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By United Press International   |   April 8, 2002 at 3:40 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences Space Studies Board, The NOAA NESDIS Transition from Research Operations

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:45 a.m. - Welcome from Chair, Review of the Agenda

Rick Anthes

9 a.m. - Research to Operations: Perspectives from the European Center for Medium-range Weather Forecasting (ECMWF) (via telecon)

Tony Hollingsworth

Dave Burridge

10:15 a.m. - Panel on the Process of Transition from Research to Operations at

NOAA and NASA

Marie Colton, Director, NOAA Office of Research and Applications

Jack Kaye, NASA Office of Earth Science

11:30 a.m. - GIFTS Case Study

Wallace Harrison, NASA

1 p.m. - Panel on NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP: A Case Study

Robert Murphy, NASA HQ

Ray Taylor, NASA Goddard

Stanley Scheidner, NPOESS IPO

2:45 p.m. - Panel on Research to Operations: End Users Perspectives

Louis Uccellini, NCEP

Richard Rood, NASA Goddard

Robert Winokur, Earth Satellite Corporation

Dave Jones, Storm Center Communications, Inc.

4:15 p.m. - Panel on Research to Operations: Aerospace Industry Perspectives

Ed Frazier, TRW

Joseph Jenney, ITT (ret.)

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138

WEB ADDRESS:nas.edu

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION SCIENCE BOARD holds a meeting to discuss emerging issues in antimicrobial resistance, process analytical technologies, and biomaterials innovation; and discuss the external science review for FDA's Office of Regulatory Affairs.

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1066, Rockville, MD

CONTACT: Susan Bond, 301-827-6687.

WEB ADDRESS: fda.gov

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN National Air and Space Museum holds a press preview for the new Planetarium featuring "Inifinity Express: A 20 minute Tour of the Universe."

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: National Air and Space Museum, Independence Avenue at 6th Street SW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030

WEB ADDRESS:si.edu

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH NIAAA holds a news conference releasing the report entitled "A Call to Action: Changing the Culture of Drinking at U.S. Colleges--NIAAA Task Force on College Drinking."

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 301-443-0595

WEB ADDRESS:nih.gov

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: GEORGE MASON NATIONAL MEMORIAL dedication ceremony featuring remarks by Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist.

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: National Mall, Ohio Drive at Inlet Bridge, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-550-9220

WEB ADDRESS: gunstonhall.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN National Museum of American History Jazz Masterworks Orchestra host's jazz ensembles from the Blues Alley High School in Washington, DC and the Milwaukee School of the Arts in Milwaukee, WI.

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: Carmichael Auditorium, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030

WEB ADDRESS:si.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: DEPT. OF INTERIOR MUSEUM holds a presentation by Bill Lang of

The Minerals Management Service.

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: Dept. of the Interior Museum, 1849 C St., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-208-3985

WEB ADDRESS: doi.gov

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SECRETARY TOMMY THOMPSON unveils a documentary film "No Greater Love," That follows families facing the sorrow and hope of organ donation and transplantation.

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-690-6343

WEB ADDRESS: hhs.gov

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN Resident Associate Program presents Baker and restaurateur Mark Furstenberg of Marvelous Market and BreadLine talking about the past 10 years of the bread revolution, why bread seems so universally important, and what makes great bread. Participants see how traditional bread is made and how bread-based foods can be grilled in the kitchen or backyard, then enjoy a bread-based buffet and receive a special loaf to take home.

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: BreadLine, 1715 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030

WEB ADDRESS:si.edu

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ARCHIVES presents Ed Ruggero, a former instructor at West Point, revealing the secrets of building the future leaders of America and showing the role played by the majors, captains, and sergeants who oversee this unique institution. Also, he will discuss Duty First: West Point and the Making of American Leaders, which provides an account of a year at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

DATE: April 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-501-5000

WEB ADDRESS: nara.gov

TIME: 8 p.m.

EVENT: FOLGER SHAKESPEARE MEMORIAL LIBRARY presents Africa's most influential and widely published writer Chinua Achebe who has written twenty-one novels, short stories, and collections of poetry. His first and best-known post-colonial landmark novel, Things Fall Apart was published in 1958 and has proved enduringly popular throughout Africa and the rest of the world.

DATE: April 9, 2002

LOCATION: Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-0345

WEB ADDRESS: folger.edu

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