Past events

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July 2015

Monday 20 Illinois Century Network Policy Committee Meeting

1–3 pm - Chicago and Springfield Location

June 2015

Monday 8–10 Light Reading's Big Telcom Event 2015

1–5 pm - McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Monday 8–12 Intelligent Community Forum Summit 2015

12–12 am - Toronto, Canada

Monday 5/18–22 Microsoft Office Specialist Training- Word 2013

9 am–12 pm - People's Resource Center, 649 Blackhawk Drive, Westmont, IL 60559

May 2015

Wednesday 20–22 2015 SHLB Annual Conference

12–2 pm - Hyatt Regency, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Crystal City, VA 22202

Monday 18–6/22 Microsoft Office Specialist Training- Word 2013

9 am–12 pm - People's Resource Center, 649 Blackhawk Drive, Westmont, IL 60559

Monday 4/6–8 Microsoft Office Specialist Training- Excel 2013

9 am–12 pm - People's Resource Center, 649 Blackhawk Drive, Westmont, IL 60559

April 2015

Thursday 23 Eliminate the Digital Divide Advisory Committee Meeting

10–11:30 am - James R Thompson Center, Ste. 3-400, Chicago, IL 60601

Wednesday 22 Joint BDC Public-Private Partnership & FirstNet Workgroup Meeting

10–11:30 am - Via Webinar Only

Monday 20 Illinois Century Network Policy Committee Meeting

1–3 pm - Chicago and Springfield Locations

Wednesday 15–16 NTIA & FCC Model City Workshop

12:30–4 pm - Room TW-C305, FCC Commission Room, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20554

Tuesday 14–16 Let's Gigafy America! Broadband Communities 2015 Summit

8 am–6 pm - Renaissance Hotel, Austin, TX

Monday 13 Coalition for Local Internet Choice 2015 Conference

10 am–4:45 pm - Renaissance Hotel, Austin, TX

Tuesday 7–9 Nonprofit Tech Week

1–5 pm - Mountain View, Oakland, & San Francisco, CA

Monday 6 Joint BDC Public-Private Partnership & FirstNet Workgroup Meeting

2–4:30 pm - Chicago, Springfield, and via webinar

Monday 6–5/8 Microsoft Office Specialist Training- Excel 2013

9 am–12 pm - People's Resource Center, 649 Blackhawk Drive, Westmont, IL 60559

March 2015

Thursday 26 Government Technology Foundation Launch and Forum

3–7:30 pm - TechNexus, Lyric Opera Building, 20 N. LaSalle Street, 12th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606

Tuesday 17 The National Broadband Plan After Five Years: An Anchor Institution Progress Report

12–1:30 pm - Alliance for Excellent Education, Suite 901, Via webcast, Washinton D.C. 20036

Monday 16 How to Bring a Gigabit Network to your City in Illinois

11 am–12:30 pm - Partnership for a Connected Illinois, 531 E. Washington, Floor 5, Springfield, IL

Wednesday 11 Eliminate the Digital Divide Advisory Committee Meeting

10–11:30 am - James R Thompson Center, Ste. 3-400, Chicago, IL 60601

Thursday 5–6 Rural Community Economic Development Conference

8 am–12 pm - Marriott Pere Marquette Hotel, Peoria, IL 61602

February 2015

Saturday 21–28 WISPAmerica 2015

8 am–5 pm - St. Louis, MO

Tuesday 3 Eliminate the Digital Divide Advisory Committee Meeting

10–11:30 am - James R Thompson Center, Ste. 3-400, Chicago, IL

Monday 1/5–6 Microsoft Office Specialist Training- Excel 2013

9 am–12 pm - St. Paul Lutheran Church, 515 S Wheaton Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187

January 2015

Tuesday 27 How to Build Your Gigabit Network Webinar

1–2 pm

Tuesday 20–21 Kansas Statewide Broadband Initiative Conference

8 am–1 pm - DoubleTree Hotel, 10100 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66210

Monday 5–2/6 Microsoft Office Specialist Training- Excel 2013

9 am–12 pm - St. Paul Lutheran Church, 515 S Wheaton Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187

TBD Illinois Broadband Deployment Council Meeting

10 am - Dual locations in Springfield and Chicago, Call-in number available

December 2014

Tuesday 16 BDC Illinois Broadband Plan Workgroup

10–11:30 am - Dual Locations- Chicago and Springfield, Call-in number available

Monday 15 BDC Illinois Projects and Public/Private Partnership Joint Meeting

10–11:30 am - Dual Locations- Chicago and Springfield, Call-in number available

Tuesday 2 ECIDC 5th Annual Broadband Summit

11 am–2:30 pm - Sarah Bush Hospital, 1000 Health Center Drive, Mattoon, IL 61938

November 2014

Wednesday 19 BDC Illinois Projects Workgroup

10 am–12 pm - Multiple Locations- Chicago, DeKalb, Springfield, Call-in number available

Tuesday 18 BDC Illinois Broadband Plan Workgroup

2–3:30 pm - Dual locations- Chicago and Springfield, Call-in number available

BDC Public Private Partnership Workgroups

10–11:30 am - Dual locations- Chicago and Springfield, Call-in number available

Monday 17 Microsoft Office Specialist Training

8 am–9 pm - 649 Blackhawk (off Plaza), Westmont, IL 60559

Thursday 6 Eliminate the Digital Divide Advisory Committee Meeting

10–11:30 am - James R Thompson Center, Ste 3-400, Chicago, IL

TBD Eliminate the Digital Divide Advisory Committee Meeting

12 am

Friday 10/17–1 SeniorLink: Social Media

9 am–12 pm - 201 N. Church Street, Lower Level, Room #106, Belleville, IL 62220

Tuesday 9/30–1 SeniorLink: Print Shop and Paint

3:30–5:30 pm - 201 N. Church Street, Lower Level, Room #106, Belleville, IL 62220

Thursday 9/4–1 SeniorLink: Internet

9–11 am - 201 N. Church Street, Lower Level, Room #106, Belleville, IL 62220

October 2014

Wednesday 29 The 2014 Michigan Broadband Conference- Broadband and Technology: Our Pathway to a 21st Century Michigan

8 am–5 pm - Radisson at the Capitol, 111 North Grand Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933

SeniorLink: Beginning Windows

12 am - 201 N. Church Street, Lower Level, Room #106, Belleville, IL 62220

SeniorLink: Intermediate Windows

12 am - 201 N. Church Street, Lower Level, Room #106, Belleville, IL 62220

SeniorLink: iPad

12 am - 201 N. Church Street, Lower Level, Room #106, Belleville, IL 62220

SeniorLink: Tablets

12 am - 201 N. Church Street, Lower Level, Room #106, Belleville, IL 62220

SeniorLink: Preventive Maintenance

12 am - 201 N. Church Street, Lower Level, Room #106, Belleville, IL 62220

Wednesday 22 BDC Illinois Projects Workgroup

10 am - Meeting via webinar

Tuesday 21 BDC Public Private Partnership Workgroup

10 am - Dual locations in Chicago and Springfield, Call-in number also available

Friday 17–11/1 SeniorLink: Social Media

9 am–12 pm - 201 N. Church Street, Lower Level, Room #106, Belleville, IL 62220

Tuesday 14 BDC Illinois Broadband Plan Workgroup

3–4:30 pm - Dual locations in Chicago and Springfield, Call-in number available

BDC FirstNet Workgroup

11:30 am - Meeting via webinar

Monday 6 BDC Public/Private Partnership Workgroup

10 am–12 pm - Dual locations in Chicago and Springfield, Call-in number available

Tuesday 9/30–1 SeniorLink: Microsoft Word Training

6–6 pm - 201 N. Church, Lower Level, Room #106, Belleville, IL 62220

Tuesday 9/30–11/1 SeniorLink: Print Shop and Paint

3:30–5:30 pm - 201 N. Church Street, Lower Level, Room #106, Belleville, IL 62220

Thursday 9/4–11/1 SeniorLink: Internet

9–11 am - 201 N. Church Street, Lower Level, Room #106, Belleville, IL 62220

September 2014

Tuesday 30–10/1 SeniorLink: Microsoft Word Training

6–6 pm - 201 N. Church, Lower Level, Room #106, Belleville, IL 62220

Tuesday 30–11/1 SeniorLink: Print Shop and Paint

3:30–5:30 pm - 201 N. Church Street, Lower Level, Room #106, Belleville, IL 62220

Thursday 25 Big Data and Small (locally sourced) Data Panel Discussion

11 am–1 pm - Microsoft Center - 200 East Randolph, Chicago, IL 60601

Monday 22 BDC Illinois Broadband Plan Workgroup

10 am–12 pm - Dual locations in Chicago and Springfield, Call-in number available

Friday 19 BDC Open Issues Workgroup

10 am–12 pm - Dual locations in Chicago and Springfield, Call-in number available

Wednesday 17 BDC Illinois Projects Workgroup Meeting

2–4 pm - Dual locations in Chicago and Springfield, Call-in number available

Tuesday 16–18 Broadband Communities Economic Development Conference Series- Community Fiber Networks

8 am–4 pm - Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel, One Monarch Place, Springfield, MA 01144

Sunday 14–16 SSTI Annual Conference: Regional Prosperity Through Innovation

3–5 pm - The Westin Chicago River North, 320 North Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60654

Monday 8 BDC Public/Private Workgroup Meeting

12–1:30 pm - Dual Locations and Call-in Options

Thursday 4–11/1 SeniorLink: Internet

9–11 am - 201 N. Church Street, Lower Level, Room #106, Belleville, IL 62220

August 2014

Tuesday 12 Digital Divide Elimination Advisory Committee Meeting

10–11:30 am - JRTC- 100 W. Randolph Street, Ste. 3-400, Chicago, IL 60601

Wednesday 6–27 Free Microsoft Office Trainings

2–4 pm - 100 North 11th Street, Community Technology Training Center, Springfield, IL 62703

Tuesday 5 Chicago Innovation Showcase

12:30–7 pm - 111 S. Wacker Drive, Deloitte, Chicago, IL 60606

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