- The Washington Times - Tuesday, August 20, 2002

PRESIDENT BUSH
In Crawford, Texas.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
8:30 a.m. Bureau of the Census and Bureau of Economic Analysis release figures on U.S. international trade in goods and services for June. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
2 p.m.
Treasury Department issues its statement on federal expenditures and revenues for July. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.
2:30 p.m. Treasury Department auctions three- and six-month Treasury bills. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.
5 p.m.
American Petroleum Institute releases the weekly report on petroleum inventories. Location: 1220 L St. NW. Contact: 202/682-8000.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
9 a.m. U.S. Coast Guard holds a meeting of its Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Advisory Committee. Location: Radisson Hotel Hampton, 700 Settlers Landing Road, Hampton, Va. Contact: 202/267-0315.
10 a.m. Social Security Administration holds a meeting of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Advisory Panel, on employment networks and employment services under the Ticket to Work program. Location: Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 1250 S. Hayes St., Arlington. Contact: 202/358-6423.

SUPREME COURT
No oral arguments are 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
Transit conference all day Federal Transit Administration sponsors "Connecting Communities," an emergency preparedness and security forum for transit agencies and emergency responders. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/366-4064.
Disabled employment all day Education Department's Rehabilitation Administration holds its National Employment Conference, "Disability and Employment 2002 Vocational Rehabilitation: Where Partners Create Careers." Location: JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/260-2179.
Imperial Council all day Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine hold an Imperial Council Session. Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 804/321-3733.
Animal emissions all day National Academies sponsors a meeting to discuss "Air Emissions From Animal Feeding Operations," with a closed-session summary posted afterward. Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3559.
Truck crash study all day National Academies holds a meeting to review the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's study on the causes of truck crashes.
Highlights 9:30 a.m. Dan Blower, University of Michigan
Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3109.
Airport safety all day The Federal Aviation Administration and the American Association of Airport Executives hold a training seminar on "Basic Airport Safety and Operations," Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 703/824-0500, Ext. 173.
Internet service providers all day Shorecliff Communications LLC holds a conference on "Building the Next Generation ISP." Location: Wyndham Hotel, 1400 M St. NW. Contact: 800/608-9641, Ext. 20.
Congo rebels 8:30 a.m. Human Rights Watch holds a news conference to release and discuss a report that identifies top commanders of the Rwandan-backed Rally for Congolese Democracy as responsible for widespread killings, executions, rapes and pillages during mid-May in eastern Congo. Location: Davis House, 1822 R St. NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/483-34341.
Public schools poll 9:30 a.m. Phi Delta Kappa International holds a news conference to release the 34th Gallup poll of "The Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools." Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 800/766-1156.
African aid 9:30 a.m. Hilton Foundation and the U.S. Agency for International Development announce a $41 million project to bring clean water to rural villages in West Africa. Location: National Press Club, West Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 310/556-4694 or 202/712-4422.
Teen drug use 10 a.m. National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse holds a news conference to release its seventh annual teen survey. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/628-2075.
All-terrain vehicle safety 10 a.m. Consumer Federation of America and the Natural Trails and Waters Coalition hold a news conference to release a report, "All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety Crisis: America's Children at Risk." Location: National Press Club, First Amendment Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/737-0766 or 202/429-2672.
Hispanic voter survey 10 a.m. The Latino Coalition holds a news conference to release its annual National Hispanic Survey. Topics include how Hispanic voters view the upcoming elections and President Bush. Location: National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/255-1480.
Anti-drug vaccines 10:30 a.m. National Academies holds a meeting of the Committee on Vaccines Against Drugs of Addiction, with a closed-session summary posted afterward. Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-1759.
West Africa economics 12:30 p.m. Women in International Trade holds a luncheon meeting to discuss developments in the West Africa Economic and Monetary Union. Location: Foley Hoag LLP, 1747 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 1200. Contact: 202/785-9842.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times.

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