China in Latin America and the Caribbean

AGENDA

Hearing on "China in Latin America and the Caribbean" 

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Cannon House Office Building, Room 210 and Webex

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9:30 AM – 9:40 AM: Opening Remarks: Hearing Co-Chairs Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew and Commissioner Derek Scissors 
 
9:40 AM – 11:10 AM: Panel I: China’s Strategic Approach in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • R. Evan Ellis, Research Professor of Latin American Studies, U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute [Testimony]
  • Margaret Myers, Director of the Asia and Latin America Program, Inter-American Dialogue [Testimony]
  • Ryan Berg, Senior Fellow, Americas Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies [Testimony]

11:10 AM – 11:20 AM: Break

11:20 AM – 12:50 PM: Panel II: China’s Economic Engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean

12:50 PM – 1:35 PM: Lunch Break

1:35 PM – 2:35 PM: Panel III: China’s Military and Security Activities in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Cynthia Watson, Dean of Faculty and Academic Programs, National War College
  • Thiago de Aragão, Director of Strategy, Arko Advice Public Affairs; Senior Researcher, Center for Strategic and International Studies [Testimony]

2:35 PM – 2:45 PM: Break

2:45 PM – 4:15 PM: Panel IV: Case Studies

4:15 PM – 4:25 PM: Closing Remarks

4:25 PM: Adjourn