- The Washington Times - Monday, May 6, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
"'Gay' school programs" seminar 10:30 a.m. Concerned Women for America and the Culture and Family Institute host a seminar on "Putting Kids at Risk: The Implications of 'Gay' School Programs." Location: 2105 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/488-7000, Ext. 126.
Welch speech 12:30 p.m. Actress Raquel Welch, star of the PBS drama "American Family," addresses a National Press Club Newsmaker luncheon. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7501

PRESIDENT BUSH
N ot available.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
2 p.m. Treasury Department releases weekly 3- and 6-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8 a.m. Agriculture Department holds a meeting of the Food Safety and Inspection Service. Location: Georgetown University Conference Center, 3800 Reservoir Road NW. Contact: 202/690-6498.

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

SENATE
Meets at 3 p.m. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE
Meets at 2 p.m. in pro forma session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
National Science Bowl competition all day The Energy Department sponsors the annual National Science Bowl. Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham speaks at 12:30 p.m. Location: National 4-H Conference Center, 7100 Connecticut Ave., Chevy Chase. Contact: 202/586-4826.
Work force convocation all day The Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) holds its National IT Workforce Convocation.
Highlights 8:30 a.m. Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao; Rita Colwell, National Science Foundation; and Albert Siu, AT&T; chief learning officer, keynote speakers.
4:15 p.m. Release of ITAA's 2002 National Workforce Study and the ITAA/Dice Skills Index.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1325 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: E-mail: [email protected] or 202/693-4650.
Council of the Americas conference all day The Council of the Americas holds its 32nd Washington Conference, "New Realities in the Hemisphere."
Highlights 8:45 a.m. Secretary of State Colin L. Powell and Otto Reich, assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs, "U.S. Policy Initiatives in the Americas."
Location: Loy Henderson Conference Room, State Department, 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/639-0724.
Anti-Defamation League conference all day The Anti-Defamation League holds its 2002 annual national leadership conference.
Highlights 11:30 a.m. Secretary of State Colin L. Powell.
7:30 p.m. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 212/885-7747 or 202/756-5309.
Public Service Recognition Week kick-off 8:30 a.m. The Public Employees Roundtable holds the 2002 Public Service Excellence Awards to kick off Public Service Recognition Week. Location: 345 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/530-3270.
Nixon materials release 9 a.m. The National Archives opens approximately 107,200 pages of materials from the Nixon Presidential Materials Project: President Nixon's trip files; Alexander Haig's chronological and special files; and Harold Saunders' Middle East negotiations files. Location: 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park. Contact: 301/837-1700.
Global Mothers Alliance news conference 10 a.m. Rep. John Conyers Jr., Michigan Democrat, holds a news conference on the opening of the Global Mothers Alliance. Location: Capitol, House Triangle. Contact: 202/225-5126.
Book forum 10 a.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research sponsors a book forum on "The Savage Wars of Peace" by Max Boot, Wall Street Journal editor. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-6021.
Investor confidence symposium 10:30 a.m. The National Investor Relations Institute holds a symposium, "Restoring Investor Confidence in the U.S. Capital Markets." Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/861-5831.
International justice forum 11 a.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a policy forum on international justice. Marc Grossman, undersecretary of state for political affairs, participates. Location: 1800 K St. NW, B-1 Conference Level. Contact: 202/775-3242.
Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee briefing noon The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a news briefing of the Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee that highlights the fallout from the Enron and Andersen cases and terrorism insurance. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Archives lecture noon The National Archives holds a lecture on "The U.S. Navy in the Persian Gulf." The speaker is Edward Marolda, author of "Shield and Sword: The United States Navy and the Persian Gulf War." Location: Room 105, National Archives, Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW. Contact: 202/208-7345.
Fitness walk noon The Health and Human Services Department holds a fitness walk to celebrate Older Americans and National Osteoporosis Prevention months. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson participates. Location: Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Ave. SW, outside. Contact: 202/690-6343.
Proliferation policy lecture noon The Heritage Foundation sponsors a lecture on "The Bush Administration's Balanced Policy for Combating Proliferation." The speaker is John Bolton, undersecretary of state for arms control and international security. Location: Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/675-1761.
Ceremony 12:45 p.m. The Prudential Spirit of Community Initiative holds a ceremony to honor the nation's top 10 youth volunteers for 2002. Location: Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 703/758-7116.
Religious freedom report release 2:30 p.m. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom holds a news conference to release its third annual report on religious-freedom issues in more than 20 countries, with policy recommendations to the president, secretary of state and Congress included. Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/523-3240.
Smithsonian Institution news conference 4 p.m. The Smithsonian Institution holds a news conference after the Board of Regents meeting. Smithsonian Secretary Lawrence Small participates. Location: Castle Library, Third Floor, Smithsonian Institution, 1000 Jefferson Drive SW. Contact: 202/357-2627.
Banquet 6 p.m. The National Organization for Rare Disorders holds its annual tribute banquet. Location: Capital Hilton, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 203/746-6518.


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