Melbourne to host ICC annual conference from Tuesday

ANI| Last Updated: Jun 23, 2014, 16:20 PM IST

Dubai: The ICC Annual Conference week will begin in Melbourne on June 24 with the Associate and Affiliate Members` meeting at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), and will conclude with the IDI Board meeting on June 28.

The week`s schedule includes the following meetings:

ICC Associate and Affiliate Members` meeting (Tue)

ICC Chief Executives` Committee (Tue-Wed)

ICC Governance Review Committee, Finance and Commercial Affairs Committee and HR and Remuneration Committee meetings (Thu-Fri)

ICC Annual Conference (Thu)

ICC and IDI Board meetings (Thu-Sat)

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

The staging of the Conference is being supported by Cricket Australia, the Government of Victoria and the Melbourne Cricket Club. Melbourne is one of the host cities of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, with the final set to take place at the MCG on 29 March next year.

On Tuesday, at around 1.45 p.m., in front of Dennis Lillee`s statue, Gate-1, MCG, ICC Head of Global Development, Tim Anderson, will be available for interviews on matters arising out of Associate and Affiliate Members` meetings.

On Wednesday at around 1445 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. Further details will be provided in due course.

The ICC Board consists of the nominated representatives of each of the 10 Full Members plus three elected Associate Member representatives. Also present at ICC Board meetings is the ICC President, who chairs proceedings, the ICC Chief Executive and the ICC Vice-President.

The CEC comprises the Chief Executives of the 10 Full Members as well as three Associate Member representatives. Also present is the ICC Chief Executive who chairs the meeting and, by invitation, the ICC President and the chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee.