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ARLINGTON, Va. (Jan. 12, 2016) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson speaks at the 28th annual Surface Navy Association Symposium in the Crystal City section of Arlington, Va. The theme of this year's symposium is "Tomorrows Surface Forces: Lethal and Distributed," which runs through Jan. 14. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jessica Bidwell/Released)
ARLINGTON, Va. (Jan. 12, 2016) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson speaks at the 28th annual Surface Navy Association Symposium in the Crystal City section of Arlington, Va. The theme of this year's symposium is "Tomorrows Surface Forces: Lethal and Distributed," which runs through Jan. 14. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jessica Bidwell/Released)

U.S. Navy Leaders Speak at 2016 Surface Navy Association Symposium

Naval leaders, government officials and members of private industry gathered to discuss the surface Navy’s future at the 28th Annual Surface Navy Association Symposium in Crystal City, Va., Jan. 12-14.

The symposium provided an opportunity for discussions on a broad range of professional and career issues for the surface community.

Watch some of the sessions below.

Day 1

Vice Adm. Thomas Rowden (Commander, Naval Surface Forces)
Tomorrow’s Surface Forces: Lethal and Distributed

Rear Adm. Peter Fanta (Director, Surface Warfare N96)
and Maj. Gen. Christopher Owens (Director, Expeditionary Warfare Division N95)
Building and Programming the Surface Vision

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson
Keynote address


 Day 2

Adm. Mark Ferguson (Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples; U.S. Naval Forces Europe; U.S Naval Forces Africa)
Keynote address

Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michelle Howard
Keynote address

Rear Adm. Mathias Winter (Chief of Naval Research/Director, Innovation Technology Requirements, and Test & Evaluation N84)
Keynote address


 Day 3

Adm. Philip Davidson (Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command)
Keynote address

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus
Keynote address

Ship Building Panel moderated by Vice Adm. William Hilarides (Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command)

Ship Maintenance Panel moderated by Vice Adm. William Hilarides (Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command)

 

 

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