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Press Week Ahead: November 11-15

Monday, November 11

From November 11-15, the second round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) negotiations will take place in Brussels.
Brussels, Belgium
Photo Spray for opening ceremony
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From November 11-14, Deputy Assistant USTR for South and Central Asia Mara Burr will lead the US delegation to the United States-Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) Council Meeting in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
Ashcan, Turkmenistan
Photo spray for opening ceremony
For press inquiries, please contact Roya Stephens at rstephens@ustr.eop.gov

 

Tuesday, November 12

From November 12-14, Ambassador Isi Siddiqui, along with USDA Undersecretary Michael Scuse, will travel to Beijing, China to co-chair meetings of the Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Working Group.
Beijing, China
Closed Press

 

From November 12-14, U.S. negotiators will participate in intersessional Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) meetings on legal and institutional issues.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

 Wednesday, November 13

Ambassador Froman will participate in a discussion at The Atlantic’s Washington Ideas Forum at the Newseum.
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at aeisenhower@ustr.eop.gov

 

Ambassadors Froman and Sapiro will meet with Naftali Bennett, Minister of Economy of Israel.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for the Western Hemisphere John Melle will give keynote remarks at an American Chamber of Commerce And Industry of Panama-sponsored event reviewing first-year accomplishments under the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement.
Panama City, Panama
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at aeisenhower@ustr.eop.gov            

 

Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intellectual Property and Innovation Stan McCoy will speak at the Center for Strategic and International Studies Commercial Innovation Conference.
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Roya Stephens at rstephens@ustr.eop.gov

 

 Thursday, November 14

Ambassador Froman will give remarks at the 50th Annual U.S.-Japan Business Conference at the Chamber of Commerce.
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Roya Stephens at RStephens@ustr.eop.gov   

 

**NEW** Ambassador Froman will meet with Ralph Neas, President of Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA).
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

** NEW** Ambassador Froman will give remarks at the Dolder Group Dinner.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

 Friday, November 15

**NEW**From November 15-18, Ambassador Froman will travel to California, making stops in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, St. Helena and San Francisco to discuss jobs and support President Obama’s trade agenda.
California
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For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov

 

**NEW**Ambassador Froman will tour the Walt Disney Animation Building and meet with film industry leaders.
Los Angeles, California
Closed Press

 

**NEW** Ambassador Froman will visit Paramount Pictures studios to highlight jobs supported by strong intellectual property protections.
Los Angeles, California
Open Press
For press inquiries please contact Anne Eisenhower at AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov  

 

**NEW** Ambassador Froman will attend a reception hosted by Congressman Xavier Becerra, with stakeholders from the labor, business, and academic communities.
Los Angeles, California
Closed Press

 

The European Union Directorate General for Trade will hold a joint US-EU stakeholder briefing session during the second round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations.
Brussels, Belgium
Closed Press

 

The European Union Directorate General for Trade will hold a joint US-EU press briefing session during the second round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations.
Brussels, Belgium
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at aeisenhower@ustr.eop.gov            

 

Ambassador Sapiro will host the first meeting under the Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Caribbean Community Concerning a United States-CARICOM Council on Trade and Investment (U.S. – CARICOM TIFA).
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.