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Feb. 6, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) (F.R. Page 4344) - Meeting

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) (F.R. Page 4344) holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, February 4-6.

NRC, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Md.

Quynh Nguyen, 301-415-5844, Quynh.Nguyen@nrc.gov [Note: RSVP required at least five days prior to the event.]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 6, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md.; and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md. - Event

Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md.; and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md. attend the 35th annual Fifth Congressional District Black History Month Breakfast.

Camelot by Martin's 13905 Central Avenue, Upper Marlboro, Md.

Latoya Veal, 202-225-4131, Latoya.Veal@mail.house.gov

Feb. 6, 2016, 4 a.m.

Families USA - Conference

Families USA holds its 2016 Health Action Conference, with the theme "Next Steps in Health Reform," February 4-6.

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

202-347-2417, info@familiesusa.org [Note: Register at http://familiesusa.org/health-action-2016 ]

Feb. 6, 2016, 4 a.m.

Teach for America - Summit

Teach for America holds its 25th Anniversary Summit, February 5-7.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, D.C.

Sharise Darby, 917-391-6075, Sharise.Darby@teachforamerica.org; https://www.teachforamerica.org/25thsummit/schedule [Note: Livestream at https://www.teachforamerica.org/25thsummit/live ]

Feb. 6, 2016, 6 a.m.

The U.S. Army Military District of Washington - Event

The U.S. Army Military District of Washington holds a wreath-laying and memorial ceremony for "Black Jack," President John Kennedy's caparisoned (rideless) horse, the last U.S. Army Quartermaster issued horse.

Col. Johnny Davis, commander of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment

Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

Russ Fox, 703-696-5210, Russell.h.fox.mil@mail.mil [Note: RSVP required by noon February 5. Media must report to the Hatfield Gate no later than 10 a.m. for escort.]

Feb. 6, 2016, 8 a.m.

The Politics & Prose Bookstore and Coffeehouse - Book discussion

The Politics & Prose Bookstore and Coffeehouse holds a book discussion on "The Industries of the Future," and how the changing notions of work, markets, and money can be used as opportunities for new ventures.

Alec Ross, former senior advisor for innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

202-364-1919, books@politics-prose.com; http://www.politics-prose.com/event/book/alec-ross-industries-of-future

Feb. 6, 2016, 1 p.m.

The Politics & Prose Bookstore - Book discussion

The Politics & Prose Bookstore holds a book discussion on "One Child: The Story of China's Most Radical Experiment."

Author Mei Fong, Pulitzer Prize winner and recipient of Amnesty International's Human Rights Press Award; and Elizabeth Weinstein, producer of WAMU's "The Kojo Nnamdi Show"

Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

202-364-1919, books@politics-prose.com; http://www.politics-prose.com/event/book/mei-fong-one-child-story-of-chinas-most-radical-experiment

Looking Ahead

Feb. 7, 2016, 3 a.m.

Teach for America - Summit

Teach for America holds its 25th Anniversary Summit, February 5-7.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, D.C.

Sharise Darby, 917-391-6075, Sharise.Darby@teachforamerica.org; https://www.teachforamerica.org/25thsummit/schedule [Note: Livestream at https://www.teachforamerica.org/25thsummit/live ]

Feb. 7, 2016, 7 a.m.

Italian President Sergio Mattarella - Event

Italian President Sergio Mattarella participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns.

Arlington National Cemetery, Tomb of the Unknowns, Arlington, Va.

202-685-4645 [Note: Media RSVP required by 3 p.m. February 4 at usarmy.mcnair.mdw.mbx.mediadesk-omb@mail.mil with full name, date of birth, place of birth, Social Security or passport number, media organization, contact phone number and email address.]

Feb. 8, 2016, 3 a.m.

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH) (F.R. Page 3445) - Meeting

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH) (F.R. Page 3445) holds a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research.

NIH, 5635 Fishers Lane, Terrace Level Conference Room, Rockville, Md.

Rudy Pozzatti, 301-402-0838, pozzattr@mail.nih.gov

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 8, 2016, 3 a.m.

Veterans Affairs Department (VA) (F.R. Page 3559) - Meeting

Veterans Affairs Department (VA) (F.R. Page 3559) holds a meeting of the Commission on Care to continue examining the access of veterans to health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs and strategically examine how best to organize the Veterans Health Administration, locate health care resources, and deliver health care to veterans during the next 20 years.

Washington Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

commissiononcare@va.gov

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 8, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

Election Assistance Commission (F.R. Page 4267) - Meeting

Election Assistance Commission (F.R. Page 4267) holds a meeting of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee, February 8-9.

U.S. Access Board, 1331 F Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, D.C.

Patricia Wilburg, 301-975-6994, patricia.wilburg@nist.gov

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 8, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

The National Academies Board on Energy and Environmental Systems - Conference

The National Academies Board on Energy and Environmental Systems holds a conference on "Electricity Use in Rural and Islanded Communities: A Workshop Supporting the Quadrennial Energy Review's Public Outreach," February 8-9.

National Academies, 500 Fifth Street NW, Keck Center, Room 100 Washington, D.C.

202-334-2138, news@nas.edu; http://sites.nationalacademies.org/DEPS/BEES/DEPS_047085

Feb. 8, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

The National Academy of Sciences - Workshop

The National Academy of Sciences holds a workshop on "Electricity Use in Rural and Islanded Communities," February 8-9.

National Academy of Sciences, 500 Fifth Street NW, Keck Center, Room 100, Washington, D.C.

202-334-2000; http://sites.nationalacademies.org/DEPS/BEES/DEPS_047085

Feb. 8, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md. - Discussion

Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., hosts a discussion, beginning at 8:30 a.m., with public health leaders from throughout Maryland to discuss "recent triumphs and remaining challenges in providing community mental health services."

Steven Sharfstein, president and CEO of Sheppard Pratt Health System

Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital Conference Center, 6501 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Md.

Tim Zink, tim_zink@cardin.senate.gov [Note: RSVP requested.]

Feb. 8, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

Treasury Department

Treasury Department Daily reports: State and Local Government Bond Rates and Treasury Yield Curve data

1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

202-504-3550

Feb. 8, 2016, 4:30 a.m.

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) - Discussion

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) holds a discussion on "Australia's Opportunities in Security and International Development."

Former Australian National Security Adviser Andrew Shearer; and Daniel Runde, director of the CSIS Project on Prosperity and Development

CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Andrew Schwartz, 202-775-3242; http://www.csis.org [Note: Media must RSVP to aschwartz@csis.org]

Feb. 8, 2016, 5 a.m.

Treasury Department; Internal Revenue Service (IRS) (F.R. Page 5060) - Meeting

Treasury Department; Internal Revenue Service (IRS) (F.R. Page 5060) holds a meeting on regulations regarding certain transfers of property by United States persons to foreign corporations.

IRS, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

Ryan Bowen, 202-317-6937 [Note: RSVP required.]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 8, 2016, 5 a.m.

The National Press Club Newsmaker Program - News conference

The National Press Club Newsmaker Program holds a discussion with Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on the church's "role in creating a more inclusive society."

National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Bloomberg Room, Washington, D.C.

Tony Gallo, 202-544-6973, agallo2368@verizon.net; https://www.press.org/events/episcopal-church-presiding-bishop-michael-curry-will-discuss-churchs-role-creating-more-inclu

Feb. 8, 2016, 5 a.m.

David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans - Schedule

David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, schedule of events to commemorate Black History Month.

Education Department, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Barnard Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

202-401-1576, press@ed.gov

Feb. 8, 2016, 5:30 a.m.

The Brookings Institution - Discussion

The Brookings Institution holds a discussion on "Womenomics 2.0: The potential of female entrepreneurs in Japan."

Mitsue Kurihara, audit and supervisory board member of the Development Bank of Japan; Donna Fujimoto Cole, president and CEO of Cole Chemical; Fujiyo Ishiguro, president and CEO of the Netyear Group Corporation; Sachiko Kuno, co-founder, president and CEO of S&R Foundation; and Mireya Solis, senior fellow at the Center for East Asia Policy Studies

Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Falk Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

202-797-6105, events@brookings.edu; http://www.brookings.edu/events/2016/02/08-womenomics-female-entrepreneurs-japan

Feb. 8, 2016, 6 a.m.

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) - Discussion

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) holds a discussion on "Dissecting Taiwan's 2016 Election Results."

Alan Romberg, director of the Stimson Center's East Asia Program; and Douglas Paal, vice president for studies at CEIP

CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Clara Hogan, 202-939-2233, chogan@ceip.org; or Karly Schledwitz, 202-939-2233, kschledwitz@ceip.org [Note: Rescheduled from January 22. Register at http://carnegieendowment.org/events ]

Feb. 8, 2016, 6 a.m.

We The People For Sensible Gun Laws - Rally

We The People For Sensible Gun Laws holds a demonstration calling on Congress to "recognize the nexus between domestic abuse and gun violence"; "require universal background checks"; "require gun safety training"; "reinstate the assault weapons ban"; "ban high capacity ammunition magazines"; "recognize this is a public health emergency"; and "provide research funds into causes and solutions to gun violence."

In front of the White House, Lafayette Square side, Washington, D.C.

Everymonday52@gmail.com [Note: Rally will occur weather permitting.]

Feb. 8, 2016, 6 a.m.

The Society for Peace and Conflict Resolution, the International Peace and Conflict Resolution department, the American University Negotiation Project, and the Ethics, and the Peace and Global Affairs department - Discussion

The Society for Peace and Conflict Resolution, the International Peace and Conflict Resolution department, the American University Negotiation Project, and the Ethics, and the Peace and Global Affairs department holds a discussion on "The Successes and Failures of the Negotiation Process: A Palestinian Perspective."

Palestinian Ambassador to the United States Maen Rashid Areikat

American University, SIS Building, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Abramson Family Founders Room, Washington, D.C.

spcr@american.edu

Feb. 8, 2016, 6 a.m.

Treasury Department

Treasury Department Weekly announcement of 4-week bills auction.

1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

202-504-3550

Feb. 8, 2016, 6:30 a.m.

Treasury Department

Treasury Department Auction of 13-week and 26-week Treasury Bills.

1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

202-504-3550

Feb. 8, 2016, 7 a.m.

The Atlantic Council - Discussion

The Atlantic Council holds a discussion on a new report "Surging Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) Trade, How U.S. Exports Will Benefit European and Global Gas Supply Diversity, Competition, and Security."

Christopher Goncalves, managing director of Berkeley Research Group; Fabrice Vareille, head of the European Delegation to the United States' Transport, Energy, and Environment Section; Bud Coote, resident fellow at the Atlantic Council's Global Energy Center; and David Koranyi, director of the Atlantic Council's Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative

Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

Madeleine Levey Lambert, 202-864-2831, press@AtlanticCouncil.org [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 8, 2016, 7 a.m.

The George Washington University (GWU) Elliott School of International Affairs - Book discussion

The George Washington University (GWU) Elliott School of International Affairs holds a book discussion on "Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening."

Author Ellen McLarney, assistant professor of Arabic literature at Duke University

GWU Elliott School, 1957 E Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Jason Shevrin, 202-994-5631, gwmedia@gwu.edu; http://elliott.gwu.edu/events-calendar#/?i=1 [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 8, 2016, 7 a.m.

The Heritage Foundation - Discussion

The Heritage Foundation holds a discussion on "The Great Flat Tax Debate."

Former OMB Director Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of American Action Forum; Daniel Mitchell, senior fellow at the Cato Institute; David Burton, senior fellow for economic policy at Heritage; and Stephen Moore, visiting fellow at Heritage

Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Allison Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

202-675-1761, lectures.seminars@heritage.org; http://www.heritage.org [Note: RSVP requested.]

Feb. 8, 2016, 7 a.m.

The German Marshall Fund of the United States - Discussion

The German Marshall Fund of the United States holds a discussion on "U.S. Global Leadership Under the Next President."

Geoff Dyer, former Beijing bureau chief at the Financial Times; Andrew Shearer, visiting fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; Daniel Twining, senior fellow for Asia at the Marshall Fund; and Derek Chollet, counselor and senior adviser for security and defense policy at the Marshall Fund

German Marshall Fund of the United States, 1744 R Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Benjamin Lamont, 202-683-2650, blamont@gmfus.org [Note: Register at http://www.gmfus.org/listings/events ]

Feb. 8, 2016, 7 a.m.

Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Northern Virginia - Schedule

Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Northern Virginia schedule of events for a day of Remembrance and Action for Natasha McKenna, a 37-year-old African American woman with a history of mental illness who was detained in February 2015 in Fairfax, Va. and died "days after being repeatedly tased while unclothed and restrained by sheriff's deputies at Fairfax Adult Detention Facility."

Fairfax County Adult Detention Center, 10520 Judicial Drive, Fairfax, Va., or as noted

surjnova@gmail.com; http://www.surjnova.org/

Feb. 8, 2016, 7 a.m.

Veterans Affairs Department (VA) (F.R. Page 6342) - Meeting

Veterans Affairs Department (VA) (F.R. Page 6342) holds a meeting of the Commission on Care on the access of veterans to health care.

The Washington Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

commissiononcare@va.gov [Note: RSVP required.]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 8, 2016, 7 a.m.

The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) - Conference call briefing

The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) holds a conference call briefing, beginning at 12 p.m., to release "new research on insurer use of homeowner status in setting auto insurance rates" - based on seven major insurers in Baltimore, Md.; Chicago, Ill.; Denver, Colo.; Houston, Texas; Louisville, Ky.; Newark, N.J.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Portland, Ore.; Syracuse, N.Y.; and Tampa, Fla.

Bob Hunter, director of insurance at CFA; and Doug Heller, insurance consultant at CFA

None given

Richard Eckman, 202-737-0766 [Note: Call-in, 800-247-5110; password, CFACALL. No information will be released before the call. The release will be available after 11:30 a.m. February 8 at http://consumerfed.org/ ]

Feb. 8, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy - Webcast

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy holds a webcast, beginning at 12:30 p.m., on "The Future of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq Mosul, Economic Crisis and Self-Determination."

Hemin Hawrami, foreign policy adviser to Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and senior member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party; and David Pollock and Michael Knights, WINEP fellows

None given

202-452-0650 [Note: Information on the webcast is available at http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/the-future-of-the-kurdistan-region-of-iraq ]

Feb. 8, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

Georgetown University - Discussion

Georgetown University holds a discussion on "A Seat at the Table: An Inside Look as a U.S. Trade Negotiator."

Wendy Cutler, former acting deputy U.S. Trade Representative

Georgetown University, 37th and O Streets NW, Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center, 302-P Conference Room, Washington, D.C.

202-687-4328, gucomm@georgetown.edu; https://guevents.georgetown.edu/event/a_seat_at_the_table_an_inside_look_as_a_us_trade_negotiator?utm_campaign=widget&utm_medium=widget&utm_source=Georgetown#_ga=1.130539789.342062744.1454086977

Feb. 8, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

First lady Michelle Obama - Schedule

First lady Michelle Obama schedule of events for celebrating Black History Month, with the theme "Honoring the Past While Celebrating the Present; 7 Years of Living African American History."

The White House

firstladypress@who.eop.gov [Note: Media must RSVP at https://www.whitehouse.gov/webform/media-rsvp-first-lady-s-black-history-month-event by 5 p.m. Friday, February 5. Those without White House hard passes must also RSVP at https://events.whitehouse.gov/form?rid=H8J2RKHDYP by the deadline.]

Feb. 8, 2016, 8 a.m.

Homeland Security Department (DHS); Office of the Secretary of Homeland Security; Privacy Office (F.R. Page 4331) - Meeting

Homeland Security Department (DHS); Office of the Secretary of Homeland Security; Privacy Office (F.R. Page 4331) holds a meeting of the DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee

650 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Fourth Floor, Washington, D.C.

Sandra Taylor, 202-343-1717, PrivacyCommittee@hq.dhs.gov [Note: Registration required PrivacyCommittee@hq.dhs.gov ]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 8, 2016, 8 a.m.

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) (F.R. Page 6088) - Meeting

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) (F.R. Page 6088) holds a meeting to hear oral argument in an appeal from an initial decision of an administrative law judge by the Respondent, Bernerd Young, former chief compliance officer of Stanford Group Company ("SGC"), alleging violations by SGC of the antifraud provisions of Section 206(2) of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.

