- The Washington Times - Tuesday, October 29, 2002


To be announced.


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 its weekly report on petroleum inventories. Location: 1220 L St. NW. Contact: 202/682-8000.


8 a.m. National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Initial Review Group Medical Rehabilitation Research subcommittee to review and evaluate grant applications. Location: Residence Inn, 7335 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Contact: 301/435-6908.

8 a.m. Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Illnesses holds a meeting of the Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Research Advisory Committee. Topics include treatments and neurological mechanisms, marker studies, merging databases and future health risks. Location: VA Department, 810 Vermont Ave. NW, Room 230. Contact: 202/273-5031.

8:45 a.m. National Institute of Standards and Technology holds a meeting of the Advanced Technology Program Advisory Committee. Topics include ATP update: a panel from the international community on technology programs; an update on the ATP competition and a presentation on emerging knowledge about ATP's impacts on firm behavior, collaboration, etc. (open to public); ATP budget issues and staffing of positions (closed). Location: NIST, Administration Building, 100 Bureau Drive, Lecture Room B, Gaithersburg. Contact: 301/975-5607.

1 p.m. Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the Clean Air Act Advisory Committee's Linking Energy, Land Use, Transportation, and Air Quality Concerns subcommittee. Agenda can be found on the CAAAC Web Site: www.epa.gov/oar/caaac/. Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 734/214-4277.


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


Not in session. 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.


Money Laundering Enforcement all day American Bankers Association holds a seminar on "Money Laundering Enforcement,"

Highlights 2 p.m. "Identification/Verification Requirements"

Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/663-5469.

Breast-cancer meeting all day National Academies holds a meeting to discuss the psychosocial needs of women with breast cancer. Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-1382.

Federal tax conference all day American Institute of Certified Public Accountants holds its national conference on federal taxes and the AICPA Fall Tax Division Meeting.

Highlights 2 p.m. Pam Olson, assistant Treasury secretary for tax policy

Location: J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/434-9220.

Medical law conference all day The Food and Drug Law Institute holds a conference on "Introduction to Medical Device Law and Regulation: Understanding How FDA Regulates the Medical Device Industry," Location: The Westin Grand Hotel, 2350 M St. NW. Contact: 202/371-1420 or 800/956-6293.

Health care conference all day Kanter Family Foundation holds the Third Annual Conference of the Health Legacy Partnership. Topics include evidence-based health treatment and a National Health Outcomes Database. Location: National Press Club, Ballroom, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/237-1500.

Refugee protection 9 a.m. The Migration Policy Institute and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees hold a forum on the UNHCR's role in refugee protection, accountability and humanitarian action. Dennis McNamara, inspector general, UNHCR, and Alexander Aleinikoff, senior associate, Migration Policy Institute, participate. Location: Resources for the Future Conference Center, Lobby Level, 1400 16th St. Contact: 202/266-1940.

Brain-research discussion 9:30 a.m. National Press Club's Forum Committee holds a panel discussion, "Where is Brain Research Leading Us in the Fields of Learning, Spirituality and Law?" Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Zenger Room. Contact: RSVP to 703/237-5591 or 202/662-7505.

U.S.-Brazil relations 10 a.m. Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a discussion on "U.S.-Brazil Relations and the 2002 Brazilian Elections." Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

Newseum meeting 10:30 a.m. The Freedom Forum holds a meeting to reveal its design for a new, larger Newseum next to the Mall. Location: John A. Wilson Building, Press Briefing Room, Ground Floor, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 703/284-2895.

Amazon lecture 12:15 p.m. Georgetown University holds a lecture on "Black Earths of the Amazon." Location: Georgetown University, Bunn Intercultural Center, Room 450, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.

Teaching forum 12:30 p.m. Albert Shanker Institute holds a forum on "Linking Best Evidence to Classroom Practice." Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F street NW. Contact: 202/879-4401.

Highly fuel-efficient automobiles 1 p.m. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Energy Department hold a news conference to showcase new models of highly fuel-efficient automobiles and to release the 2003 Fuel Economy Guide. EPA Administrator Christie Whitman and Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham to attend. Location: Energy Department, L'Enfant Plaza, 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/564-7824.

Diplomatic dialogue 1:15 p.m. Georgetown University holds a lecture on "Diplomatic Dialogue: U.S. Policy in a Changing Southern Africa." Location: Georgetown University, Bunn Intercultural Center, McGhee Library, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.

Elections in Kashmir 2 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a panel discussion on "Elections in Kashmir: Results and Implications." Location: SAIS, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Room 511. Contact: Members of public should RSVP to 202/663-5831; Media contact 202/663-7738.

"Democratic Autonomy" book discussion 4 p.m. Woodrow Wilson Center holds a book discussion on "Democratic Autonomy: Public Reasoning about the Ends of Policy." Location: WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, Flom Auditorium, Sixth Floor, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: RSVP acceptances only; 202/691-4140.

Civil liberties discussion 7 p.m. National Archives and DK Publishing host a panel discussion on "Civil Liberties in Wartime: World War I to the War on Terrorism." Location: National Archives Building, Room 105, 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/208-7345.

National security discussion 7 p.m. Institute for Policy Studies and the National Writers Union hold a discussion on "Writers, Secrecy and National Security." Location: Sumner School, 17th and M streets NW. Contact: 202/332-9234 or 202/234-9382.

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