Council of the Federation to Meet in Vancouver on July 20-22, 2011


MEDIA NOTICE

Council of the Federation to Meet in Vancouver on July 20-22, 2011
Media accreditation required

June 27, 2011
– As incoming Chair of the Council of the Federation, British Columbia Premier Christy Clark will host the 2011 Summer Meeting of the Council of the Federation from July 20 to 22 in Vancouver at the Pan Pacific Hotel.

Media Accreditation
Media representatives who wish to attend the 2011 Council of the Federation Summer Meeting must register online. To access the online registration system, please visit www.councilofthefederation.ca and click on the logo for the 2011 COF summer meeting. Then click on “Media Registration”. Individuals will be screened to ensure they are official media representatives. Media must register by July 14, 2011.

Media Accommodation
Media representatives are responsible for making their own hotel reservations.

Media Work Room
A media work room will be located in the Crystal Pavilion Ballroom (Lobby level) at the Pan Pacific Hotel. This room will be equipped with Internet access, power outlets and television monitors.

Preliminary Media Program (All times and events are to be confirmed)

Wednesday, July 20
11:00 – 11:30 am Photo op at RBC Canadian Open, including remarks from Premier Christy Clark
Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club, 4300 S.W. Marine Drive
Thursday, July 21  
8:25 am Council of the Federation Meeting (photo opportunity at start of meeting)
11:45 am Media Opportunity with Premier Christy Clark (TBC)
5:15 pm Reception, Dinner and Entertainment (media invited, social only) Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, 6393 N.W. Marine Drive
Friday, July 22  
8:00 am Council of the Federation Meeting continues
1:30 pm Media Opportunity with Premier Christy Clark, and Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire, immediate past Chair of the National Governors Association (TBC)
1:45 pm Closing News Conference
Crystal Pavilion Ballroom B & C (Lobby level, Pan Pacific Hotel)

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