July events preview: State of Technology, Tech Lemonade, DIG SOUTH Virtual + 70 more

Plenty of technology and life science events and deadlines are on tap for July.

If you’re interested in events coming up in the immediate future, check out our two-part list of:

Also, check out our list of 140+ meetups in the Triangle.

These columns accompany our interactive calendar, along with a comprehensive resource package for startups in the Triangle.

Keeping up with WRAL TechWire’s continued initiative to track events happening across North Carolina, here’s a look at what’s to come in July:

1 Million Cups Lake Norman

July 1, 7:30-9 a.m. (online)

Every Wednesday morning, entrepreneurs in the Lake Norman area join to present their companies to mentors, advisers and other startups. Join to meet new people and collaborate with fellow entrepreneurs.

1 Million Cups Charlotte

July 1, 8:30-10 a.m.

Held every month, 1 Million Cups Charlotte features a presentation from a local startup followed by a Q&A from the community. Free coffee is included.

1 Million Cups Asheville

July 1, 9-10 a.m. @Archetype Brewing

Asheville’s startup community meets weekly to hear presentations and support one another in continuing to grow.

1 Million Cups Wilmington

July 1, 9-10 a.m. (online)

This weekly event brings together entrepreneurs in the Wilmington and Cape Fear community to gather for coffee, casual startup pitches and conversation.

1 Million Cups RTP

July 1, 9-10 a.m. (online)

1 Million Cups, presented by Kauffman, is a weekly informal pitch event for the startup community. Join for free coffee and entrepreneurial support as local startups deliver their presentations.

Raleigh Chamber Economic Development Summit Series

July 1, 10-11 a.m. (online)

In this four-week virtual summit series, Raleigh Chamber will cover a range of topics relevant to the local business community, from COVID-19’s impact on the economy to economic mobility, talent and other topics.

Deep Dive into the Process of Getting a Patent

July 1, 1-2 p.m. (online)

In this lunch and learn, Michael Steel and Igor Ozeruga of the Tarolli Law Firm will discuss the patent filing process.

Packard Place Public House

July 1, 4:30-6:30 p.m. (virtual) 

On the third Wednesday of every month, the Queen City’s entrepreneurial community joins together for an evening of networking and connections over drinks.

CEI Technical Webinar Series: Building a DevOps Mindset

July 2, 12-12:45 p.m. (online)

Computer Enterprises is hosting a summer-long technical webinar series covering a broad range of topics. This week’s topic is: Building a DevOps Mindset.

ProductCampRTP Virtual Unconferences 2020

July 2, 12-2 p.m. (online)

ProductCampRTP is hosting an online conference spread across four weeks in June and July. The series is aimed towards product professionals worldwide. Join to hear talks from global experts. (More TechWire coverage here.)

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

July 2, 5-8 p.m. (online)

Held on a weekly basis, this Venture Café event series provides all sorts of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Every Thursday evening, the community gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, presentations, product demos, interviews, and more.

Triangle Tech Net

July 3, 7-10 a.m. @Family Legacy Financial Solutions

This free bi-monthly event offers a space for local tech professionals to build connections and find potential job opportunities.

UNCW CIE Dial-Up Disrupt

July 3, 12-1 p.m. (online)

UNCW’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is hosting a weekly discussion where members of the community share their ideas for innovative products/services.

GDG Cloud RTP Meetup

July 5, 10-11 a.m. (online)

This weekly meetup brings together developers, IT professionals and tech enthusiasts who are interested in the Google Cloud Platform.

Code for Durham: Civic Hacking Session

July 7, 5:30-8:30 p.m. @Caktus Group

Code for Durham brings together technologists, designers, developers, data scientists, map makers and activists to collaborate on civic technology projects. Meetings are held every two weeks on Tuesdays. Pizza will be provided.

IoT Playbook Forum: Raleigh

July 7, 1:30-5:30 p.m. @Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley Hotel

RIoT and IoT Playbook are hosting a half-day conference with experts speaking about the products, trends and markets within the IoT world.

1 Million Cups Lake Norman

July 8, 7:30-9 a.m. (online)

Every Wednesday morning, entrepreneurs in the Lake Norman area join to present their companies to mentors, advisers and other startups. Join to meet new people and collaborate with fellow entrepreneurs.

1 Million Cups Asheville

July 8, 9-10 a.m. @Archetype Brewing

Asheville’s startup community meets weekly to hear presentations and support one another in continuing to grow.

1 Million Cups Wilmington

July 8, 9-10 a.m. (online)

This weekly event brings together entrepreneurs in the Wilmington and Cape Fear community to gather for coffee, casual startup pitches and conversation.

1 Million Cups RTP

July 8, 9-10 a.m. (online)

1 Million Cups, presented by Kauffman, is a weekly informal pitch event for the startup community. Join for free coffee and entrepreneurial support as local startups deliver their presentations.

Raleigh Chamber Economic Development Summit Series

July 8, 10-11 a.m. (online)

In this four-week virtual summit series, Raleigh Chamber will cover a range of topics relevant to the local business community, from COVID-19’s impact on the economy to economic mobility, talent and other topics.

Tech Lemonade 2.0

July 8, 10-11:30 a.m. (online)

The Joules Accelerator is hosting a virtual event featuring its sixth cohort of startups. The founders will discuss the role of innovation in corporate sustainability and net-zero practices.

EDPNC Webinar: Latest on Export Opportunities in Europe

July 8, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (online)

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina is hosting a summer-long webinar series covering topics of interest to businesses seeking the latest information on exports and the global trade landscape. This webinar will cover how North Carolina companies can grow sales in Europe.

Packard Place Public House

July 8, 4:30-6:30 p.m. (virtual) 

On the third Wednesday of every month, the Queen City’s entrepreneurial community joins together for an evening of networking and connections over drinks.

NC Tech Talk with NC Secretary of Commerce Tony Copeland

July 9, 11:15 a.m. – 12 p.m. (online)

NC TECH is hosting a talk with North Carolina Secretary of Commerce Tony Copeland, who will discuss how the state is responding to the economic slow-down.

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

July 9, 5-8 p.m. (online)

Held on a weekly basis, this Venture Café event series provides all sorts of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Every Thursday evening, the community gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, presentations, product demos, interviews, and more.

Get2Know NC TECH Webinar

July 10, 9-9:30 a.m.

This free monthly interactive webinar provides participants with an overview of NC TECH’s activities, resources and member offerings.

UNCW CIE Dial-Up Disrupt

July 10, 12-1 p.m. (online)

UNCW’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is hosting a weekly discussion where members of the community share their ideas for innovative products/services.

GDG Cloud RTP Meetup

July 12, 10-11 a.m. (online)

This weekly meetup brings together developers, IT professionals and tech enthusiasts who are interested in the Google Cloud Platform.

Gig East Exchange Sneak Peak with Coffee and Q&A

July 14, 9 a.m. (online)

Join this interactive virtual tour of the soon-to-open Gig East Exchange, featuring the general layout and amenities of the space, plus its coffee counter operator and in-resident resources.

NC Tech Talk with ChannelAdvisor’s David Spitz

July 14, 2:15-3 p.m. (online)

NC TECH is hosting a virtual talk with ChannelAdvisor CEO David Spitz. Participants can submit questions for a Q&A.

Making Energy Work 2020: Webinar Series

July 14, 3 p.m. (online)

The North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association is hosting a monthly webinar series with local and national experts covering clean energy trends.

Startup Grind Winston-Salem Summer Party & Startup Crawl

July 14, 3:30-7 p.m. @Flywheel Coworking

Startup Grind Winston-Salem’s annual summer party and startup crawl is back this year, featuring 30 startups, food, drinks and music.

Triangle Biotech Tuesday

July 14, 5:15-7:30 p.m. @5 Laboratory Drive

Triangle Biotech Tuesday is a monthly meetup that connects scientific professionals across the RTP/greater Triangle area. Join for food, drinks and networking with professionals from different industries. The group meets on the second Tuesday of every month.

Code for Chapel Hill

July 14, 6-8 p.m. (online)

Join the Code for Chapel Hill meetup to network with like-minded individuals and work on civic hacking projects. Meetings are held every two weeks on Tuesdays.

1 Million Cups Lake Norman

July 15, 7:30-9 a.m. (online)

Every Wednesday morning, entrepreneurs in the Lake Norman area join to present their companies to mentors, advisers and other startups. Join to meet new people and collaborate with fellow entrepreneurs.

1 Million Cups Asheville

July 15, 9-10 a.m. @Archetype Brewing

Asheville’s startup community meets weekly to hear presentations and support one another in continuing to grow.

1 Million Cups Wilmington

July 15, 9-10 a.m. (online)

This weekly event brings together entrepreneurs in the Wilmington and Cape Fear community to gather for coffee, casual startup pitches and conversation.

1 Million Cups RTP

July 15, 9-10 a.m. (online)

1 Million Cups, presented by Kauffman, is a weekly informal pitch event for the startup community. Join for free coffee and entrepreneurial support as local startups deliver their presentations.

Raleigh Chamber Economic Development Summit Series

July 15, 10-11 a.m. (online)

In this four-week virtual summit series, Raleigh Chamber will cover a range of topics relevant to the local business community, from COVID-19’s impact on the economy to economic mobility, talent and other topics.

Packard Place Public House

July 15, 4:30-6:30 p.m. (virtual) 

On the third Wednesday of every month, the Queen City’s entrepreneurial community joins together for an evening of networking and connections over drinks.

CEI Technical Webinar Series: Unlock Customer Data with the Azure Data Platform

July 16, 12-12:45 p.m. (online)

Computer Enterprises is hosting a summer-long technical webinar series covering a broad range of topics. This week’s topic is: Unlock Customer Data with the Azure Data Platform.

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

July 16, 5-8 p.m. (online)

Held on a weekly basis, this Venture Café event series provides all sorts of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Every Thursday evening, the community gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, presentations, product demos, interviews, and more.

Triangle Tech Net

July 17, 7-10 a.m. @Family Legacy Financial Solutions

This free bi-monthly event offers a space for local tech professionals to build connections and find potential job opportunities.

UNCW CIE Dial-Up Disrupt

July 17, 12-1 p.m. (online)

UNCW’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is hosting a weekly discussion where members of the community share their ideas for innovative products/services.

GDG Cloud RTP Meetup

July 19, 10-11 a.m. (online)

This weekly meetup brings together developers, IT professionals and tech enthusiasts who are interested in the Google Cloud Platform.

Code for Durham: Civic Hacking Session

July 21, 5:30-8:30 p.m. @Caktus Group

Code for Durham brings together technologists, designers, developers, data scientists, map makers and activists to collaborate on civic technology projects. Meetings are held every two weeks on Tuesdays. Pizza will be provided.

Raleigh Chamber Women’s Leadership Conference 2020

July 21-23 (online)

This year’s Women’s Leadership Conference, presented by Raleigh Chamber, comes with the theme “Take Action Today.” The three-day event will feature lightning-style talks on building a skillsets and networks.

1 Million Cups Lake Norman

July 22, 7:30-9 a.m. (online)

Every Wednesday morning, entrepreneurs in the Lake Norman area join to present their companies to mentors, advisers and other startups. Join to meet new people and collaborate with fellow entrepreneurs.

1 Million Cups Asheville

July 22, 9-10 a.m. @Archetype Brewing

Asheville’s startup community meets weekly to hear presentations and support one another in continuing to grow.

1 Million Cups Wilmington

July 22, 9-10 a.m. (online)

This weekly event brings together entrepreneurs in the Wilmington and Cape Fear community to gather for coffee, casual startup pitches and conversation.

1 Million Cups RTP

July 22, 9-10 a.m. (online)

1 Million Cups, presented by Kauffman, is a weekly informal pitch event for the startup community. Join for free coffee and entrepreneurial support as local startups deliver their presentations.

Ag Tech Professional Forum: Virtual

July 22, 4-5:30 p.m. (online)

This event convenes local ag tech entrepreneurs, professionals and leaders for an evening of networking and engagement outside of the traditional workspace environment. The 2020 Ag Tech Professional Forum theme is plant health. This month’s event will be held virtually.

Packard Place Public House

July 22, 4:30-6:30 p.m. (virtual) 

On the third Wednesday of every month, the Queen City’s entrepreneurial community joins together for an evening of networking and connections over drinks.

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

July 23, 5-8 p.m. (online)

Held on a weekly basis, this Venture Café event series provides all sorts of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Every Thursday evening, the community gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, presentations, product demos, interviews, and more.

