FAQ: How to log in and join the #IRE20 conference

Welcome to the virtual #IRE20 conference! If you’ve already registered, here’s what you need to know to access the conference.  (If you still need to register, you can do that online and then follow the instructions below)   Getting started & accessing the virtual conference software The IRE20 virtual conference is online at ire20.pathable.co. We…

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Apply now to participate in the #IRE20 conference mentor program

IRE is now accepting applications for our popular conference mentoring program. If you plan to attend the IRE 2020 virtual conference and you’re looking for a mentor — or you’d like to volunteer to be a mentor — please click here to sign up. This year’s program, being online, will look a little different. But…

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Register in July for special $175 rate for IRE 2020 virtual conference

Registration is open for IRE’s virtual 2020 national conference, which will feature keynote speaker Ronan Farrow and more than 100 sessions, including numerous opportunities for networking and socializing during the Sept. 21-25 event. Register by the end of July to secure the early-bird rate of $175 for professionals. Registration rises to $200 in August and…

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IRE national conference goes virtual, enabling global attendance

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 IRE conference will be a virtual event rather than an in-person gathering. For the first time, attendees across the United States and around the world will be able to participate in the signature investigative reporting event via a secure, interactive digital platform. “We’re disappointed not to be…

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Ronan Farrow to give IRE20 keynote speech

Acclaimed journalist Ronan Farrow will deliver the 2020 keynote address at the IRE national investigative journalism conference in June. The conference, featuring nearly 400 speakers and 200 sessions, will take place June 18-21 in the Washington, D.C., area. More details, including links to registration and lodging, are available on the #IRE20 conference page. “We are…

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Welcome to the 2019 IRE Conference!

The 2019 IRE Conference begins Thursday. Below you’ll find some information to help you prepare for the conference! For up-to-date information about panels, speakers and special events at the conference, please visit our conference website. Thank you to our co-hosts and sponsors for supporting IRE19! Hotel Information The conference is taking place at the Marriott…

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Download the 2019 IRE Conference mobile app!

The 2019 IRE Conference app is now available through Guidebook! We encourage you to download our mobile guide to enhance your experience in Houston. You’ll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule, browse maps and connect with other attendees. The app is free and compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and Android devices. To get…

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The Houston Chronicle’s IRE19 cheat sheet

WHERE TO EAT Best bets for a nice meal closest to the conference… XOCHI: James Beard Award-winning chef Hugo Ortega’s Oaxacan restaurant is a jewel in the city’s crown. Elemental mole sauces form the backbone of the menu; to taste them all, scooping with the house-ground corn tortillas, is to grasp Xochi’s singular greatness —…

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Turkish journalist Pelin Ünker awarded IRE’s Don Bolles Medal for courage

A Turkish investigative journalist, sentenced to prison for her truthful reporting on offshore investments by the country’s former prime minister, is the 2019 recipient of the Don Bolles Medal from Investigative Reporters and Editors. Pelin Ünker was sentenced in January to 13 months for “defamation and insult” of Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and his two…

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Inside the IRE19 schedule: Leadership sessions with Jill Geisler

Jill Geisler, a prominent national expert on newsroom leadership, will be a featured speaker during two sessions at the 2019 IRE Conference in Houston. Geisler, an internationally known management consultant, author and former TV journalist, holds the Bill Plante Chair in Leadership and Media Integrity at Loyola University Chicago. She also is the Freedom Forum…

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