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Groundwork Labs Info Meetup -- Raleigh

February 2, 2015

HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington Street Raleigh, NC 27603

Groundwork Labs spring session will begin April 13. We're holding an informal information session to let you know about our program and answer any questions you have about attending or applying.

Groundwork Labs Info Meetup -- RTP

February 3, 2015

The Frontier at Research Triangle Park
800 Park Offices Drive

Groundwork Labs spring session will begin April 13. We're holding an informal information session to let you know about our program and answer any questions you have about attending or applying.

Groundwork Labs Info Meetup -- Durham

February 5, 2015

Groundwork Labs
334 Blackwell Street (in American Underground at the American Tobacco Campus), Durham NC

Groundwork Labs spring session will begin April 13. We're holding an informal information session to let you know about our program and answer any questions you have about attending or applying.

Carolina Innovations Seminar: Mason Ailstock of Research Triangle Park

February 5, 2015

Sitterson Hall and Brooks Computer Science Building at UNC
201 South Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3175

The Office of Technology Development at UNC Chapel Hill hosts a monthly seminar and networking event featuring tech entrepreneurs and others in the industry. The event is following by networking at Top of the Hill.

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:

WRAL TechWire Crowdfunding in 2015 Event

February 17, 2015

N.C. State University Club
4200 Hillsborough St Raleigh NC 27606

Many entrepreneurs and investors are hopeful that 2015 is the year in which crowdfunding legislation becomes law in North Carolina. WRAL TechWire's next Executive Exchange event will focus on that top, and headlining the program is North Carolina's Department of Commerce Secretary who also wants crowdfunding enacted.

NC Clean Tech Summit

February 19, 2015

UNC's William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

The 2nd annual NC Clean Tech Summit will bring together professionals in business, policy and academia from across the state for two days of problem-solving and planning to foster leadership and growth in North Carolina's Clean Tech industry. Hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Institute for the Environment and Kenan-Flagler's Center for Sustainable Enterprise, the Summit promises to highlight the industry's latest innovations, trends and challenges, with an eye on our future competitiveness.

Triangle Startup Weekend: Education

February 20, 2015

James B. Hunt Library
1070 Partners Way Raleigh, NC 27606

Have you ever had an idea for improving education? Here's your opportunity to transform your education ideas into action in 54 hours. Find the right people with complimentary skills & the passion & dedication to build a startup quick & smart. Test your idea with real potential customers, receive coaching from experienced education entrepreneurs & industry professionals, and win prizes that will help you take your startup idea to the next level of execution! We're looking for passionate educators, parents, students, entrepreneurs, developers, and designers who want to make to make a difference in education now. Come learn the basics of founding & launching a successful education startup while solving real problems in education.

RailsBridge Triangle Quarterly Coding Workshop

February 20, 2015

HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington Street Raleigh, NC 27603

This workshop is intended to reach out to underrepresented groups in tech who are interested in learning Ruby on Rails. Registered students are welcome to bring one guest. In this workshop, we'll take you through building a complete web application using Ruby on Rails. By the end of the day, you'll have an application that connects to a database and reads and writes information. Please come to the Installfest if your laptop is not set up for Ruby on Rails development. We'll meet on Friday to install all of the software you need, and then spend Saturday learning and writing code. Programmers of all skill levels are welcome. Check out the RailsBridge Triangle site for more information.

UNC Comp Sci Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series: Dick Sites of Google

February 23, 2015

Sitterson Hall and Brooks Computer Science Building at UNC
201 South Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3175

Dick Sites is a Senior Staff Engineer at Google, where he has worked for 10 years. He previously worked at Adobe Systems, Digital Equipment Corporation, Hewlett-Packard, Burroughs, and IBM. His accomplishments include co-architecting the DEC Alpha computers and building various computer performance monitoring and tracing tools at the above companies. He also taught Computer Science for four years at UC/San Diego in the 1970s. His work at Google has included CPU disk and network performance anomalies, and web-page language detection. He currently works in the Google Translate group. Dr. Sites holds a PhD degree in Computer Science from Stanford and a BS degree in Mathematics from MIT. He also attended the Master’s program in Computer Science at UNC 1969-70. He holds 38 patents and is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering.

High Five Conference

February 25, 2015

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

The idea for High Five was conceived in 2013. For too long, local marketers and creatives needed to seek inspiration in the likes of Austin, San Francisco and New York. We decided to create a conference that celebrated the talent and vibrancy of the Triangle.If you consider yourself a marketer, and by that we mean strategist, communicator, designer, creative director, product manager, developer, writer, and everyone in between or on the periphery, this conference is for you. You’ll be surrounded by a few hundred other creative thinkers craving collaboration to make new ideas happen, just like you.

CED Life Science Conference

March 3, 2015

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

The CED Life Science Conference is the leading life science conference in the Southeast, attracting between 800 and 1,000 participants each year representing industry, research, investor and business organizations. The CED Life Science Conference enables NC life science entrepreneurs to connect with hundreds of venture capital and strategic investors from around the nation and boasts globally-recognized industry leaders as conference speakers and participants. The 2015 conference will be held March 3-4, 2015 at the Raleigh Convention Center. The 2015 Conference will be an exploration of New Models in Life Science Innovation and cover the latest developments and trends in patient advocacy, personalized medicine, digital health, and venture funding and their transformative effect on the life science landscape.

Data4Decisions Conference & Expo

March 24, 2015

Convening in Raleigh, North Carolina—the country’s epicenter for data organizations and experts in the U.S.—Data4Decisions is a powerful opportunity that provides business executives crucial insights and solutions needed to effectively deploy data, make smarter decisions and achieve lasting results.