IOC Executive Board meeting in February

IOC Executive Board meeting in February

Lausanne – Switzerland, Jan 17, 2013: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) will meet in Lausanne at the Lausanne Palace Hotel on 12 and 13 February 2013.

The EB is scheduled to receive reports from various IOC commissions, including the Olympic Programme Commission, and updates on the activities of the IOC administration and preparations for future editions of the Olympic Games and Youth Olympic Games.

The EB will also review the five Candidate Cities for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) – Buenos Aires (ARG), Glasgow (GBR), Guadalajara (MEX), Medellin (COL) and Rotterdam (NED)* – and decide how many will go through to the next stage of the bidding process.

* Candidate Cities listed in alphabetical order

Media representatives wishing to cover the meetings are requested to confirm their attendance via the IOC website (please see below).

Tuesday 12 February 2013

Time (CET) Meetings/Events Place

8.50 a.m. Photo opportunity Lausanne Palace Hotel

9 a.m. – 1 p.m. IOC Executive Board Lausanne Palace Hotel

3 – 6 p.m. IOC Executive Board Lausanne Palace Hotel

6.30 p.m. Press briefing with the IOC Director of Communications, Mark Adams Lausanne Palace Hotel

Wednesday 13 February 2012

Time (CET) Meetings/Events Place

8.50 a.m. Photo opportunity Lausanne Palace Hotel

9 a.m. – 1 p.m. IOC Executive Board meeting Lausanne Palace Hotel

2:30 p.m. TBC IOC President’s press conference Lausanne Palace Hotel

Please note that all times are subject to change.

Media accreditation:

Accreditations are processed online. Media representatives wishing to cover the meetings are requested to register by Friday 8 February on the IOC website.

If you have already registered for previous meetings, please access your profile using your e-mail address and tick the box for the February 2013 Executive Board meeting.

For journalists who have not yet registered, please follow the instructions provided.

Click here https://secure.registration.olympic.org/en/media-registration to access the media accreditation system.

Should you have any issues when registering, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Venue:

The Lausanne Palace Hotel, Rue du Grand-Chêne 7, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland

Media facilities:

The Lausanne Palace Hotel is equipped with Wi-Fi.

Accommodation:

Media representatives are requested to make their own arrangements.

Press conference: teleconference call and playback

Media representatives who will not be in Lausanne will have the possibility of listening to the President’s press conference live on 13 February by teleconference.

The number and access code will be as follows:

Number to dial: +41 91 610 41 20. For a full list of phone numbers in your country, please click here.

PIN code (access code): 2612179#

Please contact the IOC Communications Department one day in advance to confirm the time of the press briefing and the press conference.

Media representatives will also have the opportunity to access the audio recording of the President’s press conference on 13 February 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): 14393#. —- IOC

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