WRAL TechWire keeps tabs on the latest and greatest meetups, summits and conferences, workshops and all things happening in the North Carolina startup world. “The Headliners” is a two-part weekly roundup of noteworthy upcoming events to add to your calendar.
Here’s a preview for the lineup of Triangle events happening over the final days of September, including some conferences and summits, a handful of lunch and learns, several educational workshops and plenty of networking. The roundup also features application deadlines for competitions, grants and accelerators.
To find out what’s happening in cities outside of the Triangle, check out part two of the “Headliners” column.
September 23-28 @American Underground
Back for its third annual program, Google for Entrepreneurs Exchange: Black Founders is a week-long immersion program for 10 chosen founders, culminating in a venture pitch event on September 28. (More coverage here.)
September 24, 8 a.m. – September 25, 5 p.m. @Washington Duke Inn
PMWC 2018 Duke will cover several topics surrounding technology and precision medicine, including clinic applications, adoption among healthcare providers and factors needed to satisfy payers and regulators.
September 24, 6-7:30 p.m. @American Underground
Held in conjunction with Black Wall Street Homecoming, Google for Entrepreneurs Exchange: Black Founders and Art of Cool, Big Top’s Startup Crawl event is back this month for an evening of networking around startups at American Underground.
September 25, 12-1 p.m. @ReCity in Durham
ReCity Roundtable is a monthly speaker series spotlighting community leaders who are tackling complex social issues through innovation and collaboration.
September 25, 6-8 p.m. @Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center
The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center (IEC) is hosting a workshop examining how people’s experiences have shaped their perceptions, and how they can unlearn the biases that may be negatively impacting them. The session will be led by The Equity Paradigm Founder and Principal Consultant Alexa Broderick.
September 25, 6-8:30 p.m. @SAS Executive Briefing Center
RIoT is partnering with SAS for an event covering AI and machine learning, featuring SAS Principal Solutions Architect Juthika Khargharia, Simtelligent CEO Phillip Similus and Vertica Product Management and Marketing VP Joy King.
September 25, 7-9 p.m. @Fox and Hound
Bring your ideas and opinions to the next Midtown Techies meetup. Events are held on the last Tuesday of every month.
September 26, 7:30-9 a.m. @HQ Raleigh
At this Raleigh Chamber-hosted event, businesses have the opportunity to meet directly with purchasing agents from large companies and government agencies including Concord Hospitality, Duke University Health System, Gregory Poole Equipment, the Town of Cary and Wake Technical Community College.
September 26, 9-10 a.m. @The Frontier
Research Triangle Park, in partnership with Kauffman Labs, hosts regular informal pitch events for the startup community at The Frontier. Join for free coffee and entrepreneurial community support as NiteLifeNav and EnerVision deliver their presentations.
September 26, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. @NC TECH, Raleigh
Join this workshop to learn about patent litigation and how to manage the risks involved.
September 26, 4-6:30 p.m. @NC Biotech Center
The next Ag Tech Professional Forum will feature a discussion on the opportunities and advancements being made in LED lighting technology for indoor crop production.
September 26, 5-9 p.m. @NC State Hunt Library
The 10th annual ProductCampRTP will feature a night of networking and a fireside chat with Dr. Michael Barbera, an award-winning consumer psychologist and business strategy consultant.
September 26, 5:30-8:30 p.m. @Lenovo Development Drive Campus, Building 8
CompTIA AITP RTP Chapter is hosting a program to provide insight on the effects of security breaches and remediation of the damage after they occur.
September 26, 6-8 p.m. @Momentum Learning (Durham Campus)
Learn the basic tools and frameworks used in virtual reality through an informative lesson and hands-on demos with staff from Lucid Dream.
North Carolina Chamber’s Emerging Leaders Program, a new professional development initiative, educates participants on business leadership, talent development and retention.
September 26-28 @Downtown Durham
This annual program brings the startup community together for a three-day experience celebrating diverse, multicultural entrepreneurs and investors in the area.
September 27 @Talley Student Union, NC State
Health industry leaders will convene for a day exploring the latest innovations in medical technology, mHealth and healthcare business.
September 27, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. @Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center
Local government, education institutions, nonprofits and private companies will join together for a day of discussion and insight surrounding the Triangle region’s economic growth and its readiness for future investment.
September 27, 12-1 p.m. @The Cannon Room
Learn how you can improve your market position to boost your bottom line at this RIoT lunch & learn, featuring industry veteran Sarah LaLiberte.
September 27, 3-4:45 p.m. @The Loading Dock
September 27, 5:30-7 p.m. @First Bank
Come meet local professionals at this month’s Raleigh Chamber Business After Hours, hosted at First Bank. This event is free for employees of Chamber member firms.
September 27, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Join Tech Talent South for a night touring Raleigh startups and building connections over drinks.
September 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. @Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center
Nonprofit founder and management expert Bettie Murchison will lead an informative workshop covering board recruitment, talent and retention for nonprofits.
September 27-28 @Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
This event offers interactive discussions and sessions featuring the latest insights on cybersecurity and privacy in the healthcare sector.
September 28-29 in Downtown Durham
The fifth annual Art of Cool Festival is a weekend of exploration into jazz, alternative soul, hip hop and innovative thought around music and culture. Events will be held at multiple venues in Durham. See the full lineup here.
If you’d like to present or lead a discussion at Jupyter Day in the Triangle on November 13, you can submit a proposal on any topic you think would be of interest to attendees.
September 29, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. @Lincoln Theatre
This year’s TEDxRaleigh lineup features eight speakers and three performers exploring topics surrounding corporate citizenship, acceptable addiction, music, finance and more.