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EPA and American University Host 2012 Technology Market Summit

Release Date: 05/11/2012
Contact Information: U.S. EPA Cathy Milbourn milbourn.cathy@epa.gov 202-564-7849 202-564-4355 American University J. Paul Johnson jjohnson@american.edu 202-885-5943 202-497-3174

WASHINGTON, DC – Monday, May 14, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and American University will jointly sponsor a technology market summit that brings together government, industry, academia, and investment decision makers to accelerate the development and adoption of American-made technologies to achieve economic growth through environmental protection.

At 8:45 am Monday morning, EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary John Bryson and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk will speak about enabling environmental markets and exports.

Mark Fulton, Managing Director and Global Head of Climate Change Investment Research at Deutsche Bank, will be the luncheon speaker.

WHAT: A Technology Market Summit held on Monday May 14, 2012, from 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the American University Mary Graydon Center

WHO: Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
John Bryson, Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce
Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative
Neil Kerwin, President, American University
Mark Fulton, Managing Director and Global Head of Climate Change Investment Research,

Deutsche Bank, luncheon speaker

WHEN: 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday, May 14, 2012

WHERE: The Mary Graydon Center at American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Members of the news media who would like to attend must RSVP to J. Paul Johnson at: jjohnson@american.edu, 202-885-5943 or 202-497-3174. The opening remarks, the luncheon speaker and the afternoon plenary only, are open to the media.

Information about the Summit: http://epa.gov/envirofinance/2012summit.html