Illinois Entrepreneurship Master Calendar

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  • Innovation Expo, image of a metal sculpture with spheres connected by poles indicating connections
    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
      9/1/2021
    • Illinois Street Residence Hall, Main Level

    A resource fair for entrepreneurs, designers, and innovators! Come and learn more about RSOs, maker spaces, campus resources, and more that can help you pursue your projects and ideas.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
      9/1/2021
    • Virtual

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

    • 5:00 - 6:30 pm
      9/2/2021
    • 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. 

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
      9/3/2021
    • 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
      9/3/2021
    • 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.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
      9/8/2021
    • Virtual

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

    • 8:00 - 9:00 am
      9/10/2021
    • 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
      9/10/2021
    • 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
      9/10/2021
    • 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.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
      9/15/2021
    • Virtual

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

  • Illustration of a hand holding up a microphone at sunset with silhouette of corn plants in the background
    • 4:00 - 6:00 pm
      9/15/2021
    • 2035 Campus Instructional Facility (CIF)

    The pitching and networking event that brings people together!

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm
      9/16/2021
    • 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.

  • Origin Ventures Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Gies Business. OVAEL Student Leadership Board. Applications due Sept 17.
    • All Day
      9/17/2021

    Origin Ventures Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership in Gies College of Business is launching a new Student Leadership Board to play a critical role in building capacity to create new cross-campus entrepreneurship and social innovation programs, enhance access and inclusion, capture stories of impact, and expand our professional network. Apply by Sept 17.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
      9/17/2021
    • 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
      9/17/2021
    • 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
      9/17/2021
    • 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.

  • Illinois Impact Incubator. Create a startup and make a positive impact! Access coaching, workshops, and micro-grants to support your idea. Apply by Sept 20. Open to all majors and levels
    • All Day
      9/20/2021

    The Illinois Impact Incubator is a co-curricular incubation program for students of all majors and levels who have a passion to develop an idea or early-stage venture focused on social or environmental impact. All types of ventures (e.g., social enterprises, social businesses, nonprofits) are welcome. Application deadline is Sept 20. Rolling admissions. Apply early!

  • Social Enterprise World Forum 2021 Sept 28-29 Siebel Center for Design. Sponsored and hosted by Gies College of Business. Apply for free tickets: https://go.gies.illinois.edu/SEWF2021IllinoisCommunityHubApp
    • All Day
      9/21/2021
    • Starlight Cafe, Siebel Center for Design

    Gies Business is hosting the SEWF 2021 Illinois Community Hub on Sept 28-29 and sponsoring a limited number of paid tickets for entrepreneurial leaders to learn from a premiere global social enterprise community. Apply early to reserve your spot: https://go.gies.illinois.edu/SEWF2021IllinoisCommunityHubApp

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
      9/21/2021
    • 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. 

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
      9/22/2021
    • Virtual

    Join our team of SBIR experts and the FAST (Federal and State Technology) Center of Illinois for a monthly SBIR 101 event from 12:00-1:00pm CT the fourth Wednesday of each month.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
      9/22/2021
    • Virtual

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

    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
      9/22/2021
    • Virtual

    Join the JavaScript User Group on Wednesday, September 22 from 6-8PM. Hang out and discuss JavaScript tips, tricks, hacks, and frameworks with some of the best local coders.

  • Women in Entrepreneurship WIE Connect Event Sept 23, 5-6 pm, 2011 BIF, Guest Speaker: Hilary Pham Founder, Equability
    • 5:00 - 6:00 pm
      9/23/2021
    • 2011 Business Instructional Facility

    WIE Connect is a recurring Women in Entrepreneurship community-building event hosted by Origin Ventures Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership. It provides a venue for women to connect to resources, people, opportunities and networks in the Illinois entrepreneurship ecosystem. Featured guest speaker is Gies Business Alumna Hilary Pham, Founder of Equability.

  • Women in Entrepreneurship WIE Connect Call for Presenters & Fall 2021 Events https://go.gies.illinois.edu/WIEConnectFa21flyer
    • All Day
      9/24/2021
    • 2011 Business Instructional Facility

    WIE Connect provides a venue for women to connect to resources, people, opportunities and networks in the Illinois entrepreneurship ecosystem and for women entrepreneurs to present to a supportive community and obtain feedback on their ventures. For more details and registration, see https://go.gies.illinois.edu/WIEConnectFa21flyer

    • 4:00 - 4:30 pm
      9/24/2021
    • 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.

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    • 5:00
      9/24/2021 - 9/25/2021
    • Cafeteria & Company, Urbana

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

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
      9/28/2021
    • EnterpriseWorks (60 Hazelwood Dr), Conference Room 130

    In this presentation, Brandon will talk about his new book, The Dynamic Corporate Leader Method, as it relates to the Future of Work and Leadership, Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace, and how to advance your career and get the respect and success you deserve.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
      9/29/2021
    • Virtual

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

  • Illinois Economic Justice Project. Supporting women, BIPOC, Veterans, and other underserved entrepreneurs. Join us for opportunities for transformational learning, economic inclusion, and social impact. Apply by September 30. Open to all majors and levels.
    • All Day
      9/30/2021

    The Illinois Economic Justice Project is an inclusive entrepreneurship outreach initiative to support local MSMEs (micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises) created by women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), Veterans, and other underserved entrepreneurs. Students of all majors and levels are welcome. Apply by Sept 30.