SEC, 100 F Street NE, Washington, D.C.

202-551-5400

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 8, 2016, 9 a.m.

The Congressional Mental Health Caucus - Briefing

The Congressional Mental Health Caucus holds a briefing on "Mental Health Services in the Community."

Chuck Ingoglia, vice president of public policy at the National Council for Behavioral Health

122 Cannon House Office Building

Jonah Cunningham, jonah.cunningham@mail.house.gov

Feb. 8, 2016, 9 a.m.

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies - Discussion

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies holds a discussion on "International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2015 and Outlook for 2016."

Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart; former Homeland Security Secretary and former Gov. Tom Ridge, R-Pa., chairman of Ridge Global; former Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn.; Maj. Gen. Omar Al Khaldi, defense, military, naval and air attache at the Embassy of Jordan; Gamini Keerawella, deputy chief of mission at the Embassy of Sri Lanka; former Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Alfred Gray, senior fellow at the Potomac Institute; Michael Swetnam, CEO and chairman of the Potomac Institute; and Yonah Alexander, director of the Potomac Institute's Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies

Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, 901 North Stuart Street, Suite 200, Arlington, Va.

Laurie Kinney, 703-525-0770, lkinney@potomacinstitute.org [Note: RSVP required to Sharon Layani at 703-562-4522 or icts@potomacinstitute.org]

Feb. 8, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

Federal Reserve Board

Federal Reserve Board Selected interest rates weekly release

20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

202-452-3206

Feb. 8, 2016, 11 a.m.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Briefing

Full committee closed briefing on "Administration Update on the Way Forward in Syria and Iraq."

SVC-217, U.S. Capitol

202-224-6797 http://foreign.senate.gov [Note: Rescheduled to February 9.]

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 8, 2016, 11 a.m.

The Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC) - Book discussion

The Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC) holds a book discussion on "The Nuremberg Idea: Crimes against Humanity in History, Law and Politics."

Author Liz Borgwardt, associate professor of history at Washington University in St. Louis

WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Drew Sample, 202-549-5920 or 202-691-4379, drew.sample@wilsoncenter.org; https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/the-nuremberg-idea-crimes-against-humanity-history-law-politics

Feb. 8, 2016, 11 a.m.

The George Washington University (GWU) Elliott School of International Affairs - Discussion

The George Washington University (GWU) Elliott School of International Affairs holds a discussion on "The Disappearing Shadow of Local Democracy in Russia."

Ivan Kurilla, professor at the European University at St. Petersburg; and Pavel Konenenko, professor at St. Petersburg State University

GWU Elliott School, 1957 E Street NW, Voesar Conference Room, Suite 412, Washington, D.C.

Jason Shevrin, 202-994-5631, gwmedia@gwu.edu; http://elliott.gwu.edu [Note: RSVP at http://elliott.gwu.edu/events-calendar ]

Feb. 8, 2016, 11:15 a.m.

Federal Reserve Board

Federal Reserve Board Foreign Exchange Rates for previous week

20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

202-452-3206

Feb. 8, 2016, noon

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the Jamestown Foundation - Discussion

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the Jamestown Foundation hold a discussion on "The Future of Post-Soviet Countries."

Paul Goble, former senior adviser to the director of Voice of America, and expert on the former Soviet Union

SAIS, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

Lindsey Waldrop, 202-650-6005, lwaldrop@jhu.edu; http://www.sais-jhu.edu [Note: Media RSVP requested.]

Feb. 8, 2016, noon

Energy Department, Energy Information Administration

Energy Department, Energy Information Administration Coal News & Markets Report and Weekly New York Mercantile Exchange Coal Futures

1000 Independence Ave SW, Washington, D.C.

202-586-8800 http://www.eia.gov/coal/data.cfm

Feb. 8, 2016, noon

Energy Department, Energy Information Administration

Energy Department, Energy Information Administration Weekly Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update.

1000 Independence Ave SW, Washington, D.C.

202-586-8800 http://www.eia.gov/petroleum/gasdiesel/

Feb. 8, 2016, noon

Treasury Department

Treasury Department Daily Treasury Statement

1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

202-504-3550

Feb. 8, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

Busboys & Poets - Book discussion

Busboys & Poets holds a book discussion on "Queer Brown Voices: Personal Narratives of Latina/o Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Activism."

Co-authors Letitia Gomez, co-founder and executive director of LLEGO, and Salvador Vidal-Ortiz, sociology professor at American University; Moises Agosto-Rosario, director of the National Minority AIDS Council's Treatment, Education, Adherence and Mobilization Division; and Jose Gutierrez, founder of Latinos en Accion

Busboys & Poets, 2021 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

202-387-7638, http://www.busboysandpoets.com/events/2016/2/8

Feb. 8, 2016, 1:45 p.m.

The Smithsonian Associates - Discussion

The Smithsonian Associates holds a discussion on new advances in space science, the future of NASA, and the potential to travel to Mars.

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden; and Joe Palca, science correspondent for National Public Radio

South Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, D.C.

202-633-3030; https://smithsonianassociates.org/ticketing/tickets/reserve.aspx?ID=233374&utm_source=RAad&utm_content=FEauto&utm_campaign=featevent

Feb. 9, 2016, 2:30 a.m.

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (F.R. Page 2873) - Meeting

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (F.R. Page 2873) holds a meeting of the Arthritis Advisory Committee to discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125544 for CT-P13, a proposed biosimilar to Janssen Biotech Inc.'s REMICADE (infliximab) submitted by Celltrion Inc.

FDA White Oak Campus, 10903 New Hampshire Avenue, Building 31 Conference Center, Room 1503, Silver Spring, Md.

Stephanie Begansky, 301-796-9001 [Note: RSVP by February 2.]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 9, 2016, 3 a.m.

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH) (F.R. Page 1434) - Meeting

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH) (F.R. Page 1434) holds a meeting of the National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities.

NIH, 31 Center Drive, Building 31, Conference Room 6, Bethesda, Md.

Joyce Hunter, 301-402-1366, hunterj@nih.gov

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 9, 2016, 3 a.m.

RealClearPolitics and RealClearDefense - Discussion

RealClearPolitics and RealClearDefense hold a discussion on "Protecting the Homeland: The Future of Missile Defense."

Mark Gunzinger, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments; Rebeccah Heinrichs, fellow at the Hudson Institute; Tom Karako, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies' Missile Defense Project; former NORAD/NORTHCOM Commander retired Gen. Charles Jacoby Jr.; former NORAD/NORTHCOM Director of Strategy, Policy and Plans retired Maj. Gen. Francis Mahon; former NORAD/NORTHCOM Chief of Staff retired Maj. Gen. Dallas Thompson; and former Missile Defense Agency Deputy Director retired Brig. Gen. Kenneth Todorov

Charlie Palmer Steak, 101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

202-644-8780 [Note: RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/protecting-the-homeland-the-future-of-missile-defense-tickets-20904405640 ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 3 a.m.

Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif.; Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas; Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y.; and Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla. - Forum

Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif.; Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas; Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y.; and Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla. hold the first "Africa Policy Breakfast" forum on "Boko Haram and its Regional Impact."

Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield; Nii Akuetteh, executive director of the African Immigrant Caucus; Reuben Brigety II, dean of the George Washington University School of International Affairs; and Raymond Gilpin, dean of the National Defense University's Africa Center for Strategic Studies

HVC-201, U.S. Capitol

Dan Roth, 202-225-7084, dan.roth@mail.house.gov [Note: Webcast at http://bass.house.gov/bokoharam ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 3 a.m.

The National Defense Industrial Association - Conference

The National Defense Industrial Association holds its 2016 Human Systems Conference on "Valuing Human Systems Research and Development (R&D): Enhancing Capabilities, Reducing Cost," February 9-10.

Waterford at Springfield, 6715 Commerce Street, Springfield, Va.

Christy Mason, 703-247-2586, cmason@ndia.org [Note: Register at http://www.ndia.org/meetings/6350/Pages/default.aspx ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 3 a.m.

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) - Summit

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) holds its 2016 Community College National Legislative Summit, February 9-11.

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, D.C.

Jennifer Stiddard, 202-775-6486, jstiddard@acct.org [Note: Register at http://www.acct.org/events/2016-national-legislative-summit ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

IDEEA Inc. - Conference

IDEEA Inc. holds its "ComDef 2016 Research and Development Conference," on technology advances in the government and military, February 9-10."

Army and Navy Country Club, 1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Va.

703-760-0762; http://www.ideea.com/comdef16r-d/registration.htm

Feb. 9, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

Election Assistance Commission (F.R. Page 4267) - Meeting

Election Assistance Commission (F.R. Page 4267) holds a meeting of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee, February 8-9.

U.S. Access Board, 1331 F Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, D.C.

Patricia Wilburg, 301-975-6994, patricia.wilburg@nist.gov

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 9, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

The National Academies Board on Energy and Environmental Systems - Conference

The National Academies Board on Energy and Environmental Systems holds a conference on "Electricity Use in Rural and Islanded Communities: A Workshop Supporting the Quadrennial Energy Review's Public Outreach," February 8-9.

National Academies, 500 Fifth Street NW, Keck Center, Room 100 Washington, D.C.

202-334-2138, news@nas.edu; http://sites.nationalacademies.org/DEPS/BEES/DEPS_047085

Feb. 9, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

The National Academy of Sciences - Workshop

The National Academy of Sciences holds a workshop on "Electricity Use in Rural and Islanded Communities," February 8-9.

National Academy of Sciences, 500 Fifth Street NW, Keck Center, Room 100, Washington, D.C.

202-334-2000; http://sites.nationalacademies.org/DEPS/BEES/DEPS_047085

Feb. 9, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

Veterans Affairs Department (VA) (F.R. Page 5527) - Meeting

Veterans Affairs Department (VA) (F.R. Page 5527) holds a meeting of the Commission on Care to examine the access of veterans to health care and strategically examine how best to organize the Veterans Health Administration, locate health care resources, and deliver health care to veterans during the next 20 years.

The American Legion National Headquarters Office, 1608 K Street NW, Seventh Floor Conference Room, Washington, D.C.

John Goodrich, john.goodrich@va.gov [Note: RSVP by 5 p.m. February 5.]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 9, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

The D.C. Office of the State Superintendent of Education - Conference

The D.C. Office of the State Superintendent of Education holds its 2016 Postsecondary and Career Education Conference, with the theme "What's Next? Inspiring, Engaging, Collaborating for Postsecondary Success."

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, D.C.

Michael Longaro, 202-751-7856, Michael.Longaro@dc.gov [Note: Register at http://osse.dc.gov/event/6th-annual-post-secondary-career-education-conference ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 4 a.m.

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH) (F.R. Page 1433) - Meeting

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH) (F.R. Page 1433) holds a meeting of the Fogarty International Center Advisory Board.

NIH, Stone House, Building 16, Conference Room, Bethesda, Md.

Kristen Weymouth, 301-496-1415, weymouthk@mail.nih.gov

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 9, 2016, 4 a.m.

Justice Department (DOJ); Office of Justice Programs (OJP) (F.R. Page 2241) - Meeting

Justice Department (DOJ); Office of Justice Programs (OJP) (F.R. Page 2241) holds a meeting of the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Federal Advisory Committee on providing input and recommendations to OJP regarding the operations and administration of NMVTIS.

Office of Justice Programs, 810 7th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Todd Brighton, 202-616-3879, Todd.Brighton@usdoj.gov [Note: RSVP required at least seven days prior to the event.]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 9, 2016, 4 a.m.

CTIA - The Wireless Association - Discussion

CTIA - The Wireless Association holds a discussion on "5G: The Next Generation of Wireless," and the transition from 4G LTE to 5G to help maintain U.S. leadership in wireless technology.

Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Chairman John Thune, R-S.D.; Jessica Rosenworcel, commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission; and Meredith Attwell Baker, president and CEO of CTIA

Reserve Officers Association, 1 Constitution Avenue NE, Washington, D.C.

Amy Storey, 202-736-3207, astorey@ctia.org; http://www.ctia.org/resource-library/events/archive/2016/02/09/default-calendar/ctia-hosts-leadership-forum-on-5g-the-next-generation-of-wireless [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 4 a.m.

Health Affairs - Forum

Health Affairs holds a forum on "the complex environment in which vaccines are discovered, produced and delivered."

Angela Shen, policy adviser in the HHS National Vaccine Program's Office Senior Science; Jon Kim Andrus, executive vice president of the Sabin Vaccine Institute; Robin Beillik, consultant epidemiologist; Logan Brenzel, senior program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Joseph Dieleman, assistant professor for global health at the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation; Judith Kallenberg, head of policy at Gavi; Abigail Lowin, student at Columbia Law School; Michael McQuestion, director of sustainable immunization financing at the Sabin Vaccine Institute; Glen Nowalk, director of the University of Georgia's Center for Health & Risk Communication; Sachiko Ozawa, health economist at Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health; Carol Pandak, director of Rotary International's PolioPlus; David Ridley, professor at Duke University; and Jason Schwartz, assistant professor at the Yale School of Public Health

National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, D.C.

Brianna Gavio, 202-745-5064, bgavio@gymr.com [Note: Register at https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ec580p0nd4c45084 ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 4 a.m.

The Business Council for International Understanding - Briefing

The Business Council for International Understanding holds a briefing.

Hungarian Ambassador to the United States Reka Szemerkenyi

TBA

Liam Morgan, 212-490-0460, l-morgan@bciu.org; http://www.bciu.org/events/upcoming-events [Note: Event is closed press. Members of the business community may RSVP to attend and to receive event location.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 4:30 a.m.

The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) - Briefing

The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) holds a briefing on technology and Internet policy in the months ahead, in Europe and the United States.

CDT, 1401 K Street NW, Second Floor, Washington, D.C.

202-637-9800, press@cdt.org [Note: RSVP at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1HTgEt3KNSzr3b9ifzVdBdhZSCRFEWTjPk7MvUEoxFnc/viewform - Conference call available: Call-in, 855-282-6330; passcode, 29190992]

Feb. 9, 2016, 4:30 a.m.

Senate Armed Services Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on worldwide threats.

G-50 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-3871 http://www.armed-services.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 9, 2016, 4:30 a.m.

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) (F.R. Page 6055) - Meeting

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) (F.R. Page 6055) holds a meeting on the 8734 commercial truck collision with stopped vehicles on Interstate 88, Naperville, Illinois, January 27, 2014.

NTSB Conference Center, 429 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, D.C.

Keith Holloway, 202-314-6100, keith.holloway@ntsb.gov [Note: Webcast at http://www.ntsb.gov ]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 9, 2016, 5 a.m.

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - Markup

Full committee markup of S.1622, the "FDA Device Accountability Act of 2015"; S.2030, the "Advancing Targeted Therapies for Rare Diseases Act of 2015"; S.849, the "Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015"; S.2014, the "Next Generation Researchers Act"; S.800, the "Enhancing the Stature and Visibility of Medical Rehabilitation Research at the NIH Act"; the "Preventing Superbugs and Protecting Patients Act"; and legislation on improving health information technology.

430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-5375 http://help.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 9, 2016, 5 a.m.

The Atlantic Council - Discussion

The Atlantic Council holds a discussion on "Great Rifts: Political and Economic Ramifications of the Iran-Saudi Divide."

Amir Handjani, president of PG International Commodity Trading Services; David Ottaway, senior scholar at the Wilson Center; Atlantic Council Senior Fellows Sara Vakhshouri and Frederic Hof; and Barbara Slavin, acting director of the Atlantic Council's Future of Iran Initiative

Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

Madeleine Levey Lambert, 202-864-2831, press@AtlanticCouncil.org [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 5 a.m.

The U.S. Postal Service - Conference call briefing

The U.S. Postal Service holds a conference call briefing, beginning at 10 a.m., on FY2016 first quarter financial results.

Postmaster General and CEO Megan Brennan; and Postal Service CFO Joseph Corbett

None given

Sarah Ninivaggi, 202-268-1997, sarah.a.ninivaggi@usps.gov [Note: Call-in, 855-293-54396; conference ID, 42570997]

Feb. 9, 2016, 5 a.m.

The Center for American Progress (CAP) - Discussion

The Center for American Progress (CAP) holds a discussion on "Investing in Our Nation's Human Capital Through Apprenticeship."

