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March 31, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, as part of the Nuclear Security Summit, the Vice President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting at the St. Regis Hotel.

Later in the morning, the President will hold a trilateral meeting with President Park Geun-Hye of the Republic of Korea and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan. The Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
 
Afterward, the Vice President will hold a working lunch with President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine. There will be a pool spray at the top of this lunch at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
 

In the afternoon, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China. The Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. 

Later in the afternoon, the President will hold a brief bilateral meeting with President Francois Hollande of France. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Afterward, the Vice President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan. This meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center will be closed press.

In the evening, the President will hold a working dinner with heads of delegations at the Nuclear Security Summit. The Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the top of this dinner in the East Room.

All times ET

9:00 AM

The Vice President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey

St. Regis Hotel Pool Spray at the Top

10:35 AM

The President holds a trilateral meeting with President Park Geun-Hye of the Republic of Korea and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan; The Vice President also attends

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC Pooled TV, Open to Correspondents (In-Town Travel Pool Gather 9:30AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

12:30 PM

Press Briefing with Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz and Deputy National Security Advisor For Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

12:30 PM

The Vice President will hold a working lunch with President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine

Walter E. Washington Convention Center Pool Spray at the Top

2:10 PM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China; The Vice President also attends

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC Pool Spray at the Top (In-Town Travel (In-Town Travel Pool Gather 1:15PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:30 PM

The Vice President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center Closed Press

4:15 PM

The President holds a brief bilateral meeting with President Francois Hollande of France

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC Pool Spray at the Bottom

7:15 PM

The President holds a working dinner with heads of delegations at the Nuclear Security Summit; The Vice President also attends

East Room Pool Spray at the Top (Final Gather 6:55PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

March 30, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will host an Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House; the Vice President will also attend. The President’s remarks in the State Dining Room will be pooled press.

Later in the morning, the President and 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 State Kerry. This meeting in the Oval Office is closed press.

All times ET

9:55 AM

The President hosts an Easter Prayer Breakfast; The Vice President also attends

State Dining Room Pooled Press (Pre-Set 7:45AM; Final Gather 9:30AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

3:15 PM

The President meets with Secretary of State Kerry

Oval Office Closed Press

March 29, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President and Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press. Afterwards, the Vice President will depart Washington, DC en route Baltimore, Maryland.

Later in the morning, the President will travel to Atlanta, Georgia. The in-town travel pool will accompany to Joint Base Andrews, and the arrival at Hartsfield International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media.

While in Atlanta, the President will participate in a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Sanjay Gupta at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, an annual summit that is the largest national collaboration of professionals and advocates impacted by prescription drug abuse and heroin use. The President has made clear that addressing this epidemic is a priority for his Administration and put forward a request earlier this year for $1.1 billion in new funding – most of which would go directly to States – to ensure that every American who wants treatment can get the help they need. This event at AmericasMart is open to pre-credentialed media.

In the afternoon, the Vice President will deliver remarks at Johns Hopkins University on the cancer moonshot. These remarks will be open press. Afterwards, the Vice President will depart Baltimore, Maryland en route Washington, DC.

Later in the afternoon, the President departs Atlanta en route Washington, DC.  The departure from Hartsfield International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media, and the in-town travel pool will accompany to the White House.

Afterwards, the Vice President will deliver remarks at the 2016 International Women of Courage Awards. These remarks at the State Department will be open press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:25 AM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Final Gather 10:55AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

12:00 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Atlanta, Georgia

Joint Base Andrews Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 10:30AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

12:30 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at Johns Hopkins University on the cancer moonshot

Johns Hopkins University Open Press

1:40 PM

The President arrives Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

2:30 PM

The President speaks at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

AmericasMart, Atlanta, Georgia Open to pre-credentialed media

4:15 PM

The President departs Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

4:30 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at the 2016 International Women of Courage Awards

The State Department Open Press

5:45 PM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Final Gather 3:45PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Boston Globe
Radio: CBS
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: CS Monitor

March 28, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President and the First Lady will participate in the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn. The event will feature live music, sports courts, cooking stations, storytelling, and Easter egg rolling. The President and First Lady’s remarks are open to pre-credentialed media.

At 12:45 PM, the Vice President will deliver remarks at an event for Congressman Patrick Murphy. These remarks at a private residence will be closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the Vice President and Dr. Biden will depart Miami, Florida en route Washington, DC.

In the evening, the President will deliver the keynote address at the awards dinner for Syracuse University’s Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting, which recognizes the importance of quality, fact-based political journalism. There will be travel pool coverage of this event at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium.

 

All times ET

10:30 AM

The President and the First Lady attend the 2015 White House Easter Egg Roll and deliver remarks

South Lawn Open to pre-credentialed media Pre-Set 9:15AM; Final Gather 10:15AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

7:50 PM

The President delivers remarks at the Toner Prize Ceremony

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium Travel Pool Coverage In-Town Travel Pool Gather 6:40PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Baltimore Sun
Radio: AURN

March 27, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

March 26, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

March 25, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the First Family will depart Buenos Aires, Argentina en route Washington, DC. The First Family’s departure at the Ezeiza Airport is open to pre-credentialed media, and in-town travel pool will accompany to the White House. 

The Vice President and Dr. Biden will be in Miami, Florida. There are no public events scheduled. 

All times ET

8:55 AM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Final Gather 7:00 AM – Stakeout Position)

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 6:30 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Washington Times
Radio: WW1
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: New York Times

March 24, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, while in Buenos Aires, the President will visit Parque de la Memoria, and following the visit, the President will deliver a statement. There will be travel pool coverage of the visit and statement.

In the afternoon, the First Family will depart Buenos Aires and travel to Bariloche, Argentina. The First Family’s departure from the Ezeiza Airport and their arrival at the San Carlos de Bariloche Airport will be open to pre-credentialed media. While in Bariloche, the First Family will visit cultural landmarks.

Later in the afternoon, the Vice President will deliver remarks at Georgetown Law School about why it is so vitally important that Chief Judge Garland’s nomination receives the consideration our Constitution affords.

In the evening, the First Family will depart Bariloche and return to Buenos Aires, Argentina. The First Family’s departure from the San Carlos de Bariloche Airport and their arrival at the Ezeiza Airport will be open to pre-credentialed media.

Later in the evening the First Family will depart Argentina en route Washington, DC. The First Family’s departure from the Ezeiza Airport will be open to pre-credentialed media. The First Family will remain overnight aboard Air Force One.  

 

All times ET

9:30 AM

The President visits Parque de la Memoria

Parque de la Memoria, Buenos Aires, Argentina Travel Pool Coverage

10:00 AM

The President delivers a statement to the pool

Parque de la Memoria, Buenos Aires, Argentina Travel Pool Coverage

11:20 AM

The President departs Buenos Aires en route Bariloche, Argentina

Ezeiza Airport, Buenos Aires, Argentina Open to pre-credentialed media

1:35 PM

The First Family arrives in Bariloche, Argentina

San Carlos de Bariloche Airport, Bariloche, Argentina Open to pre-credentialed media

8:30 PM

The First Family departs Bariloche en route Buenos Aires, Argentina

San Carlos de Bariloche Airport, Bariloche, Argentina Open to pre-credentialed media

10:35 PM

The First Family arrives in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Ezeiza Airport, Buenos Aires, Argentina Open to pre-credentialed media

11:00 PM

The First Family departs Buenos Aires en route Washington, DC

Ezeiza Airport, Buenos Aires, Argentina Open to pre-credentialed media

March 23, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the First Family will arrive in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The First Family’s arrival at the Ezeiza Airport is open to pre-credentialed media. 

