WRAL TechWire keeps tabs on the latest and greatest meetups, summits and conferences, workshops and all things happening in the Triangle startup world. This is the third of our new weekly roundup of noteworthy upcoming events to add to your agenda.

This digest will focus on must-attend events happening in the next few weeks, including a how-to rundown of trademark registration, a clean energy conference, an evening of discussion about diversifying STEM fields, and more.

Monthly recurring events are now available in a separate post.

And here’s a list of more than 70 regular special-interest meetups.

An online interactive calendar will be part of WRAL TechWire’s new website, which is set to launch at the end of this month. At that time, the weekly wrap-up of headliners also will include live links.

If you’d like to suggest an event to be added to the weekly roundup, send me an email at shannoncuthrell@gmail.com.

Let’s start with the headliners:

  • NC DataPalooza 2017


November 13, 5:30-8 p.m. @HQ Raleigh Capital Club

$10 – $35                               

The fifth annual event of its kind, the NC Open Pass (http://ncopenpass.com/) DataPalooza will showcase data innovations from three teams. They’ll pitch their ventures to a panel of judges, and a $5,000 cash prize will be granted to the winner. Tickets, which range from $10-$35 give attendees light snacks and local beverages, as well as networking with open source experts, entrepreneurs and investors.

  • Sageworks Entrepreneurship Networking Lunch


November 14, 12-1:30 p.m. @Sageworks in Raleigh

Location: 5565 Centerview Drive Raleigh, NC 27606

This event is free.

Local financial analysis software developer Sageworks (https://www.sageworks.com/) invites community members to a free lunch at the company’s offices in Raleigh. Entrepreneurs will get the chance to network with fellow startups and introduce each other to new ones. The event is co-sponsored Inmates to Entrepreneurs (http://inmatestoentrepreneurs.org/), an outreach program co-founded by Sageworks. This is the second iteration of a semi-annual networking lunch.

  • The Generation Game: Future of the Workplace


November 14, 5:30-8 p.m. @The Research Triangle Park Headquarters

Hosted by the Triangle British-American Business Council (https://www.trianglebabcnc.org/), this event will allow companies to hear from a panel of experts about the challenges of recruiting and retaining a multi-generational talent base. The moderator is McGraw-Hill Education (https://www.mheducation.com/) Chief Culture and Talent Officer Diane Adams and panelists include Andrea Derler of Bersin by Deloitte (https://home.bersin.com/), Tammy Flanagan of Kimley-Horn (https://www.kimley-horn.com/), Deborah Snow of Qlik Technologies (https://www.qlik.com/us/) and Andrew Terrell, head of the new U.K. Government Office in Raleigh. Ticket prices are $20 for members, $20 for students, $25 for non-profits, government or academic organizations, and $35 for non-members.

  • Internet Summit


November 14-16 @Raleigh Convention Center

TechMedia is back with its popular annual marketing conference, Internet Summit. This year’s speakers hail from brands as prolific as Netflix, Mashable, Showtime, Mozilla and Adobe. The topics to be covered include content, mobile and video, SEO and search techniques, email, design and social strategy.

  • 2017 SEBIO Investor & Partnering Forum


November 14-16 @Pinehurst Resort

At the fifth annual Southeast BIO Investor and Partnering Forum, a group of companies—half of them from North Carolina (https://wraltechwire.com/half-of-sebio-presenting-firms-are-from-nc/17079018/)—will present their life science and medical technology to an audience of over 300 investors, corporate execs, university leaders and entrepreneurs. In total, more than 220 late-stage and 180 early-stage companies have participated in previous forums and landed more than $2.5 billion in funding.

  • 2017 Clean Energy Finance Conference


November 15, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. @Hope Valley Country Club in Durham

The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster is holding discussion about the policy, finance and market of deal-making in the renewable energy sector. As clean energy laws and regulations are being re-visited on both a federal and state level, so is the need for entrepreneurs and innovators to re-examine how these changes play a role in their businesses. Early bird tickets are priced at $95, student member tickets are $30 and student non-member tickets are $55.

