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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to Ames, Iowa to visit the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Ames National Laboratory on the campus of Iowa State University. Out of DOE’s 17 National Laboratories, Ames will be Perry’s sixteenth lab visit. While there, he will tour the lab’s facilities, provide remarks, and answer employee’s questions at an all-hands meeting. Following the all-hands meeting, Secretary Perry will hold a brief media availability.

All media representatives must RSVP to attend the all-hands meeting and media availability at Ames Lab. Please contact Laura Millsaps at or 515-294-3474 and Jess Szymanski at by noon E.T. on Monday, October 15 to attend.


Secretary of Energy Rick Perry


Remarks and Media Availability


Ames National Laboratory

Technical and Administrative Services Facility (TASF)

2408 Pammel Drive

Ames, Iowa 50011


Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 11:00 AM Central Time

Specific details will be provided upon confirmation of attendance. For more information on these events please contact Jess Szymanski at