UPCOMING EVENTS


March 25, 2017 
Annual San Francisco Outreach
Marines' Memorial Club, San Francisco, California
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June, 2017 
Current Strategy Forum and Graduation Week
June 12th: Annual Members Meeting
June 13-14th: Current Strategy Forum
June 14th: Annual NWCF Celebration of the Naval War College

August 17, 2017 
Newport Summer Symposium
Officers' Club, Newport, Rhode Island

November 30th, 2017 
Annual Board of Trustees' Dinner
University Club, New York

Naval War College Foundation Newport Lecture Series:


Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

A 'Red Storm Rising?' Fiction, Fact and the Russian Military in the 21st Century

Russia Maritime Studies Institute

With Michael Peterson


Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Space Warfare in the 21st Century

With Joan Johnson-Freese


Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Exporting Security

With Professor Derek Reveron


The Naval War College Foundation presents the Newport Lecture Series, a schedule of lectures throughout the year. Each lecture is held at the Officers' Club (unless otherwise specified) and begins at 5:30 pm with a (no-host) cocktail reception, followed by remarks by the speaker at 6:00 pm. There will be time at the end of the lecture for Q & A.


To register for the Newport Lecture Series, it must be done by contacting the NWCF at 401.848.8308 or by email at nwcf_events@nwcfoundation.org. Registrations must be received at least 5 business days in advance of the lecture for base access. 


Eight Bells Lecture Series

 

The 8 Bells Lecture Series has a new home! Beginning in the fall of 2016, the 8 Bells Lecture Series continues the tradition of bringing notable speakers and authors to Newport on subject of historic and military importance. To accommodate recently enacted gate access regulations, the 8 Bell Lecture Series will continue at the Seaman's Church Institute, located at 18 Market Square in Newport, Rhode Island.


Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Goat Island and the U.S. Naval Torpedo Station: Guncotton, Smokeless Powder and Torpedoes

by Richard Simpson


Thursday, April 6th, 2017

USS MONITOR

by Howard Lowell and John Quarstein


Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Cassandra in Oz: Counterinsurgency and Future War  

by Conrad Crane


Thursday, June 1st, 2017

The Sea Mark: Captain John Smith's Voyage to New England

by Russell Lawson 


 Issues in National Security Lecture Series


The Naval War College now offers the Issues in National Security Lecture Series. This new program features NWC faculty presenting on topics of their expertise throughout the academic calendar. This program is now open to Naval War College Foundation Members and their guests. Each lecture is held in Pringle Auditorium from 4:30-5:45pm, twice a month. Registration is required the Thursday prior to the lecture and you can RSVP by contacting Steve Stasiuk at sstasiuk@nwcfoundation.org or by calling 401.848.8308.


Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Civilian-Military Relations

with Profs. Lindsay Cohn and Jessica Blankenship, NSA


Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

ISIS and the Current Conflict in the Middle East

Professor Burak Kadercan, S&P


Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Robotics/Unmanned Systems

Professor John Jackson, CDE


April 25th, 2017

Female Literacy, Education, and the Message of Malala Yousafzai

Professor Hayat Alvi, NSA


May 9th, 2017

Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Response

Professors Dave Polatty and Tony Fox, COSL


May 23rd, 2017

The Phenomenon of Feral Cities

Professor Rick Norton, NSA


June 6th, 2017

NWC's Curriculum and Its Impact on Fighting Past (and Future) Wars

Professor David Kohnen, COSL


 

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