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

VANCOUVER, Dec. 11 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold media technical briefings for Lindsay and Oshawa on Monday, December 14 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 48, Wednesday, December 16 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 Lindsay

          What: A technical overview of Day 48 (December 16) when the flame
                visits Lindsay

          Where: Victoria Room at City Hall 26 Francis St.

          When: Monday, December 14 11 a.m. (local time)

          Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    No.2  Media Technical Briefing for Oshawa

          What: A technical overview of Day 48 (December 16) when the flame
                visits Oshawa

          Where: General Motors Centre, 99 Athol Street East, Group Suite A
                 (2nd floor)

          When: Monday, December 14 10:00 a.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, 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.


For further information: For further information: Media contact: Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team, Tel: (604) 403-9328, E-mail:

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