Illinois Entrepreneurship Master Calendar

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87134623418?pwd=bjZXc0ZhTVF4VzhIcTdwNUtSaFVDUT09

    Join Alex Gorsuch and the FAST (Federal and State Technology) Center of Illinois for a biweekly SBIR 101 event, the second and fourth Wednesday each month.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsfuyvqzkvHdYElKF-uKu2rGJAUOPMhmms

    The FAST Center of Illinois, in collaboration with AFWERX (Air Force) and SOFWERX (Special Operations Command) is running a SBIR/STTR sprint, in order to enhance the number, quality, and diversity of applicants throughout the state of Illinois.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Sign up for office hours to learn more about SBIR/STTR resources .

    • 5:00 - 6:30 pm
    • Zoom

    Join us on Wednesday, January 27 from 5-6:30 to hear a panel discussion from Research Park professionals and learn how to land and make the most of an internship at Research Park. This is a great way to prepare for the Research Park Career Fair on March 2, 2021.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Champaign-Urbana Startup Grind group for their meeting on Thursday, January 28 from 6:00-7:00pm. We bring together community and university entrepreneurs to allow everyone to share ideas, best practices, and a passion for changing the world through lean, customer-focused innovation.

Friday, January 29, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the AnsibleCU Meetup group on Friday, January 29 from 12-1PM. Participants will learn how to leverage Ansible, Terraform, and other Infrastructure as Code tools to increase efficiency and reduce time spent on routine server configuration.

    • 12:00 - 2:00 pm

    Can I start a business in the U.S.? I'm an entrepreneur and require immigration sponsorship--what are my options? What about visa classifications? Get answers to these and other questions at the International Students, Visas, & Starting a Company Workshop!

Monday, February 1, 2021

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Zoom

    Visit the Research Park booth at the Illinois Part-Time Job Fair on Tuesdsay, February 2 from 11am-1pm. Come learn about internship opportunities available at companies within this amazing technology hub right on campus.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Friday, February 5, 2021

Monday, February 8, 2021

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

    • 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Zoom

    Join us at the Virtual Statistics and Mathematics Career Forum on Tuesday, February 9 from 8am-1pm and Wednesday, February 10 from 8am-1pm. Visit our booth to learn about which Research Park companies are recruiting for Statistics and Mathematics majors.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Thursday, February 11, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Cloud Computing Platform User Group from 12-1PM on Thursday, February 11. Professionals and students in Champaign-Urbana Illinois and the surrounding region with an interest in cloud computing platforms including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud are encouraged to join.

    • 1:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Zoom

    Visit our booth at the Gies College of Business Virtual Career Fair on February 11 from 1-5pm to learn about which Research Park companies are recruiting for Business majors. We want to help you understand more about Research Park and help point you to companies that may be interested in your specific skill set.

Friday, February 12, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Digital Forensics User Group on Friday, February 12 from 12-1PM. 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.

    • 12:00 pm

    Take advantage of this opportunity to get FREE patent or trademark help!

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

    • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • Zoom

    Visit our booth at the Grainger College of Engineering Virtual Career Fair on Wednesday, February 17 from 9am-6pm to learn about which Research Park companies are recruiting for Engineering majors. We want to help you understand what the Research Park is all about and help point you to companies that may be interested in your specific skill set.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Sign up for office hours to learn more about SBIR/STTR resources .

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Champaign-Urbana Startup Grind group for their meeting on Wednesday, February 17 from 6:00-7:00pm. We bring together community and university entrepreneurs to allow everyone to share ideas, best practices, and a passion for changing the world through lean, customer-focused innovation.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Friday, February 19, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Blockchain Meetup Group from 12-1PM on Friday, February 19. This is group is for anyone interested in distributed ledger technology (i.e. blockchains, cryptography, smart contracts, decentralized applications (DApps) cryptocurrency/tokens, and relevant related subjects). Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Friday, February 26, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the AnsibleCU Meetup group on Friday, February 26 from 12-1PM. Participants will learn how to leverage Ansible, Terraform, and other Infrastructure as Code tools to increase efficiency and reduce time spent on routine server configuration.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Zoom

    Join us on Friday, February 26 from 12-1pm to hear a panel discussion from Research Park professionals and learn how to land and make the most of an internship at Research Park. Great way to prepare for the Research Park Career Fair on March 2.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

    • 3:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join us virtually for the 15th annual Research Park Career Fair. Participate to learn more about what Research Park companies are doing and what internship and full-time employment opportunities are available.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Friday, March 5, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Data Science User Group from 12-1PM on Friday, March 5. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Thursday, March 11, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Cloud Computing Platform User Group from 12-1PM on Thursday, March 11. Professionals and students in Champaign-Urbana Illinois and the surrounding region with an interest in cloud computing platforms including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud are encouraged to join.

