- The Washington Times - Tuesday, October 11, 2005

PRESIDENT BUSH

Meets with Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski, the White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. National Association of Realtors releases the housing and economic forecast. Location: 700 11th St. NW. Contact: 202/383-1000.

3 p.m. —National Agricultural Statistic Service releases the weekly broiler-hatchery report. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 800/727-9540.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

9 a.m. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission hosts the State of the Natural Gas Infrastructure Conference with a focus on issues related to the development of natural gas-pipeline infrastructure. Location: FERC, 888 First St. NE. Contact: 202/502-8756, 202/502-8004.

SUPREME COURT

Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m., one hour per case.

Docket Number 04-473 Garcetti v. Ceballos

Docket Number 04-759 United States v. Olson

Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Not in session, Columbus Day recess. The Senate will next meet at 2 p.m. Monday. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session, Columbus Day recess. The House will next meet at 2 p.m. Monday. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Address — 8:30 a.m. The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) hosts an address by Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan to the NIAF Frank J. Guarini Public Policy Forum at Georgetown University. Location: Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW, Riggs Library, Healy Hall. Contact: 202/687-4328.

Discussion — 9 a.m. The Woodrow Wilson Center Asia Program and the International Federation for Election Systems — Democracy at Large host a discussion, “Afghanistan Watch: Assessing Afghanistan’s First Parliamentary Elections.” Location: WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4000.

Discussion — 9 a.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion, “Can Tort Reform Save Lives?” Paul Rubin and Joanna Shepherd, Emory University School of Law; Jonathan Klick and Ted Frank, AEI; and Alex Tabarrok, George Mason University, participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Afghan elections — 9 a.m. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty holds a discussion, “Understanding the Afghan Parliamentary Elections.” Carlotta Gall, the New York Times, and Golnaz Esfandiari and Amin Tarzi, RFE/RL, participate. Location: RFE/RL, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW, fourth-floor conference room. Contact: 202/457-6949.

‘State of World Population’ — 10 a.m. The U.N. Population Fund holds a press conference to release the annual State of the World Population report, “The Promise of Equality: Gender Equality, Reproductive Health and the Millennium Development Goals.” Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, New York Democrat; Aminata Toure, U.N. Population Fund; Yolanda Richardson, Center for Development and Population Activities; and James Wagoner, Advocates for Youth, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/326-8700.

Briefing — 10 a.m. The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission) holds a briefing on the results and implications of the recent elections in Egypt. Thomas Garrett, International Republican Institute, and Amr Hamzawy, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, participate. Location: 2360 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-1901.

Katrina aftermath — 10 a.m. The Georgetown University Law Center hosts an address by Urban League President Marc Morial on Hurricane Katrina and poverty. Location: Georgetown University Law Center, 600 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/662-9519.

Energy outlook — 10 a.m. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) holds a press conference with EIA Administrator Guy Caruso to release October 2005 short-term energy outlook. Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 815 14th St. NW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

Conference-call briefing — 11 a.m. — The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities holds a conference-call briefing to discuss two new papers by the center on ways Congress can find savings in health care programs without harming vulnerable groups, including low-income families and individuals. Contact: 202/408-1080.

Business ethics — noon The Ethics Resource Center holds a conference-call briefing to discuss its 2005 National Business Ethics Survey, which reveals the latest views on ethics-related issues in the workplace. Patricia Harned and Amber Seligson, Ethics Resource Center, and Maryanne Lavan, Lockheed Martin, participate. Contact: 202/667-0901.

Presentation — 11:30 a.m. The George Marshall Institute holds a presentation with James O’Brien of Florida State University, “Atlantic Hurricanes: The True Story.” Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest, Holeman Lounge. Contact: 202/296-9655.

Lecture — noon The Heritage Foundation holds a lecture by Wilfred McClay of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, “Myth and Memory in the American Identity” as part of the foundation’s series of “Lehrman Lectures on Restoring America’s National Identity.” Location: Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Lehrman Auditorium. Contact: 202/675-1752.

Dedication — noon Sport and Health Clubs and Project Fit America hold a dedication of newly donated fitness equipment. Mitch Wald, Sport and Health Clubs, and Stacey Cook, Project Fit America, participate. Location: Francis C. Hammond Middle School, 4646 Seminary Road, Alexandria. Contact: 703/519-1600, Ext. 103.

Rally — 12:30 p.m. Falun Gong practitioners and supporters hold a rally at the Chinese Embassy to call for the end of the recent mass arrests of Falun Gong practitioners in China. Location: Chinese Embassy, 2300 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/422-8133.

Presentation — 4:30 p.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a presentation by F.J. West, author of “No True Glory: A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah,” titled, “The Struggle for Fallujah: An Insider’s Account.” Thomas Donnelly and Frederick Kagan, AEI, participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times


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