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This week at a glance
Upcoming TPP programs:
In our community:
Community Events & Opportunities
Governor’s Visit to SMHEC
April 27, 4:45 – 5:30 p.m.
The Southern Maryland Higher Education Center Board of Governors are hosting a reception to honor Governor Larry Hogan as he visits SMHEC and St. Mary’s County. Please join SMHEC to thank the Governor for his continued support for the SMHEC Engineering and Research Center. Please RSVP to Jean Kenney Combs 301-737-2500 x203 or [email protected].
STEM-ING Annual Event
Join the 6th annual STEM-ING event at St. Mary’s College of Maryland! The event is open to all middle school girls in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties for hands-on, fun, and challenging STEM activities with STEM role models from the community. TPP is proud to have sponsored this program since its inception and we are grateful to many of our members who sponsor various workshops!
IMPAX Tech Talk
May 9, 5:00 p.m.
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.
M&A Business Sale or Purchase Panel Discussion
May 15, 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
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.
Southern Maryland Government Contractors Conference
May 22, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
The Maryland Association of CPAs’ Government Contractors Committee hosts the 11th annual Southern Maryland conference for small business Government contractors.
Volunteer Opportunity: AUVSI Student Competition
June 14 – 16
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, [email protected]
St. Mary’s County Summer Aerospace Camps & Cyber Camp
Registration is open for summer aerospace camps for elementary (entering grades 2-6) and secondary (entering grades 7-11) students in St. Mary’s County.
The Patuxent Partnership and SMCPS, with support from the Office of Naval Research, are offering Cyber Camp for 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.
Leadership Summer Camps for Middle & High School Students
These week-long residential programs allow middle- and high-school students to immerse themselves in all aspects of leadership. Maryland Leadership Workshops delegates discover and develop their own unique strengths in daily workshops, practice their leadership skills in team projects, and are mentored by our skilled staff to find their passion, their voice, and their path.
Defense Strategies Institute Upcoming Programs
May 2-3: DoD/VA & Gov Health IT
*Military and government employees attend free.
The To Do List
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