- The Washington Times - Friday, January 12, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

White House e-mail conference 11 a.m. U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth conducts a status conference to discuss the preservation of e-mail and other documents in the White House e-mail scandal and "Filegate" case in light of the transfer of power from the Clinton administration to the Bush administration Jan. 20. Location: Courtroom 21, Federal Courthouse, Third Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/646-5172.

Advancing democracy forum noon The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace presents a forum on "Advancing Democracy: The Clinton Legacy." The participants include Harold Koh, assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor; Elliott Abrams, former assistant secretary of state for human rights and humanitarian affairs; and Thomas Carothers, Carnegie Endowment vice president, moderator. Location: 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/939-2211.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

To be announced.

PRESIDENT-ELECT BUSH

In Texas.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the Producer Price Index for December 2000. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.
8:30 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases report on advance retail sales for December 2000. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
9 a.m. Energy Information Administration releases weekly coal report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8:30 a.m. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration holds a meeting of the sea grant review panel. Location: Room 4527, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring Metro Center III, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring. Contact: 301/713-2448.
8:30 a.m. Health and Human Services Department holds a meeting of the national advisory council on nurse education and practice. Location: Washington Monarch Hotel, 2401 M St. NW. Contact: 301/443-5786.
9 a.m. Medicare Payment Advisory Commission holds a public commission meeting. Location: Suite 800, 1730 K St. NW. Contact: 202/653-7220.
11 a.m. International Trade Commission holds a public meeting. Location: Room 101, 500 E St. SW. Contact: 202/205-2000.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

In recess until Jan. 20. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Lobbying Institute all day American University's Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies holds its bi-annual Lobbying Institute. Location: Room 5, Ward Circle Building, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5952.
Association for Library and Information Science Education conference all day The Association for Library and Information Science Education holds its 2001 conference on "Reconsidering Library and Information Science Education."
Highlights 8:45 a.m. "Reconsidering LIS Education: A View from the Field Practitioners Speak to Educations, or, What I Wish You Had Taught Me and Would Teach My New Hires."
11 a.m. Annual Business Meeting.
Location: Capital Hilton Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 412/624-5139.
Investment company directors conference 8:30 a.m. The Mutual Fund Directors Education Council and Northwestern University School of Law sponsor a conference on "Crucial Issues for Investment Company Directors 2001."
Highlights 8:30 a.m. Dealing with Dismissal Fund Performance.
10:30 a.m. Challenging Issues in Board Oversight of Fund Operations.
11:45 a.m. Maximizing Board Effectiveness.
Location: Wyndham City Center Hotel, 1143 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 847/491-4892.
Course 8:30 a.m. The American Law Institute (ALI), the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Federal Bar Association present the 23rd Annual Advanced ALI-ABA Course, "Broker-Dealer Regulation." Location: Wyndham Hotel, 1400 M St. NW. Contact: 800/253-6397.
Transportation in China meeting 9 a.m. The National Academy of Science hosts a meeting of the Committee on the Future of Personal Transportation in China. Location: 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2651.
American Federation of Teachers conference 9 a.m. The American Federation of Teachers holds its Education Research and Dissemination Winter Institute 2001 and Local Leaders Conference. Location: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/879-4554.
Book discussion 9 a.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a book discussion on "The Mexican Congress: Old Player, New Power." Luis Carlos Ugalde, the book's author and former chief of staff of the office of the Mexican ambassador to the United States, participates. Location: B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3186.
Internet economy report briefing 9:30 a.m. Cisco Systems Inc. presents a briefing on the University of Texas Center for Research in Electronic Commerce biennial report, "Measuring the Internet Economy," including jobs and revenue. The participants include: Anitesh Barua and Andrew Whinston, University of Texas economists, and Sue Bostrom, Cisco Systems senior vice president. Location: First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 408/396-8854 or 202/338-8700.
Norton nomination news conference 9:30 a.m. Friends of the Earth, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Sierra Club, the League of Conservation Voters, the Wilderness Society, Defenders of Wildlife and USPIRG hold a news conference to announce opposition to the nomination of Gale Norton to be interior secretary. The participants include: Brent Blackwelder, Friends of the Earth; Greg Wetstone, Natural Resources Defense Council; Carl Pope, Sierra Club; Deb Callahan, League of Conservation Voters; Bill Meadows, Wilderness Society; Roger Schlickeisen, Defenders of Wildlife; and Gene Karpinski, USPIRG. Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/783-7400, Ext 102.
Defense Department news conference 10:30 a.m. The Defense Department holds a news conference to announce the release of an environmental exposure report examining the use and potential long-term health effects of pesticides during the Persian Gulf war. Location: Briefing Room (2E781), Pentagon. Contact: 703/697-5135.
Crime symposium 10:30 a.m. The Justice Department's Office for Victims of Crime holds a national symposium. Attorney General Janet Reno speaks at 10:30 a.m. Location: Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/616-3534.
Film presentation noon The National Archives presents "Out of Obscurity: The Struggle to Desegregate America's Libraries," a film narrated by Julian Bond on the 1939 sit-in protest by five men to open an Alexandria public library to blacks. Location: Theater, National Archives, Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW. Contact: 202/501-5000.
Conservative Women's Network luncheon noon The Heritage Foundation and the Clare Booth Luce Policy Institute host a Conservative Women's Network luncheon discussion on the book, "Clearing the Air: How the People of Virginia Improved the State's Air and Water Despite the EPA." The speaker is the book's author, Becky Norton Dunlop, Heritage Foundation vice president of external affairs. Location: Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/608-6143.
Western Hemisphere briefing noon The Washington Foreign Press Center holds a news briefing on "The U.S. and Its Neighbors: A Regional Overview." Peter Romero, assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs, participates. Note: Foreign media only. Location: Room 898, National Press Building, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/661-8942.
Reno speech 12:30 p.m. Attorney General Janet Reno addresses law enforcement groups at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Headquarters. Location: Fifth Floor Conference Room, 515 North Washington St., Alexandria. Contact: 202/616-2777.
Asian policy briefing 2:30 p.m. The Washington Foreign Press Center holds a news briefing on "U.S.-Asian Policy Overview." The speaker is Stanley Roth, assistant secretary of state for East Asia and Pacific affairs. Note: Foreign media only. Location: Room 898, National Press Building, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/661-8944.


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