Plenty of technology and life science events and deadlines are on tap for June, and we suggest you pencil them into your calendar soon.

If you’re interested in events coming up in the immediate future, check out our roundup of May events in the Triangle and in other metros across North Carolina.

These columns accompany our interactive calendar, along with a list of Triangle meetups.

Keeping up with WRAL TechWire’s continued initiative to track events happening across North Carolina, here’s look at what’s to come in June:

Application Deadline: Appalachian Leadership Institute Fellowship

June 1

This nine-month leadership program involves extensive training, skills-learning, seminars, field visits and more programming for people who live and/or work in Appalachia.

Application Deadline: Center for Creative Economy Velocity Accelerator

June 2

Velocity, a new nine-week accelerator from the Center for Creative Economy in Winston-Salem, delivers one-on-one online and in-person programming with mentors. The accelerator culminates on a five-day session on site, followed by a pitch competition and demo night.

Lunch & Learn: Veteran Entrepreneurship & Access to Capital

June 4, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. @tekMountain

Coastal Women’s Ventures is hosting a lunch and learn on veteran-run startups and access to capital, featuring Robert Rehder, director of Carolina Small Business Development Fund’s Veteran Entrepreneurship Program.

On the Menu: Startup Recruiting on a Budget

June 4, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Frontier

In this workshop, Yates Baker of KellyOCG will present cost-saving strategies for recruiting talent in a startup team. Lunch will be served.

Gig East Meetup Partner Series: RIoT

June 4, 5:30-7 p.m. @217 Brew Works

Join Gig East at its next quarterly meetup event, featuring RIoT Executive Director Tom Snyder.

Open Raleigh Brigade Demo Night

June 4, 6-8 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. In this Demo Night, members will be showcasing the projects they’ve been working on since March.

1 Million Cups CLT

June 5, 8:30-10 a.m.

Held every month, 1 Million Cups Charlotte features a presentation from a local startup followed by a Q&A from the community. Free coffee is included.

Leadership NC: Innovation Quarter Tour & Presentation

June 5, 11 a.m. – 2  p.m. @Innovation Quarter

Leadership North Carolina is hosting a lunch and tour of Innovation Quarter in Winston-Salem. Come to network and learn more about Innovation Quarter’s programs.

Bunker Brews Wilmington: Ecosystem Panel

June 5, 5-7 p.m. @The Penthouse

Bunker Labs Wilmington is hosting top local companies for a discussion on the state of entrepreneurship in Wilmington.

Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability Conference

June 5-7 @Kenan Center, Kenan-Flagler Business School

UNC’s Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise are hosting their 11th annual conference focused on the interface between business and sustainability. Attend to hear the latest research and academic perspectives in the field.

KEY5 Conference 2019

June 6, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. @Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh /Crabtree Valley

The third annual KEY5 Conference features a range of speakers discussing sales, leadership, communications, marketing, career development and more. Details and agenda here.

Export University 101: Asheville

June 6, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. @AB Tech

This one-day ​workshop ​teaches ​export ​sales ​techniques, ​how ​to ​find ​overseas ​buyers, ​methods ​of ​international ​payment and more related topics.

12th Annual Ballantyne Business Bash

June 6, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. @Ballantyne Brixham Tent

The Ballantyne chapter of Charlotte Regional Business Alliance is kicking off the summer with an outdoor social event with fare from local restaurants.

Lunch & Learn: How to Use Deep Learning w/ Your IoT Digital Twin

June 6, 12-1 p.m. @HQ Raleigh

Learn how analytics can bring sensor data together to create a real-time digital representation of a remote device or system.

Larger Than Life Science: Heating Up

June 6, 4-7 p.m. @The Chesterfield

Meet fellow entrepreneurs, get tips on growing your company and network with fellow members of the life science community at the free Larger Than Life Science events series, presented by LaunchBio. This month’s theme is “Heating Up,” featuring two panels covering immuno-oncology and local incubators, a workshop on the science of beer and a talk from SciMed Solutions about software solutions for life sciences companies.

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

June 6, 5-8 p.m. @Bailey Power Plant

Held on a weekly basis, this Venture Café event series provides all sorts of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Every Thursday evening, the community gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, presentations, product demos, interviews, and more.

NC TECH CIO Reception (Triangle)

June 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @Alfred Williams & Company

Local CIOs and senior IT leaders are invited to gather for an evening of networking at Alfred Williams & Company in the Triangle.

Tech Ladies Raleigh-Durham: Level Up Your Career

June 6, 6-8 p.m. @Valassis Digital

Join Tech Ladies Raleigh-Durham for a panel about career development and moving up the corporate ladder.

