Community Events

The Maryland Tech Council actively promotes technology and life science events that are sponsored by our members and local organizations. It is in building these relationships that we help our members share knowledge and increase their reach in the community.

Mindgrub Technologies

October 23, 2017 | 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Startup Showcase
Mindgrub Technologies
1215 E. Fort Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21230

Join us for an incredibly fun, educational, and inspirational fireside chat with Ron and Cyndi Gula, co-founders of Tenable Network Security. The Gulas grew Tenable into a world leader in cyber-security and vulnerability management with more than 20,000 customers, annual revenue of $100MM, and more than 650 employees in 10 countries. In 2016, they had a highly successful exit and now run Gula Tech Ventures, an investment firm focused on helping early stage companies in the cyber-security space.

For more information and to register, click here.

American Gene Technologies (AGT)

October 23, 2017 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ribbon Cutting Celebration
9640 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD  20850

American Gene Technologies (AGT) a private Maryland biotechnology company developing cures and treatments for Infectious diseases, cancers and monogenic disorders, will celebrate the grand opening of its new 24,000 sq. ft.  laboratory and offices. The ribbon cutting ceremony highlights AGT’s commitment to biotechnology in Maryland and will take place at its new location 9640 Medical Center Dr., Rockville, MD 20850 between 1-4pm on October 23rd. More details here. https://www.americangene.com/agt-builds-montgomery-county-gene-cell-therapy-momentum/

LAUNCH! Annapolis

October 24, 2017 | 6:30 PM
LAUNCH! Annapolis Dev Talks
Union Jacks
2072 Somerville RD, Annapolis, MD

We're back with a great presentation by Nathen Harvey community development leader for Chef - a technology for using code to manage your deployment process. Chef Whether you have five or five thousand servers, Chef lets you manage them all by turning infrastructure into code. Infrastructure described as code is flexible, versionable, human-readable, and testable. Whether your infrastructure is in the cloud, on-premise or in a hybrid environment, you can easily and quickly adapt to your business's changing needs with Chef. Join us for a presentation about and demonstration of Chef's capabilities to help your organization mover faster and more efficiently, while also reducing risk.

For more information and to register, click here.

TEDCO

October 25, 2017 | 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
TEDCO’s Entrepreneur Expo and Stem Cell Symposium
Hilton Baltimore

Bringing entrepreneurs from all around together at one place! This is the premier event in Maryland showcasing all the resources to help entrepreneurs to learn, connect and be inspired. For more information and to register, click here.

Leidos

October 26, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
HTC Cyber Affinity Group Presents |"The Fifth Domain of War"
Leidos
6841 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Columbia, MD, 21045

Heavy military funding of transformative technology has advanced over the years, but what happens when our world of convenience, connectivity, and creation turns against us and the weapons designed to protect us no longer apply? What happens when the face of our enemy is a screen and the weapons become clicks with codes as their ammunition? Hackers are the new enemy and cyber is their battle field. How will your company prepare for the fifth domain of war?

Join the HTC Cyber Affinity Group for real life tales from the world of cyber security, and learn how to prepare, cope, and survive in brace of a cyberattack.

Howard Tech Council

October 26, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
HTC Cyber Affinity Group Presents
The Fifth Domain of War
Ledios
6841 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Columbia, MD 21045

Heavy military funding of transformative technology has advanced over the years, but what happens when our world of convenience, connectivity, and creation turns against us and the weapons designed to protect us no longer apply? What happens when the face of our enemy is a screen and the weapons become clicks with codes as their ammunition? Hackers are the new enemy and cyber is their battle field. How will your company prepare for the fifth domain of war?

Join the HTC Cyber Affinity Group for real life tales from the world of cyber security, and learn how to prepare, cope, and survive in brace of a cyberattack.

For more information and to register, click here.

stackArmor

October 27, 2017 | 8:30 AM
Security By Design
5th Floor, 1775 Tysons Boulevard, Tysons VA 22102

The topics we will cover include cover ways to achieve NIST 800-171, HIPAA, FFIEC, SOC2 and ISO compliance standards using the three key elements of Security by Design:

  1. Architecting the AWS Platform with security and compliance best practices that meet NIST 800-53 and ISO standards.
  2. Implementing a robust Continuous Monitoring Program that leverages best practices from the Department of Homeland Security’s CDM program.
  3. Developing a robust set of compliance and security artifacts to ensure a mature security and compliance posture

