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USTR Press Office Week Ahead May 17-21, 2010

Monday, May 17, 2010

United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk will meet with executives of Corning Inc.

Washington, DC

5:00 p.m. EDT

Closed Press 

WORLD TRADE WEEK EVENT: Deputy United States Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis give a keynote address on APEC at the 2010 California Business Summit.

San Francisco, CA

2:00 p.m. PDT

Open Press; Contact Amanda Scott at AScott@ustr.eop.gov for more information 

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk will meet with South Korean Trade Minister Kim Jong-hoon.

Washington, DC

10:30 a.m. EDT

Closed Press  

WORLD TRADE WEEK EVENT: United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk will give a keynote address entitled “Next Steps for the World Trade Agenda 2010” regarding World Trade Week at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Washington, DC

12:00 p.m. EDT

Open Press; Contact Matt Lawrence at MLawrence@ustr.eop.gov for more information  

WORLD TRADE WEEK EVENT: USTR’s Environment Team will host an environmental roundtable focusing on trade and illegal logging.

Washington, DC

11:00 a.m. EDT

Open Press; Contact Matt Lawrence at MLawrence@ustr.eop.gov for more information  

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk will meet with Turkish Trade Minister Zafer Caglayan.

Washington, DC

10:30 a.m. EDT

Photo Spray; Contact Matt Lawrence at MLawrence@ustr.eop.gov for more information  

WORLD TRADE WEEK EVENT: USTR and the Department of Labor will convene a meeting in Morocco of the Sub-Committee on Labor Affairs created under the United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement.

Rabat, Morocco

Closed Press  

*** UPDATE*** WORLD TRADE WEEK EVENT: Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Americas Everett Eissenstat will give a speech at the Midwest International Trade Association (MITS) at the 2010 World Trade Conference.

Omaha, Nebraska

Closed Press

Thursday, May 20, 2010

United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk will meet with Bahrain Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Fakhro.

Washington, DC

10:00 a.m. EDT

Closed Press

WORLD TRADE WEEK EVENT: Oklahoma Secretary of Commerce and Tourism Natalie Shirley will host a public hearing for Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Americas Everett Eissenstat regarding the Obama Administration’s Trade Agenda and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Oklahoma City, OK

9:30 a.m. EDT

Closed Press

Friday, May 21, 2010

WORLD TRADE WEEK EVENT: USTR’s Services Team will host the Congressional Services Caucus regarding trade and services.

Washington, DC

10:00 a.m. EDT

Closed Press  

WORLD TRADE WEEK EVENT: USTR’s Southeast Asia and Pacific will host an online chat regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Washington, DC

11:00 a.m. EDT

Closed Press  

U.S. Ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Michael Punke and EU Chargé d'Affaires John Clarke will meet in Geneva with Japanese WTO Ambassador Shinichi Kitajima to discuss level playing field concerns with respect to Japan Post in light of Japan’s WTO obligations.

Geneva, Switzerland

9:30 a.m. CEST

Closed Press  

 

*Additional events may be announced throughout the week. 

 

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