- The Washington Times - Tuesday, April 22, 2003

To be announced.

2:30 p.m. Treasury Department releases auction of three- and six-month Treasury bills. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.
5 p.m. American Petroleum Institute releases the weekly report on petroleum inventories. Location: 1220 L St. NW. Contact: 202/682-8000.

9 a.m. Advisory Committee on Students Financial Assistance holds a meeting. Topics include: key dimensions of the core access/persistence problem and effective solutions; assuring adequate information, financial access, academic preparation, and simple applications. Location: Washington Court Hotel on Capitol Hill, 525 New Jersey Ave. NW, Atrium Ballroom. Contact: 202/219-2099.
9 a.m. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation holds a meeting of the FDIC Advisory Committee on Banking Policy, to discuss the FDIC regional and field office structure, the future of financial regulation and the future of banking. Location: FDIC Seidman Center, 1001 North Monroe St., Room A, Arlington. Contact: 202/898-3742.
9 a.m. Veterans Affairs Department holds a meeting of the Special Medical Advisory Group, to discuss emergency preparedness activities and plans to carry out VA's mission as a health care backup to the Defense Department during certain national emergencies. Location: VA, 810 Vermont Ave. NW, Room 830. Contact: 202/273-5806.
4:30 p.m. Homeland Security Department holds a meeting by teleconference of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council. Topics include: introduction of potential topics for future NIAC study; Internet protocol; cyber-vulnerability disclosure guidelines. Location: none given. Contact: 202/482-7470.

Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m., one hour per case.
Docket Number 02-634 Green Tree Financial Corp. v. Bazzle
Docket Number 01-950 Hillside Dairy Inc. v. Lyons, consolidated with Docket Number 01-1018 Ponderosa Dairy v. Lyons
Contact: 202/479-3211.

Stands adjourned for its spring recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

Stands adjourned for its spring district work period. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

Export-import conference all day Export-Import Bank of the United States holds its 2003 annual conference, "Navigate the World of U.S. Exports."
Highlights 10:20 a.m. U.S. Trade Representative Robert B. Zoellick
Location: Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 703/536-4993.
Drug addiction workshop all day National Academies holds a meeting of the Workshop on Immunotherapies and Depot Medications to Treat Drug Addiction.
Highlights 9 a.m. Timothy Condin, National Institute of Drug Abuse, NIH, "Purposes of the Workshop"
9:15 a.m. How do these Medications Work?
1 p.m. Concurrent sessions on "What Will Be the Impact on Addicts and the Treatment Systems? What Costs and Benefits Should Be Considered?" and "The Integration of Immunotherapies and Depot Medications Into the Healthcare Delivery System"
Location: National Academies, Room 100, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-1759.
Antitrust discussion all day American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion on "The New Antitrust Paradox: Policy Proliferation in the Global Economy."
Highlights 12:15 p.m. Diane Wood, judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, "Cooperation and Convergence in International Antitrust: Why the Light Is Still Yellow," keynote address
Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-5848. Media contact: 202/862-4871.
Women in Iraq discussion 8:45 a.m. Woodrow Wilson Center holds a discussion on "Winning the Peace: Women's Role in Post-Conflict Iraq." Rend Franke, executive director, Iraq Foundation; Hattie Babbitt, senior vice president, Hunt Alternatives Fund and Women Waging Peace, participate. Location: WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4140.
War in Iraq briefing 9 a.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds its war in Iraq weekly briefing series on "Iraq: What Lies Ahead." Newt Gingrich, AEI; Charles Krauthammer, columnist; Sally Satel, AEI; and Danielle Pletka, AEI, participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.
Sun safety conference 9 a.m. Fleishman Hillard holds a news conference to announce the formation of the Sun Safety Alliance. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 212/453-2486.
Medical malpractice report 11 a.m. Public Citizen holds a news conference to release a report about the medical malpractice insurance situation in Washington. Frank Clemente, PC Congress Watch; Harold Brazil and Adrian Fenty, D.C. Council, participate. Location: PC, 1600 20th St. NW. Contact: 202/588-7759 or 202/491-4077.
Breast cancer report 11 a.m. George Washington University holds a news conference to release a report on "Breast Cancer Research." Patricia Berg, team leader and associate professor, biochemistry and molecular biology, GW Medical Center and former senior staff fellow, National Institutes of Health, participates. Location: GW, Medical Center, Ross Hall, Room 227, 23rd and I streets NW. Contact: 301/283-0821 or 202/329-1700; 202/994- 3121.
OAS book ceremony 11:30 a.m. Organization of American States holds a ceremony to present a new book, "Inter-American Democratic Charter: Documents and Interpretations." OAS Secretary-General Cesar Gaviria; Ambassadors Odeen Ishmael of Guyana and Manuel Rodriguez of Peru, and Humberto de la Calle, editor, participate. Location: OAS, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-6824.
Malpractice news conference noon USAction holds a news conference on "Consumers Hurt by Medical Malpractice Legislation." Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/624-1727.
Epidemic lecture 1 p.m. National Institutes of Health presents a lecture on "Epidemic Outbreak Suppression Using Stochastic Prediction and Control." Ira Schwartz, head, nonlinear dynamics section, Naval Research Labs, participates. Location: NIH, Building 31, Fogarty Conference Room B2C07, 31 Center Drive, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-2147.
Space shuttle investigation 1:30 p.m. The Columbia Accident Investigation Board holds a satellite broadcast of a press briefing updating the ongoing investigation. Hal Gehman, chairman, CAIB, participates. Location: from Houston. Contact: 214/747-1440.
"America Becomes a Great Power" 6 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion on "America Becomes a Great Power." Warren Zimmerman, former U.S. ambassador to Yugoslavia, participates. Location: SAIS, Rome Building, Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.
Rights discussion 6:45 p.m. Social Action and Leadership School for Activists holds a discussion on "Know Your Rights II: Cops and Courts 101." Topics include work done by community members, the rights of noncitizens, post-September 11 laws and how to deal with police and courts. Location: SALSA, Suite 1020, 733 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/234-9382, Ext. 229.

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