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Thursday, October 8
 

12:30

Networking Meet-Up: Environmental Reporting

Great story projects, investigative techniques, and collaborations have come out of the Global Investigative Journalism Conference since our first meeting in 2001. We know that good networking is key to this. To better connect people, we have arranged a dozen networking sessions, based on interests noted by our attendees in a pre-conference survey.

So here’s a chance to meet your colleagues interested in similar topics. No pressure here: we reserved meeting rooms and asked veteran journalists to host an informal discussion about how we can help each other – through sharing resources, contacts, and story ideas. Be sure to add your name and email to the contact list they pass around so we can follow up!


Moderators
avatar for Nils Mulvad

Nils Mulvad

Investigative Reporting Denmark
Nils Mulvad is a co-founder of the Global Network for  Investigative Journalism and other international networks such as  Farmsubsidy.org. He was CEO for the Danish International Center for  Analytical Reporting 2001-2006, European journalist of the year in 2006,  and he also... Read More →
avatar for Subhra Priyadarshini

Subhra Priyadarshini

Editor, Nature India, NPG
Subhra Priyadarshini is an award winning science and environment journalist currently running Nature Publishing Group’s (NPG) India operation Nature India. A journalist for close to two decades, Subhra has covered politics, sports, fashion, films, crime, health, education and natural... Read More →

Thursday October 8, 2015 12:30 - 13:30
Meetingroom Grande Basement, next to the gym

15:00

Networking Meet-Up: Cross-Border Projects (Latin America)

Great story projects, investigative techniques, and collaborations have come out of the Global Investigative Journalism Conference since our first meeting in 2001. We know that good networking is key to this. To better connect people, we have arranged a dozen networking sessions, based on interests noted by our attendees in a pre-conference survey.

So here’s a chance to meet your colleagues interested in similar topics. No pressure here: we reserved meeting rooms and asked veteran journalists to host an informal discussion about how we can help each other – through sharing resources, contacts, and story ideas. Be sure to add your name and email to the contact list they pass around so we can follow up!


Moderators
avatar for Carlos Eduardo Huertas

Carlos Eduardo Huertas

Chief of the Investigative Reporting Initiative in the Americas of ICFJ and CONNECTAS
Colombian journalist leading the Investigative Reporting Initiative in the Americas, a project of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in alliance with CONNECTAS. This last, an entrepreneurship that began in 2012 as a regional journalistic platform that promotes the interchange... Read More →
avatar for Fabiola Torres

Fabiola Torres

ICFJ Knight Fellow // Founder Editor at OjoPublico
Fabiola Torres is an investigative journalist from Peru, ICFJ Knight Fellow and member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). She is co-founder and editor of Ojo-publico.com, a nonprofit newsroom based in Lima, and co-author of “The Swiss Army Knife... Read More →
avatar for Marcela Turati

Marcela Turati

Journalist, Quinto Elemento Lab
Marcela Turati is a Mexican journalist who reports about human rights and the impact of drug violence and its victims and who is dedicated to . She is co-founder of Quinto Elemento Lab, dedicated to help journalists in their investigations and the network Periodistas de a Pie, dedicated... Read More →

Thursday October 8, 2015 15:00 - 16:00
Meetingroom Grande Basement, next to the gym

16:30

Networking Meet-Up: New Models & Nonprofits

Great story projects, investigative techniques, and collaborations have come out of the Global Investigative Journalism Conference since our first meeting in 2001. We know that good networking is key to this. To better connect people, we have arranged a dozen networking sessions, based on interests noted by our attendees in a pre-conference survey.

So here’s a chance to meet your colleagues interested in similar topics. No pressure here: we reserved meeting rooms and asked veteran journalists to host an informal discussion about how we can help each other – through sharing resources, contacts, and story ideas. Be sure to add your name and email to the contact list they pass around so we can follow up!


