Past Events

The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) event calendar is expansive. Through reflection and examination, past NWC events may still highlight our educational and research position in the naval community and the wider defense audience.

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U.S. Naval War College Past Events

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23rd International Seapower Symposium

Tuesday, September 18-21, 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.

Daniel Yergin, author, global energy expert and Pulitzer Prize winner for “The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power,” provides remarks during the Chief of Naval Operations’ 21st International Seapower Symposium (ISS) at U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.

22nd International Seapower Symposium

Tuesday, September 20-23, 2016
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.

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus delivers opening remarks during the Chief of Naval Operations’ 21st International Seapower Symposium (ISS) at U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.

21st International Seapower Symposium

Tuesday, September 16-19, 2014
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.

Guests listen to translated remarks through headphones during the Chief of Naval Operations’ 21st International Seapower Symposium (ISS) at U.S. Navy War College in Newport, Rhode Island.

20th International Seapower Symposium

Wednesday, October 19-21, 2011
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.