For Immediate Release: Tuesday March 29, 2011
Contact: Mary Trupo (202) 482-3809
Obama Trade Official Francisco SÁnchez To Host Online Twitter Chat and Press Conference Call
Sanchez will lead 56 colleges and universities to South East Asia
WASHINGTON– Francisco Sánchez, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, will lead the largest Department of Commerce education trade mission with representatives from 56 U.S. colleges and universities to Indonesia and Vietnam this week.
Education and training rank among the top U.S. services exports. Tuition and living expenses from International students and their families brought in nearly $20 billion to the U.S. economy during the 2009-2010 academic year.
Join Under Secretary Sánchez for his first live online twitter chat and simultaneous conference call as he outlines the trade mission and program goals.
WHO: Francisco Sánchez
Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade
WHAT: Simultaneous live online twitter chat and press conference call
WHEN: Thursday, March 31, 2011
2:00-2:45 p.m., EST
Media Coverage: If you plan to participate in the press conference call, please notify Lorri Crowley in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-482-3809.
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