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MEDIA ADVISORY: Secretary Chu to Lead Delegation to IAEA General Conference in Vienna, CSLF Ministerial in Beijing

September 17, 2011 - 2:31pm

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Washington D.C. - Beginning Sunday, September 18, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will lead the American delegation at the International Atomic Energy Agency's 55th General Conference in Vienna, Austria. During his visit, Secretary Chu will deliver a speech outlining U.S. priorities regarding the peaceful use of nuclear energy; strengthening nonproliferation and international safeguards; advancing disarmament; and securing nuclear material abroad.

On Thursday, September 22, Secretary Chu will join with other global leaders to support international cooperation and public-private collaboration on carbon sequestration technology at the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum Ministerial Conference in Beijing, China.
The Secretary will also participate in a series of meetings with government officials and industry leaders while in Austria and China.

Open Press Events:
All times are local.

Vienna, Austria

10:00 a.m., Monday, September 19, 2011
Secretary Chu Speech to IAEA 55th Annual General Conference
Vienna International Center

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Secretary Chu to Speak at the Scientific Forum
Austria Center Vienna

Beijing, China

8:30 a.m. Thursday, September 22, 2011
Welcome and Host Country Remarks on CCUS
*Note: Secretary Chu will not be speaking at this session
Raffles Beijing Hotel

9:30 a.m. Thursday, September 22, 2011
Secretary Chu will moderate Part I: Ministerial and CEO Roundtable – CCS Commercial Deployment
Raffles Beijing Hotel

11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 22, 2011
Secretary Chu will participate in Part II: Ministerial and CEO Roundtable – CCS Commercial Deployment
Raffles Beijing Hotel

5:30 p.m. Thursday, September 22, 2011
CSLF Press Conference
Raffles Beijing Hotel

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