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Press Office Week Ahead for May 15-22, 2011

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with the Swedish State Secretary for Trade, Gunnar Oom

Washington, D.C.

Closed Press

USTR General Counsel Tim Reif will deliver remarks at the General Counsel’s speaker series at the Treasury Department

Washington, D.C.

Closed Press

Assistant United States Trade Representative for African Affairs Florie Liser will hold a conference call to discuss the upcoming African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in Lusaka, Zambia

Washington, D.C.

Open Press

Please contact Matthew Lawrence at mlawrence@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Ambassadors Kirk, Marantis, and Punke will travel to Big Sky, Montana to chair and participate in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2011 Meeting of Ministers Related to Trade (MRT)

Big Sky, Montana

Open Press Events

Please contact Amanda Scott at ascott@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Ambassador Marantis will attend the signing of the memorandum of understanding between the APEC Food Safety Cooperation Forum and the World Bank

Big Sky, Montana

9:00 a.m. MST

Open Press

Please contact Amanda Scott at ascott@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Thursday, May 19, 2011

USTR General Counsel Tim Reif will deliver remarks at Wilmer Hale’s D.C. Bar Program

Washington, D.C.

Closed Press

Friday, May 20, 2011

Ambassador Kirk will hold a press conference during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2011 Meeting of Ministers Related to Trade (MRT)

Big Sky, Montana

12:00 p.m. MST

Open Press

Please contact Amanda Scott at ascott@ustr.eop.gov for more information

Ambassador Sapiro will speak on a panel at The Brookings Institution titled “Central America’s Trade Agenda— Where are we Headed?”

Washington, D.C.

10:45 a.m.

Open Press

Please contact Matthew Lawrence at mlawrence@ustr.eop.gov for more information

*Additional events may be announced throughout the week