Triangle March calendar headliners: Here are the upcoming local events

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – WRAL TechWire keeps tabs on the latest and greatest meetups, panels, workshops, conferences, application deadlines, and everything happening in the entrepreneurial, technology, and business communities of the Triangle and North Carolina.

Below is a list of March events in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the greater Triangle area. Many events will take place in person as some organizers return to live events.

If you want to suggest an event to add to WRAL TechWire Statewide Event CalendarDo not hesitate to contact me here.

NC Plant Molecular Biology Consortium Seminar

March 14, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (online)

The North Carolina Plant Molecular Biology Consortium’s next seminar will feature Malcolm Bennett of the University of Nottingham.

Hour of hiring for reception

March 15, 4-5 p.m. @Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

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

1 million RTP cups

March 16, 9-10 a.m. (online)

1 Million Cups, presented by Kauffman, is a weekly informal pitching event for the startup community. Join us for free coffee and entrepreneurial support as local startups pitch.

Duke CASE Executive Speaker Series

March 16, 9:30-10:30 a.m. (online)

The Duke’s Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship will host an executive speaker series featuring social impact-focused business leaders.

Distributed SQL architecture: Columnstore and Rowstore databases

March 16, 1-2 p.m. (online)

This virtual lunch and learn will cover the basics of a unified database, its benefits, and the key applications and architecture involved, including Columnstores, Rowstores, and Indexes.

Ilvate NC Triangle Mix & Mingle

March 16, 6-8pm @The Flourish Market

Ellevate NC Triangle will host an evening of drinks, shopping and networking at the Flourish Market.

Duke-CZI Symposium on Biomarkers of Neurodegenerative Diseases

March 17, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. @Duke Institute of Brain Sciences

This event will bring together clinicians and researchers from the RTP region in the field of neurodegenerative disorder biomarker research for a day of discussion and networking.

Grow with Google: Show your local business on Google Search and Maps

March 17, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (online)

This workshop will show local business owners how to leverage Google Business Profiles to connect with customers and prospects online.

Cary House Women’s Affairs

March 17, 12pm-1:15pm @Prestonwood Country Club

Cary Chamber’s next Business of Women event will feature a talk by Brittany Barreto, co-founder, executive director and podcast host of Femtech Focus and co-founder and general partner of Coyote Ventures.

RTP180: game

March 17, 5-7:15 p.m. @The Frontier (and online)

This month’s RTP180 event will focus on the gaming industry, with a panel discussion featuring local professionals who are pioneers in this market.

118th Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Academy of Sciences

March 18-19 @Campbell University (and online)

The North Carolina Academy of Sciences will host an annual meeting featuring a series of scientific research presentations. This is a hybrid event.

2022 Playthrough Gaming Convention

March 19-20 @Raleigh Convention Center

This two-day gaming convention will showcase the latest games and provide players with the opportunity to meet other like-minded individuals.

Raleigh Chamber Business After Hours

March 21, 4:30-6 p.m. (online)

Raleigh Chamber will host a members-only networking event for local professionals and business leaders. Participants will connect through a series of breakout sessions.

Rural Summit 2022: Building a Stronger Future

March 21-22 @North Raleigh Hilton

Celebrating its 35th anniversary, the annual Rural Summit will cover the latest tools, trends, resources and programs that help rural leaders work towards resilience in their communities.

80th Annual Meeting of the NC Chamber

March 22, 11:15 a.m. – 3 p.m. @Raleigh Marriott City Center (and online)

NC Chamber hosts its 80th annual meeting with discussions on the biggest issues facing state businesses, a talent supply panel, keynote speaker, networking opportunities and more.

Hour of hiring for reception

March 22, 4-5pm @Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

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

1 million RTP cups

March 23, 9-10 a.m. (online)

1 Million Cups, presented by Kauffman, is a weekly informal pitching event for the startup community. Join us for free coffee and entrepreneurial support as local startups pitch.

Cary Room Business Lounge

March 23, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. @Prestonwood Country Club

Cary Chamber’s annual trade show will feature over 70 member companies and organizations.

The launch of the product: preparation for production

March 23, 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m. (online)

This virtual workshop, presented by Hangar6 and Touchstone 3D, will show participants how to go from a great prototype to a mass manufacturable product.

SOC audits: what are they and why are they important?

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

This virtual lunch meeting will cover common reporting requirements for growing technology companies that provide systems or services to their customer base or use third-party vendors for key components of their business.

Application Deadline: NCBiotech Flash Grant 2022 Cycle 3

March 23

NC Biotech’s Flash Grant program provides up to $20,000 for short, targeted research projects on high-potential technologies. Cycle 3 is open to proposals in all areas of life sciences except Class I medical devices or consumer products.

Application Deadline: Carolina Startup Connect Student Internship Funding

March 23

This internship funding program will provide funding to UNC students pursuing unpaid or underfunded summer internships with local startups and established social enterprises. Students and startups can apply for funding.

How to “catch” an investor panel and discussion

March 24, 10-11:30 a.m.

This roundtable will bring together seasoned investors and start-up advisors to share some of the top reasons why they choose to reject or accept business financing proposals.

NC HUB and NC DBE virtual certification information session

March 24, 2:30-4 p.m. (online)

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

2022 EDPNC Annual Forum on Economic Development

March 24, 2:30-6pm @AJ Fletcher Theatre, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

The North Carolina Economic Development Partnership’s first annual Economic Development Forum will bring together CEOs, economic developers, tourism and foreign trade officials, business and community leaders and other influencers to discuss the improved state economic development performance, emerging trends and industries to watch. and future prospects.

Making Energy Network Policy Forum Series

March 24, 6 to 8 p.m. @Chemin du tabac

Part of a multi-part series hosted by the NC Sustainable Energy Association, this event will cover significant advances in the deployment of electric vehicles in North Carolina, as well as various state policies and incentives.

Diversity and Inclusion in Tech Summit

March 24 @Sheraton Imperial Hotel

NC TECH’s Diversity + Inclusion in Tech Summit will explore ways to embed diversity, equity, and inclusion into the technology culture within North Carolina businesses and communities.

Hour of hiring for reception

March 29, 4-5 p.m. @Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

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

Open Source 101 2022

March 29 (online)

This virtual educational conference will cover the fundamental processes and tools of open source, open technology and the open web.

UNC Cleantech Summit

March 29-30 @The Friday Conference Center

Now in its eighth year, the UNC Clean Tech Summit is back with a focus on “Transitioning to a Low Carbon Economy”. The event will include speakers, panels, workshops and conferences.

1 million RTP cups

March 30, 9-10 a.m. (online)

1 Million Cups, presented by Kauffman, is a weekly informal pitching event for the startup community. Join us for free coffee and entrepreneurial support as local startups pitch.

LoRaWAN: everything you need to know to succeed

March 30, 1-2 p.m. (online)

This virtual lunch and learn will cover the business opportunities offered by LoRaWAN, whether for internal use or external sale to customers.

CED GRO Incubator Demo Day

March 30, 4:30-7pm @Alexandria Real Estate Launch Labs

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development will host a demo day for the life sciences cohort completing their 12-week GRO incubator. (Space is limited.)

Jennifer C. Burleigh