CAP, 1333 H Street NW, 10th Floor, Washington, D.C.

Tom Caiazza, 202-481-7141, tcaiazza@americanprogress.org; or 202-682-1611; http://www.americanprogress.org [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 6 a.m.

International Trade Commission (USITC) (F.R. Page 3475) - Meeting

International Trade Commission (USITC) (F.R. Page 3475) holds a meeting to vote on Inv. Nos. 701-TA-528-529 and 731-TA-1264-1268, Certain Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, China, Indonesia, and Portugal, and is scheduled to complete and file its determinations and views of the Commission on February 22, 2016.

ITC, 500 E Street SW, Room 101, Washington, D.C.

202-205-2000

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 9, 2016, 6 a.m.

The Government Publishing Office (GPO) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) - Release

The Government Publishing Office (GPO) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) hold the release of the president's FY2017 budget.

GPO Bookstore, 710 North Capitol Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Gary Somerset, 202-512-1957, gsomerset@gpo.gov ; or Abdullah Hasan, 202-815-7198, Abdullah_Hasan@omb.eop.gov [Note: There will be no complimentary hard copies for the media. Printed copies will be available through GPO's retail and online bookstore. The budget also will be available as a mobile web app and electronically at https://www.govinfo.gov/ ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 6:30 a.m.

The East-West Center in Washington - Discussion

The East-West Center in Washington holds a discussion on "Japan and the United States Local Partners, Global Allies."

Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii; Rep. Mark Takai, D-Hawaii; Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif.; Japan's Ambassador to the United States Kenichiro Sasae; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Kurt Tong; Kanji Yamanouchi, minister for economic affairs for the Embassy of Japan in the United States; and Satu Limaye, director of the East-West Center in Washington

106 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Grace Ruch-Clegg, 202-327-9762, dcevents@eastwestcenter.org; http://www.eastwestcenter.org/events/japan-and-the-united-states-local-partners-global-allies [Note: RSVP by February 8.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 7 a.m.

The Cato Institute - Book discussion

The Cato Institute holds a book discussion on "Cornerstone of Liberty: Property Rights in 21st Century America."

Co-authors Timothy Sandefur, principal attorney at the Pacific Legal Foundation, and Christina Sandefur, vice president for policy at the Goldwater Institute; Robert Percival, director of the University of Maryland School of Law Environmental Law Program; Roger Pilon, director of Cato's Center for Constitutional Studies; and Trevor Burrus, research fellow at Cato's Center for Constitutional Studies

Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW, F.A. Hayek Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

202-789-5200, events@cato.org; http://www.cato.org [Note: The event will be webcast at http://www.cato.org/live ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 7 a.m.

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation - Briefing

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation holds a briefing on "Making Congress More Entrepreneurial."

Lee Drutman, senior fellow at the New America Political Reform Program

CVC-North, U.S. Capitol

Emily Fetsch, efetsch@kauffman.org [Note: RSVP required by February 3.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 7 a.m.

The Competitive Enterprise Institute - Briefing

The Competitive Enterprise Institute holds a briefing on "Regulatory Threats to Flexible Employment & Worker Freedom: What Can Congress Do?"

Eli Dourado, director of the George Mason University Technology and Policy Program; Bob Dorfman, owner and operator of World of Beer franchises in Northern Virginia; Angelo Amador, senior vice president and regulatory counsel at the National Restaurant Association

2261 Rayburn House Office Building

Annie Dwyer, 202-331-1010, Annie.Dwyer@cei.org [Note: Register at https://cei.org/content/regulatory-threats-flexible-employment-worker-freedom-what-can-congress-do ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 7 a.m.

The Society for International Development, Washington, D.C. Chapter (SIDW) - Discussion

The Society for International Development, Washington, D.C. Chapter (SIDW) holds a on "Private Sector Approaches to Improving Youth Workforce Systems."

Eniola Mafe, programs manager at the Niger Delta Partnership Initiative Foundation; Luis Maes, senior manager at the Walmart Foundation; and Mona Mourshed, director of McKinsey & Company's Global Education Practice

SIDW, 1101 15th Street NW, Third Floor, Washington, D.C.

202-884-8590, events@sidw.org [Note: Register at http://www.sidw.org/events ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 7:15 a.m.

New America - Book discussion

New America holds a book discussion on "United States of Jihad: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists."

Author Peter Bergen, vice president of New America; and Bruce Hoffman, director of Georgetown University's Security Studies Program

New America, 740 15th Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, D.C.

Maria Elkin, 202-596-3368, elkin@newamerica.org [Note: RSVP at https://www.newamerica.org/international-security/united-states-of-jihad-dc-launch ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

The Atlantic Council - Discussion

The Atlantic Council holds a discussion on "Cross-Straits Series: Conflict in the Taiwan Strait?"

Tiffany Ma, director of political and security affairs for The National Bureau of Asian Research; Roger Cliff, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's Center on International Security; Thomas McNaugher, professor and director of studies for Georgetown University's Center for Security Studies

Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

Madeleine Levey Lambert, 202-864-2831, press@AtlanticCouncil.org; http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/events/upcoming-events/detail/crossstraits-series-conflict-in-the-taiwan-strait [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) - Book discussion

The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) holds a book discussion on "Kim Jong Un's 'Pyongyang Republic: Inside North Korea's totalitarianism."

Author Robert Collins; Helen-Louise Hunter, author of "Kim Il-song's North Korea"; Greg Scarlatoiu, executive director of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea; and David Maxwell, Associate Director of Georgetown University's Center for Security Studies

AEI, 1150 17th Street NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

202-862-5829, mediaservices@aei.org; https://www.aei.org/events/kim-jong-uns-pyongyang-republic-inside-north-koreas-totalitarianism/ [Note: Registration requested.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) - Discussion

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion on "The Free Exercise of Religion in Our Time," focusing on international religious liberty.

Dallin Oaks, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

SAIS, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Kenney-Herter Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

Lindsey Waldrop, 202-650-6005, lwaldrop@jhu.edu; http://www.sais-jhu.edu [Note: Media RSVP requested.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) - Discussion

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion on "Building Peace, Security and Prosperity in Pakistan."

Sherry Rehman, founding chair and president of the Jinnah Institute; Shirin Tahir-Kheli, senior fellow at the SAIS Foreign Policy Institute; and Daniel Markey, senior research professor at SAIS

SAIS, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Kenney Herter Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

Lindsey Waldrop, 202-650-6005, lwaldrop@jhu.edu; http://www.sais-jhu.edu [Note: Media RSVP requested.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

The Global Health Council - Discussion

The Global Health Council holds a discussion on "Extending the Benefits of Immunization to All."

Assistant HHS Secretary for Global Affairs Jimmy Kolker; Rebecca Martin, acting director of the CDC Center for Global Health; Alan Weil, editor at Health Affairs; and David Fleming, vice president of public health at PATH

National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, First Amendment Lounge, Washington, D.C.

202-368-1353; http://globalhealth.org/event/extending-the-benefits-of-immunization-to-all [Note: RSVP to pathrsvp@gmail.com]

Feb. 9, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

The Center for Global Development (CGD) - Discussion

The Center for Global Development (CGD) holds a discussion titled "Penny-Wise, Pound-Foolish: How Does Autonomy for Field Agents Affect Development Project Outcomes?"

Dan Honig, assistant professor of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studiesl; Bill Savedoff, senior fellow for the Center for Global Development; and Vivek Srivastava, lead public sector specialist for the World Bank

CGD, 2055 L Street NW, Fifth Floor, Washington, D.C.

202-416-4000; http://www.cgdev.org/event/penny-wise-pound-foolish-how-does-autonomy-field-agents-affect-development-project-outcomes

Feb. 9, 2016, 8 a.m.

State Department (DOS) (F.R. Page 3229) - Meeting

State Department (DOS) (F.R. Page 3229) holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Private International Law to discuss an upcoming meeting at the Hague Conference on the topic of international parentage and surrogacy.

State Department, 600 19th Street NW, Annex 17, Room 9.04, Washington, D.C.

pil@state.gov [Note: RSVP required by February 2.]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 9, 2016, 8 a.m.

The Defense Department - Briefing

The Defense Department holds a briefing for the president's FY2017 Defense budget.

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work; and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Paul Selva

The Pentagon, Briefing Room 2E973

Mark Wright, 703-693-6858, mark.e.wright.civ@mail.mil

Feb. 9, 2016, 8:30 a.m.

The Health and Human Services Department (HHS) - Briefing

The Health and Human Services Department (HHS) holds a briefing on the president's HHS Budget for FY2017.

HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell

HHS, 200 Independence Avenue SW, First Floor Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

202-690-6343

Feb. 9, 2016, 8:30 a.m.

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy - Briefing

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy holds a briefing on the president's FY2017 budget proposal.

American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1200 New York Avenue NW, Auditorium, Washington D.C.

202-326-6400; http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ostp/rdbudgets

Feb. 9, 2016, 8:30 a.m.

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden - Remarks

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden delivers remarks on the "State of NASA."

NASA Langley Research Center, 2 Langley Boulevard, Hampton, Va.

Kathy Barnstorff, 757-864-9886, kathy.barnstorff@nasa.gov [Note: Media RSVP required by 5 p.m. February 8. Arrive at the Langley gate no later than 1 p.m.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 9 a.m.

Commerce Department (DOC); National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); National Ocean Service (NOS) (F.R. Page 1404) - Meeting

Commerce Department (DOC); National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); National Ocean Service (NOS) (F.R. Page 1404) holds a meeting by teleconference of the Interagency Working Group on the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act Great Lakes, February 9-11.

None given

Caitlin Gould, 240-533-0290, Caitlin.gould@noaa.gov [Note: RSVP required by February 8. Webinar information at https://fda.webex.com/fda/j.php?MTID=mbab594f49aa3fd9079e28d7fb0aac9ef; password, Habsnhypoxia; conference call at, 301-796-7777; toll free, 855-828-1770; meeting ID, 741 106 359]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 9, 2016, 9 a.m.

House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Hearing

Economic Opportunity Subcommittee hearing on "A Review of VA's Loan Guaranty and Specially Adaptive Housing Grant Programs."

334 Cannon House Office Building

202-225-3527 http://veterans.house.gov [Note: Rescheduled from January 26.]

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 9, 2016, 9 a.m.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) - Briefing

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) holds a briefing on the release of its FY2017 budget.

USGS Director Suzette Kimball

Interior Department, 1849 C Street NW, South Penthouse, Washington, D.C.

Diane Noserale, 703-648-4333, dnoseral@usgs.gov [Note: RSVP to karmstrong@usgs.gov to attend. A conference call line is also available: call-in, 703-648-4848; password, 37418#]

Feb. 9, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

Senate Armed Services Committee - Hearing

Strategic Forces Subcommittee hearing on "Department of Defense Nuclear Acquisition Programs and the Nuclear Doctrine in Review of the Defense Authorization Request for FY2017 and the Future Years Defense Program."

232-A Russell Senate Office Building

202-224-3871 http://www.armed-services.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 9, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "Federal Interactions with State Management of Fish and Wildlife."

406 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-8832 http://epw.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 9, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

The Energy Department - Briefing

The Energy Department holds a briefing on the FY2017 budget.

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz

Energy Department, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Room IE-245, Washington, D.C.

202-586-4940 [Note: Credentialed media only. RSVP required to RSVP@hq.doe.gov as soon as possible for clearance to enter the building.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

Senate (Select) Intelligence Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on worldwide threats to America and its allies.

216 Hart Senate Office Building

202-224-1700 http://intelligence.senate.gov [Note: Rescheduled from January 26.]

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 9, 2016, 10 a.m.

The Atlantic Council - Discussion

The Atlantic Council holds a discussion on "Unveiling the Iran Petroleum Contract: Investment Impact, Sanctions Concerns, and Production Outlook."

Sara Vakhshouri, non-resident senior fellow in the Atlantic Council's Global Energy Center; Suzanne Maloney, deputy director in the Brookings Institution's Foreign Policy Program; Guly Sabahi, partner in the Energy Sector Team at Dentons; Yeganeh Torbati, national security, sanctions and foreign policy reporter for Reuters; and Annie Medaglia, deputy director of the Atlantic Council's Global Energy Center

Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

Madeleine Levey Lambert, 202-864-2831, press@AtlanticCouncil.org [Note: RSVP required. A webcast will be available at http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/events/upcoming-events/detail/unveiling-the-iran-petroleum-contract ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 10 a.m.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) - Discussion

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) holds a discussion on "Consolidating Democracy in Nepal through Transparent Campaign Finance."

Tilak Pathak, op-ed editor for the Kantipur Daily and chairman of the Center for Media Research; and Ivan Doherty, senior associate and director of political party programs for the National Democratic Institute

NED, 1025 F Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, D.C.

202-378-9675, info@ned.org; http://www.ned.org/events/consolidating-democracy-in-nepal-through-transparent-campaign-finance/ [Note: Media must RSVP at press@ned.org ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 10 a.m.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) - Conference call briefing

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) holds a conference call briefing, beginning at 3 p.m., to discuss "progress underway at Kennedy Space Center to advance exploration and discovery, including the journey to Mars."

Bob Cabana, center director of Kennedy Space Center; Mike Bolger, program manager of the Ground Systems Development and Operations Program; Kathy Lueders, program manager of the Commercial Crew Program; and Amanda Mitskevich, program manager of the Launch Services Program

Kennedy Space Center, Florida

Trent Perrotto, trent.j.perrotto@nasa.gov [Note: RSVP required to, 321-867-2468 for call-in information.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 10 a.m.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Briefing

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) holds a briefing on its FY2017 budget.

NIH Director Francis Collins

AAMC Offices, 655 K Street NW, Washington, D.C.

daozhong.jin@nih.gov [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) - Discussion

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) holds a discussion on "ISIS' Hunt for Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs): Navigating the Nuclear Underworld."

C.J. Chivers, former reporter at the New York Times; and Rebecca Hersman, director of the CSIS Project on Nuclear Issues

CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Andrew Schwartz, 202-775-3242; http://www.csis.org [Note: Media must RSVP to aschwartz@csis.org]

Feb. 9, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) - Briefing

The National Science Foundation (NSF) holds a briefing for the NSF's FY2017 budget request to Congress.

NSF, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1235, Arlington, Va.

Maria Zacharias, mzachari@nsf.gov [Note: RSVP required by Februry 5 to budget@rollout@nsf.gov]

Feb. 9, 2016, 11 a.m.

The Atlantic Council - Discussion

The Atlantic Council holds a discussion on "How Deep Is the Russian Economic Crisis?"

Vladislav Inozemtsev, professor at the Higher School of Economics; Sergey Aleksashenko and Clifford Gaddy, senior fellows at the Brookings Institution; and Anders Aslund, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council

Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

Madeleine Levey Lambert, 202-864-2831, press@AtlanticCouncil.org; http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/events/upcoming-events/detail/how-deep-is-the-russian-economic-crisis [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 11 a.m.

The Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC) - Discussion

The Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC) holds a discussion on "Inside the Iran Negotiations."

Former Rep. Jane Harman, D-Calif., director, president and CEO of WWC; Wendy Sherman, chief U.S. nuclear negotiator with Iran; and Robert Litwak, director of international security studies at WWC

WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Drew Sample, 202-549-5920 or 202-691-4379, drew.sample@wilsoncenter.org [Note: RSVP at https://www.wilsoncenter.org/events ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 11 a.m.

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa; and Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah - Briefing

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa; and Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah hold a briefing on criminal justice reform and "to discuss their perspectives on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015."

Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey; Ronal Serpas, chairman of Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration; San Antonia, Texas Police Chief William McManus; and Richard Pocker, former U.S. attorney for the District of Nevada

224 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Emily Long, 202-224-3904, Emily_Long@lee.senate.gov [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 11:30 a.m.

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) - Discussion

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion on "China's Authoritarian Legality."

Mary Gallagheri, associate professor of political science at the University of Michigan

SAIS, Bernstein-Offit Building, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Room 736, Washington, D.C.

Lindsey Waldrop, 202-650-6005, lwaldrop@jhu.edu; http://www.sais-jhu.edu [Note: Media RSVP requested.]

Feb. 9, 2016, noon

Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Briefing

Full committee closed briefing on "Administration Update on the Way Forward in Syria and Iraq."

