WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Adam Smith (D-Wash.), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following schedule of public events for the week of April 26 - 30.
Full Committee Hearing: “The Department of Defense’s Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness Plan: Fiscal Year 2020 Audit Results and the Path Forward”
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
(11:00am ET – 2118 Rayburn/Webex – Open)
Purpose: This hearing will provide an opportunity for the committee to receive an update on the Financial Improvement and Audit Remediation Plan of the Department of Defense (DOD) and the results of the Fiscal Year 2020 audit, as well as to receive further information on issues related to financial management of the Department.
Douglas A. Glenn
Deputy Chief Financial Officer
Department of Defense
Wesley C. Miller
Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller)
Department of Defense
Alaleh Jenkins
Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Financial Management and Comptroller
Department of Defense
Stephen R. Herrera
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller
Department of Defense
Subcommittees on Seapower and Projection Forces and Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Joint Hearing: “Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific and the UN Convention for the Law of the Sea”
Thursday, April 29 
(11:00am ET – 2118 Rayburn/Webex – Open)  
Purpose: The Subcommittees will receive testimony and discuss in detail the security challenges in the Indo-Pacific. The witnesses will also discuss ratification of the UN Convention for the Law of the Sea.
Admiral Scott Swift (USN, Ret.)
Ms. Bonnie Glaser
Senior Adviser for Asia
China Power Project
Center for Strategic & International Studies
Mr. Daniel Russel
Vice President
International Security and Diplomacy
Asia Society Policy Institute
Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems?Hearing:?“Technology and Information Warfare: The Competition for Influence and the Department of Defense” 
Friday, April 30, 2021? 
(3:00?pm ET–?Virtual via?Cisco?Webex– Open)? 
Purpose: The Subcommittee will meet?in open session to receive testimony from outside experts on?technology and information warfare and explore Department of Defense information operations strategy and leadership. 
Ms. Nina Jankowicz 
Disinformation Fellow 
Wilson Center?? 
Mr. Glenn Gerstell  
Senior Advisor, International Security Program 
Center for Strategic and International Studies 
Dr. Herb Lin 
Senior Research Scholar, Center for International Security and Cooperation 
Stanford University 
Director, Defense Capabilities and Management Team 
Government Accountability Office? 

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