POTUS arrives in boyhood home Honolulu Fri. at start of 9-day Asia-Pacific tour to deepen U.S. economic, security ties in region.
Hosts two-day APEC summit, bilateral meet on sidelines Sat. with Chinese Pres. Hu. Then heads to Australia Tues., before Bali Thurs.
Here is an outline of the president’s trip:
— Departs Washington on Friday and stops in San Diego to attend Carrier Classic basketball game aboard the USS Carl Vinson. He then flies to Honolulu for the APEC summit.
— Hosts meeting of Transpacific Partnership.
— Attends APEC CEO Summit. Event format includes dialogue with Boeing CEO James McNerney.
— Meets with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda
— Meets with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
— Meets with China’s Jintao
— Hosts dinner and cultural program for APEC leaders
— Attends APEC opening plenary
— Participates in leaders’ dialogue with the APEC Business Advisory Council.
— Attends closing plenary focused on green jobs
— Holds news conference
— Attends North American Leaders Summit with Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper
— Attends fund-raiser in Hawaii
— Departs Hawaii for Canberra
— Arrives in Canberra
— Attends bilateral meeting with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard
— Holds press conference with Gillard
— Attends dinner at Parliament House
— Attends wreath-laying ceremony at Australian war memorial
— Speech to Australian Parliament focusing on U.S. engagement in Asia-Pacific
— Visits local school with Gillard
— Flies to Darwin
— Visits memorial to USS Peary, a U.S. destroyer that was sunk by the Japanese during World War II
— Delivers remarks to troops in Darwin
— Flies to Bali
— Attends bilateral meetings with leaders of India, Thailand, the Philippines and Malaysia
— Attends U.S.-ASEAN bilateral meeting
— Attends meeting with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
— Attends dinner with East Asia Summit leaders
— Attends East Asia Summit, then departs for Washington
— Arrives back in Washington