Assistant Secretary Manisha Singh’s Travel to New York


Office of the Spokesperson

Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Manisha Singh travels to New York City, New York, October 23-24.


On October 23, the Assistant Secretary will co-host a meeting of the Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (ACIEP), with Committee Chair Paul R. Charron.  The ACIEP serves the U.S. Government in a solely advisory capacity and provides advice concerning topics in international economic policy.  The discussion at the meeting will include such topics as U.S. companies competing overseas and the purpose of a corporation.


On October 24, Assistant Secretary Singh will host an Innovation Roundtable on the Future of Cloud with registered guests of the Business Council for International Understanding.  At the roundtable, she will discuss with business leaders the opportunities being pursued and challenges faced by U.S. leaders in cloud computing working internationally.  The aim is to help ensure that the United States remains at the leading edge of global technology innovation.  Topics will include innovations in cloud computing, the use of cloud-based data in the development of AI, how cloud computing can be used to benefit U.S. companies overseas, the importance of data flows, and international policy barriers such as data localization.  The session is part of a series of multi-sectoral discussions led by the State Department to promote U.S. economic interests and development through increased engagement and cooperation with U.S. private sector entities that operate domestically and abroad.


For more information on the ACIEP meeting, please visit https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/10/02/2019-21333/advisory-committee-on-international-economic-policy-notice-of-open-meeting.


For more information on this Innovation Roundtable, please visit https://bciu.zohobackstage.com/GLOBAL-TheFutureofCloudComputing.  To learn more about the roundtable series, please go to https://www.state.gov/innovation-roundtables.


For updates on Assistant Secretary Singh, follow her on Twitter @EconAtState.