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President Obama official schedule and guidance, April 16, 2010. Outdoors conference

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 15, 2010

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2010

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

Later, the President will deliver remarks at the White House Conference on America's Great Outdoors, which will be held at the Department of the Interior. He will address the challenges, opportunities, and innovations surrounding modern-day land conservation and the importance of reconnecting Americans and American families to the outdoors. This event is pooled for TV and still photographers and open to pre-credentialed correspondents. The deadline to request credentials has passed.

After returning to the White House, the President will meet with his national security team on Afghanistan and Pakistan in the Situation Room. This meeting is closed press. Expected attendees include:

Vice President Joe Biden

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Ambassador Susan Rice, Permanent U.S. Representative to the United Nations (via videoconference)

USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah

Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg

Deputy Secretary of State Jack Lew

Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Neal Wolin

Under Secretary of Defense Michele Flournoy

Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Karl Eikenberry, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan (via videoconference)

Anne Patterson, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan (via videoconference)

Admiral Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

General James E. Cartwright, USMC, Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

General David Petraeus, U.S. Central Command

General Stanley McChrystal, U.S. Commander in Afghanistan (via videoconference)

Admiral Dennis Blair, Director of National Intelligence

CIA Director Leon Panetta

General James Jones, National Security Advisor

Tom Donilon, Deputy National Security Advisor

John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security

Tony Blinken, National Security Advisor to the Vice President

Lieutenant General Douglas Lute, Special Assistant to the President for Afghanistan and Pakistan

The President and the Vice President will then have lunch in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will host a meeting of the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board (PERAB) in the Roosevelt Room to discuss a range of economic issues, including job creation and the President's proposal to double the number of exports over the next five years. The Vice President will also attend. The President will discuss the urgent need to pass strong financial reform legislation, and the momentum behind reform efforts currently in the Senate. He will specifically address the steps we must take to strengthen oversight of derivatives, the same financial products that led to the near collapse of AIG, warning that the problems of the future will rest on the steps we take to address derivatives now. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting. The entire meeting will be streamed live at www.WhiteHouse.gov/live.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: Politics Daily/Sun Times

Radio: FOX

EDT

9:30AM Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:15AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the White House Conference on America's Great Outdoors

Department of the Interior

Pooled for TV and still photographers and open to pre-credentialed correspondents (Travel Pool Gather Time 9:45AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT meets with his national security team on Afghanistan and Pakistan

Situation Room

Closed Press

12:45PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT have lunch

Private Dining Room

Closed Press

1:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with the PERAB

Roosevelt Room

Pool spray at the top (Gather Time 1:20PM -Briefing Room)

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Closed press.
Closed press.
Closed press.

Yep - "open" allright...

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