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U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION


Notice of Open Public Roundtable

AGENCY: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

ACTION: Notice of open public roundtable.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following roundtable of the 
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
    The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and 
report to Congress annually on ``the national security implications of 
the economic relationship between the United States and the People's 
Republic of China.'' Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold 
a public roundtable in Washington, DC on April 12, 2018 on ``China's 
Preparations for and Response to North Korea Contingencies.''

DATES: The roundtable is scheduled for Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES: TBD, Washington, DC. A detailed agenda for the roundtable 
will be posted on the Commission's website at www.uscc.gov. Also, 
please check the Commission's website for possible changes to the 
roundtable schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the 
roundtable.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public seeking 
further information concerning the roundtable should contact Leslie 
Tisdale, 444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 602, Washington, DC 20001; 
telephone: 202-624-1496, or via email at [email protected]. 
Reservations are not required to attend the roundtable.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: This roundtable will examine Chinese views on the 
likelihood of various potential North Korean contingencies, how China 
could play a role in the lead-up to or unfolding of such contingencies, 
and implications for the United States and the region. This roundtable 
would aim to shed new light on the following: (1) Chinese thinking 
about potential crises and contingencies involving North Korea; (2) 
what the People's Liberation Army (PLA) and other stakeholders are 
doing to prepare for these various scenarios; (3) Chinese diplomatic 
activities in this area; and (4) geopolitical and security implications 
for the United States. The roundtable will be co-chaired by 
Commissioner Jonathan Stivers and Senator James Talent. Any interested 
party may file a written statement by April 12, 2018, by mailing to the 
contact above. A portion of each panel will include a question and 
answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses.

    Authority: Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and Security 
Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act 
(Pub. L. 106-398), as amended by Division P of the Consolidated 
Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108-7), as amended by 
Public Law 109-108 (November 22, 2005), as amended by Public Law 
113-291 (December 19, 2014).

    Dated: March 23, 2018.
Kathleen Wilson,
Finance and Operations Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security, 
Review Commission.
[FR Doc. 2018-06200 Filed 3-27-18; 8:45 am]
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