Friday, May 18, 2012

President Obama's Schedule, Friday, May 18: Global Ag & Food Security Speech, Camp David G8

Bilateral with President Francois Hollande of France; reception & working dinner for G8 leaders...


THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2012

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012

In the morning, the President will deliver remarks at the Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security at the Ronald Reagan Building. The President’s remarks are open press.

Later in the morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Francois Hollande of France in advance of the G-8 and NATO Summits to discuss our cooperation on a range of key topics, to include the global economy and Afghanistan. There will be a pool spray with statements at the bottom of the meeting in the Oval Office.

In the afternoon, the President will travel to Camp David for the G8 Summit. The departure from the South Lawn is open press and the arrival at Camp David is closed press.

While at Camp David, the President will greet G8 leaders. The greetings are pooled press.

In the evening, the President will host a welcome reception for G8 leaders. The welcome reception is closed press.

Later in the evening, the President will host a working dinner for G8 leaders. The dinner is closed press.

The President will remain overnight at Camp David.

EDT

9:00 AM Pool Call Time

10:15AM THE PRESIDENT will deliver remarks at the Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security
Ronald Reagan Building
Open Press (In-Town Travel Pool Final Gather 9:25AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with President Francois Hollande of France
Oval Office
Pool Spray at the Bottom with Statements (Gather Time 11:45AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

6:00PM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Camp David
South Lawn
Open Press (Final Gather 5:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

6:30PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Camp David
Camp David
Closed Press

7:30PM THE PRESIDENT greets G8 leaders
Camp David
Pooled Press

7:50PM THE PRESIDENT hosts a welcome reception for G8 leaders
Camp David
Closed Press

8:00PM THE PRESIDENT hosts a working dinner for G8 leaders
Camp David
Closed Press

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