Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay media technical briefings to be held for
St. Anthony and St. John's

VANCOUVER, Nov. 6 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold media technical briefings for St. Anthony and St. John's on Tuesday November 10, 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 14, Thursday, November 12, and Day 15, Friday, November 13 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 St. Anthony
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           What: A technical overview of Day 14 (November 12) when the flame
           visits St. Anthony

           Where: Grenfell Interpretation Centre/Museum (4 Maraval Rd)

           When: Tuesday, November 10, 1 p.m. (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    No. 2  Media Technical Briefing for St. John's
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           What: A technical overview of Day 15 (November 13) when the flame
           visits St. John's

           Where: Alcock and Brown Room, Convention Centre (City Hall)

           When: Tuesday, November 10, 11 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
    

Please note Media 1 vehicle registration update: 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. Members of the media can access FLAME at www.vancouver2010.com/flame, click on visit FLAME and Register Now.

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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