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 this month in cities outside of the Triangle, check out part two of the “Headliners” column.
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Here’s our lineup of Triangle events through the end of the year:
December 16, 12-1 p.m.
This monthly webinar series hosts a global health professional who will share insights and advice for advancing your career. This month’s session features Dr. Paul Domanico, senior director of global health sciences at the Clinton Health Access Initiative.
RIoT is bringing its 12-week RIoT Accelerator Program (RAP) to Wilson starting in February 2020. Applications for the first RAP Wilson cohort will close on December 16 at 5 p.m. EST. More TechWire coverage here.
The 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. People who are interested in getting involved as a mentor or mentee in the Spring 2020 cohort must apply by December 16 at 5 p.m. EST.
December 17, 6-8 p.m. @General Assembly Raleigh
General Assembly is hosting a free workshop covering coding bootcamp options, featuring insights from employers and students sharing their experience.
December 17, 6-8 p.m. @North Carolina Executive Mansion
The Defense Alliance of North Carolina invites members of the defense industry to join for an evening of networking and a silent auction with over 20 donated items up for bid. Hors d’oeuvres, desserts, coffee, tea, beer and wine will be provided.
December 18, 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.
December 18, 5-7 p.m. @Bluedoor Studio405
DHIT’s free networking event takes place at Bluedoor Studio405 this month. Join to celebrate the holidays and connect with fellow entrepreneurs, investors and community leaders over craft beers. This month’s featured speaker is Lee Phillips, co-founder and chief strategist at Bluedoor Group.
December 19, 12-1 p.m. @HQ Raleigh
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.
December 19, 12-1:15 p.m. @Prestonwood Country Club
Join Cary Chamber to hear a talk on diet and lifestyle habits from Gayla Privott, fitness and nutrition coach and owner of Fit Inspired Living.
December 19, 5:30-8 p.m. @HQ Raleigh
Join HQ Raleigh for its annual holiday party featuring ugly sweaters, prizes, drinks and community.
December 20, 7-10 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.
Each year, E4 Carolinas welcomes up to 30 energy professionals to participate in its Leadership Development Programs, which include Emerging Leaders (experiential learning across the Carolinas’ energy industry), Nuclear Energy Leaders (a deep dive into the nuclear industry) and Carolina Executive Energy Leaders (for seasoned executives with an organization focus).
In this work-based learning program, NC-based community college and university students will work with mentors from the Governor’s Entrepreneurship Council and NCDIT to develop an innovative concept, get customer feedback and create a product to improve services for citizens across the state. The program runs in the spring 2020 semester (February to April). More TechWire coverage here.