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RTP’s September Events

By Sep 01, 2016

RTPfit: Free Fitness Classes
Weekly, The Frontier

On September 9, RTPfit will kickoff with a new and expanded schedule! Be sure to take advantage of these free fitness classes five days a week!
     Monday: Cardio, 4:45-5:30
     Tuesday: Core and More, 11:30-12:30
     Wednesday: Yoga, 11:30-12:30
     Thursday: Muscle Mix, 11:30-12:30
     Friday: Muscle Madness, 11:30-12:30
More information: http://www.rtp.org/program/rtp-fit/

RTP Food Truck Rodeo sponsored by Fidelity Investments
Each Friday, The Frontier

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

EntreDot Crowdfunding Workshop
September 6, The Frontier

This seminar will provide an update on what’s new in crowdfunding for NC since the
“Crowdfunding Bill” (NC PACES Act) has passed. You will learn from Mark Easley and Benji Jones, two of the foremost experts and leaders of the crowdfunding initiative, about the details of this new legislation.
Get more info and register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/whats-new-in-crowdfunding-tickets-26802864088

Hopscotch Music Festival
September 8-10, Raleigh City Plaza

With 120 bands over 3 days, Hopscotch is known for adventurous lineups, memorable performances, and a fan-friendly atmosphere. From a large outdoor main stage in Raleigh City Plaza to intimate club shows, the festival features music in almost every genre imaginable—rock, hip-hop, metal, folk, electronic, experimental, and more—and its schedule highlights this diversity each year.
Learn More: http://hopscotchmusicfest.com/

9/11 Weekend of Service
September 9-11, Across The Triangle

The 9/11 Weekend of Service is a community-wide volunteer event coordinated by Activate Good with support from Triangle businesses to honor those lost on 9/11 with volunteer service. The weekend will include service projects on Friday, Sept. 9 and Saturday, Sept. 10 and a Commemoration and Service Event on Sunday, Sept. 11.
Register for your service project here: http://activategood.org/911weekend2016

Tunnel to Towers 5k Run & Walk
September 10, The Frontier

Organized by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation in recognition of the 15th anniversary of 9/11, and honoring those who sacrificed their lives on that day, as well as all first responders and military heroes. Proceeds will benefit the Building for America’s Bravest program, which builds specially adapted homes for injured service members. Featuring food trucks, music, children’s activities, fundraising incentives, teams of firefighters, and more.
Register here: http://www.rtp.org/event/tunnel-to-towers-5k-run-walk-the-triangle/

25th Annual Dog Olympics
September 10, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

An excellent opportunity to further socialize well-behaved dogs and an opportunity for families considering adoption to ask questions. Dogs of all breeds, shapes, and sizes are invited to participate in athletic and non-athletic competitions. The Raleigh Kennel Club will operate a free microchip clinic (one pet per family). Rescue groups and shelters will be present, as well as canine health information booths, and food trucks.
Learn More: https://cvm.ncsu.edu/outreach/dog-olympics/

Beericana Craft Beer and Music Festival
September 10, Sugg Farm Park

Beericana is a craft beer and music festival that brings great beer from breweries from across the state of North Carolina (and some from beyond our borders) for you to enjoy. Hosted by 919 Beer, the festival features local brews, food trucks, great music, and lots of merch. General admission tickets are $45 and include unlimited tastings.
Details: http://www.beericana.com/   

See Spot Run 5K
September 11, The Frontier

Come out and participate in this fun filled, family friendly event that is for a great cause! It takes $150 for each dog at the APS to be spayed/neutered, vaccinated, heartworm tested and microchipped, so they are ready to find their forever home. Grab your furry four-legged friend and join us for the inaugural See Spot Run 5K to benefit the veterinary services at the APS of Durham.
Sign Up: http://www.rtp.org/event/see-spot-run-5k/

ProductCampRTP Fall 2016 Evening Event
September 13, The Frontier

ProductCampRTP’s 2016 fall event is the main networking event for anyone involved with product introduction and development. This program is designed to help you find the people you need to be a success. There will be plenty of networking, music, beer, food and two great speakers.
Tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/productcamprtptm-fall-unconference-tickets-25960290929

CED Tech Venture Conference
September 13-14, Raleigh Convention Center

This conference attracts some of the most innovative minds from across the nation to Raleigh, and features: 800 entrepreneurs, investors, corporate visionaries and community leaders, 75+ investment funds, live on-stage company pitches, demo room for networking with 90+ emerging NC companies, top industry thought leaders as speakers and panelists, and special entrepreneur-only opening workshops.
Learn more & register: http://cednc.org/TVC

Dr. Joseph M. DeSimone, Carbon3D, RTI Fellow | Distinguished Lecture Series
September 14, RTI International

