Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel will travel to Aspen, Colorado and San Francisco, California to take part in public forums related to the discussion of political developments in East Asia.

Assistant Secretary Russel will speak as a panelist on “The U.S. Pivot to Asia & the Rise of China” at the Aspen Security Forum on Friday, July 25. On Monday, July 28, Assistant Secretary Russel will deliver remarks on U.S. policy in Southeast Asia at The Commonwealth Club of San Francisco.