Discussion Topic for Panel

Given the unpredictability of:

  • scientific and technological change;
  • levels and trajectory of DoD budgets;
  • advancements and emerging threats; and
  • the historical inadequacy of past projections of future workforce needs –

How can the DoD ensure an adequate workforce capability for itself and its defense contractors in the future?

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