ENVIRONMENT

This calendar mingles Fast Rope Meetings in different geographies, along with general industry events that are of interest to Fast Rope Members. The non Fast Rope events are published as they come to our attention. If you would like us to publish your event, just let us know.


Calendar of Events

    • 07 Apr 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 01 Dec 2021
    • (EST)
    • 9 sessions
    • Virtual TEAMS Link
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    Fast Rope Capability Exchange 2021

    Link to the Fast Rope Capability Exchange Forum

    These sessions are intended to by short, but powerful. The goal is for small and large companies, and government reps to meet up and quickly and efficiently explore capabilities. The event is organized and hosted by Fast Rope, an all-volunteer organization. 

    Key Summary below:

    • Reoccurs the First Wed of each month, starting April Wed April 7, Noon to 1:00 Eastern.
    • Core topic thread is around IT Capabilities.
    • The session runs 60 minutes, total. Light time commitment.
    • Seven contractors get Seven-minute presentations, three slides max.
    • No Q&A to manage time, broadcast mode only. Contact information provided by presenters in their slides.
    • No cost to attend. Companies presenting must be Fast Rope Members.
    • Agenda with presenters and slides will be posted in advance.
    • Events and slides posted at www.FastRope.org
    • Info POC: joni.ahlers@seguetech.com and David.hart@seguetech.com

    Guidance on Presenter Slides

    Only three slides, no Q&A at the end (Broadcast Only), hard stop at 7 minutes. Slides will be posted up on the Fast Rope Portal.

    • Slide 1 Company Overview - Highlights key company information like Contracts, Customers, Capabilities, Certifications, POC Contact Information.
    • Slide 2 Focus Capability - One key piece of work or capability the presenter wants to highlight
    • Slide 3 Needs or Requests - Any specific needs or requests you want to make to industry/government attendees.

    Government Invited

    • Most of these are confirmed already - SBA, Ohio PTAC, WBI Collider, AFLCMC SB Office, AFMC SB Office, AFRL SB Office, Other Agency Representatives are welcome.

    • 03 Aug 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 05 Aug 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Dayton, Ohio
    • 12 Aug 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)
    Register

    FAST ROPE - APG(Aberdeen Proving Group) (0800 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    • 8:00-9: Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Join Microsoft Teams Meeting                                                                    

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*



    • 13 Aug 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)
    Register

    FAST ROPE - Dayton (0800 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    • 8:00-9: Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Join Microsoft Teams Meeting             

    (audio only)

    +1 213-357-2812,,193574102#  

    Phone Conference ID: 193 574 102#

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*




    • 16 Aug 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 19 Aug 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
    • 17 Aug 2021
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
    Register

    FAST ROPE - Southeast US (1500 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    ·         3:00-4:00 PM Introductions/Need & Leads

    Facilitators:

    ·         Richard Goudie

    ·         Gabe Bell

    ·         Jimi Elderman 

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*



    • 19 Aug 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CDT)
    Register

    Fast Rope San Antonio (CT) Virtual ONLY 

    2021 Fast Rope

    • Speaker

    • Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Join Microsoft Teams Meeting                                           

    (audio only)

    +1 213-357-2812,,193574102#  

    Phone Conference ID: 193 574 102#

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*



    • 20 Aug 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)
    Register

    FAST ROPE - NCR (0800 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    • 8:00-9:00 Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Join Microsoft Teams Meeting                                                 

    (audio only)

    +1 213-357-2812,,193574102#  

    Phone Conference ID: 193 574 102#

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*


    • 26 Aug 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (CDT)
    • Solerity, 1662 Windham Way, O’Fallon, IL 62269
    Register

    Fast Rope St Louis (0800 CT) Virtual & In Person

    2021 Fast Rope

    • 0800-0900 - Needs/Leads

    Any questions please reach out to Connie or Greg.

    Connie Crome  connie.crome@diligent-us.com

    Greg Schwartz gschwartz@solerity.com

    Virtual Dial in 

    Join Microsoft Teams Meeting                          

    In Person Location

    Solerity

    1662 Windham Way

    O’Fallon IL 62269

    *Bagels & Coffee will be available*


    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to              avoid background noise*


    • 30 Aug 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 02 Sep 2021
    • (EDT)

    Save the Date

    https://www.afitc-event.com/

    • 09 Sep 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)
    Register

    FAST ROPE - APG(Aberdeen Proving Group) (0800 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    • 8:00-9: Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*



    • 10 Sep 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)
    Register

    FAST ROPE - Dayton (0800 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    • 8:00-9: Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*




    • 13 Sep 2021
    • 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Beavercreek Golf Club
    • 14 Sep 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 15 Sep 2021
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • University of Dayton Marriott
    • 14 Sep 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM (EDT)
    • Marriott at the University of Dayton
    • 16 Sep 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CDT)
    Register

    Fast Rope San Antonio (CT) Virtual ONLY 

    2021 Fast Rope

    • Speaker

    • Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*


    • 17 Sep 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)
    Register

    FAST ROPE - NCR (0800 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    • 8:00-9:00 Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*


    • 18 Sep 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 22 Sep 2021
    • (EDT)
    • National Harbor
    • 21 Sep 2021
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
    Register

    FAST ROPE - Southeast US (1500 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    ·         3:00-4:00 PM Introductions/Need & Leads

    Facilitators:

    ·         Richard Goudie

    ·         Gabe Bell

    ·         Jimi Elderman 

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*



    • 23 Sep 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (CDT)
    Register

    Fast Rope St Louis (0800 CT) Virtual ONLY 

    2021 Fast Rope

    • 0800-0900 - Needs/Leads

    Any questions please reach out to Connie or Greg.

