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On Sept. event horizon across NC: 89 events & program deadlines for your calendar

Plenty of technology and life science events and deadlines are on tap for September.

If you’re interested in events coming up in the immediate future, check out our two-part list of:

Also, check out our list of 145 meetups in the Triangle.

These columns accompany our interactive calendar, along with a comprehensive resource package for startups in the Triangle.

Keeping up with WRAL TechWire’s continued initiative to track events happening across North Carolina, here’s a look at what’s to come in September:

Code for Durham: Civic Hacking Session
September 1, 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.

UNC Eship Scholars Info Session
September 1, 7-8 p.m. (online)

Join this info session to learn about UNC’s Eship Scholars program, which is designed to provide students from underrepresented backgrounds and identities with the support they need to accelerate their entrepreneurial journey.

Application Deadline: NC Job Retention Grant (JRG)
September 1

The NC Department of Commerce’s new Job Retention Grant aims to assist businesses and nonprofits that have experienced interruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications are open now. More TechWire coverage here.

1 Million Cups Lake Norman
September 2, 7:30-9 a.m. (online)

Every Wednesday morning, entrepreneurs in the Lake Norman area join to present their companies to mentors, advisers and other startups. Join to meet new people and collaborate with fellow entrepreneurs.

1 Million Cups Charlotte
September 2, 8:30-10 a.m.

Held every month, 1 Million Cups Charlotte features a presentation from a local startup followed by a Q&A from the community. Free coffee is included.

1 Million Cups Wilmington
September 2, 9-10 a.m. (online)

This weekly event brings together entrepreneurs in the Wilmington and Cape Fear community to gather for coffee, casual startup pitches and conversation.

1 Million Cups RTP
September 2, 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.

RIoT Virtual Developer Month Webinar
September 2, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (online)

Every Wednesday this month, RIoT will be hosting its popular Developer Day event—now held online. Half-day workshops will be spread out over five installments, each covering different topics. See the schedule here.

Packard Place Public House
September 2, 4:30-6:30 p.m. (virtual) 

On the third Wednesday of every month, the Queen City’s entrepreneurial community joins together for an evening of networking and connections over drinks.

Startup Summit: Making Q3 & Q4 2020 a Great Success
September 3, 1-4 p.m. (online)

Startup Summit’s next virtual event will feature local startup and tech leaders sharing their advice and recommendations for navigating the pandemic economy and making the rest of 2020 a success.

QC Insurtech Community Meetup
September 3, 5-6:30 p.m. (online)

This quarterly QC Insurtech event will feature a fireside chat with Ken Rosen, a consultant and former executive at USAA and Allstate.

UNCW CIE Dial-Up Disrupt
September 4, 12-1 p.m. (online)

UNCW’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is hosting a weekly discussion where members of the community share their ideas for innovative products/services.

Friday Force: How to Use Instagram for Sales
September 4, 12-1:15 p.m. (online)

Join this webinar to learn how to plan an Instagram sales and branding strategy for your small business.

GDG Cloud RTP Meetup
September 6, 10-11 a.m. (online)

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

Application Deadline: NC IDEA LABS After Hours
September 7

The eight-week NC IDEA LABS After Hours program targets part-time entrepreneurs who are interested in refining their early-stage ventures further before committing full-time.

SBTDC Pre-Event Workshop: Maximize Your Road Tour Experience
September 8, 1:30-4:30 p.m. (online)

The Small Business and Technology Development Center is hosting a pre-event workshop before the SBIR Road Tour on September 14. Attendees will learn about the basics of SBIR/STTR and how to prepare for a meeting with participating federal agency representatives.

Triangle Biotech Tuesday
September 8, 5:15-7:30 p.m. 

Triangle Biotech Tuesday is a monthly meetup that connects scientific professionals across the RTP/greater Triangle area. Join for food, drinks and networking with professionals from different industries. The group meets on the second Tuesday of every month.

Code for Chapel Hill
September 8, 6-8 p.m. (online)

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.

SBTDC Taking the Leap Program
September 8, 6-8 p.m. (online)

The Small Business and Technology Development Center is hosting a four-week business development program for entrepreneurs who are ready to take their ideas to the next level by getting their business up and running.

RIoT Questions, Answers & Projects Webinar
September 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (online)

Held online every other week, RIoT’s new Questions, Answers and Projects series offers an opportunity for the IoT community to join and discuss the latest projects they’ve been working on.

