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UNCLAS JAKARTA 001595

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL ECON OTRA ID XB
SUBJECT: SE ASIA REPORTING OFFICERS CONFERENCE, JAKARTA,
OCTOBER 8-9, 2008

REF: JAKARTA 1102

1. (U) This is an Action Request--Please see paras 3-4.

2. (U) Per reftel, Embassy Jakarta will host the 2008
Southeast Asia Reporting Officers Conference (SEAROC),
October 8-9. The conference will include policy-oriented
panels and tradecraft discussions. We encourage
participation by economic and political officers from
throughout Southeast Asia and beyond.

3. (U) ACTION REQUEST: We ask that participants notify us
as soon as possible--ideally by September 15-- of their plans
to attend.

4. (U) ACTION REQUEST (Con'd): We are currently developing
a program of sessions that will address the key economic and
political developments in the region as well as tradecraft
issues. We seek your input. We need and welcome volunteers
to give presentations. Please send your ideas to the control
officers listed below.

5. (U) POINTS OF CONTACT: Control officer is Poloff Matthew
A. Cenzer (Email: cenzerma@state.gov, Phone:
62-21-3435-9705). Econoff Scott Kofmehl (Email:
kofmehls@state.gov, Phone: 62-21-3435-9227) will assist with
the economic aspects of the conference program. POL OMS Ana
Servent (Email: serventaa@state.gov, Phone, 62-21-3435-9280,
Fax: 62-21-3435-9916) will handle administrative matters for
SEAROC. Overall coordinator for the event is Political
Counselor Joseph L. Novak (Email: novakjl@state.gov, Phone:
62-21-3435-9279, Fax: 62-21-3435-9916).

6. (U) We look forward to seeing you in Jakarta!


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