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Friday, October 9 • 16:00 - 17:00
How Other Investigators Do It

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Journalists are part of a larger ecosystem of investigators who track and document wrongdoing. We’re familiar with the investigative journalist’s toolkit. But how do other investigators prove wrongdoing? And can journalists learn from them? Learn from Joe Davidson, a former FBI Supervisory Special Agent, Jim Mintz will share tips from the world of private investigators and Anne Koch Director of Europe And Central Asia for Transparency International. 

Moderators
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Margo Smit

Ombudsman, Onderzoeksjournalist, NOS, Margo Smit Journalistiek
Margo Smit has been the Director of the Dutch-Flemish Association of Investigative Journalists until September 2015. Now she is working as ombudsman at the Dutch Broadcasting Foundation (NOS) and as an independent investigative journalist. Smit is author of several publications about freedom of information, investigative journalism and cross border investigations. She is also a frequent speaker and moderator on international conferences... Read More →

Speakers
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Joe Davidson

Joe Davidson is s former FBI Supervisory Special Agent with 30 years of experience with the FBI in management, investigations, and training. He is currently an advisor assigned to the U.S. Department of Justice International Criminal Training Assistance Program, through which he has trained law enforcement in the Caribbean, North Africa, and Eastern Europe. At the FBI, Davidson oversaw cases involving organized crime, crimes against children, and... Read More →
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Anne Koch

Director, Europe And Central Asia, Transparency International
Director for Europe and Central Asia for Transparency International, where she is responsible for supporting the work of 45 autonomous chapters and leading a team at TI in Berlin. The anti-corruption work includes public advocacy, good governance, public sector reforms, international development, institutional capacity-building and other initiatives. She has also had an award-winning career in broadcast journalism, including Deputy... Read More →
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Jim Mintz

President, Mintz Group
Jim Mintz, Founder and President of the Mintz Group, has spent more than thirty years conducting investigations all over the world, primarily for law firms and general counsel. Jim helped pioneer the use of sophisticated resources by law firms in the 1970s as an in-house investigator at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Wald, Harkrader & Ross. In 1980, Newsweek said about their unique in-house group: “What sets [them] apart—and a... Read More →


Friday October 9, 2015 16:00 - 17:00
Lillehammer 3 (Presentations/Panels)

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