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Public Schedule for October 13, 2011


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
October 13, 2011

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SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

8:00 a.m. 
Secretary Clinton delivers remarks to the U.S.-India Higher Education Summit, in Washington, DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Click here for more information. Watch live here.
Pre-set time for video cameras: 6:00-6:15 a.m. at Healy Hall, Georgetown University, 37th and O Street NW, Washington, DC.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 7:30 a.m. at Healy Hall, Georgetown University, 37th and O Street NW, Washington, DC.


9:00 a.m.  Secretary Clinton participates in the State Visit Arrival Ceremony of Republic of Korea President Lee Myung-Bak, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


10:00 a.m.  Secretary Clinton joins President Obama’s bilateral meetings with Republic of Korea President Lee, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:15 p.m.  Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden co-host a State Luncheon in honor of the State Visit of Republic of Korea President Lee and Mrs. Kim Yoon-Ok, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

2:15 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden, President Lee and Foreign Minister Kim celebrate the announcement of U.S. participation in the Expo 2012 Yeosu, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton meets with Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton joins Deputy Secretary Burns’ meeting with Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal, Sarah Shourd and their families, at the Department of State.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

7:00 p.m. 
Secretary Clinton attends President and Mrs. Obama’s State Dinner in honor of Republic of Korea President Lee and Mrs. Kim Yoon-Ok, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY WILLIAM BURNS


11:00 a.m.  Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Commanding General of the Lebanese Armed Forces General Jean Qahwaji. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Burns attends the farewell ceremony in honor of William J. Lynn III, Thirtieth Deputy Secretary of Defense, at the Pentagon.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY DOD)

4:15 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal, Sarah Shourd and their families, at the Department of State.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

7:00 p.m. 
Deputy Secretary Burns attends President and Mrs. Obama’s State Dinner in honor of Republic of Korea President Lee and Mrs. Kim Yoon-Ok, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY THOMAS NIDES

7:30 a.m.
 Deputy Secretary Nides holds a secure video conference with Embassy Islamabad.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
 Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Deputy National Security Advisor Denis McDonough, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:00 p.m.  Deputy Secretary Nides attends the State Luncheon in honor of the State Visit of Republic of Korea President Lee and Mrs. Kim Yoon-Ok, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

2:30 p.m.  Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m.  Deputy Secretary Nides attends President and Mrs. Obama’s State Dinner in honor of Republic of Korea President Lee and Mrs. Kim Yoon-Ok, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIVSHAH

9:30 a.m.
  Administrator Shah meets with Representative Charlie Dent, on Capitol Hill.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.  Administrator Shah speaks with Senator Johnny Isakson.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
  Administrator Shah attends the State Luncheon in honor of the State Visit of Republic of Korea President Lee and Mrs. Kim Yoon-Ok, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

5:00 p.m.
  Administrator Shah meets with the Ad Council Board of Directors and gives a presentation on the Famine, War, Drought (FWD) Campaign and the current situation in the Horn of Africa, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

10:00 a.m. 
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Mohamed Gamal Moharam and Thomas Edward Thomason of AmCham Egypt, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. 
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Jim Flaw of Corning Incorporated, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
 Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks to the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO), at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Dimitris Avramopoulos, Deputy Leader of the Greek New Democracy Party, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. 
Under Secretary Hormats attends a reception in honor of the Nature Conservancy’s 60th Anniversary, at the National Building Museum.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

10:00 a.m. 
Under Secretary Sherman testifies before the Senate Banking Committeehearing, “Addressing Potential Threats from Iran,” in Dirksen Senate Office Building.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY SENATE)
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UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

Under Secretary Otero delivers a speech at Notre Dame University, in Indiana.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER

Under Secretary Tauscher is on foreign travel in Moscow, Russia.



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 the President of the Republic of Korea Lee Myung-Bak and Mrs. Kim Yoon-Ok.


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN AMBASSADOR MARC GROSSMAN

Ambassador Grossman is on foreign travel to Abu Dhabi, Ankara, Dushanbe, Bishkek, Astana, Kabul, Beijing, Tashkent, Ashgabat, New Delhi, Islamabad, and Doha through October 14.



ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

8:00 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Blake introduces Secretary Clinton at the U.S.-India Higher Education Summit, in Washington, DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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6:30 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Blake attends a reception hosted by the Indian Embassy for the U.S.-India Higher Education Summit, at the Indian Embassy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS BROWNFIELD

10:00 a.m.  Assistant Secretary Brownfield appears before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management, at the Rayburn House Office Building.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOUSE)



ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

1:00 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Campbell attends the State Luncheon in honor of the State Visit of Republic of Korea President Lee and Mrs. Kim Yoon-Ok, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

2:15 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Campbell, Secretary Clinton, Vice President Biden, Republic of Korea President Lee and Foreign Minister Kim Sung-Hwan celebrate the announcement of U.S. participation in the Expo 2012 Yeosu, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Campbell attends President and Mrs. Obama’s State Dinner in honor of Republic of Korea President Lee and Mrs. Kim Yoon-Ok, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

11:30 a.m.
  Assistant Secretary Fernandez chairs an Interagency meeting on Domestic Finance for Development (DF4D), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL, VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller is on foreign travel in Kazakhstan through October 14 to attend the International Forum for a Nuclear Weapons-Free World.


ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

10:00 a.m. 
Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Colombian Ambassador James Giron, at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. 
Acting Assistant Secretary Roberta Jacobson meets with Brazilian Foreign Ministry Director of the Americas Henri Abreu, at the Department of State. 

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS, ENVIRONMENT AND SCIENCE KERRI-ANN JONES

1:00 p.m.
  Assistant Secretary Jones attends the State Luncheon in honor of the State Visit of Republic of Korea President Lee and Mrs. Kim Yoon-Ok, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER


Assistant Secretary Posner and Deputy Assistant Secretary Melia are on foreign travel to Moscow, Nizhniy Novgorod, and Kazan, Russia through October 15 to discuss a wide range of human rights and democracy issues.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

Assistant Secretary Shapiro is on foreign travel in Brussels, Belgium through October 14. He is consulting with senior civilian and military officials from NATO and the European Union. On Thursday, he delivers remarks to the State Department’s Europe Policy Conference attended by U.S. Chiefs of Mission and embassy foreign service officers serving in the region. Click here for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY ANN STOCK

8:30 a.m. 
Assistant Secretary Stock co-chairs the opening roundtable of the U.S.-India Higher Education Summit, at Georgetown University.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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1:00 p.m.  Assistant Secretary Stock attends the State Luncheon in honor of the State Visit of Republic of Korea President Lee and Mrs. Kim Yoon-Ok, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

6:30 p.m. 
Assistant Secretary Stock attends President and Mrs. Obama’s State Dinner in honor of Republic of Korea President Lee and Mrs. Kim Yoon-Ok, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

3:00 p.m.
 Ambassador Goosby attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


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

11:00 a.m.  Ambassador Verveer meets with Andeisha Farid of the Afghan Child Education and Care Organization (AFCECO), at the Department of State. 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m.
  Ambassador Verveer attends President and Mrs. Obama’s State Dinner in honor of Republic of Korea President Lee and Mrs. Kim Yoon-Ok, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Balderston is on foreign travel in Beijing, China through October 13. He is meeting with U.S. Government officials and participating in conversations and events related to the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves.



SPECIAL ENVOY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE TODD STERN

Special Envoy Stern is on foreign travel in Beijing, China through October 14 to lead U.S. participation in bilateral meetings.


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis participates in the U.S.-India Higher Education Summit, at Georgetown University.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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SPECIAL ENVOY AND COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS AMBASSADOR CARLOS PASCUAL

Ambassador Pascual participates in the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF) in Bridgetown, Barbados through October 14.


DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

1:00 p.m.
  Director Sullivan attends the State Luncheon in honor of the State Visit of Republic of Korea President Lee and Mrs. Kim Yoon-Ok, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

 

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

1:00 p.m.  Daily Press Briefing with Spokesperson Victoria Nuland.

 

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