The U.S. Department of State will host the plenary session of the tenth U.S.-Vietnam Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology, in cooperation with the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology, to discuss opportunities for U.S.-Vietnam collaboration and ways to enhance science and technology cooperation on Wednesday, October 17, at the Department of State Annex located at 1800 G Street NW, Washington, DC, 20006.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith Garber will provide opening remarks followed by Vice Minister Bui The Duy of the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology.
The opening plenary session remarks, gift exchange, and speaker photo are open to the press beginning at 8:45 am. Pre-set time for cameras is 8:00 a.m. from 1800 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20006. Final access time for writers and stills is 8:30 a.m. from 1800 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20006.
Media representatives may attend through an RSVP to OES-PA-DG@state.gov. The day of the event, participants are asked to please provide one of the following: (1) a U.S. Government-issued photo media credential (e.g., Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), or (2) an official photo identification card issued by their news organization, or (3) a letter from their employer on official letterhead verifying their current employment as a journalist.
Additionally, media must present an official government photo identification card for building access (i.e., U.S. driver's license or passport).
Source: U.S. Department of State