62nd FIFA Congress Media programme and services

62nd FIFA Congress Media programme and services

Zurich-Switzerland, May 20, 2012: 62nd FIFA Congress, We are pleased to provide you with the following information on the media programme, the media facilities and other services.

Media programme:

Tuesday, 22 May

14.30 (TBC) Press conference following the meeting of the FIFA Executive Committee Media centre, Sofitel Hotel

Thursday, 24 May

08.30 Medical conference Hungexpo

14.00 Press conference following the medical conference Media centre, Sofitel Hotel

17.00 Opening ceremony (with media ticket only) Congress & WT Center

Friday, 25 May

09.30 62nd FIFA Congress Hungexpo

Press conference following Congress Hungexpo media centre (Pavilion 25)

Media Accreditation

The accreditation badges will be available for collection in the media centre at the Hotel Sofitel Budapest between 22-24 May and at Hungexpo (Conference Center entrance, hall K – parking in P3) on 25 May.

Media Centres

Hotel Sofitel Budapest, Széchenyi István tér 2, 1051 Budapest

Opening hours:

Tue 22 May: 09.00-18.00

Wed 23 May: 09.00-18.00

Thu 24 May: 09.00-21.00 Hungexpo

Hungexpo Center of International Relations, Pavilion 25 (next to hall G/F) Entrance and accreditation: building K

Opening hours:

Fri 25 May: 09.00-18.00

Opening ceremony

Due to limited space, only a restricted number of camera operators and photographers can participate at the opening ceremony. If you are interested, we kindly ask you to send an e-mail to [email protected] before 18.00 on Friday, 18 May and we will try to find a suitable place.

All other media representatives can follow the ceremony in the Sofitel Hotel media centre.

Medical Conference

Media representatives can attend the second part of the 2nd FIFA Medical Conference. The conference will focus on health as a very important factor in sport and will be attended by international experts and speakers.

Amongst other topics, the agenda for Thursday will include the anti-doping and PCMA (Pre-Competition Medical Assessment [Football emergency medicine/prevention of sudden cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death]).

If you are interested, we kindly ask you to send an e-mail to [email protected] by 18.00 on Friday, 18 May. Transport will be provided by shuttle buses.

Photo briefings

The following briefing is mandatory for photographers who would like to attend the Congress: Hungexpo media centre, 08.30 on Friday, 25 May

Shuttle bus services-Medical Conference

Thu 24 May Hotel Sofitel > Hungexpo: departing at 07.30

Hungexpo > Hotel Sofitel: departing 15 minutes after the end of the conference (approx. 13.00)

FIFA Congress

Fri 22 May Hotel Sofitel > Hungexpo: departing at 08.00

Hungexpo > Hotel Sofitel: departing 15 minutes after the end of the press conference

Hungexpo > Hotel Sofitel: departing 18.00

Streaming on FIFA.com

Several events will be streamed on FIFA.com:

• Executive Committee press conference

• Medical press conference

• Congress

• Congress press conference

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