- The Washington Times - Monday, September 6, 2004


To be announced.


10 a.m. National Association of Realtors releases the September outlook. Location: 700 11th St. NW. Contact: 202/383-1000.

11:30 a.m. — Bureau of Transportation Services releases the transportation services index for June 2004. Location: 400 7th St. SW. Contact: 202/366-5568.


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


2 p.m. U.S. Institute of Peace holds a meeting of the National Science Board Committee on Education and Human Resources to discuss a building project and to make plans for the Sept. 17 board meeting. Location: 1200 17th St. NW, Suite 200. Contact: 202/429-3836.


Meets at noon to consider pending judicial nominations. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


2:30 p.m. Select Intelligence Committee holds a hearing on intelligence reform. Location: 219 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-1700.


Meets at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Energy exhibition — all day House and Senate Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency caucuses and the Sustainable Energy Coalition sponsor the seventh annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Expo and Forum. Events begin at 11 a.m. Highlights:

11 a.m. — Expo opens

1:45 p.m. — Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Forum, 340 Cannon House Office Building

2:30 p.m. Sen. Wayne Allard, Colorado Republican; Sen. Byron L. Dorgan, North Dakota Democrat; Rep. Mark Udall, Colorado Democrat; Rep. Zach Wamp, Tennessee Republican; Rep. Chris Van Hollen, Maryland Democrat; Rep. Jay Inslee, Washington Democrat; David Garmen, Energy Department; Gilbert Gonzalez and Keith Collins, Agriculture Department; and Scott Sklar, Sustainable Energy Coalition, news conference. Location: 345 Cannon House Office Building or as noted above. Contact: 202/2930-2898 Ext. 201.

Assessing Operation Iraqi Freedom — 9:30 a.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion, “Operation Iraqi Freedom: A Strategic Assessment.” Thomas Donnelly, AEI; Jack Keane and Robert Killebrew, U.S. Army, retired; and Michael O’Hanlon, Brookings Institution, participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW. Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Veterans rally — 9:30 a.m. Vietnam Veterans for the Truth holds a press conference to announce a Sept. 12 rally and plans for activities through the election. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/569-0946 or 703/799-0438.

Assault-weapons ban — 10 a.m. Physicians for Social Responsibility holds a press conference to call for renewal of the assault-weapons ban. Location: National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/667-4260.

Emergency preparedness — 11 a.m. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority holds a open house to teach customers about transit-related emergency preparedness as part of National Emergency Preparedness Month. Location: L’Enfant Plaza Metrorail Station. Contact: 202/962-1051.

Commission recommendations — 1:30 p.m. Congress holds a press conference to announce the introduction of legislation to implement all the recommendations of the September 11 commission. Sens. John McCain, Arizona Republican; Joe Lieberman, Connecticut Democrat; Arlen Specter, Pennsylvania Republican; and Evan Bayh, Indiana Democrat; Reps. Christopher Shays, Connecticut Republican; and Carolyn B. Maloney, New York Democrat; and Thomas H. Kean and Lee Hamilton, September 11 commissioners, participate. Location: 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-6848.

NASA satellite data — 1:30 p.m. NASA holds a conference-call briefing on how its satellite data contributes to the understanding of hurricanes. Dial-in, 888/790-1714; password, Hurricane. J. Marshall Shepherd and Jeffrey Halverson, NASA, participate. Contact: 202/358-0836.

‘Is Iran next?’ — 1:30 p.m. IPS Inc. holds a news conference, “Is Iran Next? Regime Change in Iran.”

Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/309-9040.

Childhood obesity — 2 p.m. Arkansas Center for Health Improvement holds a conference-call briefing to discuss the next steps that Arkansas — the first state to address childhood obesity through comprehensive legislation — will take to combat childhood obesity. Call-in, 800/857-7403; Password, ACHI. Contact: 501/660-7580.

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