- The Washington Times - Monday, June 18, 2001

Auto skills competition 9:15 a.m. Ford Motor Co. and AAA sponsor the Student Auto Skills Competition. Highlights 11 a.m. Media briefing and awards. Location: West Potomac Park, intersection of Independence Avenue and Ohio Drive SW. Contact: 202/289-2001 or 301/651-4758.
Bioenergy discussion noon The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) holds a discussion on "Bioenergy, Bioproducts." The participants include R. James Woolsey, CSIS, and Lee Rybeck Lynd, Dartmouth College. Location: B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

To be announced.

In Michigan.

2 p.m. — Treasury Department releases weekly three- and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

8:30 a.m. — Federal Communications Commission hosts a North American Numbering Council meeting. Location: Room TW-C305, Portals II, 445 12th St. SW. Contact: 202/418-2320.
9 a.m. — General Accounting Office, federal accounting standards advisory board holds a meeting. Location: Room 6N30, 441 G St. NW. Contact: 202/512-7350.

Meets at 10 a.m. to release orders and hand down decisions. No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

Meets at 1 p.m. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

Meets at 2 p.m. for a pro forma session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

Nonproliferation conference — all day — The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace presents Carnegie International Non-Proliferation Conference, "New Leaders, New Directions."
Highlights — 11 a.m. — Sen. Richard G. Lugar, Indiana Republican, keynote address.
11:30 a.m. — Abdul Sattar, Pakistan foreign minister, keynote address.
Location: Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/939-2211.
World Trade Organization conference — all day — The Global Business Dialogue presents a conference on the World Trade Organization: "Anticipating Qatar."
Highlights — 8 a.m. — Sen. Charles E. Grassley, Iowa Republican.
Location: St. Regis Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 202/463-5075.
American Water Works Association conference — 8 a.m. — The American Water Works Association holds its 2001 annual conference and exposition. Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 303/347-6162.
Inter-American Development Bank conference — 8:30 a.m. — The Inter-American Development Bank presents a conference, "Towards a Shared Vision of Development: High-Level Dialogue on Race, Ethnicity and Inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean."
Highlights — 8:30 a.m. — Enrique Iglesias, Inter-American Development Bank president; Mary Robinson, U.N. high commissioner for human rights; and Robert Brant, social security minister of Brazil, opening speakers.
Location: Andres Bello Auditorium, 1300 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/623-1718.
Brownfields summit — 8:30 a.m. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and AIG Environmental present their third annual Brownfields summit to discuss redeveloping former commercial or industrial contaminated areas.
Highlights — 1 p.m. — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Christie Whitman, keynote address, "EPAs Role in National Brownfields Legislation."
3:30 p.m. — Housing and Urban Development Secretary Mel Martinez, keynote speaker, "Stimulating Reinvestment in Communities."
5:15 p.m. — Rep. Gary G. Miller, California Republican, networking reception speaker.
Location: 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.
American Public Power Association conference — 8:45 a.m. — The American Public Power Association holds its 2001 national conference.
Highlights — 8:45 a.m. — Sen. Jeff Bingaman, New Mexico Democrat; William Massey, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission commissioner; Andrew Lundquist, executive director of the National Energy Policy Development Group; Michael Kurtz, American Public Power Association board chairman; Alan Richardson, president and chief executive of the American Public Power Association; and Bill Press, CNN "Crossfire" co-host, general session.
1:30 p.m. — Alan Richardson and American Public Power Association board members Michael Kurtz, R. Michael Browder, Mark Crissom and Roy Thilly, media opportunity, "Public Power Perspective on Energy and Environmental Policy."
Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/467-2952.
Ritalin conference — 9 a.m. — The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents a conference on "Prescribing Ritalin: Who Decides — Doctors or Lawyers?" Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Consumers Union news conference — 10:30 a.m. — Consumers Union holds a news conference to discuss how consumers will be affected by the upcoming efforts of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to limit electricity prices in Western states. Location: Suite 310, 1666 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/462-6262.
AIDS symposium — noon — The United Nations Washington Office and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace host a symposium on "HIV/AIDS: Global Crisis Needs Global Action." Location: 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/454-2105.
Medical technologies discussion — 12:30 p.m. — The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) presents a panel discussion on a Lewin Group report, "The Impact of Regulation and Market Dynamics on Innovation," regarding Food and Drug Administration readiness to deal with new medical technologies. Location: First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/434-7243.
Jones speech — 12:30 p.m. — The National Press Club Newsmaker luncheon features Terrence Jones, president and chief executive of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, giving a presentation on "Commissioning New Performances in Todays Politically and Economically Challenging Environment." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.
Defense Department briefing — 1 p.m. — The Defense Department holds a news briefing to discuss the role of the service secretaries in the management of the Defense Department. The participants include: Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz; Army Secretary Thomas White; Navy Secretary Gordon England and Air Force Secretary James Roche. Location: Briefing Room 2E781, The Pentagon. Contact: 703/697-5131.
VSA Arts exhibition — 3 p.m. — VSA Arts presents a "Meet the Photographers" forum and exhibition, "Through the Looking Glass: Fresh Perspectives by Photographers with Disabilities." The participants include: Tom Lee, spinal cord injury, Oklahoma City; Traci Parks, visually impaired, Columbus, Ohio; Angelo Sciulli, degenerative nerve disease, Lancaster, S.C.; and Joan Sarah Wexler, psychiatric disability, Washington, D.C. Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/628-2800, Ext. 702.
Human health discussion — 5:30 p.m. — The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion on "The Future of Human Health: Grim or Great?" Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Authors discussion — 6 p.m. — The Independent Womens Forum presents an authors talk on "Love and Economics: Why the Laissez-Faire Family Doesnt Work," by Jennifer Roback Morse. Location: Lisagor Room, National Press Club, 14th and F St. NW. Contact: 703/558-4991.
Juneteenth Celebration performance — 6:30 p.m. — The National Juneteenth Observance Foundation hosts a Juneteenth Celebration performance to mark June 19 as the anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Gloria Martin-Jackson, "SongBird" gospel/jazz/pop singer, participates. Location: African American Civil War Museum, 1200 U St. NW. Contact: 202/723-2200.
Gala — 7 p.m. — The Greater Washington Ibero American Chamber of Commerce presents its Silver Jubilee Gala, "A Celebration of Hispanic Business and Tribute to Our Founders." Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/829-7840.

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