26. Changing Mindsets for the Future with Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos

Episode 26 January 07, 2021 00:26:32
26. Changing Mindsets for the Future with Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos
The Convergence - An Army Mad Scientist Podcast
26. Changing Mindsets for the Future with Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos

Jan 07 2021 | 00:26:32

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Show Notes

Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos is the Science and Technology subject matter expert at the U.S. Special Operations Command’s (USSOCOM’s) Joint Special Operations University where she is working on developing technology related education for the Special Operations Force Professional.  Previously, she was a Strategy and Innovation Advisor conducting forecasting work on technology and the future operating environment for the J5 at USSOCOM. She has addressed the United Nations member states at the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons Group of Governmental Experts (CCW GGE) meeting on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) and participates in NATO Science for Peace projects. Check out her website at www.lkcyber.com and follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/lkcyber.

In today’s podcast, Dr. Kostopoulos discusses the future of competition and conflict and steps the Army can take in preparing for it.  The following bullet points highlight key insights from our interview with her:

 

Stay tuned to the Mad Scientist Laboratory for our next episode of “The Convergence,” featuring Dr. David Kilcullen, bestselling author, leading researcher in the field of unconventional and guerrilla warfare, former professional soldier and diplomat, and President and CEO of Cordillera Applications Group, on 21 January 2021! Dr. Kilcullen will discuss the future of conflict, changing concepts of victory, and achieving decisive advantages.

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