Identifying Solutions to Warfighter Challenges through Technology and Innovation

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Identifying Solutions to Warfighter Challenges through Technology and Innovation

The Patuxent Partnership

is pleased to announce

Identifying Solutions to Warfighter Challenges through Technology and Innovation

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Holiday Inn Solomons Conference Center, Solomons, Maryland

**Acquisition workforce attendees can earn 8 CL points.

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This all-day program will focus on products and technologies that have applicable use for the warfighter. The day will feature several keynote speakers and experienced panelists. Exhibitors will also be present.

7:30       Check in & Coffee

8:00       Welcome & Introductions – Ms. Bonnie Green, Executive Director, The Patuxent Partnership

8:10       Morning Keynote Speaker: Dr. David E. Walker, Director of Technology, Office of Naval Research

9:00       Panel 1 – Fostering Innovation at Pax River

10:15     Break/Exhibitors

10:45     Panel 2 – Moving Technology to Commercialization

12:00     Lunch

1:00      Afternoon Keynote Speaker –Dr. Robert Caret, Chancellor, University System of Maryland

1:45       Panel 3 – Government/Industry/Academic Collaboration

3:00       Panel 4 – Cultivating “Outside the Box” Thinking

4:15       Break/Exhibitors

4:30       Closing Remarks – RADM Mark Darrah, PEO (U&W)

4:45       Reception

View detailed program agenda HERE.



$50:   Individuals representing a TPP member organization

$100:  Individuals representing a Non-TPP member organization

No Cost for Active Duty Military / DoD & Government Civilian Employees

 !Note ~ you must register using your official / valid military/DoD email address (.mil) to receive complimentary admission

NOTE: During the registration process, the first page asks for payment type (i.e. – Visa/MasterCard or Check); if you registering as Active Duty Military/DoD & Gov’t Civilian employee, please select the “check” option from drop-down box. Once you hit the “continue” button to proceed to the next registration page, then you will select from one of the following in the “event registration charges” box on top of the attendee information page:

  • TPP Member- $50
  • Non-Member – $100
  • Active Duty Military/DoD – Comp

**Registration fee includes program attendance, continental breakfast, lunch and reception.



Exhibitor and Sponsorship are opportunities available – contact Jen Brown at for more information.

Exhibitor registration and details are availablHERE
Sponsorship information HERE.



Holiday Inn Solomons Conference Center, 155 Holiday Dr, Solomons, MD 20688. Just across the Thomas Johnson Bridge in Calvert County. Click for directions:  Holiday Inn Solomons-Conf Center & Marina

If you need to book a hotel room at the Holiday Inn Solomons for the program, please contact the hotel (410-326-6311) and use “block code”, TDD, before June 20th, 2017 to receive a discounted room rate.

Start Date & Time: 28 Jun 2017 at 08:00
End Date & Time: 28 Jun 2017 at 17:00


Wed, Jun 28, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Holiday Inn Soloman Conference Center & Marina
155 Holiday Dr
Solomons , MD 20688

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Conference Sponsors

The Identifying Solutions to Warfighter Challenges through Technology and Innovation Sponsors

Gold Sponsor



Calvert County Department of Economic Development    |    Dell EMC    |     Florida Institute of Technology

MIL Corporation    |    Smartronix    |    St. Mary's County Department of Economic Development

SURVICE Engineering Group