From: Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry
Posted: Monday, August 19, 2002
WASHINGTON - The Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry will hold its fourth public meeting on Thursday, August 22, 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, will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will adjourn by 5:00 p.m. The Commissioners will hear testimony and conduct deliberations on aviation, space, and other issues. General Ronald R. Fogleman, USAF Ret, and Chairman, Committee on Aeronautics Research and Technology for Vision 2050 at the National Research Council, will present a report on the Committee's work. General Fogleman will be available for questions from the press immediately after his testimony.
The public is encouraged to attend, and must bring photo identification to enter the building.
WHO: Members of the Commission, Military, Government and Industry Witnesses
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: Thursday, August 22, 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. The Commission will release its final report in November.
Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry Public Meeting Agenda, 8/22/02 8:30 - Opening Comments Charles Huettner, Executive Director 8:35 - Introductory Comments Hon. Robert S. Walker, Chairman 8:40 - Aviation (Airlines, Pilots, Controllers) Discussions Leads: Commissioners Bolen/Buffenbarger 8:40 - Overview 8:45 - Panel Testimony 8:45--Duane Woerth, President, Airline Pilots Association 8:50--John Olcott, President, National Business Aircraft Association 8:55--John Carr, President, National Air Traffic Controllers 9:00--Mac Armstrong, Executive VP, Air Transportation Assoc. of America 9:05--Panel Question and Answer 10:15 -Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board (National Academy of Science) presentation on Vision 2050 Lead: Chairman Walker General Ronald R. Fogleman, USAF (Ret.), Chairman, Committee on Aeronautics Research and Technology 10:35 - Break (General Fogleman will be available to members of the Press for Q&A) 10:50 - Suppliers Discussions Leads: Commissioners Douglass/Stevens 10:50 - Overview 10:55 - Panel Testimony 10:55--Ms. Judy Northup, Vice President, Vought Aircraft Industries 11:00--Mr. Mike Grosso, CEO, DynaBil Industries 11:05--Mr. Joe Murphy, Chairman of the Board, Ferco Tech Corporation 11:10--Mr. Peter Rettaliata, President, Air Industries Machining Corp. 11:15--Panel Question and Answer 11:30 -- Discussion 12:15 - Lunch 1:45 - Space/Planetary Discussions/Testimony Lead: Commissioner Aldrin 1:45--Overview 1:50--Thomas F. Rogers, Chairman, The Sophron Foundation 2:20--Brig.Gen. Simon "Pete" Worden (USAF), Deputy Director of Operations, US Space Command 2:45 - Break 3:00 - RDT&E Infrastructure Lead: Vice Chairman Peters 3:00--Overview 3:05--Panel Testimony 3:05--David Swain, Senior VP of Engineering and Chief Technology Officer, Boeing 3:10--Philip Coyle, former Director, Operational Test & Evaluation, Department of Defense 3:15--James Beggs, former NASA Administrator 3:20--Thomas Christie, Director, Operational Test & Evaluation, Department of Defense 3:25--General Lester L. Lyles, HQ AFMC/CC, Wright-Patterson AFB 3:30--Discussion 4:30 - Discussion Lead: Chairman Walker 5:00 - Adjourn Mr. Huettner
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