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By United Press International   |   Oct. 21, 2002 at 2:59 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Institute of Medicine holds a forum, which brings together scientific experts to discuss a growing body of evidence, implicates infectious microorganisms as the causes of chronic diseases, including certain cancers, heart disease, and neuropsychiatric disorders.

DATE: October 22, 2002

LOCATION: National Academies building, 2100 C St., N.W., Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138

WEB ADDRESS:nas.edu

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Implementation of a Seafloor Observatory Network for Oceanographic Research holds a meeting.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:15 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction-Bob Detrick, Committee Chair, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

9:30 a.m. - Committee Meeting Overview - Joanne Bintz, OSB

9:45 a.m. - NSF Goals for the Study-Alexandra Isern, National Science Foundation

10:30 a.m. - Welcome, Committee Approach and Study Timeline-Bob Detrick, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

11:30 a.m. - IOOS Implementation Plan-Larry Atkinson, Ocean U.S.

12:45 p.m. - Scientific Cabled Observatories for Time Series (SCOTS)-Scott Glenn, Rutgers University

1:15 p.m. - Applications of Moored Buoys: An International Perspective-Uwe Send, Institute für Meereskunde

1:45 p.m. - Coastal Ocean Observatories-Richard Jahnke, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography (SKIO)

2:15 p.m. - The NEPTUNE Observatory-John Delaney, University of Washington

2:45 p.m. - Observatory Maintenance and Operations-John Orcutt, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

3:30 p.m. - Data Management-Peter Cornillon, University of Rhode Island

4:00 p.m. - Opportunities In Education and Outreach-Sarah Schoedinger, Consortium for Oceanographic Research & Education (CORE)

DATE: October 22, 2002

LOCATION: Hamilton Crown Plaza Hotel, 14th and K Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138

WEB ADDRESS:nas.edu

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE holds a meeting to discuss the committee will: (1) Discuss and provide direction for future subcommittee -- Good Manufacturing Practices/Manufacturing Subcommittee; and (2) discuss manufacturing issues; sterile drug products produced by aseptic processing.

DATE: October 22, 2002

LOCATION: Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Advisory Committee Conference Room 1066, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD.

CONTACT: Kathleen Reedy, 301-827-7001

WEB ADDRESS: fda.gov

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION CIRCULATORY SYSTEM DEVICES PANEL OF THE MEDICAL DEVICES ADVISORY holds a meeting to discuss a premarket approval application for a drug-coated coronary artery stent intended to treat coronary artery obstructions and to help prevent in-stent stenosis.

DATE: October 22, 2002

LOCATION: Holiday Inn, Ballroom, Two Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg, MD.

CONTACT: Geretta Wood, 301-443-8320

WEB ADDRESS: fda.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Library's European Division and the Royal Norwegian Embassy holds a lecture with Finn Benestad presenting highlights of his recent biography of Johan Svendsen, a close friend and colleague of the great Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg--as well as recorded examples of some of Svendsen's best music.

DATE: October 22, 2002

LOCATION: Pickford Theater, third floor of the Madison Building, Independence Ave SE, between

1st & 2nd Streets, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202- 707-3704.

WEB ADDRESS:loc.gov

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a luncheon briefing with Jonathan Winer

Alston & Bird LLP, former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Law Enforcement discussing "Al Qaeda's Money Trail."

DATE: October 22, 2002

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS:rferl.gov

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SECRETARY TOMMY THOMPSON holds a news conference announcing an advertising campaign aimed at seniors to help them make health care coverage decisions.

DATE: October 22, 2002

LOCATION: 200 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-690-6343

WEB ADDRESS:hhh.gov

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS presents photographer Joel Meyerowitz, who has a number of his photos on display in the Library's "Witness and Response" exhibition, discussing his work at the World Trade Center site from September 11, 2001, through May 2002, where he was the only photographer allowed to shoot on a daily basis.

DATE: October 22, 2002

LOCATION: Mumford Room, sixth floor of the Madison Building, Independence Ave SE, between

1st & 2nd Streets, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-707-6072

WEB ADDRESS:loc.gov

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: FOREIGN PRESS CENTER holds a briefing with Keith Jones, Director for the National Organic Program, US Department of Agriculture discussing "Organic Labeling: The New National Organic Standards."

DATE: October 22, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-724-1640

WEB ADDRESS: fpc.gov

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: FOREIGN PRESS CENTER holds a briefing with John Maisto, NSC Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, and John Cloud, Senior Director for International Economic Affairs, discussing "APEC Summit: Latin American and Economic Issues"

DATE: October 22, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-724-1640

WEB ADDRESS: fpc.gov

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH VRC SEMINAR SERIES: "Modulation of HIV/SHIV Infection: Antibodies Redux," with Dr. Nancy Haigwood, Southern Biotech Research Institute.

DATE: October 22, 2002

LOCATION: Main Conference Room, Building 40, Bethesda, MD

CONTACT: 301-594-8491

WEB ADDRESS: nih.gov

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN ASSOCIATES features first-hand anecdotes and video clips, Pulitzer Prize-winning TV critic of the Washington Post Tom Shales and co-author James Andrew Miller tell the story of the long-running comedy Saturday Night Live.

DATE: October 22, 2002

LOCATION: Marion & Gustave Ring Auditorium, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Independence Ave. & 7th Street, SW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030

WEB ADDRESS:si.edu

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ARCHIVES presents Dr. Greg Robinson discussing "Political Science: Franklin Roosevelt and the Postwar Dispersion of Minorities." Based in part on his book, By Order of the President: FDR and the Internment of Japanese Americans, Robinson explores Roosevelt's efforts during World War II to promote postwar peace through the mass scattering and assimilation of ethnic and racial groups on both a national and international basis.

DATE: October 22, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-501-5000

WEB ADDRESS: nara.gov

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