What to Watch

What to Watch

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

-- President Obama speaks in the East Room about innovative nonprofit programs across the country at 2 p.m.

-- Vivek Kundra, the federal chief information officer, and Macon Phillips, White House director of new media, unveil a new tool -- the IT Dashboard -- for the USASpending.gov contracting and grants portal at the Personal Democracy Forum conference in New York.

-- Colombian President Álvaro Uribe continues his Washington visit with a speech on "U.S.-Colombian Relations: Moving Forward" at 9 a.m. at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

-- At 4 p.m. , U.S. Ambassador to Colombia William R. Brownfield gives the view from the other side with a debriefing on Uribe's trip and U.S.-Colombian relations at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

-- The Department of Homeland Security continues its three-day 2009 Chemical Sector Security Summit, at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, for "the chemical stakeholder community."

-- Harvey Fineberg, president of the Institute of Medicine, and Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, visit the Rayburn House Office Building for an 11:30 a.m. forum on "Learning to Live in a World with the H1N1 Pandemic." The event is organized by the CSIS Global Health Policy Center and the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, in partnership with the Congressional Global Health Caucus.

-- George Washington University honors Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, a major New York Times shareholder, at the Harry Harding Auditorium, where he will be given the university's President's Medal.

-- Garance Franke-Ruta federalcity@washpost.com

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