Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Live Stream: White House Tribal Conference


Follow the White House Tribal Conference on Thursday, 05 November, 9:00 a.m. - 5:20 p.m.

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The event will take place in the Sidney R. Yates Auditorium at the Department of the Interior from 9am to 5:20pm. The building is located at 1849 C. Street, NW, in Washington, D.C.

Obama is tentatively scheduled to be at the meeting in the morning and the afternoon, according to the White House. Tribal leaders will participate "interactive discussion" with the president, who will deliver opening and closing remarks at the conference.

Other administration officials expected to attend are: Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, Deputy Attorney General David Ogden, HUD Deputy Secretary Ronald Sims, DHS Deputy Secretary Jane Lute, Associate Attorney General Tom Perrelli, and Indian Health Service Director Dr. Yvette Robideaux

The tentative schedule follows:


9:00–9:30 - Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:30–10:40 - Interactive Discussion with President Obama
10:45-12:15 - Interactive Discussion with Administration Officials
12:15–1:45 - Lunch
1:45-3:00 - Interactive Discussion with Administration Officials
3:15-4:45 - Interactive Discussion with Administration Officials
4:45-5:20 - Closing Remarks


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