- The Washington Times - Monday, October 2, 2006


Meets with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey; attends a campaign reception for congressional candidate Dean Heller, Nevada Republican, in Reno, Nev.


Attends campaign events for Rep. Barbara Cubin, Wyoming Republican, in Casper, Wyo., and Rep. Denny Rehberg, Montana Republican, in Billings, Mont.


10 a.m. Bureau of the Censusreleases a report on construction put in place for August. Location: 1401 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

4 p.m. —Economic Research Servicereleases the commodity costs and returns data report. Location: 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/694-5050.


8:30 a.m. Environmental Protection Agencyholds a meeting of the Association of American Pesticide Control Officials. Location: Radisson Hotel Reagan National Airport, 2020 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 703/605-0195, or 802/472-6956.

1:30 p.m. —Food and Drug Administrationholds a meeting titled to provide information and receive comments on the International Conference on Harmonization. Location: 5600 Fishers Lane, Conference Room G, Rockville. Contact: 301/827-0919.


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


Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


10 a.m. Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committeeholds a field hearing, “Struggles of Women-Owned Business Vying for Federal Contracts.” Witnesses include representatives from the Small Business Administration, the National Association of Women Business Owners and small businesses owned by women that contract with the federal government. Location: George Mason University, Fairfax. Contact: 202/224-5175.


Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Public policy conference — all day The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute holds its public-policy conference.”Events begin at 7:30 a.m.

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

1 p.m. — Rep. Loretta Sanchez, California Democrat, discusses “Capital Markets and Wealth Creation.”

1:15 p.m. —Sen. Christopher J. Dodd, Connecticut Democrat, delivers remarks; a media availability will follow, outside the Grand Ballroom.

4 p.m. — Rep. Hilda L. Solis, California Democrat, participates in the Latina Leaders Celebration

Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/543-1771.

Gasification conference — all day The Gasification Technologies Council holds a conference. Events begin at 8 a.m. Location: J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 703/276-0110.

International technology — 9 a.m. The Woodrow Wilson Center holds a discussion, “International Technology Transfer Experiences in China’s Electricity and Transport Sectors.” Participants include Kelly Sims Gallagher of Harvard University and Joanna Lewis of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, 1 Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4000.

Garden ceremony — 10:35 a.m. First lady Laura Bush attends a ceremony in the East Garden to highlight the Laura Bush Rose and at 10:50 a.m. participates in elm tree plantings on the north grounds of the White House. Location: As noted. Contact: 202/456-6313.

Lincoln assassination — 11:15 a.m. Ford’s Theatre and the National Park Service host the premiere of “One Destiny,” a one-act play by Richard Hellesen that highlights events surrounding the assassination of President Lincoln. Location: Ford’s Theatre, 511 10th St. NW. Contact: 202/619-7400 or 202/638-0896.

Travel briefing — 11:30 a.m. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce holds a briefing on travel and tourism investment opportunities in El Salvador. Salvadoran Trade Minister Jose Ruben Rochi participates. Location: USCC, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.

Iranian regime — 12:30 p.m. The Heritage Foundation holds a discussion, “Why Iranians Do Not Think Like the Iranian Regime.” Participants include Iranian political dissident Amir Abbas Fakhravar and Jim Phillips of the Heritage Foundation. Location: Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Lehrman Auditorium. Contact: 202/675-1752.

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