- The Washington Times - Monday, November 4, 2002

PRESIDENT BUSH
Campaigns for Republican Senate and House candidates in South Dakota.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases its monthly report on manufacturers' shipments, inventories and orders for September. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
4 p.m.
National Agricultural Statistics Service releases its crop progress report. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-7017.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8 a.m. Food and Drug Administrationholds a public workshop on testing and transmission of the West Nile virus in the United States. Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 1 Metro Center, Bethesda. Contact: 301/827-6129.
8 a.m.
Food and Drug Administrationholds a meeting of the Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee to consider application S-047 for Clozaril (clozapine, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.) as a proposed anti-suicide treatment. Location: Holiday Inn ballroom, 2 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. Contact: 301/827-7001.
8:30 a.m.
National Institutes of Healthholds a meeting of the Sickle Cell Disease Advisory Committee. Location: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, 2 Rockledge Center, Conference Room 9112, 9116, Bethesda. Contact: 301/435-0080.
Noon
Federal Reserve holds a meeting to discuss personnel actions appointments, promotions, assignments, reassignments and salary. Location: Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building, 20th and C streets NW. Contact: 202/452-2955.

SUPREME COURT
Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m., one hour per case
Docket No. 01-1229, Pierce County v. Guillen
Docket No. 01-7574, Sattazahn v. Pennsylvania
Location: One First St. NE. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE
Meets at 10:30 a.m. in pro forma session. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

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

GENERAL AGENDA
NESA Conference all day National Even Start Association holds its eighth annual conference.
Highlights 8:30 a.m. Susan Neuman, assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, keynote address
Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 619/297-3423.
Weapons of mass destruction all day Jane's Information Group holds a conference, "Weapons of Mass Destruction 2002: Protecting the Community from Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Attacks."
Highlights 8:50 a.m. John Eldridge, NBC analyst
Location: Monarch Hotel, 2401 M St. NW. Contact: 703/236-2467.
Drug regulations all day Food Drug Law Institute holds a conference, "Introduction to Drug Law and Regulation: Understanding How FDA Regulates the Drug Industry," Location: Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/371-1420 or 800/956-6293.
Toxic disease symposium 10 a.m. National Academies holds a symposium, "Toxicogenomics," which determines why some people are more susceptible to developing a disease after being exposed to hazardous substances in the environment. Location: National Academies, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2616.
American pre-emption noon The New America Foundation and the New School University's World Policy Institute hold a discussion, "American Grand Strategy: Beyond the Bush Doctrine." Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Root Room, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/986-2700.
U.S.-Ukraine ties noonThe Woodrow Wilson Center Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies holds a discussion, "U.S.-Ukraine Relations in the New Security Environment." Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, sixth floor, auditorium, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4100.
China and the Internet 2:30 p.m. The Congressional-Executive Commission on China holds a round-table discussion, "China's Cyber-Wall: Can Technology Break Through?" Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/226-3821.
"The Skeptical Conservative" 5:30 p.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a lecture by former New Republic editor Andrew Sullivan, "The Skeptical Conservative." Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/828-6021.
Slovakia discussion 6 p.m. The Slovak Republic Embassy, the Friends of Slovakia and the Freedom House hold a discussion, "Slovakia Moving Forward on the Right Track." Topics include civic involvement in the 2002 elections. Location: Slovak Embassy, 3523 International Court NW. Contact: 202/237-1054, Ext. 212.
Freedom of Information Act 6:30 p.m. National Press Club Professional Affairs Committee holds a discussion, "Examining the Freedom of Information Act After September 11." Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7501.
Islam and Christianity lecture 7 p.m. Georgetown University hosts a lecture, "Islamic and Christian Spirituality: Humanity at the Crossroads." Location: Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.

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