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Dataharvest/EIJC, the European Investigative and Data Journalism Conference organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. Dataharvest/EIJC15 will take place on Friday 8, Saturday 9 and Sunday morning 10 May 2015, with a pre-conference Hackaton on Thursday 7 May. Like the previous years, the conference will take place in the centre of Brussels.
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Thursday, May 7 • 10:00 - 17:00
Pre-Dataharvest Hack Day

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Ahead of Dataharvest EIJC15 on Thursday May 7th we plan a hack day to crunch some data sets, so journalists (in collaboration with developers) can plan story ideas during the conference.
Focus will be on:
- EU spending – regional funds
- EU spending – farm subsidies (we have fresh data for two countries, all publications are due on April 30th)
- EU spending – FTS
- National spending according to EU rules – TED
- Data about chemicals – ECHA (agency guys will be around to guide us on what’s there, formats etc.)

Here's a pad for participants: http://pad.medialepfade.de/p/dataharvest-hack

Speakers
avatar for Georgiana Bere

Georgiana Bere

Developer, OpenKnowledge
I am a programmer and a data geek interested in government transparency and anti-waste initiatives. Most of my work revolves around public procurements from EU countries.
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Holger Drewes

Technical Coordinatior, farmsubsidy.org / OKFDE
Holger coordinates technical development and data integration for FarmSubsidy.org, a website run by Journalismfund.eu and supported by OKF Germany integrating the subsidy data of the various EU member states. The platform aims to ease both access to and investigative work on top of this highly important data set, providing spending insights on a budget share being over a third of the total budget of the European Union. | | Holger lives... Read More →
avatar for Adriana Homolova

Adriana Homolova

Data Journalist, Investico/One World
Adriana Homolová is a data journalist based in Amsterdam. She works as a data journalist at Investico a platform for investigative journalism and for the print and online magazine One World. She is passionate about coding, vector graphics and investigating government spending.
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Victor Nitu

Developer, The Sponge Media Innovation Lab
avatar for Stefan Wehrmeyer

Stefan Wehrmeyer

Data Journalist, Correctiv
Stefan Wehrmeyer, Jg. 1987, arbeitet als Datenjournalist für das gemeinnützige Recherchebüro Correctiv in Berlin. Er ist seit 2009 in der Open-Data-Bewegung aktiv und betreibt seit 2011 das Portal FragDenStaat.de. Als Vorstandsmitglied der Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland setzte er sich für Informationsfreiheit und offene Daten in verschiedenen Bereichen ein. Er hat einen Master-Abschluss in IT-Systems Engineering... Read More →


Thursday May 7, 2015 10:00 - 17:00
1.25 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

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