The Annual Conference Week of the International Cricket Council (ICC) will begin in Melbourne on 24th June with the Associate and Affiliate Members’ meeting at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).The board meeting will conclude on June 28th.
Several meetings are to take place.
The week’s schedule includes the following meetings:
ICC Associate and Affiliate Members’ meeting (Tuesday)
ICC Chief Executives’ Committee (Tuesday-Wednesday)
ICC Governance Review Committee, Finance and Commercial Affairs Committee and HR and Remuneration Committee meetings (Thursday-Friday)
ICC Annual Conference (Thursday)
ICC and IDI Board meetings (Thursday-Saturday)
The key issues on the agenda of the meetings will include:
— Amendments to the ICC’s Memorandum and Articles of Association, as discussed and agreed by the ICC Board in Singapore on 8 February, including the appointment of the new ICC Chairman
— Investiture of new ICC President
— ICC Associate Membership application from Oman
— An annual report from the Chairman of the Anti-Corruption and Security Unit
— Recommendations on cricket and development matters from recent committee meetings
— An update on the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
— An update on the post-2015 commercial rights strategy
Also, it is official that the staging of the Conference is supported by Cricket Australia (CA), the Government of Victoria and the Melbourne Cricket Club. Melbourne is an important host to the ICC World Cup, 2015 and will host the World Cup Final on 29th March in the next year.
Also it has been officially stated that on Tuesday at around 1.45 PM, in front of Dennis Lillee’s statue, Gate-1, MCG, the ICC Head of Global Development, Tim Anderson will be available for interview and will answer to questions of media on matters arising out of Associate and Affiliate Members’ meetings. On Wednesday at around 14:45 in front of Dennis Lillee’s statue, Gate-1, MCG, ICC General Manager – Cricket, Geoff Allardice, will be available for interviews on matters arising out of the CEC meeting. On Thursday, a media conference is likely to take place at the MCG at some stage during the afternoon.
More details will be known to us in due course of time.