Later in the morning, the President will greet with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina and hold a bilateral meeting at Casa Rasada. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the greet and a pool spray at the top of the bilateral meeting. Afterward, the President will participate in a press conference with President Macri. This press conference is open to pre-credentialed media.

In the afternoon, the President will participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral. There will be travel pool coverage of this ceremony.

The Vice President will meet with President Atifete Jahjaga of Kosovo at the White House. This meeting will be closed press.

Afterward, the President will meet with the staff of the U.S. Embassy to Argentina. This meeting at the Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center is closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will hold a town hall with young people to talk about the relationship between the United States and Latin America and, more broadly, the Young Latin American Leaders initiative. This town hall at Usina del Arte is open to pre-credentialed media.

The Vice President will deliver remarks at the End Violence Against Women International conference. The Vice President’s remarks at the Washington Hilton are open press.

In the evening, the President and First Lady will attend a state dinner hosted by President Mauricio Macri of Argentina. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the President and First Lady’s arrival at Centro Cultural Kirchner and a pool spray at the top of the state dinner for remarks.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President greets with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina

Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires, Argentina Pre-Set Pool Coverage

10:10 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina

Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires, Argentina Pool Spray at the Top

10:10 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina

Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires, Argentina Pool Spray at the Top

12:00 PM

The President and President Mauricio Macri of Argentina hold a press conference

Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires, Argentina Open to pre-credentialed media

1:00 PM

The Vice President will meet with President Atifete Jahjaga of Kosovo

The White House Closed Press

1:30 PM

The President participates in a wreath laying ceremony

Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral, Buenos Aires, Argentina Travel Pool Coverage

2:15 PM

The President meets with staff of the U.S. Embassy to Argentina

Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina Closed Press

3:05 PM

The President holds a town hall

Usina del Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina Open to pre-credentialed media

5:45 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at the End Violence Against Women International conference

The Washington Hilton Hotel Open Press

6:55 PM

The President and the First Lady arrive Centro Cultural Kirchner

Centro Cultural Kirchner, Buenos Aires, Argentina Pre-Set Pool Coverage

7:15 PM

The President and the First Lady attend a state dinner hosted by President Mauricio Macri of Argentina; the President and President Mauricio Macri of Argentina deliver remarks

Centro Cultural Kirchner, Buenos Aires, Argentina Pool Spray at the Top

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

March 22, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will deliver remarks to the people of Cuba at the El Gran Teatro de Havana. The President’s remarks are open to pre-credentialed media. 

Afterward, the Vice President will deliver remarks at an event for former Governor Ted Strickland. These remarks at the Westin Hotel will be closed press. The Vice President will then depart Cincinnati, Ohio en route Washington, DC.

Later in the morning, the President will meet with members of civil society. There will be a pool spray of the President’s meeting at the top.

In the afternoon, the First Family will attend a Major League Baseball exhibition game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban National Team at the Estadio Latinoamericano. Americans and Cubans share a love of baseball, and this is yet another powerful reminder of the kinship between our peoples as well as the progress we can achieve when we leverage those natural ties. The game is open to pre-credentialed media.   

Later in the afternoon, the First Family will depart Havana, Cuba and travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina where they will remain overnight.

All times ET

10:10 AM

The President delivers remarks

El Gran Teatro de Havana, Havana, Cuba Open to pre-credentialed media

10:30 AM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at an event for former Governor Ted Strickland

Westin Hotel, Cincinnati, Ohio Closed Press

11:20 AM

The President meets with members Civil Society

U.S. Embassy Havana, Havana Cuba Travel Pool Spray at the top

1:25 PM

The First Family attends a Major League Baseball exhibition game

Estadio Latinoamericano, Havana Cuba Open to pre-credentialed media

3:50 PM

The First Family departs Cuba

Jose Marti International Airport, Havana, Cuba Open to pre-credentialed media

11:50 PM

The First Family arrive in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Ezeiza Airport, Buenos Aires, Argentina Open to pre-credentialed media

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