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117th Submarine Birthday Ball


Date: April 22, 2017 to April 22, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Barbara McNitt Ballroom

The Naval Submarine League of Northern California Cordially Invites All Military Services (Active and Retired) and all Civilian Supporters to Celebrate in the History of U.S. Submarine’s Throughout Time.

Guest Speaker:
ADM John M. Richardson, USN
Chief of Naval Operations

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time: Cocktail Hour begins at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Barbara McNitt Ballroom

For more information, please visit www.nslnorcal.com


International Day


Date: April 22, 2017 to April 22, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Academic Quad

International Day will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. In the Academic Quad next to Root Hall. Held by NPS’ International Executive Committee, International Day celebrates the diversity of the many countries represented by students attending the university. Admission is free, and the event is open to the public with photo I.D. Food tasting from around the world; music and dancing; fun for the whole family!

14th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium


Date: April 26, 2017 to April 27, 2017
Time:
Location: Monterey Marriott

14th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium is scheduled for April 26-27 at the Monterey Marriott, 350 Calle Principal in Monterey, CA.

Overview

This symposium serves as a forum for the presentation of acquisition research and the exchange of ideas among scholars and practitioners of public-sector acquisition.

We seek a diverse audience of influential attendees from academe, government, and industry who are well placed to shape and promote future research in acquisition.

Keynote

Dr. Richard Carlin, Head, Sea Warfare and Weapons Department, Office of Naval Research

For more information on this event, please Acquisition Research Program site.


Will We Run Out of Energy or Other Resources?


Date: April 27, 2017 to April 27, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: ME Lecture Hall

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

The April 28, 2017 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Will We Run Out of Energy or Other Resources?” with Dr. Dave Henderson, Professor of Economics, NPS; Research Fellow, Hoover Institute, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, Fraser Institute, Vancouver. ME Lecture Hall - 1:00 p.m.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group site for more information.


SGL with Vice Adm. William A. Brown, U.S. Navy


Date: May 2, 2017 to May 2, 2017
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: King Auditorium

Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture (SGL) is scheduled for Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in King Auditorium with Vice Adm. William A. Brown, Director for Logistics, J4 Joint Staff.

Bio

Vice Adm. William A. Brown hails from Gloucester County, Virginia. A Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps scholarship student at Virginia Military Institute, he was commissioned in the Navy in May 1980. He received a master's degree in business administration from the Navy Postgraduate School in 1990 and attended Stanford Business School Executive Training Program in 2004.

Ashore, he was assigned to the Naval Air Systems Command; the former Naval Aviation Supply Office; Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet; Naval Supply Systems Command and Commander, Naval Air Forces. During the initial phases of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, he was the operations director at the Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia, providing aviation logistics support to deployed aviation units.

Brown has served in a variety of sea and shore duty assignments providing him with extensive logistics and management expertise. His initial sea tour was aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67), assigned to the Supply Department. He served as supply officer aboard USS Leftwich (DD 984) during Operation Nimble Archer and completed his sea assignments as supply officer aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) during Operation Southern Watch in 2000.

Brown previously served as the USTRANSCOM deputy commander, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, and USTRANSCOM director of Strategy, Policy, Programs and Logistics (J5/4).

He also served as director of logistics (J4) at United States European Command, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany, where he directed logistical support for U.S. forces assigned to the United States European Command theater of operations. Prior to assuming his position at EUCOM, he served as the commander, Fleet and Industrial Supply Centers, San Diego, and fleet supply officer at U.S. Fleet Forces Command in Norfolk, Virginia. Ready more…

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Improving Sun Energy Harvesting


Date: May 4, 2017 to May 4, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: ME Lecture Hall

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

The May 5, 2017 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Improving Sun Energy Harvesting: A Novel Approach for the Design and Optimization of Advanced High Efficiency Solar Cells, Part II” with Dr. Sherif Michael, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engr. Dept./Space Systems Academic Group/Energy Academic Group, NPS. ME Lecture Hall - 1:00 p.m.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group site for more information.


Department of the Navy Energy Policy, Budget, Technology and Culture


Date: May 11, 2017 to May 11, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: ME Lecture Hall

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

The May 12, 2017 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Department of the Navy Energy Policy, Budget, Technology and Culture—A Pentagon Journey of Discovery” with Dr. Karnig Ohannessian, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Environment). ME Lecture Hall - 1:00 p.m.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group site for more information.


The Electric Grid Part I: What is it?


Date: May 18, 2017 to May 18, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: ME Lecture Hall

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

The May 19, 2017 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “The Electric Grid Part I: What is it?” with Dr. Merwin Brown, Co-Director, Electric Grid Research California Institute for Energy and Environment University of California. ME Lecture Hall - 1:00 p.m.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group site for more information.


Memorial Day


Date: May 29, 2017 to May 29, 2017
Time:
Location:

Memorial Day will be observed Monday, May 29, 2017. The holiday originally honored the people killed in the American Civil War, but has become a day on which the American servicemen and servicewomen of all wars are remembered.

For more on the origins of Memorial Day and the National Moment of Remembrance visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website.


75th Battle of Midway Anniversary Dinner


Date: June 3, 2017 to June 3, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Herrmann Hall

The 75th Battle of Midway Anniversary Dinner is set for Saturday 3 June with an 1800 reception on the Q/D followed by dinner. The President and his wife are confirmed. The guest speaker is our very own NPS Professor Captain Jeff Kline, USN (Ret.), Professor of Practice, Operations Research Department. The theme is “From Midway to Monterey: Leveraging Imitative and Technology”. Reservations available via this link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-75th-anniversary-battle-of-midway-dining-out-tickets-32424395239 or at the MWR Q/D MWR Office.