Lunch Briefing with Barton J. Putney, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment

Barton J. Putney, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment in the U.S. State Department Bureau of Oceans, Environment and Science

Venue : AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, Shaw Centre #23-03 S(228208) - VISA Boardroom

Date : January 18, 2018

Time : 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Price : $0.00

2018-01-18 11:45:00 2018-01-18 13:00:00 Asia/Singapore 2018_01_18 Roundtable with Barton J. Putney AmCham Singapore is pleased to invite you to a lunch briefing with Barton J. Putney, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment in the U.S. State Department Bureau of Oceans, Environment and Science. The purpose of Barton’s visit is to conduct a biennial review of the status of cooperation under the U.S.-Singapore Memorandum of Intent (MOI) on Environmental Cooperation. The meeting will also produce a Plan of Action for the next two years. The lunch briefing also offers a great opportunity for members (within the environmental/sustainability projects sector such as air, water and waste management; construction; agriculture; and energy) to explore and learn more about U.S. environmental technologies and the available investment opportunities. AmCham VISA Boardroom, 1 Scotts Rd, Shaw Centre #23-03 S(228208) AmCham Singapore

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AmCham Singapore is pleased to invite you to a lunch briefing with Barton J. Putney, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment in the U.S. State Department Bureau of Oceans, Environment and Science.

The purpose of Barton’s visit is to conduct a biennial review of the status of cooperation under the U.S.-Singapore Memorandum of Intent (MOI) on Environmental Cooperation. The meeting will also produce a Plan of Action for the next two years. The lunch briefing also offers a great opportunity for members (within the environmental/sustainability projects sector such as air, water and waste management; construction; agriculture; and energy) to explore and learn more about U.S. environmental technologies and the available investment opportunities.
 


Lunch will be provided. We look forward to seeing you at this session. Space is limited, so please register soon.

For inquiries about the event, please contact us at amcham_events@amcham.org.sg


About the Speaker

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Barton J. Putney is currently the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment in the State Department’s Bureau of Oceans, Environment and Science. Barton oversees the work of the Environment Directorate consisting of three offices and 65 staff. The Environment Directorate deals with a broad range of international environmental issues, including environmental quality, conservation of natural resources, water and global climate change.

Previously Barton served as the Deputy Chief of Mission in Skopje, Macedonia; Political-Economic Section Chief at the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan, Armenia; and Poland Desk Officer. He has also done tours in Moscow, Port of Spain, and Surabaya. He received the 2005 Director General’s Award for Impact and Originality in Reporting. He has an M.A. from the University of Illinois-Chicago and a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin. He speaks Macedonian, Russian, and Indonesian.

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