ICIJ Conference 2012

Annual ICIJ Conference

Please note that the program is subject to change. For information or to register for the ICIJ conference 14th of April 2012, please contact the program manager for ICIJ, Brynja Dögg Friðriksdóttir; icij@hi.is / tel: +354 525 5435

ICIJ conference 14.April 2012

8:30     Registration

08:45   Opening session – Kristinn Hrafnsson head of ICIJ board and Sigurður Már Jónsson vice-president of the Icelandic Press Association.

 9:00   Ideas, obstacles and methods – Winner of Icelandic Press Association Award for best investigative journalism 2011, Svavar Hávarðsson from Fréttablaðið newspaper: Dioxin pollution from garbage burning plants in Skutulsfjörður, Kikjubæjarklaustur and Vestmann Islands.

Nominee Jóhannes Kr. Kristjánsson, TV programme Kastljós on RÚV:  prescribed drugs morphine and Ritalin in the Icelandic drug market.

Nominee Ingi Freyr Vilhjálmsson DV newspaper: The economic crisis and its aftermath.

10:30 Investigative journalism in the Nordic countries and Nordic collaboration – Representatives from sister organisations. Morten Hansen from FUJ in DK,  Minna Knus – Galán from Tutkiva FI,  and Jan Gunnar Furuly from SKUP, Norway.

12:00  Lunch break

13:00  Investigative journalism, methods & tools of the trade – Investigative reporters Sven Bergman & Fredrik Laurin from Uppdrag granskning TV programme on SVT discuss their projects.

14:00  CIA´s Ghost Planes, data and international collaboration – Investigative reporter Steven Gray talks about his research behind his book Ghost Plane, the story of the CIA’s rendition program, data and international collaboration of journalists.  

15:00  Organised crime and „follow“ the money – Investigative reporter Miranda Patrucic from Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project. Organised crime, financial crimes and „follow the money“.

16:00 Data Journalism – International experience and Icelandic possibilities – Data journalist Giannina Segnini from Newspaper La Nacion in Costa Rica. Samúel White Credit Info & Hjálmar Gíslason from DataMarket discuss data journalism and service available info for journalists.

17:30 – 19:00 Break

19:00 Reykjavík Natura opens for dinner

20:00 Dinner and entertainment.




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