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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Nov. 2, 2009. Focus on economy, Swedish Prime Minister

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Office of the Press Secretary
November 1, 2009


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

As the economy moves beyond crisis and into recovery, the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board (PERAB) will hold a meeting with the President to discuss long-term, innovation based ideas to sustain growth and continue to create jobs of the future. The meeting will be the second full board meeting of the PERAB and it will be live streamed at from start to finish. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt of Sweden. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting.

Later, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

There will also be a principals-level meeting of the National Economic Council in the Roosevelt Room at 2:00PM. The meeting will focus on the state of the economy as well as Administration efforts to create new jobs and put the country on the path to sustainable, long-term growth. The meeting will be led by Lawrence Summers, Director of the National Economic Council, and will include DPC Director Melody Barnes, Office of Energy and Climate Change Director Carol Browner, Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Export-Important Bank Chairman Fred Hochberg, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, NSC Director James Jones, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, Chief of Staff to the Vice President Ron Klain, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, SBA Administrator Karen Mills, OMB Director Peter Orszag, Interior Secretary Ken Salazer, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. This meeting is closed press.

In a continuing effort to provide communities with the latest information on health care reform, at 3:30PM, White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett will participate in a live online chat session to discuss the importance of needed changes in our health care system for traditionally underserved communities throughout the country. The chat will be streamed live at as well as through the White House's Facebook page where questions will be taken live from the chat:

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9:00AM Pool Call Time

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

11:10AM THE PRESIDENT meets with the PERAB
Roosevelt Room
Pooled Spray at the Top (Gather Time 11:00AM - Briefing Room)

2:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt of Sweden
Oval Office
Pool Spray at the bottom (Gather Time 2:20PM - Briefing Room)

3:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

12:45PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs


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