PROGRAM
Day 1 September 4 Saturday
The rest of the program in Investigation Stream is below
The rest of the program in Management Garden is below
11:30
11:00
12:00
12:30
13:00
13:30
14:00
15:00
14:30
Investigations Hall
Management Garden

13:00 - 14:00
LUNCH
Chief of Party at Internews Network
Gillian McCormack
Deputy Head of EU Delegation
Mr. Remi Duflot
MezhyhiryaFest organizer, Editor-at-Chief Slidstvo.Info
Anna Babinets
MezhyhiryaFest organizer, Executive Director at Media
Development Foundation
Eugene Zaslavsky
11:00 - 11:30
Opening Remarks. The opening of the festival by organizers and donors
U.S. Embassy
-
Allan Pagh Kristensen

Head of Unit, EU Anti-Corruption Initiative in Ukraine (EUACI)
Topic: Search for digital traces in cross-border operations of special services: the cases of Kremlinovich and Chaus Nicholas
11:45 - 12:10
Vladimir Thorik
Investigative journalist and Editor at RISE Moldova
Dmytro Replianchuk
Journalist at Slidstvo.Info
Here's what is changing after the FinCEN Files shook the world
12:10 - 12:30
Tanya Kozyreva
Investigative reporter. 2021 Pulitzer finalist
MDF Report presentation "The next wave of disruption: Emerging market media use of artificial intelligence and machine learning"
12:30 - 13:00
Alex Sabadan
The Fix
Circles of Evil: Human rights champion EU hosts spyware business that enables autocrats to target dissidents

