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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.

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Pierre Romera

Chief Technology Officer, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)
Pierre Romera has been Chief Technology Officer at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) since 2017. He manages a team of programmers working on the platforms that enabled more than 300 journalists to collaborate on the Paradise Papers and Panama Papers... Read More →
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Friedrich Lindenberg

Tech Coordinator, OCCRP
Friedrich Lindenberg is a coder and data journalist working on web technology for new narrative and investigative techniques. He was an 2014 ICFJ Knight International Journalism Fellow with Code for Africa, and a 2013 Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Fellow at Spiegel Online. Previously, he... Read More →
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Stefan Candea

Founder, Co-ordinator, European Investigative Collaborators
Stefan Candea, Romania, is an investigative journalist and co-founder of the Romanian Centre for Investigative Journalism (CRJI), a nonprofit registered in Bucharest, Romania. His cross-border investigative stories on organized crime won several international awards.He will be working... 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 Homolova

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

Software Developer, Datopian
Victor Nițu is currently a software developer at Datopian, an open data solutions provider spun off from Open Knowledge.Victor is also one of the developers of Elvis, a public tenders visualisation platform that aims to visually expose patterns of corruption in the EU and beyond.In... 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

Datajournalist, NOS
Winny de Jong works as a data journalist at the Dutch national broadcast, NOS. Her weekly data journalism newsletter has been called "the data highlight of the week" and "exceptionally helpful". You can subscribe through http://bit.ly/ddjnews. She speaks about creativity and how to... Read More →

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