UCSC’s SAMA Presents SlugCon 2024 • 05/19/2024


SlugCon is UCSC’s very own anime convention, hosted by SAMA (Slug Anime & Manga Association). Admission is free!

Join SAMA at the University of California, Santa Cruz’s Merrill Cultural Center on May 19th for an Artists’ Alley, Maid Cafe, panels, games, giveaways, and more.

Source: SlugCon 2024 – A Convention Celebrating Japanese Anime Culture

The Future of Social Tech: Nurturing Skills and Markets for Social Impact Innovation

Join the Japan Program and the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) of Stanford University for a live streamed conference on February 23, 2023.

A gathering of Japanese and American entrepreneurs, investors, content creators, and educators to share lessons and best practices to accelerate innovation for social impact, or “social tech.” Attendees will have the opportunity to tap into environments optimal for developing skills and markets for social tech through the lens of movers and shakers in the fields of technology, music, business, research, and education.
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GDC 2022 Sessions are now on GDC Vault


GDC Vault is the place to check out GDC content from sessions and events. Video-on-demand sessions for GDC 2022 have been posted—including the Main Stage on the Developer’s Renaissance, Josh Wardle’s deep dive into the creation of Wordle, and a postmortem on the GDCA and IGF Awards-winning game Inscryption.

Source: GDC 2022 sessions are now on GDC Vault