USPTO welcomes our new neighbors: Amazon and Virginia Tech

A recording of this event is available.

Meet the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) new neighbors, Amazon and Virginia Tech, at an information session and happy hour Wednesday, February 27, from 3:30 - 7 p.m., in the USPTO's Madison Auditorium and Atrium. Register for this free event.

3:30 - 5 p.m. Interactive discussion hosted by USPTO Deputy Director Laura Peter

Join us to learn about the impact that Amazon’s HQ2 and Virginia Tech’s Innovation Campus are expected to have on the region. A panel discussion moderated by USPTO Deputy Director Laura Peter will include:

  • Stephanie Landrum, President & CEO, Alexandria Economic Development Partnership (AEDP)
  • Steve Hartell, Director, U.S. Public Policy, Amazon
  • Brandy Salmon, Managing Director, Virginia Tech Innovation Campus and Associate Vice President for Innovation and Partnerships, Virginia Tech

5 -7 p.m. Happy hour

After the discussion, socialize with your colleagues and our new neighbors with local food and drinks available at nominal charge. Food and drinks available from:

  • Sweet Fire Donna's
  • Tequila & Taco
  • Theismann's Restaurant and Bar
  • Port City Brewery
  • Hop & Wine

Thanks to AEDP for sponsoring the happy hour.

Register now