17 MARCH - DAY 1
8:30: Teams arrive, coffee & breakfast
Meet at The Gallery: Express Towers, Ramnath Goenka Marg, Nariman Point, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400021
9:00: Welcome to the Mumbai Editors Lab
Welcome by Indian Express and GEN.
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: Tech tools workshop with Surabhi Malik (Media Training Specialist, Google News Lab)
11:30: The Do's and Don't's of Visualisation with Ritvvij Parrikh (Founder, Pykih)
11:45: Gender reporting talk with Shobha S V (Program Manager, ICFJ - Knight Journalism Fellowship)
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: Drinks & chill!
18 MARCH - DAY 2
9:00: Final hacking sprint
15:45: Project submission deadline. All prototypes must be submitted to the GEN Community.
16:30: Pitch session
The participants will have five minutes to pitch their projects
One minute for questions from the jury
18:00: Winners announced
19:00 - 22:30: Final social event at 145 Kalaghoda (145, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001)