skip to content
Date
03 Mar 2005
Tags
IOC Events , 117th Session , Press Release

IOC Executive Board & 117th Session


The annual general meeting of the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be held in Singapore from 6 to 9 July 2005.


 


The 117th IOC Session will take decisions on key policy issues and areas under its authority including the election on 6 July of the host city of the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 out of the five Candidate Cities: Paris (FRA), New York (USA), Moscow (RUS), London (GBR) and Madrid (ESP)1.


 


Prior to the meeting of the Session, the IOC Executive Board will convene from 3 to 5 July.


 


All meetings will take place at the Raffles City Convention Centre (see details below).







1 Cities are listed in the order of drawing of lots






ACCREDITATION:


Please note that accreditation is now being processed directly through the IOC website. Media representatives wishing to cover the meetings are requested to fill out their accreditation application by 31 May on the IOC website. Any questions regarding the application procedure should be referred to the IOC Communications Department (see details below).


 


Accreditation cards will be distributed at the accreditation desk at the Raffles City Convention Centre from 1 July. Cards will be distributed only upon presentation of a valid passport and a press card.


 


VISAS:


Nationals of countries requiring a visa to enter Singapore are kindly requested to contact the local organising committee (see details below).








    List of countries








MEDIA CENTRES:


Main Press Centre:


200 workstations will be set up with telephones and wireless connections in the Bencoolen room at the Raffles City Convention Centre. Media will be able to follow the Session live by closed circuit TV. The Main Press Centre (MPC) will be open from 3 to 9 July, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.


 


International Broadcast Centre:


The IBC will be set up in the Stamford Foyer and Ballroom, next to the MPC. All technical requests from radio/TV journalists on the available space, editing and recording facilities, live positions, etc. should be addressed directly to: Manolo ROMERO, Tel.: +34 914 26 30 69, Fax: +34 914 26 30 72, E-mail: mromero@isbtv.com The IBC will be open from 3 to 9 July, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.


 


MEDIA ACCESS:


EB Session rooms


Please note that meetings are not open to media but the Session can be followed by closed circuit TV. A limited number of photographers and cameramen, to be determined by the IOC Communications Department, will be permitted to enter the Executive Board Session rooms before the start of the meetings. The same procedure will apply on 6 July during the candidate cities presentations and the announcement ceremony.


 


Opening Ceremony of the 117th Session - Esplanade, Theatre Hall


A limited number of invitations to the Opening Ceremony will be available for written-press journalists wishing to attend the event. A limited number of photographers and cameramen, to be determined by the IOC, will also be permitted to enter the Theatre Hall.


 


MEDIA ACCOMMODATION:


Media wishing to book accommodation are requested to contact the Singapore Hotel Association:


Singapore Hotel Association


21 Bukit Batok Street


22 Singapore 659589


Tel.: +65-6415 3588


Fax: +65-6415 3510


E-mail: secretariat@sha.org.sg


Web: www.singapore2005ioc.org.sg


 


SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS


 


Please note that all times are local times (GMT+8) and subject to change.


 













Sunday 3 July 2005
09:00 - 18:00 IOC Executive Board Meeting Raffles City Convention Centre, Bras Basah
13:30 18:30 Press Briefings Raffles City Convention Centre, VIP Lounge
Monday 4 July 2005
09:00 - 18:00 IOC Executive Board Meeting Raffles City Convention Centre, Bras Basah
13:30 18:30 Press Briefings Raffles City Convention Centre, VIP Lounge
Tuesday 5 July 2005
TBC IOC Executive Board Raffles City Convention Centre, Bras Basah
13:30 TBC IOC President's Press Conference VIP Lounge
19:00 Opening Ceremony of the 117th IOC Session - upon invitation only Esplanade, Theatre Hall
Wednesday 6 July 2005
08:30 - 09:00 Opening of the 117th IOC Session - Followed by the presentations of the 2010 Candidate Cities Raffles City Convention Centre, Raffles Ballroom
09:00 - 10:00 Presentation by Paris Raffles City Convention Centre, Raffles Ballroom
10:15 - 10:45 Press Briefing by Paris Raffles City Convention Centre, VIP Lounge
10:30 - 11:30 Presentation by New York Raffles City Convention Centre, Raffles Ballroom
11:45 - 12:15 Press Briefing by New York Raffles City Convention Centre, VIP Lounge
12:00 - 13:00 Presentation by Moscow Raffles City Convention Centre, Raffles Ballroom
13:15 - 13:45 Press Briefing by Moscow Raffles City Convention Centre, VIP Lounge
14.30 - 15:30 Presentation by London Raffles City Convention Centre, Raffles Ballroom
15:45 - 16:15 Press Briefing by London Raffles City Convention Centre, VIP Lounge
16:00 - 17:00 Presentation by Madrid Raffles City Convention Centre, Raffles Ballroom
17:15 - 17:45 Press Briefing by Madrid Raffles City Convention Centre, VIP Lounge
17.15 - 17:45 Report of the Evaluation Commission Raffles City Convention Centre, Raffles Ballroom
17:45 - 18:30 Vote to elect the 2012 Host City Raffles City Convention Centre, Raffles Ballroom
18:30 - 19:15 Announcement preparation Raffles City Convention Centre, Raffles Ballroom
19:30 Announcement Ceremony of the host city of the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 including signature of the host city contract (see running of order) Raffles City Convention Centre, Raffles Ballroom
20:30 Joint IOC / Host City Press Conference Raffles City Convention Centre, Raffles Ballroom
Thursday 7 July 2005
09:00 - 18:00 117th IOC Session Raffles City Convention Centre, Raffles Ballroom
13:30 18:30 Press Briefings Raffles City Convention Centre, VIP Lounge
Friday 8 July 2005
09:00 - 18:00 117th IOC Session Raffles City Convention Centre, Raffles Ballroom
13:30 Press Briefings Raffles City Convention Centre, VIP Lounge
Saturday 9 July 2005
TBC 117th IOC Session Raffles City Convention Centre, Raffles Ballroom
13:30 TBC IOC President’s Press Conference Raffles City Convention Centre, Raffles Ballroom



 


CONTACTS:


 


IOC Communications Department


Château de Vidy


1007 Lausanne


Switzerland


 


Tel.: +41-216 216 111


Fax: +41-216 216 351


E-mail: pressoffice@olympic.org


 


 


Local Organising Committee


Maureen Goh, Director


Tel.: +65-6340 9660


Fax: +65-6345 7036


E-mail: maureen_goh@ssc.gov.sg


 


Veronica Loke, Manager


Tel.: +65-6340 9665


Fax: +65-6345 2541


E-mail: veronica_loke@ssc.gov.sg


 


 


Raffles City Convention Centre


Raffles The Plaza, Singapore
80 Bras Basah Road


Singapore 189560
Tel.: +65 6 6339 7777


Fax : +65 6 6337 1554


 
back to top