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Smarter Cities

Smarter Cities

By 2050, 70% of the world’s population will live in cities. This unprecedented urbanization is both an emblem of our economic and societal progress, and a huge strain on the planet's infrastructure. Thankfully, help is at hand; around the world, intelligence is being infused into the way our cities work.

Sam Palmisano delivers the opening keynote, read his prepared remarks here

To view Sam Palmisano's speech, click here

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To view a map featuring select Smarter Cities projects globally, please visit

Photo's below, to see more photos from Smarter Cities Shanghai, click here

Contact(s) for the Press kit

Josephine Parulian
IBM NZ Communications
+64 9 359 2564

Vineeta Durani
IBM Media Relations