The ADC set to adjust the IPC Registered Testing Pool (RTP) in order to meet the latest World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) guidelines as a basis for an efficient IPC Out-of-Competition testing plan. The Committee also continued the sport-specific risk assessment exercise to optimize in-competition testing plans.
The operations for the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games were also discussed, using an evaluation of the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games as a background, along with interim reports from the Vancouver 2010 Organizing Committee (VANOC).
The TUEC's emphasis was on the daily operations and the TUE management administration to optimize and ensure a fluid decision-making process, as well as on the assessment of Paralympic specific matters such as particular medications.
The Committees also held a joint meeting, where matters of mutual interest were discussed, including specific prohibited substances and methods, and the interaction between the two Committees. All members also participated in an Anti-Doping Administration & Management System (ADAMS) training.
The assembly of Committees follows the WADA Symposium which took place from 21-22 April in Lausanne, Switzerland. The symposium provided a unique forum of information exchange between the agency and International Federations (IFs) and highlighted the fast changing environment of anti-doping.
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