26 February


9:00 a.m. : Welcome

  • Welcoming of participants by the Global Editors Network
  • Presentation of the GEN Editors Lab programme rules

9:45 a.m. : Speed Geeking

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

10:30 a.m. : Google Workshop given by Luis Collado, Head of Google News and Books for Spain and Portugal. 

11:15 a.m. : The participants start hacking 

1:30 p.m: Lunch

3:00 p.m. : Workshop given by Ricardo Lafuente, Designer and Data Architect at Journalism++

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 

6:00 p.m. : Presentation by Conexão Lusófona

7:15 p.m. : Dinner 



27 February


9:00 a.m. : Workshop about 'How to pitch?'

9:30 a.m. : Presentation by Pedro Lomba, Secretário de Estado Adjunto do Ministro Adjunto e do Desenvolvimento Regional

1:00 p.m: Lunch

4:30 p.m. :  Project Submission Deadline

5:00 p.m. : Pitch session

6:30 p.m. : Editors Lab Awards Ceremony