Army Alliance Newsflash
Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)
October 29, 2020
The Newsflash distro has changed to twice a week, Tuesday and Thursday at 1:30PM!
IN THE NEWS:
CECOM Launches Software Repository for Faster, Easier Cyber Patching
US Army’s top uniformed IT official lays out priorities for new office
Army general: Military troops won’t be on the streets distributing coronavirus vaccines when they are ready
Army confident in its COVID-19 precautions as soldiers train amid fall surge
DOD’s First Agreement with Accreditation Body on Contractor Cybersecurity Nears End
US Army plans to extend program that allows teleworkers to access classified information
Message from Cecil College:
Jumpstart your career with TUITION-FREE opportunities! Cecil College is the recipient of a $250,000 grant from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund intended to support students training for a career or re-entering the workforce. Credit and workforce training opportunities available. Click HERE for full information. Opportunities last until funds are depleted.
Message from Harford Community College:
Has COVID-19 altered your plans? Need job training that will quickly get you into a new career? Harford Community College has received $477,265 to help those enrolling in specific certificate or licensure programs. Awards will be distributed in the form of scholarships, achievement stipends, exam vouchers, and money for materials and supplies. Apply now! See flyer with more info HERE.
Please join NMTC on November 2, 2020 for their 13th Annual NMTC Golf Tournament supporting the Northeastern Maryland Tech Council, its Women In Stem Scholarships, Technology for Kids, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford & Cecil Counties.
NEW: On November 5, 2020, 8:30 to 10:00 AM, the Maryland Defense Technology Commercialization Center (DefTech) is offering a free online program on Winning SBIR/STTR Proposal Strategies. SBDC Consultant Brandon Mason will walk us through the finer points of researching funding opportunities and forming strategic partnerships. Ron Kaese, TEDCO's Director of Federal Programs, will also be joining us to talk about TEDCO's upcoming NSF SBIR/STTR Proposal Lab. For details and to RSVP, click HERE.
A virtual APG Job Fair for civilian positions will be held on November 9 -10, 2020. The fair will be hosted on the APG Facebook page, so please be sure to like and follow! Click here to see the flyer.
NMTC hosts their NMTC IDISRUPTOR Tech Talk (via Zoom) on November 19, 2020 from 4 to 5:30pm, on the “FUTURE OF EVERYTHING: Covid-19: Technology, Markets, and Political Implications in 2021…and well beyond.” Experts provide an update on the risks/rewards anticipated for 2021, in technology, healthcare and emerging markets influenced by COVID-19. What new technologies and new technology sectors have emerged or grown at scale nine months into the pandemic? How will our heath be made secure? What effect will the 2020 election have on COVID-19 government mitigation and financial markets. Read more and register HERE.
The Maryland/Washington D.C. District Export Council, Inc. announces ExporTech 2021! Start growing your business through exporting with customized, action-oriented export expansion strategy development. The virtual classroom sessions and one-on-one coaching over an 8-week period begins January 2021. ExporTech accelerates a company’s market research and planning process into a concise, predictable timeframe. Only a limited number of companies participate per session. Apply HERE.
ARMY ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT 2020:
The Army Alliance has published their 2020 Annual Report. The online version is available by clicking here.
NEW RESOURCE TO HELP YOU TO NAVIGATE DOING BUSINESS WITH APG!:
Click HERE to see the online version of "Alphabet Suit." The booklet includes a step-by-step instruction on how to do business with APG, common acronyms and definitions, military courtesies, and much more! The booklet was a collaborative effort by the Harford County Office of Community and Economic Development and the Army Alliance.
Aberdeen Proving Ground 2020 Installation Guide – E-edition Link
Harford County Office of Community and Economic Development
Major Granting Organization:
Maryland Department of Commerce, Division of Military and Federal Affairs
Army Alliance Four Star Sponsors: