Friday, May 18, 2012

President Obama's Schedule, Saturday, May 19 And Sunday, May 20

G8 Summit at Camp David; NATO Summit in Chicago...

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
___________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 18, 2012

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2012 AND SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2012

On Saturday, the President will host G8 meetings at Camp David throughout the day.

In the morning, the President will host the first working session with G8 Leaders. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.

Later in the morning, the President will take a family photo with G8 Leaders. There will be pool coverage of the photo.

Later, the President will host the second working session with G8 Leaders. This working session is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will host a working lunch on food security. There will be a pool spray at the top of the working lunch.

Later in the afternoon, the President will host the third working session with G8 Leaders. This working session is closed press.

Next, the President will host the fourth working session with G8 Leaders. This working session is closed press.

Afterwards, the President will host the fifth working session with G8 Leaders. This working session is closed press.

In the evening, the President will deliver a statement. There will be pool coverage of the President’s remarks.

At night, the President will depart Camp David en route Chicago, Illinois. The First Lady will travel with the President from Joint Base Andrews to Chicago. The arrival at Chicago O’Hare International Airport is open press.

The President will remain overnight in Chicago.

On Sunday morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan at McCormick Place in Chicago. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at McCormick Place. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.

Later in the afternoon, the President will take part in the official greeting of the North Atlantic Council Leaders. This greeting at McCormick Place is pooled press.

Next, the President will participate in the opening session of the North Atlantic Council at McCormick Place. There will be pool coverage at the top of this session.

In the evening, the President will take a NATO family photo with leaders at Soldier Field. This photo is pooled press.

Following the family photo, the President will attend a NATO working dinner at Soldier Field. This dinner is closed press.

The President will remain overnight in Chicago.

Saturday’s Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Wall Street Journal
Radio: FOX

Sunday’s Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Washington Times


Saturday, May 19, 2012

EDT

9:00AM THE PRESIDENT attends the first working session with G8 Leaders
Camp David
Pool Spray at the Top

10:45AM THE PRESIDENT takes part in a family photo with G8 Leaders
Camp David
Pool Coverage

11:15AM THE PRESIDENT attends the second working session with G8 Leaders
Camp David
Closed Press

12:25PM THE PRESIDENT attends a working lunch on food security
Camp David
Pool Spray at the Top

2:25PM THE PRESIDENT attends the third working session with G8 Leaders
Camp David
Closed Press

3:45PM THE PRESIDENT attends the fourth working session with G8 Leaders
Camp David
Closed Press

4:40PM THE PRESIDENT attends the fifth working session with G8 Leaders
Camp David
Closed Press

5:45PM THE PRESIDENT delivers a statement
Camp David
Pool Coverage

7:10PM THE PRESIDENT departs Camp David en route Joint Base Andrews
Camp David
Closed Press

7:55PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart Joint Base Andrews
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 5:45 PM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

CDT

8:45PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive Chicago, Illinois
Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Open Press


Sunday, May 20, 2012

CDT

10:45AM THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan
McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
Pool Spray at the Bottom

12:35PM THE PRESIDENT meets with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen
McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
Pool Spray at the Top

1:30PM THE PRESIDENT takes part in the official greeting of the North Atlantic Council Leaders
McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
Pooled Press

2:15PM THE PRESIDENT participates in the opening session of the North Atlantic Council
McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
Pool Coverage at the top

7:40PM THE PRESIDENT takes part in a NATO family photo
Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois
Pooled Press

8:00PM THE PRESIDENT attends a NATO working dinner
Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois
Closed Press


Schedule for the Week of May 21, 2012

On Monday, the President will attend meetings at the NATO Summit in Chicago, Illinois. Later in the day, the President will travel to Joplin, Missouri, where he will deliver the commencement address at Joplin High School. The President will return to Washington, DC, in the evening.

On Tuesday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

On Wednesday, the President will travel to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to deliver the commencement address at the Air Force Academy. The President will then travel to Denver, Colorado for a campaign event. In the evening, the President will travel to California for campaign events in Atherton and Redwood City. The President will spend the night in San Jose, California.

On Thursday, the President will attend a campaign event in Palo Alto, California. The President will then travel to the Newton, Iowa, area to deliver remarks on the economy at an official event. The President will continue to push Congress to act on a “To Do List” he laid out with initiatives that have bipartisan support and will create jobs and help restore middle class security. Later, the President will attend a campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa, before returning to Washington, DC, in the evening.

On Friday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.
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