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

Data Journalism Editor, Gota Media
Helena Bengtsson is Data Journalism Editor at Gota Media, a regional publishing company in the south of Sweden with 14 local titles. She previously worked as Editor for Data Journalism at Sveriges Television, Sweden’s national television broadcaster for 27 years and she also served... Read More →
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Brant Houston

Knight Chair in Investigative Reporting and Enterprise Reporting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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

Partner and CEO, Kaas & Mulvad
Nils Mulvad is currently a partner and CEO at Kaas & Mulvad, and focuses on FOI, data gathering and media development. Mulvad is also a co-founder of the Global Network for Investigative Journalism and other international networks such as Farmsubsidy.org. He was CEO for the Danish... Read More →
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Luuk Sengers

Journalist & trainer, Story-Based Inquiry Associates / De Groene Amsterdammer
Luuk is an independent investigative journalist, lecturer, trainer and mentor. For the leading Dutch magazine De Groene Amsterdammer he writes about the effects of corporate power on our environment and climate, based on data-analysis. He also teaches research skills, data journalism and interview techniques to professionals and students and helps media and NGOs organise and carry out investigative projects. He... Read More →
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Jonathan Stoneman

Data journalism trainer, Freelance (UK)
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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 CEST