Secretary Clinton to Host the U.S.-Northern Ireland Economic Conference October 19

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
October 18, 2010

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host the U.S.-Northern Ireland Economic Conference on Tuesday, October 19 at 11:30 a.m. The event brings together high-level executives of U.S. corporations currently or potentially invested in Northern Ireland and encourages increased economic activity in support of the peace process.

Joining Secretary Clinton at the Conference will be Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

The opening remarks will be open to credentialed members of the media in the Loy Henderson Auditorium at the Department of State.

Pre-set time for video cameras: 10:00 at the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 11:15 at the 23rd Street Entrance.

Later in the day, Secretary Clinton will hold bilateral meetings with British Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Owen Paterson and the Northern Ireland First Minister and deputy First Minister. Press access details for these events will be forthcoming in the public schedule.
Media representatives may attend this briefing upon presentation of one of the following: (1) a U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense, or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist accompanied by an official photo identification (driver’s license or passport).

PRN: 2010/1476