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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will deliver remarks at the 48th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas, co-hosted by the U.S. Department of State and the Council of the Americas, tomorrow, May 8, 2018, at the Department of State.

This year’s conference will also feature remarks by U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez, Benjamin Sasse, and Marco Rubio, and Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Francisco Palmieri.  More information on the program can be found here.

This event is open to credentialed members of the media. Please RSVP to Adriana La Rotta at or (212) 277-8384 and Shaylyn Hynes at


Secretary of Energy Rick Perry




U.S. Department of State

Loy Henderson Conference Room

2201 C Street NW

Washington, DC 20520


Tuesday May 8, 2018 3:00PM

Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street entrance. For more information, contact WHAPress@State.Gov.


Council of the Americas
Adriana La Rotta, (212) 277-8384,

U.S. Department of State
Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs,

U.S. Department of State
Office of Press Relations, (202) 647-2492