- The Washington Times - Monday, October 21, 2002

PRESIDENT BUSH
Signs the Sudan Peace Act, Roosevelt Room. Meets at the Oval Office with Lord George Robertson, NATO secretary-general.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
4 p.m. Energy Information Administration releases weekly retail diesel fuel prices, followed at 5 p.m. with release of weekly retail gasoline prices. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.
4:15 p.m.
Federal Reserve Board releases weekly foreign reports on the assets and liabilities of U.S.- and foreign-chartered banks and on foreign exchange rates for the previous week. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8:30 a.m. National Institutes of Health hold a meeting of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases' panel on HIV vaccine research to review and evaluate grant applications. Location: Holiday Inn Georgetown, 2101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 301/496-2550.
9 a.m.
Energy Department holds a meeting of the Worker Advocacy Advisory Committee. Location: Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L'Enfant Plaza SW. Contact: 202/586-7551.
10 a.m.
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board holds a meeting to receive the Thrift Savings Plan activity report, with discussion of litigation to be closed to the public. Location: 1250 H St. NW, fourth floor conference room. Contact: 202/942-1640.
11 a.m.
International Trade Commission holds a meeting for a vote and recommendation on polyvinyl alcohol trade from China, Germany, Japan, South Korea and Singapore. Location: 500 E St. SW, room 101. Contact: 202/205-200.

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

SENATE
Meets at 10:30 a.m. in pro forma session. The Senate will meet in pro forma session every Monday and Thursday through Nov. 7. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE
Meets at 11 a.m. in pro forma session. The House will meet in pro forma session every Monday and Thursday through Nov. 7. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
Online royalties all day The American University College of Law Program and the Computer and Communications Industry Association hold a discussion on "Should Artists Be Paid When Their Work Is Published Online?"
Highlights 10 a.m. Sara Deutsch, Verizon Communications, "Stating the Problem"
1 p.m.
Session on new approaches
2:15 p.m.
Neil Netanel, University of Texas, keynote address
Location: AU, Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW, room 603. Contact: 202/783-0070, ext. 105.
Aliens since September 11 all day The Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc. and the Migration and Refugee Services of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops hold a panel discussion on "Government Policies, Practices and National Security Since September 11, 2001 and the Impact on Immigrants, Migrants and Refugees."
Highlights 9 a.m. James Zogby, Arab American Institute
10:15 a.m.
Panel discussion on anti-terrorism initiatives
12:30 p.m.
James Ziglar, INS commissioner, keynote address
Location: Georgetown University Law Center, McDonough Hall, Philip A. Hart Moot Court Auditorium, 600 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/635-5816.
Army conference all day Association of the United States Army holds its 2002 annual meeting on "Realizing the Army Vision,"
Highlights 7 a.m. Sergeant major of the Army conference, Omni Shoreham Hotel
1 p.m
. ILW forum Transformation I: Fort future, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW, and Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 703/841-4300 or 800/336-4570.
Homeland security 8 a.m. Equity International Inc. holds a briefing by congressional, administration and business leaders for top corporate executives and others on homeland security financing. Location: First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club, 529 14th St. Contact: 202/756-2244.
Copyrights in the digital age 9 a.m. The Washington Legal Foundation holds a conference on "Copyrights in the digital age: Government or market solutions to 'piracy' of entertainment content?" Location: 2009 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/588-0302.
High-tech issues 9:30 a.m. The Information Technology Industry Council holds a news conference to release its High Tech Voting Guide for the 107th Congress. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/626-5725.
Third-World democracy 10 a.m. Center for Global Development hosts an address on "Deepening Democracy in the Developing World: An Agenda for Action in the New Millennium." Location: Institute for International Economics, Peter Peterson Conference Center, 1750 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/416-0708.
College tuition 10 a.m. The College Board holds a news briefing to release annual reports on college tuition prices and financial aid.
Highlights 10 a.m. News briefing
10:45 a.m.
Technical briefing
Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Holeman Lounge. Contact: 888/209-3753 or 202/667-090.
Electric grid 10 a.m. The Northeast-Midwest Institute holds a briefing on "Distributed Generation and the Electricity Grid," which focuses on existing barriers to systems that increase efficiency and reduce pollution. Location: 2456 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/464-4021.
Afghanistan forum 10:30 a.m. Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a forum on "Afghanistan: Security and Stability." Abdullah Abdullah, Afghan foreign minister, participates. Location: 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/775-3242.
Energy terrorism noon Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a discussion of the initial results of a recent simulation, "Silent Vector: Energy Terrorism Exercise." Location: CSIS, B-1 conference level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.
Brain seminar noon National Institutes of Health holds its 2002-2003 NIH Neuroscience Seminar Series on "Attentional Systems in the Human Brain." Location: NIH, 9000 Rockville Pike, Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, Bethesda. Contact: Bob Desimone, 301/496-3501.
Russian democracy noon Woodrow Wilson Center holds a discussion on "Russia's Democratic Dilemmas." Location: WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4140.
Medical privacy 2 p.m. Institute for Health Freedom holds a panel discussion on the impact of the newest federal medical privacy rules. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Zenger Room. Contact: 202/429-6610.

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