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The European Investigative Journalism and Dataharvest Conference organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. Dataharvest EIJC17 will take place on Friday 19, Saturday 20 and Sunday morning 21 May 2017, with a pre-conference Hack Day on Thursday 18 May.
Thursday, May 18 • 09:59 - 18:00
Pre-Dataharvest Train the Trainers

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What is the best way to train data journalism skills? How do you plan a workshop that shares your knowledge and empowers reporters? When do you slow down and when do you accelerate your training pace? How do you deal with disruptive trainees or a mix of skill levels across the classroom? How do you charge someone with enthusiasm for learning while preparing them for hard work after a three-session jumpstart into a new coding language? And how can trainers keep a class engaged over a two-day bootcamp? Data Harvest is proud to host its first Train the Trainers course for data journalism teachers. Some of the world's best DDJ veteran educators will introduce their methods and share their wisdom accumulated while training worldwide over the past 20 years. The workshop brings together Helena Bengtsson, Jodi Upton, Brant Houston, Luuk Sengers, Nils Mulvad and Jonathan Stoneman. Participants will immerse in open discussions, hands-on demonstrations with live critique, and take home a unique workshop report collecting all presentations, tip sheets and used data. Check out the programme here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1s3fIyC3UE-2hdsQss29OlFeuOSZ1DWmlUCLmPT1fFAY/edit?usp=sharing

Speakers
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Helena Bengtsson

Editor, Data Journalism, Sveriges Television
Helena Bengtsson is Editor for Data Journalism at Sveriges Television, Sweden’s national television broadcaster. She previously worked as Editor, Data Projects at the Guardian in London, UK between 2014-2017. In 2006 and 2007, she was database editor at the Center for Public Integrity... Read More →
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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 →
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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 →
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Luuk Sengers

Datajournalist, Mediatrainer, Story-Based Inquiry, Groene Amsterdammer
Luuk Sengers is an independent investigative journalist and teacher/trainer. He writes data driven stories about environment, climate and business for De Groene Amsterdammer. And he teaches investigative techniques, data journalism and interview skills to journalists, media, NGOs... Read More →
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Jonathan Stoneman

Data journalism trainer, Freelance (UK)
A former BBC journalist, in 2011 I started training journalists how to find their way in data - acquiring it, analysing it, telling stories with it. I am never happier than when I am sitting in front of a few gigabytes of rows and columns looking for patterns and stories. I like teaching... Read More →
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Jodi Upton

Knight Chair, Data and Explanatory Journalism, Syracuse University
Jodi Upton is a Knight Chair in Data and Explanatory Journalism Professor at the Newhouse School. Before that she was a senior database editor at USA Today. She and her team worked on data-driven coverage of topics including veterans' administration hospitals, new economy jobs... Read More →


Thursday May 18, 2017 09:59 - 18:00
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