- The Washington Times - Thursday, November 7, 2002

PRESIDENT BUSH
To be announced.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases preliminary productivity and costs for third quarter 2002. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-5902.
10 a.m.
Bureau of the Census releases wholesale trade figures for September 2002. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8 a.m. Soil Conservation Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service hosts the Farm Bill 2002 National Technical Service Provider Summit. Location: USDA, south building, Jefferson Auditorium, 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/720-0427.
8:30 a.m.
Food Safety and Inspection Service holds a meeting of the Meat and Poultry Inspection Advisory Committee. Topics include education and training of field workers, E. coli developments, and evaluation of state meat inspection. Location: Holiday Inn Capitol at the Smithsonian, 550 C St. SW, Columbia Ballroom. Contact: 202/720-2561.
9 a.m.
Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration holds a meeting of the Employee Welfare and Pension Benefits Plans Advisory Council, Education and Training of Plan Fiduciaries Working Group. Location: Labor Department, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Room N-5437 A-C. Contact: 202/693-8668.
10 a.m.
State Department holds a meeting of Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, to discuss the United Nations mercury-assessment program. Location: Ariel Rios North Building, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 1332. Contact: 202/564-7426.

SUPREME COURT
No oral arguments are scheduled. 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
Research administration all day National Council of University Research Administrators holds its 44th annual meeting, "The Complete Research Administrator: Building on the Past, Preparing for the Future."
Location: Hilton Washington and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/466-3894.
Gilmore Commission all day Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction (Gilmore Commission) holds its quarterly meeting to approve recommendations for its fourth annual report (due Dec. 15, 2002) to the president and the Congress. James S. Gilmore III, commission chairman, participates. Location: RAND Washington Office, 1200 Hayes St., Room 4201, Arlington. Contact: 703/423-1100, Ext. 5117, or 310/451-6913.
Antitrust law all day American Bar Association holds its Antitrust Law 2002 Fall Forum.
Highlights 11:15 a.m. criminal enforcement, First Amendment Lounge
11:15 a.m.
concurrent session on competition regulation, Holeman Lounge
4 p.m.
international competition, Holeman Lounge
Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, ballroom. Contact: 312/988-5792 or 202/662-1000.
Wreath-laying 9:30 a.m. U.S. Navy holds a wreath-laying ceremony in honor of all sailors who serve or have served aboard surface ships. Opening of the Destroyer Centennial Symposium follows, U.S. Navy Memorial. Rear Adm. Harry Ulrich, surface warfare director, participates. Location: U.S. Navy Memorial, Lone Sailor Statue, Seventh Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 703/692-4608.
U.S.-Canadian ties 10 a.m. Burson-Marstellar holds a news conference on "U.S.-Canada Partnership for Growth." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Murrow Room. Contact: 202/530-4628.
Mass media book 11 a.m. The World Bank holds a news conference to release a book, "The Right To Tell: The Role of Mass Media in Economic Development." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Zenger Room. Contact: 202/473-6313.
Chamber of Commerce 11:30 a.m. U.S. Chamber of Commerce holds an association leadership discussion with two political analysts about today's political and legislative issues. Location: USCC, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.
2002 elections noon American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds its discussion on Election Watch 2002. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Election results noon Woman's National Democratic Club holds a discussion and analysis of the election results. Location: WNDC, 1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/232-7363.
IRS strategy noon District of Columbia Bar Association holds a luncheon program on "The IRS' New Compliance Strategy." Location: D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1250 H St. NW, level B-1. Contact: 202/626-3463.
China book 2 p.m. The CNA Corporation's Project Asia holds a book discussion on "Chinese Leadership in the 21st Century: The Rise of the Fourth Generation." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, First Amendment Room. Contact: 703/824-2378.
Catholic bishops 3:30 p.m. U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops holds a news conference to present the new director of the Office for Child and Youth Protection. Location: USCCB Headquarters, 3211 Fourth St. NE. Contact: 202/541-3200.
Election and Hispanics 3:30 p.m. The Americas Global Foundation holds a conference on "Elections Nov. 5, 2002 Results: Impacts on Hispanics and Latin America." Location: 2168 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/371-9696.
Election discussion 6 p.m. New America Foundation holds a discussion on "The Aftermath: the Winners, the Losers and What Election 2002 Really Meant for Both Parties." Location: NAF, seventh floor, 1630 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/986-4901.
Chaplain honors 6 p.m. U.S. Army Chaplain Corps World War II Veterans Committee holds a ceremony to honor four U.S. chaplains who died in the 1943 sinking of the USS Dorchester off the coast of Greenland. Location: Church of the Epiphany, 1301 G St. NW. Contact: 202/467-6600.
Effect of 2002 elections 6 p.m. Medill University holds a reception to discuss "The Balance of Power: Journalists Assess the Midterm Elections." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, ballroom. Contact: 847/491-4278.

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