Announcing Indo-Pacific Orientation Course (IPOC) 22-2 from 14-18 November 2022. This course is planned as a hybrid executive education experience offered in-resident for most and online/virtual for others, to include any self-nominees. IPOC prepares security practitioners from U.S. and partner nations to knowledgeably engage in cooperative security efforts that build capacity to advance a free and open Indo-Pacific. View/Download Course Description

IPOC Candidate Requirements

  • Must participate in the full 40-hour program
  • U.S. and international mid-career to senior-level officials in grades O4-O8, CW3-CW5, E9, GS12-SES, FSO 01-03, and equivalents
  • Current position involves operating or decision-making in international or inter-governmental settings relevant to the Indo-Pacific

Online participants will need daily access to a computer with headphones, a camera, reliable internet access, and Microsoft Teams.

Funding: There is no tuition or course fees for this on-line program.

Self-nomination Opportunities

  • Submit a brief biography and justification statement on how IPOC will contribute to shared understandings, capacity building, and the expansion of your security cooperation network.
  • Identify whether you would attend in-resident or online.
  • Submissions are welcomed by 29 September 2022 to our Center’s Program Recruiter, Terry Slattery via the Center’s Public Affairs Office at pao@apcss.org.
  • Our IPOC Course Manager will make a best-qualified determination by 3 October 2022.