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NIU EIGERlab September 2015 Newsletter

You’re invited! Good Morning Rockford! Event | News Conference

Please join us to celebrate 20 years of education, partnerships and innovation at NIU-Rockford, Tuesday, November 10, 7:30 a.m., 8500 East State Street

Stay with us until 9 a.m. for a news conference revealing exciting updates about NIU EIGERlab. 

  1. Rockford Chamber of Commerce Good Morning Rockford! Event

  2. Grand opening and tours of NIU EIGERlab CoWorking space

  3. Highlights of 20 years of NIU engagement in the Rockford area

  4. Remarks by NIU President Douglas Baker

  5. Networking and refreshments

RSVP to to let us know you’ll be there!

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Introducing Innovation Tuesdays

Starting on November 10th, NIU EIGERlab will host a monthly

Innovation Tuesday meetup. November’s Internet of Things related topic is “Creating Apps in the Cloud” presented in collaboration with IBM.


The goals are to bring together innovative, like-minded entrepreneurs and business owners from the region and provide them with an outlet to meet, learn and network. The ideal environment within which sharing and learning can flourish and complement the knowledge base for all.

Please join us at the NIU-Rockford campus where we’ll connect with NIU DeKalb (video conferencing) for an evening of learning and coding in the cloud with Umang Shah walking us through creating apps in the cloud. Umang Shah is an IBM Cloud Technical Architect with several years of experience as a software developer and architect. He has a strong history in the financial and insurance industry working with some of the nation’s top corporations. He lives in Chicago and supports several clients in the Midwest.

When: Tuesday, November 10, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Location: NIU EIGERlab’s CoWorking Space located at NIU-Rockford, 8500 E. State St.

This presentation will be co-presented simultaneously at NIU-Rockford and on NIU’s main campus in DeKalb.

No cost. Please RSVP by phoning 815.316.6357 or

Click here for the complete newsletter 2015_SeptemberNIUEIGERlabNewsletter

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