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HASC Schedule: February 22 – 26

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Adam Smith (D-Wash.), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following schedule of public events for the week of February 22 – 26.
 
Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems Hearing:Innovation Opportunities and Vision for the Science and Technology Enterprise”
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
(11:00 a.m. ET – 2118 Rayburn/Webex – Open)

Purpose: The subcommittee will receive testimony from non-government witnesses who will, in their personal capacities, provide insight into the current innovation landscape and discuss opportunities for the Department of Defense to invest in, harness, and transition the innovation, science, and technology required to ensure the U.S. military’s future edge.
 
Witnesses:
 
The Honorable Christine Fox
Former Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense
Assistant Director for Policy and Analysis, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
 
Dr. Victoria Coleman
Former DARPA Director
Senior Advisor to the Director, CITRIS, UC Berkley
 
Mr. Klon Kitchen
Resident Fellow
American Enterprise Institute
 

Subcommittee on Strategic Forces Hearing: “Near-Peer Advancements in Space and Nuclear Weapons”
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
(3:00p.m. ET – 2118 Rayburn/WebEx – Open)
 
Purpose: The subcommittee will receive testimony from non-government witnesses and the hearing will explore advancements being made by Russia and China regarding space and nuclear weapons.   
 
Witnesses: 
 
Gen Robert Kehler (ret.)
Affiliate, Center for International Security and Cooperation
Stanford University
 
Ms. Madelyn Creedon
Nonresident Fellow 
The Brookings Institute 
 
Mr. Todd Harrison
Director, Aerospace Security Project
Center for Strategic and International Studies
 
Mr. Tim Morrison
Senior Fellow
The Hudson Institute
 
 

** MEDIA GUIDANCE **

We strongly recommend that members of the media view hearings remotely. The Capitol currently has restricted access, and non-credentialed media will not be able to access House Office Buildings. Only credentialed members of the media will be allowed access to the press viewing area in committee hearing rooms and must RSVP to their respective press gallery no later than 3:00 p.m. the day prior to the hearing they wish to attend.

 
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