WRAL TechWire keeps tabs on the latest and greatest meetups, panels, workshops, conferences, application deadlines and all things happening in the North Carolina startup/tech world. “The Headliners” is a multi-part weekly roundup of upcoming events to add to your calendar. Below is a list of March events in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the greater Triangle area. To find out what’s happening this month in cities outside of the Triangle, check out part two of the “Headliners” column. Another post highlights events in April. Meetups that occur regularly are listed here.
If you’d like your event to be included, feel free to send me an email.
Last week, we kept a running list of canceled or postponed events due to coronavirus concerns. Check it for last week’s updates. The following list is our lineup of Triangle events through the end of March—most have been switched to a virtual format in light of social distancing recommendations.
March 23, 4-5 p.m. (online)
This monthly webinar series hosts a global health professional who will share insights and advice for advancing your career. This month’s webinar features Kimberly Thigpen Tart of the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences.
March 24, 7:45-9 a.m. (online)
In this virtual session, IT leaders at NC TECH member companies will discuss relevant topics and best practices in their field. Brighthouse Financial CIO Jeff Hughes will facilitate the discussion.
March 24, 7:45-9 a.m. (online)
This online meeting convenes CISOs, VPs and director-level security leaders from NC TECH member companies. A roundtable discussion will be facilitated by Bill Dupre, director of security at Railinc Corp.
March 24, 8:30-9:30 a.m. (online)
Leadership Raleigh is a leadership development program run by the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. Applications for the next cohort are due on May 8. Join this information session to hear from Leadership Raleigh alumni about their experience.
March 24, 12-1 p.m. (online)
The Ladies That UX Durham meetup is hosting a virtual lunch where the community can network and discuss UX topics.
March 24, 6-8 p.m. (online)
Join the Code for Chapel Hill meetup to network with like-minded individuals and work on civic hacking projects. Meetings are held every two weeks on Tuesdays.
March 25, 9-10 a.m. (online)
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.
March 25, 1-1:30 p.m. (online)
In this webinar, StrongKey COO Jake Kise will outline the top preventative measures for protecting your business’s data as teams transition to remote work amid the coronavirus pandemic.
March 26, 1-2 p.m. (online)
RTI Innovation Advisors is hosting a webinar with tips and best practices on designing virtual workshops, hosting online collaboration sessions and using virtual tools to manage projects.
March 26, 2-3 p.m. (online)
NC IDEA LABS is a four-week customer discovery program that helps idea-stage entrepreneurs take their first steps toward building a successful startup. The next cohort will run from May 26 to June 19, and applications are due on April 15. Attend this webinar to learn more about the program and how to write a competitive application.
March 26, 4-5 p.m. (online)
This month, LaunchBio’s Larger Than Life Science event (usually held in Durham) is going virtual, allowing life science entrepreneurs from anywhere in the world to join and hear from experts discussing regenerative medicine and stem cell research. More TechWire coverage here.
March 26, 6-8 p.m. @HQ Raleigh
Join Startup Summit to hear from Barfield Revenue Consulting Founder and CEO Will Barfield on startup recruiting.
This 14-week summer accelerator provides NC State entrepreneurs with funding, resources and guidance to build their startups.
March 27, 7-10 a.m. @Family Legacy Financial Solutions
This free bi-monthly event offers a space for local tech professionals to build connections and find potential job opportunities.
March 29, 10-11 a.m. (online)
This weekly meetup brings together developers, IT professionals and tech enthusiasts who are interested in the Google Cloud Platform.
The 12-week RIoT Accelerator Program connects early-stage IoT startups with an industry consortium of more than 80 companies to learn, partner and bring your product to market. The summer 2020 cohort will run from May 26 to August 14 in Raleigh.
UNC’s CUBE program involves one year of specialized programming with one-on-one coaching, connecting with a network of social entrepreneurs and venture development resources. Note: Applications have been extended to March 30.
March 31, 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.