- The Washington Times - Thursday, February 21, 2002

Is in China, where he meets with President Jiang Zemin, visits the Cummins bus-engine facility and attends a dinner in his honor.

Continues his trip to California.

8:30 a.m. Commerce Department releases a report on U.S. international trade in goods and services for December 2002. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on unemployment insurance claims for the week. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.
2 p.m. Treasury Department issues the Treasury statement (the "Monthly Budget") for January 2002. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

8 a.m. Health and Human Services Department holds a meeting of the White House Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy Commission. Location: Plaza I and II Conference Rooms, DoubleTree Hotel Rockville, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 301/435-7592.
9 a.m. State Department holds a meeting of the overseas buildings operations' industry advisory panel. Location: Room 1105, 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 703/516-1968.

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

Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

Women's health conference all day The American Psychological Association presents a three-day interdisciplinary conference on "Enhancing Outcomes in Women's Health: Translating Psychological and Behavioral Research into Primary Care, Community Interventions and Health Policy." Location: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/336-5707.
Science forum 8:30 a.m. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) presents its 2002 science forum, "FDA: Building a Multidisciplinary Foundation," covering FDA oversight for bioengineered food, tissue engineered health care products, genetic research, bioterrorism and other issues.
Highlights 8 a.m. Herman B.W.M. Koeter, Office of Economic Cooperation and Development, "The Interface between Science and Policy: An International Perspective."
11 a.m. 2002 Scientific Achievement Awards Ceremony.
Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 301/827-4591.
Europe briefing 8:30 a.m. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty holds a briefing on "Moving Toward Europe? What the People of Central & Eastern Europe Think." The speaker is Richard Rose, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland. Location: Fourth floor conference room, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/457-6949.
Agricultural outlook forum 8:30 a.m. The Agriculture Department presents its 78th agricultural outlook forum.
Highlights 10:15 a.m. Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman, keynote address.
Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/720-4623.
Housing conference 8:45 a.m. The National Association of Affordable Housing Lenders presents its 2002 annual D.C. meeting, "Leading Voices in Community Investment." The luncheon speaker is Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes, Maryland Democrat. Location: Capital Hilton Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 202/293-9855.
Research funding briefing 9 a.m. New Technology Week holds an on-the-record media breakfast briefing on research funding at the University of Maryland. Stephen Halperin, University of Maryland, participates. Location: King Publishing, 1325 G St. NW. Contact: 202/662-9714.
Pensions briefing 10 a.m. The National Association of Manufacturers holds a news briefing on pensions and 401(k) plans. The participants include: Russ Mueller, Verner, Liipfert Bernhard McPherson & Hand; and Dorothy Coleman and Neil Trautwein, National Association of Manufacturers. Location: Industry Room, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/637-3089 or 202/637-3094.
Khojaly commemoration 10 a.m. The Azerbaijan Society of America presents a commemorative discussion, "Remembering Khojaly," an Azerbaijan town attacked in February 1992 by Russian-backed Armenian forces who brutalized and massacred hundreds of its residents during their occupation of the area. The speaker is Thomas Goltz, an American writer who witnessed the last days of Khojaly and wrote about it in "The Azerbaijan Diary." Location: 121 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/337-3500.
Affirmative action programs discussion noon American University's Washington College of Law holds a discussion on whether University of Michigan affirmative action programs are constitutional. Location: Room 603, Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/274-4000.
Film presentation 12:15 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) presents "Dark Horizon: India, Pakistan and the Bomb," a 2000 SAIS journalism award-winning documentary film. Location: Auditorium, Rome Building, SAIS, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.
Mammography briefing 1:30 p.m. The Health and Human Services Department holds briefing on issues regarding mammography. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson participates. Location: Small Auditorium, 200 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/690-7850.
Health insurance conference 2 p.m. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores holds a conference on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act privacy compliance program. Location: Westfields Marriott Hotel, 14750 Conference Center Drive, Chantilly. Contact: 703/549-3001.
German-American relations discussion 2 p.m. The National Press Club holds an Afternoon Newsmaker news conference featuring a discussion on "How September 11 Is Transforming German-American Relations." The speaker is Karl Kaiser, director of the German Council on Foreign Relations. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.
Awards dinner 7:30 p.m. The National Press Foundation holds its 19th annual awards dinner. The participants include: Bob Schieffer, CBS News; Paul Steiger, Wall Street Journal; and Rex Babin, Sacramento Bee, recipients. Location: Washington Hilton Hotel and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/530-5355.

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