1. Timetable 2016

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    Plan your time at the Summer Conference. #CIJSummer

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  2. About the Conference

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    #CIJSummer Conference
    14-16 July 2016
    Goldsmiths, University of London
     

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  3. Class Information

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    Detailed information about what you can expect at the 2016 CIJ Investigative Journalism Summer Conference.
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  4. Teachers and Speakers

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    Some of the world's best speakers and trainers are coming to the CIJ Summer Conference. #CIJSummer

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  5. Directions

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Timetable 2016

Please note, this is a DRAFT timetable.  It will be updated.

Those sessions marked as [Rec] will be recorded. Most of them will be webcast on our website.

Thursday 14 July  
8.15-9.00 Registration, tea and coffee - Professor Stuart Hall Building (PSH) Atrium  
   
9.00-9.30 Room: PSH LG01       Welcome by Gavin MacFadyen, Director of the CIJ, & Julian Henriques, Joint Head of Department, Media and Communications, Goldsmiths College, University of London [R]  
   
  Room: PSH314 Room: PSH326 Lab: PSH116 Lab: PSH105 Lab: PSH104 PSH 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

 

Introduction to the #CIJSummer
All you need to know about the classes and talks.

Marina Calland

 

R - 1 (A),
Hands-on

Caelainn Barr and Karrie Kehoe

Introduction to Data Journalism: How to get the most out of the data tracks for maximum impact
Crina Boros, Helena Bengtsson,  Leila Haddou, Luuk Sengers and Jonathan Stoneman
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
   
10.55-12.05

Offshore Finance - 1 John Christensen and Nick Mathiason

The Russian Doping Affair and its Consequences
Hajo Seppelt
No filming.
No Social Media.

 

Access 1: Understanding Databases (B), Hands-on
Helena Bengtsson and Luuk Sengers

R - 2 (A), Hands-on
Caelainn Barr and Karrie Kehoe

Excel 1: The Power of Data Analysis for Stories (B), Hands-on
Crina Boros and Jonathan Stoneman

InfoSec Clinic
All levels

   
12.05-13.20 Lunch break  
   
  Room: PSH314 Room: PSH326 Lab: PSH116 Lab: PSH 105 Lab: PSH 104 PSH Atrium
13.20-14.30

Offshore Finance - 2
John Christensen and Nick Mathiason

Tableau Data Viz - 1 (B), Hands-on [R]
Bring own laptop
See technical requirements
Sophie Sparkes and Florian Ramseger
Access 2: Digging for the Story (B), Hands-on
Helena Bengtsson and Luuk Sengers
R - 3 (A), Hands-on
Caelainn Barr and Karrie Kehoe
Excel 2: Finding Patterns in the Data (B), Hands-on
Crina Boros and Jonathan Stoneman
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
   
14.45-15.55

Gathering Information from Social Media & Other Open Source Resources - 1
No recording
No social media
Neil Smith

The Bristol Cable Cooperative - DIY journalism. [R]
One year on.
Alec Saelens and Lorna Stephenson

Access 3: Joining Databases for Deeper Analysis (B), Hands-on 
Helena Bengtsson and Luuk Sengers
Graph databases - 1 (A)
Hands-on

Leila Haddou and Karrie Kehoe
Excel 3: Summarising Your Data for the Big Picture (B), Hands-on
Crina Boros and Jonathan Stoneman
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
   
16.10-17.20

Gathering Information from Social Media & Other Open Source Resources - 2
No recording
No social media
Neil Smith

Open Refine [R]
Hands-on
Introduction to the most powerful free data cleaning tool
Bring own laptops with Refine on them to take full advantage of this session
See technical requirements

Jonathan Stoneman

Data Management, Importing and Cleaning Data (B), Hands-on
Helena Bengtsson and  Caelainn Barr
Graph databases - 2 (A)
Hands-on

Leila Haddou and Karrie Kehoe
Excel 4: Applying Stats for Journalists  (A), Hands-on
Crina Boros
InfoSec Clinic
All levels

  

Friday 15 July  
8.30-9.00 Registration, tea and coffee - Professor Stuart Hall Building Atrium  
   
  Screen Room 1,
Media Research Building
Room: PSH314 Room: PSH326 Lab: PSH105 Lab: PSH104 PSH Atrium
9.00- 10.10 Accessing information under FOIA - 1 
Jenna Corderoy and Sid Ryan

Story-based Inquiry 1a method through the madness. Using hypotheses and chronologies to frame and advance your project 
Mark Lee Hunter

