October 28, 2013
Steve Lewis | (703) 875-4357
U.S.-INDIA AVIATION SUMMIT TO PROMOTE U.S. SOLUTIONS TO SUPPORT
INDIA'S GROWING AVIATION MARKET
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) is sponsoring the U.S.-India Aviation Summit on October 29-31, 2013, at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, D.C. The Summit will encourage high-level dialogue on major issues relating to air traffic management and control in India, and promote U.S. technical solutions to support India's growing aviation market. The Summit is being held in cooperation with the U.S.-India Aviation Cooperation Program (ACP) and the Government of India.
The U.S.-India Aviation Summit will begin on October 30, 2013 at 9:00 am EST with keynote addresses by:
- The Honorable Leocadia I. Zak, Director, U.S. Trade and Development Agency
- The Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation
- The Honorable Michael Huerta, Administrator, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
- The Honorable John Pistole, Administrator, U.S. Transportation Security Administration
- The Honorable Chaudhary Ajit Singh, Minister, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India
- The Honorable K.N. Shrivastava, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India
- The Honorable Nirupama Rao, Ambassador of India to the United States
Lunch Speaker at 12:30 p.m. on October 30th:
- Mr. Shep Hill, President, Boeing International
The Summit will build on the results of previous Summits held every two years in the United States and India, with the goal of assisting the Government of India in identifying advanced U.S. technology that will support development of India's aviation infrastructure.
Grand Hyatt Washington, Washington D.C.
1000 H St. NW
Media organizations interested in attending the U.S.-India Aviation Summit should email USTDA Public Affairs Specialist. Steve Lewis at . For more information on the U.S.-India Aviation Summit, contact Public Affairs at (703) 875-4357, or visit our website, www.ustda.gov.
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