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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Elvira Lobato

Graduated in Journalism for Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. From 1984 to 2012, worked for Folha de S.Paulo - as special reporter since 1992. Specialized in technology and telecommunications.

Won the Esso Award 2008 for the story on a Brazilian protestant church (Universal) and its business; the CNT Award 2006 for a story on the end of the biggest air companies in Brazil; the Embratel Award 2004 and two Grand Prizes Folha: in 1999, for Segredos do poder, developed with Fernando Rodrigues; and in 2004, for a piece on the use of slave labor in Brazilian agrobusiness.

Is author of Instinto de Repórter, book in which she tells the making-of of great Brazilian investigative stories.

My Moderators Sessions

Saturday, October 12

11:00am PDT