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Press Week Ahead: November 16-22

Saturday, November 16

Ambassador Froman will make remarks and tour the Port of Los Angeles and view a demonstration by local U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials highlighting the importance of effective trade enforcement, intellectual property protections, and import safety standards.
Los Angeles, California
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at  AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov 


Ambassador Froman will participate in a panel discussion on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) with Spanish Secretary of State for Trade Jaime García-Legaz at the U.S.-Spain Council Forum.
Santa Barbara, California
Closed Press 

 

Sunday, November 17

Ambassador Froman will participate in an Agricultural Export Roundtable with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), and local stakeholders.
St. Helena, California
Press Availability at Close
For more information, please contact Anne Eisenhower at AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov.
 

Ambassador Froman will tour the Mondavi bottling and shipping facilities
St. Helena, California
Closed Press
 

From November 17-19, Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler will visit Seoul, South Korea, for meetings with senior government officials.
Press Roundtable to Be Announced
For press inquiries, please contact Carol Guthrie at cguthrie@ustr.eop.gov.

 

Monday, November 18 

Ambassador Froman will attend a breakfast discussion on technology issues, hosted by Facebook. 
San Francisco, California
Closed Press 


Ambassador Froman will participate in a roundtable discussion on trade and investment, hosted by the Westly Group. 
San Francisco, California
Closed Press 


Ambassador Froman and Secretary Vilsack will participate in a discussion of the President’s Trade Agenda at the Commonwealth Club.
San Francisco, California
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov


Ambassador Froman will attend a dinner with local business leaders, hosted by the Bay Area Council. 
San Francisco, California
Closed Press

 

Tuesday, November 19

Ambassador Froman will participate in a discussion at the Wall Street Journal CEO Council Annual Meeting.
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For more information, please contact Carol Guthrie at cguthrie@ustr.eop.gov.


Ambassador Froman will deliver remarks and participate in a roundtable discussion with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
Washington, D.C.
Invited Press
For more information, please contact Roya Stephens at RStephens@ustr.eop.gov         


Ambassador Sapiro will meet with Dragomir Stoynev, Bulgarian Minister of Economy and Energy.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press 


From November 19- 24, chief negotiators and key experts will participate in meetings regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership. 
Salt Lake City, UT
Closed Press
For press inquiries, please contact Carol Guthrie at cguthrie@ustr.eop.gov  

 

Wednesday, November 20

Ambassador Froman will meet with Alexander von Bismarck, the Executive Director of the Environmental Investigation Agency.
Washington, D.C
Closed Press


From November 20-22, Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler will lead the U.S. delegation to the fourth round of U.S.-Japan Parallel Negotiations on Motor Vehicles, Insurance and other Non-tariff Measures.
Tokyo, Japan
Closed Press

 

Thursday, November 21

Ambassadors Froman and Sapiro will meet with Moroccan Minister of Economy and Finance Mohamed Boussaid to sign the U.S.-Morocco Trade Facilitation Agreement.
Washington, D.C.
Photo Opportunity
For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov 


Ambassador Froman will meet with the U.S. Steering Committee of the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD).
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press 


Ambassador Sapiro will deliver keynote remarks at the 37th Annual Conference on the Caribbean and Central America.
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Roya Stephens at RStephens@ustr.eop.gov


Ambassador Sapiro will meet with the CFO Leadership Group of the Alliance for Healthcare Competitiveness (AHC).
Washington, D.C
Closed Press 


Ambassador Sapiro will deliver remarks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) at the Daimler U.S. European Forum on Global Issues.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

Friday, November 22

No public events. 

 

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.