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Schedule

13-14 March 2014

FIRST DAY - Thursday 13 March - 

9:30 a.m. : Coffee & Welcome 

  • Welcoming of participants by the host Col.legi de Periodiodistes de Catalunya and Global Editors Network
  • Presentation of the teams 
  • Presentation of the GEN Editors’ Lab programme rules (local Hackdays and final Hackathon). Presentation of the theme
  • Presentation of projects developed during previous Hackdays

10:30 a.m : 1st Masterclass

  • Speaker : Luis Collado and Elias Moreno 
  • Topic : Using Google Tools to improve your election coverage 
  • Format : 30 min speech. 15 min questions. 

11:15 a.m. : Hacking begins

1:30 p.m. : 1st mini pitch session

  • The teams have one minute to pitch their project 

2 p.m. : Lunch

3:00 p.m. : 2nd Masterclass

  • Speaker : Mirko Lorenz
  • Topic : Innovative ways to use data to improve your election coverage 
  • Format : 30 min speech. 15 min questions.

3:45 p.m. : Hacking continues

6 p.m. : Guided tour of CaixaForum 

6:30 p.m. : Cocktails  

 

 

SECOND DAY - FRIDAY 14 March - 

9:30 a.m. : Hacking begins

11 a.m. : 2nd mini-pitch session 

  • During 1 minute, the teams will have to :
  • - Announce the title of their projects
  • - Explain what is the problem they want to solve with their projects
  • - Explain how they are going to solve it

11:30 a.m. : Hacking continues

2 p.m. : Lunch 

3 p.m. : Final preparation

  • Final prep for presentations and project submission

4 p.m. : Project submission deadline

4 p.m. : Pitch rehearsal 

  • Teams rehearse their 5 minute pitches

4:30 p.m. : Pitch session

  • 7 minute max per team. The teams will have 5 minutes to pitch their projects. 1 or 2 questions from jury. 1 minute max to answer each question

6 p.m. : Jury deliberates

6:30 p.m : Hackdays award and cocktails

  • This session is open to journalists and bloggers