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.

Another post highlights events in October. Monthly meetups that occur on a regular basis are listed in full here.

This week’s digest also comes with two event previews—Black Wall Street and All Things Open.

Check out a full range of events on TechWire’s interactive calendar for more. If you would like an event to be added to the calendar and weekly roundup, feel free to send me an email.

2018 Google for Entrepreneurs Exchange: Black Founders
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.)

Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC) 2018: Duke
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.

Big Top Startup Crawl
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.

ReCity Roundtable
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.

Understanding Our Socialization w/ Alexa Broderick
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.

IoT with Embedded AI: Is it Outperforming Humans?
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.

Midtown Techies: Come Meet Your Neighbors in Tech
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.

Meet the Purchasers
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.

1 Million Cups RTP
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.

NC TECH Lunch + Learn: Understanding and Managing Your Patent Risk
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.

The Future of Agriculture: Crop-in-a-Box Indoor Ag
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.

ProductCampRTP 2018
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.

CompTIA AITP RTP Chapter: So You’ve Been Hacked—Now What?
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.

Free Class: Intro to VR with Lucid Dream
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.

2018 NC Chamber Emerging Leaders Program
September 26-27

North Carolina Chamber’s Emerging Leaders Program, a new professional development initiative, educates participants on business leadership, talent development and retention.

Black Wall Street: Homecoming 2018
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.

Application Deadline: Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition
September 26

Applications close on September 26 for the 2018 Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition, taking place on November 6 during Energy Week at Duke.

2018 Triangle Global Health Annual Conference
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.

Triangle J Council of Governments Regional Summit: Economic Growth Knows No Boundaries
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.

RIoT Lunch & Learn: If You Build it, Will They Come? Standing Out in a Crowded IoT Market
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.

Local Tech Day
September 27, 3-4:45 p.m. @The Loading Dock

DNA Group and ACES North America are presenting a trade show-style expo at Loading Dock and following happy hour at Lynwood Brewing Concern.

Raleigh Chamber Business After Hours
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.

Tech Talent South Raleigh Startup Crawl
September 27, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Join Tech Talent South for a night touring Raleigh startups and building connections over drinks.

Non-Profit Series: Get On Board w/ Bettie Murchison
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.

Raleigh Health IT Summit
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.

Art of Cool Festival 2018
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.

Application Deadline: Jupyter Day in the Triangle Proposals
September 28

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.

TEDxRaleigh 2018
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.