1 Million Cups Lake Norman
September 9, 7:30-9 a.m. (online)

Every Wednesday morning, entrepreneurs in the Lake Norman area join to present their companies to mentors, advisers and other startups. Join to meet new people and collaborate with fellow entrepreneurs.

1 Million Cups Wilmington
September 9, 9-10 a.m. (online)

This weekly event brings together entrepreneurs in the Wilmington and Cape Fear community to gather for coffee, casual startup pitches and conversation.

1 Million Cups RTP
September 9, 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.

RIoT Virtual Developer Month Webinar
September 9, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (online)

Every Wednesday this month, RIoT will be hosting its popular Developer Day event—now held online. Half-day workshops will be spread out over five installments, each covering different topics. See the schedule here.

Raleigh Chamber Courageous Conversation
September 9, 2-3 p.m. (online)

Raleigh Chamber’s next Courageous Conversation event will feature a discussion with Opal Tometi, activist and co-creator of the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag and movement.

Sustainable Fleet Technology Virtual Conference 2020
September 9, 2-3:30 p.m. (online)

The fourth annual event of its kind, the 2020 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference will feature the latest trends and tech in sustainable fleet operations and implementation. This year’s program will be presented in a series of 12 webinar sessions, held from July to December. See the list of dates here.

Packard Place Public House
September 9, 4:30-6:30 p.m. (virtual) 

On the third Wednesday of every month, the Queen City’s entrepreneurial community joins together for an evening of networking and connections over drinks.

Application Deadline: StudioDuke (2020-2021)
September 9

StudioDuke is a two-semester lab and mentorship program for Duke students with creative projects.

Charlotte Technology Leadership Conference
September 10, 1-5 p.m. (online)

SIM Charlotte is hosting a virtual conference designed for the IT community in the Queen City and surrounding areas. The event will include networking, keynote presentations, panels and breakout sessions.

UNC Celebration of Inventorship 2020
September 10, 4:30 p.m. (online)

UNC’s Office of Technology Commercialization will feature campus innovators who have received issued patents in the last year. An Inventor of the Year award winner will also be announced.

Wake Tech Small Business Center Pre-Launch Series
September 10, 6:30-8 p.m. (online)

Wake Technical Community College’s Small Business Center is hosting a new eight-week webinar series with tips and best practices for new business owners who are ready to launch their product or service. Each week will cover a new topic.

Application Deadline: CED GRO Online Incubator
September 10

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development is launching a nine-week online incubator to help local tech companies with customer discovery, managing burn, scaling their businesses and finding investors. More TechWire coverage here.

Triangle Tech Net
September 11, 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.

Get2Know NC TECH Webinar
September 11, 9-9:30 a.m.

This free monthly interactive webinar provides participants with an overview of NC TECH’s activities, resources and member offerings.

UNCW CIE Dial-Up Disrupt
September 11, 12-1 p.m. (online)

UNCW’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is hosting a weekly discussion where members of the community share their ideas for innovative products/services.

GDG Cloud RTP Meetup
September 13, 10-11 a.m. (online)

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

How to Write a Business Plan
September 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (online)

This seminar will cover the important components of a strong business plan and how small business owners can use those elements to map out their long-term success.

SBIR Road Tour
September 14 (online)

First Flight Venture Center is hosting program managers from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Small Business Innovation Research program. The virtual event includes one-on-one meetings with program managers, informative panels, and networking.

Code for Durham: Civic Hacking Session
September 15, 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.

SBTDC Taking the Leap Program
September 15, 6-8 p.m. (online)

The Small Business and Technology Development Center is hosting a four-week business development program for entrepreneurs who are ready to take their ideas to the next level by getting their business up and running.

Digital Marketing: How to Create a Strategy Session 1
September 15, 6:30-8 p.m. (online)

In this webinar, small business owners will create a template for their digital marketing strategy, define their target market, find digital marketing platforms and tools, and make a content plan.

1 Million Cups Lake Norman
September 16, 7:30-9 a.m. (online)

Every Wednesday morning, entrepreneurs in the Lake Norman area join to present their companies to mentors, advisers and other startups. Join to meet new people and collaborate with fellow entrepreneurs.

1 Million Cups Wilmington
September 16, 9-10 a.m. (online)

This weekly event brings together entrepreneurs in the Wilmington and Cape Fear community to gather for coffee, casual startup pitches and conversation.

