WHISTLER, BC, March 21 /CNW/ - Today the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will host a news conference with Sir Philip Craven, IPC President and John Furlong, VANOC CEO, to wrap up the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games.
This wrap-up news conference will be followed by a Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games news conference with senior VANOC executives who will provide a comprehensive summary on a range of topic areas relating to the 2010 Winter Games. The news conference will be followed by a moderated media Q&A for media in person or via the teleconference line. In person participation requires media accreditation for the Whistler Media Center; teleconference participation is available to all media.
Media looking for closing comments on the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games are highly encouraged to participate in the Sunday March 21st news conference as John Furlong will be unavailable in the following days due to travel plans and some senior executives have limited availability next week as they wrap up numerous files and staff numbers are highly limited post Games.
What: PART 1 - Final IPC/VANOC news conference on the 2010 Paralympic
PART 2 - VANOC wrap-up news conference on the completion of the
Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
When: Today, Sunday March 21, 2010
PART 1: 3:30 pm (Pacific Time)
PART 2: 4:00 pm (Pacific Time)
Where: Whistler Media Centre - Press Conference Room
Media Teleconference dial-in is available for media who are not in
Participant dial-in number(s): 416-340-2219 / 866-226-1792
Note: Participants calling in will need to provide two pieces of
information: the title of the call "Final IPC VANOC Media
Briefing" conference and media outlet.
Instant replay will also be available to media following the press
conference by dialing 416-695-5800 / 800-408-3053 password 8046565
Who: PART 1
Sir Philip Craven, IPC President
John Furlong, VANOC CEO
Dena Coward, Director Paralympic Games
John Furlong, VANOC CEO
Dave Cobb, VANOC Deputy CEO
Cathy Priestner Allinger, Executive Vice President Sport and Games
Terry Wright, Executive Vice President Services and Games
Josh Dueck, Silver Medalist, Men's Slalom (sitting), 2010
Paralympic Winter Games
Renee Smith Valade, Vice President Communications
SOURCE VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES
For further information: For further information: Media Contact: VANOC Media Relations, Tel: (604) 403-1611, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org