Moderators
avatar for Govind Ethiraj

Govind Ethiraj

Founder, IndiaSpend
Govindraj Ethiraj is a television & print journalist and founder & Managing Trustee of the award-winning www.indiaspend.org & www.factchecker.in, both public interest journalism efforts that use data to investigate and tell stories.  IndiaSpend is a member of the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) and its content is now widely published and cited in Indian print, digital and television media.A career business journalist who has reported and written on Indian bu... Read More →
avatar for Teun Gautier

Teun Gautier

Owner, Gautier CIMC
Teun will speak about a recent international study he was involved in, adressing the transition to new models and identified 52 ways to make money with journalism. He is currently involved with launched the House of Journalism, a cooperation for independent journalists and collectives... Read More →

Thursday October 8, 2015 16:30 - 17:30
Meetingroom Grande Basement, next to the gym
 
Friday, October 9
 

10:30

Networking Meet-Up: Conflict Reporting

Great story projects, investigative techniques, and collaborations have come out of the Global Investigative Journalism Conference since our first meeting in 2001. We know that good networking is key to this. To better connect people, we have arranged a dozen networking sessions, based on interests noted by our attendees in a pre-conference survey.

So here’s a chance to meet your colleagues interested in similar topics. No pressure here: we reserved meeting rooms and asked veteran journalists to host an informal discussion about how we can help each other – through sharing resources, contacts, and story ideas. Be sure to add your name and email to the contact list they pass around so we can follow up!


Moderators
avatar for Hamoud Almahmoud

Hamoud Almahmoud

Investigative journalist, Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism
Hamoud Almahmoud is editor-in-chief at Harvard Business Review Arabia. He is the former head of the ARIJ research desk. He works as an investigative reporter and editor, a coach for ARIJ, a lecturer at Damascus University, an editor of (Aliqtisadi) Business Magazine and the Aliqtisadi.com... Read More →
avatar for Vivienne Walt

Vivienne Walt

Journalist, TIME & Fortune
Vivienne Walt is this year's SABEW winner for international reporting, small and medium publications. She has written since 2003 for TIME Magazine, which she first joined as a correspondent while covering the Iraq War. She also writes for Fortune Magazine. For both, she's traveled... Read More →

Friday October 9, 2015 10:30 - 11:30
Meetingroom Grande Basement, next to the gym

12:00

Networking Meet-Up: Reporting on Poverty & Development

Great story projects, investigative techniques, and collaborations have come out of the Global Investigative Journalism Conference since our first meeting in 2001. We know that good networking is key to this. To better connect people, we have arranged a dozen networking sessions, based on interests noted by our attendees in a pre-conference survey.

So here’s a chance to meet your colleagues interested in similar topics. No pressure here: we reserved meeting rooms and asked veteran journalists to host an informal discussion about how we can help each other – through sharing resources, contacts, and story ideas. Be sure to add your name and email to the contact list they pass around so we can follow up!


Moderators
avatar for Sasha Chavkin

Sasha Chavkin

Reporter, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Sasha Chavkin is a reporter for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. He was ICIJ's lead reporter for the Evicted & Abandoned investigation, which explored forced displacement and human rights abuses in development projects funded by the World Bank. He was a... Read More →
avatar for Diana Lungu

Diana Lungu

Project Manager, European Journalism Cente
Diana Lungu is a former journalist. She currently works at the European Journalism Centre (EJC) in the Netherlands where she manages the Innovation in Development Reporting (IDR) Grant Programme, a Bill and Melinda Gates media-funding project aimed at enabling a better coverage of... Read More →

Friday October 9, 2015 12:00 - 13:00
Meetingroom Grande Basement, next to the gym

14:30

Networking Meet-Up: Cross-Border Projects (Europe)

Great story projects, investigative techniques, and collaborations have come out of the Global Investigative Journalism Conference since our first meeting in 2001. We know that good networking is key to this. To better connect people, we have arranged a dozen networking sessions, based on interests noted by our attendees in a pre-conference survey.

So here’s a chance to meet your colleagues interested in similar topics. No pressure here: we reserved meeting rooms and asked veteran journalists to host an informal discussion about how we can help each other – through sharing resources, contacts, and story ideas. Be sure to add your name and email to the contact list they pass around so we can follow up!


