U.S. Department of State and Council of the Americas Co-Host 46th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 2, 2016


The U.S. Department of State and the Council of the Americas will co-host the 46th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas, “Advancing an Agenda for Growth in the Americas,” on Tuesday, May 3, at the Harry S. Truman Building in Washington., D.C.

This year’s conference will feature remarks by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry; President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela; U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker; U.S. Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs Nathan Sheets; and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson, among others. More information on the program can be found here.

Follow along on Twitter using the hashtag #2016WCA or on @ASCOA, @StateDept, and @WHAAsstSecty.