Technology Services Calendar

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Monday, June 27, 2022

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   M afternoon
    • online -- link will be sent if registered by 8am

    During this two hour session, we will go over the basics of the Photoshop interface and some resources on how to continue learning features. Instructor will work through a beginner tutorial, editing a photo and share resources. Q & A to follow. Register by noon to get the link sent for the session.

    • 5:00 - 10:00 pm
    • Zahnd Park, 2502 S Staley

    We are excited to bring back the Research Park Softball League in 2022! 

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

    • 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • EW 130 and Zoom

    Join us on Wednesday, June 29 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM for an Introduction to Government Contracting by Capital Edge. 

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Wed. morning
    • online

    In this 1 hour short course you will learn how to work with Excel Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts. Topics will include learning how to create a Pivot Table; rearrange and then format the data; set filters including the use of Slicers and Timelines; and finally creating a Pivot Chart of the data in the Pivot Table. This workshop is aimed at beginner users of Pivot Tables.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed. morning
    • UIUC -- online

    Microsoft Teams is a communications platform available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour live online workshop, we will focus on the Teams experience from a team member’s perspective. Topics will include learning how to navigate the Teams environment; communicating with others in Teams (including chat); setting and managing notifications of Team activity.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks

    Join us for headshot and team photos on June 29 between 1-4pm at EnterpriseWorks. Signup is required.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   W afternoon
    • online, link will be sent if registered by 8 am

    In this two-hour live Photoshop session, we will cover working with selections in preparation to edit images. Register by 8 am to get meeting link sent. Register by 8 am to have link sent.  

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm

    Discuss general REDCap matters or items related to a specific REDCap project with a REDCap application specialist.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   W afternoon
    • online, link will be sent if registered by 8 am

    In this two-hour live Photoshop session, we will cover working with layers and learn to edit in a non-destructive way. Register by 8 am to get meeting link sent.  

    • 4:00 - 8:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium

    Which company will win the coveted golden paddle? Could it be yours? Sign up for one of the year's most anticipated events in Research Park: The 11th Annual Table Tennis Tournament.

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Friday, July 1, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks Patio, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9-10am on the first Friday of every month.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   W morning
    • online, link will be sent if registered by 8am

    Register for this 2-hour Outlook session to learn about specific features and tips for using Outlook more productively. Zoom link sent after registration.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed. afternoon
    • online

    In this short online course you will learn how to use some of the data analysis features and tools using Excel. Topics will include learning how to subtotal a list of data; set up data validation rules; use Goal Seek, Solver, and Scenarios and basic data tables.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 2 hour Outlook Calendar live workshop, participants will learn to schedule & edit appointments; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule with the Scheduling Assistant, practice scheduling a conference room, and discuss scheduling Online Meetings, and discuss calendar permissions.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm

    Discuss general REDCap matters or items related to a specific REDCap project with a REDCap application specialist.

Thursday, July 7, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Thurs. morning
    • online

    In this 2 hr online workshop, participants will learn how to create and work with Access tables. We will create a table using application parts and also from scratch.  We will create a primary key and start entering data. We will work with fields in a table from adding, deleting, re-arranging to setting field properties. Finish up using lookup fields and calculated fields

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm   Th afternoon
    • online

    We have many options for scheduling online meetings these days. We will use Outlook for a central place to keep track of several kinds of online meetings and to make sure we have reminders. We will look at recommendations for scheduling with Skype for Business, Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

    • 3:30 - 4:30 pm
    • Room 182, Armory Building or on Zoom

    In addition to being a guide, the syllabus can help you make your course more inclusive and accessible. Make the most of your class's go-to document by attending this workshop.

