- The Washington Times - Monday, July 22, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Intellectual property forum 8 a.m. The Competitive Enterprise Institute holds a forum on "Invasion of the Idea Snatchers: A Forum on the Future of Intellectual Property." Location: 325 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/331-1010, Ext. 266.
Corporate ethics briefing 12:30 p.m. The Ethics Resource Center holds a news briefing on the crisis in corporate ethics. Location: 1747 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/737-2258.

PRESIDENT BUSH
Visits the Energy Department's Argonne National Laboratory to view counterterrorism technologies, Argonne, Ill.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
2 p.m. Treasury Department releases weekly three- and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8 a.m. Energy Department holds a meeting of the basic energy sciences advisory committee. Location: Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, 9751 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg. Contact: 301/903-5565.
8:30 a.m.
Food and Drug Administration holds a meeting of the medical devices advisory committee's obstetrics and gynecology devices panel, on post-market surveillance of vacuum-assisted delivery devices; pre-market approval application for a permanent contraceptive device. Location: Doubletree Hotel, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 301/594-1180.
1 p.m.
State Department holds a meeting of the historical diplomatic documentation advisory committee. Location: Room 1205, 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/663-1123.
2 p.m.
Federal Communications Commission holds a meeting of the 2003 World Radiocommunication Conference advisory committee. Location: Sixth-floor South Conference Room, 445 12th St. SW. Contact: 202/418-7501.

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

SENATE
Meets at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES
Noon Appropriations energy and water development subcommittee marks up the fiscal 2003 appropriations bill for agencies under its jurisdiction. Location: Capitol, Room S-128. Contact: 202/224-3471.

HOUSE
Meets at 12:30 p.m. for morning hour and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES
2 p.m. Government Reform energy policy, natural resources and regulatory affairs subcommittee holds a hearing on "California's Energy Market, The Case of Enron and Perot Systems." Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.
6 p.m.
Transportation and Infrastructure economic development, public buildings and emergency management subcommittee marks up the fiscal 2003 General Services Administration's capital investment leasing program; courthouse construction, prospectuses and lease prospects. Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-9446.
7 p.m.
Rules Committee formulates a rule on the Supplemental Appropriations bill. Location: Capitol, Room H-313. Contact: 202/225-9191.

GENERAL AGENDA
Boys Nation all day The American Legion sponsors the American Legion 2002 Boys Nation.
Highlights 6 p.m. Nomination of Boys Nation president and vice president.
Location: Marymount University, 2807 N. Glebe Road, Arlington. Contact: 703/908-7552.
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Leadership congress all day The Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) World Leadership Congress, "Uniting the World's Youth of Today for a Better Tomorrow," is held. Location: George Washington University, 2121 I St. NW. Contact: 202/994-6467.
Law enforcement personnel summit all day The Performance Institute holds the 2002 National Summit for Recruitment and Retention for Law Enforcement Personnel. Location: Wyndham City Center Hotel, 1143 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 703/519-6270.
Criminal justice conference all day The Justice Department holds its annual conference on criminal justice research and evaluation.
Highlights 12:15 p.m. Deborah Daniels, assistant attorney general, Justice Department's Office of Justice Programs.
1:45 p.m.
"Communications and Information Interoperability: Role of Interoperability in Critical Incident and Counter-Terrorism Responses."
Location: JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 703/684-5300.
Clean Water Act news conference 9:30 a.m. Environmental Media Services holds a news conference on threatened rollbacks by the Bush administration to the Clean Water Act. Location: West Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/822-5200.
Ceremony 11 a.m. Metro holds a ceremony to dedicate two 16-foot stainless-steel trees, "Pod Trees for Naylor Road," at the entrance to the Naylor Road Metro station. Location: Naylor Road Metro station, 3101 Branch Road, Temple Hills. Contact: 202/962-1482.
Cancer news conference 11 a.m. Reps. Steve Israel, New York Democrat, and Rosa DeLauro, Connecticut Democrat, hold a news conference on ovarian cancer. Location: Cannon Terrace, Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3335.
Rally noon A coalition of agriculture groups holds a rally to urge the Senate to pass legislation, "The Class Action Fairness Act." Location: National Mall (between Third and Fourth streets NW). Contact: 202/419-3260 or 301/529-5296.
Nation of Islam news conference 1 p.m. The Nation of Islam holds a news conference on Louis Farrakhan's Africa/Middle East peace initiative tour. Minister Louis Farrakhan participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/543-7796.
Report release 2 p.m. The Aspen Institute holds a news conference to release an Aspen Strategy Group report on homeland security. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/736-5808.
Fahmy speech 3 p.m. The Washington Center holds the Washington Center Presidential Lecture Series for interns. Nabil Fahmy, Egyptian ambassador to the United States, speaks on U.S.-Egypt relations, September 11 and the Middle East conflict. Location: Jefferson Auditorium, Agriculture Department, 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 703/276-2772.
Awards dinner 6 p.m. The National Press Club holds its Journalism Awards Dinner to honor the winners of the 2002 Journalism Contest. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7501.


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