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    CIJ Summer Conference
    2-4 July 2015
    Goldsmiths, University of London
    #CIJSummer
     

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Timetable 2015

The CIJ Summer Conference 2015 timetable will be constantly updated as the speakers and talks are confirmed.

Those sessions marked as [Rec] will be recorded. 

Biographies for all our speakers can be found on the Teachers and Speakers page. Additional information on each session can be found on the Class Information page.

CIJ Summer Conference party will take place on Friday 3 July.
A sandwich lunch for speakers and delegates is provided on Saturday 4 July.
Tea and coffee is served twice a day on all three days. 

For more information, email: marina@tcij.org

Thursday 2 July  
8.15-9.00 Registration, tea and coffee - Professor Stuart Hall Atrium  
   
9.00-9.30 Welcome by Gavin MacFadyen, Director of the CIJ - Professor Stuart Hall LG01  
   
  Talk 1 Talk 2 Talk 3 Data Journalism Data Journalism Atrium
9.30-10.40

How to Get the Most out of Companies House. Martin Tomkinson and Robert Miller

Libel and Privacy Law. Justin Walford

The Looting Machine: Investigating Corruption in Africa. [Rec] Tom Burgis

  Introduction to Data Journalism: How to get the most out of the CAR tracks for maximum impact. Aron Pilhofer, David Donald, Luuk Sengers. Crina Boros InfoSec Clinic. Adv.
   
10.55-12.05

Understanding Company Accounts 1: Profits and Losses. Raj Bairoliya

Sign up required
Interactive Storytelling: an introduction. Sandra Gaudenzi

CORRECT!V: Germany's New Investigative Outlet. David Crawford

Access 1: Understanding Databases (B), Hands-on, Aron Pilhofer Excel 1: the Power of Data Analysis for Stories (B), Hands-on, David Donald InfoSec Clinic. Adv.
   
12.05-13.20 Lunch break  
   
             
13.20-14.30

Understanding Company Accounts 2: Assets and LiabilitiesRaj Bairoliya
S
ign up required

InfoSec: Introduction to Privacy and Information Security Concepts and Tools. [Rec] (B) Arjen Kamphuis

Who shot down Flight MH17? A Case Study. David Crawford

Access 2: Digging for the Story (B), Hands-on. Aron Pilhofter Excel 2: Finding the Patterns in the Data (B), Hands-on, David Donald  
   
14.45-15.55

Understanding Company Accounts 3: The Small Print and Q&A. Raj Bairoliya
S
ign up required

TBC New Ways of Doing Investigations: The Bristol Cable Cooperativ.
Adam Cantwell-Corn and Alon Aviram
Access 3: Joining databases for deeper analysis (B), Hands-on. Aron Pilhofer Excel 3: Summarising Your data for the Big Picture (B), Hands-on, David Donald InfoSec Clinic. All levels.
   
16.10-17.20

Understanding Company Accounts 4: an Interactive Demonstration. Raj Bairoliya
S
ign up required

TBC TBC TBC Excel 4: Applying Stats for Journalists (A), Hands-on David, Donald InfoSec Clinic. All levels.

  

Friday 3 July  
8.40-9.00 Registration, tea and coffee - Professor Stuart Hall Atrium  
   
  Talk 1 Talk 2 Talk 3 Data Journalism Data Journalism Atrium
9.00- 10.10

Finding Company Data Offshore. Cynthia O'Murchu

Story-based Inquiry 1:  A method through the madness: How Hypotheses Frame and Sell Your Story. Mark Lee Hunter

Information Access Law – Freedom of Information and Beyond. Jenna Corderoy and Sid Ryan

SQL 1 (A), Hands-on, David Donald Excel 1: the Power of Data Analysis for Stories (B), Hands-on InfoSec Clinic. All levels.
   
10.25- 11.35

Offshore Finance 1
John Christensen, Nick Mathiason

 

Story-based Inquiry 2: Creative Techniques. Scenarisation and source mapping. Luuk Sengers

Information Access Law:  Asking the right questions. Jenna Corderoy and Sid Ryan

SQL 2 (A), Hands-on, David Donald Excel 2: Finding the Patterns in the Data (B), Hands-on InfoSec Clinic. All levels.
   
11.35- 12.45 Offshore Finance 2
John Christensen, Nick Mathiason
DIY Investigations and citizen journalism: Bellingcat. Eliot Higgins

Information Access Law: Getting the Answers. Jenna Cordery and Sid Ryan

Story-based Inquiry 3: Practical Tools. Using a research database and other record keeping software. Luuk Sengers

Excel 3: Summarising Your data for the Big Picture (B), Hands-on InfoSec Clinic. All levels.
   
12:45-13.45 Lunch break  
   
             

13.45-
14.55

How to speak to Whistleblowers. Eileen Chubb (chair), Christine England, Josie Benrose, Joni Cameron-Blair

Story-based Inquiry 4: Crafting the Story. Composition, Narrative Effects and Quality Control. Mark Lee Hunter

Advanced Online Search and People Finding Online Murray Dick

Fusion Tables: Mapping your data (A), Hands-on, Crina Boros Data management: Importing, cleaning and creating your own data tables, (B) InfoSec Clinic. All levels.
   

15.10- 16.20

Investigating Local Councils. Paul Francis and Ted Jeory

TBC Verifying Online Sources Murray Dick Data journalism at the Guardian (A) Aron Pilhofer TBC InfoSec Clinic. All levels.
   
16.30- 17.40

TBC

TBC Newsgathering Online
Murray Dick
TBC TBC  
     

17.40- 20.00        CIJ Summer Conference Party

 
   
Saturday 4 July
  Talks                                                                                                                                                                                                      
 
9.30-
10.30

Heidi Blake, UK Investigations Editor, BuzzFeed: Investingstive Journalism: the New Formats
Audience's Choice Speaker

 
 

10.40- 
11.40

Alexa O'Brien, investigative journalist: US National Security, Chelsea Manning: getting to the truth

 

 

12.00-
13.00

HSBC Leaks: from blowing a whistle to front pages
With Herve Falciani (the HSBC leaks whistleblower), David Leigh (Investigative Journalist) and James Oliver (BBC Panorama) 
 
 
13.00-14.00 Lunch for speakers and delegates
 
  Talks                                                                                           
 

14.00-
15.00

 

TBC

 

 
 

15.10-
16.10

TBC

 
 

16.20-
17.20

Syria's Electronic Armies. Screening and discussion. With Juliana Ruhfus (Al Jazeera). Others- TBC. 
Audience's Choice Speaker.
 
 
Thank you and goodbye