Triangle Headlines: Keep track of upcoming tech/business events this month

search triangle garden WRAL TechWire keeps tabs on the latest and greatest meetups, committees, workshops, conferences, application deadlines, and all things happening in the entrepreneurship, technology, and business communities in the Triangle and across North Carolina.

Here is a list of upcoming events across Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the Greater Triangle area through the end of April. Many events will be held in person, with some organizers returning to live events.

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North Carolina Plant Molecular Biology Consortium Symposium

April 11, 4-7 p.m.

The upcoming NC Plant Molecular Biology Consortium symposium will be featured by Bill Gray of the University of Minnesota.

Biotechnology Triangle Tuesday

April 12, 6-7:30 p.m.

Triangle Biotech Tuesday is a monthly meetup that connects science professionals across the larger RTP/Triangle region. Join in to connect with professionals from different industries. The group meets on the second Tuesday of every month.

1 Million RTP Cups

April 13, 9-10 a.m. (online)

1 Million Cups, presented by Kauffman, is an informal weekly event for the startup community. Join for free coffee and entrepreneurship support as local startups give their presentations.

On the list: Prevent fatigue and exhaustion

April 13, 12-1pm @The Frontier (and online)

This workshop will provide professionals and industry leaders with advice on how to take control of their workday and let them focus on priorities.

Quick setup of a POC web app to validate your ideas

April 13, 1-2 p.m. (online)

This lunch and virtual learning will cover a quick rollout of a front-end test API and application to start the iteration process.

VentureSouth Triangle Members Meeting

April 13, 12-2 p.m.

VentureSouth’s Triangle chapter will meet to hear the company’s offerings, review open rounds, report on due diligence and network with other investors and entrepreneurs.

CRO Professional Conversations: Bioinformatics and Data Governance

April 13, 5:30 – 7 p.m. (online)

NCBiotech’s upcoming CRO event will feature a discussion on data management functions and tips on how to get started with clinical research.

BPD Cell and Gene Therapy Symposium and Vendor Presentation

April 14, 9am-5pm NC Biotech Center

This full-day event will include networking, presentations and an exhibition of the latest equipment, tools and technological services in the cell and gene therapy market.

Grow with Google: Make Your Website Work for You

April 14, 11am – 12pm (online)

This webinar will show local businesses/nonprofits how to create an easy-to-search website that enhances user interactions and supports their sales and marketing goals.

Application Deadline: PopBox Residency at Boxyard RTP

April 15

Applications directly for the 2022-2023 PopBox residency at the Boxyard RTP, where three local business owners will be selected to use the 320 square feet space for a period of four months.

NC State eGames Awards Ceremony

April 18, 5:30-7pm, Stewart Theatre, Tally Student Union

Join the NC State Entrepreneurship’s latest annual eSports competition to hear from North Carolina’s top entrepreneurs and learn more about their solutions. Networks will follow the offers.

Life Sciences Economic Development Summit 2022

April 19, 8 AM – 5:30 PM at 21C Museum Hotel

The upcoming Life Sciences Economic Development Summit at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center will focus on the state’s burgeoning life sciences sector and industry growth opportunities in 2022 and beyond.

Government Vendor Network NC TECH

April 19, 3-4 p.m. @ Brooks Pierce, Wells Fargo Capitol Center

The NC TECH Government Reseller Network is a forum for member companies interested in doing business with state government.

Hospitality recruitment hour

April 19, 4-5 p.m. at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club in Durham, The JP Duke Hotel and The Lodge at Duke Medical Center are looking for the best talent in the hospitality industry. Job seekers can attend a weekly series of events every Tuesday through May 31 to meet with managers/employees to ask questions and learn about available job opportunities.

Durham Rally start week

19-22 April in Durham

Techstars is hosting a four-day event to celebrate Triangle’s vibrant startup community. The events/sessions will be held at selected venues in Durham.

1 Million RTP Cups

April 20, 9-10 a.m. (online)

1 Million Cups, presented by Kauffman, is an informal weekly event for the startup community. Join for free coffee and entrepreneurship support as local startups give their presentations.

No two technologies with a wide bandgap are the same

April 20, 12-1pm @The Frontier (and online)

This hybrid lunch and learning will cover technology and performance comparisons between Si, SiC and GaN, as well as the thermal advantages of Transphorm GaN and reliability data.

First Flight Venture Center SBIR / STTR Boot Camp . Workshop

From 20 to 21 April

At this two-day event, companies participating in the First Flight Venture Center’s FAST Cohort Program 2021/22 will hear industry experts discuss the process of preparing for a competitive SBIR/STTR scholarship.

