Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
May 5, 2011


Hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner, the third joint meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue will be held in Washington, D.C. from May 9-10, 2011.

Please see below for the current schedule of media opportunities. A Strategic & Economic Dialogue (S&ED) credential and passport of government issued ID is required for all members of the media wishing to cover the events surrounding the S&ED at the Interior Department, State Department, and Treasury Department.

Please note that the deadline for submitting an application for credentials has passed. No additional credentials will be allocated at this time.

Press credentials may be picked up on Friday, May 6, 2011, between 9am and 12pm ET. Media credential pick-up will be closed at 12pm at the Washington Foreign Press Center. You must present a U.S. passport or Government issued photo ID and media outlet credential to pick up your S&ED media credential.

Credential pick-up location:
Washington Foreign Press Center
National Press Building, 8th floor
529 14th St. NW, Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 20045

Friday, May 6, 2011

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PRESS CREDENTIAL PICK-UP

Washington Foreign Press Center
National Press Building, 8th floor
529 14th St. NW, Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 20045

Monday, May 9, 2011

10:00 AM
PRESS FILING CENTER OPENS

HOURS OF OPERATION: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Exhibit Hall (please enter through the 23rd Street entrance) U.S.
Department of State
2201 C Street, NW
Washington, D.C.

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
S&ED 2011 OPENING SESSION

VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN, SECRETARY CLINTON, SECRETARY GEITHNER, VICE
PREMIER WANG, STATE COUNCILOR DAI
Sidney R. Yates Auditorium
Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC

This event is open to S&ED credentialed media only.
Press Entrance: Corner of 19th and C
Pre-set time for video cameras: 4:00am-5:00am. Equipment must be dropped off during this time. Media will not have access to the site from 5:00am-7:30am.
Press access for journalists and still photographers: 7:35am
Final access for journalists and still photographers: 8:30am
**Event will be live streamed on www.state.gov**

2:15 PM
S&ED STRATEGIC TRACK PLENARY SESSION I

Department of State
Loy Henderson Auditorium
2201 C Street, NW
Washington, DC

This camera spray at the beginning of the meeting is open to S&ED credentialed media only.
Access time for all press: 1:30pm in the Press Filing Center, State Department Exhibit Hall.

7:00 PM
S&ED FAMILY PHOTO

U.S. Department of State
2201 C Street, NW
Washington, DC

This camera spray is pooled press coverage.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

9:00 AM
PRESS FILING CENTER OPENS

HOURS OF OPERATION: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Exhibit Hall (please enter through the 23rd Street entrance)
U.S. Department of State
2201 C Street, NW
Washington, DC

12:45 PM
S&ED ROUNDTABLE AND WORKING LUNCH WITH U.S. AND CHINESE CEOs

SECRETARY CLINTON, SECRETARY GEITHNER, VICE PREMIER WANG, STATE
COUNCILOR DAI
Blair House
1651 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

This camera spray is pooled press coverage.

3:00 PM
U.S.-CHINA CLOSING STATEMENTS

SECRETARY CLINTON, SECRETARY GEITHNER, VICE PREMIER WANG, STATE
COUNCILOR DAI
Sidney R. Yates Auditorium
Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC

This event is open to S&ED credentialed media only.
Press Entrance: 1849 C Street, NW
Pre-set time for video cameras: 12:30pm. Equipment must be dropped off during this time. Media will not have access to the site from 1:00pm-1:30pm.
Press access for journalists and still photographers: 1:30pm-2:15pm.
**Event will be live streamed on www.state.gov**

3:30 PM
U.S. PRESS CONFERENCE

SECRETARY CLINTON, SECRETARY GEITHNER
Sidney R. Yates Auditorium
Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC

This event is open to S&ED credentialed media only.
Press Entrance: 1849 C Street, NW
Pre-set time for video cameras: 12:30pm. Equipment must be dropped off during this time. Media will not have access to the site from 1:00pm-1:30pm.
Press access for journalists and still photographers: 1:30pm-2:15pm.
**Event will be live-streamed on www.state.gov**

CONTACTS:
Department of State
Office of Press Relations
(202) 647-2492

Department of the Treasury
Office of Public Affairs
(202) 622-2960



PRN: 2011/699