The USPTO has a number of roundtables, information sessions, and seminars scheduled for January 2013. You might want to put these events on your new calendar. (Please see the USPTO Event Calendar for registration information.)

Public Roundtable on Genetic Diagnostic Testing
Thursday, January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.
USPTO Alexandria, Virginia campus

Roundtable on Proposed Requirements for Recordation of Real-Party-in-Interest Information
Friday, January 11, 2013, 8:30 a.m.
USPTO Alexandria, Virginia campus

8th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute
Jan 24-25, 2013
USPTO Alexandria, Virginia campus
I will speaking on the 24th, on a panel about patentable subject matter

Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) Partnership Meeting
Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 1:00 p.m.
USPTO Alexandria, Virginia campus

Combined Medical Device & Biotechnology Partnership Meeting
Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 8:30 a.m.
USPTO Alexandria, Virginia campus