Notice to the Press
Washington, DC
September 20, 2010

Deputy Secretary of State James B. Steinberg will deliver the luncheon keynote address at the Council on Competitiveness’ 2nd U.S.-Brazil Innovation Summit on Tuesday, September 21, at 12:30 p.m. The event is located on the Georgetown University campus at Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center, 3800 Reservoir Road – entrance number 1, NW, Washington, DC.

Top leaders of U.S. and Brazilian industry, academia, and public sector will come together to explore opportunities and the prospects for bi-national collaboration on innovation needed to solve the grand challenges of the 21st century.

This event is open for press coverage.

Preset time for cameras: 11:30 a.m.

Final access time for writers and still photographers: 12:15 p.m.

For press access and information please contact:

Joshua Weisz
Council on Competitiveness
(202) 383-9507

Office of Press Relations
U.S. Department of State
(202) 647-2492

PRN: 2010/1297