Thank you to TPP member RED-INC for their continued support of STEM education in our community! By again sponsoring the Southern Maryland Math Circle program, RED-INC enables students to access this extracurricular program free of charge.

Hosted by math professors from the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Department of Mathematics and Computer Science,Southern Maryland Math Circleencourages a sense of discovery and excitement about mathematics through problem-solving and interactive exploration. Past topics include “Hat Games,” “Weird Ways to Multiply,” “Games with Sticks, Sleepovers, and Captain Kirk,” and “Playing Card Polyhedra.”

Southern Maryland Math Circle is held during the school year on the second Saturday of each month at the Lexington Park library, starting October 13 as part of the Global Math Project.

Join us for Cyber Summit!

There’s still time to register for Cyber Summit next Tuesday, September 18!Learn more and register now >>

This week at a glance

Upcoming TPP programs:

  • Cyber Summit, Sept. 18
  • TPP/ANA Panel with DASN Dan Nega, October 3
  • FMS Panel with Rear Adm. Francis Morley, Oct 9

In our community:

  • Meet the Labs, Sept. 25
  • MACPA Government Contractors Conference, Sept. 27
  • Lunch & Learn with Rear Adm. Tim Heely & author David Christian, Oct. 18
  • Maryland Commerce Accepting Applications for Cybersecurity Investment Incentive Tax Credit
  • DSI Upcoming Programs
  • Surveying the Chesapeake for Submerged Historic Aircraft, Sept. 20
  • Grant Training Free Seminar, Sept. 21

Upcoming Programs

Cyber Summit

Tuesday, September 18
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

Is cybersecurity the most critical weapon for the future fight?Join us for a full day of expert speakers and panelists from government, industry, and academia who are actively shaping the future of cybersecurity.

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TPP/ANA Panel:Naval Aviation Agility and Lethality in Contested Environments

Wednesday, October 3
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, Flight Tech Hall

Join moderator and keynote speaker Mr. Daniel Nega,Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Air Programs for a discussion with panelists on naval aviation agility and lethality in contested environments:

  • Capt. Craig Grubb,Program Manager PMA-299, H-60 Multi-Mission Helicopters Program Office
  • Capt. David “DW” Kindley,Program Manager, PMA 265, F/A-18 and EA-18G Program Office
  • Mr. Tony Schmidt,SSTM, Director Rapid Prototyping, Experimentation and Demonstration (RPED), NAWCAD
  • Capt. Michael S. Wojse,OPNAV N98(invited)

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Foreign Military Sales Panel with Rear Adm. Francis Morley

Thursday, October 9
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

Interested in participating in Foreign Military Sales? Rear Adm. Frank Morley, director, Navy International Programs Office, will lead the program with representatives from DCSA, State, Commerce and the NSC.

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Community Events & Opportunities

Meet the Labs

September 25, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

This is a unique opportunity in Southern Maryland to meet Tech Transfer and Small Business Innovation Research program representatives from major federal laboratories.The program will consist of panel discussions on Technology Transfer and theSmall Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programby subject matter experts from NASA, USDA, DOE, NAWCAD, NIST, NSWC IHEODTD, and ARL.

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MACPA Government Contractors Conference

September 27, 8:00 a.m. – 4:10 p.m.
Greenbelt, MD

The MACPA Government Contractor Conference focuses on increasing the knowledge base of CPAs with government contractor clients; CFOs, controllers and accountants employed by government contractors; and government employees and anyone seeking to improve their awareness of the unique issues facing government contractors.

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Lunch & Learn with Rear Adm. Tim Heely and Author David Christian

October 18, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The Patuxent Partnership, Suite 1030

Join host Parts Life, Inc. to hear keynote speaker Rear Adm. Tim Heely as well as special guest David Christian, author ofVictor Six.Lunch will be provided!

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Maryland Commerce Accepting Applications for Cybersecurity Investment Incentive Tax Credit

The Maryland Department of Commerce is now accepting applications for the Cybersecurity Investment Incentive Tax Credit, designed to attract investment in Maryland cybersecurity companies.Through the tax credit program, venture capitalists, angel investors, and others investing at least $25,000 in a Qualified Maryland Cybersecurity Company (QMCC) may be eligible for a refundable tax credit for 33 percent of the investment. Investors who invest in a cybersecurity business in Allegany, Dorchester, Garrett, or Somerset counties may qualify for a tax credit of 50 percent of their investment.


Defense Strategies Institute Upcoming Programs

Sept. 18-19:GEOINT and Open Source Analysis
Sept. 19-20:Autonomous Capabilities for DoD
Sept. 25-26:Cyber Operations for National Defense
Sept. 25-26:Microgrid & Distributed Energy Resources
Oct. 10-11:DoD/VA & Gov Health IT
Oct. 15-16:Insider Thread Symposium
Oct. 16-17:Big Data for Intelligence
Oct. 30-31:Military Vehicle Systems Summit

*Military and government employees attend free.

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Surveying the Chesapeake for Submerged Historic Aircraft

On September 20, join maritime archaeologist Agustin Ortiz at Historic St. Mary’s City for an exploration of NAS Pax River as an experimental aircraft training base, and the need to find and manage the aircraft lost in its surrounding waters.Learn more >>

Grant Training Free Seminar

September 21
College of Southern Maryland, LaPlata

Enoch Pratt Free Library Grants Collection Specialist Anna Tatro will present at the free event and guide participants through all of the steps necessary to better prepare grant proposals and submissions,for people who want to learn how to create and use a logic model – a visual representation of an initiative’s activities, outputs and expected outcomes.

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