14:00 - 14:20
Atanas Tchobanov
Chief Investigative Reporter of Bird.bg (Bulgaria)
Topic: The Heir Backstag
14:20 - 14:40
Maksym Kamenev
hromadske
Topic:
14:40 - 15:00
Ilya Lozovsky
Staff Writer and Senior Editor at OCCRP
The State of Sustainable Business Models for Journalism
11:30 - 12:00
Brian Morrissey
Ex-editor and president at Digiday Media, founder of a newsletter The Rebooting
Winning strategies for a more resilient future for news media companies
12:00 - 12:20
Alex Chapko
General Manager at Piano
Augmented Reality for Public Relations
12:20 - 12:40
Dmytro Kornilov
FFFACE.ME
What solutions you suppose to use?
12:40 - 13:00
Timur Aleksandrov
Product Management at Influ2
Become a publisher with digital DNA
14:00 - 14:30
Gabor Boros
CEO of REFRESHER media
Martina Klárová
Research and Development Manager at FatChilli for Publishers
Open data: what threatens it and what threats may we expect from it?
14:30 - 15:00
Sergi Milman
Founder and CEO at YouControl
GRU Disinformation Operations in Ukraine
11:30 - 11:45
Pieter Van Huis
Bellingcat
LUNCH
13:00 - 14:00
15:30
16:00
17:00
16:30
18:00
19:00
20:00
17:30
18:30
19:30
Investigations Hall
main room
Management Garden
the field across the bridge
Panel discussion "How we still can report what's going on in Belarus"
Nataliya Gumeniuk
Founder at PIJL
Moderator:
15:00 - 16:00
Dmitry Egorov
Editor-in-chief BelSat
Dmitry Smirnov
Journalist at Tut.by/ Zerkalo.io
Boris Kharetskiy
Deputy Director at BAJ
Irina Michno
Journalist at Kyky
break
16:00 - 16:15
"Who and how controls the authorities in Ukraine"
- the video story by Ukraїner about Ukrainian journalists
16:15 - 17:00
Karina Piliugina
Ukraїner
break
17:00 - 17:15
Main panel discussion "Dictatorship of Tech: Setting up new rules"
Anna Babinets
MezhyhiryaFest organizer, Editor-at-Chief Slidstvo.Info
Moderator:
17:15 - 18:45
Jan Strozyk
Data Editor at OCCRP
Atanas Tchobanov
Chief Investigative Reporter of Bird.bg (Bulgaria)
Mykola Chernotytskyi
CEO at UA: PBC
Christo Grozev
Bellingcat
Kristina Berdynskykh
Bellingcat
Investigative Journalism Awards Ceremony 2021
18:45 - 20:00
break
15:20 - 15:30
CEO at Prozorro
Vasyl Zadvorniy
15:00 - 15:20
Open Data Doesn't Punish. But It Can Do Much More
break
16:30 - 16:45
Panel discussion "Media Business in Time of Plague: what can Belarus media do to survive?"
Daryna Shevchenko
Jnomics
Moderator:
17:45 - 18:45
Paulyuk Bykowski
Expert at Media IQ
Aleksandra Pushkina
Manager at Tut.by/ Zerkalo.io
Aleksandra Zvereva
Crowdfunding expert
9 controversial findings about the media business
16:45 - 17:15
Denys Zelenov
Head of Digital at 24tv
Telex. The story of the media in an illiberal democracy
17:15 - 17:45
Gergely Nyilas
Telex.hu
Panel discussion "New Tools For The New Age"
Andrey Boborykin
UA:PBC
Moderator:
15:30 - 16:30
Brian Morrissey
Ex-editor and president at Digiday Media, founder of a newsletter The Rebooting
Matej Borko
Head of Innovation & Marketing Technology FatChilli for Publishers
Alex Chapko
General Manager at Piano
Investigative Journalism Awards Ceremony 2021
18:45 - 20:00
break
16:00 - 16:15
"Who and how controls the authorities in Ukraine"
- the video story by Ukraїner about Ukrainian journalists
16:15 - 17:00
Karina Piliugina
Ukraїner
Panel discussion "How we still can report what's going on in Belarus"
Nataliya Gumeniuk
Founder at PIJL
Moderator:
15:00 - 16:00
Dmitry Egorov
Editor-in-chief BelSat
Dmitry Smirnov
Journalist at Tut.by/ Zerkalo.io
Boris Kharetskiy
Deputy Director at BAJ
Irina Michno
Journalist at Kyky
break
17:00 - 17:15
Main panel discussion "Dictatorship of Tech: Setting up new rules"
Anna Babinets
MezhyhiryaFest organizer, Editor-at-Chief Slidstvo.Info
Moderator:
17:15 - 18:45
Jan Strozyk
Data Editor at OCCRP
Atanas Tchobanov
Chief Investigative Reporter of Bird.bg (Bulgaria)
Mykola Chernotytskyi
CEO at UA: PBC
Christo Grozev
Bellingcat
11:30
11:00
12:00
12:30
13:00
13:30
14:00
15:00
14:30
Investigations Hall
13:00 - 14:00
LUNCH
Chief of Party at Internews Network
Gillian McCormack
Deputy Head of EU Delegation
Mr. Remi Duflot
MezhyhiryaFest organizer, Editor-at-Chief Slidstvo.Info
Anna Babinets
MezhyhiryaFest organizer, Executive Director at Media
Development Foundation
Eugene Zaslavsky
11:00 - 11:30
Opening Remarks. The opening of the festival by organizers and donors
U.S. Embassy
-
Allan Pagh Kristensen

Head of Unit, EU Anti-Corruption Initiative in Ukraine (EUACI)
Topic: Search for digital traces in cross-border operations of special services: the cases of Kremlinovich and Chaus Nicholas
11:45 - 12:10
Vladimir Thorik
Investigative journalist and Editor at RISE Moldova
Dmytro Replianchuk
Journalist at Slidstvo.Info
Here's what is changing after the FinCEN Files shook the world
12:10 - 12:30
Tanya Kozyreva
Investigative reporter. 2021 Pulitzer finalist
MDF Report presentation "The next wave of disruption: Emerging market media use of artificial intelligence and machine learning"
12:30 - 13:00
Alex Sabadan
The Fix
Circles of Evil: Human rights champion EU hosts spyware business that enables autocrats to target dissidents

14:00 - 14:20
Atanas Tchobanov
Chief Investigative Reporter of Bird.bg (Bulgaria)
Topic: The Heir Backstag
14:20 - 14:40
Maksym Kamenev
hromadske
The Pegasus Project From The Inside
14:40 - 15:00
Ilya Lozovsky
Staff Writer and Senior Editor at OCCRP
GRU Disinformation Operations in Ukraine
11:30 - 11:45
Pieter Van Huis
Bellingcat
LUNCH
13:00 - 14:00
Kristina Berdynskykh
NV