Moderators
avatar for Brigitte Alfter

Brigitte Alfter

Managing Editor, Journalismfund.eu
Co-founder and Managing Editor at Journalismfund.eu, a support structure for in-depth, innovative and independent journalism in Europe. Brigitte is a senior Danish-German journalist, she has won multiple awards and is proud that these awards were always granted to her and team members.Having... Read More →
avatar for Rachel Oldroyd

Rachel Oldroyd

Managing Editor, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Rachel Oldroyd joined the Bureau as deputy editor shortly after its launch in 2010 and has led many of the organisation’s key projects. Before joining the Bureau she spent 13 years at the Mail on Sunday, where she launched the award-winning Reportage section in Live magazine. The... Read More →
avatar for Andras Pethö

Andras Pethö

Co-Founder, Direkt36 Hungary
András Pethő is a co-founder and editor of Direkt36, a nonprofit investigative newsroom based in Budapest. Pethő spent much of his 16-year-long journalism career at Origo, once a leading online news site in Hungary. He also worked for the BBC World Service and was a visiting reporter... Read More →

Friday October 9, 2015 14:30 - 15:30
Meetingroom Grande Basement, next to the gym

16:00

Networking Meet-Up: Cross-Border Projects (Africa)

Great story projects, investigative techniques, and collaborations have come out of the Global Investigative Journalism Conference since our first meeting in 2001. We know that good networking is key to this. To better connect people, we have arranged a dozen networking sessions, based on interests noted by our attendees in a pre-conference survey.

So here’s a chance to meet your colleagues interested in similar topics. No pressure here: we reserved meeting rooms and asked veteran journalists to host an informal discussion about how we can help each other – through sharing resources, contacts, and story ideas. Be sure to add your name and email to the contact list they pass around so we can follow up!



Speakers
avatar for Justin Arenstein

Justin Arenstein

Director, Code for Africa
Director at @CodeForAfrica and @AfricanCIR, bringing together investigative journalism and civic technology, to turn 'data' into actionable information for citizens. I manage the impactAFRICA and innovateAFRICA funds for journalism experimentation, and also curate the 35,000+ strong... Read More →
avatar for Kassim Mohamed

Kassim Mohamed

Investigative reporter, Kenya Television Network
Kassim Mohamed is an investigative Reporter covering Kenya and Somalia
avatar for Rosemary Nwaebuni

Rosemary Nwaebuni

Features Editor, Delta Printing and Publishing Company Ltd,
Rosemary Nwaebuni is an investigative journalist with The Pointer Newspaper in Nigeria. She is driven by a passion to expose societal ills and bring perpetrators to justice.  She has worked with Insight TWI/Africa Investigates to expose the activities of Nigeria's fake doctors and... Read More →


Friday October 9, 2015 16:00 - 17:00
Møterom B Under reception desk

16:00

Networking Meet-Up: Cross-Border Projects (Global)

Great story projects, investigative techniques, and collaborations have come out of the Global Investigative Journalism Conference since our first meeting in 2001. We know that good networking is key to this. To better connect people, we have arranged a dozen networking sessions, based on interests noted by our attendees in a pre-conference survey.

So here’s a chance to meet your colleagues interested in similar topics. No pressure here: we reserved meeting rooms and asked veteran journalists to host an informal discussion about how we can help each other – through sharing resources, contacts, and story ideas. Be sure to add your name and email to the contact list they pass around so we can follow up!


Moderators
avatar for Paul Radu

Paul Radu

Exec Director, OCCRP Bucharest
Paul Radu (@IDashboard) is the executive director of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting  Project and a co-creator of the Investigative Dashboard concept, of Visual investigative Scenarios visualization software and of RISE Project, a platform for investigative reporters... Read More →
avatar for Marina Walker

Marina Walker

ICIJ - Directora, ICIJ

Friday October 9, 2015 16:00 - 17:00
Meetingroom Grande Basement, next to the gym
 
Saturday, October 10
 

10:30

Networking Meet-Up: Reporting on Corruption

Great story projects, investigative techniques, and collaborations have come out of the Global Investigative Journalism Conference since our first meeting in 2001. We know that good networking is key to this. To better connect people, we have arranged a dozen networking sessions, based on interests noted by our attendees in a pre-conference survey.

So here’s a chance to meet your colleagues interested in similar topics. No pressure here: we reserved meeting rooms and asked veteran journalists to host an informal discussion about how we can help each other – through sharing resources, contacts, and story ideas. Be sure to add your name and email to the contact list they pass around so we can follow up!


