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TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Institute of Medicine Engineering the Delivery of Health Care: Priorities for Application and Research holds a meeting.

AGENDA: Highlights:

5 p.m. - Welcome and Opening Remarks

Co-chairs, Dale Compton and Jerome Grossman

Setting the stage

The problems and tasks at hand

6 p.m. - Reception (Executive Dining Room Anteroom)

Working Dinner (Executive Dining Room)

7:30 p.m. - Committee Discussion

Insights, aspirations, and concerns

DATE: September 30, 2002

LOCATION 2100 C St. NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138


TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION holds a meeting to discuss Assessing Acrylamide In The U.S. Food Supply. The purpose of the public meeting is to update the public on FDA's activities related to acrylamide in food, to present FDA's draft action plan on acrylamide, and to obtain and solicit comments on the action plan.

DATE: September 30, 2002

LOCATION: Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Harvey W. Wiley Building Auditorium, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy, College Park, MD.

CONTACT: Louis J. Carson, 301-436-2130

2000. WEB ADDRESS: fda.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN presents Air & Space Museum curator Gregg Herken discussing his new book Brotherhood of the Bomb: The Tangled Lives and Loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller, a behind-the scenes-account that details these men's conflicting personal, national, and professional loyalties, which in turn shaped the development of the bomb and ushered in the Nuclear Age. Moderated by William Lanouette.

DATE: September 30, 2002

LOCATION: National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-357-3030


TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: COMMECE DEPARTMENT National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Advisory Committee On Commercial Remote Sensing holds a meeting.

DATE: September 30, 2002

LOCATION: 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 301-457-5005

WEB ADDRESS: nesdis.noaa.gov

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SECRETARY TOMMY THOMPSON holds a news conference to discuss the nationalwide nursing shortage.

DATE: September 30, 2002

LOCATION: 200 Independent Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-690-6343

WEB ADDRESS: hhs.gov

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION holds a lecture on "The New Information Age: Exploiting the Best of Electronics and Photonics" with Larry Dalton, University of Washington.

DATE: September 30, 2002

LOCATION: 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia

CONTACT: 703-292-5111,

WEB ADDRESS: nsf.gov

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