Love Your Story Workshop w/ Kim Coles

June 6, 6-8:30 p.m. @Raleigh Chamber

Raleigh Chamber is hosting a workshop on storytelling, communication and customer engagement, led by Kim Coles, a performer who starred on the sitcom “Living Single.” Light refreshments will be served.

Resilience: Leading Through Uncertain Times

June 7, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Harris Conference Center

The Employers Association’s 2019 annual meeting focuses on resilience in leadership. Join to hear talks from local leaders and a keynote from Robin White, executive director and COO of Northeastern University’s Global Resilience Institute.

Get2Know NC TECH Webinar

June 7, 9-9:30 p.m.

This free monthly interactive webinar provides participants with an overview of NC TECH’s activities, resources and member offerings.

SBIR/STTR Grant Application Workshop

June 7, 12:30-4:30 p.m. @Pearson Hall, Duke University School of Nursing

Attend this seminar to learn about the application review process for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Attendees will learn how to prepare a competitive proposal, taking advice from panels with program reviewers and past winners.

Application Deadline: ‘ReCONNECT to Economic Opportunity’ Community Proposals

June 7, 5 p.m.

NC State’s Institute for Emerging Issues is putting out a call for communities to participate in the next forum in the ReCONNECT NC series: ReCONNECT to Economic Opportunity, which will be held October 15 in Charlotte. Selected communities will join the institute’s “ReCONNECT to Economic Opportunity” community cohort.

Corporate & Legal Tax Structures for Entrepreneurs & Startups

June 8, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Advent Coworking

Next up in BLKTECHCLT’s monthly Learning Labs series is a workshop about taxes for startups and small businesses.

Raleigh Chamber Business After Hours

June 10, 5:30-7 p.m. @WeWork Raleigh

Join Raleigh Chamber for an evening networking event to get an inside look at WeWork’s new location at the One Glenwood tower, opening this summer.

Asheville Chamber Annual Meeting

June 10, 5:30-8 p.m. @Omni Grove Park Inn

More than 600 Asheville Chamber members and business leaders are expected at this year’s annual conference. The event features business awards and honors, as well as a keynote from WD-40 Company President and CEO Garry Ridge.

AMR Action Summit

June 10-11 @Hamner Conference Center

Join for the first AMR (antimicrobial resistance) Action Summit on Research, Development and Commercialization, hosted by the NC Biotechnology Center, the British Government, RTI International, BioMerieux, BD, Agile Sciences, the British-American Business Council and CARB-X of Boston University.

Fintech Generations 2019

June 11-12 @AvidXchange Inc.

The annual Fintech Generations conference features speakers, panels and other sessions covering topics surrounding the growth of the Southeast’s fintech ecosystem.

Medical, Biomedical & Biodefense: Support to the Warfighter Symposium

June 11-12 @The Friday Center, UNC Chapel Hill

This event, co-presented by the NC Biotechnology Center and the NC Military Business Center, is designed to connect North Carolina tech companies to the federal agencies that purchase medical/biomedical/biodefense devices, equipment or services.

Raleigh Chamber Networking 101

June 11, 8-9 a.m. @Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

At this Raleigh Chamber event, Frankel Staffing Partners President Rod Frankel will share how to develop and grow a professional network.

Carolina Fintech Hub Insurtech Summit

June 11, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. @AvidXchange

In collaboration with Fintech Generations​, Carolina ​Fintech ​Hub is kicking off its first ​annual ​InsurTech ​Summit, ​bringing together ​carriers, ​brokers, ​reinsurers, ​insurtech ​companies, ​service ​providers and ​​buyers to discuss the latest insurance innovations.

UNC IE Bagel Breakfast Social

June 11, 9:30-10:30 a.m. @UNC Institute for the Environment

UNC’s Institute for the Environment hosts a monthly breakfast inviting a guest speaker to discuss their latest research and projects.

Lunch & Learn: 5 Hacks for Effective Time Management for Entrepreneurs

June 11, 12-1 p.m. @The Collider

In this workshop, Lisa Zahiya of Studio Zahiya will share effective planning techniques for managing business operations and projects.

Triangle Biotech Tuesday

June 11, 5:15-7:30 p.m. @Research Triangle Park

Triangle Biotech Tuesday, a monthly event series, connects scientific professionals throughout the Research Triangle area.

Legal Tips for Startups & Small Businesses

June 11, 6-8 p.m. @Tech Talent South @ Packard Place

In this workshop, Jason Idilbi of Passport will present the various legal considerations to take when launching a venture or growing a small business.

Tech Talent South Wilmington: Web Development Essentials Workshop

June 11, 6-9 p.m.

Tech Talent South Wilmington is hosting a free workshop on the basics of web development, covering HTML, CSS and Bootstrap.

