Frequently Asked Questions

General Information

Where will the Summit take place?

The Summit will take place at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece, from 13–15 June 2019.

How can I stay up to date on the latest GEN Summit updates?

Sign up here to receive the latest announcements and updates in the run-up to the GEN Summit, delivered in your inbox every two weeks.

Can I apply to be a volunteer at the Summit?

Yes. The GEN Summit is proud to open volunteering positions for students in the host city. An application form for volunteers will be presented shortly.

About my tickets

What does my GEN Summit ticket include?

Every GEN Summit ticket provides access to all sessions and social events featured on the programme. The only exception is the Data Journalism Awards gala dinner and ceremony – participants wishing to attend will be asked to register in advance. Registration information will be announced soon on the Data Journalism Awards website.

Are group rates available?

Special group rates are available. Please contact us for full details.

Can I transfer my ticket to someone else?

Your GEN Summit ticket is always transferrable. If you can no longer attend the event and would like to give your ticket to a colleague, please get in touch with us directly. 

Will I need a visa to travel to Greece? How can I obtain an invitation letter?

Please check what the visa requirements for your country are. Although GEN cannot liaise with embassies on behalf of participants, we’ll be happy to provide an invitation letter, which can be included as part of your application. If you would like to request an invitation letter, please contact us.

What is the ticket cancellation policy?

If you cannot make it to the Summit, you may cancel your ticket at any moment leading up to the event. Cancellation fees will apply – visit the bookings page for details.

Speakers & Media

Interested in speaking at the GEN Summit?

We pride ourselves in the high quality of our speakers from one year to the next. The lineup for the GEN Summit 2019 is already packed with industry leaders. If you’re interested in taking the stage and joining them at the GEN Summit 2019, we’d love to hear from you!

Can I apply for a press pass?

If you’re interested in covering the Summit in a media capacity, an applicant form can be found here.