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JIFX 22-3


Date: May 23, 2022 to May 27, 2022

Joint Interagency Field Experimentation (JIFX)

The FX program exists to provide an opportunity for NPS faculty, students, private companies, and academia to demonstrate and evaluate new technologies related to the Department of the Navy and the Department of Defense research in an operational field environment, and also to provide the operational community the opportunity to experiment with these technologies to better understand the capabilities that they may represent.

For more on this event, please visit Field Experimentation online.

Center for Executive Education SCW Workshop


Date: May 24, 2022 to May 27, 2022
Location: Online

The Strategic Communication Workshop (SCW) is a hands-on, results-oriented workshop that assists commands in the development and implementation of strategic communication plans and processes. Teams should bring their command's strategic plan and/or a command initiative that might benefit from a communication component. Naval Postgraduate School faculty use the latest research and lessons learned from industry and DoD to generate discussion. Each team is assigned a professional facilitator who will serve as a guide and provide feedback. 

Who Should Attend?

Suggested workshop attendees are teams of 4-6 key organizational members led by a Flag Officer, SES, or O-6. Commands should send a diverse group -- seniority, functional areas, and others who are familiar with the initiative (e.g. Planners, IO, PAO, HR, IT, Policy, and/or Operations).

For more on this workshop, please visit Center for Executive Education online.

Memorial Day


Date: May 30, 2022

Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May, remembering the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.

For more on this holiday and others, please visit OPM.

Center for Executive Education LCSS Workshop


Date: May 31, 2022 to June 3, 2022
Location: Online

The Leadership and Communication Program for Senior Supervisors is a new hands-on, results oriented program for senior supervisors who want to improve their leadership and communication skills. This program is designed to help senior supervisors better know themselves, understand and manage the strengths and biases they bring to their workgroups, and develop critical skills for leading others. By the end of the course, participants will create personal leadership development plans incorporating the many techniques and insights gained.

Who Should Enroll?

USN/USMC O4/O5, E7-E9 and GS13/14. Experienced supervisors serving in other ranks may attend with permission from the registrar and/or the instructors. If you don't meet these requirements, send us a request and if our requirements change, we can notify you.

For more on this workshop, please visit Center for Executive Education online.

SGL with Mr. Jason Zander


Date: June 6, 2022
Time: 3:00 p.m. (pacific)
Location: King Hall

Mr. Jason Zander, Executive Vice President at Microsoft

June 6, 2022  |  3:00 p.m. (pacific)  |  King Hall |  SECNAV Guest Lecture (SGL) | NPS Livestream

Lecture Topic: “Fifth Domain Competition: A conversation with Microsoft Executive Vice President” … NPS President Vice Adm. Ann Rondeau (ret) USN will host a fireside chat with Mr. Zander on the strategic challenges in cyberspace for our nation and national defense.

Jason Zander is the executive vice president of the Strategic Missions and Technologies division at Microsoft. In this role, he leads the engineering and sales field organizations incubating technical products and driving scientific discovery to create solutions with transformative potential for the future of cloud computing and continued company growth across telecommunications, Azure Space & Missions Engineering, quantum computing, and Microsoft Federal Sales and Delivery.  

For more on this event, please visit Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture online.

Watch live at: https://nps.edu/web/video

The Need for US Seapower in a Challenging World


Date: June 7, 2022
Time: 12:00 p.m. Pacific
Location: Glasgow 109 & NPS Streaming Live

Watch at our NPS live channel: https://nps.edu/web/video

U.S. Naval Institute’s American Sea Power Project sponsors a series of PROCEEDINGS articles on the importance of sea power to the American people. In a complementary effort, three NPS faculty have recently published A Maritime Conversation with America” (FEB 2022)  which highlights critical moments when the emergence of new technologies and competitors cause paradigmatic shifts, undermining established naval operations and force structure. 

A discussion of the U.S. Naval Institute American Sea Power Project and NPS authored article “A Maritime Conversation with America” (FEB 2022- two efforts to reinvigorate interest in naval power.

For more on this event, please visit Naval Warfare Studies Institute online.

