Photo by Nick Jaussi at GIJC19.

Get ready for an extraordinary event. We expect #GIJC23 will be the largest-ever global gathering of investigative journalists, and we’re crafting a world-class program to go with it.

The conference will host over 150 state-of-the-art sessions, with expert panels, cutting-edge workshops, and the best networking in the business.

We’ll cover online search techniques, best practices for cross-border collaboration, and exiled media tips and tools. We’ll be hosting top podcast producers and documentary directors. There will be experts on sensors, satellites, and undercover reporting.

You’ll find special tracks on climate change, the threat to democracy, crime and corruption, teaching and training, and sustainability strategies — plus the latest on security, media law, and dealing with stress and burnout.

As always, we’ll feature the world’s best data journalists, offering hands-on workshops, clinics, and advice. The data track will range from basic spreadsheets to sophisticated coding, visualization, and analysis. The GIJC has trained three generations of data journalists, and the best is yet to come.

And then there’s the networking. Ask a journalist who’s been to a GIJC about their favorite part, and they’re likely to say it’s the people — those chance encounters in the hallways, at the elevators, in the bars. Imagine what it’s like to have 2,000 journalists from 100 countries brainstorming about how to get data, documents, and the truth. That’s the GIJC. We’re planning a record number of networking sessions — by language, region and topic — to collaborate and brainstorm in a relaxed setting.

Our Call for Ideas closed on January 10, 2023. We received more than 300 suggestions from people worldwide — thank you! Our conference committee is considering them now, along with suggestions from our staff, board, member organizations, and past surveys of GIJC attendees. We will be in touch with those selected.

The Pre-Conference Day is Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Lindholmen Science Park, a 12-minute ride from the main conference center. You can read more about this here.



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