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Surrey hosts intelligent community expert in bid for "Intelligent Community of the Year" nod

May 2, 2016

Join Mayor Linda Hepner to welcome Louis Zacharilla, from the New York-based international think-tank "Intelligent Community Forum (ICF)", as he delivers a keynote presentation about the "Rise of the Intelligent Community".

Mr. Zacharilla will be on a two-day visit to Surrey May 3-4 as part of the City’s bid to be named "Intelligent Community of the Year 2016". Surrey has been named one of the "Top 7 Intelligent Communities of the Year" by ICF for the second year in a row.

Date: Wednesday May 4, 2016

Time: 9:30 - 10:30AM

Location: Surrey City Hall, 13450 – 104 Ave, Surrey BC

Louis Zacharilla helped found the Intelligent Community movement. He appears regularly in the media to discuss what ICF calls "the new Renaissance" within the world’s communities. Co-author of three books: Broadband Economies: Building the Community for the 21st Century, Seizing Our Destiny, and Brain Gain, Mr. Zacharilla’s articles, opinion pieces, and blogs appear in publications worldwide.

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For more information contact:

Oliver Lum
Communications Manager
Office of the Mayor
City of Surrey
604-591-4519 | OWLum@surrey.ca