Spring Graduation Awards Ceremony


Date: June 7, 2022

The 2022 Spring Quarter Awards Ceremony is currently scheduled for Tuesday, June 7, 2022.

For more on this event, please visit Graduation Schedule of Events.

Spring Graduation Ceremony


Date: June 17, 2022
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: King Hall

The Naval Postgraduate School Spring Quarter Graduation Ceremony is currently scheduled for Friday, June 17, 2022.

Viewing will be available at www.nps.edu/web/video.

Please visit Graduation site for more information.

 

Reporting Date (International)


Date: June 19, 2022
Location: Naval Postgraduate School

Reporting Date (International)

International Students are to report back on Sunday, June 19, 2022.

COVID-19
For arriving students, please stay informed and read the most current and applicable guidance from DoD leadership. Please visit Students or COVID/Return to Campus and Safety/Coronavirus for more information and resources.

**NPS COVID-19 Procedures**

Reporting Date (U.S. Students)


Date: June 27, 2022
Location: Naval Postgraduate School

Reporting Date (U.S. Students)

U.S. Students are to report back on Monday, June 27, 2022.

COVID-19
For arriving students, please stay informed and read the most current and applicable guidance from DoD leadership. Please visit Students or COVID/Return to Campus and Safety/Coronavirus for more information and resources.

**NPS COVID-19 Procedures**

Foundations of Academic Writing


Date: July 12, 2022
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: King Hall

SGL for New Students: Foundations of Academic Writing

Mandatory for new students! In "Foundations of Academic Writing," you will learn what is expected of your written work in graduate school, gain survival skills, and receive an overview of the writing process, whether your task is a two-page executive summary or a multi-chapter thesis.

Who: Mandatory for all new students*
Where: King Hall (Zoom option for DL students)
Info: https://nps.edu/web/gwc/quarterly-presentation

* Students whose programs do not require writing may be exempted by their program officers.

Questions? WritingCenter@nps.edu

Leading in a Cognitive Age (LCA)


Date: July 19, 2022 to July 22, 2022
Location: Online

Artificial intelligence (AI) is profoundly changing the world around us from how we choose what to purchase to what new medicines we develop to how we protect our nation. It is on the verge of being one of the most powerful tools that humanity has ever created and has an evolving role in military applications. The purpose of this course is to help Navy leaders start becoming "AIprepared" to lead in the emerging cognitive age. 

Objectives: 

  • Understand what the technologies under the banner of artificial intelligence (AI) are
  • Identify the geopolitical use and dispersion of AI
  • Know the military applications of AI
  • Ethical and responsible applications of AI
  • Leading in a world altered by AI
  • Applying an ADAPT mindset
  • Recognize future AI trends

Who Should Enroll? 

The LCA course is designed for US Navy civilian GS-14 and GS-15s, active-duty Senior Chief Petty Officers, Master Chief Petty Officers, Lieutenant Commanders, Commanders, and Captains.

For more on this event, please visit Center for Executive Education online.

Strategic Communication Workshop (SCW)


Date: July 26, 2022 to July 28, 2022
Location: Online

The Strategic Communication Workshop (SCW) is a hands-on, results-oriented workshop that assists commands in the development and implementation of strategic communication plans and processes. Teams should bring their command's strategic plan and/or a command initiative that might benefit from a communication component. Naval Postgraduate School faculty use the latest research and lessons learned from industry and DoD to generate discussion.

Questions To Be Addressed During The Workshop:

  • What strategic analysis is supporting your communication tactics?
  • Who are your key stakeholders and how do they impact the achievement of your goals?
  • What messages are your actions conveying, both inside and outside your organization?
  • How does communication provide the linkage between day-to-day activities and commander's priorities?
  • Are you maximizing your strategic effects with associated communication processes?

Who Should Attend?

Suggested workshop attendees are teams of 4-6 key organizational members led by a Flag Officer, SES, or O-6. Commands should send a diverse group -- seniority, functional areas, and others who are familiar with the initiative (e.g. Planners, IO, PAO, HR, IT, Policy, and/or Operations).

For more on this event, please visit Center for Executive Education online.

Labor Day


Date: September 5, 2022

Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday of September. This day is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.

For more information, please visit dol.gov.

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