1. Timetable 2017

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    22-24 June 2017
    Goldsmiths, University of London
     

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    Detailed information about what you can expect at the 2016 CIJ Investigative Journalism Summer Conference.
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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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Timetable 2017

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 22 June  
8.15-9.00 Registration, tea and coffee - Professor Stuart Hall Building (PSH) Atrium  
   
9.00-9.40 Room: PSH LG01       Welcome   
   
  Room: PSH314 Room: PSH326 Room: PSH LG01 Lab: PSH105 Lab: PSH104 PSH Atrium
9.50-11.00

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

Libel and Privacy Law
Justin Walford

 
Power is Everywhere: How stakeholder-driven media build the future of watchdog news

Mark Lee Hunter
 

Data Cleaning with Pandas 1 - (I), Hands-On
Karrie Kehoe and Max Harlow

Excel 1: The Power of Data Analysis for Stories (B), Hands-on
Jonathan Stoneman and Luuk Sengers
 
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
   
11.15-12.25

Understanding Company Accounts 1
Raj Bairoliya

Data Acquisition: U.S. and EU focus
Jodi Upton and Luuk Sengers 

Building Community Journalism
Speakers: TBC

Data Wrangling with Pandas 2 - (I), Hands-On
Karrie Kehoe and Max Harlow

Excel 2: Finding Patterns in the Data (B), Hands-on
Jonathan Stoneman and Crina Boros
 

InfoSec Clinic
All levels

   
12.25-13.30 Lunch break  
   
  Room: PSH314 Room: PSH326 Room PSH LG01 Lab: PSH 105 Lab: PSH 104 PSH Atrium
13.30-14.40

Understanding Company Accounts 2
Raj Bairoliya

Case-Study: Coalition Airstrike Civilian Casualties. 
Alice Ross, Chris Woods, Joseph Trevithick and Timothy Sawa
 
Fact-checking Brexit
Phoebe Arnold and Joseph O'Leary
R - 1 (A),
Hands-on
Caelainn Barr and Karrie Kehoe
Excel 3: Summarising Your Data for the Big Picture (B), Hands-on
Jonathan Stoneman and Crina Boros
 
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
14.55-16.05

Understanding Company Accounts 3
Raj Bairoliya

Coping with Big Datasets: Follow along 2 examples of how to interrogate larger datasets.
Jonathan Stoneman

Advanced Internet Research 1
Henk van Ess

R - 2 (A), Hands-on
Caelainn Barr and Karrie Kehoe
Excel 4: Getting data into Excel (I), Hands-on Helena Bengtsson and Luuk Sengers
 
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
16.20-17.30

Understanding Company Accounts 4
Raj Bairoliya

Refugee Journalists Project
Vivienne Francis

Get Funds for Projects
Laura Ranca

R - 3 (A), Hands-on
Caelainn Barr and Karrie Kehoe
Excel 5: Matching data in Excel  (I), Hands-on Helena Bengtsson and Luuk Sengers InfoSec Clinic
All levels

  

Friday 23 June  
8.30-9.00 Registration, tea and coffee - Professor Stuart Hall Building Atrium  
   
  Room PSH314 Room: PSH326 Room: PSH LG01 Lab: PSH105 Lab: PSH104 PSH Atrium
9.00- 10.10 Accessing information under FOIA - 1 
Jenna Corderoy and Sid Ryan

Fact-checking Techniques 1
Alastair Reid

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

Exploring networks with Neo4j - 1 (A), Hands-on

Leila Haddou and Max Harlow

SQL - 1 (A), Hands-on
Crina Boros
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
   
10.25- 11.35

Accessing information under FOIA - 2
Jenna Corderoy and Sid Ryan
 

Fact-checking Techniques 2
Alastair Reid

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

Exploring networks with Neo4j - 2 (A), Hands-on

Leila Haddou and Max Harlow

SQL - 2 (A), Hands-on
Crina Boros
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
   
11.35- 12.45
Debunking Russian fakes: How proper journalism and media literacy can help with fact-checking  
Mariia Zhdanova
TBC

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

Code for Journalists - 1 (B), Hands-on
Leila Haddou and Max Harlow

SQL - 3 (A), Hands-On
Crina Boros
InfoSec Clinic 
All levels
   
12:45-13.45 Lunch break  
   
  Room: PSH314 Room: PSH326 Room: PSH  LG01 Lab: PSH105 Lab: PSH104 PSH Atrium

13:45-
14.55

Advanced Internet Research 2
Henk van Ess

Covert Filming: Methods and Equipment

Allan Harraden and Paul Samrai

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

Code for Journalists - 2 (B), Hands-on
Leila Haddou and Max Harlow
Follow the Money Masterclass 1, Hands-on
Paul Radu
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
 
   

15.10- 16.20

Tableau Data Visualisations 1

#PanamaPapers. How we did it. 
Helena Bengtsson
Advanced Internet Research 3
Henk van Ess
Statistics 1
Jodi Upton and Crina Boros
Follow the Money Masterclass 2, Hands-on
Paul Radu
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
   
16.30- 17.40

Tableau Data Visualisations 2

Internet Trolls: the Russian Example
Jessikka Aro
Smuggling data journalism into reluctant news desk
Aron Pilhofer
Statistics 1
Jodi Upton and Crina Boros

Follow the Money Masterclass 3, Hands-on
Paul Radu

 
 
Saturday 24 June
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-
10.00

Welcome

 
 

10.00- 
11:00

Gavin MacFadyen Memorial Lecture
Anabel Hernández

 

 

11:00-
11.20

Break  
 

11.20-
12.20

Michelle Ye Hee Lee. Fact-checking the US elections and Donald Trump InfoSec Clinic
All levels
 
12.20-13.20 Lunch for speakers and delegates
 
  PSH302 PSH314 PSH326 Room Screen Room 1, Media research Building PSH Atrium
13.20-
14.20
Networking and clinic: FOIA
With Jenna Corderoy, Lucas Amin and Sid Ryan
 
Networking and clinic: Data
With all the data trainers
Networking: TBC What These Databases can do for You: Brief overview from people behind Open Secrets, Arachnys, DueDill, Open Corporates, Data.Gov.UK, BAILII
TBC
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
 
14.20-
14.30
Break
 
  PSH Room LG02                                                                                  Screen Room 1. Media Research Building             
PSH Atrium

14.30-
15.40

 

How to fight 'Alternative Facts'? - with Alastair Reid (journalist, formerly from First Draft News), Jessikka Aro (a Finnish journalists who investigated Russian internet trolls), Jasper Jackson (Assistant Media Editor of the Guardian), Natalia Antelava (Coda Story), chaired by Dr Yemisi Akinbobola (Birmingham School of Media).

TBC InfoSec Clinic
All levels
 

15.40-
16.00

BREAK

InfoSec Clinic
All levels
 

16.00-
17.00

Aron Pilhofer. The State of Digital Journalism: the good, the bad and the ugly. InfoSec Clinic
All levels
 
17.00-
17.10
Closing Remarks
Room: PSH LG02
 
 
 

17.10- 20.00        CIJ Summer Conference Drinks Reception -  PSH Atrium

For more information, email: marina@tcij.org