1 Million Cups RTP
September 16, 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.

RIoT Virtual Developer Month Webinar
September 16, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (online)

Every Wednesday this month, RIoT will be hosting its popular Developer Day event—now held online. Half-day workshops will be spread out over five installments, each covering different topics. See the schedule here.

2020 T-REX Virtual Conference Extravaganza
September 16, 12-3 p.m. (online)

Presented online this year, T-REX 2020 will feature plenty of speakers, informative sessions and networking.

Packard Place Public House
September 16, 4:30-6:30 p.m. (virtual) 

On the third Wednesday of every month, the Queen City’s entrepreneurial community joins together for an evening of networking and connections over drinks.

Ag Tech Professional Forum
September 16, 4:30-7 p.m. @NCBiotech

This event convenes local ag tech entrepreneurs, professionals and leaders for an evening of networking and engagement outside of the traditional workspace environment. The 2020 Ag Tech Professional Forum theme is plant health.

Introduction to Federal Contracting
September 17, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (online)

The North Carolina Military Business Center is hosting a free webinar on how local companies can go about doing business with the federal government.

Wake Tech Small Business Center Pre-Launch Series
September 17, 6:30-8 p.m. (online)

Wake Technical Community College’s Small Business Center is hosting a new eight-week webinar series with tips and best practices for new business owners who are ready to launch their product or service. Each week will cover a new topic.

Virtual SwitchPoint Exchange: The Future We Want
September 18, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (online)

The annual SwitchPoint conference brings together hundreds of nonprofit and development professionals, corporate execs, educators and students, policy-makers and entrepreneurs for a program focused on social impact and tech for good. This year’s program will be presented virtually and will focus on young global health leaders.

UNCW CIE Dial-Up Disrupt
September 18, 12-1 p.m. (online)

UNCW’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is hosting a weekly discussion where members of the community share their ideas for innovative products/services.

UNC Machine-Learning & Informatics Research in Aging (MIRA) Symposium
September 18 @Hamner Conference Center

Hosted by the Carolina Health Informatics Program and the Program on Health & Clinical Informatics, this symposium will explore interventions that leverage informatics and machine-learning approaches to address challenges in elderly care.

ProductCamp RTP Fall 2020
September 19, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. @NC State Hunt Library, Duke Energy Hall

For its annual fall “un-conference,” ProductCamp RTP will focus on the theme “Data All Around Us.” The event will bring together entrepreneurs, product and marketing professionals, developers, designers and data scientists.

GDG Cloud RTP Meetup
September 20, 10-11 a.m. (online)

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

NCSEA Making Energy Work Conference
September 21-22 @Raleigh Convention Center

In this conference, energy industry stakeholders will join for networking and discussions about the clean energy policies and technologies that are impacting the sector in North Carolina and across the Southeast as a whole.

BIO IMPACT Ag & Environment Conference
September 21-24 @Raleigh Convention Center

This four-day conference will focus on the role of biotechnology in several markets, from farm innovations to bio-based manufacturing to clean energy.

CISO + IT Security Roundtable
September 22, 7:45-9 a.m. (online)

This online meeting will convene CISOs, VPs and director-level security leaders from NC TECH member companies.

CIO + IT Executive Roundtable
September 22, 7:45-9 a.m. (online)

In this virtual session, IT leaders at NC TECH member companies will discuss relevant topics and developments in their field.

Making Energy Work 2020: Webinar Series
September 22, 3 p.m. (online)

The North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association is hosting a monthly webinar series with local and national experts covering clean energy trends.

SBTDC Taking the Leap Program
September 22, 6-8 p.m. (online)

The Small Business and Technology Development Center is hosting a four-week business development program for entrepreneurs who are ready to take their ideas to the next level by getting their business up and running.

Code for Chapel Hill
September 22, 6-8 p.m. (online)

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.

RIoT Questions, Answers & Projects Webinar
September 22, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (online)

Held online every other week, RIoT’s new Questions, Answers and Projects series offers an opportunity for the IoT community to join and discuss the latest projects they’ve been working on.

1 Million Cups Lake Norman
September 23, 7:30-9 a.m. (online)

Every Wednesday morning, entrepreneurs in the Lake Norman area join to present their companies to mentors, advisers and other startups. Join to meet new people and collaborate with fellow entrepreneurs.

