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Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry to hold Meeting on Feb. 12

Press Release From: Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry
Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2002

WASHINGTON - The Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry will hold its second public meeting on February 12, 2002. The meeting will be held in the Auditorium of the Herbert C. Hoover Building, headquarters for the U.S. Department of Commerce, located on Constitution Avenue between 14th and 15th Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C.

The meeting, which is open to the public, is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. and will adjourn by 5:30 p.m. The Commissioners will hear testimony; and conduct deliberations regarding aerospace business considerations, air transportation capacity/infrastructure, and export control policy.

The public is encouraged to attend, and must bring photo identification to enter the building.

WHO: Members of the Commission, Government and Industry

WHAT: Public Meeting of the Commission on the Future of the U.S. Aerospace Industry

WHERE: U.S. Department of Commerce Auditorium, Herbert C. Hoover Building

WHEN: Tuesday, February 12, 2002, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

**IMPORTANT: ALL ATTENDEES MUST PRESENT A PHOTO ID. CAMERA CREWS SHOULD CALL MELISSA SABATINE AT 703.602.1515 FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON SET UP AND ACCESS TO THE BUILDING.

The Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry was congressionally mandated to study the future of the United States aerospace industry in the global economy, particularly in relationship to United States national security. The Commission will also assess the future importance of the domestic aerospace industry for the economic and national security of the United States.

Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry Public Meeting Agenda, 2/12/02

8:30 - Opening Comments - Charles H. Huettner, Executive Director

8:35 - Introductory Comments - The Honorable Robert S. Walker

Welcome - Chairman

8:45 - Aerospace Business Considerations - Lead: Commissioner Wood

9:45 - Break

10:00 - Air Transportation Capacity/Infrastructure - Lead: Commissioners Bolen/Douglass

10:00 - Overview: Commissioners Bolen and Douglass

10:05 - Panel Testimony*
Mr. Charles Keegan, OEP, PM, FAA
Mr. John Hayhurst, President, Boeing ATM
Mr. Michael Cheyne, Director, Aviation Planning, Port of Seattle
Mr. Vern Raburn, President, Eclipse Aviation
*Other possible witnesses may be included

10:35 - Panel Question and Answer - Leads: Commissioners Bolen/Douglass

11:00 - Deliberations on Interim Report Recommendations

11:45 - Lunch

1:15 - Export Controls - Lead: Commissioners Hamre/Schneider

1:15 - Overview: Commissioners Hamre and Schneider

1:30 - Administration Testimony
0m/K3 Matthew Borman, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration
Gregory Suchan, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Political and Military Affairs
Lisa Bronson, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Technology Security Policy and Counterproliferation

Industry Panel Testimony
LGEN (ret.) Larry Farrell, President & CEO, National Defense Industrial Association
The Honorable David McCurdy, President, Electronic Industries Alliance
Robert Bauerlein, Chairman, International Council, Aerospace Industries Association

2:30 - Panel Question and Answer

2:45 - Deliberations on Interim Report Recommendations

3:15 - Break

3:30 - Current Issues - Lead: Chairman Walker

4:30 - Deliberations/Discussions/Decisions - Lead: Chairman Walker

5:30 - Adjourn - Mr. Huettner

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