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TPP/SMC Chamber - Building for Innovation at the St. Mary's County Regional Airport

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. WALK-IN REGISTRANTS WELCOME ON SITE. PLEASE CONTACT JEN BROWN WITH ANY QUESTIONS VIA EMAIL!

The Patuxent Partnership and St. Mary's County Chamber of Commerce invite our members and the regional community to a briefing on:

Building for Innovation at the St. Mary's County Regional Airport

with presentations from St. Mary's County Department of Economic Development, S, Hunt Aero, Southern MD Higher Education Center, University System of Maryland

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

8:00 - 10:00a.m. 

Southern Maryland Higher Education Center - Building 1, Multi-purpose Room |  44219 Airport Road  |  California, MD  20619

VIEW BRIEFS HERE:

  • Building for Innovation - Chris Kaselemis, Gary Whipple, Ken Reed
  • University System of MD brief by Matt Scassero

 

REGISTRATION

  • There is no fee to attend.
  • Advance registration is requested to manage seating.
     

AGENDA

Check-in and coffee available at 7:30am.  Briefing begins at 8am. Tentative agenda below (subject to change). 

8-8:15am Welcome: Ms. Bonnie Green (Executive Director, TPP) and Mr. Rich Fleming (Executive Director, SMC Chamber of Commerce)
8:15-8:25am Overview: Mr. Chris Kaselemis, Director, St. Mary's County Department of Economic Development
8:25-8:45am Background (Airport): Mr. Gary Whipple, Airport Operations Manager, St. Mary's County Regional Airport
8:45-9:05am Vision: Mr. Chris Kaselemis
9:05-9:20am Private Sector Development: Mr. Ken Reed, Managing Director, S. Hunt Aero
9:20-9:40am University System of Maryland: Mr. Matt Scassero, Director, UMD UAS Test Site
9:40-9:55am Q&A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Topics to be covered include - infrastructure development and enhancements at/around SMC airport, airport environment (S. Hunt Aero owned land/facilities, Southern MD Higher Education Center, planned UMD Autonomous Research & Engineering building, Wildewood Tech Park, TechPort, airport/terminal) coming together as an innovation district, visions for developing aviation businesses and aviation community, expansion of UMD (undergrad engineering programs, UAS Test Site, Autonomous Research & Engineering Building, TechPort).

 

Start Date & Time: 22 Aug 2018 at 08:00
End Date & Time: 22 Aug 2018 at 10:00

Event Cost: $0.00

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