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September 5, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning and afternoon, the President will attend the second, third, fourth, and fifth sessions of the G20 Summit.  These sessions at the Hangzhou International Expo Center will be closed press.

In the evening, the President will participate in a closing ceremony for the G20 Summit.  This ceremony at the Hangzhou International Expo Center will be closed press.

Later in the evening, the President will hold a press conference at the JW Marriott Hotel Hangzhou.  This press conference will be open to pre-credentialed media.

Afterward, the President will depart Hangzhou, China and travel to Vientiane, Laos. The departure from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport and the arrival at Wattay International Airport will be open to pre-credentialed media.

The President will remain overnight in Vientiane, Laos.

All times ET

12:30 AM

The President attends the third G20 session on robust international trade and investment

Hangzhou International Expo Center, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

1:55 AM

The President attends a working lunch and the fourth G20 session on inclusive and interconnected development

Hangzhou International Expo Center, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

3:35 AM

The President attends the fifth G20 session on other issues affecting the world economy

Hangzhou International Expo Center, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

5:05 AM

The President participates in a closing ceremony for the G20 Summit

Hangzhou International Expo Center, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

6:30 AM

The President holds a press conference

JW Marriott Hotel Hangzhou Open to pre-credentialed media

8:15 AM

The President departs Hangzhou, China en route Vientiane, Laos

Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

11:25 AM

The President arrives Vientiane, Laos

Wattay International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

11:10 PM

The President participates in an arrival ceremony

Presidential Palace, Vientiane, Laos Travel Pool Coverage Pre-Set Pooled Coverage

11:25 PM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with President Bounnhang Vorachith of Laos

Presidential Palace, Vientiane, Laos Pool Spray at the Top

Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: New York Times

September 4, 2016

The Schedule

On Sunday morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom. Afterward, the leaders will deliver statements. The meeting will be closed press, and there will be pool coverage of the statements.

In the afternoon, the President will participate in a G20 family photo. Afterward, the President will participate in the opening ceremony for the G20 summit. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the President’s arrival to the summit and the photo and limited pool coverage the opening ceremony. Later in the afternoon, the President will attend G20 session one. This meeting will be closed press.

In the evening, the President will participate in a G20 family photo and attend a G20 welcome dinner. There will be limited pool coverage of the photo, and the dinner will be closed press. Afterward, the President will attend a gala performance for G20 leaders. This performance will be closed press.

The President will remain overnight in China.

All times ET

3:15 AM

The President participates in a G20 family photo

Hangzhou International Expo, Hangzhou, China Travel Pool Coverage Pre-Set Pool Coverage

3:30 AM

The President participates in the G20 opening ceremony

Hangzhou International Expo, Hangzhou, China Limited Pool Coverage

3:40 AM

The President attends G20 session one

Hangzhou International Expo, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

6:50 AM

The President participates in a G20 family photo

Xizi Hotel, Hangzhou, China Travel Pool Coverage Limited Pool Coverage

7:15 AM

The President attends a G20 welcome dinner

Xizi Hotel, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

9:15 AM

The President attends a G20 gala performance

West Lake, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

10:00 PM

The President attends the second G20 session on more effective and efficient global economic and financial governance

Hangzhou International Expo Center, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

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

September 3, 2016

The Schedule

On Saturday afternoon, the President will arrive in Hangzhou, China. The arrival at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport will be open to pre-credentialed media. 

Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with Embassy personnel and families. This meeting at the JW Marriott Hotel Hangzhou is closed press.

Afterward, the President will deliver remarks at a climate event at the West Lake State House.  The President’s remarks will be pooled press.

In the evening, the President will participate in expanded and restricted bilateral meetings with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China. There will be a pool spray at the top of the expanded meeting, and the restricted meeting will be closed press.

Later in the evening, the President will attend a dinner with President Xi.  This dinner will be closed press.  

The President will remain overnight in Hangzhou, China.

