FRIDAY 9 MARCH

11:30: Lunch

12:30 - 15:00: First workshop session

Welcome by AJI, GEN. 

"Data Journalism Strategy For Newsrooms With Limited Resources" workshop with Kuek Ser Kuang Keng

Lightning talk with Antoine Laurent 

15:00: Coffee break

15:30: Google News Lab workshop, presented by Irene Jay Liu

16:30: Speaker TBA

17:15: Closing & explanation about next day's session

 

SATURDAY 10 MARCH

9:00: Welcome

Presentation of the GEN Editors Lab programme rules

9:30: Speed Geeking

Each participating team meets and has five minutes to meet each other and present a recent or innovative project released by their newsrooms.

11:00:  Coffee break

11:30: Let the hacking begin!

13:00: Lunch

14:00: Brainstorming/working session

17:30: Mini pitch session

The teams have one minute to:

  • Describe the problem they are trying to solve
  • Describe their target audience
  • Announce in one sentence what they are going to prototype

19:00: Dinner

 

SUNDAY 11 MARCH

9:00: Final hacking sprint

13:00: Lunch

15:45: Project submission deadline

16:00: Pitch session (event open to the public)

The participants have four minutes to pitch their projects
One minute for questions from the jury

17:30: Drinks while the jury is deliberating

17:50: Winners announced

18:00: Final cocktail