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27 February 2008
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WADA Media Symposium


WADA Media Symposium - Lausanne, February 27, 2008



9:00–9:30 Leading the Fight against Doping
The Hon. John Fahey, President, WADA
9:30–10:15 The Way Forward: The Inevitable Evolution of the Fight against Doping
David Howman, Director General, WADA
10:15–10:30 Break


10:30–12:00 Questions & Answers with John Fahey and David Howman
12:00-13:30 Lunch


13:30–15:00 Revised World Anti-Doping Code: Major Changes and Implementation
David Howman, Director General, WADA
15:00–15:15 Break


15:15–16:15 The Athlete Passport: Update on the Longitudinal Approach
Dr. Alain Garnier, Medical Director, WADA



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

Simultaneous French/English translation will be available.

All individual interview requests must be directed prior to the Symposium 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

WADA is not in a position to invite participants. Participants are required to make their own arrangements and cover for their expenses. Lunch will be offered by WADA at the Restaurant of the Museum.

Please note that this program is subject to change.