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Olympic Roundup - Friday 3 August

03 August 2012

Today's look at Foreign Office activity and the events taking place in and around the London 2012 Olympic Games.
A fan shelters under an umbrella to watch team GB Rowers go for Gold on giant screens in the Olympic Park, in Stratford east London.

  • The British Business Embassy is today hosting Global Business Summit on ICT. The Summit will feature a number of panel-led seminars focusing on key ICT fields such as ICT Enabling London 2012; Broadband; Cloud & SaaS; Digital Innovation; Smart Infrastructure: Video, Image Recognition & AR; and Next-Generation Mobility. The summit is being streamed live on the UKTI YouTube channel.
  • Last night, Foreign Office Minister Lord Howell spoke at the Opening Gala of the Creative Cities Collection 2012. Creative Cities is a week-long exhibition to forge new links and closer relations between artistic communities in China and the UK, with particular focus on Olympic Host Cities Beijing and London. The event forms part of the Inspire 2012 Programme, often known as the Cultural Olympiad.

Further information

Foreign Office social media channels

Twitter: @foreignoffice, @fcotravel, @WilliamJHague

Facebook: The Foreign Office, William Hague

Storifythe story of the Games

Pinterest: 2012 activity from our offices around the world

See also:

Government Olympic Communications website

Twitter: @2012govuk, @2012govpress, @DCMS

Facebook: Dept for Culture Media and Sport, This is GREAT Britain


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