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. : Data and Climate Change

Tommaso Venturini, Assistant Professor at Sciences Po MediaLab, will give a keynote about how data journalism could tackle climate change. 

12 p.m. : Brainstorming

1:00 p.m: Lunch

1:30 p.m. : Working session

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 

6:30 p.m. : Cocktails 




9:00 a.m. : Coffee and tips for the pitch session 

9:30 a.m. : Google Media Tools Workshop

Vanessa Schneider, Geo Media Program Manager at Google and Nicholas Whitaker, Media Outreach Manager, News Lab at Google will present Google Public Data, Google Advanced Search, Google Maps Engine, Google Crisis Response. 

  • 1:00 p.m: Lunch

4:00 p.m. : Pitch session 

5:00 p.m. : Keynote by Steve Herrmann, BBC News Online

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