- The Washington Times - Wednesday, August 8, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Children's health insurance news conference — 10:30 a.m. — The Robert Wood ohnson Foundation Covering Kids releases research results on consequences for children who lack health insurance and the number of uninsured children; announce a national advertising campaign; introduce Covering Kids corporate and organizational partners; and begin a Back-to-School 2001 Enrollment Drive. Location: Garrison Elementary School, 1200 S St. NW. Contact: 202/338-8700, or 202/329-5282.
Surveillance vs. privacy news conference — 1 p.m. — The Security Industry Association holds a news conference on "Surveillance vs. Privacy — The Security Industry Speaks Out." Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/683-0276.

PRESIDENT BUSH
Participates in a Habitat for Humanity event, Waco, Texas.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
9 a.m. — Energy Information Administration releases the weekly petroleum status report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.
10 a.m. — Bureau of the Census releases wholesale trade figures for June 2001. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
3 p.m. — Agricultural Statistic Service releases the 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.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8:30 a.m. — Office of the Secretary of Defense holds a Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, Scientific Advisory Board meeting. Location: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, 4301 Wilson Blvd., Conference Center Room 1, Arlington. Contact: 703/696-2119.
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.
1 p.m. — Immigration and Naturalization Service holds a meeting of the Immigration and Naturalization Service Airport and Seaport Inspections User Fee Federal Advisory Committee. Location: Shaughnessy Conference Room, Sixth Floor, Immigration and Naturalization Service Headquarters, 425 I St. NW. Contact: 202/616-7498.

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

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

HOUSE
Summer district work period. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
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.
Financial management conference — 7:10 a.m. — The Treasury Department's Center for Applied Financial Management presents its 11th Annual Government Financial Management Conference
Highlights — 8:15 a.m. — Sheila Conley, chief of financial standards and integrity, Office of Management and Budget, plenary speaker, "The President's Management Agenda and You."
12:45 p.m. — Sid Davis, former vice president/Washington Bureau chief, NBC News. Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, One Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda. Contact: 202/874-9550.
Enterprise Architecture seminar — 8 a.m. — High Performance Technologies presents "Enterprise Architecture Seminar," regarding how EA provides flexible and scalable responses to business change. Location: High Performance Technologies, 4121 Wilson Blvd., Suite 200, Arlington. Contact: 703/682-5301.
Diet and health workshop — 8 a.m. — The National Institutes of Health hosts a Trans-HHS Workshop, "Diet, DNA Methylation Processes and Health," regarding the role of dietary factors in DNA methylations processes and the causes and mechanisms of development and disease prevention. Location: NIH, Building 45, Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1767.
Tips for professional salespeople — 8:30 a.m. — The Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly TIPS (Techniques and Ideas for Professional Salespeople) motivational meeting, featuring "Cold Calling and Prospecting Techniques." Location: Chamber office, 312 Marshall Ave., Suite 104, Laurel. Contact: 301/725-4000, 410/792-9714.
Business World Expo— 9 a.m. — Lindsay and Company presents Fifth Annual Business World Expo.
Highlights — 11 a.m. — Jonathan Seelig, founder, Akamai Technologies, morning keynote, "Move Your Business to the Edge"
2 p.m. — Vincent Weafer, director, Symantec AntiVirus Research Center, afternoon keynote, "Protecting Against the Internet's Top 10 Security Threats" Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 703/536-2100.
AIDS lecture — noon — The Institute for Policy Studies presents its Foreign Policy in Focus film and speaker series, featuring "AIDS Pandemic and the Pharmaceutical Struggle." Location: IPS, 733 15th St. NW, Suite 1020. Contact: 202/234-9382.
Medical ethics lecture — noon — The National Institutes of Health presents a Clinical Center Grand Rounds Lecture on "Ethical Issues Related to Medical Practice." Location: NIH, Building 10, Masur Auditorium, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1767.
Animal rally — noon — The people for the Ethical Treatment of Animals holds a rally to protest Animal Planet's refusal to withdraw "That's My Baby," a new show for the fall schedule that will feature animal breeders and which PETA fears will promote more dog and cat breeding in the midst of an overpopulation crisis in the United States. Location: Discovery Channel, 7700 Wisconsin Blvd., Bethesda. Contact: 757/622-7382 Ext. 1600 or 916/798-4549.
Apartheid, Pinochet and Milosevic — 4 p.m. —American University hosts a discussion of "Apartheid, Pinochet and Milosevic: A Force More Powerful' Takes Them Down." Location: AU, School of International Service Lounge, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5935.
German speakers reception — 6 p.m. — The intraDAT International holds a German IT - Stammtisch, networking event for Northern Virginia/D.C. German speakers and German company employees. Location: Whitlow's on Wilson, 2854 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/796-0000.
Women's Business seminar — 6:30 p.m. — Women's Business Center presents "Assertiveness in Business and Negotiation." Location: Suite 312, WBC, 1001 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/785-4922.
A-bomb survivors reception — 7 p.m. — The Institute for Global Communications presents "The Legacy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki" community reception for Hibakusha (A-bomb survivors) and White House vigil.
Highlights — 7 p.m. — Reception, Stewart Mott House, 122 Maryland Ave. NE.
10:20 p.m. — Candle vigil at instant of Nagasaki bombing
Contact: 703/369-7427.

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