findings and current compliance follow-up actions, the Mammography Quality Standards Act compliance guidance, facility satisfaction survey, mammography access issues and the future direction of the MQSA program. Location: Holiday Inn, Walker/Whetstone Rooms, 2 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg. Contact: 301/594-3332.
9 a.m. — National Transportation Safety Board holds a hearing on a Feb. 16, 2000, accident in Rancho Cordova involving an Emery Worldwide Airlines, Flight 17, McDonnell Douglas DC-8-71F. Location: National Transportation Safety Board, 429 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Board Room and Conference Center. Contact: 202/314-6100.
9:30 a.m. — National Aeronautics and Space Administration holds a meeting of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel to discuss the NASA response to the advisory panel's 2000 annual report, current issues, and remaining fact-finding for 2001. Location: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Headquarters, Room 6H46, 300 E St. SW. Contact: 202/358-0391.

In recess until Oct. 1. No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

Summer recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

Summer District Work Period. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

Protecting Human Research Participants meeting — all day — The National Academies' Institute of Medicine's Board on Health Science Policy holds a meeting on "Assessing the System for Protecting Human Research Participants." Location: Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-3193.
VCs and Angels discussion — 7:30 a.m. — Mintz Levin presents "VCs and Angels: What's Next After the Funding?" Location: Mintz Levin, One Fountain Square, Reston Towne Center, Suite 400, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston. Contact: 703/464-8139.
Public and Assisted Housing conference — 8:30 a.m. — Housing and Urban Development Department presents "New Directions — Public and Assisted Housing," Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/708-1112.
Neighborhood reinvestment conference — 8:30 a.m. — Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp. holds a Neighborhood Reinvestment Training Institute. Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/220-2454.
Internet infrastructure conference — 9 a.m. — Web Hosting Magazine presents a Web Hosting Expo, an Internet infrastructure conference and exposition. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: Joanna Freeman, joanna@zinfotonic.com, or www.whexpo.com.
Alpha Technology Answers conference — 9 a.m. — The Alpha Technology Answers presents ATA Expo, featuring technology solutions for senior management of trade shows, conferences and consumer shows. Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 610/644-6400.
Attitudes toward public schools news conference — 9:30 a.m. — The Phi Delta Kappa International, Professional Association in Education holds a news conference to release results of the 33rd Phi Delta Kappa Gallup Poll survey of attitudes toward public schools. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 800/766-1156.
Republican Efforts to Attract Latino Voters panel discussion — 9:30 a.m. — The Center for Immigration Studies presents a discussion on the study, "Impossible Drive or Distant Reality?: Republican Efforts to Attract Latino Voters." Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/466-8185.
Muslim civil rights status — 11 a.m. — The Council on American-Islamic Relations holds a news conference to release "Accommodating Diversity," its sixth annual report on Muslim civil rights status in the United States, which details more than 360 anti-Muslim harassment, stereotyping and incidents. Location: 453 New Jersey Ave. SE. Contact: 202/488-8787, 202/489-5108.
Social Security news conference 11:30 a.m. — The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare holds a news conference to discuss how average Americans would be hurt financially by partial privatization of Social Security. Location: Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Montcalm Room, 480 L'Enfant Plaza SW. Contact: 202/216-8376.
Russia roundtable discussion — noon — The International Republican Institute hosts a roundtable discussion on the past decade of Russia's democratic transition. Location: IRI, suite 900, 1212 New York Ave. NW. Contact: Please RSVP to Brian Kilgallen, 202/408-9450.
Patient-Physician Relationship lecture — noon — The National Institutes of Health presents a Clinical Center Grand Rounds Lecture, "Culture and the Patient-Physician Relationship: Achieving Cultural Competency in Health Care." Location: NIH, Building 10, Lipsett Amphitheater, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1767.
Social Security Reform briefing — noon — The Heritage Foundation presents a luncheon briefing on "Social Security Reform: Creating a Generation of Millionaires." Location: Heritage Foundation, Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/675-1752.
Budget news conference — 3 p.m. — Congress holds a news conference on the latest surplus projections by the White House Office of Management and Budget. Location: House Radio/TV Gallery, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/225-5501.
Hindu culture forum — 7 p.m. — The Hindu Leaders Forum hosts a visit by Vishwa Dharma Prasaar Yaatra 2001, a worldwide spiritual journey, and releases poll results on American perceptions of Hindu culture. Location: Gaithersburg High School, Auditorium, 314 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg. Contact: 212/593-5804.
Free film festival — 8:30 p.m. — The National Institutes of Health hosts the fifth annual Cable TV Montgomery/NIH Free Outdoor Film Festival to benefit NIH children's charities: Children's Inn, Friends of the Clinical Center and Special Love/Camp Fantastic. Tonight's film: "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Family" Location: NIH Campus, near Medical Center Metro, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-6061.

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