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Date
16 Feb 2016
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IOC Events , IOC News , Press Release

IOC Executive Board meetings in Lausanne, 1 to 3 March 2016 – Information for the media


The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) will meet in Lausanne from 1 to 3 March 2016. 

The EB will discuss the implementation of Olympic Agenda 2020, and is scheduled to receive reports on the activities of the IOC administration and preparations for the forthcoming Olympic Games and Youth Olympic Games.

Media accreditation:
Accreditations are processed online. Media representatives wishing to cover the meetings are requested to register by Friday 26 February on the IOC website.

If you have already registered for previous meetings, please access your profile using your email address and tick the box for the March 2016 Executive Board meeting.
For journalists who have not yet registered, please follow the instructions provided.

Click here to access the media accreditation system.

Should you have any issues when registering, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Accreditation cards will be distributed upon your arrival at the Lausanne Palace for the Executive Board meeting.

Programme of the IOC EB meetings
Tuesday 1 March
Time  (local time) Meetings / Events
8.45 a.m. Photo opportunity
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.  IOC Executive Board meeting
2.30 – 6 p.m. IOC Executive Board meeting
6.30 p.m. IOC press briefing with IOC President’s Spokesman Mark Adams

 

Wednesday 2 March
Time Meetings / Events
8.45 a.m. Photo opportunity
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  IOC Executive Board meeting
2.30 - 6 p.m.  IOC Executive Board meeting
6.30 p.m. IOC press briefing with IOC President’s Spokesman Mark Adams

 

Thursday 3 March
Time   Meetings / Events
8.45 a.m. Photo opportunity
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  IOC Executive Board meeting
tbc p.m. IOC President’s press conference - available via teleconference


*Please note all times are subject to change

Venue:
The Lausanne Palace Hotel
Rue du Grand-Chêne 7, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland

Media facilities:
The media working room, Salon Olympique, will be equipped with free wireless internet access.

Accommodation:
Media representatives are requested to make their own arrangements.

Press conference: teleconference call
Media representatives who will not be in Lausanne will have the possibility of listening to the President’s press conference live on 3 March by teleconference.

The number and access code will be as follows:
+41 (0)58 810 7000 (Switzerland
+44 (0)20 3059 5864 (UK)
+1 (1)631 570 5612 (USA)
+81 (0)350 50 12 78 (Tokyo)

For a full list of phone numbers in your country, please click here
PIN code (access code): 5860347#

Please contact the IOC Communications Department one day in advance to confirm the time of the press conference.

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