June 12-13, 2024 | The Sunset Room, National Harbor, MD

DSI’s 6th Annual Human Performance & Biosystems Summit will convene senior level experts and decision makers from across the DoD, Military Research Labs, Industry, and Academia for in-depth discussions on the latest advancements and innovations in human performance capabilities that ensure the peak performance and health of the Warfighter. The 2024 Summit will highlight current and future efforts to strengthen the physical, mental, nutritional, and social fitness of the Joint Force to optimize performance and maximize potential.



2024 Speakers Include:

SEAC Troy E. Black, USMC
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

SGM Gregory Keller, USA
POTFF Senior Enlisted Leader,
U.S. Special Operations Command

CDR Wilfred Wells, PhD, MSC, USN
Human Systems,
OUSD Research & Engineering

Laura Mitvalsky
Total Force Fitness,
Defense Health Agency Public Health

Terry M. Rauch
Research & Development for Health Readiness Policy & Oversight
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)

Dr. Seth Faith, ST
Senior Scientist, Biotechnology & Biomedical Sciences,
711th Human Performance Wing,
Air Force Research Laboratory

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Why You Should Attend This Summit:

The 2024 Human Performance & Biosystems Summit will address how the Military Services are effectively maximizing Warfighter potential and maintaining their peak physical and mental performance by prioritizing the significance of the physical, mental, spiritual, nutritional, and sleep fitness. Senior leaders will detail departmental efforts toward developing programs and delivering innovative technologies to enhance and quantify human performance to ensure mission readiness and effectiveness.

This year’s Summit will explore strategies and initiatives on promoting holistic wellness programs for the long-term physical and mental well-being of Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Guardians, and Airmen both on and off the battlefield. Senior leaders from across the Armed Forces will address the importance of prioritizing a well-rounded, sustainable, & preventive approach to health, fitness, and wellness. Attendees at the 6th Human Performance & Biosystems Summit will have the unique opportunity to examine the strategies, programs, products, and technologies necessary to maximize Warfighter potential and maintain peak physical and mental fitness.

DSI’s team specializes in the extensive research and development of our Summit's content and focus areas. We will assemble the most respected minds in the total health and fitness community, including operational leaders, key policymakers, DoD labs, industry, and academia. Our non-partisan approach allows us to reach across all involved organizations bring together a truly holistic group of decision makers and solution providers. ___________________________________________________________________________________

Past Participating Organizations:

LMI, Battelle, Leidos, KBR, NASA, Magellan Federal, Defense Centers for Public Health, NightWare, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, PEAR Health Labs, USMC, Teamworks, U.S. Customs & Border Protection, KORR, United States Air Force Academy, Vivonics, Pentagon Force Protection Agency, CoachMePlus, Air Force Medical Readiness Agency, ARA, NSWC IHD, North American Rescue, USMC Martial Arts and Fitness Center of Excellence, LMR Technical Group, HAF A5/7, NIRSense LLC,HJF, USASOC, HRS Consulting, Pentagon Athletic Center, Serco-NA, AFRL, REFUEL, United States Naval Academy, Glacier Support Services, NIWC Pacific, Duke University, 711th Human Performance Wing, Trackable Health, Office of the AF Surgeon General, SST, Transcend Foundation, Operational Bases Vision Assessment Laboratory, JAG, DHA, Cornerstone Research Group, U.S. Army DEVCOM Soldier Center, 1109 Bravo, DIA, NeuroCatch Inc, Cera, BioMojo LLC, Sparta Science, Accel Innovation Corporation, DeltaG, Kitman Labs, 308th Pararescue Squadron, DLH, JHU-APL, OURA, and more.

Topics covered at the 2024 Summit:

- Building & sustaining the next generation of warfighters

- Accelerating change to win in future conflict

- Enhancing SOCOM mission readiness & human performance

- Employing a holistic, whole warrior approach to improve airmen & guardian performance

- Advancing total force fitness to improve health & build readiness

- Leveraging advanced products, capabilities, & technologies to enhance warfighter performance

- Promoting the optimization of guardian performance to enable sustained mission success

- Optimizing warfighter mission performance & family readiness


Limited Sponsorship Opportunities Remain!

The 2024 Human Performance & Biosystems Summit provides opportunities including exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, and networking receptions.


At Our Summit You Have the Ability To:

Gain Education & Insight: Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the most complex issues facing the DoD and Federal Government as it relates to human performance and biosystems.

Build Partnerships: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to to engage in constructive dialogues among all in attendance.

Influence: Help foster ideas. Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. All attendees are encouraged to address our speaker faculty and each other with their questions, comments or ideas. __________________________________________________________________________________


Operating Guidance for Government Attendees:

DSI’s Summit directly supports DoD & Federal Government priorities by providing a conduit for officials to efficiently reach audiences outside of their respective offices that directly impact their organization’s overall mission success, at no charge to the government, and in an efficient expenditure of time.

DSI’s Summit will provide a forum to address and improve internal and external initiatives, meet with and hear from partner organizations, disseminate vital capability requirements to industry, increase visibility within the larger community, and generally support their mission.

The Summit is open and complimentary to all DoD and Federal Government employees and is considered an educational and training forum.


*Summit is Closed to The Press/ No Recordings*