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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Sunday, May 21 • 12:45 - 13:45
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Building VR charts: An introduction to how 3D graphics and virtual reality can be used to tell stories. We will be learning how to build a virtual reality chart similar to the 3D Nasdaq rollercoaster experience produced by the Wall Street Journal in 2015, but the underlying technology is the same as what was used to create completely different interactives, such as the Guardian’s solitary confinement simulation 6x9. (Original tutorial: http://www.storybench.org/how-to-make-a-simple-virtual-reality-data-visualization/) - Leila Haddou, Max Harlow, Adrian Blanco -Only 25 people allowed in, first come first serve.

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Adrian Blanco

Visual reporter, The Washington Post
Adrian Blanco is a Spanish data journalist currently working at The Washington Post. Data stuff, visualizations, reporting and a bit of coding.
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Leila Haddou

Data Journalism Editor, The Times and the Sunday Times
Leila Haddou is the data journalism editor for The Times and the Sunday Times in London. She has previously worked on investigations for the Financial Times and The Guardian. She has an avid interest in how technology can be used by journalists to assist with data-led reporting.@... Read More →
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Max Harlow

Financial Times
Max Harlow works on the visual and data journalism team at the Financial Times, focusing on investigations. He also runs Journocoders, a group for journalists to develop technical skills for use in their reporting.

Sunday May 21, 2017 12:45 - 13:45 CEST
C3.11 Thomas More journalism school at the Campus De Ham, Raghenoplein 21, 2800 Mechelen & Campus De Vest, Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen, BELGIUM