Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
June 9, 2010


The Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy (ACICIP) will meet on Thursday, June 10 at 9:00 a.m. in room 1107 of the Harry S Truman Building. The ACICIP serves the U.S. Government in a solely advisory capacity regarding current issues and concerns in international communications and information policy. The public and members of the press may attend this meeting as seating capacity allows.

United States Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy Ambassador Philip L. Verveer and ACICIP Chairman Thomas Wheeler will host the meeting.

The June 10 meeting will cover:
  • Discussions pertaining to various international telecommunications meetings and conferences, as well as bilateral meetings that have taken place recently.
  • Committee discussion of key issues of importance to communications policy interests, including:
    • The Internet of things
    • Inbound investment issues
    • International market access issues
    • Global digital divide
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, government-issued identification number (such as Drivers License number and State), date of birth, and citizenship to the office of International Communications and Information Policy by fax (202) 647-7407 or email (BurtonKJ@state.gov) by close of business on June 9.

For further information, please contact Joseph Burton, Executive Secretary to the Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy, at (202) 647-5231 or BurtonKJ@state.gov.



PRN: 2010/755