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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Oct. 13, 2011. Republic of Korea State Dinner

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UPDATE 2:
The official arrival ceremony will be on the South Lawn.

In the morning, the President and the First Lady will welcome President Lee Myung-bak and First Lady Kim Yoon-ok of the Republic of Korea to the White House. The Vice President will also attend. The official arrival ceremony on the South Lawn is open to pre-credentialed press. The deadline to request media credentials has passed.

9:00AM THE PRESIDENT, THE VICE PRESIDENT, and THE FIRST LADY welcome President Lee and First Lady Kim to the White House
South Lawn
Open to pre-credentialed media (Final Gather 8:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)




THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 12, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2011

In the morning, the President and the First Lady will welcome President Lee Myung-bak and First Lady Kim Yoon-ok of the Republic of Korea to the White House. The Vice President will also attend. The official arrival ceremony on the South Lawn is open to pre-credentialed press. The deadline to request media credentials has passed.

**Please note that this event is currently outdoors and press coverage is subject to change depending on the weather. If inclement weather requires this event to be moved inside, updated guidance will be sent at approximately 6:00AM tomorrow.**

Later in the morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Lee in the Oval Office. The Vice President will also attend. There will be a stills only pool spray at the bottom of the meeting. The President will then hold an expanded bilateral meeting with President Lee and the Official U.S. and Official Korean Delegations in the Cabinet Room. This meeting is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will hold a joint press conference with President Lee in the Rose Garden. The press conference is open to pre-credentialed press, however the deadline to request media credentials has passed.

**Please note that this event is currently outdoors and location is subject to change depending on the weather.**

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will welcome President Lee and First Lady Kim at the North Portico. This arrival is pooled for TV and correspondents and open to pre-credentialed still photographers. The deadline to request media credentials has passed. The President and the First Lady will then take the official photo with President Lee and First Lady Kim on the Grand Staircase. This is pooled press.

Later, the President and the First Lady will host a State Dinner in honor of President Lee. The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend. The President and President Lee will each give a toast. The toast remarks during the dinner are pooled press. Following the dinner, the President and the First Lady will attend the State Dinner reception with President Lee in the State Dining Room. There will be pooled press coverage of this event.

Also, at 4:30PM tomorrow, following a meeting with Chief of Staff Bill Daley, Governor O'Malley of Maryland, Governor Gregoire of Washington and Governor Dayton of Minnesota will be available at the stakeout to discuss the importance of passing the American Jobs Act so we can immediately put workers back on the job and put more money in the pockets of working Americans.


In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: NY Post
Radio: NPR


EDT

7:00AM Pool Call Time

9:00AM THE PRESIDENT, THE VICE PRESIDENT, and THE FIRST LADY welcome President Lee and First Lady Kim to the White House
South Lawn
Open to pre-credentialed media (Pre-set 7:30AM - Final Gather 8:20AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with President Lee; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends
Oval Office
Pool spray at the bottom (Gather Time 10:15AM - Brady Press Briefing Room)

11:05AM THE PRESIDENT holds an expanded bilateral meeting with President Lee and Official U.S. and Official Korean Delegations
Cabinet Room
Closed Press

12:20PM THE PRESIDENT and President Lee hold a joint press conference
Rose Garden
Open to pre-credentialed media (Pre-set 11:10AM - Final Gather 11:45AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY welcome President Lee and First Lady Kim
North Portico
Pooled TV & correspondents, Open to pre-credentialed still photographers (Pre-set 6:00PM - Final Gather 6:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY take official photo with President Lee and First Lady Kim
Grand Staircase
Pooled Press (Gather Time 7:00PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

8:35PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend the State Dinner with President Lee and First Lady Kim; THE PRESIDENT and President Lee will each deliver a toast
East Room
Pooled Press for toasts by President Obama and President Lee (Gather Time 8:00PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
**Travel pool should dress in dark suits for this formal event**

10:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend the State Dinner Reception with President Lee and First Lady Kim
State Dining Room
Pooled Press (Gather Time 9:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
**Travel pool should dress in dark suits for this formal event**

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UPDATED:
Due to inclement weather, please review updated guidance below.

