Nov. 15-19, 2004

15 Monday

Northern Virginia Technology Council holds banquet at Hilton McLean Tysons Corner.

D.C. Chamber of Commerce holds business summit at Capital Hilton.

Former Boeing executive Michael M. Sears scheduled to enter a plea at federal court in Alexandria.

New America Foundation hosts forum on health reform at the U.S. Capitol.

16 Tuesday

Washington Business Hall of Fame inducts new members at Hilton Washington.

Senate Governmental Affairs panel holds hearing on insurance brokerage practices.

Ron Brown Award for corporate leadership presented at Eisenhower Building.

Hewlett-Packard, Home Depot, Nordstrom, Saks, Wal-Mart issue quarterly reports.

Economic indicators: October producer prices.

17 Wednesday

Resources for the Future hosts forum on environmental and energy policy agenda at the National Press Club.

Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts forum on agricultural trade policies.

Economic indicators: October consumer prices, housing starts, industrial production.

18 Thursday

Senate Finance Committee holds hearing on Vioxx withdrawal.

Center for American Progress hosts forum on Social Security.

Cato Institute hosts forum on global warming.

Economic indicators: October leading indicators.

19 Friday

Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan speaks to European banking conference in Frankfurt.

Kaiser Family Foundation hosts forum on health care quality.

Center on Federal Financial Institutions hosts forum on private pension crisis at Dirksen Senate Building.