- The Washington Times - Monday, July 29, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Cato seminar all day Cato Institute holds its Cato University summer seminar. Location: Marriott Westfields Hotel, 14750 Conference Center Drive, Chantilly, Va. Contact: 202/789-5203.
Terrorism rally 1 p.m. Protest Operation TIPS holds a rally against the proposed Terrorism Information and Prevention System. Location: Outside the Justice Department, 950 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 814/769-6602.

PRESIDENT BUSH
To be announced

ECONOMIC REPORTS
4 p.m. National Agricultural Statistics Servicereleases its crop progress reports. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-7017.
4 p.m.
Energy Information Administration releases its weekly retail diesel fuel prices, followed at 4:30 p.m.. with release of weekly retail gasoline prices. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.
4:15 p.m.
Federal Reserve Boardreleases weekly foreign reports: Assets and Liabilities of U.S. and foreign-chartered banks and foreign exchange rates for the previous week. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8 a.m. Food and Drug Administrationholds a meeting of the Arthritis Advisory Committee to discuss the clinical relevance of different classifications of pain and the appropriate clinical trials for medications for each classification of pain. Location: Holiday Inn, Versailles Ballroom, 8120 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Contact: 301/827-7001.
1 p.m.
Veterans Affairs Departmentholds a meeting of the National VA Nursing Commission, on enhancing the recruitment and retention of nurses and other nursing personnel in the VA and to evaluate the future of the nursing profession in VA. Location: Wyndham Hotel, 1400 M St. NW. Contact: 202/273-4944.
2 p.m.
National Institutes of Healthholds a meeting of the National Cancer Institute director's consumer liaison group to get updates from the working group. Location: 6116 Executive Blvd., Rockville. Contact: 301/594-3194.

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

SENATE
Meets at 4 p.m. for continued work of prescription drug legislation and possible votes on executive nominations. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES
2:30 p.m. Governmental Affairsinternational security, proliferation and federal services subcommittee holds a hearing on measures to strengthen multilateral nonproliferation regimes. Location: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2627.

HOUSE
Recessed for August vacation. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
Fulbright orientation all day State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs holds orientation meetings for the Fulbright Teacher and Administrator Exchange Program. Location: Radisson Hotel, 901 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria. Contact: 202/647-2492.
National Academies conference all day National Academies sponsors a conference on the "Review of the Energy Department's Vision-21 R&D; Program: Phase 1"
Highlights 2 p.m. Hossein Ghezel, FuelCell Energy, "Status and Development Needs for Fuel Cell Technology"
Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3344.
Pentecostal conference Pentecostal Assemblies of the World holds its conference on "Taking the Word to the World,"
Highlights 7 p.m. Presiding Bishop Huey Rogers, Bibleway Churches Worldwide
Location: Washington Convention Center, Hall A, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 317/547-9541.
Student conference all day The Japan-America Student Conference holds its 54th annual meeting. Location: Howard University, 2397 Sixth St. Contact: 202/289-4231.
Quest for Excellence all day North American Transplant Coordinators Organization holds "The Elusive Quest For Excellence Conference," Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 913/492-3600.
Health care worldwide all day Agency for International Development holds a meeting on "Ten Years of Health Systems Transition in Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia,"
Highlights 9 a.m. Secretary Tommy G. Thompson, Health and Human Services Department
11 a.m.
Chris Lovelace, World Bank; Anne Peterson, USAID; and Marc Danzon, World Health Organization/Europe
Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/712-4320.
Homeland security finances 8 a.m. Equity International hosts "The Homeland Security Financing Briefing." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F Street NW. Contact: 202/756-2244.
Engineering internships 8:30 a.m. American Association of Engineering Societies sponsors the "Washington Internships for Students of Engineering" program. Location: 2325 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/962-8690.
World hunger noon Bread for the World holds a news conference on the Alliance to End Hunger. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F street NW. Contact: 202/639-9400.
U.S.-Europe ties noon Heritage Foundation holds a lecture on "The Future of Transatlantic Relations." Location: Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Lehrman Auditorium. Contact: 202/675-1752.
American foreign policy 12:15 p.m. New America Foundation holds a brown-bag luncheon to discuss "Why America Does Not Feel At Home Abroad." Location: 1630 Connecticut Ave. NW, seventh floor. Contact: RSVP to Megan Kiesel, 202/986-4901.
Hispanic book discussion 5 p.m. National Association of Hispanic Journalists sponsors a book discussion on "Confessions of a Former Disco Maniac: The Write Moves." Location: National Press Club, Ballroom, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7483.
Catholic book discussion 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore Coffeehouse holds a book discussion on "Why I Am a Catholic." Author Garry Wills participates. Location: 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

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