Schedule for the Week of January 17, 2011
On Tuesday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.
On Wednesday, the President and the First Lady will host President Hu Jintao of the People's Republic of China for a state visit. In the morning, the President will welcome President Hu to the White House in a State Arrival Ceremony. The President and President Hu will also hold a bilateral meeting and a joint press conference. In the evening, the President and the First Lady will host a State Dinner in honor of President Hu.
On Thursday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.
On Friday, the President will host a reception for mayors at the White House. Later, the President will travel to Schenectady, New York to visit the birthplace of General Electric. The site is home to GE's largest energy division, including steam turbines, generators, wind and solar, and the future home of GE's advanced battery manufacturing facility. The President will tour the site with GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt and he will make remarks on the importance of growing the economy and making America more competitive by investing in jobs, innovation and clean energy. The GE plant in Schenectady is a direct beneficiary of GE's power turbine deal with India announced during the President's trip last November. Later, the President will attend the Democratic Issues Conference in Cambridge, Maryland.