Conferences & Symposia

Your academic experience at the Naval War College will be enhanced by several conferences and symposia. These programs afford both students and faculty valuable opportunities for stimulating encounters with contemporary military, political, and cultural leaders from both the professional and academic communities.

Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace laureate and Liberian peace activist, social worker and women’s right activist, speaks during an evening lecture held at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) as part of the 2017 Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Conference at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island.
Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace laureate and Liberian peace activist, social worker and women’s right activist, speaks during an evening lecture held at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) as part of the 2017 Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Conference at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island. Since the inception of the U.S. National Action Plan on WPS in 2011, NWC has been at the forefront of exploration into national and international issues involving WPS, working toward the goal of empowering women in conflict prevention and peace. The theme for this year’s conference is The Next Decade: Amplifying the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jess Lewis/Released)

Conferences & Symposiums

Our conferences run the gambit from the annual capstone Current Strategy Forum, typically featuring the Chief of Naval Operations, to the biennial International Seapower Symposium attended by the leaders of many of the world’s navies.

Current Strategy Forum

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International Seapower Symposium

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Ethics Program

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Evening Lecture Series

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