IPC President Heading to London for IOC Co-ordination Commission Meeting

16 Nov 2010 By IPC

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven is heading to London to take part in the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Co-ordination Commission Meeting being held from 17 to 19 November in the British capital.

Craven, attending the meeting as one of Britain’s IOC members, will be joined by Patrick Jarvis, IPC representative on the IOC Co-ordination Commission for London, IPC Chief Executive Officer Xavier Gonzalez and IPC Paralympic Games Senior Manager Thanos Kostopoulos.

The Co-ordination Commission will receive progress reports from the London 2012 Organizing Committee (LOCOG) from various areas such as Commercial, Communications and Engagement, Integrated Operational Planning, Security, and Transport.

A Paralympic Games Working Group headed by Patrick Jarvis is scheduled to meet on Thursday, 18 November, to discuss topics including Sport, Marketing, Brand and Communication, and Broadcast.

It will be the seventh IOC Co-ordination Commission visit to the organizing committee of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The IOC Co-ordination Commission reviews the progress of the Organizing Committees on a regular basis and includes also a Paralympic working group and Paralympic topics.

The London 2012 Paralympic Games will take place from 29 August until 9 September 2012.