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10 Jun 2014 22:00 to 12 Jun 2014 22:00


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Mobile. Video. Data. Challenge the Status Quo 
GEN Summit, Barcelona, 11 - 13 June 2014
500 Editors-in-Chief. 60 Speakers. 10 workshops. 4 keynotes.  
The GEN Summit is the must attend conference of the 2014 digital media calendar. We will welcome you at the impressive Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona (CCCB) near the Ramblas, and will attract the same calibre of speakers and collection of media innovators that GEN Summits have now become renowned for. Discover 'robot journalism', and be updated about drone journalism and data journalism. This is the event to meet with the media industry influentials and drive business.
Keynote Speakers
Seymour Hersh, Andy Carvin (First Look Media), Wolfgang Blau (The Guardian), Paul Smurl (New York Times), Amy Webb (Webbmedia), Frank Schirrmacher (FAZ), Tom Standage (The Economist), Emily Bell (Columbia J. School) and Ferran Adrià, Bulli Lab... 
Main Sessions:  
  • Robot Journalism Bootcamp 
  • Are journalists shy, incompetent, lazy or manipulated? 
  • From mass media to mass surveillance? Freedom of expression in the digital age 
  • How to reshape your newsroom around live reporting and video sharing 
  • Are Journalists becoming journalysts? 
  • Media Metrics and Media Social Impact 

Go to full programme | List of speakersList of confirmed participants

The Global Editors Network produces a variety of programmes, each designed to inspire, connect and share.
  • The Editors Lab :  Directly addressing the need for more collaborative innovation in newsrooms, the Editors Lab balances facilitating the generation of new ideas while providing ‘best practice’ mentoring from industry leaders.  It is a unique and growing initiative consisting of an international series of Hackdays hosted by leading newsrooms worldwide. 
  • The Data Journalism Awards :  The Data Journalism Awards (DJA) competition is the first international contest recognizing  outstanding work in the field of data journalism worldwide. The DJA are open to staffers from media companies and non-profit organisations, as well as freelancers or individuals.
  • Startups for News :  The best emerging startups that provide services to newsrooms. Applications open on 1 March 2014. GEN will select 10 startups to present at GEN Summit 2014 in Barcelona in June 2014



Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) Region I
Office Coordinator
ALDE Party
Events Trainee
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Student Assistant (m/f/d) at the GIZ Representation Brussels
European Partnership for Democracy
Policy Assistant
Sandbag Climate Campaign
Data and Policy Analyst