2011 Conference Eindhoven
The next annual VVOJ Conference is due to take place Friday November 18 and Saturday November 19 2011. This time the Fontys Hogeschool in Eindhoven is hosting the VVOJ.
At the Friday night dinner, the VVOJ will announce the winners of the annual De Loep awards. These are the association’s awards for the best productions of investigative journalism in the Netherlands and Belgium Dinner and the award ceremony are scheduled to take place in the PSV football stadium.
Until conference in November 2011, this website will be updated regularly. Starting September, you can find the first program information about the conference, as well as a list of suggested hotels and a road planner.
Already decided you want to participate in the biggest annual event for investigative journalists in Belgium and the Netherlands? Then take advantage of the special early bird fee! VVOJ-members who register before August 15 pay only 175 euros.
The regular fee for members (after August 15) is 210 euros. Editorial teams of five people and more may contact our office manager to discuss options for reduced conference fees.
Not a member of the VVOJ (it’s just 35 euros per year!) pay 420 euros for the annual conference. Journalism students who are VVOJ-members or who register as members, pay only 99 euros (excluding the Friday night dinner).
Do you want to know more about VVOJ membership? Just click here.
The registration-form has been closed. If you haven’t registered yet and you’d like to attend the conference, please contact the VVOJ by mail.
NB: Conference registration can be cancelled free of charge – aside from a 25 euro administrative fee – until six weeks before the conference is scheduled to take place. Between six to two weeks before the conference, 50 percent of the conference fees will be reimbursed. From two weeks before the conference onwards, no reimbursement takes place. However, you may transfer your participation ticket to someone else provided you have discussed it with our office manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday between 09:00 and 18:00 hours: +31- 88 – 4813011).
Editorial boards that wish to participate with five people or more may contact our office manager to discuss possible reduced fees.
Travelling to Eindhoven
Click here to read how to get to Eindhoven.
Hotels in Eindhoven
De VVOJ has a list of hotels in Eindhoven. NB: the list is not complete and the VVOJ cannot offer special prizes for either of these hotels.
Conference reports and downloads
Immediately following the conference, this website will feature conference reports, lectures, photos, videos and downloads. To read the conference material, you must be a VVOJ member and log on to our website.
* Gent, 19-20 November 2010
* Utrecht, 28-29 November 2009
* Brussel, 21-22 November 2008: European Investigative Journalism Conference
* Groningen, 16-17 November 2007
* Mechelen, 17-18 November 2006
* 3rd Global Investigative Journalism Conference, Amsterdam 2005
* Rotterdam 2004
* Utrecht 2003