Saturday, March 19, 2011;
}Two-day IA Compliance Best Practices Summit opens; Omni Shoreham Hotel; Matt Taibbi to participate.
}International Economic Development Council forum through Tuesday; Westin Alexandria.
}House not in session.
}House Education hearing on role of higher education in reviving the economy; various sites nationally.
}World Bank conference on Arab views; Robert Zoellick, the bank's president, to participate.
}Council of Great City Schools conference through Tuesday; Renaissance Mayflower Hotel.
}Information Technology and Innovation Foundation discussion of stagnation and the U.S. economy.
}Cato Institute conference on the health-care law after the first year.
}Center for American Progress hosts screening of "The Flaw," documentary about causes of the financial crisis.
}America's Promise Alliance and Johns Hopkins open three-day conference on education; Marriott Wardman Park.
}Existing home sales report due.Tuesday
}Heritage Foundation hosts discussion on health-care law, jobs and the economy.
}International Women's Media Foundation opens four-day conference; National Press Club.
}Council on Foreign Relations hosts book discussion on "The Dressmaker of Khair Khana," about an entrepreneur whose business created jobs for women in Kabul; author Gayle Lemmon to participate.Wednesday
}American Society of International Law opens four-day annual meeting; Ritz Carlton Hotel.
}George Washington University Law School opens two-day environmental law conference.
}Urban Institute and Capital Area Foreclosure Network hold discussion of foreclosure crisis.
}Georgetown University Law sponsors lecture by Angel Gurria, secretary-general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
}Local Initiatives Support Corp. opens three-day symposium on revitalizing low-income communities; J.W. Marriott.
}New-home sales report due.Thursday
}EPA opens two-day meeting on board report, economic benefits of renewable energy.
}National Journal and the Atlantic hold summit on homeownership; Newseum.
}Wells Fargo chief economist John Silvia speaks at National Economists Club.
}Durable goods orders report due.Friday
}GDP data released.