9:00 a.m. : Welcome
Welcoming of participants by OSIWA, the Global Editors Network and l’Union de la Presse Francophone.
Presentation of the theme
Presentation of the GEN Editors Lab programme rules
9:30 a.m. : Speed Geeking
The participating teams have 3 minutes to present to each other the most innovative projects released by their newsrooms in the last months.
11:00 a.m. : Ebola and Infectious Diseases : The Essential Info
Presentation by Moussa Seydi, Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases at Hopital Fann.
11:30 a.m. : The participants start hacking
1:00 p.m. : Lunch
3:00 p.m. : Tools for quickly creating working prototypes
Presentation by Abdoulaye Kante, Expert Associate Director in charge of Public Sector & NGOs Business Unit at Link4dev
3:45 p.m. : Public Policies in response to the Ebola Outbreak
Presentation by the Ministry of Health of Senegal
5:00 p.m. : Mini pitch session
- The teams will have 1 minute to :
- Announce the title of their projects
- Explain what is the problem they want to solve with their project
- Explain how they are going to solve it
5:15 p.m. : #CodeForAfrica
Presentation by Cheikh Fall, Founder of Sunu 2012, an online participative democracy project, Blogger and Activist.
5:45 - 6:00 p.m. : Cocktails
9:00 a.m. : Final Hacking sprint
1:00 p.m : Lunch
4:30 p.m. : Project submission deadline
5:00 p.m. : Pitch Session
The participants have 5 minutes to present their projects. The jury has 1 minute to ask them questions.
6:00 - 6:30 p.m. : Deliberation of the Jury
6:30 p.m : Awards Ceremony and Cocktails