Fort Detrick Alliance - Register for upcoming virtual events

Register for upcoming virtual events

We are excited to announce registration is now open for the free virtual Fort Detrick Alliance/FITCI Tech Showcase next Thursday, October 29 at 4 p.m. REGISTER here to receive your link to access the event.

Celebrate the acceleration of technology between the labs at Fort Detrick and the Frederick business community. The 12th Annual Fort Detrick Alliance and FITCI Tech Showcase will be streamed, on October 29th at 4 p.m. LIVE, from the Frederick Innovative Technology Center!

This year’s event will feature a keynote speech from Brigadier General Michael J. Talley, Commanding General United States Army Medical Research and Development Command Fort Detrick, who will discuss the work the Fort has done in combating COVID-19 and the technological innovations the military has developed to assist the pandemic. In addition to BG Talley’s speech, Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner, and City of Frederick Mayor Michael O’Connor will also speak at this notable event. Kathie Callahan Brady, FITCI CEO, will present The Edge community accelerator winner with a cash award and Jennifer Staiger, Fort Detrick Alliance President, will announce the winners of the Alliance’s Hoke Award, as well as an Innovator of the Year award.

Thank you to our sponsors: Tunnell Government Solutions, Frederick County, MD, Frederick County Office of Economic Development, City of Frederick and City of Frederick Department of Economic Development.
Registration is also still open for Business Success Stories in a Covid Market. REGISTER for this FREE event. In the SurveyMonkey, please indicate which breakout session you would like to participate in. 
Business Success Stories in a COVID Market
Engage with business leaders who have successfully navigated challenges in a pandemic marketplace. Panelists will discuss challenges, marketing tips, and innovative ways to keep employees safe and businesses thriving. Attendees will interact with panelists in breakout rooms to glean tips for their own industry or agency.
Webinar Schedule

  • 12:00-12:05, Arrival and welcome from Fort Detrick Alliance
  • 12:06-12:15, Richard Griffin, City of Frederick’s Office of Economic Development, will discuss best practices from local businesses.
  • 12:16-12:25, Sri Konduru, SriSai Biopharmaceutical Solutions, will discuss success strategies for small businesses.
  • 12:26-12:35, Joe Weis, Global Health and Security Services, Leidos, will discuss success strategies for large businesses.
  • 12:36-12:45, Sue Hough, Octavo Designs, will discuss marketing strategies during a pandemic.
  • 12:46-1:00, Breakout Rooms

We look forward to seeing you at these events next week!

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The City of Frederick is proud of its long relationship with Fort Detrick, and its allied federal agencies, and the important role it plays in the economic health of our community, and its strategic role in the health and safety of our nation. Our support for the Fort Detrick Alliance, as a founding sponsor, is a natural extension as we work to forge and sustain community partnerships, between the public and private sectors, for our mutual benefit.
Mayor Michael C. O’ConnorMayorThe City of Frederick

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