- The Washington Times - Tuesday, August 7, 2001


Police news conference — 10 a.m. The D.C. Metropolitan Police and the Federal Protective Service hold a news conference to announce a joint effort that will allow federal police forces to patrol and make arrests for D.C. Code offenses that occur near their agencies. D.C. Delegate to Congress Eleanor Holmes Norton and D.C. Police Chief Charles H. Ramsey participate. Location: HC-9, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/225-8050.

State of youth news briefing — 11 a.m. The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans holds a news briefing to release the fifth annual "State of Our Nation's Youth" survey. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/392-6053.


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8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases productivity and costs for the second quarter. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

2:30 p.m. Treasury Department auctions three- and six-month Treasury bills. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

5 p.m. American Petroleum Institute releases its weekly report on petroleum inventories. Location: 1220 L St. NW. Contact: 202/682-8000.


9 a.m. Federal Aviation Administration holds a meeting of the RTCA Special Committee 194: Air Traffic Management Data Link Implementation. Location: Suite 805, RTCA Inc., 1828 L St. NW. Contact: 202/833-9339.

9:30 a.m. Research and Special Programs Administration holds a meeting on International Standards on the Transport of Dangerous Goods. Location: Room 8236-8238, Department of Transportation headquarters, Nassif Building, 400 Seventh St. SW. Contact: 202/366-0656.


In recess until Oct. 1. Contact: 202/479-3211.


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


Summer district work period. Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


School safety conference all day Department of Education Safe and Drug Free Schools Program holds a school safety conference, "Prevention in Context: What Works and Under What Conditions."

Highlights 9 a.m. Denise Gottfredson, University of Maryland, and Gary Gottfredson, Gottfredson and Associates, discuss research findings from the National Study of Delinquency Prevention.

12:30 p.m. William Pollack, director, Center for Men and Young Men, Drug and Violence Prevention for Boys and Young Men. Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/205-8811.

Journalism convention all day The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications holds its 2001 convention, "AEJMC 2001 A Capital Odyssey," Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 803/798-0271.

Intelligent networks conference all day Marcus Evans presents "Optical Intelligent Networks." Location: Westin Fairfax Hotel, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/312-5400.

Information security course all day The National Institute of Standards and Technology presents "Management Skills for a Superior Information Security Program" (previously titled "How to Become an Effective Information Security Professional"). Location: NIST, Lecture Room C, Gaithersburg. Contact: 415/947-6369.

Government contracts seminar 7:30 a.m. Mintz Levin presents "Financing Aspects of Government Contracts." Location: Mintz Levin, 11911 Freedom Drive, Suite 400, Reston, Va. Contact: 703/464-8139.

Financial management conference 8 a.m. The Treasury Department's Center for Applied Financial Management presents its 11th annual Government Financial Management Conference.

Highlights 8:15 a.m. Maurice McTigue, distinguished visiting scholar, George Mason University, and former New Zealand finance minister, plenary session. Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, One Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda. Contact: 202/874-9550.

Diet and health workshop 8 a.m. The National Institutes of Health host a workshop on "Diet, DNA Methylation Processes and Health." Location: NIH, Building 45, Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1767.

Patent Office tours 9 a.m. The District of Columbia Bar Association presents tours of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Location: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Crystal Park 2, Room 0100, 2121 Crystal Drive, Arlington. Contact: 202/626-3463.

Agriculture Department seminar 9 a.m. The Agriculture Department presents a public seminar to encourage public and private agencies to switch to clean-burning biodiesel. Locarion: BARC, Circle Drive off Route 1, basement auditorium, Building 003, Beltsville. Contact: 301/504-1626.

Religious fraud news conference 10 a.m. The North American Securities Administrators Association Inc. holds a news conference featuring three state securities regulators, two religious-based investment scam victims and investigative videotapes from large multi-state cases to show "Fraud in the Name of God on Rise." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, First Amendment Lounge. Contact: 202/737-0901, ext. 105.

Clean Air Trust news briefing noon The Clean Air Trust holds a news briefing on expected efforts by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Bush administration to roll back enforcement of the Clean Air Act and introduce legislation to rewrite the act. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/785-9625 or 202/887-1345.

Health disparities lecture noon The National Institutes of Health presents its Summer Lecture Series for Students' Research on Health Disparities featuring "Obesity, Diabetes and Energy Metabolism: Why Fat Is Good and Bad." Location: NIH, Building 10, Masur Auditorium, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1767.

Author's lecture 6 p.m. Smithsonian Associates presents an author's lecture on "The Liar's Tale: A History of Falsehood." Location: S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW, Room 3037. Contact: 202/357-3030.

Monumental Washington lecture 6:30 p.m. The National Building Museum hosts a lecture on "A Fresh Perspective on Monumental Washington." Location: NBM, 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/272-2448.

Iraq film and forum 7 p.m. The District of Columbia Coalition to Stop the War Against Iraq; Gray Panthers, D.C. Metropolitan Area; and the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Committee present a community forum on "Depleted Uranium in U.S. Warfare: Its Use and Significance" and show a video, "Depleted Uranium: The Invisible War," about effects of depleted uranium on Iraqi civilians and U.S. military from bombs dropped in Iraq. Location: Luna Books and Democracy Center, 1633 P St. NW, second floor. Contact: 202/452-7454 or 703/369-7427

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