The symposium is not open to the media. Instead, the press is being invited to two special press conferences.

Saturday 3 December, 7.00 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel.
The first press conference will present the issues that have been raised since the first symposium and that are to be addressed at the conference in Stockholm. Present will be WADA chairman Dick Pound, chairman of WADA’s Gene Doping Panel Professor Theodore Friedmann, chairman of the WADA’s Health, Medical & Research Committee Professor Arne Ljungqvist (from Karolinska Institutet), and WADA Science Director Dr Olivier Rabin.

Monday 5 December, 5.30 p.m. at the Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet.
The second press conference will mark the release of the symposium’s final document. Present will be IOC chairman Jacques Rogge, Professor Theodore Friedmann, Professor Arne Ljungqvist and Dr Olivier Rabin.

Register by no later than 21 November with press officer Marie Louise Bergh on +46 8 699 61 09 or +46 70 542 12 89,

Special hotel offer
Media representatives covering the symposium are being offered special rates at the Clarion Hotel, Ringvägen 98, 104 60 Stockholm. Call +46 8 462 10 00/10, and state Swedish Sports Confederation on booking.

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