Dataharvest 2015 has ended
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

12:00 CEST

(On invite) Pre-Dataharvest networking seminar on data journalism education
Pilot-seminar coordinated by Kian Mondial gathering people with expertise in data journalism education and training. We try to invite a group from a variety of European countries and representing different approaches spanning from university lecturers to journalists who provide mid-career training.


Thursday May 7, 2015 12:00 - 19:00 CEST
1.23 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Saturday, May 9

14:00 CEST

Europe's big uncovered follow-the-money story II
Interested in covering public spending via tenders? Meet Adriana Homolova (the tender data coordinator during the Datharvest/EIJC 2015) and data developers and take a closer look at available data.

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Adriana Homolova

Proud coordinator of the DH data training 📊, Freelance data journalist

Saturday May 9, 2015 14:00 - 15:00 CEST
1.06 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
  Data, Round Table

15:15 CEST

Collaborate and Visualise – advancing the European Corruption Observatory
Transparency International prepares a tool to follow media publications covering journalism. This project is supported by the European Commission. ECO is a new media monitoring tool that will focus solely on corruption related stories. The database will collate media stories about corruption across the 28 member states. The content will then be tagged which will allow for users to search the database for media stories by country, named individual (and variants), named company, sectors and type of corruption (bribery, fraud, undue influence etc. and combinations of these). This will help facilitate the analysis and identification of trends in corruption across the EU as well as assist in the identification of cross-border cases of corruption. Sitting alongside this media monitoring tool will be ECO match – a “dating website” for all those interested in investigating corruption. This online portal will create a network of journalists, hackers, civil society, corruption experts, policy makers and law enforcement agencies across all of the member states. This will help encourage further collaboration among the network and assist users in finding key partners around the EU to further their investigations into corruption. Dataharvest participants are invited to comment on the tool.

This seminar is organised by Transparency International and Journalismfund.eu, and financed by the European Commission.

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Alison Coleman

Project Coordinator, Transparency International EU Liaison Office
Alison is the Project Coordinator for the European Corruption Observatory, an online database of media reports on corruption and a meeting point for journalists, hackers, experts and all those interested in corruption.
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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 →

Saturday May 9, 2015 15:15 - 16:15 CEST
1.25 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
  Data, Round Table