- The Washington Times - Sunday, June 5, 2005

PRESIDENT BUSH

Addresses the Organization of American States General Assembly, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Delivers remarks at a Black Music Month celebration, South Lawn, the White House, with reception to follow.

VICE PRESIDENT

12:30 p.m. Attends a fundraiser for Rep. Dave Reichert, Washington Republican, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Leonesa Ballroom, 721 Pine St. Seattle, Wash.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

11:30 a.m. Bureau of Transportation Statistics releases the transportation services index, March 2005.

Location: 400 Seventh St. SW. Contact: 202/366-5580.

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

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8:30 a.m. Energy Department holds a meeting of the Office of Science, Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee. Topics include: news from the Office of Science; news from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences; report of the Committee of Visitors for the Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences; update from nanoscale science centers. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 301/903-4563.

8:30 a.m. —National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the Sickle Cell Disease Advisory Committee, to review and evaluate grant applications. Location: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 9112, Bethesda. Contact: 301/435-0080.

6:30 p.m. National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the National Cancer Advisory Board planning and budget subcommittee. Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, One Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-5515.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Meets at 2 p.m. to consider the nomination of Janice Rogers Brown to be U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge for the D.C. Circuit. 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

World hunger conference — all day Bread for the World and Call to Renewal hold a conference, “One Table, Many Voices: A Mobilization to Overcome Poverty and Hunger.” Events begin at 8 a.m.

Highlight — 8:30 a.m. John Edwards, former U.S. senator, North Carolina Democrat, and Mary Nelson, Bethel New Life, Amos and Joseph Award recipients

Location: American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 800/822-7323, Ext. 203, or 800/714-7474.

Breast cancer conference — all day Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation holds a conference, “A Promise In Action.” Events begin at 7 a.m.

Highlight — 2:15 p.m. Elizabeth Alexander, assistant professor of history, Texas Wesleyan University, “Detection and Staging Techniques: Innovation and Efficacy”

Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 972/855-1600.

Economic seminar — all day Inter-American Development Bank holds a seminar, “Diagnosis and Challenges of Economic Infrastructure in Latin America.” Events begin at 9 a.m.

Highlight — 1 p.m. Marcelo Bahia Odebrecht, president, Contructora Odebrecht, Brazil

Location: IDB, 1300 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/623-2407.

Tax reform discussion — noonAmerican Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a book discussion on “Toward Fundamental Tax Reform.” Alan Auerbach, editor, University of California at Berkeley; Kevin Hassett, editor, AEI; William Gale, author, Brookings Institution; Michael Graetz, author, Yale University, participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW. Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Griswold anniversary briefing — 1:30 p.m. The National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association holds a press briefing on the 40th anniversary of Griswold v. Connecticut to discuss its impact on American life and society and the state of family planning and privacy rights. Judith DeSarno, president, National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association; and Walter Dellinger, partner, O’Melveny and Meyers, participate. Location: 902 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/371-1999.

Nonprofit mixer — 6 p.m. Young Nonprofit Professionals Network and the Social Action and Leadership School for Activists hold a mixer for young nonprofit professionals and interns in the D.C. area. Location: Mimi’s American Bistro, 2120 P St. NW. Contact: 202/234-9382.

Oil discussion — 6:30 p.m. National Press Club and the Newseum hold a discussion, “Reporting Oil: Conflict, Consumption and Control.” John Felmy, chief economist, American Petroleum Institute; Michael Klare, professor, Peace and World Security, Hampshire College, author, “Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America’s Growing Petroleum Dependency”; and Rod Kuckro, chief editor, Platts, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7501.

Flemming Awards — 7 p.m. George Washington University holds a ceremony to honor the winners of the 56th annual Arthur S. Flemming Awards. Honorees include Steven Jefferts and Keith Lykke, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Gareth Wyn Parry, Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Paul Schirmer, U.S. Air Force; and Jeanette Meixner Franzel, Government Accountability Office. Location: GW, Jack Morton Auditorium, 805 21st St. NW. Contact: 202/994-6460.

Monetary briefing — 9 p.m. — International Monetary Conference holds a conference-call briefing, beginning at 9 a.m., Beijing time from Beijing (9 p.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time) with the central bankers of Japan, China and the U.S., and the European Central Bank. Zhou Xiaochuan of China, Toshiro Muto of Japan, Alan Greenspan of the U.S. and Jean-Claude Trichet of the European Central Bank participate. Contact: 202/663-5000.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times


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