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By United Press International  |  May 8, 2002 at 3:50 PM
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TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION BIOLOGICAL RESPONSE MODIFIERS ADVISORY COMMITTEE holds a meeting to receive updates of research programs in the Division of Therapeutic Proteins and the Division of Monoclonal Antibodies.

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: Hilton Hotel, 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg, MD.

CONTACT: Gail Dapolito or Rosanna L. Harvey, 301-443-0572.

WEB ADDRESS: fda.gov

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES holds a public meeting on awareness of biodiversity. Participants will discuss the science base and management of biological diversity. Also, will examine the relationship between biodiversity and sustainable development in sectors such as land use and energy consumption.

DATE: May 9, 2002

LOCATION: 2100 C St., N.W, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138


TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION National Museum of Natural History holds an awards ceremony honoring the Reading is Fundamental (RIF) National Poster Contest and Read-With-Me Community Reading Challenge winners, meet authors, illustrators, and special guests who share favorite stories.

DATE: May 9, 2002

LOCATION: Baird Auditorium, National Museum of Natural History, 10th & Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030


TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR KAY COLES JAMES holds the Public Service Recognition Week opening ceremony.

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: National Mall, from 7th Street, S.W or N.W. between the Air & Space Museum and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-606-2824


TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ARCHIVES presents Jay Mulvaney, author of Jackie: The Clothes of Camelot, celebrating her unique style as he discusses some of her 200 White House outfits, many previously unpublished or rarely seen."

DATE: May 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-501-5000

WEB ADDRESS: nara.gov

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL AERONAUTIC SPACE ADMINISTRATION holds its Space Science Update discussing New findings from NASA's Imager for Magnetopause to Aurora Global Exploration spacecraft revealing how the Earth actively participates in space storms.

AGENDA: The program will be broadcast live on NASA Television, with two-way question-and-answer capability for reporters covering the event from participating NASA centers.

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard Fisher, division director of the Sun-Earth

Connection, Office of Space Science, NASA Headquarters,


Stephen Fuselier, manager, Space Physics Laboratory,

Lockheed-Martin Advanced Technology Center, Palo Alto, Calif.

Donald Mitchell, principal staff physicist, Johns Hopkins

Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Md.

Dr. John C. Foster, associate director, Massachusetts

Institute of Technology Haystack Observatory, Westford, Mass.

Janet Kozyra, senior research scientist, University of

Michigan, Ann Arbor

DATE: May 9, 2002

LOCATION: NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW, Washington, DC,

CONTACT: 202-358-1547

WEB ADDRESS:nasa.gov

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION National Zoo presents author Sheila Siddle discussing her book In My Family Tree: A Life with Chimpanzees. In 1983, Siddle rescued Pal, an injured chimp. Soon after, she and her husband established the Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage in Zaire, now home to more than 85orphaned chimps.

DATE: May 9, 2002

LOCATION: Visitors Center, 3000 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030


TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: US AIR FORCE BAND presents the jazz ensemble the Airman of Note.

DATE: May 9, 2002

LOCATION: Bowie State University, Martin Luther King Fine Arts Center, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-767-5658

WEB ADDRESS:bolling.af.mil/band.

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