Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay Media 1 convoy vehicle registration and
technical briefings to be held for Matane and Baie-Comeau

VANCOUVER, Nov. 26 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold media technical briefings Matane and Baie-Comeau on Saturday November 28 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 32, Monday, November 30, 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 Matane
           What: A technical overview of Day 32 (November 30) when the flame
           visits Matane
           Where: Matane City Hall
           When: Saturday, November 28, 10 a.m. (local time)
           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    No.2   Media Technical Briefing for Baie-Comeau
           What: A technical overview of Day 32 (November 30) when the flame
           visits Saguenay
           Where: Centre Henry Léonard
           When: Saturday, November 28, 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 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, 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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