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

On April 29, 2009 the nationwide study Council held a 1-day symposium titled, 'Avoiding know-how shock for Tomorrow's Warfighter.' This quantity, a record of the symposium, highlights key demanding situations confronting the medical and technical intelligence (S & TI) group and explores power suggestions that would permit the S & TI group to beat these demanding situations.

The symposium captured reviews and observations from representatives from combatant instructions and helping governmental enterprises, including these of symposium contributors, in an effort to elucidate strategies and developments, wisdom of that may be used to enhance the dept of Defense's expertise caution power. issues addressed incorporated concerns stemming from globalization of technological know-how and expertise, demanding situations to U.S. warfighters which may consequence from expertise shock, examples of prior technological shock, and the strengths and weaknesses of present S & TI analysis.

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