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Announcing the DC Lightning Rounds Lineup

By Scott Cheney-Peters

The last gasps of DC’s humid summer means it’s time for CIMSEC’s Summer Lightning Rounds: 5 minute presentations by CIMSEC members on their current work in the maritime security world or maritime security challenges they’re grappling with. Join us in the back of the Barracks Row staple The Ugly Mug to mingle, hear the following fine folks sharing a bit of their interests or work from across the maritime spectrum, or consider discussing a bit of your own:

Timothy Walton
Heather Havens
B. A. Friedman
Wilder Alejandro Sanchez
Elizabeth Mitchell
Katie Burkhart
Mike McEleney
Elsa Kania
James Hasik
Sam Bendett
Harry Krejsa
John “Patsy” Klein
Justin Goldman
Gina Fiore
Joe McReynolds
And more!

If you’re interested in participating as a presenter or would like to RSVP, please contact director@cimsec.org. All are welcome.

Time: Thursday, 28 Sep, 6:00-8:00pm; presentations will begin approximately 6:30.

Place: The Ugly Mug 723 8th St SE (Eastern Market Metro stop on the Blue/Orange/Silver Line)

The Ugly Mug First Look 09.20.16. Photo Credit: Nicholas Karlin www.nicholaskarlin.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event Invite: DC Happy Hour on Framing Chinese SCS Activity

By Scott Cheney-Peters

Join CIMSEC’s DC chapter as it bookends the 7th CSIS Conference on the South China Sea with Dr. Alessio Patalano, Reader in War Studies, King’s College London, for its July meet-up and a lively informal discussion on Chinese maritime coercion and the validity of the concepts of hybrid warfare and grey zones.  Other surprise guests are expected to drop by…

Time: Tuesday, 18 July, 5:30-7:30pm

Place: The Commissary,  1443 P St NW, Washington, DC

RSVPs not necessary.

2017 Officer and Board of Directors Election Results

By Sally DeBoer

It is my honor to announce the following individuals will compose the 2017-2018 Officer cadre and the 2017-2019 Board of Directors:

2017-2018 CIMSEC Officers

President: Andrew Poulin

Vice President: Travis Nicks

Director of Online Content: Dmitry Filipoff

Secretary: Ashley O’Keefe

Director of Membership: Michael Madrid

Director of Outreach: Andrew Walker

Treasurer: Jeff Betz

2017-2019 CIMSEC Board of Directors

Chairman, Board of Directors: Scott Cheney-Peters

Member, Board of Directors

Roger Misso

Matthew Merighi

Matthew Hipple

Claude Berube

Chris Rawley

Heather Havens, Ph.D.

John “Patsy” Klein, Ph.D.

Sean Plankey

Chris O’Connor

Nicholas Andersen

Congratulations to those elected! Official turnovers will be completed by June 30, 2017. To the new cadre: we look forward to seeing CIMSEC flourish in your capable hands. We would also like to extend our sincere thanks to all the members who took a moment to vote!

 

 

 

 

Vote Now – 2017 CIMSEC Board of Directors and Officer Elections

By Sally DeBoer

Voting is now open for 2017-2018 CIMSEC Officers and the 2017-2019 CIMSEC Board of Directors. You must be a CIMSEC member to vote. After reading about this year’s nominees, cast your ballot by using the form embedded below. Voting will officially close on Sunday, 11 June 2017 at 2000 EST.

Read biographies and statements from this year’s officer nominees here.

Read biographies and statements from the 2017-2019 Board of Directors nominees here.