- The Washington Times - Thursday, October 19, 2006

PRESIDENT BUSH

Attends a Friends of Rep. Don Sherwood reception, Keystone College, La Plume, Pa. Attends a Friends of Sen. George Allen reception, Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10:30 a.m. Energy Information Administrationreleases its weekly natural-gas storage report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

10 a.m. Commission of Fine Artsholds a meeting to discuss issues affecting the appearance of Washington, D.C., including buildings, parks and memorials. Location: National Building Museum, Suite 312, Judiciary Square, 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/504-2200.

10 a.m. —Federal Energy Regulatory Commissionholds a meeting to consider issues concerning electric, gas and hydro energy suppliers. Location: 888 First St. NE, Room 2C. Contact: 202/502-8400.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

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

HOUSE

Not in session. The House next meets Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. in a pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

“IdentEvent” conference — all day The Information Technology Association of America holds its “IdentEvent” conference. Events begin at 7:30 a.m.

Highlight — 3:30 p.m. — Assistant Homeland Security Secretary for Policy Stewart Baker

Location: Sheraton Premier Tysons Corner, 8861 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. Contact: 703/284-5337.

Generic drugs — all day The Generic Pharmaceutical Association holds its 2006 fall technical conference on science and regulatory issues. This annual conference brings together industry representatives and Food and Drug Administration representatives for a dialogue on topics such as manufacturing practices, bioequivalence issues and the generic drug regulatory environment. Events begin at 8:30 a.m.

Highlights — 8:30 a.m. Frank Holcombe, FDA associate director for chemistry, and Lawrence Yu, FDA director for science, “Chemistry Review Issues and Update”

3:30 p.m. — Helen Winkle, director of the FDA Office of Pharmaceutical Sciences, “21st-Century Quality Initiatives”

Location: Bethesda Marriott North, 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda. Contact: 703/647-2495.

Peru government — 8:30 a.m. George Washington University holds a discussion, “The Challenges Facing Peru’s New Government.” Participants include Felipe Ortiz de Zevallos, Peru’s ambassador to the U.S., and James Ferrer, director of the Center for Latin American Issues at GW. Location: GW School of Business, Duques Hall, 2201 G St. NW, Suite 451. Contact: 202/994-6460.

Criminal sentences — 9 a.m. The Washington Legal Foundation holds a discussion, “A ‘Reasonable’ Reaction? Judicial Review of Criminal Sentences After Booker v. U.S.” Participants include Associate Deputy Attorney General Ronald Tenpas and Carmen Hernandez, president-elect of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Location: Washington Legal Foundation, M.J. Murdock Center for Free Enterprise, 2009 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/588-0302.

Ukraine discussion — 9 a.m. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty holds a discussion, “Yushchenko, Yanukovych and Ukraine.” Participants include Adrian Karatnycky, president of the Orange Circle, and Roman Kupchinsky of RFE/RL. Location: RFE/RL, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW, fourth-floor conference room. Contact: 202/457-6949.

OECD breakfast series — 9 a.m. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development holds a presentation, “New OECD Statistical Tools for Economic Analysis.” Enrico Giovannini, chief statistician for OECD, participates. Location: Capitol Hill Club, 300 First St. SE. Contact: 202/822-3869.

Uninsured Americans — 12:15 p.m. The Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Family Foundation hold a briefing, “46.6 Million and Counting: A Look Behind the Number of Uninsured Americans.” Participants include Bo Garrett and John Holahan of the Urban Institute; Jeanne Lambrew of the Center for American Progress; and Chip Kahn of the Federation of American Hospitals. Location: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/789-2300.

American foreign policy — 12:15 p.m. The New America Foundation holds a discussion, “The Battle After Bush: Debating the Future of American Foreign Policy.” Participants include Anatol Lieven, senior research fellow at the New America Foundation, and Michael Signer, contributor for DemocracyArsenal.org. Location: New America Foundation, 1630 Connecticut Ave. NW, seventh floor. Contact: 202/986-4901.

Darfur speech — 1:30 p.m. Georgetown University hosts a speech, “Stopping the Genocide in Darfur,” by John Prendergast, senior adviser at the International Crisis Group. Location: McShain Lounge in McCarthy Hall at Georgetown University, 37th and O Streets Northwest. Contact: 202/687-4328.

Cartoon auction — 6 p.m. The Freedom Forum holds an event, “Cartoons and Cocktails,” an auction of original political cartoons by the nation’s top cartoonists to benefit “Young D.C.” Participants include Dorothy Gilliam of Prime Movers; Sari Horowitz of the Washington Post; Kal Kallagher of the Economist; and Carol Knopes of the Radio and Television News Directors Foundation. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets Northwest. Contact: 703/284-3593.

Future predictions — 6 p.m. The World Future Society holds a dinner presentation, “The State of the Future 2006,” on the annual document of the American Council for the United Nations University. Jerry Glenn, head of the American Council for the United Nations University, participates. Location: Embassy Suites Friendship Heights, 4300 Military Road NW. Contact: 301/656-8274.

Poetry reading — 6:30 p.m. The Library of Congress holds a poetry reading including several ambassadors to the U.S. Participants include Librarian of Congress James Billington; Eva Nowotny, Austria’s ambassador; Naser M.Y. Al Belooshi, Bahrain’s ambassador; and Euripides L. Evriviades, Cyprus’s ambassador. Location: LOC, Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Contact: 202/707-1639.

Film screening — 6:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a screening of “Cry Hungary,” a film about the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. Participants include Charles Fenyvesi, former Washington Post reporter, and Katalin Teleki, former chief producer of Voice of America’s Hungarian Service. Location: SAIS, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

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