- The Washington Times - Thursday, May 30, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Judicial Watch news conference 9:30 a.m. Judicial Watch holds a news conference to disclose FBI negligence and obstruction of counterterrorism criminal investigations involving Hamas and al Qaeda. Robert Hatch, FBI special agent, participates. Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/646-5172.
Trust in government survey briefing 9:30 a.m. The Brookings Institution holds a news briefing to release a survey on public trust in government in "Opportunity Lost: The Decline of Trust and Confidence in Government After September 11." Location: Zilkha Lounge, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6105.

PRESIDENT BUSH
To be announced.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on unemployment insurance claims for the week. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-5902.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8 a.m. Health Resources and Services Administration holds a meeting of the organ transplantation advisory committee. Location: Hotel Washington, Pennsylvania Avenue and 15th Street NW. Contact: 301/562-5326.
8:30 a.m. Health and Human Services Department holds a meeting of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's HIV and sexually transmitted disease prevention advisory committee. Location: Capital Hilton, 1001 16th St. NW. Contact: 404/639-8008.
2 p.m. Interior Department holds a meeting of the Battle of Midway National Memorial advisory committee. Location: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington. Contact: 808/541-2749.

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

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

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

GENERAL AGENDA
American Geophysical Union meeting all day The American Geophysical Union holds its 2002 spring meeting.
Highlights 4 p.m. "Mars Sample Return: Issues and Plans."
Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/777-7507.
Financial globalization meeting all day The World Bank, George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs and the Center for Financial Studies hold a meeting on "Financial Globalization: A Blessing or a Curse." Location: Room 13-121, MC Building, World Bank headquarters, 1818 H St. NW. Contact: 202/473-1000.
Central Europe forum all day The Slovak Agency for Foreign Investment and Trade Development and B+Business hold the Inwest Forum Central Europe.
Highlights 12:30 p.m. Madeleine K. Albright, former secretary of state, keynote address.
7 p.m. Reception, Embassy of the Slovak Republic, 3523 International Court NW.
Location: Radisson Barcelo Hotel, 2121 P St. NW. Contact: E-mail: [email protected] (forum) and 202/237-1054, Ext. 230 (reception).
Chamber of Commerce conference all day The U.S. Chamber of Commerce holds "The Three-Sector Conference: Promoting Civic Engagement and Development at Home and Abroad."
Highlights 9:15 a.m. Andrew Natsios, administrator of the Agency for International Development, "The United States and Global Development."
11:15 a.m. Andrew Card, White House chief of staff, "The Case for Global Development in Today's World."
Location: 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.
American Association of Blood Banks conference all day The American Association of Blood Banks holds a conference on "Oxygen Therapeutics and Transfusion Alternatives."
Highlights 8:30 a.m. "Current Issues Facing Today's Blood Supply."
Location: Crystal City Marriott, 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 301/215-6557.
Free speech and public health briefing 9 a.m. The Washington Legal Foundation holds a media nosh on "Free Speech and Public Health: FDA, Congress and the Future of Food and Drug Promotion." Location: M.J. Murdock Center for Free Enterprise, 2009 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/588-0302.
Poll release 9 a.m. Hamilton College holds a news conference to release a poll on Muslim America. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 315/859-4691.
Ad campaign news conference 9:30 a.m. The National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association holds a news conference to introduce an ad campaign. Location: First Amendment Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/466-7248 or 202/293-3114.
Environmental satellite briefing 10 a.m. The Commerce Department holds a briefing to announce the launch of the nation's newest environmental satellite and the monitoring of environmental events such as droughts and El Nino. Location: Room 4830, Commerce Department, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 301/457-5005.
Recession discussion 10 a.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a panel discussion on "When Does a Downturn Become a Recession?" Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Housing news conference 10 a.m. The Millennial Housing Commission holds a news conference. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/596-0600.
Clean Air Trust briefing noon Clean Air Trust holds a news briefing on when the EPA will tackle the nation's smog problem. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F street NW. Contact: 202/785-9625.
Broadband deployment debate noon The Congressional Internet Caucus holds a panel debate on "Speeding Broadband Deployment by Balancing Rights of Way Interests." Location: Capitol, Room HC-5. Contact: 202/638-4370.
D.C. Bar luncheon 12:30 p.m. The D.C. Bar Association holds a luncheon program to honor public service in international law. The keynote speaker is Jimmy Gurule, Treasury undersecretary for enforcement. Location: D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1250 H St. NW, Level B-1. Contact: 202/626-3463.
India-Pakistan war briefing 2 p.m. American Muslims for Global Justice and Peace holds a news briefing on "Preventing Nuclear War Between India and Pakistan." Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/489-3773.
Economic report discussion 6:30 p.m. The Council on Foreign Relations holds a discussion on its "World Economic Update" report. Location: The Washington Club, 15 Dupont Circle NW. Contact: 212/434-9537.


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