- The Washington Times - Tuesday, October 10, 2006

PRESIDENT BUSH

Meets with Peruvian President Alan Garcia; participates in a school safety conference in Chevy Chase; attends a campaign event for Republican congressional candidate Mac Collins in Georgia.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases the figures on wholesale trade for August. Location: 1401 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

1:30 p.m. Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate holds a meeting of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council to discuss prioritization of critical infrastructure for a pandemic outbreak and security management challenges to the convergence of physical and cyberspace technologies. Participants include Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff and Erle Nye, vice chairman of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council. Location: National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW. Contact: 703/235-5316.

SUPREME COURT

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

Docket No. 05-998: United States v. Resendiz-Ponce

Docket No. 05-705: Global Crossing v. Metrophones

Docket No. 05-746: Norfolk Southern Railway v. Sorrell

Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Not in session. The Senate reconvenes Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. The House reconvenes on Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEE

9 a.m. Resources water and power subcommittee holds a hearing on legislation to authorize appropriations for the Bureau of Reclamation to carry out the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program in Arizona, California and Nevada. Location: Scottsdale City Council Chambers, 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: 202/225-2761.

GENERAL AGENDA

Money laundering — all day The American Bankers Association and the American Bar Association hold the 2006 ABA/ABA Money Laundering Enforcement Conference. Events begin at 7 a.m.

Highlights — 11:45 a.m. — Keynote address by Stuart Levy, Treasury undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence

2 p.m. — Discussion with Amy Rudnick of Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLP; Alison Clew of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP; Nina Nichols, assistant director of the Federal Reserve’s Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation

Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/663-5468.

Army exhibition — all day Association of the U.S. Army holds its annual meeting and exhibition, “Call to Duty: Boots on the Ground.” Events begin at 7 a.m.

Highlights — 8 a.m. — Remarks on “Sustaining the All-Volunteer Force,” by Daniel Denning, assistant secretary of the Army for manpower and reserve affairs

12:30 p.m. — Remarks by Gen. Peter Schoomaker, Army chief of staff

Location: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW. Contact: 703/841-4300.

Middle East women — all day The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a conference, “Women in the Middle East: The Beacon of Change.” Events begin at 9:15 a.m.

Highlights — 9:30 a.m. — Syrian-American writer Wafa Sultan speaks.

Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Latin America economy — 8:30 a.m. The Hudson Institute holds a discussion, “Is the Chinese Model Gaining Economic and Political Influence in Latin America?” Location: Hudson Institute, 1015 15th St. NW, sixth floor. Contact: 202/223-7770.

School safety — 8:30 a.m. The Education Department and the Justice Department host a Conference on School Safety. The conference will consist of three panel discussions and bring together teachers, parents, administrators, law-enforcement officials and others to discuss practices and lessons learned about school safety and encourage communities to work together to help protect children.

Highlights — 8:40 a.m. — Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales hosts a panel discussion, “Preventing Violence in Schools.”

9:50 a.m. — Education Secretary Margaret Spellings hosts a panel discussion, “Prepared Schools and Communities Are Safer.”

11:55 a.m. — First lady Laura Bush speaks.

Noon — Mrs. Spellings hosts a panel discussion, “Helping Communities Heal and Recover.”

1:15 p.m. — President Bush, Mr. Gonzales and Mrs. Spellings host a panel discussion, “Working Together to Make Our Schools Safe.”

Location: National 4-H Youth Conference Center, 7100 Connecticut Ave., Chevy Chase. Contact: 202/401-1576.

Government spending — 9:30 a.m. The Center for Responsive Politics and OMB Watch hold a press conference to debut Web-based tools for tracking government spending and congressional accountability. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/857-0044, Ext. 111.

AIDS coordinator — 10:30 a.m. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice hosts a swearing-in ceremony for Mark Dybul as U.S. global AIDS coordinator. First lady Laura Bush also will deliver remarks. Mr. Dybul will lead the implementation of President Bush’s five-year, $15 billion emergency plan for AIDS relief in more than 120 countries. Location: State Department, 2201 C St. NW, Benjamin Franklin Room. Contact: 202/647-2492.

Peru trade — noon The Institute for International Economics holds a meeting, “Free Trade Inside Peru.” Participants include Peruvian President Alan Garcia and Hernando de Soto, Peruvian representative for legally empowering the poor. Location: IIE, 1750 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/328-9000.

World trade dinner — 6:30 p.m. The National Foreign Trade Council holds its annual World Trade Dinner and Award Ceremony, featuring remarks by U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab. Location: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/464-2038.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times


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