IRE Training Events

  • August 2, 2020

    Columbia, Missouri

    2020 August Data Journalism Bootcamp

    Learn how to acquire electronic information, use spreadsheets and databases to analyze the information and translate that information into high-impact stories. In addition, NICAR provides follow-up help when participants return to their news organizations.

    Additional details including fees and a tentative schedule can be found here.

  • August 27, 2020

    National Harbor, Maryland

    2020 IRE Conference

    Reboot your skills, recharge your watchdog batteries and reconnect with the world’s largest network of investigative journalists during this year’s gathering in National Harbor, MD. Choose from more than 175 panels, hands-on classes and special presentations. Learn how to improve reporting and storytelling across all platforms. Celebrate the best of investigative reporting during our IRE Awards luncheon. Mix and mingle with the best in the business. Learn. Share. Connect.

    All at #IRE20, which opens at 9 a.m. Thursday, August 27 and runs daily until 12:30 p.m. Sunday, August 30.

    Subscribe to our email list for detailed updates: We'll let you know any time we make a major announcement, update you on the planning process and remind you of key dates/deadlines surrounding the conference. Sign up!

    Additional details on the conference, including location attractions, can be found here.

    **National Harbor is a development located just outside of Washington, D.C. If you’re flying into Reagan National it’s about a 30 minute drive via Uber, taxi or rental to the Gaylord National.  From Dulles it could take close to an hour depending on traffic.  Note, public transportation to National Harbor from DC is limited to bus.  There is not a stop on the Metro subway system. For more information about local transportation options, visit the travel/hotel conference page here.