October 15, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
OCTOBER 15, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Bloomington, Indiana, to deliver remarks highlighting why American leadership abroad remains vital and outlining U.S. foreign policy in a changing world, in celebration of the opening of Indiana University’s School of Global and International Studies new home on the Bloomington campus. Please click here for more information.

11:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at Indiana University’s School of Global and International Studies, in Bloomington, Indiana. Please click here for more information.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre-set time for video cameras and still photographers: 9:30 a.m. in the Auditorium of Indiana University.

Final access time for journalists: 10:15 a.m. in the Auditorium of Indiana University.

12:40 p.m. Secretary Kerry joins former U.S. Senator Dick Lugar and former U.S. Congressman Lee Hamilton at a luncheon program and delivers brief remarks, at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS)

Pre-set time for video cameras and still photographers: 11:15 a.m. in the Atrium of the School of Global and International Studies.

Final access time for journalists: 12:00 p.m. in the Atrium of the School of Global and International Studies.

1:50 p.m. Secretary Kerry participates in a roundtable with students from Indiana University, in Bloomington, Indiana.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

Deputy Secretary Higginbottom is on travel to Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala from October 13 through October 17.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

11:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Switzerland State Secretary Yves Rossier, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a working lunch for the new Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. Juan Carlos Pinzón, in Washington, D.C.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge assists with the visit of the President of the Republic of Korea Park Geun-hye, in Washington, D.C.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA S. JACOBSON

10:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Coca-Cola Vice President Joan Prats, in Washington, D.C.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR TOM MALINOWSKI

Assistant Secretary Malinowski is on travel to Hong Kong, China. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AND MILITARY AFFAIRS PUNEET TALWAR

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Talwar meets with Korean Director General for North American Affairs Shin Jae-hyun and Director General for International Cooperation Yoon Soon-koo, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Talwar meets with the Atlantic Council’s 2015-2016 Veterans Take Point Initiative fellows, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

2:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell delivers opening remarks at “Collaborative Approaches to Global Security,” at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)