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Agenda

Please note schedule is subject to change.

 

THURSDAY 2 MARCH

Venue: Google Campus Madrid, Calle Moreno Nieto, 2, 28005 Madrid (TBD)

 

19.00 - 19.15: Innovating at El Confidencial Lab

Keynote given by Alejandro Laso, Director of El Confidencial Lab.

 

19.15 - 20.00: Grab your readers while they're washing their dishes - How Público is betting on mobile and audio to become a larger presence in its users' daily lives. 

Keynote given by João Pedro Pereira, Innovation Coordinator at Público.

 

20.00 - 20.40: New startups to accelerate newsrooms' mobile development

PolitibotSeedtagGraphext and Marfeel will present their latest innovations. 

 

20.40 - 21.10: Journalism in the mobile age

Workshop given by Millán Berzosa, Google News Lab Media Training Specialist for Spain and Portugal. Millán Berzosa will talk about Mobile Journalism and new possibilities for in-depth, compelling stories, sharing the latest from the Google News Lab.

 


FRIDAY 3 MARCH

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

 

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

 

19.00 : 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

 

20.00: Drinks

 

 

 

SATURDAY 4 MARCH

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

 

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 drinks