Events

Naval War College events showcase the expansive depth and reach of our programs and faculty, and enhance our relevance to the Navy and national security.

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U.S. Naval War College Upcoming Events

Eight Bells Lecture Series
Jun 07

Eight Bells Lecture Series: Finding a Pirate Ship

Jun. 07, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840

In April of 1717 "Black Sam Bellamy" and his multiracial crew on two vessels, sank in a violent storm on Cape Cod. This set off a mad rush of locals combing the beach for treasure as well as government sanctioned attempts to recover some of the ill-gotten gains known to be on the Whydah.

McCarty Little Hall, a wargaming facility
Jun 11

Naval Strategist Symposium: 2018

Jun. 11, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Again, welcome to the inaugural Naval Strategist Symposium! This first-time event is intended to bring the Strategist community together at Newport and give it a chance to both "think big" and use its collective intellect to help shape the strategic vision of the Navy.

Sarah Sewall from John Hopkins University, Ambassador Eric S. Edelman from the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, and Naval War College Foundation Fellow Randy Forbes, all participate in a panel discussion during the 68th annual Current Strategy Forum at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island.
Jun 12

Current Strategy Forum: Technology, Innovation and Strategy

Jun. 12, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Annual forums are designed to provide an opportunity for exchange of views among outstanding scholars and leaders from across industry, government and the military. As the Navy focuses on current operations, it also must also look beyond the horizon.

U.S. Naval War College (NWC) hosts its 2017 commencement ceremony at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island.
Jun 15

U.S. Naval War College Graduation: June 2018

Jun. 15, 2018
10:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

U.S. Naval War College (NWC) is a one-year graduate-level program that graduates about 600 resident and 1,000 distance learning students each year.

James Giordano, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. gives a presentation at a symposium hosted by the Center for Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups (CIWAG) at the school in Newport, Rhode Island.
Jun 26

CIWAG Symposium: Access and Influence

Jun. 26, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Center for Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups (CIWAG) at the US Naval War College presented its 10th annual symposium, “Access and Influence,” on 26-27 June 2018.

23rd International Sea Power Symposium Banner
Sep 18

23rd International Seapower Symposium

Sep. 18, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The International Seapower Symposium (ISS) is co-hosted by the Chief of Naval Operations and the President, U.S. Naval War College. It occurs in every second year. Attendees include chiefs of the navies and coast guards from nations around the globe.