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2005 IOC Executive Board Meeting in Singapore

IOC Announcement and Voting Schedule

On July 6 and July 8, 2005, the International Olympic Committee will vote to determine the host city and sports to be included in the 2012 Olympic Games. Candidate cities for the 2012 Olympics are Paris, New York, Moscow, London. and Madrid, and the host city will be elected on Wednesday, June 6, 2005. Sports the IOC is evalauting for possible inclusion in the 2012 Olympics are golf, inline speed skating, karate, rugby, and squash, but the according to IOC, no new sport will be added to the Olympics unless another sport is eliminated. This vote will take place on Friday, July 8, 2005. Here is an official announcement from the International Olympic committee:

IOC Executive Board and 117th session
Singapore, 3-9 July 2005

Meetings of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will start on 3 July in Singapore, first with the IOC Executive Board on 3 and 4 July, followed by the 117th IOC Session from 6 to 9 July.
 
On 6 July, IOC members will elect the host city of the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 from among the five Candidate Cities: Paris (FRA), New York (USA), Moscow (RUS), London (GBR) and Madrid (ESP)1.  On 7, 8 and 9 July, the Session will take decisions on key policy issues and areas under its authority.
 
WHERE:
All meetings and media facilities will be located in the Raffles City Convention Centre (RCCC) - (see details below).
 
ARRIVAL:
To facilitate smooth immigration and customs clearance upon arrival at Singapore Changi Airport, all accredited media are encouraged to mention that they are covering the 117th IOC Session. Members of the media encountering any difficulty can call the 117th IOC Session Welcome Desks at Tel: 6542 5517 (Terminal 1) and 6542 5527 (Terminal 2) respectively between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m.
   
FACILITIES:
 
ACCREDITATION DESK – 2ND FLOOR
The Accreditation Desk will be open from 27 June and will operate from 07:30 to 22:00 until 9 July, except on 4 July (to midnight) and 5 and 6 July (24-hour service).
 
Members of the media who have requested an accreditation and received confirmation from the IOC are invited to collect their accreditation cards as early as possible. These will be distributed only upon presentation of a valid passport and a press card.
 
Members of the media who have not requested an accreditation in advance will be asked to fill out their accreditation application on www.olympic.org at the Accreditation Desk. A two-hour waiting time should be expected before the cards can be issued. Please note that this service is only available from 1 July onwards.
 
IOC Contact:    Anne MARTIN-LEDERREY - Mobile: (+65) 971 64 257 (from 30 June)
   
MEDIA PRESS CENTRE (MPC) - Bencoolen room – 4th Floor
The MPC will be open from 3 to 9 July, from 07:30 to 22:00 with a 24-hour service on 5 and 6 July.
Facilities will include:
-          190 workstations
-          160 modem connections (with phone lines)  
-          5 ADSL lines dedicated to the written press
-          15 ADSL lines dedicated to photographers
-          15 ISDN lines dedicated to radio media representatives and booked in advance
 
All workstations, except those with ISDN lines (which have been pre-booked), will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis.
 
IOC Contact:    Sandrine CHAPPUIS – Mobile: +65 971 64 256 (from 30 June)

INTERNATIONAL BROADCAST CENTRE (IBC) – STAMFORD FOYER/BALLROOM – 4TH FLOOR
The IBC will be open from 3 to 9 July, from 07:30 to 22:00 (unless other agreed upon), with a 24-hour service on 5 and 6 July.
 
IOC Contact:    Manolo ROMERO, Tel.: +65 63391275 (from 30 June)
 
Please note that media broadcasting the event need to complete an ‘Undertaking document’ before broadcasting any portion of the event. This document can be obtained by calling the above number and can be faxed to: +65 63342283.
   
MEDIA ACCESS:
Launch of Olympic Museum Exhibition – Raffles City Atrium – 1 July – 18:00
The exhibition will be launched in the presence of IOC President Jacques Rogge and a photo opportunity will be organised. Interested media are invited to register at the temporary Media Registration Desk located on the 2nd Floor next to the Accreditation Desk, from 5 p.m. on 1 July.
 
Executive Board room (Bras Basah Room) - 4th Floor - 3 & 4 July
A brief photo opportunity will be organised each morning for photographers and cameramen wishing to get some shots inside the meeting room. The IOC Communications Department may need to limit the number if interest is very high. Members of the media who are interested are invited to gather at the North Atrium 15 minutes before the start of the proceedings.

Press briefing room (VIP Lounge) – 3 to 9 July
ENG positions will be available at the back of the room. The IOC Communications Department may need to limit the number if interest is very high.

Head of State Presentation – Istana – 5 July, afternoon
IOC members will meet the President of Singapore on the afternoon of 5 July.  As access to the meeting is restricted, a selection of high-resolution pictures will be made available on the IOC website for the media to download.  Please visit “Photo Gallery” at www.olympic.org/117session.
 
Opening Ceremony of the 117th Session - Esplanade, Theatre Hall – 5 July
A limited number of photographers and cameramen, to be determined by the IOC, will be allowed to film in the Theatre Hall. Media who are interested are invited to contact the booking desk of the Raffles City Convention Centre on the 4th Floor.
 
Fifty invitations for written press will be distributed by the IOC Communications Department on 5 July at the MPC.
 
Session room (Raffles Ballroom) – 4th Floor – 6 July Election day
An IOC briefing will be organised on 5 July at 11:00 in the VIP Lounge to go through all access procedures.
 
Please note that on 6 July all proceedings can be followed by closed circuit TV throughout the Raffles City Convention Centre and that a feed is available for broadcast from the IBC.
 
Special cards will be allocated to a limited number of photographers and cameramen wishing to film the presentations of the Candidate Cities at the rear of the Session room. Priority will be given to media from the countries of the five Candidate Cities. A booking system will be put in place to allow members of the media to register their request. The booking desk will be operational on 5 July and will be located on the 4th Floor.
 
The same booking system will be used to allocate special cards for filming (at the rear and front of the Session room) during the Announcement Ceremony.
 
Session room (Raffles Ballroom) – 4th Floor – 7 to 9 July
A brief photo opportunity will be organised each morning for photographers and cameramen wishing to get some shots inside the meeting room. The IOC Communications Department may need to limit the number if interest is very high. Members of the media who are interested are invited to gather at the North Atrium 15 minutes before the start of the proceedings.
 
Please note that the proceedings can be followed by closed circuit TV.
 
SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS
Please note that all times are local (GMT+8) and subject to change.
 
Sunday 3 July 2005
Time
Meetings/Events
Place
08:45
Photo opportunity
Bras Basah Room
09:00 - 18:00
IOC Executive Board meeting
Bras Basah Room
13:30 & 18:30
Press briefings by IOC Communications Director
VIP Lounge
 
Monday 4 July 2005
Time
Meetings/Events
Place
08:45
Photo opportunity
Bras Basah Room
09:00 - 18:00
IOC Executive Board meeting
Bras Basah room
10:00 – 11:00
Torino 2006 – report by TOROC followed by report by Coordination Commission Chairman    J. C. Killy
Bras Basah room
12:15
TOROC press briefing
VIP Lounge
13:30
Press briefing by IOC Communications Director
VIP Lounge
15:00 – 16:00
Beijing 2008 – report by BOCOG followed by report by Coordination Commission Chairman    H. Verbruggen
Bras Basah room
16:15 – 16:45
Vancouver 2010 – report by Coordination Commission Chairman R. Fasel
Bras Basah room
18:30
IOC President's press conference – Wrap-up of the EB meeting
VIP Lounge

Tuesday 5 July 2005
Time
Meetings/Events
Place
11:00
IOC briefing for broadcasters and photographers on access procedures
VIP Lounge
Afternoon TBC
Head of State presentation (limited access)
Istana
 
19:00
Opening Ceremony of the 117th IOC Session - upon invitation for written press
Esplanade, Theatre Hall
 
Wednesday 6 July 2005 – LIVE BROADCAST
Time
Meetings/Events
Place
08:30 - 09:00
Opening of the 117th IOC Session - Followed by the presentations of the 2012 Candidate Cities
Raffles Ballroom
09:00 - 10:00
Presentation by Paris
Raffles Ballroom
10:15 - 10:45
Press briefing by Paris
VIP Lounge
10:30 - 11:30
Presentation by New York
Raffles Ballroom
11:45 - 12:15
Press briefing by New York
VIP Lounge
12:00 - 13:00
Presentation by Moscow
Raffles Ballroom
13:15 - 13:45
Press briefing by Moscow
VIP Lounge
14:30 - 15:30
Presentation by London
Raffles Ballroom
15:45 - 16:15
Press briefing by London
VIP Lounge
16:00 - 17:00
Presentation by Madrid
Raffles Ballroom
17:15 - 17:45
Press briefing by Madrid
VIP Lounge
17:15 - 17:45
Report by the Evaluation Commission
Raffles Ballroom
17:45 - 18:30
Vote to elect the 2012 Host City
Raffles Ballroom
19:30 – 20:00
Announcement Ceremony of the Host City of the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 (see attached document for details)
Raffles Ballroom
20:30 - 21:00
Signature of the Host City Contract followed by joint IOC/Host City press conference
Raffles Ballroom




