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Invite: CIMSEC DC Lightning Rounds, 12 Nov

By Scott Cheney-Peters

**Presenters Needed**

Join CIMSEC’s DC Chapter Tuesday, November 12th, at Franklin Hall’s Roosevelt Room.  This is your chance to provide a brief, informal 3-5 minute update on something you’re working on or just interested in related to maritime security.  Or, just stop by for a drink and discussion on the latest maritime security developments and meet some interesting people – all are welcome!  RSVPs not necessary but appreciated at  johnjordanklein@aol.com.  Please indicate whether you are interested in participating in the lightning rounds.

Time: Tuesday, 12 Nov, 5:30-7:30pm; 6pm Start

Place: Franklin Hall, (Roosevelt Room) 1348 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC (U Street/African-American Civil War/Cardozo stop on the Green/Yellow Line).  Photo Credit: Rey Lopez, Franklinhall.com

Aug CIMSEC DC Meet-Up: Lightning Rounds

By Scott Cheney-Peters

The (never-ending) rumble of thunder 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 at Ireland’s Four Courts’ Cottage Bar to mingle, hear fine folks sharing a bit of their interests or work from across the maritime spectrum, or consider discussing a bit of your own.

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

Time: Monday, 27 Aug, 5:30-7:00pm; presentations will begin approximately 6:00.

Place: Ireland’s Four Courts 2051 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA (Courthouse Metro stop on the Orange/Silver Line). 

CIMSEC Event Invite: 20 JUN DC Discussion: The USCG in the SCS

Join CIMSEC’s DC chapter for an evening happy hour discussion on the challenges and opportunities presented by the potential for an expanded role of the U.S. Coast Guard in Southeast Asia, and in particular a focus on the question of what role, if any, it should play in the South China Sea.  Discussants:

CDR (Ret) John D. Hooper is a Sr. Naval Analyst for Whitney, Bradley and Brown, and an Adjunct Professor for the U.S. Naval War College, and is supporting OPNAV on the CNO’s staff.*

Shawn Lansing (@cgrsqswmr) is an active duty Coast Guard officer currently assigned to Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C.*

*Both will be speaking in a personal capacity and their views may not reflect the official policy of the U.S. Navy or U.S. Coast Guard.

Time: Wednesday, 20 June, 6:00-8:00pm

Place: Fuel Pizza Farragut Square, 1606 K St NW, Washington, DC 20006 (via Farragut North or West Metro Station).

RSVPs not necessary but appreciated: director@cimsec.org