We here at Gradum Ante strive to bring you the latest local tech events and news, here is a list of some of the cool stuff that is coming up in the Greensboro North Carolina Area!

Drone Workshop for Government and Commercial Operators in Thomasville October 12

We are excited to announce we will be hosting a drone workshop for commercial and government operators at the Mary E. Rittling Conference Center at Davidson Community College. The NCDOT aims to show how beneficial and safe this technology can be through free workshops around the state, focused on commercial and government drone operations and data management. State and local government personnel who are interested in learning about this technology are encouraged to attend. Local commercial drone operators are also invited to attend and network.

Seating is limited at this event, so register early! Registration will close on October 10th at 6pm.



Thu, October 12, 2017

9:30 AM – 4:30 PM EDT

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Davidson Community College – Mary E. Rittling Conference Center

297 Davidson Community College Road

Thomasville, NC 27360

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Drone Workshop Thomasville

ConvergeSouth 2017 – October 13

ConvergeSouth, founded in 2004, has become the region’s premier technology and creativity conference for businesses, non-profits, and emerging entrepreneurs alike. We are run by an amazing group of volunteers and sponsors, who all strive to empower businesses who are equally as passionate and self-motivated in their community and work!

Our goal is to bring you panels of speakers with invaluable ideas, insight, and advice to share. The conference is limited to only a few hundred tickets, which ensures that there is always time for plenty of Q&A’s and informal networking! With past speakers such as Robert Scoble, Craig Newmark, Bob Knorpp, and Mark Schaefer, you won’t want to miss out on the chance to run your next venture by this years players.

This incredible one-day event is packed with panels, key-note addresses, networking and break-out sessions, DIY workshops, and more! Those looking to expand their business by creatively utilizing all that the internet and technology have to offer don’t want to miss out on this once a year event.

Our speakers specialize in all things tech, design, and web, and they’re ready to let you in on all the tips and tricks! Learn how to create meaningful content, the most efficient way to run your social media sites, how to use data to get the most out of your audience, and much, much more.

Join the entire ConvergeSouth team the night before the conference at a VIP event at one of our area’s most unique venues, the Kimpton Cardinal Hotel. As a VIP Guest, you’ll enjoy a more intimate networking experience with the players you’ll be hearing from the next day.


Friday, October 13, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

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Immersive Technology Conference 2017 – NOV 06

The Immersive Technology Conference is one of the only industry events specifically created to foster the use of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality technologies for non-gaming/non-entertainment applications. Our event focuses on the “R” (reality) of VR and AR technologies.

ITC16 featured 21 speakers, including engineers from NASA, programmers from Microsoft, and doctors from the Memorial Hermann Medical System. Together, the conference’s speakers represent knowledge of applied VR and AR spanning 9 industries. The conference drew attendees from 7 different countries from arount the world.



Mon, Nov 6, 2017, 9:00 AM –

Tue, Nov 7, 2017, 7:00 PM CST

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University of Houston Student Center South

4455 University Dr

Houston, Texas 77004

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Duke University Energy Conference – NOV 08

The Duke University Energy Conference (DUEC) is an annual student-led event aimed at bringing together thought leaders in industry, government and academia to fuel independent analysis on energy markets, trends, policiesand technologies.



Wed, November 8, 2017

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM EST

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Geneen Auditorium

100 Fuqua Drive

Durham, NC 27708

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Refunds up to 7 days before event