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


EU for beginners
If you want to do journalism beyond the narrow national borders, you need a basic understanding of how the EU works. Sigrid Melchior is a longtime Brussels correspondent for Swedish media and based in Brussels. She has published a succesful handbook on covering the EU in Swedish, an English version is forthcoming. In this session she will provide a beginners' guide to the EU institutions from a journalistic point of view: Understand the power structures to cover decision making and administration. NOTE: This workshop will be followed by a workshop on covering EU- and EU-regulated spending.


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


Unveiling the migration business - network
The Migration Machine (Networking): Migration and the routes into Europe are some of the most covered issues right now. Participants share experiences and ideas. Moderator: Nicolas Kayser-Bril, participants Stephen Grey (Reuter), Delphine Reuter (ICIJ/IHECS), Paulo Pena (El P?blico/Investigate Europe)

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Stephen Grey

reporter, Reuters
I am a London-based writer and reporter, working as a correspondent on a special projects team of the Reuters news agency.I have covered the subject of national security in its many forms, including terrorism, the work of security agencies, as well military conflict, including in... Read More →
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Paulo Pena

Reporter at large, P?blico
I'm a Lisbon based investigative reporter, born in 1973. I work in Pblico, covering mostly political and economical issues. Since 2016 I'm also a member of the Investigate Europe team.

Friday May 19, 2017 15:15 - 16:15
Saturday, May 20


Knowledge sharing in collaborative teams - the tools available
Networking tool diversity? Document sharing tools and possibilities to share comments/annotations in cross-border teams are crucial. Meet the connoisseurs of document sharing and annotation both working on new tools from Investigative Dashboard/OCCRP and Liquid Investigations.

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Paul-Olivier Dehaye

personal data / wobbing / Cambridge Analytica / algorithmic accountability / data economy /mathematics / helping journalists

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Friedrich Lindenberg

Tech Coordinator, OCCRP
Friedrich Lindenberg is a coder and data journalist working on web technology for new narrative and investigative techniques. He was an 2014 ICFJ Knight International Journalism Fellow with Code for Africa, and a 2013 Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Fellow at Spiegel Online. Previously, he... Read More →
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Sebastian Mondial

Investigative Data Specialist & Lecturer, Liquid Investigations
I work in data and investigative journalism, sometimes also as a security expert. In 2017 I will mostly work on Liquid Investigations and teach Students in Data-Journalism at the HDM Stuttgart. If time allows, I have the privilege to work with some of the finest investigative journalists... Read More →

Saturday May 20, 2017 15:15 - 16:15
C2.01 Thomas More journalism school at the Campus De Ham, Raghenoplein 21, 2800 Mechelen & Campus De Vest, Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen, BELGIUM


Cross-border journalism - get started, step-by-step
Cross-border journalism is not only for the star journalists at the major media. Everyone can learn the method by understanding the process. Brigitte Alfter is author of the Handbook on Cross-border Journalism and will give her step-by-step introduction to the method. You are welcome to bring examples of stories, you would like to research across borders to supplement the examples Brigitte has.

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Brigitte Alfter

Managing Editor, Journalismfund.eu
Co-founder and Managing Editor at Journalismfund.eu, a support structure for in-depth, innovative and independent journalism in Europe. Brigitte is a senior Danish-German journalist, she has won multiple awards and is proud that these awards were always granted to her and team members.Having... Read More →

Saturday May 20, 2017 16:30 - 17:30
C2.01 Thomas More journalism school at the Campus De Ham, Raghenoplein 21, 2800 Mechelen & Campus De Vest, Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen, BELGIUM