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 - 7:00pm
GLOBAL: Hack in Rio 2013 (Eng) LIMITED

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Come join us for Hack in Rio, a data journalism hackday focused on developing visualizations, apps, tools and web projects about government corruption, sports corruption and environmental issues.

Hack in Rio is part of the activities of the Global Investigative Journalism Conference, an event that combines the 8th Global Investigative Journalism Conference, the annual Latin America Investigative Journalism Conference (COLPIN), and the International Congress of ABRAJI (Brazil’s investigative journalism association).

Following the conference theme, Hack in Rio will be focus on advancing quality investigative journalism using technology on the 3 tracks before mentioned: government corruption, sports corruption and environmental issues.

The whole purpose of this hack day is to work on teams to:
-Find, extract and analyze data using existing tools to tell data driven stories.
-Build data journalism apps, visualizations, tools or web projects.  

While the conference is invite-only, the Hack in Rio event is open to talented journalist, developers, designers, civic hackers, students and professionals of all sorts who are interested in discovering and building amazing things.


Junte-se a nós no Hack in Rio, um hackday sobre jornalismo de dados com foco em desenvolver visualizações, aplicativos, ferramentas e projetos web sobre corrupção governamental, corrupção nos esportes e questões ambientais.

Hack in Rio é uma das atividades da Conferência Global de Jornalismo Investigativo, um evento que agrega o 8º Congresso de Jornalismo Investigativo da Abraji, a 8ª Global Investigative Journalism Conference e a Conferencia Latinoamericana de Periodismo de Investigación (COLPIN).

Seguindo o tema da conferência, Hack in Rio terá como objetivo o avanço do jornalismo investigativo de qualidade usando tecnologia para trabalhar com os três temas antes mencionados: a corrupção no governo, a corrupção nos esportes e questões ambientais.

O principal propósito do Hackday é promover o trabalho de equipes para:
-Achar, extrair e analisar dados usando as ferramentas existentes de jornalismo de dados.
-Construir aplicativos de jornalismo de dados, visualizações, ferramentas e projetos web.  

Embora a conferência seja fechada a convidados, o Hack in Rio é aberto a jornalistas, desenvolvedores, designers, hackers cívicos, estudantes e todo tipo de profissional interessado em descobrir e construir coisas interessantes.


Ven y súmate a Hack in Río, una jornada de hackeo de periodismo de datos, enfocado a desarrollar visualizaciones, aplicaciones, herramientas y proyectos web sobre corrupción gubernamental, corrupción en el deporte y temas medioambientales. 

Hack in Rio es parte de las actividades de la Global Investigative Journalism Conference, un evento que combina la 8va Global Investigative Journalism Conference, la Conferencia Latinoamericana de Periodismo de Investigación (COLPIN) y el Congreso Internacional de ABRAJI (Asociación de Periodistas de Investigación de Brasil).

Siguiendo la temática central de la conferencia, Hack in Río se centrará en promover la investigación periodística de calidad, usando tecnología en los tres temas mencionados anteriormente: corrupción gubernamental, corrupción en el deporte y temas medioambientales. 

El objetivo principal de este hack day es trabajar en equipos para: 
-Encontrar, extraer y analizar datos usando herramientas para realizar investigaciones periodísticas de datos.
-Construir aplicaciones, visualizaciones, herramientas o proyectos digitales de periodismo de datos. 

Aunque la conferencia es de acceso restringido, el evento Hack in Río es abierto a periodistas, desarrolladores, diseñadores, hackers cívicos, estudiantes y profesionales talentosos de otros rubros interesados en descubrir y construir proyectos increíbles.  

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Miguel Paz

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Journalist, founder of Poderopedia.org, co-organizer of Hacks/Hackers Chile, Nieman Berkman Fellow 15`, former Knight ICFJ Fellow and deputy director of ElMostrador.cl. I work with programmers, designers and journalists developing news and transparency projects at Poderomedia foundation... Read More →

Sunday October 13, 2013 9:00am - 7:00pm PDT
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