Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay Media 1 convoy vehicle registration and
technical briefings to be held for Victoriaville and Sherbrooke

VANCOUVER, Dec. 1 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold media technical briefings for Victoriaville and Sherbrooke on Thursday, December 3 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 37, Saturday, December 5 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:

    
    No. 1  Media Technical Briefing for Victoriaville
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           What: A technical overview of Day 37 (December 5) when the flame
           visits Victoriaville

           Where: Service de la vie active et culturelle, 841, boul. Bois-
           Francs sud (grande salle)

           When: Thursday, December 3, 11 a.m. (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    No. 2  Media Technical Briefing for Sherbrooke
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           What: A technical overview of Day 37 (December 5) when the flame
           visits Sherbrooke

           Where: Aréna Eugène-Lalonde, 350 rue Terrill salle 215

           When: Thursday, December 3, 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 contact:

    Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team
    Tel: 604-403-9328
    E-mail: media@torchrelay.vancouver2010.com
    

Media vehicle registration: The registration process details as well as the registration form for Media 1 are 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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