  • LES Research Triangle Park: Addressing Partnership Conflict with a Mediator’s Mindset


November 15, 5:30-8:30 p.m. @The Archie Davis Conference Center

Join the Triangle chapters of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (http://www.strategic-alliances.org/) and the Licensing Executive Society (https://www.lesi.org/) for a talk featuring J. Anderson Little, chair of the NC Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section (https://www.ncbar.org/members/sections/dispute-resolution/). He will cover the best practices and approaches for conflict management and resolution. Tickets are $10 for Licensing Executive Society members and $40 for non-members.

  • Tech Ventures Idea Tap


November 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @Flywheel Coworking in Winston-Salem

Idea Tap is a presentation showcase hosted by Flywheel Coworking. It features pitches from a handful of investor-ready seed-stage startups. Attendees are offered free parking, food and beverages. The lineup includes a wide range of startups—workplace technology, an advice network, a mobile health management product, a fantasy sports platform, a B2B marketing and sales startup, and even a “Tinder for Food.”

  • Informing Innovation 2017


November 16, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. @North Carolina Biotechnology Center

Along with the Carolinas Chapter of the Special Library Association, the North Carolina Biotech Center is hosting an event that focuses on life science research and development, and the challenges associated with it. Attendees will be offered exclusive insights in this arena, as well as access to R&D resources and providers.

  • Trademarks: How Much and How Long?


November 16, 5-7 p.m. @HQ Greensboro

This Greensboro event runs through the process of registering for trademarks. The discussion will be led by Brooks Pierce intellectual property attorney David Sar. This events is free, and refreshments will follow the talk.

  • StartCharlotte LIVE! 2017


November 16, 6-9 p.m. @Heist Brewery

StartCharlotte is organizing an evening that celebrates and honors the Queen City startup scene. It features awards and a report presenting the community’s successes this year. Food, beer and music will be provided. Tickets range from $20 to $25.

  • Zero to Sixty: Building a Startup From the Ground Up


November 16, 7 p.m. @HQ Raleigh

Local coding education organization Tech Talent South (https://www.techtalentsouth.com/) is gathering local entrepreneurs together for a discussion on how to launch or work for an early-stage startup. The audience will be granted insights and advice from these entrepreneurs about how they rose to success in building their companies.

  • Women’s Entrepreneurship Day NC


November 17, 5:30-8 p.m. @HQ Raleigh Capital Club    

Part of a worldwide celebration and gathering of women business leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs everywhere, Women’s Entrepreneurship Day represents a movement of empowering and supporting women in launching startups, expanding the economy and growing their communities. Headbands of Hope (https://www.headbandsofhope.com/) is partnering with the event to help facilitate connections and shared knowledge and experience among women entrepreneurs.

  • Becoming an Investor Ready Entrepreneur


November 17, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. @North Carolina Biotechnology Center

This full-day event is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to gain insider understanding of equity funding. The program was crafted by entrepreneurs, angel investors and venture capitalists to give attendees insight into the best methods for obtaining equity funding.

  • Black Girls CODE Raleigh Durham Chapter Presents: Women of Color in STEM


November 18, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. @North Carolina Central University School Of Education Auditorium

The local chapter of the national Black Girls Code organization will join for an evening of discussion and community-connecting. It will bring together some of the Triangle’s leading figures in the movement to diversify STEM fields, who will join in a panel discussion. The event, which is free and open to the public, aims to speak to girls ages 7 to 17 along with their parents or guardians.

  • Southeast Fintech Venture Conference


November 20, 2017 @Barings in Charlotte, North Carolina

A full-day showcase of the top fintech companies growing around the Southeast will take place in Charlotte later this month. The inaugural conference will bring together venture capital and growth firms, as well as financial technology entrepreneurs and industry leaders in the Queen City. Southeast Fintech Venture Conference coincides with a free Demo Day event at the venue, spotlighting the startups in the latest Queen City Fintech (http://www.qcfintech.co/) cohort. See the lineup here: http://startcharlotte.com/qc-fintech-announces-full-pitch-lineup-for-se-fintech-venture-conference/.