DynCorp International Training and Intelligence Solutions Group Vice President, Michael Vane, was a featured speaker at the 9th Annual National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Disruptive Technology Conference held December 4-5, 2012, at the Federal Gateway – Navy Yard Metro in Washington, D.C.
Vane gave attendees an industry perspective on disruptive technology, discussing the importance of education and training, conflict resolution, establishing relationships on the ground, knowledge and intelligence, innovation and adaptation, and niche technologies. In a time of conservative budgets, Vane discussed key elements of successful counterinsurgencies over the past 150 years, including the importance of using trainers and advisors.
Vane also discussed global trends, the importance of investing in your team, focusing on outcomes and the importance of building strong contractor and industry relationships.
DynCorp International’s Training and Intelligence Solutions Group
DI has an extensive training and intelligence business, providing expert mentors and trainers, operations, discrete mission support, and end-to-end solutions across a variety of disciplines, supporting the intelligence community, and bolstering peacekeeping initiatives around the world.
NDIA Disruptive Technology Conference
The NDIA Annual Disruptive Technology Conference serves as a forum of discussion and opportunity for government and industry senior technologists, product engineers and strategists to identify and promote the development of technology that will contribute to “Superior Capability of Operations in the Global Commons.”
The conference’s goal is to explore the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) technology factors associated with the concerns and challenges facing the defense industry.
The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is a U.S. defense industry association promoting national security. NDIA provides a legal and ethical forum for the exchange of information between industry and government on national security issues. NDIA members foster the development of the most innovative and superior equipment, training and support for U.S. warfighters and first responders through divisions, local chapters, affiliated associations and events.