- The Washington Times - Friday, December 6, 2002


Women in military meeting 8:30 a.m. Defense Department holds an advisory committee meeting on women in the services. Location: Courtyard Marriott, 2899 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 703/697-2122.

Explaining Putin 3:30 p.m. The Woodrow Wilson Center Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies holds a seminar on "Explaining Mr. Putin: How New Is Russia's Foreign Policy?" Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, sixth floor, auditorium, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4100.


Addresses employees of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.


8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the employment situation for November 2002. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-5902.


8:30 a.m. Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting of the Reactor Safeguards Advisory Committee. Location: 11545 Rockville Pike, Room T-2B3, Rockville. Contact: 202/358-0732.

9 a.m. International Trade Administration holds an advisory committee meeting on trade negotiations related to environmental technologies. Location: Commerce Department, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Room 3407. Contact: 202/482-5225.

10 a.m. Federal Communications Commission holds a committee meeting on measures that will enhance the reliability, security and integrity of telecommunications networks. Location: FCC, 445 12th St. SW, Room TW-C305. Contact: 202/418-1096.


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


Stands adjourned sine die until noon on Jan. 7. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Stands adjourned sine die until noon on Jan. 7. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Asset Management Professional conference all day the Consortium for Housing and Asset Management hosts its third annual Asset Management Professional conference, "Truth or Consequences." Location: Wyndham Hotels, 1400 M St. NW. Contact: RSVP required, 212/455-9325 or 212/455-1619.

Keep America Beautiful all day holds its 49th national conference.

Highlights 10:45 a.m. session on blueprints for success: "Steel This," Steel Recycling Institute

3 p.m. photo session

Location: Capitol Hilton, 1001 16th St. NW. Contact: 203/323-8987, Ext. 820.

Climate change all day National Academies holds the review of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program Strategic Plan Committee Meeting 2.

Highlights 11 a.m. open session

Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2995.

Africa in the information age all day the African Studies Association holds a meeting, "Africa in the Information and Technology Age."

Highlights 1 p.m. session on the Internet and its effect on African development, Wilson B

3:15 p.m. round-table session on Islam and Africa after September 11, Wilson A

Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 732/932-8173.

Council of Graduate Schools all day Council of Graduate Schools holds its 42nd annual meeting.

Highlights 8 a.m. exhibits open, Salons F and G

9 a.m. Innovations in Master's Education, Salons III and IV

10 a.m. National Museum of Women in the Arts ticketed tour; meet in hotel lobby

Location: JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/223-3791.

Issues in infant-family field all day Zero To Three sponsors the 17th National Training Institute conference with the theme: "Babies Can't Wait: Critical Issues for the Infant/Family Field." Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/638-1144.

Pharmaceutical and biological product development 8 a.m. Food and Drug Law Institute holds the Hatch-Waxman Update 2002 conference. Topics include pharmaceutical and biological product development, and incentives to reduce health care costs. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/371-1420.

Financial services conference 8 a.m. Consumer Federation of America hosts its Financial Services Conference.

Highlights 9 a.m. Harvey Goldschmid, head of the Securities and Exchange Commission, "Investor Protection Agenda for 2003," keynote address

Location: Holiday Inn on the Hill, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/387-6121.

Economy Watch 8 a.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds its inaugural briefing, "Economy Watch." Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Mental-health meeting 8:30 a.m. the President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health holds its monthly meeting. Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 301/443-895.

Railroad-plan education 10:30 a.m. Federal Railroad Administration conducts a workshop to educate the freight rail industry about the value of the Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Finance Program. Location: Transportation Department headquarters, Room 2230, 400 Seventh St. SW. Contact: RSVP to 202/493-6376.

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