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Grab Your Calendar – November’s Here!

By Nov 03, 2014

RTP 180: A Generosity of Spirit
Nov. 20th, RTP HQ
As we barrel toward the holiday season, let’s all sit back and recognize those people, organizations and companies within our community that are out to serve the greater good. The Research Triangle Park was founded on this very notion, something Archie K. Davis called “a generosity of spirit.” This is what motivates all of us that work at RTP HQ to get up and come to work each day. So come hear from this diverse group that strives to better the world around them in unique ways, each day.
Register: http://rtp180generosity.eventbrite.com

RTP Fit: Balancing Fitness in Your Workplace
Nov. 11th, RTP HQ

Having trouble finding the right balance between being fit and the daily grind at work? Join us for the first of our RTP Fit lunch and learns where Mike Tuggle of Duke Health and Fitness will be speaking about ways to incorporate simple activities into our day in order to encourage fitness and wellness at work – without ever breaking a sweat. A free, healthy lunch will be provided, so come hungry and ready to learn!
Sign up: https://rtpfitbalancelunch.eventbrite.com

The Landing Spot
Ongoing, American Underground

Tech staffers affected by recent Cisco layoffs are encouraged to apply for the Landing Spot at American Underground. Former employees looking to scratch that entrepreneurial itch can apply for free space at any AU location in order to work on development of a new product idea or business venture. For full details on this new initiative, go here: http://americanunderground.com/former-cisco-staffers-invited-to-start-something-at-landing-spot/

RTP Breakfast Food Truck Rodeo
Nov. 6th & 20th, 800 Park Offices Drive

Come on out and get your breakfast on from 7:30am – 9:30am in the heart of the Research Triangle Park! Breakfast rodeos are now held the first and third Thursdays of each month, so be sure to follow us on Twitter and to check out our Events Calendar for an up to date list of the trucks that will be present.

IBM Bluemix IoT Design Challenge Kickoff
Nov. 7th, 4205 S. Miami Blvd, RTP

Want to catch the third wave of the Internet opportunities? Think you have the best idea and want to build a prototype in days not months, with or without coding skills? Then come to the Internet of Things (IoT) Design Challenge. You can compete in this challenge solo or have a team of up to four people. Come to the Design Challenge Kickoff and Matchmaking event on Nov. 7 to find your design challenge partners.
You must register, so click here to sign up: http://cloudmobilechallenge.mybluemix.net/

Happy Hour at the RTP,
Nov. 6th & 13th, 800 Park Offices Drive

Don’t like traffic? Like free pours from Bombshell Brewing and the company of friends? Join us from 4:30pm – 6:30pm and avoid waiting in the I-40 parking lot. There will be music, cornhole and general merriment. See ya then!

RTP Food Truck Rodeo sponsored by Fidelity Investments
Each Friday (except Nov. 28th), 800 Park Offices Drive

Each Friday you can grab lunch at our Fidelity Food Truck Rodeos at 800 Park Offices Drive. From 11:30am – 1:30pm there will be tastiness in the middle of RTP. The trucks will change weekly so show up hungry and bring your friends!
View the weekly truck lineup here: http://www.rtp.org/program/rtp-food-truck-rodeo/

Internet Summit
Nov. 11th-13th, Raleigh Convention Center

Use the code RTP50 and get a $50 discount on this year’s conference! Come hear from an amazing group of thought leaders and executives – including The Woz! – at this year’s Internet Summit in downtown Raleigh. The RTP crew will be in the crowd handing out swag and taking in all the knowledge the event has to offer. Tweet @theRTP and you could get some special gear. See you there!
More Info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/internet-summit-2014-registration-12402980649?discount=RTP50

The NC Symphony: Death & the Maiden with blursome
Nov. 20th, Kings

A quartet of North Carolina Symphony musicians joins North Carolina visionary artist and producer blursome to re-imagine Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden!” Hear pulsating electronics with Schubert’s powerful passages that will create a unique music experience.
Snag Tickets Here: https://oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/ncsymp/EN/buy/details/152D1120

1 Million Cups
Nov. 5th & 19th, RTP HQ
Let’s share some coffee together! Come out and join your fellow entrepreneurs, mentors and startups-at-large for Kauffman Labs’ 1 Million Cups. The Research Triangle Park will be hosting Kauffman Foundation’s 1MC bi-weekly on Wednesdays, in partnership with LAUNCH Chapel Hill. IE: one week 1MC is at RTP HQ the next it’s at LAUNCH Chapel Hill. To attend, or sign up your startup to present, click here.

WolfPack Your Lunch: Hagan-Tillis Deconstructed
Nov. 7th, RTP HQ

By Friday, the political ads will have left the airwaves and the election results will be in, but what does it all mean moving forward for North Carolina? At this edition of WolfPack Your Lunch, we’ll hear from NC State Prof. of Political Science, Andrew J. Taylor on the implication of this year’s Senate race. This free, not to mention timely, discussion is one not to be missed! We hope you’ll bring your lunch and join us!
Register: http://www.alumni.ncsu.edu/s/1209/interior-hybrid.aspx?sid=1209&pgid=3558&gid=1&cid=5905&ecid=5905&post_id=0

The Missing Link in the Science-Society Relationship
Nov. 18th, Duke Sanford School of Public Policy

Mark Frankel, PhD, Director of the Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program at AAAS, will lead a discussion at Duke University as part of the Science & Society Distinguished Speaker Series on Policy Literacy for Scientist: The Missing Link in the Science-Society Relationship. He will be describing the challenges that scientists face in the policy arena and offering recommendations for improving the science-society relationship.
Register: https://scienceandsociety.duke.edu/events/science-society-colloquium-policy-literacy-for-scientists/

FoodCon
Nov. 21st, Kenan-Flagler Business School

UNC Kenan-Flagler’s Net Impact Chapter and Duke University’s Fuqua Food Forum proudly present FoodCon 2014! FoodCon is an exciting, day-long conference focused on food business and sustainability. Students and professionals are invited to join us at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School on Friday, November 21st, 2014!
Find out More: http://mbafoodcon.com/about/

All Hiring Companies: Register for the North Carolina Master’s & PhD Career Fair
Nov. 20th, The Friday Center

Register for the 14th Annual NC Master’s and PhD Career Fair hosted by Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill, Wake Forest University, NC State University, UNC-Charlotte, and UNC-Greensboro. This event attracts a number of diverse talent throughout the state and region from various academic disciplines including Biochemistry, Biology, History, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Immunology, and many more!  This is a great opportunity to share opportunities ranging from internships, postdoctoral and full-time positions with Master’s, PhDs, and post docs.   
More Info Here: https://sites.google.com/site/ncmastersphdfair/

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