Media Advisory - Vancouver 2010 press conference on observations/lessons/update to be held at Beijing 2008 Main Press Centre (MPC) on Friday, August 22 at 10 am (local)

    BEIJING, China, Aug. 21 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for
the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold a press
conference to discuss lessons learned at the 2008 Beijing Games and to provide
an update on planning for the 2010 Winter Games.

    Consecutive translation services will be available as required in French
and Chinese.

    When:     10 AM local

    Where:    Beijing 2008 Main Press Centre (MPC). Room 2

    Who:      John Furlong, VANOC CEO
              Dave Cobb, VANOC Executive Vice President
              Renee Smith-Valade, VP Communications and moderator

    About VANOC

    VANOC is responsible for the planning, organizing, financing and staging
of the XXI Olympic Winter Games and the X Paralympic Winter Games in 2010.
    The 2010 Olympic Winter Games will be staged in Vancouver and Whistler
from February 12 to 28, 2010. Vancouver and Whistler will host the 2010
Paralympic Winter Games from March 12 to 21, 2010. Visit

For further information:

For further information: Sebastien Theberge, VANOC Communications, Tel.:
778-835-2072 (in Beijing), E-mail:; Chris
Brumwell, VANOC Communications, Tel.: 778-835-2058 (in Beijing), E-mail:

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