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.


SmartCEO EMA Awards

Nominations are open for the SmartCEO EMA Awards. The Executive Management Award recognizes the leadership and accomplishments of the region’s top CFOs, CIOs/CTOs, Chief Legal Offices/General Counsels, Chief HR Officers, and other C-suite executives. Register Here

FAES Graduate School at NIH

Class Time: Wednesdays 5:30PM-7:30PM
Translational Medical Product Development - Tech 584

To be competitive in industry, scientists must understand the intricate process of translating basic research into innovative, market driven products. Further, one must navigate the complex pathways of intellectual property management, regulatory affairs and reimbursement. This course will provide life science professionals the skills to integrate industry-relevant training and experience with their basic science education and explore the processes by which a bioscience product is developed and brought to commercialization.

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April 4, 2017 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
The Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Spring Forum BETHESDA
Hyatt Regency Bethesda
Bethesda, MD 20814

Program Highlights:

  • Over 500 business leaders, including 250+ CEOs & Founders, as well as 80+ angels & VCs
  • Fireside Chat with ROCKSTAR CEO
  • SHOWCASE of Emerging tech companies
  • Heavy NETWORKING before, during, and after the event

The venue is the newly renovated Hyatt Regency Bethesda in Bethesda, MD

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Women In Bio

April 11, 2017 | 8:00am - 9:00am
Women In Bio Baltimore Pop Up Meeting
801 West Baltimore Street, BioPark Room 602

This is a great group for professional development, networking, collaborating and develop friendships. Hope to see the majority of you on April 11th

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Mountain Maryland Tech Network

April 12, 2017 | 6:00-8:00pm
Mountain Maryland Tech Network Kick-Off Event
MEZZOS – Cumberland, MD 21502

HCC TIC has partnered with GIEC, IT Center of Excellence at ACM & Frostburg University to launch Mountain Maryland Tech Network. By focusing on fostering the tech community in Western MD, we plan to host regional meeting regularly across the three counties, providing opportunities for tech professionals to network, learn and collaborate. Our kick-off event is 4/12 at 6 pm in Cumberland, MD.

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Launch Workplaces

April 12 – May 24, 2017
Angel Venture Forum
Launch Workplaces – Gaithersburg

The Angel Venture Forum will be hosting its popular training series “Venture Intelligence” at Launch Workplaces in Gaithersburg starting April 12 and running until May 24 for business owners seeking funding. This will be the AVF’s only Montgomery County location in 2017. Angel investor Valerie Gaydos will be presenting six sessions on consecutive Wednesday mornings on such subjects as financials, term sheets, and valuation. On the seventh Wednesday there will be an opportunity for selected participants to present their pitches. It’s a valuable opportunity for serious entrepreneurs in our area.

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April 20, 2017 | 10am - 3pm
Hiring Event
Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner
McLean, VA 22102

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. Companies recruiting include Leidos, MacAulay-Brown, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon, Parsons and many more

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April 27, 2017 | 10am - 3pm
Hiring Event
BWI Marriott
Linthicum Heights, MD

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. Companies recruiting include Leidos, Minerva Engineering, DHPC Technologies, INNOPLEX, The Kenjya Group, Prosync Technology Group and Many More

Registration & Details

Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation/ Chesapeake Innovation Center

May 1 - May 5, 2017
Anne Arundel County Business Appreciation Week
Anne Arundel County

The purpose of the week is to meet your leadership team, listen to your concerns and, most importantly, give us the chance to thank you for your contribution to Anne Arundel County's economy.

Ambassador teams led by an AAEDC staff member will be comprised of three or four representatives from local and state government as well as those from various educational, non-profit and community organizations that serve the county. Each visit will last about 45 minutes so that the visit does not interrupt much of your business day.

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University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL)

May 16, 2017
CASL Innovation Showcase
University of Maryland, College Park

Come and celebrate more than a decade of the Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL) research and innovation through a special exhibition and showcase of products and projects advanced by CASL. Meet our scientists and administrators and see how you can be a part of some of the most cutting edge research in language science.

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Prince George's Community College | Community College Cyber Summit (3CS)

June 28, 2017
National Harbor, Maryland
Washington D.C., Metropolitan Area

Prince George's Community College Largo, MD, in conjunction with the Community College Cyber Summit (3CS).

In its fourth year, 3CS expects to attract upwards to 400 2- and 4-yr college faculty and workforce development professionals from across the nation. The job fair is being marketed to 50+ colleges and universities within a 150 mile radius of the venue - all with programs of study in information technology and cybersecurity.

Faculty attending 3CS will also attend the job fair in order to gain first-hand information on what companies are really looking for, in terms of IT and cybersecurity skill sets.

Information on participating in the job fair can be obtained by emailing Dr. Barbara Belon at or by calling 610.377.6103. Information on 3CS can be found at