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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!

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Saturday, September 24 • 19:30 - 22:00
Banquet & Keynote Address

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The entire conference is invited to this gala event, featuring drinks, dinner, Nepali music, and a keynote address by Walter "Robby" Robinson of The Boston Globe. Robinson led the Spotlight team’s now-famous investigation that uncovered the Catholic Church sexual abuse scandal and won the 2003 Pulitzer gold medal for Public Service. He was played by actor Michael Keaton in the Oscar-winning movie Spotlight.

Also featured with be Kutumba, a seven-member Nepali folk instrumental ensemble, which performs with traditional instruments such as the tungna and sarangi. The word "Kutumba" has a special meaning in the Nepali language, representing the unique bond among community members.

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Kunda Dixit

Editor and Publisher, Nepali Times
A former reporter for the BBC, Kunda Dixit is the founder and editor of Nepali Times, and former chairman of the Centre for Investigative Journalism in Kathmandu. He has written several books, amongst them 'Dateline Earth' on environmental journalism and 'A People War', a trilogy... Read More →

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Walter V Robinson

Editor at Large at The Boston Globe, The Boston Globe
@WalterVRobinson">Walter V. Robinson is editor at large at the Boston Globe. He returned to the newspaper in 2014 after seven years as Distinguished Professor of Journalism at Northeastern University. He led the Boston Globe Spotlight Team’s investigation that uncovered the Catholic... Read More →

Saturday September 24, 2016 19:30 - 22:00 GMT+0545
Regal 1 & 2 1st Floor