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Here’s What is Happening This Week 9/29/2021

Register now for the following TPP Programs:

CMMC: Facts, Fiction & What You Need to Know Now with Rick Hill, Senior Vice President, HumanTouch - Thursday, September 30th at 1pm ET | Virtual program via WebEx. Registration Open: https://paxpartnership.org/tpp-event/cmmc-update/

TPP/ANA/MCAA Panel: Innovation in Naval Aviation with keynote Speaker: RADM Andrew Loiselle, Director, Air Warfare Division, N98, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations - October 5th at 4pm - 6pm – Registration Open: https://paxpartnership.org/tpp-events/anapanel_5oct/

Southern MD Heritage series: Where Time and Tide Meet (Part 2) with Lucille Walker, Executive Director, Southern MD Heritage Area - Part 2 will focus on the Indigenous Heritage of the region - October 13th at 11am - 12pm- Virtual- Registration Open: https://paxpartnership.org/tpp-event/somd-heritage2/

NAWCAD Virtual Industry Day - Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 9am-12pm - via WebEx platform Registration: https://paxpartnership.org/tpp-event/nawcad-industry-day-oct-2021/

TPP 2021 Annual Meeting- Thursday, October 28th at 8:30-9:30am USMSM – For more information about speakers please visit and register at: https://paxpartnership.org/tpp-event /annual-meeting/

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- Summer activities!  Funding  opportunities and events, Tech Talks, Webinars. More here: https://www.navalagility.us/tech_bridge/southernmaryland/

Tech Bridge Talks https://www.techbridge.org/podcast/

TechBridge TidBits website: https://www.techbridge.org/

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

Special Notice:

 UAS Test Sites are hiring for two positions!

UAS Research Director - Assistant Research Scientist-Apply: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/86627 -This position will be the first PhD in residence at the UAS Test Site, and will drive our/their own research program. Interested in swarm and level 3-5 autonomy efforts. MATRIX Lab at the SMART building 400 yards down the street at USMSM.  https://usmsm.umd.edu/smart-progress

Chesapeake UAS Route Network Project Manager -Apply: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/87230 -This position will be leading and running this effort. The specific skills asked for in the posting are critical. 


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. 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

CSM Increases Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour - Opportunities at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/csmd

Maryland Association of Community Colleges Hosts 60+ Universities at Virtual Fair - Oct. 11-14 - visit https://www.csmd.edu/calendar/2021/10/virtual-transfer-fair.html

CSM’s Oct. 6 Connections Literary Series Features Writer Jennifer Rosner on True Stories of Jewish Children Hidden During WWII- https://www.csmd.edu/calendar/2021/10/connections-jennifer-rosner.html.

Get Help Registering for Class, Hear from Novelist Jennifer Rosner & Violinist Ledah Finck- Numerous transfer opportunities during October Register: https://www.csmd.edu/apply-register/events/registration-assistance-sessions.html.

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:

Resources & Opportunities 

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

TEDCO’s Entrepreneur EXPO 2022 rescheduled for 10/25/2022

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 

Tri-County Council-10th Annual Southern Maryland Hiring Event #TCCSMDGetHired Virtually - fBusiness2Business Networking - Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 8:30am - 9:30am | Virtual Platform Open to Jobseekers - Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 10:00am - 3:00pm- Registration: https://tccsmd.regfox.com/10th-annual-southern-md-hiring-event-tccsmdgethired-virtually

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

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

RPE-016 New Rapid Prototyping Event "The Gremlins in the Cloud" with $15,000 (USD) in prizes! Register now: https://dreamport.tech/events/event-rpe-016-the-gremlins-in-the-cloud.php

AFCEA and Sabre - Cyber Webinar “What Keeps You Up at Night, Part 2” with distinguished panelists on 14th Oct 2021 from 11:30am to 12:30pm Webex link: https://sabresystems.webex.com/sabresystems/j.phpMTID=mfcb8554c5155ed4efa3c77a47afc87b3

Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) and the St. Mary's College Library present “The Long Fuse and the Big Lie: Misinformation and the 2020 Election" by Renée DiResta Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 6pm i- Please contact democracy@smcm.edu for more information.

CSD 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: https://securelb.imodules.com/s/1734/bp20/interior2.aspx?sid=1734&gid=2&pgid=1285&cid=3433

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Presents Playwright, Actor and Professor Anna Deavere Smith - on Wednesday, November 10, at 7 pm.  Reservations are required: www.smcm.edu/presidentlecture.r

RMI of Maryland National Manufacturing Day Virtual event- October 1st 8:30qm -2:30pm- Registration: https://insidemanufacturing.vfairs.com/

Maryland Business Pulse- Monthly snapshot of business in MD – Subscribe here: https://mailchi.mp/maryland/maryland-business-pulse-september-2021?e=fc3884e8f4

Community News & Activities

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

Speaker Series and Common Ground virtual event on October 6th at 7:00 pm with Dr. Julie King “History Unearthed: Archaeological Discoveries at Sotterley”

Fall Fun at Sotterley - Friday to Sunday, October 8th – 31st

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

UMCES Chesapeake Biological Lab ‘Science for Communities’ webinar series September 28th, on Tuesday's through November 2nd at 7pm. Themed "Climate Change and Its Impacts." Registration at: https://www.usmf.org/s4c/

Affordable housing is becoming a bigger challenge for many residents in St. Mary’s County. Rents are rising significantly, up 20% to 30% over 2019 presenting a barrier to employment of teachers, healthcare workers, first responders, food service workers, retail, and general office staffing. There have been several efforts in Southern Maryland to address this problem. Affordable housing is being proposed for California, MD, targeting households earning 50-60% of the area median income. See more about one such project here: https://paxpartnership.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/23151-FDR-Blvd-Summary.pdf

St. Mary’s Caring Soup Kitchen needs: 

Bagged lunches: Assorted chips, Fruit snacks/cups, Pudding cups, Boxed drinks, Zip-lock baggies sandwich size.

Feed the Family grocery boxes: Canned tuna and chicken, Tuna Helper, Dried pinto beans, Microwavable popcorn, Flavored noodle packets, Pepperoni, Fresh apples, pears, oranges, Chunky soups, Onions.

Soup kitchen needs: PAM cooking spray, Real butter, Margarine tubs, Italian seasoning.

 No contact donations. Deposit items in bin at front door of the soup kitchen, 20850 Langley Rd., Lexington Park, between 8:30 am and 1 pm -Mon – Sat -Or drop off at TPP Office, Mon - Fri, 8:30am to 4:30pm – Check payable to St. Mary’s Caring, may be mailed to P.O. Box 144 Lexington Park, MD 20653. 

Thank you to those of you who have been dropping off donations. It's a big help.

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