Upcoming Programs 
Shoot for the Stars:
A Cosmic Event for Young Professionals Saturday, November 17
7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Historic Sotterley Experience the history of Sotterley set against the mystery of the cosmos! Join us to meet and catch up with other Southern Maryland young professionals during peak viewing of the annual Leonid meteor shower. Learn more >> 

Marine Air: The Sea-Based Inside Force Tuesday, December 4
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Come to hear introductory remarks by Brig. Gen. Gregory L. Masiello, USMC, Program Executive Office for Air Anti-Submarine Warfare, Assault & Special Mission Programs, (PEO(A)), and our Keynote/Moderator, Lt. Gen. Steven R. Rudder, USMC, Deputy Commandant for Aviation, Headquarters Marine Corps.Panelists:Col. Matthew G. Kelly, USMC, Program Manager, PMA-275, V-22 Joint Program Office Col. John Neville, USMC, Program Manager, PMA-263, Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office Col. Jack D. Perrin, USMC, Program Manager, PMA-261, H-53 Heavy Lift Helicopter Program Office Col. David Walsh, USMC, Program Manager, PMA-276, Marine Light/Attack Helicopter Programs We welcome donations of non-perishable food items for H.O.P.E. of Southern Maryland food pantry.
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Save the Date!TPP Holiday Party
December 18
 

Upcoming Programs
Shoot for the Stars:
A Cosmic Event for Young Professionals Saturday, November 17
7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Historic Sotterley Experience the history of Sotterley set against the mystery of the cosmos! Join us to meet and catch up with other Southern Maryland young professionals during peak viewing of the annual Leonid meteor shower. Learn more >>

Marine Air: The Sea-Based Inside Force
Tuesday, December 4
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Come to hear introductory remarks by Brig. Gen. Gregory L. Masiello, USMC, Program Executive Office for Air Anti-Submarine Warfare, Assault & Special Mission Programs, (PEO(A)), and our Keynote/Moderator, Lt. Gen. Steven R. Rudder, USMC, Deputy Commandant for Aviation, Headquarters Marine Corps.Panelists:Col. Matthew G. Kelly, USMC, Program Manager, PMA-275, V-22 Joint Program Office Col. John Neville, USMC, Program Manager, PMA-263, Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office Col. Jack D. Perrin, USMC, Program Manager, PMA-261, H-53 Heavy Lift Helicopter Program Office
Col. David Walsh, USMC, Program Manager, PMA-276, Marine Light/Attack Helicopter Programs We welcome donations of non-perishable food items for H.O.P.E. of Southern Maryland food pantry.
Register >>
Save the Date!
TPP Holiday Party
December 18
 

Community Events & Opportunities
Opportunity Zone Community Update
November 8, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Precise Systems, Lexington Park Frank Dickson from the Maryland Department of Community Housing Development will discuss the Opportunity Zone program and how Lexington Park and residents, business owners, investors, bankers, developers, and others can benefit.Learn more >>

SMIT Meetup: Agriculture / Aquaculture in Southern Maryland
November 15, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons The Southern Maryland Innovation and Tech (SMIT) initiative invites you to learn more about the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory. Tom Miller, director of the laboratory, will talk about the mission and importance of the CBL, and conduct a tour of the facilities.Learn more >>

COMFRC Pre-Solicitation Conference January 10
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center Commander Fleet Readiness Center (COMFRC) is currently developing an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Multiple Award Contract to provide comprehensive Equipment Procurement and Sustainment (EPaS) support to the Fleet Readiness Centers (FRCs). COMFRC is hosting a Pre-Solicitation Conference to showcase this requirement at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center.
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Call for Proposals: Submit a workshop idea for STEM-ING 2019
NAWCAD and TPP are proud to be hosting the seventh annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics – Inspiring the Next Generation (STEM-ING) event on Saturday, April 27, at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. This one-day event engages 150 middle school girls in deepening their understanding of STEM and its everyday applications through a series of hands-on workshops that are both fun and challenging. This is your opportunity to help educate, inspire, and empower Southern Maryland girls to realize their inner potential! Submit your idea for a 50-minute workshop now until December 7.Learn more >>
 
Defense Strategies Institute Upcoming Programs
Nov. 13-14: EOD/IED & Countermine
Nov. 15: Directed Energy Day Symposium
Nov. 27-28: Warfighter Systems
Dec. 4-5: Space Resiliency Summit
Dec. 12-13: Special Operations & Irregular Warfare
*Military and government employees attend free.Learn more >>