- The Washington Times - Sunday, July 6, 2003

PRESIDENT BUSH

Begins trip to Senegal, South Africa, Botswana, Uganda and Nigeria.

ECONOMIC REPORTS



2 p.m. Treasury Department releases its weekly three- and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

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

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. Department of the Navy holds a meeting of the Naval Research Advisory Committee Panel on Technology for FORCEnet to define the concepts and science and technology initiatives, including those in the space, atmospheric, surface and subsurface environments, required to achieve the visions of FORCEnet and Sea Power 21. Location: Office of Naval Research, 800 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Contact: 703/696-6769.

8 a.m. — Internal Revenue Service holds a meeting by teleconference of the Ad Hoc Issue Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel to discuss various IRS issues. Contact: 888/912-1227, or 206/220- 6095.

10 a.m. — Federal Communications Commission holds a meeting of the Technological Advisory Council to discuss techniques for making environmental radio noise measurements and spectrum occupancy measurements. Location: Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th St. SW, Room TW-C305. Contact: 202/418-1096.

3 p.m. — Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of its National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology to review and comment on the draft advice letter developed by the NACEPT Report on the Environment Workgroup. Location: EPA, 655 15th St. NW, Suite 800. Contact: 202/233-0061.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Meets at 2 p.m. for morning business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Meets 2 p.m. in pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Video conference briefing — 10 a.m. The Defense Department holds a video conference briefing on postwar reconstruction efforts in Iraq. Maj. Gen. Carl Strock and Andrew Bearpark, both with the Coalition Provisional Authority, participate. Location: The Pentagon, Briefing Room 2E781. Contact: 703/697-5131.

Holocaust Memorial discussion — 10:30 a.m. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents a discussion, “What Makes This Building Talk?” Location: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW. Contact: 202/488-0400.

Summer symposium — 10:30 a.m. The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington holds a summer symposium, “From Harvard to the Public Eye: Two Intersecting American Journeys.” Alan Keyes, former presidential candidate and political commentator, and William Kristol, editor of the Weekly Standard, participate. Location: Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy, 13300 Arctic Road, Rockville. Contact: Register at 301/881-0100, Ext. 3747.

“Corporate Aftershock” discussion — 11 a.m. The Cato Institute holds a discussion, “Corporate Aftershock: The Public Policy Lessons from the Collapse of Enron and Other Major Corporations.” William Niskanen of the Cato Institute; Christopher Culp, Barbara Kavanaugh and Andrea Neves, all with CP Risk Management; Fred Smith of the Competitive Enterprise Institute; and Steve Hanke of Johns Hopkins University participate. Location: Cato Institute, F.A. Hayek Auditorium, 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/789-5200.

Energy briefing — 2 p.m. The House Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Caucus and the Environmental and Energy Study Institute hold a news briefing on “Renewable Energy Throughout America: What State and Local Successes Can Mean for National Energy Policy.” Angelina Galiteva, formerly with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power; Lew Milford of the Clean Energy Group; Robert Pratt of Massachusetts Technology Collaborative; and state Rep. Tom Sloan, Kansas Republican, participate. Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/628-1400.

Energy conference — 6:30 p.m. The American Council for Renewable Energy holds a conference, “Renewable Energy in America: Building a National Strategy on State and Local Issues.”

Highlights — 6:30 p.m. Opening reception

Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/296-3471.

Book discussion — 7 p.m. Politics and Prose bookstore holds a discussion on “Who Defended the Country? Authoritarian Versus Democratic Approaches to National Defense on 9/11.” Author Elaine Scarry participates. Location: Politics and Prose bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

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