WRAL TechWire keeps tabs on the latest and greatest meetups, panels, workshops, conferences and all things happening in the North Carolina startup world.

“The Headliners” is a multi-part weekly roundup of upcoming events to add to your calendar. 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 April. Meetups that occur on a regular basis are listed here.

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

Here’s our lineup of Triangle events through the end of March. The roundup also includes application deadlines for accelerators, competitions and other programs.

NCBiotech Jobs Network: Structured Networking

March 25, 12:30-2:30 p.m. @NC Biotech Center

This event, hosted by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, helps attendees practice and grow their networking skills and expand their professional networks.

Triangle Global Health Consortium Mentor Mondays

March 25, 4-4:45 p.m.

This monthly webinar series hosts a global health professional who will share insights and advice for advancing your career. This month’s webinar features Kathy Walmer, executive director of Family Health Ministries.

RTP AgBio + AgTech: Automated Crop Pest Monitoring AgTech

March 25, 4-5:30 p.m. @The Frontier

The next RTP AgBio + AgTech meetup will host Al Schoneman of Trapview for a talk on how farmers can benefit from using automated pest management systems.

Prototyping Insider Tips: Increasing the Financial Success of Your Product

March 25, 5-7 p.m. @Hangar6

At this Hangar6-hosted seminar, Andrew DiMeo of Trig Design will present a lesson on how to holistically incorporate design principles and prototyping into the product development process.

Coffee, Compliance & the Cloud

March 26, 8:30-11 a.m. @Avalara

Dean Dorton and Avalara are hosting an educational overview on how cloud financial management technology can help companies meet compliance for sales and use tax, revenue recognition and contract management.

Rural Day

March 26, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. @Raleigh Convention Center

Join the NC Rural Center for a day discussing the pressing issues facing rural communities and engaging with leaders about solutions. (More coverage here.)

Startup Networking + Pitching + Coffee

March 26, 12-1:30 p.m.

This weekly event brings together local founders and startup teams for introductions and networking. At the event, they can also watch or participate in an online pitch session, joining startups in the StartupBlink network around the world.

Startup Summit: Mastering Lead Generation to 10x Your Startup w/ Eric Boggs of RevBoss

March 26, 5:30-8 p.m. @WeWork Durham

This month’s Startup Summit covers the ins and outs of lead generation, featuring speaker Eric Boggs, founder and CEO of sales software startup RevBoss. Attendees will learn insights, strategies and practical advice to help get more leads and grow their businesses.

GigEast Meeting: The Exchange

March 26, 6-7 p.m. @217 Brew Works

Join GigEast to learn about GigEast Exchange, a new physical space coming to Wilson next spring. At this event, GigEast Exchange’s manager, Darren Smith, will present an update on the space’s progress, and attendees can share their ideas on the best ways the Exchange can support the community.

RIoT XXXIII: How IoT Is Disrupting Sports & Entertainment (Atlanta)

March 26, 6-8 p.m. @Atlanta Tech Village

RIoT comes to Atlanta this month for an event covering the latest trends disrupting the sports and entertainment industries, featuring the leading innovators paving the future in this space.

Open Raleigh Brigade Community Night

March 26, 6-8:30 p.m. @HQ Raleigh

The Open Raleigh Brigade is an ongoing meetup for technologists, designers, developers, data scientists, map makers and project managers to come together to collaborate on civic projects. This event is part of a series of meetings held until June.

Midtown Techies: Meet Your Neighbors in Tech

March 26, 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.

Coffee with Gregg Lowe of Cree

March 26, 7:30-9 a.m. @Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

Raleigh Chamber is hosting a talk with Cree President and CEO Gregg Lowe, who will discuss innovative strategies for small businesses to stay on the cutting edge.

Application Deadline: Andrews Launch Accelerator

March 26

In this 14-week summer program, NC State founders work on their concepts and build business models as lessons cover customer discovery, product development, fundraising and other key topics. The program culminates in a Demo Day where participants pitch to local investors. Equity-free seed capital will be allocated to graduates. Applications are due at 11:59 p.m.

