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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René Sommer

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The Netherlands
René Sommer is Editor in Chief for Pointer, the investigative platform of the Dutch public broadcaster KRO-NCRV. Pointer publishes on television, radio and online. Pointer specializes in Open Source Intelligence and data-analyses. It has won the Sigma Award for best international data journalism three years in a row. Pointer has had international collaborations with Der Spiegel, Le Monde, Sky News, VRT, Knack, Bellingcat, Forensic Architecture and Danske Radio among others.