- The Washington Times - Thursday, August 15, 2002

PRESIDENT BUSH
Travels to Rapid City, S.D., to meet with ranchers and businessmen and to participate in a homeland security event near Mount Rushmore.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
9:15 a.m. Federal Reserve releases industrial production and capacity utilization figures for July. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.
1 p.m.
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. releases the weekly survey on fixed-rate mortgages. Location: 8200 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. Contact: 703/903-2000.
6 p.m.
Federal Reserve releases weekly reports on the condition of Federal Reserve banks, the reserves of depository institutions, and forms of assets and debts. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8:30 a.m. Rural Telephone Bank holds a meeting of the privatization committee on the status of privatization projects. Location: Agriculture Department, South Building, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Conference Room 0204. Contact: 202/720-9554.
9 a.m.
Federal Aviation Administration holds a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 159 on performance standards for airborne navigation equipment using the Global Positioning System. Location: RTCA Inc., 1828 L St. NW, Suite 805. Contact: 202/833-9339.
10 a.m.
Office of Personnel Management holds a meeting of the Federal Salary Council for a report on the locality-pay program. Location: Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E St. NW, Room 5303. Contact: 202/606-2838.

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

SENATE
Not in session because of the August recess. The Senate is scheduled to return Sept. 3 at 9:30 a.m. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE
Not in session because of the August recess. The House is scheduled to return Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
Science conference all day National Science Foundation holds a meeting of the National Science Board. Location: NSF, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/292-5111.
Young entrepreneurs conference all day Young Entrepreneurs' Organization holds its D.C. University conference. Topics include information technology, finance, leadership and personal development. Location: Capital Hilton, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 703/519-6700.
Social workers' assembly all day National Association of Social Workers holds its 2002 delegate assembly. Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/408-8600.
TEG Worldwide Media conference all day TEG Worldwide Media holds the Gigabit Ethernet Conference.
Highlights 9:30 a.m. Session on cost-effective network solutions in the enterprise.
Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 972/751-9613.
Flute conference all day National Flute Association holds its 30th annual convention, "Continuum: Honoring Our Heritage, Assuring Our Legacy." Location: Washington Hilton and Towers Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 661/299-6680.
National Academies lecture all day National Academies sponsors a lecture, "Material Flows Accounting of Natural Resources, Products, and Residuals." Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3507.
Fund-raising conference all day Marts & Lundy ES Solutions sponsors the 15th annual international conference, "Governing the Future of Fund Raising."
Highlights 10 a.m. Session on charitable giving before and after September 11.
11:30 a.m.
Session on where the money is now.
Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 630/655-0177.
Sikh rally 9 a.m. The Council of Khalistan holds an Indian Independence Day rally to demand an independent Sikh state and the release of Sikh political prisoners held by India. Location: Outside the Indian Embassy, 2107 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/833-3262.
Sustainable development briefing 9:30 a.m. Business Council for Sustainable Energy holds a news briefing on the upcoming World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/785-0507.
Bankruptcy bill conference 10 a.m. Consumer Federation of America holds a news conference to release a report on bankruptcy law reforms before Congress. Location: National Press Club, First Amendment Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/737-0766.
World population conference 10 a.m. Population Reference Bureau holds a news conference on its World Population Data Sheet. Location: National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/939-5406.
Black women's conference 10 a.m. National Congress of Black Women holds a news conference on the Sojourner Truth Crusade. Location: National Press Club, West Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/562-8000.
Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times.

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