Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 30, 2012

The Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (ACIEP) will meet on Tuesday, January 31, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. in room 1107 of the Harry S Truman Building. Hosted by Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Jose W. Fernandez and Committee Chairman Theodore Kassinger, the meeting will last until approximately 4:00 p.m. and is open to the public.

The committee serves the U.S. government in a solely advisory capacity concerning current issues and challenges in international economic policy. The topic of the January 31 meeting will be a New Focus on Investment: Attracting Inbound Foreign Direct Investment to the United States; it also will highlight the U.S.-Turkish economic relationship and the accomplishments of the bilateral U.S.-Turkey Economic Partnership Commission.

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. 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: Ronelle Jackson), e-mail (, or telephone (202) 647-9204 by noon on Tuesday, January 31. (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 Deputy Outreach Coordinator Tiffany Enoch, Office of Economic Policy Analysis and Public Diplomacy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, at (202) 647-2231 or

PRN: 2012/145