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Schedule

Please note schedule is subject to change.

WEDNESDAY 17 JANUARY

Venue: Growth Space Barrabes (Calle de Méndez Álvaro 9, planta 0, 28045 Madrid) 

Welcome address by Luis Martín, CEO of Barrabés 

19:00 - 19:15 Innovating at El Confidencial Lab

With Alejandro Laso, Director of El Confidencial Lab. 

19:15 - 20:00 Google News Lab workshop

With David Dieudonné, Google News Lab Lead for France. 

20:00 - 20:15 'Inspiration for newsrooms' Lightning talk with Populate

Álvaro Ortiz will present Populate - Tools for civic engagement.

20:15 - 21:00 BBC News Keynote address

With Nathalie Malinarich, editor of mobile and new formats, BBC News.

21:00 Cocktail & networking

 

THURSDAY 18 JANUARY

Venue: El Confidencial headquarters, Edificio Atica 7, Planta 1, Vía de las Dos Castillas, 33, 28224 Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid.

 

9:30: Teams arrive, breakfast

10:00: Presentation of the GEN Editors Lab programme rules.

10:15: Speed Geeking

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

11:00:  Let’s the hack begin!

14:00: Lunch

18:00 : Mini pitch session

The teams will have one minute to:

Describe the problem they are trying to solve
Describe their target audience
Announce in one sentence what they are going to prototype

19:00: Cocktail & networking

 

FRIDAY 19 JANUARY

Venue: El Confidencial headquarters, Edificio Atica 7, Planta 1, Vía de las Dos Castillas, 33, 28224 Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid.

9:30: Breakfast

10:00: Final hacking sprint 

14:00: Lunch

16:45: Project submission deadline

All prototypes must be submitted to the GEN Community.

17:00: Pitch session

The participants will have five minutes to pitch their projects and one minute for questions from the jury 

18:30: Winners announced and final cocktail