- The Washington Times - Sunday, July 13, 2003

PRESIDENT BUSH

Meets with U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

4 p.m. National Agricultural Statistic Service releases its crop progress report. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-7017.

4:15 p.m. —Federal Reserve releases its reports on assets and liabilities of U.S.- and foreign-chartered banks and foreign-exchange rates for the previous week. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Meets at 2 p.m. to consider the Defense Department appropriations bill. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

2 p.m. Judiciary Committee holds a hearing, “Temporary Entry Provisions of the Proposed Free Trade Agreements with Chile and Singapore.” Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5225.

HOUSE

Meets at 10:30 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

2 p.m. Small Business Committee holds a field hearing, “Doctors as Small Business Owners: How Does the Federal Government Help or Hurt?” Location: Winchester Hall, 12 E. Church St., Frederick. Contact: 202/225-5821.

3 p.m. —Rules Committee meets to formulate a rule on the fiscal 2004 interior appropriations bill and the fiscal 2004 foreign relations authorization bill. Location: H-313, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/225-9191.

GENERAL AGENDA

Cancer Research — all day American Association for Cancer Research holds its 94th annual meeting.

Highlights — 12:15 p.m. Anna Barker, “Accelerating Drug Discovery and Development: The Role of Public-Private Partnership”

Location: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW. Contact: 202/955-6222, or 215/440-9300.

Substance Abuse Treatment — all day Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center holds its summer institute, “Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention Strategies: Bringing Science Together to Service Through Clinical and Cultural Principles.”

Highlights — 10 a.m. Concurrent Sessions: “Neurobiology of Addiction,” “Youth: Our Youth and Chemical Dependency,” “Race, Ethnicity and Subcultures,” and “Effective Drug Court Strategies in Merging Substance Abuse Treatment, Court Services and the Criminal Justice System”

Location: Gallaudet University, Kellogg Conference Center, 800 Florida Ave. NE. Contact: 240/645-1141.

Global trade news conference — 9 a.m. Global Business Dialogue holds a news conference on “Standards, Regulation and the Global Trading System.” Location: National Press Club, First Amendment Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/463-5074.

Antiterrorism meeting — 9 a.m. Organization of American States hosts a meeting of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism. El Salvadoran Foreign Minister Maria Eugenia Brizuela de Avila, OAS Assistant Secretary General Luigi Einaudi and Permanent Council Chairman Raymond Valcin participate. Location: OAS, 1889 F St. NW, Ruben Dario Room. Contact: 202/458-6824.

Foreign students discussion — 9:30 a.m. National Association for Student Affairs Association of International Educators holds a program to discuss the role of foreign students in U.S. national security and foreign policy, and to release a task force report on international student access. Lee Hamilton, director of the Woodrow Wilson Center and vice chairman of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States; Doris Meissner, senior fellow at the Migration Policy Institute; and Judith Kipper, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Middle East program and director of the Council on Foreign Relations’ Middle East Forum, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/737-3699, Ext. 253.

Child health seminar — 10 a.m. National Institutes of Health sponsors a National Institute of Child Health and Human Development series seminar, “The Role of Imagery and Plausibility in Children’s False Memories.” Rachel Sutherland of Victoria University in Wellington, Australia, participates. Location: NIH, Rockledge Building, 6705 Rockledge Drive, Room 8111, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-0420.

Summer symposium — 10:30 a.m. Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington holds a summer symposium, “From Harvard to the Public Eye: Two Intersecting American Journeys.” Thomas Perls and Jonathan Pond participate. Location: Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy, 13300 Arctic Road, Rockville. Contact: Register at 301/881-0100, Ext. 3747.

Economic forecast — 11 a.m. Mortgage Bankers Association holds a conference-call briefing to release its first three-year economic forecast. Doug Duncan, chief economist at the MBA, participates. Contact: 202/557-2727.

Section 8 conference call — 11 a.m. Center on Budget and Policy Priorities sponsors a conference-call briefing to discuss data released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development that finds the Bush administration’s budget request for housing vouchers under Section 8 falls far short of the projected need. A second conference-call briefing will be held at 2 p.m. Barbara Sard, director of housing policy, and Will Fischer, housing policy analyst at the CBPP, participate. Contact: 202/408-1080.

Community partnership conference — 1 p.m. U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Center for Corporate Citizenship, the Council on Foundations and Independent Sector hold a 2003 Three Sector Conference on Public-Private-Community Partnerships.

Highlights — 1:30 p.m. Pre-conference Workshop — Measuring Corporate Citizenship

Location: USCC, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-3133.

Water purification briefing — 2 p.m. Office of Naval Research holds a comprehensive briefing on its water-purification and desalination technologies. Sen. Pete V. Domenici, New Mexico Republican and chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, participates. Location: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7082.

Natural gas discussion — 2 p.m. Environmental Energy Study Institute holds a panel discussion, “The Pending Natural Gas Crisis: Near-Term Solutions for Legislators and Consumers.” Bill Prindle of the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy and Mark Hopkins of the Alliance to Save Energy participate. Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/628-1400.

Postwar lecture — 3 p.m. Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars hosts a BP Presidential Lecture, “Issues Facing Soldiers as They Return Home from Iraq.” Veterans Affairs Secretary Anthony J. Principi participates. Location: Interior Department, Main Auditorium, 1849 C St. NW. Contact: 703/276-2772.

“The Coming Revolution in Iran” — 4 p.m. National Press Club Newsmaker Program holds a news conference on “The Coming Revolution in Iran.” Roozbeh Farahanipour, executive director of the Iranian political party Marzeporgohar, participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.

Awards dinner — 6 p.m. National Press Club holds its 30th Annual National Press Club journalism awards. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/776-9538 or 202/662-7516.

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