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