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Please note that the schedule is subject to change.

Friday, 5 April 2019

Editors Lab Day 1

08:45 - 09:00 Registration 

09:00 - 09:30 Welcome to the Mo Ibrahim Foundation Editors Lab

09:30 - 10:00 Speed Geeking

  • Each participating team meets and has 3 minutes to present to each other the most innovative projects released by their newsrooms in the last months. 

10:00 - 10:30 Lightning Talk by Adebola Williams, CEO of REDAfrica.

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 13:00 Brainstorming Session 

  • Teams brainstorm about what they want to build and can also start coding already. 

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch 

14:00 - 16:00 Hacking Session 

16:00 - 16:45 Mini Pitch Session 

Each team gets 1 minute to:

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

16:45 - 17:00 End of Day 1 

  • Participants are invited to attend the MIF Leadership Ceremony at 19:30 and the Cocktail Reception at 21:00 

 

Saturday, 6 April 2019

Ibrahim Governance Weekend 

09:30 - 11:00 Participants attend the Ibrahim Governance Weekend Panel 1

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break 

11:30 - 13:00 Ibrahim Governance Weekend Panel 2

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 17:00 Continue Hacking 

 

Sunday, 7 April 2019

Editors Lab Day 2

09:00 - 09:05 Welcome to Day 2

09:05 - 13:00 Final Hacking Sprint 

13:15 Project Submission Deadline

13:30 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 15:30 Final Pitch Session 

  • Teams have 5 minutes to present their projects and the jury can ask questions. 

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break and Jury Deliberates 

16:00 - 16:30 Winners Announcement

  • Participants are invited to attend the MIF Public Concert at 19:00.