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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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Thursday, May 24
 

9:00am CEST

Coffee & check-in
Welcome to EIJC18 & Dataharvest pre-conference activities.

Thursday May 24, 2018 9:00am - 9:30am CEST
Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen

12:00pm CEST

Lunch
Thursday May 24, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm CEST
Lobby (foyer) 1st floor
 
Friday, May 25
 

9:00am CEST

10:00am CEST

Welcome
Welcome to EIJC18 & Dataharvest! Let's play ball!

Speakers
avatar for Brigitte Alfter

Brigitte Alfter

Managing Editor, Journalismfund.eu
Co-founder and Managing Editor at Journalismfund.eu, a support structure for in-depth, innovative and independent journalism in Europe. Brigitte is a senior Danish-German journalist, she has won multiple awards and is proud that these awards were always granted to her and team members.Having... Read More →
avatar for Ides Debruyne

Ides Debruyne

Managing Director, Journalismfund.eu
Ides Debruyne is co-founder and Managing Director of Journalismfund.eu, the first independent non-profit organisation established in 1998 by citizens to facilitate independent investigative journalism in order to promote democracy by connecting donors and journalists.(Photo © Hadeer Mahmoud... Read More →
avatar for Lisa Akinyi May

Lisa Akinyi May

Grant Coordinator, Journalismfund.eu
Lisa Akinyi May is in charge of Journalismfund.eu’s communications. She also coordinates the Money Trail Grants. Lisa studied Journalism at Thomas More University College, majoring in television broadcasting.She's a multimedia journalist with experience in television and online media. Her areas of strength include news production, researching, and work experience in the Belgian media. As a... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 10:00am - 10:30am CEST
Auditorium 2 (Aula 2) Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen

10:30am CEST

Networking welcome
Speakers
avatar for Trine Smistrup

Trine Smistrup

Program director, ARENA for Journalism in Europe


Friday May 25, 2018 10:30am - 11:00am CEST
Auditorium 2 (Aula 2) Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen

12:00pm CEST

Lunch
Friday May 25, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm CEST
Lobby (foyer)

2:15pm CEST

Coffee
Friday May 25, 2018 2:15pm - 2:45pm CEST
Lobby (foyer)

4:00pm CEST

Coffee
Friday May 25, 2018 4:00pm - 4:30pm CEST
Lobby (foyer)

5:30pm CEST

Reception
Drinks to celebrate the launch of the Money Trail project. The Money Trail grant programme offers working grants for mixed teams of African, Asian and European journalists to investigate illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Money Trail is a collaborative project between three highly regarded journalism and training organisations ‑ Finance Uncovered, Free Press Unlimited, Journalismfund.eu ‑ and Oxfam Novib. In Money Trail, Finance Uncovered and Free Press unlimited offer six renowned training courses in how to investigate tax abuse, money laundering and corruption and digital safety. Full bursaries are available for qualifying journalists. Training will take place in London, Abuja and Jakarta. This is a great networking opportunity.

Friday May 25, 2018 5:30pm - 6:30pm CEST
Lobby (foyer)
 
Saturday, May 26
 

8:30am CEST

Coffee
Saturday May 26, 2018 8:30am - 9:00am CEST
Lobby (foyer)

10:15am CEST

Coffee
Saturday May 26, 2018 10:15am - 10:45am CEST
Lobby (foyer)

12:00pm CEST

Lunch
Saturday May 26, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm CEST
Lobby (foyer)

2:15pm CEST

Coffee
Saturday May 26, 2018 2:15pm - 2:45pm CEST
Lobby (foyer)

4:00pm CEST

Coffee
Saturday May 26, 2018 4:00pm - 4:30pm CEST
Lobby (foyer)
 
Sunday, May 27
 

9:00am CEST

Coffee
Sunday May 27, 2018 9:00am - 9:30am CEST
Lobby (foyer)

10:45am CEST

Coffee
Sunday May 27, 2018 10:45am - 11:15am CEST
Lobby (foyer)

12:45pm CEST

See you next year
The next EIJC & Dataharvest will be in 2019 from May 16-19 in Mechelen. In this session we gather all YOUR suggestions, experiences, good ideas for next year.

Speakers
avatar for Brigitte Alfter

Brigitte Alfter

Managing Editor, Journalismfund.eu
Co-founder and Managing Editor at Journalismfund.eu, a support structure for in-depth, innovative and independent journalism in Europe. Brigitte is a senior Danish-German journalist, she has won multiple awards and is proud that these awards were always granted to her and team members.Having... Read More →
avatar for Ides Debruyne

Ides Debruyne

Managing Director, Journalismfund.eu
Ides Debruyne is co-founder and Managing Director of Journalismfund.eu, the first independent non-profit organisation established in 1998 by citizens to facilitate independent investigative journalism in order to promote democracy by connecting donors and journalists.(Photo © Hadeer Mahmoud... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 12:45pm - 1:15pm CEST
Auditorium 2 (Aula 2) Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen