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Editors Lab Reuters Hackdays Schedule

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- Wednesday 11 June - 

5:00 p.m. : GEN Welcome 

  • Welcoming of participants by the Global Editors Network
  • Presentation of the GEN Editors’ Lab programme rules
    • Welcoming of participants by our sponsor, Softonic

5:15 p.m. : Softonic Welcome 

  • Welcoming of participants by our sponsor, Softonic
  • 5: 30 p.m. : Speed Geeking 

  • The Hackdays finalists will present the projects that made them win their national Hackdays
  • 7:00 p.m. : Cocktails & Canapés at Palau de la Generalitat de Catalunya

  • The Hackdays finalists will join the GEN Summit participants for Cocktails and Canapés at one of the most beautiful historic building of Barcelona 

 

  • - Thursday 12 June - 
  • 8:30 a.m. : Coffee & Welcome 

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

    1:30 p.m. : Lunch

    5 p.m. : 1st 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

    7:45 p.m. : Cocktails and Canapés at Palau Robert

  • 9:30 p.m. :  Private visit of La Perdrera 

- Friday June 13 - 

8.30 a.m. : Hacking begins

1: 30 p.m. : Lunch 

2:00 p.m. : Project submission deadline 

2:00 p.m. : Prototype testing  

  • The jury members will have the opportunity to test each prototypes. 

3:00 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

5 p.m. : The jury announces the names of the 3 best projects 

6:25 p.m. : The 3 best projects are pitched on the main stage of the Summit 

6:40 p.m. : The winner of the Hackdays Final is announced