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!