June 9, 2015
It is no secret that the DOD is concerned about the military's “force of the future."
As the economy improves and the “so-called 9/11 generation” begins to leave the military, the Pentagon needs to do more to attract and retain the best and brightest.
“This is a huge moment in the [DOD] where people are seriously thinking about what the force will look like 10 or 15 years from now.”
—Brad Carson, Acting undersecretary for personnel and readiness, in an interview with Defense One
But in a world where millennials and mid careers professionals are opting fo high-paying jobs, fast-track promotion opportunities and comparatively flexible workplace rules:
- What must the change look like?
- How will they implement a more flexible personnel system?
- What must be done to recruit millennials and maintain mid-career personnel?
- How can DOD Personnel and Readiness help shape the force of 2020?
|8:00 — 8:30am||Registration & Networking Breakfast|
|8:30 — 8:35am||Opening Remarks|
|8:35 — 9:05am||
Conversation with Brad Carson, Acting undersecretary of defense for personnel and readinessModerator: Kevin Baron, executive editor, Defense One
|9:05 — 9:45am||
Panel Discussion: Recruit, Hire, and Retain to Ensure Mission Readiness