Notice of Open Public Hearing
Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.- China Economic and Security Review Commission. Name: Dennis Shea, Chairman 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 hearing in Washington, DC on Thursday, January 21, 2016, on ``Developments in China's Military Force Projection and Expeditionary Capabilities.'' Background: This is the first public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2016 report cycle to collect input from academic and industry experts concerning the national security implications of China's military modernization efforts for the United States. The hearing will focus on key developments in the security sphere concerning China's interest in its military pursuing joint expeditionary and force projection capabilities. It will seek to understand the implications of China's interest in developing expeditionary and force projection capabilities for United States, U.S. allies, and partners in the Asia Pacific. The hearing will be co- chaired by Commissioners Jeffrey L. Fiedler and Larry M. Wortzel. Any interested party may file a written statement by January 21, 2016, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Location, Date and Time: Room: SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building. Thursday, January 21, 2016, start time is 9:00 am. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission's Web site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing.