- The Washington Times - Tuesday, February 11, 2003

PRESIDENT BUSH
Meets with Ecuadorean President Lucio Gutierrez at the White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
5 p.m. World Agricultural Outlook Board releases world agricultural supply and demand estimates. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-7115.
5 p.m.
American Petroleum Institute releases a weekly report on petroleum inventories. Location: 1220 L St. NW. Contact: 202/682-8000.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8 a.m. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service hold a joint meeting of the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel and the Atlantic Billfish Advisory Panel, to consider alternatives for the conservation and management of highly migratory species. Location: Holiday Inn, 8777 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Contact: 301/713-2347.
8:30 a.m.
International Development Cooperation Agency, Agency for International Development holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid to discuss public diplomacy and foreign aid in the national interest. Location: National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th floor. Contact: 202/347-9212.
9:15 a.m.
Corporation for National and Community Service holds a meeting of the board of directors. Topics include: Youth and State service commissions panel presentation; White House Task Force on Disadvantaged Youth; Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service-Philadelphia; National Association of Service Conservation Corps. Location: Corporation for National and Community Service, 1201 New York Ave. NW, eighth floor, Room 8410. Contact: 202/606-5000.

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

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

SENATE COMMITTEES
10 a.m. Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee holds a committee oversight hearing on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy report and to consider the nomination of William Donaldson to be a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Alan Greenspan, chairman, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, participates. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7391.
10 a.m.
Budget Committee holds a hearing to examine the president's international affairs budget. Secretary of State Colin L. Powell participates. Location: 608 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-0642.
10 a.m.
Energy and Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing on the president's fiscal 2004 budget request for the Interior Department. Interior Secretary Gale A. Norton participates. Location: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4103.

HOUSE
Meets at 12:30 p.m. for morning hour and 2 p.m. for legislative business to consider condemning the selection of Libya to chair the United Nations Commission on Human Rights; commending former President Ronald Reagan on his 92nd birthday; to improve the calculation of the federal subsidy rate with respect to certain small-business loans. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES
10 a.m. Appropriations Committee holds a meeting to organize formally for the 108th Congress. Location: 2359 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2771.
10 a.m.
Veterans' Affairs Committee holds a hearing on the Veterans Affairs Department's budget request for fiscal 2004. Veterans Affairs Secretary Anthony J. Principi testifies. Location: 334 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3527.
5:45 p.m.
International Relations Committee holds a meeting to organize formally for the 108th Congress. Location: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5021.

GENERAL AGENDA
Licensing geographic data and services all day National Academies holds a meeting on licensing geographic data and services.
Highlights 1:15 p.m. Open session
1:15 p.m.
Anne Miglarese, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
1:45 p.m.
Robert LaMacchia, Census Bureau
3 p.m.
Scott McAfee, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2744.
Issues That Impact Young Adults 9:15 a.m. Georgetown University and the William J. Clinton Presidential Foundation host a symposium, "A Conversation: Issues That Impact Young Adults."
Highlights 10 a.m. Former President Bill Clinton, welcome remarks by video
Location: Georgetown University, Healy Hall, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.
Confirmation rally 10 a.m. Senate Republican Conference holds a rally to call for the confirmation of Miguel Estrada to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Sen. Bill Frist, Tennessee Republican, majority leader; Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, Utah Republican, chairman, Judiciary Committee; Sen. Rick Santorum, Pennsylvania Republican, chairman, Senate Republican Conference, participate. Location: S-207, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/224-2928.
U.S. Trade Representative news conference 10:30 a.m. Office of the U.S. Trade Representative holds a news conference to announce U.S. proposals for the Free Trade Area of the Americas. United States Trade Representative Robert B. Zoellick participates. Location: USTR, 600 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/395-3230.
America's most endangered Civil War battlefields 11 a.m. Civil War Preservation Trust holds a news conference to announce America's most endangered Civil War battlefields. Location: Willard Intercontinental Hotel, Crystal Room, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/367-1861, Ext. 205.
NASA news briefing 11:30 a.m. NASA holds two daily news briefings.
Highlights 4:30 p.m. News briefing from the Johnson Space Center on NASA TV with limited two-way question and answer capability from participating agency centers. Location: NASA, 300 E St. SW. Contact: 202/358-1600.
Ceremony 6 p.m. U.S. Public Interest Research Group and the state PIRGs hold a ceremony to honor members of Congress for their efforts to protect consumers and the environment. Location: Library of Congress, Montpelier Room, Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave SE. Contact: 202/546-9707, Ext. 316.

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