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Schedule

Venue: Rappler Office, 3/F Estancia Offices, Capitol Commons, Ortigas Center, Pasig City

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

Day 1 - Thursday 7 July

8:30 - 9:00: Registration & breakfast

9:00 - 9:30Welcome to the Philippines Editors Lab

Opening remarks by Rappler

Welcoming by GEN and presentation of the Editors Lab programme & rules

9:30 - 10:30: Speed Geeking

Each participating team has 3 minutes to present to each other the most innovative project released by their newsrooms in recent months.

10:30 - 11:00: Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:45: Google workshop given by Catherine Candano on mobile first tools and analytics for publishers 

11:45 - 12:30: DDR workshop:

"Importance of mitigation and preparedness in reducing casualties during disasters" presented by Oscar Lizardo, Project NOAH

"Challenges in communicating critical needs during disaster response" presented by Felino Castro, Director, ICTMS, Department of Social Welfare and Development

Demo of Project Agos, presented by Gemma Bagayaua-Mendoza, Rappler

12:30 - 13:00: Brainstorming session

13:00: Lunch break

14:00: Brainstorming session

16:00: Coffee break

16:30: Brainstorming & working session

18:00: Mini pitch session

Teams will have 1 minute to:
- Describe the problem they are trying to solve
- Describe their target audience
- Give a one sentence description of their prototype

19:00: Cocktail & finger buffet

 

Day 2 - Friday 8 July

8:30 - 9:00: Breakfast

9:00 - 9:10: "How to Pitch" workshop

9:30 - 1:00: Working session

13:00: Lunch break

14:00: Last sprint working session

15:30: Project submission deadline
The participants must submit their projects on the GEN Community website

16:00 - 18:00: Editors Lab conference

- Welcome by Rappler and GEN

- Keynote by Usec Alexander Pama, NDRRMC

- Final pitches by Editors Lab teams — 5 minutes for each team, plus 2 minutes for questions from the jury

- Talk from Pratiksha Rao, Twitter

- Talk from Maria Ressa, Rappler

- Announcement of the winning team

18:00: Closing cocktail