Invitation: CFAR 2015 – 26 FEB

You’re invited to the first annual CIMSEC Forum for Authors and Readers:  CFAR 2015 

10943721_10100953235460305_4061802461520506031_nOn 26 February CIMSEC will host the first annual CIMSEC Forum for Authors and Readers (CFAR), an event for our readers and the public to engage our contributors on their work and topics of interest. Thanks to the generous support of the U.S. Naval Institute and Steptoe % Johnson LLP we are pleased to offer a professional workshop on a range of maritime security issues over light refreshments.

LCDR BJ Armstrong, author of 21st Century Mahan and the forthcoming 21st Century Simswill deliver a keynote talk on professional writing and personal study. The rest of the evening will provide a chance to engage your favorite CIMSEC contributors on their work over the preceding year, hear their thoughts on how their pieces have held up, and explore predictions for the coming year.

Who  will these speakers at CFAR 2015 be? That’s for you to decide. The public is able to nominate specific articles and their authors for discussion at CFAR (nominate articles and authors here). Voting on the nominees will begin on 02 February. Voting on the nominees will begin on 02 February. The only criteria is that the article nominated must have appeared on the site on or after 01 January, 2014. Those top vote-getters unable to attend CFAR will be invited to follow up their work on the NextWar blog.

RSVP here to join us on 26 February. 

Questions? Please contact William Yale at

Location: Steptoe & Johnson, LLP, 1330 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC. Nearest Metro: Dupont Circle. 

– 5:00 – 5:30 Registration with light refreshments
– 5:30 – 6:00 Keynote and Q+A
– 6:00 – 7:30 CIMSEC contributor presentations and engagement sessions

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