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In c7043 transmitted on Thursday, February 4, 2010, an error occurred following the No. 1 and No. 2 Media Technical Briefing information. The Media dial-in information originally provided will not be available for either of the briefings. Please attend in person. Corrected copy follows:

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay Media 1 convoy vehicle information and technical briefing to be held for Richmond, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Coquitlam, and Vancouver, BC

VANCOUVER, Feb. 4 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold a media technical briefing for Richmond, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Coquitlam, and Vancouver, BC on Monday February 8th, related to 2010 Olympic Torch Relay community celebrations.

The briefing is intended to help media prepare to cover the relay and include an overview of Days 103-106, from Tuesday, February 9th to Friday February 12th, when the Olympic Flame will visit these communities, as well as route materials and community celebration plans. It is critical for media planning to cover these events to participate in, or be aware of, the technical briefings listed below: Please note that this is a technical briefing for media, not a press conference - no spokespeople from VANOC will be available on site for interviews.

    
    No.1   Media Technical Briefing for Richmond, North Vancouver, West
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           Vancouver, Coquitlam and Vancouver, BC FOR VANCOUVER 2010
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           ACCREDITED MEDIA
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           What:  A technical overview of Days 103-106 (February 9th- 12th)
           when the flame visits Richmond, North Vancouver, West Vancouver,
           Coquitlam and Vancouver, BC

           Where: Gabriola room, Main Media Center, Vancouver Convention
           Centre, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC

           When:  Monday, February 8th, 11:00am (PST)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    No.2   Media Technical Briefing for Richmond, North Vancouver, West
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           Vancouver, Coquitlam and Vancouver, BC FOR VANCOUVER 2010
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           UNACCREDITED MEDIA (please note accreditation for the British
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           Columbia Media Center is required to access the briefing)
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           What:  A technical overview of Days 103-106 (February 9th- 12th)
           when the flame visits Richmond, BC, North Vancouver, BC, West
           Vancouver, BC, Coquitlam, BC and Vancouver, BC

           Where: British Columbia International Media Center (BCMC), Robson
           Square Plaza, Vancouver

           When:  Monday, February 8th, 15:00pm (PST)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    Please attend in person, as media dial-in information will not be
available for either of these briefings.
    

For media 1 registration:

Please submit your request by email to media@torchrelay.vancouver2010.com, and include the following information:

    
    -   The date and in exactly which community (ies) you would like to board
        Media 1.
    -   The name of the camera person or photographer.
    -   Contact details, including a cell phone number when possible.
    

If you have been allocated a spot, we will email or call you one to two days in advance to confirm details including your pick-up/drop-off location and times. If you are not allocated a spot on Media 1, FLAME, the Torch relay digital asset management system, includes video footage and stills taken from Media 1. Visit FLAME at www.vancouver2010.com/flame

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For further information: For further information: Media contact: Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team, Tel: (604) 403-9328, E-mail: media@torchrelay.vancouver2010.com

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