Please note that the schedule is subject to change.


20 MAY

9.00: Welcome

  • Welcome by ONA Japan
  • Welcome by GEN & presentation of the GEN Editors Lab programme rules


9.15: 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.


10:00 - 10.45: Google News Lab’s workshop with Irene Jay Liu


10.45 - 11.00: Short break


11:00 -11.30: Workshop presented by Jun Hori


11.30 - 12.00: Workshop presented by Tetsu Imai


12.00 - 13.00: Brainstorming session


13.00: Lunch


13.30: Prototyping session


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 



21 MAY

09.00: Final hacking sprint


10.00 - 10.15: How to pitch?

Some tips for the pitch session


13.00: Lunch


16.45: Project submission deadline

All prototypes must be submitted to the GEN Community.


17.00: Pitch session

The participants will have five minutes to pitch their projects and one minute for questions from the jury


18:30: Winners announced and drinks