- The Washington Times - Wednesday, August 14, 2002


Conference on fund raising 8 a.m. Marts & Lundy ES Solutions sponsors the 15th annual International Conference, "Research on the Hill: Governing the Future of Fund Raising." Highlights 8 a.m. session on Wall Street Wealth: Researching Public Company Insiders. 12:45 p.m. session on the Bush Administration: Implications for Philanthropy and Public Policy. Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 630/655-0177.

Conference on attitudes to public schools 9:30 a.m. Phi Delta Kappa holds a news conference to release a PDK/Gallup poll of the public's attitudes toward public schools. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 800/766-1156.


In Crawford, Texas


8:30 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases Manufacturing and Trade: Inventories and Sales for June 2002. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

9 a.m. Energy Information Administration releases weekly petroleum status report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

5 p.m. World Agricultural Outlook Board releases weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-5447.


8 a.m. U.S. Coast Guard holds a meeting of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee. Location: U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second St. SW, Room 1103. Contact: 202/267-0221.

9 a.m. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing holds a meeting of the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee. Location: Marriott D.C. at Metro Center, 775 12th St. NW. Contact: 202/708-6409.

1 p.m. National Telecommunications and Information Administration holds a meeting on the telephone number mapping protocol that facilitates convergence between the Internet and the public-switched telephone network. Location: Commerce Department, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Room 4830. Contact: 202/482-1150.


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


Not in session. Senate is scheduled to return from its summer recess Sept. 3 at 9:30 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Not in session. House is scheduled to return from its summer recess Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


National Science Foundation all day NSF holds a meeting of the National Science Board. Location: NSF, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/292-5111.

ATIS conference all day Alliance for Telecom Industry Solutions holds a conference on "Signaling for Voice Over Internet Protocol." Location: Intelsat Headquarters, Astrain Room, Seventh Floor, 3400 International Drive NW. Contact: www.atis.org/ATIS/ATISINFO/SVoIPsummit.htm.

Social Workers conference all day National Association of Social Workers holds its 2002 Delegate Assembly. Location: Hyatt Crystal Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/408-8600.

IMF seminar all day International Monetary Fund holds a seminar on "Globalization in Historical Perspective." Location: IMF, 700 19th St. NW. Contact: 202/623-6187.

Solar power all day National Academies sponsors a lecture on "Solar Thermal Power Assessment." Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3344.

TEG Worldwide Media all day TEG Worldwide Media holds the Gigabit Ethernet Conference. Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 972/751-9613.

National Academies all day National Academies sponsors a meeting with the Board on International Comparative Studies in Education and the Committee on a Framework and Long-Term Research Agenda. Closed-session summary posted after the meeting. Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3010.

Doing Business in Europe 7:30 a.m. Potomac Tech Wire holds a seminar on "Doing Business in Europe." Location: 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. Contact: [email protected]; www.potomactechwire.com/seminar30.htm.

Automotive occupant restraints 10 a.m. The Automotive Occupant Restraints Council holds a news conference. Location: National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/649-9618.

National Council of Resistance of Iran 11 a.m. National Council of Resistance of Iran holds a news conference to expose new details of plans of the ruling Iranian regime to acquire nuclear and chemical weapons. Location: Willard Intercontinental Hotel, Taft Room, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/783-5200.

Global Climate Change 11 a.m. PEW Center on Global Climate Change holds a conference call briefing to discuss its report on "Coastal and Marine Ecosystems and Global Climate Change." Participants call: 888-266-2087; reference number: 6109640. Location: None given. Contact: 703/925-2419.

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