- The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 6, 2002


Japan discussion 10 a.m. Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a discussion on "Economics vs. Politics in Japan." Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

European Union's eastern enlargement noon Woodrow Wilson Center holds a discussion on "The EU's Eastern Enlargement: State Building or Empire Building?" Location: WWC, 1 Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Flom Auditorium, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4140.


To be announced.


3 p.m. National Agricultural Statistic Service releases weekly Broiler Hatchery Report. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-7017.

5 p.m. World Agricultural Outlook Board releases weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-5447.


8:30 a.m. Energy Department holds a meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee, to finalize the road map document for federal biomass research and development programs. Location: Hilton Crystal City Hotel at National Airport, Crystal Room, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/586-7766.

8:30 a.m. Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting of the Reactor Safeguards Advisory Committee, Safety Research Program Subcommittee, to review the NRC safety research program. Location: 11545 Rockville Pike, Room T-2B3, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-7363.

9 a.m. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention holds a meeting of the Smoking and Health Committee to discuss new and changing tobacco and nicotine delivery products. Location: Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Ave. SW, Sixth Floor, Room 615F. Contact: 202/205-8500.

10 a.m. Federal Communications Commission holds a meeting of the Media Security and Reliability Council, to discuss the progress of its working groups. Location: FCC, 445 12th St. SW, Room TW-C305. Contact: 202/418-1605.


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

Docket Number 01-0963 Norfolk & Western Rwy. Co. v. Ayers.

Docket Number 01-9094 Abdur'Rahman v. Bell.

Contact: 202/479-3211.


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


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


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.

Civil engineering conference all day American Society of Civil Engineers holds its Civil Engineering Conference and Exposition 2002. Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 800/548-2723 or 703/295-6300.

Aviation in recovery all day Air Traffic Control Association holds its 47th annual convention, "ATCA 2002: Aviation in Recovery Meeting New Challenges." Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 703/522-5717.

Women's Health Summit 8 a.m. American Association of Health Plans holds a 2002 Women's Health Summit.

Highlights 11 a.m. Susan Dentzer, health correspondent for PBS' "Newshour with Jim Lehrer"

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

Enron, Tyco International and Worldcom forum 8 a.m. Shambaugh Leadership Group holds a forum on how a board can fulfill its responsibilities and guide organizations to stronger performance. Topics include Enron, Tyco International and Worldcom. Location: Ritz Carlton, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. Contact: 703/744-106.

Latin American reforms and growth 8:30 a.m. Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a discussion on "Washington Consensus: Addressing Latin American Reforms and Growth." Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

2002 Post-Election Forum 8:30 a.m. Black America's Political Action Committee holds its 2002 Post-Election Forum. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/785-9619.

Challenge of biological weapons 9 a.m. Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute holds a breakfast seminar on "Responding to the Challenge of Biological Weapons." Topics include "Future Smallpox Vaccination and Control Policies." Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Root Room, Second Floor, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/296-3550.

Election-results conference-call briefing 10 a.m. U.S. Chamber of Commerce holds a conference-call briefing on the election results and congressional impact. Location: None given. Contact: To register, call 202/463-5682.

Post-election briefing 10:45 a.m. National Association of Manufacturers and the Business Industry Political Action Committee holds a post-election briefing. Location: J.W. Marriott Hotel, Rayburn Room, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/637-3094.

Cyber-security news briefing 11:15 a.m. U.S. Council for International Business holds an industry "Call to Action" news briefing. Location: Morrison and Foerster Offices, 2000 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 5500. Contact: RSVP to 212/703-5043.

The roots of religious terrorism in the Middle East noon Middle East Institute holds a brownbag luncheon lecture on "Passion for Islam: The Roots of Religious Terrorism in the Middle East." Location: MEI, Boardman Room, 1761 N St. NW. Contact: 202/785-1141.

Instant analysis of the election noon National Economists Club holds a brownbag luncheon meeting on "2004 Fever: An Instant Analysis of the Election and Its Impact on Next Year's Budget." Location: Fleishman-Hillard, 1615 L St. NW, 10th Floor. Contact: 703/493-8824.

Military perspective on humanitarian relief operations 12:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion on "A Military Perspective on Humanitarian Relief Operations: Lessons Learned in Somalia, Kosovo and Afghanistan." Location: SAIS, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Room 203. Contact: 202/663-5626.

Crisis in Indonesia discussion 12:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion on "Crisis in Indonesia." Location: SAIS, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Room 812. Contact: 202/663-5626.

The results of the midterm elections 1 p.m. National Press Club hosts a discussion on the results of the midterm elections. Terry McAuliffe, chairman, Democratic National Committee and Marc Racicot, chairman, Republican National Committee, participate. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7517 or 202/662-7516.

AIDS lecture 3 p.m. The National Institutes of Health holds a lecture on "AIDS: A Window on Infectious Diseases." Location: NIH, Building 10, Masur Auditorium, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda. Contact: 301/594-5595.

"The Conquerors" lecture 7 p.m. National Archives holds a lecture on "The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler's Germany." Question and answer session to follow. Location: U.S. Navy Memorial Theater, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/208-7345.

"American Creed" discussion 7 p.m. Politics and Prose bookstore holds a discussion on the book "The American Creed: A Spiritual and Patriotic Primer." Location: Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

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