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
Tax avoidance is global, the nitty gritty is national - hear three ICIJ reporters and their different findings

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Multinational companies and taxes in Europe - The Paradise Papers showed how deeply the offshore financial system is entangled with corporate giants that avoid taxes through increasingly imaginative bookkeeping maneuvers. Nike shifted billions in trademark profits between subsidiaries to avoid high taxes in Europe. Low tax rates allowed Apple to accumulate a $252 billion mountain of cash offshore. Three reporters who worked on the Paradise Papers will discuss their findings.

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Cécile Schillis-Gallego

Data journalist and researcher, ICIJ
Cécile Schilis-Gallego is a data journalist and researcher for ICIJ. She graduated in 2014 from Columbia Journalism School (US) and Sciences Po Journalism School (France) with a master's degree in investigative reporting. She is a 2014-2015 Brown Institute Magic Grantee, working on a investigative data project aiming at making financial statements of public companies more transparent and more accessible to journalists. She previously contributed to the French webzine Slate.fr... Read More →

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Helena Bengtsson

Data Journalism Editor, Gota Media
Helena Bengtsson is Data Journalism Editor at Gota Media, a regional publishing company in the south of Sweden with 14 local titles. She previously worked as Editor for Data Journalism at Sveriges Television, Sweden’s national television broadcaster for 27 years and she also served... Read More →
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Karlijn Kuijpers

investigative journalist, Platform Investico
I am a freelance investigative journalist, working for several Dutch media. I'm interested in finance, economics, privacy and tech and environmental issues.
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Maxime Vaudano

Datajournalist, Le Monde - Les Décodeurs
I use code and spreadsheets as much as words in my reporting for Le Monde (France). In my daily life, I write explainers and produce visualisations on the general news for a section called Les Décodeurs. But I am also secretly in love with on French politics, international trade... Read More →

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