Keynote: Admiral Michael Gilday, Chief of Naval Operations | GSF 2022: Age of Instability

September 22, 2022 – Is the U.S. Navy prepared for this new Age of Instability? Council CEO Megan Torrey speaks with the current Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Michael Gilday, as he delivers the keynote address of the 2022 Global Security Forum.

This conversation was part of the World Affairs Council of Connecticut’s 2022 Global Security Forum: Age of Instability. Learn more at


-Admiral Michael Gilday, 32nd Chief of Naval Operations

-Moderator Megan C. Torrey, CEO, World Affairs Council of Connecticut

From the war in Ukraine to U.S. Navy readiness, Global Security Forum 2022 focuses on addressing global areas of instability and strategizing for the future. Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley persistently cautions that we are entering a period of global instability. Our expert panelists will delve into our most critical security concerns: from the war in Ukraine, shifting power dynamics in the Pacific and the Taiwan question, to defense innovation in response to global crises. How can our institutions, leaders, and businesses can confront the challenges posed by an uncertain future?

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32nd Chief of Naval Operations


CEO, World Affairs Council of Connecticut