June 23, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JUNE 23, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

9:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry, Secretary Lew, State Councilor Yang Jiechi, and Vice Premier Wang Yang deliver remarks at the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) / Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE) Joint Opening Session with Vice President Biden, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set for video cameras: 4:40 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance. Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 7:45 – 8:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

10:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry participates in an Act on Climate: Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) Celebration of Energy and Environment Cooperation panel, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

12:15 p.m. Secretary Kerry participates in the Strategic Track Small Working Lunch, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:45 p.m. Secretary Kerry participates in the Strategic Track Small Session II, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the joint banquet on the occasion of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) / Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE), at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

9:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken participates in the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) / Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE) Joint Opening Session, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set for video cameras: 4:40 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance. Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 7:45 – 8:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken participates in a session on Development Cooperation with China, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken participates in the Strategic Small Session I, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:45 p.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken participates in the Strategic Small Session II, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken attends the joint banquet on the occasion of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) / Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE), at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

4:45 p.m. Deputy Higginbottom delivers remarks at the U.S.-China Consultation on CPE Women’s Leadership Exchange and Dialogue event, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Final access time for video cameras, journalists, and still photographers: 4:30 p.m. from the 21st Street Entrance.

USAID ACTING ADMINISTRATOR AL LENHARDT

Acting Administrator Lenhardt participates in meetings and events surrounding the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue and Consultation on People-to-People Exchange at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

12:30 p.m. Acting Administrator Lenhardt delivers remarks at the InterAction 2015 Forum, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on travel to Vienna, Austria for the continuing P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

Under Secretary Stengel participates in meetings and events surrounding the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue and Consultation on People-to-People Exchange at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Under Secretary Gottemoeller participates in meetings and events surrounding the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue and Consultation on People-to-People Exchange at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT CATHERINE NOVELLI

Under Secretary Novelli participates in meetings and events surrounding the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue and Consultation on People-to-People Exchange at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon is on travel to Sao Paulo, Brazil from June 21 through June 24 to participate in the Atlantic Strategy Group Conference on Trade, Energy, Food and Geopolitical Changes in the International System. Please click here for more information.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge assists with U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) with State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Vice Premier Wang Yang.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR THE BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker meets with UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Herve Ladsous of France, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

Assistant Secretary Rivkin is on travel to Memphis, Tennessee on June 23 and 24. Please click here for more information.

7:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Fedex Express Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer David L. Cunningham Jr., Managing Director for Regulatory Affairs Nancy Sparks, and Senior Counsel for Trade and International Affairs David Short, in Memphis, Tennessee.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin visits the FedEx Express Super Hub, in Memphis, Tennessee.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel participates in meetings and events surrounding the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue and Consultation on People-to-People Exchange at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES CATHERINE RUSSELL

Ambassador Russell participates in the U.S.-China Women’s Leadership Exchange and Dialogue, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 10:30 a.m. from the 21st Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 11:00 a.m. from the 21st Street Entrance.
Media interested in attending contact
SGWI_PA@state.gov.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

Director McKean participates in meetings and events surrounding the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue and Consultation on People-to-People Exchange at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

2:00 p.m. Director McKean meets with Israeli Policy Planning Director Ambassador Yossi Amrani, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)