Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 11, 2013


Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Jose W. Fernandez will travel to Rio de Janeiro, September 11–12, to attend the third U.S.–Brazil Innovation Summit at the headquarters of Brazil’s National Bank for Economic and Social Development.

Assistant Secretary Fernandez will also meet with representatives from U.S. and Brazilian private sectors. On September 12, Assistant Secretary Fernandez will deliver a keynote speech at the U.S.–Brazil Innovation Summit to discuss the U.S.–Brazil partnership and expanding cooperation.

For updates, follow Assistant Secretary Fernandez on Facebook and Twitter @EconEngage.



PRN: 2013/1106