- The Washington Times - Friday, November 1, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
"Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Terrorism" all day Hudson Institute holds the Second Annual Global Conference on "Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Terrorism: Mitigation and Response," Highlights 8:30 a.m. John Bolton, undersecretary of state for arms control and international security, State Department Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 301/493-5500.
Return to Profitability and Growth noon The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business holds its Inforum 2002 conference on "Back to Business: The Return to Profitability and Growth," Location: University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business, 2570 Van Munching Hall, College Park. Contact: 301/405-2299.

PRESIDENT BUSH
To be announced.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
8:30 a.m. Bureau of Economic Analysis releases its Personal Income and Outlays for September. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.
10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases its Value of New Construction Put in Place for September. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8:30 a.m. Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a joint meeting of the Reliability and Probabilistic Risk Assessment Subcommittee and Plant Operations Subcommittee. It will include a staff briefing on progress about two risk-informed regulatory programs. Location: 11545 Rockville Pike, Room T-2B3, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-3151.
9 a.m. Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a pre-PIRT (Phenomena Identification and Ranking Table) meeting to identify phenomena and issues related to TRISO-coated fuel particles in order to develop research program. Location: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 11555 Rockville Pike, Room O-13B4, Rockville. Contact: 202/395-3475.
10 a.m. Bureau of Industry and Security Commerce Department holds a meeting to consider options relating to Petition to HP 99-1 requesting a ban of polyvinyl chloride in all toys and other products intended for children 5 years of age and under. Location: East West Towers, 4330 East West Highway, Room 420, Bethesda. Contact: 301/504-0800.

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

SENATE
Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 20/-224-8541.

HOUSE
In its Election Recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
Canada-United States Relationship all day Woodrow Wilson Center Canada Institute and the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States hold a conference on "The State of the Canada-United States Relationship. Location: WWC, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. RSVP to 202/691-4270.
The Small Enterprise Education general meeting all day The Small Enterprise Education and Promotion Network holds its Annual General Meeting and Workshops.
Highlights 9 a.m. Microfinance and the Environment: What Are the Links?
11 a.m. Poverty Assessment
1 p.m. Networks Strategies
Location: AED Conference Center, Eighth Floor, 1825 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/884-8392.
Intellectual Property Rights noon District of Columbia Bar Association holds a luncheon program on "Customs Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights." Location: Powell, Goldstein, Frazer and Murphy LLP, 1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Sixth Floor. Contact: 202/626-3463
EU Enlargement and the Future of Europe 12:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies Center for Transatlantic Relations holds a discussion on "EU Enlargement and the Future of Europe." Location: SAIS, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Herter Room. General public should RSVP to 202/663-5880, 202/663-5626.
War on Drugs 12:30 p.m. Journey for Justice holds a rally to expose the injustices suffered by American citizens because of the War on Drugs. Location: Lafayette Park, across from the White House. Contact: 202/299-9780.
No Child Left Behind Act 12:30 p.m. National Academies holds a meeting on the implementation and implications of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3064.
Performing Arts 12:30 p.m. National Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon Program holds a luncheon program with the president of the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Ballroom. Contact: 202/662-7500.
Unemployment data 1 p.m. Center on Budget and Policy Priorities holds a discussion on unemployment data including what the data show about long-term unemployment and unemployment overall. Location: 820 First St. NE, Suite 510. Contact: 202/408-1080.
No to U.S. War in Iraq 1 p.m. The Nubian Leadership Circle holds a news conference on "Blacks Against Legalized Killing Campaign to say No to U.S. War in Iraq." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Lisagor Room. Contact: 202/318-0319.
Conference call briefing 1 p.m. The Food and Drug Law Institute and the American Healthcare Lawyer Association hold a conference call briefing on Office of the Inspector General Compliance Model for the Pharmaceutical Industry. Location: None given. RSVP by 10 a.m. today, 800/956-6293 or 202/371-1420.
Russian-American relations 1:30 p.m. National Press Club Newsmaker Program holds a program to discuss Russian-American relations, the Iraq crisis, Middle East settlement and hostage-taking by terrorists in Moscow. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Murrow Room. Contact: 202/298-5748.
"Natasha's Dance" book discussion 2 p.m. The Woodrow Wilson Center Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies holds a book discussion on "Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia." Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Sixth Floor, Auditorium, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4100.
Zimbabwe 2:30 p.m. Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a discussion on "Zimbabwe's Humanitarian Crisis." Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.
Society as a Department Store 2:30 p.m. The New Atlantic Initiative holds a discussion on "Society as a Department Store." Topics include the dilemma of Western-inspired nihilism, social solidarity and liberalism in Central and Eastern Europe. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th Floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.
Rockefeller family 6 p.m. George Washington University holds a book discussion with the former Chase Manhattan CEO on how his influential family and he influenced world events. David Rockefeller, chairman, Council of Foreign Relations, and Dean Harding, GW Elliott School of International Affairs, participate. Location: GW, Marvin Center, Ballroom, Third Floor, 800 21st St. NW. Contact: 202/994-3087.
Book discussion 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore holds a book discussion on "Theater of War: The Innocent American Empire." Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.
Veterinary Medicine's Role 7 p.m. Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges holds a meeting to discuss "Veterinary Medicine's Role in Biodefense and Public Health." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Ballroom. Contact: 202/371-9195.

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