- The Washington Times - Monday, September 12, 2005


Schedule is not available.


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

4 p.m. — National Agricultural Statistics Service releases the crop progress report. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue Southwest. Contact: 800/727-9540.


8:30 a.m. National Institute of Standards and Technology holds a meeting of the National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee to review the changes made to the World Trade Center investigation. Location: Administration Building, Lecture Room A at NIST, Gaithersburg. Contact: 301/975-6051.

9 a.m. — Office of Public Health and Science holds a meeting of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee. Location: Hubert A. Humphrey Building, Room 705A, 200 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/690-7694.


Meets at 2 p.m. for debate and at 3 p.m. to consider fiscal 2006 appropriations for the Commerce and Justice departments, and a resolution of disapproval regarding an Environmental Protection Agency rule on mercury pollution. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Noon Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on the nomination of Judge John G. Roberts Jr. to be chief justice of the Supreme Court. Introducing the nominee for his opening statement will be Sen. John W. Warner, Virginia Republican; Sen. Richard G. Lugar, Indiana Republican; and Sen. Evan Bayh, Indiana Democrat. Location: Russell Senate Office Building, Room 325. Contact: 202/224-5225.


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


EU conference — all day Woodrow Wilson Center holds a conference, “The European Union’s New Eastern Border.” Events begin at 8:30 a.m. Participants include Rodric Braithwaite, former British ambassador to the Soviet Union/Russian Federation; Janusz Bugajski, director of the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ East European Project; and Ryszard Cholewinski of the University of Leicester’s Law Department. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, 1 Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4000.

Leadership for America — all day Congressional Hispanic Conference Institute holds a public-policy conference, “CHCI: Leadership for America’s Future,” Events begin at 7:30 a.m.

Highlights — 8:30 a.m. Gov. Janet Napolitano, Arizona Democrat, “The State of Hispanic America”

12:30 p.m. — “Latino Executive Roundtable” with Rep. Linda T. Sanchez, California Democrat; Mario Molina, chief executive officer of Molina Health Care; Lisa Quiroz, president of the Time Warner Foundation; Herb Scannell, president of MTV Networks; Robert Unanue, chief executive officer of Goya Foods Inc.; and Jovita Carranza, UPS vice president of air operations

Location: Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/548-5876.

Education conference — all day Education Department hosts its annual National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Conference today through Wednesday. Events begin at 9 a.m.

Highlight — noon — Education Secretary Margaret Spellings delivers the keynote address.

Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/401-1576.

Homeland security — 8 a.m. Equity International holds a homeland security executive briefing. Participants include Al Martinez-Fonts, Homeland Security Department special assistant to the secretary for the private sector, and Jeri Lee, deputy chief of Metro Police for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/494-9671.

U.N. symposium — 8 a.m. — American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a symposium, “U.N. Reform: Past, Present, and Future.” Participants include Sen. Norm Coleman, Minnesota Republican; former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Georgia Republican; Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations; Dick Thornburgh of Kirkpatrick and Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP; and Vance Serchuk of AEI. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Victims’ health — 12:15 p.m. The Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured holds a briefing, “Safeguarding the Health of Katrina’s Victims.” Participants include Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, Tennessee Republican; Surgeon General Richard Carmona; Ray Scheppach, executive director of the National Governors Association; Robert Helms, director of Health Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute; and James Tallon, president of the United Hospital Fund. Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G-50. Contact: 202/789-2300.

Church-state solutions — 12:15 p.m. New America Foundation holds a discussion, “A Solution to the Church-State Problem.” Participants include Noah Feldman, author of “Divided by God: America’s Church-State Problem and What We Should Do About It,” and Michael Lind of the foundation. Location: NAF, 1630 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/986-4901.

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