Universities and Smart Cities: A Global Perspective

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Dr. Meric Gertler
President, University of Toronto

Address to the Observer Research Foundation,
Delhi, India

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I am delighted to be here, and I am grateful to the Observer Research Foundation for the invitation to join you today.

The University of Toronto is proud of the ongoing collaborations between our Munk School of Global Affairs and the ORF. This partnership brings together premier foreign affairs think-tanks from India and Canada. It involves international thought leaders from the academy, from industry and the non-profit sector, from the public service and all levels of government. And it extends beyond the borders of our two great nations into international collaborations.

I am very pleased to have the opportunity to build on this growing relationship between our two institutions.