SVC-217, U.S. Capitol

202-224-6797 http://foreign.senate.gov [Note: Rescheduled from February 8.]

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 9, 2016, noon

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) - Briefing

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) holds a briefing on the agency's FY2017 budget proposal.

NASA CFO David Radzanowski

NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW, James Webb Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

Karen Northon, 202-358-1540, karen.northon@nasa.gov [Note: RSVP required by 4 p.m. February 8. Webcast at http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 12:30 p.m.

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture - Conference call briefing

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture holds a conference call briefing, beginning at 5:30 p.m., on the president's FY2017 budget.

None given

Amanda Hils, 202-720-3359, amanda.hils@nifa.usda.gov; http://nifa.usda.gov/budget [Note: Call-in, 877-369-5243 or 617-668-3633; access code, 0149994#]

Feb. 9, 2016, 1 p.m.

The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) - Forum

The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) holds its Gen. Bernard Rogers Strategic Issues Forum on "Coming to a Theater Near You - Lessons for the U.S. Army from the Russian Aggression Against Ukraine."

Phillip Karber, president of the Potomac Foundation

AUSA, 2425 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Va.

Diane FitzGerald, 703-907-2661, dfitzgerald@ausa.org [Note: Registration required by February 3 at http://www.ausa.org/ausameetings/Pages/RogersForum.aspx ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 1 p.m.

The Optical Society - Lecture

The Optical Society holds a "Light the Future" lecture on the importance of communicating science to the public.

Ira Flatow, host of "Science Friday" on Public Radio International; Liz Rogan, CEO of the Optical Society; and Alan Willner, president of the Optical Society

The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Rebecca Andersen, 202-416-1443, randersen@osa.org [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

Safe Shores-The D.C. Children's Advocacy Center - Film discussion

Safe Shores-The D.C. Children's Advocacy Center holds a film screening and discussion on "The Raising of America: The Wounded Places."

Angelica Clark Brown, caregiver and family therapist for Safe Shores; Mark Hecker, executive director for Reach Incorporated; and Donna Jackson Nakazawa, author of "Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology, and How You Can Heal"

The D.C. Children's Advocacy Center, 429 O Street NW, Washington, D.C.

202-645-3200, team@safeshores.org; http://www.safeshores.org/upcoming-events.html

Feb. 9, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

The Committee for the Republic - Discussion

The Committee for the Republic holds a discussion on "The Debate in U.S. Christian Churches over Action Against Israel," focusing on boycott, divest and sanctions (BDS) efforts directed against Israel.

Father Drew Christiansen, professor of ethics and human diversity at Georgetown University; Julie Schumacher Cohen, deputy director of Churches for Middle East Peace; David Wildman, executive secretary for human rights and racial justice at the United Methodist Church; Vernon Broyles III, associate for corporate witness at the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church; and Chas Freeman, borad member at the Committee for the Republic

ASAE Building, 1575 I Street NW, Marriott Conference Center, Washington, D.C.

James@Committeefortherepublic.org [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 9, 2016, 2 p.m.

The Intelligence and National Security Alliance - Event

The Intelligence and National Security Alliance holds its 2016 Achievement Awards ceremony.

U.S. Institute of Peace, 2301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

703-224-4672 [Note: Register at http://www.insaonline.org/achievement ]

Feb. 9, 2016, 2 p.m.

Georgetown University's Prisons and Justice Initiative - Discussion

Georgetown University's Prisons and Justice Initiative holds a discussion on "Reversing the Tide of Mass Incarceration: Prospects for Prison Reform."

Paul Butler, professor of law at Georgetown University; Benjamin Harbert, assistant professor at Georgetown University; Judith Lichtenberg, professor at Georgetown University; Allegra McLeod, professor of law at Georgetown University; and Marc Howard, professor of government at Georgetown University

Georgetown University, 37th and O Streets NW, Copley Formal Lounge, Washington, D.C.

202-687-4328, gucomm@georgetown.edu [Note: Register at https://prisonsandjustice.georgetown.edu/events/georgetown-events/reversing-the-tide ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 2 a.m.

Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation (F.R. Page 3837) - Meeting

Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation (F.R. Page 3837) holds a meeting by teleconference of the Board of Trustees.

None given

Stephanie Zimmt-Mack, 520-901-8500, zimmt-mack@udall.gov [Note: See contact for dial-in information.]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 10, 2016, 3 a.m.

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH) (F.R. Page 1195) - Meeting

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH) (F.R. Page 1195) holds a meeting of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council.

NIH, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Building 35A, Convent Drive, Bethesda, Md.

Jodi Black, 301-435-0260, blackj@nih.gov

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 10, 2016, 3 a.m.

IDEEA Inc. - Conference

IDEEA Inc. holds its "ComDef 2016 Research and Development Conference," on technology advances in the government and military, February 9-10."

Army and Navy Country Club, 1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Va.

703-760-0762; http://www.ideea.com/comdef16r-d/registration.htm

Feb. 10, 2016, 3 a.m.

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (F.R. Page 4300) - Meeting

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (F.R. Page 4300) holds a meeting of the Healthcare Safety and Quality Improvement Research Subcommittee.

Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, Md.

Bonnie Campbell, 301-427-1554

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 10, 2016, 3 a.m.

Homeland Security Department (DHS); Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (F.R. Page 4329) - Meeting

Homeland Security Department (DHS); Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (F.R. Page 4329) holds a meeting of the Technical Mapping Advisory Council to deliberate on the draft content and potential recommendations to be incorporated in the 2016 Review Report (due in April 2016) and the 2016 Annual Report (due in October 2016), February 10-11.

United States Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Auditorium, Reston, Va.

Kathleen Boyer, 202-646-4023, Kathleen.boyer@fema.dhs.gov [Note: Registration required by 11 p.m. February 25 to FEMA-TMAC@fema.dhs.gov, attention Kathleen Boyer]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 10, 2016, 3 a.m.

The National Defense Industrial Association - Conference

The National Defense Industrial Association holds its 2016 Human Systems Conference on "Valuing Human Systems Research and Development (R&D): Enhancing Capabilities, Reducing Cost," February 9-10.

Waterford at Springfield, 6715 Commerce Street, Springfield, Va.

Christy Mason, 703-247-2586, cmason@ndia.org [Note: Register at http://www.ndia.org/meetings/6350/Pages/default.aspx ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 3 a.m.

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) - Summit

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) holds its 2016 Community College National Legislative Summit, February 9-11.

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, D.C., or as noted

Jennifer Stiddard, 202-775-6486, jstiddard@acct.org [Note: Register at http://www.acct.org/events/2016-national-legislative-summit ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH) (F.R. Page 81834) - Meeting

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH) (F.R. Page 81834) holds a meeting of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

NIH, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Neuroscience Center, Rockville, Md.

Susan Weiss, 301-443-6487, sweiss@nida.nih.gov

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 10, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

Nextgov and Defense One - Discussion

Nextgov and Defense One hold a discussion on "Transforming Defense and Federal Information Technology (IT) for a Modern World."

Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City, 1250 S. Hayes Street, Arlington, Va.

202-739-8501 [Note: Register at http://www.govexec.com/events ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (USCC) - Event

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (USCC) holds the release of the fourth edition of the International Intellectual Property (IP) Index "Infinite Possibilities," mapping the IP environment in 38 countries based on 30 indicators.

USCC, 1615 H Street NW, Hall of Flags, Washington, D.C.

202-463-5682, press@uschamber.com; http://www.uschamber.com/events [Note: Register at https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1802289 ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) - Conference

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) holds a conference on "Election Law Continuing Legal Education."

BPC, 1225 I Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, D.C.

202-204-2400; http://bipartisanpolicy.org/events/election-law-continuing-legal-education/ [Note: A second event will be held on February 13.]

Feb. 10, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

The National Academy of Sciences - Workshop

The National Academy of Sciences holds a workshop on "Health Risks of Indoor Exposure to Particulate Matter," February 10-11.

National Academy of Sciences, 500 Fifth Street NW, Keck Center, Room 201, Washington, D.C.

Anna Martin, 202-334-2388, Indoor-PM@nas.edu [Note: Register at http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2526475/Workshop-on-the-Health-Risks-of-Indoor-Exposure-to-Particulate-Matter - Webcast at http://www.iom.nationalacademies.org ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Financial Services Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on the Federal Reserve's semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress.

2128 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-7502 http://financialservices.house.gov [Note: Media must RSVP to catherine.costakos@mail.house.gov]

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

State Department (DOS) (F.R. Page 3856) - Meeting

State Department (DOS) (F.R. Page 3856) holds a meeting to prepare for the third Session of the International Maritime Organization Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response to be held at the IMO Headquarters, United Kingdom, from February 15-19.

Transportation Department, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Oklahoma Room Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Regina Bergner, 202-372-1431, regina.r.bergner@uscg.mil [Note: RSVP required by February 5.] ]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2017."

418 Russell Senate Office Building

202-224-9126 http://veterans.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for FY2017."

334 Cannon House Office Building

202-225-3527 http://veterans.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

The Heritage Foundation - Discussion

The Heritage Foundation holds a discussion on "Can the Iran Deal Stand?"

Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla.; Fred Fleitz, senior vice president of the Center for Security Policy; Patrick Clawson, director of research at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy; James Phillips, senior research fellow for Middle Eastern affairs at Heritage; and former Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., president of Heritage

Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Lehrman Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

202-675-1761, lectures.seminars@heritage.org; http://www.heritage.org [Note: RSVP requested.]

Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "The Importance of Enacting a New Water Resources Development Act."

406 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-8832 http://epw.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Natural Resources Committee - Hearing

Water, Power and Oceans Subcommittee hearing on "The Costly Impacts of Predation and Conflicting Federal Statutes on Native and Endangered Fish Species."

1334 Longworth House Office Building

202-225-2761 http://resourcescommittee.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Education and the Workforce Committee - Hearing

Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee hearing on "Next Steps for K-12 Education: Implementing the Promise to Restore State and Local Control."

2175 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-4527 http://edworkforce.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Markup

Full committee markup of H.R.3572, the "DHS Headquarters Reform and Improvement Act of 2015"; the "DHS Acquisition and Accountability Reform Act"; the "Combat Terrorist Use of Social Media Act of 2016"; H.R.1656, the "Secret Service Improvements Act of 2015"; the "Federal Property Management Reform Act of 2016"; legislation to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to build partnerships to prevent violence by extremists; S.1526, the "Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act of 2015"; S.236, the "Duplication Elimination Act of 2015"; S.1411, the "Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2015"; and S.795, to enhance whistleblower protection for contractor and grantee employees; and to vote on the nomination of Beth Cobert to be director of the Office of Personnel Management.

342 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-4751 http://www.hsgac.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Small Business Committee - Hearing

Agriculture, Energy and Trade Subcommittee hearing on "Export Control Reform: Challenges for Small Business? (Part I)."

2360 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-5821 http://smallbusiness.house.gov [Note: Part two will take place as a full committee hearing on February 11.]

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Energy and Commerce Committee - Hearing

Health Subcommittee hearing on "Examining Medicaid and CHIP's Federal Medical Assistance Percentage."

2123 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-2927 http://energycommerce.house.gov [Note: Rescheduled from January 26.]

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "Review of Air Traffic Control Reform Proposals."

2167 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-9446 http://transportation.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "Midnight Regulations: Examining Executive Branch Overreach."

2318 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-6371 http://science.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Agriculture Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "The 2016 Agenda for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission."

1300 Longworth House Office Building

202-225-2171 http://agriculture.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

Senate Judiciary Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "Breaking the Cycle: Mental Health and the Justice System," including the "Mental Health and Safe Communities Act."

226 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-5225 http://judiciary.senate.gov [Note: Rescheduled from January 26.]

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Armed Services Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "Understanding and Deterring Russia: U.S. Policies and Strategies."

2118 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-4151 recorded schedule 202-225-2675 http://www.armedservices.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Foreign Affairs Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "From Iraq and Syria to Libya and Beyond: The Evolving ISIL Threat."

2172 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-5021 http://foreignaffairs.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Markup

Full committee markup of S.Res.99, calling on the government of Iran to fulfill its promises of assistance in the case of Robert Levinson, the longest held United States civilian in our Nation's history.

419 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-6797 http://foreign.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) (F.R. Page 5993) - Meeting

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) (F.R. Page 5993) holds a meeting on the FY2016 Operating Plan.

Bethesda Towers, 4330 East West Highway, Fourth Floor, Room 837-C, Bethesda, Md.

Todd Stevenson, 301-504-7923 [Note: Webcast at www.cpsc.gov/live ]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.

The Conservative Reform Network - Discussion

The Conservative Reform Network holds a discussion on "Replacing Obamacare with Consumer Centered Health Reforms."

House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton, R-Mich.; and report author Grace-Marie Turner, president of the Galen Institute

Hoover Institution, 1399 New York Avenue NW, Room 500, Washington, D.C.

RTG@ConservativeReform.com [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 10, 2016, 5:30 a.m.

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (F.R. Page 3802) - Meeting

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (F.R. Page 3802) holds a meeting by teleconference of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health's Subcommittee for Dose Reconstruction Reviews (SDRR), Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health.

None given

Theodore Katz, 513-533-6800, ocas@cdc.gov [Note: Dial-in at 866-659-0537; pass code, 9933701]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 10, 2016, 5:30 a.m.

House Appropriations Committee - Hearing

Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the budget for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)."

2362-B Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-2771 http://appropriations.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5:30 a.m.

Senate Appropriations Committee - Hearing

Defense Subcommittee hearing on the FY2017 proposed budget request for the Air Force.

192 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-7257 http://appropriations.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 5:30 a.m.

Senate Finance Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "Revenue Proposals in the Administration's FY2017 Budget."

215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-4515 http://finance.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 6 a.m.

The Cato Institute's Center for Constitutional Studies, and the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies - Discussion

The Cato Institute's Center for Constitutional Studies, and the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies hold a discussion on "Intellectual Property and First Principles."

Randolph May, president of the Free State Foundation; Richard Epstein, professor of law at New York University Law School; Eli Dourado, director of the George Mason University Mercatus Center's Technology Policy Program; Jim Harper, senior fellow at Cato; and Roger Pilon, director of the Cato Center for Constitutional Studies

Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW, F.A. Hayek Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

202-789-5200, events@cato.org; http://www.cato.org [Note: Webcast at http://www.cato.org/live ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 6 a.m.

The Brookings Institution - Discussion

The Brookings Institution holds a discussion on "Tremors in the Chinese Economy: Debating the Road Ahead."

Stephen Roach, senior fellow at the Jackson Institute of Global Affairs and senior lecturer at Yale University's School of Management; Brad Setser, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; and Eswar Prasad and Cheng Li, Brookings senior fellows

Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Falk Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

202-797-6105, events@brookings.edu; http://www.brookings.edu [Note: Register at http://www.brookings.edu/events.aspx ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 6 a.m.

House Homeland Security Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "National Security and Law Enforcement: Breaking the New Visa Waiver Law to Appease Iran."

311 Cannon House Office Building

202-226-8417 http://homeland.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 6 a.m.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "U.S. Policy in Central Africa: The Imperative of Good Governance."

419 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-6797 http://foreign.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 6 a.m.

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) - Discussion

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) holds a discussion on "Central American Migrant Crisis: Managing Flows."

Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff; Salvador Rodezno, deputy chief of mission for the Embassy of Honduras; and Kevin Appleby, international migration policy director for the Center for Migration Studies

BPC, 1225 I Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, D.C.

202-204-2400; http://bipartisanpolicy.org/events/central-american-migrant-crisis-managing-flows/

Feb. 10, 2016, 6 a.m.

The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission (TLHRC) - Briefing

The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission (TLHRC) holds a briefing on "Seeking Justice for Atrocities: How the International Criminal Court Could Advance Accountability in Iraq and Syria."

Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass.; Minou Tavarez Mirabal, Dominican Republic congresswoman and president of Parliamentarians for Global Action; Jane Stromseth, former deputy to the ambassador-at-large for global criminal justice at the State Department and professor at Georgetown University School of Law; James Stewart, deputy prosecutor with the International Criminal Court; and Susana SaCouto, professor and director of the War Crimes Research Office at American University's Washington College of Law

2261 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-3599, tlhrc@mail.house.gov

Feb. 10, 2016, 6:30 a.m.

