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 December. 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 November:

GEW at NC State: Meet the Founders

November 18, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. @Talley Student Union

NC State students, faculty/staff and alumni are invited to a casual lunch with local startup founders. (This event is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week at NC State.)

NCBIO Forum on Clinical Trials: Landscape & Pitfalls

November 18, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. @NCBiotech

The North Carolina Biosciences Organization (NCBIO) is hosting a discussion on clinical trials, including insight on patient recruitment issues, data analytics and the regulatory environment. (Note: This is a NCBIO members-only event.)

LaunchCARY Info Session

November 18, 12 p.m. @Vibe Cary

LaunchCARY offers 10 weeks of classes geared toward anyone who is interested in starting their own business or for existing business owners seeking help. Classes begin in January 2020. Join this info session to learn more about the program and how to apply.

Triangle Global Health Consortium Mentor Monday

November 18, 2-3 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 Dr. Julie Casani, medical director of Student Health Services at NC State.

Global Entrepreneurship Week at NC State Kickoff: Entrepreneur Showcase

November 18, 6-8 p.m. @Dorothy & Roy Park Alumni Center

NC State alumni, students, faculty/staff and community members are invited to kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week at NC State with a showcase of alumni ventures and on-campus programs.

Carolina Challenge Networking Night

November 18, 6-8 p.m. @BLUE Innovation Community

Join UNC’s Eship Center and District C Founder Anne Jones for a workshop designed to help participants form solid teams for their startup or career.

North Carolina Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Summit

November 18-19 @Hilton Raleigh North Hills

NC IDEA is hosting its first-ever North Carolina Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Summit with a goal to engage organizations, companies and leaders who support the state’s thriving entrepreneurial community. More TechWire coverage here.

Global Entrepreneurship Week at NC State

November 18-24 @NC State

NC State University’s Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) includes several events across campus celebrating innovators and job creators who launch impactful startups. See all events on the lineup here.

Workforce Ready 2019: Disability Works

November 19, 8:30-11:30 a.m. @NC State McKimmon Center

This event brings together business owners, recruiters, executives, operations managers, talent acquisition leaders and HR professionals to hear from other business leaders who have successfully integrated individuals with disabilities into their diversity and inclusion initiatives.

NU Tech Roundtable

November 19, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. @NC Biotech Center

The NU Tech roundtable connects university researchers and startups in the Triangle to major healthcare and life science companies and representatives. For its 10th annual event, Nagoya University (NU) will focus on the agriculture and biotechnology (agbiotech) market.

Women > A Force in Business: Raleigh

November 19, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. @Raleigh Convention Center

This annual event, one of NC Chamber’s largest programs, addresses the different ways to create and harness opportunities for women in North Carolina’s workforce and business community.

GEW at NC State: Speed Networking w/ Impact Entrepreneurs

November 19, 4:30-6 p.m. @Port City Java, NCSU Nelson Hall

At this event, students can meet one-on-one with Triangle-based impact entrepreneurs who are creating positive change in the local community and beyond. (This event is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week at NC State.)

Raleigh Chamber Black Business Momentum Series

November 19, 6-8 p.m. @Garner Town Hall

Raleigh Chamber’s next “Black Business Momentum Series” event features a workshop on customer service and client interaction. The seminar will be led by Sheila Johnson-Chaney, president of SJC Speaks!, LLC. A light dinner will be provided.

Fidelity Investments Speaker Series: Robotics, Survivor & the Meaning of Control

November 19, 6:30 p.m. @NC State Engineering Building 2

Fidelity Investments is hosting a talk on robotics led by Christian Hubicki, former contestant on CBS’ Survivor and assistant professor at Florida State University.

GEW at NC State: ‘Entrepreneur’ Film Screening

November 19, 6:30-8 p.m. @Witherspoon Student Center Campus Theater

Join NC State Global and NC State University Libraries for a screening of “Entrepreneur,” a Finnish documentary that tells the story of two different sets of entrepreneurs. (This event is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week at NC State.)

RAP III (RIoT Accelerator Program) Pitch Night

November 19, 6-8:30 p.m. @Hayti Heritage Center

Join RIoT as the latest cohort of the RIoT Accelerator Program (RAP) competes for the coveted RIoT Championship Belt.

1 Million Cups RTP

November 20, 9-10 a.m. @5 Labs

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 Next: Innovations for Public Good

November 20, 9-10:30 a.m. @Wilson Library

At this event, UNC Provost Bob Blouin and Vice Chancellor Judith Cone will discuss how Innovate Carolina’s network of partners can work to make sure their goals are met through UNC’s programs.

Global Perspectives on Technology Commercialization

November 20, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. @RTP Foundation

This half-day event covers international investing, partnering and licensing with foreign companies, resources to help companies expand abroad, and more.

Invest in Broadband

November 20, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. @McKimmon Center

The UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School‘s Invest to Sustain Initiative is hosting a conference on the digital divide, expanding broadband infrastructure, broadband deployment efforts and financing structures.

