Kids Count 10 a.m. The Population Reference Bureau holds a news conference and panel discussion on the first Kids Count International Data Sheet on children’s health and welfare in the 100 most populous countries. The participants include William O’Hare, Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count coordinator and senior associate; Carl Haub, Population Reference Bureau senior demographer; and Brett Brown, Child Trends senior research associate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/939-5415 or 202/362-5580.
Anthrax and the future 12:30 p.m. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, addresses a National Press Club Newsmaker luncheon, discussing “How the Recent Anthrax Mail Attacks Have Irrevocably Altered American Medicine and Public Health.” Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.
To be announced.
2 p.m. Treasury Department releases its weekly three- and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.
8 a.m. National Science Foundation holds a meeting of the nuclear science advisory committee. Location: Room 585-II, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/292-7380.
Meets at 10 a.m. to release orders and hear oral arguments:
Docket number 00-1831: United States vs. Craft; and Docket number 00-853: Porter vs. Nussle. 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.
Transportation Research Board meeting all day The National Research Council’s Transportation Research Board holds its 81st annual meeting on transportation research, policy and practice.
Highlights 10:15 a.m. Michael Jackson, deputy secretary of transportation, “Spotlight on Security and Recovery,” Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert St. NW.
Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW; Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert St. NW; and Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-3708.
Organization of American States seminar all day The Organization of American States hosts a seminar on compliance with the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption.
Highlights 9 a.m. Secretary-General Cesar Gaviria, opening ceremony.
Location: Organization of American States, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-6824.
Preparedness summit 8:30 a.m. The Performance Institute presents the 2002 National Summit on Improving Preparedness and First Responses in Emergency Management and Acts of Terrorism: “Risk Assessment, Emergency Planning and Crisis Management Strategies for Local Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS Agencies.” Location: Wyndham City Center Hotel, 1143 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 703/519-6270.
Food law workshop 8:30 a.m. The Food and Drug Law Institute presents a workshop titled “Introduction to Food Law and Regulation: Understanding How the Government Regulates the Food Industry.” Location: Renaissance Washington Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/371-1420.
Drug Information Agency conference 8:30 a.m. The Drug Information Agency presents a conference, “Contemporary Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management Strategies.” Location: Washington Marriott Hotel, 1221 22nd St. NW. Contact: 215/628-2288.
Pro-life television campaign news conference 10 a.m. A pro-life, pro-family coalition holds a news conference to announce a national television campaign to begin shortly before the 29th anniversary Jan. 22 of the Supreme Court’s Roe vs. Wade to counter “the myths that built the abortion industry.” Janet Folger, national director of the Shake the Nation Campaign, participates. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/508-3717.
Concord Coalition news conference 10 a.m. The Concord Coalition holds a news conference to discuss budget issues, entitlement reform and “Generational Patriotism.” The participants include former Sens. Warren Rudman, New Hampshire Republican, and Bob Kerrey, Nebraska Democrat; and former Commerce Secretary Peter Peterson. Location: First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/467-6222, ext. 226.
Poland lecture 11 a.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies presents a lecture, “Poland’s Policies for Economic Growth and Increased Investment,” by Marek Belka, deputy prime minister of Poland. Location: B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.
Lieberman speech noon The Georgetown University Lecture Fund sponsors a speech by Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, Connecticut Democrat. He discusses his recent trip to Afghanistan and the next steps in the war against terrorism. Location: Gaston Hall, third floor, Healy Hall, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.
Film presentation noon The National Archives presents a black history film, “Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey,” regarding the black scholar-turned-statesman who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950. Location: National Archives, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park. Contact: 202/501-5000.
Neuroscience lecture noon The National Institutes of Health presents a neuroscience lecture, “Homeostatic Regulation of Synaptic Structure and Function.” The speaker is Dr. Graeme Davis, University of California, San Francisco. Location: Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1767.
Kremlin discussion noon The Woodrow Wilson Center presents a discussion on “The Kremlin’s Civic Forum: Defeat or Victory for Civil Society in Russia?” Aleksandr Nikitin, director of the Coalition for Environment and Human Rights, St. Petersburg, and Galina Starovoitova, human rights and conflict resolution fellow at the Kennan Institute, participate. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4188.
NATO lecture noon The Woodrow Wilson Center presents a lecture titled “NATO after September 11: New Purpose or Accelerated Atrophy?” The speaker is Ilya Prizel, University of Pittsburgh. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4188.
Industrial competitiveness forum noon The Economic Strategy Institute and the Sloan Foundation present a forum on industrial competitiveness, “What’s Ahead for the Global Airline Industry?” The participants include Peter Belobaba, principal research scientist for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Global Airline Industry Program, presenter; and panelists Clyde Prestowitz, Economic Strategy Institute president, moderator; Darryl Jenkins, director of the George Washington University’s Aviation Institute; David Schaffer, House Aviation Subcommittee counsel; and Bill Swelbar, adjunct fellow at the Economic Strategy Institute and managing director of Eclat Consulting. Location: 2168 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/326-8554.
Army Corps of Engineers news conference 1 p.m. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers holds a news conference to discuss issuing nationwide permits under its regulatory program. Location: GAO Building, 441 G St. NW. Contact: 202/761-1809.
Water and wastewater conference 1:15 p.m. The Center for Business Intelligence presents its seventh annual U.S. water and wastewater conference. Location: Capital Hilton Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 800/817-8601.
Universe lecture 2 p.m. The National Science Foundation hosts a lecture titled “Measuring the Universe.” The speaker is Jeff Weeks, freelance mathematician and MacArthur Fellow. Location: 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/292-8070 or 703/292-4933.
King ceremony 4 p.m. American University’s Washington College of Law holds a ceremony to celebrate the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. Angela Davis, Washington College of Law professor, participates. Location: Room 603, American University’s Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/274-4279.
Capital PC Users Group meeting 7 p.m. The Capital PC Users Group holds its monthly meeting, featuring Andy Coughlin, Microsoft Corp., speaking on “Windows XP: How It Benefits the Home User and the Business Professional.” Location: Washington Gas Light Corp., 6801 Industrial Road, Springfield. Contact: 301/762-9372.