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Saturday, May 18 • 09:00 - 10:15
Data engineers taking over the newsroom? New techniques, new roles, new considerations

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Within a few years we see generation changes of what data journalism is and how it is integrated in journalism production. For this session we asked data journalists, data developers, data engineers, data project coordinators to sit down and openly discuss the current developments. This session will give you an insight into the most recent developments in data journalism and a look into the next steps. // We asked these expert practitioners to answer three questions: ==> Give us the top 5 new data journalism job descriptions existing in journalism/media groups today - and describe a case with each of them. ==> Give us the top 5 new data journalism job descriptions you believe will exist in 5 years. ==> Give us the competences, we need to nurture to make this work - and why: Do we need to teach journalism as a subject to young engineers at technical universities? Do we need to teach project management (as used for software development) in journalism schools? Do we need data librarians for media and journalismnetworks? Do we…

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Stephan Heffner

IT Specialist Investigative Journalism, DER SPIEGEL
Coordination of IT-related topics in the editorial environment - investigative journalism, data journalism, information security, IT development and operations. Cross-border cooperations and networking.@salevajo@mastodon.social

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Pierre Romera

Chief Technology Officer, ICIJ, France
Pierre Romera has been Chief Technology Officer at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) since 2017. He manages a team working on the platforms that enabled more than hundreds journalists to collaborate on the Pandora Papers, the Uber Files, the FinCEN Files... Read More →
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Friedrich Lindenberg

Data Librarian, OpenSanctions
Friedrich Lindenberg is a coder and data journalist working on web technology for new narrative and investigative techniques. He's currently building OpenSanctions, a global database of persons of journalistic interest.
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Stefan Candea

co-founder, coordinator, European Investigative Collaborations
Currently I am the coordinator of the EIC network.My work started with covering organized crime across borders in România at the end of the 90’s. Mid 2015 I co-founded EIC as a network_by_agreement between media organisations and currently I coordinate the editorial and technological projects between @derspiegel @destandaard... Read More →
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Anne-Lise Bouyer

Tech & data team lead, CORRECTIV
Anne-Lise heads the technical & data team at the nonprofit investigative newsroom CORRECTIV . Prior to that, she co-founded Journalism++, an agency for data-driven storytelling where she where she worked for 4 years as a project manager and coordinated the Migrants' Files project... Read More →
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Adriana Homolová

ARENA / Follow The Money, Netherlands / Slovakia
Adriana is a freelance data journalist, trainer and public spending nerd. She coordinates the data skills training track on the Dataharvest conference and investigates the European Union for Follow The Money Bureau Brussel.
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Victor Nițu

Software Developer, tenders.exposed
Victor is one of the developers of Elvis, a public tenders visualization platform that aims to visually expose patterns of corruption in the EU and beyond. A while ago he was one of the developers behind OpenTrials, an aggregator of all clinical trials around the world with advanced... Read More →
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Alex Morega

Developer, CRJI
Alex Morega is a freelance web developer based in Bucharest, Romania, and a member of ROSEdu, an organisation that promotes open-source in education.
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Winny de Jong

Data journalist, NRC
Winny de Jong works as a data journalist at Dutch newspaper NRC. Her weekly data journalism newsletter ddj.news has been called "the data highlight of the week" and "exceptionally helpful".

Saturday May 18, 2019 09:00 - 10:15 BST