The 2013 Triangle Global Health Gala is TGHC’s inaugural gala and
The Small Business Supplier Fair is open to the public and all business industries to promote networking and procurement opportunities between large corporations and small business concerns such as Veteran-Owned, Woman-Owned, HUBZone, Small Disadvantaged businesses as well as business owners with 500 employees or less. Hosted by Cree, the Small Business Fair serves as a networking and procurement platform for small businesses exploring potential procurement opportunities through government contracting as well as subcontracting from large corporations.
The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) is hosting the annual State of Technology conference on April 25. This year’s focus is on how technology is fueling customer-driven business. Applicable to all companies, organizations, and institutions regardless of size or type. Nearly 400 leaders registered. General seating, reserved tables, and sponsorship details along with speaker lineup and agenda can be viewed at www.StateOfTech-NC.com.
The Environment@rtp Committee organizes semi-annual electronics recycling days for employees of RTP Companies. To date, this program has recycled 653,205 pounds (326 tons) of e-waste from employees of the Park.
The next electronics recycling day organized by Environment@rtp for employees of Park companies will be held April 24, 2013.
Innovation. Education. Industry. These are powerful angles – and what the Research Triangle Park is known for.
To showcase our sum, we want to feature the brightest minds from our region in a series of casual, thematic and insightful events hosted here at our HQ building – under the umbrella of a new series called “180°.”
Speakers from our three founding universities, local companies and the community at-large will be called upon to don their finest Chucks and take to the stage to speak passionately about what matters to them.
Candace Klein, founder and CEO of Bad Girl Ventures and SoLoMend will be leading a workshop on how to successfully crowdsource funding. A master of the art, Candace has successfully raised over $1.7 million in 25 competitions. Her workshop, "Tips and Tricks for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign," will provide attendees with information on how to successfully develop pitches for crowdfunding, and will give an update on new federal regulation being developed.
The North Carolina chapter of the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association has been awarding scholarships and grants throughout the state to teachers and students pursuing an education in STEM related fields. Since 2008, they have raised more than $250k for program entities across North Carolina.
This year, they'll be holding a golf tournament to futher their support efforts. Called 3Day4Science, the event aims to promote the need for STEM education throughout the state.
This symposium will focus on the advanced technology needs of the Department of Defense, along with other federal organizations within North Carolina. The eight following "Industry and Military Forums" will be focused on by the following sectors:
Tactical Energy Solutions
Advanced Materials and Manufacturing
Cyber and Advanced Analytics
Human/Social Sciences/Cultural & Behavioral Dynamics
Ground Vehicles and Robotics
Be a part of the first ever Redress Eco-Fashion & Textiles Conference being held in downtown Raleigh! Representatives from universities, design studios and clothing manufacturers from across the southeast will be gathering to discuss environmental responsibility within the textile industry. North Carolina's history is embroiled in the textile industry, and currently is leading industry research into sustainability and eco-friendly practices.