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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Rene Sommer

Editor in Chief
The Netherlands
René Sommer is Editor in Chief for Pointer, the investigative platform of the Dutch public broadcaster KRO-NCRV. Pointer publishes on television, radio and online. Pointer specializes in Open Source Intelligence and data-analyses. It has won the Sigma Award for best international data journalism three years in a row. Pointer has had international collaborations with Der Spiegel, Le Monde, Sky News, VRT, Knack, Bellingcat, Forensic Architecture and Danske Radio among others.