- The Washington Times - Tuesday, September 10, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Dedication ceremony 8:30 a.m. Smithsonian National Museum of American History holds a dedication ceremony and media preview of "September 11: Bearing Witness for History." Laura Bush, first lady; Rudolph W. Guiliani, former mayor of New York; and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Democrat, participate. Location: the museum, Madison Drive between 12th and 14th streets NW. Contact: 202/357-3129. 2118 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-4151. Recorded schedule: 202/225-2675.



PRESIDENT BUSH

Meets with Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Manuel Durao Barroso, the White House.


ECONOMIC REPORTS

2:30 p.m. Treasury Department auctions three- and six-month Treasury bills. Location: 15th St and Pennsylvania Ave NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

5 p.m. American Petroleum Institute releases weekly report on petroleum inventories. Location: 1220 L St NW. Contact: 202/682-8000.


FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. Food and Drug Administration holds a meeting of the Pharmaceutical Science Advisory Committee's nonclinical studies subcommittee to report on the progress and activities of the group. Subcommittee members will be allotted time to discuss the report. Location: Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, 5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1066, Rockville. Contact: 301/827-7001.

8:45 a.m. National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the National Cancer Advisory Board to discuss program reports and presentations, as well as board business. Location: National Cancer Institute, 9000 Rockville Pike, Building 31, C Wing, 6th floor, Conference Room 10, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-5147.

11 a.m. Forest Service holds a meeting by teleconference of the Intergovernmental Advisory Committee to receive an update on recent events regarding implementing the Northwest Forest Plan. Call-in number: 208/334-9840. Contact: 503/808-2165.


SUPREME COURT

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


SENATE

In session to consider the Interior Appropriations bill and the Department of Homeland Security bill. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


SENATE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee holds a hearing, "The Status of Aviation Security One Year After September 11th." Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5115.

9:30 a.m. Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on the implementation of the USA Patriot Act, focusing on the standards required for approval of a criminal wiretap. Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7703.

10 a.m. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee holds a hearing to examine Title 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5375.


HOUSE

Meets at 9 a.m. for morning hour and 10 a.m. for legislative business to consider the Military Construction Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2003 and the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for fiscal 2003. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


HOUSE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Judiciary Committee holds a markup of the Health Act of 2002, the Fairness in Sentencing Act of 2002, legislation to reaffirm the reference to "one nation under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance, the Federal Courts Improvement Act of 2002 and the Federal Agency Protection of Privacy Act. Location: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3951.

10 a.m. Veterans' Affairs Committee and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee hold a joint hearing to receive the legislative priorities of the American Legion. Location: 345 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3527.

11 a.m. Ways and Means health subcommittee holds a hearing on the Patient Safety Improvement Act of 2002. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson testifies. Location: 1100 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3625.

1:30 p.m. Administration Committee holds a hearing, "Capitol Security, Emergency Preparedness and Infrastructure Upgrades Since September 11." (Hearing will adjourn into closed session.) Location: 1310 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-8281.


GENERAL AGENDA

Conference all day Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a 40th anniversary conference, "America's Role in the World."

Highlights 11:45 a.m. Richard Armitage, deputy secretary of state, "America's Role in the World"

1:15 p.m. Eric Lander, Whitehead/MIT Center for Genome Research, "Biotechnology Challenges for the Future"

8 p.m. Vice President Richard B. Cheney, 40th anniversary gala

Location: Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

ICRW meeting all day The International Center for Research on Women Population Services and the USAID Africa Bureau and Global Bureau hold a meeting to discuss the effects of cross-generational and transactional sex of at-risk adolescent girls. Topics include high HIV prevalence rates among adolescent girls in sub-Saharan Africa. Location: Academy for Educational Development Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Ave NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/797-0007, ext. 160.

NAACP conference all day National Association for the Advancement of Colored People holds its National Legislative Mobilization Conference, "Women: Finding and Using Power"

Highlights 8 a.m. Breakfast and morning session

10:15 am. Legislative mobilization

Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave NW. Contact: 202/638-2269.

Workshop all day Federal Trade Commission hosts a "Health Care and Competition Law and Policy Workshop"

Highlights 9:30 a.m. Morning sessions on the empirical perspective on health care competition policy, hospital group-purchasing overview and hospital group-purchasing organizations.

Location: FTC headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Room 432. Contact: 202/326-2622.

Conference all day Women's High-Tech Coalition holds a conference, "Venture Capital: Washington and Silicon Valley." Location: Women's High-Tech Coalition, 401 9th St NW, ninth floor. Contact: 202/585-8834.

Breakfast meeting N/A Association of the United States Army holds a breakfast meeting. Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 703/841-4300.

NAPA conference all day National Academy of Public Administration holds its Human Resources Transitions 2002 Conference.

Highlights 11:30 a.m. Treasury Secretary Paul H. O'Neill

Location: University of Maryland Inn and Conference Center, 3501 University Blvd. East, Adelphi. Contact: 202/347-3190.

News briefing 9 a.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds an off-the-record briefing, "The Potential for a Nonviolent Intifada: A New Possibility for the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict." Location: Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Room 511. Contact: RSVP to 202/265-4300.

Defender of Freedom award 9 a.m. Senior Executives Association holds a forum, "Confronting the Unexpected: Lessons Learned," to remember and honor the civil servants who lost their lives a year ago. Location: Naval Heritage Center, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/927-7000.

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Conference 9:30 a.m. Frontiers of Freedom holds a conference to honor the widow of September 11 hero Tom Burnett Jr. Topics include changes in American attitudes, public policy, the state of war on terrorism and current threats against our national security. A question-and answer period will follow. Deena Burnett participates. Location: 902 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: RSVP to 703/246-0110, ext. 10.

Memorial 10 a.m. Georgetown University holds a memorial for the late Georgetown professor Jan Karski and delivers an address on the Polish perspective on trans-Atlantic relations. Wlodzimierz Cimoszewicz, foreign minister of Poland, participates. Location: Georgetown University, Bunn Intercultural Center Auditorium, 37th & O Streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4327.

Hill leadership briefing 10:30 a.m. Congress holds a bicameral leadership briefing with National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice and CIA director George J. Tenet. Location: S-407, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/224-6421.

Ceremony 11:30 a.m. Partnership for Community Safety holds a ceremony to honor congressional leaders for their role in strengthening the United States' disaster readiness. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Massachusetts Democrat, chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and Sen. Bill Frist, Tennessee Republican, participate. Location: 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/626-2963.

News conference noon Members of Congress sponsors a pen-and-pad news conference. Rep. Dick Armey, Texas Republican, House majority leader, participates. Location: H-219, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/225-6007.

Foreign-policy conference 12:30 p.m. Woman's National Democratic Club holds a news conference to review the direction of U.S. foreign policy and address homeland security. Former Rep. Lee Hamilton, Indiana Democrat and director, Woodrow Wilson International Center, participates. Location: Democratic Club, 1526 New Hampshire Ave NW. Contact: 202/232-7363.

Panel discussion 12:30 p.m. Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a panel discussion, "Terrorism Insurance: Insufficient Coverage, Economic Threats." Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

Reception 6:30 p.m. Women's Campaign Fund holds a reception to increase voter participation among younger women and new supporters. Rep. Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat and minority whip, participates. Location: Zenith Gallery, 413 7th Street NW. Contact: 202/393-8164.

Memorial 7 p.m. Washington Area Secular Humanists holds a secular memorial to respect all September 11 victims and those who grieve. Location: Jefferson Memorial, 900 Ohio Drive SW. Contact: 301/529-7306.

Panel discussion 7:30 p.m. American University holds a panel discussion to discuss "The Impact of September 11 on American Politics." Location: AU, 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.

Night of Remembrance 8:30 p.m. Council on American-Islamic Relations holds "A Night of Remembrance and Reflection on September 11." Location: Capitol Reflecting Pool, West Front, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/488-8787.


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