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IOC meetings prior to and during the London 2012 Olympic Games - Information for the Media

IOC meetings prior to and during the London 2012 Olympic Games - Information for the Media

11/07/2012

IOC Executive Board meetings: 21 and 22 July 2012
The Executive Board (EB) will hear the reports from IOC commissions and directors, as well as updates on preparations for the imminent Olympic Games in London and forthcoming Olympic Games: Sochi 2014, Rio de Janeiro 2016 and PyeongChang 2018 and upcoming Youth Olympic Games: Nanjing 2014 and Lillehammer 2016.

124th IOC Session: 24 – 26 July and 12 August 2012 
The 124th IOC Session will make decisions on key policy issues and areas under its authority and will hear reports from all commissions and IOC departments.

Programme

IOC Executive Board meetings: 21 and 22 July 2012

Saturday 21 July 2012

Time (BST) 

Meetings/Events 

Place

8.50 a.m.

Photo opportunity
Pooled by a limited number of media to be determined by the IOC

Hilton Park Lane Hotel

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

IOC Executive Board meeting
No media access

Hilton Park Lane Hotel

8.00 p.m.

IOC President’s Press Conference

MPC

 

Monday 23 July 2012

Time (BST) 

Meetings/Events 

Place

8.20 a.m.

Photo opportunity
Pooled by a limited number of media to be determined by the IOC

Hilton Park Lane Hotel

8.30  – 10 a.m.

IOC Executive Board and Athletes’ Commission joint meeting
No media access

Hilton Park Lane Hotel

11 a.m.

Visit to the Olympic Village by the IOC Executive Board and Athletes’ Commission
Selected media only, to be determined by the IOC

Olympic Village

8 p.m.

Opening Ceremony of the 124th IOC Session
Upon invitation only

Royal Opera House

124th IOC Session: 24 – 26 July and 12 August 2012

Tuesday 24 July 2012

Time (BST) 

Meetings/Events 

Place

8.45 a.m.

Photo opportunity
Photographers and cameramen only

Grosvenor House Hotel

9 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.

124th IOC Session - Proceedings
available on closed-circuit TV at the Grosvenor House and at the MPC

Grosvenor House Hotel

6.30 p.m.

Press briefing with IOC Director of Communications, Mark Adams

Grosvenor House Hotel

 

Wednesday 25 July 2012

Time (BST) 

Meetings/Events 

Place

8.45 a.m.

Photo opportunity
Photographers and cameramen only

Grosvenor House Hotel

9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

124th IOC Session -  Proceedings
available on closed-circuit TV at the Grosvenor House and at the MPC

Grosvenor House Hotel

6.30 p.m.

Press briefing with IOC Director of Communications, Mark Adams

Grosvenor House Hotel

 

Thursday 26 July 2012

Time (BST) 

Meetings/Events 

Place

8.15 a.m.

Photo opportunity
Photographers and cameramen only

Grosvenor House Hotel

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

124th IOC Session - Proceedings
available on closed-circuit TV at the Grosvenor House and at the MPC

Grosvenor House Hotel

1.30 p.m.

Press briefing with IOC Director of Communications, Mark Adams

Grosvenor House Hotel

London 2012 Olympic Games: 27 July – 12 August 2012

Friday 27 July 2012

Time (BST) 

Meetings/Events 

Place

10 a.m.

IOC President’s Press Conference

MPC

9 p.m.

Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXX Olympiad

Olympic Stadium

 

Saturday 28 July to Saturday 11 August 2012, inclusive

Time (BST) 

Meetings/Events 

Place

11 a.m.

IOC and LOCOG joint press briefing

MPC

 

Sunday 12 August 2012

Time (BST) 

Meetings/Events 

Place

8.15 a.m.

Photo opportunity
Pooled by a limited number of media to be determined by the IOC

Hilton Park Lane Hotel

8.30 - 10 a.m.

124th IOC Session

Hilton Park Lane Hotel

10.30 a.m.

IOC Athletes’ Commission meeting

Hilton Park Lane Hotel

11 a.m.

IOC President’s closing press conference

MPC

9 p.m.

Closing Ceremony of the Games of the XXX Olympiad

Olympic Stadium

All times are in local time, British Summer Time (BST) and are subject to change

Media access: Hilton Park Lane Hotel, Olympic Family Hotel (OFH)
Media access to the Hilton Park Lane Hotel is very limited. However, day passes will be available during the IOC meetings and the Games, subject to a valid reason and a formal request to the IOC Communications Department at least 24 hours in advance.

Media who require a day pass to access the Hilton Park Lane Hotel should send an email to: pressoffice@olympic.org and must include the following information:       

- Full name and name of media organisation
- Reason for requesting a day pass
- Date the day pass is required for (including the time you plan to arrive at the hotel)
- London 2012 accreditation number(s).

Please note that the OFH media day pass will give you access to the lobby of the hotel - NOT to the meeting rooms.

Kindly be aware that there will be no media working area at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel.

Media access: Grosvenor House (sub-media centre)
If you plan to cover the IOC Executive Board meetings and IOC Session, your London 2012 accreditation will allow you access to Grosvenor House, where the IOC Session will take place from 24 to 26 July, and a media working room will be set-up.

Proceedings of the IOC Session will be available via close-circuit TV at Grosvenor House as well as at the MPC.

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IOC Press Office
Phone: +41 21 621 6000
Email:
pressoffice@olympic.org

IOC Media Relations Team contacts in London (from 20 July 2012):
Emmanuelle Moreau, Head of Media Relations    +41 79 637 3017
Sandrine Tonge, Media Relations Manager          +41 79 250 9850
Andrew Mitchell, Media Relations Manager          +41 79 666 4591
Nimtaz-Tanya Noordin, Media Relations Officer    +41 79 666 6838

Historical and factual information on the Olympic Games
If you are looking for historical or factual information on the Olympic Games and Olympic Movement, kindly contact the IOC Reference Service:
reference@olympic.org.

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