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APEC Leaders' Open Press Events as of 11/10/2011

November 10, 2011


 



MEDIA INFORMATION FOR APEC LEADERS’ MEETINGS

HONOLULU, HAWAII
NOVEMBER 8 - 13, 2011

 

OPEN PRESS EVENTS AS November 10, 2011

 

The following logistical information and schedule has been released for the upcoming APEC Summit in Honolulu, Hawai’i. This information is provided for media logistical planning purposes only. It is not for broadcast or publication.

 

Pool Gathering Times and Locations

All events REQUIRE a yellow APEC press credential and appropriate underlay for participation except for certain noted events.

 

Times and events are subject to change.  Please check the schedule regularly in the International Media Schedule (IMC) in the Hawai’i Convention Center, Exhibit Hall III.

 

 

Day

Event

Gather Time

Gather Location

Thursday 11/10

Secretary Timothy Geithner meets with ASEAN Finance Ministers

7:00 am – 8:45 am

Pooled photo/video spray at conclusion of meeting

8:00 AM

Entrance Area to the IMC

Thursday 11/10

APEC Finance Ministerial and Working Luncheon

9:00 am – 2:15 pm

Photo/video spray at top of meeting, event underlay required, please sign up at the Press Information Desk

8:15 AM

Entrance Area to the IMC

Thursday 11/10

Sec. Clinton Address at the East-West Center

11:00 am – 12:00 pm (noon)                UPDATED

The speech will be open to credentialed members of the media; however, media must RSVP by email to ElmanF@EastWestCenter.org.
Pre-set time for video cameras: 8:30 a.m. HST (LOCAL) at Imin Center-Jefferson Hall.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:00 a.m. HST (LOCAL) at Imin Center-Jefferson Hall.

N/A

East-West Center

 

Imin Center-Jefferson Hall
1777 East-West Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96848

 

(no transport provided)


 

 

Day

Event

Gather Time

Gather Location

Thursday

11/10

APEC Finance Ministerial Family Photo

12:00 pm – 12:15 pm

Open to photo/ video, event underlay required, please sign up at the Press Information Desk

11:15 AM

Entrance Area to the IMC

 

Thursday

11/10

 

Press Conference by U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

Open to APEC credentialed press, no additional underlay required

Event Starts at 2:30 PM

Press Briefing Space in the IMC

Thursday

11/10

Briefing ON BACKGROUND and OFF CAMERA with U.S. State Department Official. A readout of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s bilateral meetings in Honolulu, Hawai’i.

4:00 pm                                                NEW

Open to APEC credentialed press, no additional underlay required

3:45 PM

Entrance Area to the IMC

Thursday

11/10

APEC Ministers’ Dinner with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Pooled Press

TBD

Entrance Area to the IMC for Transport to Shangri-La

                       

Friday

11/11

APEC Ministerial Meeting (AMM) with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk

9:30 am – 10:00 am

Open to APEC credentialed press, event underlay required, please sign up at the Press Information Desk

8:30 AM

Entrance Area to the IMC

Friday

11/11

AMM Family Photo

10:00 am – 10:25 am

Open to APEC credentialed press, event underlay required, please sign up at the Press Information Desk

9:15 AM

Entrance Area to the IMC

 

Friday

11/11

APEC Disaster Resiliency Meeting chaired by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Open to APEC credentialed press, event underlay required, please sign up at the Press Information Desk

Photo/video camera spray at the top of the meeting

9:45 AM

Entrance Area to the IMC

Friday 11/11

Conversation with the CEO Summit – “Women and the Economy” with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

3:15 pm – 3:55 pm

Open to press credentialed for the APEC CEO Summit

N/A

Sheraton Waikiki (no transport provided)


 

 

Day

Event

Gather Time

Gather Location

Friday

11/11

Press Conference by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Open to APEC credentialed press, no additional underlay required

Event Starts at Time TBD

Press Briefing Space in the IMC

Friday 11/11

Press Conference by APEC Trade Ministers with U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk

Open to APEC credentialed press, no additional underlay required

Event Starts at 5:30 PM

Press Briefing Space in the IMC

Friday 11/11

International Trade Reception Celebrating U.S.-Japan Relations. Co-hosted by the U.S.-Japan Council (USJC) and the APEC 2011 Hawai’i Host Committee

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm                               NEW

Members of the media are permitted to cover the reception. Media check-in begins at 5:30 pm

Press contact: Mr. Peter Boylan – peter_boylan@inouye.senate.gov

N/A

The Bishop Museum

1525 Bernice Street

Honolulu, HI 96817

           

Saturday

11/12

 

 

 

 

First Lady Michelle Obama will visit MA’O Organic Farms located in the Waianae area. The tour will be followed by a luncheon for the APEC Leaders’ spouses

11:30 am

Open Press – RSVP no later than 5:00 pm on November 10 to FirstLadyPress@who.eop.gov

N/A

N/A (no transport provided)

Saturday

11/12

President and Mrs. Obama Greet APEC Leaders and Spouses for APEC Leaders’ Dinner

6:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Pooled Press

2:30 - 3:00 PM

Hawai’i Exhibit in Exhibit Hall I for Security Sweep and Transport to Hale Koa Hotel

           

Sunday

11/13

APEC Leaders’ Meeting

9:45 am – 11:45 am

Pooled Press

5:00 - 5:30 AM

Hawai’i Exhibit in Exhibit Hall I for Security Sweep and Transport to JW Marriott Hotel

Sunday

11/13

First Lady Michelle Obama Greets APEC Leader Spouses for Spouses’ Luncheon

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Pooled Press

8:15 – 8:45 AM

Hawai’i Exhibit in Exhibit Hall I for Security Sweep and Transport to Kualoa Ranch

Sunday

11/13

APEC Leaders’ Family Photo

2:25 pm – 2:40 pm

Pooled Press

 

10:00 - 10:30 AM

Hawai’i Exhibit in Exhibit Hall I for Security Sweep and Transport to JW Marriott Hotel

Day

Event

Gather Time

Gather Location

Sunday

11/13

Concluding Press Conference by President Barack Obama

4:45 pm – 5:15 pm

Open Press, event underlay required, please sign up at the Press Information Desk not less than 48 hours in advance (Friday, November 11 at 4:00 pm)

12:00 - 12:30 PM

Hawai’i Exhibit in Exhibit Hall I for Security Sweep and Transport to JW Marriott Hotel

Sunday 11/13

North American Leaders Summit

6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Press spray at the top: US pool, Canada pool, Mexico pool

1:30 - 2:00 PM

Hawai’i Exhibit in Exhibit Hall I for Security Sweep and Transport to JW Marriott Hotel

           

Monday

11/14

First Lady Michelle Obama will meet military families at Hickam Air Force Base and speak at a hiring fair sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Open Press – RSVP no later than 5:00 pm on November 10 to FirstLadyPress@who.eop.gov

TBD

TBD