Digital transformation: It’s a journey, not a destination

April 21, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. (online)

This virtual workshop will discuss the importance of customer data platforms, how personalization improves engagement and how to enhance the digital transformation journey.

Carrie Women’s Chamber of Commerce

April 21, 12-1:15 pm at Prestonwood Country Club

Cary Chamber’s upcoming Women’s Business event will feature Annie Franceschi, former Disney storyteller, brand expert, author and motivational speaker.

BioNetwork Virtual Job Fair

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

North Carolina BioNetwork will host an online job fair for life sciences job seekers. Participating employers include Biogen, Grifols, GSK, Merck, Seqirus, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and others.

Ag Tech Professional Forum

April 21, 4-7pm @NCBiotech

This in-person event hosted by NCBiotech will provide a platform for leaders in agricultural technology to discuss relevant industry topics.

RTP180: Failed

April 21, 5-7:15 pm @The Frontier

The upcoming RTP180 event will bring together restaurateurs, product developers, and mental health professionals to address the topic of failure. Speakers include Anjanet Miller of Audacity Labs, Monique Porter of Modern Change, Kenyetta Hall of The Katalyst HQ, Dinesh Tadepalli of Incredible Eats, and Jason Johnson of HUBB Kitchens.

Views of Raleigh Chamber C-Suite

April 22, 8:30 – 10 a.m. at Amstead Hotel & Resort

The upcoming C-Suite Perspectives event in Raleigh Chamber will see Trey Rabon, President of AT&T North Carolina, who will share his expertise in driving corporate policy, economic development and community affairs.

Foundations of the Community Day Rally

April 22, 9 AM – 5 PM @ Raleigh Founded Gateway

Raleigh Founded hosts a full day event featuring free co-working, networking, brunch and learning, and happy hour.

Application Deadline: Appropriate Raleigh City Building Grant

April 24

The City of Raleigh’s Building Up-fit ​​Grant helps fund improvements, renovations, and/or additions to commercial properties owned by local businesses. Applications for the next round of scholarships are now open.

Energy Conference 2022

April 26-27 @ McKemon Center

This year’s Government Energy Conference is back in person, featuring networking opportunities, best practice sessions, successful case studies, group discussions and more.

Hospitality recruitment hour

April 26, 4-5 p.m. at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club in Durham, The JP Duke Hotel and The Lodge at Duke Medical Center are looking for the best talent in the hospitality industry. Job seekers can attend a weekly series of events every Tuesday through May 31 to meet with managers/employees to ask questions and learn about available job opportunities.

Carrie Room Eye Opener Breakfast Series

April 27, 8-9am @Prestonwood Country Club

Cary Chamber’s upcoming “Eye Opener Breakfast Series” will feature Adam Bateman, President of Computerbilities, who will share tips for dealing with cybersecurity threats.

1 Million RTP Cups

April 27, 9-10 a.m. (online)

1 Million Cups, presented by Kauffman, is an informal weekly event for the startup community. Join for free coffee and entrepreneurship support as local startups give their presentations.

Choosing the right GPS antenna for your device

April 27, 1-2 p.m. (online)

This lunch and virtual learning will cover how GNSS works, how to read datagrams and radiation patterns, the difference between right circular polarization and linear polarization, and more.

Planned IdeaFest Business Competition

April 28, 1 p.m. Cottontail Weddings & Events (Virginia)

The Launch Place, a startup fund based in Virginia but serving local startups through an RTP office, is hosting the seventh annual IdeaFest Business Pitch. Prizes totaling $10,000 will be split among the top three competitors, and winners will also be eligible to receive 25 hours of free business consulting from The Launch Place. The event is free and open to the public.

Information session about Virtual NC HUB & NC DBE Certification

April 28, 2:30-4pm (online)

The city of Raleigh hosts monthly virtual workshops on the benefits of the HUB (Historically Underutilized Business) and DBE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) certification programs.

Triangle Brewing + Byte

April 28, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Boxyard RTP

NC TECH will bring the Triangle tech community together for a networking event this spring at RTP. This event is free for both NC TECH members and non-members.

North Carolina Summit Transportation & Infrastructure Chamber

April 28 @ McKemon Center (and online)

Geared toward North Carolina’s transportation and infrastructure entrepreneurs, this in-person conference (with a virtual option) will focus on what the state’s transportation and infrastructure networks will look like in the coming years.

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