Speakers

Abeer Saady

Journalist, Researcher, Trainer, and Media Specialist in Conflict Zones

Ahmed Al Ameed

Journalist, War Correspondent

Ahmed Alaaeldin Ezzat

Founder, Ibtidi

Aisha Elgayar

Fellow, GIJN

Ali Elsatouhy

Independent Documentary Maker, BBC Arabic

Ali Ghamlouch

Editor in Chief and Digital Manager, MBC Group

Alia Ibrahim

Co-Founder, Daraj

Amal Mekki

Independent Journalist

Amjad Tadros

Media Entrepreneur, Investigative Journalist

Anne Koch

Program Director, GIJN

Asaad Al-Zalzalee

Investigative Journalist, Beladi TV

Asma Abidi

Freelance Journalist, Digital Media Trainer

Ayman Makieh

Investigative Journalist

Bissane El-Cheikh

Writer, Journalist

Bridget Gallagher

Consultant, GIJN

Christiaan Triebert

Senior Investigator and Lead Trainer, Bellingcat

Christina Arabia

Program and Research Associate, the Center for International Policy

Dan Bloom

Independent Podcaster

Dima Hamdan

Editor, Marie Colvin Journalists\' Network

Doug Haddix

Executive Director, Investigative Reporters and Editors

Drew Sullivan

Editor-in-Chief, OCCRP

Édouard Perrin

Investigative Reporter, Premieres Lignes

Emad Omar

Deputy Managing Editor, ARIJ

Eni Mulia

Founder and Executive Director, Indonesian Association for Media Development (Perhimpunan Pengembangan Media Nusantara)

Eric Shadowens

Associate Manager for Content, Public Policy Team, Facebook

Fares Akkad

Head of Media Partnerships in the Middle East, Africa & Turkey, Facebook

Feras Taweel

Journalist, Editor, Broadcaster, Ajyal Radio Network

Franziska Wehinger

Head of the MENA Climate and Energy Project, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

Frode Rekve

Head of Department, Norwegian Institute for Journalism

Gehad Abbas

Journalist, Al Wattan Newspaper

George Turner

Investigative Reporter, Finance Uncovered

Greg Hazel

Chief Architect, NewNode

Hadi Alamine

Journalist, Al-Jadeed TV

Hala Nasreddine

Freelance Journalist

Hamoud Almahmoud

Editor-In-Chief, Harvard Business Review Arabia

Hanan Khandagji

Investigative Journalist, AlMamlaka TV

Hayfa Zeaiter

Journalist and Editor, Raseef22

Hazem el Amin

Head of the Investigative Unit, al Hayat

Henrik Grunnet

Strategic Advisor, International Media Support

Hossam Deyab

Photojournalist

Ignacio Miguel Delgado Culebras

MENA Correspondent, Committee to Protect Journalists

Islam Alzeny

Media Advisor and Trainer

Ivo Burum

Mobile Journalism Expert, La Trobe University, Australia

James Breiner

Professor, University of Navarra

Jeff Stein

Founder, Macroscope

Jennifer LaFleur

Data Editor, The Investigative Reporting Workshop

Josh Meyer

Senior Investigative Reporter, POLITICO

Julian Sher

Investigative Journalist and Trainer

Kerem Nachar

Executive Director, Al-Jumhuriya

Lamia Radi

War Correspondent

Lina Attalah

Co-Founder, Chief Editor, Mada Masr

Lina Ejeilat

Co-Founder and Executive Editor, 7iber

Łukasz Krol

College of Europe Natolin

Madonna Khafaja

MENA Team Lead, International Center For Journalists

Mahmoud Elwakea

Freelance Journalist

Majdolin Hassan

Arabic Editor, GIJN

Marcela Gaviria

Journalist and Filmmaker, FRONTLINE (PBS)

Mark Lee Hunter

Founding Member, Story-Based Inquiry Associates

Martin Smith

Writer, Producer, Correspondent, FRONTLINE (PBS)

Mary O'Shea

Head of Programmes, Rory Peck Trust

Michele Semaan

Communications Assistant, EUROMED Migration IV Program, International Center for Migration Policy Development

Mohammed AlKawmani

Editor, ARIJ

Mokhtar Alibrahim

Editor, ARIJ

Musab Al Shawabkeh

Senior Editor, ARIJ

Nasr ul Hadi

India Program Lead, International Center For Journalists

Nicolas Kayser-Bril

Program Coordinator, Deutsche Welle Akademie

Omar Fares

Journalist, Digital Privacy Advocate, 7iber

Osama Aldeeb

Multimedia Editor, Online News Association

Paul Myers

Journalist, Research Specialist and Trainer, BBC

Rabie Barakat

American University of Beirut

Rahma Diaa

Freelance Journalist

Ramsey G. Tesdell

Managing Partner, Sowt

Rana Sabbagh

Executive Director, Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism

Rawan Aldamen

CEO and Founder, Stream Media Consultancy

Rawan Nakleh

Independent Journalist

Reem Almasri

Journalist, Digital Security Trainer, 7iber

Riyad Kobeissi

Freelance Journalist

Rosemary Armao

ٍActing Managing Editor, ARIJ

Saada Abdelkader

Fellow, ARIJ

Sarah Giaziri

Director, Frontline Freelance Register

Sawsan Tabazah

Freelance Reporter

Shatha Yusuf

7amleh Center

Sophia Pickles

Campaign Leader, Supply Chain Investigator, Global Witness

Tamara Qaraien

Program Director, ARIJ

Tarek Atia

CEO and Founder, EMDP (Egypt Media Development Program)

Tom Law

Director of Campaigns and Communications, Ethical Journalism Network

Torben Schou

Anchor, DRTV

Trevor Snapp

Co-Founder, Gisa Group

Vivian Schiller

CEO, Civil Media Foundation

Walid Mejri

Co-Founder, Chief Editor, Inkyfada

Yasmine Dabbous

ARIJ Chairwoman

Zahera Harb

EJN -- City, University of London

Zied Dabbar

Journalist, Member of the Executive Board, Tunisian Union of Journalists