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 June. 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 May. The roundup also includes application deadlines for accelerators, competitions and other programs.

Queen City Fintech Class 10 Raleigh Demo Day

May 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @Loading Dock Raleigh

Queen City Fintech is coming to Raleigh this week for a mini Demo Day, in which the audience can hear pitches from the accelerator’s latest class of fintech startups.

TechGirlz Workshop: 3D Computer Graphics & Animation w/ Clara.io

May 28, 5:30-8:30 p.m. @Wade Edwards Foundation (WELL)

In this workshop, students can get an introduction to 3D computer graphics and modeling using software programs like Clara.io.

Open Raleigh Brigade Community Night

May 28, 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

May 28, 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 Women’s Leadership Conference

May 29, 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. @Raleigh Convention Center

Raleigh Chamber’s half-day conference features keynotes, breakout sessions and panel discussions with local executives. This is an opportunity for attendees to connect and network with other women professionals. More details here.

SBTDC Marketplace

May 29, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. @Sheraton Imperial, RTP

Small business owners are invited to market their products and services to more than 50 government agencies and prime contractors at this event, hosted by the Small Business and Technology Development Center.

Career Options for STEM Ph.D.s

May 29, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. @North Carolina Biotechnology Center

At this networking event, postdocs and graduate students can gather to make connections with local scientists, business owners, entrepreneurs, consultants, CEOs, investors, HR managers, tech transfer specialists and patent specialists.

Top 3 Fleets Best Practices Webinar

May 29, 2-3:30 p.m.

Fleet technology professionals are invited to join this webinar to learn best-practices used by the top three fleets in the latest edition of 100 Best Fleets.

Tech Talent South Startup Crawl

May 29, 6-9 p.m., downtown Raleigh

Join Tech Talent South Raleigh’s bi-annual Startup Crawl, an opportunity to tour the city’s tech industry up close.

Lean Canvas Business Model Workshop w/ Richard Moore

May 29, 6:30-8 p.m. @Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center

The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center (IEC) at Shaw University is hosting a workshop to teach entrepreneurs how they can use the Lean Canvas Business Model methodology to craft an effective business plan. Refreshments will be served.

Demystifying 5G

May 30, 7:30-11:30 a.m. @Embassy Suites, Cary

NC TECH is hosting an educational session covering the 5G rollout and what it means for the tech sector. More coverage here.

Keep Calm & CRISPR On

May 30, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. @Maggiano’s Little Italy

The Research Triangle Park chapter of Licensing Executives Society is hosting a presentation on CRISPR technology and its related implications with intellectual property, ethics and potential negative ramifications.

Lunch & Learn: Crafting Top-Shelf Bourbon on a Budget w/ IoT

May 30, 12-1 p.m. @HQ Raleigh

At this lunch and learn, Smashing Boxes Senior Engineer and Pinetop Distillery Cofounder Grady Knight will present a talk on manufacturing strategy and technical architecture for IoT devices.

Fostering Collaboration Between Startups & Corporations in the Triangle

May 30, 2-7 p.m. @Archie K Davis Conference Center

Startup Summit and Innovate Raleigh are teaming up to host a half-day conference aimed to spark partnerships and collaboration between local startups and corporations. The event features two keynotes, two panels and a happy hour.

Triangle Tech Net

May 31, 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.

Presentation: CARB-X 2019 Funding Rounds

May 31, 10-11:45 a.m. @NC Biotech Center

CARB-X, an initiative to support early development antibacterial R&D, recently announced its latest upcoming funding rounds. NC Biotech Center and RTI International are hosting an info session about these opportunities with Karen Gallant, global R&D project director at CARB-X.

SBIR/STTR Grant Application Workshop

May 31, 12:30-4:30 p.m. @Pearson Hall, Duke University School of Nursing

Attend this two-part 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. Part two of the seminar will be held June 7.

Application Deadline: NC TECH Betsy Y. Justus Founders Scholarship

May 31

Established in memory of the founding CEO of the NC TECH Association, the Betsy Y. Justus Founders Scholarship supports young women who are pursuing an academic and career path in technology and engineering. The scholarship is offered on an annual basis. Two selected students will receive $4,000 and a Lenovo computer.