    Connie Crome  connie.crome@diligent-us.com

    Greg Schwartz gschwartz@pssfed.com

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to              avoid background noise*


    • 28 Sep 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 30 Sep 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Huntsville, AL
    • 08 Oct 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)
    Register

    FAST ROPE - Dayton (0800 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    • 8:00-9: Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*



    • 11 Oct 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 13 Oct 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Washington, DC
    • 14 Oct 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)
    Register

    FAST ROPE - APG(Aberdeen Proving Group) (0800 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    • 8:00-9: Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*



    • 15 Oct 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)
    Register

    FAST ROPE - NCR (0800 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    • 8:00-9:00 Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*


    • 18 Oct 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 20 Oct 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Washington, DC
    • 18 Oct 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 20 Oct 2021
    • (EDT)
    • National Harbor, MD
    • 19 Oct 2021
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • virtual
    Register

    FAST ROPE - Southeast US (1500 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    ·         3:00-4:00 PM Introductions/Need & Leads

    Facilitators:

    ·         Richard Goudie

    ·         Gabe Bell

    ·         Jimi Elderman 

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*



    • 21 Oct 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CDT)
    Register

    Fast Rope San Antonio (CT) Virtual ONLY 

    2021 Fast Rope

    • Speaker

    • Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*


    • 28 Oct 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (CDT)
    Register

    Fast Rope St Louis (0800 CT) Virtual ONLY 

    2021 Fast Rope

    • 0800-0900 - Needs/Leads

    Any questions please reach out to Connie or Greg.

    Connie Crome  connie.crome@diligent-us.com

    Greg Schwartz gschwartz@pssfed.com

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to              avoid background noise*


    • 02 Nov 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 05 Nov 2021
    • (EDT)
    • SeaWorld Orlando, Florida

    The Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium is a business development conference created by successful Veteran business owners for Veterans who are looking to enter the Federal marketplace. 

    VETS’21 brings together Federal agencies, contractors and Veterans to discuss ways to take full advantage of the federally mandated contracting for veteran-owned small businesses.

    VETS’21 will feature educational sessions, one on one business matching, over 100 exhibitors with federal agencies, prime contractors, and small businesses, and plenty of networking opportunities to help grow your business.

    Register Here 

    • 09 Nov 2021
    • (EST)
    • 11 Nov 2021
    • (EST)
    • Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, HI
    • 11 Nov 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EST)
    Register

    FAST ROPE - APG(Aberdeen Proving Group) (0800 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    • 8:00-9: Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*



    • 12 Nov 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EST)
    Register

    FAST ROPE - Dayton (0800 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    • 8:00-9: Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*




    • 15 Nov 2021
    • (EST)
    • 18 Nov 2021
    • (EST)
    • Virtual

    You can book the La Cantera Resort - https://10times.com/alamo-ace conferfence rate of $239 

    • 16 Nov 2021
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Virtual
    Register

    FAST ROPE - Southeast US (1500 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    ·         3:00-4:00 PM Introductions/Need & Leads

    Facilitators:

    ·         Richard Goudie

    ·         Gabe Bell

    ·         Jimi Elderman 

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*


    • 18 Nov 2021
    • (CST)
    Register

    Fast Rope San Antonio (CT) Virtual ONLY 

    2021 Fast Rope

    • Speaker

    • Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 
    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*




    • 19 Nov 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EST)
    Register

    FAST ROPE - NCR (0800 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    • 8:00-9:00 Introductions/Need & Leads

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*


    • 02 Dec 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (CST)
    Register

    Fast Rope St Louis (0800 CT) Virtual ONLY 

    2021 Fast Rope

    • 0800-0900 - Needs/Leads

    Any questions please reach out to Connie or Greg.

    Connie Crome  connie.crome@diligent-us.com

    Greg Schwartz gschwartz@pssfed.com


    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to              avoid background noise*


    • 14 Dec 2021
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Virtual
    Register

    FAST ROPE - Southeast US (1500 EST) - VIRTUAL ONLY

    Agenda:

    ·         3:00-4:00 PM Introductions/Need & Leads

    Facilitators:

    ·         Richard Goudie

    ·         Gabe Bell

    ·         Jimi Elderman 

    Due to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus, and uncertainty about further spreading, we will be taking necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members by making all meetings that were previously scheduled to be on site a virtual call until further notice. Please note if there are any presentations to be presented make sure you join via the link and not just the dial in; otherwise, the information to join is below:

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting 

    *General Housekeeping please mute yourself when you are not speaking to avoid background noise*


    • 13 Jan 2022
    • (EST)


    • 18 Jan 2022
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Virtual
    Register