Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will address the Asia Society of Washington Center on "U.S. Security Policy Toward Asia" at the Asia Society Washington Center 2000 annual dinner celebrating U.S.-Japan relations on Wednesday, May 10, 2000, 8:30 p.m. EDT. The Ambassador of Japan, His Excellency Shunji Yanai, will host the dinner.
The event is open to the media and will be located at the Grand Ballroom, JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington D.C.
Advance registration is required by Tuesday, May 9, 5 p.m. EDT with Ms. Charlotte McKnight at (202) 833-2742.
Pre-set time for cameras and still photographers is 6-7:30 p.m.; press should meet at the press registration desk outside the Grand Ballroom. Final check-in for all press is at 7:30 p.m. A press lounge will be available in the Commerce Room on the Mezzanine Level.