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Date
01 Aug 2008
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IOC Events , Beijing 2008

Information for the Media - IOC meetings before and during the Beijing 2008 Games

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IOC meetings before and during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
 
Programme of the IOC Executive Board and Session Meetings
 
Saturday 2 August 2008
Time
Meetings/Events
Place
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Executive Board meeting – no media access
Beijing Hotel
2 p.m.
Press Briefing with Giselle Davies, IOC Director of Communications
MPC
3 – 6 p.m.
Executive Board meeting – no media access
Beijing Hotel
8 p.m.
Press Conference with IOC President, Jacques Rogge
MPC
 
Sunday 3 August 2008
 
EB FINISHED -NO  PRESS CONFERENCE
 
 
Tuesday 5 August 2008
Time
Meetings/Events
Place
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
120th IOC Session meeting - no media access but proceedings available on Closed Circuit TV at the MPC
Beijing Hotel
7 p.m.
Press Briefing with Giselle Davies, IOC Director of Communications
MPC
 
Wednesday 6 August 2008
Time
Meetings/Events
Place
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
120th IOC Session meeting - no media access but proceedings available on Closed Circuit TV at the MPC
Beijing Hotel
7 p.m.
Press Briefing with Giselle Davies, IOC Director of Communications
MPC
 
Thursday 7 August 2008
Time
Meetings/Events
Place
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
120th IOC Session meeting - no media access but proceedings available on Closed Circuit TV at the MPC
Beijing Hotel
4.30 p.m.
Press Conference with IOC President, Jacques Rogge
MPC
 
From Saturday 9 to Saturday 23 August 2008
Time
Meetings/Events
Place
11 a.m.
Joint IOC/BOCOG Daily Press Briefing
 
MPC
 
Sunday 24 August 2008
Time
Meetings/Events
Place
08h00 – 09h30
120th IOC Session meeting - no media access but proceedings available on Closed Circuit TV at the MPC
Beijing Hotel
10h45
Press Conference with IOC President, Jacques Rogge
MPC
 
Please note that all times are subject to change.
 
Photo opportunities
Photographers and cameramen from AP, Reuters, AFP, Getty, Xinhua, APTN, Reuters TV and CCTV ONLY will be invited to a photo opportunity at the beginning of each meeting in the Beijing Hotel. Other media interested in receiving this material are requested to contact the organisations listed above. 
 
Access to the Main Press Centre (MPC)
Address:
China National Convention Center
Grand Hotel Building 1,
No.8 Precincts, Beichen West Road,
Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
Post code: 100105 
  • Games-accredited media
If you are accredited for the Olympic Games as media, you will have access to all the IOC press briefings  
  • Non-Games-accredited media
If you are NOT accredited for the Olympic Games and wish to attend the IOC press briefings, you should apply for a guest pass. Requests should be addressed to the MPC/IBC Guest Pass Office, located adjacent to the MPC 48 hours in advance.
Contact: Sue Graham, tel:               +86 135 5219 6657       , e-mail: sue.graham@olympic.org
   
IOC contacts in Beijing:
 
Emmanuelle Moreau -      Media Relations Manager -    
+ 86 158 1155 1830
Sandrine Tonge -            Media Relations Coordinator -                   +86 135  5217  5720       
 
E-mail: pressoffice@olympic.org
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