- The Washington Times - Tuesday, September 16, 2008


No public schedule.


The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology holds a meeting. Location: National Academies of Science, Keck Center, 500 Fifth St. NW.

National Vaccine Advisory Committee meeting. Agenda includes seasonal influenza and related issues, the vaccine stockpile, vaccine safety and the National Vaccine Plan. Location: Health and Human Services Department, Humphrey Building, Room 800, 200 Independence Ave. SW.

Three-day meeting of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel. Location: Holiday Inn Rosslyn, 1900 N. Fort Myer Drive, Arlington.

Board meeting. Location: Sixth-floor boardroom, 550 17th St. NW.


Not hearing cases. Contact: 202/479-3211.


energy subcommittee hearing on the role of speculative investment in energy markets. Fadel Gheit, managing director and senior energy analyst, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., New York; Jeff Harris, chief economist, Commodity Futures Trading Commission; Michael Masters, managing member, Masters Capital Management, LLC., St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands; Robert McCullough, managing partner, McCullough Research, Portland, Ore.; Blythe Masters, chairman, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, New York; Terry Duffy, executive chairman, CME Group, Chicago. Location: Room 366, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

terrorism, technology and homeland security subcommittee hearing titled “The Visa Waiver Program: Mitigating the Program Risks to Ensure the Safety of All Americans.” Location: Room 216, Hart Senate Office Building.

constitution, civil rights and property rights subcommittee hearing titled “Restoring the Rule of Law.” Charles J. Cooper, Cooper and Kirk PLLC; former Rep. Mickey Edwards, the Constitution Project; Harold Hongju Koh, dean and professor of international law, Yale Law School; Frederick A.O. Schwarz Jr., Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law; Robert Turner, University of Virginia School of Law; Walter Dellinger, Duke University School of Law; Elisa Massimino, chief executive officer and executive director, Human Rights First; Patrick F. Philbin, Kirkland and Ellis LLP; John D. Podesta, president and CEO, Center for American Progress Action Fund; Kyndra Rotunda, Chapman University School of Law, Orange; Suzanne E. Spaulding, Bingham Consulting Group. Location: Room 216, Hart Senate Office Building.


emerging threats, cybersecurity, and science and technology subcommittee hearing on cybersecurity recommendations for the next administration. Jim Lewis, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Lt. Gen. Harry D. Raduege Jr., CSIS; Paul Kuretz, CSIS; Dave Powner, Government Accountability Office. Location: Room 311, Cannon House Office Building.

commercial and administrative law subcommittee hearing on bankruptcy trustee compensation. Location: Room 2141, Rayburn House Office Building.

subcommittee on federal workforce, postal service and the District of Columbia. Business meeting, followed by hearing on “Legislative Branch Diversity Management Review.” Location: Room 2154, Rayburn House Office Building.

hearing on the proposed deal between UPS and DHL Worldwide Express. Location: Room 2167, Rayburn House Office Building.

Western Hemisphere subcommittee. Hearing on foreign assistance in the Americas. Mark Schneider, International Crisis Group; Nancy Birdsall, Center for Global Development; Eric Werker, Harvard Business School. Location: Room 2172, Rayburn House Office Building.

commerce, trade and consumer protection subcommittee. Markup of pending legislation. Location: Room 2123, Rayburn House Office Building.

oversight and investigations subcommittee. roundtable discussion with the Justice Department’s inspector general. Location: Room H-405, U.S. Capitol.

Source: Associated Press

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