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Upcoming Lectures, Meet-ups, Happy Hours, Discussions, Symposia, Conferences

Reminder and Location Update: CIMSEC DC Happy Hour w/Guest Jim Fanell: What’s the PLAN in 2017?

Location Update: Join our DC chapter for its January DC-area informal happy hour. We will be meeting on the second floor of Fuel Pizza on K Street for an informal discussion on the latest developments of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) with CAPT Jim Fanell, USN (ret.).  Jim is a Government Fellow with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, having spent 30 years as a naval intelligence officer specializing in Indo-Asia Pacific security, with an emphasis on the Chinese navy and its operations.

Time: Monday, 23 January 6:00-8:00pm
Place: Fuel Pizza, 1606 K St NW, Washington, DC 20006 (2nd floor)
Washington D.C. 20003

All are welcome – RSVPs not required, but appreciated:

Reminder: Date Change to 01 Dec for Winter Lightning Rounds and HH

By Scott Cheney-Peters

A chill’s in the air with the season’s first storms. This means it’s time for CIMSEC’s Winter 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. This summer’s events went so well we’re doing it again! Join us in the basement bar of St. Arnold’s Mussel Bar in Cleveland Park.

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

Time: Thursday, 01 Dec, 5:30-8:00pm; presentations will begin approximately 6:30.

Place: St. Arnold’s Mussel Bar (basement bar), 3433 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008 (Cleveland Park Metro stop on the Red Line)

Save the Date! CIMSEC’s Holiday Party will be Dec 13th 6pm-8pm at the Front Page DC.


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Invite: CIMSEC Holiday Party Dec 13

By Scott Cheney-Peters

Join the band of merry maritime revelers on December 13th at the Front Page for CIMSEC’s annual holiday party, with drinks and discussions about the year that was.

All are welcome and attendees will have a chance to weigh in our annual poll of the most important developments in maritime security and snapshot of what books our readers are reading for future posts.

RSVPs not ar-141129305required but appreciated at

When: Tuesday, December 13th, 6:00-8:00pm

Where: The Front Page, 1333 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC

CIMSEC DC October Meet-Up

By Scott Cheney-Peters

Join CIMSEC for it’s DC chapter’s October meet-up for a lively and informal discussion of escalation dynamics and maritime and naval roles therein.  Or just come for the drinks and good cheer.  We’re going all in to get in the Pentagon mindset at Champps in Pentagon City. 

TimeThursday, 27 October, 5:30-8:00pm

PlaceChampps, Pentagon Row, 1201 S Joyce St, Arlington, VA (Pentagon City Metro)

All are welcome – RSVPs not required but appreciated:

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