Charlotte PitchBreakfast

June 12, 8-10 a.m. @The Garage at Packard Place

Every month, a handful of Queen City-based companies headline Charlotte PitchBreakfast, pitching their products and services for a total of five minutes, after which they will answer questions from the audience and a panel of entrepreneurs and experts.

Pints & Pitches Chapel Hill

June 12, 5:30-7 p.m. @Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery

Join Chapel Hill Economic Development for appetizers and networking with local entrepreneurs, startup teams, freelancers and professionals. Attendees can also pitch their business ideas.

Tech for Good: Jobs, Mobility & Smart+ Connected Tech for Greater Charlotte

June 13, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. @UNC Charlotte Center City

Hosted by UNC Charlotte’s Smart + Connected Communities Program, this event features a day of discussion around hyper-connectivity and smart technologies, from corporate leaders and startups from Charlotte-based Joules Accelerator.

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

June 13, 5-8 p.m. @Bailey Power Plant

Held on a weekly basis, this Venture Café event series provides all sorts of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Every Thursday evening, the community gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, presentations, product demos, interviews, and more.

Idea Tap Davidson

June 13, 5:30-8 p.m. @Flywheel Coworking – Davidson

Held by Flywheel at the HurtHub@Davidson once a month, the Idea Tap Davidson event series offers local entrepreneurs the opportunity to share their ideas through short pitch sessions and network with like-minded innovators in the community.

UNCW AI Meetup

June 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @UNCW Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Every month this meetup group joins to discuss a hot topic in the artificial intelligence space. Join to hear insights and meet others in the Wilmington AI community.

Flywheel Idea Tap @Venture Cafe

June 13, 6-7 p.m. @Venture Cafe Winston-Salem

Idea Tap is an opportunity for local startups to present their products/services to an audience and receive feedback on how to refine their pitches.

Application Deadline: Triangle Global Health Mentorship Program

June 14

Triangle Global Health Consortium’s mentorship program helps students and young professionals connect with health leaders to discuss career development, job market skills and other relevant topics. Applications for the upcoming cohorts are due by 5 p.m.

Application Deadline: Leadership Raleigh

June 14

In this nine-month program, participants meet with elected officials as well as business and nonprofit executives to further advance their leadership skills. More information here.

Triangle Tech Net

June 14, 7:30-10 a.m. @Family Legacy Financial Solutions

This free bimonthly event offers a space for local tech professionals to build connections and find potential job opportunities.

Application Deadline: Leadership Greensboro

June 15

Up to 45 individuals will be selected to participate in the upcoming cohort of Leadership Greensboro, a skills-development and mentorship program that engages the city’s emerging leaders.

Our Clean Energy Future: Advanced Generation Technologies

June 17, 8 a.m. –  4:30 p.m. @Piedmont Natural Gas Conference Center

Join E4 Carolinas for a conference about the opportunities and challenges presented by the advanced generation technologies market. Details and agenda here.

INTech Raleigh Summer Camp

June 17-21 @NC State

In this five-day program, students can learn how to build websites about social issues they’re passionate about. The bootcamp concludes with a showcase of students’ work, earning them a certificate of completion.

ImBlackInTech Monthly Mixer Series

June 18, 6-7:30 p.m. @American Underground

ImBlackInTech’s monthly mixer event convenes the local entrepreneurial community in support of the growth of founders and professionals of color in the Triangle’s tech startup ecosystem. More coverage here.

FWD: Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

June 19-22 @Charlotte Convention Center

Black Entrepreneurs Summit is rebranding its annual event to FWD. This three-day business event is tailored to both established business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Ag Tech Professional Forum: Summer Social

June 19, 4-7 p.m. @NC Biotech Center

This event convenes local ag tech entrepreneurs, professionals and leaders for an evening of networking and engagement outside of the traditional workspace environment.

Launch Greensboro ‘tbd’ Event

June 19, 5-7 p.m. @Co//ab

Launch Greensboro is launching a new networking and community-collaboration program in 2019 called tbd. Events are held every other month.

Digital Health Happy Hour

June 19, 5-7 p.m. @HQ Raleigh

DHIT’s free networking event comes to HQ Raleigh this month, featuring a discussion with policy-makers from the North Carolina General Assembly. Join to connect with fellow entrepreneurs, investors and community leaders over craft beers.

Packard Place Public House

June 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @Packard Place

On the third Wednesday of every month, the Queen City’s entrepreneurial community joins together for an evening of networking and connections over drinks.

Triangle TechBreakfast

June 20, 8-10 a.m. @RTP Headquarters

Developers, designers, startups and tech enthusiasts are invited to join this monthly meetup for free networking over breakfast, plus a series of showcase presentations.

5th Annual Western Women’s Business Center Conference

June 20, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. @AB Tech Conference Center

The Western Women’s Business Center’s fifth annual conference features live music and dancing, business workshops, expert speakers and lots of networking.