Thursday 7 July 2005
Time
Meetings/Events
Place
08:45
Photo opportunity
Raffles Ballroom
09:00 - 18:00
117th IOC Session
Raffles Ballroom
10:00 - 10:45
Athens 2004 – Final report presented by
G. Angelopoulos followed by report by Coordination Commission Chairman D. Oswald
Raffles Ballroom
13:30 & 18:30
Press briefings by IOC Communications Director
VIP Lounge

Friday 8 July 2005
Time
Meetings/Events
Place
08:45
Photo opportunity
Raffles Ballroom
09:00 - 18:00
117th IOC Session
Raffles Ballroom
TBC
Discussion on Olympic programme and vote
Raffles Ballroom
11:00 – 11:45
Torino 2006 – report by TOROC followed by report by Coordination Commission Chairman
J. C. Killy
Raffles Ballroom
TBC
TOROC press briefing
VIP Lounge
12:00 – 12:45
Beijing 2008 – report by BOCOG followed by report by Coordination Commission Chairman    H. Verbruggen
Raffles Ballroom
13:30
Press briefing by IOC Communications Director
VIP Lounge
15:00 – 15:30
Vancouver 2010 – report by VANOC followed by report by Coordination Commission Chairman    R. Fasel
Raffles Ballroom
18:30
Press briefing by IOC Communications Director
VIP Lounge
 
Saturday 9 July 2005
Time
Meetings/Events
Place
08:45
Photo opportunity
Raffles Ballroom
09:00 – 13:00
117th IOC Session
Raffles Ballroom
14:00 TBC
IOC President’s press conference – Wrap-up of Session proceedings
Raffles Ballroom

 
CONTACTS:
 
IOC Communications Department
The IOC team will be in Singapore from 30 June and can be reached at the following numbers:
 
Giselle DAVIES – Communications Director
 
Emmanuelle MOREAU – Communications Manager
Mobiles: +65 971 64 255  - +41 79 637 3017
 
Anne MARTIN-LEDERREY – Communications Coordinator – Accreditation and Media Relations
Mobile: +65 971 64 257
 
Sandrine CHAPPUIS – Communications Coordinator - MPC and Press briefing/conferences
Mobile: +65 971 64 256
 
Robert ROXBURGH – Communications Coordinator
Mobile: +65 971 64 258
 
Olympic Broadcasting Services – Relations with broadcasters
Manolo ROMERO
Matt MASON
Pedro ROZAS
Tel: +65 633 91 275
Local Organising Committee
Peiling HUANG, Director
Mobile: +65 9639 9857
 
Raffles City Convention Centre
Raffles the Plaza, Singapore80 Bras Basah Road
Singapore 189560
Tel.: +65 6 6339 7777
Fax: +65 6 6337 1554
 
 
117th IOC Session in Singapore
Announcement of the 2012 Host City
 
PROPOSED RUNNING ORDER
(SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
     
Time
Duration
Events
Source
Presentation
19:30
 
Opening
Live
 
- Welcome by the masters of ceremonies
- Presentation of IOC members on the stage and quick run through of the ceremony
 
 
02:00
Singapore presentation clip
Video
 
   
Introduction
Live
Master of Ceremonies
 
01:30
Paris Clip
Video
 
   
Introduction
Live
Master of Ceremonies
 
01:30
New York Clip
Video
 
   
Introduction
Live
Master of Ceremonies
 
01:30
Moscow Clip
Video
 
   
Introduction
Live
Master of Ceremonies
 
01:30
London Clip
Video
 
   
Introduction
Live
Master of Ceremonies
 
01:30
Madrid Clip
Video
 
   
Introduction of the IOC President
Live
Master of Ceremonies
   
IOC President thanks cities
Live
IOC President
   
Masters of ceremonies ask for envelope
Live
Master of Ceremonies
   
Envelope is brought to IOC President while Olympic Hymn is playing
Live + Audio
IOC President
   
Announcement by the IOC President
Live
IOC President
   
Reaction from the hall
Live
 
   
Farewell
Live
 
   
Hall reactions and credits
Live
 
20:00
 
End of feed
Black
 



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