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Mayor Faulconer announces "Innovate San Diego Week"

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Civic leaders are scheduled Wednesday morning to announce a weeklong series of events to showcase San Diego's innovation economy.
Innovate San Diego Week will be a collaborative effort between the city of San Diego, Maker Faire San Diego, the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp., UC San Diego's SD Hacks, TwitchCon 2016 and the CRSSD Festival.
According to the mayor's office, the events to be held during the week of Sept. 30-Oct. 7 will highlight the "ingenuity and creativity'' of the region, display some of the best of local technology and promote San Diego's innovation economy on a global stage.
SD Hacks, TwitchCon and the CRSSD Festival are all events scheduled to take place during the week.
SD Hacks is a 36-hour hackathon at UCSD in which participants create useful applications, TwitchCon is a gathering for the Twitch social media video and gaming platform, and CRSSD is a two-day music festival at the Waterfront Park at the County Administration Center.

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