***MEDIA ADVISORY*** One Young World Summit Press Briefings
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Pittsburgh is hosting the third annual One Young World Summit, Oct. 18-22, which will bring together nearly 1,500 future leaders from 190 countries. There will be three media briefings leading up to the Summit. Please see below for details associated with each briefing, listed chronologically.
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WHAT: Pittsburgh Welcomes One Young World Noon, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 WHEN: Luke Ravenstahl, Mayor of Pittsburgh WHO: Sy Holzer, President, PNC Bank Pittsburgh, and Chair of the One Young World Pittsburgh Partnership Executive Committee Steve Sokol, President & CEO, World Affairs Council Rebecca Lucore, Chief of Staff, Bayer MaterialScience LLC Craig Davis, CEO, VisitPittsburgh Greg Peaslee, Senior Vice President, UPMC and Chief of Human Resources & Administration. Mayor's Pressroom WHERE: 5th Floor, City-County Building WHY: Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and members of the One Young World Host Committee provide an overview for the Pittsburgh media of key activities and highlights taking place during the Summit. Lesley Sillaman, Havas PR, at 646-331-8303 or Lesley.firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: Joanna Doven, Press Secretary, Office of Luke Ravenstahl, at 412-475-2387 or Joanna.email@example.com For those who cannot attend, please dial: DIAL IN: U.S.TOLL FREE: 866-819-7822 INTERNATIONAL TOLL: 1-203-310-0999 PASSCODE: 3096790
Jamie Oliver: Pittsburgh Takes on the Food Revolution WHAT: 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 WHEN: Jamie Oliver, chef, BBC broadcaster and campaigner WHO: Luke Ravenstahl, Mayor of Pittsburgh Dr. Michael Parkinson, senior medical director, health and productivity, UPMC Richard Piacentini, director, Let's Move Pittsburgh Carol Wooten, superintendent, Propel Schools Phipps Conservatory Edible Rooftop WHERE: Schenley Park (Oakland) World-renowned chef and founder of the Food Revolution, Jamie Oliver, is dedicated to educating children and their families about what's in the foods they're eating and encouraging them to make healthier choices in their everyday lives. These efforts are critical, with new projections showing that more than half of Americans will be obese by the year 2030. WHY: Jamie will join Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and representatives from the Pittsburgh community to announce plans for Pittsburgh to take on the Food Revolution. Jamie will inspire One Young World delegates and ambassadors as they work with community leaders to monitor and report a number of goals for Pittsburgh to become a healthier, food-conscious city over the next year. Melissa Rieger, Havas PR, at 412-251-2172 or firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT:
WHAT: One Young World Kick-off Media Briefing 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 WHEN: David Jones & Kate Robertson: Co-founders WHO: Jamie Oliver, chef and food activist Bob Geldof KBE, activist and musician Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, Mayor of Pittsburgh Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts WHERE: Regency Room, Basement Level WHY: This media briefing will be held prior to the Opening Ceremony of the One Young World Summit, giving media the chance to hear about summit plans from the One Young World co- founders, returning counselors, including Jamie Oliver and Bob Geldof, and the mayor of Pittsburgh. Questions from the media will be welcome. Pattie Sullivan, Havas PR, at 412-400-4184 or Pattie.Sullivan@havasww.com CONTACT: For those who cannot attend, please dial: DIAL IN: U.S.TOLL FREE: 866-819-7822 INTERNATIONAL TOLL: 1-203-310-0999 PASSCODE: 3096790
NOTE: Members of the media interested in attending the One Young World Summit should register for official media credentials by visiting OneYoungWorld.com/Media . Media will be able to access exclusive press areas and activities during the Summit, coming to Pittsburgh Oct. 18-22, 2012. Following online registration, media will receive a confirmation email with further instructions.
For additional information, please visit OneYoungWorld.com
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