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.

Following is a list of October events in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the greater Triangle area. Many events will be held in person, as some organizers are returning to live events.

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Duke-UNICEF 2021 Virtual Forum on Social Innovation

Oct. 25-29 (online)

Duke University and UNICEF are hosting a week-long event focused on addressing the latest issues in water, sanitation and health.

Raleigh Chamber Networking 101

Oct. 26, 8:30-10 a.m. @Raleigh Chamber

At Raleigh Chamber’s next Networking 101 event, Barfield Revenue Consulting President and CEO Will Barfield will share tips on developing business relationships at networking events.

NIH SBIR/STTR Funding Strategies Series

Oct. 26, 1-4:30 p.m. (online)

This two-part training series will cover methods and techniques for developing a strong SBIR/STTR Phase 1 proposal and creating a commercialization strategy.

Duke MEDx Distinguished Lecture

Oct. 26, 4 p.m. (online)

This event will feature a talk from Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna, a member of UC Berkeley’s departments of Molecular and Cell Biology and Chemistry, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, and more.

1 Million Cups RTP

Oct. 27, 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.

NC Graduate & Professional School Information Fair

Oct. 27, 12-6 p.m. (online)

This virtual career event will connect employers with students from Davidson College, NC State University, UNC Chapel Hill, UNC Wilmington and Wake Forest University.

AdvanSE Life Sciences Conference 2021 (Charleston, SC)

Oct. 27-29 @Wild Dunes Resort & Hotel

This annual conference features pitches and educational programming serving Southeast companies in the biopharma, medtech, diagnostic and digital health industries.

Executive Conversation with Tom Finegan of Clarkston Consulting

Oct. 28, 9-9:45 a.m. (online)

NC TECH is hosting a virtual discussion with Clarkston Consulting CEO Tom Finegan.

Fall ‘Hoppy’ Hour Powered by Raleigh-Durham Startup Week

Oct. 28, 4-6:30 p.m. @American Tobacco Campus

Triangle startups, entrepreneurs and community members are invited to attend this networking event on the lawn of the American Tobacco Campus.

Innovate Raleigh Summit

Oct. 29, 1-5:30 p.m. @Raleigh Convention Center

The Innovate Raleigh Summit will gather Triangle-area entrepreneurs, business leaders and citizens to explore the future of the community and innovative ways to overcome challenges.