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24 January 2007
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WADA Media Symposium


WADA Media Symposium - Lausanne, January 24, 2007


9:00–10.00 Welcome
Richard W. Pound, President, WADA
  Introductory Address
Dr Jacques Rogge, President, IOC


State of Anti-Doping
Richard W. Pound, President, WADA
10:00–10:15 Break


10:15–12:15 WADA's Priority Programs: Achievements and Perspectives
David Howman, Director General, WADA
12:15–13:45 Lunch


13:45–15:00 WADA's Role in the Coordination of Science and Research - Keeping Up with the Doping Techniques
Dr. Olivier Rabin, Science Director, WADA
15:00–15:30 Break


15:30–16:30 Final Discussion and Q&A with Panellists Richard W. Pound, David Howman and Olivier Rabin
Moderated by Alan Abrahamson, NBC Sport Journalist, Member of the IOC Press Commission


This Symposium will be held at the Olympic Museum, 1 Quai d’Ouchy, Lausanne.

Simultaneous French/English translation will be available.

Time will be available for questions after the presentations. All individual interview requests must be directed to WADA Media Relations & Communications Manager Frédéric Donzé at

A working area with electric plugs will be available in the “Olympic Winter Games” Room on the 2nd floor of the Museum.

A limited number of Wireless cards are available for purchase at the reception of the Museum. Participants can also contact the Swisscom hotline to open a Wireless account at

Lunch will be offered by WADA at the Restaurant of the Museum.

Please note that this program is subject to change.