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EPA and AU Host 2012 Technology Market Summit

WHO:    Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
John Bryson, Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce
Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative
Neil Kerwin, President, American University
Mark Fulton, Managing Director and Global Head of Climate Change Investment Research, Deutsche Bank, luncheon speaker.


WHAT:  A Technology Market Summit held on Monday May 14, 2012, from 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the American University Mary Graydon Center

WHEN: 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday, May 14, 2012

WHERE: The Mary Graydon Center at American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. Campus Map  

*If you are unable to attend, the Summit will be shown live at www.epa.gov/live

Members of the news media who would like to attend must RSVP to J. Paul Johnson at: jjohnson@american.edu, 202-885-5943 or 202-885-5950. The opening remarks, the luncheon speaker and the afternoon plenary only, are open to the media.

Monday, May 14th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and American University will jointly sponsor a technology market summit that brings together government, industry, academia, and investment decision makers to accelerate the development and adoption of American-made technologies to achieve economic growth through environmental protection.

At 8:45 am Monday morning, EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary John Bryson and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk will speak about enabling environmental markets and exports.


Mark Fulton, Managing Director and Global Head of Climate Change Investment Research, Deutsche Bank will be the luncheon speaker.

Information about the Summit: http://epa.gov/envirofinance/2012summit.html

CONTACTS:


U.S. EPA
Cathy Milbourn
milbourn.cathy@epa.gov
202-564-7849
202-564-4355

American University
J. Paul Johnson
jjohnson@american.edu
202-885-5943
202-497-3174

American University is a leader in global education, enrolling a diverse student body from throughout the United States and nearly 140 countries. Located in Washington, D.C., the university provides opportunities for academic excellence, public service, and internships in the nation’s capital and around the world.

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