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REVISED Public Schedule for January 19, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
January 19, 2011

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SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton appears in taped interviews on ABC’s Good Morning America, CBS’s The Early Show and NBC’s The Today Show. Check your local listings for airtimes.

9:00 a.m.  Secretary Clinton attends the Arrival Ceremony for Chinese President Hu Jintao’s State Visit, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:00 a.m. 
Secretary Clinton attends President Obama’s bilateral meetings with Chinese President Hu Jintao, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:00 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden co-host a State Luncheon in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

3:50 p.m.  Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack show President Hu a model of the proposed China Garden in the National Arboretum, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:05 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton and Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi sign a memorandum of understanding establishing the U.S.-China Governors Forum, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton attends the State Dinner in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY JIM STEINBERG
10:15 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with Korean Ambassador Han Duk-Soo, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends President Obama’s bilateral meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends the State Luncheon in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao hosted by Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

6:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends the State Dinner in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES
10:00 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Elizabeth Schrayer of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides speaks with General James Mattis.
(CLOSED PERSS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides attends the State Luncheon in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao hosted by Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

6:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Nides attends the State Dinner in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH
2:00 p.m. 
Administrator Shah delivers a policy speech on “The Modern Development Enterprise” at an event hosted by the Center for Global Development (CGD), at the Top of the Hill Conference Center in Washington DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS
9:30 a.m. 
Under Secretary Hormats and Assistant Secretary Fernandez co-chair the U.S.-Swiss Joint Economic Commission at the Embassy of Switzerland.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY SWISS EMBASSY)

2:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Hormats attends the State Luncheon in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao hosted by Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

3:30 p.m. 
Under Secretary Hormats meets with former Secretary Madeleine Albright to discuss Partners for a New Beginning, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:05 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends the signing ceremony between Secretary Clinton and Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi establishing the U.S.-China Governors Forum, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Hormats attends the State Dinner in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE
11:00 a.m. 
Under Secretary McHale meets with Colombian Ambassador Gabriel Silva at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary McHale attends the State Luncheon in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao hosted by Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

3:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary McHale meets with Under Secretary of Defense Michele Flournoy, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO
8:45 a.m. 
Under Secretary Otero hosts the global issues principals meeting at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.  Under Secretary Otero attends the State Luncheon in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao hosted by Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)


CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Ambassador Marshall assists with events at the White House and Department of State for the State Visit of Chinese President Hu Jintao.



ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS BOB BLAKE
6:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Blake delivers remarks to the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University in Houston, Texas.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER
9:00 a.m.  
Assistant Secretary Brimmer co-hosts a roundtable discussion on the UN humanitarian cluster system, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
 

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

9:00 a.m.  Assistant Secretary Campbell attends the Arrival Ceremony for Chinese President Hu Jintao’s State Visit, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

11:00 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Campbell attends President Obama’s bilateral meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Campbell attends the State Luncheon in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao hosted by Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

6:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Campbell attends the State Dinner in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ
9:30 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Fernandez and Under Secretary Hormats co-chair the U.S.-Swiss Joint Economic Commission at the Embassy of Switzerland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY SWISS EMBASSY)

3:00 p.m.  
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Adam Greene of the United States Council for International Business, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE) 

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Hady Amr, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE) 


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL, VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE AND ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

9:15 a.m.  Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Ambassador Gabor Iklody, NATO Assistant Secretary General for the Emerging Security Challenges Division, at the Department of State.   
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks at the National Academy of Sciences and U.S. Institute of Peace Symposium “From Reykjavik to New START:  Science Diplomacy for Nuclear Security in the 21st Century,” in Washington DC. 

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
Watch live here or click here for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON
Assistant Secretary Gordon is on foreign travel to Nicosia, Cyprus through January 21. Click here for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES
11:30 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Jones attends a signing ceremony to extend the U.S.-China Science and Technology Agreement at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Dr. John Holdren, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and his Chinese counterpart are the signatories.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Jones participates in an interagency meeting to plan for the Rio 2012 Conference on Sustainable Development, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER
2:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Posner attends the State Luncheon in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao hosted by Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

4:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Posner attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

Assistant Secretary Shapiro travels to Djibouti, Kenya, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo through January 23 for consultations with government officials. Click here for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK
10:30 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Stock participates in First Lady Michelle Obama’s “100,000 Strong” China Study Abroad Initiative Event, at Howard University. Assistant Secretary Stock leads a panel discussion on the benefits of studying abroad.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:00 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Stock attends the State Luncheon in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao hosted by Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)



ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA
10:30 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with former Spanish Foreign Minister Ana Palacio and former Chilean Ambassador Genaro Arriagada, at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Emilio Chuayffet Chemor, Deputy Coordinator for the Mexican State Parliament, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN
12:00 p.m.  
Ambassador Benjamin meets with NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges Ambassador Gábor Iklódy, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.  Ambassador Benjamin meets with Canadian Foreign Affairs and International Trade Director General Troy Lulashnyk, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.  Ambassador Benjamin meets with Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador and Director General Reha Keskintepe, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.  Ambassador Benjamin meets with Indian Ministry of External Affairs Additional Secretary Asoke Kumar Mukherjee, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:15 p.m.  Ambassador Benjamin meets with UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Director Paul Morrisson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR NORTH KOREA POLICY AMBASSADOR STEPHEN BOSWORTH
2:00 p.m.  Ambassador Bosworth attends the State Luncheon in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao hosted by Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)



GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR AMBASSADOR ERIC GOOSBY
8:00 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby meets with executives from Warner Brothers to discuss areas for expanding their public-private partnership collaboration, in Burbank, California.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR WAR CRIMES ISSUES STEPHEN RAPP
Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in Chiang Mai and Bangkok, Thailand. In Chiang Mai, he meets with Burmese media editors and participates in a roundtable discussion with exiled human rights representatives. In Bangkok, he participates in a roundtable discussion with a group of Ambassadors to Burma, participates in a roundtable discussion with non-governmental organizations and civil society representatives, and meets with a group from the ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism.



AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER
9:30 a.m. 
Ambassador Verveer briefs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the U.S. strategy to address sexual and gender-based violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building. 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY SENATE)

2:00 p.m.  Ambassador Verveer attends the State Luncheon in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao hosted by Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)


6:00 p.m.  Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at the world premiere of  “Not My Life,” a documentary film addressing modern day slavery, at the Lincoln Center, New York City. 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

Click here for more information.


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON
2:00 p.m.  Special Representative Balderston attends the State Luncheon in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao hosted by Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

3:50 p.m. 
Special Representative Balderston joins Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack in showing President Hu a model of the proposed China Garden in the National Arboretum, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)


DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER

9:00 a.m.  Dr. Slaughter delivers remarks at the ‘Actionable Foresight’ conference, at the National Defense University.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m.  Dr. Slaughter attends the State Luncheon in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao hosted by Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)



PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:
There will be no daily press briefing today.

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