Programme

When you see “+OCCRP” in the schedule it will be one of several speakers: Drew Sullivan, Miranda Patrucic, Lejla Camdzic, Vlad Lavlov, all Sarajevo, Paul Radu, Bucharest, or Stevan Dojcinovic, Belgrade.

The Centre for Media Studies at SSE Riga: Roman Anin, Olesya Shmagun.

Other speakers:

Module 1, June 26th – June 30th 2017

Monday June 26th 09.30 – 10.30 Welcome Hans Månson, Programme Director at the Centre for Media Studies at SSE Riga
Presentation of participants
What is it all about:
Hans Manson and Drew Sullivan (OCCRP)
Drew Sullivan is The Editor to Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Program
10.30 – 12.00 Introduction to investigative reporting Drew Sullivan + 1 from OCCRP
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 16.00 Introduction to investigative reporting Drew Sullivan + 1 from OCCRP
16.15 – 18.15 Riga sightseeing tour
19.00 Welcome dinner
Tuesday June 27th 09.30 – 12.00 Interviewing, source development, news gathering Drew Sullivan + 1 from OCCRP
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 15.00 Interviewing, source development, news gathering Drew Sullivan + 1 from OCCRP
15.00 – 17.00 Project planning OCCRP
Wednesday June 28th 09.30 – 12.00 Public records, ethics, standards, organizing yourself. Drew Sullivan + 1 from OCCRP
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 Public records, ethics, standards, organizing yourself. Drew Sullivan + 1 from OCCRP
Thursday June 29th 09.30 – 12.00 News gathering, project planning Drew Sullivan + 1 from OCCRP
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 News gathering, project planning Drew Sullivan + 1 from OCCRP
19.00 Networking reception with Latvian journalists
Friday June 30th 09.30 – 12.00 Information security Smári McCarthy
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 Information security Smári McCarthy

Module 2, August 21st – 25th, 2017

Monday Aug 21st 09.30 – 12.00 Personal security Drew Sullivan Stevan Dojcinovic
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 Personal security Drew Sullivan Stevan Dojcinovic
19.00 Get together dinner
Tuesday Aug 22nd 09.30 - 12.00 Organized crime, shadow economy, money laundering Roman Anin, Stevan Dojcinovic
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 Organized crime, shadow economy, money laundering, Interviewing people we investigate Roman Anin, Stevan Dojcinovic
Wednesday Aug 23rd 09.30-12.00 Organized crime, shadow economy, money laundering Roman Anin, Stevan Dojcinovic
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 Organized crime, shadow economy, money laundering, Interviewing people we investigate Roman Anin, Stevan Dojcinovic
Thursday Aug 24th 09.30 – 12.00 Advanced research on the Net Paul Myers, Researchclinic, UK
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 Advanced research on the Net Paul Myers, Researchclinic, UK
Evening event
Friday Aug 25th 09.30 – 12.00 Advanced research on the Net Paul Myers, Researchclinic, UK
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 Advanced research on the Net Paul Myers, Researchclinic, UK
19.00 Networking dinner with Latvian journalists

Module 3, November 27th – Dec 1st, 2017

Monday Nov 27th 09.30 – 12.00 Verification of news Tom Trewinnard, Meedan, Tucson, USA
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 Verification of news Tom Trewinnard, Meedan, Tucson, USA
19.00 Dinner
Tuesday Nov 28th 09.30 – 12.00 Fact checking Xaquín González Veira, The Guardian
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 Searching commercial databases Leijla Camdzic, Olesya Shmagun
Wednesday Nov 29th 09.30 – 12.00 Follow the money Miranda Patrucic, Paul Radu
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 Follow the money Miranda Patrucic, Paul Radu
Thursday Nov 30th 09.30 – 12.00 Follow the money, understanding financial records Miranda Patrucic, Paul Radu
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 Follow the money, understanding financial records Drew Sullivan, Miranda Patrucic
19.00 Gala dinner
Friday Dec 1st 10.30 – 12.30 Develop your stories Drew Sullivan, Miranda Patrucic
12.30 – 13.30 Summary and Thank you Hans Månson
13.30 Lunch
To be added when possible:
Human rights Nils Muižnieks, Commissioner for Human Rights, Council of Europe

Coffee breaks will be offered every day at 15.00