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Here’s What is Happening This Week 11/3/2021

Register now for the following TPP Programs:

Limited space available register now! TPP/SMNA Briefing with Ms. Leslie Taylor, Mr. Jerry Short, and Mr. Steve Cricchi - Wednesday, November 10th at 8:30-10:00am – Venue USMSM- Registration: TPP/SMNA Briefing_10Nov – The Patuxent Partnership (paxpartnership.org)

Southern Maryland Heritage series: Part 3 - November 18th at 11:00pm - 12:00pm with Lucille Walker, Executive Director, Southern MD Heritage Area.  Note: HYBRID: Historic Sotterley or online via WebEx. Registration:   https://paxpartnership.org/tpp-event/southern-maryland-heritage-series-part-3/

Watch for: TPP/ANA Panel “Thunder and Lightning” Speakers & dates TBD

TPP – NavalX – Tech Bridge – NAWCAD Collaboration

Southern Maryland Tech Bridge at Patuxent River - Led by NAWCAD. For more information on Naval X and its Tech Bridges visit NavalX (navalagility.us)

TPP works with Building Momentum LLC & Tech Garden to support NavalX & Tech Bridge on behalf of NAWCAD https://buildmo.com/ Check out all Events here:  

The Midwest TechBridge - Addressing supply chain issues for Navy Radar components. Video available hereIN3, NavalX Midwest Tech Bridge Connecting Businesses to Opportunities - IN3 (in3indiana.com)

401 Tech Bridge’s Newsletter- Funding  opportunities and events, Tech Talks, Webinars. More here:  https://www.navalagility.us/tech_bridge/southernmaryland/

SOFWERX, in collaboration with USSOCOM’s Directorate of Science and Technology (S&T) and Naval Special Warfare (NSW), will host the Autonomous Interoperability Standards Development Event 7-9 December 2021 in person in Tampa, FL. In the Human Machine Teaming Aspects of Mission command, the objective is to bring together Special Operations Forces (SOF) representatives and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to assist USSOCOM in discerning the future of Autonomous Interoperability for Unmanned Air, Ground, Surface, and Underwater Systems (UxS). Focus areas will include but are not limited to sensors, communications, and platforms. We’re looking for technical experts across government, national labs, industry & academia to participate.  For more information, please visit: Autonomous Interoperability Standards Development Event - SOFWERX Events

IMPAX - Bridging the gap between technology and capability - A partnership between NAWCAD and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). Websitehttps://impax.tech/


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).  More here: Tech Jobs Rule – The Patuxent Partnership (paxpartnership.org) - Industry Interest Form 2021: 

PROJECT SCOPE. Understand how a security clearance will help you get a job. Project Scope | Security Clearance | Fort Meade Alliance (project-scope.org)

SkillUp® Southern Maryland Register for free online learning and receive workforce services. To review the course catalog and to get your free online learning license, visit http://southernmaryland.skillupamerica.org today! More here:

DSI - Defense Strategies Institute - https://dsigroup.org/  for future events.

GrowingSTEMS the RoboBees at their facility, the HIVE: About the Team – The RoboBees (growingstems.org) Check out the videos: Watch 2019:    https://youtu.be/ky1drXSY-9M 

College of Southern Maryland-  https://www.csmd.edu/news/index.html

We're Growing! CSM and Farming 4 Hunger Hold Ribbon Cutting for New Demonstration Garden at Prince Frederick Campus :

November at CSM Offers a Cornucopia of Events for Job Seekers, Art Lovers and Students Seeking to Learn How CSM Can Help Them Reach Their Goals:


DoD Releases Report on Defense Spending by State in Fiscal Year 2020. Link here:

Maryland Business Adapts 21/22 NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN!! Submit nominations until 11/19! Nominations:  https://umdsurvey.umd.edu/jfe/form/SV_9REn29LcVDJZdj0

New Tools for Manufacturers & Job Seekers from MD Dept of Labor, Manufacturers & Makers Trivia Night & More: https://labor.maryland.gov/lmi/industrypublictransit/mfg.shtml

Resources & Opportunities 

Check out TEDCO’s website For more news and events.

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: 

Maryland Government International Opportunities for your Business- Contact Paul Beatty at paul.beatty@maryland.gov for more information on expanding your business globally.

Socio-economically Disadvantaged Business Programs, first Thursday of every month. More here:  

Small, Minority and Women Owned Business Account Covid19 Relief Program. More here:

Maryland Manufacturing Network - A PPE Resource Home - Maryland Manufacturing Network

Tri-County Council - Helping To Build Better Communities for the SOMD Region. Facebook: Tri-County Council's Southern Maryland Job Source 

Maryland Entrepreneur Hub - A new resource for small business owners to connect: https://marylandentrepreneurhub.com/

MISI dreamport –Events https://misi.tech/events.php

SMCM presents the Benjamin C. Bradlee Distinguished Lecture in Journalism -Yamiche Alcindor, White House correspondent - “Truth in Journalism: Reporting on Politics and Identity in America” - Monday, November 8, at 7 p.m.  Registration here:

SMCM Presents Playwright, Actor and Professor Anna Deavere Smith - on Wednesday, November 10, at 7 pm.  Reservations are required: www.smcm.edu/presidentlecture.r

Maryland Business Pulse- Monthly snapshot of business in MD – Subscribe here:

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:

Maryland's Government Contracting Guide -A comprehensive "how to" resource- Download Here:

Visit the Maryland Department of Commerce's Government Contracting webpage for a wide range of resources to support your business Here:

eTrepid’s informative Coffee and Conversation Webinar on the trending topic of CMMC with Duffy Compliance Service CEO Shawn Duffy. Registration Link Here:https://info.etrepid.com/the-deep-dive-into-cmmc

Community News & Activities

St. Mary's County Health Department is reaching out to provide key information about your eligibility for additional or booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine. More information on immune-compromise conditions is available at our website: www.smchd.org/covid-19-vaccine.

Historic Sotterley – https://www.sotterley.org– Check out upcoming events and register here: https://www.sotterley.org/events/

The 2021 Underground Railroad Free Press Prize for Leadership has been awarded to Historic Sotterley of Hollywood, Maryland, for its exemplary Common Ground Initiative and Descendants Project!

St. Mary’s County Library - Book clubs, Master Gardeners Plant Clinic, Zoom Storytime, Trivia Mondays! Check out the September Calendar here

St. Clement’s Island Museum Events: https://www.facebook.com/events/667046011151943

Community Support

KAIROS Kares, the Kairos Inc. company will be collecting December 1 to January 6, NEW winter hats, gloves, scarves, and socks.  In January, the items collected will be divided between The Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, Mission of Southern Maryland, and the Wrapping Arms ‘Round Many (WARM) program. To participate, please email Emily.scanlon@kairosinc.net and abby.thompson@kairosinc.net by November 30. 

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