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Welcome, everyone, to Uncovering Asia: The Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference. From September 23 to 25, we are bringing together top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media law and security experts from across Asia and around the world.

Below you will find more than 60 sessions and special events. There are panels on digging out hidden facts online, the environment, business, and how to fund your project; seminars on security and tracking dirty money; data journalism workshops by the best in the business; and much more.

You can follow us on Twitter at #IJAsia16. On behalf of your hosts — the Global Investigative Journalism Network, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, and the Centre for Investigative Journalism, Nepal, we wish you a big hello! Namaste!

Saturday, September 24 • 10:45 - 12:00
Investigating Climate Change: Data

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Climate change is perhaps the most dire challenge facing the planet today. How can journalists get the best, most reliable data to report on this critical area? Are there data sets that reporters with spreadsheet skills can download and do their own analysis of a region? What kinds of mistakes do the media make? Finally, are there stories out there that are not getting the attention they should? Come hear the latest from two journalists who specialize in climate data and a climate scientist specializing in the Himalayan region. 

Moderators
avatar for Subhra Priyadarshini

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... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Ramesh Bhushal

Ramesh Bhushal

Country Coordinator, Earth Journalism Network
Ramesh Bhushal is an award winning Kathmandu based environment journalist. He is the manager of Earth Journalism Network’s (www.earthjournalism.net) environmental data journalism initiative called ‘Geo-Journalism’ in South Asia. And, as Nepal Editor he contributes to South Asian... Read More →
avatar for Surbhi Kaul

Surbhi Kaul

Assistant Editor, Centre for Investigative Journalism, India
Surbhi Kaul is a Delhi based journalist and Assistant Editor with Data Leads, which runs India's first data-driven initiative on healthcare. Her roles include editorial planning, data analysis and strengthening outreach; she has also been working on data-driven reporting. She is also... Read More →
avatar for Arun B. Shrestha

Arun B. Shrestha

Senior Climate Change Specialist, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
Dr Arun Bhakta Shrestha is a Senior Climate Change Specialist and Programme Manager for  Regional Programmes – River Basins and Cryosphere and Atmosphere. He has a PhD in Earth Sciences from the University of New Hampshire, USA, and a Master's degree in Hydraulic Engineering from Minsk, former USSR. Before joining ICIMOD, Dr Shrestha worked for the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Nepal. His main areas of expertise include climat... Read More →


Saturday September 24, 2016 10:45 - 12:00
Crystal Hall ground floor

Attendees (27)