1. Timetable 2018

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    Plan your time at the #CIJSummer 2018. 
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  2. About the Conference

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    #CIJSummer Conference
    28-30 June 2018
    Goldsmiths, University of London
     

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  3. Class Information

    Class Information

    Details about what to expect at the 2017 CIJ Investigative Journalism Summer Conference.
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  4. Teachers and Speakers

    Teachers and Speakers

    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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    How to get to the CIJ Investigative Journalism Conference venue at Goldsmiths, University of London.

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  6. Previous Summer Schools

    Previous Summer Schools

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Timetable 2018

This 2018 DRAFT timetable is subject to change. 

You can also download a 2017 timetable as a PDF version to get an idea of what to expect.

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

Thursday 28 June  
8.15-9.00 Registration, tea and coffee in the Professor Stuart Hall Building (PSH) Atrium  
   
9.00-9.40 Room: PSH LG01       Welcome by James Harkin, Director of the CIJ. Others - TBC
 
 
   
  Room: PSH314 Room: PSH326 Room: PSH LG01 Lab: PSH105 Lab: PSH104 Data 3
Room TBC
9.50-11.00

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

Libel and Privacy Law
Justin Walford

 
BuzzFeed Investigates:
New ways of doing Investigations and reaching audiences

 

 

Introduction to Data Journalism. How to get the most of Data Tracks. 

 

Data concierge: 
Help with Installing data software for #CIJSummer 2018
   
11.15-12.25

Understanding Company Accounts - 1,
Raj Bairoliya

 
SecureDrop
Loic Dachary

TBC

Open refine. 
Jonathan Stoneman

Google Sheets 1 (Excel). (B) Hands-on. 
Pamela Duncan

What code can do for you? (B)
Leila Haddou and Max Harlow

   
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

SCIENCE: Where to look for stories of academic misconduct and why they matter
Ivan Oransky
 
TBC Open Corporates - TBC Google Sheets 2 (Excel). (B) Hands-on. 
Pamela Duncan
 
Web Scraping for Journalists 1. (B) Hands-on
Paul Bradshaw
14.55-16.05

Understanding Company Accounts - 3,
Raj Bairoliya

TBC

 

TBC

Pandas - TBC Google Sheets 3 (Excel). (B) Hands-on. 
Pamela Duncan
 
Web Scraping for Journalists 1. (B) Hands-on
Paul Bradshaw
16.20-17.30

Understanding Company Accounts - 4,
Raj Bairoliya

TBC TBC Pandas - TBC Finding Needles in Haystacks with Fuzzy Matching
Max Harlow
GAMES ROOM
Escape Room Data Game

  

Friday 29 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

TBC

Story-based Inquiry - 1: A Method Through the Madness. Using hypotheses and chronologies to frame and advance your project 
Mark Lee Hunter

TBC

Excel 1 (B) Hands-On Data Viz - TBC
   
10.25- 11.35

Accessing Information Under FOIA - 2,
Jenna Corderoy and Sid Ryan
 

TBC

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

R-1 (B-A) hands-On
Caelainn Barr

Excel 2 (B) Hands-On Data Viz - TBC
   
11.35- 12.45 Follow the Money - 1 TBC

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

R-2 (B-A) hands-On
Caelainn Barr

Excel 3 (B) Hands-On Don't Be Numbed by Numbers
Jonathan Stoneman
   
12:45-13.45 Lunch break  
   
  Room: PSH314 Room: PSH326 Room: PSH LG02 Lab: PSH105 Lab: PSH104 PSH Atrium

13:45-
14.55

Follow the Money - 2

SCIENCE. How to find and sell good science reporting to editors.
Clare Wilson, Ehsan Masood, Hal Hodson

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

R-1 (B-A) hands-On
Caelainn Barr
SQL - 1 (A), Hands-on
Crina Boroş
GAMES ROOM
Escape Room Data Game
   

15.10- 16.20

Follow the Money - 3

SCIENCE. How to read research papers and what to look out for in science press releases.
Kevin McConway
TBC Graph databases 1 (A) Hands-On
Leila Haddou
SQL - 2 (A), Hands-on
Crina Boroş
GAMES ROOM
Escape Room Data Game
   
16.30- 17.40

TBC

SCIENCE. How to report on science for general audiences: going from complex research to appealing stories. 
Maria Cheng, Natasha Loder, Sally Adee and Victoria Gill
Daphne Caruana Galizia's Life, Work, Murder. What next? 
Matthew Caruana Galizia
Graph databases 2 (A) Hands-On
Leila Haddou

SQL - 3 (A), Hands-on
Crina Boroş

My favourite data things. Including the buttons you never pressed but should
 
Saturday 30 June
9:00 - 9:30  Registrations in the Professor Stuart Hall Building Atrium 

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

PSH Atrium                                           
 
9.30-
9:40

Welcome from James Harkin, Director of the CIJ. 

 
 

9:40 - 
10:40

Gavin MacFadyen Memorial Lecture
Rana Ayyub - award winning Indian investigative journalist and writer. Author of Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover Up which exposes the complicity of two strongmen in India, Narendra Modi and Amit Shah.

 

 

10:40-
11.00

Break  
 

11.00-
12.00

TBC
 
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
 
12.00-13.00 Lunch for speakers and delegates
 
  LG02 Screen Room 1, Media Research Building PSH Atrium
13:00 - 14:00 SCIENCE. 
Stéphane Horel and Stéphane Foucart - winners of the European Press Prize for their investigation into Monsanto. 
Gavin Millar QC
 
InfoSec Clinic
 
14.00-
14:20
Break
 
  PSH Room LG02                                                                                  PSH Atrium            

14:20-
15:20

Financial Investigations.
Miranda Patrucic - award winning journalist at the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project

 

 

InfoSec Clinic
All levels

 

15:20-
15:40

Break

InfoSec Clinic
All levels
 

15.40-
16.40

Mosul Eye: Revealing Atrocities of ISIS
Omar Mohammed - history graduate and blogger, who showed the world the reality of life in the ISIS occupied Mosul.
In conversation with CIJ Director James Harkin.
InfoSec Clinic
All levels
 
16:40- 17:00 Break
 
 
17:00 - 18:00 - TBC

18:00 - 20.00        CIJ Summer Conference Drinks Reception in the PSH Atrium

For more information, email: marina@tcij.org