Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
September 28, 2009


The Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (ACIEP) will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 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 Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs Robert D. Hormats 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. The meeting will focus on a report from the Investment Subcommittee regarding its review of the U.S. Model Bilateral Investment Treaty.

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: Ronelle Jackson), e-mail (jacksonrs@state.gov), or telephone (202) 647-9204 by 3 p.m. on Sept. 29.

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 Smith-NissleyN@state.gov or contact Senior Media Advisor Kerry Humphrey at (202) 647-0677 or Humphreyks@state.gov.



PRN: 2009/968