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) - Discussion

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion on "the anti-liberal swing in eastern Europe."

Dalibor Rohac, research fellow for the American Enterprise Institute

SAIS, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Lindsey Waldrop, 202-650-6005, lwaldrop@jhu.edu; https://www.sais-jhu.edu/content/russia-eurasia-forum-presents-dr-dalibor-rohac [Note: Media RSVP requested.]

Feb. 10, 2016, 6:30 a.m.

The Atlantic Council - Discussion

The Atlantic Council holds a discussion on "Inside the Sieges: The Scope and Implications of Besieged Syria."

Mohamad Katoub, protection officer at the Syrian American Medical Society; Valerie Szybala, executive director of the Syria Institute; Jan Jaap van Oosterzee, Middle East policy lead at PAX; and Atlantic Council Center for the Middle East Senior Fellows Faysal Itani and Frederic Hof

Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

Madeleine Levey Lambert, 202-864-2831, press@AtlanticCouncil.org [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 10, 2016, 7 a.m.

The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) - Discussion

The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) holds a discussion on "The 2014 Farm Bill: A midterm review."

Bruce Babcock, professor of economics at Iowa State University; Joe Glauber, senior research fellow for the International Food Policy Research Institute; Barry Goodwin, professor of agricultural and resource economics for North Carolina State University; and Daniel Sumner, director of the Agricultural Issues Center at the University of California Davis

AEI, 1150 17th Street NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

202-862-5829, mediaservices@aei.org; https://www.aei.org/events/the-2014-farm-bill-a-midterm-review/ [Note: Registration requested. The event will be streamed live at http://www.american.com/watch/aei-livestream ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 7:25 a.m.

Former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke - Event

Former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke delivers remarks at the Economic Club of Washington, D.C.

David Rubenstein, president of the Economic Club

Mandarin Oriental Washington, 1330 Maryland Avenue SW, Grand Ballroom, Washington, D.C.

Judi Irastorza, 202-223-3959, media@economicclub.org [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 10, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) - Discussion

The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) holds a discussion on "Combating Climate Change in the Courts."

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I.; Richard Ayres, founding partner of the Ayres Law Group and co-founder of the Natural Resources Defense Council; Roger Martella, partner at Sidley Austin and former general counsel for the Environmental Protection Agency; Sharon Eubanks, partner of Bordas & Bordas and lead counsel for the U.S. in United States v. Phillip Morris, et al; Matthew Pawa, president of the Pawa Law Group; Lisa Heinzerling, professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center; and Caroline Fredrickson, president of the American Constitution Society

National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, D.C.

202-393-6181; https://events.acslaw.org/rsvp?id=a0YG000000ASiiRMAT [Note: RSVP to press@acslaw.org]

Feb. 10, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) - Discussion

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion on "U.S.- China and the Global Economy."

Lawrence Summers, professor and president emeritus at Harvard University

SAIS, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Kenney-Herter Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

Lindsey Waldrop, 202-650-6005, lwaldrop@jhu.edu; https://www.sais-jhu.edu/content/johns-hopkins-sais-rostov-lecture-dr-lawrence-summers [Note: Media RSVP requested.]

Feb. 10, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

The George Washington University (GWU) Elliott School of International Affairs - Discussion

The George Washington University (GWU) Elliott School of International Affairs holds a discussion on "The Vital Role of Development in the Asia-Pacific Rebalance: Perspectives from U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)."

USAID Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Asia Jonathan Stivers

GWU Elliott School, 1957 E Street NW, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602, Washington, D.C.

Jason Shevrin, 202-994-5631, gwmedia@gwu.edu; http://elliott.gwu.edu [Note: RSVP at http://elliott.gwu.edu/events-calendar ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) - Discussion

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion on "Inequality, Citizenship and Spatial Dynamics in South African Cities: A Comparative Perspective with Brazil and India."

Patrick Heller, director of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affair's Graduate Program

SAIS, Bernstein-Offit Building, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Room 736, Washington, D.C.

Lindsey Waldrop, 202-650-6005, lwaldrop@jhu.edu; http://www.sais-jhu.edu [Note: Media RSVP requested.]

Feb. 10, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

Defenders of Wildlife and the Endangered Species Coalition - Briefing

Defenders of Wildlife and the Endangered Species Coalition hold a briefing on "The Endangered Species Act, Military Readiness, and Federal Projects."

Ya-Wei Li, senior director of endangered species conservation at Defenders of Wildlife; and retired Maj. Gen. Michael Lehnert, chairman of the Endangered Species Coalition's Advisory Board of Directors

421 Cannon House Office Building

800-385-9712, defenders@mail.defenders.org [Note: RSVP at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17V5EGe7zD3WyBHGJ38MB-_pSwkruXP4-q_aioOBBvOk/viewform ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 8 a.m.

House Small Business Committee - Hearing

Investigations, Oversight and Regulations Subcommittee hearing on "Oversight of the Office of Advocacy and the Office of the National Ombudsman at the SBA."

2360 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-5821 http://smallbusiness.house.gov [Note: Rescheduled from January 26.]

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 8:15 a.m.

House Foreign Affairs Committee - Hearing

Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee and Western Hemisphere Subcommittee hearing on "The Global Zika Epidemic: Emerging in the Americas."

2172 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-5021 http://foreignaffairs.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m.

The Hudson Institute - Discussion

The Hudson Institute holds a discussion on "Space and Missile Defense Forces and Capabilities for the Warfighter."

Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz.; Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colo.; Lt. Gen. David Mann, commander of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command and Army Forces Strategic Command; and Rebeccah Heinrichs, fellow at Hudson

Hudson Institute, 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 400, Washington, D.C.

Carolyn Stewart, 202-974-6456, cstewart@hudson.org; http://www.hudson.org [Note: RSVP required by February 8 to andrew.braun@mail.house.gov]

Feb. 10, 2016, 9 a.m.

Commerce Department (DOC); National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); National Ocean Service (NOS) (F.R. Page 1404) - Meeting

Commerce Department (DOC); National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); National Ocean Service (NOS) (F.R. Page 1404) holds a meeting by teleconference of the Interagency Working Group on the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act Great Lakes, February 9-11.

None given

Caitlin Gould, 240-533-0290, Caitlin.gould@noaa.gov [Note: RSVP required by February 9. Webinar information at https://fda.webex.com/fda/j.php?MTID=m1cab022ca28021cff02e6a4830ed26fd; password, Habsnhypoxia; conference call at 301-796-7777; toll free, 855-828-1770; meeting ID, 746 444 650]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 10, 2016, 9 a.m.

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) - Discussion

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) holds a discussion on "Science and Technology Diplomacy and the U.S.-Japan Alliance."

CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Clara Hogan, 202-939-2233, chogan@ceip.org; or Karly Schledwitz, 202-939-2233, kschledwitz@ceip.org [Note: Register at http://carnegieendowment.org/events ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 9 a.m.

House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Hearing

Economic Opportunity Subcommittee hearing on "A Review of VA's Loan Guaranty and Specially Adaptive Housing Grant Programs."

334 Cannon House Office Building

202-225-3527 http://veterans.house.gov [Note: Rescheduled from January 26.]

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 9 a.m.

Senate Finance Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "The President's FY2017 Budget."

215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-4515 http://finance.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 9 a.m.

House Energy and Commerce Committee - Hearing

Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee hearing on "Industry Perspectives on the Consumer Product Safety Commission."

2123 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-2927 http://energycommerce.house.gov [Note: Rescheduled from January 26.]

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 9 a.m.

The Brookings Institution - Discussion

The Brookings Institution holds a discussion on "The Future of Securing Global Cities," focusing on improving "the physical safety of citizens from various forms of violence."

Colombian Ambassador to the United States Juan Carlos Pinzon; retired Army Gen. Ray Odierno, senior adviser at JPMorgan Chase; Martin Indyk, executive vice president of Brookings; Brookings Senior Fellows Michael O'Hanlon and Vanda Felbab-Brown; and Shivshankar Menon, fellow at Brookings

Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Falk Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

202-797-6105, events@brookings.edu; http://www.brookings.edu [Note: Register at http://www.brookings.edu/events.aspx ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 9 a.m.

House Armed Services Committee - Hearing

Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee hearing on "Recommendations from the National Commission on the Future of the Army."

2118 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-4151 recorded schedule 202-225-2675 http://www.armedservices.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 9 a.m.

House Ways and Means Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on the Health and Human Services Department's FY2017 budget.

1100 Longworth House Office Building

202-225-3625 http://waysandmeans.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 9 a.m.

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Hearing

Government Operations Subcommittee and National Security Subcommittee hearing on "The President's Waiver of Restrictions on the Visa Waiver Program."

2154 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-5074 http://oversight.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 9 a.m.

House Foreign Affairs Committee - Hearing

Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Subcommittee hearing on "After San Bernardino: The Future of ISIS-Inspired Attacks."

2172 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-5021 http://foreignaffairs.house.gov [Note: Rescheduled from January 27.]

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 9 a.m.

The House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee - Hearing

The House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee holds a hearing on "The Flint Water Crisis: Lessons for Protecting America's Children."

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md., co-chairwomen of the Democratic Steering & Policy Committee; Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich.; Mona Hanna-Attisha, director of the Pediatric Residency Program at Hurley Medical Center; Yanna Lambrinidou, president of Parents for Nontoxic Alternatives; Bilal Kareem Tawwab, superintendent of the Flint, Mich. School District; and Eric Scorsone, associate professor and founding director of the Michigan State University Extension Center for State and Local Government Policy

HVC-210, U.S. Capitol

Drew Hammill or Evangeline George, 202-226-7616 [Note: Camera crews must RSVP to Ned Adriance at ned.adriance@mail.house.gov]

Feb. 10, 2016, 9:15 a.m.

The Woodrow Wilson Center's (WWC) Middle East Program - Discussion

The Woodrow Wilson Center's (WWC) Middle East Program holds a discussion on "Five Years In: The Legacy of the Arab Spring."

WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Sixth Floor, Washington, D.C.

Drew Sample, 202-549-5920 or 202-691-4379, drew.sample@wilsoncenter.org [Note: Register at https://www.wilsoncenter.org/events ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

House Appropriations Committee - Hearing

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the budget Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)."

2362-A Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-2771 http://appropriations.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) - Briefing

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) holds a briefing on "What's in the Paris Climate Deal?"

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Environment Daniel Reifsnyder; Bruno Fulda, counselor for ecology, transportation and energy at the Embassy of France; and Georg Maue, counselor for energy and climate policy at the Embassy of Germany

G-50 Dirksen Senate office Building

Laura Parsons, 202-662-1884, lparsons@eesi.org; http://www.eesi.org [Note: Webcast at http://www.eesi.org/livecast ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

Senate (Special Committee on) Aging - Hearing

Full committee hearing on a scam by global drug traffickers perpetrated against seniors.

562 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-5364 http://aging.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 10 a.m.

General Services Administration (GSA); Office of Government-wide Policy (F.R. Page 77634) - Meeting

General Services Administration (GSA); Office of Government-wide Policy (F.R. Page 77634) holds a meeting by teleconference of the Portfolio Prioritization Task Group of the Green Building Advisory Committee on the rapid transformation of the federal building portfolio to sustainable technologies and practices.

None given

Ken Sandler, 202-219-1121, ken.sandler@gsa.gov [Note: RSVP required for dial-in information.]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 10, 2016, 10 a.m.

General Services Administration (GSA); Office of Government-wide Policy (F.R. Page 77634) - Meeting

General Services Administration (GSA); Office of Government-wide Policy (F.R. Page 77634) holds a meeting by teleconference of the Energy Use Index Task Group of the Green Building Advisory Committee on the rapid transformation of the federal building portfolio to sustainable technologies and practices.

None given

Ken Sandler, 202-219-1121, ken.sandler@gsa.gov [Note: RSVP required for dial-in information.]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 10, 2016, 10 a.m.

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) - Discussion

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) holds a discussion on "Improving U.S. Innovation and Global Competitiveness."

Sen. Christopher Coons, D-Del.; Stephen Ezell, vice president of global innovation policy for the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; David Williams, executive dean of the Professional Colleges and Dean of The College of Engineering for Ohio State University; and Vivadi Yusibov, executive director of the Fraunhofer USA Center for Molecular Biotechnology

325 Russell Senate Office Building

202-449-1351, mail@itif.org; https://itif.org/events/2016/02/10/10th-1st-improving-us-innovation-and-global-competitiveness

Feb. 10, 2016, 10 a.m.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) - Discussion

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) holds a discussion on "Untouchable India: Impunity for Caste Violence."

Zerxes Spencer of the International Forum for Democratic Studies; and Manoj Mitta, fellow at NED

NED, 1025 F Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, D.C.

202-378-9675, info@ned.org; http://www.ned.org/ [Note: Media must RSVP to press@ned.org]

Feb. 10, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

House Armed Services Committee - Hearing

Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee hearing on "Department of Defense Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Policy and Programs for FY2017."

2212 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-4151 recorded schedule 202-225-2675 http://www.armedservices.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 10, 2016, 11 a.m.

The Washington Network Group - Discussion

The Washington Network Group holds a discussion on cybersecurity detection, containment, and response.

Nnake Nweke, branch chief of the Federal Communication Commission; Paul Caiazzo, principal and co-founder of TruShield Security Solutions; Jane LeClair, CEO of the National Cybersecurity Institute; David Grant, director of content strategy for the Christian Science Monitor; and Bill Stokes, founder of the Washington Network Group

National Cybersecurity Institute, 2000 M Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C.

202-455-4504, admin@washingtonnetworkgroup.com; https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ec6jseeqae00a6f3&oseq

Feb. 10, 2016, 11 a.m.

The Association of Climate Change Officers - Discussion

The Association of Climate Change Officers holds a discussion with Maria Vargas Director of the Energy Department's Better Buildings Challenge.

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, 1200 17th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Daniel Kreeger, 202-496-7390, dkreeger@ACCOonline.org; https://acco.site-ym.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=769227

Feb. 10, 2016, 11 a.m.

The Nuclear Security Working Group - Seminar

The Nuclear Security Working Group holds a seminar on "Nuclear Security in the 21st Century."

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb.; Rep. Peter Visclosky, D-Ind.; Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller; Gary Samore, former White House coordinator for arms control and weapons of mass destruction; Christopher Ford, chief legislative counsel at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; and Steven Clemons, Washington editor-at-large at The Atlantic

HVC-200, U.S. Capitol

202-994-8521; http://nuclearsecurityworkinggroup.org [Note: RSVP to Jamelee Bal at jbal@gwu.edu]

Feb. 10, 2016, noon

The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) - Discussion

The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) holds a discussion on "New Leviathan: The Administrative State, Self-Rule, and Sound Governance."

Cleta Mitchell, partner at Foley & Lardner LLP; Adam White, visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution; Joshua Wright, director of the George Mason University School of Law's Global Antitrust Institute; John Yoo, visiting scholar at AEI; and Gary Schmitt, resident scholar at AEI

AEI, 1150 17th Street NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

202-862-5829, mediaservices@aei.org; http://www.aei.org [Note: Registration requested. The event will be streamed live at http://www.american.com/watch/aei-livestream ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 12:30 p.m.

The George Washington University (GWU) Elliott School of International Affairs - Discussion

The George Washington University (GWU) Elliott School of International Affairs holds a discussion on "European Union: Drifting Apart Despite Economic Recovery?"

Michael Heise, chief economist at Allianz SE; and Mark Kennedy, director of the GWU Graduate School of Political Management

GWU Elliott School, 1957 E Street NW, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602, Washington, D.C.

Jason Shevrin, 202-994-5631, gwmedia@gwu.edu; http://elliott.gwu.edu [Note: RSVP at http://elliott.gwu.edu/events-calendar ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 12:30 p.m.

The George Washington University's (GWU) School of Public Policy and Public Administration - Discussion

The George Washington University's (GWU) School of Public Policy and Public Administration holds a discussion on "Finding Common Ground: Climate Solutions for the Next Administration."

Lynn Scarlett, managing director of public policy at the Nature Conservancy; and Mike Boots, senior fellow at the Aspen Institute

GWU, Washington, D.C.

Amber Palmer-Halma, 202-994-8253, apalmerhalma@gwu.edu; http://smpa.gwu.edu [Note: Register at http://go.gwu.edu/climateconvo2016 ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 1 p.m.

The Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs - Discussion

The Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs holds a discussion, beginning at 6 p.m., on "What's Next with Iran? The Future of Its Weapons Program and of Its Relations with the West."

Joseph Cirincione, president of the Ploughshares Fund

World Trade Center Baltimore, 401 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Md.

410-727-2150, info@bcfausa.org [Note: Register at http://www.bcfausa.org/#!mr-joseph-cirincione/cx70 ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 1 p.m.

The Urban Institute - Discussion

The Urban Institute holds a discussion on "Credit Risk Transfer: Making a Successful Program Even Better," focusing on the transfer of newly acquired single-family mortgages from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Andy Davidson, president of Andrew Davidson and Company Inc.; Rohit Gupta, president and CEO of Genworth U.S. Mortgage Insurance; Bill Roth, CIO at Two Harbors; Howard Altarescu, partner at Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe LLP; and Laurie Goodman, director of the Urban Institute Housing Finance Policy Center

Urban Institute, 2100 M Street NW, Fifth Floor, Washington, D.C.

202-833-7200 [Note: Register at http://www.urban.org/events/credit-risk-transfer-making-successful-program-even-better ]

Feb. 10, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

The World Affairs Council (WAC) - Book discussion

The World Affairs Council (WAC) holds a book discussion on "The Lovers: Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet, the True Story of How They Defied Their Families and Escaped an Honor Killing," focusing on the "ongoing debate about women's rights in the Muslim world."

Author Rod Nordland, international correspondent at large and Kabul bureau chief for The New York Times

National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, 13th Floor, Holeman Lounge, Washington, D.C.

202-293-1051; https://www.worldaffairsdc.org/EventDetails.aspx?enc=R/QvZJe0i/79oXaYWEsY6xEhdwiYHfxaAWy61c+n4BY=

Feb. 10, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

The Congressional Ukrainian Caucus and the Ukrainian Embassy - Film screening

The Congressional Ukrainian Caucus and the Ukrainian Embassy hold a film screening and discussion of Oscar-nominated documentary "Winter On Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom."

Ukraine Ambassador to the United States Valeriy Chaly; and director Evgeny Afineevsky

CVC-North Orientation Theater, U.S. Capitol

202-339-9598, rsvp@prcollaborative.com [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 10, 2016, 2 p.m.

The Politics and Prose Bookstore - Book discussion

The Politics and Prose Bookstore holds a book discussion on "Breakthrough: The Making of America's First Woman President."

Author Nancy Cohen

Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

202-364-1919, books@politics-prose.com; http://www.politics-prose.com

Feb. 11, 2016, 3 a.m.

Energy Department (DOE); Office of Science (F.R. Page 2204) - Meeting

Energy Department (DOE); Office of Science (F.R. Page 2204) holds a meeting of the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee on recommendations to DOE-SC with respect to the basic energy sciences research program, February 11-12.

Bethesda North Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, Bethesda, Md.

Katie Runkles, 301-903-6529

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 11, 2016, 3 a.m.

Homeland Security Department (DHS); Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (F.R. Page 4329) - Meeting

Homeland Security Department (DHS); Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (F.R. Page 4329) holds a meeting of the Technical Mapping Advisory Council to deliberate on the draft content and potential recommendations to be incorporated in the 2016 Review Report (due in April 2016) and the 2016 Annual Report (due in October 2016), February 10-11.

United States Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Auditorium, Reston, Va.

Kathleen Boyer, 202-646-4023, Kathleen.boyer@fema.dhs.gov [Note: Registration required by 11 p.m. February 25 to FEMA-TMAC@fema.dhs.gov, attention Kathleen Boyer]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 11, 2016, 3 a.m.

The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) - Discussion

The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) holds a discussion with Rep. Robert Wittman, R-Va., at the Expeditionary Warfare Annual Meeting.

Army and Navy Club, 901 17th Street NW, Washington D.C.

Michelle Brereton, 703-247-2554, mbrereton@ndia.org; http://www.ndia.org/meetings/670A/Pages/default.aspx

Feb. 11, 2016, 3 a.m.

The National Academies - Lecture

The National Academies holds a lecture on "Human Gene Editing: Scientific, Medical and Ethical Considerations."

Carrie Wolinetz, associate director for science policy at the National Institutes of Health; Trevor Thompson, CEO of the Sickle Cell Foundation of Tennessee; Philip Yeske, chief science officer at the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation; John Leonard, chief medical officer of Intellia Therapeutics; Vic Myer, CTO at Editas Medicine; Andrew May, chief scientific officer of Caribou Biosciences; Pearl O'Rourke, director of human research affairs at Partners HealthCare; Dominique Brossard, chair of the Department of Life Sciences Communications at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; Abby Bronson, program manager at the Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy; and Alta Charo and Richard Hynes, co-chairmen of the National Academies Committee on Human Gene Editing

National Academies, 500 Fifth Street NW, Keck Center, Room 100, Washington, D.C.

Joanna Roberts, 202-334-2138, jroberts@nas.edu; http://nationalacademies.org/cs/groups/genesite/documents/webpage/gene_169966.pdf [Note: Media RSVP required at news@nas.edu ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 3 a.m.

House Armed Services Committee - Hearing

Readiness Subcommittee hearing on "Department of the Air Force 2017 Budget Request and Readiness."

2118 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-4151 recorded schedule 202-225-2675 http://www.armedservices.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) (F.R. Page 4312) - Meeting

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) (F.R. Page 4312) holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children, February 11-12.

NIH, 45 Center Drive Room, Bethesda, Md.

Alaina Harris, aharris@hrsa.gov [Note: RSVP required by February 5 at http://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/mchbadvisory/heritabledisorders ]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 11, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) - Summit

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) holds its 2016 Community College National Legislative Summit, February 9-11.

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, D.C.

Jennifer Stiddard, 202-775-6486, jstiddard@acct.org [Note: Register at http://www.acct.org/events/2016-national-legislative-summit ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

The National Academy of Sciences - Workshop

The National Academy of Sciences holds a workshop on "Health Risks of Indoor Exposure to Particulate Matter," February 10-11.

National Academy of Sciences, 500 Fifth Street NW, Keck Center, Room 201, Washington, D.C.

Anna Martin, 202-334-2388, Indoor-PM@nas.edu [Note: Register at http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2526475/Workshop-on-the-Health-Risks-of-Indoor-Exposure-to-Particulate-Matter - Webcast at http://www.iom.nationalacademies.org ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 4 a.m.

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH) (F.R. Page 81833) - Meeting

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH) (F.R. Page 81833) holds a meeting of National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, February 11-12.

NIH, Terrace Conference Rooms, 5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Md.

Abraham Bautista, 301-443-9737, bautista@mail.nih.gov [Note: The event will be webcast at http://videocast.nih.gov ]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 11, 2016, 4 a.m.

The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) - Discussion

The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) holds a discussion on "How to Address Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis."

Alex Pollock, senior fellow at the R Street Institute; Daniel Hanson, financial professional at Height Securities LLC; Anne Krueger, senior research professor of international economics at Johns Hopkins University's Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies; Brad Setser, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; and Desmond Lachman, resident fellow at AEI

AEI, 1150 17th Street NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

202-862-5829, mediaservices@aei.org; http://www.aei.org [Note: Registration requested. Livestream at http://www.american.com/watch/aei-livestream ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 4 a.m.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - Meeting

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) holds its 2016 annual meeting on "Global Science Engagement," February 11-15.

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, D.C.

Earl Lane, 202-326-6431, elane@aaas.org; http://membercentral.aaas.org/events/2016-aaas-annual-meeting-washington-dc [Note: Register at http://www.eurekalert.org/aaasnewsroom/2016 ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 4 a.m.

Resources for the Future (RFF) - Discussion

Resources for the Future (RFF) holds a discussion on "The Impact of the Clean Power Plan: Modeling for Strategic Insights."

Tom Curry, vice president of M.J. Bradley and Associates; Jennifer Macedonia, senior advisor of the Bipartisan Policy Center; Ira Shavel, principal of The Brattle Group; Gary Helm, lead market strategist of PJM Interconnection; Vic Niemeyer, senior technical executive of the Electric Power Research Institute; Phil Sharp, president of RFF; and Anthony Paul, center fellow for RFF

RFF, 1616 P Street NW, Washington, D.C.

202-328-5000; [Note: RSVP and webcast at http://www.rff.org/files/document/file/RFF-EPRI-Feb11-ModelingSeminar-Agenda.pdf ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 4 a.m.

The Ripon Society - Event

The Ripon Society holds a breakfast with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va.

Capitol Hill Club, 300 First Street SE, Washington, D.C.

202-216-1008, communications@riponsociety.org; http://www.riponsociety.org/upcomingevents.htm [Note: RSVP required. This event is closed press.]

Feb. 11, 2016, 4 a.m.

Farm Credit Administration (FCA) (F.R. Page 6002) - Meeting

Farm Credit Administration (FCA) (F.R. Page 6002) holds a meeting of the Farm Credit Administration Board on the Spring 2016 Abstract of the unified agenda of federal regulatory and deregulatory actions and the Spring 2016 Regulatory Projects Plan.

Farm Credit Administration, 1501 Farm Credit Drive, McLean, Va.

Dale Aultman, 703-883-4009

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 11, 2016, 4 a.m.

The Washington International Trade Association (WITA) - Discussion

The Washington International Trade Association (WITA) holds a discussion on "TPP Series: What's at Stake for Agriculture?"

U.S. Chief Agricultural Negotiator for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative Darci Vetter; Jaime Castaneda, senior vice president of the U.S. Dairy Export Council; Audrae Erickson, vice president of external and public affairs for Mead Johnson Nutrition; Dominique Harris, senior policy associate for Cargill; Colin Hunter, minister counsellor of agriculture for the Embassy of Australia; Mary Latimer, senior director of global trade for Mars Incorporated; and Peter Thornton, assistant director for the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

WITA, Meridian Suites, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Horizon Ballroom, Washington, D.C.

202-312-1600, events@wita.org; http://www.eventbrite.com/e/tpp-series-whats-at-stake-for-agriculture-tickets-20520251625

Feb. 11, 2016, 4:30 a.m.

Senate Armed Services Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "National Commission on the Future of the United States Army."

G-50 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-3871 http://www.armed-services.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 4:30 a.m.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Hearing

Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management Subcommittee hearing on "Examining Agency Discretion in Setting and Enforcing Regulatory Fines and Penalties."

342 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-4751 http://www.hsgac.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 4:30 a.m.

House Financial Services Committee - Hearing

Housing and Insurance Subcommittee hearing on "The Future of Housing in America: Examining the Health of the Federal Housing Administration."

2128 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-7502 http://financialservices.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Hearing

Health Subcommittee hearing on "Choice Consolidation: Improving VA Community Care Billing and Reimbursement."

334 Cannon House Office Building

202-225-3527 http://veterans.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "The Semiannual Monetary Report to Congress."

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-7391 http://banking.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Agriculture Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on the impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency's actions on the rural economy.

1300 Longworth House Office Building

202-225-2171 http://agriculture.house.gov [Note: Rescheduled from January 26.]

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson - Address

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson delivers the annual State of Homeland Security address, titled "DHS: Progress in 2015, Goals for 2016."

Woodrow Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, 6th Floor Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

202-282-8010 [Note: Media must arrive by 9 a.m. RSVP to Justine Whelan at justine.whelan@hq.dhs.gov by 3 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10.]

Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Appropriations Committee - Hearing

Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing on the budget Internal Revenue Service."

2359 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-2771 http://appropriations.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Appropriations Committee - Hearing

State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee hearing on "United States Engagement in Central America."

B-308 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-2771 http://appropriations.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

Justice Department (DOJ); Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (F.R. Page 5784) - Meeting

Justice Department (DOJ); Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (F.R. Page 5784) holds a meeting.

Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 600 E Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Patricia Hall, 202-616-6975

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

Senate Finance Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "The President's FY2017 Budget."

215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-4515 http://finance.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

Senate Judiciary Committee - Markup

Full committee markup of S.247, the "Expatriate Terrorist Act"; S.483, the "Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2015"; and S.524, the "Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015."

226 Dirksen Senate Office Building

202-224-5225 http://judiciary.senate.gov [Note: Rescheduled from February 4.]

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

The National Press Club Newsmaker Program - News conference

The National Press Club Newsmaker Program holds a news conference on the ramifications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership's Investor-State Dispute Settlement provision and the impact on U.S. laws in corporate controlled tribunals.

Joseph Stiglitz, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Economics and professor at Columbia University; Lise Johnson, attorney and leading authority on investment law and policy at Columbia University; and Ralph Gomory, recipient of the 1989 National Medal of Science and professor at New York University

National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Bloomberg Room, Washington, D.C.

Patti Giglio, 202-903-7869, patti@psgcom.net; http://www.press.org/events/economist-joseph-stiglitz-columbia-universitys-lise-johnson-and-researcher-and-corporate-exec

Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Natural Resources Committee - Hearing

Federal Lands Subcommittee hearing on H.R.87, the "Shiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act"; H.R.295, to reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program; H.R.1621, to modify the boundary of Petersburg National Battlefield in the Commonwealth of Virginia; H.R.2817, the "National Historic Preservation Amendments Act of 2015."

1324 Longworth House Office Building

202-225-2761 http://resourcescommittee.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Small Business Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "Export Control Reform: Challenges for Small Business? (Part I)."

2360 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-5821 http://smallbusiness.house.gov [Note: Part one will take place as a Agriculture, Energy and Trade Subcommittee hearing on February 10.]

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission (F.R. Page 6005) - Meeting

Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission (F.R. Page 6005) holds a meeting on the Secretary of Labor v. Premier Elkhorn Coal Company and the Secretary of Labor v. Trivette Trucking whether the judge erred in vacating a citation alleging that a truck driver had failed to maintain control of his truck and in excluding certain evidence from the record.

JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Room 511N, Washington, D.C.

Emogene Johnson, 202-434-9935

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Homeland Security Committee - Hearing

Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee hearing on "The Future of Iranian Terror and Its Threat to the U.S. Homeland."

311 Cannon House Office Building

202-226-8417 http://homeland.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Ways and Means Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on the FY2017 budget proposal for the Treasury Department.

1100 Longworth House Office Building

202-225-3625 http://waysandmeans.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

The Center for Global Development (CGD) - Discussion

The Center for Global Development (CGD) holds a discussion on "Does the Past Condemn Us? A Conversation on the Future of U.S. Foreign Assistance."

Former U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Raj Shah, fellow at Georgetown University; Michael Gerson, columnist at the Washington Post; and Nancy Birdsall, president of CGD

CGD, 2055 L Street NW, Fifth Floor, Washington, D.C.

202-416-4000 [Note: Register at http://www.cgdev.org/event/does-past-condemn-us-conversation-future-us-foreign-assistance ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

House Foreign Affairs Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "Iran Nuclear Deal Oversight: Implementation and its Consequences."

2172 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-5021 http://foreignaffairs.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 5 a.m.

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) - Discussion

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion on "Preview 2016: The Debate on Transatlantic Data Privacy and National Security."

Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis.; FTC Commissioner Julie Brill; Susan Ness, senior fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations; Andreas Schwab, member of the European People's Party (EPP) Germany; Michael Boni, member of EPP Poland; and Dan Hamilton, executive director of the Center for Transatlantic Relations

SAIS, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Kenney-Herter Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

Lindsey Waldrop, 202-650-6005, lwaldrop@jhu.edu; http://www.sais-jhu.edu [Note: Media RSVP requested.]

Feb. 11, 2016, 5:15 a.m.

House Judiciary Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "Is The Investor Visa Program an Underperforming Asset?"

2141 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-3951 http://judiciary.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 5:30 a.m.

The Atlantic Council - Discussion

The Atlantic Council holds a discussion on "The United States Marine Corps in the Twenty-First Century."

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller

Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

Madeleine Levey Lambert, 202-864-2831, press@AtlanticCouncil.org [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 11, 2016, 5:30 a.m.

House Appropriations Committee - Hearing

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the budget for the Office of the Secretary of the Agriculture Department.

2362-A Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-2771 http://appropriations.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 5:30 a.m.

Inter-American Dialogue (IAD) - Discussion

Inter-American Dialogue (IAD) holds a discussion on "Interpreting Chinese Finance in Latin America."

