Emerging Technologies and Their Impact on National Security

Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Time: 09:30 AM Location: Room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building

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To receive testimony on emerging technologies
and their impact on national security.

For this hearing, the Senate Armed Services Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of Members, witnesses, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room. 

Pursuant to this guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing. 

We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, which will be available on this page.

Questions about the feed or general questions about media attendance can be directed to: SASC_Press@armed-services.senate.gov


  1. Dr. Eric E. Schmidt
    Co-Founder, Schmidt Futures
  2. Mr. Brad Smith
    President, Microsoft Corporation
  3. General Herbert J. Carlisle, USAF (Ret.)
    President and Chief Executive Officer, National Defense Industrial Association