Upcoming Naval War College Foundation Events

Naval War College FoundationNewport Lecture Series:

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. 

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016: Naval Cooperation and Competition in the Indian Ocean: India's Perspective with former Indian Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Nirmal Verma

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016: The Easter Rising, 1916: The Birth of Modern Ireland with Professor Tim Hoyt

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016: NISIS Crimes Against the Yazidis; A Question of Genocide with Sareta Ashraph and Pishko Shamsi

Future Foundation Events:

May 12th, 2016 Naval War College and Naval War College Foundation Washington DC Dinner and Philip A. Crowl Memorial Lecture

Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC with Rear Admiral Cynthia M. Thebaud, Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group 2. To register online, go to https://registration.nwcfoundation.org/CDE2016.


June 13th, 2016  Annual Members' Meeting and Lunch
Spruance Auditorium, Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island 
To register for the Members' Meeting, please click here.

June 14th, 2016  The Naval War College Foundation Celebrates the Naval War College 
Rosecliff Mansion, Newport, Rhode Island

June 14-15, 2016  Current Strategy Forum 
Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island
August 11, 2016: Newport Summer Symposium: The Drones Are Coming! Legal & Ethical Implications and Future of Autonomous and Remotely Operated Systems- Check back for details!

November 17, 2016 Annual Board of Trustees' Dinner 
University Club, New York City, New York

Eight Bells Lecture Series

At the Naval War College Museum

All Eight Bells Lectures are from 12:00-1:00pm at Brett Hall while the museum is closed due to HVAC construction. The format has the author speaking for 40-45 minutes on the topic of their book and the facts leading to its publication. The last 15-20 minutes are reserved for audience questions. A limited quantity of each book will be available in the Naval War College Foundation gift shop. The lectures are brown-bag affairs and open to the public.


To register, please call the Museum no later than 10:00 am at least 5 business days prior to the lecture at 401.841.2101 to be added to the base access list.



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