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As the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) and the oldest private military college in America, Norwich University is honored to host the seventh International Symposium of Military Academies (ISOMA ) conference in Northfield, Vermont.

ISOMA works within the framework of the International Association of Military Academies (IAMA) whose mission is to promote knowledge and competency sharing in the field of education between member military academies.

Participate in this historic event.

Registration Information and link

ISOMA keynote speaker: General Philip “Phil” Breedlove, U.S. Air Force (Retired) Senior Advisor

head shot of General Breedlove
Get to know General Breedlove

COVID-19 NOTICE: Norwich University values the health and safety of our entire campus community and guests visiting our university. With respect to the coronavirus pandemic we will be closely following the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and the Vermont Department of Health regarding our ability to host the ISOMA Symposium in October, 2021. Any changes to the ISOMA Symposium will be communicated directly to registered participants and updates will be published on this website.

Preparing Military Leaders to Effectively Resolve 21st Century Security Challenges

Three sub-themes:

Relationships for Military Leaders
• Working with Partner Nations
• Civil Military Challenges
Mastering New Domains
(Developing Military Leaders’ capacity beyond traditional conceptions of Land, Sea, and Air)
• Cyber/Information
• Environmental Challenges and Security
• Space
Foundational Methods
(The cornerstones of our success)
• Leadership
• Ethics
• Educational Challenges/Methods

Learn more about ISOMA Paper Submission process

Thank you to all ISOMA participants who submitted an abstract during the ISOMA 2021 Call for Papers. If your abstract was accepted, the full paper is due on April 30th. To view the paper guidelines for the final product, please click the link above. Papers will be published in a special ISOMA edition of Norwich's Journal of Peace and War Studies (JPWS) aligned with the 2021 theme, Preparing Military Leaders to Effectively Resolve 21st Century Service Challenges.

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