- The Washington Times - Thursday, August 9, 2001

Federal class-action lawsuit announcement— 10 a.m. — The National Press Club Morning Newsmaker Program hosts an announcement of a federal class-action lawsuit involving direct-to-consumer advertising by a major drug company. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593 or 617/878-2025.
Election reform news conference — 10 a.m. —The National Task Force on Election Reform releases its report, "Election 2000: Review and Recommendations by the Nation's Elections Administration." Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/237-3340 or 703/932-8272.

In Crawford, Texas.

8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Labor Statistics — releases unemployment insurance claims for the week. Location: 200 Constitution Ave NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.
10 a.m. —
6 p.m. —Federal Reserve Board releases weekly reports on: Condition Statement of Federal Reserve Banks, Factors Affecting Reserves of Depository Institutions, Money Stock, Liquid Assets, Debt Measures. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets. NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.

8:30 a.m. — Office of the Secretary of Defense holds a Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, Scientific Advisory Board. Location: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, 4301 Wilson Boulevard, Conference Center Room 1, Arlington. Contact: 703/696-2119.
9 a.m. — National Aeronautics and Space Administration holds a meeting of the First Flight Centennial Federal Advisory Board. Location: Room 9H40 (PRC), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 300 E. Street SW. Contact: 202/358-1903.

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. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

Financial Management conference — 7:30 a.m. — The Treasury Department's Center for Applied Financial Management presents its 11th Annual Government Financial Management Conference.
Highlights — 8:15 a.m. — David Walker, comptroller general, General Accounting Office.
12:15 p.m. — Roger Whitaker, associate vice president, George Washington University, and Pete Smith, CEO, Private Sector Council, luncheon plenary, "Developing Competency in Today's Organizations." Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, One Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda. Contact: 202/874-9550.
Drug Abuse Prevention conference — 9 a.m. — The National Institute on Drug Abuse presents its Second National Conference on Drug Abuse Prevention, "Prevention Research: A Progress Update, 1996-2001."
Highlights — 9:15 a.m. — Donald Vereen, deputy director (acting), Office of National Drug Control Policy. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW. Contact: 301/496-1767.
E-Business World Expo — 9 a.m. — Lindsay and Company presents the Fifth Annual E-Business World Expo.
Highlights — 11 a.m. — Dean Douglas, general manager, Wireless e-Business Americas, IBM Global Services, keynote speaker, "Wireless: The Next E-Business Evolution." Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth Street NW. Contact: 703/536-2100.
Suicide Prevention conference — 9 a.m. — The Annenberg Public Policy Center and American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hold a news conference to release new recommendations for media coverage of suicide based on research documenting the contagion effect of media coverage. Dr. David Satcher, surgeon general, participates. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge,14th and F Street NW. Contact: 202/879-6701.
Auto racing announcement — 1 p.m. — National Grand Prix Holdings and the D.C. Sports and Entertainment Commission announce the 2002 race and site for future races. Mayor Anthony A. Williams makes an announcement. Location: Third Street between Pennsylvania Avenue NW. and Maryland Aveenue SW (adjacent to the Capitol Reflecting Pool). Contact: 202/296-7200.
A New Century of American Leadership lecture — 11 a.m. — The Woodrow Wilson Center hosts a lecture on "A New Century of American Leadership." Sen. Thomas Daschle, South Dakota Democrat and majority leader, participates. Location: WWC, Flom Auditorium, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4188.

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