NAWBO Greater Raleigh Business Luncheon

November 20, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Sheraton Imperial Hotel RDU

The Raleigh chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is hosting a luncheon focused on overcoming barriers in leadership and business. The session will be led by Gloria Shealey, president and CEO of The Daniele Company.

Lunch & Learn: Data in Parsimony

November 20, 12-1 p.m. @Torus

Join RIoT to learn how Torus leverages shape analytics to mitigate energy and communication bandwidth constraints, fuse heterogeneous data sets, and make the most out of sensor signals and resource-constrained systems.

RTP AgBio + AgTech Meetup

November 20, 5-6:30 p.m. @Durty Bull Brewery

This month’s RTP AgBio + AgTech meetup features Hi Fidelity Genetics, a computational plant breeding company based in Durham.

GEW at NC State: Mentorship Mixer

November 20, 6-8 p.m. @The Pink Ceiling

Come out to the Pink Ceiling for hors d’oeuvres and casual networking with some of the area’s top innovators during Global Entrepreneurship Week at NC State.

Raleigh Chamber Young Professionals Network Conference

November 21, 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. @Raleigh Convention Center

At this half-day conference, Raleigh Chamber’s Young Professionals Network will meet to discuss professional development and leadership topics. This year’s keynote speaker is Candice Webb, director of StrongPoints at Meredith College.

Triangle TechBreakfast

November 21, 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.

DevOps & DataOps: Automation for Deployment & Integration

November 21, 12-1 p.m. @HQ Raleigh

Join this RIoT-hosted lunch and learn to hear from CaddieTech on how to create pipelines and orchestrate business processes to connect hundreds of services in cloud and on-premises using pre-built plugins.

Cary Chamber Business of Women

November 21, 12-1:15 p.m. @MacGregor Downs Country Club

Cary Chamber’s next “Business of Women” event features Janet McGillicuddy, who will share how sleep impacts your work life, personal life and overall health.

Q&A with Founders of theSkimm

November 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m. @Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center

UNC’s Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship is hosting theSkimm co-founders, Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin, for a Q&A on their journey to success.

RTP180: Physics

November 21, 5-7:30 p.m. @The Frontier

The next “RTP180” event features a panel of five local experts who will discuss how physics relates to their field.

Raleigh Chamber Business After Hours

November 21, 5:30-7 p.m. @Triangle Family Dentistry

Join Raleigh Chamber of Commerce at Triangle Family Dentistry for an evening networking event with 100 members of the business community. This event is free for employees of Chamber member firms.

GEW at NC State: Wolf Den Pitch Competition

November 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @Duke Energy Hall

At this Shark Tank-inspired event, students will get to pitch their business concept to a panel of judges and a live audience. A networking reception will follow. (This event is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.)

Global Health Happy Hour

November 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m. @Trophy Brewing

This free event brings together global health leaders, professionals and advocates for an evening of networking in the Triangle.

NC Tech Awards Gala

November 21, 5:30-9:30 p.m. @Raleigh Convention Center

NC TECH’s statewide awards gala celebrates organizations and individuals who are driving North Carolina’s innovation economy for their achievements. Read about the finalists here.

TechGirlz Workshop: Text Mining – How Companies Analyze Online Reviews

November 21, 6-8 p.m. @Optum

In this workshop, students will learn how word maps are used as a tool to analyze customer experience. Snacks will be provided.

NC Rural Assembly

November 21-22 @Hilton Raleigh North Hills

The North Carolina Rural Center is hosting an event with two days full of content, conversations and celebration centered around how creativity can empower local communities to create meaningful results that improve quality of life and economic sustainability.

Investing in Affordable Housing Symposium

November 22, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. @Kenan Center

This free symposium features keynote presentations and breakout sessions on investing in affordable housing.

NC State Entrepreneurship Brews & Reviews

November 22, 10-11 a.m. @NC State Partners I Building, Garage Classroom

NC State Entrepreneurship‘s “Brews & Reviews” program connects student entrepreneurs with industry partners, who can offer advice and answer questions about the startup growth process.

FHIR, Interoperability & the Future of Healthcare

November 22, 1-4 p.m. @UNC Health Sciences Library

This workshop, presented by UNC’s Carolina Health Informatics Program, provides a detailed introduction to the FHIR standard used to capture, integrate and exchange clinical data for research purposes.

GEW at NC State: Convos with Pros

November 22, 1-4 p.m. @Dorothy & Roy Park Alumni Center

NC State’s Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs is hosting a workshop on personal branding and the financials of starting, maintaining and scaling a business as a student (This event is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week at NC State.)

Reese News Lab Pitch Day

November 22, 3-5 p.m. @Freedom Forum Conference Center

This event is the culmination of the “MEJO 463: Creating Tomorrow’s News Products” course, offered by UNC’s Reese News Lab. Teams will present their new media projects and prototypes. This year’s products run the gamut from a savings app to a body positivity site.

Midtown Techies: Meet Your Neighbors in Tech

November 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.

Triangle Tech Net

November 29, 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.