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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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Friday, September 23 • 17:30 - 19:00
Happy Hour! Meet the Panama Papers Team

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Have questions about how ICIJ and its global team broke the Panama Papers story? Here's your chance to have a drink, talk, and network with nearly 20 journalists who participated in that groundbreaking project. Join your hosts, ICIJ's ace data editor Mar Cabra and Christoff Giesen from Germany's Süddeutsche Zeitung, with others from Japan to Pakistan. (Note: this is a no-host bar, so you'll have to buy your drinks. Sorry!)

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Mar Cabra

Member, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)
Mar Cabra, is a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). Until last year, she was the head of the Data & Research Unit which produces the organisation's key data work and also develops tools for better collaborative investigative journalism. She... Read More →
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Christoph Giesen

China Correspondent, Süddeutsche Zeitung

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Helena Bengtsson

Data Journalism Editor, Gota Media
Helena Bengtsson is Data Journalism Editor at Gota Media, a regional publishing company in the south of Sweden with 14 local titles. She previously worked as Editor for Data Journalism at Sveriges Television, Sweden’s national television broadcaster for 27 years and she also served... Read More →
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Alessia Cerantola

Reporter, OCCRP Sarajevo
Alessia Cerantola is a co-founder and reporter for the Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI) and the daily webnews service Radio Bullets. Fluent in Italian, English, and Japanese, she has been honored with several awards, including the 2012 Freedom of the Press Award by Reporters... Read More →
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Ying Chan

Professor, Hong Kong University
Ying Chan is an editorial and media consultant, China expert, educator and journalist, and e-learning advocate. She is the founding director and professor (1999-2016) of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong, and the founding dean (2003-2011) of the journalism school at Shantou University in China. Under her leadership, the JMSC became the hub of pan-Asian journalism serving to promoting journalism standards, freedom of expression and digital innovation... Read More →
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Umar Cheema

Speical Correspondent, The News
Umar Cheema is an investigative reporter for Pakistan's English language daily, The News International. In 2008, he won a was a Daniel Pearl Journalism Fellowship, and was the first Pearl fellow to work for The New York Times. Cheema studied at the London School of Economics under... Read More →
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Prangtip Daorueng

Freelance Journalist
Prangtip Daorueng is a journalist based in Bangkok, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has been working as a journalist covering politics and social development for both local and regional newspapers since 1985. In 2000-2001, she worked as Thailand country director for Southeast... Read More →
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Wahyu Dhyatmika

Executive Editor, Tempo Media Group
Wahyu Dhyatmika, Indonesia, is a managing editor at Tempo Newsroom, the newsgathering unit of Tempo Media Group. He is also an activist and a board member of the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia, a journalists’ association and press union that promotes freedom... Read More →
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Stevan Dojcinovic

editor in chief, KRIK
Based in Belgrade at the Crime and Corruption Reporting Network (KRIK), an OCCRP member, Stevan is a regional editor for OCCRP. Winner of Serbia’s top investigative award for the past two years, Stevan has explored organized crime’s role in state privatization deals, the connections... Read More →
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Lkhagva Erdene

Executive Producer of News, MongolTV
Lkhagva is an investigative reporter with MongolTV. He runs all things journalism at the Mongolian broadcaster from social media to prime time news. Here is a snapshot into Mongolian media and MongolTV journalism from Lkhagva's perspective: http://thediplomat.com/2016/06/media-i... Read More →
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Steven Gan

Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief, Malaysiakini
Steven Gan is a co-founder and editor-in-chief of independent online news website, Malaysiakini. He began his career as a Hong Kong-based freelancer and covered the Gulf War from Baghdad in 1991. He returned to Malaysia in 1994, becoming special issues editor and columnist for the... Read More →
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Yongjin Kim

Editor-In-Chief, KCIJ-NEWSTAPA
Yongjin Kim, Korea, is co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Korea Center for Investigative Journalism (KCIJ), the first nonprofit online investigative reporting organization in South Korea. He started his career as a journalist in 1987 at Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), a public... Read More →
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Fredrik Laurin

Editor, Swedish Television
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Toshihiro Okuyama

Senior Staff Writer, Asahi Shimbun
Toshihiro Okuyama has been a reporter for the Japanese daily Asahi Shimbun for more than 25 years. He is author of the books published in Japan The Power of Whistleblowing: What Would A Whistleblower Protection Act Protect?
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Philipus Parera

Investigative Editor, TEMPO
Philipus has been involved in various investigation projects for PT Tempo Inti Media Tbk, an Indonesia media company since 2006 and was part of ICIJ’s transnational project of Panama Papers. In a team he investigated a wide range of issues including corruption, environmental crime... Read More →

Paul Radu

Executive Director, OCCRP Bucharest
Paul Radu is the executive director of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, a co-creator of the Investigative Dashboard and of visual investigative scenarios visualisation software vis.occrp.org. He is a co-founder of the RISE Project, a platform for investigative reporters and hackers in Romania. He has held a number of fellowships including the 2008 Knight International Journalism fellowship with the International Center for Journalists as well as a 2009-2010 Stanford Knight Journalism Fellowship. He is the... Read More →
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Ritu Sarin

Executive Editor (News and Investigations), Indian Express
Been in the news business for over three decades; handling investigations for The Indian Express for two decades; ICIJ member for over a decade. Awarded Ramnath Goenka and Prem Bhatia awards. Specializations: strategic affairs, corruption and money laundering/black money. Handled... Read More →
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Yasuomi Sawa

Deputy Editor, Kyodo News
Yasuomi Sawa is a Japanese journalist and deputy editor for investigative and in-depth reporting of Kyodo News, which is Japan's largest news wire service. Among his recent work are the sex exploitation of teenage girls in Tokyo, the government's failure to track the school enrollment... Read More →
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Drew Sullivan

Editor, OCCRP Sarajevo
Drew Sullivan, USA, co-founded the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Program (OCCRP) where he now serves as editor-in-chief. He is a journalist and social entrepreneur who founded the Center for Investigative Reporting in Bosnia-Herzegovina in 2004 as well as the Journalism... Read More →

Friday September 23, 2016 17:30 - 19:00 GMT+0545
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