Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will speak on the effect of globalization on national security to more than 300 business leaders from 30 countries as they meet for the two-day "World Economic Forum Meeting 2000" on Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at 10:45 a.m. EDT.
This forum hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is open to the media and will be held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (Hall of Flags), 1615 H St., NW, Washington, D.C.
Attempts will be made to pipe the audio portion of the speech into the Pentagon briefing room (2E781). There will not be a media availability afterwards.
For further questions about the forum contact Elizabeth Keys, Chamber of Commerce media representative at (202) 463-5682.