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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY sponsor a two-day workshop on Maritime Energy and Clean Emissions.

AGENDA: The workshop will look at how ports and other transportation modes deal with energy and environmental issues and will examine the impact of state, federal and international policies.

DATE: January 29, 2002

LOCATION: St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Regina Farr, 202-366-1924

WEB ADDRESS: dot.gov

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL DIVISION ON ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE

BOARD ON INFRASTRUCTURE AND THE CONSTRUCTED ENVIRONMENT Committee on Business Strategies for Public Capital Investment holds a meeting.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction of Committee Members and Staff

Albert Dorman, Committee Chair

Richard Little, Director, Board on Infrastructure and

the Constructed Environment (BICE)

Lynda Stanley, Study Director, BICE

Cameron Gordon, Project Officer, BICE

8:45 a.m. - Chairman's Remarks

Albert Dorman, Committee Chair

Closed Session (9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Committee and Staff Only)

9 a.m. - Background to Study & Orientation to the BICE

Lynda Stanley and Richard Little, Board on Infrastructure and

the Constructed Environment

9:15 a.m. - Introduction to the NRC and Expectations of Study Participants

Dennis Chamot, Associate Executive Director, Division on Engineering and Physical Systems, National Research Council

Open Session Briefings and Committee Discussions About the Study

11 a.m. - William W. Brubaker, Director, Facilities and Engineering Operations, Smithsonian Institution re: capital investment issues and potential outcomes for the study.

11:30 a.m. - Captain Patrick Layne, Chief, Office of Civil Engineering, U.S. Coast Guard re: USCG approach to capital asset management and improvements that would make for a more compelling case for investment.

12 noon - David Muzio, Capital Programming, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget (invited) re: OMB's role in facilities investment decisions and suggestions for improvements

1:30 p.m. -- Roundtable discussion of committee members

LOCATION: 2100 C Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138

WEB ADDRESS:nas.edu

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS African and Middle Eastern Division and the Office of Scholarly Programs holds a symposium on "Islam in America." A private collector, Derrick J. Beard, has offered to display and talk about a unique manuscript in Arabic by Omar bin Said from Senegal, who was captured and brought to America almost 200 years ago.

WHO: The speakers include:

Professor Sulayman Nyang from Howard University

Sylviane A. Diouf, an award-winning author, will discuss the history of the African-American Muslim experience in the United States

Professor Yvonne Haddad of the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University

Akbar S. Ahmed, the new chair of Islamic Studies at American University

DATE: January 29, 2002

LOCATION: Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-707-1308

WEB ADDRESS:loc.gov

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: TREASUREY DEPARTMENT holds a Borrowing Advisory Committee meeting with Treasury Acting Director of Macroeconomic Analysis Karen Hendershot.

DATE: January 29, 2002

LOCATION: 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-622-2040

WEB ADDRESS:trea.gov

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: FOREIGN PRESS CENTER holds a briefing with Thomas Mann, Senior Fellow, discussing "The First Year of the Bush Administration: Preview of the State of the Union Message."

DATE: January 29, 2002

LOCATION: Foreign Press Center, National Press Building, Room, 898, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-724-1640

WEB ADDRESS:fpc.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Office of Scholarly Programs presents a poetry reading by Davi Walders, and Tonya Maria Matthews focusing on "Urban Life."

DATE: January 29, 2002

LOCATION: LC, Pickford Theater, third floor of the Madison Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-707-1308

WEB ADDRESS:loc.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ARCHIVES presents a Lecture and Booksigning with Professor Catherine Lutz discussing her book Homefront: A Military City and the American Twentieth Century. She profiles Fayetteville, North Carolina, home of the Army post Fort Bragg, to gain insights into the impact of militarization on American society.

DATE: January 29, 2002

LOCATION: National Archives, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-501-5000

WEB ADDRESS: nara.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Center for the Book Professional Association's Gardening and Landscape Forum presents Charles E. Beveridge, author of Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing the American Landscape discussing, "The Park-maker and his Patrons at Home: The Residential Designs of Frederick Law Olmsted."

DATE: January 29, 2002

LOCATION: LC, Mumford Room, sixth floor of the Madison Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-707-5221

WEB ADDRESS:loc.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH 2001-2002 VRC SEMINAR SERIES presents "Some Biological Approaches to Control HIV and HIV Disease," with Dr. Robert Gallo, Director, HIV University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore.

DATE: January 29, 2002

LOCATION: Main Floor Conference Center, Building 40, Bethesda, MD,

CONTACT: 301- 594-8491

WEB ADDRESS:nih.gov

TIME: 5:40 p.m.

EVENT: U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT holds a program to highlight the U.S. commitment to provide assistance to Afghanistan, especially in the area of education.

WHO: The speakers are:

First Lady Laura Bush

Chairman of Afghan Interim Authority Hamid Karzai

USAID Administrator Andrew Natsios

DATE: January 29, 2002

LOCATION: U.S. Agency for International Development

Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20523

CONTACT: 202-456-6313

WEB ADDRESS: usaid.gov

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Resident Associate Program holds a discussion on

what is considered one of literature's greatest mysteries and that is who wrote the plays and sonnets attributed to William Shakespeare. Many believe the writer was Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford.

WHO: The speakers are:

Gail Paster, editor, Shakespeare Quarterly

Richard F. Whalen, author of Shakespeare: Who Was He?

Robert S. Bennett, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, LLP

E. Barrett Prettyman Jr., Hogan and Hartson

William F. Causey, Nixon Peabody, LLP

DATE: January 29, 2002

LOCATION: Dept. of Agriculture, Jefferson Auditorium, 14th and Independence Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030

WEB ADDRESS: si.edu

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