Kevin Gallagher, director of the Global Economic Governance Initiative at Boston University; and Fei Yuan, research fellow for the Global Economic Governance Initiative at Boston University

IAD, 1211 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 510, Washington, D.C.

202-822-9002; http://www.thedialogue.org/event/interpreting-chinese-finance-in-latin-america/

Feb. 11, 2016, 5:30 a.m.

House Armed Services Committee - Hearing

Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on "Assessing the Development of Afghanistan National Security Forces."

2118 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-4151 recorded schedule 202-225-2675 http://www.armedservices.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 6 a.m.

The Heritage Foundation - Book discussion

The Heritage Foundation holds a book discussion on "Liberty's Nemesis: The Unchecked Expansion of the State."

Daniel Gallagher, former commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission and president of Patomak Global Partners; David McIntosh, president of the Club for Growth, and former U.S. Representative from Indiana; Dean Reuter, vice president of the Practice Groups and director of The Federalist Society; Linda Chavez, president of Becoming American Institute; and Richard Epstein, professor at New York University School of Law and director of the Classical Liberal Institute

Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, D.C.

202-675-1761, lectures.seminars@heritage.org; http://www.heritage.org/events/2016/02/libertys-nemesis [Note: RSVP requested.]

Feb. 11, 2016, 6 a.m.

The Cato Institute - Discussion

The Cato Institute holds a discussion on "Derivatives: Weapons of Mass Destruction or Tools of Stability?"

Bruce Tuckman, finance professor for New York University; Marcus Stanley, policy director of Americans for Financial Reform; and James Iorio, head of Barclay's Global Foreign Exchange and Commodities Distribution

Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Hayek Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

202-789-5299, events@cato.org; http://www.cato.org/events/derivatives-weapons-mass-destruction-or-tools-stability [Note: RSVP by February 10.]

Feb. 11, 2016, 6 a.m.

The National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2) - Briefing

The National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2) holds a discussion on "Angels, Venture Capitalists (VCs), and Corporates in the National Research Commercialization Enterprise," focusing on "creating research-intensive university startups to commercialize federally-funded R&D."

Michael Lovell, president of Marquette University; Richard McCullough, vice provost of research at Harvard University; Mike Lennox, senior associate dean and chief strategy officer at the University of Virginia's School of Business; and Tony Stanco, executive director of NCET2

2168 Rayburn House Office Building

rsvp@ncet2.org [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 11, 2016, 7 a.m.

National Economists Club - Discussion

National Economists Club holds a luncheon discussion on "The Upcoming Federal Communications Commission Auction for Broadcast TV Spectrum."

Former FCC Commissioner Harold Furtchgott-Roth, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute

Chinatown Garden Restaurant, 618 H Street NW, Washington, D.C.

703-493-8824, nec.club@verizon.net; http://thenationaleconomistsclub.shuttlepod.org/ [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 11, 2016, 7 a.m.

The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) - Discussion

The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) holds a discussion on "Global impact investing."

Former Assistant Secretary of State Dina Habib Powell, head of Goldman Sachs' Impact Investing Business and president of the Goldman Sachs Foundation; and Arthur Brooks, president of AEI

AEI, 1150 17th Street NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

202-862-5829, mediaservices@aei.org; https://www.aei.org/events/global-impact-investing-a-conversation-with-dina-habib-powell/ [Note: Registration requested. The event will be streamed live at http://www.american.com/watch/aei-livestream ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 7 a.m.

The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) - Discussion

The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) holds a discussion on "The 2014 Farm Bill: A midterm review."

Bruce Babcock, professor of economics at Iowa State University; Joe Glauber, senior research fellow for the International Food Policy Research Institute; Barry Goodwin, professor of agricultural and resource economics for North Carolina State University; and Daniel Sumner, director of the Agricultural Issues Center at the University of California Davis

AEI, 1150 17th Street NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

202-862-5829, mediaservices@aei.org; https://www.aei.org/events/the-2014-farm-bill-a-midterm-review/ [Note: Registration requested. The event will be streamed live at http://www.american.com/watch/aei-livestream ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 7 a.m.

The University of Maryland School of Public Policy - Discussion

The University of Maryland School of Public Policy holds a discussion on "Preventing Violent Extremism: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Acting for Peace."

Irina Bokova, director general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

The University of Maryland, 2101 Van Munching Hall, SPP Atrium, College Park, Md.

Megan Campbell, 301-405-4390, mcamp@umd.edu; https://www.publicpolicy.umd.edu/events/saul-i-stern-lecture-preventing-violent-extremism-unesco-acting-peace

Feb. 11, 2016, 7 a.m.

The Family Research Council (FRC) - Lecture

The Family Research Council (FRC) holds a lecture on "Herbert Hoover's Crusade Against Collectivism - and How It Applies in the Era of Barack Obama."

George Nash, senior fellow at the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal

FRC, 801 G Street NW, Washington, D.C.

202-393-2100; http://www.frc.org [Note: Register at http://www.frc.org/events/dr-george-h-nash-senior-fellow-at-the-russell-kirk-center-for-cultural-renewal ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 7:15 a.m.

The Peterson Institute for International Economics (IIE) - Discussion

The Peterson Institute for International Economics (IIE) holds a discussion on "Rich People, Poor Countries," focusing on "how a large and expanding group of businesspeople from developing countries have accumulated billion-dollar fortunes."

Caroline Freund, senior fellow at Peterson; Tyler Cowen, professor of economics at George Mason University; and Tarun Khanna, professor at Harvard Business School

IIE, 1750 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Eitan Urkowitz, 202-454-1334, media@piie.com; http://www.iie.com [Note: Media RSVP required.]

Feb. 11, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

The Henry L. Stimson Center and the Arms Control Association (ACA) - Discussion

The Henry L. Stimson Center and the Arms Control Association (ACA) hold a discussion on "The State of the Comprehensive Test Ban and Non-Proliferation Treaties."

Susan Burk, former U.S. Ambassador to the 2010 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference; David Koplow, professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center; Michael Krepon, co-founder of the Stimson Center; and Daryl Kimball, executive director of ACA

Stimson Center, 1211 Connecticut Avenue NW, Eighth Floor, Washington, D.C.

Richard Robinson, 202-478-3419, communications@stimson.org; or 202-223-5956 [Note: Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/10EyRxm6QMX7cBZ1wlbTVVLFhXsvPyHPbLytHIoK67zU/viewform ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

Freedom House - Discussion

Freedom House holds a discussion on "Tibet: Intensified Crackdown, Popular Resistance."

Lobsang Sangay, prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile; Daniel Calingaert, executive vice president of Freedom House; and Sarah Cook, senior research analyst for East Asia at Freedom House

Freedom House, 1850 M Street NW, Suite 1100, Washington, D.C.

202-747-7035, press@freedomhouse.org [Note: Register at https://freedomhouse.org/events ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

European Union Ambassador to the United States David O'Sullivan - Discussion

European Union Ambassador to the United States David O'Sullivan delivers remarks at American University's (AU) School of International Service (SIS).

AU, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, SIS Building, Abramson Family Founders Room, Washington, D.C.

202-885-5943; or 202-885-5950; http://www.american.edu/media [Note: RSVP at http://www.american.edu/sis/events/Deans-Discussion-with-David-OSullivan-School-of-International-Service-American-University-Washington-DC.cfm ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) - Discussion

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion on "Low Oil Prices as Viewed by Oil and Gas Company Chief Executive Officers (CEOs)."

Former PFC Energy Chairman J. Robinson West, senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies' Energy and National Security Program

SAIS, Bernstein-Offit Building, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Room 736, Washington, D.C.

Lindsey Waldrop, 202-650-6005, lwaldrop@jhu.edu; http://www.sais-jhu.edu [Note: Media RSVP requested.]

Feb. 11, 2016, 8 a.m.

House Judiciary Committee - Hearing

Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet Subcommittee hearing on "Resolving Issues with Confiscated Property in Cuba, Havana Club Rum and Other Property."

2141 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-3951 http://judiciary.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 8 a.m.

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Hearing

Full committee hearing on "IRS: Reviewing Its Legal Obligations, Document Preservation and Data Security."

2154 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-5074 http://oversight.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 8 a.m.

House Financial Services Committee Sovereignty - Hearing

Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee hearing on "Short-term, Small Dollar Lending: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Assault on Access to Credit and Trampling of State and Tribal Sovereignty."

2128 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-7502 http://financialservices.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 8 a.m.

The Center for American Progress (CAP) - Discussion

The Center for American Progress (CAP) holds a discussion on "Sunnylands II: Previewing the U.S.-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit."

White House Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting Ben Rhodes; Vikram Singh, vice president for national security and international policy at CAP; and Michael Fuchs, senior fellow at CAP

CAP, 1333 H Street NW, 10th Floor, Washington, D.C.

Tom Caiazza, 202-481-7141, tcaiazza@americanprogress.org; or 202-682-1611; http://www.americanprogress.org [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 11, 2016, 8 a.m.

The Bridging Nations Foundation - Conference

The Bridging Nations Foundation holds a conference on "Workforce Challenges in the Healthcare Industry."

HHS Health Resources and Service Administration Workforce Analysis Branch Chief Arpita Chattopadhyay; Patricia Davidson, dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing; Veronika Riley, senior director of the American Hospital Association's Workforce Center; Edward Salsberg, research instructor at George Washington University's School of Nursing; and Steve Jackson, acting executive director of the Bridging Nations Foundation

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

202-518-1247, info@bridgingnations.org [Note: Register at http://www.bridgingnations.org/The-Last-Mile.php ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 8:30 a.m.

House Appropriations Committee - Hearing

Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the budget for the Bureau of Reclamation.

2362-B Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-2771 http://appropriations.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 8:30 a.m.

The American Agricultural Economics Association - Discussion

The American Agricultural Economics Association holds a discussion on the "Dynamics of Farm Profitability."

Jeffrey Hopkins, farm economy branch chief for the Agriculture Department's Resource and Rural Economics Division Research Service; Allen Featherstone, professor and head of Kansas State University's Department of Agricultural Economics; and Ani Katchova, farm income enhancement chair at Ohio State University

328-A Russell Senate Office Building

Jay Saunders, 414-918-3190, jsaunders@aaea.org

Feb. 11, 2016, 8:45 a.m.

House Foreign Affairs Committee - Markup

Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee markup of H.Res.148, calling on the government of Iran to fulfill its promises of assistance in the case of Robert Levinson, the longest held U.S. civilian in the nation's history.

2172 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-5021 http://foreignaffairs.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 9 a.m.

Commerce Department (DOC); National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); National Ocean Service (NOS) (F.R. Page 1404) - Meeting

Commerce Department (DOC); National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); National Ocean Service (NOS) (F.R. Page 1404) holds a meeting by teleconference of the Interagency Working Group on the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act Great Lakes, February 9-11.

None given

Caitlin Gould, 240-533-0290, Caitlin.gould@noaa.gov [Note: RSVP required by February 10. Webinar information at https://fda.webex.com/fda/j.php?MTID=mdee05bbec212d7f605f04b5aa5da5b84; password, Habsnhypoxia; conference call at 301-796-7777; toll free, 855-828-1770; meeting ID, 743 466 568]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 11, 2016, 9 a.m.

House Agriculture Committee - Hearing

Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee hearing on "Foot and Mouth Disease: Are We Prepared?"

1300 Longworth House Office Building

202-225-2171 http://agriculture.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 9 a.m.

The Brookings Institution - Discussion

The Brookings Institution holds a discussion on "The Council of Economic Advisers: 70 years of advising the president."

Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Falk Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

202-797-6105, events@brookings.edu; http://www.brookings.edu/events/2016/02/11-council-economic-advisers-70-year-anniversary

Feb. 11, 2016, 9 a.m.

House Armed Services Committee - Hearing

Strategic Forces Subcommittee hearing on "The FY2017 Budget Request for Atomic Energy Defense Activities."

2118 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-4151 recorded schedule 202-225-2675 http://www.armedservices.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 9 a.m.

House Homeland Security Committee - Hearing

Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Subcommittee hearing on "Improving the Department of Homeland Security's Biological Detection and Surveillance Programs."

311 Cannon House Office Building

202-226-8417 http://homeland.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 9 a.m.

New America - Discussion

New America holds a discussion on "The White House's Cybersecurity Priorities for 2016: What Can We Expect and What Can They Deliver."

Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel; White House Deputy Chief Technology Officer Edward Felten; White House Chief Information Officer Tony Scott; and Ian Wallace, co-director of New America's Cybersecurity Initiative

New America, 740 15th Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, D.C.

Maria Elkin, 202-596-3368, elkin@newamerica.org [Note: RSVP at https://www.newamerica.org/cybersecurity-initiative/the-white-houses-cybersecurity-priorities-for-2016 ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 9 a.m.

House Foreign Affairs Committee - Hearing

Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee hearing on "Jordan: A Key U.S. Partner."

2172 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-5021 http://foreignaffairs.house.gov [Note: Rescheduled from January 26.]

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 9 a.m.

House Foreign Affairs Committee - Hearing

Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee hearing on "The Future of U.S.-Taiwan Relations."

2200 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-5021 http://foreignaffairs.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 9 a.m.

The Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG) - Discussion

The Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG) holds a discussion on "Using Alternative Justice Systems in Kenya to Address Accountability Gaps."

Atieno Odhiambo, PILPG's Kenya chief of party and former judicial law clerk to the chief justice for the supreme court of Kenya

PILPG, 1455 Pennsylvania Avenue, Fourth Floor, Washington, D.C.

Chloe O'Kelly, cokelly@pilpg.org [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 11, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

Senate (Select) Intelligence Committee - Briefing

Full committee closed briefing on intelligence matters.

219 Hart Senate Office Building

202-224-1700 http://intelligence.senate.gov

Topics: Senate Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 10 a.m.

The Center for American Progress (CAP) - Discussion

The Center for American Progress (CAP) holds a discussion on "Can Climate Change Break the Global Food System?"

Former Senator Tom Daschle, D-S.D.; Tim Bodin, economist for Cargill; David McLaughlin, senior vice president for agriculture for the World Wildlife Fund; Matthias Berninger, vice president of public affairs for Mars Incorporated; Geraldo Martha, coordinator for EMBRAPA Labex-USA; Nutan Kaushik, senior fellow for the Energy and Resources Institute; and Alan Bjerga, food security reporter at Bloomberg News

National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, D.C.

Tom Caiazza, 202-481-7141, tcaiazza@americanprogress.org; or 202-682-1611; https://www.americanprogress.org/events/2016/02/02/130449/can-climate-change-break-the-global-food-system/ [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 11, 2016, 10 a.m.

The Woodrow Wilson Center's (WWC) Environmental Change and Security Program - Discussion

The Woodrow Wilson Center's (WWC) Environmental Change and Security Program holds a discussion on "The Year Ahead in Environment and Energy."

Jessica Coomes, deputy news director at Bloomberg BNA; Laura Barron-Lopez, reporter at Huffington Post; Jeff Burnside, president of the Board of the Society of Environmental Journalists; Marla Cone, senior editor for the environment at National Geographic; Chris Mooney, reporter at the Washington Post; Manuel Quinones, deputy editor at the Environment and Energy Daily; Dean Scott, senior reporter for climate change at Bloomberg BNA; Matt Weiser, manager editor at WaterDeeply.org; and Meaghan Parker, senior writer/editor at the WWC Environmental Change and Security Program

WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Sixth Floor, Washington, D.C.

Drew Sample, 202-549-5920 or 202-691-4379, drew.sample@wilsoncenter.org [Note: RSVP at https://www.wilsoncenter.org/events ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 10 a.m.

The Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC) Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies - Discussion

The Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC) Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies holds a discussion on "Estonia's Virtual 'Russian World'" examining the prospects of Russia's state media "inciting wide-spread civil disturbances" among Estonia's Russian-speaking population."

Riina Kaljurand, research fellow at the International Center for Defense and Security; and Jill Dougherty, public policy scholar at WWC

WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Sixth Floor, Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

Drew Sample, 202-691-4217, drew.sample@wilsoncenter.org; or 202-691-4100 [Note: RSVP at https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/estonias-virtual-russian-world ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

House Armed Services Committee - Hearing

Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee hearing on "Carrier Air Wing and the Future of Naval Aviation."

