View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by day, time, pass type, topic, and format. With this Session Viewer, you can view session and speaker details for Game Developers Conference 2024.You will be able to build your schedule with the GDC Mobile App. The GDC 2024 app will be available for download in Apple Apps and Google Play late February 2024.
Sessions do fill up and seating is first come, first serve, so arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend. Adding a session to your schedule does not guarantee you a seat.
Latoya Peterson lives at the intersection of emerging technology and culture. Named one of Forbes Magazine's 30 Under 30 rising stars in media, she is best known for the award winning blog Racialicious.com - the intersection of race and pop culture. She is cofounder and Chief Experience Officer at Glow Up Games, a game studio focusing on telling beautifully crafted stories using mobile, AR/VR, AI, and other emerging technologies. Previously, she was the Deputy Editor, Digital Innovation for ESPN's The Undefeated, an Editor-at-Large at Fusion, and the Senior Digital Producer for The Stream, a social media driven news show on Al Jazeera America. In 2018, she soft launched AI in the Trap, a collaborative art project that explores the future of artificial intelligence and predictive policing through a hip-hop lens. In 2016, she produced a critically acclaimed YouTube series on Girl Gamers that was highlighted on Spotify. Known for bringing a hip-hop feminist and racial justice framework to technological and cultural analysis, Latoya’s perspectives have been widely published in outlets like Wired, Teen Vogue, NPR, ESPN the Magazine, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Essence, Spin, Vibe, Marie Claire, Kotaku, The Atlantic, The American Prospect, and The Guardian. She was a contributor to Jezebel.com. Her essay, "The Not Rape Epidemic" was published in the anthology Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape (Seal Press, 2008). She also contributed "The Feminist Existential Crisis (Dark Children Remix)" to the anthology Feminism for Real: Deconstructing the Academic Industrial Complex of Feminism (CCPA, 2011). She is often asked to speak about technology, race, gender, and pop culture. Her past engagements include the Harvard Business School Tech Summit, FEST Peru, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) R & D Lab, The European Journalism Centre, Media Party Africa, and The Conf in Sweden. She is a frequent panelist at conferences like the Global Editors Network, the Game Developers Conference, Confab, Online News Association, South by Southwest Interactive, and the American Anthropological Association. As a keynote speaker, she’s led workshops and addressed students at institutions like Princeton University, Texas A & M University, Swarthmore College, Kenyon College, Harvard’s Black Law Students Association and MIT’s Graduate Women Symposium. As a digital media consultant, Latoya Peterson has worked with brands like the Lean In Foundation, NPR, the Wikimedia Foundation, and Weber-Shandwick to provide demographic analysis, ideas on improving user experience, and specialized outreach. As a media personality, she has provided expert commentary for outlets like CNN and C-SPAN. She was also a guest host for WEAA’s The Michael Eric Dyson Show and a contributor/substitute digital producer for Al-Jazeera International's version of The Stream. She is currently on the advisory board of the Data & Society Institute and the board of visitors for The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships. She is a US-Japan Leadership Foundation Fellow and a USC Civic Media Senior Fellow. She served as a Harvard Berkman Center Affiliate, a Poynter Institute Sensemaking Fellow, and one of the inaugural Public Media Corps fellows. She is also part of the selection committee for the Museum of Play’s World Video Game Hall of Fame.