LIVESTREAM: Defense Innovation Board Public Meeting

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Date(s) - 10/24/2017
8:00 am - 10:00 am

DEFENSEWERX Headquarters

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Please join DEFENSEWERX at its Fort Walton Beach HQ for a live broadcast of the Defense Innovation Board meeting. Beverages and snacks will be available for purchase.

Location of the Meeting: The meeting will be held at 1776 Crystal City, 2231 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. Additionally, the meeting will be live streamed for those who are unable to physically attend the meeting.

Purpose of the Meeting: The mission of the DIB is to examine and provide the Secretary of Defense and the Deputy Secretary of Defense independent advice and recommendations on innovative means to address future challenges in terms of integrated change to organizational structure and processes, business and functional concepts, and technology applications. The DIB focuses on (a) technology and capabilities, (b) practices and operations, and (c) people and culture.

Agenda: The DIB will discuss potential recommendations to (1) Establish a Department of Defense Accelerator, (2) Develop an Innovation Career Track, and (3) Build Innovation Capacity with Partners and Allies. The DIB will invite selected experts to provide analysis and inputs related to innovation, innovation cells, and innovation activities within DoD. The DIB will invite selected experts to provide analysis and inputs related to workforce innovation initiatives; potential experts include representatives from the Office of the Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Illuminate at U.S. Fleet Forces Command, the Future Concepts team at U.S. Army Special Operations Command, the Joint Development Technology Accelerator, and NextLog at USMC Installations & Logisitcs. The DIB will receive an update on the Science & Technology subcommittee’s current work on software acquisition and reform guidance. The DIB’s Executive Director will brief the DIB on DoD’s latest implementation activities related to DIB recommendations. Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide input on the DIB’s potential recommendations to establish a DoD accelerator, develop an innovation career track, and build innovation capacity with partners and allies.



Bookings are closed for this event.