Recently, we’ve been pleased to welcome Bell as a Pax Partnership benefactor.Our benefactors are leaders in their fields and in the Southern Maryland community and we are grateful for their active committment to the success of the TPP mission.

This week at a glance

Upcoming TPP programs:

  • TPP Members Dinner,May 23
  • Unmanned systems in every domain: Is Autonomy the New Cyber,May 30
  • Other Transaction Authority (OTA) Contracts,June 5
  • AIRWorks and Models Based Systems Engineering,June 19

In our community:

  • IMPAX Tech Talk,May 9
  • M&A Business Sale or Purchase Panel Discussion,May 15
  • MACPA SoMd Government Contractors Conference,May 22
  • Volunteer Opportunity: AUVSI Student Competition,June 14-16
  • St. Mary’s County Summer Aerospace Camps & Cyber Camp
  • DSI Upcoming Programs
  • The To Do List

Upcoming Programs

Annual TPP Members Dinner

Wednesday, May 23
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Historic St. Mary’s City

We invite our members to join us for our Annual Dinner!

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Unmanned systems in every domain: challenges and opportunities
Is Autonomy the New Cyber?

Wednesday, May 30
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

We’re bringing together government, industry, and academic experts together around the challenges and opportunities of unmanned systems in every domain.

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Mark Your Calendar!

Registration opening soon:

Other Transaction Authority (OTA) Contracts
June 5
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

AIRWorks & Models Based Systems Engineering
June 19
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

Community Events & Opportunities

IMPAX Tech Talk

May 9, 5:00 p.m.
Patuxent River Naval Air Museum

Join IMPAX for a Tech Talk with participants from Georgia Tech Research Institute’s HIVE IRAD program in order to highlight innovative emerging research in fields relevant to NAVAIR.

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M&A Business Sale or Purchase Panel Discussion

May 15, 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

This is a free breakfast and panel discussion with industry experts on the vital aspects of any deal to consider when contemplating a transaction: legal, marketing/financial, and accounting.

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Southern Maryland Government Contractors Conference

May 22, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

The Maryland Association of CPAs’ Government Contractors Committee hosts the 11th annual Southern Maryland conference for small business Government contractors.

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Volunteer Opportunity: AUVSI Student Competition

June 14 – 16
Webster Field

Judges are a critical part of the competition, and we are once again looking for volunteers. There are various levels of commitment, including the evaluation of the technical papers, evaluation of the Flight Readiness Review Video, and of course, the actual flight competition!

If interested, contact Tom Sanders,, with what phase(s) of the competition you would like to judge, if you have any experience as a judge in this competition from previous years, and your email address and phone number.

St. Mary’s County Summer Aerospace Camps & Cyber Camp

Registration is open for summeraerospace campsfor elementary (entering grades 2-6) and secondary (entering grades 7-11) students in St. Mary’s County.

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The Patuxent Partnership and SMCPS, with support from the Office of Naval Research, are offeringCyber Campfor students entering grades 7-9 who are interested in hands-on activities related to computer science and cyber security, such as programming, forensics, and cryptography.

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Defense Strategies Institute Upcoming Programs

May 16-17:Military IoT & Sensors
June 19-20:Digital Transformation for Government
June 26-27:Virtual Training & Simulation

*Military and government employees attend free.

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The To Do List

Get moving! Sign up or sponsor a local run/walk that supports important community programs: