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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Oct. 1, 2009. Departs for Copenhagen

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 30, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2009

In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing, the Economic Daily Briefing, and meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks at a fundraiser for the Democratic Governors Association at the St. Regis Hotel. The President’s remarks are pooled press.

Later, the President will meet separately with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

In the evening, the President will travel to Copenhagen, Denmark. The departure from the South Lawn is open press.

Also tomorrow, in the first installment of an innovative new series reaching out to states and regions across the country, the White House and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will welcome Senator Sheldon Whitehouse for a live online video chat at 5:30PM EDT. The Secretary and the Senator will sit down for a half hour at the White House in a session streamed live at WhiteHouse.gov to answer the questions that the Senator hears most frequently from Rhode Islanders. In addition to being streamed live at WhiteHouse.gov, the Secretary and the Senator and will also take questions live through the White House’s video chat Facebook application, where constituents can discuss the session as it is happening. The Facebook application can be viewed at any time at: http://apps.facebook.com/whitehouselive/.

Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra will address the Medical Technology Summit via live-stream at 8:30AM EDT. The speech will be streamed on www.WhiteHouse.gov and after his remarks, CTO Chopra will take questions via Twitter.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Wall Street Journal

Radio: NPR

Magazine Photo: TIME

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Tribune

Radio: CBS

Magazine Photo: New York Times

Magazine Print: New York Times

EDT

9:00AM Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

9:50AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:50PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors

Oval Office

Closed Press

1:50PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a fundraiser for the Democratic Governors Association

St. Regis Hotel

Travel Pool Coverage (Gather Time 12:35PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:30PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Oval Office

Closed Press

4:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner

Oval Office

Closed Press

6:35PM THE PRESIDENT departs The White House en route Andrews Air Force Base

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 6:05PM – Final Gather 6:20PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

6:50PM THE PRESIDENT departs Andrews Air Force Base en route Copenhagen, Denmark

Out-of-Town Travel Pool (Call Time 6:00PM – Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

Briefing Schedule

1:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

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