The European Investigative Journalism Conference

Building a Stronger Investigative Community – Dataharvest 2024 

Dear Dataharvest community, A whopping 538 participants from 48 nationalities gathered from across Europe (and beyond) in Mechelen from Thursday, May 30, to Sunday, June 2, turning the little Flemish city into a vibrant cross-border, investigative editorial office. We are very grateful to every single attendee who made the 14th edition of Dataharvest possible. Thanks … Read more

Welcome to Dataharvest 2024!

Welcome to Dataharvest 2024! The 14th edition of your favorite investigative journalism conference kicked off with a bang today and will rock Mechelen until Sunday, bringing together 538 attendees from 48 different nationalities. We hope you have arrived safely to Campus de Ham by now, and that you’re ready for an inspiring and informative few … Read more

Bring your dataset and pitch a session for the Hackday!

Got a story idea but need data support? Struggling with messy, large, or unconventional datasets? Do you need help with collecting, cleaning, analyzing or visualizing your data? Want to collaborate on investigations or share your own dataset? Join us for our Hackday on May 30 and propose topics for the sessions. Let’s dive into your … Read more

Spring call for proposals open

Dataharvest 2024 is approaching, and the tickets are sold out – but there is still a chance for you to come to the conference. We have just opened another call for proposals. You can send us your session ideas until Sunday, 21 April (23:59 CET). Please be aware that we’ve already published a preliminary version … Read more

Record number of pitches and ticket sales

Dataharvest 2024 is shaping up to be our most popular ever, and this week we broke two records: for the first time ever, the early bird tickets are sold out, and we received over 300 session proposals! We are delighted that tickets have been selling four times faster than last year. Don’t worry, there are … Read more

Ask us anything about pitching for Dataharvest 2024

Pitching a session for our conference shouldn’t feel like a big gamble. If you have something you’d love to share at Dataharvest, we want to ensure you have all the information and support you need to develop a great session. We’ve provided some guidelines on what makes a great pitch and now we’re hosting a … Read more

Ticket sales are open for Dataharvest 2024!

Ticket sales are open for Dataharvest, the European Investigative Journalism Conference 2024! Get your ticket here! At the beginning of Summer 2024, more than 500 European investigative journalists will come together in Mechelen, Belgium, to learn, network and build collaborations. The three day conference opens on May 31, 2024 at 10 am, with a day … Read more

Come a day earlier and learn more!

Are you coming to Dataharvest? Why not add a day to your trip and take one of the great master classes, that we offer the day before the conference opens? The master classes are a chance to dive into a method or technique for a whole day, not just the 75 minutes of a conference … Read more

What makes a great Dataharvest session

Each year, we are pleasantly surprised by the number of quality pitches we receive. The best ideas come from our community, and we are looking forward to your contributions this year! The call for proposals is now open. But what makes a great Dataharvest session? Here are some guidelines: Think methodology, not content: Tell us … Read more