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Major Economies Meeting on Energy Security and Climate Change Agenda

Council on Environmental Quality
Executive Office of the President

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Thursday, September 27, 2007

9:00am-9:20am Welcome (OPEN PRESS)
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
Loy Henderson Conference Room

9:20am-9:35am Remarks by U.S. Representative (OPEN PRESS)
Chairman James L. Connaughton, Council on Environmental Quality
Loy Henderson Conference Room

9:35am-9:50am Remarks by United Nations Representative (OPEN PRESS)
Yvo de Boer, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Loy Henderson Conference Room

9:50am-11:45am Participant Statements: National Priorities on Greenhouse Gases & Energy Security
United States, China, EU (Portugal, European Commission)), Russia, Japan, India, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, Korea, France, Mexico, Australia, South Africa, Indonesia, Brazil

12:00pm-1:20pm Lunch

1:30pm-5:30pm Public and Private Sectors Session: Priority Areas for Technology Development and Commercialization

  1. Low Carbon Fossil Power Generation
  2. Vehicle and Fuel Technology
  3. Land Use: Forestry and Agriculture
  4. Efficiency

4:00pm-4:30pm Press Briefing (OPEN PRESS)
Chairman James L. Connaughton, Council on Environmental Quality
Assistant Secretary Karen Harbert, Department of Energy
State Department Press Briefing Room

5:30pm-6:30pm Public and Private Sector Session: Financing Development and Deployment of Solutions

  1. Overview Presentation
  2. Early Stage Private Financing Briefing
  3. Late Stage Private Financing Briefing
  4. International Financial Institution Briefing

6:30pm-6:40pm Closing Remarks (OPEN PRESS)
Secretary of Treasury Henry Paulson
Loy Henderson Conference Room

7:00pm-9:00pm Dinner

Friday, September 28, 2007

9:00am-10:00am Focus Session: Driving Work on Key Sectors

10:15am-10:45am Remarks by President Bush (OPEN PRESS)
Dean Acheson Auditorium

11:00am-11:45am Focus Session: Process and Principles for Setting a Long-term Goal

12:00pm–1:20pm Lunch

1:30pm-2:30pm Focus Session (cont.): Process and Principles for Setting a Long-term Goal

2:30pm-2:45pm Break

2:45pm-4:00pm Discussion: Forward to 2008

4:00pm-4:45pm Discussion: Next Steps and Conclusions

5:00pm-5:45pm Closing Press Conference (OPEN PRESS)
U.S. Delegation
State Department Press Briefing Room


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