- The Washington Times - Thursday, February 10, 2005


To be announced.


8:30 a.m. — Health Resources and Services Administration holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry to discuss a report on measuring grant programs that will be submitted to Congress and to the Health and Human Services secretary in November. Location: DoubleTree Hotel Rockville, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 301/443-6326.

8:30 a.m. — Office on Violence Against Women holds a meeting to discuss its role in providing general policy guidance on implementation of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 and related laws. Location: Westin Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/307-6026.

9 a.m. — International Trade Administration holds a meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee to discuss tsunami relief efforts and how environmental technology companies can assist with the efforts, as well as continuing discussions on trade liberalization in environmental goods and services. Location: Commerce Department, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-0313.


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


In session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


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


Housing and community development — all day — National Association of Affordable Housing Lenders holds a meeting, “The Times They Are A-Changin.’ ” Events begin at 9 a.m. Location: Sofitel Lafayette Square Hotel, 806 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/293-9850.

Linguistics conference — all day — American University hosts the 12th annual Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference. Events begin at 9 a.m.

Highlights — 1:30 p.m. — “The Linguistics of Recognition: Passing and Naming”

Location: American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.

Capital connection — all day — Washington DC Technology Council holds the sixth annual Early Stage Capital Forum. Events begin at 7:30 a.m.

Highlights — 12:30 p.m. — David Steinberg, chief executive officer of In Phonic Inc.

Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/637-9333, 202/309-5535 or 202/637-9333, Ext. 101.

Global marketplace — all day — Tax Council Policy Institute holds a forum, “The U.S. International Tax Regime: Confronting the Challenge of the Evolving Global Marketplace.”

Highlights — 8 a.m. — Glenn Hubbard of the Columbia Business School, keynote address

Location: Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 1150 22nd St. NW. Contact: 202/414-1301.

Fighting identity theft — 8 a.m. — Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. hosts “Identity Theft Symposium: Fighting Back Against Phishing and Account Hijacking.”

Highlights — 10:30 a.m. — Panel discussion with Donna Gambrell of the FDIC, Wayne Abernathy of the American Bankers Association, Michael Curcio of E-Trade Securities, and Brian Kennedy of Citicards North America

Location: Academy for Educational Development Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Ave. NW, eighth floor. Contact: 202/898-6992.

Telecom connection — 8:30 a.m. — Alliance for Public Technology holds a forum, “The Telecom Act of 2005: Connecting Each to All in a Broadband World.” Participants include Sen. Conrad Burns, Montana Republican, Carolyn Breedlove of the National Education Association, and Raul Yzaguirre of the National Council of La Raza. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/263-2972.

HIV/AIDS discussion — 8:30 a.m. — Committee on Stability Implications of the CSIS Task Force on HIV/AIDS holds a discussion, “U.S. Military-to-Military Programs on HIV/AIDS.” Participants include Richard Shaffer of the Defense Department, and Col. Edward Huycke of the U.S. European Command. Location: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/775-3242.

“Sex, Lies and ‘V-Day’ ” discussion — noon — Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute holds a luncheon discussion, “Sex, Lies and ‘V-Day.’ ” Christina Hoff Sommers of the American Enterprise Institute participates. Location: Heritage Foundation, Lehrman Auditorium, Van Andel Conference Room, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 703/318-0730.

Budget discussion — 12:15 p.m. — The Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Family Foundation sponsor a discussion, “Understanding Resolutions, Reconciliation and Other Budgetary Rules of the Road.” Participants include William Hoagland, director of budget and appropriations in the Senate majority leader’s office, and Sue Nelson, deputy Democratic staff director for the Senate Budget Committee. Location: 902 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/789-2300.

EU-U.S. trade agenda — 12:30 p.m. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Organization for International Investment, the European-American Business Council and Kissinger McLarty Associates host a speech by the EU trade commissioner on the EU-U.S. trade agenda and on global trade issues. EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson participates. Location: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.

Discussion — 12:30 p.m. — Brookings Institution holds a discussion, “Everyone I Know Is Doing It: Tipping, Political Cascades and Individual Zones of Knowledge.” Ian Lustick of the University of Pennsylvania participates. Location: Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6105.

Iraq after the elections — 12:30 p.m. — Hudson Institute holds a discussion, “Iraq after the Elections: Prospects for Democracy in the Middle East.” Participants include Richard Perle of the American Enterprise Institute, Carl Gershman of the National Endowment for Democracy, and Entifadh Qanbar, a United Iraqi Alliance special envoy. Location: Hudson Institute, 1015 18th St. NW. Contact: 202/223-7770.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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