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 April 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 May. 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.

Note: The following list is our lineup of Triangle events through the end of April—most have been switched to a virtual format due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements.

Triangle Global Health Consortium Mentor Monday

April 20, 4 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 Andrew Herrera, executive director of Curamericas.

NC TECH Government Vendor Network

April 21, 3-4:30 p.m. (online)

NC TECH’s Government Vendor Network is a forum for member companies who are interested in doing business with state government.

Entrepreneurs Lab with Amy Cosper & Sophia Woo

April 21, 3:30-6:20 p.m. (online)

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School’s Entrepreneurs Lab series features lectures revealing the secrets behind successful entrepreneurs. Amy Cosper and Sophia Woo will speak this week.

Code for Chapel Hill

April 21, 6-8 p.m. @Town of Chapel Hill

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.

Raleigh Chamber Black Business Momentum

April 21, 6-8 p.m. (online)

In this webinar, Richard Moore of the Carolina Small Business Development Fund will share how to build an effective business model through the Lean Canvas Business Model methodology.

Displaced Worker Transition Orientation

April 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (online)

Wake Technical Community College’s Non-Credit Computer Education Department is providing IT training to help fill vacant positions at local companies.

Cary Chamber Eye Opener Breakfast

April 22, 8-9 a.m. (online)

Cary Chamber is hosting an online event with local Dr. Michael Walden sharing an update on the status of the economy during the coronavirus pandemic.

Raleigh Chamber: Coffee with David Meeker

April 22, 9-10 a.m. (online)

At this virtual event, Trophy Brewing and Carpenter Development Founder David Meeker will share how he’s adapting his business during the pandemic.

1 Million Cups RTP

April 22, 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.

Federal Proposal Writing Webinar

April 22, 9-11 a.m. (online)

Join this free workshop, hosted by the North Carolina Procurement Technical Center (PTAC), to learn how to prepare a federal proposal for your business.

Bunker Brews Virtual: Online Marketing Without a Budget

April 22, 10-11 a.m. (online)

In this webinar, The Hive & Co. Co-Founder Miranda Perales will discuss how to market your business on a budget.

Raising Capital in Uncertain Times: Q&A w/ Local Angel Investors

April 22, 12-12:45 p.m. (online)

The NC Small Business and Technology Development Center is hosting a Q&A with local entrepreneurs and investors sharing ways that startups can still raise capital during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bunker Labs Virtual Town Hall: Brian Hamilton

April 22, 12-12:45 p.m. (online)

In this virtual event, serial entrepreneur Brian Hamilton will share how entrepreneurs and small business owners can get through the next 90 days.

Lunch & Learn: Avoid Choosing the Wrong Connectivity for Your IIoT Application

April 22, 1-2 p.m. (online)

In this virtual lunch and learn, John Breitenbach of Real Time Innovations will discuss the latest guiding standards from the Industrial Internet Consortium and how to choose the best connectivity standard for your design.

Meet the Spring 2020 Startups of the NC Cleantech Corridor

April 22, 4-5:30 p.m. (online)

The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster and Joules Accelerator have selected the latest cohort of the Cleantech Catalyst program. Join this webinar to meet the eight cleantech startups in the 2020 class.

Application Deadline: NCBiotech Flash Grant (Cycle 3)

April 22

For the third cycle of its Flash Grant program, the North Carolina Biotech Center is searching for innovative projects aiming to address the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, precision health, and digital and data-driven life science technologies.

Coronavirus Pandemic: A Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity Centered Response

April 23, 10:30-11:30 a.m. (online)

Raleigh Chamber is hosting a conversation on how businesses can reaffirm their company values, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Navigating the Great Pause: Operating Effectively in the New Normal

April 23, 12-1 p.m. (online)

Part of the UNC Entrepreneurship Center’s weekly Navigating the Great Pause series, this online session will feature experts discussing how entrepreneurs can make operational adjustments during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Triangle COVID-19 Response Through a Global Health Lens

April 23, 1-2 p.m. (online)

This free session features public health experts discussing best-practices, resources and tools for working virtually and adapting to new public health needs around the world.

NSF SBIR/STTR Program Overview

April 23, 1-2:30 p.m. (online)

Join this webinar to learn how you can benefit from the SBIR/STTR program to help small businesses commercialize their products and services.

Bunker Labs x Patriot Boot Camp: Lunch & Learn w/ Randy H. Nelson

April 23, 1:30-2:30 p.m. (online)

Bunker Labs Raleigh-Durham is hosting an online discussion, led by local entrepreneur Randy H. Nelson, about helping businesses survive a downturn.

Here To Help: Local Business Virtual Conference Series

April 23, 2-3 p.m. (online)

Capitol Broadcasting Company and WRAL are Here to Help our local businesses. Tune in to get advice from industry experts and hear ideas from other local business owners. More coverage here.

Triangle Tech Net

April 24, 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.

Duke I&E Conversations

April 24, 12-1 p.m. (online)

Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship is hosting a virtual series of conversations with senior leaders at tech companies discussing their workplace culture. This session features a talk with Snap Senior Counsel of Litigation and Compliance Nicole Diaz.

GDG Cloud RTP Meetup

April 26, 10-11 a.m. (online)

This weekly meetup brings together developers, IT professionals and tech enthusiasts who are interested in the Google Cloud Platform.

Code for Durham: Civic Hacking Session

April 28, 5:30-8:30 p.m. @Caktus Group

Code for Durham brings together technologists, designers, developers, data scientists, map makers and activists to collaborate on civic technology projects. Meetings are held every two weeks on Tuesdays. Pizza will be provided.

Downtown Techies Happy Hours @Midtown

April 28, 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.

Red Hat Summit 2020

April 28-29 (online)

Red Hat’s free virtual summit will feature keynotes, breakout sessions and programming covering the latest in open hybrid cloud, automation, cloud-native development and more topics.

Low Code Technology Webinar

April 29, 8:30-10 a.m. (online)

In this webinar hosted by NC TECH, Humana Digital Channels Director Bruce Buttles will show how Humana is using low code technology to boost its business. ($50 will be donated to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC for each person who RSVPs.)

1 Million Cups RTP

April 29, 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.

FREEDM Tech Webinar: Power System Dynamics

April 29, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (online)

In this technical webinar from FREEDM Systems Center, experts will cover reinforcement learning control in power system design.

Raleigh Chamber Young Professionals Network

April 30, 8:30-9:30 a.m. (online)

Raleigh Chamber’s Young Professionals Network is hosting a virtual panel with experts discussing how AI, blockchain, 5G and other emerging technologies are shaping the future of work.

Navigating the Great Pause: Operating Effectively in the New Normal

April 30, 12-1 p.m. (online)

Part of the UNC Entrepreneurship Center’s weekly Navigating the Great Pause series, this online session will feature experts discussing how entrepreneurs can make sales and marketing adjustments during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here To Help: Local Business Virtual Conference Series

April 30, 2-3 p.m. (online)

Capitol Broadcasting Company and WRAL are Here to Help our local businesses. Tune in to get advice from industry experts and hear ideas from other local business owners. More coverage here.

Raleigh Chamber Hispanic Business Momentum

April 30, 6-8 p.m. (online)

In this free webinar, participants will learn how to take advantage of small business loan opportunities—including how to prepare an application, what forms/documents to submit, and more tips on securing small business funding.