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Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
November 6, 2001

Secretary Powell to Deliver Keynote Address to OSAC's 16th Annual Briefing

Secretary of State Colin L. Powell will deliver the keynote address at the 16th Annual Overseas Security Advisory Council Briefing on Wednesday, November 7, 200l at 11:00 a.m. in the Dean Acheson Auditorium.

This morning session of the OSAC Briefing is open for press coverage.

The briefings begin at 8:00 a.m. The schedule is as follows:

8:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks

                 Craig DeCampli, Executive Director, OSAC

8:10 a.m. The State of OSAC: Views from the Public & Private Sectors

                 Peter E. Bergin, Director, Diplomatic Security Service, and

                 John M. McCarthy, Director of Corporate Security, Texaco

8:30 a.m. Initiatives to improve Aviation Security

                 Lynne Osmus, Deputy Associate Administrator, Civil Aviation Security, FAA

9:00 a.m.  Break

9:30 a.m. Economic Impact of the Attacks and the Aftermath

                  E. Anthony Wayne, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs

10:00 a.m. Panel Discussion: Planning For and Managing Crisis

                   Robert Littlejohn, Vice President of Global Security, Avon Products, Inc.

                   Mark Hunter, Special Agent-in-Charge, Diplomatic Security Service

                   Richard Bretzing, Managing Director, Security Department, Church of LDS

10:50 a.m. Introductory Remarks

                   David Carpenter, Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security

11:00 a.m. Keynote Address

                   The Honorable Colin L. Powell, Secretary of State

11:15 a.m. U.S. Strategy for Combating Terrorism

                    General Wayne A. Downing, National Director and Deputy Security Advisor, Office of   Combating Terrorism, National Security Council

11:35 a.m. OSAC Recognition Awards

11:45 a.m. Adjournment

Press wishing to cover the entire event must be set up by 8:00 a.m. The 23rd Street Entrance will open at 6:30 a.m. For those wishing to cover the Secretary only, the set up time for video cameras is 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Press must wait until the adjournment to break down equipment.

Media representatives may cover this event upon presentation of either (1) a US Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense, or Foreign Press Center), (2) a photo ID issued by the employing media organization, or (3) a letter on official letterhead from their news organization verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo ID (drivers’ license or passport).

For further information, please contact DS Public Affairs at (202) 663-0576 or the State Department Press Office at (202) 647-2492.

Released on November 6, 2001

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