Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay Media 1 convoy vehicle information and
technical briefings to be held for Camrose and Red Deer

VANCOUVER, Jan. 11 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold media technical briefings for Camrose and Red Deer on Wednesday, January 13 related to 2010 Olympic Torch Relay community celebrations.

The briefings are intended to help media prepare to cover the relay and include an overview of Day 78, Friday, January 15 when the Olympic Flame will visit these communities, as well as route materials and aware of, the technical briefings listed below: Please note that this is a technical briefing for community celebration plans. It is critical for media planning to cover these events to participate in, or be media, not a press conference - no spokespeople from VANOC will be available on site for interviews.

    
    No. 1  Media Technical Briefing for Camrose
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           What: A technical overview of Day 78 (January 15) when the
                 flame visits Camrose

           Where: Edgeworth Centre - Mtg rooms 1 & 2 4512 - 53 Street

           When: Wednesday, January 13 11 a.m. (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives


    No. 2  Media Technical Briefing for Red Deer
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           What: A technical overview of Day 78 (January15) when the flame
                 visits Red Deer

           When: Wednesday, January 13 2 p.m. (local time)

           Where: City Hall

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    Media dial-in information:
    Conference ID: 2315464
    Local dial in: 604-678-9970
    Toll-free: 1 866-792-1316
    

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.

SOURCE VANOC TORCH RELAY

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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