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Date
23 Apr 2010
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IOC Events , IOC News

IOC EB meetings in Dubai, 28 – 30 April 2010 – Information for the Media


The IOC Executive Board (EB) will meet in Dubai on 28, 29 and 30 April at the same time as the SportAccord convention.

On the first day, the EB will meet with the Summer Olympic International Federations and the International Olympic Winter Sports Federations, 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: London 2012, Sochi 2014, Rio de Janeiro 2016 and the forthcoming Youth Olympic Games: Singapore 2010 and Innsbruck 2012.

Programme of the IOC EB Meetings


Wednesday 28 April

Time   Meetings / Events
8 - 10 a.m.  Joint meeting of the IOC Executive Board and the Summer Olympic International Federations
10.15 a.m.  – 11.45 p.m.   Joint meeting of the IOC Executive Board and the Winter Olympic International Federations
1.30 p.m.  IOC press briefing with Director of Communications, Mark Adams
2 p.m. – 6 p.m.  IOC Executive Board meeting
6.30 p.m. IOC press briefing with Director of Communications, Mark Adams

Thursday 29 April

Time Meetings / Events
9 a.m. – 12.15 p.m.  IOC Executive Board meeting
1:30 p.m.  IOC press briefing with Director of Communications, Mark Adams
3 – 6 p.m.  IOC Executive Board meeting
6.30 p.m. IOC President’s press conference

  
Friday 30 April

Time Meetings / Events
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
3 – 6 p.m.
IOC Executive Board meeting – Working session. 
No media activities
Time specified is GMT + 4.

Please note that all times are subject to change.

SportAccord will be handling media logistics for all events as follows:
 

Venue:

The Atlantis Palm Hotel
Crescent Road Palm Jumeirah
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 426 0000

Media facilities:

A working room will be set up in The Atlantis Palm Hotel in the Silk Ballroom A, located  on the ground floor west wing with all necessary facilities including high-speed internet lines.

Accreditation and accommodation:

Media wishing to cover the events and anyone with enquires concerning accommodation and transport are requested to contact SportAccord www.sportaccord.com.

Conference calls:

Media representatives who will not be in Dubai will be able to listen to the President's final press conference on 29 April at 6.30 p.m. local time (GMT + 4). The number and access code will be as follows:

Number to dial:  +41 91 610 41 20 (Europe)
+44 207 107 06 12 (UK)
+1 866 251 44 37 (USA)
Access code:     35947 followed by the # sign

        
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 until Monday 3 May.
The number and access code will be as follows:

Number to dial:    +41 91 612 4330     (Europe)
+44 207 108 6233   (UK)
+1 (1) 866 416 2558 (USA)
Access code:     15983 followed by the # sign
IOC contacts:

Emmanuelle Moreau, IOC Head of Media Relations
Nimtaz-Tanya Noordin, IOC Media Relations Coordinator
Tel: +41 21 621 6000, Fax: +41 21 621 6356
E-mail:pressoffice@olympic.org
     

SportAccord contacts:

Jay Stuart, Head of Media Relations
Mobile number in Dubai: +971 (0) 50-7466 595
E-mail: jay.stuart@sportaccord.com

Anna Hellman, Executive Director SportAccord
Mobile number in Dubai: +971 (0) 50-1916 213     
E-mail: anna.hellman@sportaccord.com

Tim Goethals, Head of Operations
Mobile number in Dubai: +971 (0) 50-1916 822     
E-mail: tim.goethals@sportaccord.com

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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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