Obama guidance & press schedule Nov. 15, 16, 2014. Australia

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WASHINGTON–President Barack Obama remains in Australia on Saturday. He heads back to the U.S. on Sunday.

Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 14, 2014

WEEKENDGUIDANCEAND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014 AND SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2014

On Saturdaymorning, the President will arrive in Brisbane, Australia. The arrival at Royal Australian Air Force Base Amberley is open press.

In Brisbane, the President will participate in a G20 leaders retreat and lunch.Both events at the Parliament House are closed press.

Following these meetings, the President will travel to the University of Queensland to deliver remarks and discuss U.S. leadership in Asia, especially on economic issues. The speech will provide an opportunity to reaffirm America’s commitment to the Asia Pacific rebalance and outline Asia policy priorities for the remainder of the President’s second term. The President’s remarks are open press.

In the afternoon, the President will attend a G20 Welcome Ceremony, participate in a G20 plenary session and take an official family photo.The Welcome Ceremony is closed press, and the plenary session and family photo will have limited travel pool coverage.

In the evening, the President will travel to the Gallery of Modern Art to attend a G20 reception, working dinner and cultural program.These events are closed press.

The President will remain overnight in Brisbane.

On Sunday, the President will hold a trilateral meeting with Prime Minister Tony Abbott of Australia and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan.There will be a travel pool spray at the top of the meeting.

Later in the morning, the President will participate in two G20 plenary sessions and a G20 working lunch.These meetings and the working lunch are closed press.

Afterward, the President will participate in a press conference before departing Brisbane en route Washington, DC.

The departure from Royal Australian Air Force Base AmberleyAirport is open press, and the arrival at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, where Air Force One will refuel,will be covered by the travel pool. Following refuel, Air Force One will depart en route Washington, DC.There will be travel pool coverage of the President’s departure from Hawai’i, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

Saturday’sOut-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print:McClatchy

Sunday’sOut-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print:New York Times

Sunday’sIn-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print:Hearst Newspapers

Radio: Voice of America

Saturday, November 15, 2014

AEST

6:25AMTHE PRESIDENT arrives Royal Australian Air Force Base Amberley

Royal Australian Air Force Base Amberley

Open Press

10:00AMTHE PRESIDENT participates in a G20 leaders meeting

Parliament House, Brisbane, Australia

Closed Press

12:00PMTHE PRESIDENT attends a G20 leaders lunch

Parliament House, Brisbane, Australia

Closed Press

1:15PMTHE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Open to Pre-Credentialed Press

2:30PMTHE PRESIDENT arrives at the G20 Summit site

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center, Brisbane, Australia

Pre-Set Pool Coverage

3:00PMTHE PRESIDENT attends a G20 Welcome Ceremony

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center, Brisbane, Australia

Closed Press

3:15PMTHE PRESIDENT participates in a G20 plenary session

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center, Brisbane, Australia

Closed Press

5:00PMTHE PRESIDENT takes an official G20 family photo

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center, Brisbane, Australia

Travel Pool Coverage

7:05PMTHE PRESIDENT attends a G20 reception

Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

Closed Press

7:30PMTHE PRESIDENT participates in a G20 working dinner

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Closed Press

9:10PMTHE PRESIDENT attends a cultural performance

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Closed Press

Sunday, November 16, 2014

8:45AM THE PRESIDENT holds a trilateral meeting with Prime Minister Tony Abbott of Australia and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center, Brisbane, Australia

Travel Pool Spray at the Top

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT participates in a G20 plenary session

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center, Brisbane, Australia

Closed Press

11:15AM THE PRESIDENT participates in a G20 plenary session

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center, Brisbane, Australia

Closed Press

12:30PM THE PRESIDENT participates in a G20 working lunch

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center, Brisbane, Australia

Closed Press

3:30PM THE PRESIDENT holds a Press Conference

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center, Brisbane, Australia

Open Press

5:05PM THE PRESIDENT departs Brisbane, Australia en route Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawai’i

Royal Australian Air Force Base Amberley

Open Press

HAST

6:10AM THE PRESIDENT arrives Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and Air Force One refuels

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Honolulu, Hawai’i

Travel Pool Coverage

8:10AM THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam en route Washington, DC

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Honolulu, Hawai’i

Travel Pool Coverage

EST

7:30PM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

9:50PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Joint Base Andrews

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

10:05PM THE PRESIDENT arrives the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather9:45PM– North Doors of the Palm Room)

Schedule for the Week ofNovember 17, 2014

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

On Tuesday, the President will participate in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony in the Oval Office. At this event, the President will receive the credentials from foreign Ambassadors recently posted in Washington.The presentation of credentials is a traditional ceremony that marks the formal beginning of an Ambassador’s service in Washington.

OnWednesday, November 19, President Obama will host “ConnectED to the Future”, a conference with superintendents and other educators from across the country who are leading their schools and districts in the transition to digital learning.

On Thursday, the President will award a new class of recipients the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation—our Nation’s highest honors for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology.

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

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