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CHINA IN SPACE: A STRATEGIC COMPETITION? (US-CHINA COMMISSION), Apr 25, 2019, DC, 9:50 am – 4:45 pm ET (webcast)

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission will hold a hearing on April 25, 2019 from 9:50 am – 4:45 pm ET in 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building on “China in Space: A Strategic Competition?”

The event will be webcast.

More information is on the event’s website. The agenda as of April 17 is as follows:


Hearing on “China in Space: A Strategic Competition?”

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419

9:50 AM – 10:00 AM: Opening Remarks: Chairman Bartholomew and Commissioner McDevitt

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM:  Strategic Perspective
• General James Cartwright, USMC (Ret.), Inaugural Chairholder, Harold Brown Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM:  Administration Perspective
• Dr. William Roper, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics

11:00 AM – 11:10 AM:  Break

11:10 AM – 12:40 PM:  Panel I: China’s Pursuit of Global Space Leadership
• Todd Harrison, Director, Aerospace Security Project and Defense Budget Analysis, Center for Strategic and International Studies
• Brian Weeden, Director of Program Planning, Secure World Foundation
• Namrata Goswami, Senior Independent Analyst

12:40 PM – 1:30 PM: Lunch Break

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM:  Panel II: Military-Civil Fusion in China’s Space Ambitions
• Lorand Laskai, Visiting Researcher, Georgetown Center for Security and Emerging Technology
• Michael Gold, Vice-President, Regulatory and Policy, Maxar Technologies
• Kevin J. Wolf, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

3:00 PM – 3:10 PM:  Break

3:10 PM – 4:40 PM:  Panel III: China’s Military Space Activities
• Kevin Pollpeter, Senior Research Scientist, CNA
• Mark Stokes, Executive Director, Project 2049 Institute
• Jonathan Ray, Research Director, Special Programs Division, SOS International LLC

4:40 PM – 4:45 PM: Closing Remarks

4:45 PM:  Adjourn


April 25, 2019
9:30 am - 11:00 pm