- The Washington Times - Monday, October 8, 2001

Crime prevention conference all day The National Crime Prevention Council and the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Assistance holds the Fifth Annual National Conference on Preventing Crime. John Bridgeland, White House director of domestic policy, speaks at 3:45 p.m. Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/261-4120.
Town hall meeting 7 p.m. Montgomery College, Rockville, hosts a special town hall meeting, "America Together," for Montgomery County residents to speak out on the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and receive information from a panel of local and national experts on terrorism, emergency management and domestic security. Rep. Constance A. Morella, Maryland Republican, participates as event sponsor and panel member. Location: Theatre Arts Building, Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. Contact: 202/225-5341.

10:55 a.m. Attends the swearing-in of Tom Ridge as the director of the Office of Homeland Security, East Room of the White House.
3 p.m. Signs a Columbus Day proclamation, East Room of the White House.

Not available

Federal holiday (Columbus Day): No events are listed.

Federal holiday (Columbus Day): No events are listed.

Federal holiday (Columbus Day): No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

Not in session. (Columbus Day). No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.
Not in session. (Columbus Day). No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

National Academy of Engineering meeting all day The National Academy of Engineering holds its annual meeting. Location: National Academies Building, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2138.
Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate conference all day The Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate holds a conference on the technology meltdown and its effects on U.S. real estate markets.
Highlights 9:15 a.m. Discussion on "The U.S. Economy and the Aftermath of the World Trade Center Disaster," Peter Cooper, managing director and chief economist of Deutsche Banc Alex Brown.
11 a.m. Discussion on "Two-year Forecasts for the U.S., Europe and Japan Economies," Charles Dumas, Lombard Street Research Ltd.
11 a.m. Discussion on "The Implications of the New 2000 Census Data for Investors," Martha Farnsworth Riche, founding editor of American Demographics Ltd.
2 p.m. Discussion on "The Technology Breakdown: What Really Happened Here?" featuring David Gardner, founder of The Motley Fool.
3:30 p.m. Discussion on "The Tech Meltdown: Real Estate Experts Assess Crash of the New Economy," including an emphasis on the commercial real estate market in New York City, David Sherwood, Alecta Investment Management; Stephen Coyle, Portfolio and Property Research Inc.; Mark Roberts, INVESCO Realty Advisers and D. Wylie Greig, The RREEF Funds.
Location: Salon 1 and 2, Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd St. NW. Contact: 914/241-4390.
Comprehensive NeuroScience Inc. conference 8 a.m. Comprehensive NeuroScience Inc. presents the 13th annual Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow/Behavioral Informatics Tomorrow Conference and Expo, "The Age of the Informed Consumer and the Impact of Choice."
Highlights 8 a.m. Pre-conference institutes.
1:15 p.m. Barry McCaffrey, former White House drug czar, keynote address, "Confronting Terrorism: Recommendations for America."
4 p.m. Mr. McCaffrey; Alan Goldberg, Suffolk University Law School; and others, news conference on behavioral health care providers' response to Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and "Informed Consumers: The Impact of Choice."
Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 415/451-2586.
Food security conference 8:30 a.m. The Community Food Security Coalition holds its fifth annual conference, "Taking Back the Food System: Strategies for Healthy Food, Farms and Communities."
Highlights 8:30 a.m. Gus Schumacher, former agriculture undersecretary for farm and foreign agriculture, keynote speaker, "Connecting Federal Policy with Local Projects for Food Security."
9:30 a.m. Town Hall Meeting
Location: Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle NW. Contact: 310/822-5410.

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