- The Washington Times - Monday, October 29, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Space symposium 8:30 a.m. The Space Foundation presents its International Space Symposium, "Where Space Means Business." Highlights 9 a.m. Raimundo Gonzalez, Chilean ambassador to the United Nations and chairman of the U.N. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, opening keynote address. Location: Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 719/576-8000.
Town meeting 5:30 p.m. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, Democrat, presents a special, citywide town meeting on "Speak Out: Fight Terror." The participants include Dr. Anthony Fauci, National Institutes of Health; Maria Caiseda, Small Business Administration; Charles H. Ramsey, chief of the Metropolitan Police Department; and Peter LaPorte, D.C. Emergency Management Agency. Location: Rooms 30-31, Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/225-8050.

PRESIDENT BUSH
11:15 a.m. Delivers remarks at the U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Forum, State Department.
2 p.m.
Chairs the first meeting of the Homeland Security Council, White House.

VICE PRESIDENT
2 p.m. Attends the first meeting of the Homeland Security Council, White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
2 p.m. Treasury Department releases weekly 3- and 6-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8:30 a.m. Health and Human Services Department holds a meeting of the advisory committee on training in primary care medicine and dentistry. Location: The Holiday Inn, 8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda. Contact: 301/443-6326.
8:30 a.m.
National Science Foundation holds a meeting of the business and operations advisory committee. Location: Room 110, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington. Contact: 703/292-8200.

SUPREME COURT
Meets at 10 a.m. to release orders and hear oral arguments:
Docket Number 00-6567: Dusenbery vs. United States; and Docket Number 00-6933: Lee vs. Kemna. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE
Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE
Meets at 2 p.m. for pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES
9:30 a.m. Government Reform, criminal justice, drug policy, and human resources subcommittee holds field hearing on "Improving Security and Facilitating Commerce at the Northern Border." Location: Champlain, N.Y. Contact: 202/225-5074.

GENERAL AGENDA
Hepatitis C conference 8 a.m. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments holds a conference on "Hepatitis C Prevention and Management: Bridging Research and Practice." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/962-3229.
Computer security conference 8 a.m. The Computer Security Institute presents its 28th Annual Computer Security Conference and Exhibition. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 415/947-6320.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants conference 8 a.m. The AICPA has its National Conference on Federal Taxes and the AICPA Fall Tax Division Meeting. Location: JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/434-9220 or 202/434-9210.
Institute for Educational Leadership seminar 9 a.m. The Institute for Educational Leadership presents the Fifth Annual Seminar on "What are the Policy Implications of the 'America's Children' Report?" LOCATION: Congressional Hall of Honor, Reserve Officers Association, First Street and Constitution Avenue NE. Contact: 202/822-8405, Ext. 104.
Reporters seminar 9 a.m. The National Press Foundation hosts a seminar on "Military Basics for Reporters." The participants include Navy Lt. Cmdr. Jeff Davis, Defense Department press officer; George Wilson, defense reporter for the National Journal; and Patrick Sloyan, Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent. Location: Suite 310, National Press Foundation, 1211 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/721-9100.
Financial Action Task Force session 9:30 a.m. The FATF holds an emergency session of the FATF Plenary on Terrorism Financial. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill speaks at 9:30 a.m. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/887-3477.
Tourism Policy Council meeting 9:30 a.m. Commerce Secretary Don Evans chairs the first meeting of the TPC since 1997. Location: Office of the Secretary, Room 5851, Commerce Department, 14th and Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/482-4883.
Principals news conference 10 a.m. The National Association of Elementary School Principals holds a news conference on standards for principals. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/518-6259.
Donation ceremony noon Labor Secretary Elaine Chao and Gregory Smith, American Red Cross, participate in a ceremony to present a $70,000 check to the American Red Cross on behalf of Jobs Corps students and staff at 70 centers across the country during the National Jobs Corps Association Fall Summit. Location: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 703/516-6430.
Japan lecture 3 p.m. The Japan Information Access Project presents a lecture, "Arthritic Japan: The Slow Pace of Economic Reform," followed by a 10th anniversary celebration reception. The participants include Edward Lincoln, presenter; and Lael Brainard, Brookings Institution, commentator. Location: Woman's National Democratic Club, 1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/232-7363.
Middle East discussion 3 p.m. The National Press Club hosts an Afternoon Newsmaker news conference featuring Natan Sharansky, deputy prime minister of Israel, discussing America, Israel and the Middle East following Sept. 11. Location: Lisagor Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.
Anti-terrorism bill discussion 3:30 p.m. The Georgetown University Law Center hosts a discussion on "The Anti-Terrorism Bill Protecting America." The speaker is Sen. Patrick Leahy, Vermont Democrat. Location: Gewirz Student Center, Georgetown University Law Center, 120 F St. NW. Contact: 202/662-9519.
War on terrorism briefing 4 p.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents a briefing, "The Battle for Ideas in the U.S. War on Terrorism." The participants include Natan Sharansky, deputy prime minister of Israel; former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Georgia Republican; James Woolsey, former director of the CIA; and Richard Perle, American Enterprise Institute, host. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-4871 or 202/862-5800.
Recession discussion 5 p.m. The Law and Economics Society holds a discussion on "Responding to Recession: What Should Congress Do about the Economic Downturn?" The speaker is Alan Reynolds, Cato Institute. Location: George Mason University School of Law, 3301 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington. Contact: 703/993-8040.
Investor-state settlement mechanisms discussion 5:30 p.m. The American Bar Association presents a discussion, "Investor-State Settlement Mechanisms: Should We Have Them in Trade?" The participants include John Audley, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Peter Davidson, Office of U.S. Trade Representative's general counsel; Daniel Price, Power, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy; Timothy Reif, House Ways and Means Committee staff; Bradbooke Smith, Stikeman, Elliot. Location: Ninth Floor, 740 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/662-1669.
Intelligence lecture 6 p.m. The Smithsonian Associates presents a lecture, "Between Smart Animals and Intelligent Machines, What's Left for Humans?" The speaker is James Trefil, physics professor at George Mason University, and general editor of the "Encyclopedia of Science and Technology." Location: Lecture Hall, Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW. Contact: 202/357-3030.
Disaster-relief benefit 6 p.m. HostingTech Magazine hosts a disaster-relief benefit with all proceeds to benefit the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. Location: Old Ebbitt Grill, 675 15th St. NW. Contact: 703/642-7287.
National Building Museum lecture 6:30 p.m. The NBM presents a lecture, "Myths of Stone: Washington's Religious Dimensions," by Jeffrey Meyer, religion professor at the University of North Carolina. Location: 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/272-2448.
Religious zealotry discussion 6:45 p.m. The World Affairs Council of Washington, D.C. holds a discussion on "Religious Zealotry and Violence: A Historical Perspective." The speaker is James Reston Jr., Library of Congress. Location: Holman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/293-1051.

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