October 26, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
OCTOBER 26, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

9:20 a.m. Secretary Kerry and Qatari Foreign Minister Khaled al-Attiya sign the Memorandum of Understanding to Inaugurate the U.S.-Qatar Economic and Investment Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre-set time for video cameras and still photographers: 8:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.

Final access time for journalists: 8:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.

9:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Qatari Foreign Minister Khaled al-Attiya, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:40 p.m. Secretary Kerry joins President Obama’s meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:20 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with President Obama, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

9:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken and Treasury Assistant Secretary ‎Glaser co-host the U.S.-Qatar Economic and Commercial Dialogue, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre-set time for video cameras and still photographers: 8:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

Final access time for journalists: 8:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

Under Secretary Stengel is on travel to London, UK through October 29 for meetings with the Counter-ISIL Coalition Communications Working Group. Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on travel from October 26 through October 30. Please click here for more information.

Under Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks at the University of Denver Josef Korbel School of International Studies on the U.S. Nuclear Policy and the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), in Denver, Colorado.

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

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Chevron Executive Vice President Jay Johnson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli participates in an Ocean Policy Roundtable at the Organization of American States, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

7:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a dinner commemorating Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin hosted by the Israel’s Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer and Mrs. Rhoda Dermer, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETE SELFRIDGE

9:00 a.m. Ambassador Selfridge assists with the U.S.-Qatar Economic and Commercial Dialogue, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre-set time for video cameras and still photographers: 8:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance. Final access time for journalists: 8:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

2:40 p.m. Ambassador Selfridge assists with President Obama’s meeting with the Indonesian President Joko Widodo, as the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

10:15 a.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin participates in the U.S. delegation at the U.S.-Qatar Economic and Investment Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends a signing ceremony for commercial agreements between the United States and Indonesia, in Washington D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends a reception and dinner in honor of Indonesian President Joko Widodo, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in Washington, D.C. Media interested in attending please contact choyler@uschamber.com and press@uschamber.com. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre-set time for video cameras and photographers: 2:30 p.m. at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Final access time for journalists: 6:30 p.m. at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

7:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Russel attends a dinner in honor of Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in ‎Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

9:00 a.m. Director McKean attends the U.S.-Qatar Economic and Commercial Dialogue Deputy Secretary Blinken and Treasury Assistant Secretary ‎Glaser, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre-set time for video cameras and still photographers: 8:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

Final access time for journalists: 8:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

9:30 a.m. Director McKean joins Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Qatari Foreign Minister Khaled al-Attiya, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)