- The Washington Times - Friday, November 22, 2002

Sudan discussion noon The Heritage Foundation hosts a discussion, "Resolving Conflict in Africa: Is Sudan a Model?" Location: Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Van Andel Center. Contact: 202/675-1752.
Hispanic politics conference 2:30 p.m. National Press Club holds a news conference, "November 5 and Growing Hispanic Political Power." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Zenger Room. Contact: RSVP required, 202/662-7501.

Meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin, St. Petersburg, Russia. Travels to Vilnius, Lithuania.

8:30 a.m. Commission on Ocean Policy holds a meeting to discuss the development of recommendations for a coordinated national ocean policy. Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, amphitheater, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/418-3442.
8:30 a.m. Health Resources and Services Administration holds a meeting of the HRSA AIDS Advisory Committee. Topics include: discussion of the involvement of Community and Migrant Health Centers in HIV care; HIV medical certification; HRSA restructuring; AIDS Drug Assistance Program issues; American Indian issues, HAAC planning for reauthorization of the CARE Act. Location: Radisson Barcelo, 2121 P St. NW. Contact: 301/443-9684.
8:30 a.m. U.S. Customs Service hosts its Customs Trade Symposium 2002, to feature joint discussions by Customs personnel, members of the trade community, and other public and private sector representatives on international trade security initiatives and the agency's transition to the proposed Department of Homeland Security. Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/927-1440.
3:00 p.m. Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the Contaminated Sediment Science Plan Review Panel, to discuss drafts of sections of the panel report, recommend revisions to the panel report, and to clarify specific points of concern for further discussion and resolution. Location: EPA, Ariel Rios Building North, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Conference Room 6013. Contact: 202/564-6497.

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

Stands adjourned until noon on Jan. 7. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

Meets at 11 a.m. in pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

National security law review all day American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security holds its 12th annual review of the field of national security law. Location: Crystal City Marriott, 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/662-1093.
Law forum all day American University Law Review hosts a law forum on "The Evolving Legal and Ethical Role of the Corporate Attorney After the Sarbanes-Oxley Act."
Highlights 10:45 a.m. The Evolution of Corporate Governance
1:30 p.m. Ethical Dilemma of the Corporate Attorney's New Role
Location: AU, Washington College of Law, Room 603, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/274-4279.
Economics conference all day The Society of Government Economists hosts its biennial conference on "The Impact of Economics on Government Policy: Past Accomplishments and Emerging Opportunities."
Highlights: 8:45 a.m. Anne Krueger, International Monetary Fund
9:45 a.m. Dan Crippen, director, CBO
3:15 p.m. Concurrent sessions: Paul Reid, State Department, "Economics and U.S. Foreign Policy," Session A; Ken Heyer, Justice Department, "Developments in the Application of Economics to Antitrust Policy," Session B; and Paul Van De Water, SSA, "The Role of Economists in the American Social Security Debate in Recent Decades," Session C
Location: Marriott Metro Center Hotel, 775 12th St. NW. Contact: 202/691-6460.
Bank conference all day Inter-American Development Bank hosts a conference, "Currency and Maturity Matchmaking: Redeeming Debt From Original Sin," on easing Latin America's debt burden.
Highlights 2:30 p.m. National and International Policies
Location: IADB, Andres Bello Auditorium, 1300 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/623-2407.
Home ownership conference 8 a.m. Local Initiatives Support Corp. and the Center for Home Ownership hosts a conference on "Federal Resources, Local Strategies: How to Increase Minority Home Ownership Rates."
Highlights 9:30 a.m. Session on Affordable Housing Financial Resources
Location: Hotel Washington, 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/739-0893.
Housing conference 9 a.m. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and the Washington Area Housing Partnership host a conference on "Building Communities: Planning for Housing in a Growing Region."
Highlights 11 a.m. Mayor Anthony A. Williams, District of Columbia
12:15 p.m. John Weicher, assistant secretary for housing, HUD
Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, 13th Floor. Contact: 202/962-3775.
Immigrant finance conference 9 a.m. The Inter-American Development Bank and the Pew Hispanic Center hold a news conference to release a report, "Billions in Motion: Latino Immigrants, Remittances and Banking," which focuses on Latin American immigrants in the United States sending money to their countries of origin.
Highlights 10 a.m. Enrique Iglesias, president, IDB, "Remittances, Immigration and the U.S. Banking System" conference, Las Americas Room, Seventh Floor
Location: IDB, Executive Lounge, 1300 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/623-2609.
Gene analysis lecture 10:15 a.m. Georgetown University presents a lecture on using information retrieval for large-scale gene analysis at the Computer Science Colloquium. Location: Georgetown University, White Gravenor, Room 206, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.
Wildlife program 11 a.m. The National Geographic Society's Explorers Hall hosts an educational program on the "World Wildlife Fund," which focuses on the importance of conservation and species preservation. Location: National Geographic Society Headquarters, Explorers Hall, 17th and M streets NW. Contact: 202/857-7700 or 202/857-7027.
Bioethics discussion 11:30 a.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research hosts a book discussion on "Life, Liberty and the Defense of Dignity: The Challenge for Bioethics." Leon Kass, author and member of the President's Council on Bioethics. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th Floor. Contact: RSVP to 202/862-6021; Media contact, 202/862-4871.
Trade policy discussion 12:30 p.m. U.S.-Association of Southeast Asian Nations Business Council holds a brown-bag luncheon discussion on "U.S. Trade Policy in Asia: Building on Progress." Ernest Bower, president, U.S.-ASEAN Business Council, participates. Location: US-ASEAN, Conference Room, 1101 17th St. NW, Suite 411. Contact: RSVP to 202/416-6706.
Ethics lecture 2 p.m. Catholic University of America School of Philosophy hosts a lecture on "Truth in Twentieth-Century Ethics." Location: Catholic University, Life Cycle Institute Auditorium, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/319-5259.
American Indian law discussion 5 p.m. Native American Law Students Association and the Environmental Law Students Association hold a discussion on "Hot Topics in Native American Law." Location: Catholic University, Columbus School of Law, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/319-5488.
Poultry protest 7:30 p.m. United Poultry Concerns holds a rally to protest perceived cruelty by the poultry industry. Location: Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro Station, 23rd and I streets NW. Contact: 301/990-0593.

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