In the morning, the President and the First Lady will welcome President Lee Myung-bak and First Lady Kim Yoon-ok of the Republic of Korea to the White House. The Vice President will also attend. The arrival at the South Portico and the welcome ceremony on the State Floor are pooled press.


9:00AM THE PRESIDENT, THE VICE PRESIDENT, and THE FIRST LADY receive President Lee and First Lady Kim at the White House
South Portico
Pooled Press (Pre-set 8:15AM - Final Gather 8:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

9:05AM THE PRESIDENT, THE VICE PRESIDENT, and THE FIRST LADY welcome President Lee and First Lady Kim to the White House
State Floor
Pooled Press (Pre-set 8:15AM - Final Gather 8:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)



THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 12, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2011

In the morning, the President and the First Lady will welcome President Lee Myung-bak and First Lady Kim Yoon-ok of the Republic of Korea to the White House. The Vice President will also attend. The official arrival ceremony on the South Lawn is open to pre-credentialed press. The deadline to request media credentials has passed.

**Please note that this event is currently outdoors and press coverage is subject to change depending on the weather. If inclement weather requires this event to be moved inside, updated guidance will be sent at approximately 6:00AM tomorrow.**

Later in the morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Lee in the Oval Office. The Vice President will also attend. There will be a stills only pool spray at the bottom of the meeting. The President will then hold an expanded bilateral meeting with President Lee and the Official U.S. and Official Korean Delegations in the Cabinet Room. This meeting is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will hold a joint press conference with President Lee in the Rose Garden. The press conference is open to pre-credentialed press, however the deadline to request media credentials has passed.

**Please note that this event is currently outdoors and location is subject to change depending on the weather.**

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will welcome President Lee and First Lady Kim at the North Portico. This arrival is pooled for TV and correspondents and open to pre-credentialed still photographers. The deadline to request media credentials has passed. The President and the First Lady will then take the official photo with President Lee and First Lady Kim on the Grand Staircase. This is pooled press.

Later, the President and the First Lady will host a State Dinner in honor of President Lee. The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend. The President and President Lee will each give a toast. The toast remarks during the dinner are pooled press. Following the dinner, the President and the First Lady will attend the State Dinner reception with President Lee in the State Dining Room. There will be pooled press coverage of this event.

Also, at 4:30PM tomorrow, following a meeting with Chief of Staff Bill Daley, Governor O'Malley of Maryland, Governor Gregoire of Washington and Governor Dayton of Minnesota will be available at the stakeout to discuss the importance of passing the American Jobs Act so we can immediately put workers back on the job and put more money in the pockets of working Americans.


In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: NY Post
Radio: NPR


EDT

7:00AM Pool Call Time

9:00AM THE PRESIDENT, THE VICE PRESIDENT, and THE FIRST LADY welcome President Lee and First Lady Kim to the White House
South Lawn
Open to pre-credentialed media (Pre-set 7:30AM - Final Gather 8:20AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with President Lee; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends
Oval Office
Pool spray at the bottom (Gather Time 10:15AM - Brady Press Briefing Room)

11:05AM THE PRESIDENT holds an expanded bilateral meeting with President Lee and Official U.S. and Official Korean Delegations
Cabinet Room
Closed Press

12:20PM THE PRESIDENT and President Lee hold a joint press conference
Rose Garden
Open to pre-credentialed media (Pre-set 11:10AM - Final Gather 11:45AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY welcome President Lee and First Lady Kim
North Portico
Pooled TV & correspondents, Open to pre-credentialed still photographers (Pre-set 6:00PM - Final Gather 6:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY take official photo with President Lee and First Lady Kim
Grand Staircase
Pooled Press (Gather Time 7:00PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

8:35PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend the State Dinner with President Lee and First Lady Kim; THE PRESIDENT and President Lee will each deliver a toast
East Room
Pooled Press for toasts by President Obama and President Lee (Gather Time 8:00PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
**Travel pool should dress in dark suits for this formal event**

10:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend the State Dinner Reception with President Lee and First Lady Kim
State Dining Room
Pooled Press (Gather Time 9:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
**Travel pool should dress in dark suits for this formal event**

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