All times ET

2:25 AM

The President arrives Hangzhou, China

Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

4:45 AM

The President participates in a meet and greet with Embassy staff and families

JW Marriott Hotel Hangzhou, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

5:25 AM

The President delivers remarks at a climate event

West Lake State House, Hangzhou, China Pooled Press

6:50 AM

The President participates in an expanded bilateral meeting with President Xi

West Lake State House, Hangzhou, China Pool Spray at the Top

7:30 AM

The President participates in a restricted bilateral meeting with President Xi

West Lake State House, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

8:45 AM

The President participates in a dinner with President Xi

West Lake State House, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

10:20 PM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom

JW Marriott Hotel, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

11:20 PM

The President delivers a statement with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom

JW Marriott Hotel, Hangzhou, China Travel Pool Coverage

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

September 2, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will depart Honolulu, Hawaii and travel to Hangzhou, China. The departure from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam will be open to pre-credentialed media.

All times ET

4:40 PM

The President departs Honolulu, Hawaii en route Hangzhou, China

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Open to pre-credentialed media

Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Wall Street Journal

September 1, 2016

The Schedule

 

In the morning, the President will depart Honolulu, Hawaii and travel to Midway Atoll. The departure from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam will be open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival at Henderson Field will be pooled press.

Later in the morning, the President will receive a briefing from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. There will be a pool spray at the top of the briefing.

In the afternoon, the President will take a tour of Midway Atoll. This tour will be pooled press.
Afterward, the President will deliver a monument designation statement to the press pool. The President’s remarks will be pooled press.

In the evening, the President will depart Midway Atoll and travel to Honolulu, Hawaii. The departure from Henderson Field will be pooled press, and the arrival at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam will be open to pre-credentialed media.

The President will remain overnight in Hawaii.

 

All times ET

12:30 AM

The President delivers remarks at the 2016 Pacific Islands Conference of Leaders

East West Center, Hawaii Open to pre-credentialed media Pooled for Television and Stills; Open to Pre-Credentialed Correspondents

3:35 PM

The President departs Honolulu, Hawaii en route Midway Atoll

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

6:40 PM

The President arrives Midway Atoll

Henderson Field Pooled Press

6:55 PM

The President receives a briefing on the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Fish and Wildlife Service Office, Midway Atoll Pool Spray at the Top

7:25 PM

The President takes a tour of Midway Atoll

Midway Atoll Pooled Press

7:40 PM

The President delivers a statement to the press

Turtle Beach, Midway Atoll Pooled Press

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

August 31, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will travel to Lake Tahoe, Nevada. The departure from the South Lawn will be open press, and the arrival at Reno-Tahoe International Airport will be open to pre-credentialed media.

While in Nevada, the President will deliver remarks at the 20th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit and highlight his commitment to protecting the environment and addressing climate change. The President’s remarks will be open to pre-credentialed media.

In the evening, the President will depart Nevada en route Honolulu, Hawaii. The departure from Reno-Tahoe International Airport and the arrival at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam will be open to pre-credentialed media.

In the evening, the President will deliver remarks at the 2016 Pacific Islands Conference of Leaders. The President’s remarks will be pooled for television and stills and open to pre-credentialed correspondents.

The President will remain overnight in Hawaii.

All times ET

10:20 AM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn Open Press (Final Gather 10:00AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:35 AM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Travel Pool Coverage Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 9:00AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

3:30 PM

The President arrives in Nevada

Reno-Tahoe International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

5:00 PM

The President delivers remarks at the 20th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit

Harvey’s, Stateline, Nevada Open to pre-credentialed media

6:30 PM

The President departs Nevada en route Honolulu, Hawaii

Reno-Tahoe International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

11:50 PM

The President arrives in Hawaii

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Open to pre-credentialed media

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 8:30AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Media News
Radio: FOX
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: AFP

August 30, 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.

 In the afternoon, the President will meet with Secretary of Health and Human Services Burwell in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

2:00 PM

The President meets with Secretary of Health and Human Services Burwell

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: McClatchy
Radio: CBS

August 29, 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.

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

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:30 PM

The President and Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Huffington Post
Radio: AURN

August 28, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 10:30AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Houston Chronicle
Radio: AP

August 27, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 10:30AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: The Hill
Radio: ABC