- The Washington Times - Wednesday, August 28, 2002

HEADLINERS

Campaign Finance Reform hearing all day The Federal Election Commission holds a public hearing on the second Proposed Rulemaking on Campaign Finance Reform. Location: FEC, 999 E St. NW. Contact: 202/694-1000.

American labor report 9 a.m. The National Association of Manufacturers holds a meeting to release its annual "Labor Day Report on the State of the American Workforce." Topics include a discussion on the recession and job losses in manufacturing. Location: NAM headquarters, Industry Room, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 600. Contact: 202/637-3094.


PRESIDENT BUSH

To be announced.


ECONOMIC REPORTS

8 a.m. National Aeronautics and Space Administration holds a meeting of its Advisory Council, Biological and Physical Research Committee, physical science advisory subcommittee. Location: NASA, 300 E St. SW, Room MIC-7. Contact: 202/358-0826.

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

3 p.m. National Agricultural Statistics Service releases its weekly broiler hatchery report. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-7017.

5 p.m. World Agricultural Outlook Board releases its weekly weather and crop bulletin. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-5447.


FEDERAL AGENCIES

9 a.m. Food Safety and Inspection Service holds a meeting of the National Microbiological Criteria for Foods Advisory Committee. Location: Jurys Washington Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/690-6620.

10 a.m. Defense Department, Department of the Army, United States Army Corps of Engineers holds a meeting of the Estuary Habitat Restoration Council. Location: 441 G St. NW, Room 3M60/70. Contact: 202/761-4558.

11 a.m. Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee. Location: EPA, Ariel Rios Building, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 6013. Contact: 202/564-4546.


SUPREME COURT

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


SENATE

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


HOUSE

Not in session. The House is scheduled to return from its summer recess on Sept. 4 at 12:30 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


GENERAL AGENDA

IMSA conference all day International Municipal Signal Association holds the IMSA 107th Annual Conference and 25th Annual School. Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 315/331-2182.

Safe Food all day National Academies holds a meeting of the Committee on the Review of the Use of Scientific Criteria and Performance Standards for Safe Food. A closed-session summary will be posted after the meeting. Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2911.

Personnel Management all day U.S. Office of Personnel Management holds its "Strategic Compensation Conference 2002: Managing Human Capital through Pay, Classification and Performance Systems." Location: Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria. Contact: 202/606-8486.

'Today's Front Pages' exhibit 7:30 a.m. Newseum hosts the official opening of its "Today's Front Pages" exhibit at the future home of the interactive museum of news. Location: Sixth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 703/284-2895.

Latch System 10 a.m. DaimlerChrysler holds a news conference on Latch System, a new type of child passenger restraint. Location: Transportation Department, Nassif Building Plaza, 400 Seventh St. SW. Contact: 202/338-8700.

Open house tour 10 a.m. District of Columbia Public Schools superintendent hosts a new transformation schools open house to display readiness for the first day of classes, which is Tuesday. Location: Bus transportation leaves from 825 N. Capitol St. NE. Contact: 202/442-5635.

Conference call briefing 11 a.m. American University holds a conference call briefing to release a report on discrimination against parents and the increasing number of parents suing employers. Dial-in number, 800/311-9401; security access code: "Joan Williams." Location: None given. Contact: 202/274-4494.

Homeland Security Department 11 a.m. American Federation of Government Employees holds a news conference to release a report on the federal employment system and how the Bush administration already has flexibility in personnel matters to create a Homeland Security Department. Location: 80 F St. NW. Contact: 703/276-2772, Ext. 11.

WITA panel discussion 11:30 a.m. Washington International Trade Association holds a panel discussion on "Germany on the Eve of the Federal Elections in September, 2002." Location: Westin Embassy Row Hotel, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/332-7700.

Water shortages noon American Rivers, Natural Resources Defense Council and Smart Growth America hold a news conference call to discuss a report, "Paving our Way to Water Shortages: How Sprawl Aggravates Drought." Dial-in number, 888/295-9066; password, 3844# Location: None given. Contact: 202/347-7550, Ext. 3023.

The Kennedys' Impact on Capitol Hill noon United States Capitol Historical Society holds a luncheon meeting on "The Kennedys' Impact on Capitol Hill." Topics include the Cuban missile crisis and its effect on Capitol Hill and American culture. Location: Veterans of Foreign Wars Building, Ketchum Hall, first floor, 200 Maryland Ave. NE. Contact: 800/887-9318.

Informed Consent for Research noon National Institutes of Health holds a Clinical Center Grand Rounds Lecture for Fellows on the "Informed Consent for Research in Vulnerable Populations." Location: NIH, Building 10, Lipsett Amphitheater, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-2563.


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