Program

Registration opens

Beat the queues: pick up your ticket at Fabrika lobby any time from 10am till 6pm.
Address: Fabrika, #8 E.Ninoshvili Street
10:00am - 6:00pm

Welcome Drinks at Stamba

Venue: Stamba Hotel
Address: #14 M.Kostava Street
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Panel Discussion: Georgia Re-Imagined: How a Country Changed its Narrative

Giorgi Margvelashvili, Tekuna GachechiladzeValeri Chekheria and Mariam Aprasidze in conversation with Natalia Antelava.
Venue: Stamba Hotel
Address: #14 M.Kostava Street

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Coda Live: Coda's Stories Brought to Life

Venue: Stamba Hotel
Address: #14 M.Kostava Street
8:15pm - 9:15pm

Networking Drinks

Venue: Stamba Hotel
Address: #14 M.Kostava Street
9:15pm - 11:00pm

Registration opens

Pick up your ticket at Fabrika lobby any time from 9am till 8pm. 
Address: Fabrika, #8 E.Ninoshvili Street
9:00am - 8:00pm

Story on the Go

Modern Political History of Georgia - guided tour by Levan Ghambashidze. 
Meeting place: The National Palace 
Address: #6 S.Rustaveli Avenue


***Spaces are limited on walking tours, so sign up HERE
9:30am - 11:00am

Story on the Go

Red Terror Topography - guided tour about Soviet Terror in Tbilisi by Lasha Bakradze and Irakli Khvadagiani.
Meeting place: Tbilisi City Assembly
Address: #2 G.Tabidze Street

***Spaces are limited on walking tours, so sign up HERE
9:30am - 11:00am

Welcome Coffee

Venue: Fabrika, Courtyard
11:00am - 11:30am

In Conversation: From iPhone to IMAX: What Will Entertain Us?

Cate Adams, Vice President at Warner Bros. discusses the future of entertainment with Joe Sabia, creator of Vogue's 73 questions.
Venue: Fabrika, Main Stage

11:30am - 12:30pm

In Conversation: Writing on a Place

How can a location become a story in itself? Award-winning author Suketu Mehta and New Yorker's Jon Lee Anderson discuss the art of capturing a place in non-fiction storytelling.
Venue: Fabrika, Main Stage
12:30pm - 1:30pm

Speed Salons and Networking

2:00pm - Balcake AdS - Storytelling in Advertising by Vato Kavtaradze
2:15pm - Travelling Museum with Mariam Natroshvili 
3:00pm - Informal session on Idea Books by David Owen

Venue: Fabrika, Lovers
2:00pm - 3:30pm

In Conversation: Lessons For The Future

Education entrepreneur Aaron Rasmussen and Alex Beard, author of Natural Born Learners, discuss the transformation of education. Moderated by Liz Heron.
Venue: Fabrika, Main Stage
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Parallel Session: Discussion - The Art of Curation

Coming from three very different perspectives David Owen, Thomas Dworzak and Irena Popiashvili discuss how information overload has turned curation into a new way of telling stories. Moderated by Nadia Beard.   
Venue: Fabrika, Main Stage

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Parallel Session: Film Showing - A Ukraine Love Story

Join Thomas Burns, (creative director at Coda Story) for a screening of Coda’s newest documentary series “A Ukrainian Love Story" followed by a Q&A.
Venue: Fabrika, Lovers
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Complimentary Networking Drinks and Snacks

Grab your drink and find a story from your fellow ZEGGER and wait for 5X15.
6:00pm - 6:30pm

5x15

5 speakers. 15 minutes each. An inspiring and entertaining evening with authors Kerry Hudson and Keith Gessen, digital innovators Joe Sabia and Aaron Rasmussen and neurologist Dr. Suzanne O'Sullivan.   

Venue: Fabrika, Main Stage
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Registration opens

Pick up your ticket at Fabrika lobby any time from 9am till 6pm. 
Address: Fabrika, #8 E.Ninoshvili Street
9:00am - 6:00pm

Story on the Go

Red Terror Topography - guided tour about Soviet Terror in Tbilisi by Lasha Bakradze and Irakli Khvadagiani.
Meeting place: Tbilisi City Assembly
Address: #2 G.Tabidze Street

***Spaces are limited on walking tours, so sign up HERE
9:30am - 11:00am

Story on the Go

Modern Political History of Georgia - guided tour by Levan Ghambashidze. 
Meeting place: The National Palace
Address: #6 S.Rustaveli Avenue


***Spaces are limited on walking tours, so sign up HERE
9:30am - 11:00am

Welcome Coffee

Venue: Fabrika, Courtyard
11:00am - 11:30am

Writing workshop

90-minute creative writing workshop led by acclaimed author Kerry Hudson. 
If you are a writer interested in exploring character and place with Kerry, sign up HERE!

***Spaces are limited, only 20 seats.

Venue: Fabrika, Lovers
11:00am - 12:30PM

Art of the Longform

Peter Pomeranzev in conversation with Jon Lee Anderson

Venue: Fabrika, Main Stage
11:30am - 12:30pm

In Conversation: Personal Narratives

Anshel Pfeffer and Lindsey Hilsum, authors of two best selling yet very different biographies discuss the challenges and rewards of capturing someone's life. Moderated by Amy Mackinnon.

Venue: Fabrika, Main Stage
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Parallel Session: Film Showing

Secrets of A TV Channel Commissioner - Former Channel 4 (UK) Commissioning Executive Dan Berbridge reveals how to turn dense and difficult stories into primetime hits with social purpose.

Venue: Fabrika, Lovers
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Debate: Shifting World

Today, a quarter of a billion people are migrants. Are they moving because the rich countries have stolen the future of the poor countries? Head of the Civil Foundation and former CEO of NPR Vivian Schiller in conversation with Suketu Mehta and Laurence Lee.

Venue: Fabrika, Main Stage
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Networking break and time to grab food and coffee

3:00 pm - 4:00pm

Stories on the Nose

Celebrated German perfumer Geza Schoen discusses one of humanity’s least explored storytelling tools and his own innovation in the field of scents.

Venue: Fabrika, Main Stage
4:00pm - 5:00pm

In Conversation: Protesting Tomorrow

Shaun Walker in conversation with Peter Pomeranzev and Nata Peradze.

Venue: Fabrika, Main Stage
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Closing Event hosted by British Embassy Tbilisi

Venue: British Embassy Tbilisi 
Address: #51, Krtsanisi Street 
7:00pm - 10:00pm