Please note schedule is subject to change.
9:00: Welcome to Cape Town Editors Lab
- Welcome by GEN, Code for Africa.
- Presentation of the GEN Editors Lab programme rules.
9:30: 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.
10:30: Coffee Break
11:00: Google News Lab Workshop
12:00: Catherine Gichuru and Eric Mugendi share tips for fighting misinformation
14:00: Work session
17:00 : 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
9:00: Arrival, coffee & breakfast. Begin working.
13:00: Working lunch
14:00 Final hacking sprint
15:45: Project submission deadline. All prototypes must be submitted to the GEN Community.
16:00: Final pitch session
The teams will have five minutes to pitch their projects with one minute for questions from the jury
18:00: Winners announced