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Here’s What is Happening This Week 7/28/2021

Register now for the following TPP Summer Programs:

  • August 11 at 8am - Navy Working Capital Program with Gene Townsend(in person) at USMSM. Learn more about spending other people's money. Registration Open: https://paxpartnership.org/tpp-event/navy-working-capital-fund/
  • August 26 at 8am - China: An Existential Threat to the Global Order with Dr. Dale Moore – Why we should be concerned. In person at USMSM, Center Hall. Registration Open: https://paxpartnership.org/tpp-event/china/
  • SAVE THE DATE: August 31st at 10:30am - Brief & Demonstration from 3DMedia’s Darryl Roy at Tech Bridges- SOMD & Orlando. Register Now: 


  • September 2 - TPP Annual Dinner at Historic St. Mary's City Calling all members! - Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors KBR, NSI & Northrop Grumman! Registration Open:https://paxpartnership.org/tpp-event/tpp-annual-dinner-2021/

TPP – NavalX – Tech Bridge – NAWCAD Collaboration

  • 401 Tech Bridge’s Newsletter- Summer activities are heating up!Funding opportunities and events, Tech Talks, Webinars, to hear more: Email: mjohnson@401techbridge.org. More here: 401 Tech Bridge or NavalX Northeast Tech Bridge.
    • 401 Tech Bridge Industry Day & Prize Challenge – Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) for waterside security. Deadline Sunday, September 12, 2021. S. Navy prize challenge with as prize of $50,000.


Naval Aviation Systems Consortium (NASC): NASC is an agile, collaborative enterprise composed of leading companies and academic institutions with expertise in technology domains of interest to the Naval Air Warfare Centers (NAWCs) and the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). Consortium Management Group, Inc. (CMG) manages NASC and administers its Other Transaction Agreement with the Navy to facilitate rapid acquisition of cutting-edge technologies and to accelerate delivery of new capabilities to the Warfighter. For more information, please visit (nascsolutions.org)


  • Tech Jobs Rule - Seeking companies for the Apprentice program! Joint effort between the Strategic Education Office of NAWCAD, TPP, and the Forrest Career and Technology Center (SMCPS).  
  • College of Southern Maryland (CSM) “5 Things to Know About your College” For the latest news please visit CSM’s Online Newsroom
    • CSM Partners with SMCM in new Marine Science and Neuroscience Science Degree. 

      Learn more by visiting CSM’s transfer agreements webpage

    • Purdue University Global Partners with CSM to Offer guaranteed admission and full credit transfers for several degree pathways. A new partnership between Purdue University Global and the CSM 
    • CSM Joins Other Colleges/Universities Across the Country for the COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge. Offers Several Walk-in Clinics in Support of #VaxUpHawks Pledge


  • The Maryland Defense Cybersecurity Assistance Program (DCAP) – More here: 
  • The Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE) Website 
  • Back to Business Webinars: Workforce Reopening Resources for Employers - Visit https://mwejobs.maryland.gov or Contact:
  • The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), September 14 -15. More info:  

Resources & Opportunities 

  • Check out TEDCO’s website. 
  • Small Business Development Center (SBDC) - Southern Region of Maryland: Check out their website to view their Events calendar, On-Line Training sessions and many other resources. Visit: 
    • Socio-economically Disadvantaged Business Programs, first Thursday of every month. More here:  
  • State of Maryland eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA) - Vendor Training VideosPlatform:
  • Small, Minority and Women Owned Business Account COVID RELIEF Program. More here:
  • Maryland Manufacturing Network - A PPE Resource Home - Maryland Manufacturing Network
  • DSI - Defense Strategies Institute - https://dsigroup.org/  for future events.

Community News & Entertainment

  • Updated COVID-19 Vaccine information, (Get your Digital Vaccine Card here):  https://smchd.org/covid-19-vaccine
  • Historic Sotterley – https://www.sotterley.org– Check out upcoming events here: https://www.sotterley.org/events/
    • Joint Speaker Series with Common Ground- Virtual event on August 4th at 7:00 pm with Dr. Gabrielle Tayac -Return to a Native Place: Native People of the Chesapeake Region
    • Sotterley Barn Bash & Craft Beer Tasting. Saturday, August 28, 2021, 12:00 VIP Early Party | 1:00 p.m. Regular ticket holders 
  • St. Clement Island Museum- 38370 Point Breeze Road, Colton’s Point, MD 20626  Retrofest Sat, Sept 18th 11am -5pm - https://www.facebook.com/FriendsSCIPPLM

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