Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 6, 2012


On April 9, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will provide opening remarks at the "Brazil-U.S.: Partnership for the 21st Century" event, a day-long conference hosted by the Government of Brazil at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C. The event will begin at approximately 9:00 a.m.

The conference will focus on the bilateral relationship between the United States and Brazil in a number of strategic areas, including trade and investment, education, and innovation. Her Excellency Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil, will also participate in the conference in the afternoon.

This event will be open to the press and streamed live on www.state.gov and on BNet.

Pre-set time for cameras: 8:00 a.m. from the H Street entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 8:30 a.m. from the H Street entrance.

Credentialed members of the media must RSVP to attend. To register, e-mail press@uschamber.com or call (202) 463-5682.

For more information please contact Darla Jordan, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, at (202) 531-5678 or by email at whapress@state.gov. Inquiries may also be made to the Office of Press Relations, U.S. Department of State (202) 647-2492



PRN: 2012/530