About the Investigative Journalism Conference
The CIJ Investigative Journalism Conference and Summer School
4-6 July 2014
Goldsmiths, University of London
Investigative Journalism: A New Stage
The CIJ Investigative Journalism Conference offers training for journalists, NGO workers, researchers, academics and students - anyone who wants to advance their investigative skills.
We will be offering lectures, talks and hands on workshops from data journalism to understanding company accounts, from covert filming to story-based investigations.
SPEAKERS: We are delighted to announce that Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist Dana Priest of the Washington Post, will be speaking at the 2014 Conference and Summer School.
Aron Pilhofer, Associate Managing Editor of Digital Strategy at The New York Times will give us a glimpse of the future of digital journalism.
David Donald - world's leading data journalism trainer and practitioner. (The Centre for Public Integrity).
Julian Assange and Sarah Harrison of Wikileaks (both by Skype).
Blogger, Brown Moses (Eliot Higgins) will be talking about how he's become an internationally renouned expert on the weapons used in the conflict in Syria without leaving his house in Leicester.
The CIJ Investigative Journalism Conference and Summer School is moving to Goldsmiths, University of London. This will be our first event held here and we are excited to welcome everyone to this new and vibrant place.
We are also changing the format. The event will be the usual mixture of keynote lectures and discussions, talks and hands-on workshops. The difference this year is that all keynote talks will take place on Saturday 5 July. Delegates lunch and networking party will take place on Saturday too. Friday and Sunday will focus on the training and workshops, with the timetable containing five strands as usual.
Booking options include a 'full three day' ticket or a 'conference only ticket' for Saturday only. Prices available in the booking section.
Topics covered include:
- New financial models for investigative journalism
- Inspirational investigations from all over the world
- Data journalism
- Understanding company accounts
- Freedom of Information Act
- Covert filming
- Story-based investigations
- I-docs (webdocs) and data visualisation
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Bookings are now open.
IMPORTANT! Please book your place before making a payment. Your place will be confirmed on receipt of payment.
Three days, includes lunch on Sat 15 July
Full price: £460
Sat 5 July - conference only, includes lunch
Full price: £160
*Only full time students qualify for the discount and must present a valid student card.
The number of places is limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.
A full refund, minus £20 handling fee, is offered to cancellations made by email one calendar month before the start of the summer school.
After that places are not refundable, but are transferable as long as the transfer is like for like or the difference paid.