Hearing: The Impact of Trade with China on New York State and Opportunities for Economic Growth

July 23, 2009

Rochester Institute of Technology
Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies
Louise M. Slaughter Building, Room 2240
111 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623-5608

Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioners Patrick A. Mulloy and Dennis C. Shea


Introductory remarks by Dr. William Destler, President of Rochester Institute of Technology

Commissioners’ Opening Statements

  • Opening Statement of Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew [Remarks]
  • Opening Statement of Commissioner Patrick Mulloy [Remarks]

Congressional Statements for the Record

  • Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) [Testimony]
  • Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) [Testimony]
  • Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter [Testimony]

Additional Statement for the Record

  • Dr. Sam Natapoff, Senior Advisor to the Governor of New York State for International Commerce, New York, NY [Testimony]

Panel I: The Impact of Trade with China on New York State

Panel II: The Impact of Chinese Competition on Local Companies and Communities

Panel III: Government and Institutional Perspectives on Current Opportunities for Growth in New York State

Panel IV: Advanced R&D in Sunrise Industries that Can Lead to Growth for Local Companies

Panel V: Public Comment Period (5 minutes per comment)

  • Registration for the open microphone begins at 8:30 am in hearing room. 
  • Participants will each be allowed 5 minutes to give their remarks