By National Research Council,Committee for the Symposium on Avoiding Technology

On April 29, 2009 the nationwide examine Council held a 1-day symposium titled, 'Avoiding expertise shock for Tomorrow's Warfighter.' This quantity, a document of the symposium, highlights key demanding situations confronting the medical and technical intelligence (S & TI) neighborhood and explores capability recommendations that may let the S & TI group to beat these demanding situations.

The symposium captured reviews and observations from representatives from combatant instructions and assisting governmental corporations, including these of symposium individuals, to be able to elucidate ideas and developments, wisdom of that could be used to enhance the dept of Defense's expertise caution power. subject matters addressed integrated matters stemming from globalization of technology and know-how, demanding situations to U.S. warfighters which could outcome from expertise shock, examples of prior technological shock, and the strengths and weaknesses of present S & TI analysis.

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