Aug 15 2024


5:00 pm - 7:15 pm


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RTP180: Color

About RTP180

Innovation. Education. Industry. These are powerful angles—and what Research Triangle Park is known for. At RTP180, speakers from our founding Universities, Park companies and the North Carolina community at-large, are called upon to speak passionately and authentically about what matters to them. The twist? They must do it in 5 minutes or less!

We ask our speakers to be intentional with their 300 seconds on stage. What perspective of their industry are they able to share? What are their passions? What would our community be surprised to learn? What case studies in North Carolina are cutting edge?

This Month

This month we are bringing in the experts to present their unique take on Color. Our speakers will share new research on the science of color, the way it impacts us, our environment and the economy, and the different industries that are built on color. Join us to learn about this fascinating topic.

Prior to the start of the show, join us at 5:00 p.m. for refreshments and networking.

When you come early, we will have complimentary popcorn, beer from Fullsteam RTP, wine selections from RTP Uncorked, and spirit-free drinks.

Our Experts

Dr. Tova N. Williams | North Carolina State University

Kayla Messier Jones | RTI Innovation Advisors

Ellen Divers | Ellen Divers Design

Anne Wood | University of North Carolina-Greensboro

Dr. Massimo Iorizzo | Plants for Human Health Institute

Our Game Plan

Doors open at 5:00 p.m. for beer, wine, snacks and an interactive networking hour.

The show kicks off at 6:00 p.m. sharp in-person at 800 Park Offices Drive, RTP NC 27709.

Can’t attend in-person? The event will be live streamed here beginning at 6:00p.m. Thursday, August 15, 2024.

The hashtag for this event is #RTP180. Get social with us by tagging @FrontierRTP.

Our Promise

We want you to easily access our events and webinars. Feel free to reach out to us with accommodation requests at and we’ll do our best to facilitate.

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor, RTI International and our Contributing Partner, Blu on Farrington, a Zaremba Management Company.

Note: By registering and participating in this event, you consent to the recording of your likeness, image, and/or voice and authorize Frontier RTP to use photographs, video, and audio recordings containing your likeness, image, and/or voice in any medium for any purpose.


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800 Park Offices Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

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