Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay Media 1 convoy vehicle information and
technical briefings to be held for Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie

VANCOUVER, Dec. 29 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold media technical briefings for Sudbury on Wednesday, December 30 and Sault Ste. Marie on Thursday, December 31 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 65, Saturday, January 2 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 Sudbury
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           What: A technical overview of Day 65 (January 2) when the flame
           visits Sudbury

           Where: Tom Davies Square, 200 Brady Street Room C-11

           When: Wednesday, December 30 11 a.m. (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    Media dial-in information:

    Conference ID: 1005884
    Local Dial-in number: 604-678-9970
    Toll-free Dial-in number: 1 866-792-1316

    No.2   Media Technical Briefing for Sault Ste. Marie
           ---------------------------------------------

           What: A technical overview of Day 65 (January 2) when the flame
           visits Sault Ste. Marie;

           When: Thursday, December 31 11 a.m. (local time)

           Where: Essar Centre 269 Queen St. E

           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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