Public Schedule
Washington, DC
October 2, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
TUESDAY OCTOBER 2, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

10:45 a.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks to the Strategic Dialogue on Travel and Tourism, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Final access time for Secretary Clinton’s remarks for video cameras, still photographers, and journalists: 9:30 a.m. from 21st Street Entrance.

1:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:45 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Luis Videgaray, Senior Advisor to the Mexican President-elect Pena Nieto, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ian Martin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends an event in honor or the 10th Anniversary of the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs and the 20th Anniversary of the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

7:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides participates in a video conference with Embassy Islamabad and USAID, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides delivers opening remarks at the Travel and Tourism Conference, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set times for the conference, which begins at 8:30 a.m., for video cameras: 7:45 a.m. from 21st Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 8:15 a.m. from 21st Street Entrance.


10:45 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides introduces Secretary Clinton at the Travel and Tourism Conference, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Final access time for Secretary Clinton’s remarks for video cameras, still photographers, and journalists: 9:30 a.m. from 21st Street Entrance.

1:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with U.S. Ambassador to Finland Bruce Oreck, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides interviews with Fox Business News, in Washington DC.

5:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT ROBERT HORMATS

9:15 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in Myanmar–U.S. Track 1.5 Dialogue with Burmese Minister Soe Thein, at The Johns Hopkins University (SAIS).
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats holds a phone interview with The Diane Rehm Show, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with APEC Senior Official Atul Keshap, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with U.S. Ambassador to Sweden Mark Brzezinski, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

Under Secretary Sonenshine is on official travel in Los Angeles, California.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Sonenshine participates in a meeting at Creative Artists Agency, in Los Angeles, California.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers remarks and participates in a roundtable discussion at the Pacific Council of International Policy, in Los Angeles, California.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers remarks followed by a roundtable, at the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:20 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Sonenshine meets with Dean of the Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism at the University of Southern California, Ernest Wilson, and Director of the Center on Public Diplomacy Philip Seib and other faculty, in Los Angeles, California.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR CIVILIAN SECURITY, DEMOCRACY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS MARIA OTERO

9:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero delivers keynote remarks at the launch of the Youth Livelihoods Alliance, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL


7:15 p.m. Ambassador Marshall hosts a State of the Administration briefing for members of the Diplomatic Corps featuring the Secretary of Defense The Honorable Leon E. Panetta, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall attends a reception on the occasion of Dominican Republic Week, hosted by the Ambassador of the Dominican Republic His Excellency An bal de Castro, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Barton meets with Ellen Laipson, President and CEO of the Stimson Center, and Alison Giffen, Senior Associate at Civilians in Conflict project, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with delegates of the U.S.-India Importers Council, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer co-hosts the UN Geneva Group Meeting with UK Multilateral Policy Director at Foreign and Commonwealth Office Vijay Rangarajan, at the United Nations in New York.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

10:15 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in the Strategic Dialogue on Travel and Tourism, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set times for the conference, which begins at 8:30 a.m., for video cameras: 7:45 a.m. from 21st Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 8:15 a.m. from 21st Street Entrance.


1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in the Investment Dialogue with Select African Countries, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez attends a dinner for the Investment Dialogue with Select African Countries, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

8:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Hammer delivers welcoming remarks and introduces Deputy Secretary Nides at the opening session of the Strategic Dialogue on Travel and Tourism, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set times for the conference, which begins at 8:30 a.m., for video cameras: 7:45 a.m. from 21st Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 8:15 a.m. from 21st Street Entrance.


6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Hammer attends a reception in honor of the National Day and Armed Forces Day of the Republic of Korea, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with representatives from Grupo Salinas, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL


9:00 a.m. Coordinator McCall delivers remarks at the Strategic Dialogue on Travel and Tourism, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set times for the conference, which begins at 8:30 a.m., for video cameras: 7:45 a.m. from 21st Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 8:15 a.m. from 21st Street Entrance.


6:00 p.m. Coordinator McCall attends a reception in honor of the National Day and Armed Forces Day of the Republic of Korea, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on foreign travel to Geneva, Switzerland through October 4 to lead the U.S. delegation at the 63rd session of the Executive Committee of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with Air Marshal Waseem ud Din, Pakistani Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Operations), at the Department of State.
(CLOSS PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND U.S. GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

9:00 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby convenes the third annual meeting of PEPFAR’s Scientific Advisory Board in Washington, D.C. The board is composed of leading HIV/AIDS researchers, scientists, and academics who serve in an advisory capacity to PEPFAR on issues of HIV/AIDS policy, science, and implementation.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER

9:00 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with Lauren Lovelace, new Executive Director of the U.S.-Afghan Women's Council, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Dr. Edit Schlaffer, founder of Women Without Borders and its Sisters Against Violent Extremism project, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

1:30 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Matt Chase, Executive Director, National Association of Counties (NACO), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Daniel Crippen, Executive Director, and David Quam, Director of Federal Relations, National Governors Association (NGA), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH


Special Representative Pandith is on foreign travel to Bahrain, Morocco, and Oman for discussions and outreach with youth and civil society groups.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

2:00 p.m.
Director Sullivan meets with U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:30 p.m. Daily Press Briefing with Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

[This is a mobile copy of Public Schedule for October 2, 2012]