Please join the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, in partnership with Saab North America, on Wednesday, February 6, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for a Commanders’ Series event featuring the Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral John M. Richardson.

As the 31st Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Richardson serves as the principal naval adviser to the president and to the secretary of the navy on the conduct of war. Under his leadership, Admiral Richardson was responsible for crafting and releasing: A Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority: Version 2.0, a strategy designed to guide naval behaviors and investments in the years to come.

Please join us for an important and timely conversation on the Navy’s top priorities as we enter an era of great power competition, including:

  • Strengthening naval power at and from the sea
  • Achieving high-velocity outcomes
  • Strengthening the Navy team for the future
  • Expanding and strengthening the Navy’s network of partners

The Commanders’ Series is the Atlantic Council’s flagship speakers’ forum for senior military leaders. The series, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2019, provides a platform to discuss current strategic issues with an impressive audience drawn from across Washington’s policy community, including think tanks, media, industry, embassies, and the US government.

A conversation with:

Admiral John M. Richardson

Chief of Naval Operations

Doors open at 8:30 a.m.

Conversation begins at 9:00 a.m.

Atlantic Council

1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor

Washington, DC, 20005

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