- The Washington Times - Friday, May 4, 2001

TODAYS HEADLINERS
Taiwan discussion 10 a.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents a discussion on "Open Opportunities, Powerful Potentials: Taiwans Role in East Asia." The speaker is Su Tzen-ping, director-general of Taiwans Government Information Office. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Conservative Womens Network luncheon noon The Heritage Foundation hosts a Conservative Womens Network luncheon, featuring Phyllis Schlafly, founder and president of the Eagle Forum, speaking on "The Legacy of Clintons Web of Treaties." Location: Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/675-1752.

PRESIDENT BUSH
9:30 a.m. — Presents the Commander-in-Chiefs Awards for Installation Excellence, Center Courtyard, Pentagon
10:30 a.m. — Meets with World Series champion New York Yankees.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the employment situation for April. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8:30 a.m. — National Science Foundation holds a meeting of the advisory committee for polar programs. Location: 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/292-8030.
9:30 a.m. — Commission on Civil Rights holds a meeting to explore issues of equal educational opportunity for American Indian students in Montana public schools and race relations among new immigrants and current residents in Des Moines, Iowa. Location: Room 540, 624 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/376-8312 or 202/833-9771.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE
Schedule not immediately available. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE
Meets at 10 a.m. for pro forma session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
World Bank forum — all day — The World Bank holds an infrastructure forum on "Connecting People to Resources and Opportunities."
Highlights — 9 a.m. — Plenary panel, "The Impact of Trade, Technology and Communications on Infrastructure."
5 p.m. — Wrap-up, "Taking the Agenda Forward: Infrastructure and Poverty."
Location: Preston Auditorium, Main Complex Building, 1818 H St. NW. Contact: 202/477-1234.
National Community Action Foundation conference — 7:15 a.m. — The National Community Action Foundation holds its annual legislative conference.
Highlights — 9:15 a.m. — Sen. Kent Conrad, North Dakota Democrat, "The Inside Story of the Fiscal 2002 Budget Debate."
Location: Ticonderoga Ballroom, Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/842-2092.
Construction Writers Association meeting — 8 a.m. — The Construction Writers Association holds its annual meeting.
Highlights —8:30 a.m. — Rep. Gary G. Miller, California Republican, keynote speech and announcement of the formation of the Building a Better America Caucus to raise awareness of building and construction issues.
10 a.m. — John Scofield, House Appropriations Committee communications director.
Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/837-5310 or 703/963-2506.
Patent fair — 8:30 a.m. — Derwent Information Americas presents "Sharing Information That Enables Innovation," the 2001 Derwent conference and patent fair. Location: National Airport Hilton, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 800/377-9368, Ext. 5915.
Congress and the Internet conference — 9 a.m. — American Universitys Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies presents a conference on "Congress and the Internet."
Highlights — 9 a.m. — James Thurber, American University, and Vince Randazzo, House Rules Committee staff director, "Implications of the Internet on Congress."
9:15 a.m. — Roundtable 1, "Making Internet Policy in Congress."
10:30 a.m. — Roundtable 2, "The Impact of the Internet on Congress."
Location: Conference Rooms, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.
Learning conference — 9 a.m. — Public Information Resources Inc. presents a conference titled "Learning and the Brain: Gain Practical Classroom Strategies Based on Brain Research."
Highlights — 9 a.m. — Dr. Steven Hyman, director of the National Institute of Mental Health, "What Are the Implications of the Genome Project for Understanding Behavior?"
Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 617/469-6789.
Water pollution briefing — 9:30 a.m. — The Environmental and Energy Study Institute presents a briefing on "Water Pollution from Sprawl-Induced Increases in Traffic." Location: Capitol, room HC-5. Contact: 202/662-1897.
Employment situation news conference — 9:30 a.m. — Katharine Abraham, Bureau of Labor Statistics commissioner, holds a news conference to discuss the employment situation in April. Location: Conference rooms 1 and 2, 2 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-5902.
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children report discussion — 10 a.m. — The National Press Club hosts a Morning Newsmaker news conference featuring a National Center for Missing and Exploited Children report on the growing problem of international trade of children for sexual slavery. Christine Dolan, report author and former CNN political director, participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.
U.S.-Asia policy briefing — 10 a.m. — The Heritage Foundation Asian Studies Center Washington Roundtable for the Asia-Pacific Press presents a news briefing, "Where Is U.S.-Asia Policy Headed?" The participants include Robert Manning, Council on Foreign Relations; Chris Nelson, Nelson Report; Alan Tonelson, U.S. Business and Industry Council Education Foundation; and Larry Wortzel, Heritage Foundation. Location: Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/675-1752.
Pharmaceuticals legislation news conference — 10:30 a.m. — Sens. Christopher J. Dodd, Connecticut Democrat, and Mike DeWine, Ohio Republican, hold a news conference to highlight legislation to provide for better labeling and testing of pharmaceuticals intended for use by children. Location: Capitol, Senate Swamp. Contact: 202/224-0345 or 202/224-2315.
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights news conference — 11:45 a.m. — The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights holds a news conference to discuss the commissions 2000 annual report to the upcoming Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly in San Jose, Costa Rica. Location: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Library, OAS, 1889 F St. NW. Contact: 202/458-6824.
Auto industry forum — noon — The Economic Strategy Institute presents a congressional forum on "The U.S. Auto Industry and Globalization: Opportunities and Challenges." The participants include Clyde Prestowitz, Economic Strategy Institute president, moderator; Steven Beckman, international economist, United Auto Workers; Stephen Collins, Automotive Trade Policy Council president; Tim MacCarthy, president/CEO of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers; and Tim Sturgeon, executive director of the Globalization Study of the Industrial Performance Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Location: 2168 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/326-8554.
Biotechnology discussion — noon — The Biotechnology Industry Organization holds a discussion on "Biotechnologys Impact on Diseases of the Elderly." Location: 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/857-2226 or 202/857-2236.
Moe speech — 12:30 p.m. — Richard Moe, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, addresses a National Press Club Newsmaker luncheon, discussing the role of historic preservation in the renaissance of Americas cities. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.
Physical and biological sciences lecture — 3 p.m. — The National Institutes of Health hold a lecture on "Physical and Biological Sciences at New Limits." The speaker is Ahmed H. Zewail, 1999 Nobel prize winner in chemistry, and Linus Pauling, chairman, professor of chemistry, professor of physics and director of the NSF Laboratory for Molecular Sciences at Caltech. Location: Masur Auditorium, Building 10, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda. Contact: 301/594-5595.
Germany discussion — 3:30 p.m. — The Woodrow Wilson Center hosts a discussion on "Dealing with the Devil: East Germany, Detente, and Ostpolitik." The speaker is Mary Elise Sarotte, University of Notre Dame. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4016 or 202/691-4100.


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