Summer School Timetable 2011

Below is the timetable for summer school 2011, for a more detailed decription of classes, click on the title. 

Our keynote speakers for this year are: Kristinn HrafnssonAnnie Machon, and Kathryn Bolkovac.

more information

Tel: 020 7040 8220
Email: minal@tcij.org

Please note: This timetable is subject to change. (Rec) Indicates that the session will be recorded.

Friday 15 July
   
8.15 - 9.00 Foyer Registrations, tea and coffee
           
9.00 - 9.30 Auditorium Gavin MacFadyen, Director of the CIJ
     
  Talk 1 - Room LG002 Talk 2 - Room LG003 CAR 1 - Room 2003 CAR 2 - Room 1001 CAR 3 - Room 2001
09.45 - 10.55 Understanding Company Accounts: How to Get the Most of Companies House

Martin Tomkinso

Libel and Privacy Issues: Legal Update

Andrew Bousfield and Justin Walford

CAR in the UK: an Introduction (B)

Cynthia O'Murchu and Elena Egawhary

Media Legislation and Digital Freedoms 
(Rec) 
Smiri McCarthy

Access 1: Understanding Databases (B) Hands-on

Aron Pilhofer and Jennifer LaFleur

           
11.10-12.20

Understanding Company Accounts: How UK Companies Avoid Tax

Richard Brooks and Richard Murphy

Investigative Journalism and Digital Technology - impacts, innovations and inspirations
(Rec)
Iain Overton and Gavin MacFadyen

Internet 101 (B)David Donald Excel 1: Data Analysis for Stories (B) Hands-on

James Ball and Luuk Sengers

 

Access 2: Digging for the Story (B) Hands-on

Aron Pilhofer and Jennifer LaFleur

           
12.20 - 13.35
Lunch
           
13.35 - 14.45
Kristinn HrafnssonWikiLeaks - Auditorium
           
  Talk 1 - Room LG002 Talk 2 - Room LG003 CAR 1 - Room 2003 CAR 2 - Room 1001 CAR 3 - Room 2001
           
15.00 - 16.10 Understanding Company Accounts: Profits and Losses

Raj Bairoliya

Whistleblowing and the EU
(Rec)

Hans Martin Tillack

CAR in the Newsroom: Jumpstarting a CAR Programme (A) (Rec)

Cynthia O'Murchu

Excel 2: Finding Patterns in the Data (B) Hands-on

James Ball andLuuk Sengers

Access 3: Joining Databases for Deeper Analysis (B) Hands-on

Aron Pilhofer and Jennifer LaFleur

           
16.25 - 17.35 Understanding Company Accounts: Assets and Liabilities 

Raj Bairoliya

What to do When There is no Data - Sampling and Building Databases (A)

Jennifer LaFleur

Mapping and Visualisation for Story Gathering: Using Tableau
(Rec)
James Ball
Excel 3: Summarising Data for the Big Picture (B) Hands-on

Cynthia O'Murchu and Elena Egawhary

Social Network Analysis (A) Hands-on

David Donald

           
18.00 - 19.00
           
Saturday 16 July
           
  Talk 1 - Room LG002 Talk 2 - Room LG003 CAR 1 - Room 2003 CAR 2 - Room 1001 CAR 3 - Room 2001
   
09.00 - 10.10 Understanding Company Accounts: The Small Print and Q&A 

Raj Bairoliya

The Ikea Investigation - Tax Planning Through a World Wide Web of Companies

Stellan Björk

Dreaming Data; Ideas for Investigations (B)

Elena Egawhary and David Donald

Introduction to Statistics (A)

Jennifer LaFleur

Excel 1: Data Analysis for Stories (B) Hands-on

Cynthia O'Murchu and David Donald

           
10.25 - 11.35

Offshore Jurisdictions: Seek and Hide

Martin Woods and Jeff Katz

Whistleblowing and the Law (1)
(Rec)
Gavin Millar QC and Dr Andrew Scott

Story-based investigation 1: Using hypotheses and chronologies to frame and advance your project. 

