- The Washington Times - Tuesday, September 11, 2001

PRESIDENT BUSH
Visits Emma Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Fla., to speak on his education and reading initiatives
Hosts a congressional barbecue, South Lawn, the White House

ECONOMIC REPORTS
2:30 p.m. Treasury Departmentreleases weekly three-and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th St & Pennsylvania Ave NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.
5 p.m.
American Petroleum Institute releases weekly report on petroleum inventories. Location: 1220 L St NW. Contact: 202/682-8000.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8 a.m. Health and Human Services Department, Public Health Service, Food and Drug Administration holds a meeting of the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee. Location: Holiday Inn, Versailles Ballroom, 8120 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Contact: 301/827-7001.
9 a.m.
Commerce Department's International Trade Administration holds a meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee to hear reports on programs in the International Trade Administration, and on the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee and the effect of European Union standards on environmental trade. Location: Commerce Department, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-5225.
9 a.m.
Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy holds a public meeting on the energy conservation program for consumer products and commercial and industrial equipment. Location: Energy Department, Forrestal Building, Room 1E-245, 1000 Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/586-9611.

SUPREME COURT
In recess until Oct. 1. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE
Senate in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES
10 a.m. Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee holds a hearing on the failure of Superior Bank FSB, Hinsdale, Ill. Location: 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7391.
10 a.m.
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee holds a full committee hearing to examine early-learning issues. First lady Laura Bush participates. Location: 325 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5375.
2 p.m.
Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee communications subcommittee holds a hearing on 911 emergency-number issues. Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5115.

HOUSE
House in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES
9:30 a.m. Financial Services international monetary policy and trade subcommittee hold a markup of H.R. 2604, a bill authorizing funds for the Asian Development Fund and the International Fund for Agricultural Development, and of the Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2001. Location: 2128 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-7502.
10:30 a.m.
Budget Committee holds a markup of H.R. 2865, the Social Security Protection Act. Location: 210 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/226-7270.
2 p.m.
Appropriations foreign operations, export financing, and related programs subcommittee holds a hearing, "Global AIDS and Health Trust Fund." Location: 2359 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2771.

GENERAL AGENDA
Australian Prime Minister visit The Embassy of Australia hosts a visit to the United States by Australian Prime Minister John Howard.
noon
Addresses a U.S. Chamber of Commerce business forum, 1615 H Street NW
3 p.m.
Participates in a wreath-laying ceremony, Arlington National Cemetery
3:30 p.m.
Participates in a tree-planting ceremony, Arlington National Cemetery
Contact: 202/463-5468 (for chamber event) or 202/361-7166.
Committee on Care for Children Who Die and Their Families meeting all dayThe Institute of Medicine hosts a Committee on Care for Children Who Die and Their Families meeting. Location: National Academy of Sciences Building, 2100 C Street NW. Contact: 202/334-2360.
Heart Failure Society of America conference 7 a.m. The Heart Failure Society of America holds its fifth annual scientific meeting. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 651/642-1633.
Environmental conference 8:30 a.m.Reason Public Policy Institute and Environmental Performance Institute present "Environmental Innovations Summit 2001" and "Environmental Management Systems for Cities and Counties."
Highlights 8:30 a.m.Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham, keynote presentation, "Energy Issues in the 21st Century"
noon Rep. Sherwood Boehlert, New York Republican, chairman of the Science Committee is luncheon speaker on "Update on 'Second Generation' Environmental Legislation."
Location: Sheraton National Hotel, Columbia Pike and Washington Boulevard, Arlington. Contact: 703/519-6270.
Children's health conference 8:30 a.m. U.S. Children's Environmental Health Network and Canadian Institute of Child Health co-host "Children's Environmental Health II: A Global Forum for Action."
Highlights 2:30 p.m. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Democrat, "The Global Village, Children and the Environment"
3 p.m. EPA Administrator Christie Whitman and Karen Redman, Canadian parliamentary secretary to the environment minister, closing keynote addresses on visions of children's environmental health
Location: Georgetown University Conference Center, 3800 Reservoir Road NW. Contact: 202/543-4033.
Breakthroughs in cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapeutics presentation 8:50 a.m. The Cardiovascular Research Foundation and Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York present "Breakthroughs in Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapeutics."
Location: Renaissance Washington Hotel, 999 Ninth Street NW. Contact: 703/237-5963.
Middle East Conflict lecture 9 a.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies presents "The Middle East Conflict: Is Peace Still Possible?" Location: SAIS, Rome Building, auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.
National Wilderness Institute news conference 9:30 a.m. National Wilderness Institute holds a news conference to call on the federal government to stop dumping sludge from the Washington Aqueduct into the Potomac River. Location: House Triangle, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/547-1175.
Sudan Coalition news conference 10 a.m. Sudan Coalition holds a news conference to demand that the capital-market sanctions and SEC-disclosure requirements of the Sudan Peace Act be preserved in the upcoming House-Senate conference. Location: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/529-1090.
Early-learning forum 10 a.m. Senate Health, Education Labor and Pensions Committee holds a forum on early learning, "Investing in Our Children, Investing in Our Future." First lady Laura Bush participates. Location: 325 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2633.
NextBus Information System event 10:15 a.m. Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority holds a debut event for NextBus Information System, which will track and calculate bus-arrival times and post them on electronic signs along the 38B bus line between Ballston (Arlington) and Farragut Square. Location: Ballston-MU (Marymount University) Metro Station 38B Line Buss Shelter, 4230 Fairfax Drive, Arlington. Contact: 202/962-1051, 703/228-3247.
Most Endangered National Forests news conference 11 a.m. National Forest Protection Alliance and allied groups hold a news conference to release a report, "10 Most Endangered National Forests." Location: House Triangle, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/879-3195.
'A View from Inside and Outside the IRS' luncheon program noon District of Columbia Bar Association presents "Recent Developments: A View from Inside and Outside the IRS." Location: D.C. Bar Conference Center, Level B-1, 1250 H Street NW. Contact: 202/626-3463.
Trade issues luncheon discussion 12:15 p.m. U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosts a luncheon discussion on trade issues facing the United States and Australia, including prospects for a free-trade agreement. Commerce Secretary Donald L. Evans and Australian Prime Minister John Howard participate. Location: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5468.
U.S. Public Interest Research Group news conference 1 p.m. U.S. Public Interest Research Group holds a news conference to debut a national television campaign calling on President Bush to support a stricter standard for arsenic in drinking water. Location: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue NW. Contact: 202/546-9707.
Memorial service 1 p.m. Congress hosts a memorial service for the Rev. James Ford, who served 20 years as House chaplain before stepping down March 23, 2000. He died Aug. 27. House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert, Illinois Republican, and Minority Leader Richard A. Gephardt, Missouri Democrat, participate. Location: 345 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2800, or 202/225-010.
International-affairs lecture 5:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies presents its annual Rostov Lecture on International Affairs. Condoleezza Rice, national security adviser, participates. Location: SAIS, Nitze Building, Kenney Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.
Jewish Life in Washington film and discussion 6:30 p.m. The Smithsonian Associates presents the film "The Old Days: Jewish Life in Washington (2001)," followed by a discussion. Location: D.C. Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th Street NW. Contact: 202/357-3030.
'Celebrate a Legacy Dinner' 7 p.m. The Global Peace Initiative holds a "Celebrate a Legacy Dinner" to honor Mother Teresa's work with the destitute worldwide and present its plans for a training facility in the Washington area to prepare people from around the world to rescue people from poverty and despair. Location: J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 703/739-5920, or 800/536-5920.


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