Notice to the Press
Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
April 3, 2009


The White House Advisor for the Summit of the Americas, Ambassador Jeffrey S. Davidow, will brief reporters on the record on U.S. participation in the April 17-19 Summit of the Americas to be held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. This press briefing will take place in the Public Affairs Conference Room (Room 2208) at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 6, 2009.

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center); (2) a media-issued photo identification card; or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license, passport). Press should allow adequate time to process through security and to be in the briefing room 10 minutes prior to the briefing.

Attendees who do not have a State Department building pass will enter through the 23rd Street lobby before 1:45 p.m.



PRN: 2009/285