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AFCEA Central Maryland has postponed the Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium to June 16-18, 2015 which is in direct conflict with GovConnects' Cyber 6.0 on June 17th.
In the best interest of all participants, exhibitors and sponsors, and in support of AFCEA's conference schedule change,GovConnects has rescheduled Cyber 6.0 to
Thursday, September 10th, 2015.
We anticipate a successful and rewarding event, Migration to the Cloud, Challenges and Vulnerabilities/Opportunities andSolutions.
Women in Government Contracting - Wrap up!

Thank you to all the sponsors, exhibitors, speakers and attendees who helped make the first annual "Women in Government Contracting" Forum such a successful event.

Please check out some of the other great photos by Bittner Photographyhere.

GovConnects Member News

Registration Now Open!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Aberdeen Proving Ground Business Opportunities
Biz Business Breakfast
The Hotel at Arundel Preserve
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Tell Us Your Story

For members in GovConnects, in 300 words or less, tell us about your business....


Why did you start, keep, and/or expand your business in this region?


Any unexpected benefits? Drawbacks that you overcame?

Would you do it again?

Anything you would change the next time?


Feel free to answer any or all of the questions, and include photos or video when you tell us the story of your business in Howard County.


We may be putting some of your stories in the Business Directory and also in our newsletter for others to learn and gain from your experience.


Take five minutes and jot down some thoughts. It doesn't have to be fancy, we'll edit it.


Government Contracting Opportunities

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Industry News

Microsoft Recruiting Open House!

Thursday, May 14

Microsoft is hiring a variety of technical engineers and consultants. Come to our open house and find out about fantastic career opportunities! All clearance levels.


Don't miss out on your dream job! And remember to bring a friend!


WHEN:4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

WHERE:Elkridge Office - Microsoft

6518 Meadowridge Road, Suite 200,Elkridge, MD


Questions? EmailLaura Cannonat Microsoft

Registrationis preferred, but not necessary.


For more information on career opportunities, visit

Military Appreciation Luncheon - Harford County Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, May 14



Guest Speaker:

Velma L. Richardson, Brigadier General, U.S. Army (Ret.)

Vice President, Department of Defense

Information Technology (DoD IT) Programs at Lockheed Martin


For more information, call the Harford County Chamber of Commerce at 410-838-2020 or


Personal Preparedness Initiatives Seminar

Friday, May 15


You are cordially invited to participate in the upcoming Personal Preparedness Initiatives Seminar onMay 15, 2015at the Nationals Park Conference Center. The PPI Seminar will highlight findings and recommendations for enhancing personal preparedness and emergency notification practices in Washington DC and throughout the NCR. The seminar will present the results from a MWCOG-sponsored project investigating current and potential practices related to preparing individuals and families for emergencies. The Seminar will feature subject matter experts that will speak on lessons learned and areas for improvement.


This event will run from9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with registration beginning at 8:00 a.m. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided for participants. Parking for participants will be available in Lot C located on First Street SE, just past the WillCall box. Nationals Park is also metro accessible via the Navy Yard Metro Station.


Toregister, go to


Howard County Veterans Resource Fair

Tuesday, May 19


The resource fair will host over 25 different organizations, businesses and non-profits that are dedicated to providing services, support and jobs toveterans. The focus is on Howard County veterans, but ALL veterans areinvited to attend.


WHEN: 5:00 - 8:45 p.m.

WHERE: Howard county Library , Miller Branch, 9421 Frederick Rd., Ellicott City


For more information contact Lisa Terry at 410-313-0821 or


Participate in Maryland's 100 Day Veteran Hiring Challenge

Starting June 1, and continuing for 100 days, Maryland employers are challenged to incorporate or expand upon established veteran hiring initiatives.


At the conclusion of the Challenge, employers will be recognized for their participation. The MDVA encourages businesses and federal, state, and local agencies to join the campaign and hire veterans.

Cyber Community Meetup

Wednesday, June 3


Join fellow members of Maryland's Cyber Community as we get together to socialize and network over Happy Hour at Union Jacks in Columbia. No agenda. No fee to attend. Simply pay for whatever you order to eat and drink at the venue during the gathering. We'll be gathering at the high top tables in the main bar area.


WHEN:5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
WHERE:Union Jacks
10400 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia

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EEOC Issues Proposed Rule on ADA and Wellness Programs

On April 16, 2015, the EEOC released a proposed rule thatprovides long-awaited guidance on how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to employee wellness programs. The proposed rule includes parameters for permissible wellness program designs under the ADA, including the amount of incentives that can be offered. This Compliance Bulletin summarizes the EEOC's proposed rule.

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