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2002 FOI Day conference: Agenda


8:00 a.m.
Continental breakfast

8:30 a.m.
Welcome

  • Ken Paulson, First Amendment Center

Introductions

  • Paul McMasters, First Amendment Center

Opening Address: History Denied: Restricting Access to Presidential Records

  • Richard Reeves, historian, author, syndicated columnist

9:15 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Access Denied: Prudent Policy or Information Lockdown?

  • Moderator: Ken Paulson, First Amendment Center

  • Patrice McDermott, American Library Association

  • Steven Aftergood, Federation of American Scientists

  • Dan Metcalfe, Department of Justice

  • Carl Stern, George Washington University

10:15 a.m.
Release of New Report: Homefront Confidential: Does Security Require Secrecy?

  • Presenter: Lucy Dalglish, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

FOI Updates

  • Presenter: Paul McMasters, First Amendment Center

10:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Disclosure Denied: Limiting the Damage From Leaks

  • Moderator: John Podesta, Georgetown University School of Law

  • Frank Sesno, former CNN Washington bureau chief

  • Scott Armstrong, Information Trust

  • Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times

  • Timothy R. Sample, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

11:45 a.m.
BREAK

Noon
LUNCH — FEG Dining Room

12:45 p.m.
James Madison Awards

  • Presenter: John W. Berry, American Library Association

  • Response: Kassy Benson, John E. Moss Foundation

1:00 p.m.
Keynote Address: Reflections of a Former Government Insider

  • Steven Garfinkel, former director, Information Security Oversight Office

1:45 p.m.
Adjournment

  • Closing remarks: Paul McMasters, First Amendment Center




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