Mark Hunter andLuuk Sengers

Scraping Data with ScraperWiki(Rec)

Anna Powell Smith and Nicola Hughes

Excel 2: Finding Patterns in the Data (B) Hands-on

Elena Egawhary and David Donald

           
11.50 - 13.00 Using the Freedom of Information Act

Rob Evans

Whistleblowing and the Law: a Hypothetical Case (2)

Gill PhillipsGavin Millar QC and Dr Andrew Scott

Story-based investigation 2: Creative Techniques. (Scenarisation and sourcemapping 

Mark Hunter and Luuk Sengers

Querying and Analysing Scraped Data in ScraperWiki

Anna Powell Smith and Nicola Hughes

Excel 3: Summarising Data for the Big Picture (B) Hands-on

Cynthia O'Murchu and Elena Egawhary

           
13.00 - 14.00
Lunch
           

14.00 - 15.10

Annie Machon - The Secret State and its Control of the Media - Auditorium
           
  Talk 1 - Room LG002 Talk 2 - Room LG003 CAR 1 - Room 2003 CAR 2 - Room 1001 CAR 3 - Room 2001
           
15.25 - 16.35

Public Spending: NHS Case Study

Sally Gainsbury

Using Twitter in Investigations 
(Rec)

Paul Lewis

HBOS and the Lessons Learned (Rec)

Paul Moore

Story-based investigation 3: practical tools. Using a research database and other record keeping software. 

Mark Hunter and Luuk Sengers

Excel 4: Statistics for Journalists (A) Hands-on

David Donald

           
16.50 - 18.00 Offshore Financial Centres (via Skype)

David Marchant

Role of NGOs in Investigative Journalism
(Rec)
Panel: Gavin Hayman, Benedict SouthworthFaith Doherty and Paul Lashmar (chair)

Story-based investigation 4: Crafting the story - a continuous process. 

Mark Hunter and Luuk Sengers

Practical Information Security: Part 1

Wojtek Bogusz

Document Cloud (A) Hands-on
(Rec)

Aron Pilhofer

           
18.00 - 20.00
Drinks and Networking
           
Sunday 17 July
           
  Talk 1 - Room LG002 Talk 2 - Room LG003 CAR 1 - Room 2003 CAR 2 - Room 1001 CAR 3 - Room 2001
           
10.00 - 11.10

Town Hall Finance: Investigating Local Authorities. Richard Orange

Richard Orange

Interactive Data: Lessons From the New York Times (A)

Aron Pilhofer

Web Tools for Data Visualisation (A)

Jennifer LaFleur

Importing data (B) Hands-on

Elena Egawhary

Practical Communication Security and Privacy: Part 2

Wojtek Bogusz

           
11.25 - 12.35 Exposing Spin

Melissa Jones

Medical Whistleblowers
Panel: Margaret HaywoodEileen Chubb and Terry Bryan

Newsgathering online

Graham Holliday

Access 1: Understanding Databases (B) Hands-on

Aron Pilhofer and James Ball

Mapping for Stories 1 (A) Hands-on

Jennifer LaFleur

           
12.50 - 14.00

Student Journalists and the Data Protection Regime
(Rec)
Richard Orange

Tunneling Under FIFA's Barbed Wire

Andrew Jennings

 

Access 2: Digging for the Story (B) Hands-on

Luuk Sengers and James Ball

Mapping for Stories 2 (A) Hands-on 

Jennifer LaFleur

 

           
14.00 - 15.00
Lunch
           

15.00 - 16.10

Kathryn Bolkovac - Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors and One Woman's Fight For Justice - Auditorium
           
  Talk 1 - Room LG002 Talk 2 - Room LG003 CAR 1 - Room 2003 CAR 2 - Room 1001 CAR 3 - Room 2001
           
16.25 - 17.35 How to do Covert Filming

Roddy Mansfield and Allan Harraden

How to look for dictator’s loot.
(Rec)
Robert Palmer

Web Detective

Paul Myers

Access 3: Joining Databases for Deeper Analysis (B) Hands-on

David Donald and Luuk Sengers

CAR Q&A (B-A) Hands-on

Jennifer LaFleur and James Ball

           

17.45 - 18.00

Thank you and goodbye