/R E P E A T -- Invitation to the media - Ericsson Global ICT Centre - Inauguration/

MONTRÉAL, Dec.8, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - You are cordially invited for the official inauguration of Ericsson Global Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre on Friday December 9, 2016. The event begins at 10:00 AM in Vaudreuil-Dorion in the presence of:

  • Mr Guy Pilon, Mayor of Vaudreuil-Dorion
  • The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, Government of Canada
  • His Excellency Per Sjögren, Ambassador of Sweden to Canada

The event will include remarks from Mark Henderson, Chairman of Ericsson Canada, on this significant investment and includes a tour of the facility.

The inauguration of Ericsson's Global ICT Centre in Vaudreuil-Dorion reflects Ericsson's ongoing commitment to R&D investment in Canada, and represents an important step in our ongoing ICT transformation. This is the third Global ICT Centre to open, following the Linköping (September 2014) and Rosersberg (January 2016) sites in Sweden.

This 20,000 sq m state-of-the-art centre creates the foundation of the next generation of cloud infrastructure & services demanded by industry and enables over 20,000 R&D engineers globally to accelerate innovation cycles, reduce cost and host 5G development all under one roof.

Due to limited space at the event, accreditation is mandatory. Please take note that no photography or filming is allowed in the technical spaces. Photos and B-Roll will be made available.

Accreditation must be confirmed before December 9, 9:00 a.m. For any questions please contact mjgauvin@kilicom.com or ajdion@kilicom.com.

Event : Global ICT Centre Inauguration
Date : Friday, December 9, 2016, 10:00 AM                          
Place : 3500 F.X. Tessier (located within the Joseph-Carrier Industrial Park), Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec  


SOURCE Ericsson Canada

For further information: Marie-Josée Gauvin, 514 247-0088, mjgauvin@kilicom.com; Ann-Julie Dion, 514 923-5854, ajdion@kilicom.com


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