8 April

9.00 a.m - 9:30 a.m: Welcome

  • Welcoming by The Huffington Post, Change.org and GEN
  • Presentation of the GEN Editors Lab programme rules

9.30 a.m - 10.30 a.m: Speed Geeking
Everybody meets each other. Teams have a chance to show their previous work.

10.30 a.m - 11.15 a.m: Impact Journalism Workshop led by Change.org

11.15 a.m: Coffee break

11.30 a.m – 1 p.m: Brainstorming session

1 p.m: Lunch break

2:00 p.m: Prototyping session

5.30 p.m: Mini pitch session
Teams will have 1 minute to:

  • Describe the problem they are trying to solve
  • Describe their target audience
  • Give a one sentence description of their prototype

6 p.m: Drinks


 9 April

9.00 a.m: Coding Sprint

1 p.m: Lunch Break

4.30 p.m: Project Submission Deadline
The participants have to submit their projects on the GEN Community website

5 p.m - 6.30 p.m : Pitch Session
The teams have four minutes to present their projects and the jury ask them questions for one minute

6.30 p.m : Jury deliberation

7 p.m.: Winners announcement and cocktails