- The Washington Times - Thursday, February 20, 2003

PRESIDENT BUSH
Travels to Atlanta to discuss the economic-stimulus plan.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
10:30 a.m. Energy Information Administrationreleases the weekly natural-gas-storage report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.
1 p.m.
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporationreleases the weekly survey on fixed-rate mortgages. Location: 8200 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. Contact: 703/903-2000.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8:30 a.m. Food and Drug Administrationholds a meeting of the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee, to discuss the selection of strains to be included in the influenza virus vaccine for the 2003-2004 season. Location: Holiday Inn, 8120 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Contact: 301/827-0314.
8:30 a.m.
Treasury Departmentholds a meeting of the President's Commission on the United States Postal Service. Location: Hotel Washington, 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/622-7073.
8:30 a.m.
Veterans Affairs Departmentholds a meeting of the Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services Commission. Location: Jefferson Hotel, 1200 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/273-4800.
10 a.m.
State Departmentholds a meeting of the United States International Telecommunication Advisory Committee, to prepare for the 2003 meeting of the Telecommunications Development Advisory Group. Location: State Department, 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/647-2592.

GENERAL AGENDA
Democratic National Committee all day Democratic National Committee holds its 2003 winter meeting. Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/863-8148.
Agricultural outlook 2003 forum all day Agriculture Department holds its Agricultural Outlook 2003 Forum. Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/3145-4701.
College Democrats of America all day College Democrats of America holds its 2003 national convention. Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/863-8151.
Committee on Science 8 a.m. National Academies holds the 170th meeting of the Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy. Location: National Academies, Board Room, 2101 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-2424.
U.S. Postal Service 8:30 a.m. President's Commission on the U.S. Postal Service holds a meeting to prepare a report articulating a vision for the future of the U.S. Postal Service. Location: Hotel Washington, 515 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/675-3342.
NIH lecture 9 a.m. National Institutes of Health presents the NIH 2002-2003 Behavioral and Social Sciences lecture series on "What Can Geocoding Tell Us About U.S. Health Disparities?" Location: NIH, Building 45, Natcher Conference Center, Balcony B, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-7859.
Economic outlook 9 a.m. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development with National Association of Business Economists hold a forum titled "Economic Outlook: A Hesitant Recovery." Location: OECD Washington Center, 2001 L St. NW, Suite 650. Contact: 202/785-6323.
Iran nuclear conference 11 a.m. National Council of Resistance of Iran holds a news conference to detail the Iranian regime's nuclear activities at the Natanz and Arak sites in central Iran and at other sites. Location: Hay-Adams Hotel, Concorde Room, 16th and H streets NW. Contact: 202/783-5200.
Postmenopausal women 11:30 a.m. Library of Congress presents an address on the benefits and risks associated with the use of hormone-replacement therapy, dietary supplements and other interventions in preventing cardiovascular disease, breast and colorectal cancer and osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Location: Madison Building, Mumford Room, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Contact: 202/707-1940.
Federal Engineer of the Year Award noon National Society of Professional Engineers holds a news conference to present the Federal Engineer of the Year Award. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/684-2853.
Cato Institute seminar noon Cato Institute holds a Social Security University luncheon policy seminar series on "The Alternatives to Individual Accounts." Location: B-339 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/218-4633.
International tax implications noon District of Columbia Bar Association Taxation Section/International Tax Committee holds a luncheon program on "The International Tax Implications of Treasury's New Budget Proposals." Location: D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1250 H St. NW, Level B-1. Contact: 202/626-3463.
Human rights discussion 12:15 p.m. George Washington University Elliott School of International Relations holds a discussion on "Human Rights and Wrongs: Impunity in the Americas." Location: GW, Elliott School Commons, 103 Stuart Hall, 2013 G St. Contact: 202/994-6460.


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