2212 Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-4151 recorded schedule 202-225-2675 http://www.armedservices.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 11, 2016, 11 a.m.

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute - Discussion

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute holds a discussion on "Evaluating the Content and Quality of Next Generation Assessments," for education reform.

Sara Heyburn, executive director of the Tennessee State Board of Education; Mitchell Chester, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; Chris Minnich, executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers; and Morgan Polikoff, assistant professor of education for the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California

Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 1016 16th Street NW, 7th Floor, Washington, D.C.

202-223-5452; http://edexcellence.net/events/evaluating-the-content-and-quality-of-next-generation-assessments

Feb. 11, 2016, 11 a.m.

The Freedom House - Awards Ceremony

The Freedom House holds an awards ceremony on the "Human Rights and Freedom Defender Prize."

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Robert Bernstein, founder of the Human Rights Watch; Wei Jingsheng, president of the Wei Jingsheng Foundation; Antoine Ripoll, head of the European Parliament Liaison Office with the U.S. Congress; Matteo Mecacci, president of the International Campaign for Tibet; Delphine Halgand, director of U.S. Reporters Without Borders; Carl Gershman, president of the National Endowment for Democracy; and Sarah Cook, senior research analyst for East Asia at the Freedom House

Foyer Rayburn House Office Building

Ciping Huang, 202-270-6980, hcp@weijingsheng.org; https://freedomhouse.org/event/human-rights-without-borders [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 11, 2016, noon

The George Washington University (GWU) Elliott School of International Affairs - Discussion

The George Washington University (GWU) Elliott School of International Affairs holds a discussion on "The Nomination and Election Process of the Next UN Secretary-General."

Former UN Assistant Secretary General Gillian Sorenson; Jean Krasno; campaign chair of the Campaign to Elect a Woman UN Secretary-General; and Shazia Rafi, former secretary-general of Parliamentarians for Global Action

GWU Elliott School, 1957 E Street NW, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602, Washington, D.C.

Jason Shevrin, 202-994-5631, gwmedia@gwu.edu; http://elliott.gwu.edu [Note: RSVP at http://elliott.gwu.edu/events-calendar ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 12:30 p.m.

The Center for a New American Security - Book discussion

The Center for a New American Security holds a book discussion on "In Europe's Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond."

Author Robert Kaplan; and Edward Luce, Washington columnist at the Financial Times

Willard Intercontinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Jasmine Butler, jbutler@cnas.org [Note: RSVP at https://cnas.wufoo.com/forms/book-event-invitation-in-europes-shadow ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 1 p.m.

The Business Council for International Understanding - Event

The Business Council for International Understanding holds a reception with health attaches and regional country representatives of the Health and Human Services Department.

Assistant HHS Secretary for Global Health Jimmy Kolker; HHS Brazilian Health Attache Amy Dubois; HHS China Health Attache Ken Earhart; HHS Ethiopia Country Representative Jeff Hanson; World Health Organization Geneva Health Attache Colin McIff; HHS Kenya Country Representative Kevin De Cock; HHS Mexico Health Attache Michelle McConnell; HHS South Africa Health Attache Steven Smith; and HHS Thailand country representative John Reed MacArthur

TBA

Vivian Barlach, vbarlach@bciu.org; http://www.bciu.org/events/upcoming-events [Note: Event is closed press. Members of the business community may RSVP to attend and to receive event location.]

Feb. 11, 2016, 1 p.m.

The American Society of International Law (ASIL) - Discussion

The American Society of International Law (ASIL) holds a a discussion with the Undersecretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel Miguel de Serpa Soares.

Tillar House, 2223 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

202-939-6000; https://www.asil.org/event/conversation-un-legal-counsel-miguel-de-serpa-soares

Feb. 11, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

The Embassy of Belgium; the House of Flanders, New York; New York University Washington, D.C.; and the European Union National Institutes of Culture - Discussion

The Embassy of Belgium; the House of Flanders, New York; New York University Washington, D.C.; and the European Union National Institutes of Culture hold a discussion on "Cartoons and Taboos: Dancing in a Visual Minefield," as part of the Iconoclash series.

Caricaturists Steven Degryse (aka Lecttrr) of Belgium, Ann Telnaes of the Washington Post, Kevin Kallaugher of The Economist, and Matt Wuerker of Politico

NYU Washington, D.C., 1307 L Street NW, Abramson Family Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

212-998-6840; http://www.nyu.edu/global/global-academic-centers/washington-dc/nyu-washington

Feb. 11, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

Street Sense - Discussion

Street Sense hosts a discussion on "Locked Out, Locked Up: Uncovering the Criminalization of Homelessness."

Jennie Simpson, public health analyst at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Ann Marie Staudenmaier, staff attorney with the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless; Tyrone Roper, associate director of criminal justice at the Behavioral Health System Baltimore; Gerald Anderson, Street Sense vendor with first-hand experience; and Armando Trull, senior reporter at WAMU

Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G Street NW, Washington, D.C.

forums@streetsense.org

Feb. 11, 2016, 2 p.m.

The National Archives - Discussion

The National Archives hosts a discussion on "The History of Finance in American Political Campaigns."

Former Sen. Bennett Johnston, D-La.; former Sen. Bill Brock, R-Tenn.; former Rep. Tom Petri, R-Wis.; former Rep. Tim Roemer, D-Ind.; Meredith McGehee, issue expert; and Jeff Shesol, author and historian

National Archives, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, McGowan Theater, Washington, D.C.

202-357-5300; http://www.archives.gov [Note: Webcast at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MM60JrmLi1k ]

Feb. 11, 2016, 2:30 p.m.

The National Press Foundation - Ceremony

The National Press Foundation holds its "40th Anniversary 2016 Annual Awards Dinner."

John Harris and Jim VanderHei, co-founders of Politico; Rob Rogers, editorial cartoonist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; Matt Fuller, reporter for the Huffington Post; Curtis Tate, national correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers; Diane Rehm, radio host for NPR; Charlie Rose, anchor and executive editor of the "Charlie Rose" show and CBS This Morning; and Nigel Jaquiss, reporter for Willamette Week

Marriott Marquis, 901 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Jenny Ash-Maher, 202-663-7285, jenny@nationalpress.org; http://nationalpress.org/npf-awards-dinner/ [Note: Media RSVP required.]

Feb. 12, 2016, 2:45 a.m.

The Air Force Association (AFA) - Discussion

The Air Force Association (AFA) holds a discussion with Air Force Secretary Deborah James.

Key Bridge Marriott, 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, Va.

Chet Curtis, CCurtis@afa.org; http://www.afa.org/events/afaafbreakfastprogram

Feb. 12, 2016, 3 a.m.

The Association of the United States Army Institute of Land Warfare - Symposium

The Association of the United States Army Institute of Land Warfare holds a symposium on "Army Air and Missile Defense: Enabling Force 2025."

Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Va.

Joanna Stebbings, 703-907-2417, jstebbings@ausa.org; http://www.ausa.org/ausameetings/ht/missile/Pages/lodging.aspx [Note: The event is by invitation only.]

Feb. 12, 2016, 3 a.m.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - Meeting

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) holds its 2016 annual meeting on "Global Science Engagement," February 11-15.

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, D.C.

Earl Lane, 202-326-6431, elane@aaas.org; http://membercentral.aaas.org/events/2016-aaas-annual-meeting-washington-dc [Note: Register at http://www.eurekalert.org/aaasnewsroom/2016 ]

Feb. 12, 2016, 3:30 a.m.

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) (F.R. Page 4312) - Meeting

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) (F.R. Page 4312) holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children, February 11-12.

NIH, 45 Center Drive Room, Bethesda, Md.

Alaina Harris, aharris@hrsa.gov [Note: RSVP required by February 5 at http://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/mchbadvisory/heritabledisorders ]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 12, 2016, 4 a.m.

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH) (F.R. Page 81833) - Meeting

Health and Human Services Department (HHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH) (F.R. Page 81833) holds a meeting of National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, February 11-12.

NIH, Terrace Conference Rooms, 5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Md.

Abraham Bautista, 301-443-9737, bautista@mail.nih.gov [Note: The event will be webcast at http://videocast.nih.gov ]

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 12, 2016, 4 a.m.

Energy Department (DOE); Office of Science (F.R. Page 2204) - Meeting

Energy Department (DOE); Office of Science (F.R. Page 2204) holds a meeting of the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee on recommendations to DOE-SC with respect to the basic energy sciences research program, February 11-12.

Bethesda North Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, Bethesda, Md.

Katie Runkles, 301-903-6529

Topics: Federal Agencies
Feb. 12, 2016, 4 a.m.

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) - Discussion

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) holds a discussion on "Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, and Open Science: A New Paradigm for Discovery."

Philip Bourne, associate director of data science for the National Institutes of Health; Jerry Sheehan, assistant director of scientific data and information for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Joshua New, policy analyst for the Center for Data Innovation; Angel Pizarro, technical business development manager for Amazon Web Services; Rene von Schomberg, team leader of science policy for the European Commission; and Ben Shneiderman, professor of computer science for the University of Maryland

ITIF, 1101 K Street NW, Suite 610, Washington, D.C.

202-449-1351, mail@itif.org; https://itif.org/events/2016/02/12/cloud-computing-data-analytics-and-open-science-new-paradigm-discovery

Feb. 12, 2016, 4 a.m.

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) - Discussion

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) holds a discussion on "Arab Voices on the Challenges of the New Middle East."

Joyce Karam, Washington bureau chief at Al-Hayat; Shibley Telhami, professor for peace and development at the University of Maryland; Perry Cammack, associate at CEIP's Middle East Program; and Marwan Muasher, vice president for studies at CEIP

CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Clara Hogan, 202-939-2233, chogan@ceip.org; or Karly Schledwitz, 202-939-2233, kschledwitz@ceip.org [Note: RSVP at http://carnegieendowment.org/events ]

Feb. 12, 2016, 4 a.m.

The National Academy of Science's Board on Science Education - Briefing

The National Academy of Science's Board on Science Education holds a briefing on "Identifying and Supporting Productive Science Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Programs in Out-of-School Settings."

National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Lecture Room, Washington, D.C.

202-334-2000; http://sites.nationalacademies.org/DBASSE/BOSE/STEM_Programs_in_Out-of-School_Settings/index.htm

Feb. 12, 2016, 4 a.m.

The Center for Data Innovation - Discussion

The Center for Data Innovation holds a discussion on "Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, and Open Science: A New Paradigm for Discovery," focusing on "how government can support data-intensive science, make research more accessible, and foster greater collaboration between the United States, Europe, and other global research partners."

White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Assistant Director for Scientific Data and Information Jerry Sheehan; Phil Bourne, associate director for data science at the National Institutes of Health; Joshua New, policy analyst at the Center for Data Innovation; Angel Pizarro, technical business development manager at Amazon Web Services; Rene von Schomberg, team leader of science policy at the European Commission; and Ben Shneiderman, professor of computer science at the University of Maryland

Center for Data Innovation, 1101 K Street NW, Suite 610, Washington, D.C.

info@datainnovation.org [Note: Register at https://www.datainnovation.org/category/events ]

Feb. 12, 2016, 4:30 a.m.

The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) - Discussion

The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) holds a discussion on "The Navy in Balance?"

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson; and former Sen. Jim Talent, R-Mo., director of the AEI National Security 2020 Project

AEI, 1150 17th Street NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

202-862-5829, mediaservices@aei.org; http://www.aei.org [Note: Registration requested. The event will be streamed live at http://www.american.com/watch/aei-livestream ]

Feb. 12, 2016, 4:30 a.m.

House Appropriations Committee - Hearing

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the budget for the Agriculture Department's Office of the Inspector General.

2362-A Rayburn House Office Building

202-225-2771 http://appropriations.house.gov

Topics: House Committees
Feb. 12, 2016, 4:30 a.m.

The Atlantic Council - Discussion

The Atlantic Council holds a discussion on "Afghan Stories of Resistance."

Rod Nordland, international correspondent at the New York Times and author of "The Lovers: Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet, the True Story of How They Defied Their Families and Escaped an Honor Killing"; and James Cunningham, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center

Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

Madeleine Levey Lambert, 202-864-2831, press@AtlanticCouncil.org [Note: RSVP required.]

Feb. 12, 2016, 5 a.m.

The National Academies - Lecture

The National Academies holds a lecture on the report "Identifying and Supporting Productive STEM Programs in an Out-of-School Settings Agenda."

Margaret Honey, president and CEO of the New York Hall of Science; Tony Small, director of the D.C. Boys and Girls Clubs; Debbie Zipes, president of the Indiana Afterschool Network; James Brown, executive director of the STEM Education Coalition; Victoria Wegener, national manager of the Afterschool Technical Assistance Collaborative; and Anita Krishnamurthi, vice president of STEM policy for the Afterschool Alliance

National Academies, 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Lecture Room, Washington, D.C.

202-334-2138, news@nas.edu; http://sites.nationalacademies.org/cs/groups/dbassesite/documents/webpage/dbasse_170464.pdf

Feb. 12, 2016, 5:30 a.m.

The American Academy of Political and Social Science, and the Annie E. Casey Foundation - Briefing

The American Academy of Political and Social Science, and the Annie E. Casey Foundation hold a briefing on "The State of America's Working Class and Economy."

Andrew Cherlin, professor of public policy at Johns Hopkins University; Ron Haskins, co-director of the Brookings Institution's Center on Children and Families; Sara McLanahan, professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University; Robert Putnam, professor of public policy at Harvard University; and Michael Gerson, columnist at the Washington Post

385 Russell Senate Office Building

Norman Black, 301-656-0348 [Note: RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-american-working-class-mobility-family-change-and-child-well-being-registration-21033812700 ]

Feb. 12, 2016, 6 a.m.

The Heritage Foundation - Discussion

The Heritage Foundation holds a discussion on "The War Over American Identity: One Nation No More?"

John Fonte, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute; Linda Chavez, president of the Becoming American Institute; Stanley Kurtz, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center; Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor at the National Review; and Mike Gonzalez, senior fellow at Heritage

Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Allison Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

202-675-1761, lectures.seminars@heritage.org; http://www.heritage.org [Note: RSVP requested.]

Feb. 12, 2016, 7 a.m.

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) - Rally

Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) holds a "Protest for Bahrain" rally.

Maryam Alkhawaja, human rights activist; Matar Ebrahim Matar, fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy; Brian Dooley, director of the Human Rights First Defenders Program; and Husain Abdulla, executive director at ADHRB

Outside the Embassy of Bahrain, 3502 International Drive NW, Washington, D.C.

202-621-6141, media@adhrb.org

Feb. 12, 2016, 7 a.m.

The Middle East Institute (MEI) and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) - Discussion

The Middle East Institute (MEI) and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) hold a discussion on "The Yemen Quagmire."

Former Yemeni cabinet member Amat Alsoswa; Leslie Campbell, regional director of the National Democratic Institute's Middle East and North Africa Programs; Andrew Plitt, director of the U.S. Agency for International Development's Office of Iraq and Arabian Peninsula Affairs; Charles Schmitz, professor of geography at Towson University; and Daniel Serwer, senior fellow at the MEI's Center for Transatlantic Relations

SAIS, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Kenney Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

202-785-1141; http://www.mei.edu [Note: Register at http://www.mei.edu/events/yemen-quagmire ]

Feb. 13, 2016, 3 a.m.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - Meeting

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) holds its 2016 annual meeting on "Global Science Engagement," February 11-15.

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, D.C.

Earl Lane, 202-326-6431, elane@aaas.org; http://membercentral.aaas.org/events/2016-aaas-annual-meeting-washington-dc [Note: Register at http://www.eurekalert.org/aaasnewsroom/2016 ]

Feb. 13, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) - Conference

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) holds a conference on "Election Law Continuing Legal Education."

BPC, 1225 I Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, D.C.

202-204-2400; http://bipartisanpolicy.org/events/election-law-continuing-legal-education/

Feb. 14, 2016, 3 a.m.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - Meeting

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) holds its 2016 annual meeting on "Global Science Engagement," February 11-15.

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, D.C.

Earl Lane, 202-326-6431, elane@aaas.org; http://membercentral.aaas.org/events/2016-aaas-annual-meeting-washington-dc [Note: Register at http://www.eurekalert.org/aaasnewsroom/2016 ]

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