- The Washington Times - Tuesday, November 5, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

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." Location: Monarch Hotel, 2401 M St. NW. Contact: 703/236-2467.

Stock options 8:30 a.m. Beyster Institute holds a seminar, "Opportunities and Challenges: Stock Options in Today's Economy." Location: SAIC Enterprise Center, Hopper Room, 8301 Enterprise Drive, McLean. Contact: 202/530-8920.


PRESIDENT BUSH

Votes in Crawford, Texas. Returns to Washington.


ECONOMIC REPORTS

2:30 p.m. Treasury Department auctions three- and six-month Treasury bills. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

5 p.m. American Petroleum Institute releases a weekly report on petroleum inventories. Location: 1220 L St. NW. Contact: 202/682-8000.


FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. Food and Drug Administration holds a public workshop, "Development of Screening Assays for West Nile Virus," to review developments in West Nile virus transmission in the United States and to explore strategies to battle it. Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, One Metro Center, Bethesda. Contact: 301/827-6129.

8:30 a.m. Postal Service holds a meeting. Topics include remarks of the postmaster general and chief executive officer, quarterly report on service performance and capital investments. Location: U.S. Postal Service headquarters, 475 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Benjamin Franklin Room. Contact: 202/268-4800.

1 p.m. Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting to discuss the memorandum of understanding it has with the Environmental Protection Agency, "Consultation and Finality on Decommissioning and Decontamination of Contaminated Sites," and proposed plans for its implementation. Location: Two White Flint North, 11545 Rockville Pike, auditorium, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-6064.


SUPREME COURT

Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m., one hour per case

Docket Number 01-6978 Ewing v. California

Docket Number 01-1127 Lockyer v. Andrade

Contact: 202/479-321.


SENATE

In election recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


HOUSE

In election recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


GENERAL AGENDA

Legal administrators conference all day Association of Legal Administrators holds a conference, "Essential Competencies for Legal Administrators." Location: Wyndham City Center, 1143 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 847/816-1212.

NESA Conference all day National Even Start Association holds its eighth annual conference.

Highlights 12:15 p.m. Peter Yarrow, of Peter, Paul and Mary, keynote address.

Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 619/297-3423.

Women's Health Summit all day American Association of Health Plans holds a 2002 Women's Health Summit.

Highlights 9:30 a.m. Carolyn Clancy, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Health and Human Services Department

Location: Capital Hilton, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 202/778-3245.

Family and Work Committee meeting all day National Academies holds Family and Work Committee meeting No. 5. Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2034.

Global-relief conference all day Equity International holds the Global Relief and Reconstruction Summit. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/756-2244.

Drug Law and Regulation 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.

Civil engineering conference all day American Society of Civil Engineers holds its Civil Engineering Conference and Exposition 2002.

Highlights noon Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta, keynote address

Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 800/548-2723 or 703/295-6300.

National Academies workshop all day National Academies holds a workshop to discuss ways to better involve the public in clinical research.

Highlights 4:45 p.m. Elias Zerhouni, director, National Institutes of Health, keynote address

Location: National Academies, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/334-2138.

Food Security in Afghanistan 10 a.m. United States Institute of Peace holds a briefing, "Food Security in Afghanistan: Reports from the Field." Location: USIP, second-floor conference room, 1200 17th St. NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/429-3832, Ext. 3; Media contact, 202/429-3824.

"Toxicogenomics" 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.

Digital archiving 10 a.m. National Academies holds a meeting on digital archiving and the National Archives and Records Administration project. Location: National Archives, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park. Contact: 202/334-2044.

Species-preservation presentation 11 a.m. Congress hosts a presentation on species preservation in building an economically stronger Africa. Location: 2261 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2095.

Argentina and Brazil discussion 12:15 p.m. Women In International Trade holds a luncheon discussion, "What is the Best Way Forward in Argentina and Brazil?" Location: University Club, 1135 16th St. NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/413-2798.

China's Leadership Transition 12:30 p.m. Georgetown University holds a lecture, "Diplomatic Dialogue: China's Leadership Transition and U.S. Policy." Location: Georgetown University, Bunn Intercultural Center, McGhee Library, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.

'Wahhabism' discussion 5:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion, "Why is 'Wahhabism' Gaining Among Muslims?" Location: SAIS, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Room 511. Contact: RSVP to 202/663-7721.

Film discussion 6 p.m. American University holds a film discussion on "Haters" and "Of Rights and Wrongs: Threat to America's Freedoms." Film discussion repeats Nov. 13. Location: AU, Washington College of Law, Room 603, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/274-4279.

Marketing in the Social Sector 6:30 p.m. American Marketing Association holds a seminar, "Marketing in the Social Sector: Lessons for the Private Sector." Location: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, 4301 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/683-4883.

Five American presidents 7 p.m. National Archives holds a lecture, "The White House in Pictures," which examines the public and private moments of five American presidents and their administrations. Location: National Archives, Room 105, Pennsylvania Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW. Contact: 202/208-7345.

War against terrorism 8:30 p.m. The Anti-Defamation League holds a concert to tell the stories of the people who stand on the front lines in the war against terrorism, devastation and tragedy. Chief Charles A. Moose, Montgomery County Police Department; Lauren Manning, survivor, World Trade Center attacks; Emil de Cou, conductor, National Symphony Orchestra, participate. Location: Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW. Contact: 202/452-8310.


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