31 March - 1 April

Please note this schedule is subject to change.

31 March - Day 1

8:30-9:00: Registration & breakfast

9:00-9:10: Welcoming remarks from Google, GEN, Media Today

  • Welcoming of participants by the host and the Global Editors Network
  • Presentation of the GEN Editors Lab programme and rules.

9:10-9:40: Keynote 1: "News consumption & implications for news content creators" with Jungsoo Kang (Mediati)

9:40-10:10: Keynote 2: "Immersive storytelling and data journalism" with Irene Jay (Google News Lab)

10:15 Keynote 3: Complexity journalism and Content-prioritized strategy with Alan Kang (Box and Whisker)

10:30-11:10: Panel discussion, "How to create political content in Korea: Challenges" Alan Kang (Box & Whisker), Ohyeon Kweon (UFOfactory), Hyejin Kwon (Korea Data Journalism), facilitated by Jeonghwan Lee

11:10-12:10: Speed Geeking: Get to know each other!

12:10-12:40: "Mapping Election Results: 5 Things You Want to Do Right" with Alicia Parlapiano

12:40-13:30: Working lunch & team brainstorming 

13:30-17:30: Let the hacking begin! Mentoring is available.

17:30-18:30: Mini pitch session

The teams 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

18:30-20:00: Cocktail reception / networking party at Campus Seoul

1 April - Day 2

9:00: Opening of the second day

9:00-12:00: Keep hacking! Mentoring is available.

12:00-13:00: Working lunch

13:00-16:00: Final hacking sprint

16:00-18:00: Final pitches!