- The Washington Times - Monday, October 6, 2003

PRESIDENT BUSH

Meets with Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki, White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

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

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

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. Agency for International Developmentholds a meeting of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development. Topics include: recommendations from SPARE (Strategic Partnership for Agricultural Research & Education, a BIFAD committee); update on the implementation of the BIFAD Long-Term Training initiative; the report on USAID-university relationships (a BIFAD-commissioned study) Location: National Association of State Universities & Land Grant Colleges, 1307 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/712-1064.

8:30 a.m. State Departmentholds a meeting of the Shipping Coordinating Committee, maritime law subcommittee. Topics include: draft Wreck Removal Convention; Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation, 1988, and its Protocol of 1988 relating to fixed platforms located on the Continental Shelf (SUA Convention and Protocol); Provision of Financial Security; progress report on the work of the Joint IMP/ILO Ad Hoc Expert Working Group on Liability and Compensation regarding claims for death, personal injury and abandonment of seafarers; places of refuge. Location: Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second St. SW, Room 2415. Contact: 202/267-1527.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

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

HOUSE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Homeless conference — all day National Coalition for the Homeless holds its Annual Bringing America Home Conference.

Highlights — 10:15 a.m. “The Educational Rights of Children and Youth with Disabilities Who Are Homeless”

Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/737-6444.

AUSA annual meeting — all day Association of the United States Army holds its AUSA 2003 Annual Meeting, “The Army — At War and Transforming.”

Highlights — 9:30 a.m. Les Brownlee, acting secretary of the army, opening ceremony

Location: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW. Contact: 703/841-4300, ext. 213.

Engineers conference — all day Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers holds its IEEE 2003 International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, “System Security and Assurance.”

Highlights — 8:30 a.m. Lofti Zadeh, “Computing with Words and Perceptions: A Paradigm Shift in Computing and Decision Analysis.”

Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 212/419-7900.

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