Tableau Data Viz - 2 (B) Hands-on
Bring own laptop 
See Technical requirements

Sophie Sparkes and Florian Ramseger

SQL - 1 (A), Hands-on
Crina Boros and Helena Bengtsson
Excel 1: the Power of Data Analysis for Stories (B),
Hands-on

Caelainn Barr and Karrie Kehoe
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
   
10.25- 11.35

Accessing information under FOIA - 2
Jenna Corderoy and Sid Ryan
 

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

The Ferret: Nosing Up the Trousers of Power [R]
Rachel Hamada and Peter Geoghegan

SQL - 2 (A), Hands-on
Crina Boros and Helena Bengtsson
Excel 2: Finding Patterns in the Data (B), Hands-on
Caelainn Barr and Karrie Kehoe
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
   
11.35- 12.45 Coping with Big Datasets
Follow along with 2 examples of how to interrogate larger datasets

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

Why use data scraping for investigative journalism? [R]
Hands-on

Bring own laptop

Paul Bradshaw

Fusion Tables: Mapping your data (A)
Hands-on

Crina Boros

Excel 3: Summarising Your Data for the Big Picture (B), Hands-on
Caelainn Barr and Karrie Kehoe
InfoSec Clinic 
All levels
   
12:45-13.45 Lunch break  
   
  Screen Room 1.
Media research Building
Room: PSH314 Room: PSH326 Lab: PSH105 Lab: PSH104 PSH Atrium

13:45-
14.55

Investigating Companies: A Do It Yourself Guide
Richard Whittell
 

Story-based Inquiry 4: Crafting The Story. A continuous process 
Mark Lee Hunter

Introduction to data scraping for journalists [R]
Hands-on
Bring own laptop
Paul Bradshaw

Python Intro - 1 (A)
Hands-on
Will Franklin,
Caelainn Barr and Karrie Kehoe
TBC InfoSec Clinic
All levels
 
   

15.10- 16.20

Covert Filming: Methods and Equipment
Allan Harraden and Paul Samrai

The Power of Personal Data: How to Access Information About You and Your Sources From Corporations and Governments
Jenna Corderoy and Lucas Amin
James B. Steele Masterclass [R] Python Intro - 2 (A)
Hands-on

Will Franklin,
Caelainn Barr and Karrie Kehoe
Data Viz - 1 (A), Hands-on
Daan Louter
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
   
16.30- 17.40

Hidden Cameras and Secret Filming; Infiltrations and Investigations
Chatham House rules apply
No social media 
No recording 

Joe Plomin

Don't Get Numbed by Numbers
A non-mathematician's introduction to numbers and statistics
Jonathan Stoneman
Data Case Studies.
Helena Bengtsson, Crina Boros, Caelainn Barr, Karrie Kehoe and Will Franklin
Computer Forensics for Journalists [R]
Duncan Campbell
Data Viz - 2 (A), Hands-on
Daan Louter
 
 
Saturday 16 July
9:00 - 9:30  Registrations.     Professor Stuart Hall Building Atrium 

All morning talks take place in Professor Stuart Hall Building (PSH) Room LG02                                                                                                                                                      

PSH Atrium                                           
 
9.30-
9.50

Welcome

 
 

9.50- 
10.50

James B. Steele: A Documents State of Mind [R]

 

 

10.50-
11.10

Break  
 

11.10-
12.10

Betsy Reed: The Drone Papers, The Intercept [R] InfoSec Clinic
All levels
 
12.10-13.10 Lunch for speakers and delegates
 
  PSH302 PSH314 PSH326 Room Screen Room 1, Media research Building PSH Atrium
13.10-
14.10
Networking: FOIA
With Jenna Corderoy, Lucas Amin and Sid Ryan
 
Networking: Data
With all the data trainers
Networking: Journalistic Start-ups
with the Bristol Cable and the Ferret
Documentary: Miners Shot Down
Q&A with Jim Nichol and Margaret Renn
[R]
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
 
14.10-
14.20
Break
 
  PSH Room LG02                                                                                  Screen Room 1. Media Research Building             
PSH Atrium

14.20-
15.30

 

New Business Models for Journalism: Unique Content and Community Building [R]
Rob Wijnberg, Ernst-Jan Pfauth and Mark Lee Hunter

 

Methods and Tools for Visual Investigations
Ana Naomi de Sousa and Christina Varvia
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
 

15.30-
15.50

BREAK

InfoSec Clinic
All levels
 

15.50-
16.50

Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier: #PanamaPapers
Chatham House rules apply
No social media
No recording
Room: PSH LG02
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
 
16.50-
17.00
Closing Remarks
Room: PSH LG02
 
 
 

17.00- 20.00        CIJ Summer Conference Drinks Reception -  PSH Atrium

For more information, email: marina@tcij.org