U.S. Naval War College (NWC) will hold its 17th annual Regional Alumni Symposium (RAS) in Bergen, Norway. The event is co-sponsored by the Royal Norwegian Navy and will explore a wide range of topics under the overarching theme of “Challenges in Arctic and Cyber Security.”
At the conclusion of the RAS, attendees will be able to:
- Interrelate the research of the Newport Arctic Scholars Initiative (NASI) concerning the collective defense and security of the Arctic region.
- Discuss the principles of seapower as they relate to capabilities and confidence-building measures.
- Discuss maritime challenges in the Eastern and Southern flanks with participants from the Baltic, Black, and the Mediterranean Seas.
- Identify Russia’s evolving military strategy.
- Participate in an International Crisis Stability Wargame.
During the event you will have the opportunity to participate in an International Crisis Stability Wargame and earn a certificate for your participation.
Let's start the conversation now. Before you even arrive in Bergen for RAS-17, engage with your USNWC alumni on these topics and more! Join the Arctic Studies Group on www.myUSNWC.com and explore Arctic and Cyber Warfare articles. See you on myUSNWC.com!
If you have any questions, please email us at: RAS17@usnwc.eduRegister for RAS
RASs are academic conferences designed to continue the professional military education of U.S. Naval War College alumni after they leave Newport. Programs include keynote speeches by prominent military leaders and faculty-led panels addressing contemporary challenges.