3 March

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

  • Welcoming by the Walkley Foundation
  • Welcoming by 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: Google Workshop: Jonny Richards, Google Creative Lab

11.15 a.m. : Coffee and snacks are served. Quick break.

11.20 a.m : Tips on making a useful hack from scratch: Luke Bacon, Open Australia Foundation

12 p.m – 1 p.m: Brainstorming session

1 p.m:  Lunch break

2 p.m:  Workshop given by Tableau Public: Best practices for data visualisation, and how to explore your data visually

2:30 p.m: Prototyping session

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

  • What is the problem they are trying to solve?
  • Who is yourtarget audience?
  • What are you going to prototype?

6 p.m: Drinks

4 March

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