Friday, March 12, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Digital Forensics User Group on Friday, March 12 from 12-1PM. 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.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Friday, March 19, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Blockchain Meetup Group from 12-1PM on Friday, March 19. This is group is for anyone interested in distributed ledger technology (i.e. blockchains, cryptography, smart contracts, decentralized applications (DApps) cryptocurrency/tokens, and relevant related subjects). Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Friday, March 26, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the AnsibleCU Meetup group on Friday, March 26 from 12-1PM. Participants will learn how to leverage Ansible, Terraform, and other Infrastructure as Code tools to increase efficiency and reduce time spent on routine server configuration.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Thursday, April 1, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Zoom

    Visit the Research Park booth at Illinois' Virtual Career & Internship Fair on Thursday, April 1 from 10am-4pm. Come learn about internship opportunities available at companies within this amazing technology hub right on campus.

Friday, April 2, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Data Science User Group from 12-1PM on Friday, April 2. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Cloud Computing Platform User Group from 12-1PM on Thursday, April 8. Professionals and students in Champaign-Urbana Illinois and the surrounding region with an interest in cloud computing platforms including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud are encouraged to join.

Friday, April 9, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Digital Forensics User Group on Friday, April 9 from 12-1PM. 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.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Friday, April 16, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Blockchain Meetup Group from 12-1PM on Friday, April 16. This is group is for anyone interested in distributed ledger technology (i.e. blockchains, cryptography, smart contracts, decentralized applications (DApps) cryptocurrency/tokens, and relevant related subjects). Everyone is welcome

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the AnsibleCU Meetup group on Friday, April 30 from 12-1PM. Participants will learn how to leverage Ansible, Terraform, and other Infrastructure as Code tools to increase efficiency and reduce time spent on routine server configuration.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Friday, May 7, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Data Science User Group from 12-1PM on Friday, May 7. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Thursday, May 13, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Cloud Computing Platform User Group from 12-1PM on Thursday, May 13. Professionals and students in Champaign-Urbana Illinois and the surrounding region with an interest in cloud computing platforms including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud are encouraged to join.

Friday, May 14, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Digital Forensics User Group on Friday, May 14 from 12-1PM. 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.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Friday, May 21, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Blockchain Meetup Group from 12-1PM on Friday, May 21. This is group is for anyone interested in distributed ledger technology (i.e. blockchains, cryptography, smart contracts, decentralized applications (DApps) cryptocurrency/tokens, and relevant related subjects). Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Friday, May 28, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the AnsibleCU Meetup group on Friday, May 28 from 12-1PM. Participants will learn how to leverage Ansible, Terraform, and other Infrastructure as Code tools to increase efficiency and reduce time spent on routine server configuration.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Friday, June 4, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Data Science User Group from 12-1PM on Friday, June 4. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking. The group will serve both students and professionals to bridge the gap between the analytical sciences and practical applications of industry.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Thursday, June 10, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Cloud Computing Platform User Group from 12-1PM on Thursday, June 10. Professionals and students in Champaign-Urbana Illinois and the surrounding region with an interest in cloud computing platforms including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud are encouraged to join.

Friday, June 11, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Digital Forensics User Group on Friday, June 11 from 12-1PM. 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.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Friday, June 18, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Blockchain Meetup Group from 12-1PM on Friday, June 18. This is group is for anyone interested in distributed ledger technology (i.e. blockchains, cryptography, smart contracts, decentralized applications (DApps) cryptocurrency/tokens, and relevant related subjects). Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Friday, June 25, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the AnsibleCU Meetup group on Friday, June 25 from 12-1PM. Participants will learn how to leverage Ansible, Terraform, and other Infrastructure as Code tools to increase efficiency and reduce time spent on routine server configuration.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Thursday, July 8, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Cloud Computing Platform User Group from 12-1PM on Thursday, July 8. Professionals and students in Champaign-Urbana Illinois and the surrounding region with an interest in cloud computing platforms including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud are encouraged to join.

Friday, July 9, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Digital Forensics User Group on Friday, July 9 from 12-1PM. 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.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Friday, July 16, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Blockchain Meetup Group from 12-1PM on Friday, July 16. This is group is for anyone interested in distributed ledger technology (i.e. blockchains, cryptography, smart contracts, decentralized applications (DApps) cryptocurrency/tokens, and relevant related subjects). Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Friday, July 30, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the AnsibleCU Meetup group on Friday, July 30 from 12-1PM. Participants will learn how to leverage Ansible, Terraform, and other Infrastructure as Code tools to increase efficiency and reduce time spent on routine server configuration.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Friday, August 6, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Data Science User Group from 12-1PM on Friday, August 6. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking. The group will serve both students and professionals to bridge the gap between the analytical sciences and practical applications of industry.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Thursday, August 12, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Cloud Computing Platform User Group from 12-1PM on Thursday, August 12. Professionals and students in Champaign-Urbana Illinois and the surrounding region with an interest in cloud computing platforms including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud are encouraged to join.

Friday, August 13, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Digital Forensics User Group on Friday, August 13 from 12-1PM. 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.

