What: Has the UPS delivery person become your new best friend during the COVID-19 pandemic? As we approach the holiday shopping season, package delivery is playing an important role in our lives now more than ever. From Amazon packaging rules and the growth of e-commerce, Virginia Tech is working with industry partners to optimize the future of package distribution. Join us for a virtual discussion with the Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design to learn more.

When: November 18, 2020, at 4 p.m. ET

Where: Virtual discussion via Zoom. Register here.

Submit your questions here in advance.

Who: Laszlo Horvath, associate professor and director of the Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design (CPULD) at Virginia Tech. CPULD is one of the leading packaging research facilities in the United States. Using state of the art technology, the center researches every aspect of the material handling system from primary packaging all the way through unit load design. More here.

Schedule an interview
To schedule an interview with our expert in advance of the public Zoom session, please email Shannon Andrea or call 703-399-9494.

About Tech on Tap
Learning happens everywhere. Tech on Tap is a regular community speaker series that informs, educates, and raises questions about the impact of new technologies on society, equity, and policy. Topics include the types of issues and problems Virginia Techʼs Innovation Campus in Potomac Yard will explore.

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