Internet news conference 10 a.m. The U.S. Internet Council holds a news conference to release the “2001 State of the Internet Report.” Mark Rhoads, U.S. Internet Council, and Doug Ramsey, International Technology and Trade Associates, participate. Location: Lisagor Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/789-8152.
Aviation security discussion 12:30 p.m. James Coyne, president of the National Air Transportation Association, addresses a National Press Club Newsmaker luncheon, discussing features “Aviation Security in the 21st Century The Role of New Technology, Politics and the Press in Making Our Skies Safer.” Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.
Meets with former South African President Nelson Mandela.
Federal holiday observed (Veterans Day). None scheduled.
Federal holiday observed (Veterans Day). No events are listed.
Not in session. 202/479-3211.
Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.
Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.
United Jewish Communities conference all day The United Jewish Communities holds its 2001 General Assembly.
Highlights 8:30 a.m. Tom Ridge, director of the Office of Homeland Security.
Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 301/230-7206 or 202/484-2776.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association conference 8 a.m. The National Electrical Manufacturers Association holds its 75th annual meeting and leadership conference.
Highlights 9 a.m. John Major, former British prime minister.
12:45 p.m. Vice President Richard Cheney, invited speaker, awards luncheon.
Location: Monarch Hotel, 2401 M St. NW. Contact: 703/841-3200.
Workshop 9 a.m. The Association of Research Libraries’ Office of Leadership and Management Services presents “Creating a Culture of Assessment” workshop. Location: Jury’s Washington Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/296-2296.
American Management Association conference 9 a.m. The American Management Association presents a Center for Legal Management conference, “Managing Practice Groups for Performance and Profit: Template Tools for Implementation.” Location: Conference Center, 440 First St. NW. Contact: 800/262-9699.
National Conference of Catholic Bishops meeting 9 a.m. The National Conference of Catholic Bishops holds its annual fall meeting.
Highlights 12:30 p.m. News conference.
Location: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/942-1540.
Politics symposium 9:30 a.m. The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania and the Alliance for Better Campaigns presents a symposium, “Politics after September 11: Understanding the New Political Order.”
Highlights 10 a.m. Peter Hart and Robert Teeter, pollsters, report on attitudes after September 11 towards politics, government, campaigns and voting.
10:45 a.m. “Lessons from Campaigns of 2001.”
12:30 p.m. Arthur Schlesinger Jr., historian, “Politics: A New Ballgame?”
Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/659-1300.
Federation of American Scientists news conference 10 a.m. The Federation of American Scientists holds a news conference to release a letter urging Congress to oppose Bush administration efforts to develop a missile defense that would undermine the ABM treaty. The participants include: Steven Weinberg, Nobel Prize winner; and Robert Sherman, Federation of American Scientists. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 845/424-8382 or 9140/589-5988.
International Education Week forums 11 a.m. American University presents International Education Week forums.
Highlights 11 a.m. “Advancing Diplomacy through International Education,” sixth floor, Butler Board Room.
5:30 p.m. “Europe on a Budget,” Room 2, Ward Circle Building.
6:30 p.m. “World Travel 101,” Room 2, Ward Circle Building.
Location: American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.
Government contractors series luncheon program 11:30 a.m. The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce presents a government contractors series luncheon program, “Alternative Dispute Resolution.” The participants include: Judge Nancy Firestone, Federal Claims Court; Joe McDade, Office of the Air Force Secretary; Judge Paul Williams, Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals; and Curtis Schehr, Anteon Corp. vice president/general counsel. Location: Fairview Park Marriott Hotel, 3111 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church. Contact: 703/749-0409, Ext. 115.
Philippine development discussion 12:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion on “The Philippine Development Puzzle.” The speaker is Hal Hill, Columbia University. Location: Room 200, Rome Building, SAIS, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.
Paige speech 12:45 p.m. Education Secretary Rod Paige addresses the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges’ 114th annual meeting. Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/401-3026.
Colombia lecture 4 p.m. Georgetown University hosts a lecture with Colombian presidential candidate Avaro Uribe. Location: McGhee Library, ICC Building, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.
Online journalism discussion 6:15 p.m. ScienceSites Communications hosts a “Content and Coffee” discussion on “The State of Online Journalism Training,” regarding the effectiveness of training for online reporting and how online journalism differs from CARR (computer assisted research and reporting).
Highlights 6:15 p.m. Networking.
7:15 p.m. Panel, Christopher Callahan, associate dean of the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism; Jeff South, associate professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Mass Communications; and Chris Harvey, journalism professor at the University of Maryland.
Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.
Awards dinner 6:30 p.m. Metlife and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) holds the 2001 Metlife/NASSP National Middle Level and High School Principals of the Year Awards dinner. Education Secretary Rod Paige participates. Location: Corcoran Art Gallery, 17th Street and New York Avenue NW. Contact: 703/860-0200.
Reparations lecture 6:45 p.m. The Institute for Policy Studies Social Action & Leadership School for Activists presents a lecture on “Perspectives on Reparations, Repatriation and the Results of WCAR (World Conference Against Racism).” The speaker is Bob Brown, organizer of the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party and director of the Kwame Ture Institute and Library. Location: Suite 1020, 733 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/234-9382, ext. 229.