The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will be hosting an event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 23, 2019, from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm (ET) at the USPTO headquarters, 600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA. The event will also focus on space innovation, technology transfer from the Apollo missions, and an overview of the current administration's policy on space exploration and space commerce. Featured speakers at the event will include:

• Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross
• NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine
• Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Andrei Iancu
• Director of the Office of Space Commerce Kevin O'Connell
• Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Laura Peter
• Former Associate Director, Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office, NASA and National Inventors Hall of Fame inductee Frank Cepollina
• Astronaut Kathryn Sullivan
• Astronaut Paul Richards
• VP and General Manager of Strategic Operations of Ball Aerospace Debra Facktor
• CEO of NanoRacks Jeffrey Manber
• Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Slingshot Aerospace Melanie Stricklan

Additional information regarding the event can be found here. Those interested in registering for the event, can do so here. The event can be viewed here or here.