Media Note
Washington, DC
November 9, 2009


The Industry Advisory Panel of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations will meet Tuesday, December 1, 2009 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Room 1107 of the U.S. Department of State, located at 2201 C Street, NW (entrance on 23rd Street) Washington, D.C.

This meeting is open to the public as seating allows. Following a discussion on design, operations, and building maintenance between the senior management of the Bureau and panel members, the Acting Director of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations will field questions and comments from the public.

To obtain pre-clearance for entry, members of the public planning to attend must provide, by November 15, 2009, their name, professional affiliation, date of birth, citizenship, and a valid government-issued ID number (i.e., U.S. government ID, U.S. military ID, passport, or drivers license) by emailing: FousheeCT@state.gov. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent to the same e-mail address by November 19, 2009. Requests made after that time will be considered, but may not be able to be fulfilled. Please note that attendees must enter and exit using the 23rd Street entrance only. Because of space restrictions, we request that companies interested in attending this meeting send only one representative.

For further information please contact Jonathan Blyth at BlythJJ@State.Gov or by phone at (703) 875-4131.



PRN: 2009/1117