Army Alliance Newsflash
Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)
August 24, 2023
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ARMY ALLIANCE ANNUAL DINNER MEETING:
Join the Army Alliance for our Annual Dinner Meeting on September 11, 5:30 to 8:30pm at Water’s Edge Events Center. Our featured speaker is Maryland Secretary of Commerce, Kevin Anderson. Secretary Anderson will focus on the impact of military installations on the Maryland economy, any efforts (in place or being worked on) by the state to support these installations and critical workforce (military/civilian/defense contractors) to ensure these high paying jobs stay in Maryland. Additionally, the Army Alliance will present their focused initiatives and will debut our 2023 Annual Report. Registration is open through Sept 1.
The 2023 NDIA Emerging Technologies for Defense Conference and Exhibition is coming soon to Washington, D.C. Held at the JW Marriott August 28 – 30, this conference will focus on the theme of “Delivering New Capabilities to the Warfighter at Speed and Scale.” Click here for more information or to register today.
In remembrance of MG Anthony Potts, a memorial service will be held at the APG Post Theatre on September 6 at 2 p.m. A Teams Live event will be available for those that cannot attend in person. Please join us as we celebrate this extraordinary person. Click for Teams Live Link.
Mark your calendars for the annual IRA Crab Feast, happening September 6, 5:00 to 8:00 pm. We’ll be back at the beautiful La Banque de Fleuve, 321 St John St, Havre de Grace, MD. IRA members attend for free, and guests are just $40! Visit the IRA’s website to register today.
The 19th Annual Fisher House Gala, Ultimate Tailgate, is set for September 16, 6:00 – 10:00 pm at Water’s Edge Event Center. Hosted by the AUSA MG Harry Greene, Aberdeen Chapter, the 2023 gala will feature sports-themed entertainment and gourmet tailgate dining. Get out your favorite team jersey and be ready to dance the night away in your sneakers! Tickets are $100 per person, click HERE. All proceeds benefit the Fisher House Foundation and the future Fisher House at the Perry Point VA.
Harford County Office of Economic Development presents, “Meet the Primes,” for Small Business Defense Contractors on September 20, 8:30AM to Noon at Water’s Edge Campus, 4690 Millennium Drive, Third Floor, Belcamp. Your small business can meet one-on-one with prime defense contractors who work directly with the U.S. government. Describe your capabilities to prime contractor representatives and discuss potential future partnerships on federal government contracts. Email email@example.com to register for this free event, and include a capability statement and your top choices of prime contractors for your business to meet.
The CBRNE Industry Group September 2023 meeting will be held September 21, 10:00AM to 12:30PM featuring a SOCOM CBRNE Panel: Rios, Alberto MAJ USARMY USSOCOM SOCOM (USA) Mussone, Ronald E CIV USSOCOM SOCOM (USA) Ellis, and Jarrett T CIV USARMY CDID MS (USA). Register now for this event to be held at a new location - American Legion Post 176, Springfield, VA.
Mark your calendars for NMTC’s World of Wine event on September 21, 5:30 to 8:30 pm, at Water’s Edge Events Center (note change in venue!). This event supports the newly organized DEFENSE INTERN Program. Sponsorships and tickets click HERE.
Join AFCEA Aberdeen for an exciting new half-day event featuring PEO C3T and Network-CFT, September 26, 1:30 – 6:30 pm, at Water’s Edge Events Center. Discussion will feature how the Army will modernize network design to support the Army of 2030 and pivot to 2040. Keynote presentations by MG Jeth Rey, Director Network-CFT, and Mr. Mark Kitz, PEO C3T, as well as panel discussions by key decision-makers from TEM 10. The day will conclude with an informal networking social. Please click here for more information or to register today.
NEW: NMTC iDisruptor 4.4, The Emerging Generative A.I. Ecosystem, Exploring the Players and Platforms in Generative A.I will be held September 28, 4-6pm at Market Street Brewery, Havre de Grace. Join us as we show how large and small players create a new Generative A.I. ecosystem. The stakes couldn't be higher. NMTC Members attend free, NMTC guests $15. Register HERE.
The CBRNE Industry Group October 2023 will be held October 19, 10AM to 12:30PM, featuring Mike Bailey, Director, U.S. Army DEVCOM, Chemical Biological Center . Register now for this event to be held at the Richlin Event Center, 1700 Van Bibber Rd, Edgewood, MD 21040.
The Harford County Office of Economic Development is partnering with Susquehanna Workforce Network (SWN) to host a Defense, Technology and Intelligence Job Fair at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, MD on November 3, 9AM to 2PM. Click HERE for more information.
Click HERE to view the APG Professional Association Network (PAN) calendar.
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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.
Army Alliance Annual Report 2022
The APG Quarterly Magazine, and Installation Guide “The Proof”
Harford County Office of Economic Development
Major Granting Organizations:
Maryland Department of Commerce, Division of Military and Federal Affairs
Cecil County Office of Economic Development
City of Aberdeen
City of Havre de Grace
Army Alliance Four-Star Sponsors:
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