We will discuss how the AWS platform along with the AWS Marketplace and Service Catalog and other value-added services provides an incredible eco-system with solutions to meet the current cybersecurity and compliance challenges. Register here. https://stackarmor.com/securitybydesign/

Million Women Mentors of Maryland

November 6, 2017 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
First Annual Maryland Women in STEM Summit
BGE Smart Energy Hall Conference Center
110 West Fayette Street, 1st Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201

Join us for a morning of networking, education and inspiration

We'll hear from leaders across Maryland:

  • Why STEM skills are THE critical skills for our future
  • Why women in STEM skills are crucial for Maryland
  • Why mentorship matters
  • How MWM is addressing this nationally and across Maryland

We'll also hear from businesses that have benefited from mentoring and women in STEM careers who have benefited from being mentored.

Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/speed-mentoring-and-career-workshop-for-women-in-science-tickets-37787182480

TECHEXPO

November 8, 2017 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
AT&T Public Sector Solutions Open House
1743 West Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

Admission: A Full Scope Polygraph is Required to Attend. Registration & Details: www.ATTexpo.com 

Offer letters will be presented onsite to qualified candidates.

TECHEXPO

November 14, 2017 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
TECHEXPO Top Secret Hiring Event
BWI Marriott
1743 West Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

Admission: A Secret Clearance or Above is Required to Attend. Registration & Details: www.TechExpoUSA.com

Interview face-to-face with the defense industry’s leading employers. Stand out from the stacks of resumes & online profiles and meet with hiring managers in person.   Hundreds of open positions are available in IT, Engineering and Defense.  For details visit TechExpoUSA.com

TECHEXPO

November 15, 2017 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
TECHEXPO Top Secret Hiring Event
Hilton Washington Dulles Hotel
13869 Park Center Road, Herndon, VA 20171

Registration & Details: www.TechExpoUSA.com

Interview face-to-face with the defense industry’s leading employers. Stand out from the stacks of resumes & online profiles and meet with hiring managers in person.   Hundreds of open positions are available in IT, Engineering and Defense.  For details visit TechExpoUSA.com

Hood College Graduate School

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Speed Mentoring and Career Workshop for Women in Science
Hood College
Whitaker Commons, Frederick, MD

GM-GWIS is co-hosting a speed mentoring event with The Graduate School at Hood College on November 15 from 6-8 pm in Hood’s Whitaker Commons. Attendees can explore new ways to grow your network and optimize your career savvy. In addition to speed mentoring sessions for women in STEM, keynote speakers will include: “Optimizing your LinkedIn Profile” with Kyle LeBlanc, “Salary Advocacy for Women” with Deepti Gudipati, and “Interview Secrets” with Dr. Lisa Littlefield. RSVP on Eventbrite, and you will be sent a brief questionnaire to select your mentoring stations OR participate as a “speed mentor” on a topic of your choice. Come prepared to have a great time, whether you plan to participate, mentor, or just observe.

Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/speed-mentoring-and-career-workshop-for-women-in-science-tickets-37787182480

William H. Webster Distinguished Service Award dinner hosted by the International Spy Museum

November 29, 2017 | 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.
1150 22nd St NW, Washington, DC 20037

November 29, 2017, the International Spy Museum’s first annual William H. Webster Distinguished Service Award dinner will take place at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC. An incredible opportunity to spend an evening with our top officials in the intelligence community!

The Spy Museum honors the extraordinary contributions of men and women in the intelligence community, after Judge Webster. He is the only individual to serve as both director of the CIA and the FBI – a man whose reputation for integrity and forthrightness remains the standard by which all others are measured.

Please click the link to register. For questions please contact Mary.Kraft@hpe.com at 301-528-9831 or Rebecca Diamond, Vice President of Development and Membership at rdiamond@spymuseum.org or via phone at 703-568-1911.

Johns Hopkins University

Oct 17 | Nov 28 | Jan 9 | Feb 20 | March 20
2017-2018 Maryland Mentor Protégée Program
Inspire girls while fostering relationships within the STEM field and community

9601 Medical Center Drive Rockville, MD 20850

We are looking for women in STEM fields who want to help young females interested in STEM professions follow their passion and navigate their way through a STEM career.

Each month for 5 months, GIT holds mentoring sessions, hosted at Johns Hopkins University in Rockville**, for up to 45 protégés. Our aim is to match you with protégés based on career, educational backgrounds, and interests in small groups (2 to 3 mentors for each 3-6 protégées).  www.womenintechnology.org/mentor-prot-g-program