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Today

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Later in the morning, the President will deliver remarks and award the 2015 National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal to distinguished recipients in the East Room.  This event in the East Room is open press.

In the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will travel to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture for an interview with ABC's Robin Roberts, where they will discuss the historic significance of the museum’s opening.  This interview is closed press, and will air Friday morning on ABC's Good Morning America.

 

All times ET

10:30 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:45 AM

The President delivers remarks at the 2015 National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal ceremony

East Room Open Press (Pre-Set 8:00AM, Final Gather 10:45AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:00 PM

The President and The First Lady are interviewed by Robin Roberts of ABC’s Good Morning America

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, D.C. Closed Press (Final Gather 2:25PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:00 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Baltimore Sun
Radio: FOX

Yesterday

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

All times ET

9:53 AM

The Vice President will participate in a discussion at the Council on Foreign Relations with Richard Haas

Council of Foreign Relations Open Press

10:00 AM

The Vice President will hold a Bilateral Meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey

Peninsula Hotel Closed Press

10:00 AM

Dr. Biden, joined by actor, Ben Stiller, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan, and Special Representative to Muslim Communities Shararik Zafar will participate in a discussion

The New School, Wollman Hall Open Press

11:15 AM

The President delivers remarks at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum

The Plaza Hotel, New York Pooled Press

12:30 PM

The Vice President will hold a Bilateral Meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan

The United Nations Headquarters Pool Spray at the Top

1:00 PM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel

Lotte New York Hotel, New York Pool Spray at the Top

2:00 PM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia

Lotte New York Palace Hotel, New York Pool Spray at the Top

2:30 PM

The Vice President will hold a Bilateral Meeting with President Michel Temer of Brazil

Closed Press

3:25 PM

The President departs New York, New York en route Washington, DC

John F. Kennedy International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

4:05 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at the United Nations High-Level LGBT Core Group Event

The United Nations Headquarters Open Press

4:20 PM

The President arrives at Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage

4:40 PM

The President arrives at the White House

The South Lawn Open Press (Final Gather 4:20PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, AFP
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: AP, Reuters, AFP
Print: Washington Post

September 20, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President delivers remarks at the Opening Session: 71st Session of the General Assembly; The First Lady will also attend

The United Nations General Assembly Hall, New York Open to pre-credentialed media

11:10 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

The United Nations, New York Pool Spray at the Bottom

12:45 PM

The President holds a courtesy call with President of the General Assembly Peter Thomson of Fiji

The United Nations, New York Closed Press

1:00 PM

The President holds a courtesy call with UN Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon

The United Nations, New York, New York Closed Press

1:20 PM

The President attends a luncheon hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon

The United Nations, New York Pool Spray at the Top

2:25 PM

The President attends a CEO roundtable

The United Nations, New York Pool Spray

3:20 PM

The President participates in a Refugee Summit family photo

The United Nations, New York Pooled Press

3:35 PM

The President attends a Refugee Summit meeting

The United Nations, New York Pooled Press

9:15 PM

The President delivers remarks at a Reception for Foreign Heads of Delegations to the United Nations General Assembly

Lotte New York Palace, New York Closed Press

September 19, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will participate in a DSCC roundtable. This event will be closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will hold a meeting with Premier Li Keqiang of China. This meeting at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel will be closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of Iraq. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel.

Afterward, the President will participate in a meet and greet with staff at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. Secretary Kerry and Ambassador Power will also attend. This event will be closed press.

The President will remain overnight in New York.

In the morning, the Vice President and Dr.Biden will depart Washington, DC en route New York, New York.

At 11:30 AM, the Vice President will join a trilateral meeting of health experts from the United States, Japan, and the Republic of Korea to discuss collaboration in support of the Cancer Moonshot.

At 1:20 PM, the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will deliever remarks on the Cancer Moonshot at the Social Good Summit.

In the afternoon, the Vice President will attend the President's bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Haider al- Abadi of Iraq.

At 8:45 PM, the Vice President will deliever remarks at the Bloomberg Hopkins Gala; Dr. Biden will also attend.

The Vice President and Dr. Biden will remain overnight in New York, New York.

 

 

All times ET

11:30 AM

The President delivers a statement

Lotte New York Palace Hotel, New York Pooled Press

11:30 AM

The President delivers a statement

Lotte New York Palace Hotel, New York Pooled Press

11:30 AM

The Vice President will Meet with Health Experts from United States, Japan & Korea

Lotte New York Palace Hotel Closed Press

11:55 AM

The President participates in a DSCC roundtable

New York Closed Press

1:20 PM

The Vice President and Dr.Jill Biden will deliever remarks at the Social Good Summit

Open Press Media Inquires and RSVPs can be directed to paul@mashable.com

3:30 PM

The President holds a meeting with Premier Li Keqiang of China

Lotte New York Palace Hotel, New York Closed Press

4:00 PM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of Iraq

Lotte New York Palace Hotel, New York Pool Spray at the Bottom

5:40 PM

The President participates in a meet and greet with staff at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations; Secretary Kerry and Ambassador Power will also attend

U.S. Mission to the United Nations, New York Closed Press

8:45 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at the Bloomberg Hopkins Gala

The Manhattan Center Open Press Media inquiries and RSVPs can be directed to Morgan@teamsubjectmatter.com

Dr. Jill Biden will also attend.

