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Hearing: Developments in China’s Cyber and Nuclear Capabilities

Monday, March 26, 2012

Hylton Performing Arts Center,
George Mason University Prince William Campus
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas, VA 20109


9:30 am – 10:00 am            Opening Remarks

  • Gen. James Cartwright (USMC, Ret.), Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies

10:00 am – 10:05 am         Break

10:05 am – 12:00 am*        Panel I:  Cybersecurity

  • Richard Bejtlich, Chief Security Officer, Mandiant [Testimony]
  • Nart Villeneuve, Senior Threat Researcher, Trend Micro [Testimony]
  • Jason Healey, Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Atlantic Council [Testimony]

11:00 am                            Panel II: Congressional perspectives

  • Representative Frank Wolf (VA-10)

12:00 pm – 12:50 pm           Lunch Break

12:50 pm – 2:00 pm             Panel III: Fissile material production and nuclear cooperation

  • Henry Sokolski, Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center [Testimony]
  • Dr. Phillip A. Karber, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University

2:00 pm – 2:05 pm              Break

2:05 pm – 3:15 pm              Panel IV: Nuclear forces and strategy

  • Dr. Mark Schneider, Senior Analyst, National Institute of Public Policy [Testimony]
  • Dr. Phillip C. Saunders, Director, Center for Study of Chinese Military Affairs, National Defense University [Testimony]
  • Mark Stokes**, Executive Director, Project 2049 Institute [Testimony]

3:15 pm                              Adjourn

*Panel will break upon Rep. Wolf’s arrival and resume following his remarks
**Written testimony only