Research Park Events

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Tuesday, August 31, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Join us on Tuesday, August 31 for The Talent Wars from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. Sophie Roney will address the winners and losers from the talent and corporate sides of the talent marketplace...which industries are back, back higher than pre-covid, and which are gone for good? Which workplace themes are gone? Which have skyrocketed? How has interviewing forever changed? What roles

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Thursday, September 2, 2021

    • 5:00 - 6:30 pm
    • Atkin's Building Patio & Lawn

    Join us on Thursday, September 2 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 4th at our annual Block Party. 

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.

    • 4:00 - 4:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks (60 Hazelwood Dr)

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Friday, September 10, 2021

    • 8:00 - 9:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks Patio (60 Hazelwood Dr)

    The Research Park invites the community to kick off Welcome Week with a breakfast on our patio. Meet & mingle with others from the University YMCA New American Welcome Center.

    • 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.

    • 4:00 - 4:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks (60 Hazelwood Dr)

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Thursday, September 16, 2021

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Join the Ansible Illinois Meetup group on Thursday, September 16 from 2-4PM. 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, 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.

    • 4:00 - 4:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks (60 Hazelwood Dr)

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

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

    Join us for a tailgate themed Fire @ Five on the Atkins Patio before the Illini football game against Maryland on Friday, September 17th.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/1913147365

    Melinda Coffman (Program Coordinator, USDA SBIR) will present about the SBIR process, what the USDA looks for, current topic areas, and hints for a successful application. 

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021

    • 4:00 - 4:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks (60 Hazelwood Dr)

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

  • Pygmalion information
    • 5:00
    • Cafeteria & Company, Urbana

    The fifth annual community hackathon PYGHACK takes place on September 24-25, 2021 at Cafeteria & Company in Urbana.

Saturday, September 25, 2021

  • Pygmalion information
    • 5:00
    • Cafeteria & Company, Urbana

    The fifth annual community hackathon PYGHACK takes place on September 24-25, 2021 at Cafeteria & Company in Urbana.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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.

    • 4:00 - 4:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks (60 Hazelwood Dr)

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.