The President's NATO Schedule

White House guidance

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    TK
    AP
    President Obama will land in Chicago on Saturday at 8:45 p.m.

    The White House released guidance on President Barack Obama's schedule around the NATO Summit. 

    Below is the note in-full:

    On Saturday, the President will host G8 meetings at Camp David throughout the day.  
    In the morning, the President will host the first working session with G8 Leaders. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.
    Later in the morning, the President will take a family photo with G8 Leaders. There will be pool coverage of the photo.
    Later, the President will host the second working session with G8 Leaders. This working session is closed press.
    In the afternoon, the President will host a working lunch on food security. There will be a pool spray at the top of the working lunch.
    Later in the afternoon, the President will host the third working session with G8 Leaders. This working session is closed press.
    Next, the President will host the fourth working session with G8 Leaders. This working session is closed press.
    Afterwards, the President will host the fifth working session with G8 Leaders. This working session is closed press.
    In the evening, the President will deliver a statement. There will be pool coverage of the President’s remarks.
    At night, the President will depart Camp David en route Chicago, Illinois. The First Lady will travel with the President from Joint Base Andrews to Chicago. The arrival at Chicago O’Hare International Airport is open press.
    The President will remain overnight in Chicago.
    On Sunday morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan at McCormick Place in Chicago. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting.
    In the afternoon, the President will meet with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at McCormick Place. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.
    Later in the afternoon, the President will take part in the official greeting of the North Atlantic Council Leaders. This greeting at McCormick Place is pooled press.
    Next, the President will participate in the opening session of the North Atlantic Council at McCormick Place. There will be pool coverage at the top of this session.
    In the evening, the President will take a NATO family photo with leaders at Soldier Field. This photo is pooled press.
    Following the family photo, the President will attend a NATO working dinner at Soldier Field. This dinner is closed press.
    The President will remain overnight in Chicago.
    Saturday’s Out-of-Town Travel Pool
    Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
    Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
    TV Corr & Crew: NBC
    Print: Wall Street Journal
    Radio: FOX
    Sunday’s Out-of-Town Travel Pool
    Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
    Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
    TV Corr & Crew: ABC
    Print: Washington Times
    Saturday, May 19, 2012
    EDT
    9:00AM          THE PRESIDENT attends the first working session with G8 Leaders
                            Camp David
                            Pool Spray at the Top
    10:45AM        THE PRESIDENT takes part in a family photo with G8 Leaders
                            Camp David
                            Pool Coverage
    11:15AM        THE PRESIDENT attends the second working session with G8 Leaders
                            Camp David
                            Closed Press
    12:25PM         THE PRESIDENT attends a working lunch on food security
                            Camp David
                            Pool Spray at the Top
    2:25PM           THE PRESIDENT attends the third working session with G8 Leaders
                            Camp David
                            Closed Press
    3:45PM           THE PRESIDENT attends the fourth working session with G8 Leaders 
                            Camp David
                            Closed Press
    4:40PM           THE PRESIDENT attends the fifth working session with G8 Leaders
                            Camp David
                            Closed Press
    5:45PM           THE PRESIDENT delivers a statement
                            Camp David
                            Pool Coverage
    7:10PM           THE PRESIDENT departs Camp David en route Joint Base Andrews
                            Camp David 
                            Closed Press 
    7:55PM           THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart Joint Base Andrews
                            Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 5:45 PM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews) 
    CDT
    8:45PM           THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive Chicago, Illinois
                            Chicago O’Hare International Airport
                            Open Press
    Sunday, May 20, 2012
    CDT
    10:45AM        THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan
                            McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
                            Pool Spray at the Bottom 
    12:35PM         THE PRESIDENT meets with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen
                            McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
                            Pool Spray at the Top
    1:30PM           THE PRESIDENT takes part in the official greeting of the North Atlantic Council Leaders
                            McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
                            Pooled Press
    2:15PM           THE PRESIDENT participates in the opening session of the North Atlantic Council
                             McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
                             Pool Coverage at the top
                            
    7:40PM           THE PRESIDENT takes part in a NATO family photo
                            Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois
                            Pooled Press
    8:00PM           THE PRESIDENT attends a NATO working dinner
                            Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois
                            Closed Press
    The White House released guidance on President Obama's schedule:
    Schedule for the Week of May 21, 2012
    On Monday, the President will attend meetings at the NATO Summit in Chicago, Illinois. Later in the day, the President will travel to Joplin, Missouri, where he will deliver the commencement address at Joplin High School. The President will return to Washington, DC, in the evening. 
    On Tuesday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.
    On Wednesday, the President will travel to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to deliver the commencement address at the Air Force Academy. The President will then travel to Denver, Colorado for a campaign event. In the evening, the President will travel to California for campaign events in Atherton and Redwood City. The President will spend the night in San Jose, California.
    On Thursday, the President will attend a campaign event in Palo Alto, California. The President will then travel to the Newton, Iowa, area to deliver remarks on the economy at an official event. The President will continue to push Congress to act on a “To Do List” he laid out with initiatives that have bipartisan support and will create jobs and help restore middle class security. Later, the President will attend a campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa, before returning to Washington, DC, in the evening. 
    On Friday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.