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 September. Meetups that occur regularly 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 August:

NCBiotech Jobs Network: Structured Networking

August 26, 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.

#TriCyTuesdays Triangle Cybersecurity

August 27, 5:30-7 p.m. @WeWork Durham.ID

This month, the Triangle Cybersecurity Meetup is bringing in Arshad Noor, CTO of StrongKey, from Silicon Valley for a discussion on data protection and cyber resilience in IT.

NC Open Pass Lightning Talks

August 27, 5:30-7 p.m. @HQ Raleigh – Cannon Room

NC Open Pass is bringing together a collective of speakers to share 5-minute “lightning talks” about their research and insight on civic tech and open data projects.

Project Shift Cohort VI Demo Night

August 27, 6-8 p.m. @The Rickhouse

Come check out software demos from the latest cohort of Project Shift’s immersive coding fellowship program.

Midtown Techies: Meet Your Neighbors in Tech

August 27, 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.

1 Million Cups RTP

August 28, 9-10 a.m. @American Underground (@Blackwell)

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.

Duke I&E Fest

August 28, 6-8 p.m. @The Bullpen

Duke is hosting an expo of more than 30 programs and clubs focused on innovation and entrepreneurship. Join to network and learn more about these I&E opportunities.

Application Deadline: NCBiotech Flash Grant

August 28

For its Flash Grant program, the North Carolina Biotech Center is on the lookout for innovative life science technology ideas with commercial potential. Applications for the latest cycle in the program are due at noon.

Think Outside the Bowl Business Growth Conference

August 28-29 @Durham Arts Council

This conference provides insight and information on the different ways B2B and B2C companies can increase loyalty, expand their marketing, improve their brand experience and boost their revenue.

North Carolina Digital Government Summit

August 28-29 @Hilton Raleigh North Hills

Government Technology is hosting a two-day event in Raleigh focused on cybersecurity topics relevant to both public and private sector leaders. The program includes keynotes, panels, networking and career-focused breakout sessions.

Raleigh Chamber Young Professionals Network

August 29, 7:30-9:30 a.m. @PNC Arena

During this month’s Raleigh Chamber YP Network meeting, business coach Meridith Walters will lead a session on professional development and leadership.

NC TECH New Member Breakfast: Triangle

August 29, 8:30-10 a.m. @NC TECH

NC TECH members are invited to attend a free morning networking event to connect with employees of member firms. Coffee, juice and breakfast food will be provided.

State of the City, County & Schools

August 29, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. @Raleigh Marriott City Center

Raleigh Chamber is hosting a panel with Wake County Board of Commissioners Chair Jessica Holmes, City of Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane and Wake County Board of Education Chair Dr. Jim Martin, who will participate in a moderated Q&A session with the local business community.

Lunch & Learn: Doing Cross-Measurement Math in InfluxDB v2.0

August 29, 12-1 p.m. @HQ Raleigh

At this RIoT lunch and learn, participants will learn how to do real-time complex calculations across measurements with InfluxDB 2.0 and the new Query Language Flux.

HQ Raleigh + NC State Entrepreneurship Garage Grand Opening

August 29, 4:30-7:30 p.m. @Partners I

NC State Entrepreneurship and HQ Raleigh invite students, faculty/staff, alumni and community members to join for the grand opening of HQ Centennial, a new space for startups to launch their products/services on campus.

TechGirlz: Computer Programming with C++

August 29, 5-8 p.m. @Kramden Institute

In this TechGirlz-hosted workshop, students will learn how to create their own apps using C++. This programming language is the foundation that can help them easily learn Java, Swift and JavaScript.

Data Science NC Conference

August 29-30 @Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

The theme of this year’s Data Science NC Conference is “Leveraging AI and Machine Learning in the Age of Information.” The event showcases advanced data science applications across several industries and disciplines.

RIoT Developer Day

August 30, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. @Wake Technical Community College – RTP Campus

This full-day event is tailored for coders, engineers, IT teams and other tech professionals. The program includes multiple interest-based tracks as well as free developer kits, cloud credits and prototyping tools. Lunch is provided.

Raleigh Chamber Professional Women’s Luncheon

August 30, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. @Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley

Join Raleigh Chamber for a panel on leadership, featuring Paula Brown Stafford of Novan, Inc., Sarah Quinlan of Carolantic Fund, Caroline Welch of ABC-11 Eyewitness News and Diane Becton of Wells Fargo (moderator).

Application Deadline: DHIT Startup Pitch Competition

August 30

DHIT is hosting its inaugural startup pitch competition at the 2019 DHIT Summit on November 13 in Durham. The organization welcomes early-stage healthcare startups to apply for the opportunity to pitch their products and services to a live audience. Applications are due at 5 p.m. EST.