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Friday, August 20, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Blockchain Meetup Group from 12-1PM on Friday, August 20. This is group is for anyone interested in distributed ledger technology (i.e. blockchains, cryptography, smart contracts, decentralized applications (DApps) cryptocurrency/tokens, and relevant related subjects). Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Friday, August 27, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the AnsibleCU Meetup group on August 27 from 12-1PM. Participants will learn how to leverage Ansible, Terraform, and other Infrastructure as Code tools to increase efficiency and reduce time spent on routine server configuration.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Friday, September 3, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Data Science User Group from 12-1PM on Friday, September 3. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking. The group will serve both students and professionals to bridge the gap between the analytical sciences and practical applications of industry.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Thursday, September 9, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Cloud Computing Platform User Group from 12-1PM on Thursday, September 9. Professionals and students in Champaign-Urbana Illinois and the surrounding region with an interest in cloud computing platforms including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud are encouraged to join.

Friday, September 10, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Digital Forensics User Group on Friday, September 10 from 12-1PM. 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.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Friday, September 17, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Blockchain Meetup Group from 12-1PM on Friday, September 17. This is group is for anyone interested in distributed ledger technology (i.e. blockchains, cryptography, smart contracts, decentralized applications (DApps) cryptocurrency/tokens, and relevant related subjects). Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the AnsibleCU Meetup group on September 24 from 12-1PM. Participants will learn how to leverage Ansible, Terraform, and other Infrastructure as Code tools to increase efficiency and reduce time spent on routine server configuration.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Friday, October 1, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Data Science User Group from 12-1PM on Friday, October 1. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking. The group will serve both students and professionals to bridge the gap between the analytical sciences and practical applications of industry.

Thursday, October 7, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Cloud Computing Platform User Group from 12-1PM on Thursday, October 7. Professionals and students in Champaign-Urbana Illinois and the surrounding region with an interest in cloud computing platforms including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud are encouraged to join.

Friday, October 8, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Digital Forensics User Group on Friday, October 8 from 12-1PM. 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.

Friday, October 15, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Blockchain Meetup Group from 12-1PM on October 15. This is group is for anyone interested in distributed ledger technology (i.e. blockchains, cryptography, smart contracts, decentralized applications (DApps) cryptocurrency/tokens, and relevant related subjects). Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Champaign-Urbana Startup Grind group for their meeting on Wednesday, October 20 from 6:00-7:00pm. We bring together community and university entrepreneurs to allow everyone to share ideas, best practices, and a passion for changing the world through lean, customer-focused innovation.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the JavaScript User Group on October 27 from 6-8PM. Hang out and discuss JavaScript tips, tricks, hacks, and frameworks with some of the best local coders.

Friday, October 29, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the AnsibleCU Meetup group on October 29 from 12-1PM. Participants will learn how to leverage Ansible, Terraform, and other Infrastructure as Code tools to increase efficiency and reduce time spent on routine server configuration.

Friday, November 5, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Data Science User Group from 12-1PM on Friday, November 5. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking. The group will serve both students and professionals to bridge the gap between the analytical sciences and practical applications of industry.

Thursday, November 11, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Cloud Computing Platform User Group from 12-1PM on Thursday, November 11. Professionals and students in Champaign-Urbana Illinois and the surrounding region with an interest in cloud computing platforms including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud are encouraged to join.

Friday, November 12, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Digital Forensics User Group on Friday, November 12 from 12-1PM. 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.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Champaign-Urbana Startup Grind group for their meeting on Wednesday, November 17 from 6:00-7:00pm. We bring together community and university entrepreneurs to allow everyone to share ideas, best practices, and a passion for changing the world through lean, customer-focused innovation.

Friday, November 19, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Blockchain Meetup Group from 12-1PM on Friday, November 19. This is group is for anyone interested in distributed ledger technology (i.e. blockchains, cryptography, smart contracts, decentralized applications (DApps) cryptocurrency/tokens, and relevant related subjects). Everyone is welcome.

Friday, November 26, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the AnsibleCU Meetup group on November 26 from 12-1PM. Participants will learn how to leverage Ansible, Terraform, and other Infrastructure as Code tools to increase efficiency and reduce time spent on routine server configuration.

Friday, December 3, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Data Science User Group from 12-1PM on Friday, December 3. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking. The group will serve both students and professionals to bridge the gap between the analytical sciences and practical applications of industry.

Thursday, December 9, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Cloud Computing Platform User Group from 12-1PM on Thursday, December 9. Professionals and students in Champaign-Urbana Illinois and the surrounding region with an interest in cloud computing platforms including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud are encouraged to join.

Friday, December 10, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Digital Forensics User Group on Friday, December 10 from 12-1PM. 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.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Champaign-Urbana Startup Grind group for their meeting on Wednesday, December 15 from 6:00-7:00pm. We bring together community and university entrepreneurs to allow everyone to share ideas, best practices, and a passion for changing the world through lean, customer-focused innovation.

Friday, December 17, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Blockchain Meetup Group from 12-1PM on Friday, December 17. This is group is for anyone interested in distributed ledger technology (i.e. blockchains, cryptography, smart contracts, decentralized applications (DApps) cryptocurrency/tokens, and relevant related subjects). Everyone is welcome.