September 18, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

All times ET

4:35 PM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn Open Press (Final Gather 4:15PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

4:50 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route New York, New York

Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 3:20PM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

5:45 PM

The President arrives in New York, New York

John F. Kennedy International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

7:30 PM

The President delivers remarks and takes questions at a DNC event

Private Residence, New York Print Pool For Remarks Only

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 2:00PM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Washington Post
Radio: ABC
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: New York Times

September 17, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

All times ET

9:10 PM

The President delivers remarks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner

Walter E. Washington Convention Center Open to pre-credentialed media (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 7:55PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 10:45AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Washington Post
Radio: ABC

September 16, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will meet with business, government, and national security leaders to discuss how the Trans-Pacific Partnership can benefit American workers and businesses and further our national security. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting in the Oval Office. The following leaders will attend:

Michael R. Bloomberg, Founder, Bloomberg LP & Bloomberg Philanthropies; 108th Mayor of New York City

John Bel Edwards, Governor of Louisiana

John Kasich, Governor of Ohio

Henry Paulson, Chairman, Paulson Institute; Former Secretary of the Treasury, George W. Bush Administration

Kasim Reed, Mayor of Atlanta, GA

Ginni Rometty, Chairwoman, President and CEO, IBM

James Stavridis, Admiral, Dean, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University; Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Barack Obama Administration

Later in the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In the afternoon, 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. This event is closed press. The following Ambassadors will attend:

His Excellency Gerald M. Zackios, Ambassador of the Republic of Marshall Islands

His Excellency Kurt Jaeger, Ambassador of the Principality of Liechtenstein

His Excellency Edward Yakobe Sawerengera, Ambassador of the Republic of Malawi

His Excellency Andris Teikmanis, Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia 

His Excellency Sheik Riyad David Insanally, Ambassador of Cooperative Republic of Guyana

Her Excellency Sylvie Lucas, Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg 

His Excellency Dirk Jozef M. Wouters, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium

His Excellency Aung Lynn, Ambassador of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar

His Excellency Sergio Silva Do Amaral, Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil 

His Excellency Carlos Jose Pareja Rios, Ambassador of the Republic of Peru 

All times ET

10:20 AM

The President holds a meeting on trade with business, government, and national security leaders

Oval Office Pool Spray at the Top (Final Gather 10:00AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

11:45 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

4:00 PM

The President participates in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony

Oval Office Closed Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Washington Blade
Radio: VOA

September 15, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Later in the morning, the President will deliver remarks at the 2016 Our Ocean Conference at the State Department. The President’s remarks will be pooled press.

In the evening, the President will deliver remarks at the 39th Annual Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Conference and Annual Awards Gala in Washington, DC. The President’s remarks will be open to pre-credentialed media.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and The Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:05 AM

The President delivers remarks at the 2016 Our Ocean Conference

State Department Pooled Press (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 10:30AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:55 PM

The President delivers remarks at the 39th Annual Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Conference and Annual Awards Gala

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center Open to pre-credentialed media (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 6:55PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

September 14, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Later in the morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma; the Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting in the Oval Office.

In the afternoon, the President will have lunch with the Vice President in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with Secretary of the Treasury Lew. This meeting in the Oval Office is closed press.

All times ET

10:30 AM

The President and The Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:20 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma; The Vice President also attends

Oval Office Pool Spray at the Bottom (Gather Time 12:00PM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

12:45 PM

The President and The Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

4:00 PM

The President meets with Secretary of the Treasury Lew

Oval Office Closed Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: USA Today
Radio: Sirius XM

September 13, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

All times ET

9:00 AM

The Vice President will attend meeting at the White House

White House Closed Press

Closed Press

10:00 AM

The President and The Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:05 PM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn, The White House Open Press

12:20 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 10:50AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews) Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP TV Corr & Crew: CNN Print: Christian Science Monitor

1:00 PM

The President arrives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

1:45 PM

The President delivers remarks at a Hillary for America campaign event

Eakin's Oval Open to pre-credentialed media

3:05 PM

The President participates in a DNC event

The Sonesta Closed Press

While in Philadelphia, the President participate in a DNC roundtable.

The Sonesta, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Closed Press

4:30 PM

The President departs Philadelphia, Pennsylvania en route New York, New York

Philadelphia International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

5:10 PM

The President arrives in New York, New York

John F. Kennedy International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

7:05 PM

The President delivers remarks and takes questions at a DCCC event

Private Residence Print Pool

8:40 PM

The President departs New York, New York en route Washington, DC

John F. Kennedy International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

9:35 PM

The President arrives at Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Spray Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP TV Corr & Crew: CNN Print: Christian Science Monitor

9:50 PM

The President arrives at the White House

South Lawn, The White House Open Press (Final Gather 9:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)