Bill co-facilitated with Vikrum Aiyer USPTO Chief of Staff on Intellectual Property (IP). True to the nature of makers the event was more than just a series of conversations. As a result of Bill's session mHUB will create an online resources of IP best practices and resources for maker-entrepreneurs. Other workshop leaders will follow suit on their chosen topics.
Bill also attended several breakout workshops through which he learned more about grant opportunities, on boarding and training new members, insuring a makerspace and best practices for low-cost marketing.
"It was a honor to be a part of this event. I received great information that will strengthen the mHUB community and I’m excited to follow up with contributions to support the larger nationwide makerspace ecosystem. The connections I made were invaluable. I left Washington with a new sense of support from the government and my peers,” said Bill.