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Press Week Ahead: February 15 - 21

February 15, 2014

Saturday, February 15
Ambassador Froman will meet with Akira Amari, Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy of Japan, to discuss the TPP Negotiations. 
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press (opening photo spray)

Sunday, February 16
No public events.

Monday, February 17
Ambassador Froman will meet with E.U. Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Deputy Assistant USTR Christopher Melly will lead the U.S. delegation in the 5th round of Trade in Services Agreement negotiations.
Geneva, Switzerland
Closed Press

Tuesday, February 18
Ambassador Froman will hold a second meeting with E.U. Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Ambassador Froman will speak at the Center for American Progress.
Washington, D.C.
Open press opportunities for pre-credentialed media
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at 

Ambassador Froman will meet with representatives of the U.S. Dairy Export Council and the National Milk Producers Federation.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press 

Wednesday, February 19
Ambassador Froman will travel with President Obama to Toluca, Mexico for the North American Leaders Summit
Press availabilities to be anounced
Toluca, Mexico 

Thursday, February 20
Ambassador Froman will speak to the U.S. Department of Agriculture 2014 Agricultural Outlook Forum Dinner.  This event is open to invited press.
Open press for invited media
For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at 

Ambassador Sapiro will deliver remarks at a luncheon hosted by the Global Women’s Innovation Network (GlobalWIN).
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Friday, February 21
Ambassador Froman will travel to Singapore for Trans-Pacific Partnership ministerial meetings.
Press availabilities to be announced; please contact Carol Guthrie with interview requests at  

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.