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CED@30 Popup Party—Raleigh

November 4, 2014

HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington Street Raleigh, NC 27603

We are turning the big 3-0 this year! Can you believe it? In true CED fashion, we are throwing not one, not two, but three parties to celebrate and they will be “popping up” all over the Triangle! There will be lots of fun, lots of networking, and good food and beverage. We can’t wait to celebrate our 30 years supporting entrepreneurs with you!

Friday Lunchtime Lecture - Uncover Potential for Open Health Data

November 7, 2014

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

Friday lunchtime lectures from the Open Data Institute of North Carolina. You bring your lunch, we provide an interesting talk, and enough time to get back to your desk. For our November 7th lecture: ReThink to Uncover Potential for Open Health Data Brent Anthony, Co-Founder/Organizer of Health 2.0 NC Triangle, and Ketan Mane, Senior Research Scientist at Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), will present ReThink to Uncover Potential for Open Health Data When you limit your data, you limit our potential. Emerging Trends to Accelerate our Health & Business.

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.

Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNC

November 17, 2014

A pan-university effort, GEW will be a weeklong series of events reaching across all disciplines and professional schools at both undergraduate and graduate levels aiming to inspire students to explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. It will increase awareness of entrepreneurship activities on and off campus and connect students to resources, knowledge, and relationships that can accelerate their growth and impact as entrepreneurs.

The ExitEvent Startup Social—Durham

November 17, 2014

Neu Concepts
112 Broadway St, Durham, NC 27701

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.

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: