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ICF to visit Seriously Smart Kingston

March 19, 2014 -

When: Thursday, March 20 and Friday, March 21

Where:  Donald Gordon Centre (Thursday) and sites (Friday)

Who:  The Intelligent Community Forum's Lou Zacharilla and Seriously Smart community representatives

What:  Lou Zacharilla of New York-based Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) is visiting to see what makes Kingston one of the Top7 intelligent communities in the world. 

Note:  Media are advised to let Cindie Ashton know when/where you plan to attend. See pdf for a full visit itinerary.

Tomorrow, Zacharilla sees presentations by industry and attends a workshop with 80 community leaders on intelligently creating prosperity and social well-being. Friday, he will conduct site visits to these Seriously Smart destinations: Queen's Innovation Connector and Human Media Lab, Audioconexus, Kingston MakerSpace, Tri-Art, Pathways to Education, and the Kingston Community Health Centre.

The Kingston community is celebrating its status as one of the world's Top7 most intelligent communities in the world by launching the "Seriously Smart" campaign tomorrow (see www.ygkseriouslysmart.ca).

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, Media Relations Officer 613-546-4291, extension 3116. Or call Communications 613-546-4291, ext 2300.

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