Defense Strategies Institute’s Human Performance & Biosystems Summit

Defense Strategies Institute is proud to announce the Human Performance & Biosystems Summit occurring August 13th & 14th at the Mary M. Gates Learning Center in Alexandria, Virginia. DSI designed this year’s summit to focus on the theme of “Extending the Capabilities of the Warfighter Through Training and Technology.”

Hoboken, NJ, May 30, 2019 --( The objective of DSI’s Human Performance & Biosystems Summit is to explore the current evolutions in human capabilities as a result of advances in human performance R&D and the development of new biological technologies.

DSI’s team specializes in extensive research and development of the summit’s content and focus areas, and always assemble the most respected minds in the human performance community.

2019 Confirmed Speakers Include:
Dr. J. Corde Lane, Director, Human Research and Engineering Directorate, ARL
G. Brynt Parmeter, Civilian Aid to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) for Silicon Valley)
Catherine Koerner, Director, Human Health and Performance Directorate, NASA
Col Michael Davis, USAF, Director, US CCCRP
Col Stacy Shackelford, USAF, Chief, Joint Trauma System
Lt. Col. Phil Thomas, US Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School (Tentative)
Dr. Robb Wilcox, Director, Soldier Performance Optimization Directorate, CCDC Soldier Center (Tentative)
Dr. Eric Sikorski, Project Manager, Training Technology Development, Combatting Terrorism Technical Support Office
Karen Gregorcyzk, Branch Chief, Physical Performance Branch, CCDC Soldier Center
Lloyd Tripp, Program Manager, Aerospace Physiology and Toxicology, AFRL 711th Human Performance Wing
Elsa Kania, Adjunct Senior Fellow, CNAS

Topics will include:

- Developing synchronization between hardware, software, and human elements of warfighter systems

- Optimizing performance - training the warrior-athlete to be faster, stronger, and better over extended periods of time

- Advancements in nutrition to sustain warfighters performing in prolonged, austere environments

- Enhancing cognitive performance through neurotechnology

- Development and deployment of biosystems to extend the capabilities of the warfighter

- Deploying the next generation of wearable technology to optimize warfighter performance

- Advancements in medical countermeasures to combat biological threats

Seating is limited –

To allow for actionable discussion and dialogue amongst speakers and attendees, seating will be limited. Register now to reserve your seat. Active military, government and state personnel attend complimentary. Those interested in participating in the Human Performance & Biosystems Summit you can visit Defense Strategies Institute's website at

Anyone interested in learning more can contact Christopher Elliott at, 201-672-8745.

**Summit is Closed to Press / No Recordings**
Defense Strategies Institute
Christopher Elliott