Lunch & Learn: Finding and Cultivating IT Talent in NC

June 20, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. @The Frontier, Fusion (1st floor)

NC TECH is hosting a panel of experts discussing education-to-employment pipelines to help meet the growing demand for IT talent in North Carolina.

RTP180: Robots

June 20, 5-7:30 p.m. @The Frontier

RTP180’s next event will feature five Triangle-based experts discussing the growing AI and robotics fields.

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

June 20, 5-8 p.m. @Bailey Power Plant

Held on a weekly basis, this Venture Café event series provides all sorts of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Every Thursday evening, the community gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, presentations, product demos, interviews, and more.

Triad BioNight 2019

June 20, 5-9 p.m. @Grandover Resort and Conference Center

NC Biotech Center’s Piedmont Triad office and the Advisory Committee for Biotechnology in the Piedmont Triad are co-hosting a multi-category awards program honoring top leaders in the industry. More coverage here.

Women in Clean Energy: Asheville

June 20, 5:30-7:30 @The Collider

NC Sustainable Energy Association‘s Women in Clean Energy events foster a network of support, camaraderie and opportunity for self-identifying women in North Carolina’s clean energy industry.

WE Pitch

June 20, 6:30-8 p.m. @Carolina Theatre

This shark tank-like event features five women entrepreneurs pitching their products/services for a prize of up to $10,000.

IoT Slam Live 2019

June 20-21 @Archie K Davis Conference Center, RTP

IoT business leaders and practitioners are invited to attend a two-day event focused on the adoption and application of IoT in commercial environments.

Raleigh Chamber C-Suite Perspectives

June 21, 7:30-9 a.m. @Umstead Hotel and Spa

Raleigh Chamber’s next C-Suite Perspectives event features a talk with Tom Greco, president and CEO of Advance Auto Parts.

Raleigh Night Market Pop-Up

June 21, 5-10 p.m. @Pine State Coffee

This indoor/outdoor market is a showcase of craft beer, wine, food trucks and coffee from local businesses. There will also be live music.

Power of Women Luncheon: Servant Leadership

June 24, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Crowne Plaza Executive Park

Join for a luncheon with Janet LaBar, CEO Charlotte Regional Business Alliance.

NCBiotech Jobs Network: Structured Networking

June 24, 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.

Business & the LGBTQA+ Dollar

June 24, 6-8 p.m. @HQ Greensboro

Piedmont Business Capital is hosting a panel focused on LBGTQA+ businesses in the community.

CED Accelerate Series

June 24-27 @The Frontier

New from the Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), this week-long event series features nine interactive sessions covering a variety of topics. The series provides tech and life science entrepreneurs with the industry knowledge and resources they need to help further expand their companies.

INTech Charlotte Summer Camp


In this five-day program, students can learn how to build websites about social issues they’re passionate about. The bootcamp concludes with a showcase of students’ work, earning them a certificate of completion.

2019 Data Science Innovation Lab

June 24-28 @Graylyn International Conference Center, Winston-Salem

The Data Science Innovation Lab is an immersive five-day workshop involving early-career biomedical and quantitative investigator teams leading multidisciplinary research programs through a real-time and iterative mentoring process.

Lunch & Learn: Best Practices for a Family Friendly Workplace

June 25, 12-1:30 p.m. @Union Square Campus

In this event, Action Greensboro will explore strategies to boost retention by building family-friendly workplaces, featuring a new initiative of the NC Early Childhood Foundation,  Family Forward NC.

Midtown Techies: Meet Your Neighbors in Tech

June 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.

Raleigh Chamber Summer Leadership Conference

June 25-26 @Pinehurst Resort

At this annual event, more than 200 Wake County business and elected leaders join to look at the latest trends, public policy issues and economic development progress in the Triangle market.

Skookum Volcano Tour

June 27, 12-1 p.m. @Skookum Charlotte

Join an open tour of the Skookum office to get an introduction to the tech and ideas powering the community. The Skookum team will be available for any questions or comments participants may have. Lunch will be provided.

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

June 27, 5-8 p.m. @Bailey Power Plant

Held on a weekly basis, this Venture Café event series provides all sorts of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Every Thursday evening, the community gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, presentations, product demos, interviews, and more.

Triangle Tech Net

June 28, 7:30-10 a.m. @Family Legacy Financial Solutions

This free bimonthly event offers a space for local tech professionals to build connections and find potential job opportunities.

Application Deadline: 2019 UNC Sustainability Awards

June 30

UNC’s Center for Sustainable Enterprise and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise are hosting their second annual UNC Sustainability Awards Gala on September 5, honoring businesses that demonstrate initiative, innovation and impact. Companies are invited to apply.