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


The Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (ACIEP) will meet on Thursday, August 12, 2010, 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 Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Business Affairs (EB) Jose W. Fernandez 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 August 12 meeting will focus on the role of new agricultural technologies in addressing global challenges.

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 (boothsl@state.gov), or telephone (202) 647-0847 by August 11. (For authority to request personal information, see the public notice for this meeting, at 75 Fed. Reg. 42813.)

For further information about the meeting, please contact Outreach Coordinator Tiffany Enoch, Office of Economic Policy Analysis and Public Diplomacy, Bureau of Economic, Energy and Business Affairs, at (202) 647-2231 or EnochT@state.gov.



PRN: 2010/1078