On Friday morning, Treasury Secretary Geithner will travel to Northwest Arkansas where he will meet at the Arkansas World Trade Center with regional business leaders "to discuss how government and the private sector can work together to out-innovate competition".
In the afternoon, Secretary Geithner will visit the manufacturing plant and labs of NanoMech. In conjunction with the visit, Treasury will release a new report detailing the economic benefits of the President’s Fiscal Year 2012 Budget proposal to enhance the Research & Experimentation (R&E) tax credit, which will benefit connected companies like NanoMech.
Later on Friday, the Secretary with depart Northwest Arkansas for Calgary, Canada to attend the meeting of finance ministers of the Americas and the Caribbean. .
On Friday evening, Secretary Geithner will attend a reception and working dinner for the Regional Finance Ministers.