1. Timetable 2014

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  2. About the Conference

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    Next CIJ Investigative Journalism Conference and Summer School will take place 3-5 July 2015 at Goldsmiths, University of London.

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    Class Information

    Detailed information about what you can expect at the 2014 CIJ Investigative Journalism Conference and Summer School.

     

     

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  4. Teachers and Speakers

    Teachers and Speakers

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Timetable 2014

The CIJ Investigative Journalism Conference and Summer School 2014 timetable is for your information only, to give you an idea of what to expect from the event in 2015. The timetable will be updated once the theme and the speakers for the next year event are confirmed. Some of the sessions marked as [Rec] were recorded and are now available on the CIJ Audio and Video Resources page. 

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.

For more information, email: marina@tcij.org

Friday 4 July
08.15-09.00 Registration, tea and coffee - NAB Atrium
 
09.00-09.30 Welcome by Gavin MacFadyen, Director of the CIJ - NAB LG01
 
  Talks: NAB LG01 Talks: NAB 302 Talks: Screen Room 1 Media Research Building  Labs: NAB 104 Labs: NAB 105
09.40-10.50 Understanding Company Accounts: 
How to Get the Most of Companies House
 [Rec]

Martin Tomkinson and Robert Miller
  Libel and Privacy Law
Justin Walford
  Introduction to Data Journalism: How to get the most out of the CAR Tracks, Aron Pilhofer, David Donald, Luuk Sengers and Crina Boros
 
11.05-12.15 Understanding Company Accounts:
Profits and Losses

Raj Bairoliya
Using the Freedom of Information Act 
Brendan Montague and Jenna Corderoy
Digital Storytelling. What are i-Docs? [Rec]
Sandra Gaudenzi
  Excel 1: The Power of Data Analysis for Stories (B)
Hands-on, David Donald
 
12:15-13.30 Lunch
 
  Talks: NAB LG01 Talks: NAB 314 Talks: Screen Room 1 Media Research Building  Lab: NAB 104 Labs: NAB 105
13.30-14.40 Understanding Company Accounts: Assets and Liabilities
Raj Bairoliya
Interviewing Techniques
Martin Tomkinson and Robert Miller
Corruption: Yanukovych Leaks from Ukraine [Rec]
Natalie Sedletska and Oleg Khomenok
SQL 1 (A), Hands-on, David Donald and Crina Boros Excel 2: Finding the Patterns in the Data (B)
Hands-on, Aron Pilhofer and Luuk Sengers
 
14.55-16.05 Understanding Company Accounts: The Small Print and Q&A
Raj Bairoliya

An Introduction to General Statistics Reporting and the use of Infographics in Journalism
Paul Askew and Dr Simon White

Fact Checking: Find the Mistakes, Before it's too Late [Rec]
Nils Hanson

SQL 2 (A), Hands-on, David Donald and Crina Boros

Excel 3: Summarising Your Data for the Big Picture (B)
Hands-on, Aron Pilhofer and Luuk Sengers
 
16.20-17.30 Understanding Company Accounts: An Interactive Demonstration
Raj Bairoliya
InfoSec: Introduction to Privacy and Information Security Concepts and Tools
Arjen Kamphuis
Going Undercover to Expose Racist Estate Agents [Rec]
Guy Lynn
Interactive Data: The Next Step (A) Aron Pilhofer Excel 4: Stats: Excel as a Data Analysis Tool (B), Hands-on, David Donald and Crina Boros

Saturday 5 July     
08.30-09.00 Registration, tea and coffee - NAB Atrium
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
09.00-09.15 Welcome - NAB LG02
 
  Talks: NAB LG02 NAB Atrium
09.15-10.15

Dana Priest Reporting on Intelligence: Lessons, Ideas, Sources and Methods

Computer Security Advice Clinic
 
10.30-11.30 Aron Pilhofer Journalists Will Save Journalism Computer Security Advice Clinic
 
11.45-12.45 Lena Thiele Netwars: the Strategy of Digital Storytelling Computer Security Advice Clinic
 
12.45-14.00 Lunch for speakers and delegates - NAB Atrium
 
  Talks: NAB LG02 NAB Atrium
14.00-15.00 William Binney one of the most senior whistleblowers ever to have emerged from the shadows of the US intelligence establishment will talk about his experience. Computer Security Advice Clinic
 
15.15-16.15 New Financial Models for Investigative Journalism [Rec]
With Israel Mirsky (Uncoverage), Mark Watts (Exaro), Christopher Hird (TBIJ) and Miranda McLachlan (Chair)
Computer Security Advice Clinic
 
16.30-17.30  Julian Assange and Sarah Harrison (via Skype) will talk about whistleblowing and the surveillance state Computer Security Advice Clinic
 
17:40-18:40 The Police and The Press
Nick Davies in conversation with David Leigh
Computer Security Advice Clinic
 
18.45-20.00 Drinks Reception for speakers and delegates - NAB Atrium

Sunday 6 July
  Talks: NAB 314 Talks: NAB 326 Talks: Screen room 1, Media Research Building Labs: NAB 104 Labs: NAB 105
09.30-10.40  Data Visualisation: Spending Stories: Get involved
Anne-Lise Bouyer
Story-based Inquiry 1: A Method Through the Madness
Using hypotheses and chronologies to frame and advance your project 
Mark Lee Hunter
Getting Scoops from Local Councils
Paul Francis and Ted Jeory
Excel 1: the Power of Data Analysis for Stories (B), Hands-on, David Donald and Crina Boros Access 1: Understanding Databases (B), Hands-on, Aron Pilhofer and Karrie Kehoe
 
10.50-
12.00
Finding Company Data (Offshore)
Cynthia O'Murchu
Story-based Inquiry 2: Creative Techniques
Scenarisation and sourcemapping

Luuk Sengers
Nobody Has to Read Our Stuff: Finding Stories and Getting Them out There
Clare Sambrook
Open Source Data Visualisation Tools
Anne-Lise Bouyer
Access 2: Digging for the Story (B), Hands-on, Aron Pilhofer and Karrie Kehoe
 
12.10 - 13.20 InfoSec: Introduction to privacy and information security concepts & tools
Arjen Kamphuis
Tracking Conflict Through Social Media [Rec]
Eliot Higgins (Brown Moses)
  Story-based Inquiry 3: Practical Tools 
Using a research database and other record keeping software
Luuk Sengers
(only 19 places available)
Access 3: Joining databases for deeper analysis (B), Hands-on, Aron Pilhofer and Karrie Kehoe
13.20-14.20 Lunch
 
  Talks: NAB 314 Talks: NAB 326 Talks: Screen room 1, Media Research Building Labs  Labs 
14.20-15.30 Advanced Online Search and People Finding
Murray Dick
Story-based Inquiry 4: Crafting the Story a Continuous Process
Mark Lee Hunter
Covert Filming
Roddy Mansfield and Allan Harraden
Fusion Tables: Mapping your data (A) , Hands-on, Crina Boros and Karrie Kehoe Excel 2: Finding the Patterns in the Data (B), Hands-on, David Donald
 
15.40-16.50 Verifying Online Resources
Murray Dick
      Excel 3: Summarising Your data for the Big Picture (B), Hands-on, David Donald
 
  Thank you and Goodbye