The early bird deadline for registration to the Winnipeg Investigative Journalism conference is May 16. See full details at

More than 70 speakers from around the world are coming to Winnipeg for Holding Power to Account, an international conference on investigative journalism, democracy and human rights,June 13-15. Speakers include:

Carl Bernstein, who will be speaking on the lessons of Watergate
Peter Mansbridge, CBC News chief correspondent and anchor of The National
Bob McKeown, Fifth Estate host and formerly of Dateline NBC
Michael Hudson, senior editor of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Murali Krishnan, Deutsche Welle correspondent, New Delhi
Miranda Patrucic, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project
Roberto Perez-Rocha, Transparency International
Ntinbinyane Ntibinyane, Investigations Editor, Botswana Guardian
Chris Kabwato, Director of Highway Africa, South Africa
Robert Cribb, investigative reporter, Toronto Star
Linden MacIntyre, Fifth Estate host and Giller-Award winning novelist
Diana Swain, senior investigative correspondent for CBC News
Monika Klacsics, Producer, ORF, Austria
Adrienne Arsenault, correspondent for CBC News
Alain Gravel, host of Enquete, Radio-Canada
Charles Kakooza, Hub for Investigative Media, Uganda
Ihediwa Samuel Chibundu, Journalism Lecturer, Malaysia
David Milgaard, advocate for the wrongly convicted

This unique event brings together working journalists and academics to discuss important issues touching on democracy and human rights. We'll keep you well fed and entertained too. Registration includes three breakfasts, two lunches and three receptions.

The early bird deadline for registration is May 16. For full details, and to register, please visit