Media Advisory - Mayor David Miller advances Toronto's economic prospects by joining San Francisco-led Global Digital City Network



    TORONTO, March 19 /CNW/ - The City of Toronto will sign a Digital City
Network Agreement with San Francisco to advance Toronto's important Digital,
ICT and New Media sectors. Toronto will join a global collaborative membership
network of digital centres that includes Paris, Dublin and Singapore.
    Toronto Mayor David Miller and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newson will be
linked by video conference for the signing.

    
    Date:      Wednesday, March 21
    Time:      2 p.m.
    Location:  Autodesk, 210 King St. E.
    

    The signing will be streamed live, online at
http://events.telemerge.ca/cityoftoronto/022107/index.php.
    Autodesk, Inc. is the world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the
manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets.
    Rob Berry, Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism, City of
Toronto, and Joaquin Alvarado, Director, Institute for Next Generation
Internet, San Francisco State University will be available for questions
following the signing.

    Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home
to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine
of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America.
In the past three years Toronto has won more than 50 awards for quality and
innovation in delivering public services. Toronto's government is dedicated to
prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

    
                     Visit our website at www.toronto.ca
    




For further information:

For further information: Media contacts: Rob Berry, Manager, Sector and
Strategic Partnerships, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism, (416)
576-7026, rberry@toronto.ca; Joaquin Alvarado, Director, Institute for Next
Generation Internet, San Francisco State University, (510) 761-0657,
joaquin@sfsu.edu


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