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Commissioner delivers keynote address at the IBM Colloquium 'The Science of Cities', Dublin 27 October 2011

Commissioner delivers keynote address at the IBM Colloquium 'The Science of Cities'. Photo © Fennels Photography, 2011
"Over the two days of this IBM colloquium you are discussing the most pressing issues of urban development and urban living. These issues touch on some of the greatest challenges facing us in Europe: the economy, climate change, energy and resources and the ageing of our population"


Dublin, 27 October 2011  

 

Mr O Neill, Dr Kelly, ladies and gentlemen,

Thank you very much for the invitation to address IBM's Science of Cities Colloquium.

It is a pleasure to be back in Ireland with IBM. Last November I was very pleased to attend the IBM SmartCamp World Finals in Dublin that rewarded and celebrated the most innovative entrepreneurs and start-ups.

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