MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Former Vice President Al Gore and current U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack are among those scheduled to speak to journalists in Madison this week.

They are on the agenda for the Society of Environmental Journalists meeting that begins Wednesday.

Gore is slated to deliver the keynote speech on Friday morning.

In addition to Vilsack, another official from President Barack Obama's administration will be there as well. Jane Lubchenco works as an undersecretary for oceans and atmosphere in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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