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09 Feb 2015
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IOC Executive Board meetings in Rio de Janeiro, 26 to 28 February 2015 – Information for the media

The IOC Executive Board (EB) will meet in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 26 to 28 February 2015.


The EB will consider the priorities for implementation of Olympic Agenda 2020, and is scheduled to receive reports from various IOC commissions, as well as updates on the activities of the IOC administration and preparations for the forthcoming Olympic Games and Youth Olympic Games:

Media representatives wishing to cover the meetings are requested to confirm their attendance via the IOC website (please see below).

Programme of the IOC EB meetings

Thursday 26 February

Time (local time)

Meetings / Events

8.50 a.m.

Photo opportunity

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

IOC Executive Board meeting

3 – 6 p.m.

IOC Executive Board meeting

6.30 p.m.

IOC press briefing with IOC Communications Director Mark Adams

Friday 27 February

Time (local time)

Meetings / Events

8.50 a.m.

Photo opportunity

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

IOC Executive Board meeting

3 – 6 p.m.

IOC Executive Board meeting

6.30 p.m.

IOC press briefing with IOC Communications Director Mark Adams

Saturday 28 February

Time (local time)

Meetings / Events

8.50 a.m.

Photo opportunity

9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

IOC Executive Board meeting

1.30 p.m.

IOC President’s press conference - available via teleconference

Media accreditation:
Accreditations are processed online. Media representatives wishing to cover the meetings are requested to register by Friday 20 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 February 2015 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.

Venue:
Windsor Atlantica Hotel
Avenida Atlântica, 1020 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22010-000, Brazil

Media facilities:
A Media Working Room will be set up at the Windsor Atlantica Hotel and equipped with Wi-Fi.

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

IOC President’s press conference: teleconference call and playback
Media representatives who will not be in Rio de Janeiro will have the possibility of listening LIVE to the IOC President’s press conference on 28 February.


The number and access code will be as follows:

Number to dial:

+41 58 810 70 00 (Europe)

+44 203 059 58 64 (UK)

+1 631 570 56 12 (USA)
+81 35 050 53 61 (Tokyo)   

Access code:    

5860347 followed by the # sign

A playback will be available one hour after the event has ended, and will be available for a period of 48 hours.
The number and access code for the IOC President's press conference at 1.30 p.m. local time on 28 February will be as follows:

Number to dial:

+41 91 612 4330     (Europe)
+44 207 108 6233   (UK)
+1 631 982 4566 (USA)

Access code:

16425 followed by the # sign

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