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Tech Event Calendar: August Edition

tech event calendarCary, NC – Here is a quick look at the Tech Event Calendar coming up in August and beyond, edited by Ian Henshaw of Technology Tank. Email Ian if we’ve missed anything.

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Tech Event Calendar: August Edition

Burlington Mini Maker Faire – Saturday August 17th from 10:00am to 6:00pm (EDT). A family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. Tickets are Free, Registering for a Ticket and bringing that ticket to the Faire enters you into a random drawing with a chance to win several different door prizes from our makers and sponsors.

2013 Startup Alley – August 27, 2013 from 3:30 PM TO 6:30 PM (EST) in Raleigh, NC. Are you an entrepreneur who wants to put your ideas in front of hundreds? Would you like to pitch your business to investors? The Chamber is partnering with HQ Raleigh (formerly HUB Raleigh) to present Startup Alley at this year’s Business Showcase. How does it work? All you have to do is tell your startup’s story and encourage your friends, social media networks, co-workers—anyone—to vote for you. Register Here.

RTP 180°: TBD – Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT) in RTP, NC. The theme for the next RTP 180° has not been set at time of our publishing so check the RTP 180° Website for details.

IDEA Pitch – August 28, 2013 in Durham, NC. Have an idea or startup you want to pitch? Want to receive feedback and meet fellow entrepreneurs? This is the tech event for you! Join us once a quarter in the American Underground classroom on the American Tobacco Campus to meet the team and have the opportunity to pitch your business idea. We’re always interested to meet new entrepreneurs and learn about the companies they’re building. We welcome entrepreneurs across all industries. Attendance is free, but space is limited, so we ask that all attendees register in advance. Also, we ask that service providers not attend as these events are solely for entrepreneurs.

Summit on Transformative Innovation in Health Care – Monday, September 9, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT) in Durham, NC. Join us for the inaugural Summit on Transformative Innovation in Health Care that will help celebrate the launch of a new, exciting initiative at Duke Univeristy, the Duke Institute for Health Innovation (DIHI).

Triangle Entrepreneurship Week – September 9-13, 2013. We bring together entrepreneurial communities to provide resources, knowledge and connections for businesses to succeed. Throughout one week, local leaders, investors, supporters and entrepreneurs share their knowledge, resources, and connections during our sessions and events.

NC Datapalooza Celebration – Thursday, September 12, 2013. The inaugural NC DataPalooza is a two-part event, beginning with the NC DataJam competition at HUB Raleigh on April 22nd and culminating with a celebration in September. DataPalooza is an open-data competition sponsored by the White House that connects local experts, innovators, and entrepreneurs to relevant, clean data drawn from federal, state, and local resources. Datapalooza promises to the tech event of the fall in the Triangle.

CED Venture Conference – September 17-18, 2013 in Raleigh, NC. Be inspired at the CED Tech Venture Conference 2013, where ideas that spur creation, iteration and growth will take center stage over the course of two stimulating days, in Raleigh, NC. For 29 years, CED has led the region’s biggest conference uniting technology entrepreneurs and the businesses that can help them grow. We’ve expanded this year, adding to the investors and entrepreneurs more corporate partners looking for innovation.

NCDevCon 2013 – North Carolina’s Premier Web Conference – Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 8:00 AM – Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EDT) in Raleigh, NC. NCDevCon is a 2 day web and mobile development conference in Raleigh, NC. For $200 you get access to all sessions and hands on classes. Your conference fee also includes lunch, a snazzy conference T-Shirt and admission to our evening networking event. Learn more at the NCDevCon Site.Organized by TACFUG, the Triangle Area ColdFusion User Group.

Google in Education North Carolina Summit – Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 7:30 AM – Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EDT) in Cary, NC. We invite you to join us for the first annual Google in Education North Carolina Summit to be held at Cary High School on October 19 & 20, 2013 . This high intensity two day tech event focuses on deploying, integrating and using Google Apps for Education to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education. The program features Google Certified Teachers, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainers, practicing administrators, solution providers, Google engineers, and representatives from the Google education teams.

All Things Open™ – October 23-24, 2013 in Raleigh, NC. All Things Open is a conference for technologists and decision makers around the topic of open source in the enterprise and will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center in downtown Raleigh, NC, the open source city.

Cary’s GREAT PUNKIN’ CHUCK – Sunday, November 3, 2013 at Noon – 5:00 PM (EDT) in Cary, NC. Cary’s GREAT PUNKIN’ CHUCK is a mash up of science, back-yard technology and good clean fun hurling pumpkins with trebuchets at targets and for distance. Teams compete for prizes (and glory). Registration Site

TRINUG’s Code Camp will be held in Raleigh on November 9, 2013. More details to follow.

InternetSummit 2013 – November 12-14, 2013 in Raleigh, NC. Internet Summit is a premier digital strategies forum with a goal of educating and promoting forward thinking and thought leadership on topics related to internet business and marketing.

Story by Ian Henshaw, Managing Partner of Technology Tank. Photo by Peter for Lucidia Studio.