Cary Chamber Eye Opener Breakfast

March 27, 8-9 a.m. @Prestonwood Country Club

Join Cary Chamber on Wednesday to hear a talk from North Carolina Football Club President and General Manager Curt Johnson on the club’s success and future plans.

Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) Certification Day

March 27, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. @Wake Tech Northern Campus

This half-day seminar will teach participants all about HUB certification and how to complete the process of meeting qualifications, using state databases, registering for the HUB program and applying these resources to the growth of your company.

1 Million Cups RTP

March 27, 9-10 a.m. @American Underground (@Blackwell/ATC)

1 Million Cups, presented by Kauffman, is a weekly informal pitch event for the startup community. Join for free coffee and entrepreneurial support as local startups deliver their presentations.

Carolina Challenge Lab: Taking Your Pitch to the Next Level w/ Tim Flood

March 27, 5-7 p.m. @BLUE

Tim Flood, an associate professor of management and corporate communication at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, will help workshop participants refine their five-minute pitch so they can better present to investors at programs like the upcoming 2019 Innovation Showcase.

Prospanica March Resume Madness

March 27, 5-8 p.m. @Cisco Systems at RTP

Prospanica is hosting a special event for local jobseekers, featuring a panel and breakout sessions with resume reviews, mock interviews and LinkedIn review.

CED Network Meetup & Open House

March 27, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @The Frontier

Council for Entrepreneurial Development members are invited to an evening of networking every quarter.

Women In Bio-RTP: Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

March 27, 6-8 p.m. @The Frontier

The RTP chapter of Women In Bio (WIB) is hosting Briana Marini, an HR consultant with eight years of experience, to lead a seminar on conflict resolution—covering how to address issues between peers, managers and customers.

CAPER 5th Annual Spring Meeting

March 27-29 @James B. Hunt Jr. Library

The Center for Advanced Power Engineering Research (CAPER) is holding the 5th annual spring meeting for power electronics experts to present the results of their research and gain insight on what’s in store for the future of power engineering.

Webinar: NSF SBIR/STTR Program

March 28, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

The Small Business Technology & Development Center is hosting a free 45-minute webinar session on the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding programs.

Lunch & Learn: System & Organization Control Reporting

March 28, 12-1 p.m. @HQ Raleigh

Join Dan Sembler of Cherry Bekaert as he discusses SOC-1 and SOC-2 reports and how to use them to evaluate vendors.

Frontier RTP Honey Beer Launch Party & Name Reveal

March 28, 4:30-6:30 p.m. @The Frontier

For this year’s installment of RTP Honey Beer, The Frontier is teaming up with Bee Downtown and bringing in Bombshell Beer Company to craft the brew. The Frontier is asking the community to help come up with a name for the beer. The final choice will be decided by popular vote and announced at the launch party.

Leadership Raleigh Alumni Social

March 28, 5-7 p.m. @18 Seaboard Restaurant

Graduates of Raleigh Chamber’s Leadership Raleigh program are invited to attend this networking event to catch up with classmates and alumni, and meet current program participants.

Alternative Investments Conference

March 28 @Carolina Inn

UNC Institute for Private Capital’s annual Alternative Investments Conference is a venue for investment managers, institutional investors and academics to network, share ideas and stay updated on the latest industry trends.

UNC Institute for Private Capital Spring Research Symposium

March 29

Following the Alternative Investments Conference, the UNC Institute for Private Capital will bring together academics and industry leaders to discuss the latest research on alternative asset classes including private equity, venture capital, credit, hedge funds and more.

Application Deadline: Clean Fuel Advanced Technology Project

March 29

Cleantech innovators are encouraged to apply for the latest round of funding allocations under the Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) project, funded by the Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) program of the Department of Transportation.

TechGirlz Workshop: Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

March 30, 12-3 p.m. @NC State College of Engineering

In this workshop, students will learn the basics of HTML and CSS and use them to build their own website. The event is part of a series of workshops taking place around the U.S. in celebration of Women’s History Month.