- The Washington Times - Friday, October 18, 2002


Travels to Rochester, Minn., to campaign for Republican candidates for governor, the Senate and House.


8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the Consumer Price Index for September. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-5902.

10 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases real earnings figures for September. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-5902.


9 a.m. Economics and Statistics Administration, Bureau of the Census holds a meeting of the Professional Associations Census Advisory Committee. Topics include chief economist update and the 2010 count. Location: Sheraton Crystal City Hotel, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 301/457-2236.

8:30 a.m. National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism's panel on "Biomedical Review SEP," to review and evaluate contract applications. Location: Doubletree Hotel, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 301/443-2926.

9 a.m. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Minority Health Health and Human Services Department holds a meeting of the Minority Health Advisory Committee, to discuss racial and ethnic health disparities. Location: Holiday Inn Georgetown, Mirage I Room, 2101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 301/443-9923.

9 a.m. Internal Revenue Service holds a meeting of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue's Advisory Group. Location: IRS, 1111 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/622-6440.


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


In session. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Election recess, no session planned. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


International Wildlife Law conference American Society of International Law Wildlife Interest Group holds its seventh international wildlife law conference.

Highlights 9:20 a.m. "Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Africa"

1:50 p.m. "Invasive Species and the CBD: An Issue and a Treaty at a Crossroads"

Location: American University Washington College of Law, room 603, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 650/281-9126.

Global knowledge all day ITEMS International and George Washington University host a Global 2002 Forum on "World in Transition: Broadband, Multimedia and Knowledge Society." Location: GWU, Media and Public Affairs Building, 805 21st St. NW. Contact: www.items-int.com.

Nurses conference all day American Medical-Surgical Nurses holds its 2002 annual convention.

Highlights 7 a.m. "Nursing's Response to Chemical and Biological Terrorism." Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 856/256-2323.

Housing seminar all day National Leased Housing Association holds a seminar, "The Mature Section 8 Project: Asset Management and Preservation." Location: Washington Marriott Hotel, 1221 22nd St. NW. Contact: 202/785-8888.

Women's conference 9:30 a.m. Women In Government Relations hosts its annual conference, "PAC and Grassroots Management Strategies that Work." Location: University Club, 1135 16th St. NW. Contact: 703/299-8546.

Afghanistan rebuilding 10:30 a.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion, "Assessing the U.S. Record: Afghanistan One Year Later." Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-5800.

Macedonia policy noon United States Institute of Peace holds a Balkans Working Group Meeting discussion, "Macedonia's Road to Europe." Location: 1200 17th St. NW, second-floor conference room. Contact: 202/457-1700.

Schwab president 12:30 p.m. National Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon Program features David Pottruck, president and co-chief executive officer of Charles Schwab. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, ballroom. Contact: 202/662-7500.

Insurance for the poor 12:30 p.m. National Neighborhood Coalition holds a discussion, "National Insurance Task Force: Assessing Risk and Breaking Insurance Barriers in Low-income Communities." Location: Community Action Partnership, 1100 17th St. NW, suite 500. Contact: 202/408-8553.

Chemistry teaching 1 p.m. National Science Foundation Office of Legislative and Public Affairs presents a lecture, "Chemistry the Way You Never Learned It in School." Location: NSF, 4201 Wilson Blvd., room 110, Arlington. Contact: 703/292-8070 or 800/877-8339.

Truth in the Middle Ages 2 p.m. The Catholic University of America holds a lecture on "Truth in the Middle Ages: Its Essence and Power in Christian Thought." Location: CUA, Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/319-5259.

Islam and the West 2 p.m. Global Policy Exchange holds a discussion on Islam and its relationship with the West. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/234-6072.

Private foundations 3 p.m. Georgetown University hosts a lecture, "Terra Incognita: Poorly Understood Challenges and Trade-offs of Managing Private Foundations." Location: Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-0500.

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