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Friday, July 25, 2014

WHEN: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
WHAT: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) Discussion on “India’s New Growth Story: Revitalizing U.S.-India Relations.”
Speakers: Mr. Ajay S. Shriram, president of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and chairman and senior managing director of DCM Shriram Limited; Naushad Forbes, vice president of CII and director of Forbes Marshall, India’s leading steam engineering and control instrumentation firm; Chandrajit Banerjee, director general of CII and responsible for its overall operations; Mr. Vikram Kirloskar, vice chairman of Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited, and the chairman and managing director of Kirloskar Systems Ltd; and Jessica T. Mathews, president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
WHERE: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
CONTACT: 202-483-7600; web site:
SOURCE: CEIP – event announcement

WHEN: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
WHAT: Hudson Institute Discussion on “The Future of Surface Warfare Lethality.”
Speakers: Seth Cropsey, Moderator, Director, Center for American Seapower, Hudson Institute; Bryan Clark, Panelist, Senior Fellow, Center for Budgetary and Strategic Assessments; and Bryan McGrath, Panelist, Assistant Director, Center for American Seapower, Hudson Institute.
WHERE: Capitol Visitor Center — HVC 201, East Capitol St NE & First St SE
CONTACT: 202-974-2400; web site:
SOURCE: Hudson – event announcement

WHEN: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
WHAT: Heritage Foundation Book Discussion – “A History Lover’s Guide to Washington, DC: Designed for Democracy.”
Speaker: Alison Fortier, Author.
WHERE: Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Avenue, N.E.
CONTACT: 202-546-4400; web site:
SOURCE: Heritage – event announcement