IOC Executive Board meeting in Lausanne in December – Information for the media

IOC Executive Board meeting in Lausanne in December – Information for the media

International Olympic Committee, Press Release, Nov 16, 2011: The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will meet in Lausanne on 7 and 8 December 2011 (IOC Executive Board meeting Lausanne).

On the first day, the EB will have a joint meeting with the Executive Council of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) and will hear reports from IOC commissions. On day two, the EB will receive updates on the activities of the IOC administration and hear about preparations for the forthcoming Olympic Games, London 2012, Sochi 2014, Rio de Janeiro 2016 and Pyeong Chang 2018.

The EB will also receive a full update on the upcoming first Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in January 2012 and hear about preparations for the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in 2014. Media representatives wishing to cover the meetings are requested to confirm their attendance via the IOC website.

Programme:

Wednesday 7 December 2011

Time (CET)                               Meetings/Events                                                              Place

8.50 a.m.                                   Photo Opportunity                                                           IOC headquarters, Vidy

9 – 10:45 a.m.                          IOC Executive Board meeting                                        IOC headquarters, Vidy

11 a.m. – 12.45 p.m.               Joint meeting between the IOC Executive Board       IOC headquarter, Vidy

and the ANOC Executive Council

2.45 – 6 p.m.                          IOC Executive Board meeting                                          IOC headquarters, Vidy

6.30 p.m.                                 Press briefing with IOC Director of Comm                  IOC headquarters, Vidy

Thursday 8 Dec 2011

Time (CET)                            Meetings/Events                                                                 Place

8.50 a.m.                                Photo opportunity                                                              IOC headquarters, Vidy

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.                      IOC Executive Board meeting                                          IOC headquarters, Vidy

1.30 p.m.                               Press briefing with IOC Director of Comm                    IOC headquarters, Vidy

2.30 – 6 p.m.                       IOC Executive Board meeting                                           IOC headquarters, Vidy

7.30 p.m.                              IOC President’s press conference                                     IOC headquarters, Vidy

Please note that the all times are subject to change.

Media accreditation: 

Please note that accreditations are being processed online. Media representatives wishing to cover the meetings are requested to register by 1 December on the IOC website.

If you have already registered for previous meetings, please connect to your profile with your e-mail address and tick the box for the December 2011 Executive Board meeting.  For journalists who have not yet registered, please follow the instructions.

Media facilities: 

A working area for the media will be set up in the Vancouver 2010, London 2012 and Sochi 2014 meeting rooms. The IOC headquarters is equipped with wireless.

Accommodation: 

Media representatives are requested to make their own bookings.

Press conference: teleconference call and playback:

Media representatives who will not travel to Lausanne will have the possibility to listen live to the President’s press conference on 8 December by teleconference.

The number and access code will be as follows:
Number to dial: +41 91 610 41 20
PIN code (access code): 2612179#

Please contact the IOC Communications Department one day in advance to confirm the time of the press briefing and press conference. Media representatives will also have the opportunity to access the audio recording of the President’s press conference on 8 December one hour after it takes place, and for a period of 48 hours. Depending on where they are calling from, participants requesting the digital playback should dial:

+41 91 612 4330 (in Europe)
+44 207 108 6233 (in the UK)
+1 (1) 866 4162 558 (in the USA)
PIN code (access code): 12887#

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