Wake Tech Virtual IT Speaker Series

July 23, 4-5 p.m. (online)

Wake Technical Community College is hosting a virtual event series featuring experts sharing their insights on the role of technology in solving problems during the COVID-19 pandemic.

DIG SOUTH Virtual Tech Summit 2020

July 23-24 (online)

A must-attend for entrepreneurs and technology industry representatives in the South, the DIG SOUTH Tech Summit connects leading global brands to scalable startups in the region. This year’s event will take place online, with the same networking opportunities, pitches, exhibitors and more features from the in-person program.

NC TECH 2020 State of Technology Conference

July 23-24 (online)

NC TECH’s annual State of Technology Conference is back, this time in a fully virtual format and focusing on how data impacts our personal and professional lives. The two-day program will feature keynotes, panels, a pitch competition and a virtual exhibit showcase.

UNCW CIE Dial-Up Disrupt

July 24, 12-1 p.m. (online)

UNCW’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is hosting a weekly discussion where members of the community share their ideas for innovative products/services.

GDG Cloud RTP Meetup

July 26, 10-11 a.m. (online)

This weekly meetup brings together developers, IT professionals and tech enthusiasts who are interested in the Google Cloud Platform.

Office & Work Culture: Is It Truly Inclusive & Equitable?

July 28, 12-1 p.m. (online)

This virtual discussion will feature insights and solutions on how companies and organizations can build equity and inclusion in the workplace.

Code for Chapel Hill

July 28, 6-8 p.m. (online)

Join the Code for Chapel Hill meetup to network with like-minded individuals and work on civic hacking projects. Meetings are held every two weeks on Tuesdays.

Downtown Techies Happy Hours @Midtown

July 28, 7-9 p.m. @Fox and Hound

Bring your ideas and opinions to the next Midtown Techies meetup. Events are held on the last Tuesday of every month.

1 Million Cups Lake Norman

July 29, 7:30-9 a.m. (online)

Every Wednesday morning, entrepreneurs in the Lake Norman area join to present their companies to mentors, advisers and other startups. Join to meet new people and collaborate with fellow entrepreneurs.

1 Million Cups Asheville

July 29, 9-10 a.m. @Archetype Brewing

Asheville’s startup community meets weekly to hear presentations and support one another in continuing to grow.

1 Million Cups Wilmington

July 29, 9-10 a.m. (online)

This weekly event brings together entrepreneurs in the Wilmington and Cape Fear community to gather for coffee, casual startup pitches and conversation.

1 Million Cups RTP

July 29, 9-10 a.m. (online)

1 Million Cups, presented by Kauffman, is a weekly informal pitch event for the startup community. Join for free coffee and entrepreneurial support as local startups deliver their presentations.

NC Tech Talk Series with Kurt Taylor & Trace Smith of Nextglass

July 29, 2:15-3 p.m. (online)

NC TECH is hosting a virtual talk with Nextglass Founder Kurt Taylor and CEO Trace Smith, who will discuss how fast-growing companies are adapting to the current economic landscape.

Packard Place Public House

July 29, 4:30-6:30 p.m. (virtual) 

On the third Wednesday of every month, the Queen City’s entrepreneurial community joins together for an evening of networking and connections over drinks.

CEI Technical Webinar Series: Drive Innovation & Adoption with Human-Centered Design

July 30, 12-12:45 p.m. (online)

Computer Enterprises is hosting a summer-long technical webinar series covering a broad range of topics. This week’s topic is: Innovation & Adoption with Human-Centered Design.

Venture Café Thursday Gathering

July 30, 5-8 p.m. (online)

Held on a weekly basis, this Venture Café event series provides all sorts of programming for Piedmont Triad entrepreneurs and innovators. Every Thursday evening, the community gathers for networking, panel talks, workshops, presentations, product demos, interviews, and more.

Triangle Tech Net

July 31, 7-10 a.m. @Family Legacy Financial Solutions

This free bi-monthly event offers a space for local tech professionals to build connections and find potential job opportunities.

UNCW CIE Dial-Up Disrupt

July 31, 12-1 p.m. (online)

UNCW’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is hosting a weekly discussion where members of the community share their ideas for innovative products/services.

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