Media Note
Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
April 15, 2009

The Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (ACIEP) will meet on Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. in Room 1107 of the Harry S Truman Building. The meeting will last until approximately 4:00 p.m. and is open to the public.

The meeting will be hosted by Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Business Affairs (EB) David D. Nelson and Committee Chairman Theodore Kassinger.

The Committee serves the U.S. Government in a solely advisory capacity concerning current issues and challenges in international economic policy. Topics for the April 21 meeting will focus on “The Global Economic Crisis: The Recession and Recovery.”

The public may attend this meeting as seating capacity allows. Admittance to the State Department building will be by means of a pre-arranged clearance list. In order to be placed on this list, please provide your name, title, company or other affiliation if appropriate, valid government-issued ID number (i.e., U.S. Government ID [agency], U.S. military ID [branch], passport [country], or drivers license [state]), date of birth, and citizenship to the Office of Economic Policy Analysis and Public Diplomacy by fax (202) 647-5936 (Attention: Sherry Booth), e-mail (, or telephone (202) 647-0847 by April 17.

For further information about the meeting, please contact Senior Coordinator Nancy Smith-Nissley, Office of Economic Policy Analysis and Public Diplomacy, Bureau of Economic, Energy and Business Affairs, at (202) 647-1682 or or contact Deputy Director Jeffrey Jamison at (202) 647-4864 or

PRN: 2009/330