Past Events

U.S. Naval War College Past Events

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses students, staff and faculty at U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
May 02

CMSI Conference: China's Gray Zone Maritime Operations

May. 02, 2017
8:00 a.m.
McCarty Little Hall Auditorium, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

This conference covers China’s major maritime forces beyond core People's Liberation Army navy units, with particular focus on China’s second and third sea forces: the “white-hulled” coast guard and “blue-hulled” maritime militia.

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses students, staff and faculty at U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
May 19

CMSI Conference: China's Naval Shipbuilding

May. 19, 2015
8:00 a.m.
McCarty Little Hall Auditorium, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

This was the 10th conference hosted by the China Maritime Studies Institute and it focused on the chief of naval operations-directed topic of China's naval shipbuilding.

China Maritime Studies Institute Conference Blue Economy banner
Dec 11

CMSI Conference: US, Chinese perspectives on the blue economy

Dec. 11, 2014
McCarty Little Hall Auditorium, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

On Dec. 11-12, 2014, the China Maritime Studies Institute hosted a two-day workshop in Newport, entitled “U.S. and Chinese Perspectives on the Blue Economy.”

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses students, staff and faculty at U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
May 01

CMSI Conference: China's Evolving Surface Fleet

May. 01, 2013
8:00 a.m.
McCarty Little Hall Auditorium, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

This was the 9th annual conference hosted by the China Maritime Studies Institute and focused on the chief of naval operations-directed topic of China's surface capabilities and strategic implications.

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses students, staff and faculty at U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
May 09

CMSI Conference: China's Far Seas Operations

May. 09, 2012
8:00 a.m.
McCarty Little Hall Auditorium, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

This conference extended existing research concerning the link between China's naval and maritime development, China's evolving foreign policies, and America's traditional use of naval power.

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses students, staff and faculty at U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
May 10

CMSI Conference: China's Strategy for the Near Seas

May. 10, 2011
8:00 a.m.
McCarty Little Hall Auditorium, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

This conference theme explored China’s claims and capabilities within and around the ‘first island chain’ or in the so-called ‘near seas.’