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Secretary Kerry To Deliver Remarks at the 2nd Annual Transformational Trends Strategic Forum

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


Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver the keynote remarks at the 2nd Annual Transformational Trends Strategic Forum at 5:30 p.m. on December 11, 2013, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC.

The FP Group, publisher of Foreign Policy, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of State’s Policy Planning Staff, will host the second annual Foreign Policy Strategic Forum, “Transformational Trends 2014 and Beyond.”

Secretary Kerry’s remarks will highlight challenges around the world and the role American leadership and diplomacy must play in addressing them.

This one-day high-level forum will connect over 180 U.S. Government policy makers and global thought leaders of many disciplines to address the most important drivers reshaping global affairs. Topics of discussion will include “Rethinking the Greater Middle East,” “The Changing Nature of the Trans-Atlantic Alliance,” and “America in Asia.”

For further information on participants and for an event schedule, please contact Jess Dillman, Vice President of Communications at the Foreign Policy Group, at or (202) 728-7341.

Pre-set for video cameras: 3:00 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC

Final access time for still photographers and journalists: 5:15 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC

Media representatives may attend the open sessions upon presentation of one of the following: (1) a U.S. Government-issued photo identification (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense, or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification (driver’s license or passport).

For further information, please contact the Department of State Office of Press Relations at (202) 647-2492.

PRN: 2012/1552

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