Washington Agenda-Federal

By United Press International   |   July 25, 2002 at 2:45 PM
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TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION BAR CODE LABEL REQUIREMENTS FOR HUMAN DRUG PRODUCTS holds a meeting to solicit comments for the development of a regulation on bar code labeling for human drug products, including biologic products. The FDA will also explore issues surrounding bar codes on medical devices.

DATE: July 26, 2002

LOCATION: Natcher Auditorium, Building 45, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

CONTACT: Mary C. Gross, 301-827-3193.

WEB ADDRESS: fda.gov

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: STATE DEPARTMENT presents the Secretary's Open Forum discussing Geographic Information for Diplomacy, Development, and Homeland Security.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jack Dangermond, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.

Kass Green, Space Imaging Solutions, Inc.

William B. Wood, Bureau of Intelligence and Research

DATE: July 26, 2002

LOCATION: 2201 C Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-647-6575

WEB ADDRESS: state.gov

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: FOREIGN PRESS CENTER holds a briefing with Alan Larson, Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs and Allen Johnson, Chief Agriculture Negotiator for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative discussing "The U.S. WTO Agricultural Initiative."

DATE: July 26, 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: 2 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Internship Program holds a discussion on Vending Machines and Childhood Obesity "Snack Foods in Schools: Harmless Indulgence or Hidden Danger?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Margo Wootan, D.Sc. is the Director of Nutrition Policy at the Center for Science in the Public Interest

Maureen Storey, Ph.D., Acting Director, Center for Food and Nutrition Policy

Louis Kazal, M.D., Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow, National Academies and chief medical officer of the Navajo Health Foundation/Sage Memorial Hospital in Ganado, Arizona.

DATE: July 26, 2002

LOCATION: 500 5th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138


TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN Resident Associate Program presents maestro David Baker, guest conductors Bill Holman and Bill Russo performing several jazz compositions/arrangements selected from the vast jazz collection of the museum's Archives Center that focus on their earliest days together with the Stan Kenton Orchestra through their most recent musical endeavors.

DATE: July 19, 2002

LOCATION: Carmichael Auditorium, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030


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