Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 10, 2013


Hosted by Deputy Secretary of State William Burns and Secretary of the Treasury Jacob J. Lew, the second day of the fifth joint meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue will be held in Washington, D.C., on July 11, 2013.

Secretary Kerry will return to Massachusetts to be with his wife on Wednesday, July 10. Since he is unable to attend the Thursday meetings, Deputy Secretary Burns will assume the lead role for the State Department.

Please see below for the current schedule of media opportunities. A Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) credential is required for all members of the media wishing to cover the events surrounding the S&ED at the U.S. Departments of State and Treasury. Please note that the deadline for submitting an application for credentials has passed and NO additional credentials will be allocated at this time. Those who have been credentialed should have received an email confirmation.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Press Filing Center opens for S&ED credentialed media only in the Department of State, Exhibit Hall.

Press will need to enter through the 23rd St. entrance.

8:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns, Secretary Lew, State Councilor Yang, and Vice Premier Wang participate in an S&ED Roundtable with U.S. and Chinese CEOs in the Cash Room at the Department of Treasury.
(POOL PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns and State Councilor Yang participate in the Strategic Track Plenary Session in the Loy Henderson Auditorium at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE TO ALL S&ED CREDENTIALED MEDIA)

Pre set for video cameras: 9:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.

11:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns and State Councilor Yang participate in the Ecopartnership Event in the Benjamin Franklin Room at the Department of State.(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE TO ALL CREDENTIALED MEDIA)

Pre set for video cameras: 10:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 11:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.

12:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns and State Councilor Yang participate in the Strategic Track Small Working Lunch at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:45 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns and State Councilor Yang participate in the Strategic Track Small Session II at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns, Secretary Lew, State Councilor Yang, and Vice Premier Wang participate in U.S.-China Closing Statements in the Cash Room at the Department of Treasury.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE TO ALL S&ED CREDENTIALED MEDIA)

Pre set times determined by the Department of Treasury.

6:10 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns and Secretary Lew participate in the U.S. Press Conference in the Cash Room at the Department of Treasury.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE TO ALL S&ED CREDENTIALED MEDIA)

Pre set times determined by the Department of Treasury.

For questions regarding the Economic Track – Treasury Department
For questions on the Economic Track, please contact: Treasury Department Press Office, (202) 622 – 8541 or (202) 558 - 8053

For questions regarding the Strategic Track – State Department
For questions on the Strategic Track, please contact: State Department Press Office, 202-647-2492



PRN: 2013/0862