Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay Media 1 convoy vehicle information and
technical briefings to be held for Leamington and Windsor

VANCOUVER, Dec. 18 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold media technical briefings for Leamington and Windsor on Monday, December 21 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 55, Wednesday, December 23 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 Leamington
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           What: A technical overview of Day 55 (December 23) when the flame
           visits Leamington

           Where: Leamington Kinsmen Recreation Complex- 249 Sherk St

           When: Monday, December 21 11 a.m. (local time)
           (xx)NOTE - NO CONFERENCE LINE AVAILABLE

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    No.2   Media Technical Briefing for Windsor
           ------------------------------------

           What: A technical overview of Day 55 (December 23) when the flame
           visits Windsor

           Where: 350 City Hall Square West 2nd floor, Suite 202

           When: Monday, December 21 2 p.m. (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives


    Media dial-in information:

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

Media vehicle registration: The registration process for Media 1 is available on FLAME, the torch relay's digital asset management system. You can access FLAME on www.vancouver2010.com/flame, click on visit FLAME and Register Now.

Once on FLAME:

    
    -   Select Editorial
    -   In the drop down menu of categories on the left hand side, select
        Media 1 registration and press Search
    -   Click on the link in the page called Editorial Media 1 and a window
        will open
    -   Click on Download tab above the picture
    -   Click on Add to download list and download the document
    -   Follow the instructions in the document
    

It is critical that you follow the registration process outlined in the document, otherwise we will not be able to capture your request.

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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