Secretary Carter to Announce Major Economic and Innovation Initiative in Cambridge

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will travel to Cambridge on Friday, April 1 to announce a new economic and innovation initiative.

The event will be held at the Samberg Conference Center ( at MIT's Sloan School of Management at 11 a.m. EDT. Following remarks, Secretary Carter will hold a brief media availability to answer questions. Due to limited space, media who wish to cover the event must RSVP to request credentials. Please send the name, position (reporter, TV, camera, photographer, etc.), media outlet, phone number, and email address for each person planning to cover the event to the MIT News Office at by Thursday, March 31 at 2 p.m. MIT News Office media contacts for this event are: Kimberly Allen,, and Sarah McDonnell,