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Fri, Mar 18, 2011
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs

Science and Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation:
Building Bridges between India and the United States


Date & Time:         

Friday, March 18, 2011
6:00 to 8:00 PM


Kennedy Center “Family Theatre”
The Kennedy Center is located on the banks of the Potomac River at 2700 F St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20566, at the intersection of New Hampshire Avenue NW and Rock Creek Parkway. For directions to the Kennedy Center, visit their website.

Keynote Speaker::

Meera Shankar, Ambassador of India to the United States

K. "Vish" Viswanath, Associate Professor in the Department of Society, Human Development, and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health and Director of the Health Communication Core of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center

M.S. Vijay Kumar, Senior Associate Dean and Director, Office of Educational Innovation and Technology Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Education, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Vinod K. Goel, Head, Global Knowledge and Innovation Practice, Centennial Group

Satish Jha, President and CEO, One Laptop per Child, India

The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Migration Policy Institute, and the Indian Council for Overseas Employment are hosting a panel discussion on science, technology, entrepreneurship, and innovation in India and the United States, including a discussion on the role of the Indian diaspora. 

This panel discussion is being held in association with maximum INDIA - A festival of Indian arts and culture at the Kennedy Center, March 1-20, 2011.  Guests are welcome to visit the exhibits and free performances of the Maximum India Festival.

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The registration deadline for this event has passed.