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Here’s What is Happening This Week 11/10/2021

Register now for the following TPP Programs:

Southern Maryland Heritage series: Part 3 - November 18th at 11:00am - 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 - Speakers & dates TBD

TPP – NavalX – Tech Bridge – NAWCAD Collaboration

10/27/21 NAWCAD Industry Day program slides, chat download, polling results, NAWCAD org chart, DAita brief, LRAF brief, tech update, RPED Video, AIRWorks, available here: https://paxpartnership.org/program-resources-public/

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/

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

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

Listen to the 30-minute episode on our website, and make sure you’re subscribed to TechBridge Talks on your favorite podcast platform: Apple PodcastsSpotify, and Google Podcasts.

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

CSM Recognizes National STEM Day by Celebrating Students & Highlighting its STEM Guided Pathways : Learn more about CSM’s STEM Pathway and the many scholarship https://www.csmd.edu/programs-courses/pathways/stem/index.html.


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

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

Resources & Opportunities 

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

TEDCO's SBIR/STTR Proposal Lab Open Forum: Book an Appointment : https://calendly.com/kim-mozingo-tedco/sbir-sttr-proposal-lab-office-hours?month=2021-11

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 (TCC) - Facebook: Tri-County Council's Southern Maryland Job Source 

TCC Employee Training Grant: More here: https://tccsmd.org/

TCC Business Engagement Specialist Team (B.E.S.T.) monthly Business News and Updates newsletter! Email BESTeam@tccsmd.org to request to subscribe.

TCC Business news now on Crowdcast:  https://www.crowdcast.io/tri-countycouncilforsouthernmd

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

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

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. November 18th at 11am. Registration Link Here:https://info.etrepid.com/the-deep-dive-into-cmmc

Job Seekers/ Recruiters Patuxent River, Job Fair -Tuesday, November 16 (In-Person & Virtual) Visit www.JobZoneOnline.com

Maryland now has an early-stage tech investment tax credit- The Maryland Innovation Investment Tax Credit is designed to attract investors for early-stage companies in the state. More here: https://commerce.maryland.gov/fund/Pages/innovation-investment.aspx

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.

Southern Maryland National Heritage Area Feasibility Study Released- Public Presentation on November 17. Event 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Hard Bargain Farm in Accokeek, Maryland. Following the meeting, the study will be available for review during a 45-day comment period at www.destinationsouthernmaryland.com

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

Airport Farmer’s Market - November 20th from 9am – 1pm

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. Email Emily.scanlon@kairosinc.net and abby.thompson@kairosinc.net by November 30. 

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