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Press Week Ahead: October 28 - November 1

Monday, October 28
Chief Agricultural Negotiator Siddiqui will meet with the Honorable David Carter, Speaker of the Parliament of New Zealand. They will discuss a variety of high level agricultural trade issues of mutual concern, including the Trans Pacific Partnership.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

Ambassador Sapiro will deliver remarks at the Global Forum.
Trieste, Italy
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Andrea Mead at amead@ustr.eop.gov

 

October 28-30, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Europe and the Middle East Dan Mullaney will travel to Europe to meet with government officials, businesspeople, and stakeholders to discuss the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) in Berlin, Germany, and Paris, France.
Closed Press

 

Tuesday, October 29
Ambassador Froman will participate in the public launch event for Politico Pro’s new trade coverage practice. USTR Froman will engage in a one-on-one keynote conversation with Senior Politico Reporter Doug Palmer in this live-streamed event.
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Carol Guthrie at cguthrie@ustr.eop.gov

 

Ambassador Froman will meet with Ildefonso Guajardo, the Mexican Secretary of Economy to discuss TPP issues.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

Ambassador Froman will meet with Andrew Robb, the Australian Minister of Trade to discuss TPP issues.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

Ambassador Sapiro will travel to London for meetings with government officials, including Lord Green, Minister of State for Trade and Investment, Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), and Joseph Healey, Member of Parliament.
London, England
Closed Press

 

Ambassador Sapiro will deliver remarks and participate in a T-TIP-focused roundtable discussion at BritishAmerican Business.
London, England
Closed Press

 

Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Europe and the Middle East Dan Mullaney will participate in the Trans Atlantic Consumer Dialogue Forum. He will give a keynote speech and participate in a panel on transparency.
Brussels, Belgium
Open Press
For inquiries, please contact Andrea Mead at amead@ustr.eop.gov

 

Wednesday, October 30
Ambassador Froman will participate in an armchair discussion at the Coalition of Service Industries Global Summit.
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Roya Stephens at rstephens@ustr.eop.gov

 

Ambassador Froman will give an address to the Economist’s 2013 Buttonwood Gathering. The event is designed to help business leaders from global banking and finance understand the issues and trends that most impact the future of the global economy.
New York, NY
Open press
For press inquiries, please contact Carol Guthrie at cguthrie@ustr.eop.gov

 

Ambassador Froman will participate in a Bloomberg Roundtable discussion on trade and economic issues.
New York, NY
Closed Press

 

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with German private sector representatives.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

October 30 - November 2, U.S. trade negotiators will hold TPP intersessional meetings on government procurement.
Washington, DC
Closed Press

 

Thursday, October 31
Ambassador Froman and Ambassador Sapiro will meet with Jean-Luc Demarty, European Commission Directorate-General for Trade.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with Peter Vicary-Smith, CEO of “Which?,” the UK’s largest consumer organization, who also serves as President of the European Consumer’s Association (BEUC).
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

Friday, November 1
Ambassador Froman will participate in the SelectUSA Summit, and engage in a panel discussion on how global companies can benefit from bilateral investment treaties and ongoing trade negotiations.
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Andrea Mead at amead@ustr.eop.gov

 

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.