More Than 900 world’s leading investigative reporters, top data journalists, and experts in collaboration, teaching and training met at the 9th Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Lillehammer, Norway on 08th to 11th October 2015. Lillehammer is a small city in the countryside north of Oslo, best known as the host city of the Winter Olympics in 1994. The conference venue was the impressive Radisson Blu Hotel.
The Global Investigative Journalism Conference is the world’s largest international gathering of investigative reporters. The conferences are held every two years. Since the first gathering in Copenhagen in 2001, they have brought together more than 5,000 journalists from 100 countries.
This year the conference was hosted by SKUP, the Norwegian Association for Critical and Investigative Press and the Global Investigative Journalism Network, and is co-sponsored by partners worldwide.
More than 160 panels, workshops, and special events were held during the conference. The participants were able to develop their skills and were helped spread state-of-the-art investigative reporting, data journalism, and cross-border collaboration around the world.