All Things Open Conference

October 22, 2014

Raleigh Convention Center
500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Join the world’s top developers, technologists and decision makers as we explore open source, open tech and the open web in the enterprise. Two days of keynotes, talks, tutorials, workshops and networking opportunities in Raleigh and the Research Triangle area.

Innovative Women's Conference

October 23, 2014

NCSU Talley Student Union Ballroom
2610 Cates Ave Raleigh, NC 27606

NC State is excited to hold our inaugural Innovative Women's Conference. This event is designed to bring together women in the Triangle area – from graduate students to entrepreneurs to corporate executives – to encourage discussion and hands-on learning in the areas of business innovation, science, technology and entrepreneurship. The conference, hosted by the NC State Jenkins MBA Student Association in partnership with e51, will kick-off Thursday evening, October 23 with a networking social at HQ Raleigh and be followed by a full day of engaging workshops, sessions and speakers Friday, October 24 at NC State’s Talley Student Center.

How Entrepreneurs Work With & Give Back to NC State

October 29, 2014

Carol Johnson Poole Clubhouse at NCSU
1509 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh NC

Alumni entrepreneurs know that NC State University can be an incredible resource for their business. The challenge is understanding what resources are available, who to contact and even knowing where to begin. This session, brought to you by the Alumni Entrepreneurs Network, simplifies connecting your business to the university. Five university organizations will share who they are, what resources they make available to the business community and where they need help from alumni entrepreneurs. Admission covers food, one drink, and all of the networking you can handle. We'll also have non-alcoholic beverages on hand and a cash bar.

Startup and Play, Halloween Edition

October 29, 2014

12 Davis Dr Durham, NC 27709

Startup and Play is a quarterly social that brings 8-12 local startup consumer companies and organizations out to meet and greet with the community. There is no agenda and anyone can attend. Should you come? Absolutely. If you don't? Well you'll have three months to regret your decision. The fall event is Halloween wear a costume!

Internet Summit

November 11, 2014

Raleigh Convention Center
500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Internet Summit will feature dozens of leading thought leaders shaping tomorrow’s business landscape. They’ll be sharing their insights with you on the latest digital strategies, trends, best practices and execution techniques. Come to learn, be entertained and ultimately be better positioned for success in the digital economy.

Energy Thought Summit

November 12, 2014

Fletcher Opera Theater
2 E South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

ETS@researchtriangle will unite North Carolina thought leaders together for one day to debate the state and future of energy. Duke Energy and Zpryme welcome executives to witness panels such as: Grid of the Future, Consumer Engagement, Research Triangle Energy Ecosystem, Big Data & Analytics, Start-ups & New Energy Ventures, CEO Panel, and Education on Energy.

IDEA Pitch

December 16, 2014

Launch Chapel Hill
321 W. Rosemary Street Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Have an idea or high-tech startup you want to pitch? Would you like to pitch to one of the Southeast’s most active seed and early stage venture capital firms? Then join the IDEA Fund Partners team for IDEA Pitch!

Innovation Reconstructed: 30th Annual Emerging Issues Forum

February 9, 2015

Raleigh Convention Center
500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

For our celebratory 30th Annual Forum, our theme again is innovation - the ticket to prosperity in an era of global connections, transformative technology and constant change. We know new opportunities will open for our state’s companies and communities, in rural and urban areas, if we reconstruct core elements of our innovation infrastructure to take advantage of global forces. In making such changes, we face big choices about every pillar of innovation in the state. Join leaders and learners from every North Carolina sector, region and point of view, plus visionary state, national and global innovation experts, to explore the critical question: