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

VANCOUVER, Dec. 14 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold media technical briefings for Newmarket and Brampton on Wednesday, December 16 2009 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 50, Friday, December 18 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 Newmarket
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           What:    A technical overview of Day 50 (December 18) when the
                    flame visits Newmarket

           Where:   Town of Newmarket Council Chambers, 395 Mulock Dr.

           When:    Wednesday, December 16 11 a.m. (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

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

           What:    A technical overview of Day 50 (December 18) when the
                    flame visits Brampton

           Where:   Brampton City Hall, Council Committee Boardroom,
                    4th Floor, 2 Wellington St West

           When:    Wednesday, December 16 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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