The RTI Fellow Program is pleased to host Dr. Joseph M. DeSimone, currently CEO/Co-founder of Carbon3D. Dr. DeSimone will discuss a new advance in 3D additive manufacturing that promises to advance the industry beyond basic prototyping to 3D manufacturing. The new continuous liquid interface production (CLIP) technology harnesses light and oxygen to continuously grow objects from a pool of resin instead of printing them layer by layer.
Sign Up: https://www.cvent.com/c/express/470f8a7e-5a1c-4c37-81eb-c03a76506ccf

RTP 180: Fashion in the Triangle
September 15, The Frontier

We spend a lot of time at RTP 180 talking about all the amazing technology and science happening in our community, but this month we decided to celebrate something a bit more visual – fashion! The Triangle is bursting at the seams with local talent, and organizations working to support them. Be sure to join us as we learn more about this developing set of entrepreneurs.
Tickets go live on September 8!

The Big Launch Challenge Pitch Event
September 20, RTP HQ

The goal of The Big Launch Challenge is to foster entrepreneurship by offering education, team creation, mentorship, early-stage prototyping, and potential follow-on seed financing. The business plan competition includes awards totaling up to $30,000 for the winners. The challenge has a total of three rounds, plus a final live event.
More here: http://www.thelaunchplace.org/big-launch-challenge

City Camp NC
September 22-24, Nash Hall at Church on Morgan

CityCamp NC is an annual event that brings citizens, city/county/state government, and businesses together to openly innovate and improve our quality of life through technology. Last year’s event was a huge success, with 200 people joining us for two and a half days of open sourced talks, workshops, and collaboration on projects aimed at improving our local communities.
Details: http://citycampnc.org/

The Muster RDU
September 22, MetLife Global Technology Campus

The Muster 2016 offers veteran businesses, sponsors and partners a unique opportunity to highlight their services, programs and commitment to military professionals through participation in one or more of the event’s core elements: Idea Lab, the Pitch Stage, Marketplace, and Post-Event Networking Reception. The event is intended to showcase veteran entrepreneurs and empower local entrepreneurial ecosystems.
More info: http://bunkerlabsrdu.org/muster/

2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease
September 24, Durham Bulls Athletic Park

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Held annually in more than 650 communities nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.
Register, form a team, or donate here: http://act.alz.org/site/TR?fr_id=9134&pg=entry

NC State Executive Education Presents FastTrack Series: Managing Across 5 Generations
September 26, RTP HQ

For the first time in modern history, five generations are working side-by-side. Members of these five generations bring diverse skills and expectations into the workplace. Are you ready to manage teams with vast differences in work patterns and expectations, communication styles, and levels of digital literacy? This FastTrack Session will help you understand how members of each generation prefer to work and how to leverage generational diversity to improve the work environment and job performance.
Sign Up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fasttrack-managing-across-5-generations-tickets-26200964791

RTPfit Lunch + Learn: Mindfullness Meditation Workshop
September 29, RTP HQ

Charles Francis will be speaking about research based findings surrounding meditation – (increased conscientiousness, more creativity, decreased stress, more productivity) and will speak to benefits both on a personal level and application in the workplace. Charles is the cofounder and director of the Mindfulness Meditation Institute, and author of the new book, “Mindfulness Meditation Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace” (Paradigm Press).
Register: http://www.rtp.org/event/rtpfit-lunch-learn-mindfullness-meditation-workshop/

NC State Executive Education Presents FastTrack Series: Delegation and Empowerment
September 30, RTP HQ

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Are you managing today’s goals and expected to find tomorrow’s growth? One opportunity to manage your environment better is to improve how you delegate and empower professionals on your team. This session will provide techniques and activities to improve your confidence in empowering others without letting go of your control over quality and effectiveness.
More Info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fasttrack-delegation-empowerment-tickets-26200589669?aff=ebrowse

Women In Tech Summit
October 1, The Frontier

This event is designed to inspire, educate, and connect women in the technology industry. The event will feature a unique combination of deep-dive, hands-on tech workshops; information and discussions about careers in tech and how to pursue them; and connection and networking opportunities with other women in various aspects and careers in technology. All profits generated from this event support the nonprofit Tech Girlz.
Register now: http://womenintechsummit.net/raleigh/

All Things Open Conference
October 26 & 27, Raleigh

All Things Open is the largest open technology event on the East Coast, and takes place in downtown Raleigh. Technologists and decision makers from all over the world regularly attend and participate, including some of the most well known thought leaders and nearly every major technology company. There will be more than 150 speakers and 180 sessions will be featured.
Get Tickets: https://allthingsopen.org/register-now/

1 Million Cups
Each Wednesday, The Frontier
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 each Wednesday at The Frontier. To attend, or sign up your startup to present, visit http://www.1millioncups.com./rtp

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