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.

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

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.

Triangle Global Health Consortium Mentor Monday Webinar

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.

NC TECH IT Executive Roundtable

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.

NC TECH CISO + IT Security Executive Roundtable

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.

Leadership Raleigh 41 & 42 Information Session

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.

Ladies That UX Durham Video Lunch

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.

Code for Chapel Hill

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.

1 Million Cups RTP

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.

Webinar: Mitigating Security Risks for Remote Employees during COVID-19

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.

Webinar: Virtual Teams Best Practices

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.

NC IDEA LABS Info Session (Webinar)

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.

Larger Than Life Science: Thinking Ahead (Webinar)

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.

Startup Summit: How to Recruit & Get Recruited into a Startup

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.

Application Deadline: Andrews Launch Accelerator

March 26

This 14-week summer accelerator provides NC State entrepreneurs with funding, resources and guidance to build their startups.

Triangle Tech Net

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.

GDG Cloud RTP Meetup

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.

Application Deadline: RIoT Accelerator Program (Summer 2020)

March 30

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.

Application Deadline: CUBE Cohort 6.0 [EXTENDED]

March 23

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. 

Downtown Techies Happy Hours @Midtown

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.