1 Million Cups Wilmington
September 23, 9-10 a.m. (online)

This weekly event brings together entrepreneurs in the Wilmington and Cape Fear community to gather for coffee, casual startup pitches and conversation.

1 Million Cups RTP
September 23, 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.

RIoT Virtual Developer Month Webinar
September 23, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (online)

Every Wednesday this month, RIoT will be hosting its popular Developer Day event—now held online. Half-day workshops will be spread out over five installments, each covering different topics. See the schedule here.

Sustainable Fleet Technology Virtual Conference 2020
September 23, 2-3:30 p.m. (online)

The fourth annual event of its kind, the 2020 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference will feature the latest trends and tech in sustainable fleet operations and implementation. This year’s program will be presented in a series of 12 webinar sessions, held from July to December. See the list of dates here.

Packard Place Public House
September 23, 4:30-6:30 p.m. (virtual) 

On the third Wednesday of every month, the Queen City’s entrepreneurial community joins together for an evening of networking and connections over drinks.

Techstravaganza 2020
September 24, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (online)

This virtual conference will feature presentations and sessions covering the latest trends and developments in the IT field.

ReCONNECT to Move Forward: Impact on Higher Education & the Future of Work
September 24, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (online)

The Institute for Emerging Issues’ ReCONNECT to Move Forward program is a three-part series of virtual events held in September and October. The topic of this session is: COVID-19’s Impact on Higher Education and the Future of Work.

Wake Tech Small Business Center Pre-Launch Series
September 24, 6:30-8 p.m. (online)

Wake Technical Community College’s Small Business Center is hosting a new eight-week webinar series with tips and best practices for new business owners who are ready to launch their product or service. Each week will cover a new topic.

NC TECH Summit for Women in Tech
September 24-25 (online)

NC TECH is hosting a summit with female tech leaders discussing how they navigate gender bias, advocate for change and achieve success in their domains.

Triangle Tech Net
September 25, 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.

UNCW CIE Dial-Up Disrupt
September 25, 12-1 p.m. (online)

UNCW’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is hosting a weekly discussion where members of the community share their ideas for innovative products/services.

GDG Cloud RTP Meetup
September 27, 10-11 a.m. (online)

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

Women in Business: Certification Options for Woman-Owned Businesses
September 28, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (online)

This webinar will cover the many business certifications available to women-owned businesses, and how to leverage them to grow your business.

Code for Durham: Civic Hacking Session
September 29, 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.

SBTDC Taking the Leap Program
September 29, 6-8 p.m. (online)

The Small Business and Technology Development Center is hosting a four-week business development program for entrepreneurs who are ready to take their ideas to the next level by getting their business up and running.

In Business Series: The Basics of Bookkeeping
September 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (online)

This seminar will cover basic accounting practices and manual recordkeeping for small business owners.

Downtown Techies Happy Hours @Midtown
September 29, 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 Lake Norman
September 30, 7:30-9 a.m. (online)

Every Wednesday morning, entrepreneurs in the Lake Norman area join to present their companies to mentors, advisers and other startups. Join to meet new people and collaborate with fellow entrepreneurs.

1 Million Cups Wilmington
September 30, 9-10 a.m. (online)

This weekly event brings together entrepreneurs in the Wilmington and Cape Fear community to gather for coffee, casual startup pitches and conversation.

1 Million Cups RTP
September 30, 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.

RIoT Virtual Developer Month Webinar
September 30, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (online)

Every Wednesday this month, RIoT will be hosting its popular Developer Day event—now held online. Half-day workshops will be spread out over five installments, each covering different topics. See the schedule here.

Packard Place Public House
September 30, 4:30-6:30 p.m. (virtual) 

On the third Wednesday of every month, the Queen City’s entrepreneurial community joins together for an evening of networking and connections over drinks.

Submission Deadline: 2020 Triangle Global Health Conference Abstracts
September 30

Triangle Global Health Consortium is accepting abstracts for sessions in the upcoming 2020 Triangle Global Health Annual Conference, held on December 3. The conference will focus on global health in the COVID-19 era.

Application Deadline: Duke CASE Fred Morgan Kirby Prize for Scaling Social Impact
September 30

Duke University’s Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship recently launched the new Fred Morgan Kirby Prize for Scaling Social Impact, a $100,000 award for nonprofit and for-profit impact enterprises.


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