Deputy Secretary Sullivan To Deliver Opening Keynote Remarks at the 48th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 7, 2018

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will deliver opening keynote remarks at the 48th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas, co-hosted by the U.S. Department of State and the Council of the Americas, on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 1:55 p.m. at the Department of State.

This year’s conference will also feature remarks by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez, Marco Rubio, and Benjamin Sasse, and Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Francisco Palmieri. More information on the program can be found here.

Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.


U.S. Department of State Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
(202) 647-0842

Council of the Americas Adriana La Rotta
(212) 277-8384

U.S. Department of State Office of Press Relations
(202) 647-2492

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (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 card (driver's license or passport). Please allow adequate time to process through security.