November 14th, 2006 12:53 EST
National Intelligence Director Negroponte to Address 21st Annual Meeting of Overseas Security Advisory Council
Director of National Intelligence John D. Negroponte will address the 21st annual meeting of the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) at 11:00 a.m., on Wednesday, November 15, 2006, in the Dean Acheson Auditorium of the U.S. Department of State. The OSAC annual meeting will run from November 14-16, 2006.
Established by Secretary of State George P. Shultz in 1985, the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) is a public/private partnership to foster cooperation and the exchange of security information between the U.S. Government and the U.S. private sector operating overseas.
The November 15 morning session will be open for press coverage and will be the only session of the annual meeting open to the media.
6:45 a.m. Camera pre-set time, Access via 23rd Street Entrance
8:30 a.m. Morning Session Begins
9:00-9:25 a.m. The Honorable Deborah Wince-Smith, Council on Competitiveness
9:30-9:50 a.m. Patricia Woertz, Chief Executive Officer and President, Archer Daniels
10:00-10:20 a.m. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Nicholas Burns
10:20-10:30 a.m. Session Break / Final Access for Writers and Stills for coverage of
Director Negroponte?s Address / via 23rd Street Entrance
10:35-10:55 a.m. Ambassador Henry Crumpton, Department of State Coordinator for
11:00-11:20 a.m. Director of National Intelligence John D. Negroponte
11:20-11:50 a.m. Economic and Business Affairs Assistant Secretary Daniel Sullivan
Diplomatic Security Assistant Secretary Richard J. Griffin will also address the conference during the open media session.
Media representatives may attend the November 15 morning session 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).
If you are interested in setting up interviews with meeting participants for the morning of November 15th, please contact Kendal Smith, Bureau of Diplomatic Security at (571) 345-2509.