Times and details subject to change. More speakers to be confirmed.
Join Carl Bernstein and fellow delegates for breakfast.
Holding Power to Account: CBC’s chief correspondent, Peter Mansbridge, on the importance of investigation and accountability
The team from Enquete, one of Canada's leading investigative programs, discusses the challenges and dangers they faced exposing a web of crime and corruption. With hosts Alain Gravel and Marie-Maude Denis, and producer Claudine Blais, and Giuseppe Valiante, QMI Agency.
David Milgaard, who spent 23 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, will talk about his experiences and argue that Canada needs a new way to address the issue of wrongful convictions. He will also address the issue of how media play a role in exposing these injustices.
The Lessons of Watergate: Carl Bernstein reflects on his historic partnership with Bob Woodward and the event 40 years ago that defined modern investigative journalism.
The challenge facing aboriginal journalists when it comes to investigating their own communities and aboriginal issues.
The importance of evidence and investigation.
Advocacy and Investigative Journalism: Is conventional mainstream investigation enough to change the world?
How investigations happen under difficult circumstances.
From the people who bring us a list of the top censored stories of the year, a sneak peek at the movie that challenges corporate media and highlights the stories that don't get the coverage they deserve.
How does the government try to contain efforts to hold it to account?
Non-profits, crowdfunding, hacking and other ways to perform investigations.
How the digital age is changing investigative work, and the enduring importance of whistleblowers.
Is soccer fixed? Are cricket matches rigged? Are outside forces pulling the strings when it comes to match-fixing? Two journalists who have investigated the issue thoroughly will present their findings.
This panel is made possible courtesy of The Uniter
Asking the Tough Questions: Adrienne Arsenault of the CBC on what it's like to ask questions when the very act can put you in danger, and Michael Hudson of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists on holding powerful interests to account.
Moderator: Natalie Clancy, CBC
Is the Canadian media doing a good enough job covering aboriginal issues?
An inside look at how journalists around the world collaborated to expose the ways the rich hide their assets.
A showcase of co-operative and public radio pioneers and their work in holding the powerful to account.
Delegates needing transportation to the Museum for Human Rights please gather at the Holiday Inn, 360 Colony Street, where free bus transport will be provided.
What is the best way to prepare the next generation of investigators?
View a map of where the different sessions will be held around the conference.
Registration includes all sessions, daily refreshments, an opening day luncheon with keynote speaker Carl Bernstein, and a keynote speaker luncheon on Saturday. Evening receptions are also being planned.
All sessions will be held at the University of Winnipeg or nearby locations in the downtown area.