Code for Durham Hack Night

January 6, 2015

American Underground at Main
201 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701

For first timers trying to get the most out of the night, you should bring your laptop, watch Civic Hacking 101, watch CfA Founder Jen Pahlka's recent keynote &/or read the U.S. Digital Services playbook for the basic principles we try to apply to every project. And review our projects page to get an idea of where you might want to plug in!

Code for Raleigh Hack Night

January 6, 2015

NC Innovation Center
217 West Jones St. Raleigh, NC 27603

Come join developers, designers, data geeks, leaders, and idea-makers who volunteer to help Triangle-area government and civic organizations adopt open web technologies!

UNC Comp Sci Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series: Matt Cutts of Google

January 8, 2015

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

Google is a household name now, but it wasn’t always. Matt Cutts joined Google when it was still under 100 people. In his talk, Matt will discuss a few lessons and share some stories from when Google was a scrappy start-up. Bio Matt Cutts joined Google as a software engineer in January 2000. He is currently the head of Google’s Webspam team. Before Google, Matt worked on his Ph.D. in computer graphics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has an M.S. from UNC-Chapel Hill and B.S. degrees in both mathematics and computer science from the University of Kentucky. Matt wrote the first version of SafeSearch, which is Google’s family filter, and he has worked on search quality and webspam at Google for the last several years. Matt maintains a blog at WWW.MATTCUTTS.COM/BLOG/ and uses the Twitter handle @mattcutts.

ExitEvent Startup Social January 2015

January 12, 2015

The Frontier at Research Triangle Park
800 Park Offices Drive

The ExitEvent Startup Social is an entrepreneur and investor-only anti-networking event with no agenda except what you want to get out of it. We rotate locations monthly in Durham, Raleigh, Cary, Charlotte, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough and sometimes elsewhere. No selling, no speeches, no nametags, no BS. But there is free beer.

Tech Jobs Under the Big Top

January 13, 2015

12 Davis Dr Durham, NC 27709

Looking to find that perfect job in the tech sector? Are you an employer seeking the best skilled and most motivated employees? Tech Jobs Under the Big Top is an event that brings together jobseekers and employers in a fun, energetic and informal setting that connects people together like no other job fair you have ever been to. Its not your fathers job fair. Come join us and hundreds of your peers and see who is hiring. At a Big Top, 6 local tech companies get on stage for 3 minutes each and pitch YOU on why you should come work for them. After the pitches, each company retreats to their table where you have a chance to meet executives and hiring managers. This access is virtually impossible but available to you at the Big Top.

Entrepreneurs' Series: Venture Outlook

January 14, 2015

Brier Creek Country Club Clubhouse
9400 Club Hill Drive, Raleigh NC 27617

Come hear from angel investors and leading venture capitalists as they explore trends in technology & startups. Learn where they are looking to deploy capital in 2015. The angel panel includes some of the most active investors in the region. The venture capital panel was designed to feature out of region VCs that have invested in North Carolina companies for the first time within the last six months. We thought it would be good to showcase the new blood since they are now on the lookout for other investments in NC. This is a good chance to hear from them all at once. As always, we will save time for networking and Q&A. Limited seating available.

Build a Better Business Workshop by North Carolina B Corps

January 15, 2015

HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington Street Raleigh, NC 27603

'We manage only what we measure.’ This is one of the most basic truths in business. Therefore we ought to Measure What Matters: the ability of our businesses to not only generate returns, but also act as a force for good. Come see how other businesses are ‘measuring what matters’ and learn how you can Build a Better Business – better for your workers, better for our communities, better for the environment, and better for your bottom line. Get access to practical tools to help you compare how your company stacks up Get a chance to share and learn from other leading businesses in our community If you're one of the first 50 attendees, you'll receive a free copy of the B Corp Handbook: How to Use Business as a Force for Good (just for showing up!)

Triangle Tech Breakfast

January 22, 2015

12 Davis Dr Durham, NC 27709

Interact with your peers in a monthly morning breakfast meetup. At this monthly breakfast get-together techies, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs share learn from their peers through show and tell / show-case style presentations. And yes, this is free! Thank our sponsors when you see them

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:

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.