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U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: The Challenge of China’s Green Technology Policy and Ohio’s Response," July 14, 2010

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on July 14, 2010. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
July 14, 2010

July 14, 2010
University of Toledo
Hilton Toledo, 3100 Glendale Avenue, Toledo, OH  43614

Hearing Co-Chairs: Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew and Commissioner Peter T. R. Brookes

Introductory remarks by Dr. William McMillen, Provost of the University of Toledo

Co-chairs’ opening remarks
Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew
Commissioner Peter T. R. Brookes

Panel I:  China’s Green Technology Policy and Development                                
Mr. Ethan Zindler, Head of Policy Analysis, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Washington, DC
Mr. Julian L. Wong, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for American Progress Action Fund, Washington, DC
Mr. Devon Swezey, Project Director, The Breakthrough Institute, Oakland, CA

Panel II:  Ohio’s Response to the Challenges from China                          
Ms. Megan Reichert-Kral, Director, Clean & Alternative Energy Incubator, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
Mr. David McCall, District One Director, United Steelworkers Union, Columbus, OH
Mr. Ty Haines, Vice President, Manufacturing Services, WIRE-Net, Cleveland, OH

Panel III:  Clean Technology Companies Adding Jobs and Growth
Ms. Kathy Weiss, Vice President, Government Affairs, First Solar, Perrysburg, OH
Mr. Greg Noethlich, Chief Operating Officer, Elyria Foundry, Elyria, OH
Mr. J. Ross Bushman, President, Cast-Fab Technologies, Cincinnati, OH
Mr. Pat Valente, Executive Director, Ohio Fuel Cell Coalition, Cleveland, OH

Panel IV:  Public Comment Period



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