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Quarterly Meetings

The SPaRC Quarterly Meetings provide a platform to exchange and disseminate information related to the support of the sponsored portfolio to central and departmental administrative staff.

Thursday, March 7, 2024 1:30PM - 3:30PM

NCSA Auditorium

1205 W Clark St., Urbana


Meeting Materials and Agenda

SPaRC Spotlight

SPaRC Spotlight on Controlled Unclassified Information and Regulated Research

Research including Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) is a critical concern for the University.  This Spotlight will discuss the key regulations governing CUI, compliance and security requirements associated with CUI, costs of regulated research, and available services and support for campus community members working in this space.  Presented by Josh Erenberg, Regulated Research Program Manager, Campus Research IT and Cindy Grigorescu, Technical Program Manager, National Center for Supercomputing Applications.


Thursday, March 21, 2024 2:00PM - 3:30PM


SPaRC Annual Retreat

The SPaRC Annual Retreat provides an opportunity for campus research administrators to come together to network and learn about relevant research administration topics, as well as celebrate their role in the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign research mission. The day includes guest speakers, plenary sessions on new initiatives and policy updates, and afternoon breakout sessions on a variety of sponsored project topics.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Registration for the SPaRC Retreat will open in August 2024.  If you have questions please contact Kamil Tamimie (

SPaRC Retreat Agenda

Breakout Session and Department Roundtable Descriptions

Breakout Session Materials

Friday, October 18, 2024 9AM - 4:00PM Illinois Conference Center

Contact Us

For questions or more information, please contact Kamil Tamimie, Assistant Director, Training, Outreach, and Data Management.