The USPTO Virtual Artificial Intelligence/Emerging Technology Small Business event will be sponsored by the Office of Procurement at USPTO. The format will include virtual panels and briefings from various USPTO departments and the possibility for one-on-one capabilities briefings between these groups and the participating small businesses at a later date.

The purpose of this event is to foster collaboration, networking, and business partnerships with the focus on 8(a) Businesses and HUBZone Businesses but Large Businesses, Small Businesses, Small Disadvantaged Owned Businesses, Women Owned Businesses, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses, Veteran Owned Small Businesses are also encouraged to participate as well.

Registered 8(a) and HUBZones firms should email their capabilities statements to Portia Deans at: (Include on the Subject line: USPTO AI Small Business Event ATTN: Ms. Portia Deans)