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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.
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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

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Helena Bengtsson

Editor, Data Projects, The Guardian
Helena Bengtsson is Editor, Data Projects at the Guardian in London, UK. She previously worked as the database editor at Sveriges Television, Sweden’s national television broadcaster. In 2006 and 2007, she was database editor at the Center for Public Integrity in Washington, D.C. She was awarded the Stora Journalistpriset (Great Journalism Award) in 2010 for Valpejl.se, a website profiling every candidate in that season’s Swedish elections and in 2016 for Innovator of the year. Twitter... Read More →
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Brant Houston

Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN), Chair
Brant Houston is the Knight Chair in Investigative Reporting at the University of Illinois where he teaches investigative and data journalism and oversees an online newsroom. He previously was executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors, a group of 5,000 members, an... Read More →
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Nils Mulvad

Editor, Kaas & Mulvad
Nils Mulvad er redaktør og grunnlegger av Kaas & Mulvad. Fra 2001 til 2006 var han direktør for Danish International Center for Analytical Reporting, DICAR. Fra 2001 var han assosiert professor ved den Danske Journalisthøyskolen. Nils Mulvad var en av de to grunnleggerne av Global Investigative Journalism Network og sitter i organisasjonens styre.----NILS MULVAD is editor at Kaas & Mulvad. From 2001-2006 he was executive director of the Danish International Center for Analytical Reporting, Dicar. From 2001 and onwards he worked as associate professor at The Danish School of Media and Journalism. With former IRE-director Brant Houston he was the main responsible for the two first Global Investigative Journalism Conferences in 2001 and 2003 in Copenhagen and was co-founder of the Global Investigative Journalism Network... Read More →
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Luuk Sengers

Trainer, Lecturer, Investigative Journalist, Freelance journalist
Luuk Sengers (1966) is an independent investigative journalist, university lecturer and media trainer. He writes about environmental issues (his recent stories appeared in AD, Trouw and De Groene Amsterdammer) and he educates students, media professionals and activists in investi... Read More →
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Jonathan Stoneman

Freelance trainer
I am a freelance trainer mainly concentrating on how to get the most out of open data, where to find it, what tools to use, and how to analyse it and find stories.
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Jodi Upton

Senior database editor, USA Today
Jodi Upton is the Senior Database Editor at USA TODAY, where she leads the database team in analysis on stories from mass killings to the job market to football coach contracts. Her team supports breaking news, investigative projects and everything in between, as well as data-dri... Read More →

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

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