Moderators
avatar for Oleg Khomenok

Oleg Khomenok

Senior Media Advisor, Internews Network
Oleg Khomenok is a Global Investigative Journalism Network Board member, senior media advisor of Internews Network, and program manager of Strengthening of Investigative Reporting in Ukraine project (Slidstvo.info). He has more than 20 years of experience in journalism, media education... Read More →
avatar for Christine Spolar

Christine Spolar

Investigative editor, Financial Times
Christine Spolar is the investigations editor at the Financial Times. She began the investigations team in 2011 and works with reporters in London, the US, Europe and China. A series on Chinese investment in Europe was among those honoured as Business Team of the Year at the British... Read More →

Saturday October 10, 2015 10:30 - 11:30
Meetingroom Grande Basement, next to the gym

12:00

Networking Meet-Up: Data Journalism

Great story projects, investigative techniques, and collaborations have come out of the Global Investigative Journalism Conference since our first meeting in 2001. We know that good networking is key to this. To better connect people, we have arranged a dozen networking sessions, based on interests noted by our attendees in a pre-conference survey.

So here’s a chance to meet your colleagues interested in similar topics. No pressure here: we reserved meeting rooms and asked veteran journalists to host an informal discussion about how we can help each other – through sharing resources, contacts, and story ideas. Be sure to add your name and email to the contact list they pass around so we can follow up!


Moderators
avatar for Brant Houston

Brant Houston

Knight Chair in Investigative Reporting, University of Illinois
Brant Houston is the Knight Chair in Investigative Reporting at the University of Illinois where he teaches and works on projects and research involving the use of data analysis in journalism. He is co-founder of the Global Investigative Journalism Network and the Institute for Nonprofit... Read More →
avatar for Giannina Segnini

Giannina Segnini

Director of the Master on Data Journalism, Columbia University
Giannna Segnini heads the Data Concentration Program at The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She was the head of the investigative team at «La Nacion» in Costa Rica. Their investigations has led to prosecution of more than 50 politicians, businessmen and public... Read More →

Saturday October 10, 2015 12:00 - 13:00
Meetingroom Grande Basement, next to the gym

16:00

Networking Meet-Up: Reporting on Organized crime

Great story projects, investigative techniques, and collaborations have come out of the Global Investigative Journalism Conference since our first meeting in 2001. We know that good networking is key to this. To better connect people, we have arranged a dozen networking sessions, based on interests noted by our attendees in a pre-conference survey.

So here’s a chance to meet your colleagues interested in similar topics. No pressure here: we reserved meeting rooms and asked veteran journalists to host an informal discussion about how we can help each other – through sharing resources, contacts, and story ideas. Be sure to add your name and email to the contact list they pass around so we can follow up!


Moderators
avatar for Kassim Mohamed

Kassim Mohamed

Investigative reporter, Kenya Television Network
Kassim Mohamed is an investigative Reporter covering Kenya and Somalia
avatar for Drew Sullivan

Drew Sullivan

Editor, OCCRP Sarajevo
Drew Sullivan, USA, co-founded the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Program (OCCRP) where he now serves as editor-in-chief. He is a journalist and social entrepreneur who founded the Center for Investigative Reporting in Bosnia-Herzegovina in 2004 as well as the Journalism... Read More →

Saturday October 10, 2015 16:00 - 17:00
Meetingroom Grande Basement, next to the gym

17:30

Networking Meet-Up: Cross-Border Projects (Asia)

Great story projects, investigative techniques, and collaborations have come out of the Global Investigative Journalism Conference since our first meeting in 2001. We know that good networking is key to this. To better connect people, we have arranged a dozen networking sessions, based on interests noted by our attendees in a pre-conference survey.

So here’s a chance to meet your colleagues interested in similar topics. No pressure here: we reserved meeting rooms and asked veteran journalists to host an informal discussion about how we can help each other – through sharing resources, contacts, and story ideas. Be sure to add your name and email to the contact list they pass around so we can follow up!

 


Moderators
avatar for Sheila S. Coronel

Sheila S. Coronel

Academic dean, Columbia University
SHEILA S. CORONEL is academic dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. She is concurrently also director of the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism and Stabile professor of professional practice. She began her reporting career in the Philippines... Read More →
avatar for Syed Nazakat

Syed Nazakat

Board Member, Global Investigative Journalism Network
Syed Nazakat is an award-winning journalist, media entrepreneur, founder and Editor-In-Chief of DataLEADS, which is a data-driven Indian initiative aimed to create new platforms of data research and storytelling. DataLEADS conducts series of unique data boot camps in different parts... Read More →

Saturday October 10, 2015 17:30 - 18:30
Meetingroom Grande Basement, next to the gym