The President and the First Lady will participate in a community service project in the Washington, DC area in celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and in honor of Dr. King’s life and legacy.
The President will welcome Prime Minister Turnbull of Australia to the White House on the Prime Minister’s first trip to Washington since assuming office.
The President will travel to Detroit, Michigan to experience firsthand the remarkable progress made by the City, its people and neighborhoods, and the American auto industry. While in Detroit, the President will visit the 2016 North American International Auto Show to highlight the more than 640,000 new auto industry jobs created since the auto rescue and the record auto sales in the U.S. in 2015.
The President will deliver remarks and host a reception for the nation’s mayors at the White House.
As part of her Joining Forces Initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver remarks at the 84th Winter Meeting of the United States Conference on Mayors at the Capital Hilton. She will speak about the Administration’s efforts to end veteran homelessness and the importance of mayoral leadership in the process.
The President will award National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology and Innovation to 17 scientists, engineers, mathematicians and innovators.