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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Friday, May 19 • 12:00 - 13:00
Data tour - Eurostat - introduction to European statistics

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Eurostat publishes statistical data on a wide range of subjects at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions. Meet Chris Laevaert of Eurostat who will guide you through the nitty-gritty of automatically downloading data, the website, the interactive infographics and specific services offered to journalists.


Christiaan Laevaert

Team Leader Internet, Eurostat
Chris Laevaert joined the Digital dissemination Unit of Eurostat in 2005 and is now team leader Internet, where he is responsible for the management of the Eurostat website including the associated visualisations. He is an active member of the Dissemination Working Group in the European... Read More →

Friday May 19, 2017 12:00 - 13:00 CEST