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What we're about

DSI is a premier non-partisan Institute designed to assist in advancing the mission critical goals of the United States' Military and Government. Through our high level educational training summits and symposiums we are able to reach across all offices and departments in a fair and balanced manner. We bring together the mission relevant representatives in our neutral “Town Hall” forums in order to foster the necessary discussions and debates to help them achieve efficient and effective mission success.

Operating guidelines: In order to maintain our non-partisan stance, DSI receives no financial investment for operating costs from any outside organization, individual or group.

All of our Summits and Symposia voluntarily comply with Department of Defense operating guidelines as a “NO-COST to the DoD” meeting, and to the most recent standards of the Office of General Counsel, Standards of Conduct Office for non federal entities:
*All Summits and Symposia are open to all DoD and Federal employees and is considered a compliant educational and training forum.*Active military and federal / state employees attend complimentary.DSI’s Summits and Symposia directly supports DoD & US Government priorities by providing a conduit for officials to efficiently reach audiences outside of their respective offices that directly impact their department’s/ agency mission success, at no charge to the government, and in an efficient expenditure of time.DSI’s Summits and Symposia 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.


Our Mission And Vision:

Animated by the values and guiding principles of DSI, our vision is to continually be the United States’ most dynamic and ethical Institute to the defense and federal government communities; recognized by government, military organizations, and private industry as both a thought leader and a reliable, trustworthy, value oriented operating partner. We strive to deliver mission relevant educational summits, seminars, and symposiums to the respective departments, agencies, and private industry leaders in order to help them achieve effective and efficient mission success.

The summit forum is a proven form of advancing communication, enhancing discussion and debate, and fostering new partnerships amongst the various actors involved in any given mission. As the neutral voice that is not guided by the particular agenda of any given agent, we are able to reach across all organizations in a fair and balanced manner and bring together the relevant representatives while forming lasting and trusting relationships with them.

When we leverage our team’s combined professional expertise in political/military affairs and successful summit production to best effect, we have a successful breed of services that leverages its industry knowledge to formulate relevant and timely content for each meeting offered.

Our Organization’s Values:
We pledge to always keep the Warfighter at the forefront of our work. To this end, DSI supports our Nation’s severely injured Service members and Veterans through our charitable donations to charities that are aligned with our mission and vision, for a full list of charity partners please visit We pledge to always maintain a non-partisan approach to the subject matter and content we create.We are dedicated to forming lasting partnerships with both our speaker faculties and our sponsors, and will strive to exceed their needs and expectations.We believe that communication is essential to advancing the mission critical needs of our Military and Government, and we pledge to always create forums where actionable ideas, discussion and debate are fostered.

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