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Here’s a preview of May events in the Triangle..

10th Annual NC Renewable Ocean Energy Symposium

May 24-25 (online)

Hosted by the North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Program, this virtual two-day event will feature a student poster contest, small group breakout sessions, keynote presentations, and more.

Downtown Techies Happy Hours @Midtown

May 25, 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.

1 Million Cups RTP

May 26, 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.

Critical Issues Series: Local Economic Development

May 27, 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. (online)

This virtual event will discuss current projects and the future of economic development in Chapel Hill and Carrboro.