WRAL TechWire keeps tabs on the latest and greatest meetups, panels, workshops, conferences, application deadlines 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 August. Meetups that occur on a regular basis are listed here. If you’d like your event to be included, feel free to send me an email.

Check out a full range of events on TechWire’s interactive calendar for more, along with our comprehensive resource guide for startups in the Triangle.

Here’s our lineup of Triangle events through the end of July:

Application Deadline: NC IDEA LABS

July 22

NC IDEA LABS is a four-week program that helps early-stage entrepreneurs with customer discovery, market validation, decision-making and growth planning. Subsequent mentorship and resources are offered to participants who achieve significant progress in the program. Applications are due at 5 p.m. EST.

Application Deadline: Innovate Durham

July 22

The City of Durham and Durham County return with their 12-week innovation program, Innovate Durham. It offers participants access to staff, data and space needed to build solutions to help make Durham more efficient.

Coffee w/ NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson

July 23, 7:30-9 a.m. @Raleigh Chamber

Raleigh Chamber is hosting a morning coffee event with NC State University Chancellor Randy Woodson. Registration is available for member companies with 50 employees or fewer.

Webinar: Raising Capital Using Investment Crowdfunding

July 23, 2 p.m.

Join INVESTinNC for an informative webinar to learn more about North Carolina’s investment crowdfunding options and how your business can benefit from them.

#TriCyTuesdays Triangle Cybersecurity

July 23, 5:30-7 p.m. @WeWork Raleigh

Join the Triangle Cybersecurity Meetup, hosted by g2 Solutions and StrongKey, to network with other cybersecurity professionals in downtown Raleigh. Small bites and drinks provided.

Automotive Intelligence Summit

July 23-25 @Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley

This annual conference convenes leaders of the automotive and transportation industries for three days of insights and knowledge to keep them ahead of the technological curve. (More coverage here.)

Optimizing Leads w/ Eric Boggs, Rev Boss/The Revenue Exchange

July 24, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. @NC IDEA LABS

In this workshop, RevBoss CEO Eric Boggs will share tips early-stage entrepreneurs should implement when looking for their first customers. This session is part of NC IDEA’s Summer Series programming. See more events in the series here.

Raleigh Chamber We Connect

July 24, 5:30-7 p.m. @MOFU Shoppe

Join Raleigh Chamber and Raleigh LGBT Chamber of Commerce for a social event celebrating the LGBTQ business community and its allies. Drinks and appetizers will be served.

Webinar: Raising Capital Using Investment Crowdfunding

July 24, 7 p.m.

Join INVESTinNC for an informative webinar to learn more about North Carolina’s investment crowdfunding options and how your business can benefit from them.

Raleigh Chamber Young Professionals Network 

July 25, 7:30-9:30 a.m. @PNC Arena

Raleigh Chamber’s next YP Network program features a discussion on diversity and cross-generational collaboration. The panelists include Emily Browder of Merz North America,  Tim Humphrey of IBM, Amanda Owens of Credit Suisse and Sepi Saidi of SEPI, Inc.

ML4ARC: Speakers & Panels on Machine Learning and NLP for Archives

July 25, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. @UNC Wilson Library

UNC’s RATOM Project is hosting an event focusing on the applications of machine learning, deep learning and natural language processing for use in analyzing digital primary source materials.

Increasing Opportunities for Rural Workforce Development

July 25, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. @NC Rural Center

The NC Rural Center and NC Association for Workforce Development are hosting an event focused on trends and innovative solutions surrounding rural workforce development.

Lunch & Learn: Oh IoT Device, Where Art Thou?

July 25, 12-1 p.m. @HQ Raleigh

Mark Nichols, owner of Spanalytics and chair of the Bluetooth Security Experts Group, will lead a session on IoT device security and Wireless Intrusion Detection Systems.

Automation & Technology: Disrupting Traditional Finance Teams

July 25, 4-6 p.m. @Trophy Brewing Tap and Table

CFOs, controllers, accountants and finance executives are invited to attend this seminar to learn how they can leverage automation and cloud-based technology to streamline their work.

Panel: How to Grab an Investor’s Attention

July 25, 5-8 p.m. @WeWork Durham

Join this free event to hear a discussion on how to attract investments. The panelists include Tim McLoughlin of Cofounders Capital, Jackie Bennett of SJF Ventures, InHerSight Founder Ursula Mead and Innovate Raleigh Executive Director Bridget Harrington (moderator).

Cybersecurity Basics: How to Manage Cyber Risks

July 25, 5-8 p.m. @Kramden Institute

In the next TechGirlz workshop, students will learn about the importance of cybersecurity and the tools they can use to help protect systems and networks.

Triangle Tech Net

July 26, 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.

Healthcare Forum 2019

July 26, 8-10 a.m. @Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley

At Raleigh Chamber’s next Healthcare Forum, NC Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen will discuss the intersection between health and community.

Solar Business Basics Training

July 26 @NC Clean Energy Technology Center

In this one-day course, participants will learn about solar market success, energy policy and incentives, and the national Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy, which is operated by the NC Clean Energy Technology Center at NC State.

NCBiotech Jobs Network: Structured Networking

July 29, 12:30-2:30 p.m. @NCBiotech

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

Application Deadline: Big Launch Challenge

July 29

This year’s Big Launch Challenge will be held at the Angel Capital Association’s Southeast Regional Meeting in September. Select startups will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to investors and potentially land funding from the Launch Place’s pre-seed and seed funds.

Midtown Techies: Meet Your Neighbors in Tech

July 30, 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.

Cary Chamber Eye Opener Breakfast

July 31, 8-9 a.m. @Prestonwood Country Club

The Cary Chamber of Commerce is hosting Sean Stegall, Cary’s town manager, for a discussion about the 2019 bond referendum to address fire, transportation and parks projects.

Sales Management w/ Charlie Winn, liine

July 31, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. @NC IDEA LABS

In this workshop, Charlie Winn of liine will show entrepreneurs how to develop a productive, practical direct selling strategy. This session is part of NC IDEA’s Summer Series programming. See more events in the series here.

NC TECH Government Vendor Network

July 31, 2:30-4:30 p.m. @Wells Fargo Capitol Center

NC TECH’s Government Vendor Network is a forum for member companies who are interested in doing business with state government.