Monday, July 11, 2022

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tu morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the Visio interface and create graphics. Visio comes with diagram-specific shapes and tools that enable you to quickly create professional-looking flowcharts, organization charts, timelines, & more. In this 2-hour workshop, we will learn how to create some basic shapes, and connect, distribute, and align them with Auto-connect

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Join us on the Tuesday, July 12 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM for an Email Etiquette & Business Writing workshop presented by Carolyn Wisniewski, Director at the University of Illinois Writers Workshop.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • UIUC -- online

    Microsoft Teams is a communications platform available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour live online workshop, we will focus on the Teams experience from a team member’s perspective. Topics will include learning how to navigate the Teams environment; communicating with others in Teams (including chat); setting and managing notifications of Team activity.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Wed morning
    • online

    In this 1-hour online course, you will learn about conditional formatting of data in Microsoft Excel. Topics will also include applying special formatting to numbers.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu morning
    • online

    Join us in a live, online session using OneNote 365 where we will discuss the structure of notebooks, practice putting data into them, and explore the interconnectivity of Microsoft applications with OneNote. This session is aimed for beginner users of OneNote.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed. afternoon
    • online

    A properly designed database makes it easier to work with up-to-date, accurate information. Investing the time required to learn the principles of good relational database design ensures that you will end up with a database that meets your needs and can easily accommodate change. This online workshop provides guidelines for planning an Access database.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm

    Discuss general REDCap matters or items related to a specific REDCap project with a REDCap application specialist.

    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Sand Volleyball Courts at 1st & Stadium

    Join us on Wednesday, July 13 from 6-8pm at the sand volleyball courts on First and Stadium for Research Park's Sand Volleyball night.

  • Images of UIUC campus and students with the words "ELLC Roundtable"
    • 11:55 pm
    • Urbana-Champaign

    We’re celebrating 10 years of the ELLC Roundtable! This program was created by TEC and the Innovation Living-Learning Community at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to allow leaders of ELLCs across the U.S. to gather for discussion and networking opportunities. 

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Friday, July 15, 2022

Monday, July 18, 2022

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Join us on the Tuesday, July 19 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM for a Wellness & Well-Being Workshop presented by Alana Harris.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues. afternoon
    • online

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the Word interface while we type text on a page, fix spelling errors, change spacing and page margins, and save our work. We will practice navigating the document; select text to make revisions; and move text by cutting and pasting. Formatting tools will be next, where we will learn how to emphasize text.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • online

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to create and open InDesign documents, navigate the user interface, modify a document, import graphics, and manipulate basic text and text frames.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed. morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour online course learn how to create and work with Access forms. Create a new form using the form wizard and explore layout and design view. Add and modify form controls including a calculated control and lookup control.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   W afternoon
    • online

    Join us in an online session using OneNote where we will discuss the structure of notebooks and how OneNote notebooks work within MS Teams.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm

    Discuss general REDCap matters or items related to a specific REDCap project with a REDCap application specialist.

  • Images of UIUC campus and students with the words "ELLC Roundtable"
    • All Day
    • Urbana-Champaign

    We’re celebrating 10 years of the ELLC Roundtable! This program was created by TEC and the Innovation Living-Learning Community at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to allow leaders of ELLCs across the U.S. to gather for discussion and networking opportunities. 

Thursday, July 21, 2022

  • Images of UIUC campus and students with the words "ELLC Roundtable"
    • All Day
    • Urbana-Champaign

    We’re celebrating 10 years of the ELLC Roundtable! This program was created by TEC and the Innovation Living-Learning Community at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to allow leaders of ELLCs across the U.S. to gather for discussion and networking opportunities. 

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Thurs. morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour workshop we will explore the mail merge features in Word including working with various data sources such as Excel and Access; working with rules; and creating and printing labels. We will also take a look at email merges using Outlook.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Th afternoon
    • online -- link will be sent if registered by 8am

    During this two hour session, we will go over the basics of the Photoshop interface and some resources on how to continue learning features. Instructor will work through a beginner tutorial, editing a photo and share resources. Q & A to follow. Register by noon to get the link sent for the session.

    • 5:00 - 6:30 pm
    • Atkins Building Patio (1800 S Oak St)

    Join us on Thursday, July 21, 2022 from 5-6:30pm on the Atkins Patio for Fire @ Five.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

  • Onramp Agriculture Conference
    • All Day
    • State Farm Center

    The OnRamp Agriculture Conference brings together the agriculture and food industries’ leading corporations, investors and startups. Research Park is proud to be part of the team bringing this national event to Champaign.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tues. morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour online session, we will work with graphics in Microsoft Word. Topics covered will include learning how to add pictures and online images in a Word document; work with shapes; format, resize, move and crop images, and finish with creating and modifying an organization chart.

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium

    Join us on the Tuesday, July 26 from 11:00AM - 1:00 PM for a Human Centered Design Bootcamp lead by Saad Shehab and Beth Ladd.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • online, link will be sent if registered by noon

    In this 2-hour online workshop, participants will learn how to create a two-page InDesign brochure from scratch, import graphics, and manipulate basic text and text frames. No prior knowledge of InDesign is required. Link sent after registration.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   W morning
    • online (register by 8am to be sent the link)

    In this two-hour Illustrator session, we will go over recommended resources and tutorials, then participants will be introduced to the user interface while creating a vector graphic logo.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed. afternoon
    • to be held online

    Have you been asked to put together a PowerPoint presentation, but you're not sure how to start? Participate in this short online course and learn the basics, including how to create slides and put content in them. We will also learn how to format and custom design the slides.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm

    Discuss general REDCap matters or items related to a specific REDCap project with a REDCap application specialist.

Thursday, July 28, 2022

  • Photo of Big Ten Conference Center in Rosemont, Illinois with MEEN logo
    • All Day
    • Big Ten Conference Center, Rosemont, Illinois

    This conference is open to University administration, faculty and staff working with technology entrepreneurship across the Midwest and beyond. Among others, representatives from entrepreneurship centers, technology commercialization offices, entrepreneurship education are encouraged to attend.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs. morning
    • online

    This 2-hour online class introduces the Access query object.  Topics include working in design view; creating a simple query by adding and removing fields and adding criterion. We will create multi-table queries; calculated fields and set field properties; explore a totals query, parameter query, and action queries.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
    • online

    In this 2-hour online course, you will become familiar with the Excel's interface. Topics will also include entering, editing, and formatting data in a worksheet, performing basic formulas, printing and using Help.

    • 4:00 - 6:00 pm
    • Atkins Patio, 1800 S Oak St, Champaign, IL

    Join us to recognize and celebrate the amazing work of student interns working in the Research Park. Sign up to attend our annual Summer picnic and Intern Awards on July 28 from 4- 6 pm at Atkins Patio.

Friday, July 29, 2022

  • Photo of Big Ten Conference Center in Rosemont, Illinois with MEEN logo
    • All Day
    • Big Ten Conference Center, Rosemont, Illinois

    This conference is open to University administration, faculty and staff working with technology entrepreneurship across the Midwest and beyond. Among others, representatives from entrepreneurship centers, technology commercialization offices, entrepreneurship education are encouraged to attend.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm

    Discuss general REDCap matters or items related to a specific REDCap project with a REDCap application specialist.

Friday, August 5, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9-10am on the first Friday of every month.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm

    Discuss general REDCap matters or items related to a specific REDCap project with a REDCap application specialist.

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Thursday, September 1, 2022

    • 5:00 - 6:30 pm
    • Atkin's Patio & Lawn, 1800 S Oak St, Champaign, IL

    Join us on Thursday, September 1 for the Research Park Block Party! Research Park is the premier technology hub on campus made up of 120+ companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500s. Take advantage of the resources and opportunities Research Park offers students this September 1 at our annual Block Party. 

Friday, September 2, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9-10am on the first Friday of every month.

Friday, September 9, 2022

    • 8:00 - 9:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks Patio

    The Research Park invites the community to kick off Welcome Week with a breakfast on the EnterpriseWorks patio on Friday, September 9 from 8:00-9:00am.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EW 130

    Join the Digital Forensics User Group on Friday, September 9 from 12:00-1:00PM. East Central Illinois has quietly become a focal point for the art, science and occasional black magic of digital forensics - the analysis of digital data for investigative purposes.

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Friday, October 7, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9-10am on the first Friday of every month.

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Friday, November 4, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks Patio, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9-10am on the first Friday of every month.

Friday, December 2, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9-10am on the first Friday of every month.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022