3rd World Press Briefing will inaugurate tomorrow.

Karachi, TOS News, October 23, 2011: The 3rd World Press Briefing is being organized by the LOCOG at London form October 24-27, 2011 at Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London. Following is the program outline:

Monday 24 October, Logan Hall, Institute of Education

10.00: NOC Press Attaché meeting – Monday 24 October, IOE
12:00: Arrival, registration for World Press Briefing, exhibition and lunch
13:00: Welcome from Lord Sebastian Coe, Chairman, LOCOG Overview from Jayne Pearce, Head of Press Operations, LOCOG.

Presentations:
Press Services
Arrivals and Departures
Transport

14:45                                   Refreshment break/Exhibition

15:30                                   Presentations:  Rate Card Technology

17:00                                   Session ends

17:30                                   Institute of Education Workshops:

•        Info+ demonstration (scheduled)
•        Press Services one to one (sign up)
•        Main Press Centre meetings with MPC office holders (scheduled)

18:30                                   Optional social activities (as per the options below)

London 2012 Merchandise
A select range of official London 2012 merchandise will be on sale at the Institute of Education for one day only during the World Press Briefing, on Monday 24 October.  Delegates will have a chance to browse and buy. The shop will remain open during lunch and the refreshment breaks.

Tuesday 25 October: Logan Hall, Institute of Education

08:30                                   Welcome refreshments/Exhibition

09:00                                   Welcome

Presentations:
Ceremonies and Torch Relay
Park Operations
Sport
10:35                                  Refreshment break/Exhibition

10:45                                  Presentations:

Venue Press Operations
Main Press Centre
Logistics and Deliveries
Olympic and Paralympic News Service
Paralympic Games
Wrap up and briefing on afternoon tours

12:35                                   Packed lunch provided

13:00                                   Departure of coaches for tour of North Greenwich Arena, Basketball Arena and Velodrome

14:00                                   Institute of Education Workshops:

•        IPC Classification workshop, including opportunities to interview British Paralympians (sign up)
•        Main Press Centre meetings with MPC office holders (scheduled)
•        Press Services one on one (sign up)
•        Info+ demonstration (scheduled)
•        Photo workshop (scheduled)

Wednesday 26 October, Logan Hall, Institute of Education

08:30                                   Welcome refreshments/Exhibition
09:00                                   Welcome
Kevan Gosper, Chairman of the IOC Press Commission

Presentations:
Anthony Edgar, IOC Head of Media Operations
‘Look’ and Branding
Photo Services

10:40                                 Refreshment break
Exhibition

11:00                                 Presentations:
London & Partners
Cultural Olympiad and London 2012 Festival
Security
Wrap up and briefing on afternoon tours

12:45                                   Lunch/Exhibition

13.15                                   Departure of coaches for tour of Main Press Centre, Olympic Stadium and Aquatics Centre
13:15                                   Institute of Education Workshops:

Thursday 27 October
09:00:

Non-rights holding broadcasters (ENR) workshop LOCOG offices, Korbut room, 1 Churchill Place, London, E14 5LN

09:00:

Pre-booked train travel organised to:
•        Weymouth (Sailing)
Meeting point: outside Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC10AL

09:30:

Pre-booked coach tours depart from the Institute of Education to:
•        Lee Valley White Water Centre (Canoe Slalom) and Hadleigh Farm (Cycling – Mountain Bike)
•        Lord’s Cricket Ground (Archery) and Wembley Stadium (Football)
•        Wimbledon (Tennis)

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