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President Obama official schedule and guidance, June 24, 2011. Pittsburgh

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 23, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011

In the morning, the President will visit Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh to highlight the importance of manufacturing to the U.S. economy, and key steps that government, the private sector and universities will take together to create new industries and new jobs. While visiting Carnegie Mellon, the President will tour the university's National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) and see a range of cutting-edge technologies that have the potential to transform and assist the manufacturing sector, from crowd-sourced vehicles and next-generation robots, to modeling and simulation. The tour will be pooled press.

Later in the morning, the President will deliver remarks on the need to focus on cross-cutting technologies that will enhance the global competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing and speed up ideas from the drawing board to the manufacturing floor. The President's remarks are open press.

In the afternoon, the President will return to Washington, DC. The departure from Pittsburgh International Airport and the arrival on the South Lawn are open press.

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: New York Times

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Newsday

Radio: FOX

EDT

10:45AM THE PRESIDENT tours Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC)

Pooled Press

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on the need to focus on cross-cutting technologies that will enhance the global competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing and speed up ideas from the drawing board to the manufacturing floor

Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center

Open Press

12:00PM In-Town Pool Call Time

12:45PM THE PRESIDENT departs Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh International Airport

Open Press

1:40PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Andrews Air Force Base

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

1:55PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House

South Lawn
Open Press (Gather Time - 1:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule:

Press Secretary Jay Carney will gaggle aboard Air Force One en route Washington, DC

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