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TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences Board on Physics and Astronomy Burning-Plasma Physics Assessment holds a meeting.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8 a.m. - Welcomes and Introductions

Balance and Composition Discussion

Review of the charge

Study timetable

Meeting goals

Background briefing

Committee discussion John Ahearne, Co-Chair

Ray Fonck, Co-Chair

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: Room 201, The National Academies, 500 5th Street NW, Washington DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138


TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH holds an International Workshop on "Molecular Pathogenesis of Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma."

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: Natcher Conference Center, Building 45, Bethesda, MD

CONTACT: 301- 496-2099


TIME: All Day

EVENT: STATE DEPARTMENT holds a Conference on African-African American Cooperation in the Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS.

AGENDA: Highlights:

10 a.m. - Open Forum Chairman Alan Lang

Ambassador Jack Chow, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES), U.S. Department of State

Nancy Carter-Foster, OES, U.S. Department of State

Ron Dellums, Chairman, CFA Board of Directors

10:20 a.m. -- Panel discussion

Alan Lang, Open Forum Chairman

Chinua Akukwe, M.D., Adjunct Professor, George Washington University

Cynthia Larney, Woodrow Wilson Senior High School, "Tigers Against AIDS Program"

Dr. Paul Delay, Senior Advisor on HIV/AIDS, U.S. Agency for International Development

Phil Wilson, Director, African American AIDS Policy Institute

11:25 a.m. - Presentation of Awards and Certificates of Appreciation

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: Loy Henderson Auditorium, 2201 C Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-647-4000

WEB ADDRESS: state.gov

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: DEFENSE DEPARTMENT holds a news conference to with Gen. William F. Kernan, commander, U.S. Joint Forces Command, discussing lessons learned from the joint experiment, Millennium Challenge 2002.

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: Pentagon, DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781, Arlington, VA

CONTACT: Terry Mitchell, 703-695-0169


TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: SECRETARY OF COMMERCE DON EVANS, EDUCATION UNDER SECRETARY EUGENE W. HICKOK AND NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION DIRECTOR RITA COLWELL hold a news conference releasing a vision prepared by leaders in industry, academia and government on how emerging technologies might be harnessed to revolutionize the education and training landscape.

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Ave. Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-482-8321

WEB ADDRESS: doc.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ARCHIVES Hispanic Heritage Month featuring Archivists Greg Lamotta, James Cassedy, and John Powers presenting a "Labor Report from Cuba," a slide show on their recent trip to Cuba.

DATE: September 17, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-501-5000

WEB ADDRESS: nara.gov

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY, JOHN P. WALTERS holds a news conference to announce a new collaboration to educate parents and kids about the serious risks of youth marijuana use. The initiative is part of the Office of National Drug Control Policy's National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign.

DATE: September 17, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-395-6618

WEB ADDRESS: whitehousedrugpolicy.gov

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR KAY COLES JAMES holds a news conference to discuss the federal Employee Health Benefit program in 2003.

AGENDA: Highlight:

WHO: The speakers are:

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: 1900 E Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Erika Batchellor 202-828-8821

WEB ADDRESS: opm.gov

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: SECRETARY MEL MARTINEZ, EPA ADMINISTRATOR CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN, AND DOE ASSISTANT SECRETARY DAVID GARMAN hold a news conference to discuss a new partnership to promote energy efficient affordable housing.

AGENDA: The agreement will support goals in the President's National Energy Policy by focusing on the market of 4 million housing units assisted by HUD, including existing and new HOPE VI public housing projects, housing for the elderly and handicapped, FHA insured housing and HOME Investment Partnership Program developments.

DATE: September 17, 2002

LOCATION: EPA, Ariel Rios North Building, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue,

CONTACT: 202-708-1112

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