Discusses education and attends a Bush-Cheney ‘04 fund-raiser, Nashville, Tenn.
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 Board releases its foreign reports: assets, liabilities of U.S.-, foreign-chartered banks and foreign exchange rates for the previous week. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.
8:30 a.m. — Health Resources and Services Administration holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages, to discuss how cultural competency and diversity relate to health outcomes. Location: Washington Terrace Hotel, 1515 Rhode Island Ave. NW. Contact: 301/443-8044.
9:30 a.m. — Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a meeting titled “Repositioning for New Realities: Securing EEOC’s Continued Effectiveness-Trends and Issues Driving the Need for Change.” Location: EEOC Office Building, 1801 L St. NW, Clarence Mitchell Conference Room, ninth floor. Contact: 202/663-4070.
9:30 a.m. — National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Topics include: report on Botanical Research Centers Program; concept review: botanical research centers; public comment session. Location: Neuroscience Conference Center, 6001 Executive Blvd., conference rooms C and D, Rockville. Contact: 301/496-6701.
10 a.m. — Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting to discuss EPA’s draft of the fiscal 2004 proposal guidelines for brownfields assessment, revolving loan fund, and cleanup grants (brownfield grants guidelines). Location: EPA East Building at 1201 Constitution Ave. NW, Room 1153. Contact: 202/566-2777.
No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.
Meets at 1 p.m. to consider the fiscal 2004 Labor, HHS and Education appropriations bill. 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.
Scientific symposium — all day — National Institutes of Health holds a scientific symposium, “Understanding and Optimizing Human Development From Cells to Patients and Populations.” Topics include: “Gene Expression,” “Growth and Development,” “Cell Biology,” “Social and Behavioral Sciences,” and “Reproductive Sciences” Location: NIH, Lipsett Amphitheater, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-513.
Interior Department conference — all day — Interior Department holds its first Investment Development Conference for the U.S. Territories of Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Highlights — 9 a.m. — Interior Secretary Gale A. Norton, keynote address
Location: J.W. Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/208-6416.
EEOC meeting — all day — U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a meeting to examine trends and issues driving the need for organizational change and customer service improvements. Location: EEOC, Clarence Mitchell Jr. Conference Room, 1801 L St. NW. Contact: 202/663-4921 or 202/663-4965, 202/663- 4900.
SEIU political conference — all day — Service Employees International Union holds its 2003 Political Action Conference.
Highlights — 11 a.m. — Sen. John Kerry, Massachusetts Democrat
11:20 a.m. — Sen. John Edwards, North Carolina Democrat.
11:40 a.m. — Carol Moseley Braun, former U.S. senator, Illinois Democrat.
2:40 p.m. — Howard Dean, former Vermont governor, Democrat.
3:40 p.m. — Rep. Richard A. Gephardt, Missouri Democrat.
6:15 p.m. — Sen. Joe Lieberman, Connecticut Democrat.
6:55 p.m. — Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich, Ohio Democrat
Location: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/326-0823.
Symposium on the Fifth WTO Ministerial Conference — all day — Center for Global Development hosts a symposium on the Fifth WTO Ministerial Conference, “Trade for Development: Delivering on Doha’s Promise.”
Highlights — 10 a.m. — Carla Hills, former U.S. trade representative; Mdunwazi Baloyi, minister of trade and economics, Embassy of South Africa; Nancy Birdsall, Center for Global Development; William Cline, Institute for International Economics; and Jorge Quiroga, former president of Bolivia
Location: Hilton Washington Embassy Row, Ambassador Room, 2015 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/416-0700.
Latin America policy address — 8:30 a.m. — Center for Strategic and International Studies holds an address on “U.S. Policy Toward Latin America and the Caribbean.” Roger Noriega, assistant secretary for Western Hemisphere affairs, State Department, participates. Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242 or 202/775-3150.
White House news briefing — 10 a.m. — The White House hosts a news briefing on the redesign and beautification of Pennsylvania Avenue and Lafayette Park in front of the White House. First lady Laura Bush participates. Location: East Room, White House. Contact: 202/456-6313.
NATO discussion — 10 a.m. — The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion on “Financing the New Agenda: NATO Budgets and Capabilities.” Adrian Kendry, senior defense economist, NATO, participates. Location: SAIS, Bernstein-Offit Building, 1717 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5730, 202/663-5626.
WTO issues briefing — 10 a.m. — American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a news briefing on the issues that will be debated and decided at the meeting of the World Trade Organization trade ministers. Randall Kroszner, President’s Council of Economic Advisers; Claude Barfield, Kevin Hassett and Michael Finger, AEI, participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.
NASA news conference — 1 p.m. — NASA holds a news conference on the agency’s “Implementation Plan for Return to Flight and Beyond.” Question-and-answer capability from participating NASA centers. William Readdy, associate administrator for space flight; Bill Parsons, shuttle program manager; and Jim Halsell, flight planning team leader, participate. Location: NASA, 300 E St. SW. Contact: 202/358-4769.
2003 Pulitzer Prize winners — 6:30 p.m. — National Press Club Professional Affairs Committee holds a ceremony to congratulate the 2003 Pulitzer Prize winners at a panel discussion. Walter Robinson, Boston Globe; William Ketter, Eagle-Tribune; Alan Miller, Los Angeles Times; David Horsey, Seattle Post-Intelligencer; Diana Sugg, Baltimore Sun; and Andy Alexander, Cox Newspapers, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7501.
Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times