- The Washington Times - Wednesday, July 2, 2003


To be announced.


2 p.m. Energy Information Administration releases natural gas weekly update. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.


9:30 a.m. Export-Import Bank holds a meeting of the board of directors to discuss the Transportation Security Export Program. Location: Ex-Im Bank, Room 1143, 811 Vermont Ave. NW. Contact: 202/565-3957.


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


Not in session, Independence Day recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Not in session, Independence Day district work period. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


International Food Data Conference — all day Agriculture Department and the International Network of Food Data Systems sponsor the 5th International Food Data Conference and the 27th National Nutrient Databank Conference.

Highlights — 8:30 a.m. Infoods Regional Data Center coordinators meeting.

Location: Washington Marriott, 1221 22nd St. NW. Contact: 301/504-0714.

ACPA Chapter/State Division Summer Meeting — all day American Concrete Pavement Association holds its ACPA Chapter/State Division Summer Meeting.

Highlights — 8 a.m. Federal/Legislative Task Force — How to Interface with Politicians and Elected Officials.

Location: Loews L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L’Enfant Plaza SW. Contact: 913/381-2251.

Angelman Syndrome Foundation conference — all day Angelman Syndrome Foundation holds its joint ASF 8th Biennial Conference and IASO 2nd World conference.

Highlights — 8:30 a.m. Jill Clayton-Smith, “Clinical and Developmental Issues in Angelman Syndrome.”

Location: Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 800/432-6435.

Business Men’s Fellowship — all day Business Men’s Fellowship holds the Business Men’s Fellowship USA 2003 National Convention. Location: Crystal City Hilton, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 800/263-8981.

INCOSE Symposium — all day International Council on Systems Engineering holds its INCOSE 2003 Symposium.

Highlights — 8:30 a.m. Seth Shostak, senior astronomer, SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute.

Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 858/565-9921.

European-American Business Council meeting — 8:30 a.m. European-American Business Council holds a members-only meeting with the European Commission director general for internal markets. Alexander Schaub and Hugo Paemen, co-chairman, EABC, participate. Location: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, 555 12th St. NW. Contact: 202/728-0777, Ext. 2.

Railroad Archives — 9 a.m. National Archives and Records Administration holds a seminar on “Railroad Archives in the Mid-Atlantic States.” Location: National Archives, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park. Contact: 866/272-6272.

Rehearsal for the Capitol Fourth Concert. — 10 a.m. PBS sponsors a rehearsal for the Capitol Fourth 2003 Concert.

Highlights — 10 a.m. Talent rehearsal begins

7:45 p.m. Full concert dress rehearsal

National Symphony Orchestra; Barry Bostwick, actor; Dolly Parton, country music singer; The Chieftains, Irish musical group and Kristin Chenoweth, actress, participate. Location: West Lawn, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/537-5199, 202/361-7090, 240/497-1811 or 301/404-6977.

Black Journalists — 10 a.m. August Press holds a news conference to release a book, “Rugged Waters: Black Journalists Swim the Mainstream.” Wayne Dawkins, author and member of the National Association of Black Journalists, participates. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/260-0778 or 301/525-1089.

Conference call briefing — 10:30 a.m. Center on Budget and Policy Priorities holds a conference call briefing on “$300 Billion Deficits, As Far as the Eye Can See.” Richard Kogan and Robert Greenstein, CBPP, participate. Contact: 202/408-1080.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival — 11 a.m. The Smithsonian Institution holds the 37th annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival. The festival runs July 2-6 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Themes include “Scotland at the Smithsonian,” Appalachia: Heritage and Harmony” and “Mali: From Timbuktu to Washington.” Location: The National Mall (between 7th and 14th streets NW). Contact: Media only, 202/357-2627, Ext. 111 or Ext. 113; Press tent, 202/357-0019, -0020, -0021, -0022.

HIV/AIDS — 11:30 a.m. International AIDS Society holds a conference call on HIV/AIDS in anticipation of the IAS conference in Paris. Dial-in, 800/553-2599; password, AIDS conference. Anthony Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Joe Lange, president, IAS; Michael Kazatchkine, French National AIDS Research Agency and Souleymane Mboup, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, Senegal, participate. Contact: To reserve, 800/834-1110.

Hershey’s Kissmobile — 4 p.m. The Hershey’s Kissmobile, featuring arts and crafts using Hershey’s Kisses chocolates, raises awareness and donations for Children’s National Medical Center. Location: Wal-Mart, 5885 Kingstowne Blvd., Alexandria. Contact: 312/228-0800.

Book discussion — 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore holds a discussion on “A Nation of Agents: The American Path to a Modern Self and Society.” James Block, author and political scientist, participates. Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

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