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EIJC & Dataharvest is an annual, four-day conference, organised by Journalismfund.eu, which brings together journalism heavyweights, data specialists and coding whiz-kids to exchange skills and story ideas. EIJC18 & Dataharvest will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018. Like last year, place to be is the charming city of Mechelen, 20 minutes outside of Brussels and very easily accessible! Address is Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen at Thomas More University College - Campus De Vest. 

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Journalismfund.eu vzw is an independent non-profit organisation under Belgian law that aims to promote quality in-depth and cross-border journalism by giving working grants to journalists, by providing networking opportunities and by organising training sessions.
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Friday, May 25 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
The tech that helped unveil the ParadisePapers

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The Paradise Papers investigation revealed the offshore holdings and connections of dozens of politicians and prominent public figures around the world and led to high-profile resignations, police raids and official investigations. Almost 400 journalists --coordinated by the ICIJ and Süddeutsche Zeitung-- had to sift through 1.4 TB using homemade tools. Pierre Romera, CTO of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), will discuss how the collaboration happened and how technology made it all possible.

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Pierre Romera

Chief Technology Officer, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)
Pierre Romera has been Chief Technology Officer at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) since 2017. He manages a team of programmers working on the platforms that enabled more than 300 journalists to collaborate on the Paradise Papers and Panama Papers... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 2:45pm - 4:00pm CEST
Auditorium 1 (Aula 1) Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen