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Army Alliance Newsflash
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Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)

August 24, 2018


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The Chesapeake Chapter of Sigma Xi – the Scientific Research Honor Society ( is holding its monthly meeting on August 27, 2018 from 1200 to 1300 at the Exton golf course clubhouse, Bldg. E1260, on APG South. We invite interested scientists and engineers to attend.  For more information on the chapter and its activities, contact Dr. Mike Simini (, President of the Chesapeake Chapter.

Women In Defense Mid Atlantic Chapter Annual Small Business Seminar will be held Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Top of the Bay, 30 Plumb Point Loop, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005.  Create new connections through networking, learn about DoD Mentor/Protege Program and hear from the CECOM Director, Office of Small Business Programs on The Importance of Teaming.  CLICK HERE to register. 

Join AFCEA Aberdeen for their next monthly luncheon on Wednesday, September 12, 11:30am-1:00pm at Water’s Edge Event Center in Belcamp, MD. Our featured speaker is Mr. Patrick O’Neill, Director, Communications-Electronics Research, Development, and Engineering Center (CERDEC), US Army RDECOM. Mr. O’Neill leads the organization responsible for providing diverse technical expertise and operational awareness and understanding to develop, engineer, and foresee essential Army needs in mission command and intelligence technologies, applications, and networks. Please note that the lunch portion of our program will begin promptly at 11:45. $30 for AFCEA members, $35 for non-members, $20 for Government representatives. Register Here.

Women in Defense (WID) Mid-Atlantic Chapter presents WID Talk, “Identifying Your Best Traits and Optimizing Them.”  This no cost to attendee event (beyond restaurant purchases) will be held at UnWined, 472 Mauldin Ave, North East, MD  21901 at 5PM on Sept 13, 2018.  For more information call Stacy Matassa at 410-409-8127.  RSVP to

Time to dig out the lederhosen from storage! Team APG Oktoberfest is set for September 14-15, from 11AM to 9PM.  This event is open to the public.  Those without a DoD ID are to enter through the 715 gate and follow the signs to this family friendly event!
APG Oktoberfest Job Fair will held on Saturday, 15 September, 10:30am-2pm at the APG North Recreational Center, building 3326, Ashbury Street, APG, MD 21005.  Candidates interested in working for federal service should come out to talk about career opportunities at APG and bring their resume.  

Join Northeastern Maryland Technical Council (NMTC) for an evening savoring fine Wine, Bourbon, Craft Beer, Cigars, and Lavish Cuisine on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 5-9PM at La Banque at the Seaplane Base in Havre de Grace.  CLICK HERE for more information on the 11th Annual World of Wine

Fisher House Gala, will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018, 6 to 10:30PM, Waters Edge Event Center, Belcamp, MD.  AUSA Major General Harry Greene, Aberdeen Chapter Presents the 14th Annual Fisher House Gala, Star Spangled Salute!  Click HERE to register.

Northeastern Maryland Technical Council (NMTC) Tech-Start 2.0 is a boot camp for entrepreneurs that will be held at Baltimore County Library's Towson BranchWorkshop 1 – Have an Idea - What’s Next, on September 25, 2018. 6:30 – 7:30PM, will provide an overview of the proven steps other inventors and entrepreneurs have taken to move an idea from concept into cash. You’ll also be introduced to the four subsequent programs.  CLICK HERE to register.

Join Northeastern Maryland Technical Council (NMTC) September 27, 2018, 3:00-5:00PM, at Winters Run Golf Course, Bel Air for the third insider information on the drone industry and it's potential for Maryland businesses.  This TECHCONN3CT workshop will convey the variety of drone technology, how to fly them, ask questions of the panel experts and participate in a drone race. Lite refreshments served with happy hour following in the clubhouse lounge.  CLICK HERE for more information on NMTC Game of Drones 2.0.

Northeastern Maryland Technical Council (NMTC) Tech-Start 2.0 is a boot camp for entrepreneurs that will be held at Baltimore County Library's Towson BranchWorkshop 2 – Is Your Idea Good Enough, on October 2, 2018. 6:30 – 7:30PM will share valuable tips on what an inventor/entrepreneur needs to know and do to determine if their concept is worth pursuing.  Topics will include identifying markets, customer discovery, and creating a value proposition.   CLICK HERE to register.

Northeastern Maryland Technical Council (NMTC) Tech-Start 2.0 is a boot camp for entrepreneurs that will be held at Baltimore County Library's Towson BranchWorkshop 3 – Intellectual Property and Protecting Your Idea, on October 9, 2018. 6:30 – 7:30PM will help you to learn the various ways you can protect your idea. Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights are reviewed.   CLICK HERE to register.

The 4th Annual Cyber Electromagnetic Activity Conference (CEMA) will be held October 23 - 25, 2018 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.  The theme for this year’s CEMA conference is:  “CEMA as a Critical Enabler to Modernization Priorities".  The CEMA technologies and capabilities will be showcased that can help achieve the CSA’s top 6 priority areas:  Long Range precision Fire, Next Generation Combat vehicle, Future Vertical Lift, Network/C3I modernization, Advanced Missile Defense, and Soldier Lethality.  CLICK HERE for more information.

Save the Date!  Harford County Veterans Resource Fair, Saturday, November 10 from 10AM to 1PM at the Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air.  Bring the family and discover resources for veterans of all ages, exciting exhibits, free BBQ,  giveaways & more. Details to follow.



Army Alliance Four Star Sponsors:

Battelle,     Booz Allen Hamilton,     Bravura,
KatzAbosch,    System Technologies, Inc.


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