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Welcome, everyone! Here’s the program for the 8th Global Investigative Journalism Conference, (#GIJC13), scheduled for October 12-15, 2013, in beautiful Rio de Janeiro. It’s the first time we’re holding the GIJC in the global south, and we’re combining it with two other key events in journalism: the annual Latin America Investigative Journalism Conference (COLPIN), and the International Congress of ABRAJI, Brazil’s investigative journalism association. Panels and workshops will be available in languages as marked: English (Eng), Portuguese (Port), Spanish (Span). Plenary and showcase panels will be translated into all three. There will be streaming video available for all plenary and showcase panels and all those held in the RDC auditorium (C1). We look forward to seeing you in Rio!
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Sunday, October 13 • 9:00am - 10:30am
GLOBAL SHOWCASE: Cutting-Edge Environmental Reporting (Eng, Port, Span)

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How to investigate some of the most important issues on our globe. Strategies, methods, techniques and sources for breaking the untold environmental stories in our near future. Gustavo Faleiros will talk about digital mapping and geojournalism. Subhra Priyadarshini broke the story on the world's first “vanishing islands” by digging into satellite images, scientific papers and reports. And she did the footwork talking to affected climate refugees in the Ganges delta. Mark Schapiro is an expert on carbon markets and fraud in the age of climate change.


Speakers
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Gustavo Faleiros

Knight International Journalism Fellow, International Center for Journalists
Knight International Journalism Fellow Gustavo Faleiros is an environmental journalist and media trainer who specializes in data-driven journalism. During his first Knight International Journalism Fellowship last year, Faleiros launched InfoAmazonia, a digital map that uses satellite and other publicly available data to monitor the Amazon rainforest.
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Subhra Priyadarshini

Editor, Nature India, Nature Publishing Group
Subhra Priyadarshini joined Nature India after a decade-long stint with mainstream Indian media. She took to writing science when in journalism school. Though she chased deadlines to cover politics and sports, fashion and films, crime and natural disasters as a journalist, she kept coming back to her first love — science. Subhra has a bachelor’s degree in zoology. She dabbled in law after majoring in Personnel Management and... Read More →
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Mark Schapiro

Contributor, Center for Investigative Reporting
MARK SCHAPIRO is an award-winning journalist who specializes in international environmental investigations, probing into the intersection between the environment, economics and political power. His work is published in Harpers, The Nation, Yale 360, Mother Jones, Newsweek, The Atlantic, and other publications, and he worked as a correspondent for the PBS newsmagazine FRONLTINE/World. He was until recently senior correspondent at the Center for... Read More →


Sunday October 13, 2013 9:00am - 10:30am
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