Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
March 8, 2013


Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Dr. Kerri-Ann Jones will travel to Malaysia and Australia March 11 – 15 to lead meetings with her counterparts to advance our science and technology relationships and expand cooperation.

In Malaysia, Dr. Jones will represent the United States as Head of the U.S. Delegation at the first ever Joint Committee on Science and Technology between Malaysia and the United States. Dr. Jones will also meet with Dr. Zakri Abdul Hamid, Science Advisor to the Prime Minister.

In Australia, Dr. Jones will represent the United States as the head of the U.S. delegation at the Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology between Australia and the United States. She will also be a featured speaker at a roundtable with students at the U.S. Studies Centre of the University of Sydney.



PRN: 2013/0264