June 20, 2013
The conference also will highlight new innovative technology solutions saving and improving lives around the world such as clean smoke-free cookstoves, backpacks that allow the transfer of clean water, nutritional supplements for children, and more.
More information about the conference and a schedule of events can be found at: www.usglc.org/2013Conference.
|WHERE:||Washington Hilton at 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington D.C.|
|WHEN:||2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday June 25th|
|WHO:||The Honorable Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President, The World Bank Group, General Bantz J. Craddock, USA (Ret.), U.S. Southern Command (2004 –06), Lt. General William E. “Kip” Ward, USA (Ret.), U.S. Africa Command (2007-2011), Vice Admiral Robert S. Harward, USN, Deputy Commander, U.S. Central Command, Oliver Bell, Chief Technology Officer, International Public Sector, Microsoft, Karl Hofmann, President & CEO, Population Services International, Geralyn Ritter, Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy & Corporate Responsibility, Merck & Co., Inc.|
CREDENTIALS REQUIRED: One of the following credentials for media are required: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of Treasury, 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 card (driver’s license, passport).
Pre-set time for cameras for Dr. Kim’s session 1:40 p.m.
Pre-set time for cameras for Secretary Lew’s session 4:30 p.m.
*** INTERVIEW, B-ROLL AND PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE***
The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (www.usglc.org) is a broad-based influential network of 400 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all 50 states who support a smart power approach of elevating development and diplomacy alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.