- The Washington Times - Friday, February 14, 2003

Free Burma Coalition all day The Free Burma Coalition holds its sixth annual working conference. Location: George Washington University, Marvin Center, 800 21st St. NW. Contact: 202/547-5985.
Democracy in Moldova 8:30 a.m. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty holds a briefing, "Democracy in Moldova: A Status Report." Topics include attempts to suspend political operations, media freedoms, individual liberties and support for entry into NATO and the European Union. Location: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW, fourth-floor conference room. Contact: RSVP required to 202/457-6949.


8:30 a.m. Census Bureau releases manufacturing and trade: inventories and sales figures for December. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
9:15 a.m. Federal Reserve Board releases industrial production and capacity utilization figures for January. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.

9 a.m. Agriculture Department holds a meeting of the board of directors. Topics include: secretary's report on loans approved in first quarter, fiscal 2003; treasurer's report; presentation of final report on privatization; discussion of privatization of the Rural Telephone Bank. Location: Agriculture Department, 12th Street and Jefferson Drive SW, conference room 104-A. Contact: 202/720-9554.
9 a.m. Federal Aviation Administration holds a meeting of the RTCA Special Committee 181/EUROCAE Working Group 13: Standards of Navigation Performance. Topics include: Review working group progress; Review/approval final draft of revised DO-257, minimum operational performance standards for the depiction of navigation information on electronic maps, RTCA paper No. 003-03/SC181-196; Review/approval proposed change 1 to DO-283, minimum operational performance standards for required navigation performance for area navigation, RTCA paper No. 005-03/SC181-198. Location: RTCA Inc., 1828 L St. NW, suite 805. Contact: 202/833-9339.
11 a.m.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission holds a meeting to discuss surveillance matters. Location: 1155 21st St. NW, ninth-floor conference room. Contact: 202/418-5100.
3 p.m.
Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the Contaminated Sediment Science Plan review panel, to review the panel's draft report and approve the report as revised for delivery to the SAB Executive Committee. Location: EPA, Ariel Rios Building North, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Conference Room 6013. Contact: 202/564-6497.

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

Schedule not available. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

9:30 a.m. Governmental Affairs Committee holds a full committee hearing, "Consolidating Intelligence Analysis: A Review of the President's Proposal to Create a Terrorist Threat Integration Center." Location: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2627.

Schedule not available. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

Valuing life and death all day Resources for the Future holds a conference, "Valuing Life and Death: Alternative Approaches to Valuing the Health Benefits of Government Policies."
Highlights 10:30 a.m. Bryan Hubbell, EPA, "Convergent validity"
11:30 a.m.
David Evans, World Health Organization
1 p.m.
Dan Brock, National Institutes of Health
2 p.m.
Ned Groth, Consumers Union
4 p.m.
Chris Dockins, EPA; Clark Nardinelli, FDA; Joseph Lipscomb, NIH; and Debbie Aiken, OSHA
Location: Resources for the Future, first-floor conference room, 1616 P St. NW. Contact: 202/328-5019.
Anti-Drug Coalitions all day Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America holds its National Leadership Forum XIII.
Highlights 1:30 p.m. Asa Hutchinson, undersecretary of transportation and borders of the Homeland Security Department, and Hodding Carter III, president of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, award presentation
Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Road NW.
Drug Addiction 8:15 a.m. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Innovators Program at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine sponsor a round-table discussion, "Drug Addiction in America: A 21st-Century Agenda for Science, Policy and Innovation."
Highlights 9 a.m. Dr. C. Everett Koop, senior scholar, C. Everett Koop Institute at Dartmouth College and former U.S. surgeon general, keynote address
10:15 a.m.
Viewing of the American Visionary Art Museum's Baltimore exhibit, "High on Life: Transcending Addiction"
Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 212/481-7000.
War in Iraq 9 a.m. The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments holds a congressional briefing, "War in Iraq: Strategy and Timing." Andrew Krepinevich, executive director of CSBA, participates. Location: HC-8, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/331-7990.
Senate Republican Conference 10 a.m. Senate Republican Conference holds a news conference on legislative priorities. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist of Tennessee and Sens. Ted Stevens of Alaska, George Allen of Virginia, Jon Kyl of Arizona and Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas participate. Location: Senate Radio/TV Gallery, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/224-3582.
Reserve Family Readiness Awards 10 a.m. Defense Department hosts the Defense Department Reserve Family Readiness Awards for 2002. Thomas Hall, assistant secretary for reserve affairs at the Defense Department, participates. Location: Pentagon Hall of Heroes. Contact: 703/697-5131.
Minority oil- and gas-job training funds 10 a.m. Labor Department hosts a discussion on minority oil- and gas-job training funds. Sen. Pete V. Domenici, New Mexico Republican and chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao participate. Location: Labor Department, 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/693-4650.
Souls of Black Folk 10 a.m. Library of Congress presents an address for the library's 2003 observance of Black History Month, "The Souls of Black Folk: Reflections Past, Present and Future." Kojo Nnamdi participates. Location: Madison Building, Mumford Room, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Contact: 202/707-0022.
National Association of Attorneys General noon Washington Area State Relations Group hosts its monthly luncheon discussion with the 2003 president of the National Association of Attorneys General. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/516-8368.
Conference-call briefing 3 p.m. Brookings Institution holds a conference call briefing on the Blix report to the U.N. Security Council. Location: Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6310 or 202/797-6105.

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