25-26 November

Please note schedule is subject to change.


9:00: Welcome to the Dublin Editors Lab

  • Welcome by FuJo and GEN.
  • Presentation of the GEN Editors Lab programme rules.

9:30: Speed Geeking

Each participating teams meet and have 3 minutes to present to each other the most innovative project released by their newsrooms in the last months.

10:30: Coffee Break

11:00: Google News Lab workshop

Matt Cooke will present the latest developments of the Google News Lab toolkit.

11:45: Second workshop (TBA)

13:00: Lunch

18:00 : Mini pitch session

The teams will have one minute to:

  1. Describe the problem they are trying to solve
  2. Describe their target audience
  3. Announce in one sentence what they are going to prototype

19:00: Cocktail



9:00: Final hacking sprint

13:00: Lunch

15:45: Project submission deadline. All prototypes must be submitted to the GEN Community.

16:30: Pitch session

  • The participants will have five minutes to pitch their projects
  • One minute for questions from the jury

18:00: Winners announced