***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

WHEN:

Noon, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012

WHO:

Luke Ravenstahl, Mayor of Pittsburgh


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.

WHERE:

Mayor's Pressroom


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.

CONTACT:

Lesley Sillaman, Havas PR, at 646-331-8303 or Lesley.sillaman@havasww.com


Joanna Doven, Press Secretary, Office of Luke Ravenstahl, at 412-475-2387 or Joanna.doven@pittsburghpa.gov

DIAL IN:

For those who cannot attend, please dial:


U.S.TOLL FREE: 866-819-7822


INTERNATIONAL TOLL: 1-203-310-0999


PASSCODE: 3096790

WHAT:

Jamie Oliver: Pittsburgh Takes on the Food Revolution

WHEN:

10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012

WHO:

Jamie Oliver, chef, BBC broadcaster and campaigner


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

WHERE:

Phipps Conservatory Edible Rooftop


Schenley Park (Oakland)

WHY:

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.


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.

CONTACT:

Melissa Rieger, Havas PR, at 412-251-2172 or melissa.rieger@havasww.com

WHAT:

One Young World Kick-off Media Briefing

WHEN:

3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012

WHO:

David Jones & Kate Robertson: Co-founders


Jamie Oliver, chef and food activist


Bob Geldof KBE, activist and musician


Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, Mayor of Pittsburgh

WHERE:

Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts


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.

CONTACT:

Pattie Sullivan, Havas PR, at 412-400-4184 or Pattie.Sullivan@havasww.com

DIAL IN:

For those who cannot attend, please dial:


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

SOURCE One Young World