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TPP to Offer Adaptive Acquisition Framework Webinar

The Patuxent Partnership is happy to share that it is transitioning its program on the Adaptive Acquisition Framework to a webinar from 9 to 10:30 am Tuesday, April 28, 2020. Dave Cadman, acting director of the Office of Acquisition Enablers, will be the featured speaker. Register to participate here.

The program was originally scheduled for April 21 at the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland.

TPP continues to share helpful information and resources. Find information at the TPP Resources page here.


Pax River Virtual Mid-Career Level Experienced Professionals Interview Day

Please note date change: Wednesday, May 13, from 9 am – 4 pm

Seeking professionals with experience in engineering, mathematics, statistics, cybersecurity, information technology, physical science, program management, logistics, industrial specialist, and many more disciplines.

Register here. Request registration by Wednesday, April 29.

Please note, not every applicant will be selected for an interview during the virtual event. It is beneficial for you to have the most up-to-date information in the resume repository as they are continually sourcing.

For more information, contact Wanda S. Cricchi, Human Capital Consultant, Special Recruitment Office, Human Capital Management Department, NAWCAD,
at wanda.cricchi@navy.mil.


Complete TPP Survey

The Patuxent Partnership wants to continue to engage with its membership and bring them programs of value. TPP welcomes ideas, input, and creativity. Please share suggestions and topics for possible webinars and programs that can be held in virtual platforms.

There is a brief survey (just two questions) to collect ideas and look forward to staying connected in new and exciting ways.

Find the survey here or contact Jen Brown, TPP programs and membership director, at jennifer.brown@paxpartnership.org.


Navy Forum for SBIR/STTR Transition offers opportunities to connect and learn more about the Phase II technologies ready for transition. The global theater of tech advancement hasn’t stopped, and the Navy FST is committed to continuing to facilitate connections between small businesses and warfighters — safely.

Navy FST has adapted to provide consistent government and prime acquisition professionals access to transitioning technology during the COVID-19 pandemic via online tech talks. The forum at Sea Air Space 2020 was canceled due to the pandemic. However, planned tech talks are now posted online on the Virtual FST Marketplace at https://navyfst.com/events/fst-at-sas2020. After viewing the Tech Talks, Navy FST encourages you to contact the small business directly to learn more.

The 30 SBIR/STTR projects are grouped into the following focus areas:

  • Aviation & Avionics Enhancements
  • Communications & Cyber
  • EO/IR & EW Systems Support
  • Logistics & Maintenance
  • UUV/USV & Undersea Warfare
  • Warfighter Tools & Support

The Vertical Flight Society is offering a series of free webinars on the Challenges of eVTOL Infrastructure topics. These webinars will provide insights from industry and government organizations on the development of eVTOL infrastructure for urban air mobility/advanced air mobility.

These free webinars are made available to the entire community, but participation is limited to the first 250 who sign up below. Details and registration links provided below:

Webinar #1: Fire, Building, and Electrical Code for Vertiports

9 am-10:30 am Wednesday, April 15, 2020


  • Vertiport Fire Code – Dave Phelan, Davidson Code Concepts
  • Vertiport Building Code – Teresa Peterson, Gannett Fleming
  • Vertiport Electrical Code – Scott Cary, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Register via this link: https://bit.ly/3aNz6Vn

Webinar #2: Weather Systems

11:30 am-1 pm Wednesday, April 22, 2020


  • Evolving Products at the Aviation Weather Center, Stephanie Avey, NOAA
  • Weather Challenges for Advanced Aerial Mobility in Urban Environments, Matthias Steiner, National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • What Will it Take for Aviation Weather Systems to Enable safe eVTOL Operations? Don Berchoff, CEO, TruWeather Solutions

Register via this link: https://bit.ly/2V6dn4j

About The Patuxent Partnership

The Patuxent Partnership is a nonprofit member organization that fosters collaboration between government, industry, and academia to advance education through STEM-based initiatives; to advance technology through speaker programs, forums, and networking; to advance science and technology transfer through the exchange of ideas, information, and data related to technologies; and to increase workforce development through an array of initiatives.

To learn more about The Patuxent Partnership and its programs, visit its Leader member page.

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