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06 Feb 2009
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IOC EB meetings in Denver, 25 to 27 March – Information for the Media


The IOC Executive Board (EB) will convene in Denver on 25, 26 and 27 March at the same time as the SportAccord convention.
 
On the first day, the EB will meet with the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) and the Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF) which will have held their General Assemblies earlier in the week. It will then hear reports on the IOC’s latest activities, and receive updates on preparations for the forthcoming Olympic Games: Vancouver 2010, London 2012 and Sochi 2014 and forthcoming Youth Olympic Games: Singapore 2010 and Innsbruck 2012.

Programme of the IOC EB Meetings
 
Wednesday 25 March
Time
Meetings / Events
8  - 10 a.m.
Joint meeting of the EB and the Summer Olympic International Federations
10.15  – 11.45 a.m.
Joint meeting of the EB and the Winter Olympic International Federations
12 – 1.30 p.m.
Working session of the EB and the General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF)
3 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.
EB meeting
5.00 p.m.
IOC press briefing
 
Thursday 26 March
Time
Meetings / Events
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
EB meeting
3 – 6 p.m.
EB meeting
7 p.m.
IOC press briefing
 
Friday 27 March
Time
Meetings / Events
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
EB meeting
1.30 p.m.
IOC President’s Press Conference
Please note that all times are subject to change.
 
Conference calls:
Media representatives who will not travel to Denver will be able to listen to the President's final press conference on 27 March at 1.30 p.m. The number and access code will be as follows:
 
Number to dial:              +41 91 610 41 20
Access code:                35947#
 
If you do not wish to use the above Swiss phone number, please click here for your local number to dial.
 
As all times are subject to change, if you would like to use this service, please send us your e-mail address so that we can inform you of the exact time of the conferences.
 
A playback of the conference will be available for 48 hours. The number and access code will be as follows:
 
Number to dial:              +41 91 612 4330
Access code:                15983#
 
SportAccord will be handling media logistics for all events as follows:
 
Venue:
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Colorado Convention Center
650 15th Street
Denver, CO 80202, United States
+1 303-436-1234
 
Accreditation and accommodation
Media wishing to cover the events are requested to register and book accommodation through the SportAccord website: www.sportaccord.com.
 Please click here to register  
The accreditation desk will be open from Sunday 22 March from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and will be situated in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Hotel.
 
Visa and Travel Authorisation (ESTA)
 Click here for Visa applications 
 
Very important information: from 12 January 2009, all nationals and citizens of Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries will be required by law to obtain a travel authorisation prior to initiating travel to the United States under the VWP. This authorisation may be obtained online through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA™), a free Internet application administered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through a US government web site. 
 Please click here to access the Travel Authorisation for VISA Waiver Travellers.  
 
Transport:
A shuttle bus service between the airport and the Sport Accord official hotels will be available from Saturday 21 to Sunday 29 March. To view the official hotels please click here.
 
Media facilities:
A working room will be set up in Hyatt Regency Hotel in the Mineral A room on the 3rd floor with all necessary facilities including high-speed internet lines.
     
SportAccord contact:
Anna Hellman, General Manager, SportAccord
Tel: +41 21 601 75 87, Fax: +41 21 601 75 69, Mobile: +41 79 310 97 22
E-mail: anna.hellman@sportaccord.com
 
IOC contacts:
Emmanuelle Moreau, IOC Media Relations Manager
Sandrine Tonge, IOC Media Relations Coordinator
Tel: +41 21 621 6000, Fax: +41 21 621 6356
E-mail: pressoffice@olympic.org
  
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For further information on the Executive Board, please contact the IOC Communications Department, Tel: +41 21 621 60 00, E-mail: pressoffice@olympic.org.
 
About SportAccord
SportAccord is the annual international sports convention hosted by the General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) and the Association of the International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF). 
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